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by AASTEW
Sat Jan 02, 2016 11:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Number Of Flight Attendants By Carrier?
Replies: 5
Views: 3475

RE:

Delta has 22k US based flight attendants

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by AASTEW
Tue Feb 11, 2014 5:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Valujet To Air Tran - The Transition Process?
Replies: 19
Views: 8264

RE: Valujet To Air Tran - The Transition Process?

ValuJet, had F/A bases in <acronym title="Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson Int (The William B Hartsfield / Municipal / Candler Field) (ATL / KATL), USA - Georgia">ATL</acronym>, <acronym title="Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood International (FLL / KFLL), USA - Florida">FLL</acronym>, <acronym title="Dallas /...

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by AASTEW
Tue Aug 06, 2013 11:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Outstation Outsourcing
Replies: 75
Views: 11382

RE: Delta Outstation Outsourcing

MIA above wing Delta, below Eulen America

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by AASTEW
Tue Jul 23, 2013 12:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Nose Gear Collapse At LGA
Replies: 241
Views: 57541

RE: WN Nose Gear Collapse At LGA

Just my flight attendant experience speculation: the captain didn't not initiate the evacuation. If so, the spoilers would have been down. This evacuation was probably flight attendant or passenger initiated. No Doubt, Get Out!

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by AASTEW
Thu Jan 17, 2013 8:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL DC-9 & MD-90 Question
Replies: 112
Views: 23495

RE: DL DC-9 & MD-90 Question

I think its also interesting that NWA never placed an actual order for DC-9's they were all acquired through mergers or second hand!

AASTEW

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by AASTEW
Sat Jan 05, 2013 7:59 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Crew Bases In Bangkok
Replies: 12
Views: 6244

RE: Crew Bases In Bangkok

DELTA has a foreign national FA base!

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by AASTEW
Sat Jan 05, 2013 7:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA CEO To Make Merger Decision Soon
Replies: 201
Views: 29003

RE: AA CEO To Make Merger Decision Soon

AA + US....two airlines that have had very bad mergers....cant wait to see how this mess unfolds!

AASTEW

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by AASTEW
Tue Aug 14, 2012 4:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Man Swims To JFK, Walks Into Terminal
Replies: 45
Views: 23744

RE: Man Swims To JFK, Walks Into Terminal

Just waiting for a prisoner to escape from Rikers to be standing at AA's gate D10....someday!!!!

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by AASTEW
Mon Mar 05, 2012 10:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eastern Flight Attendant Bid Sheet - ORD - 1985
Replies: 24
Views: 11569

RE: Eastern Flight Attendant Bid Sheet - ORD - 1985

Looking at the trip rotations.....seems like a lot of legs with VERY high time trips. Was this normal?

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by AASTEW
Sat Feb 25, 2012 9:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. Airline F/A Crew Bases
Replies: 33
Views: 19778

RE: U.S. Airline F/A Crew Bases

DL F/A US BASE HEADCOUNTS <acronym title="Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson International (The William B Hartsfield) (ATL / KATL), USA - Georgia">ATL</acronym>-6,239 NYC-4,373 <acronym title="Detroit - Metropolitan Wayne County (DTW / KDTW), USA - Michigan">DTW</acronym>-2,466 <acronym title="Minneapolis...

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by AASTEW
Sat Feb 25, 2012 9:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hughes Airwest
Replies: 54
Views: 7239

RE: Hughes Airwest

I def. know of a Hughes Airwest F/A based in DTW. She writes children's books.

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by AASTEW
Tue Jan 24, 2012 4:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA (ASA) 6060 Evac @ BWI
Replies: 17
Views: 3439

RE: UA (ASA) 6060 Evac @ BWI

Did anyone hear the flight attendants evacuation commands? That's wierd, it was silent!

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by AASTEW
Sun Dec 25, 2011 7:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Charter Question
Replies: 7
Views: 3696

DL Charter Question

Tomorrow 12/26, <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> is operating flight 8889 from <acronym title="Washington - Ronald Reagan National (DCA / KDCA), USA - Virginia">DCA</acronym> to <acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR), USA - New Jersey">EWR</acronym>. What team...

