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by LUVRSW
Mon Aug 06, 2007 5:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Express CRJ-700 To CWA
Replies: 41
Views: 5352

RE: United Express CRJ-700 To CWA

What's your opinion of mesaba at CWA? I'd like to see them run the new CR9 to MEM.

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by LUVRSW
Fri Apr 06, 2007 12:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SkyWest (UAX) From CWA To Winnipeg...Why?
Replies: 13
Views: 3478

SkyWest (UAX) From CWA To Winnipeg...Why?

Any idea why this is being flown?
http://flightaware.com/live/flight/SKW6020

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by LUVRSW
Wed Apr 04, 2007 10:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mesaba CRJ-900 Routes
Replies: 67
Views: 11502

RE: Mesaba CRJ-900 Routes

Could anyone see a cr9 flying a CWA-MEM run?

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by LUVRSW
Mon Apr 02, 2007 7:51 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: AA First Class: BOS-HNL-BOS (w/pics+vid)
Replies: 35
Views: 33395

RE: AA First Class: BOS-HNL-BOS (w/pics+vid)

Good trip report, albeit somewhat pompous.

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by LUVRSW
Mon Apr 02, 2007 7:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mesaba CRJ-900 Routes
Replies: 67
Views: 11502

RE: Mesaba CRJ-900 Routes

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by LUVRSW
Tue Feb 06, 2007 8:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mesaba To Operate The CRJ900s For NWA
Replies: 80
Views: 9653

RE: Mesaba To Operate The CRJ900s For NWA

Hmmmm...compass will fade away you say? NWA's Compass unit begins recruiting Carrier plans to boost work force to 300 by year's end <a href="http://www.twincities.com/mld/pioneerpress/16630468.htm" target=_blank>http://www.twincities.com/mld/pioneerpress/16630468.htm</a> <a href="http://www.compassa...

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by LUVRSW
Tue Feb 06, 2007 3:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pinnacle Orders Q400
Replies: 34
Views: 4411

RE: Pinnacle Orders Q400

This is what Mesaba should be doing also, but now <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> is buying them...hmmmm, wonder why? Does <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> want to control Mesaba, now that they are losing their grip on <acronym title="Pinnacle Airlines (U...

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by LUVRSW
Mon Feb 05, 2007 11:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pinnacle Orders Q400
Replies: 34
Views: 4411

RE: Pinnacle Orders Q400

Thats why 9e bought Colgan...to diversify away from NW....smart move...

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by LUVRSW
Tue Jan 30, 2007 6:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mesaba To Operate The CRJ900s For NWA
Replies: 80
Views: 9653

RE: Mesaba To Operate The CRJ900s For NWA

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by LUVRSW
Thu Jan 25, 2007 3:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flight Aborted; Airport (MKE) Closed Briefly
Replies: 32
Views: 11463

RE: Flight Aborted; Airport (MKE) Closed Briefly

how serious is that? Could that have brought it down? Could it take off with one engine? Did they hit the brakes after VR?

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by LUVRSW
Tue Jan 23, 2007 6:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flight Aborted; Airport (MKE) Closed Briefly
Replies: 32
Views: 11463

RE: Flight Aborted; Airport (MKE) Closed Briefly

I like that picture above....is that a baggage tug with a plow on it (left side)?

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by LUVRSW
Fri Dec 22, 2006 10:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NWA Considers Buying Mesaba
Replies: 48
Views: 5023

RE: NWA Considers Buying Mesaba

AZJ you are right on. I hope NW gets rid of Spongebob Spanjers.

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by LUVRSW
Fri Dec 22, 2006 10:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Stranded In Dayton Trying To Get To DEN!
Replies: 26
Views: 5094

RE: Stranded In Dayton Trying To Get To DEN!

Instead of Dayton head to Daytona!

