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by aacun
Wed Nov 17, 2004 3:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any Way To Find Out The Reg For A AA777 Ill Be On?
Replies: 4
Views: 5003

RE: Any Way To Find Out The Reg For A AA777 Ill Be On?

There is no way to know which a/c youll be on since this flight is still over a month away. The earliest we could have an idea is probably about 2 days before the flight. But then again, things can change up until departure time because of unforseen problems ie. mechanical, weather etc.... What I ca...

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by aacun
Wed Nov 17, 2004 2:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA @ MIA Versus Past MIA Hub Carriers
Replies: 32
Views: 3883

RE: AA @ MIA Versus Past MIA Hub Carriers

I know <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> is South Florida´s largest employer at this time, same as Eastern was back then. But Im not sure which airline had or has more employees based there. <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> does have the old National Airlines...

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by aacun
Wed Nov 17, 2004 2:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA @ MIA Versus Past MIA Hub Carriers
Replies: 32
Views: 3883

RE: AA @ MIA Versus Past MIA Hub Carriers

As far as I remember, and I used to work for <acronym title="European Regions Airlines (Spain)">EA</acronym> at the airport in Miami back in the 80´s, PA´s Miami hub was never as big as <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym>´s operation there now. Eastern´s comes the closest to <acron...

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by aacun
Tue Nov 16, 2004 11:22 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: World's 10 Travel "Gates Of Hell"
Replies: 144
Views: 19783

RE: World's 10 Travel "Gates Of Hell"

UA 777222:

Some people dont have a sence of anything when they get up there. And if its bad for a pax. not to use their common sence, worse off for a F/A. Some are taking rules to extent. Sorry for the incident. But we´re not all alike.

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by aacun
Tue Nov 16, 2004 11:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA's New IFE System!
Replies: 14
Views: 5552

RE: AA's New IFE System!

QQ, Headsets go to 5.00 on the 1st Dec. As for embracing the new IFE units..... Well dont include me. Even though this test is only taking place on domestic flights, we already have the experience of handing out Bose headsets on Intl flights, and it is a darn nightmare...... Passengers usually are s...

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by aacun
Tue Nov 16, 2004 9:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA May Buy AMX And MXA!
Replies: 29
Views: 7625

RE: AA May Buy AMX And MXA!

Avro:

I have to agree with you. Probably the best 737 livery around......

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by aacun
Tue Nov 16, 2004 8:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA May Buy AMX And MXA!
Replies: 29
Views: 7625

RE: AA May Buy AMX And MXA!

I do also agree that <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> may not be in a position to buy <acronym title="Mexicana Airlines (Mexico)">MX</acronym> and <acronym title="Aeromexico">AM</acronym> by itself. But that doesnt mean that <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> ...

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by aacun
Wed Nov 10, 2004 7:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Crew Bases
Replies: 16
Views: 3995

RE: AA Crew Bases

Sea has been closed for a while now.

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by aacun
Wed Nov 10, 2004 7:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Crew Bases
Replies: 16
Views: 3995

RE: AA Crew Bases

As far as management, and the union have let un know, the satellite bases under consideration are <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</acronym> ( satellite to <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), U...

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by aacun
Wed Nov 10, 2004 1:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Crew Bases
Replies: 16
Views: 3995

RE: AA Crew Bases

When AA goes ahead with the next phase in the test of satellite bases, which is already in the works, maybe it will open Miami up again for domestic transfers.

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by aacun
Sun Nov 07, 2004 2:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LatinAmerican Most Impressive Landing Scenery?
Replies: 44
Views: 5008

RE: LatinAmerican Most Impressive Landing Scenery?

After traveling around South America for a while, I´d have to say that landing in La Paz is probably the most breathtaking and impressive approach, not only in South America, but the world. It is by far my favorite, and for what I´ve heard, Im not alone on this one.

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by aacun
Fri Nov 05, 2004 8:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Withdraws From BOG And CCS
Replies: 146
Views: 10713

RE: BA Withdraws From BOG And CCS

So, I thought <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> still had a F/A base in <acronym title="Santa Fe de Bogota (Eldorado) (BOG / SKBO), Colombia">BOG</acronym> and <acronym title="Caracas - Simon Bolivar International / Maiquetia (CCS / SVMI), Venezuela">CCS</acronym>. If this is still the c...

