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Ejected families, dead rabbits, dragged doctors.

Postby J » Wed May 10, 2017 1:05 pm

United, Delta, United, Spirit, Southwest (and maybe a few more). Now this. Of course the forward part of the plane had already unloaded and many overhead bins are empty so I doubt the plane was taxing.

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nat ... 101502442/

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Postby flyboy2548m » Wed May 10, 2017 1:28 pm

Chaze Mickalo Cable. Where do they come up with these names?
"Lav sinks on 737 Max are too small"

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Postby J » Wed May 10, 2017 3:42 pm

And now Nicole Harper had to tinkle in a cup.
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Re: Ejected families, dead rabbits, dragged doctors.

Postby 3WE » Thu May 11, 2017 5:45 am

I am working on a UA flight report.

I saw weird stuff from them AND their passengers.

I tire of mankind and have improved respect for cabin crews.
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FAO: Flyboy

Postby 3WE » Wed May 17, 2017 5:03 pm

I know it counts for very little, but, in spite of my bitching, keyboard opining, weak aviation expertise and recto-cranial inversions, I want you to have an atta-boy.

Yeah, there's some crappy employees at Big Box Airlines A, B, C and D...as there are at Mickie D's and Bob's construction and Major-Name-Quick Lube...but Evan's got me worked up as he seems to think he could do better than the nice Jamaicans at EWR.
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Re: Ejected families, dead rabbits, dragged doctors.

Postby flyboy2548m » Wed May 17, 2017 10:42 pm

His doing better than ANYONE would require getting out of the house, which I highly doubt he ever does.
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Ejected families, dead rabbits, dragged doctors, upgrade-denied curling teams...

Postby 3WE » Mon Feb 26, 2018 12:58 pm

https://www.yahoo.com/sports/delta-cold ... 34990.html

Delta denies upgrades to the winning US Curling team...

Oh, the ironing...
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Re: Ejected families, dead rabbits, dragged doctors.

Postby Rabbi O'Genius » Mon Feb 26, 2018 1:42 pm

But on a more positive note.......

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-43181337
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Re: Ejected families, dead rabbits, dragged doctors.

Postby flyboy2548m » Thu Mar 01, 2018 2:32 pm

But on a more positive note.......

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-43181337
I'm reminded of a saying sometimes attributed to the great Ferry Porsche. He supposedly once said "to change an engine and to change it for the better are two different things..."

I'd paraphrase this for the current situation. Doing something and doing something useful are also two different things.
"Lav sinks on 737 Max are too small"

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Re: Ejected families, dead rabbits, dragged doctors.

Postby Rabbi O'Genius » Thu Mar 01, 2018 2:54 pm

I'd paraphrase this for the current situation. Doing something and doing something useful are also two different things.
Absolutely.
Cancelling discounts for NRA members will not prevent nutjobs from gunning down school children.
It is perhaps only a PR gesture, but it is still indicative of increased awareness and a gradual swing in opinions.
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Re: Ejected families, dead rabbits, dragged doctors.

Postby flyboy2548m » Thu Mar 01, 2018 3:11 pm

It is perhaps only a PR gesture, but it is still indicative of increased awareness and a gradual swing in opinions.
I actually admire what FedEx said, which was something to the effect that "we don't set or change the rates for millions of customers worldwide based on their political affiliation or opinions on issues".
"Lav sinks on 737 Max are too small"

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Postby 3WE » Thu Mar 01, 2018 6:43 pm

It is perhaps only a PR gesture, but it is still indicative of increased awareness and a gradual swing in opinions.
I actually admire what FedEx said, which was something to the effect that "we don't set or change the rates for millions of customers worldwide based on their political affiliation or opinions on issues".
Indeed!

We really really really need to separate politics from business.

I don't really care what my chicken strips have to do with abortion and whether their health plan includes Viagra but not morning after pills.

I don't care how the the brown truck or the blue and white MD-11 feel about military looking guns, high capacity magazines, and violent video games.

That being said, I firmly disagree with Flyboy's support of Starbucks over-priced, burned coffee and am considering starting a twitter campaign.
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Re: Ejected families, dead rabbits, dragged doctors.

Postby elaw » Thu Mar 01, 2018 7:16 pm

I... am considering starting a twitter campaign.
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Re: Ejected families, dead rabbits, dragged doctors.

Postby Gabriel » Thu Mar 01, 2018 10:03 pm

I'd paraphrase this for the current situation. Doing something and doing something useful are also two different things.
Absolutely.
Cancelling discounts for NRA members will not prevent nutjobs from gunning down school children.
It is perhaps only a PR gesture, but it is still indicative of increased awareness and a gradual swing in opinions.
On the other hand... who is (was) paying for those discounts?
Hint 1: It is either the shareholders or the other customers.
Hint 2: It is not the shareholders.

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Re: Ejected families, dead rabbits, dragged doctors.

Postby Gabriel » Thu Mar 01, 2018 10:25 pm

I actually admire what FedEx said, which was something to the effect that "we don't set or change the rates for millions of customers worldwide based on their political affiliation or opinions on issues".
:clap: :clap: :clap:

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Re: Ejected families, dead rabbits, dragged doctors.

Postby elaw » Fri Mar 02, 2018 12:25 am

Imagine that - running an air-transport-for-hire operation without monkeying with pricing to the point where absolutely nobody can comprehend it. What a weird concept! :roll:
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Re: Ejected families, dead rabbits, dragged doctors.

Postby 3WE » Fri Mar 02, 2018 4:25 pm

Imagine that - running an air-transport-for-hire operation without monkeying with pricing to the point where absolutely nobody can comprehend it. What a weird concept! :roll:
Has FedEx really gotten that bad?

I am stuck in the olden days: "$10.00...when it absolutely, positively has to be there over night".

Whether shipping from Memphis to Nashville, New Yark to New Yark, or Seattle to FL.
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Re: Ejected families, dead rabbits, dragged doctors.

Postby elaw » Fri Mar 02, 2018 6:43 pm

No I meant the opposite: Fedex' and UPS' pricing is straightforward and doesn't change based on who you ask or if you wait 10 minutes. Like it does with the pax airlines. :roll:
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Re: Ejected families, dead rabbits, dragged doctors.

Postby Rabbi O'Genius » Fri Mar 02, 2018 8:12 pm

But it's going to take a while.....

http://www.bbc.com/news/43250091
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Re: Ejected families, dead rabbits, dragged doctors.

Postby 3WE » Fri Mar 02, 2018 8:34 pm

No I meant the opposite: Fedex' and UPS' pricing is straightforward and doesn't change based on who you ask or if you wait 10 minutes. Like it does with the pax airlines. :roll:
Major hearsay, but folks in the home office were recently griping about a wide range of shipping costs when our group was each sent a box of product guides...costs which supposedly were illogical based on shipping distance...

Nevertheless, you are probably correct that it's at least a lot MORE logical than a plane ticket.
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Re: Ejected families, dead rabbits, dragged doctors.

Postby monchavo » Sun Mar 04, 2018 2:38 pm

No I meant the opposite: Fedex' and UPS' pricing is straightforward and doesn't change based on who you ask or if you wait 10 minutes. Like it does with the pax airlines. :roll:
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