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by Seabear
Thu Aug 15, 2019 10:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ural Airlines A321 VQ-BOZ 15 august 2019 Moscow emergency landing
Replies: 180
Views: 26839

Re: Ural Airlines A321 VQ-BOZ 15 august 2019 Moscow emergency landing

In America you pop corn.

In Russia, corn pops you.

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by Seabear
Fri Aug 09, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Drunk FA fired (UA Express, ORD-SBN)
Replies: 62
Views: 10422

Re: Drunk FA fired (UA Express, ORD-SBN)

Wow, that's one miserable mug shot hangover. How did she manage to get all the way to the airport and board the flight without being noticed?

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by Seabear
Tue Aug 06, 2019 2:24 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What would you do if someone was sitting at your assigned seat?
Replies: 53
Views: 3107

Re: What would you do if someone was sitting at your assigned seat?

First, I double check my boarding pass and take another look at the seat row identification to ensure that I'm not the mistaken party, then, if reasonably certain, I will ask the other person to confirm his/her seat assignment. I've only experienced one confrontational passenger, and it turned out t...

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by Seabear
Fri Aug 02, 2019 8:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bats on a plane
Replies: 15
Views: 2466

Bats on a plane

https://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/a ... 901671001/

Will that be rabies, or non-rabies? Oh, there's a fee for that.
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USA TODAY: Bat on a plane: Spirit passengers spooked on flight

https://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/a ... 901671001/

Will that be rabies, or non-rabies? Oh, there's a fee for that.

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by Seabear
Tue Jul 30, 2019 1:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Missile launcher found in baggage at BWI
Replies: 44
Views: 6935

Re: Missile launcher found in baggage at BWI

enilria wrote:
rjmf22 wrote:
well obviously TSA found it

I strongly disagree with this statement.


Probably packed a nail clipper in the same bag. Just dumb luck that a rocket launcher was found.

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by Seabear
Mon Jul 29, 2019 7:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Do any FBOs use jetways?
Replies: 25
Views: 5363

Re: Do any FBOs use jetways?

So if the TLA "FBO" isn't common outside of the USA, what are FBOs commonly called elsewhere?

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by Seabear
Tue Jul 16, 2019 3:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA diversion to Yuma
Replies: 27
Views: 4502

Re: AA diversion to Yuma

commpilot wrote:
It is a shame the rescue plane pushed PHX at 15:25 and not 15:10.


Or flight AA310...

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by Seabear
Fri Jul 12, 2019 3:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger opens exit door
Replies: 14
Views: 3382

Re: Passenger opens exit door

Shocked that the passenger was allowed to reboard the next day. If it were up to me she'd be swimming home. The article doesn’t state explicitly that the woman who opened the door was allowed to reboard, just that ”the passengers” reboarded the following day. If she indeed was on board the second t...

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by Seabear
Thu Jul 11, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S firm behind new WOW air found out + IAD to be one of new destinations
Replies: 91
Views: 9393

Re: Former Execs of WOW trying to bring back LCC named WAB

thekorean wrote:
I would have more faith if they had billions in wealth and were willing to lose money.


Other. People's. Money.

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by Seabear
Thu Jul 11, 2019 2:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger opens exit door
Replies: 14
Views: 3382

Re: Passenger opens exit door

Shocked that the passenger was allowed to reboard the next day. If it were up to me she'd be swimming home.

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by Seabear
Thu Jul 11, 2019 12:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Mayor OK's Smoking Ban at ATL
Replies: 189
Views: 13733

Re: Atlanta Mayor OK's Smoking Ban at ATL

Good news--Atlanta welcome to the rest of the United States Welcome to Canada circa 2002-2006. Do any US states still allow smoking in public places like restaurants? I’d like to know which ones to avoid visiting. We banned smoking in all indoor workplaces (with a few regrettable exceptions) here i...

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by Seabear
Thu Jul 11, 2019 12:17 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Service to/from Cozumel, Mexico?
Replies: 5
Views: 543

Re: Service to/from Cozumel, Mexico?

Flew into CZM numerous times back in the early 2000s on a variety of cheap charter package flights out of DFW - ATA with their L1011s, Sun Country DC-10, Champion Air 727s...dive trips. Those were the days.

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by Seabear
Wed Jul 10, 2019 3:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Engine spinner detaches mid-flight.
Replies: 45
Views: 15250

Re: Engine spinner detaches mid-flight.

Just for a laugh, there was some quality news reporting on an Australian news program here tonight. They stated it was the aircraft nose cone! Hahaha Shoddy reporting not exclusive to Down Under: USA TODAY: Emergency landing after nose cone breaks https://www.usatoday.com/videos/travel/airline-news...

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by Seabear
Mon Jul 01, 2019 7:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Disney launching their own airline?
Replies: 168
Views: 23976

Re: Disney launching their own airline?

I follow several Disney-related websites and have never heard of this one...and nobody else has picked up on this "rumor".

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by Seabear
Fri Jun 28, 2019 1:39 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Poll: Have You Flown on 737MAX?
Replies: 37
Views: 1817

Re: Poll: Have You Flown on 737MAX?