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by aacun
Wed Oct 06, 2004 2:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cubana's IL96s
Replies: 8
Views: 2291

RE: Cubana's IL96s

Yak 42,

I just saw this planes pic for the first time. And after having flown on the smaller ones, I just have to say.... Id love to fly on this machine. Its so sleek and I have to say, one of the nicest looking planes I have seen these days. Hope you enjoy it.

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by aacun
Fri Oct 01, 2004 5:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA To Recall 600 FA's
Replies: 13
Views: 3373

RE: AA To Recall 600 FA's

JAX, I would assume it was just tranferred to <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> in the same order it had at TWA. So the num 1 F/A there is the first former TWA flight attendant. But youre right, Im afraid not many of them will want to come back to flying this late in the game. It...

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by aacun
Fri Oct 01, 2004 5:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA To Recall 600 FA's
Replies: 13
Views: 3373

RE: AA To Recall 600 FA's

Ramerinianair, Im not sure of the pilots. But with F/A´s the all have the same seniority date. Their date of hire was negotiated and is the same for all TWA´s F/A´s. And the seniority date of the last person recalled this time around is getting really close to the seniority date of the TWA F/A´s. So...

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by aacun
Fri Oct 01, 2004 4:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA To Recall 600 FA's
Replies: 13
Views: 3373

RE: AA To Recall 600 FA's

Looking at the seniority numbers, I would guess that former TWA F/A´s could actually start coming back during the next recall of F/A´s.

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by aacun
Fri Oct 01, 2004 3:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines DC-10s?
Replies: 72
Views: 8584

RE: American Airlines DC-10s?

I worked YYZ-ORD many times on the 10´s. Short and sweet. What a great airplane!!!!!!!!!!!!

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by aacun
Thu Sep 30, 2004 2:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When Is The New AA Schedules Uploading?
Replies: 13
Views: 4736

RE: When Is The New AA Schedules Uploading?

LGA-<acronym title="Buffalo - Niagara (Greater Buffalo) International (BUF / KBUF), USA - New York">BUF</acronym> was uploaded a couple of days ago, and yes, the change is already uploaded. They are just adding flights very slowly. It seems that changes are happening in a monthly basis now a days wh...

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by aacun
Wed Sep 29, 2004 3:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA To Start LGA-BUF
Replies: 36
Views: 4940

RE: AA To Start LGA-BUF

Ckfred,

As far as I know AA never flew BUF-MIA

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by aacun
Sat Sep 25, 2004 6:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca Is Moving From A To F At MIA
Replies: 19
Views: 3105

RE: Avianca Is Moving From A To F At MIA

Air France is at F at MIA.............

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by aacun
Mon Sep 20, 2004 3:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When Is The New AA Schedules Uploading?
Replies: 13
Views: 4736

RE: When Is The New AA Schedules Uploading?

I have a feeling that its already done. There just isn't much changing on Dec 15th. Miami-Buenos Aires just changed to 2 777's as of Nov 1.... Or maybe I just noticed! But Im happy to know its going to all 777's at least for a while.

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by aacun
Sat Sep 04, 2004 11:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA: New Brand And Ad Campaign This Fall
Replies: 27
Views: 6350

RE: AA: New Brand And Ad Campaign This Fall

ua777contrail, I've been at <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> for a long time, and to generalize and say that <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> is just waiting for <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> dismissal really sounds childish. We stand t...

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by aacun
Mon Aug 30, 2004 3:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA To Drop MIA-SFO/LAX
Replies: 46
Views: 8102

RE: UA To Drop MIA-SFO/LAX

Airplaneslover,

As far as I know a 757 every morning to sfo and an A320 to lax

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by aacun
Mon Aug 30, 2004 2:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA To Drop MIA-SFO/LAX
Replies: 46
Views: 8102

RE: UA To Drop MIA-SFO/LAX

United could very well be just taking these a/c out of these routes just to place them somewhere where they may get better yield and return. I see all the airlines doing this now a days. You have to sacrifice your low yielding routes and place your a/c where they will work better for the airline. Co...

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by aacun
Thu Aug 12, 2004 3:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is US Really This Desperate Now?
Replies: 30
Views: 8606

RE: Is US Really This Desperate Now?

While were in the subject. This morning taking off from MIA I say a US 737 which had the black tail but the body of the plane was polished. Is this a test of some sort, or just a plane waiting for its full colors?

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by aacun
Thu Aug 12, 2004 4:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA's Fokker 100 Retirement
Replies: 10
Views: 7807

RE: AA's Fokker 100 Retirement

The F-100´s dont fly into Miami. FYI.

