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by EA CO AS
Tue Dec 01, 2020 3:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The future of LaGuardia
Replies: 247
Views: 37863

Re: The future of LaGuardia

blacksoviet wrote:
I think people in Long Island would still prefer JFK. LGA is for people in Bronx, Manhattan, and West Queens.


When I lived on LI, we used LGA almost exclusively. We seldom needed to use JFK, as LGA was an easier drive most of the time.

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by EA CO AS
Tue Dec 01, 2020 3:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The future of LaGuardia
Replies: 247
Views: 37863

Re: The future of LaGuardia

I wonder if UA will try to force AS to move back to LaGuardia so that they can take back their old gates at JFK. First off, how would they "force" them to do anything? They don't control AS. Second, their old gates at JFK are in T7, which is slated to be demolished down the line, and AS w...

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by EA CO AS
Tue Nov 24, 2020 10:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Could the Trump's "administration" moves on FP be criminal?
Replies: 53
Views: 3167

Re: Could the Trump's "administration" moves on FP be criminal?

I agree with all of the above in regard to Joe Biden. I wasn't aware he was under your care! Oh, he's not, and never was? Then you are spouting off an uninformed opinion, one that every professional worth their salt will start with, "I've not examined the patient and they're not under my care,...

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by EA CO AS
Tue Nov 24, 2020 6:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Could the Trump's "administration" moves on FP be criminal?
Replies: 53
Views: 3167

Re: Could the Trump's "administration" moves on FP be criminal?

tommy1808 wrote:
He is absolutely, positively mentally ill, a clear danger to himself and others, on top of whatever degenerative illness he has that has so publicly reduced him in the last four years.

Best regards
Thomas


I agree with all of the above in regard to Joe Biden.

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by EA CO AS
Sun Nov 22, 2020 6:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 3012
Views: 208011

Re: Updated: A COVID-19 vaccine candidate works!

Let's go with flu x4. If 40% of Americans get their flu shot every year, then let's assume 80% will do this. For two shots per person, then that's 4x the jabs we'd see in a typical flu season. This is a lot, but it's not impossible. Assuming the preliminary info of about 20-30M doses available imme...

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by EA CO AS
Sun Nov 22, 2020 6:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Could the Trump's "administration" moves on FP be criminal?
Replies: 53
Views: 3167

Re: Could the Trump's "administration" moves on FP be criminal?

Mary Trump, Donald Trump niece has diagnosis him as being mentally ill. I wasn't aware he was under her care! Oh, he's not, and never was? Then she's spouting off an uninformed opinion, one that every professional worth their salt will start with, "I've not examined the patient and they're not...

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by EA CO AS
Sun Nov 22, 2020 5:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What is inflation?
Replies: 24
Views: 2094

Re: What is inflation?

Having lived through it, during the inflation years of Carter, there was less money for food and meat on our dinner table, cause prices went up and pay stayed the same. People I state again, YOU DON’T WANT inflation. During the Carter administration, we had runaway inflation coupled with a stagnant...

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by EA CO AS
Mon Nov 16, 2020 8:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS 737 hits a bear in YAK
Replies: 65
Views: 12076

Re: AS 737 hits a bear in YAK

I got the text about this from our ops team shortly after it happened and thought, "Please don't make the news...please don't make the news..." Dang. You seriously thought this wasn’t going to make the news?! Got the text Saturday night at about 7pm Pacific and after not seeing anything h...

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by EA CO AS
Mon Nov 16, 2020 7:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS 737 hits a bear in YAK
Replies: 65
Views: 12076

Re: AS 737 hits a bear in YAK

I got the text about this from our ops team shortly after it happened and thought, "Please don't make the news...please don't make the news..."

Dang.

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by EA CO AS
Mon Nov 16, 2020 12:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest CEO: ‘The ship is taking on water’
Replies: 241
Views: 49152

Re: Southwest CEO: ‘The ship is taking on water’

res nomenclature: The popular use of crappo capitalization along with promiscuous use of '0', oughts is totally bewildering to this poster. is it neo, NEO and/or max, MAX. Does the 8 have an '00' behind it, and etc. My proposal, so long as it is clear what plane we are referring to comments are out...

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by EA CO AS
Sat Nov 14, 2020 1:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: If he loses the 2020 election, wIll Trump run in 2024 and if so will it help or hinder the Republican party?
Replies: 116
Views: 7082

Re: If he loses the 2020 election, wIll Trump run in 2024 and if so will it help or hinder the Republican party?

