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by 32andBelow
Mon Nov 29, 2021 11:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wayne Heller's Sterling Airways Recieves Part 121 Cert, Approval to start Scheduled Ops.
Replies: 18
Views: 5115

Re: Wayne Heller's Sterling Airways Recieves Part 121 Cert, Approval to start Scheduled Ops.

I don’t see how the faa is going to approve that airplane for DUT with the ntsb saying the plane doesn’t mean the safety spec for the runway.

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by 32andBelow
Fri Nov 26, 2021 8:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avelo Airlines News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1178
Views: 218245

Re: Avelo Airlines News and Discussion Thread

You’d think they’d want to get those 800s to the other side to maximize short term profits. Which is another reason they need to connect their network so they can flow their planes where they can make the most
Money

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by 32andBelow
Fri Nov 26, 2021 3:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HP322 Squawk 7700
Replies: 3
Views: 2524

Re: HP322 Squawk 7700

Dang they diverted 2 minutes after takeoff and they bothered to change their Beacon code

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by 32andBelow
Sat Nov 20, 2021 7:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 Value / State of the market
Replies: 34
Views: 4969

Re: A380 Value / State of the market

Jet-lagged wrote:
The engines and landing gear must be worth something. I really don't know, but would throw out a wild guess of at least $20M for engines and landing gear less than 10 years old, average cycles.

Why the landing gear? It would only be valuable to other a380 operators

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by 32andBelow
Tue Nov 16, 2021 7:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Eyeing BOI For Air Cargo Center
Replies: 13
Views: 1612

Re: Amazon Eyeing BOI For Air Cargo Center

So the city is paying 22 million to make 60k a year in rent. And people wonder why our country is having problems

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by 32andBelow
Sun Nov 14, 2021 10:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BBC: Should England's top football teams be flying to domestic fixtures?
Replies: 49
Views: 6305

Re: BBC: Should England's top football teams be flying to domestic fixtures?

Even with the top tier US Sports teams and as little as 90 miles of travel (like NYC - Philadelphia), they will fly, buses (coaches) are very rarely used and trains are never used.I suspect that but for the shortest trips in mainland Europe, top tier Football teams use planes. That’s not true. Base...

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by 32andBelow
Sun Nov 14, 2021 8:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2280
Views: 289395

Re: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

Here are the current number of destinations served from each hub by AS. I am not including destinations that have been suspended and not put in the schedules. I did these manually based on what is in GDS (based on destinations bookable in this winter, spring, and summer) so feel free to double chec...

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by 32andBelow
Thu Nov 11, 2021 8:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FelloFly: A359 and A35k fly in formation, save 5% fuel
Replies: 54
Views: 7683

Re: FelloFly: A359 and A35k fly in formation, save 5% fuel

They were most certainly flying in formation with one slightly behind the other, so I can only assume that the trailing aircraft did in fact experience reduced fuel burn as a result, even though that might not have been the intention at the time. It's very unlikely they were flying in formation - w...

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by 32andBelow
Thu Nov 11, 2021 3:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2280
Views: 289395

Re: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

I’m in PDX. I usually try to fly AS if the fares and times are favorable. But it’s really tough lately. I’ve only flown them a few times in the past year: DCA, SEA, and OMA via SEA. I don’t have stats, but it sure feels harder to find good fares and times out of PDX on AS these days. I’ve been flyi...

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by 32andBelow
Sun Nov 07, 2021 7:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2280
Views: 289395

Re: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

Although it has been done, it's rare to see AS start a city without a link to SEA in some way. I can remember MRY, MMH, Havana and a handful of Mexican destinations. Funny I was this thinking of that same topic during the 100 cities from Seattle thing. What cities does AS serve, but not from SEA: Z...

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by 32andBelow
Sun Nov 07, 2021 4:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Employee Covid Vaccination Rates
Replies: 302
Views: 34316

Re: Airline Employee Covid Vaccination Rates

Judges put halt to vaccine mandate for private companies. This will effect the airlines, airports, and other entities of air transport. Although at this point, I imagine the vast majority of employees are already fully vaccinated. https://www.cnbc.com/2021/11/06/us-federal-appeals-court-freezes-bid...