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by aacun
Mon Aug 09, 2004 5:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Annoucement 8/9/04
Replies: 74
Views: 14795

RE: AA Annoucement 8/9/04

Well, I´ve been waiting all morning. Has anyone heard anything on the announcement that was to come out today?

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by aacun
Sat Aug 07, 2004 2:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA: MIA-MVD Starts 17 December 2004
Replies: 32
Views: 4405

RE: AA: MIA-MVD Starts 17 December 2004

The last thing I heard is that all the Oneworld carriers were trying to choose the same Business Class seat to become standard among all OneWorld carriers. This was just a rumor though, and I havent heard anything official yet.

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by aacun
Fri Aug 06, 2004 2:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA: MIA-MVD Starts 17 December 2004
Replies: 32
Views: 4405

RE: AA: MIA-MVD Starts 17 December 2004

NYCAAer: Youre soooooo right. I usually find info on our company here on A.Net much faster than at work. I just stumbled into that one last week by luck! I have to say, It really amazes me how much info everybody has around here. I had heard about Miami Manchester here, months before it was official...

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by aacun
Tue Aug 03, 2004 6:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA: MIA-MVD Starts 17 December 2004
Replies: 32
Views: 4405

RE: AA: MIA-MVD Starts 17 December 2004

On the sad side, it seems that AA is dropping service to Belo Horizonte, Brazil as of Oct.01, 2004. Well at least I got to go there at least a couple of times.

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by aacun
Fri Jul 16, 2004 10:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pan Am Latin American Routes...
Replies: 20
Views: 4480

RE: Pan Am Latin American Routes...

Chis:
That is the best website I´ve gone to in a long time. Thanks a lot buddy.

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by aacun
Sat Jun 12, 2004 12:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Not Intl. Enough
Replies: 68
Views: 8267

RE: AA Not Intl. Enough

American indeed flew <acronym title="Raleigh / Durham - International (RDU / KRDU), USA - North Carolina">RDU</acronym>-<acronym title="Cancun International (CUN), Mexico">CUN</acronym>-<acronym title="Cozumel International (CZM), Mexico">CZM</acronym>-<acronym title="Raleigh / Durham - Internationa...

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by aacun
Thu May 27, 2004 4:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cancun International Expansion
Replies: 35
Views: 4253

RE: Cancun International Expansion

Buena Suerte Fly727. Again, thanks for the warm welcome!

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by aacun
Thu May 27, 2004 12:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cancun International Expansion
Replies: 35
Views: 4253

RE: Cancun International Expansion

JoseMex:

This is not the first time that I show up¨around here¨. I just renewed my membership. There are other aviation enthusiasts here in the Yucatan. But thanks for welcoming me.... Even though I´ve been around for a while!............

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by aacun
Wed May 26, 2004 1:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cancun International Expansion
Replies: 35
Views: 4253

RE: Cancun International Expansion

Hola CUN757 Glad to see someone else from this beautiful corner of the world taking part in this forum . Even though it is a small town, our operation here is actually very big, and busy. Specially on saturdays, when we dont have jetbridge gates for about 60% of all the flights operating (don´t quot...

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by aacun
Wed May 26, 2004 10:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New AA Base At RDU, SEA, And...?
Replies: 17
Views: 5210

RE: New AA Base At RDU, SEA, And...?

Theres is a rumor that San Juan is actually going to be a satellite base at some point. It used to be a base for AA F/A´s until about 8-9 years ago.

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by aacun
Thu Apr 01, 2004 3:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways Applies For IAD/BWI-CUN Authority
Replies: 21
Views: 5357

RE: US Airways Applies For IAD/BWI-CUN Authority

think <acronym title="Boston - General Edward Lawrence Logan International (BOS / KBOS), USA - Massachusetts">BOS</acronym>-<acronym title="Cancun International (CUN), Mexico">CUN</acronym> is also a city pair that will be complete now on the U.S. carriers' side. I understand that <acronym title="A...

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by aacun
Tue Mar 30, 2004 2:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Resumes Some Meal Service To Caribbean
Replies: 17
Views: 5025

RE: AA Resumes Some Meal Service To Caribbean

Not all ovens:

As far as I know only the S-80´s lost all ovens. And I think it is only in M/C. The 737´s and 757 only lost one oven each in M/C. Again, this is as far as I know. Id have to go back and ask some of my co-workers that fly the S-80. So dont quote me!!

