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by r311music
Wed Aug 08, 2007 11:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: I Am Now A WN Employee
Replies: 28
Views: 3505

RE: I Am Now A WN Employee

Nice another WN employee on A.net. welcome aboard bro.

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by r311music
Wed Jul 18, 2007 8:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Offers Package For Senior Staff
Replies: 17
Views: 3697

RE: Southwest Offers Package For Senior Staff

I hope my seniority goes up at MCO haha. Yea right.

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by r311music
Fri Jun 22, 2007 4:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirTran: Urgent Job Posting?
Replies: 26
Views: 3325

RE: AirTran: Urgent Job Posting?

52 agents!? I know we were short about 50 at one point at <acronym title="Baltimore / Washington - International (Friendship) (BWI / KBWI), USA - Maryland">BWI</acronym> for <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym>. But we also had 175 flights, compare to 50-60 for <acronym title="Airt...

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by r311music
Sat Jun 16, 2007 11:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any New News For Norfolk (ORF)?
Replies: 33
Views: 5542

RE: Any New News For Norfolk (ORF)?

Did anyone mention the TPA ns coming from WN?

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by r311music
Thu Apr 12, 2007 9:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Drunk Deicer Crashed Truck, Arrested At DTW
Replies: 26
Views: 8192

RE: Drunk Deicer Crashed Truck, Arrested At DTW

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by r311music
Wed Apr 11, 2007 7:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest: SFO Update
Replies: 67
Views: 7831

RE: Southwest: SFO Update

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by r311music
Wed Apr 04, 2007 7:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Route Proving?
Replies: 16
Views: 4120

RE: WN Route Proving?

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by r311music
Wed Apr 04, 2007 4:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Route Proving?
Replies: 16
Views: 4120

RE: WN Route Proving?

I actually worked that flight today. It was a sports team charter for some baseball team. Well over 200 bags. Not a fun way to start your morning.

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by r311music
Sat Mar 31, 2007 8:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Advice On Pushing Back?
Replies: 16
Views: 2828

RE: Advice On Pushing Back?

I see your a <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> agent up in <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PHL</acronym>. We had the exact same type of pushback up in <acronym title="Windsor Locks (Hartford / Springfield) - Bradley International (B...

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by r311music
Thu Mar 29, 2007 10:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Stations Shortstaffed?
Replies: 30
Views: 2882

RE: Airline Stations Shortstaffed?

Just out of curiosity, what does a lead at FL do? Is it a step below supervisor? At WN there are no leads, just agents and supervisors.

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by r311music
Thu Mar 29, 2007 9:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible/Planned Major Airport Developments
Replies: 66
Views: 7123

RE: Possible/Planned Major Airport Developments

MCO is building a new international terminal. Probably be finished next century.

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by r311music
Fri Mar 09, 2007 5:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: More Southwest Expansion
Replies: 101
Views: 10888

RE: More Southwest Expansion

As of Sunday MCO will be up to 104, then after tthe June expansion, and the May expansion we will be around 110 or so daily flights.

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by r311music
Sun Feb 25, 2007 1:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Is Continental So Expensive?
Replies: 43
Views: 12921

RE: Why Is Continental So Expensive?

Did you forget about WN? They are up to 102 daily flights out of MCO.

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by r311music
Thu Feb 08, 2007 12:11 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Honey Roasted Peanuts & Other Good News At WN
Replies: 14
Views: 4434

RE: Honey Roasted Peanuts & Other Good News At WN

Glad to hear you made it through the interview! We need more people like you that are excited to work here. Good luck with everything. If you ever nonrev down to MCO, let me know, I just transferred there.

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by r311music
Fri Jan 26, 2007 7:57 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: SWA Trip
Replies: 21
Views: 4611

RE: SWA Trip

Nice, you fly on Southwest more than I do, yet I work for them haha. Good luck with the group interview, WN is a good place to work.

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by r311music
Mon Dec 25, 2006 2:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Is WN Doing In IAD?
Replies: 3
Views: 5056

RE: How Is WN Doing In IAD?

It's doing fairly well. It had a slow start, but then again it started during a slower time of the year. Loads have picked up, although I don't see them adding too many more flights for awhile.

