A Utah senator has introduced a bill that would essentially ban online porn in the USA, citing it being obscene. The First Amendment is not protected by items being deemed obscene.
https://www.wfla.com/news/politics/utah ... orn-in-us/
Its amazing how AA continues to be the weakest of the big three. Just goes to show that AA's massive debt load is seriously hurting their balance sheet. Given AA has decided to focus on being a domestic airline and curtail international flying AA's finances will continue to weaken. I will not be sur...Jump to post
During tonights game Bills player Damar Hamlin suffered a hit while playing the Monday Night game in Cincinnati, after getting up he collapsed and CPR was administered. The game has been suspended till further notice. He is currently in a local hospital in critical condition. He was reportedly not b...Jump to post
Someone please correct me if I’m wrong but one thing I’ve observed while driving around service roads at multiple airports is that unlike my airline, no one else seems to have a signal from their marshaller that tells the rest of the ramp crew that the engines are cut and it’s safe to enter the saf...Jump to post
An arrest has been made in the murder of the four Idaho students.
https://abcnews.go.com/US/idaho-murders ... d=95976902
Too bad Idaho does not have a death penalty, Id say "fry him". If anyone deserves the electric chair, he does!
From reading APC, it seems one major contributing factor is that some Jr(??) VP in Denver sent out a memo REQUIRING the ramp to be available for mandatory overtime, and that sick excuses had to be IN PERSON, not from televisits. But this goes against Colorado State Law regarding Medical Leave while...Jump to post
Completely unrelated, but since eastern used some of the L1011’s parts from the crash, apparently some crew members saw ghosts of the dead pilots. I don’t know how true that is but still interesting nonetheless. Guess that comes down to your own spiritual beliefs. Many will insist it's all fake and...Jump to post
Many many years ago my Dad brand new to the airline biz and worked as a mechanic for EAL at the MIA base overhauling landing gear for Lockheed Constellations. He worked with a guy named Don Repo who would later be hired as an FE for Eastern, he was the FE on 401 that night. My Dads career took him t...Jump to post
This was just forwarded to me...written by a WN Captain... What happened to Southwest Airlines? I’ve been a pilot for Southwest Airlines for over 35 years. I’ve given my heart and soul to Southwest Airlines during those years. And quite honestly Southwest Airlines has given its heart and soul to me ...Jump to post
One thing I find interesting is the "secondary" issues that these cancelations are causing. I bought from new furniture from a mom and pop furniture store. He only has two deliver drivers, one is stuck in Ohio due to Southwest and now my new furniture will be delayed at least a day in deli...Jump to post
Meanwhile AA continues with its "screw cap" Walmart brand of Champagne.Jump to post
Here's a statement from the president of the WN Pilots union.
One thing that may eventually come of this is EU type passenger protection rules for all airlines to follow by.Jump to post
What are you talking about…? The WN meltdown is on the front page of every major paper in America today, and if it isn’t, it will be tomorrow. The story will dominate the national news tonight, and tomorrow, and as long as people are stuck, sleeping in airports. The Southwest apologists in this thr...Jump to post
Herb never ran an airline this size and scope. Be interesting to see how he’d have it running right now. You can’t stay on top forever. SWA people learning this right now. Has Southwest gotten just too big to manage? I used to be a WN hater, until WN saved my butt a few times. When a majority of yo...Jump to post
Eolesen wrote:All the people blaming this on IT are likely talking out of their ass. This looks like it was strictly a matter of staffing shortages and crews left out of position.
