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by m11stephen
Mon Nov 21, 2011 7:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chatauqua Pilot Locked In Lav, Copilot Rattled
Replies: 58
Views: 17454

RE: Chatauqua Pilot Locked In Lav, Copilot Rattled

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/fuelfool" class="quote" target="_blank">fuelfool</a> (<a href="#47" class="quote">Reply 47</a>):<br/><i> There isn't much of anything "sole" on ...

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by m11stephen
Mon Nov 21, 2011 7:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 10th Anniversary Of The TSA
Replies: 16
Views: 3013

RE: 10th Anniversary Of The TSA

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/wn700driver" class="quote" target="_blank">wn700driver</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i> BlatentEcho, I see where you are co...

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by m11stephen
Mon Nov 21, 2011 2:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 10th Anniversary Of The TSA
Replies: 16
Views: 3013

RE: 10th Anniversary Of The TSA

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/BlatantEcho" class="quote" target="_blank">BlatantEcho</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i> Airlines: You are responsible for y...

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by m11stephen
Thu Nov 17, 2011 7:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chatauqua Pilot Locked In Lav, Copilot Rattled
Replies: 58
Views: 17454

Chatauqua Pilot Locked In Lav, Copilot Rattled

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/airontario" class="quote" target="_blank">airontario</a> (<a href="#12" class="quote">Reply 12</a>):<br/><i> I dont know about Chatauqua, but CR...

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by m11stephen
Thu Nov 17, 2011 4:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chatauqua Pilot Locked In Lav, Copilot Rattled
Replies: 58
Views: 17454

Chatauqua Pilot Locked In Lav, Copilot Rattled

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/nws2002" class="quote" target="_blank">nws2002</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i>Not sure I understand that either. What a gr...

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by m11stephen
Thu Nov 17, 2011 3:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gifts For Cabin Crews?
Replies: 26
Views: 13913

RE: Gifts For Cabin Crews?

As an agent a sincere thank you or a compliment letter is one of the nicest gifts I can receive from a passenger. I always try my hardest to seat families together, put tall people (I'm 6'4" I feel your pain  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/wink.gif" widt...

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by m11stephen
Thu Nov 17, 2011 2:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chatauqua Pilot Locked In Lav, Copilot Rattled
Replies: 58
Views: 17454

Chatauqua Pilot Locked In Lav, Copilot Rattled

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/EMBQA" class="quote" target="_blank">EMBQA</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>My only question.. where was the <acronym title=...

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by m11stephen
Tue Nov 08, 2011 12:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TSA To Conduct New Study Of X-Ray Body Scanners
Replies: 18
Views: 4501

RE: TSA To Conduct New Study Of X-Ray Body Scanners

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/JoeCanuck" class="quote" target="_blank">JoeCanuck</a> (<a href="#17" class="quote">Reply 17</a>):<br/><i> I worry more about long lines at secu...

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by m11stephen
Fri Nov 04, 2011 6:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Woman Is Stuck At SFO For 8 Days
Replies: 114
Views: 19238

RE: Woman Is Stuck At SFO For 8 Days

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Arcrftlvr" class="quote" target="_blank">Arcrftlvr</a> (<a href="#88" class="quote">Reply 88</a>):<br/><i> Oh really? So when my bag doesn't arr...

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by m11stephen
Fri Nov 04, 2011 5:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Woman Is Stuck At SFO For 8 Days
Replies: 114
Views: 19238

RE: Woman Is Stuck At SFO For 8 Days

This reminds me of something that happened about six months ago. I had a pax who was flat out broke, used the last dime she had to buy a plane ticket to fly out west and start a new life. Unfortunately she showed up late (she couldn't get a ride to the airport) and ended up missing her flight. Our p...

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by m11stephen
Fri Nov 04, 2011 5:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TSA To Conduct New Study Of X-Ray Body Scanners
Replies: 18
Views: 4501

RE: TSA To Conduct New Study Of X-Ray Body Scanners

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/LH417AF025" class="quote" target="_blank">LH417AF025</a> (<a href="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i>nope! germany has decided against them...

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by m11stephen
Fri Nov 04, 2011 4:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Woman Is Stuck At SFO For 8 Days
Replies: 114
Views: 19238

RE: Woman Is Stuck At SFO For 8 Days

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/milesrich" class="quote" target="_blank">milesrich</a> (<a href="#65" class="quote">Reply 65</a>):<br/><i> You're profile says you are between 1...

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by m11stephen
Fri Nov 04, 2011 1:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Woman Is Stuck At SFO For 8 Days
Replies: 114
Views: 19238

RE: Woman Is Stuck At SFO For 8 Days

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Arcrftlvr" class="quote" target="_blank">Arcrftlvr</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i> Now, that's not to say that they CSR co...