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by 32andBelow
Fri Nov 05, 2021 7:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2280
Views: 289395

Re: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

I can tell you right now that if AS were to convert some of the MAX-9 orders to the longer-legged MAX-8, there are some EXTREMELY interesting city pairs potentially on the table for the future. So Asia? Lol Is it too early to start the "Will AS merge with Northern Pacific Airways" threads...

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by 32andBelow
Fri Nov 05, 2021 5:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2280
Views: 289395

Re: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

EA CO AS wrote:
I can tell you right now that if AS were to convert some of the MAX-9 orders to the longer-legged MAX-8, there are some EXTREMELY interesting city pairs potentially on the table for the future.

So Asia? Lol

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by 32andBelow
Thu Nov 04, 2021 5:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Announces TLV from December
Replies: 19
Views: 4074

Re: Emirates Announces TLV from December

Can anybody enlighten me as to the kind of O&D passengers that fly between TLV and DXB? I understand that EK are looking mostly at connections to all over Asia and Australia, but what about the others? "Some" business traffic yes, but heaps of Israelis spending their holidays in Dubai...

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by 32andBelow
Thu Nov 04, 2021 5:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2280
Views: 289395

Re: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

https://blog.alaskaair.com/alaska-airli ... s-seattle/


Interesting choice going with “Flick the Bean” for ORD lol

Yikes. Lmao.
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heretothere wrote:
BoeingGuy wrote:


Interesting choice going with “Flick the Bean” for ORD lol

Yikes. Lmao.

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by 32andBelow
Thu Nov 04, 2021 6:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX Jetpack Mystery Finally Solved?
Replies: 10
Views: 3205

Re: Latest aviation conspiracy....LAX Jetpack Man is not, actually!

Nah metal doesn’t have anything to do with it. Birds show up on our radars. It just has to big big enough to bounce the primary radar off of. A big enough balloon would do it

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by 32andBelow
Wed Nov 03, 2021 11:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fedex route map?
Replies: 48
Views: 8202

Re: Fedex route map?

Why is everyone being so weird about a route map? Every airline has one and it's not proprietary. Only reason there isn't a list on wiki is because nobody feels like taking the time to build one. The route map is indeed not proprietary because it can be compiled by anyone who spend time drilling. H...

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by 32andBelow
Wed Nov 03, 2021 6:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fedex route map?
Replies: 48
Views: 8202

Re: Fedex route map?

You’d just want to look at the cities they operate to. There’s no way you could build an accurate visual route map. Operational a cargo airline can decide if they want to by as Memphis one week and go to IND instead. Or if there is a storm in the old west maybe they fly directly to Oakland. It’s all...

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by 32andBelow
Mon Nov 01, 2021 12:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Expressjet relaunch as independent carrier
Replies: 255
Views: 46816

Re: Expressjet relaunch as independent carrier

I travel with ski equipment all the time. You never notify them. And they are normally exempt from excess baggage charges.

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by 32andBelow
Sun Oct 31, 2021 6:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Expressjet relaunch as independent carrier
Replies: 255
Views: 46816

Re: Expressjet relaunch as independent carrier

That's a nice trip report. Shame that there were only 17 passengers on the first flight. Would be interesting to know how many there were on the flight back as I suppose their primary focus is on bringing people to Reno. I expect the first several flights out of Reno to have lighter loads until peo...

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by 32andBelow
Sat Oct 30, 2021 6:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ZeroAvia to work with MHI’s RJ Aviation Group on hydrogen-electric regional jets
Replies: 6
Views: 607

Re: ZeroAvia to work with MHI’s RJ Aviation Group on hydrogen-electric regional jets

I heard that they have to cool the wing to like -400 to make this work. Good luck with that

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by 32andBelow
Wed Oct 27, 2021 7:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Employee Covid Vaccination Rates
Replies: 302
Views: 34316

Re: Airline Employee Covid Vaccination Rates

Once again - easy to say now, but when people go to go grocery store this Holiday season and can’t find ingredients to cook, or the roads aren’t plowed for you to drive on this winter… people will think very differently. And just when exactly does this “temporary issue” you speak of end? These folk...

