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Old 12-09-2008, 05:53 PM
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Originally Posted by Tinpusher007
Here's the question though...I'd be willing to bet CAL needs an aircraft smaller than the 73G and certainly bigger than the E145 (and other than the Q400). Kudos to you guys for holding scope at 50 seat jets. But is it likely that they will approach you guys to fly larger RJ's at mainline?
Yes but so far, the rank and file have made this a big priority.

Time will tell, but you probably won't see this change anytime soon.
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Old 12-09-2008, 06:42 PM
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prediction:

EMBs on the shuttle until DC-9s are repainted and have WIFI.

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Old 12-09-2008, 06:49 PM
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Originally Posted by georgetg
prediction:

EMBs on the shuttle until DC-9s are repainted and have WIFI.

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Very good call. I think you've hit it.
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Old 12-09-2008, 08:08 PM
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Originally Posted by georgetg
prediction:

EMBs on the shuttle until DC-9s are repainted and have WIFI.

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Old 12-09-2008, 08:17 PM
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Those flights are so short that I wonder if WiFi on them would even really be that attractive.

Think of how many minutes you'd have between 10,000' chimes to use an electronic device. Maybe 20 minutes on BOS-LGA or LGA-DCA.
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Old 12-10-2008, 03:55 AM
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Originally Posted by contrails
Those flights are so short that I wonder if WiFi on them would even really be that attractive.

Think of how many minutes you'd have between 10,000' chimes to use an electronic device. Maybe 20 minutes on BOS-LGA or LGA-DCA.
True, but a lot of the folks who use the Shuttle earn serious money - the $9.95 charge for the wifi flight is literally nothing if they can send an email or a document that might get a multi-million deal or respond to an issue.
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Old 12-10-2008, 06:03 AM
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Originally Posted by contrails
Those flights are so short that I wonder if WiFi on them would even really be that attractive.

Think of how many minutes you'd have between 10,000' chimes to use an electronic device. Maybe 20 minutes on BOS-LGA or LGA-DCA.
Chimes at 10,000? ...LOL I guess you never flew the Shuttle.
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Old 12-10-2008, 06:28 AM
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BOS-LGA-DCA will never be the same again....
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Old 12-10-2008, 07:23 AM
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Chimes at 10,000? ...LOL I guess you never flew the Shuttle.
I know right!? I loved flying the Shuttle back in the day! Best pax ever!
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Old 12-10-2008, 08:44 AM
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Originally Posted by 757Driver
Yes but so far, the rank and file have made this a big priority.

Time will tell, but you probably won't see this change anytime soon.
So does that mean CAL mainline will be flying say an E170/75 or those types simply won't be flown at all since the scope prohibits them at express?
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