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by maverick4002
Mon Aug 03, 2020 9:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Galactic unveils Mach 3 Aircraft design
Replies: 57
Views: 7799

Re: Virgin Galactic unveils Mach 3 Aircraft design

Flying time gets cut by 2/3rds instead of the 1/2 by the Concorde. LHR-JFK in 2.5 hours? LAX-SYD in 5 hours? LAX-HND in 3.75 hours? LAX-HKG in 5 hours? LAX-SIN in 5.5 hours? THIS WILL REVOLUTIONIZE AIR TRAVEL! Will it though if it only carries 19 people, maximum? This just seems like a really expen...

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by maverick4002
Wed Jul 29, 2020 5:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Beijing Daxing (PKX) News and Discussion - 2020
Replies: 19
Views: 2372

Re: Is Hainan Airlines going to move to Daxing airport?

I flew with Hainan BOS-PVG and then PVG-SEA in November 2018 and the flights were nice tbh. I hope they survive.

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by maverick4002
Tue Jul 28, 2020 12:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1101
Views: 172124

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020

I have to wonder if JFK and LGA might see the A220-300 sooner than later, especially on routes out of AA New York that may alternate between mainline and Eagle. DFW could be intriguing, as that could qualify as part of the Northeast codeshare with AA...where B6 could take over some frequencies and ...

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by maverick4002
Tue Jul 28, 2020 12:50 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: First non stop Los Angeles (LAX) to Brazil ?
Replies: 17
Views: 4365

Re: First non stop Los Angeles (LAX) to Brazil ?

I went on that departed flights website and its interesting! Is there something to search for more recent flights (last 5 yeas or so) where you can see aircraft registration?

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by maverick4002
Sun Jul 26, 2020 2:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What’s the deal with ‘Manscaping’ ?
Replies: 40
Views: 2608

Re: What’s the deal with ‘Manscaping’ ?

Curious as to how this got started and seems to be very popular It seems that today’s younger male generation like to remove most if not all bodily hair Women too, in intimate areas, which I also don’t care much for, but do they really prefer hairless males ? It’s funny when you look back at the ‘7...

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by maverick4002
Thu Jul 23, 2020 9:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Q2 2020 results
Replies: 43
Views: 7167

Re: AS Q2 results

$120M cash burn in June so $4M a day? Thats really impressive, isnt it?

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by maverick4002
Thu Jul 23, 2020 2:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Caribbean Airlines Applies For Houston
Replies: 26
Views: 3721

Re: Caribbean Airlines Applies For Houston

Agreed that the only way this makes sense is if they have gotten a corporate contract that they believe will take pressure off of filling the rest of the plane. The only real connection between GEO and IAH would be with American through Miami, but their timing would be really bad for business trave...

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by maverick4002
Wed Jul 22, 2020 11:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Caribbean Airlines Applies For Houston
Replies: 26
Views: 3721

Re: Caribbean Airlines Applies For Houston

That is odd ball timing. A new route to a city that is seeing a major spike in COVID cases in addition to it’s main source of revenue, oil on the decline. Never mind that most countries are banning travel to and from the US. What makes Caribbean Airlines so certain that all will be right with the w...

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by maverick4002
Wed Jul 22, 2020 11:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Caribbean Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 720
Views: 65794

Re: Caribbean Aviation Thread - 2020

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Someone just started a new thread about CAL applying for Houston service with a start date potentially as soon as Aug 14. That is interesting. Are the borders scheduled to be open right after the election?

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by maverick4002
Wed Jul 22, 2020 11:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Caribbean Airlines Applies For Houston
Replies: 26
Views: 3721

Re: Caribbean Airlines Applies For Houston

Wait, also August 14th? I assume thats when the TT borders open up? Let me look at flights

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by maverick4002
Wed Jul 22, 2020 11:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Caribbean Airlines Applies For Houston
Replies: 26
Views: 3721

Re: Caribbean Airlines Applies For Houston

Yay! Wanted this for a while.

But I hoped they could try for Hobby (is that possible even) as its closer to downtown (I think) and maybe they could have a hook up with Southwest for connecting passengers!

I know United does well on the route so wishing them luck

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by maverick4002
Wed Jul 22, 2020 2:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX Music Video!
Replies: 9
Views: 2075

Re: LAX Music Video!

That big watermark on the video is very distracting

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by maverick4002
Tue Jul 21, 2020 3:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Caribbean Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 720
Views: 65794

Re: Caribbean Aviation Thread - 2020

https://268today.com/business/liat-shareholders-reach-agreement-to-sell-3-planes-airline-could-fly-again-in-90-days/ Seems like the Governments of St Vincent and Barbados have agreed tosell their LIAT shares to Antigua fro 1 dollar each. Antigua has indicated they would sell the three ATRs owned an...

