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  1. What a stupid article....why do they assume that the exposure happened on Air Force 1?? The fact that Hope Hicks was constantly in the presence of POTUS everyday and didn't wear a could have been transmitted anywhere.
  2. In 2018 VIA Rail received almost $400,000,000 in a Federal Government subsidy and still lost another $272,000,000..... Their customers pay no Station Improvement Fees, Rail Canada Navigation surcharges, no Rail Security fees.....
  3. That's an AC thing....WJ does not have the same requirement.
  4. I love all my paycheques...
  5. Even though the model is certified, each individual airframe has to be equipped and certified. You would have to buy service bulletins from Airbus that detail how the airframes have to be modified. Things like Long Range Radio systems (HF/Satcom), cargo fire suppression, rafts etc. It is quite expensive to upgrade an airframe to ETOPS rather than buy it from the factory already equipped.
  6. MICK TAYLOR In 1965, at age 16, Taylor went to see a John Mayall's Bluesbreakers (featuring Eric Clapton) performance at "The Hop" Woodhall Community Centre, Welwyn Garden City. Taylor said after seeing that Clapton hadn't appeared, but that his guitar had already been set up on the stage, he approached John Mayall during the interval to ask if he could play with them. Taylor mentioned that he was familiar with the band's repertoire, and after a moment of deliberation, Mayall agreed. Taylor amended, "I wasn't thinking that this was a great opportunity ... I just really wanted to get up o
  7. small correction....sidesticks are independent...they don't move in tandem.
  8. A220 type rating covers -100 and -300 There's no way there is some CCQ for the A320 and A220...they are totally different birds, FBW systems are totally different, so I'd say there is no training benefit between those two types A220 type rating
  9. Yeah, I am sure that Calin can line up at the Boeing Customer service desk, with his Boeing Club card, and a trolly filled with 50 737s and tell them he's not happy and wants his money back.
  10. There were never notices given out to individuals, but a notice to the union was given to start the clock on our contractual timelines before individual notices are given out. An MOA was reached last night between WJ/Swoop and ALPA that prevents any layoffs until at least May 1, 2020 via a reduced MMG, the temporary pause of the ESP interim cash program and a kicking of the can down to Nov for our stock option lump sum payment which was due in May. Let's hope this thing settles down ASAP. I think all the actions the governments are taking are to eradicate this virus sooner than later to g
  11. He's a Westjet troll now...I'm sure Gerry Schwartz is real happy about buying Westjet these days!!
  12. Yes it was....he resigned and left the building the same day essentially even though the effective date wasn't for 30 days. If you're a valued member of the team they don't ask you to leave the same day. Changing the parameters for OTP and increasing the block times is not really fixing problems, it's just increasing your performance bonus. Most, if not all, of his cost cutting/slashing in Flt Ops has been reversed and the people associated with them are all gone as well.
  13. Buddy of mine just emailed me....Klaus is gone from BA....given his ignomanious departure from AC and now BA, I think his career had peaked!