Are you going to bid around Sept. 11th?

throttlejockey

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Just wanted to get a feeling for what others may be thinking. I intend on bidding around September 11th. I am really not interested in flying on that date.

What about you?
 

AZaviator

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I'm sorry, I don't have an answer to your posted question, but I love your profile. Hilarious! :)
 

tintube

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Why bid around it?

There is NO WAY I will let some Fuc*&% muslim extremist piece of shi*# affect my choise how to schedule before, on or after Sept11.
I will do as I always do in bidding lines: time off vs pay and routes.

If I happend to work on Sept11, I would not mind flying one of our daily LGA flights.

Any way I will send my prayers and have all victims of Sept11 in my mind.
 

WileE

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Why?

I was in the air flying Sept 11th last year, I'll fly that day this year and every year to come. Tintube has it right. No way those extremist mfs should get the pleasure of seeing this whole country shut down. We may be doing it thinking we honor the memory of the victims, but they see it as marking their act of terrorism. F 'em and fly on!

Salute the victims by ending your takeoff clearance with a resounding "Lets Roll!"
 

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I'm going to try and fly on September 11. I imagine that any pax who is brave enough to fly then will probably board ready and willing to kick someone/anyone troublemakers butt. Matter of fact, I feel for any middle Easterner/Muslim who has to fly that day.
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FastCargo

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On that day...

I echo the points above. I plan to try to make it a point to fly on that day, with hate in my heart and vegenence on my mind. Say a prayer for the innocents who died and a curse for those who planned and did it.

My .02

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CRJ_Driver

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Oh H - E double hockey sticks YES

Without a shadow of a doubt, I plan to be in the air that day. Whether I'm in the cockpit or in the back, I think its a great opportunity for everyone who can fly for free to show they are not going to let terrorist's win!

I believe ALPA, APA etc. . . should encourage all employee's to passride that day if able to show support of Enduring Freedom, the airline industry and all of the victims and hero's of 9/11/01.

If you agree with this and are planning to fly..please reply and show your support!

Thank You and God Bless America!
 

aero99

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It will probably be the safest day of the year to fly.
 

Socalplt

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NO, I hope you mean that you're going too bid around it because you want to go some sort of memorial. If not you are a COWARD. What Batman said is correct. Don't forget you can always play Jason with the crash ax if one of these idiots gets on your flight. I won't be hitting them with the blunt end if they do.
 

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9/11 is just like 12/07. A day when many innocent lives were lost in the cause of a "free" society. Say a prayer, say thanks and get on with your job exerting a high degree of freedom.

I have a feeling that the airlines (bowing to the emotional press) will have far less flights than pilots willing to fly them.
 

enigma

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Re: Oh H - E double hockey sticks YES

CRJ_Driver said:
Without a shadow of a doubt, I plan to be in the air that day. Whether I'm in the cockpit or in the back, I think its a great opportunity for everyone who can fly for free to show they are not going to let terrorist's win!

I believe ALPA, APA etc. . . should encourage all employee's to passride that day if able to show support of Enduring Freedom, the airline industry and all of the victims and hero's of 9/11/01.

If you agree with this and are planning to fly..please reply and show your support!

Thank You and God Bless America!

Dittos and Amen,

I think that I will post this idea on my company bbs, heck I may even send the owner a email suggesting a company wide promotion.

I encourage everone else to do the same.

Can you imagine. Planeloads of angry non-revs, just waiting to jump some scum sucking shoebomber.

regards
8N

Edit: one minute later. I'm going to steal your idea and start a new string.
 

eriknorth

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Salute the victims by ending your takeoff clearance with a resounding "Lets Roll!"

Just out of curiosity, is there any background behind that? I'm new to aviation, so forgive me if that's common knowledge, but is that heard a lot?
 

j41driver

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One of the passengers on UAL 93 said "Let's Roll!" right before they went to try to overtake the hijackers.
 

bobbysamd

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911 bidding

I sure would. Screw them where they deserve it. Besides, as aero99 put it most astutely, September 11 will probably be the safest day in a year to fly.

Of course, the victims and necessary and appropriate retribution for their brutal murders will be in my thoughts.

BTW, throttlejockey, I like your avatar. :)
 
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Freight Dog

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Personally, I'll bid to DEFINITELY work on 9/11. Not only that, but if for whatever reason I'm off.... I'll go jumpseating or something.

Screw those towelhead bastards!!!
 

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I have vacation the firwst two weeks of Sept. ( Did not get my first choice). I am in!!! I will on the 11th put on my uniform with pride and non-rev DFW-LGA and back. I will say a prayer for our lost brothers, and be visible to the public, showing that I am not afraid.
Hope to see many of you on the 11th.

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skytrucker

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The REAL question is; Will the flying public be there? the turnout on post sept.11 will be the real test for our industry and america.
 

Corbon

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It doesn't seem possible almost a year has passed, yet the memory of waking up and seeing the smoke, fire, and chaos on CNN seems like yesterday. 9/11 should be a reminder that airline crews are all part of a family ( ok, maybe a dysfunctional family sometimes) and the complaining about RJ's, scope, pay, only 13 days off a month, etc. pale in comparison to the horrors that occured that day to so many people. It's impossible for me to even imagine what the victims went through in their last moments alive.
As for the origional question, no way am I bidding around 9/11. Anyone who does doesn't deserve to wear the uniform.
 
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