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by maverick4002
Sat Jul 18, 2020 7:33 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: AA to eliminate meal service on many domestic routes 2,200+
Replies: 17
Views: 2064

Re: AA to eliminate meal service on many domestic routes 2,200+

I mean, the premium passengers are generally in business anyway right, so I assume this wont affect them.

I am an economy traveler based in the NorthEast and I'll pay a bit more to travel on B6 or DL.

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by maverick4002
Thu Jul 16, 2020 4:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS responds to B6, announces LAX and FLL expansion
Replies: 157
Views: 26501

Re: AS claps back at B6, announces LAX and FLL expansion

Never mind the context of this post, have we really sunk to the level where “claps back” is an acceptable title in a thread? My how we have degraded.... On that note, it was only a matter of time before AS made this move. I don’t know that it has a lot to do with B6 moves but more to do with AS see...

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by maverick4002
Thu Jul 16, 2020 2:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA & B6 announce Northeast Partnership
Replies: 323
Views: 40521

Re: AA & B6 announce Northeast Partnership

Anyone have insight as to why specifically NYC - Athens and Tel Aviv are included in this announcement. What specifically about this partnership makes those two routes viable now, and not before? And why those two routes and not idk, JFK-IST (just as a generic example)

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by maverick4002
Wed Jul 15, 2020 1:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Popularity of Pickup Trucks in US Northeast Cities
Replies: 58
Views: 2891

Re: Popularity of Pickup Trucks in US Northeast Cities

How popular are pickup trucks in cities in the US Northeast like Boston, New York City, Providence, Philadelphia, Washington, DC, and Baltimore and would it generallybe done only by people who actually need them for work purposes? I live in NYC and they are not popular. I am always shocked if I see...

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by maverick4002
Tue Jul 14, 2020 2:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta airlines Q2 2020 earnings thread
Replies: 128
Views: 14643

Re: DAL Q2 2020 earnings thread

What is loyalty revenue?

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by maverick4002
Tue Jul 14, 2020 3:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Caribbean Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 720
Views: 65794

Re: Caribbean Aviation Thread - 2020

So is this all speculation or are we certain there is a clause prohibiting hiring non Trinidad and Tobago people. What is the situation with the Jamaican operations? I assume those are staffed with some Jamaican nationals at least. If they open a base in BGI, does not mean these new routes are exclu...

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by maverick4002
Sun Jul 12, 2020 6:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1101
Views: 172124

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020

We know the incremental cost of operating more flights isn't that high in this low fuel cost environment. So maybe they will keep a more aggressive schedule out there to capture. They have said that with net zero booking, they were burning close to $10 million per day and a regular day from last ye...

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by maverick4002
Sat Jul 11, 2020 8:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Caribbean Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 720
Views: 65794

Re: Caribbean Aviation Thread - 2020

So when you all say BW is basing two aircraft in BGI, logistically, what does that mean? Will they be hiring Barbados citizens to operate the flights? I am always interested in the logistics of these type of things. Im told from July 15 they are looking to start up operations in BGI and will have c...

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by maverick4002
Sat Jul 11, 2020 6:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Caribbean Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 720
Views: 65794

Re: Caribbean Aviation Thread - 2020

So when you all say BW is basing two aircraft in BGI, logistically, what does that mean? Will they be hiring Barbados citizens to operate the flights? I am always interested in the logistics of these type of things.

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by maverick4002
Mon Jul 06, 2020 4:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Caribbean Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 720
Views: 65794

Re: Caribbean Aviation Thread - 2020

A rift has emerged between Mia Mottley and Gaston Browne. Mottley appears unconcerned about LIAT's failure and is looking to six airlines, namely SVG Air, One Caribbean, Caribbean Airlines, InterCaribbean, Silver Airways and Air Antilles, to provide regional flights although no details are availabl...

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by maverick4002
Mon Jun 29, 2020 11:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CARES Act Aid Extension for Airlines
Replies: 86
Views: 12448

Re: CARES Act Aid Extension for Airlines

My belief is that we will look back at these summer 2020 days as the 'best of times' with respect to the arch of this pandemic and its ramifications. 50% or more of the members of this forum will have lost their job, their house, their health insurance, their retirement plan, or all the above, by s...

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by maverick4002
Sat Jun 27, 2020 3:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - June 2020
Replies: 182
Views: 18368

Re: EU’s US passenger ban affect on American carriers

Why don’t these countries just test at the port of entries. How hard is that? Its more costly to do it themselves I am guessing, its a large volume of USA passengers so the total cost will be exorbitant, and frankly the US govt and citizens have totally messed this up, so it shouldnt be a shocker t...

