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by bhmdiversion
Mon Mar 05, 2012 2:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pinnacle CFO Leaving For Spirit
Replies: 2
Views: 2248

Pinnacle CFO Leaving For Spirit

From the employee website: Dear Team Members, Earlier today we announced that Ted Christie will step down from his position as CFO on March 30 to become CFO for Spirit Airlines. Obviously this comes at a critical time for Pinnacle as we continue to try to navigate a restructuring; on the other hand,...

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by bhmdiversion
Thu Mar 01, 2012 2:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PeoplExpress Airlines Coming Back!
Replies: 180
Views: 33797

RE: PeoplExpress Airlines Coming Back!

Has anyone heard the rumor that Phil Trenary (from Pinnacle) is going to be the CEO? I could have sworn that I read that somewhere in regards to PeopleExpress.

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by bhmdiversion
Sun Feb 26, 2012 11:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alleged Big DL Announcement Coming Monday
Replies: 116
Views: 41181

RE: Alleged Big DL Announcement Coming Monday

The announcement is about a retirement (if you can call that) package intended for the more senior Delta employees. The conference call was held on Thursday of last week. Some highlights include health benefits, flight benefits, and I believe a cash payout. The catch is this is a "73 point plan" - m...

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by bhmdiversion
Thu Feb 23, 2012 11:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Connection Ending McAllen Service?
Replies: 35
Views: 8634

RE: Delta Connection Ending McAllen Service?

The station was notified last week of the closing/route suspension.

The loads on booked traffic were slim; however, their walk-up stats were off the chart. I think I personally sold 4-7 walk up fares a day while I was there.

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by bhmdiversion
Sat Feb 18, 2012 5:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SkyWest Q4 And 2011 Earnings Results
Replies: 10
Views: 3920

RE: SkyWest Q4 And 2011 Earnings Results

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/dtwpilot225" class="quote" target="_blank">dtwpilot225</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>Ok crazy rumor alert. I hate spreadi...

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by bhmdiversion
Sat Feb 11, 2012 12:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: DL FA Seniority Agreement Finalized
Replies: 64
Views: 9749

RE: Rumor: DL FA Seniority Agreement Finalized

From DLNet: Date: February 10, 2012 To: All U.S.-based Delta flight attendants From: Joanne Smith, Senior Vice President, In-Flight Service Subject: Single flight attendant seniority list achieved It is with tremendous pride I share with you the news that our pre-merger seniority integration committ...

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by bhmdiversion
Thu Feb 09, 2012 12:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pinnacle Air In Financial Trouble; Shares Plunge
Replies: 156
Views: 22501

RE: Pinnacle Air In Financial Trouble; Shares Plunge

Interesting day at Pinnacle... Rumors going around that a minority group of Ground Ops Managers are being cut with no severance or anything... just a hearty handshake and a "see you later" on Friday.

Anyone else hear about this?

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by bhmdiversion
Wed Feb 08, 2012 12:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pinnacle Air In Financial Trouble; Shares Plunge
Replies: 156
Views: 22501

RE: Pinnacle Air In Financial Trouble; Shares Plunge

This was sent to the employee tonight.... Thanks to my friends at Pinnacle for this one... From Internal Memo: In my Jan. 20 message outlining the challenges facing our business, I discussed our United contracts – the Q400 capacity purchase agreement as well as the two Saab pro-rate agreements – and...

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by bhmdiversion
Sat Feb 04, 2012 3:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pinnacle Air In Financial Trouble; Shares Plunge
Replies: 156
Views: 22501

RE: Pinnacle Air In Financial Trouble; Shares Plunge

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/dtwpilot225" class="quote" target="_blank">dtwpilot225</a> (<a href="#145" class="quote">Reply 145</a>):<br/><i>i think this announcement thing ...

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by bhmdiversion
Fri Feb 03, 2012 10:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pinnacle Air In Financial Trouble; Shares Plunge
Replies: 156
Views: 22501

RE: Pinnacle Air In Financial Trouble; Shares Plunge

Rumors going around stations/MEM - "Big announcement will be made in the next 2 weeks..." I've heard it will be the biggest cuts so far...

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by bhmdiversion
Fri Feb 03, 2012 10:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Currently Adding/expanding Schedules At LGA
Replies: 26
Views: 7390

RE: DL Currently Adding/expanding Schedules At LGA

BHM already had <acronym title="New York - La Guardia (LGA / KLGA), USA - New York">LGA</acronym> service... <acronym title="Halifax - Robert L Stanfield International (YHZ / CYHZ), Canada - Nova Scotia">YHZ</acronym> had <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJF...

