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by adam47150
Thu Feb 06, 2020 11:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 691
Views: 73297

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020

Wow! Why the heck isn't DL on IND-PDX with at least 1xE75 daily?

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by adam47150
Sat Feb 01, 2020 3:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 691
Views: 73297

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020

Midwestindy wrote:
DL is increasing seats for the Indy 500, the Monday after the race is at nearly 5000 seats, lots of B757s & B739s.



Stupid question, but if DL et al. are still not flying to China at the time, is there a possibility they could sub in some of their excess widebody airframes for the 500?

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by adam47150
Sun Jan 26, 2020 9:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F9 Announcement Next Week
Replies: 133
Views: 19714

Re: F9 Announcement Next Week

Look at my username and you’ll see who I am rooting for. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Fingers crossed :) Pretty soon, F9 will have to serve more than just IND in Indiana. Now, this doesn’t mean that F9 should ignore IND. Far from it - IND is a growth airport, especially given the growth in th...

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by adam47150
Thu Nov 21, 2019 8:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Converting 50 seat RJs to RJs with first class?
Replies: 32
Views: 4997

Re: Converting 50 seat RJs to RJs with first class?

Maybe it's because of my limited experience with RJs in while in the US, but is first class really needed on a RJ? In all fairness my RJ flights either end or start in EVV, which is not a hotspot, but the flights to CLT or DFW that I've bren on are not that long to justify paying for a first class ...

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by adam47150
Mon Nov 18, 2019 9:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 11/17/2019:4O Adds CUN-MIA,LAX-MTY;AA Cuts JFK Again;DL Exits PAP;UA Exits ELM, LAX-PSC
Replies: 114
Views: 15930

Re: OAG Changes 11/17/2019:4O Adds CUN-MIA,LAX-MTY;AA Cuts JFK Again;DL Exits PAP;UA Exits ELM, LAX-PSC

Cape Air going to BNA raises an eyebrow. Tapping into future opportunity? OWB would be far better served with a trip to ord, but that is a long haul in a 310. Cape committed to BNA in their latest EAS bid, I believe that the other two bidders also included service to additional cities, but it appea...

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by adam47150
Thu Oct 31, 2019 4:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country to announce 4 NEW destinations Nov.5
Replies: 108
Views: 17804

Re: Sun Country to announce 4 NEW destinations Nov.5

I would say IND or SDF, IND would pull in people that don't want to deal with ORD and SDF for those in Southern Indiana and KY that don't want to drive to STL or BNA.

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by adam47150
Wed Sep 04, 2019 1:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indiana State Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 158
Views: 17768

Re: Indiana State Aviation Thread - 2019

Edit to my post above. I meant DFW-EVV not DTW-EVV.

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by adam47150
Tue Sep 03, 2019 5:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indiana State Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 158
Views: 17768

Re: Indiana State Aviation Thread - 2019

A while back I booked my Christmas flights to EVV ( SYD-DFW-EVV). The flight to EVV was originally booked as a CR9. Last night I got a flight change notice from QF stating that AA has changed the flight to an E75. Much better plane IMHO. Last year the CR9s I was on just felt "tired" to me...

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by adam47150
Tue Aug 20, 2019 12:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGB files criminal charges against Mesa Airlines for noise violations
Replies: 180
Views: 20604

Re: LGB files criminal charges against Mesa Airlines for noise violations

HAHAHAHA. These LGB NIMBYs would have a heart attack if they came to visit me. I live on the Indiana side of the 17R approach into SDF. UPS planes at all hours of the day and night, and I love every minute of it!

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by adam47150
Sat Jul 20, 2019 4:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bombardier launch new 50 seater CRJ550 based on CRJ700
Replies: 114
Views: 27837

Re: Bombardier launch new 50 seater CRJ550 based on CRJ700

I could see them taking over the EVV-ORD route. UA flies 2x daily E145 and 1x M-F CRJ-200.

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by adam47150
Fri Apr 26, 2019 12:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kentucky Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 268
Views: 34065

Re: Kentucky Aviation Thread - 2019

Ahead of the Derby, US CBP has announced that international GA flights into SDF will now be able to clear Customs at SDF rather than enter the US through another airport before continuing on to SDF. https://www.bizjournals.com/louisville/news/2019/04/26/international-passengers-now-can-clear-customs...

