New ASA non-rev on Delta

Well-hung Start

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Think about this:

You are in uniform trying to commute to work as a Regional Pilot making about 25% of what a Mainline pilot now makes. You are S3C.

A RETIRED Mainline pilot, who not only earned each year of his career what it takes you about 10 years to earn now, but who retired several years ago with a lump sum which, in one check, exceeded your entire career earnings, is standby for the same flight. He is S3B.

That's what's happening!

But you're living the dream.
 

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You forgot the flight instructor from the comair accademy who is an S3!
 

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Um, yeah, but he actually worked for DELTA.... whom do you work for????
I mean, what do you expect? In case you didn't get the memo - free rides in life are hard to come by; take 'em where you can get 'em & don't bitch about what somebody else got.
 

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What would the NRSA classification be if it were an ASA flight instead of a Delta one?
 

Well-hung Start

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socony_air said:
Um, yeah, but he actually worked for DELTA.... whom do you work for????
I mean, what do you expect? In case you didn't get the memo - free rides in life are hard to come by; take 'em where you can get 'em & don't bitch about what somebody else got.

Yo, asswhole.....

Can you buy a ticket on ASA? No...it's a Delta ticket.

Don't for a minute pretend that regional airlines are nothing other than ultra-low-wage alter-egos for big carriers that are looking to screw their own employees as well. You're next!

And what sense does it make to have retirees live off the fat, while the airline is hemorrhaging cash? Bad morale is the single largest liability for legacy carriers, after jet fuel. And having some ex-L1011 rich lardass captain ride for free while the workers get screwed argues for LIQUIDATION of the company......and not anything a bankruptcy court should allow.
 

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Well-hung Start said:
Yo, asswhole.....

Can you buy a ticket on ASA? No...it's a Delta ticket.

Don't for a minute pretend that regional airlines are nothing other than ultra-low-wage alter-egos for big carriers that are looking to screw their own employees as well. You're next!

And what sense does it make to have retirees live off the fat, while the airline is hemorrhaging cash? Bad morale is the single largest liability for legacy carriers, after jet fuel. And having some ex-L1011 rich lardass captain ride for free while the workers get screwed argues for LIQUIDATION of the company......and not anything a bankruptcy court should allow.

Get a job at Delta.
 

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Oh, well if he's a lardass, maybe we should take his pension too - that should trim some fat. We can't have anyone like that on the company dole while you go without your "entitled" free ride to work. I work for ASA. I've commuted for years, so I know it's frustrating not to get on - but that's the deal. Get over it.
By the way, what difference would it make to the bankruptcy court whether it's some lardass in the seat or your dumbass??? Neither provide any revenue.
Not to mention, your original post makes it sound like you're referencing a Mainline flight - not an ASA flight (where you may have had more of a point).
 

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My understanding is that an ASA employee/family will have priority on ASA flights, regardless of pass classification.
 

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Well-hung Start said:
Think about this:

You are in uniform trying to commute to work as a Regional Pilot making about 25% of what a Mainline pilot now makes. You are S3C.

A RETIRED Mainline pilot, who not only earned each year of his career what it takes you about 10 years to earn now, but who retired several years ago with a lump sum which, in one check, exceeded your entire career earnings, is standby for the same flight. He is S3B.

That's what's happening!

But you're living the dream.

Move to your domicile or quit whining about commuting.
 

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Guys, I fly for ASA and don't expect to be put above a retired Delta pilot. Are you saying all the years the retiree put in are not worth as much as your possible 10 years? I hope we don't lose our priority travel but I think you have to expect it under the circumstances with rumors that mainline travel bennies are gonna be cut some.
 

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Ha ha ha ha!

Sorry guys, can't help it. NOW I remember why I quit haulin trash and went back to cargo!
 

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Look while you were wholly owned you had a really good deal with having DOH for non rev. When I non rev on CHQ or Skywest I'm S3C even though it's our code it's their airplanes. We all deal with it. Now the real question is what pass privledges do you you have on Skywest? Do you have DOH? Another question is have you petitioned to have your seniority lists integrated and if not why not?
 

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DAL737FO said:
Look while you were wholly owned you had a really good deal with having DOH for non rev. When I non rev on CHQ or Skywest I'm S3C even though it's our code it's their airplanes. We all deal with it. Now the real question is what pass privledges do you you have on Skywest? Do you have DOH? Another question is have you petitioned to have your seniority lists integrated and if not why not?

I think it's going to hurt mainline more than it hurts DCI. Delta is transferring more and more domestic to DCI. How are mainline guys gonna get to work when the newest pleeb at Skywest will have more seat seniority? DOH isn't going to mean squat.
 

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Smacktard said:
How are mainline guys gonna get to work when the newest pleeb at Skywest will have more seat seniority?

Who gives a sh1t?
 
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Active Delta, ASA and other connection pilots in DAL service should get priority - after all, the retired guy has got no place to be in any great hurry.

A pilot trying to get to work, or home, should take priority over folks who are not on a schedule.

Just my humble opinion & I don't even commute.
 
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