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by m11stephen
Thu Nov 03, 2011 11:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TSA To Conduct New Study Of X-Ray Body Scanners
Replies: 18
Views: 4501

RE: TSA To Conduct New Study Of X-Ray Body Scanners

How about we eliminate the full body scanners and go back to the walk through metal detectors. Americans should be able to board an airplane without either being groped by a <acronym title="Taipei - Sung Shan (TSA / RCSS), Taiwan">TSA</acronym> screener or having a naked photo taken of them. Besides...

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by m11stephen
Wed Oct 26, 2011 4:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Regionals Then And Now
Replies: 110
Views: 8161

RE: Regionals Then And Now

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/JBo" class="quote" target="_blank">JBo</a> (<a href="#12" class="quote">Reply 12</a>):<br/><i> It's worth noting that at my local airport, when ...

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by m11stephen
Wed Oct 26, 2011 2:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Regionals Then And Now
Replies: 110
Views: 8161

RE: Regionals Then And Now

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/crj200faguy" class="quote" target="_blank">crj200faguy</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i> So when can the majors expect their...

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by m11stephen
Wed Oct 26, 2011 3:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TWU Wants To Unionize At Virgin America
Replies: 55
Views: 8439

RE: TWU Wants To Unionize At Virgin America

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/hp2us" class="quote" target="_blank">hp2us</a> (<a href="#35" class="quote">Reply 35</a>):<br/><i> I was a <acronym title="Safair (South Africa)...

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by m11stephen
Wed Oct 26, 2011 3:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Regionals Then And Now
Replies: 110
Views: 8161

RE: Regionals Then And Now

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/N62NA" class="quote" target="_blank">N62NA</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>It boggles my mind that here on A.net - a site w...

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by m11stephen
Tue Oct 25, 2011 12:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TWU Wants To Unionize At Virgin America
Replies: 55
Views: 8439

RE: TWU Wants To Unionize At Virgin America

Every airline employee needs a union. In this fast paced, volatile, high profile industry so many things can happen and go wrong. We need to be protected. A union is like insurance for your job. You have car insurance, homeowners insure/renters insurance. Why wouldn't you have insurance for your job?

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by m11stephen
Sat Oct 22, 2011 2:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another Example Of Nonsense Reporting?
Replies: 1
Views: 1975

RE: Another Example Of Nonsense Reporting?

Number ten is absolutely ludicrous. If you're overweight, it's your problem. The passenger should incur the full cost of purchasing an extra seat. I'm 6'5" and, unlike weight, I can't control my weight. When I fly I don't go whining and complaining that my knees are jammed into the seat-back in fron...

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by m11stephen
Wed Oct 19, 2011 3:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest's Illogical Multi-stop Flights
Replies: 85
Views: 21177

RE: Southwest's Illogical Multi-stop Flights

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/jcs17" class="quote" target="_blank">jcs17</a> (<a href="#11" class="quote">Reply 11</a>):<br/><i> You might be in them, but I can't buy the tic...

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by m11stephen
Sat Oct 15, 2011 12:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Multilingual Announcement For Int'l Flights
Replies: 71
Views: 16897

RE: Multilingual Announcement For Int'l Flights

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/airontario" class="quote" target="_blank">airontario</a> (<a href="#55" class="quote">Reply 55</a>):<br/><i> In <acronym title="St. Louis - Lamb...

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by m11stephen
Fri Oct 14, 2011 5:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Multilingual Announcement For Int'l Flights
Replies: 71
Views: 16897

RE: Multilingual Announcement For Int'l Flights

I work at a <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> Express carrier as a CSA and although the destinations we fly to are all domestic I will repeat the announcements in Spanish as a courtesy if I know there is a Spanish speaking passenger on the flight. Granted my Spanish isn't all that ...

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by m11stephen
Thu Oct 13, 2011 10:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ASA/ExpressJet New Name.....ExpressJet!
Replies: 28
Views: 7445

RE: ASA/ExpressJet New Name.....ExpressJet!

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ScottB" class="quote" target="_blank">ScottB</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i> And ASA had a craptastic reputation. But even...

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by m11stephen
Wed Oct 12, 2011 3:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why No Emirates To LAS
Replies: 34
Views: 12598

RE: Why No Emirates To LAS

LAS is a big leisure market, not a big business market that an airline like <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">EK</acronym> would be attracted to. <acronym title="Las Vegas - McCarran International (LAS / KLAS), USA - Nevada">LAS</acronym> is a gambling destination, not a center for fo...