The Republicans have shifted and are now the party of the working man. The Democrats’ foolish desire to stick to identity politics has doomed them long term; when you rely on labeling people as either victims and oppressors to gain power, you eventually see some of the victims get labeled as oppres...

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by EA CO AS
Fri Nov 13, 2020 11:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: If he loses the 2020 election, wIll Trump run in 2024 and if so will it help or hinder the Republican party?
Replies: 116
Views: 7082

Re: If he loses the 2020 election, wIll Trump run in 2024 and if so will it help or hinder the Republican party?

Republicans in general have been silent over this man's actions far too long. And they remain silent. Or even endorse his actions. I think this will cause a lot of problems for the Republican party moving forward. Now that the racists and conspiracy theorists have been outed, they don't want to kee...

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by EA CO AS
Tue Nov 10, 2020 12:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines gets new CEO
Replies: 22
Views: 6159

Re: Alaska Airlines gets new CEO

Ben is a big believer in scorecards (we have daily ones for just about every division, and they’re reviewed by local and senior leadership to almost ridiculous degrees) but this is what is largely credited with turning the operation around about 15 years ago. Oh the scorecards. The bane of anyone t...

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by EA CO AS
Mon Nov 09, 2020 7:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines gets new CEO
Replies: 22
Views: 6159

Re: Alaska Airlines gets new CEO

If you are an employee for Alaska Airlines things just got a whole lot worse. No, they’ll largely stay the same. Ben is a big believer in scorecards (we have daily ones for just about every division, and they’re reviewed by local and senior leadership to almost ridiculous degrees) but this is what ...

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by EA CO AS
Mon Nov 09, 2020 6:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: USA Today: Here's how America could end the Electoral College
Replies: 27
Views: 1934

Re: USA Today: Here's how America could end the Electoral College

Kiwirob wrote:
as it currently stands in a Presidential election those people have no say in the outcome, under a popular vote they would. .


I guess we’ll just have to learn to continue to live with the wisdom of the Framers instead of your opinion.

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by EA CO AS
Mon Nov 09, 2020 2:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: USA Today: Here's how America could end the Electoral College
Replies: 27
Views: 1934

Re: USA Today: Here's how America could end the Electoral College

That’s also exactly why the EC should be abolished, you don’t want those 6 counties choosing the president but you’re happy for a few people in flyover states to choose. One person one vote, then everyone’s vote counts regardless of where you live. You’re making zero sense. The EC ensures you have ...

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by EA CO AS
Sun Nov 08, 2020 6:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: USA Today: Here's how America could end the Electoral College
Replies: 27
Views: 1934

Re: USA Today: Here's how America could end the Electoral College

Consider for a moment that if Trump and Biden merely had a 50/50 split in the following six counties: Los Angeles King (Seattle) Cook (Chicago) Kings (Brooklyn) Queens New York (Manhattan) Trump would have won the popular vote in 2020. THIS is why we have the Electoral College, and why it must never...

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by EA CO AS
Fri Nov 06, 2020 10:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aviation sector unpaid leaves and layoffs thread
Replies: 1501
Views: 49725

Re: Alaska already recalling flight attendants?

AS has publicly stated their intent to be fairly aggressive in adding back capacity. Bringing inflight personnel back from both involuntary and voluntary leaves is in line with supporting that strategy.

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by EA CO AS
Wed Nov 04, 2020 3:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Biden officially secures enough electors to become president
Replies: 2420
Views: 106500

Re: Official Election thread

ArcticSEA wrote:
AirWorthy99 wrote:
NV won't be called till tomorrow, when they finish counting. So they will do this prematurely.

Clark and Washoe are not going for Trump. NV is in the bag for Biden.
(Biden won Arizona! Hello...anyone home?)


AZ still has 400K ballots to count.

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by EA CO AS
Wed Nov 04, 2020 3:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Biden officially secures enough electors to become president
Replies: 2420
Views: 106500

Re: Official Election thread

Disappointed, to be sure, but if it’s the will of the people, so be it. This is just Act I, however. Act II begins around the time Trump concedes and Biden makes a victory speech. That’s when, sometime between then and January 20th, the mainstream media will start slowly and deliberately taking a ke...

