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Towelie

Attention Mesaba kids:

Just heard from someone at the G/O that CVG is going, going, gone very soon. Stand by for another displacement/base closing bid.

Let the good times roll! :rolleyes:
 

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Meeting with Big Wigs and all CVG employees on Wednesday, 10/12, 9:30pm. Wonder what it's about... Barkeep! Another beer please. No, I mean another pitcher.

MM
 

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Any XJers make it to the meeting in CVG tonight?

I'm wondering what was said, although I'm pretty sure I can figure out the jist of it unfortunately.
 

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"we need to stay focused on running an efficient airline so that we can prove to our only customer NWA that..blah blah blah"

Or some variation of that tired old song.
 

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Ed Davidson: "I am here to apologize for the closure of CVG. "

douchebag
 

Butters

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KaptainKarl said:
Ed Davidson: "I am here to apologize for the closure of CVG. "

douchebag
Is that for real? Is it official? If so, when?

Thanks.
 

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Crews will be bidding reserve lines in CVG for the month of November. No flying out of CVG. No trips out of CVG. No TDY available
 

Butters

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Joe Patroni said:
Nov.1
Crews will be bidding reserve lines in CVG for the month of November. No flying out of CVG. No trips out of CVG. No TDY available
Thanks. Sounds like another "Crew Planning Special."

I wonder what they plan on doing with the Taj Ma-hangar down there. Once again, money well spent.
 

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Joe Patroni said:
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Crews will be bidding reserve lines in CVG for the month of November. No flying out of CVG. No trips out of CVG. No TDY available

Man that sucks. I've been through that crap cycle, back when they closed CWA. Too bad we didn't win the grievance over what they did to us, then maybe you guys wouldn't have to face the pain of being crew scheduling's toys for a month. Document everything: every call, every assingment. It will come in handy if they screw it up and you guys need to file a grievance.
 

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wha happened?

Anyone at the meeting tonight that can give more of a detailed description of what happened?


CVG closed? Moving everyone to other bases?
 

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XJ no longer in CVG next month. All flying done by NWA / 9E including new servive to MEM. Maybe the hangar can be used for the XJ refugees.
Thumbs up to crews in CVG had a great time.
 

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big shacks said:
XJ no longer in CVG next month. All flying done by NWA / 9E including new servive to MEM. Maybe the hangar can be used for the XJ refugees.
Thumbs up to crews in CVG had a great time.
Does that include all the mx guys there too? Did they say how they plan on getting out of the lease of the hangar? So absolutely no XJ flights to/from CVG?
 

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Word is that the hangar will be around for a while so they can re-engine the AVRO's before they're returned to the leasor (sp).

MM
 

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Wow, what a quarter!

How many crews are there in CVG? What is the total number of people involved? Where do you think these people will end up?

Good luck to you guys.
 

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Towelie said:
Attention Mesaba kids:

Just heard from someone at the G/O that CVG is going, going, gone very soon. Stand by for another displacement/base closing bid.

Let the good times roll! :rolleyes:

I have a bad feeling this thread is going to get hijacked by the Comair folks. That is a low comment, I know...
 

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Mesabi Miner said:
Word is that the hangar will be around for a while so they can re-engine the AVRO's before they're returned to the leasor (sp).

MM
MSP has been doing engine changes for the past few weeks, about 3 a day.
 

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Who was at the meeting in CVG?

Whats the final word on Cinci base? I want to hear it from someone who actually attended, is the base closing? I see the lines have every pilot on reserve w/11 days off. There are some parings listed but no flying on any lines, Is that just for the time being? If that holds true, that'l suck sheep b*lls for the commuters. You'd think they could award a few more days off with that many people (everyone) on reserve........you'd think!
 

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cougarx530 said:
Whats the final word on Cinci base? I want to hear it from someone who actually attended, is the base closing? I see the lines have every pilot on reserve w/11 days off. There are some parings listed but no flying on any lines, Is that just for the time being? If that holds true, that'l suck sheep b*lls for the commuters. You'd think they could award a few more days off with that many people (everyone) on reserve........you'd think!
I caught the 1st 1/2 of the CC last night. THe base is officially closing. It will be about a 3 month process to get everybody displaced. In the mean time everyone is straight reserve. A few people asked about making the reserve lines with extra days off. Status Quo and the current CBA means reserve lines always have been and will continue to be built with 11 days off. Why would the company bend the contract and status quo to help out the pilots when the pilot group stands behind status quo and the CBA themselves? ALPA preeches "Fly Safe & Fly the Contract" which I am all for so I don't fault the company when they use a similiar philosophy.
 

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makes the bidding a whole lot easier.
 
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