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Sep 17, 06, 2:20 pm
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Posted By FL_f/a

Interestingly, when I spoke to some of the guys I...

Interestingly, when I spoke to some of the guys I know who are in the military, they said they had been told very specifically to NOT identify themselves in any way while traveling by air, either by...
Sep 4, 06, 11:11 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,911
Posted By FL_f/a

AirTran. PM snacks are Fridays Potato Skins,...

AirTran. PM snacks are Fridays Potato Skins, Pretzels and biscoff. AM snacks (before 10 AM) are cookies (usually 2 types: Lemon, Applesause, Shortbread, Banana, Andes Chocolate), granola bars and...
Sep 4, 06, 11:06 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,202
Posted By FL_f/a

Oh dear, it looks like I'm becoming senior enough...

Oh dear, it looks like I'm becoming senior enough that I'm forcing people on my crew to obey the rules! :eek:
Aug 31, 06, 4:26 pm
Replies: 98
Views: 7,053
Posted By FL_f/a

If I recall correctly, and I'd have to dig out...

If I recall correctly, and I'd have to dig out the exact number to be sure, but it is an FAR that all flight crew both follow and enforce TSA directives. I'm recalling some general section about...
Aug 31, 06, 3:38 pm
Replies: 98
Views: 7,053
Posted By FL_f/a

More to the point, why are people sneaking things...

More to the point, why are people sneaking things on in such an obvious manner? I think one thing most PAX don't realize is how much our job is on the line if an FAA inspector, supervisor, ghost...
Aug 29, 06, 9:31 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,202
Posted By FL_f/a

Crew bags for on duty crew (both F/A and pilot)...

Crew bags for on duty crew (both F/A and pilot) are never allowed in business. They should be spread out in coach, so that there is plenty of room left in each bin for customer bags. I've honestly ...
Aug 24, 06, 1:32 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 950
Posted By FL_f/a

Oh dear god.... I cannot tell you how many...

Oh dear god....

I cannot tell you how many bottles of water/juice/lotion/coffee/etc I have seen on planes since this whole mess started. If the door is still open and the person is being obvious...
Aug 13, 06, 2:30 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,150
Posted By FL_f/a

Well, techincally anyone can spend $35 to upgrade...

Well, techincally anyone can spend $35 to upgrade any fare. The elite perk is being able to do so the day before.

The only other perks I can think of are the no change fee and getting your seat...
Aug 12, 06, 2:14 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 733
Posted By FL_f/a

This is a correct assesment of how things were...

This is a correct assesment of how things were the first morning, and yes this did happen. However, now uniformed crew are exempt.
Aug 9, 06, 10:07 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,250
Posted By FL_f/a

Yes. Most LLC don't have a BC, and with the...

Yes. Most LLC don't have a BC, and with the legacies it's so often a case of 'do you get a proper plane or an RJ?' With Airtran at least you know that there are two cabins on every single flight. ...
Jul 29, 06, 9:12 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,250
Posted By FL_f/a

Yup, just 20 more coach seats, 3-3 instead of 2-3.

Yup, just 20 more coach seats, 3-3 instead of 2-3.
Jul 29, 06, 12:05 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 3,457
Posted By FL_f/a

Yes, we changed this... mmm, a while ago. ...

Yes, we changed this... mmm, a while ago. They've been free for maybe a year now? Something like that. :)
Jul 29, 06, 11:47 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,250
Posted By FL_f/a

Only 12 Business Class seats on each plane. But...

Only 12 Business Class seats on each plane. But on the plus side there actually are 12 seats on each plane, which is more than most other airlines can say. ;)
Jul 25, 06, 10:01 am
Replies: 9
Views: 837
Posted By FL_f/a

It's been doing quite well, enough for us to add...

It's been doing quite well, enough for us to add a third flight daily. From what I've heard if it does as well next year as it did this year, we'll keep it through the winter next winter.

And...
Jul 22, 06, 5:01 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,325
Posted By FL_f/a

Just a general note to you all, as I promised to...

Just a general note to you all, as I promised to keep my ear to the ground...

AirTran does seem to now be aware that this is rather a large problem. They have ordered different seat units which...
Jul 13, 06, 9:45 am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,325
Posted By FL_f/a

I personally think this is an excellent idea. ...

I personally think this is an excellent idea. It's like us getting cabin inspector for free! Yes, there is a list of Cabin items, and yes it is often full of broken radios. However, not often...
Jun 23, 06, 4:37 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 678
Posted By FL_f/a

Theoretically there should be two offerings of...

Theoretically there should be two offerings of snacks, one morning basket (cookies) and one evening (chips/pretzels). Good chance of that not happening. But they've been very good about stocking,...
Jun 22, 06, 4:22 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 860
Posted By FL_f/a

We're supposed to be starting zoned boarding...

We're supposed to be starting zoned boarding soon. Although there are rumours of trying out a 'business/elite and then 'everyone else'. Madness I say. ;)
Jun 16, 06, 4:05 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,329
Posted By FL_f/a

They flights I've been on have been PACKED. The...

They flights I've been on have been PACKED. The one odd thing I've noticed is that no one there knows about the $35 upgrade. I assume because they aren't "our" agents, they don't get the commision,...
Jun 11, 06, 10:04 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 2,781
Posted By FL_f/a

There is not an offical policy. Yes, if you...

There is not an offical policy. Yes, if you check the box it is shown on the manifest. The unoffical policy is that after Corp/Elite on Y/B fares, if there are no paid upgrades, then we upgrade any...
Jun 3, 06, 6:29 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 3,457
Posted By FL_f/a

It's the 3.5 standard one, the idea was to...

It's the 3.5 standard one, the idea was to encourage people to bring their own headsets. And in responce to the other question on here, the company is aware that the anouncements are comming...
May 21, 06, 4:48 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,021
Posted By FL_f/a

Taking a much needed break and flying for fun,...

Taking a much needed break and flying for fun, actually. (Visited GEG on F9 & Skywest) :D

I haven't heard anything directly from the gate agents about this, but I did notice a new memo going...
May 19, 06, 9:50 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,685
Posted By FL_f/a

Nope, the tailcone exit on the 717 is an...

Nope, the tailcone exit on the 717 is an emergancy exit only... think we'd loose all our time if we had to re-attach the tailcone section after every deplaning. ;)
Apr 24, 06, 12:56 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,869
Posted By FL_f/a

The wording says that they should be offered to...

The wording says that they should be offered to PAX in the basket. I take that to mean that the PAX should take it directly from the basket. Although with the new vender I do it the other way...
Apr 19, 06, 5:09 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,869
Posted By FL_f/a

Just to clear this up... The reason they are...

Just to clear this up...

The reason they are no long wrapped is that the cleaners were complaining about finding those little bits of plastic everywhere on the plane. They are, however, all new. ...
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