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by AirT85
Mon Jun 06, 2005 9:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did My Airline Break The Law?
Replies: 122
Views: 11622

RE: Did My Airline Break The Law?

Hi All, Thanks for the replies. I have finally had a chance to read through them. Here is some more information to clarify a couple of points that have been raised. While waiting for the demo to begin with the flight attendants in the aisles, I noticed the lead flight attendant on the phone. She was...

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by AirT85
Mon Jun 06, 2005 1:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did My Airline Break The Law?
Replies: 122
Views: 11622

RE: Did My Airline Break The Law?

I'm sure that a lot of passengers connected in Phoenix. I'm also sure a lot of them had flown before. But why did the captain disregard the fact his cabin crew was: a) Still standing in the aisle and b) Had no idea if the cabin was secure for take-off? Did everyone have their seatbelt fastened? Were...

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by AirT85
Mon Jun 06, 2005 1:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did My Airline Break The Law?
Replies: 122
Views: 11622

RE: Did My Airline Break The Law?

This is what happened yesterday. I have written a letter to the airline involved and am debating whether or not to send it. There is more that happened on this trip that disturbed besides what relates to this question. I was flying from Phoenix to Philadelphia yesterday on Southwest Airlines. The in...

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by AirT85
Mon Jun 06, 2005 1:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did My Airline Break The Law?
Replies: 122
Views: 11622

Did My Airline Break The Law?

Hi All: I have a very simple question to ask pertaining to the regulations airlines must follow before an aircraft can depart. Once I have a for-sure answer, I will post more details about the incident that caused me to ask the question. My question is: Is their a federal regulations requiring airli...

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by AirT85
Sun May 15, 2005 3:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Getting Hit On....
Replies: 21
Views: 2066

RE: Getting Hit On....

I will start out by saying I am a gay man. I moved to Arizona three months ago, and currently wait tables at a local casual-dining restaurant. Before I arrived...this restaurant was the most Republican, closed-minded, used-to-tradition restaurant I have ever seen. They've adjusted well to having a g...

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by AirT85
Tue May 03, 2005 5:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines Interview Questions
Replies: 26
Views: 15253

RE: Southwest Airlines Interview Questions

Thank you all for the advice (and trivia!) Here are just a couple more questions that I don't believe have already been answered. I'm wondering what exactly the Group Information Session is like? How many people usually attend at one time? How much opportunity is there for personal input? How long d...

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by AirT85
Tue May 03, 2005 5:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines Interview Questions
Replies: 26
Views: 15253

RE: Southwest Airlines Interview Questions

Mod-Please Delete. Computer Error.

[Edited 2005-05-02 22:07:53]

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by AirT85
Tue May 03, 2005 5:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines Interview Questions
Replies: 26
Views: 15253

RE: Southwest Airlines Interview Questions

Double Post. Computer Error!

[Edited 2005-05-02 22:06:50]

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by AirT85
Tue May 03, 2005 5:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines Interview Questions
Replies: 26
Views: 15253

RE: Southwest Airlines Interview Questions

Thank you all for the advice (and trivia!) Here are just a couple more questions that I don't believe have already been answered. I'm wondering what exactly the Group Information Session is like? How many people usually attend at one time? How much opportunity is there for personal input? How long d...

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by AirT85
Sun May 01, 2005 1:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines Interview Questions
Replies: 26
Views: 15253

Southwest Airlines Interview Questions

Hi Folks! I am BEYOND excited to inform you that upon getting home tonight and checking my mail, I opened a letter from Southwest Airlines inviting me to a Group Information Session with them for the position of Flight Attendant. This is a huge dream of mine and I am so thrilled that I am one step c...

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by AirT85
Thu Apr 21, 2005 8:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: America West Posts Q1 Profit!
Replies: 24
Views: 4356

RE: America West Posts Q1 Profit!

As a new resident of Phoenix, <acronym title="Alitalia (Italy)">AZ</acronym>...its great to see the hometown airline doing so well! Especially coming from Philadelphia - where the same cannot be said about that city's hometown carrier :-/ Anyway...kudos to America West. I wait tables and have met qu...

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by AirT85
Mon Apr 18, 2005 2:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do You Smoke?
Replies: 81
Views: 2719

RE: Do You Smoke?

78 pounds.

Just kidding. Nothing :-P

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by AirT85
Mon Apr 18, 2005 1:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do You Smoke?
Replies: 81
Views: 2719

RE: Do You Smoke?