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by EA CO AS
Wed Oct 28, 2020 2:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New Welch's Sparkling Apple Cider
Replies: 21
Views: 1278

Re: New Welch's Sparkling Apple Cider

You won't find many people outside the US calling that cider, but at least it's made from pressed apples. Amen, brother! Ok, so what’s “cider” by your definition, then? " ...by your definition " appears to be a cheap attack, with a clear implication that "your definition" is val...

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by EA CO AS
Tue Oct 27, 2020 5:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New Welch's Sparkling Apple Cider
Replies: 21
Views: 1278

Re: New Welch's Sparkling Apple Cider

Is sparkling apple cider not a thing in the US? You're kidding, right? https://www.martinellis.com/products/sparkling-cider/ You won't find many people outside the US calling that cider, but at least it's made from pressed apples. I feel we in the UK should send missionaries to the US to spread the...

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by EA CO AS
Tue Oct 27, 2020 6:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New Welch's Sparkling Apple Cider
Replies: 21
Views: 1278

Re: New Welch's Sparkling Apple Cider

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Kent350787 wrote:
Is sparkling apple cider not a thing in the US?


You're kidding, right?

https://www.martinellis.com/products/sparkling-cider/

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by EA CO AS
Sun Oct 25, 2020 7:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Plans to Return to JFK in 2021
Replies: 658
Views: 118424

Re: UA Plans to Return to JFK in 2021

tphuang wrote:
There is a good chance that AS will quit on one or both of JFK-LAX/SFO


AS has already made it clear they plan on resuming full use of their entire portfolio of JFK slots once the waiver period expires.

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by EA CO AS
Fri Oct 16, 2020 11:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My prediction for the presidential debates
Replies: 270
Views: 22351

Re: My prediction for the presidential debates

It is no way POTUS’ SARS2-CoV19 tests aren’t logged. Since they could not reply, it means he tested positive or didn’t test before the debate. There is no way this wasn’t known to Trump at the time, and it was huge and important. That he didn’t know this yesterday means dementia. :checkmark: Even i...

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by EA CO AS
Fri Oct 16, 2020 7:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My prediction for the presidential debates
Replies: 270
Views: 22351

Re: My prediction for the presidential debates

Not even remotely close to true, Thomas, and you know that. In fact, he said he takes so many tests on a weekly basis he couldn't say for certain whether or not he took one on a specific day. But nice try. So... Trump is the one with the "failing memory". I would think anyone headed into ...

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by EA CO AS
Fri Oct 16, 2020 5:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My prediction for the presidential debates
Replies: 270
Views: 22351

Re: My prediction for the presidential debates

One of the most interesting take aways: Trump essentially admitted on national TV that he is demented. ...... paraphrasing "Did you have a negative test before the presidential debate?", "I don´t remember". best regards Thomas Not even remotely close to true, Thomas, and you kno...

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by EA CO AS
Thu Oct 08, 2020 11:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Thirteen Militiamen Nabbed In Michigan Kidnap Plot Against Gov. Whitmer
Replies: 100
Views: 5861

Re: Thirteen Militiamen Nabbed In Michigan Kidnap Plot Against Gov. Whitmer

FGITD wrote:
Call them what they are. These men are terrorists


Spot on.

You dislike Gov. Whitmer and her policies? Fine - defeat her at the ballot box or in court.

When you plot to kidnap or harm a leader because you don't like them or how they lead, you're a terrorist and should be treated as such.

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by EA CO AS
Thu Oct 01, 2020 6:57 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Does MESA really deserve its "bad" reputation
Replies: 53
Views: 6060

Re: Does MESA really deserve its "bad" reputation

Look up JO and what he did to AQ. Yes, they deserve the bad reputation. They’ve earned it.

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by EA CO AS
Wed Sep 30, 2020 3:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: When was the first moment it really hit you how much COVID had hit the world?
Replies: 61
Views: 5198

Re: When was the first moment it really hit you how much COVID had hit the world?

Looking at NY in Google Maps on satellite view and seeing images from April 2020 - no planes at the airports, no cars on the highways or streets. That was surreal. All (most of) that stuff is automatically removed as a matter of course these days. They're mapping/interested in the infrastructure, n...

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by EA CO AS
Wed Sep 30, 2020 4:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: When was the first moment it really hit you how much COVID had hit the world?
Replies: 61
Views: 5198

Re: When was the first moment it really hit you how much COVID had hit the world?

Looking at NY in Google Maps on satellite view and seeing images from April 2020 - no planes at the airports, no cars on the highways or streets. That was surreal.

