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by Super80Fan
Fri Sep 27, 2019 10:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: People go crazy for Southwest's peanuts
Replies: 35
Views: 8511

Re: People go crazy for Southwest's peanuts

Granted it doesn't come in a cool lunchbox or have the WN logo on them, but you can still buy them in bulk for cheap over at King Nuts, the manufacturer of them. Still thing WN took the cowards way out and this was an excuse to save costs on snacks, as in my over 15 years of flying them I've never s...

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by Super80Fan
Fri Sep 27, 2019 10:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta will create a mega global alliance?
Replies: 47
Views: 13032

Re: Delta will create a mega global alliance?

Soon will we see: Delta Latin (ex-LATAM) Delta UK(ex-Virgin Atlantic) Delta Europa (ex-Air Europa) Delta Arabia (ex-MEA) Delta Indian (ex-Jet Airways) Delta Pacific (ex-Korean Air) Delta China (ex-China Eastern) Delta African (ex-Kenya Airways) Delta Australian (ex-Virgin Australian) Westjet and Ae...

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by Super80Fan
Fri Sep 27, 2019 9:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Metro Airport ranks #1 in the nation for customer satisfaction
Replies: 55
Views: 9284

Re: Detroit Metro Airport ranks #1 in the nation.

Spotted the DTW agent. I've had a hit or miss with the DL GA's over in the B Concourse but the DGS "agents" over in the C Concourse make me wonder if I'm still flying Delta or if I stumbled into the Con Air terminal. Back in March, you declared DTW one of the best airports in the country:...

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by Super80Fan
Fri Sep 27, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: China footage reveals hundreds of blindfolded and shackled prisoners
Replies: 44
Views: 4131

Re: China footage reveals hundreds of blindfolded and shackled prisoners

China seems to be the most defended country in the world, yet they are more dangerous than any South American, African, Middle Eastern, or even North Korea combined.

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by Super80Fan
Fri Sep 27, 2019 7:28 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: An actually useful ranking of US airlines.
Replies: 12
Views: 3681

Re: An actually useful ranking of US airlines.

This article was paid for and brought to you by United Airlines.

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by Super80Fan
Wed Sep 25, 2019 9:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Metro Airport ranks #1 in the nation for customer satisfaction
Replies: 55
Views: 9284

Re: Detroit Metro Airport ranks #1 in the nation.

#1 for facilities most definitely but probably dead last in customer service. I think Delta/DGS sends agents there as a punishment for wrongdoing at other stations.

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by Super80Fan
Wed Sep 25, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Impeachment: for real this time?
Replies: 609
Views: 78063

Re: Impeachment: for real this time?

If anyone else was president impeachment would be a no brainer. Well, aside from the fact you would then get president Pence... We shall call him Pastor Pence. I read that Trump has spent about 1/3 of his Presidency patronizing his own hotels? Not that she shouldn’t be allowed to travel, but 1/3 at...

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by Super80Fan
Tue Sep 24, 2019 10:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SkyWest and MSP
Replies: 7
Views: 1865

SkyWest and MSP

Anyone know why there are so many SkyWest operated Delta Connection flights out of MSP? They operate the CR2/CR9 and E175 here on most Delta Connection flights. I'm curious because MSP is home to Endeavor Air's headquarters along with a crew base, maintenance base, and crew training facilities.

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by Super80Fan
Tue Sep 24, 2019 9:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Climate summit New York
Replies: 99
Views: 5848

Re: Climate summit New York

The premise is correct, but you can convince/teach others better when you don’t prance out Veruca Salt.

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by Super80Fan
Mon Sep 23, 2019 8:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A321 bins
Replies: 39
Views: 9824

Re: Delta A321 bins

Delta reconfigured A320/319s and didn’t take much thought to anything really: they cut galleys in half and put CRJ size lavatories on board- later on they created a makeshift retrofit to the galley because it was so tight the FA were all complaining about taking care of 150 pax out of a closet size...

