UAL and Seattle base?

poor2thecore

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Does United still have a Seattle base? If so, what a/c and how senior/junior, types of trips (through DEN/ORD)? I remember they had the 737 there and it was incredibly senior. Still the same...?

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Lets just say most of the guys getting bumped off the 737 in SEA are moving from the right seat to the left seat or bumping from the left seat narrow body to left seat wide body. Senior senior senior.
 

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Why would that be a senior base? the weather sucks and they invented Pearl Jam.
 

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SEA has always been the senior base at lots of airlines. I was on the bus once an a DAL F/A was biatching to her friend:

"I'm #30 of 30,000 Delta employees and I'm STILL bidding #6 in SEA."
 

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What, coming from a CAL pilot????

Why would that be a senior base? the weather sucks and they invented Pearl Jam.
What are you talking about, when I was originally looking for a job, there was only ONE airline that did not have a base anywhere I would consider ever living, CAL. How can a CAL pilot call anyone elses base less desireable than CLE/EWR/HOU? Even GUM would get old after say, one week!
 

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The real reason FEDEX is pulling out.....

This rebuttal brought to you by the letters L B F and M.

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The real reason FEDEX is pulling out of Subic after the Navy did..... sloppy seconds....
 

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HOU is awesome. Cheap living by nice lakes..... You all are Nutz.
 

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SEA has always been the senior base at lots of airlines. I was on the bus once an a DAL F/A was biatching to her friend:

"I'm #30 of 30,000 Delta employees and I'm STILL bidding #6 in SEA."
30 out of 30,000-I bet she's no oil painting!
 

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There is a reason it is cheap....

HOU is awesome. Cheap living by nice lakes..... You all are Nutz.
There is a reason it is cheap.....'nough said!
 

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SEA has always been the senior base at lots of airlines. I was on the bus once an a DAL F/A was biatching to her friend:

"I'm #30 of 30,000 Delta employees and I'm STILL bidding #6 in SEA."

She's probably a member of the Hawaii 5 five-oh club.

Senior enough to bid Hawaii trips. Not because she's 50 years old, but has 50 years WITH the company.
 

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Why would that be a senior base? the weather sucks and they invented Pearl Jam.
Testify brother! I have spent a lot of time in SEA and I don't understand the appeal. In addition to the lousy weather, the cost of living is out of sight, and the traffic sucks.

Read an account about Al Haynes (yes, THE Al Haynes): he was a SEA based pilot, and out of a 35 year career, he only spent about 5 in the Captain's seat. In fact, he had to bid out of SEA to hold his first CA slot.

It's an interesting town, but interesting enough to forgo millions of dollars of lost income by sitting FO for 30 years? To each his own I guess.
 
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