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by 32andBelow
Wed Oct 27, 2021 7:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Employee Covid Vaccination Rates
Replies: 302
Views: 34316

Re: Airline Employee Covid Vaccination Rates

I’m tired of the unvaccinated’s selfish whining and threats. Go ahead, resign. Call their bluff. It’s 95% hot air. And if we have to go through a temporary rough patch to get to the other side, so be it. If you face temporary shortages at your local grocery store or have to wait for your IPhone 13,...

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by 32andBelow
Wed Oct 27, 2021 2:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Employee Covid Vaccination Rates
Replies: 302
Views: 34316

Re: Airline Employee Covid Vaccination Rates

I know a captain at AA that has already sold his house in anticipation of being fired in December. With the pilot shortage, this isn't going to be good. These attitudes are seriously impacting the economy's ability to recover fully. It's stunning to watch. Precisely. Agree with them or not - those ...

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by 32andBelow
Mon Oct 25, 2021 9:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northern Pacific Airways discussion thread
Replies: 140
Views: 25369

Re: Northern Pacific Airways discussion thread

I don't think Allegiant, Spirit, or Frontier have a hangar anywhere. Yet those guys fleet totals 200 total? 250? edit: I seem to recall a Spirit hangar back in the day @ DTW when they had only MD-80s - was across from the Intl Terminal. Frontier has a hangar at DEN. IDK about allegiant. I have no i...

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by 32andBelow
Mon Oct 25, 2021 6:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northern Pacific Airways discussion thread
Replies: 140
Views: 25369

Re: Northern Pacific Airways discussion thread

I believe the hangar they have was built to fit most of a 747- with the tail sticking out. Maybe it was Northwest's? I am trying to confirm. There is a tube-shaped cut out in the door that would go around the end of a fuselage. I'm sure with some finagling they could squeeze a decent amount of a 75...

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by 32andBelow
Mon Oct 25, 2021 5:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northern Pacific Airways discussion thread
Replies: 140
Views: 25369

Re: Northern Pacific Airways discussion thread

Ive just found this article no one has talked about but is an interesting read. It gives a bit more detail into the airline and what they are going to do. Also a bit more detail into the CEO's past disproving what some people have said about the guy on the forum (or leaving out some details). The a...

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by 32andBelow
Sun Oct 24, 2021 6:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2280
Views: 289395

Re: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

It is super weird that AS started RDD before ACV. ACV sold wayyyy better when KS flew it

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by 32andBelow
Sun Oct 24, 2021 7:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS BOI focus city
Replies: 159
Views: 24227

Re: AS BOI focus city

To many quotes to do; AS BOI uses 12 gates here. 2 are set up with jetbridges that can handle anything in the AS fleet. Then ground bording positions, which can accommodate pretty much anything. Alaska sends in 2 737s a night into BOI. And a few throughout the day for turns. And, that's why I would...

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by 32andBelow
Sat Oct 23, 2021 7:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS BOI focus city
Replies: 159
Views: 24227

Re: AS BOI focus city

Thoughts on Vancouver or Calgary from Boise? Seasonally? I’m under the impression that BOI would have to have FIS at the airport to handle even Canadian flights. They obviously don’t at the main terminal building, and someone can correct me if I’m wrong, but I don’t believe they even have an FIS fa...

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by 32andBelow
Fri Oct 22, 2021 5:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS BOI focus city
Replies: 159
Views: 24227

Re: AS BOI focus city

The one route I can foresee AS starting is anc. A lot of people travel to Alaska for hunting and fishing and for leisure. I think alaska would rather funnel people through SEA/PDX/SFO/LAX to get to Hawaii from here and use BOI for the smaller stuff. I agree that AS adding BOI-ANC nonstop service is...