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by maverick4002
Sat Jun 27, 2020 3:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - June 2020
Replies: 182
Views: 18368

Re: EU’s US passenger ban affect on American carriers

Why don’t these countries just test at the port of entries. How hard is that? Its more costly to do it themselves I am guessing, its a large volume of USA passengers so the total cost will be exorbitant, and frankly the US govt and citizens have totally messed this up, so it shouldnt be a shocker t...

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by maverick4002
Thu Jun 25, 2020 1:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU may indefinitely ban US citizens from entering EU
Replies: 82
Views: 4318

Re: EU may indefinitely ban US citizens from entering EU

This would be a good time to close all the European bases that house US armed forces and bring them back to US soil. The Europeans are more than capable of defending themselves, no need for US military on European soil. I am getting a tone of supportive retaliatory action from you here. Will the Eu...

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by maverick4002
Thu Jun 25, 2020 12:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1455
Views: 205689

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020

Big announcement today about NY/NY/CT requiring a 14 day quarantine for flyers from the state of FL (among other states such as TX and SC). Although most of this is probably "self policing" I do see it putting a big crimp on AA and FL. Lots of paxs going to FL come from these 3 states. I ...

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by maverick4002
Wed Jun 24, 2020 9:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Teddy Roosevelt Statue at American Museum of Natural History to be Removed
Replies: 52
Views: 1807

Re: Teddy Roosevelt Statue at American Museum of Natural History to be Removed

These people are marxists and wont stop until they destroy everything and replace it with their misery. Its as simple as that and these people will eventually find out by force if necessary to sit down and shutup. This is not a Confederate monuement at all and there is no reason for removing it. He...

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by maverick4002
Wed Jun 24, 2020 9:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU may indefinitely ban US citizens from entering EU
Replies: 82
Views: 4318

Re: EU may indefinitely ban US citizens from entering EU

This would be a good time to close all the European bases that house US armed forces and bring them back to US soil. The Europeans are more than capable of defending themselves, no need for US military on European soil. I am getting a tone of supportive retaliatory action from you here. Will the Eu...

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by maverick4002
Sun Jun 21, 2020 10:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kentucky cuts number of polling stations by 95 percent ahead of primary voting
Replies: 66
Views: 2934

Re: Kentucky cuts number of polling stations by 95 percent ahead of primary voting

It is known that the Republicans are scumbags, so this is not surprising to me. What I don't understand is how is this not illegal? Why cant the courts/ Dems or whoever do something about this?

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by maverick4002
Sat Jun 20, 2020 2:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Likelihood of a Sequel for Contagion
Replies: 11
Views: 563

Re: Likelihood of a Sequel for Contagion

At the beginning of this I ended up coming across a movie on Prime called Flu. Its a South Korean film, and the virus is much like covid except more deadly but oh my, such a good movie. It was really a movie about people that just happened to have a deadly pandemic in the background. I cried! Everyo...

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by maverick4002
Sat Jun 20, 2020 2:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP candidates
Replies: 116
Views: 6580

Re: VP candidates

Condoleeza Rice is Republican... NO Kamala has a very suspicious record when it comes to policing in California and in the current climate.....NO I think people should pay attention to Val Demmings and the ATL mayor. I like Stacey Abrams but something about her just seems to..forced. And she lack ex...

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by maverick4002
Thu Jun 18, 2020 2:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Supreme court: Workers can't be fired for being gay or transgender
Replies: 70
Views: 3454

Re: Supreme court: Workers can't be fired for being gay or transgender

So silly question, anyone knows how the results are actually determined? There are 9 justices,so what do the do? Put a ballot in a box and have an outsider count the votes? Is their a group discussion like say in jury deliberations? How exactly is the final result realized? The cases are typically ...

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by maverick4002
Thu Jun 18, 2020 1:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Supreme court: Workers can't be fired for being gay or transgender
Replies: 70
Views: 3454

Re: Supreme court: Workers can't be fired for being gay or transgender

So silly question, anyone knows how the results are actually determined? There are 9 justices,so what do the do?

Put a ballot in a box and have an outsider count the votes? Is their a group discussion like say in jury deliberations? How exactly is the final result realized?

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by maverick4002
Thu Jun 18, 2020 1:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will P&G rename Fairy Liquid?
Replies: 9
Views: 982

Re: Will P&G rename Fairy Liquid?

I dont know this brand but was it specifically made to make fun of LGBT people? The whole point of the other changes, was that the names were definitely based on discrimination. I dont see how simply using the word Fairy means this has to be changed. And I say this as a member of the LGBT community.

