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Forum: TravelBuzz
Aug 15, 19, 10:00 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 639
Posted By saxman66

It's probably pretty close to it. Places like...

It's probably pretty close to it. Places like Oakland, Fort Worth, and Greensboro are hubs as well, but I'm not sure of their size compared to Indy. The MEM sort facility is insane though.
Aug 15, 19, 9:52 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 2,089
Posted By saxman66

Remember that Delta itself doesn't have much to...

Remember that Delta itself doesn't have much to do with this decision. They will just sell the ticket. The city, SkyWest, and the government, through the EAS program are the ones to make a deal. If...
Aug 9, 19, 11:37 am
Replies: 36
Views: 3,775
Posted By saxman66

They can if they want to, but usually don't. Push...

They can if they want to, but usually don't. Push back and taxi are one of busiest parts of the flight so they are communicating with ramp and ground as well as running start checklists. If they were...
Jul 31, 19, 5:05 am
Replies: 862
Views: 54,728
Posted By saxman66

I have a confirmed Polaris seat in a couple of...

I have a confirmed Polaris seat in a couple of days in a international 757. I'm pretty sure I got the last one as they aren't selling anymore, but I can't choose a seat. They are all blanked out...
Jul 15, 19, 9:57 am
Replies: 27
Views: 4,638
Posted By saxman66

I'm not quite sure what EU laws are, but I'm...

I'm not quite sure what EU laws are, but I'm pretty sure they are similar to the FAA's laws. So yes, I do expect the aircraft to stop on an active taxiway because it's illegal under US FAR's. I've...
Jul 15, 19, 9:20 am
Replies: 23
Views: 3,223
Posted By saxman66

To make it simple, a crew base or domicile, is...

To make it simple, a crew base or domicile, is where a crewmember works. All trips begin and end in someones base. They also have many amenities that any other office would have. Support staff such...
Jul 5, 19, 11:40 am
Replies: 30
Views: 2,404
Posted By saxman66

This was 2003.

This was 2003.
Jul 4, 19, 10:56 am
Replies: 60
Views: 4,606
Posted By saxman66

https://www.slcairport.com/assets/NewSLCVRExperien...

https://www.slcairport.com/assets/NewSLCVRExperience/index.html

Here's a virtual reality walk through of the new SLC terminal if you have a fast connection.
Jul 4, 19, 10:38 am
Replies: 30
Views: 2,404
Posted By saxman66

I was a wheelchair pusher for a summer back in...

I was a wheelchair pusher for a summer back in college at a hub. The average seemed to be about $2-3 that'd I get. I was pretty happy with $5. Sometime I got nothing. Sometimes I got $20 or more. If...
Jun 18, 19, 11:05 am
Replies: 35
Views: 2,975
Posted By saxman66

The 787 is the replacement for the 767. They do...

The 787 is the replacement for the 767. They do need a good 757 replacement though. Stretching out the 737 again and again...well we know how that went.
Jun 17, 19, 10:45 am
Replies: 54
Views: 4,316
Posted By saxman66

So care to elaborate? What background do you have...

So care to elaborate? What background do you have to make an assumption? Pretty sure I know what I'm talking about.
Jun 17, 19, 9:15 am
Replies: 54
Views: 4,316
Posted By saxman66

The fact that 777's were landing and the "weather...

The fact that 777's were landing and the "weather was fine" has nothing to do with fuel planning. If the cloud ceiling is forecast to be below 2000 feet above the field, or visibility less than 3...
Jun 6, 19, 8:51 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 2,665
Posted By saxman66

The no smoking signs don't always light up...

The no smoking signs don't always light up anymore. You can see the placard is permanent.
Jun 6, 19, 12:23 pm
Replies: 53
Views: 7,217
Posted By saxman66

The mechanics may not have even worked for AA if...

The mechanics may not have even worked for AA if you were at an outstation. They may have been contracted which means they work several airlines and it just took awhile for them to get to the...
Jun 4, 19, 11:56 am
Replies: 60
Views: 6,222
Posted By saxman66

Just saying that if the pilot's aren't ready to...

Just saying that if the pilot's aren't ready to leave or close the door due a maintenance or weight and balance or last minute fuel issue, I assume you didn't close the door anyway. 99% of the time...
Jun 2, 19, 2:32 pm
Replies: 60
Views: 6,222
Posted By saxman66

There are a lot of details missing from this. The...

There are a lot of details missing from this. The captain gives the final word on whether or not to close the door. If there was a Mx issue, they couldn't close the door anyway and opening the door...
May 24, 19, 11:21 am
Replies: 50
Views: 4,413
Posted By saxman66

I've done a little driving for Uber and Lyft on...

I've done a little driving for Uber and Lyft on the side. I've had fun with it and try to help with luggage, obey traffic laws, have both hands on the steering wheel most of the time, and pretty much...
May 24, 19, 11:05 am
Replies: 86
Views: 14,087
Posted By saxman66

That's because you were on a ERJ-170 and it has...

That's because you were on a ERJ-170 and it has normal size bins. That aircraft doesn't have the same restriction for carry ons as the 50 seaters might have.
May 20, 19, 2:29 pm
Replies: 51
Views: 4,215
Posted By saxman66

And there we have it! Terminal F has officially...

And there we have it! Terminal F has officially been announced! Terminal F probably deserves its own thread.
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Forum: Texas
Apr 17, 19, 1:26 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 20,410
Posted By saxman66

I still have a hard case to this day. I recently...

I still have a hard case to this day. I recently drove in Austin and in Houston and got a violation, so I'm thinking I need to switch to a sticker. Problem is that they aren't portable and sounds...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 15, 19, 4:16 pm
Replies: 109
Views: 16,981
Posted By saxman66

Was staying with a friend in Ulsan, South Korea...

Was staying with a friend in Ulsan, South Korea when I was flying out of Busan to NRT to the US. My plan was to take the high speed train, KTX, to Busan. I knew exactly which train I needed to be on...
Apr 9, 19, 2:02 pm
Replies: 68
Views: 7,547
Posted By saxman66

While Pireps, Sigmet's, and TAF's do provide some...

While Pireps, Sigmet's, and TAF's do provide some basic information to us public, airline operations and dispatchers have access to much better weather and turbulence data. Stability reports, lift...
Apr 8, 19, 3:39 pm
Replies: 68
Views: 7,547
Posted By saxman66

Flight attendant injuries due to turbulence have...

Flight attendant injuries due to turbulence have gone up over recent years and I believe the regional in question has really started to take turbulence more seriously. So this is coming from...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Mar 17, 19, 8:13 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 725
Posted By saxman66

All it takes is one or two flights to get a...

All it takes is one or two flights to get a mechanical delay and boom! Your gate is occupied. I remember one instance where we were suppose to go from the hub to a small airport but that small...
Feb 16, 19, 8:43 pm
Replies: 1,595
Views: 312,443
Posted By saxman66

After applying for renewal in early December, I...

After applying for renewal in early December, I finally got the approval. The email said I just show up to interview upon arrival from an international location. Fair enough, but what about...
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