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by 32andBelow
Wed Oct 20, 2021 8:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2280
Views: 289395

Re: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

Looks like AS is adding BOI-LAS once daily E175 starting in June. BOI-PHX going year round. Also adding BOI-IDA. https://investor.alaskaair.com/news-releases/news-release-details/alaska-airlines-brings-boise-and-idaho-falls-little-closer-new That’s an interesting route. I was wondering who’d want t...

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by 32andBelow
Tue Oct 19, 2021 6:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19
Replies: 2294
Views: 313668

Re: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19

Although I think this type of business travel will be difficult to capture and may kind of look like leisure travel. Some people choosing to live away may have to pay for their own tickets. And lower level employees would probably fly on cheaper economy tickets to visit the home office

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by 32andBelow
Mon Oct 18, 2021 10:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19
Replies: 2294
Views: 313668

Re: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19

https://i.imgur.com/bmL2Zqj.png https://i.imgur.com/uVDCx5Y.png https://i.imgur.com/2uqA8aP.png https://i.imgur.com/mDbpEog.png https://i.imgur.com/vLOQEeC.png https://i.imgur.com/ii5r6Lh.png https://www2.arccorp.com/about-us/newsroom/2021-news-releases/us-travel-agency-seven-day-air-ticket-volume-...

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by 32andBelow
Mon Oct 18, 2021 4:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2280
Views: 289395

Re: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

The e175 should go on ADK as soon as they can rebid the contract

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by 32andBelow
Mon Oct 18, 2021 5:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2280
Views: 289395

Re: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

Well… the union does have good reason to shriek from their perspective, basically all the intra-AK flying will be on the 175 in no time at this rate. I’ll be interested to see how that works in the wintertime when/if the 175 becomes the main aircraft for AK flying given the temperature issues I tho...

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by 32andBelow
Sun Oct 17, 2021 9:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2280
Views: 289395

Re: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

Was scouting out some flights next summer and noticed a lot more E175 service in Alaska. OTZ, OME, and ADQ are all getting the E175, in addition to the already existing FAI/AKN/DLG service. Also, it looks like SFO-ANC goes 2x daily. Lots can change between now and summer, but interesting nonetheles...

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by 32andBelow
Sat Oct 16, 2021 5:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Employee Covid Vaccination Rates
Replies: 302
Views: 34316

Re: Airline Employee Covid Vaccination Rates

Related, TSA says about 40% of its workforce remains unvaccinated. https://www.cnn.com/2021/10/13/politics/tsa-covid-vaccinated-employees-deadline/index.html TSA Administrator David Pekoske says the agency is preparing contingency plans to deal with staff shortages. At a time when so many people ar...

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by 32andBelow
Sat Oct 16, 2021 5:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Employee Covid Vaccination Rates
Replies: 302
Views: 34316

Re: Airline Employee Covid Vaccination Rates

well I know for my federal agency I was never asked to submit anything until the mandate. We are Union. I assume the Union tsa would be similar. They probably had a better idea with controllers though, because we were required to report our vaccinations to the flight surgeon. TSA obviously don't ha...

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by 32andBelow
Thu Oct 14, 2021 7:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Employee Covid Vaccination Rates
Replies: 302
Views: 34316

Re: Airline Employee Covid Vaccination Rates

Related, TSA says about 40% of its workforce remains unvaccinated. https://www.cnn.com/2021/10/13/politics/tsa-covid-vaccinated-employees-deadline/index.html TSA Administrator David Pekoske says the agency is preparing contingency plans to deal with staff shortages. I don’t know where they come up ...

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by 32andBelow
Thu Oct 14, 2021 4:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Employee Covid Vaccination Rates
Replies: 302
Views: 34316

Re: Airline Employee Covid Vaccination Rates

Related, TSA says about 40% of its workforce remains unvaccinated. https://www.cnn.com/2021/10/13/politics/tsa-covid-vaccinated-employees-deadline/index.html TSA Administrator David Pekoske says the agency is preparing contingency plans to deal with staff shortages. I don’t know where they come up ...