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by adam47150
Thu Mar 28, 2019 1:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Air Ongoing Developments Discussion Thread
Replies: 1113
Views: 184750

Re: WOW Ceases Operations

Noob question so please don't pounce on me, but is it possible that Indigo pulled out of talks in order to let WOW fold so that they could then swoop in and purchase the AOC and remnants at below firesale prices?

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by adam47150
Wed Mar 27, 2019 7:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN putting the MAX8 in storage at Victorville,Ca.
Replies: 226
Views: 49791

Re: WN putting the MAX8 in storage at Victorville,Ca.

Not ALL 737MAX are grounded. Southwest Boeing 737 Max 8 plane makes emergency landing due to reported engine problem https://www.foxnews.com/travel/southwest-boeing-737-max-plane-makes-emergency-landing-due-to-reported-engine-problem.amp?__twitter_impression=true This was a ferry flight to VCV for ...

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by adam47150
Wed Mar 13, 2019 7:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6476
Views: 752222

Re: Should airline regulators consider grounding B737 MAX series

I just got a SKYNews alert that Boeing is now recommending the global MAX fleet be grounded.

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by adam47150
Wed Feb 27, 2019 1:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: jetBlue Announcement Tomorrow, 2/27?
Replies: 84
Views: 14868

Re: jetBlue Announcement Tomorrow, 2/27?

Maybe the recent Amazon HQ2 nonsense has made them rethink their corporate office in Long Island City? :stirthepot: :duck:

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by adam47150
Thu Feb 21, 2019 2:54 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airports with approaches in close proximity to city centers
Replies: 111
Views: 9876

Re: Airports with approaches in close proximity to city centers

SDF. Final for 17 L/R is directly over downtown Louisville. It's always fun when I get called in to work from the office in downtown and a UPS 748 flies overhead. Planes are usually at about 2500 feet when they fly over my office building.

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by adam47150
Wed Feb 06, 2019 4:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters: United to add premium seats on regional and mainline jets
Replies: 272
Views: 29129

Re: Reuters: United to add premium seats on regional and mainline jets

I could see UA swapping these planes onto routes like EVV-ORD. UA flies 3x daily M-F and 2x Sat and Sun on a mix of CRJ2s and E145s. This would give the route F seats, for the first time I believe, and add additional PE seating. I think there may be 6 seats per flight of PE currently between the two...

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by adam47150
Wed Feb 06, 2019 5:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Top US markets without service to Canada and Top unserved US routes
Replies: 48
Views: 8202

Re: Top US markets without service to Canada and Top unserved US routes

SDF won't be getting any international passenger flights until they can build out an international arrivals area. CBP is only able to handle cargo clearance in SDF. A Swift international charter had to divert to SDF in 2017 and it took several hours for CBP to bring in the necessary personal and equ...

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by adam47150
Wed Jan 16, 2019 9:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kentucky Aviation Thread 2019
Replies: 2
Views: 543

Kentucky Aviation Thread 2019

If there is a 2019 thread for Kentucky already in place, feel free to delete this thread, but I searched and did not see one. I'll get the thread started with today's news from SDF: The Louisville Airport Authority Board has decided to change the name of SDF. Louisville International Airport now bec...

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by adam47150
Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indiana State Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 158
Views: 17768

Re: Re: Indiana State Aviation: Part 16

Anybody know when EVV redesigned the TSA screening? Two years ago when I was back home for Christmas, the TSA screening was immediately outside of the gate areas. When I flew in there last month, the screening has moved into the hallway that leads back to the gate area, which moved the entrance of ...

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by adam47150
Tue Jan 08, 2019 5:13 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Moxy's hubs?
Replies: 147
Views: 23543

Re: Moxy's hubs?

enilria wrote:
jetsetterusa wrote:
I think they will probably do SFB to smaller cities than G4 is flying


Can't get much smaller than OWB...lol.

But, I wonder if they would be looking at places like HUF or EVV as alternates to places like IND and SDF.

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by adam47150
Mon Dec 31, 2018 4:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is FR not flying to KEF?
Replies: 50
Views: 7236

Re: Why is FR not flying to KEF?

Just here to :stirthepot: Picture it: Summer 2025. WN and FR announce a new interline agreement and TATL service to commence S26. WN and FR will establish a joint connecting hub at KEF. Each airline will share ground handling and mx operations at KEF while the IT departments at both airlines work to...