I started smoking February of 2004 in college, it was a social thing. I stopped last October after getting up to a pack-a-day over the summer. This is (no joke) how I quit. Across the street from the coffeeshop I worked in was a cornermarket / convenience store. Everytime I craved a cigarette and/or...

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by AirT85
Thu Apr 14, 2005 3:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What's Your Pornstar Name?
Replies: 38
Views: 5100

RE: What's Your Pornstar Name?

This is interesting...if I use my cats name and the street I grew up on...NO JOKE...my porn star name is the name of a famous person...

SHANIA TWAIN

No sh*t! I named my cat Shania (after Shania Twain) and grew up on Twain Drive.

Damn, I'm good. Haha

-Tony

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by AirT85
Thu Apr 07, 2005 1:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: American Idol Tonight
Replies: 4
Views: 1950

RE: American Idol Tonight

I also agree that of the bottom three, Scott should have gone. However, my overall opinion is Anthony Federov needs to be ridded of. I don't think he really contributes anything more than a cute face for girls to "oooh" and "ahhh" over. His performances have been consistently mediocre, and not up to...

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by AirT85
Thu Apr 07, 2005 1:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: American Idol Tonight
Replies: 4
Views: 1950

RE: American Idol Tonight

Nikko Smith was voted off tonight.

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by AirT85
Sun Feb 13, 2005 11:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ghana Airways Officially Folds
Replies: 15
Views: 3746

RE: Ghana Airways Officially Folds

According to an interview with their CEO, flights to the US will commence on their own metal about 18 months after they commence operations (due to regulatory conditions, etc). Before that they plan on codesharing with another airline.

-Tony

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by AirT85
Sun Feb 13, 2005 6:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ghana Airways Officially Folds
Replies: 15
Views: 3746

RE: Ghana Airways Officially Folds

What would Skywest be doing to help start up a carrier in Ghana?

-Tony

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by AirT85
Thu Feb 10, 2005 5:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Does Southwest Fly From Philly To San Diego?
Replies: 40
Views: 8539

RE: What Does Southwest Fly From Philly To San Diego?

Where do you find Southwest schedules online that include aircraft types?

I am flying Southwest on Feb. 22nd from Philadelphia to Phoenix. It is flight 277 and leaves at 8:55am. Anyone know what type of aircraft I will be on?

Thanks,

Tony

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by AirT85
Wed Feb 02, 2005 8:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Were There Any Philadelphia-based Airlines?
Replies: 23
Views: 6349

RE: Were There Any Philadelphia-based Airlines?

Back in the late 70's or 80's there was an airline named Altair that flew Fokker 28s and DC-9-30s out of Philadelphia. I do believe they originally started out of ACY but all operations and their <acronym title="Business Express (USA)">HQ</acronym>'s were moved to <acronym title="Philadelphia - Inte...

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by AirT85
Thu Jan 27, 2005 7:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATA Scales Back At IND
Replies: 93
Views: 6972

RE: ATA Scales Back At IND

Is this the end of Chicago Express Airlines?

-Tony

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by AirT85
Sun Jan 23, 2005 2:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Favourite DOS Game.
Replies: 14
Views: 1872

RE: Favourite DOS Game.

Transport Tycoon Deluxe

-Tony

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by AirT85
Wed Jan 19, 2005 3:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO Ending Four ALB Routes
Replies: 30
Views: 3929

RE: CO Ending Four ALB Routes

Forgive my ignorance, but why arent the aircraft allowed at Newark?

-Tony

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by AirT85
Mon Jan 03, 2005 4:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: USAirways Goal - Damage Control
Replies: 33
Views: 4667

RE: USAirways Goal - Damage Control

As someone who has grown up within both the USAirways and Delta Air Lines families, I truly feel for all of the employees at USAirways. The grandmother I live with now retired in 2001 from USAirways after 25 years in Customer Service and Reservations positions. I have lost all respect for USAirways ...

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by AirT85
Tue Dec 28, 2004 4:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Message In The Snow On Approach To 9-R @ ORD
Replies: 47
Views: 13290

RE: Message In The Snow On Approach To 9-R @ ORD

Welcome to a.net!

Thats cute. The closest I've ever come to anything like that is reading the words people spell out in hedges. Haha.

A unique experience, nonetheless. Hopefully a picture will pop up soon!

-Tony

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by AirT85
Mon Dec 20, 2004 7:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Song Are You Listening To?
Replies: 95
Views: 3766

RE: What Song Are You Listening To?