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by Super80Fan
Mon Sep 23, 2019 8:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomas Cook Bankruptcy Discussion Thread
Replies: 1315
Views: 217579

Re: Thomas Cook Bankruptcy Discussion Thread

Hope the staff take anything not nailed down to the floor home with them.

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by Super80Fan
Mon Sep 23, 2019 12:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Flight Diverts to DEN after Passenger Smokes weed
Replies: 50
Views: 9351

Re: AA Flight Diverts to DEN after Passenger Smokes weed

Can anyone here translate boomerese? I'm not a boomer, but possibly you are. Airfare is too cheap in this country. This allows the "degenerates" to easily purchase tickets and continue doing their behavior at 30,000 feet. Higher airfare allows a more restricted group of people to fly and ...

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by Super80Fan
Sun Sep 22, 2019 11:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomas Cook Bankruptcy Discussion Thread
Replies: 1315
Views: 217579

Re: Thomas Cook Airlines News and Discussion Thread

KingB123 wrote:
Super80Fan wrote:
This is what happens when you work for an unstable operation. Plenty of legacy & stable ULCC"s in Europe to work for.


Aye can think of a few US airliners that also had unstable operations :roll:


Sure, and I don't work for them. I value stability.

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by Super80Fan
Sun Sep 22, 2019 11:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomas Cook Bankruptcy Discussion Thread
Replies: 1315
Views: 217579

Re: Thomas Cook Airlines News and Discussion Thread

Here's hoping Condor comes out of this strong. They don't deserve to go down.

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by Super80Fan
Sun Sep 22, 2019 10:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Flight Diverts to DEN after Passenger Smokes weed
Replies: 50
Views: 9351

Re: AA Flight Diverts to DEN after Passenger Smokes weed

Airfare is too cheap, this is proof. Can anyone here translate boomerese? I'm not a boomer, but possibly you are. Airfare is too cheap in this country. This allows the "degenerates" to easily purchase tickets and continue doing their behavior at 30,000 feet. Higher airfare allows a more r...

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by Super80Fan
Sun Sep 22, 2019 9:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomas Cook Bankruptcy Discussion Thread
Replies: 1315
Views: 217579

Re: Thomas Cook Airlines News and Discussion Thread

flyjay123 wrote:
Super80Fan wrote:
Salomon wrote:

Thomas Cook has been around for 178 years.


The travel side of the company, yes. The airline operation is newer and was always pretty unstable.



So unstable its profitable!


You tell me, aren't they the ones looking for an emergency loan/could go into administration tonight?

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by Super80Fan
Sun Sep 22, 2019 9:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomas Cook Bankruptcy Discussion Thread
Replies: 1315
Views: 217579

Re: Thomas Cook Airlines News and Discussion Thread

I should have clarified, I'm not saying the company as a whole is/was unstable, I recognize their long history, I'm saying their airline operation is/was unstable. Big difference between working on their travel/hospitality side and working on their airline side.

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by Super80Fan
Sun Sep 22, 2019 9:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Flight Diverts to DEN after Passenger Smokes weed
Replies: 50
Views: 9351

Re: AA Flight Diverts to DEN after Passenger Smokes weed

Airfare is too cheap, this is proof.

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by Super80Fan
Sun Sep 22, 2019 9:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomas Cook Bankruptcy Discussion Thread
Replies: 1315
Views: 217579

Re: Thomas Cook Airlines News and Discussion Thread

Salomon wrote:
Super80Fan wrote:
This is what happens when you work for an unstable operation.


Thomas Cook has been around for 178 years.


The travel side of the company, yes. The airline operation is newer and was always pretty unstable.

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by Super80Fan
Sun Sep 22, 2019 9:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomas Cook Bankruptcy Discussion Thread
Replies: 1315
Views: 217579

Re: Thomas Cook Airlines News and Discussion Thread

This is what happens when you work for an unstable operation. Plenty of legacy & stable ULCC"s in Europe to work for.

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by Super80Fan
Sun Sep 15, 2019 7:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: More Kavanaugh Allegations
Replies: 94
Views: 7002

Re: More Kavanaugh Allegations

Not going to happen considering not all Dems are on-board with impeaching him. Just seems like the fringe Dems are acting up per usual.