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by m11stephen
Wed Oct 12, 2011 12:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger Sues Over Turbulent Flight - Continental
Replies: 74
Views: 19770

RE: Passenger Sues Over Turbulent Flight - Continental

Some people are just MORONS. There is no nicer word for them. Some people think that everything and anything is the airlines fault. Airlines don't control when it snows, when it rains, when it gets foggy, when it storms and when ATC decides to put a flow control delay on your flight. During weather ...

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by m11stephen
Thu Oct 06, 2011 11:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fams Stomp On DL AMS-DTW 'highjacker'
Replies: 26
Views: 13122

RE: Fams Stomp On DL AMS-DTW 'highjacker'

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/AR385" class="quote" target="_blank">AR385</a> (<a href="#21" class="quote">Reply 21</a>):<br/><i>He was intoxicated. Probably on some medicatio...

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by m11stephen
Thu Oct 06, 2011 10:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fams Stomp On DL AMS-DTW 'highjacker'
Replies: 26
Views: 13122

RE: Fams Stomp On DL AMS-DTW 'highjacker'

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/DeltaMD90" class="quote" target="_blank">DeltaMD90</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>Yay, we used a FAM! Bet you that FAM has...

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by m11stephen
Thu Oct 06, 2011 10:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TSA Pats Breast Cancer Survivor After X-Ray
Replies: 49
Views: 11868

RE: TSA Pats Breast Cancer Survivor After X-Ray

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/delta2ual" class="quote" target="_blank">delta2ual</a> (<a href="#48" class="quote">Reply 48</a>):<br/><i> Exactly. We were told to comply with ...

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by m11stephen
Wed Oct 05, 2011 3:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TSA Pats Breast Cancer Survivor After X-Ray
Replies: 49
Views: 11868

RE: TSA Pats Breast Cancer Survivor After X-Ray

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/DeltAirlines" class="quote" target="_blank">DeltAirlines</a> (<a href="#14" class="quote">Reply 14</a>):<br/><i> Fortunately, no grief when I us...

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by m11stephen
Wed Oct 05, 2011 3:32 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Your Most Frustrating Moment As An Airline Employee
Replies: 37
Views: 8051

RE: Your Most Frustrating Moment As An Airline Employee

When you're the ONLY gate agent working and trying to board one flight and the flight attendant on that flight is bitching at you because they have no ice (Number 1:I am not a caterer Number 2:Drink service is the last thing on my mind right now) while the captain of another flight is screaming at y...

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by m11stephen
Tue Oct 04, 2011 12:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO Must Release Training Docs To 3407 Families
Replies: 104
Views: 11417

RE: CO Must Release Training Docs To 3407 Families

What are the legal requirements for a mainline carrier to disclose to a customer that the flight they are taking is not actually operated by the airline whose name is on the side of the plane and who they purchased the ticket through?

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by m11stephen
Mon Oct 03, 2011 4:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO Must Release Training Docs To 3407 Families
Replies: 104
Views: 11417

RE: CO Must Release Training Docs To 3407 Families

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/apodino" class="quote" target="_blank">apodino</a> (<a href="#77" class="quote">Reply 77</a>):<br/><i>This needs to stop. That is all we are say...

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by m11stephen
Sat Oct 01, 2011 3:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO Must Release Training Docs To 3407 Families
Replies: 104
Views: 11417

RE: CO Must Release Training Docs To 3407 Families

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/JoeCanuck" class="quote" target="_blank">JoeCanuck</a> (<a href="#52" class="quote">Reply 52</a>):<br/><i> As I recall, it was a Continental fli...

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by m11stephen
Fri Sep 30, 2011 11:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO Must Release Training Docs To 3407 Families
Replies: 104
Views: 11417

RE: CO Must Release Training Docs To 3407 Families

I would be curious to know what percentage of passengers flying on regionals actually know that the airplane they are flying on isn't actually owned, operated or inspected by the carrier whose name is on the side of the plane... I work at a regional and have been instructed to NEVER say the name of ...

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by m11stephen
Fri Sep 30, 2011 5:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO Must Release Training Docs To 3407 Families
Replies: 104
Views: 11417

RE: CO Must Release Training Docs To 3407 Families

The AirTran/SkyWest codeshare that just recently ended is a perfect example of how regional flying should be done. When flying on one of these flights it was very clear that it was not actually an AirTran aircraft or crew. The signs in the gate area said "SkyWest airlines in partnership with AirTran...

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by m11stephen
Fri Sep 30, 2011 2:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO Must Release Training Docs To 3407 Families
Replies: 104
Views: 11417

RE: CO Must Release Training Docs To 3407 Families

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/N62NA" class="quote" target="_blank">N62NA</a> (<a href="#17" class="quote">Reply 17</a>):<br/><i>I've hated these codeshares from day 1. You ar...