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by r311music
Wed Nov 22, 2006 1:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Status Of NW Outstation Contracting
Replies: 16
Views: 3827

RE: Status Of NW Outstation Contracting

Yea <acronym title="Windsor Locks (Hartford / Springfield) - Bradley International (BDL / KBDL), USA - Connecticut">BDL</acronym> was switched over to WFS a few weeks ago. These guys look like they weren't even trained, just thrown out onto the ramp to figure it out. At first I helped them with thin...

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by r311music
Fri Nov 17, 2006 5:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN New Routes + Expansion For 07
Replies: 67
Views: 11520

RE: WN New Routes + Expansion For 07

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by r311music
Fri Nov 17, 2006 3:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN New Routes + Expansion For 07
Replies: 67
Views: 11520

RE: WN New Routes + Expansion For 07

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by r311music
Fri Nov 17, 2006 3:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN New Routes + Expansion For 07
Replies: 67
Views: 11520

RE: WN New Routes + Expansion For 07

Yea I am also surprised that there is no <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym> expansion too. I figured maybe at least another east coast city to connect to <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</ac...

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by r311music
Fri Nov 17, 2006 2:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN New Routes + Expansion For 07
Replies: 67
Views: 11520

RE: WN New Routes + Expansion For 07

Yea I work at <acronym title="Windsor Locks (Hartford / Springfield) - Bradley International (BDL / KBDL), USA - Connecticut">BDL</acronym>, but those <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PHL</acronym>-<acronym title="Windsor Locks (Hartford / Springfield) -...

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by r311music
Fri Nov 17, 2006 2:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN New Routes + Expansion For 07
Replies: 67
Views: 11520

RE: WN New Routes + Expansion For 07

^ Haha yea I was going to get to that. I'm pretty excited to see <acronym title="Pittsburgh - International (Greater Pittsburgh) (PIT / KPIT), USA - Pennsylvania">PIT</acronym>-<acronym title="Baltimore / Washington - International (Friendship) (BWI / KBWI), USA - Maryland">BWI</acronym> as I had he...

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by r311music
Fri Nov 17, 2006 2:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN New Routes + Expansion For 07
Replies: 67
Views: 11520

WN New Routes + Expansion For 07

New Nonstop Service * Three new daily nonstop roundtrip flights between Baltimore/Washington and Pittsburgh. Fares begin as low as $39 one-way. This seven-day advance purchase $39 fare is available only between Baltimore/Washington and Pittsburgh and is available for purchase today, with travel begi...

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by r311music
Wed Nov 08, 2006 1:20 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: WN 770 BDL-BWI (pics)
Replies: 9
Views: 7058

RE: WN 770 BDL-BWI (pics)

Thanks for all the comments. <acronym title="Windsor Locks (Hartford / Springfield) - Bradley International (BDL / KBDL), USA - Connecticut">BDL</acronym> is alright as an airport, nothing to special. The food choices are very limited. However is is very bright and airy. The design of the terminal w...

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by r311music
Wed Nov 08, 2006 1:18 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: For All My Airline Rampers Out There...
Replies: 32
Views: 8569

RE: For All My Airline Rampers Out There...

I have to agree with Silver1SWA, those trapezodial shaped bags are the worse. I usually end up just throwing those over my stack if possible, as there is almost now way to incorporate them into a stack. Also I hate when people bring large moving type boxes. They usually are flimsy and cannot support...

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by r311music
Thu Nov 02, 2006 2:19 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: WN 770 BDL-BWI (pics)
Replies: 9
Views: 7058

WN 770 BDL-BWI (pics)

<b>Background:</b> My girlfriend was recently accepted into GMU in Fairfax, VA. I work for Southwest, so I decided to put my flight benefits to use. I also have a good friend who goes to GMU and was willing to pick us up from <acronym title="Baltimore / Washington - International (Friendship) (BWI /...

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by r311music
Wed Oct 25, 2006 1:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL To End BDL-LAS
Replies: 26
Views: 5876

RE: DL To End BDL-LAS

Seems very familar to what happened in MCO not too long ago. Legacies realizing that instead of fighting the LCC's for low yield markets, go after more lucratrive markets where travelers will pay more.