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by 32andBelow
Wed Oct 13, 2021 5:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eastern Airlines Adds JFK-ANC/UIO With 777-200ER + MIA-UIO, PHL-MEX
Replies: 211
Views: 45100

Re: Eastern Airlines Adds JFK-ANC/UIO With 777-200ER + MIA-UIO, PHL-MEX

I'm wondering what the reasons are. Could staffing be an issue? Do they have enough A/C to cover the schedule? I bet they weren't expecting to make so many military and refugee flights. They also may have been using some passenger versions as freighters recently. Or just all economics of bookings.?...

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by 32andBelow
Wed Oct 13, 2021 4:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing to require COVID vaccine for all employees
Replies: 97
Views: 9211

Re: Boeing to require COVID vaccine for all employees

My buddy at work was looking for J&J in Sept and couldn’t find it. Day after first Pfizer shot he went to local arts festival and there was a booth giving J&J on the spot. J&J works well for pop up sights cus you can store it at a higher temp and it’s one and done. So a lot of places ha...

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by 32andBelow
Wed Oct 13, 2021 3:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eastern Airlines Adds JFK-ANC/UIO With 777-200ER + MIA-UIO, PHL-MEX
Replies: 211
Views: 45100

Re: Eastern Airlines Adds JFK-ANC/UIO With 777-200ER + MIA-UIO, PHL-MEX

In case there was anyone out there waiting with bated breath for any news about Eastern's announced service to Belo Horizonte CNF both from JFK and MIA, the airline confirmed today on its website that it will not be happening. No one surprised, of course. What a joke of an airline. https://iflyea.c...

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by 32andBelow
Tue Oct 12, 2021 3:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Employee Covid Vaccination Rates
Replies: 302
Views: 34316

Re: Airline Employee Covid Vaccination Rates

OSHA does not have jurisdiction over airline crews, this was specifically forbidden a long time ago, in 1975. Only the FAA has the statutory authority to issue regulations concerning safety and health issues in the airline industry., and there is a regulatory process for that. It is not being follo...

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by 32andBelow
Tue Oct 12, 2021 5:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Employee Covid Vaccination Rates
Replies: 302
Views: 34316

Re: Airline Employee Covid Vaccination Rates

I see these debates and cannot help but think most have employers less strict on vaccines than mine. The airlines seem to be going down to the wire, except for UA. My employer has set a harsh deadline of first dose in this month (October). No exceptions for J&J either. Moderna must be by the 27...

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by 32andBelow
Tue Oct 12, 2021 3:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Employee Covid Vaccination Rates
Replies: 302
Views: 34316

Re: Airline Employee Covid Vaccination Rates

We are still waiting. It's not a question of ‘if’ Delta will comply, but how they go about it. The options are limited and if you are required to be fully vaccinated, a 2 dose regimen means there is a short window left. My gut tells me DL will make every effort to have vaccinations available at the...

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by 32andBelow
Tue Oct 12, 2021 12:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest operational issues 10/2021
Replies: 165
Views: 22002

Re: Did JAX Center temporarily shutdown yesterday 10/8?

bigb wrote:
FlyingElvii wrote:
Tugger wrote:


Because the regionals are directly contracted with the federal government……. They are directly contracted to the carriers that they have a CPA with. That’s why they do not have a Vaccine mandate….

Many or most regionals have directly bid at risk EAS routes

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by 32andBelow
Mon Oct 11, 2021 11:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Employee Covid Vaccination Rates
Replies: 302
Views: 34316

Re: Airline Employee Covid Vaccination Rates

I don’t understand how SkyWest and the other EAS carriers haven’t announced it yet. And I wonder if the majors would have the balls to require their contract carriers/contractors to get it

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by 32andBelow
Mon Oct 11, 2021 6:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest operational issues 10/2021
Replies: 165
Views: 22002

Re: Southwest operational issues 10/2021

Why would netjets wants unvaccinated crew. When the rich guy wants to go to China they aren’t gonna dick around trying to find someone who’s vaccinated.

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