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by bhmdiversion
Tue Jan 31, 2012 9:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pinnacle Air In Financial Trouble; Shares Plunge
Replies: 156
Views: 22501

RE: Pinnacle Air In Financial Trouble; Shares Plunge

Has anyone else seen the stock price? Is the a potential buyer in the works or what the hell is going on? Of course, MEM isn't saying jack squat to the employees.

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by bhmdiversion
Sun Jan 29, 2012 2:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pinnacle Air In Financial Trouble; Shares Plunge
Replies: 156
Views: 22501

RE: Pinnacle Air In Financial Trouble; Shares Plunge

Is it true that ALPA/AFA/USW are asking now for 7% or is it still 5%?

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by bhmdiversion
Fri Jan 27, 2012 1:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pinnacle Air In Financial Trouble; Shares Plunge
Replies: 156
Views: 22501

RE: Pinnacle Air In Financial Trouble; Shares Plunge

This was sent to the employee tonight.... Thanks to my friends at Pinnacle for this one... From Internal Memo: Discussions continue with the various parties involved in helping us develop a turnaround plan. Earlier today we filed a document with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to inform...

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by bhmdiversion
Sat Jan 21, 2012 6:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pinnacle Air In Financial Trouble; Shares Plunge
Replies: 156
Views: 22501

RE: Pinnacle Air In Financial Trouble; Shares Plunge

Sorry I tried to post this last night... from Bloomberg.com: <a href="http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-01-20/pinnacle-s-ceo-warns-of-chapter-11-amid-worsening-financials-1-.html?cmpid=yhoo" target="_blank">http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-0...ning-financials-1-.html?cmpid=yhoo</a> Some of the hi...

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by bhmdiversion
Tue Jan 17, 2012 9:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pinnacle Air In Financial Trouble; Shares Plunge
Replies: 156
Views: 22501

RE: Pinnacle Air In Financial Trouble; Shares Plunge

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/toltommy" class="quote" target="_blank">toltommy</a> (<a href="#121" class="quote">Reply 121</a>):<br/><i>Stop the drama. This has nothing to do...

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by bhmdiversion
Mon Jan 16, 2012 10:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pinnacle Air In Financial Trouble; Shares Plunge
Replies: 156
Views: 22501

RE: Pinnacle Air In Financial Trouble; Shares Plunge

New report out is that some of the crewmember's paychecks were not good... Allegedly, there was a change in the 9E payroll system and the banks of some crews were not recognizing the new system...

Not good...

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by bhmdiversion
Sat Jan 14, 2012 3:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pinnacle Air In Financial Trouble; Shares Plunge
Replies: 156
Views: 22501

RE: Pinnacle Air In Financial Trouble; Shares Plunge

I hear the line is forming waiting for the start bell to go off!

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by bhmdiversion
Fri Jan 13, 2012 10:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pinnacle Air In Financial Trouble; Shares Plunge
Replies: 156
Views: 22501

RE: Pinnacle Air In Financial Trouble; Shares Plunge

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/nwaesc" class="quote" target="_blank">nwaesc</a> (<a href="#115" class="quote">Reply 115</a>):<br/><i>I'm surprised that isn't happening already...

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by bhmdiversion
Thu Jan 12, 2012 11:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pinnacle Air In Financial Trouble; Shares Plunge
Replies: 156
Views: 22501

RE: Pinnacle Air In Financial Trouble; Shares Plunge

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/brandonfs88" class="quote" target="_blank">brandonfs88</a> (<a href="#109" class="quote">Reply 109</a>):<br/><i>Go tell that to the <acronym tit...

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by bhmdiversion
Thu Jan 12, 2012 11:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pinnacle Air In Financial Trouble; Shares Plunge
Replies: 156
Views: 22501

RE: Pinnacle Air In Financial Trouble; Shares Plunge

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/FlyASAGuy2005" class="quote" target="_blank">FlyASAGuy2005</a> (<a href="#104" class="quote">Reply 104</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> M...

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by bhmdiversion
Fri Dec 30, 2011 12:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pinnacle Air In Financial Trouble; Shares Plunge
Replies: 156
Views: 22501

RE: Pinnacle Air In Financial Trouble; Shares Plunge

The worst part of all of this is <acronym title="Memphis - International (MEM / KMEM), USA - Tennessee">MEM</acronym> continuing not to say a THING to the employee groups. Way to win over the workers without the Golden Parachutes. Maybe Menke Mouse is related to Johnny O when it comes to screwing th...

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by bhmdiversion
Mon Dec 26, 2011 12:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pinnacle Air In Financial Trouble; Shares Plunge
Replies: 156
Views: 22501

RE: Pinnacle Air In Financial Trouble; Shares Plunge

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/bahadir" class="quote" target="_blank">bahadir</a> (<a href="#72" class="quote">Reply 72</a>):<br/><i>All I have to say : Full pay till the last...

