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Biggest Whopper you've heard from a UA Pilot, Flight Attendant, Gate or Ticket Agent?

Biggest Whopper you've heard from a UA Pilot, Flight Attendant, Gate or Ticket Agent?

Old Jun 11, 16, 3:08 pm
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Originally Posted by rmadisonwi View Post
Neighbor mentioned it to FA, who then told him there wasn't enough power capacity for all the seats on the plane, so power availability was rotated throughout the flight.
Yes that's basically correct. "Rotating" Availability of Power on UA 737s?
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Old Jun 11, 16, 9:21 pm
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Originally Posted by rmadisonwi View Post
Neighbor mentioned it to FA, who then told him there wasn't enough power capacity for all the seats on the plane, so power availability was rotated throughout the flight.
Originally Posted by Kacee View Post
Yes that's basically correct. "Rotating" Availability of Power on UA 737s?
Hm, good to know

My laptop has a dead battery, so only works if it's plugged in. So if my outlet gets turned off
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Old Jun 12, 16, 7:56 am
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Originally Posted by Kacee View Post
Yes that's basically correct. "Rotating" Availability of Power on UA 737s?
Thanks, good thread. Some of those comments need to be in a "Biggest Whopper you've heard from a FT user concerning a UA Pilot or Flight Attendant!" thread.
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Old Jun 13, 16, 12:22 pm
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Originally Posted by EmailKid View Post
Hm, good to know

My laptop has a dead battery, so only works if it's plugged in. So if my outlet gets turned off
I fail to see how the fact that you're traveling with a laptop with a dead battery is UA's problem.
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Old Jun 13, 16, 12:29 pm
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Originally Posted by milepig View Post
I fail to see how the fact that you're traveling with a laptop with a dead battery is UA's problem.
Plus... can't the TSA confiscate it if it doesn't power on?
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Old Jun 13, 16, 2:50 pm
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Originally Posted by edcho View Post
Plus... can't the TSA confiscate it if it doesn't power on?
Normally they just x-ray it. If they wanted it powered up, however, you can still plug it in if the battery is dead.
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Old Jun 13, 16, 3:03 pm
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Originally Posted by milepig View Post
I fail to see how the fact that you're traveling with a laptop with a dead battery is UA's problem.
Didn't say it was their problem.

Originally Posted by edcho View Post
Plus... can't the TSA confiscate it if it doesn't power on?
No one has ever asked me to turn it on, even on international flights.

But now that I got a Bluetooth keyboard for my tablet usually don't travel with it. But it's nicer to watch movies on a 15" screen.
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Old Jun 13, 16, 5:02 pm
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Originally Posted by EmailKid View Post

No one has ever asked me to turn it on, even on international flights.

But now that I got a Bluetooth keyboard for my tablet usually don't travel with it. But it's nicer to watch movies on a 15" screen.
I've been asked a few times with my computer and tablet when overseas (I remember MXP and LHR). Never the TSA. However, they do give that warning and reserve the right to take it.
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Old Jul 17, 16, 9:47 am
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JFK Flight Crew

UA414 SFO-EWR

The FA announced "on behalf of your San Francisco and JFK based flight crew, welcome aboard."
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Old Jul 17, 16, 9:53 am
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Originally Posted by JHake10 View Post
UA414 SFO-EWR

The FA announced "on behalf of your San Francisco and JFK based flight crew, welcome aboard."
old habits die hard
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Old Jul 17, 16, 10:25 am
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Originally Posted by JHake10 View Post
UA414 SFO-EWR

The FA announced "on behalf of your San Francisco and JFK based flight crew, welcome aboard."
That means you're going to get top-notch old style ps service
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Old Jul 17, 16, 10:26 am
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In aspen, your diverted flight from GJT will be taking off for ASE shortly
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Old Jul 18, 16, 12:20 pm
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Originally Posted by JHake10 View Post
UA414 SFO-EWR

The FA announced "on behalf of your San Francisco and JFK based flight crew, welcome aboard."
Pretty sure that may still be what the domicile is called. If the case, then they weren't wrong to say that.
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Old Jul 18, 16, 12:39 pm
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Originally Posted by weirdlyndon View Post
Pretty sure that may still be what the domicile is called. If the case, then they weren't wrong to say that.
Nope JFKSW was renamed EWRSW in May or so.
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Old Jul 18, 16, 7:33 pm
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Either way, I wouldn't consider it a "whopper". More likely to be a slip of the tongue.
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