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    #1 FA retires (finally)

    Subject: UAL F/A 85 Retires (Finally) The lady on the right is "Iris," now in the process of retiring from United Airlines. She was 84 or 85 when this picture was taken some months ago, and is 85 now. No airline pilot in the USA was even born yet, when Iris started working for UAL. I think...
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    Mumbai announced

    Continental Airlines Announces Daily Nonstop Service Between New York and Mumbai NEW YORK, March 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL) today announced that it will launch daily nonstop flights between its New York area hub at Newark Liberty International Airport and Mumbai beginning...
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    Employee Of The Year!

    Tuesday, September 12, 2006 Exactly five years after terrorists got past security at Newark Liberty International Airport, authorities shut down a section of Terminal C yesterday morning when a Continental Airlines employee allowed a relative to bypass a checkpoint, officials said. The...
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    Gordon Lands At Aloha

    Aloha Air's new chair: Gordon Bethune Wednesday August 30, 11:38 pm ET Former Continental Airlines CEO Gordon Bethune has been named chairman of the board of Aloha Airgroup Inc., parent company of Aloha Airlines Inc. "I've had the wonderful pleasure of knowing Gordon for many years," said...
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    AAnger Manaagement...NYT 7/22

    Anger Management at American Air Gerard J. Arpey, chief of American Airlines, says collaboration with unions can increase worker productivity. By JEFF BAILEY Published: July 23, 2006 Fort Worth, Tex. . A GRAND experiment is playing out behind the scenes at...
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    Delta Avoids Mass Stampede...NYT 6/18

    By MARY WILLIAMS WALSH and JEFF BAILEY Published: June 17, 2006 Delta Air Lines said yesterday that it planned to terminate the pension plan covering 13,000 active and retired pilots and some spouses, a move intended to save billions of dollars and also prevent an exodus of pilots that could...
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    Inflite Slide Deployment?

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    Article from NY Times 4/22

    AirTran's Scrappy Rise in Atlanta By JEFF BAILEY Published: April 22, 2006 In the battle for Atlanta — between the upstart AirTran Airways and the long-dominant Delta Air Lines — routes and air fares are not always weapons enough. Last month, Delta issued a statement...
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    Snooze U Lose

    JetBlue Flight Attendant Fired For Fatigue Long Beach, CA, March 23--JetBlue flight attendant Carolyn Livingston was fired last week after being bullied into working a flight that put her over the FAA maximum flight attendant duty period. The company accused her of sleeping on the job. She...
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    FA's Ratify TA2

    Jan. 29, 2006 EMPLOYEE BULLETIN NO. 2 CO issued the following news release tonight: CONTINENTAL AIRLINES’ FLIGHT ATTENDANTS RATIFY AGREEMENT HOUSTON, Jan. 29, 2006 -- Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL) announced today that it has been advised, after local vote counts at its...
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    Employee Bullshiten Nov 29 2005

    :shock: EMPLOYEE Q AND A November 29, 2005 The National Mediation Board (NMB) has scheduled a final bargaining session between CO and the International Association of Machinists (IAM) representing CO flight attendants, for Dec. 7 and 8 in the offices of the NMB in Washington...
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    Ny Times 10/17...mechanics To Vote On Offer

    In a Reversal, Mechanics at Northwest Agree to Vote DETROIT, Oct. 16 - With mechanics at Northwest Airlines about to enter the third month of their strike, the union representing them has shifted course and decided to allow a vote on the airline's latest offer. The offer from Northwest...
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    Q3 Profit

    Continental Airlines sees small profit in third quarter HOUSTON (AP) — Continental Airlines forecast a modest third-quarter profit as it and some other airlines reported stronger passenger traffic for September, though the outlook for the industry remains troubled. Continental said its...
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    How Greedy Can They Get?

    Ch. 11 airline execs to make millions -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Northwest and Delta executives to make millions from bankruptcies By Jerry Isaacs 19 September 2005 Over the last several years the top corporate executives at Northwest and...
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    Csx Teamsters Honor Amfa Picket Lines

    http://www.nbc24.com/Global/story.asp?S=3814362 September 6, 2005 CSX Faces Rail Delays Due to Northwest Mechanic Strike Also on the Web VIDEO: Tom Bosco on NWA Mechanics Picket at CSX (Walbridge, OH) --- One union official says trains could be backed up from St...
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    Ny Times Scab Interview 8/24

    The Replacement Mechanics By JEREMY W. PETERS and MICHELINE MAYNARD Published: August 24, 2005 Northwest strikers in Romulus, Mich., shouted on Tuesday at buses carrying replacement workers, many of them laid off by other airlines. Seconds later, the buses chug off for their destination...
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    Cal Orders 2 More 777's

    from today's calalpa special mec update: -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- This afternoon, Continental Airlines announced the acquisition of two new Boeing 777-200ER aircraft at a ceremony at George Bush Intercontinental Airport. The addition of...
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    Pilots In Heaven

    Pilots in Heaven A minister dies and is waiting in line at the Pearly Gates. Ahead of him is a guy who's dressed in sunglasses, a loud shirt, leather jacket and jeans. Saint Peter addresses this cool guy, "Who are you, so that I may know whether or not to admit you to the Kingdom of...
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    Up In The Air

    Up in the Air By Art Buchwald "This is your United Airlines pilot, Rick Wingstein. Please fasten your seat belts -- we're heading into rough weather. How rough? We're in bankruptcy and the bank could take this plane away from us at any moment. How rough? We are no longer serving peanuts or...
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    Cal Fa's Reject T/a

    A TERSE STATEMENT RELEASED BY THE IAM March 30, 2005 IAM/Continental Airlines Update - Contract Ratification Results The IAM-Continental Airlines tentative agreement has been rejected by a majority of the membership. The rejection means that Flight Attendants have lost the...