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    Good-bye 757

    The Airbus is more susceptible to turbulence because of the composites used in its construction; they are less flexible and therefore act to amplify the effects of turbulence. What a Boeing aircraft might feel as light chop/turbulence an Airbus will likely experience light-moderate or even...
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    Where Was This Two Years Ago?

    Got this bulk email today from AA HR. So now instead of walking you out of the building, do they walk you to the Adecco Office? Sigh.... TANSTAAFL **** Copied section below ******* Greetings, American Airlines Human Resources has put several things in place in our ongoing effort to ease...
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    AA the Joke of the Airline Industry!

    ---------------- On 8/3/2003 9:45:37 PM j7915 wrote: I wonder how long it would take for AA to be competitive with SWA if AA reduced their airplane inventory to one maybe two types, MD80 and 737, incurred no more overseas travel problems, did inter-lining and only operated out of and into...
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    AA wants out of Love Field lease

    ---------------- On 6/27/2003 10:01:03 PM AAmech wrote: ---------------- On 6/27/2003 7:46:25 PM texflyer wrote: Finally someone who lives in the DFW area responds with a reasonable post on Love field. Yes Love is minutes from downtown Dallas,but if you live in Ft.Worth,Grapevine,Trophy...
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    TWU Fighting to take away your rights?

    ---------------- On 6/25/2003 11:28:54 AM Buck wrote: ---------------- Gee, maybe it''s not a failing of this particular union, BUT UNIONS IN GENERAL?  They entropically deteriorate to this point eventually... TANSTAAFL ---------------- Symbol S For a closed thermodynamic...
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    TWU Fighting to take away your rights?

    ---------------- On 6/24/2003 6:42:26 PM Bob Owens wrote: If Mike Quill could see that his union had become everything that he fought against I''m sure that he would feel that he fought in vain. The TWU was founded by Transit workers who were seperated among many unions, these unions could...
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    LAX-XNA

    ---------------- On 6/23/2003 6:27:43 PM AC AA LA FA wrote: XNA? ---------------- XNA = Northwest Arkansas Regional airport. It''s located near Fayetteville. It was built primarily to service Bentonville, the home of WallyWorld World HQ. TANSTAAFL
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    California Man Wins Suit Against AA

    http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=stor...uit From the Associated Press: SANTA CRUZ, Calif. - A Santa Cruz man won a suit against American Airlines alleging that one of the company's planes released two chunks of toilet waste, known euphemistically as blue ice, onto the skylight of his...
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    Aviation Technician (Mechanic)

    ---------------- On 6/8/2003 10:46:59 PM mga707 wrote: ---------------- On 6/8/2003 1:00:19 PM Checking it Out wrote: Don''t believe it? Turn on your television set. An actor playing an FAA-certificate Aviation Technician (Mechanic) working for a part 135 operator is presently...
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    More Outsourcing of AA Work

    ---------------- On 5/29/2003 8:53:30 AM eolesen wrote: The aviation reporting in the Startle-gram just hasn''t been the same since Dan Reed left... ---------------- I''m just unimpressed with their journalism as a whole. They have a few good people over there (some of which I work with on...
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    (I''m 2 days late, but what about) MEMORIAL DAY ????

    NH/BB: Didn''t they take away Labor Day too? I would think that a union would have been out there swinging that bat even harder over that one... But maybe I''m just silly... TANSTAAFL
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    More Outsourcing of AA Work

    ---------------- On 5/28/2003 8:15:49 PM RV4 wrote: Didn''t this TWU Labor Agreement Protect the Work? http://www.twuatd.org/aarestructure/contra...gists050103.pdf What happens to the AA Meteorologists Jobs? ---------------- In answer to your last question, I think they go poof. In...
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    More Outsourcing of AA Work

    Plus the reporter from the Startle-gram (What? Hunh? There''s News?) got his facts wrong in a major way. American didn''t relocate the office last year; it''s still there just off the dispatch floor. It is now being relocated. Makes you wonder what else he got wrong. TANSTAAFL
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    FA furloughs and STL transfers

    ---------------- On 5/29/2003 12:31:39 AM Garfield1966 wrote: As for the take over of TWA. As I recall, most of the articles I remember reading said it was a great deal. We were getting major assets at a fraction of their value. We would be able to nail UA to the wall in ORD and we would...
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    More Outsourcing of AA Work

    Gee, how''d you guess? TWU is now down to six represented groups at AA. Good luck to the rest of ya. TANSTAAFL