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by Super80Fan
Sun Sep 15, 2019 3:31 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Potential DL LAX expansion
Replies: 11
Views: 1375

Re: Potential DL LAX expansion

Don't think BDL-LAX is going to happen on Delta. Would love to see them start BDL to SLC however, either on an A319 or A220.

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by Super80Fan
Sun Sep 15, 2019 3:26 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: How a broken A220 made my day: LGA-BOS-LGA on Delta!
Replies: 15
Views: 15477

Re: How a broken A220 made my day: LGA-BOS-LGA on Delta!

Love the 757 and the A220 looks like a great ride as well. I agree with you, maybe it's just my imagination but I was very cramped in Delta's A321. Oddly enough, I have actually found their 739's to me much more comfortable.

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by Super80Fan
Sun Sep 15, 2019 2:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: DL retired MD-80/90s quickly
Replies: 1133
Views: 250028

Re: DL retiring MD-80s quickly

Just to add I still think the 717 is on borrowed time. Once the MD88/90 are gone the 717 will start to be phased out. Many say they don't share many parts, sorry they all share a lot on the airframe side. All those special sheetmetal parts that get replaced during heavy check are going to get real ...

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by Super80Fan
Sun Sep 15, 2019 1:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Market Surpression within Markets
Replies: 79
Views: 7421

Re: Market Surpression within Markets

HPN is a good example of how an airport turned into a monopoly for one carrier. For a while, the majors served their major hubs with RJ flying (mainly CRJ-200's and E140/E145's) while AirTran served the big cities in Florida along with ATL with 717's and the occasional 737-700's. In comes JetBlue, w...

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by Super80Fan
Sun Sep 15, 2019 1:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: DL retired MD-80/90s quickly
Replies: 1133
Views: 250028

Re: DL retiring MD-80s quickly

Just to add I still think the 717 is on borrowed time. Once the MD88/90 are gone the 717 will start to be phased out. Many say they don't share many parts, sorry they all share a lot on the airframe side. All those special sheetmetal parts that get replaced during heavy check are going to get real ...

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by Super80Fan
Sun Sep 15, 2019 1:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: DL retired MD-80/90s quickly
Replies: 1133
Views: 250028

Re: DL retiring MD-80s quickly

Are we sure all of these MD88's are being "retired" and not just going into storage until the summer season next year? As far as I know SBD bound MD88's/MD90's are done, heading for permanent retirement or the scrapper while BHM ones are just there for storage until next year.

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by Super80Fan
Fri Sep 13, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Yes/No Poll: Do You Like American Airlines?
Replies: 51
Views: 3817

Re: Yes/No Poll: Do You Like American Airlines?

Yes. Haven't had the problems on them that others seem to have. Almost every employee I've ran into (save for some LUS GA's at MCO and PHL who were hired from the depths of hell) are extremely courteous & helpful. Any delays/cancellations I've had on them were not their fault and I've been quick...

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by Super80Fan
Fri Sep 13, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 9/12 Democratic Debate Thread
Replies: 64
Views: 3530

Re: 9/12 Democratic Debate Thread

Beta male who couldn't even get a senate seat is beyond desperate at this point, it's a shame the Democratic party can't just kick him out.

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by Super80Fan
Wed Sep 11, 2019 1:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Delta installing IFE on B717s
Replies: 104
Views: 15895

Re: Rumor: Delta installing IFE on B717s

There are lots of people (not just on a.net but on other forums/websites as well) who are wondering why Delta is doing this when they claim the 717's operate on short routes. While it is true that there are some very short 717 routes, there are many longer ones as well out of SLC and MSP. Delta is a...

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by Super80Fan
Tue Sep 10, 2019 7:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Delta installing IFE on B717s
Replies: 104
Views: 15895

Re: Rumor: Delta installing IFE on B717s

To me, it doesn't make sense to put seatback screens on the 717's considering the type of flying they usually do (ie: up to 1.5 hours roughly). Uh, the 717 does 2+ hour flights to a bunch of cities out of SLC and MSP. This makes very good sense since many of these "long, thin" or "hi...