Yes, February last year FLL-MDW. Aircraft had only entered service the prior week, per one of the crew. Flight was uneventful.

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by Seabear
Wed Jun 26, 2019 7:03 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your least favorite aircraft type ?
Replies: 95
Views: 6026

Re: Your least favorite aircraft type ?

CRJ, without hesitation. Always a tortuous ordeal.

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by Seabear
Mon Jun 24, 2019 4:04 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: $1500.00 not enough to switch seats in Y!
Replies: 61
Views: 5611

Re: $1500.00 not enough to switch seats in Y!

I'd have held out for substantially more than $1500... that's chump change for Cam ($118m contract and all).

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by Seabear
Thu Jun 20, 2019 2:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Parents of Children With Food Allergies - D.O.T. considers severe allergies a disability
Replies: 5
Views: 483

Parents of Children With Food Allergies - D.O.T. considers severe allergies a disability

https://nyti.ms/2KpX2ob

Legit concern, or hysterical overreaction (pun intended)? How can any airline guarantee a 100% nut-free environment?
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Boarding Now: Parents of Children With Food Allergies https://nyti.ms/2KpX2ob

Legit concern, or hysterical overreaction (pun intended)? How can any airline guarantee a 100% nut-free environment?

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by Seabear
Wed Jun 19, 2019 9:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus chief says it’s ready for pilotless jets as soon as public gets on board
Replies: 61
Views: 4094

Re: Airbus chief says it’s ready for pilotless jets as soon as public gets on board

The Luddites were indeed correct, just took 200 years to come to pass.

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by Seabear
Wed Jun 19, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another Passenger Assaults FA
Replies: 22
Views: 2431

Re: Another Passenger Assaults FA

"Having a bad day" is neither an excuse nor a license for egregious behavior. Actions have consequences. This cretin deserves consequences en masse, including a lifetime ban. Let him walk or ride the 'hound once he gets out of prison

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by Seabear
Mon Jun 17, 2019 5:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where at LAX? (Unpainted DC-10 photo)
Replies: 32
Views: 4973

Re: Where at LAX? (Unpainted DC-10 photo)

Click on the photo, all your questions will be answered.

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by Seabear
Sat Jun 15, 2019 2:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta luggage abuse
Replies: 107
Views: 11593

Re: Delta luggage abuse

Who packs a "priceless heirloom" in checked baggage? Oh, this specimen... it was CARRY-ON luggage, Einstein! "oh" -- indeed! Nice try, sport. The bag was gate checked...the passenger should have removed the valuables, simple as that. It's called "personal responsibility&quo...

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by Seabear
Fri Jun 14, 2019 1:34 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: The NK Payment Mistake Blackhole
Replies: 2
Views: 476

Re: The NK Payment Mistake Blackhole

You get what you pay for.

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by Seabear
Fri Jun 14, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta luggage abuse
Replies: 107
Views: 11593

Re: Delta luggage abuse

Who packs a "priceless heirloom" in checked baggage? Oh, this specimen... If you read the article, it was a carry-on that Delta made her check because there was no overhead bin space. Yes, I most definitely did read the article...your point is what, exactly? Priceless, irreplaceable valua...

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by Seabear
Thu Jun 13, 2019 11:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta luggage abuse
Replies: 107
Views: 11593

Re: Delta luggage abuse

Who packs a "priceless heirloom" in checked baggage? Oh, this specimen...

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by Seabear
Thu Jun 13, 2019 5:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brown Bear Walks Through Airport Security Check Point
Replies: 59
Views: 8998

Re: Brown Bear Walks Through Airport Security Check Point

The bear was distraught, he ate his emotional support human.

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by Seabear
Thu Jun 13, 2019 1:57 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: New Air Force One Scheme
Replies: 107
Views: 10683

Re: New Air Force One Scheme

The current iconic livery is instantly recognizable the world over. Everything this man touches is indelibly soiled. Leave it alone!

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by Seabear
Tue Jun 11, 2019 3:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Man arrested at Schiphol with loaded gun
Replies: 20
Views: 3962

Re: Man arrested at Schiphol with loaded gun

If (when) it's determined that this troglodyte managed to bring his shootin' iron through TSA screeners on the US side, heads need to roll. TSA has only proven themselves adept at finding nail clippers and mouthwash, but utterly useless otherwise.

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by Seabear
Mon Jun 10, 2019 1:27 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What is your dream aviation trip?
Replies: 15
Views: 839

Re: What is your dream aviation trip?

A joyride to space in Sir Richard's Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo.

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by Seabear
Fri Jun 07, 2019 5:38 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Creative and cool airline name ideas
Replies: 19
Views: 1008

Re: Creative and cool airline name ideas

PatrickZ80 wrote:
For an LCC, I always fancied the name Sheep. When you pronounce it, it sounds similar to "cheap", which is what you expect from an LCC. And it would instantly give the airline a theme, a logo, etc.

The airline, or the passengers (sheeple)?