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by r311music
Wed Oct 25, 2006 1:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways Ramp Schedule Question
Replies: 12
Views: 6964

RE: US Airways Ramp Schedule Question

I was just talking to US ramper on the employee bus the other day and he said they are looking for people to fill the 1pm-5pm lines, and the 8pm-1230am lines. <acronym title="Aeromexico">AM</acronym>'s are very senior at <acronym title="Windsor Locks (Hartford / Springfield) - Bradley International ...

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by r311music
Thu Oct 19, 2006 2:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 Begins BOS-CMH/RDU Today!
Replies: 5
Views: 3148

RE: B6 Begins BOS-CMH/RDU Today!

Great news, good to see <acronym title="JetBlue Airways (USA)">B6</acronym> is still expanding out of Boston. Those E190's have really allowed <acronym title="Boston - General Edward Lawrence Logan International (BOS / KBOS), USA - Massachusetts">BOS</acronym> to grow. The first flight leaves from <...

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by r311music
Thu Oct 19, 2006 2:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue, Best Airline 5 Years In A Row...Not Bad!
Replies: 65
Views: 6459

RE: JetBlue, Best Airline 5 Years In A Row...Not Bad!

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by r311music
Thu Oct 19, 2006 2:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue, Best Airline 5 Years In A Row...Not Bad!
Replies: 65
Views: 6459

RE: JetBlue, Best Airline 5 Years In A Row...Not B

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by r311music
Wed Oct 18, 2006 1:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Increases Travel Options From DAL
Replies: 13
Views: 3205

WN Increases Travel Options From DAL

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by r311music
Sat Oct 14, 2006 2:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 At Boston
Replies: 20
Views: 4019

RE: B6 At Boston

^^ I feel the same. Boston can hold it's own. jetBlue knows this and that is why they are continuing to add flights out of <acronym title="Boston - General Edward Lawrence Logan International (BOS / KBOS), USA - Massachusetts">BOS</acronym>. By the end of the month, they will serve 21 nonstop destin...

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by r311music
Sun Oct 08, 2006 12:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: My Job W/ B6
Replies: 29
Views: 4511

RE: My Job W/ B6

What should one except at the Jetblue interview? I have my group interview this wed, so I don't have a lot of time to prepare for it. Any insight would be greatly appreciated.

-Rob

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by r311music
Sat Oct 07, 2006 12:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: My Job W/ B6
Replies: 29
Views: 4511

RE: My Job W/ B6

Ah thanks for the reply. I ended up getting a call today, just two days after I applied. I'm guessing there are in dire need for people at <acronym title="Boston - General Edward Lawrence Logan International (BOS / KBOS), USA - Massachusetts">BOS</acronym>. Oh yea, I hope you keep your blog/podcast ...

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by r311music
Fri Oct 06, 2006 5:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: My Job W/ B6
Replies: 29
Views: 4511

RE: My Job W/ B6

Nice, about how long did it take for them to get back to you after you applied? I just recently applied for a ground ops posistion in <acronym title="Boston - General Edward Lawrence Logan International (BOS / KBOS), USA - Massachusetts">BOS</acronym> and just wanted to know how long I should wait a...

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by r311music
Thu Aug 17, 2006 12:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 Job?'s
Replies: 6
Views: 2056

B6 Job?'s

Right now I'm with Southwest as a Ramp agent at <acronym title="Windsor Locks (Hartford / Springfield) - Bradley International (BDL / KBDL), USA - Connecticut">BDL</acronym>. Overall I'm happy with the company, but not with my location. Boston is where I really want to live. I have a cheap place to ...

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by r311music
Thu Aug 17, 2006 12:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 And FL At RIC
Replies: 15
Views: 4315

B6 And FL At RIC

I was just wondering how is <acronym title="JetBlue Airways (USA)">B6</acronym> doing with it's new service at <acronym title="Richmond - International (Byrd Field) (RIC / KRIC), USA - Virginia">RIC</acronym>. Also has <acronym title="Airtran (USA)">FL</acronym> been doing well? I used to live down ...