Hear Me - Kelly Clarkson

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by AirT85
Mon Nov 29, 2004 2:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Whens Your Birthday
Replies: 18
Views: 1318

RE: Whens Your Birthday

April 29th.

Nice birthday, AAplatnumflier  Smile

-Tony

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by AirT85
Wed Nov 17, 2004 7:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F/A's Call For A Nationwide Strike
Replies: 104
Views: 8077

RE: F/A's Call For A Nationwide Strike

Please forgive me of my arrogance if I show any. I am only 19 years old and was barely old enough to comprehend Eastern Airlines shutting-down and never coming back (let alone why). If (and this is a BIG if) the AFA strikes, would the affected airlines be allowed to hire non-union replacements (I gu...

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by AirT85
Fri Nov 05, 2004 2:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Crash Of Delta Flight 191
Replies: 7
Views: 4699

Crash Of Delta Flight 191

Hi Everyone. I know their have been a couple of topics on this in the past, but I am home sick, bored, and wanted to share with you a dream I had last night. I'm also wondering if any of you have recently had dreams pertaining to aviation, as well. Here goes my dream. I was flying from Atlanta to Pi...

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by AirT85
Sun Oct 31, 2004 1:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 1000th Airbus In North America @ NWA
Replies: 16
Views: 3906

RE: 1000th Airbus In North America @ NWA

Sorry Scorpio...

My information is obviously outdated! Well...at one point they were the largest operator!

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by AirT85
Sun Oct 31, 2004 1:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 1000th Airbus In North America @ NWA
Replies: 16
Views: 3906

RE: 1000th Airbus In North America @ NWA

American Airlines is the largest operater of the Airbus 300 in the world with 34 of them. At one point, they were also the largest operater of the Fokker 100 with 75 examples, I believe.

-Tony

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by AirT85
Tue Aug 31, 2004 11:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Beautiful Female Singers
Replies: 35
Views: 16030

RE: Beautiful Female Singers

Aside from the aforementioned Shania Twain and Faith Hill, my vote goes to Aussie singer/actress Delta Goodrem:



-Tony

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by AirT85
Tue Jul 27, 2004 12:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Piper Crash In PA
Replies: 8
Views: 2744

RE: Piper Crash In PA

The four who passed away included two fathers and their two young sons. Tragic news. Here is a link from NBC10, the local Philadelphia news station: <a href="http://www.nbc10.com/news/3576609/detail.html" target=_blank>http://www.nbc10.com/news/3576609/detail.html</a> God bless their families in thi...

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by AirT85
Mon Jun 21, 2004 6:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US: Not Flying To DAB Or MLB
Replies: 31
Views: 4445

RE: US: Not Flying To DAB Or MLB

Somewhat off topic, but why do you mean by "sterile" and "non-sterile" flights?

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by AirT85
Mon Jun 07, 2004 12:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do You Love Or Hate Your Job?
Replies: 31
Views: 3637

RE: Do You Love Or Hate Your Job?

I love my job. I'm a waiter. While my company-paid salary is sh!t ($2.83 an hour)...the tips aren't too bad at my restaurant and I almost always come in over 12 bucks an hour. I work a lot of 10 hour days so that works for me. Anyway, I love serving people. I love interacting with them. The job and ...

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by AirT85
Mon May 10, 2004 8:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Happened To Delta Express?
Replies: 12
Views: 4039

RE: What Happened To Delta Express?

In regards to Islip: My grandmother worked there for USAir (it was still USAir at the time) for several years before they pulled the mainline out and handed it over to <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> (haha)...anyway...on several occasions she saw United 747s land at Islip on w...

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by AirT85
Sat May 01, 2004 6:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question About Express Airlines
Replies: 7
Views: 3923

RE: Question About Express Airlines

Delta Air Lines owns both Comair and ASA. As previously noted, its not the actual mainline airline operating "Express" (or Connection) flights. It is subsidiary or contracted partner airlines doing the flying.

-Tony

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by AirT85
Mon Apr 12, 2004 5:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: According To Delta: CHQ=great!, ACA=awful
Replies: 16
Views: 2632

RE: According To Delta: CHQ=great!, ACA=awful

In Philadelphia <acronym title="Acapulco - General Juan Alvarez Int'l (ACA), Mexico">ACA</acronym> took over flying to Boston as Delta Connection. Their have been times when a flight will be delayed and I've seen two <acronym title="Acapulco - General Juan Alvarez Int'l (ACA), Mexico">ACA</acronym> ...

