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by platinumfoota
Wed Dec 12, 2018 3:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA announces SFO-DEL/MEL/YYZ; Expands AKL/AMS/PPT/ICN.
Replies: 507
Views: 73712

Re: United Airlines CEO to Make Historic Route Announcement Tomorrow (12/12)

He's currently in L.A, walked passed him at baggage claim

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by platinumfoota
Wed Jun 27, 2018 4:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN's refusal to look at PSP
Replies: 52
Views: 7039

Re: WN's refusal to look at PSP

Could there possibly be a market for PSP-LAS? And wow didn't know United served PSP from most hubs

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by platinumfoota
Sat Oct 21, 2017 8:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Visual of largest airlines by state in the USA
Replies: 89
Views: 17058

Re: Visual of largest airlines by state in the USA

WN first in California?? UA has 2 Hubs SFO and LAX

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by platinumfoota
Sat May 31, 2014 6:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Blast Damages DL 772 Engine @ LAX
Replies: 29
Views: 17068

RE: Jet Blast Damages DL 772 Engine @ LAX

Ramp Karma from the Delta jet blast that blew a ULD off the service road and into a United aircraft that was taxiing, causing damage to the fuselage and canceling the flight. It's only fair  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/duck.gif" width="35" height="20"...

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by platinumfoota
Sat Mar 08, 2014 9:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Will LAX Do Without The 757?
Replies: 36
Views: 12984

RE: What Will LAX Do Without The 757?

You can see that on the United side you see a lot more 739 than before replacing the 757 routes. Slowly but surely the change is more evident.

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by platinumfoota
Fri Jan 24, 2014 5:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Alaska Livery In 2014
Replies: 114
Views: 31545

RE: New Alaska Livery In 2014

The new liberty will be white and grey with a goldish cheat line, a death star on its tail and UNITED on the side  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/duck.gif" width="35" height="20" border="0"/>   <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-fo...

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by platinumfoota
Fri Nov 01, 2013 5:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lax Evacuated - Breaking News
Replies: 134
Views: 31106

RE: Lax Evacuated - Breaking News

This happened as I was leaving work. I was outside T7 and saw lots of police responding. Im glad I got out on time, I hope everyone is safe.

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by platinumfoota
Sat Sep 21, 2013 5:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Hub; Why SFO And Why Not LAX?
Replies: 52
Views: 17331

RE: United Hub; Why SFO And Why Not LAX?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/LAXintl" class="quote" target="_blank">LAXintl</a> (<a href="#28" class="quote">Reply 28</a>):<br/><i>Lastly, <acronym title="United Airlines (U...

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by platinumfoota
Fri Sep 20, 2013 3:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Hub; Why SFO And Why Not LAX?
Replies: 52
Views: 17331

RE: United Hub; Why SFO And Why Not LAX?

Not enough Space!  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/boxedin.gif" width="25" height="20" border="0"/>   <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/crowded.gif" width="33" height="24" border="0"/>  United could gro...

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by platinumfoota
Sat Sep 07, 2013 4:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Plans LAX Facility Modernization
Replies: 70
Views: 13165

RE: United Plans LAX Facility Modernization

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/777ord" class="quote" target="_blank">777ord</a> (<a href="#34" class="quote">Reply 34</a>):<br/><i>The fun part will be the temporary luggage s...

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by platinumfoota
Sat Sep 07, 2013 4:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Plans LAX Facility Modernization
Replies: 70
Views: 13165

RE: United Plans LAX Facility Modernization

United needs more gates at <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>. Planes have to sit and wait for a gate everyday. United is willing to expand but don't have the space to do so. They should have never given up those <acronym title="Tavrey (Ukraine)...

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by platinumfoota
Fri Jul 19, 2013 5:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First 787-9 Rolled Out
Replies: 128
Views: 55970

RE: First 787-9 Rolled Out

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Max+Q" class="quote" target="_blank">Max Q</a> (<a href="#80" class="quote">Reply 80</a>):<br/><i>No, the Queen of the skies still rules. No lig...