It's unfortunate that WN is where it is now. Despite preferring to fly WN most of the time I feel very fortunate to have flown on UA this time to YVR to spend time with my in-laws for the holidays. Connecting at DEN on the 21st in the evening we were delayed 3.5 hours mainly to wait for a deicing s...Jump to post
UALifer wrote:Saw on LinkedIn, American’s COO kicking WN while they’re down lol
https://www.linkedin.com/posts/davidgse ... member_ios
One would think with a single fleet type and every crew member is qualified on every airplane in the fleet, they should be able to recover quicker and easier. Its not like they have issues where they have an A321 ready to go and only a 737 crew sitting around twiddling their thumbs. I get crews have...Jump to post
Indeed, you choose to believe that it’s a acceptable course of action for an authority to kill people without a demonstrable benefit to society based on feelings. Why should a person then not act on what they believe through feeling and with no demonstrable benefit end the life of another human bei...Jump to post
Nothing says "I'm serious about this problem" like dumping it on somebody else's doorstep, after all. Its not dumping the problem on some else's doorstep. It because of Biden/Harris open border policy. Had we stayed with Trump, his policies and finished the wall we would not have this pro...Jump to post
The United States of America has the greatest criminal justice system in the world. The death penalty was never meant as revenge or a deterrent, it's about justice and accountability. Many states have found it nearly impossible to secure drugs for lethal injections, hence why methods like the elect...Jump to post
The United States of America has the greatest criminal justice system in the world. How is that defined or established? Just the way it is! You are innocent till proven guilty, you cannot be forced to self incriminate. Our justice system is strongly slanted to protecting the guilty, accused until p...Jump to post
The United States of America has the greatest criminal justice system in the world. The death penalty was never meant as revenge or a deterrent, it's about justice and accountability. Many states have found it nearly impossible to secure drugs for lethal injections, hence why methods like the electr...Jump to post
If the death penalty was a deterrent, the US would have a ridiculously low murder rate compared to the rest of the world...it doesn't. It is not meant to be a deterrent, it's a form of justice to the victim and the families. The problem is that with our liberal justice system the sentence takes 20 ...Jump to post
What a slap in the face to crime victims’ families. How is it? It's not like the guilty are being released, they'll spend the rest of their lives in prison with no chance of parole. The bible teaches "an eye for an eye" hence the death penalty is the ultimate justice for the victims familyJump to post
Death is an easy way out. Keeping these people alive so they have to look at the same four walls 24 hours a day for the rest of their lives is severe punishment. They never have a chance at walking on the beach or climbing a mountain or having dinner with the family. Death as punishment is far too ...Jump to post
Oregon governor has commuted the sentence of all those on death row to life in prison. https://www.oregonlive.com/politics/2022/12/gov-kate-brown-commutes-sentences-of-all-17-people-on-oregons-death-row.html Nevada governor Sisolak has also joined in, as a me too. https://news3lv.com/news/local/siso...Jump to post
This will be interesting over the next 18-24 months. I wonder if Mesa can survive on UA alone. IIRC Compass was barely hanging on before Covid with just AA. My understanding is that UA was transitioning to more mainline flying than regional. With AA losing what Mesa they had, and them already being ...Jump to post
The site now claims they're sold out! Are there really that many idiots in America? https://www.collecttrumpcards.com/images/Trump-Boxing-Signed_1Trump-Boxing-Signed.webp Source: https://www.collecttrumpcards.com/images/Trump-Boxing-Signed_1Trump-Boxing-Signed.webp Kanye West bought them all so he ...Jump to post
The big guy in a red outfit has listed his house for sale, actually for the money not a bad value if you dont mind the cold
https://www.zillow.com/house/santas-hou ... CCTikbRtJk
I've never understood this obsession with transatlantic/transpacific flights from SJC. They're only clear winners if you live right in San Jose or south of it (e.g., Morgan Hill or Gilroy). I live in Mountain View, which is roughly equidistant from SFO and SJC -- if anything, a tad closer to the la...Jump to post
Wonder the mix of new/additions as to retirements/replacements??Jump to post
ZK-NBT wrote:FLYFIRSTCLASS wrote:Looks like it will RON in HNL. Arrival time in HNL is 0826, departure on to DFW 0100 the next day. I assume this is for crew rest, and they have no relief crews in HNL.
Arrives HNL 2250 departs 0100 I am seeing.
Would you clear customs at HNL? I would say they would, if the times posted are correct then yes. I would guess all passengers would go to a hotel so they would clear customs. Looks like when they divert to LAX its a gas-n-go with a new crew (since LAX is a 787 base for AA). But HNL thats not an op...Jump to post
I remember when AA first started SJCNRT, the MD11 had issues and was not deployed on the route. Instead they used a DC10 which had to stop in OAK due to the short runways at SJC. So it operated SJC OAK NRT. Also as AA was retiring the MD11s there was a plan to run a 767-300 on the flight but that ne...Jump to post
If the program was never legal to begin with, then they are here illegally and need to be deported back to their home countries. Our illegal immigration in this country is out of control. The USA is the only country in the world where its easier to sneak into the USA than it is to sneak into a Costco.Jump to post
Because we no longer have Joe Patroni in the maintenance department giving the airplanes a good dose of octane booster and Captain Vernon Demerest, a well documented WW2 Ace flying them!Jump to post
I am currently in Europe and was using unlocator VPN in my hotel room etc. I was trying to get onto my YouTube TV account as well as my Spectrum account and neither one will work with a VPN. If I shut down the VPN and just try and stream, it wont allow it as I am out of the "geographical area&q...Jump to post
I was just watching a you tube video by Mentor Pilot talking about the fact Boeing has pushed the development of its NMA back into mid 2030s. They seem to be waiting for CFM to develop its "rise" engine which will be an open fan engine almost completely bypassing the engines core, making i...Jump to post
So if you are unwell does it count as part of holiday entitlement?. Generally speaking yes, if you are unwell and unable to work, it would come out of a "holiday allotment" However, most companies do not call it holiday or vacation time. It is just personal time off. This could be for per...Jump to post