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by AASTEW
Mon Nov 28, 2011 3:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flight Attendant Attacked On JetBlue Flight
Replies: 60
Views: 19983

Flight Attendant Attacked On JetBlue Flight

When I'm faced with the Captain and CRO not backing me up in these situations, I simply state, "safety of flight is compromised." I communicate with the captain, "Its either you remove them or i'm walking." Neither pilots or ground agents are there to deal with passenger disruptions inflight. BTW, m...

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by AASTEW
Mon Nov 21, 2011 7:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA MD83 Incidents Inflight. Question.
Replies: 29
Views: 7054

RE: AA MD83 Incidents Inflight. Question.

The 200 frames consist of both '82 and '83's.

AASTEW

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by AASTEW
Sat Oct 29, 2011 7:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Saturday Snow In NYC Area
Replies: 92
Views: 15140

Saturday Snow In NYC Area

DL 57 <acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</acronym>-<acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR), USA - New Jersey">EWR</acronym> diverted to <acronym title="Syracuse - Hancock International (SYR / KSYR), USA - New York">SYR</acronym>! All domestic <acr...

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by AASTEW
Sat Jul 18, 2009 8:33 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Cabin Crew Trainers
Replies: 9
Views: 5972

RE: Cabin Crew Trainers

At the Flight Academy at <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym>....<acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> Flight Attendants use an <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> B757 complete with hydraulics and smoke and fire simulations. At Building F at NWA I ...

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by AASTEW
Sat Oct 20, 2007 8:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Too Large?
Replies: 58
Views: 6792

RE: AA Too Large?

Pre 2001 F100 <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-80 B727 B737 B757 B767 B777 DC-10 A300 Now 2007 <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-80 B737 B757 B767 B777 A300 How many more need to go according to the experts at A.net? Also, remember <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</...

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by AASTEW
Fri Oct 12, 2007 10:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Plane Registrations For Oct. 13
Replies: 2
Views: 2606

RE: AA Plane Registrations For Oct. 13

As of 6pm EST 10/12 Flight 2225/ Tail 292 Super80 Flight 1029/skd to be exTWA super80 no tail number assigned just yet. Please note tails numbers could change at the drop of a hat! Just curious, why do people ask that info waaaay in advance. Many factors are considered when it comes to fleet assignm...

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by AASTEW
Wed Oct 10, 2007 5:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New PDX-AMS Flight On Northwest
Replies: 85
Views: 12437

RE: New PDX-AMS Flight On Northwest

Jetjack,

Just curious which F/A crew base operates the AMS-BOM trip?

AASTEW

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by AASTEW
Sat Sep 29, 2007 12:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NWA Manila Based F/A's Salary
Replies: 45
Views: 6231

RE: NWA Manila Based F/A's Salary

Same things goes for <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym>'s foreign nationals.....they are not union(APFA). Not included in <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> USA seniority list. <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> foreign nationals are trained i...

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by AASTEW
Sun Sep 23, 2007 10:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirTran Pilots Reject Tentative Contract
Replies: 23
Views: 4003

RE: AirTran Pilots Reject Tentative Contract

Let's not forget a.netters saying a plane is old after just 10yrs.......

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by AASTEW
Tue Sep 18, 2007 5:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: On Board Announcements... Time For A Change?
Replies: 38
Views: 5719

RE: On Board Announcements... Time For A Change?

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by AASTEW
Tue Sep 18, 2007 3:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What American Carriers Used The MD-80 Or DC-9?
Replies: 39
Views: 5613

RE: What American Carriers Used The MD-80 Or DC-9?

ValuJet didn't operate their small MD-80 fleet after they restarted flying in the fall of '96

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by AASTEW
Tue Sep 18, 2007 1:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Not Going Quietly: Eagle LGA-MEM Starts 13 Dec
Replies: 60
Views: 6898

RE: AA Not Going Quietly: Eagle LGA-MEM Starts 13 Dec

This reminds me of when TWA and <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> were competing on each others turf. Remember, TWA started <acronym title="San Juan - Luis Munoz Marin International (SJU / TJSJ), Puerto Rico AND San Juan - Luis Munoz Marin International (SJU / TJSJ), Puerto Rico"...

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by AASTEW
Thu Sep 13, 2007 12:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Are UA's Plans For JFK?
Replies: 24
Views: 6437

RE: What Are UA's Plans For JFK?