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by platinumfoota
Thu Jul 18, 2013 11:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First 787-9 Rolled Out
Replies: 128
Views: 55970

RE: First 787-9 Rolled Out

The Queen of the Skies must be jealous. WOW!

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by platinumfoota
Thu Jul 18, 2013 2:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Offers Mercedes Benz Transfers At IAH For Elite
Replies: 37
Views: 10179

RE: UA Offers Mercedes Benz Transfers At IAH For Elite

This would work great at LAX connecting passengers between T6 and T8

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by platinumfoota
Wed Jul 17, 2013 4:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Split Scimitar Winglet Equipped 738 Sighting
Replies: 79
Views: 33282

RE: First Split Scimitar Winglet Equipped 738 Sighting

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/rscaife1682" class="quote" target="_blank">rscaife1682</a> (<a href="#11" class="quote">Reply 11</a>):<br/><i>Why do I get the feeling that the ...

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by platinumfoota
Thu Jun 27, 2013 2:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Pilot Punched In Face By Drunk Passenger
Replies: 88
Views: 19550

RE: United Pilot Punched In Face By Drunk Passenger

I believe the pilot should have agreed with him and taken him to the Ramp and let the Rampers handle the situation  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/box.gif" width="27" height="19" border="0"/>   <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-fo...

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by platinumfoota
Thu Feb 14, 2013 4:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA And IAM Reach Tentative Agreement
Replies: 13
Views: 3487

RE: UA And IAM Reach Tentative Agreement

About time, This is great news, The rumor was circling the ramp this morning and the Union was very active. Looking forward to reading our new agreement.

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by platinumfoota
Sun Feb 10, 2013 11:35 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 757 Rolls Royce VS Pratt & Whitney
Replies: 100
Views: 36092

RE: 757 Rolls Royce VS Pratt & Whitney

What about preformance numbers?? Also I have noticed that the RR engines are much louder that the P&W, they sound like old vacuums (figures) ... well at least on the ramp.

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by platinumfoota
Sun Feb 10, 2013 11:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Boeing Make A Double Decker Someday?
Replies: 38
Views: 20963

RE: Will Boeing Make A Double Decker Someday?

Who says it has to be a wide body??  Wow!   

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by platinumfoota
Tue Feb 05, 2013 7:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA A318 Damaged At JFK
Replies: 52
Views: 37348

RE: BA A318 Damaged At JFK

Hmmm... Does the 777-200 have a taller tail than a 777-300??

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by platinumfoota
Sun Jan 20, 2013 10:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA 737 Blown Into Fuel Truck In BUF
Replies: 75
Views: 27517

RE: UA 737 Blown Into Fuel Truck In BUF

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/IBOAviator" class="quote" target="_blank">IBOAviator</a> (<a href="#14" class="quote">Reply 14</a>):<br/><i> Are SWAP programs common to all air...

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by platinumfoota
Sun Jan 20, 2013 9:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ramp Worker Serious Injured At EWR?
Replies: 5
Views: 4442

RE: Ramp Worker Serious Injured At EWR?

<a href="http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/united_airlines_employee_seriously_KpO8av9jNUW7qlWbAhBLrM" target="_blank">http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/u...e_seriously_KpO8av9jNUW7qlWbAhBLrM</a> <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetic...

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by platinumfoota
Sun Jan 20, 2013 9:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA 737 Blown Into Fuel Truck In BUF
Replies: 75
Views: 27517

RE: UA 737 Blown Into Fuel Truck In BUF

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/HAWK21M" class="quote" target="_blank">HAWK21M</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>What about the 6 chocks......and parking bra...

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by platinumfoota
Tue Dec 11, 2012 7:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH First 747-8I Into Los Angeles!
Replies: 28
Views: 18535

RE: LH First 747-8I Into Los Angeles!

Did LAX have a water canon salute for the 787? I dont remember ever seeing pictures.

