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Alaska Airlines flight diversion leads to a 30-hour nightmare for passengers

Alaska Airlines flight diversion leads to a 30-hour nightmare for passengers

Old Jan 13, 2019, 7:53 am
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Originally Posted by WebTraveler
Until the situation is reviewed they certainly are. Yes. It could be a quick review or a long review.
Originally Posted by WebTraveler
My expectations are right on. This is why Alaska is taking a beating on social media and the news media. Guarantee you Alaska lost a bunch of customers for life over this. It is not the crisis itself that caused this - it is how a company responds to the crisis.
The pilots are able to return to service upon completing minimum rest.

I am defending the crew begining their rest period rather than staying at the airport.
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Old Jan 13, 2019, 8:05 am
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Originally Posted by WebTraveler
Until the situation is reviewed they certainly are. Yes. It could be a quick review or a long review.
this is not true and, unless you have evidence otherwise, I would say you should stop posting this.
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Old Jan 13, 2019, 9:21 am
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You can say what you want.

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this is not true and, unless you have evidence otherwise, I would say you should stop posting this.

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Old Jan 13, 2019, 9:24 am
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So the crew rest - above all else - and leaving passengers stranded at night in a closed airport is acceptable? It's not. Buffalo is not a 24 hour airport. Alaska has no services. There's no food, water, etc? This spanned 7 hours, My goodness.

Originally Posted by fly18725
The pilots are able to return to service upon completing minimum rest.

I am defending the crew begining their rest period rather than staying at the airport.

Last edited by dayone; Jan 13, 2019 at 2:15 pm Reason: Redact comment that was inflammatory, inciting or unnecessarily provocative. FT Rule 12.3.
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Old Jan 13, 2019, 10:35 am
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Originally Posted by WebTraveler
The Captain owns the flight until he passes it off to ground personnel. Here in Buffalo there are zero.
You're the one that stated there are no ground personnel. How do you roll up the ramp to the plane and open the door without them? The firefighters are going to do all that?

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Old Jan 13, 2019, 12:15 pm
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Originally Posted by WebTraveler
Until the situation is reviewed they certainly are. Yes. It could be a quick review or a long review.
That's not how it works. The crew remains in service until something is discovered that would indicate that they should be removed from service.
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Old Jan 13, 2019, 2:04 pm
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Moderator Note: This incident has been hashed and rehashed, with some personal attacks mixed in. Posts have been edited. Time to close.

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