The Big UAL as looong given up their presence at <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>. They no longer fly to <acronym title="Tokyo - Narita International (New Tokyo) (NRT / RJAA), Japan">NRT</acronym> or <acronym title="CURRE...

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by AASTEW
Thu Sep 13, 2007 12:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 To Introduce Onboard Sales
Replies: 60
Views: 7202

RE: B6 To Introduce Onboard Sales

Ah....the baskets are restocked from the AFT galley by the working F/A's.....  Silly

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by AASTEW
Sun Aug 26, 2007 7:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NWA Employee Pass Benefits On SkyTeam Partners?
Replies: 6
Views: 4329

NWA Employee Pass Benefits On SkyTeam Partners?

What are the pass benefits on US based SkyTeam members for NWA employees, dependents, parents? Can NWA employees fly DL or CO unlimited? Is there a service charge?

AASTEW

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by AASTEW
Fri Aug 24, 2007 4:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flight Crew Of 3 On A UA 777
Replies: 44
Views: 11372

RE: Flight Crew Of 3 On A UA 777

All of <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym>'s B777's have crew bunks for both Flight Deck Crew (behind cockpit door A/C Left) and Inflight Crew(center section <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym> level adjacent to 3L/R. The old Pacific config. pilot seats are 4DG. (Last row ...

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by AASTEW
Mon Aug 20, 2007 12:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirTran - Special/Historic Liveries?
Replies: 34
Views: 3993

RE: AirTran - Special/Historic Liveries?

As a former <acronym title="Centre-Avia Airlines (Russian Federation)">J7</acronym> employee I seriously doubt that you will every see a Critter livery flying around. Please remember that the original AirTran was never the size of <acronym title="Centre-Avia Airlines (Russian Federation)">J7</acrony...

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by AASTEW
Sun Aug 19, 2007 5:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Dean Affects?
Replies: 153
Views: 10072

RE: Hurricane Dean Affects?

AA's Operations 8/18/2007 KINGSTON 4 B737-<acronym title="Miami - International (MIA / KMIA), USA - Florida">MIA</acronym> 1 A300-<acronym title="Montego Bay - Donald Sangster (MBJ / MKJS), Jamaica">MBJ</acronym>-<acronym title="Miami - International (MIA / KMIA), USA - Florida">MIA</acronym> GRAND ...

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by AASTEW
Sun Aug 19, 2007 1:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MD-80 Vs 737-800 Operating Costs
Replies: 64
Views: 30436

RE: MD-80 Vs 737-800 Operating Costs

With AA modifying the '82 with 219's and different tail cones does that make them more like '88's without glass cockpits.

AASTEW

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by AASTEW
Fri Aug 17, 2007 12:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Recalls 460 ex-TWA Flight Attendants
Replies: 94
Views: 10096

AA Recalls 460 ex-TWA Flight Attendants

Please keep in mind that the most junior Original <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> F/A on property was hired in early 2001. That would probably make the most junior <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> F/A around age 26 or 27yrs old. No spring chickens here sorr...

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by AASTEW
Thu Aug 16, 2007 11:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Recalls 460 ex-TWA Flight Attendants
Replies: 94
Views: 10096

AA Recalls 460 ex-TWA Flight Attendants

It all depends on <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym>'s international growth. Unless, you have a REALLY desired language qualification such as Japanese/Chinese Mandarin/Korean/Greek/Arabic/Swedish. That's their only hope of getting international qualified really fast. Otherwise, <a...

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by AASTEW
Thu Aug 16, 2007 2:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Connecting With AA At JFK
Replies: 9
Views: 3655

RE: Connecting With AA At JFK

I believe end of August or early Sept.

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by AASTEW
Thu Aug 16, 2007 1:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Connecting With AA At JFK
Replies: 9
Views: 3655

RE: Connecting With AA At JFK

T8 will be torn down very soon....at least that's the plan.

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by AASTEW
Thu Aug 16, 2007 1:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Connecting With AA At JFK
Replies: 9
Views: 3655

RE: Connecting With AA At JFK

You have to clear security again...if arriving in T8 and then walking over to T9.

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by AASTEW
Thu Aug 16, 2007 9:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Paying For Cocktails With A $100 Bill
Replies: 49
Views: 4904

RE: Paying For Cocktails With A $100 Bill

AA gives new hire F/A's a $20.00 change fund included in their first paycheck. However, many F/A's don't keep that change fund seperate. They spend it of course! Upon, leaving the company <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> takes the $20.00 change fund back out of your final payche...