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by Seabear
Wed Jun 05, 2019 12:18 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: New Aviation Themed Restaurant “The Hangar” To Open in Fresno
Replies: 3
Views: 362

Re: New Aviation Themed Restaurant “The Hangar” To Open in Fresno

Hmmmm...might be a good excuse to visit the family in the Valley.

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by Seabear
Fri May 31, 2019 9:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Support animal attacks PAX
Replies: 6
Views: 1316

Re: Support animal attacks PAX

There was a lengthy thread regarding this incident a few years ago, iirc. https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1365075&p=19589595&hilit=%22emotional+support%22+delta#p19589595 hope this unfortunate man takes DL to the cleaners. This bogus "Emotional Support Animal&qu...

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by Seabear
Fri May 31, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why do Iranian Carries use very old aircraft?
Replies: 53
Views: 7675

Re: Why does Iranian Carries use very old aircraft?

They could presumably buy new aircraft from Russia or China that contain no Western content.

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by Seabear
Fri May 31, 2019 8:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Support animal attacks PAX
Replies: 6
Views: 1316

Re: Support animal attacks PAX

There was a lengthy thread regarding this incident a few years ago, iirc. http://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1365075&p=19589595&hilit=%22emotional+support%22+delta#p19589595 hope this unfortunate man takes DL to the cleaners. This bogus "Emotional Support Animal"...

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by Seabear
Fri May 31, 2019 8:06 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Southwest ditching ticket jackets
Replies: 35
Views: 4420

Southwest ditching ticket jackets

https://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/f ... 277959001/

How many airlines are still providing ticket jackets?
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USA TODAY: End of an era: Southwest ditching ticket jackets

https://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/f ... 277959001/

How many airlines are still providing ticket jackets?

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by Seabear
Wed May 29, 2019 9:17 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best Airline Ads
Replies: 59
Views: 3207

Re: Best Airline Ads

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EYspsgIjb4U
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m0ssy wrote:
Alaska Airlines (?), where some poor soul is going row to row begging for change so he can use the restroom.


This:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EYspsgIjb4U

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by Seabear
Wed May 29, 2019 8:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA stock hits a 3-year low
Replies: 101
Views: 10368

Re: AA stock hits a 3-year low

Doug destroyed the airline. They are at at a product level comparable to Spirit and Frontier, but pretend not to be, while both Spirit and Frontier offer superior customer service. Doug is a major part of the problem, but so are US Airways employees in general. You've apparently never flown NK or F...

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by Seabear
Wed May 29, 2019 8:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA stock hits a 3-year low
Replies: 101
Views: 10368

Re: AA stock hits a 3-year low

It's hilarious. LCC has invested (somewhat) in their premium product with Flagship lounges, FFD, etc. But somehow Dougie is too dumb to realize that the same people that fly AA's pathetic domestic offering will associate AA with being cheap and bland, and not premium, and that as a result, AA's bra...

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by Seabear
Wed May 29, 2019 8:22 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best Airline Ads
Replies: 59
Views: 3207

Re: Best Airline Ads

Is it just me, or am I just not seeing nearly as many airline ads on TV these days? Or are they running only in select markets? Other than the aforementioned WN ads, nothing recently memorable comes to mind.

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by Seabear
Wed May 29, 2019 3:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS wins 12th straight JD Power award
Replies: 86
Views: 6364

Re: AS wins 12th straight JD Power award

Expectations have been driven so low that it's not surprising that "Airline Satisfaction Climbs to Record Highs".

Stockholm Syndrome.

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by Seabear
Tue May 21, 2019 7:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Equine Flights
Replies: 43
Views: 5067

Re: Equine Flights

Or they could just call it an Emotional Support Horse and voila, Mr Ed flies for free! :lol:

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by Seabear
Tue May 21, 2019 6:10 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Aviation in 2050
Replies: 21
Views: 1666

Re: Aviation in 2050

We'll still be seeing threads asking why Boeing doesn't restart the 757?

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by Seabear
Mon May 20, 2019 8:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B 797 - One pilot cockpit?
Replies: 177
Views: 18055

Re: B 797 - One pilot cockpit?

Why not get rid of flight attendants at the same time? After all, 99.999% of the time they're nothing more than glorified cocktail waitresses. Just set up a vending machine in the back. Just sayin'.

/s

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by Seabear
Mon May 20, 2019 2:57 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Help me buy for my new museum
Replies: 23
Views: 1840

Re: Help me buy for my new museum

A Space Shuttle Orbiter.

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by Seabear
Fri May 10, 2019 7:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Solution for drones over airports?
Replies: 53
Views: 4023

Re: Solution for drones over airports?

Fight fire with firepower: Image

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by Seabear
Fri May 10, 2019 6:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Jazz plane collides with fuel tanker truck at Toronto Pearson
Replies: 47
Views: 8083

Re: Air Canada Jazz plane collides with fuel tanker truck at Toronto Pearson

Oh, that'll buff right out. :lol:

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by Seabear
Thu Apr 25, 2019 8:45 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What are the chances that a single-engine pilot could land a 707?
Replies: 43
Views: 4695

Re: What are the chances that a single-engine pilot could land a 707?

"I just want to tell you both good luck. We're all counting on you."

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