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Forum: Mergers and Acquisitions Yesterday, 11:27 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 52,385
Posted By Packrat
Alaska and JetBlue would make the most sense.

Alaska and JetBlue would make the most sense.
Forum: Alaska Yesterday, 11:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,340
Posted By Packrat
Very true. But because I didn't go I will never...

Very true. But because I didn't go I will never know, therefore the hindsight regret.
Forum: SkyWest Yesterday, 04:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,070
Posted By Packrat
I worked with a guy named Bob [email protected] He was a...

I worked with a guy named Bob [email protected] He was a seaman at one time...Seaman [email protected] When he got married his wife obviously didn't want to be Mrs. [email protected], so he changed his name.

I asked him what his...
Forum: Alaska 07-14-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 149,348
Posted By Packrat
AS and B6 now that the Bus is on the AS property...

AS and B6 now that the Bus is on the AS property would be the perfect match. Now if you could get mainline pilots on the Ejet like B6 does it would help.
Forum: Alaska 07-14-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,340
Posted By Packrat
This is a great question because it reflects my...

This is a great question because it reflects my actual experience.

In 1990 when I was getting out of the Navy, UPS was just spooling up. You didn't even need to go to Louisville for an interview...
Forum: Fractional 07-11-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,469
Posted By Packrat
Tell us about the interview or PM me if you...

Tell us about the interview or PM me if you prefer.
Forum: Fractional 07-07-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,101
Posted By Packrat
Check your PMs.

Check your PMs.
Forum: Fractional 07-07-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,469
Posted By Packrat
Back to Vistajet...anyone know the upgrade times...

Back to Vistajet...anyone know the upgrade times for the Global and the CL350?
Forum: Hangar Talk 06-30-2019, 08:38 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,855
Posted By Packrat
This is true. I once had a passenger shove one...

This is true. I once had a passenger shove one in my face and said, "This offends me!" "Don't read it," was my response.

Its a little tougher to ignore the United marketing ploy in a public...
Forum: Military 06-30-2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,035
Posted By Packrat
That's exactly how AS works. You turn over your...

That's exactly how AS works. You turn over your $25 a day jury check and you get full guarantee.
Forum: Hangar Talk 06-26-2019, 05:22 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,855
Posted By Packrat
I have to agree with you. Most "shows" like this...

I have to agree with you. Most "shows" like this have age entry requirements. Public venues like airport terminals can't begin to screen for that. Would the Chippendales be appropriate in EWR's C...
Forum: Cargo 06-25-2019, 05:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,209
Posted By Packrat
That's interesting. However, not much ramp space...

That's interesting. However, not much ramp space over at Kulis for 767s if they want to park more than a couple over there at a time.. They may end up mixing in with the foreign freighters on the...
Forum: Military 06-22-2019, 06:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,035
Posted By Packrat
With jury duty you have to turn over the jury pay...

With jury duty you have to turn over the jury pay (at most places) to get the regular pay. I'm not sure the reservists want to turn over their military paycheck. Looks like someone trying to ring...
Forum: Southwest 06-20-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 13,841
Posted By Packrat
Just because he didn't screw up a water landing...

Just because he didn't screw up a water landing doesn't make him an expert on all things aviation.
Forum: Cargo 06-20-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 17,956
Posted By Packrat
Better job offer. 3 times the pay.

Better job offer. 3 times the pay.
Forum: Major 06-20-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 77,113
Posted By Packrat
Freight is great! No passenger drama. No dealing...

Freight is great! No passenger drama. No dealing with airport terminal cattle calls (except when DHing).
Forum: Fractional 06-20-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 1,659
Views: 745,108
Posted By Packrat
It kind of burst my bubble as well.

It kind of burst my bubble as well.
Forum: Cargo 06-20-2019, 05:57 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 17,956
Posted By Packrat
Flying freight in the 777 has to be the best job...

Flying freight in the 777 has to be the best job in Part 121 aviation.
Forum: Alaska 06-19-2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 18,512
Posted By Packrat
I fervently hope you're right. It HAS to have...

I fervently hope you're right. It HAS to have changed from the "bad old days" when only 30% of the pilots picked up the written contract and actually read it. Most of them took it from the V-file...
Forum: Career Questions 06-18-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,006
Posted By Packrat
Check your PMs.

Check your PMs.
Forum: Other 06-16-2019, 07:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,348
Posted By Packrat
Where are you going? You can also jumpseat on...

Where are you going? You can also jumpseat on Everts Air Cargo and Alaska for sure. Possibly Northern Air Cargo and Lynden Air Cargo as well.
Forum: Alaska 06-16-2019, 07:25 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 18,512
Posted By Packrat
He has to be hopeful during contract...

He has to be hopeful during contract negotiations. Why? Because he's going to have to convince the rank and file to vote for a contract that contains it.

Come back AFTER PBS is in your contract...
Forum: Alaska 06-16-2019, 07:03 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 18,512
Posted By Packrat
The Anglers will never, repeat, NEVER allow the...

The Anglers will never, repeat, NEVER allow the Union to control PBS. Don't believe me? Volunteer for the Scheduling Committee and see just how much input the Union has to the hard lines.

The...
Forum: Alaska 06-14-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 18,512
Posted By Packrat
Not only that, but the Anglers consider increased...

Not only that, but the Anglers consider increased ASMs "growth." That means trading 737-700s for 737-900s. It also means a stagnant seniority list.

Former poster is right. If you want to stay...
Forum: Fractional 06-13-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 12,247
Posted By Packrat
Honestly, pay your dues at the regional if you...

Honestly, pay your dues at the regional if you want to go to a major. Any other path will divert you from that early as possible seniority number. Even losing ONE MONTH on a major airline seniority...
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