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by AASTEW
Thu Aug 16, 2007 8:33 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: CCS-MIA Help - This Weekend
Replies: 9
Views: 3403

RE: CCS-MIA Help - This Weekend

Also, you can go from <acronym title="Caracas - Simon Bolivar International / Maiquetia (CCS / SVMI), Venezuela">CCS</acronym> to <acronym title="San Juan - Luis Munoz Marin International (SJU / TJSJ), Puerto Rico AND San Juan - Luis Munoz Marin International (SJU / TJSJ), Puerto Rico">SJU</acronym>...

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by AASTEW
Thu Aug 16, 2007 7:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passengers Threaten To Sue CO
Replies: 123
Views: 13313

RE: Passengers Threaten To Sue CO

If their was food onboard, trust it would have been offered! F/A's and Pilots do the best we can do in these circumstances. I'm quite sure as an expericenced F/A, the crew ran out of FOOD and drinks. I could almost guarantee the only bev. they may have had left onboard was tonic water. Pilots just d...

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by AASTEW
Thu Aug 16, 2007 7:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Recalls 460 ex-TWA Flight Attendants
Replies: 94
Views: 10096

AA Recalls 460 ex-TWA Flight Attendants

The recalls are based on normal attrition, not growth. The returning TWA F/A's will be returning with a seniority date of April 10, 2001. TWA F/A's don't have any bumping rights over <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> F/A's. Their is no fence around <acronym title="St. Louis - Lam...

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by AASTEW
Thu Aug 16, 2007 1:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passengers Threaten To Sue CO
Replies: 123
Views: 13313

RE: Passengers Threaten To Sue CO

AA used to cater all A/C and ground stations with non-perishable snack items. Maybe another <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> employee can recall this. This was around 2000-2001. These items were stored in the last row of all airplanes or in storage room at the ground station. It...

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by AASTEW
Wed Aug 15, 2007 8:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW Dedicated Cargo Fleet
Replies: 7
Views: 2556

NW Dedicated Cargo Fleet

Just out of curiousity are NW employee non-revs allowed to fly on cargo a/c. I was looking at some cabin view photos of what seems to be only 4 seats. I do understand that two of those seats are probably taken by relief pilots!

AASTEW

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by AASTEW
Tue Jul 31, 2007 7:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: USA: Do Any Airline Have "Fly Pass" Anymore?
Replies: 15
Views: 17125

RE: USA: Do Any Airline Have "Fly Pass" Anymore?

AA still has such a program. It's call AirPass. Go to AA.COM for more information.

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by AASTEW
Tue Jul 31, 2007 7:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inappropriate Cabin Crew Conversation?
Replies: 130
Views: 22008

RE: Inappropriate Cabin Crew Conversation?

I guess the same thing applies to passengers as well. F/A's also don't like to here passenger's outrageous celluar phone conversations or better yet their conversation, with passengers sitting right next to them. It's just basic manners. Some people have them some don't. Also, you never know if thos...

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by AASTEW
Fri Jul 13, 2007 9:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 136 LAX-LHR Dirverted To JFK July 12
Replies: 45
Views: 10372

RE: AA 136 LAX-LHR Dirverted To JFK July 12

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by AASTEW
Sun Jul 01, 2007 2:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 105 At YQX
Replies: 2
Views: 1948

RE: AA 105 At YQX

AA 105 LHR-JFK diverted to Gander...due to Medical Emergency.

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by AASTEW
Fri Jun 29, 2007 12:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Announces New JFK-Central America Flights
Replies: 38
Views: 8265

RE: Delta Announces New JFK-Central America Flights

Yeah AA is so crazy they even missed the BK dance.....lol

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by AASTEW
Wed Jun 13, 2007 8:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Tribune: The Nightmare Of UA 1073
Replies: 81
Views: 20849

RE: Chicago Tribune: The Nightmare Of UA 1073

I thought Airliners.net forum members perceived outsourcing as the best thing since sliced bread. Let's not forget about the NWA F/A's/Mechanic/Ground Staff.. When the fierce NWA was thinking about outsourcing international flights with foreign nationals, it was all okay! Where are those outsourcing...

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