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Oct 10, 19, 8:38 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,463
Posted By Raymoland

They will rarely swap carriers. Things are...

They will rarely swap carriers. Things are planned weeks in advance at the carriers. If Skywest has lets say an airplane problem, GoJet will not fill in and vice versa. Certainly not day of. ...
Forum: China
Sep 22, 19, 6:09 pm
Replies: 101
Views: 8,070
Posted By Raymoland

I think you should cancel. You are so uptight I...

I think you should cancel. You are so uptight I think Shanghai and Taiwain will be better if you stay at home.

By the way, lived in Shanghai for 6 years. They give out free detailed maps at the...
Sep 17, 19, 2:44 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 6,866
Posted By Raymoland

The question I want answered is why anyone needs...

The question I want answered is why anyone needs 74lbs of luggage for a 3 day trip to NYC.....
Sep 14, 19, 8:28 am
Replies: 109
Views: 27,914
Posted By Raymoland

As someone who stands at the door saying goodbye,...

As someone who stands at the door saying goodbye, I try to say something to almost everyone. Occasionally I do take a brief timeout especially with certain passengers, who for reasons I don't fully...
Sep 9, 19, 12:04 am
Replies: 22
Views: 2,908
Posted By Raymoland

Skywest is only slated to get 6 of the CP 175s....

Skywest is only slated to get 6 of the CP 175s. The rest are going to Republic. However the expectation is that Skywest will scale down some of it's east coast operations for DL and move those...
Aug 11, 19, 10:41 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 3,698
Posted By Raymoland

Don't do it. Sharing Load or upgrade information...

Don't do it. Sharing Load or upgrade information publicly will get you and your friends nonrev benefits pulled fast. Looking at it for your own information is fine, but no sharing.

Also, since...
Aug 9, 19, 10:58 am
Replies: 24
Views: 3,361
Posted By Raymoland

I can tell you with certainty that this is NOT...

I can tell you with certainty that this is NOT allowed and will result in the suspension of travel benefits your father. Do not attempt.
Jul 29, 19, 4:38 am
Replies: 48
Views: 3,567
Posted By Raymoland

Flew with twins from birth

I flew so much with my kids that they were diamond on DL.

A couple of things. You CAN buy seats for young children. Travelling with three babies even with three adults, you will probably want more...
Jul 24, 19, 12:45 am
Replies: 91
Views: 5,753
Posted By Raymoland

You should probably never fly again if this...

You should probably never fly again if this worries you since it is basically done on every takeoff ever.

Let's say there is lots of runway and a light aircraft, what we do is reduce the amount...
Jul 24, 19, 12:41 am
Replies: 91
Views: 5,753
Posted By Raymoland

Not just that, an engine can fail at the most...

Not just that, an engine can fail at the most critical point and then ttheey must still clear the end of the runway by 35ft AND all obstacles in the takeoff path by a specific amount depending on the...
Jun 14, 19, 5:24 pm
Replies: 67
Views: 5,845
Posted By Raymoland

As many as you have fuel for. I would imagine...

As many as you have fuel for. I would imagine after two tries most would head to your alternate.
Jun 14, 19, 5:23 pm
Replies: 67
Views: 5,845
Posted By Raymoland

Rarely. Source : Me, Commercial pilot. Don't...

Rarely. Source : Me, Commercial pilot. Don't believe I've ever done it in commercial ops outside the sim. Go arounds before touch down, common.
Jun 14, 19, 1:36 pm
Replies: 67
Views: 5,845
Posted By Raymoland

It's possible they were instructed to go around...

It's possible they were instructed to go around so late that the wheels touched. If it was a hard landing the airplane likely bounced. Most airlines, mine included, require a go around after a...
Jun 10, 19, 11:45 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 4,317
Posted By Raymoland

Strange is in but true it also is. I flew the...

Strange is in but true it also is. I flew the CRJs for years and we would often bring carryons that had been planned to be put in the cargo hold back up into the airplane where they magically no...
Jun 8, 19, 4:17 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 5,939
Posted By Raymoland

Pilot here Thunderstorms are in the aviation...

Pilot here
Thunderstorms are in the aviation forecast for tomorrow also. So chance of weather disruption is greater than zero. 5.25am flight is oversold so chance of the entire party getting on it...
Jun 1, 19, 9:37 am
Replies: 44
Views: 3,448
Posted By Raymoland

I would imagine that's what insurance is for! ...

I would imagine that's what insurance is for! Wing walkers are supposed to be watching the wings. Key is SUPPOSED. Also, tug driver needs to be watching their wing walkers. Failure of either of...
May 31, 19, 9:38 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,753
Posted By Raymoland

If the fog was not in the forecast, the flight...

If the fog was not in the forecast, the flight may not have been dispatched with sufficient fuel to attempt an approach at SEA and then, if unable to land, proceed to PDX. In other words, when the...
May 19, 19, 11:31 pm
Replies: 74
Views: 5,920
Posted By Raymoland

Most people on Flyertalk only get outraged when...

Most people on Flyertalk only get outraged when they think they got jumped in the upgrade list for First Class. If someone smashes up a priceless cello because they can't follow their own rules,...
May 17, 19, 9:03 am
Replies: 61
Views: 6,764
Posted By Raymoland

Except we are not allowed to drink alcohol when...

Except we are not allowed to drink alcohol when on duty, even if it's the end of our duty day....
Apr 24, 19, 8:12 am
Replies: 52
Views: 8,410
Posted By Raymoland

Claiming my space

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Some real entitlement from the pax in 20E this...
Apr 21, 19, 1:41 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 6,443
Posted By Raymoland

This has absolutely nothing to do with Skywest,...

This has absolutely nothing to do with Skywest, just FYI. Skywest has no control or access to Alaska inventory and makes zero decisions about upgrades, seats etc. All they do is operate the...
Apr 3, 19, 9:48 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 3,583
Posted By Raymoland

If the FA decides a pax is not fit to fly, 99% of...

If the FA decides a pax is not fit to fly, 99% of CAs will support this decision without further investigation. We had almost the exact same situation on a flight SEA-SFO. The pax was removed and...
Mar 18, 19, 7:49 am
Replies: 25
Views: 2,744
Posted By Raymoland

I doubt United is just planning on throwing those...

I doubt United is just planning on throwing those airplanes away. The plan is to get them flying again in the shortest possible amount of time.
Mar 12, 19, 9:13 am
Replies: 120
Views: 11,763
Posted By Raymoland

There is now a marked pathway to P4 but it's...

There is now a marked pathway to P4 but it's temporary.
Mar 11, 19, 12:11 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,538
Posted By Raymoland

As someone who lived in China for 7 years and...

As someone who lived in China for 7 years and flew standby all the time, TWOV should not be attempted without a confirmed onward ticket. Most likely you will just not be allowed to board your flight...
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