Old Jan 13, 19, 9:39 am
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Originally Posted by SKT-DK View Post
By this logic they should only have long-haul configured planes. But key is flexibility - disruptions happen daily with planes going tech, weather delays, crew going out of hours and what not. If they do not have the flexibility to swap around, would you rather they cancel flights? - It's as if they are swapping around just for fun or to annoy you...
Other carriers manage not to do this on a regular basis. You will see no similar thread in the SQ forum, for example. Similarly, all three US legacies have dedicated subfleets for their premium t-cons and swaps to non lie-flat aircraft are quite rare.

I've never understood the apologist mentality. There's a difference between understanding airline ops and blindly accepting unnecessarily passenger unfriendly policies.
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