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by platinumfoota
Mon Dec 10, 2012 5:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA And SCO 777s
Replies: 16
Views: 8837

RE: UA And SCO 777s

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

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by platinumfoota
Sat Dec 08, 2012 10:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA And SCO 777s
Replies: 16
Views: 8837

RE: UA And SCO 777s

Any one have an idea where the 777's used on <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>-<acronym title="Tokyo - Narita International (New Tokyo) (NRT / RJAA), Japan">NRT</acronym> and <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - Calif...

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by platinumfoota
Fri Dec 07, 2012 11:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways Makes Formal Merger Offer For AA
Replies: 241
Views: 43989

RE: US Airways Makes Formal Merger Offer For AA

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/blueflyer" class="quote" target="_blank">blueflyer</a> (<a href="#33" class="quote">Reply 33</a>):<br/><i>The surviving image has very little to...

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by platinumfoota
Fri Dec 07, 2012 8:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX History
Replies: 49
Views: 11318

RE: LAX History

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/azncsa4qf744er" class="quote" target="_blank">azncsa4qf744er</a> (<a href="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i>The old tower nowadays house o...

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by platinumfoota
Thu Nov 29, 2012 8:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rampers Egg NO Saints' Charter Upon Arrival At ATL
Replies: 55
Views: 13948

RE: Rampers Egg NO Saints' Charter Upon Arrival At ATL

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/BCEaglesCO757" class="quote" target="_blank">BCEaglesCO757</a> (<a href="#37" class="quote">Reply 37</a>):<br/><i>I know they fly <acronym title...

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by platinumfoota
Sun Nov 18, 2012 6:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Buys 49 MD-90s From China Southern
Replies: 65
Views: 14371

RE: Delta Buys 49 MD-90s From China Southern

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/fxramper" class="quote" target="_blank">fxramper</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i>Boeing/MD is reopening the mad dawg line. ...

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by platinumfoota
Mon Oct 15, 2012 5:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA To Offer Meal Reservations
Replies: 31
Views: 10212

RE: AA To Offer Meal Reservations

I'm sure other airlines will watch this closely but wont jump on yet.

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by platinumfoota
Thu Oct 11, 2012 11:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA7708 ORD 787 Proving Flight 10/11
Replies: 26
Views: 8983

RE: UA7708 ORD 787 Proving Flight 10/11

LAX tomorrow 10/12 schedule Arrival 0900L and depart 1240L

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by platinumfoota
Mon Aug 27, 2012 3:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any More UA 787 Routes?
Replies: 69
Views: 8597

RE: Any More UA 787 Routes?

Hmmm... I wonder what they are planning on doing with the 777's that currently operate the <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>-<acronym title="Tokyo - Narita International (New Tokyo) (NRT / RJAA), Japan">NRT</acronym>, <acronym title="Los Angele...

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by platinumfoota
Mon Jul 09, 2012 8:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA's McDonald: No More A/C Retirements For 2012
Replies: 102
Views: 13259

RE: UA's McDonald: No More A/C Retirements For 2012

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/tommy767" class="quote" target="_blank">tommy767</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i> longer 757 boarding times</i></fon...

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by platinumfoota
Fri May 25, 2012 11:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus To Offer Wider Seats For Obese On A320
Replies: 62
Views: 13870

RE: Airbus To Offer Wider Seats For Obese On A320

Airbus should also start thinking of making a wider over the wing exit for these customers   

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by platinumfoota
Tue May 22, 2012 5:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Comment By UA Captain
Replies: 151
Views: 35535

RE: Comment By UA Captain

If you look at the sCO fleet that is painted in the "new" colors there is a lable/decal that says "Operated by CO" normally near the front cargo door, depending on the aircraft

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by platinumfoota
Fri May 18, 2012 6:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SkyWest/UAX Loses Ground Handling At 16 Stations
Replies: 110
Views: 18067

RE: SkyWest/UAX Loses Ground Handling At 16 Stations

Any specifcs on who will be doing below the wing operations at each station?