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by Super80Fan
Mon Sep 09, 2019 3:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Robert Mugabe dead at 95
Replies: 31
Views: 2985

Re: Robert Mugabe dead at 95

As others have said, couldn’t have happened to a nicer guy.

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by Super80Fan
Mon Sep 09, 2019 7:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: United to start service to Daytona Beach (DAB)?
Replies: 31
Views: 5039

Re: United to start service to Daytona Beach (DAB)?

If UA were to serve DAB again, I doubt it would be IAD. It would probably either be EWR (like CO did before the merger), ORD, or IAH. what makes you say that? It's no secret and Hasn't been for quite a while the UA is close to if not already Maxed out at EWR and has moved some services to IAD. (esp...

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by Super80Fan
Mon Sep 09, 2019 6:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: United to start service to Daytona Beach (DAB)?
Replies: 31
Views: 5039

Re: United to start service to Daytona Beach (DAB)?

If UA were to serve DAB again, I doubt it would be IAD. It would probably either be EWR (like CO did before the merger), ORD, or IAH.

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by Super80Fan
Sun Sep 08, 2019 7:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Possibility of Chrysler Building Observation Deck Reopening
Replies: 43
Views: 3447

Re: Possibility of Chrysler Building Observation Deck Reopening

casinterest wrote:
Jeez there are already enough observation decks in NYC. why do we need another? Rockefeller , Freedom Tower, Empire......


Oh, I didn't realize you were the deciding factor.

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by Super80Fan
Sun Sep 08, 2019 5:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could an unpressurised passenger jet ever become competitive?
Replies: 71
Views: 10414

Re: Could an unpressurised passenger jet ever become competitive?

Yeah sure, just got to upgrade a humans' lungs/oxygen consumption!

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by Super80Fan
Sun Sep 08, 2019 5:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Possibility of Chrysler Building Observation Deck Reopening
Replies: 43
Views: 3447

Re: Possibility of Chrysler Building Observation Deck Reopening

Who currently owns the Chrysler Building? File a lawsuit against them for discrimination.

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by Super80Fan
Sun Sep 08, 2019 5:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which London Airport Should JetBlue Pick to Launch Service
Replies: 134
Views: 19634

Re: Which London Airport Should JetBlue Pick to Launch Service

As most of the a.net community knows I am not a very big B6 fan but it seems like this is a fault of the EU per usual and discrimination. If B6 has enough evidence I hope they file a lawsuit.

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by Super80Fan
Sun Sep 08, 2019 5:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Not A Good Thing To See - Pilot And Flight Attendant In Physical Altercation At PHL
Replies: 46
Views: 15341

Re: Not A Good Thing To See - Pilot And Flight Attendant In Physical Altercation At PHL

Many people don't know anything about crew members until they work in a position that deals with them on a daily basis. As usual with humans, there are fantastic crew members that realize the person on the other end of their conversation is another human and deals with them accordingly and like alwa...

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by Super80Fan
Sun Sep 08, 2019 3:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Not A Good Thing To See - Pilot And Flight Attendant In Physical Altercation At PHL
Replies: 46
Views: 15341

Re: Not A Good Thing To See - Pilot And Flight Attendant In Physical Altercation At PHL

acentauri wrote:
If it happened at 1640 in front of A16, they were probably fighting to see who got the last non-rev seat to Athens. :bouncy: :bouncy:


I know that feeling, there comes a point where your name is finally called and you'd fight anyone in your way to get to the desk!

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by Super80Fan
Sun Sep 08, 2019 1:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Not A Good Thing To See - Pilot And Flight Attendant In Physical Altercation At PHL
Replies: 46
Views: 15341

Re: Not A Good Thing To See - Pilot And Flight Attendant In Physical Altercation At PHL

As is typical in the airport environment, crew members can fight and nothing happens. On the other hand, passengers can fight with crew members or among themselves and are dragged off the plane, locked up, banned from flying for life, go to prison for 5 years, lose their job, lose their apartment, l...

