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Uh-Oh.... "Town Hall Meetings" at ASA

crj567

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I just got that e-mail.... Looks like all the upper mgmt is going around to have some sort of "gabby-gab" with everyone-this time not just the pilots.

-I think most people can recall what happened the last time a few "meetings" like this occured.....
 

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I just got that e-mail.... Looks like all the upper mgmt is going around to have some sort of "gabby-gab" with everyone-this time not just the pilots.

-I think most people can recall what happened the last time a few "meetings" like this occured.....
yep. we were bought by Skywest and its done nothing but get better since.

Dude, quit being such a pinhead. You're probably a decent guy/girl, but you've been making an idiot of yourself on here a lot lately...take a break.
 

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yep. we were bought by Skywest and its done nothing but get better since.

Dude, quit being such a pinhead. You're probably a decent guy/girl, but you've been making an idiot of yourself on here a lot lately...take a break.

If by "better" you mean furloughs and a huge across-the board pay-cut, I see your point!

Have you even stopped to notice what the lines are blocked to lately? Wallet feeling a little lighter? Or are you just one of those trust-fund babies who work here for "fun" and couldn't care less?

-Keeps getting better all the time-as long as you don't need money!
 
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If by "better" you mean furloughs and a huge across-the board pay-cut, I see your point!

Have you even stopped to notice what the lines are blocked to lately? Wallet feeling a little lighter? Or are you just one of those trust-fund babies who work here for "fun" and couldn't care less?

-Keeps getting better all the time-as long as you don't need money!
furloughs could easily have been much deeper, hence the lower line credits.

If I have to suffer through a few months of lower line credit to keep more pilots working, so be it. I'll go out less often and enjoy my extra time off with my family.

If you're running that short on money, I suggest you go out and get a PT job.

In case you didn't know, our jobs are totally dependant on Mainline Delta and the decisions they make. If you're not willing to live by those terms, maybe you should seek employment elsewhere.
You obviously were not around in the days before Skywest ran ASA. Brad and the gang have done an outstanding job in a pretty tough environment so far. Despite their (and our) best efforts, things may well get worse before they get better for all of us (Mainline included). I sure hope not.

I don't know how long you've been in the airline business but, its pretty volatile and getting worse all the time. Pilots are notoriously self-centered and will stab you in the back to get another nickle....again, maybe this isn't for you. There's no shame in it, just move on if you can't deal.

But stop being such a juvenile dork. At least for a little while.
 

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I guess we will see on the 20th how big a dork I am.... Honestly, I would much rather be wrong about this one. I would rather be the biggest dork toolster on earth than to have my suspicions on this one come true!

Your perspective is interesting-you assume I have been at this place for a short time, and you further assume that you have so much more experience than me.... Maybe so-maybe not...

I do know a little bit about the airline industry-I got in during the "bad times" back in the day when it seemed like all the airlines (like Eastern and PanAm) were all going tits-up (and for perspective-the current times are far, far worse.....)

I agree that the industry is crappy right now, and I also agree that Skywest has made some great improvements to our airline. I also wholeheartedly agree that we are at the mercy of mgmt. over at DAL which has questionable motives....

Some things never change. One thing that never changes at airlines is the fact that mgmt. (be they good or bad in anyone's opinion) never has these sort of meetings for fun and entertainment-something bad is always afoot when one of these meetings happens.

-Hate to always be a "sky-is-falling" voice, but it sure seems that way these days.
 
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I get the impression that this may be a meeting that is not announcing reductions.

If you consider that it was put out by the communications person, and it is written in a tone of please come join us!, I think it may just be Brad doing some cheer leading, like a person in his position should be.

I have no doubt he will leave the door open for future cuts, but he is in touch with how moral is slumping as a whole, and probably wants to do some repair.

Medeco
 

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I get the impression that this may be a meeting that is not announcing reductions.

If you consider that it was put out by the communications person, and it is written in a tone of please come join us!, I think it may just be Brad doing some cheer leading, like a person in his position should be.

I have no doubt he will leave the door open for future cuts, but he is in touch with how moral is slumping as a whole, and probably wants to do some repair.

Medeco

-I really hope so.... First time for everything...
 

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If by "better" you mean furloughs and a huge across-the board pay-cut, I see your point!

Have you even stopped to notice what the lines are blocked to lately? Wallet feeling a little lighter? Or are you just one of those trust-fund babies who work here for "fun" and couldn't care less?

-Keeps getting better all the time-as long as you don't need money!


You got into the airline business for money? Ha ha!



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If I were guessing but I would say this is another possible 2 for 1 announcement. I think there are more -900's coming but with it a reduction in -200's. Just my thoughts.
 

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If I were guessing but I would say this is another possible 2 for 1 announcement. I think there are more -900's coming but with it a reduction in -200's. Just my thoughts.
I'd say it's more likely than possible.
It sucks to be losing airframes 2 for 1, but it'd suck worse 2-0. And we all (the ones of us in touch with reality, anyway) know its inevitable that 50's will be retired and bigger RJs will take their place.
 

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I'd say it's more likely than possible.
It sucks to be losing airframes 2 for 1, but it'd suck worse 2-0. And we all (the ones of us in touch with reality, anyway) know its inevitable that 50's will be retired and bigger RJs will take their place.

My crystal balls say that xjet will do some UAL flying out of IAD for a short time THEN back fill with the 20 crjs from ASA starting august next year.
 

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Sounds like the 2 for 1 they have been working on. Get the 900's while you can.
 

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When ASA announced the 900s they didn't wait for meetings, they did it over the company website. When they furloughed, they did announce it on the website but followed through with meetings. They need morale to improve so they wouldn't wait any longer than they need to if they announced something good...
 
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