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by r311music
Sat Jul 08, 2006 11:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Biggest Metropolitan Areas Without JetBlue Service
Replies: 24
Views: 4686

RE: Biggest Metropolitan Areas Without JetBlue Service

How about <acronym title="Windsor Locks (Hartford / Springfield) - Bradley International (BDL / KBDL), USA - Connecticut">BDL</acronym>? It seems like it could support Jetblue. Boston is about 2-3 hours away from most people in western Mass and <acronym title="Air Sofia (Bulgaria)">CT</acronym>. NYC...

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by r311music
Tue Jun 13, 2006 9:02 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Ramp Closure
Replies: 14
Views: 2861

RE: Ramp Closure

At WN, if lightning strike is within three miles of the airport, they close the ramp.

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by r311music
Sun Jun 04, 2006 2:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL To Go Contract Ramp At MSY
Replies: 17
Views: 4982

RE: DL To Go Contract Ramp At MSY

I know a majority of DL stations are contract, but which still use actual DL employees on the ramp?

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by r311music
Tue May 09, 2006 12:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Works In The Airline Industry?
Replies: 211
Views: 16160

RE: Who Works In The Airline Industry?

1 year with WN on the ramp.

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by r311music
Sat May 06, 2006 11:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Checking" Bags At The Gate
Replies: 8
Views: 5572

RE: "Checking" Bags At The Gate

At <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> gate checking is very common. Loaded a <acronym title="Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood International (FLL / KFLL), USA - Florida">FLL</acronym> flight the other day with 30 gate checks. Had to bring a cart over next to the jetway and then stack t...

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by r311music
Fri Apr 28, 2006 12:57 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: HorizonAir DH-8-200, What's It Like?
Replies: 16
Views: 4802

HorizonAir DH-8-200, What's It Like?

Yes you can see the landing upclose. That is my favorite part of flying on the Dash-8's. You can see the smoke from the touchdown and from the heated up brakes.

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by r311music
Sun Apr 23, 2006 10:10 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Aircraft Marshalling Question
Replies: 24
Views: 21889

RE: Aircraft Marshalling Question

Yea basically what Silver1SWA said was correct. Here at <acronym title="Baltimore / Washington - International (Friendship) (BWI / KBWI), USA - Maryland">BWI</acronym>, once the plane has been brought to a stop, we give the hold brakes signal. We then wait for the other agent to plug the power in an...

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by r311music
Sun Mar 26, 2006 2:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etiquette During SWA Boarding
Replies: 76
Views: 9182

RE: Etiquette During SWA Boarding

I usually just board first or last to avoid any issues. I also nonrev on flights that are >50% full usually so I can get what I want without a hassle. The only full flight I nonreved on, I sat in the fourth <acronym title="Safair (South Africa)">FA</acronym> jumpseat. No hassle for that either, plus...

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by r311music
Tue Mar 21, 2006 1:19 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: East Coastin' It On WN BDL-MCO-FLL
Replies: 4
Views: 3804

RE: East Coastin' It On WN BDL-MCO-FLL

^^ What he said. When I worked at <acronym title="Windsor Locks (Hartford / Springfield) - Bradley International (BDL / KBDL), USA - Connecticut">BDL</acronym> for <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym>, most <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvan...

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by r311music
Sun Mar 19, 2006 5:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BDL-MCO-BDL With SouthWest
Replies: 14
Views: 3621

RE: BDL-MCO-BDL With SouthWest

When I worked in <acronym title="Windsor Locks (Hartford / Springfield) - Bradley International (BDL / KBDL), USA - Connecticut">BDL</acronym> with <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym>, just transfered a month ago to <acronym title="Baltimore / Washington - International (Friendshi...

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by r311music
Sun Feb 19, 2006 6:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Song" @ BDL
Replies: 3
Views: 1595

RE: "Song" @ BDL

It's still around. It operates Sunday-Friday.

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by r311music
Sun Feb 12, 2006 10:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Snow Cancellations
Replies: 102
Views: 9918

RE: Snow Cancellations

No WN flights at BDL until at least 1pm if conditions improve.

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