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by bhmdiversion
Tue Dec 20, 2011 9:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pinnacle Air In Financial Trouble; Shares Plunge
Replies: 156
Views: 22501

RE: Pinnacle Air In Financial Trouble; Shares Plunge

Trenary or not, the CEO is still the one who makes the determinations and has his leadership staff enforce it. True, he walked into this situation, BUT, it was his decision to take the job. He can still go to the line and ask for advice from the workers and not from the "Bob's" who everyone would be...

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by bhmdiversion
Tue Dec 20, 2011 1:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pinnacle Air In Financial Trouble; Shares Plunge
Replies: 156
Views: 22501

RE: Pinnacle Air In Financial Trouble; Shares Plunge

Based on what has happened the past month with Pinnacle, more news is headed out from <acronym title="Memphis - International (MEM / KMEM), USA - Tennessee">MEM</acronym>. Rumor has it, furlough notices will be hitting sooner than later for ACS positions as well as a request for a 5% pay cut only if...

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by bhmdiversion
Sun Dec 18, 2011 8:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pinnacle Air In Financial Trouble; Shares Plunge
Replies: 156
Views: 22501

RE: Pinnacle Air In Financial Trouble; Shares Plunge

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/GentFromAlaska" class="quote" target="_blank">GentFromAlaska</a> (<a href="#48" class="quote">Reply 48</a>):<br/><i>As I recall Menke was at the...

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by bhmdiversion
Sat Dec 17, 2011 1:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pinnacle Air In Financial Trouble; Shares Plunge
Replies: 156
Views: 22501

RE: Pinnacle Air In Financial Trouble; Shares Plunge

From my perspective, the CEO should know the in's and out's of how the business is running and is the one who is RESPONSIBLE for everything that happens with that company. Sorry if I am bias, but this is what I feel. If the name on my paycheck is my CEO and I lost my job because of something that th...

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by bhmdiversion
Sat Dec 17, 2011 1:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN & FL Ground Staff, Station Integration?
Replies: 3
Views: 3119

RE: WN & FL Ground Staff, Station Integration?

Hopefully, WN will clean house in ATL below wing. I'm surprised there hasn't been anyone killed out there on their side.

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by bhmdiversion
Sat Dec 17, 2011 1:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pinnacle Air In Financial Trouble; Shares Plunge
Replies: 156
Views: 22501

RE: Pinnacle Air In Financial Trouble; Shares Plunge

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/GentFromAlaska" class="quote" target="_blank">GentFromAlaska</a> (<a href="#42" class="quote">Reply 42</a>):<br/><i>If it can be fixed, he's the...

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by bhmdiversion
Fri Dec 16, 2011 3:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pinnacle Air In Financial Trouble; Shares Plunge
Replies: 156
Views: 22501

RE: Pinnacle Air In Financial Trouble; Shares Plunge

<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="#38" class="quote">Reply 38</a>):<br/><i>And the hits just keep on coming. Word cam...

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by bhmdiversion
Thu Dec 15, 2011 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways Bumps Marine In SBY
Replies: 63
Views: 12650

RE: US Airways Bumps Marine In SBY

I'm American and support the troops wherever I can... HOWEVER, I do not buy this story. The <acronym title="Salisbury / Ocean City - Wicomico County Regional (SBY / KSBY), USA - Maryland">SBY</acronym> News doesn't tell exactly what happened, but I am sure everything was done in accordance with poli...

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by bhmdiversion
Wed Dec 14, 2011 8:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pinnacle Air In Financial Trouble; Shares Plunge
Replies: 156
Views: 22501

RE: Pinnacle Air In Financial Trouble; Shares Plunge

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/sunking737" class="quote" target="_blank">sunking737</a> (<a href="#35" class="quote">Reply 35</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Welcome t...

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by bhmdiversion
Wed Dec 14, 2011 1:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pinnacle Air In Financial Trouble; Shares Plunge
Replies: 156
Views: 22501

RE: Pinnacle Air In Financial Trouble; Shares Plunge

There were more cuts that I heard on the Copr side yesterday. Anyone else heard anything?

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by bhmdiversion
Tue Dec 13, 2011 12:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ZK announces MSP-DVL, MSP-JMS
Replies: 27
Views: 5508

RE: ZK Announces MSP-DVL, MSP-JMS

This flight was operated by Mesaba, since the Saabs are gone now, they were cancelling left and right. Smart move by Pinnacle. At least something good is going on there in MEM.

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by bhmdiversion
Tue Dec 13, 2011 12:05 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best US Terminals For Spotting
Replies: 9
Views: 5258

RE: Best US Terminals For Spotting

PHL is a good one as well.