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by Super80Fan
Fri Sep 06, 2019 7:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: At least 5 dead in West Texas shooting after traffic stop
Replies: 351
Views: 15935

Re: At least 5 dead in West Texas shooting after traffic stop

When the Constitution was written, there were no AR-15s or Tommy guns or the weapons we have now. Likewise, there were no internal combustion engines. The "all guns all the time" crowd keeps saying it is a false equivalence and not worth debating. How? Why should assault weapons be covere...

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by Super80Fan
Fri Sep 06, 2019 7:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Vegan woman demands neighbour stop using meat on barbecue due to smell
Replies: 64
Views: 5383

Re: Vegan woman demands neighbour stop using meat on barbecue due to smell

A vegan and an atheist walk into a bar.

I only know this because they told me within seconds of walking in.

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by Super80Fan
Fri Sep 06, 2019 7:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Miami mechanic arrested for sabotaging aircraft
Replies: 128
Views: 25151

Re: AA Miami mechanic arrested for sabotaging aircraft

Unfortunately this guy is going to get a slap on the wrist with just probation/community service & a small fine. He may not work for a major airline again but he will be working at some contracted/smaller firm in a matter of weeks.

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by Super80Fan
Wed Sep 04, 2019 4:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Age of Social Media Posts and Employer/Boss Being Contacted - Thoughts?
Replies: 21
Views: 2094

Re: The Age of Social Media Posts and Employer/Boss Being Contacted - Thoughts?

To me the main thing is : is your personal social media account linked in any way to your employer ? Linkedin account, sure, but why would you mention your company on fb or twitter ? Just don't do it, and unless you're someone important, I don't see how the company can use your personal life agains...

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by Super80Fan
Tue Sep 03, 2019 2:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Age of Social Media Posts and Employer/Boss Being Contacted - Thoughts?
Replies: 21
Views: 2094

The Age of Social Media Posts and Employer/Boss Being Contacted - Thoughts?

With the age of social media, it is easier than ever to share our thoughts and make openly free posts with little moderation depending on the group/platform. With this of course, comes certain consequences. If someone makes a publicly available post that includes racism, sexism, bigotry, or illegal ...

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by Super80Fan
Mon Sep 02, 2019 4:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MINT and other Service Cuts to JetBlue, starting 9/1
Replies: 164
Views: 27667

Re: MINT and other Service Cuts to JetBlue, starting 9/1

I’ve been on 30 flights in the last 4 months and all the nonrevs and cobus cleaned. If you’re on flights where they arent, you should turn them in. I've never claimed to work for them. But how should they be turned in? Hold up boarding while names are collected for those who refused blue gloves? An...

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by Super80Fan
Mon Sep 02, 2019 4:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines MD-80 Retirement Discussion Thread
Replies: 652
Views: 132439

Re: American Airlines MD-80 Retirement Discussion Thread

malev2012 wrote:
Interesting that AA booted all the NRSA off AA 80, the list had gotten to over 1,000.


I saw that too, over 1,200 NRSA's listed and the next day I went on it went back to 0, lol.

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by Super80Fan
Mon Sep 02, 2019 1:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Dorian Path
Replies: 56
Views: 10415

Re: Hurricane Dorian Path

I don't feel bad for Florida at all. Modern infrastructure and days in advance to prepare/evacuate. I do however feel bad for the Bahamas. Almost no warning, limited infrastructure, not many places to evacuate to, and some of the videos/photos I've seen of certain islands show total devastation. The...

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by Super80Fan
Sun Sep 01, 2019 12:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is consolidation over in the US ?
Replies: 117
Views: 16028

Re: Is consolidation over in the US ?

Not by a long shot. Of the major airlines, JetBlue is next on the chopping block. Don’t know who would take them over though, could be United, Alaska, Frontier, or Spirit. Also many of the regionals I don’t think will be around in the future. Expect mergers/consolidation/shutdowns of Air Wisconsin, ...

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