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by maverick4002
Tue Jun 16, 2020 2:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Caribbean Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 720
Views: 65794

Re: Caribbean Aviation Thread - 2020

Cancun is to incentivise people to visit this destination. According to local media, the city is set to launch the Come to Cancun 2 × 1 package in a bid to boost incoming passenger numbers. The deal is essentially a buy one, get one free package for beaches including Puerto Morelos, Isla Mujeres an...

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by maverick4002
Mon Jun 15, 2020 2:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Suggestion for a Change in New York State's Phased Reopening
Replies: 15
Views: 902

Re: Suggestion for a Change in New York State's Phased Reopening

Huh, pretty much all of the country that opened early are seeing significant spike in cases. ...and waiting another 3 months would do what, give the vaccine time to arrive? The world was advised by the medical professionals that they needed to shut down so that the medical facilities would not be o...

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by maverick4002
Sun Jun 14, 2020 3:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Suggestion for a Change in New York State's Phased Reopening
Replies: 15
Views: 902

Re: Suggestion for a Change in New York State's Phased Reopening

Not gonna lie, I think the governor has a better idea of how to reopen than we do considering he has full-time health employees advising him. Governor also has his party line. If you noticed - Republican governors tend to re-open early, and they still do not have any kinds of spikes. Democratic one...

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by maverick4002
Wed Jun 10, 2020 3:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could Delta be on the hook with Gol?
Replies: 7
Views: 1891

Re: Could Delta be on the hook with Gol?

Oh my

Not too familiar with how these things work, but GOL is expected to pay the $300M in one fell swoop? Wouldn't they have been paying it down since 2015 and therefore the balance would be less than $300M? I guess not.

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by maverick4002
Wed Jun 10, 2020 1:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP candidates
Replies: 116
Views: 6580

Re: VP candidates

Some high raking person on Team Biden said Biden will only consider women for the vice presidency. That does not mean it will happen. The right freaking out because of one post is fascinating. Wait what? Biden said so HIMSELF, out loud during the debates. I know why you're trying to spin away from ...

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by maverick4002
Wed Jun 10, 2020 1:09 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: The most distant/inconvenient airports to their city
Replies: 50
Views: 3271

Re: The most distant/inconvenient airports to their city

EZE is a pretty far distance from Buenos Aires tbh, and as far as I recall there isnt a train or anything. I took a taxi

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by maverick4002
Tue Jun 09, 2020 2:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Donald Trump get a second term?
Replies: 492
Views: 32812

Re: Will Donald Trump get a second term?

I hope not. Too many words to describe how awful he is. I am content this past week in the knoweledge that he is widely viewed as an imbecile and coward having to turn off the white house lights and hide in a bunker. I hope he sees the sad irony of championing to build a wall and then he hs to build...

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by maverick4002
Sat Jun 06, 2020 4:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NFL to allow player protests
Replies: 8
Views: 542

Re: NFL to allow player protests

Given neither standing to attention nor kneeling during the anthem is productive use of "company time", I'm struggling to see that as a reason to object. But, it is company time, and the players are employees. The “company” has the right to demand certain things (within the bounds of thei...

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by maverick4002
Sat Jun 06, 2020 3:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gen. Mattis Says POTUS is ‘Making a Mockery of the Constitution’
Replies: 75
Views: 3809

Re: Gen. Mattis Says POTUS is ‘Making a Mockery of the Constitution’

johnboy wrote:
Little Marco needs to stick with the foam parties and trolling the parks in Fort Lauderdale. He’d have better luck.


Wait, waht does this mean lol

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by maverick4002
Sat Jun 06, 2020 3:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why is there so much economic hardship in the US when welfare seems to be strong?
Replies: 45
Views: 2462

Re: Why is there so much economic hardship in the US when welfare seems to be strong?

LabQuest wrote:
Unemployment is currently $3,400 a month in my state. That's more than I make working full time!


So the question would be: Is unemployment to high, or regular wages too low?

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by maverick4002
Sat Jun 06, 2020 3:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NFL to allow player protests
Replies: 8
Views: 542

Re: NFL to allow player protests

Useless gesture. F**k the NFL. These are all performative gestures. When Kap started this the black balled him, he legit lost his job because of this. The NFL aint shit. They threatened all the players who did followed Kap's lead. Give Kap his job back and maybe we will start believing this is genui...

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by maverick4002
Fri Jun 05, 2020 6:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA will close FA bases in NRT, HKG, FRA
Replies: 87
Views: 15422

Re: UA will close FA bases in NRT, HKG, FRA

Fill me in here. A base at these locations means citizens / people living in these cities who work for United right? So they only do flights into and out of those cities on United?

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