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by adam47150
Fri Dec 28, 2018 7:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Louisville (SDF) Thread 2019
Replies: 16
Views: 218

Re: SDF NEXT

Mtnwest1979 - thanks for the YUM addition...also add Papa Johns, Long John Silver and other smaller chains (not the least of which is owned by Junior Bridgeman....the soon to be owner of SI-perhaps) Also, Texas Roadhouse and Hilliard Lyons. The Port of Indiana - Jeffersonville has seen additional i...

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by adam47150
Sun Oct 28, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Speculation: Delta possible takeover of Hawaiian?
Replies: 36
Views: 6038

Re: Speculation: Delta possible takeover of Hawaiian?

Why would a DL acquisition automatically be the end of HA? Couldn't DL decide to keep HA as is and create some North American version of IAG?

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by adam47150
Thu Oct 25, 2018 4:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Louisville International (SDF) announces LAX on AA
Replies: 84
Views: 11510

Re: Louisville International (SDF) to announce new destination today

I fear that the upgauge announcement for CLT and DFW is getting swept under the rug. The LAX flight might not be the only mainline AA we see in SDF.

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by adam47150
Thu Oct 25, 2018 4:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Louisville International (SDF) announces LAX on AA
Replies: 84
Views: 11510

Re: Louisville International (SDF) to announce new destination today

If I'm not mistaken, the return from LAX will be the first passenger arrival of the day at SDF.

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by adam47150
Thu Oct 25, 2018 3:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Louisville International (SDF) announces LAX on AA
Replies: 84
Views: 11510

Re: Louisville International (SDF) to announce new destination today

clrd4t8koff wrote:
DL SDF-BOS with CR7's 2x day, similar to the RIC-BOS schedule DL currently operates. That's my guess...


All jokes aside, I believe this is what we will see announced today.

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by adam47150
Thu Oct 25, 2018 3:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Louisville International (SDF) announces LAX on AA
Replies: 84
Views: 11510

Re: Louisville International (SDF) to announce new destination today

ElroyJetson wrote:
SQ with the long awaited SIN-SDF route.


I'm holding out for SDF-ICN on KE.

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by adam47150
Thu Oct 25, 2018 2:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Louisville International (SDF) announces LAX on AA
Replies: 84
Views: 11510

Re: Louisville International (SDF) to announce new destination today

UPS already serves all those destinations. :) A typical conversation I have on the SDF FB page: Random: Why are we called Louisville International when we don't have any international flights? We need international flights or else change the name! Me: Um....UPS has several international flights dai...

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by adam47150
Thu Oct 25, 2018 2:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Louisville International (SDF) announces LAX on AA
Replies: 84
Views: 11510

Re: Louisville International (SDF) to announce new destination today

I joked on the FB post that it could be a CRJ200 flight to IND timed to connect with the CDG flight. They lol'd but I don't think they were too happy with that guess.

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by adam47150
Thu Oct 25, 2018 2:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Louisville International (SDF) announces LAX on AA
Replies: 84
Views: 11510

Re: Louisville International (SDF) to announce new destination today

Maybe WW dropped STL and CVG for SDF?!? :stirthepot: :duck:

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by adam47150
Thu Oct 25, 2018 2:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Louisville International (SDF) announces LAX on AA
Replies: 84
Views: 11510

Re: Louisville International (SDF) to announce new destination today

You joke, but whomever made the point about bourbon and equestrian tourism in KY in the BA to CHS thread just might be on to something. In the future, I could see 2x weekly flights LON-SDF during the spring and summer.

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by adam47150
Thu Oct 25, 2018 1:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kentucky Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 89
Views: 7201

Re: Kentucky Aviation Thread 2018

Midwestindy wrote:
I would suggest creating a new thread for this announcement, if you don't someone who doesn't read this thread will end up creating another thread,


Done. Thanks for the suggestion Midwestindy!

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by adam47150
Thu Oct 25, 2018 1:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Louisville International (SDF) announces LAX on AA
Replies: 84
Views: 11510

Louisville International (SDF) announces LAX on AA

https://www.facebook.com/louisvilleinternationalairport/posts/1045671658947823 Per the SDF Facebook page, they will be announcing a new nonstop destination today at noon today. There has been a small amount of discussion of this in the Kentucky aviation thread, but it was suggested that a new threa...

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by adam47150
Thu Oct 25, 2018 12:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kentucky Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 89
Views: 7201

Re: Kentucky Aviation Thread 2018

https://www.facebook.com/louisvilleinternationalairport/posts/1045671658947823

SDF is teasing a new nonstop destination announcement. They say announcement will be made at noon.