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by aacun
Tue Mar 30, 2004 3:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Resumes Some Meal Service To Caribbean
Replies: 17
Views: 5025

RE: AA Resumes Some Meal Service To Caribbean

Doubt it will be cold sandwiches: Pretty much all of our meal services out of Miami to intl destinations are standarized. We currently dont serve any meals anywhere in the carrbbean from Miami in main cabin. So to serve cold sandwiches would mean having to prepare meals for these 2 destinations only...

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by aacun
Wed Mar 17, 2004 8:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trans Caribbean Airlines
Replies: 18
Views: 10835

RE: Trans Caribbean Airlines

Don´t quote me, but as far as I know, they flew props to the carribbean from New York before they got jets. Im not 100% sure, but Ill ask some of my friends that used to fly for them and confirm this.

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by aacun
Wed Mar 17, 2004 8:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trans Caribbean Airlines
Replies: 18
Views: 10835

RE: Trans Caribbean Airlines

TCA, As we commonly refer to it, used to fly DC6/DC7 at the beggining, and worked their way up to DC8´s and 727´s. They flew scheduled service from <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> to different points in the carribbean, ...

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by aacun
Fri Mar 12, 2004 7:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New AA Colors?
Replies: 48
Views: 9277

RE: New AA Colors?

There is talk of a new corporate image change that could involve even new uniforms. This has already been commented throughout the airline. But this is in its very early stages, and there is nothing to it yet. I believe it could be a couple of years until we see a change on the silver liners...........

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by aacun
Fri Feb 27, 2004 3:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta L-100 Hercules
Replies: 17
Views: 4567

RE: Delta L-100 Hercules


While were at it, AA also operated this a/c also as freighter between San Juan and the Dominican Republic and Haiti about 25 years ago....... I recall seeing them there.

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by aacun
Mon Feb 23, 2004 7:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Flying MIA-HAV Today!
Replies: 22
Views: 4241

RE: DL Flying MIA-HAV Today!

These flights are solely charter operation. I have worked <acronym title="Miami - International (MIA / KMIA), USA - Florida">MIA</acronym>-<acronym title="Havana - Jose Marti International (HAV / MUHA), Cuba">HAV</acronym> and <acronym title="Miami - International (MIA / KMIA), USA - Florida">MIA</a...

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by aacun
Mon Feb 23, 2004 4:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Commuting To Work
Replies: 7
Views: 1933

RE: Commuting To Work

Im a F/A for <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym>. And I've been commuting from Mexico to the US for 10 years. It's great being able to live where you want to live, and still work where you love to work. I really feel lucky, and no, I wouldn't change it for anything. I tried moving ...

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by aacun
Fri Feb 13, 2004 1:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Carriers With Foreign Flight Attendant Bases
Replies: 31
Views: 8933

RE: US Carriers With Foreign Flight Attendant Bases

American has foreign national bases in Bogota, Buenos aires, Lima and Santiago........

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by aacun
Wed Jan 21, 2004 4:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Shortest Flight With A Big Company
Replies: 37
Views: 6540

RE: Shortest Flight With A Big Company

Talk short flights!!!!!!

Eastern used to run Miami Ft. Laurerdale flights (mainly repositioning of equipment and extensions of Miami flights) on L1011 and A300. Less than 20 minute flights .

[Edited 2004-01-20 20:37:52]

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by aacun
Wed Jan 21, 2004 4:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Offshore Outsourcing Of US Airline Jobs
Replies: 27
Views: 4517

RE: Offshore Outsourcing Of US Airline Jobs

TOLtommy:

Im not sure, but I believe at UA they fly mixed crews and are allowed to come to the sates! Can someone clarify this????? Thx

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by aacun
Wed Jan 21, 2004 4:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Shortest Flight With A Big Company
Replies: 37
Views: 6540

RE: Shortest Flight With A Big Company

SJU-STT <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> has a daily 757 from <acronym title="San Juan - Luis Munoz Marin International (SJU / TJSJ), Puerto Rico">SJU</acronym> to STT and scheduled elapsed time is 38 minutes, including taxiing. We usually fly for about 16 minutes give or take a...

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by aacun
Wed Jan 21, 2004 3:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Offshore Outsourcing Of US Airline Jobs
Replies: 27
Views: 4517

RE: Offshore Outsourcing Of US Airline Jobs

Foreign nationals:

At AA there are 4 latin american bases, which in every case, pays less than the flight attendants based in the states. They are restricted to Miami flying only, but they do the main bulk of Miami-Latin America flights.

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