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by LUVRSW
Tue Nov 07, 2006 11:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mesaba Unions: Gains Made In Negotiated Agreements
Replies: 4
Views: 2730

RE: Mesaba Unions: Gains Made In Negotiated Agreements

Sounds like the union's spin in order to make them "look tough" and not like the pansies they are.

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by LUVRSW
Mon Oct 30, 2006 8:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spending 3 Hours At MKE
Replies: 5
Views: 2570

RE: Spending 3 Hours At MKE

Take a cab to 30th and Galena...there are some really cool things to do in that neighboorhood.

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by LUVRSW
Sun Oct 29, 2006 11:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pilots Union Reaches Deal With Mesaba
Replies: 4
Views: 4062

RE: Pilots Union Reaches Deal With Mesaba

No big suprise there, the pilots had to reach a deal in order to save face. What was the alternative? get another job and lose all your seniority? It was all tough talk, but in the end, they know they are screwed if they don't reach a deal. I'm hoping the mechanics show a little spine at least.

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by LUVRSW
Sat Oct 28, 2006 10:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mesaba & Unions; Still No Deal Yet
Replies: 5
Views: 2850

RE: Mesaba & Unions; Still No Deal Yet

Looks like the unions are still negotiating. I believe the unions will cave, and get a deal done, it's really the only way they can save face. What's the alternative? <acronym title="Mesaba Airlines (USA)">XJ</acronym> imposes the cuts, the unions cry fowl, but can't do anything anyway? This way the...

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by LUVRSW
Fri Oct 27, 2006 11:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Court Denies Mesaba Unions Right To Strike - Pilot
Replies: 13
Views: 4691

RE: Court Denies Mesaba Unions Right To Strike - Pilot

Looks like the unions are still negotiating. I believe the unions will cave, and get a deal done, it's really the only way they can save face. What's the alternative? <acronym title="Mesaba Airlines (USA)">XJ</acronym> imposes the cuts, the unions cry fowl, but can't do anything anyway? This way the...

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by LUVRSW
Wed Oct 25, 2006 11:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Court Denies Mesaba Unions Right To Strike - Pilot
Replies: 13
Views: 4691

Court Denies Mesaba Unions Right To Strike - Pilot

That's funny...I guess no one really cares about this issue. As I said, the union will pretty much just sit and take it...all the posturing and tough talk was just that. They'll roll over just like the <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> <acronym title="Safair (South Africa)">FA</...

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by LUVRSW
Thu Oct 19, 2006 7:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mesaba News:Judge Delays Strike Injunction Ruling
Replies: 10
Views: 2707

RE: Mesaba News:Judge Delays Strike Injunction Ruling

Mair was just created a few years ago, and was spun off from Mesaba itself. Paul Foley used to run Mesaba...then they created Mair, and now he heads Mair, overseeing Mesaba and Big Sky....it's a big scam if you ask me. I think they created MAIR in the image of Northwest...the way <acronym title="Nor...

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by LUVRSW
Wed Oct 18, 2006 1:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mesaba News:Judge Delays Strike Injunction Ruling
Replies: 10
Views: 2707

RE: Mesaba News:Judge Delays Strike Injunction Ruling

All this does is delay things further....this is getting old.

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by LUVRSW
Wed Oct 18, 2006 12:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mesaba.....any News?
Replies: 31
Views: 4059

RE: Mesaba.....any News?

Judge delays ruling on Mesaba unions 10/17/2006, 10:00 p.m. <acronym title="Ethiopian Airlines">ET</acronym> By JOSHUA FREED The Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A bankruptcy judge delayed a ruling Tuesday night on blocking union workers from striking Mesaba Aviation Inc., but also barred the Nor...

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by LUVRSW
Wed Oct 18, 2006 11:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mesaba News:Judge Delays Strike Injunction Ruling
Replies: 10
Views: 2707

RE: Mesaba News:Judge Delays Strike Injunction Ruling

You wouldn't understand squid, the government provides all of your needs, from health care,to clothing, and food. These people need a livable wage in order to provide the things to their families that you take for granted.