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by m11stephen
Fri Sep 30, 2011 12:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO Must Release Training Docs To 3407 Families
Replies: 104
Views: 11417

RE: CO Must Release Training Docs To 3407 Families

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/apodino" class="quote" target="_blank">apodino</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i> I believe that Continental will try ...

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by m11stephen
Thu Sep 29, 2011 11:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Abolish Tsa" Petition @ Whitehouse.org
Replies: 27
Views: 5558

RE: "Abolish Tsa" Petition @ Whitehouse.org

The <acronym title="Taipei - Sung Shan (TSA / RCSS), Taiwan">TSA</acronym> was a good idea in theory, having highly trained and well paid government employees perform and oversee security at the nations airports, but it didn't work well in practice. Why didn't it work? No one knows for sure. Any air...

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by m11stephen
Thu Sep 22, 2011 10:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Takes Economy Plus Away From Premier
Replies: 67
Views: 16801

RE: UA Takes Economy Plus Away From Premier

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Prinair" class="quote" target="_blank">Prinair</a> (<a href="#14" class="quote">Reply 14</a>):<br/><i>Funny how at all of the airlines that I ha...

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by m11stephen
Thu Sep 15, 2011 1:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA 75 Evacuated At IAD
Replies: 32
Views: 16645

RE: UA 75 Evacuated At IAD

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/wilco737" class="quote" target="_blank">wilco737</a> (<a href="#11" class="quote">Reply 11</a>):<br/><i> Well, you will switch off the engines a...

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by m11stephen
Sat Sep 10, 2011 12:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAs / Still The Unsung Heroes Of 9/11
Replies: 18
Views: 7139

RE: FAs / Still The Unsung Heroes Of 9/11

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/airtran737" class="quote" target="_blank">airtran737</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i>How are they heroes? Sure a couple c...

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by m11stephen
Mon Aug 29, 2011 2:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC Flight Attendants Reject Tentative Agreement
Replies: 14
Views: 6575

RE: AC Flight Attendants Reject Tentative Agreement

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/par13del" class="quote" target="_blank">par13del</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i> Probably due to the fact that if the pilo...

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by m11stephen
Sun Aug 14, 2011 7:42 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How Much Do Australian FA's Make?
Replies: 15
Views: 23015

RE: How Much Do Australian FA's Make?

I was wondering why F/A salaries in Australia are so high compared to those in the USA. Then I realized that the cost of living is almost twice as high in Australia as it is in the USA. In the USA, the average new hire F/A makes 16K a year according to the Association of Flight Attendants.

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by m11stephen
Sat Aug 13, 2011 3:37 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How Much Do Australian FA's Make?
Replies: 15
Views: 23015

RE: How Much Do Australian FA's Make?

Wow! That is extraordinary compared to the amount F/As make in the United States! Recently, there was a story about a third year flight attendant at Compass Airlines (A Delta Connection carrier) who was making 17K annually after three years on the job!!! As a first year CSA I made about 19K...

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by m11stephen
Wed Aug 03, 2011 5:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: FAs And Tattoos
Replies: 111
Views: 33721

RE: FAs And Tattoos

Airlines have many standards for F/As, such as height and weight, that are not found and would not be accepted in other occupations. Just because someone is a certain weight, height, has a visible tattoo, should not disqualify them from becoming an F/A... As long as a perspective F/A is able to oper...

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by m11stephen
Mon Aug 01, 2011 6:07 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Flight Attendants Standing Up Take Off/landing
Replies: 12
Views: 9244

RE: Flight Attendants Standing Up Take Off/landing

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Elevated" class="quote" target="_blank">Elevated</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>Not sure what a/c you were on, but I hope ...

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by m11stephen
Thu Jul 28, 2011 12:31 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Flight Attendants Standing Up Take Off/landing
Replies: 12
Views: 9244

RE: Flight Attendants Standing Up Take Off/landing

I was recently on an <acronym title="Skywest Airlines (USA)">OO</acronym> flight from <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>-<acronym title="Milwaukee - General Mitchell International (MKE / KMKE), USA - Wisconsin">MKE</acronym> and apparently the ...

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by m11stephen
Sat Jun 25, 2011 10:57 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Ground Handling Question
Replies: 3
Views: 3829

RE: Ground Handling Question

What is also very interesting is that some airlines don't actual ground handle their own planes! For example Air Wisconsin, a US Airways express carrier, both flies to and has a station in <acronym title="Milwaukee - General Mitchell International (MKE / KMKE), USA - Wisconsin">MKE</acronym>. Howeve...

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by m11stephen
Sat Jun 25, 2011 10:51 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why So Few Minorities In Aviation?
Replies: 15
Views: 8819

RE: Why So Few Minorities In Aviation?

At my airline about half the flight crew members and flight attendants I see are African American. Also, there are a significant amount of individuals belonging to other races.  

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