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by EA CO AS
Wed Sep 30, 2020 4:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will the US Election Become a Superspreader Event?
Replies: 12
Views: 2204

Re: Will the US Election Become a Superspreader Event?

Will the US elections, including the presidential election become a COVID-19 superspreader event, particularly in places like Florida, Georgia, and South Dakota? Personally, I would not be surprised if a superspreader event tied to the election takes place in Florida, Georgia, and South Dakota. The...

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by EA CO AS
Tue Sep 29, 2020 4:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My prediction for the presidential debates
Replies: 270
Views: 22351

Re: My prediction for the presidential debates

“Not today; I gave up my former life at tremendous personal expense to me and my brand, just so I could give back by working for the American people, and I do it for free. But prior to 2016, I created jobs for tens of thousands of people. What have you created, Mr. Biden, other than a disastrous cr...

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by EA CO AS
Tue Sep 29, 2020 7:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My prediction for the presidential debates
Replies: 270
Views: 22351

Re: My prediction for the presidential debates

".... so you are saying that you are not in fact a successful business man at all?" best regards Thomas “Not today; I gave up my former life at tremendous personal expense to me and my brand, just so I could give back by working for the American people, and I do it for free. But prior to ...

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by EA CO AS
Tue Sep 29, 2020 6:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My prediction for the presidential debates
Replies: 270
Views: 22351

Re: My prediction for the presidential debates

In this debate I believe that Trump is working hard to prepare for hits related to The NY Times article. I can only hope Chris Wallace asks the question that even remotely relates to his tax returns. It'll be fun seeing him steam and maybe even walk off. He will ask, and the response will be along ...

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by EA CO AS
Fri Sep 25, 2020 5:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do Republicans have the votes to confirm SCOTUS Justice in 2020?
Replies: 505
Views: 26256

Re: Do Repulicans have the votes to confirm SCOTUS Justice in 2020?

Citation needed on Chuck saying this before that turtle looking mofo spoke? Knock yourself out... https://www.businessinsider.com/schumer-repeats-mcconnells-statement-after-scalias-death-word-for-word-2020-9 What a shocker... repeating her dying wish after she died...... best regards Thomas You’ll ...

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by EA CO AS
Wed Sep 23, 2020 7:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do Republicans have the votes to confirm SCOTUS Justice in 2020?
Replies: 505
Views: 26256

Re: Do Repulicans have the votes to confirm SCOTUS Justice in 2020?

How about we wait to properly bury Ginsburg before stating that the seat will be filled? Woman's body is not even cold, and yet not 2 hours after her death was announced, a statement was released by McConnell saying that the seat will be filled. Aw hell don’t even go there; Schumer was the one to p...

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by EA CO AS
Tue Sep 22, 2020 12:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do Republicans have the votes to confirm SCOTUS Justice in 2020?
Replies: 505
Views: 26256

Re: Do Repulicans have the votes to confirm SCOTUS Justice in 2020?

I also find it funny that we have all this battle over the nominee to the court before we even know who the nominee is going to be. I get why this issue is so political, but can hi we at least wait until we know who this woman is before we figure out if they should be seated or not? How about we wa...

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by EA CO AS
Mon Sep 21, 2020 3:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do Republicans have the votes to confirm SCOTUS Justice in 2020?
Replies: 505
Views: 26256

Re: Do Repulicans have the votes to confirm SCOTUS Justice in 2020?

Since so many Democrats now favor packing the court, President Trump should just expand it to 15 now and ram all seven through before January.

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by EA CO AS
Sat Sep 19, 2020 6:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ruth Bader Ginsburg has passed away
Replies: 58
Views: 2729

Re: Ruth Bader Ginsberg passes away at 87

But if Republicans want to confirm before inauguration, that is their right. They hold the Senate and the Presidency. Them the rules. If Democrats claim they will pack the court next time they hold both, then call me skeptical that they wouldn’t do it anyway if Republicans exercise restraint now. W...

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by EA CO AS
Sat Sep 19, 2020 6:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ruth Bader Ginsburg has passed away
Replies: 58
Views: 2729

Re: Ruth Bader Ginsberg passes away at 87

Rest in peace, Justice Ginsburg. You served this nation with honor and dignity, and I hope you and Justice Scalia are happy to continue your friendship in heaven. That’s all well and good but: “The American people should have a voice in the selection of their next Supreme Court Justice. Therefore, t...