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by AirT85
Sat Apr 03, 2004 1:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spraying Aircraft Cabins With Pesticides
Replies: 32
Views: 19580

RE: Spraying Aircraft Cabins With Pesticides

From my research, their are two methods of spraying and each country accepts at least one (some countries accept both). The two methods are in some cases the airline will directly spray its passengers/crew during the flight with the doors closed. In other cases, the airline can perform "residual" sp...

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by AirT85
Fri Apr 02, 2004 10:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spraying Aircraft Cabins With Pesticides
Replies: 32
Views: 19580

Spraying Aircraft Cabins With Pesticides

Hi All- I am looking for information on airlines which spray their aircraft cabins and passengers with pesticies upon landing. What countries does this take place in, how common is it, and how does it affect the passengers and crew of that airliner? Any and all information is appreciated as I am wri...

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by AirT85
Thu Apr 01, 2004 4:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Friends Of PiedmontGirl Thread
Replies: 27
Views: 2090

RE: The Friends Of PiedmontGirl Thread

Where did she go? Its not the same around here without seeing her around...and I haven't in a while!

-Tony

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by AirT85
Thu Apr 01, 2004 8:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airtran's Future PHL Plans?
Replies: 13
Views: 3500

RE: Airtran's Future PHL Plans?

It will be interesting to see how AirTran reacts and adapts to Southwest's arrival in Philadelphia. Generally-the two have kept clear of direct competition with each other, so this will be interesting to watch. Southwest will also be directly competing with ATA to Chicago Midway and Frontier to <acr...

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by AirT85
Thu Apr 01, 2004 3:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philly Airport
Replies: 25
Views: 2795

RE: Philly Airport

Hey Wagz-

I live in Philly. Are you guys (the spotters) doing anything for Southwest's arrival?

-Tony

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by AirT85
Wed Mar 31, 2004 12:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: America West Dumping 737-300s But Keeping -200s?
Replies: 26
Views: 5457

RE: America West Dumping 737-300s But Keeping -200s?

Is it just me or does America West have one of the most unique and goodlooking liveries around?

I remember HP cancelled their A-318 orders (or, I should say, converted them) but what happened to reports they were looking at the A-321?

-Tony

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by AirT85
Tue Mar 30, 2004 10:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Ever Use With PHL Hub With WN?
Replies: 18
Views: 3083

RE: Will Ever Use With PHL Hub With WN?

I am looking forward to the lower-fares Southwest will bring to Philadelphia. We've had AirTran for years and they've helped keeped US and <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> honest headed south (Georgia onwards, Florida, etc) but now that we've got an LCC with service nationwide its...

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by AirT85
Fri Mar 26, 2004 2:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Favorite Song..
Replies: 18
Views: 1431

RE: Favorite Song..

Shania Twain - You're Still The One
Michelle Branch - Goodbye To You
John Mayer - Your Body Is A Wonderland
Howie Day - Collide
Jennifer Knapp - Fall Down


-Tony

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by AirT85
Fri Mar 26, 2004 12:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN V. US - Get Ready For War!
Replies: 38
Views: 4207

RE: WN V. US - Get Ready For War!

Great post skyguynyc. My grandmother works for USAirways for over 20 years, she retired in 2000. Since then she has been watching on the sidelines her once proud and dominant employer retreat from what once was their largest hub (Pittsburgh, her hometown), enter chapter 11 bankruptcy, fail to merge ...

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by AirT85
Fri Mar 26, 2004 6:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airtran Starts Moline-Las Vegas
Replies: 40
Views: 4433

RE: Airtran Starts Moline-Las Vegas

Perhaps its to keep Allegiant out of one of AirTran's markets? I know AirTran has never been convenient for going west from a city like Moline, but-maybe they've got plans...lots of new <acronym title="Las Vegas - McCarran International (LAS / KLAS), USA - Nevada">LAS</acronym> services lately. Anyw...

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by AirT85
Thu Mar 25, 2004 2:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Is The Most You Would Pay For It?
Replies: 43
Views: 4096

RE: What Is The Most You Would Pay For It?

Its 13 for the cut and 35 for the dye so about $55.00 depending on which girl does it.

-Tony

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by AirT85
Thu Mar 25, 2004 1:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Good News From TechRep
Replies: 3
Views: 2935

RE: Good News From TechRep

Good luck TechRep. I wish you all the best in your new position!

-Tony

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