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  1. Video here showing some smoke at the site. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/may/22/pakistan-passenger-plane-crashes-near-karachi
  2. I’m 15 years with WJ and I got my layoff notice for June 1.
  3. They provided options to leave in each department. Some had more options than others. Early retirement, VLOA or Zero work pay etc. The pilots were offered the something similar before the MOA was agreed to.
  4. From the flight aware profile they got as low as 900ft.
  5. apparently not a cargo door blow out https://www.seattletimes.com/business/boeing-aerospace/boeing-777xs-fuselage-split-dramatically-during-september-stress-test/?utm_content=bufferb631c&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&utm_campaign=owned_buffer_tw_m&fbclid=IwAR1a_JH851nwhPY3tldNnJfdjnwUXbce_NFPj6ttBQYQCLUViHcU3AmqitU
  6. If you look hard enough you’ll find something somewhere. https://www.ctvnews.ca/mobile/canada/1-500-payout-over-drinking-fountains-with-english-language-buttons-1.4698116 The Federal Court has ordered the Senate to pay a Montreal-area man $1,500 in compensation after he complained that his language rights were violated by the drinking fountains with English-language push-button labels he encountered on Parliament Hill. In a judgment delivered Thursday, Federal Court Justice Luc Martineau ruled the Senate of Canada failed to meet its obligations under the Official Languages Act because its drinking fountains had metal buttons embossed with the English word “PUSH.” Advertisement Some of the fountains in the Parliament Hill building also included the equivalent word in Braille, but none of them had the French word “POUSSEZ.” On Sept. 26, 2016, Michel Thibodeau filed a complaint against the Senate after working in different buildings on Parliament Hill as a public servant from 1997. Thibodeau said he felt “like a second-class citizen compared to Anglophones, who had signage in the language of choice” when he passed the unilingual drinking fountains in the hallways of the East Block. In response to the complaint, signs with the text “To activate the water fountain, please push the button” and “Pour activer la fontaine d’eau veuillez appuyer sur le bouton” were installed above the drinking fountains in East Block. Richard Denis, the acting clerk of the Senate, also sent Thibodeau a letter thanking him for bringing the situation to their attention and expressing his “sincere regret.” Despite these steps, Martineau judged that the signage above the fountains did not fulfill the Senate’s obligations under the languages act because there was not “substantive equality” between the two languages. RELATED STORIES Air Canada ordered to pay $21K to two francophones over language violations B.C. man has a right to trial in French, Supreme Court says Anglos, francophones join forces on minority language rights after 'a bad year' The judge agreed with Thibodeau’s position that he would have “no legal reason to complain if a bilingual self-adhesive label with the words “PUSH” and “POUSSEZ” was placed on the button of each unilingual fountain or if the English word “PUSH” was covered up with a thick enough self-adhesive label.” Martineau said English was still “predominant” because the fountains still had the buttons embossed with the word “PUSH” on them and no French equivalent. As a result, Thibodeau was awarded $1,500 in damages and his $700 court costs were covered. Because the Parliamentary buildings are currently undergoing restorations, Martineau expressed hope that his judgment will encourage planners to replace the unilingual drinking fountains with bilingual ones. It’s not the first time the Federal Court has ruled in Thibodeau’s favour. In August, Michel Thibodeau and Lynda Thibodeau were awarded $21,000 for having their language rights violated by Air Canada because their planes’ emergency exit door signs were in English only or the English font was larger than the French font. They also complained the seatbelts were engraved with the word “lift” only. In 2016, the Thibodeaus filed 22 complaints for offences under the Official Languages Act. With files from The Canadian Press
  7. WJ has some in YVR, YLW, YEG, YYC, YYZ, YHM that I have seen. Possibly more in other places.
  8. I’m glad they were able to safely land back at the YXX airport.
  9. According to the customer agent our bags are right in with the delta carousels. We were at gate D9A today.
  10. I’m not sure of that. I’ll try to find out. I did the flight there yesterday and doing it again today.
  11. Right in the heart of Delta gates today.
  12. Pilots are not impacted at this point. I hope it stays that way for the ones who are in it.
  13. Experts find faults on two more Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX 8 By Editorial Board, Nov 03, 2018 Jakarta - Inspectors have found flaws in two other Lion Air Boeing 737-MAX 8. A flight data display problem found on one of the planes might be similar to one reported in the previous flight of crashed Lion Air MAX 8, experts warned. Indonesian ministry of transportation ordered inspections on all Boeing 737 MAXs operated by Indonesian carriers. The ministry announced that ten of the newly released jets that are owned by Lion Air and Garuda Indonesia had been inspected so far. Experts discovered a problem on a jet linked to its flight data display system while a glitch in a jet stabilization system has been spotted on another aircraft. An engineer and a technician from Boeing have joined Indonesian inspectors to help with the quest. So far, no other government ordered inspections for the Boeing's re-engineered single-aisles. Authorities hope that data analyzed from recovered flight recorders may help reveal why the flight JT610 crashed into the Java Sea after a few minutes from takeoff, killing all 189 people onboard last Monday. A technical issue reported on a previous flight has raised questions about whether Boeing's single-aisle has mechanical faults specific to the new model. The Boeing 737 MAX series became the fastest-selling airliner in the commercial aviation history when it entered into service last year. To date, Boeing's re-engineered single-aisle family has accumulated 4783 orders. 219 jets are currently in service with airlines around the world. https://airlinerwatch.com/experts-find-faults-on-two-more-lion-air-boeing-737-max-8/