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Old 08-04-2018, 10:03 AM   #1  
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Default I'm calling it. We're geting bought.

What else can it be? Watch the MEC video sent yesterday. Pulling back & handing your competitors your market share? Makes you more attractive for a buyout so brad & ben can get their parachutes.


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Old 08-04-2018, 10:46 AM   #2  
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What else can it be? Watch the MEC video sent yesterday. Pulling back & handing your competitors your market share? Makes you more attractive for a buyout so brad & ben can get their parachutes.


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Though the same thing, unfortunately. I have no clue what B & B are doing.
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Old 08-04-2018, 01:22 PM   #3  
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I hope we got bought. Thatís the only way to save this hell hole.
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Old 08-04-2018, 02:13 PM   #4  
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Armchair Quarterbacks... I honestly think B and B are playing an incredible hand of poker. I think the outcome might just surprise you. Fly the jet and enjoy.

On the other hand CY an JW looked pretty silly in there little claim to video fame. I donít think I have ever listened to more words that told me nothing... I think those faces should stick to radio. That was embarrassing!

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Seems like the talk of buyouts and future mergers are mostly confined to the Alaska forum, donít see anything else other than a JetBlue and frontier thread anywhere. Makes me think the talk of a new buyout / merger is mostly hopeful thinking by a lot of us, at least at this point.
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Armchair Quarterbacks... I honestly think B and B are playing an incredible hand of poker. I think the outcome might just surprise you. Fly the jet and enjoy.

On the other hand CY an JW looked pretty silly in there little claim to video fame. I donít think I have ever listened to more words that told me nothing... I think those faces should stick to radio. That was embarrassing!
Nice to see you on here. I thought it was wabbit season for your NDA tap dancing (violations). I think the video was spot on for a group who wants to move forward at THIS airline. But, honestly,
I think B&B are on track to sell out. I'm thinking Delta.
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But, honestly,
I think B&B are on track to sell out. I'm thinking Delta.
Aw yeah keep talking dirty to me, I'm almost there
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Letís see. They lost 1/2 the stock value, albeit itís come back a little. They overpaid for VX and didnít/havenít capatlized on the synergies, or at least figure out how to. The arbitrators surprised them with an increase cost in pilot payroll, which Iím thinking they werenít prepared for. DLís closing in on the PNW market. WN will eat at the Hawaiian profits. How does B&B fix/save this? Or do they sell out to get the most money?
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are we getting married? Seems like we are getting married to our brother's ex wife. Likely Y'all feel the same, except the virgin guys, who get their east coast flying back.

think it makes sense, actually. Don't really care except for 2 items:

1) we fix your dumpster fire that is your scope clause. Our's is zero scope. No jetblue express period. Hope no bluelaska scope allowances either. FYI I'm a 10 year regional refugee. I don't dislike regional guys, I just want all our flying to be in house.


2) Since pilots are stupid, arrogant, and self entitled, I have to say this: whoever wears the first, "hired, not acquired" lanyard gets a round house kick in the nuts. Don't care if it us, Virgin dudes, or Alaska dudes. F that. We are all in this as one group (should this arranged and forced marriage happen) Don't be douches to other Pilots. Ever.
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are we getting married? Seems like we are getting married to our brother's ex wife. Likely Y'all feel the same, except the virgin guys, who get their east coast flying back.

think it makes sense, actually. Don't really care except for 2 items:

1) we fix your dumpster fire that is your scope clause. Our's is zero scope. No jetblue express period. Hope no bluelaska scope allowances either. FYI I'm a 10 year regional refugee. I don't dislike regional guys, I just want all our flying to be in house.


2) Since pilots are stupid, arrogant, and self entitled, I have to say this: whoever wears the first, "hired, not acquired" lanyard gets a round house kick in the nuts. Don't care if it us, Virgin dudes, or Alaska dudes. F that. We are all in this as one group (should this arranged and forced marriage happen) Don't be douches to other Pilots. Ever.
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