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by LUVRSW
Wed Oct 18, 2006 11:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mesaba News:Judge Delays Strike Injunction Ruling
Replies: 10
Views: 2707

Mesaba News:Judge Delays Strike Injunction Ruling

<a href="http://www.mlive.com/newsflash/business/index.ssf?/base/business-68/1161137377200370.xml&storylist=mibusiness" target=_blank>http://www.mlive.com/newsflash/busin...377200370.xml&storylist=mibusiness</a> Judge delays ruling on Mesaba unions 10/17/2006, 10:00 p.m. <acronym title="Ethiopian Ai...

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by LUVRSW
Wed Oct 18, 2006 7:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mesaba.....any News?
Replies: 31
Views: 4059

RE: Mesaba.....any News?

Mair was just created a few years ago, and was spun off from Mesaba itself. Paul Foley used to run Mesaba...then they created Mair, and now he heads Mair, overseeing Mesaba and Big Sky....it's a big scam if you ask me. I think they created MAIR in the image of Northwest...the way <acronym title="Nor...

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by LUVRSW
Wed Oct 18, 2006 6:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Non-Rev Procedures On NW
Replies: 40
Views: 6645

RE: Non-Rev Procedures On NW

Use the kiosks to verify. Enter your PNR and it will print out a verification slip. That gets you through security and to the gate. Your seat will be assigned at the gate. You can also check luggage at the kiosk.

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by LUVRSW
Wed Oct 18, 2006 6:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mesaba.....any News?
Replies: 31
Views: 4059

RE: Mesaba.....any News?

Wow...I saw Elizabeth Costello in an online news segment...she's quite the Hottie! I hope that the unions follow through on their threats and strike...injunction or not.

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by LUVRSW
Tue Oct 17, 2006 10:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mesaba.....any News?
Replies: 31
Views: 4059

RE: Mesaba.....any News?

Are the paycuts 19.4%, or 17.5%? Both are being reported in the media.

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by LUVRSW
Tue Oct 17, 2006 12:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mesaba.....any News?
Replies: 31
Views: 4059

RE: Mesaba.....any News?

Mesaba will be granted the injunction, just like <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym>, and the employees will not resign...just like the <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> F/A's....they like their job too much. Yeah, you may be making Wal-Mart wages...but you st...

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by LUVRSW
Tue Oct 17, 2006 6:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mesaba.....any News?
Replies: 31
Views: 4059

RE: Mesaba.....any News?

There won't be any mass resignations...they don't have the balls. It's all posturing by the unions. They will take the pay cuts and suck it up.

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by LUVRSW
Fri Oct 13, 2006 12:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: My Job W/ B6
Replies: 29
Views: 4461

RE: My Job W/ B6

Dude,

Little tip for ya....if you want any chance of making it through training, dump the psycho pic of you on your blog, and don't mention "drinking beer and eating wings" at Hooters. I don't think Needleman would be very impressed. How about trying a salad?

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by LUVRSW
Fri Oct 13, 2006 12:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mesaba Ruling Set For Today
Replies: 20
Views: 3799

RE: Mesaba Ruling Set For Today

Who will fly the <acronym title="Mesaba Airlines (USA)">XJ</acronym> routes if they liquidate or strike? Will <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> fly those Saabs? <acronym title="Pinnacle Airlines (USA)">9E</acronym>? If a judge declares the strike illegal, then can another airlin...

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by LUVRSW
Fri Oct 13, 2006 7:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mesaba Ruling Set For Today
Replies: 20
Views: 3799

RE: Mesaba Ruling Set For Today

Mesaba is horribly mismanaged. Starting with Spanjers...an ex NWA reject. The employees at <acronym title="Mesaba Airlines (USA)">XJ</acronym> are some of the most dedicated around. I hope they <acronym title="Air Vallee (Italy)">DO</acronym> shut down this airline. <TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDT...

