Old Feb 7, 19, 2:28 am
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Kevin AA
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: RNO
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Originally Posted by josmul123 View Post
To be fair, they're not collecting a paycheck when the door is open. A woman asked a FA if she could use the restroom during boarding, and he said "For a small fee" as a joke. Then as the FA walked away to let her through, he turned to me and goes "Oh jeez, I hope Doug Parker didn't hear that. He'll get ideas." If I'd had an AApplause cert I'd have handed it to him right then.
No, they are collecting a paycheck. If the flight gets cancelled, they still get paid something. They are required to do work before the door is closed, and if they don't like that, they are free to resign and make less money elsewhere.
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