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by bhmdiversion
Sun Dec 11, 2011 3:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pinnacle Air In Financial Trouble; Shares Plunge
Replies: 156
Views: 22501

RE: Pinnacle Air In Financial Trouble; Shares Plunge

I'd say they are bleeding cash right now and not afraid to let it be known. It still boggles my mind since <acronym title="Memphis - International (MEM / KMEM), USA - Tennessee">MEM</acronym> has not released to the employees how much moeny they are trying to save -<acronym title="Air Comores and Cr...

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by bhmdiversion
Sun Dec 11, 2011 3:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL/Compass E175s & Wifi
Replies: 3
Views: 1764

RE: DL/Compass E175s & Wifi

Mesaba and Pinnacle will not receive this until some time next year - no set date has been announced.

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by bhmdiversion
Fri Dec 09, 2011 11:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pinnacle Air In Financial Trouble; Shares Plunge
Replies: 156
Views: 22501

RE: Pinnacle Air In Financial Trouble; Shares Plunge

The employee conference call was held this morning. Menke skirted the questions asked about the possibility of bankruptcy and concessions from all work groups (he specifically mentioned union and non-union work groups). From the ones I know inside Pinnacle, this was very quick to be told to the grou...

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by bhmdiversion
Mon Dec 05, 2011 8:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Emergency Landing In Puerto Rico
Replies: 8
Views: 10230

RE: DL Emergency Landing In Puerto Rico

The cause for diversion was for a <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> Engine Fire Warning. Line <acronym title="Mexicana Airlines (Mexico)">MX</acronym> was contacted in <acronym title="San Juan - Luis Munoz Marin International (Isla Verde) (SJU / TJSJ), Puerto Rico">SJU</acronym> and ...

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by bhmdiversion
Sun Nov 27, 2011 9:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines With Previous Service To Washington IAD
Replies: 60
Views: 9441

RE: Airlines With Previous Service To Washington IAD

Did anyone else say Independence Air?

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by bhmdiversion
Wed Nov 16, 2011 11:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inaugural IAH-LOS Service With CO/UA Tonight
Replies: 43
Views: 10337

RE: Inaugural IAH-LOS Service With CO/UA Tonight

This might be the direct, but <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> 55 is from <acronym title="Lagos - Murtala Muhammed (Ikeja) (LOS / DNMM), Nigeria">LOS</acronym>-<acronym title="Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson International (The William B Hartsfield) (ATL / KATL), USA - Georgia">ATL</a...

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by bhmdiversion
Mon Nov 07, 2011 6:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta FLT#30 Is Returning To JFK...
Replies: 5
Views: 5360

RE: Delta FLT#30 Is Returning To JFK...

It was a mechanical air-return.

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by bhmdiversion
Tue Nov 01, 2011 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Incident At O'Hare Bag Room - 1NOV11
Replies: 6
Views: 8000

Incident At O'Hare Bag Room - 1NOV11

First reports are out from news media:

http://abclocal.go.com/wls/story?section=news/local&id=8414420

Moderators - please delete if there is another posting on this.

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by bhmdiversion
Tue Nov 01, 2011 4:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue On The Tarmac For 7 Hours @ BDL
Replies: 100
Views: 18164

RE: JetBlue On The Tarmac For 7 Hours @ BDL

How many passengers were onboard? $27,500 x ______ is probably alot!

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by bhmdiversion
Thu Oct 27, 2011 12:15 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/JBo" class="quote" target="_blank">JBo</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> You just made my respec...

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by bhmdiversion
Sat Oct 22, 2011 11:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Continental Call Sign To Disappear 11/11/11
Replies: 62
Views: 20016

RE: Continental Call Sign To Disappear 11/11/11

Isn't that website like a Wikipedia - where anyone can input anything on the page?

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by bhmdiversion
Thu Oct 20, 2011 3:46 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: CRJ FMS Database Problem?
Replies: 7
Views: 4331

RE: CRJ FMS Database Problem?

This event was isolated to one carrier. FMS is being deferred on these aircraft until an update is ready.

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by bhmdiversion
Wed Oct 19, 2011 3:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit At O'Hare - A Success?
Replies: 38
Views: 5893

RE: Spirit At O'Hare - A Success?

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

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by bhmdiversion
Tue Oct 04, 2011 12:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is Going On At Pinnacle?
Replies: 2
Views: 3260

RE: What Is Going On At Pinnacle?

This was announced via company email that went out last Thursday. Hopefully, good things will come.

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by bhmdiversion
Thu Sep 29, 2011 3:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Connection Livery Status Update
Replies: 240
Views: 28827

RE: DL Connection Livery Status Update

Pinnacle's N455CA is owned by Comair/Delta and will not be painted.

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