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May 11, 19, 7:37 pm
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Views: 7,871
Posted By ILMflyer

I rarely like to post, but this thread really...

I rarely like to post, but this thread really bothers me. I was a flight attendant in the 80's and 90's and many of nights I dumped snacks, water, juice or soda in to my bag. Often you would arrive...
Mar 27, 19, 7:08 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 8,120
Posted By ILMflyer

Although I am no longer a flight attendant, many...

Although I am no longer a flight attendant, many of my friends travel with a C-Pap sleep machine which fits in an individual carry on bag. Also, I would not expect this on a DFW-OGG/HNL flight but I...
Replies: 16
Views: 1,642
Posted By ILMflyer

During my 24 years of working in the airline...

During my 24 years of working in the airline industry, I've seen the eco-system that exist in airports; rats, mice, snakes, turtles and bats, not to mention various birds. Sometimes they make it...
Jul 25, 13, 10:42 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 4,482
Posted By ILMflyer

I worked for Piedmont Airlines in the 80's. We...

I worked for Piedmont Airlines in the 80's. We flew the route up until the merger with USAir. We operated the flight with B737-200 and F28-1000 and F28-4000 aircraft over the years. I remember the...
Replies: 8
Views: 1,098
Posted By ILMflyer

I was booked on a EWR-CLT flight, Sept 11, 2011,...

I was booked on a EWR-CLT flight, Sept 11, 2011, and the flight was initally delayed and subsequently canceled due to maintenance. We had frequent announcements and additional gate agents appeared...
Replies: 9
Views: 874
Posted By ILMflyer

Also, a LGA-ILM (Wilmington, NC) flight was...

Also, a LGA-ILM (Wilmington, NC) flight was canceled Friday night. Most of those passengers will be rerouted on Saturday morning flying LGA-CLT-ILM. There are limited weekend flights between LGA and...
Dec 27, 10, 10:28 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,607
Posted By ILMflyer

Drive safely on the snowy roads! Let us know the...

Drive safely on the snowy roads! Let us know the end of the story.
Dec 27, 10, 9:33 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 4,541
Posted By ILMflyer

Last month I flew ATL-DFW on a 757. I was...

Last month I flew ATL-DFW on a 757. I was pleasantly suprised to have a MSP based crew on board. They did have the Minnesota accent going on, but it wasn't conclusive until they made their "on behalf...
Dec 27, 10, 9:19 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,607
Posted By ILMflyer

How long is the drive from Lexington to Harlan? I...

How long is the drive from Lexington to Harlan? I know it's a long trip on rough roads. I bet it takes the delivery driver a long time to deliver, too. When I was in college back in the 80's I...
Replies: 17
Views: 1,535
Posted By ILMflyer

If LH's flight is performing poorly, I could see...

If LH's flight is performing poorly, I could see US fly CLT-MUC on a 767 before another CLT-FRA is added. However, I did hear CLT-FRA is a money maker on freight alone. So, that could explain why an...
Replies: 6
Views: 1,987
Posted By ILMflyer

The ILM-DCA flights will be used to transport...

The ILM-DCA flights will be used to transport golfers to the region. As mentioned they have tried this route before on all sorts of equipment and never last. I remember a Dash 8 flying the route...
Replies: 35
Views: 2,785
Posted By ILMflyer

The LGA-LEX flight will be a money maker! I...

The LGA-LEX flight will be a money maker! I would've added a LEX-PHL flight first. US flew the flight back in the late 90's on a PSA Dornier. It lasted only a year as it was often the first flight to...
Replies: 24
Views: 2,118
Posted By ILMflyer

I was a US flight attendant in the late 80's and...

I was a US flight attendant in the late 80's and quit in 1996. It's amazing how the service standards have changed. I remember serving a complete breakfast on PIT-PHL with beverage and time...
Dec 18, 09, 8:47 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 5,363
Posted By ILMflyer

Unless your on a widebody, luggage on a narrow...

Unless your on a widebody, luggage on a narrow body aircraft, ie, ranging from a CRJ to a 757, the luggage will have to travel down the beltloader and it will get wet during off/on loading process....
Replies: 36
Views: 3,203
Posted By ILMflyer

I think this route will be successful and I...

I think this route will be successful and I predict in 2011 a CLT-ANC route will be introduced. Daily I see several bags flying to ANC on various routings, like ILM-CLT-PHX-ANC, ILM-CLT-SEA-ANC and...
Replies: 5
Views: 770
Posted By ILMflyer

I would stay in coach and save your upgrade....

I would stay in coach and save your upgrade. Those flights are rarely oversold in coach and their can me be much room to lounge about on a BGI-PHL flight.

However, if you want to impress someone...
Replies: 9
Views: 673
Posted By ILMflyer

You should have no trouble at all checking your...

You should have no trouble at all checking your luggage all the way to LIS....And smart thinking about the 12 hour layover in PHL. Just yesterday I was working a PHL flight that was air traffic...
Replies: 18
Views: 7,056
Posted By ILMflyer

As other posters have mentioned, you will need to...

As other posters have mentioned, you will need to place a yellow tag on your carry on. They are available at the gate podium. Your first flight is on PSA and your bag will be placed in the rear cargo...
Replies: 34
Views: 3,097
Posted By ILMflyer

I am lucky to have not had a bad experince on...

I am lucky to have not had a bad experince on MESA in terms of ontime departures. But their aircraft seats are uncomfortable with little or no seat cushion and the fabric on the headrest are dark.
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Oct 3, 08, 8:22 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 647
Posted By ILMflyer

October is a very profitable month for airlines...

October is a very profitable month for airlines flying into LEX. I don't know the exact dates for all events but there our scheduled Thourghobred horse sales. In fact, many Saudi's fly their 747's...
Replies: 63
Views: 5,830
Posted By ILMflyer

As a former US Flight Attendant , my fondest and...

As a former US Flight Attendant , my fondest and most eye awakening experience was serving the PIT-PHL breakfast. We usually had an extra flight attendant and often a commuting flight attendant...
Replies: 13
Views: 1,173
Posted By ILMflyer

I only fly this aircraft on the CLT-ILM flights....

I only fly this aircraft on the CLT-ILM flights. The flight is only 30-35 minutes and it's the most uncomfortable airplane seat. The bottom cushion is basically nothing and the back is stiff and...
Replies: 5
Views: 773
Posted By ILMflyer

At the very least the crew should've informed...

At the very least the crew should've informed that gate agent in the originating station to make an announcement that the lavatory is unavailable for the flight, please use the restrooms before...
Jun 25, 08, 7:31 pm
Replies: 76
Views: 7,037
Posted By ILMflyer

I predict (and hopefully, I am wrong) within the...

I predict (and hopefully, I am wrong) within the next several weeks NW will reduce MEM to a focus city with only mainline service to the DTW, MSP and perhaps, LAX and SFO. Everything else will be...
Jun 2, 08, 8:47 pm
Replies: 139
Views: 18,856
Posted By ILMflyer

These days (post 9-11) you cannot in any way make...

These days (post 9-11) you cannot in any way make an off-remark or comment, an unflattering facial look and don't let the flight attendant know your complaint, especially if you are in first class,...
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