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Jan 4, 13, 8:11 am
Replies: 32
Views: 4,493
Posted By Hachiko

It seems like the problem is ongoing, and I...

It seems like the problem is ongoing, and I really can't seem to grasp why. In the past four days I've been reassigned multiple times, I'm sure leaving other flights to sit waiting for crew. As far...
Dec 30, 12, 8:43 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 4,493
Posted By Hachiko

There has been nothing particularly unusual about...

There has been nothing particularly unusual about the weather but the operation is not running the way it has previously.

Prior to March, United Express and Continental Express flights were...
Dec 30, 12, 5:45 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 4,493
Posted By Hachiko

Thanks to the weather everywhere, we've been...

Thanks to the weather everywhere, we've been having some serious crew misalignment problems at Expressjet. Because trips tend to circulate through most bases nowadays, the repeated winter storms in...
Aug 10, 12, 7:02 pm
Replies: 80
Views: 8,776
Posted By Hachiko

Incorrect. Carryons cannot be buckled in. They...

Incorrect. Carryons cannot be buckled in. They need to be stowed. And honestly, if you have an empty seat to buckle the bag into, why not just shove it under that seat anyway?
Jun 21, 12, 4:25 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 4,036
Posted By Hachiko

Next time I'm working a flight you're on I'll be...

Next time I'm working a flight you're on I'll be sure to let whoever sit there, regardless of whether they understand or seem to care about the expected actions of a person in the exit row.
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Jun 21, 12, 1:43 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 4,036
Posted By Hachiko

Power trip? I've had to evacuate an aircraft...

Power trip?

I've had to evacuate an aircraft and it was a nightmare because passengers don't listen. I take the exit row very seriously, and I expect my passengers to do the same. It's not a...
Jun 21, 12, 10:19 am
Replies: 50
Views: 4,036
Posted By Hachiko

There is not, but if you are a frail little old...

There is not, but if you are a frail little old lady you have no business sitting there. My grandmother did request to be reseated, but they were both irritated because she "did not realize" she...
Jun 19, 12, 5:52 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 4,036
Posted By Hachiko

They're supposed to be asked every step of the...

They're supposed to be asked every step of the way (ticket purchase, check in, boarding, etc) to eliminate any needs to reseat once they are onboard. Unfortunately with exit row seats available to...
Jun 19, 12, 5:47 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 4,036
Posted By Hachiko

I recall this happening at legacy Continental...

I recall this happening at legacy Continental long before the merger.

Unfortunately most agents see that moment as "not my problem" and will just click people on through. I've had to reseat my...
Jun 16, 12, 11:26 am
Replies: 199
Views: 30,360
Posted By Hachiko

Sorry, but if you show up on my plane 2 minutes...

Sorry, but if you show up on my plane 2 minutes prior to departure and there is someone in your seat, you're taking whatever is empty because it's time to GO. I refuse to delay a flight because...
Jun 7, 12, 4:31 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,956
Posted By Hachiko

It actually would still affect LAS. No air...

It actually would still affect LAS. No air traffic can move with a certain radius of Air Force One. When el presidente is theoretically landing at Nellis, traffic at LAS would still be stopped.
Jun 2, 12, 6:21 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 4,384
Posted By Hachiko

You can petition all you want but US Airways and...

You can petition all you want but US Airways and American have both changed their policies to reflect this as well. Sounds like an issue with the Mexican government.
Jun 2, 12, 6:13 pm
Replies: 109
Views: 18,856
Posted By Hachiko

Fairly new? Our youngest plane is 7-8 years old...

Fairly new? Our youngest plane is 7-8 years old at this point.
May 29, 12, 12:00 am
Replies: 30
Views: 4,483
Posted By Hachiko

This is not always the case. I couldn't say for...

This is not always the case. I couldn't say for certain, but based on the OPs last comment it sounds like he was flying TYS-IAD-SAV. TYS-IAD is UAX, generally the airline I work for.

Nowadays,...
May 26, 12, 7:15 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,015
Posted By Hachiko

Its a communication problem, it seems, between...

Its a communication problem, it seems, between XJT and UniCal. My internal website will show a delay, but the boards won't show it. Somewhere between dispatch and whatever updates delays, the ball...
May 26, 12, 6:13 pm
Replies: 163
Views: 23,411
Posted By Hachiko

Its been long confirmed that the 340s are going...

Its been long confirmed that the 340s are going away for good. The EAS markets out of IAD are being rebid, and everything in Houston is being taken over by jets. It's part of why XJT has rolled out...
May 26, 12, 6:11 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,015
Posted By Hachiko

It's also becoming even more padded on some...

It's also becoming even more padded on some routes thanks to refleeting. Anytime we take over a route formerly operated by a Skywest CRJ, we generally arrive ~30 minutes early. We regularly land 40...
May 26, 12, 4:34 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 2,408
Posted By Hachiko

I'm actually surprised to hear you find this...

I'm actually surprised to hear you find this rude. Maybe it was the tone?

It's less about passengers being, well, "lowly passengers" as you put it, and more about flight crew recognizing that the...
May 25, 12, 6:21 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 3,859
Posted By Hachiko

I can pretty much guarantee this will happen. We...

I can pretty much guarantee this will happen. We already see it at stations that are managed by AE.
May 23, 12, 8:00 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,051
Posted By Hachiko

Isn't IAH-AKL going to be the first flight?

Isn't IAH-AKL going to be the first flight?
May 21, 12, 12:07 am
Replies: 163
Views: 23,411
Posted By Hachiko

I love when people ask me this question. ...

I love when people ask me this question.

Industry rumor is the Qs will be going to Denver. Interesting thought. Though I would miss Denver, I would be thrilled to see all of our EWR flying...
May 20, 12, 8:11 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 3,859
Posted By Hachiko

Not necessarily. When this sort of thing...

Not necessarily. When this sort of thing happens, a lot of time the employees of the previous contractor get hired on with the new one. Last I was in TYS, the gate agent mentioned all of our people...
May 19, 12, 8:30 pm
Replies: 202
Views: 40,373
Posted By Hachiko

Considering the plane is only on the ground for a...

Considering the plane is only on the ground for a total of 2 hours (or less) in Mumbai, that leaves little room for error with a maintenance issue and delaying a crews scheduled in time. I'm unsure...
May 19, 12, 10:57 am
Replies: 13
Views: 978
Posted By Hachiko

Really? I've never heard anything about that.

Really? I've never heard anything about that.
May 19, 12, 9:44 am
Replies: 13
Views: 978
Posted By Hachiko

Flight shows oversold by 15 with 26 seats held. ...

Flight shows oversold by 15 with 26 seats held. Who knows.
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