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by platinumfoota
Sat Apr 07, 2012 1:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Cross-Fleeting
Replies: 51
Views: 11528

RE: United Cross-Fleeting

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/genybustrvlr" class="quote" target="_blank">genybustrvlr</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>3) Do you expect to see spe...

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by platinumfoota
Tue Mar 27, 2012 6:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did Taca Ever Operate 727s?
Replies: 12
Views: 3391

RE: Did Taca Ever Operate 727s?

My first flight was on a LACSA 727-200, these pictures sure bring back memories  

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by platinumfoota
Sat Dec 24, 2011 3:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYT-Exterior Of Jets, A Parade Of Plain Vanilla
Replies: 22
Views: 7178

RE: NYT-Exterior Of Jets, A Parade Of Plain Vanilla

One word: U N I T E D   

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by platinumfoota
Thu Aug 04, 2011 3:16 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: CZ A380 Titles... Your Thoughts...
Replies: 37
Views: 8819

RE: CZ A380 Titles... Your Thoughts...

The location of the cheatline makes it look like it has a big nose and huge forhead. Tail looks good

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by platinumfoota
Mon Mar 08, 2010 9:48 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: United. Voted: The Best Airline 2020
Replies: 45
Views: 12100

RE: United. Voted: The Best Airline 2020

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/VC10er" class="quote" target="_blank">VC10er</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>I fly over 150,000 to 200,000 actual mi...

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by platinumfoota
Thu Mar 04, 2010 10:18 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Beware United Airlines' Tricksy Check-in Kiosks
Replies: 13
Views: 9102

RE: Beware United Airlines' Tricksy Check-in Kiosk

From the article: <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quote:<br/><i>At the airport check-in kiosk, too, passengers are used to swiping their credit cards as a form of identification for picking up their tic...

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by platinumfoota
Thu Mar 04, 2010 10:05 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Beware United Airlines' Tricksy Check-in Kiosks
Replies: 13
Views: 9102

Beware United Airlines' Tricksy Check-in Kiosks

I know how much we at A.net love to talk about <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym>, but I haven't seen any recent <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> bashing, so here is one... <a href="http://www.walletpop.com/blog/2010/03/02/beware-united-airlines-tricksy-check-in-k...

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by platinumfoota
Tue Nov 03, 2009 7:07 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: "Strangest" Airport You Have Been To?
Replies: 47
Views: 16568

"Strangest" Airport You Have Been To?

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by platinumfoota
Sun Aug 23, 2009 6:30 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How Many Ramp Agents Do We Have Here?
Replies: 44
Views: 21620

RE: How Many Ramp Agents Do We Have Here?

I WAS a ramp agent for <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> at <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>, laid off close to a year now, my starting pay was $9.71 sure it has gone up now. Lead pay was close to $22. IAM union, free <acrony...

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by platinumfoota
Tue Aug 18, 2009 12:07 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Tips For Flying With Toothache
Replies: 4
Views: 40292

RE: Tips For Flying With Toothache

How about sleeping pills? Anytime i don't feel well and have to fly i grab some natural sleeping pills, they really help.

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by platinumfoota
Fri Apr 17, 2009 4:34 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: LAX Hotels
Replies: 5
Views: 2744

RE: LAX Hotels

Why even get a room? Just park next to the In-n-Out and sleep in your car <img src="/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/biggrin.gif" alt="Big grin"> Just kidding, both of the above choices would be correct. Enjoy your trip to <acronym title="Lan Chile">LA</acronym>, don't forget to visit the Impe...

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by platinumfoota
Sun Apr 12, 2009 5:07 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: DL Mechanics Test
Replies: 18
Views: 3667

RE: DL Mechanics Test

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by platinumfoota
Sat Apr 11, 2009 7:55 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: DL Mechanics Test
Replies: 18
Views: 3667

RE: DL Mechanics Test

Took it today. First is the crazy check test, then its a 3 part test, an applied physics test, folding boxes test, troubleshooting test. Think I did pretty good in the physics and troubleshooting, after a while the folding boxes all start looking alike  <img src="/aviation-forums/graphics/smili...

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