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by LUVRSW
Thu Sep 21, 2006 7:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mesaba Urges Labor To Take Cuts Or Else!
Replies: 28
Views: 4726

RE: Mesaba Urges Labor To Take Cuts Or Else!

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by LUVRSW
Wed Sep 20, 2006 10:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mesaba Urges Labor To Take Cuts Or Else!
Replies: 28
Views: 4726

RE: Mesaba Urges Labor To Take Cuts Or Else!

Well said Dash Trash, well said. Bravo. Sophiesdad, what level manager are you?

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by LUVRSW
Wed Sep 20, 2006 4:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Attention Fargo Spotters
Replies: 1
Views: 2953

Attention Fargo Spotters

Where is a good place to spot in Fargo?

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by LUVRSW
Wed Sep 20, 2006 3:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mesaba Urges Labor To Take Cuts Or Else!
Replies: 28
Views: 4726

RE: Mesaba Urges Labor To Take Cuts Or Else!

Wow...liquidation. Good! Mesaba is a poorly run airline, and the industry needs a little breathing room. Maybe Spanjers can get a gig at NW...oh wait...he was....

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by LUVRSW
Sat Sep 09, 2006 1:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mesaba Urges Labor To Take Cuts Or Else!
Replies: 28
Views: 4726

RE: Mesaba Urges Labor To Take Cuts Or Else!

Pinnacle would love to take their routes.

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by LUVRSW
Mon Aug 28, 2006 10:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Comair CRJ-100 Plane Has Crashed In LEX Part II
Replies: 170
Views: 36527

RE: Comair CRJ-100 Plane Has Crashed In LEX Part II

It's possible the crashed fenced was CFR (crash fire rescue) crew getting to the plane, and not the plane itself.

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by LUVRSW
Tue Aug 01, 2006 7:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW Flight Attendants Rejected 2nd TA
Replies: 115
Views: 11296

RE: NW Flight Attendants Rejected 2nd TA

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by LUVRSW
Thu Jul 27, 2006 11:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Air Nose Gear Collapse At PIT
Replies: 93
Views: 18428

US Air Nose Gear Collapse At PIT

Just reported on MSNBC. US AIR flight PIT-PBI nose gear collapsed at gate with pax on board.

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by LUVRSW
Wed Jun 28, 2006 12:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mesaba BK Update
Replies: 17
Views: 1911

RE: Mesaba BK Update

And they can't even non-rev anymore because of the reduced capacity. My prediction: As soon as Mesaba gets the cuts from labor, <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> awards the CRJ's to Mesaba...but there's nothing they will be able to do about it, because they will be locked in for...

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by LUVRSW
Tue Jun 27, 2006 9:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mesaba BK Update
Replies: 17
Views: 1911

Mesaba BK Update

Looks like things didn't go too well for the employees yesterday in court. <a href="http://www.twincities.com/mld/twincities/14908548.htm" target=_blank>http://www.twincities.com/mld/twincities/14908548.htm</a> The hearing on that request was expected to run at least into today. In court, Mesaba aga...

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by LUVRSW
Thu Jun 22, 2006 12:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Midway Crash Cockpit Transcript
Replies: 57
Views: 14364

RE: Southwest Midway Crash Cockpit Transcript

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by LUVRSW
Wed Jun 21, 2006 1:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Midway Crash Cockpit Transcript
Replies: 57
Views: 14364

RE: Southwest Midway Crash Cockpit Transcript

The worst part is reading the end of the transcript, knowing that when it says "sounds similar to clunk" that a 6 year old boy just became pinned at that moment, and his family will never be the same.

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by LUVRSW
Wed Jun 21, 2006 5:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Midway Crash Cockpit Transcript
Replies: 57
Views: 14364

RE: Southwest Midway Crash Cockpit Transcript

I reemember when this happened, we all bashed <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> pretty hard, but the <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> fanatics all said "wait until the report is out"...well it's out now... From USA Today: The pilot's eagerness to land, thou...

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