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Aug 4, 10, 5:44 pm
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It has great value at airports where the wind...

It has great value at airports where the wind shifts across the field due to the geography. I recall landing and taking off at Aspen, CO on days where each of the five or so windsocks were pointing...
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Views: 1,723
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The leased aircraft are going to AC, however,...

The leased aircraft are going to AC, however, there are aircraft that are still owned by Lynx, which would be part of that transaction.
May 24, 10, 7:23 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 12,890
Posted By GreatChecko

I have done a little over 3 hours from NOM to FAI...

I have done a little over 3 hours from NOM to FAI in Alaska on Frontier Flying Service. Just go to the bathroom prior to the flight, bring some music or a book, and take a nap.

Checko
May 22, 10, 2:40 am
Replies: 3
Views: 909
Posted By GreatChecko

I believe only 3 are left. Frontier is shutting...

I believe only 3 are left. Frontier is shutting down Lynx Aviation on Labor Day and selling the remaining fleet. Don't get me started on hot and high performance of a jet...
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Views: 1,723
Posted By GreatChecko

The return checks are being done in SDF and the...

The return checks are being done in SDF and the latest I've heard is that the Q's are going to AC Jazz.
May 20, 10, 5:23 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 909
Posted By GreatChecko

If the schedule still shows a Q400, the bins are...

If the schedule still shows a Q400, the bins are quite small, comparable to what I've seen on the CRJ's. The area under the seat is actually larger. You could probably get a a larger roll aboard...
May 20, 10, 5:18 pm
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Views: 1,475
Posted By GreatChecko

As plenty of people have said, unless something...

As plenty of people have said, unless something unforeseen happens, you'll have plenty of time to make the connection. I've taken leisurely walks from one end of A to the other, without using the...
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Views: 5,487
Posted By GreatChecko

Please, taunt away! ...

Please, taunt away!

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Views: 5,487
Posted By GreatChecko

You really think Bryan "El Cheapo" Bedford will...

You really think Bryan "El Cheapo" Bedford will spend the money to run a club? We saw what they've done with Midwest...
Feb 24, 10, 11:19 am
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Views: 5,588
Posted By GreatChecko

This is Republic, not Frontier, not Midwest, so...

This is Republic, not Frontier, not Midwest, so get used to it. RAH is a regional airline attempting to run a mainline carrier. I don't have much faith it will get any better.



Not that it...
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Views: 2,994
Posted By GreatChecko

OKC is actually a mainline station and I've...

OKC is actually a mainline station and I've experienced the same.
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Posted By GreatChecko

Skis and boots are considered to be one bag on...

Skis and boots are considered to be one bag on Frontier. However, if the two bags are ridiculously large on their own and can't be identified as ski's and boots, you might have some trouble...
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Views: 749
Posted By GreatChecko

According to the plan, 6 planes will be gone...

According to the plan, 6 planes will be gone along with half the workforce in April. This is fact as of this morning. Can it change? Of course. Will it change? My money is on, highly unlikely.
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As of right now those six aircraft will be...

As of right now those six aircraft will be returned to their lessors. I'm sure those banks wouldn't be against them keeping the aircraft and putting them in MKE, it would be quite an about face from...
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Views: 2,994
Posted By GreatChecko

The Embraer has less than 100 seats and is so...

The Embraer has less than 100 seats and is so cheap to operate because RAH is using a loophole in the contract. The pilot contract only goes up to 99 seats and for some reason the E190 can only be...
Feb 4, 10, 7:30 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 3,213
Posted By GreatChecko

Unfortunately, get used to it. Brian Bedford and...

Unfortunately, get used to it. Brian Bedford and Republic Airways are running the show now.
Feb 4, 10, 7:29 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 3,213
Posted By GreatChecko

Actually, the seniority lists are being...

Actually, the seniority lists are being integrated with a snapshot of October. The Lynx pilots and FA's will be integrated in whatever fashion the arbitrator finds appropriate, pay would be sorted...
Feb 4, 10, 4:02 pm
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Views: 3,213
Posted By GreatChecko

TUL and FAR will also be dropped April 6.

TUL and FAR will also be dropped April 6.
Feb 4, 10, 12:22 pm
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Views: 3,213
Posted By GreatChecko

6 flights. Two flights will most probably be...

6 flights.

Two flights will most probably be LGB, since they were just awarded two slots.

The other two, who knows.

Checko
Jan 31, 10, 11:19 am
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Views: 20,490
Posted By GreatChecko

Good News! Stretch Seating will be available...

Good News!

Stretch Seating will be available throughout the Airbus fleet on February 1st!

Checko
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Views: 2,632
Posted By GreatChecko

What type of ticket did you buy? Unless you have...

What type of ticket did you buy? Unless you have a Classic or Classic Plus ticket, you will not be able to select your seats until 24 hours prior to departure.

I can't recall what fare class...
Jan 27, 10, 1:05 pm
Replies: 69
Views: 11,764
Posted By GreatChecko

EPIC WIN! ^^ I can't argue too much...

EPIC WIN! ^^



I can't argue too much with that, it's a regional operator trying to do things as cheap as possible. Often it's about what is legal, not necessarily what is safest. However,...
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Views: 2,858
Posted By GreatChecko

So using your reasoning, simply having a job...

So using your reasoning, simply having a job means you should automatically agree with everything the company is doing and where the company is going?

Of course there is a lot to work on and...
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Views: 2,858
Posted By GreatChecko

The so called "no job" alternative has nothing to...

The so called "no job" alternative has nothing to do with trusting the new leadership. Sean Menke earned their trust. Now, it's up to Republic to do the same from both their new employees and their...
Jan 14, 10, 12:04 am
Replies: 5,660
Views: 906,644
Posted By GreatChecko

In a way, they do. The flight time listed...

In a way, they do.

The flight time listed on FlightAware is based off the flight plan filed with ATC by the dispatcher prior to the flight. This is why you can look up a flight that hasn't...
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