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by adam47150
Thu Oct 04, 2018 3:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EAS program extended for another 5 years.
Replies: 46
Views: 3641

Re: EAS program extended for another 5 years.

drdisque wrote:
The closest unsubsidized airport to PAH is EVV, 142 miles away. It is also now operating with almost no subsidy.


Don't forget OWB. They have daily EAS service to STL and they are less than 50 miles from EVV.

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by adam47150
Sun Sep 30, 2018 5:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 2494
Views: 181302

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

I know there is still a lot I have to learn about the industry/market, but I have a thought. Please don't roast me too hard. Would this KE flight work from IND: IND-NRT-ICN? We are starting to see more and more Korean investment here in SoIN, mainly around the River Ridge complex (former Army blackp...

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by adam47150
Sun Sep 09, 2018 6:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 2494
Views: 181302

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

Midwestindy wrote:

From May 2017-May 2018

Outbound from IND:
UA-31% of traffic(-5.1% YOY)
DL-20% of traffic(+0.1% YOY)
AA-13% of traffic(+0.6% YOY)
AC, KE, EY, NH, JL all have around 5% market share


Stupid question, but what was the total outbound passenger count for this time period?

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by adam47150
Fri Aug 24, 2018 3:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines to announce new markets soon
Replies: 632
Views: 69180

Re: Alaska Airlines to announce new markets soon

Here's my completely crazy, off the wall guess at new routes for AS: SDF-LAX or SDF-BOS. The local business community is pushing for flights to these two cities.

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by adam47150
Fri Aug 17, 2018 2:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kentucky Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 89
Views: 7201

Re: Kentucky Aviation Thread 2018

https://insiderlouisville.com/governmen ... l-airport/

Looks like the one of the top priorities of the new executive director of the LRAA is an international terminal for SDF.
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https://insiderlouisville.com/governmen ... l-airport/

Looks like the one of the top priorities of the new executive director of the LRAA is an international terminal for SDF.

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by adam47150
Tue Aug 14, 2018 6:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kentucky Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 89
Views: 7201

Re: Kentucky Aviation Thread 2018

I would love to see B6 enter SDF with flights to BOS and FLL.

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by adam47150
Mon Aug 06, 2018 12:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Silver Airways cancels all BKG service
Replies: 19
Views: 4432

Re: Silver Airways cancels all BKG service

Call me crazy, but wouldn't ATL-BKG-SLC-BKG-ATL and SLC-BKG-ATL-BKG-STL on an A220-100 be a good little route for DL?

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by adam47150
Wed Aug 01, 2018 9:00 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: TSA considering cutting security screenings at small airports
Replies: 43
Views: 3600

Re: TSA considering cutting security screenings at small airports

Does SFB still use private security, or has security coverage reverted back to the TSA?

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by adam47150
Tue Jul 31, 2018 2:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 2494
Views: 181302

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

Any chance we see WestJet service to IND once the DL JV is up and running?

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by adam47150
Fri Jul 27, 2018 4:35 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airports with One Room Terminals that have Jet Service?
Replies: 63
Views: 5832

Re: Airports with One Room Terminals that have Jet Service?

I've not been there, but friends tell me that OWB is rather small and cramped. They have G4 service to SFB.

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by adam47150
Sat Jul 14, 2018 10:12 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Looks Like Someone Used Their Army of Twitter Bots to Get F9 to Carry Non-Dairy Creamer
Replies: 7
Views: 1055

Re: Looks Like Someone Used Their Army of Twitter Bots to Get F9 to Carry Non-Dairy Creamer

I would bet my next paycheck that the vegan advocacy twitter account that liked several of the tweets is actually the one running the bot army.

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by adam47150
Wed Jun 27, 2018 2:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Man in underwear climbs onto a DL plane wing at Atlanta
Replies: 68
Views: 10879

Re: Man in underwear climbs onto a DL plane wing at Atlanta

Ok. I've been pretty drunk in my lifetime, but never "hop an airport perimeter fence, run down a taxiing aircraft and climb on the wing wearing only my underwear" drunk. At least I wore socks and a t-shirt! :lol:

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by adam47150
Mon Jun 18, 2018 7:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Problem With United FAs. Even I'm Fuming At This!
Replies: 240
Views: 71092

Re: THE Problem With United FAs. Even I'm Fuming At This!

I may not be an airline industry insider or expert, but I do work in social media for a large healthcare insurer so I have a little experience with this. We have to deal with employees on social media every once in a while, from employees attempting to assist members (and not part of the social moni...

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