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by EA CO AS
Sat Sep 19, 2020 12:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pan Am coming back ... yet again..
Replies: 96
Views: 19749

Re: Pan Am coming back ... yet again..

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by EA CO AS
Sat Sep 12, 2020 8:30 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: WN Kelly seems to think change fee elimination won't help the legacy carriers
Replies: 74
Views: 10106

Re: WN Kelly seems to think change fee elimination won't help the legacy carriers

Can someone explain how flexible fares make sense? They’re fully refundable. The others aren’t. Yes, but how do they make sense, if they are 2.8x more than a non flexible fare? I’m not sure if you realize, but it’s cheaper to just buy the non flexible ticket and then in the event that plans change,...

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by EA CO AS
Sat Sep 12, 2020 8:25 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: WN Kelly seems to think change fee elimination won't help the legacy carriers
Replies: 74
Views: 10106

Re: WN Kelly seems to think change fee elimination won't help the legacy carriers

Unbundling fares, like it or not, was a good business move. Agreed. Yes, your average traveler doesn't like it, but that average traveler is the same one who is willing to make a double connection and fly at midnight on a Tuesday to save five bucks. When it comes to purchasing decisions, what peopl...

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by EA CO AS
Sat Sep 12, 2020 8:17 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: WN Kelly seems to think change fee elimination won't help the legacy carriers
Replies: 74
Views: 10106

Re: WN Kelly seems to think change fee elimination won't help the legacy carriers

I believe: - all tickets should be market priced and fully refundable - once customer purchases ticket, customer is locked in at that price* - if customer wants to change flights customer is charged/credited difference based on locked in price - customer is considered a no show when all boarding zo...

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by EA CO AS
Sat Sep 12, 2020 2:19 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: WN Kelly seems to think change fee elimination won't help the legacy carriers
Replies: 74
Views: 10106

Re: WN Kelly seems to think change fee elimination won't help the legacy carriers

Galore wrote:
Can someone explain how flexible fares make sense?


They’re fully refundable. The others aren’t.

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by EA CO AS
Sat Sep 12, 2020 9:21 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: WN Kelly seems to think change fee elimination won't help the legacy carriers
Replies: 74
Views: 10106

Re: WN Kelly seems to think change fee elimination won't help the legacy carriers

Everyone is looking at this from a competitive perspective. It’s not; this is about SURVIVAL. Most prospective travelers are not booking because they don’t know what cities or states may shut down next week or next month, so they’re booking closer in than ever before, and airlines hate that. They ne...

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by EA CO AS
Wed Sep 09, 2020 6:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG 9/8/2020:OH THE HUMANITY;AA+DAB-DFW/PHL;AM Cuts;DL+LAXSAL,Suspends PVG?;NK Exits IAG/PBG/GSO?;UA Suspends ITH/MHT
Replies: 53
Views: 9306

Re: OAG 9/8/2020:OH THE HUMANITY;AA+DAB-DFW/PHL;AM Cuts;DL+LAXSAL,Suspends PVG?;NK Exits IAG/PBG/GSO?;UA Suspends ITH/MH

DL CUN-LAX NOV 1.0>1.4[1.0] DEC 1.4>2[1.0] JAN 1.1>2[1.4] FEB 1.0>2[1.2] MAR 1.1>2[0.9] Interesting they would reduce that LAXCUN has always been a difficult market; many have tried it, most have done poorly. The yields aren't great, and most west coast travelers go to either Hawaii or SJD/PVR/MZT....

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by EA CO AS
Tue Sep 08, 2020 6:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: American Airlines policy allowing BLM pins faces backlash from workers
Replies: 69
Views: 6692

Re: American Airlines policy allowing BLM pins faces backlash from workers

It's fairly simple. Don't like the fact that airlines like Delta Jet Blue and American have given into the BLM mantra? Don't fly them. They're not the only ones... https://companystore.alaskaair.com/asqxcompanystore/new-arrivals/alaska-airlines-t-shirt-unisex-blm/97425 https://kotis-kwf.s3.amazonaw...

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by EA CO AS
Thu Sep 03, 2020 8:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Star Wars episodes viewing order?
Replies: 43
Views: 3354

Re: Star Wars episodes viewing order?

I just always viewed that Leia comment as sloppy, shitty writing from Lucas in the prequels. I didn't over-proscribe some meaning to it, just thought he got caught up in his own flawed BS there. Well, yeah, that's precisely what it is: sloppy writing. That's what I'm saying. It's not that hard to c...

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