USAirways base closings and company buying the employees house...

stb

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I think I know the answer but back in 2000, USAirways had something in the pilots contract that if a base is closed, after 6 months or so on the market, the company will buy the house at fair market.

Granted fair market in way down but atleast the home would be sold.

I think there was a clause about "focus city" since that was the reason PIT was never fully closed.

Did this go away with the butchering of the bankrupcy contracts?
Is there still some type of clause about this in any form?

Ex-furloughed USAirways, didn't take the recall, just curious.
 

reepicheep

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I don't know the answer but I wonder if the airline holds the record for most base closings in industry history?

SAN LAX SFO LAS BOS LGA PIT SYR MIA INT GSO BWI IAD

I'm sure I forgot a few
 

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I don't know the answer but I wonder if the airline holds the record for most base closings in industry history?

SAN LAX SFO LAS BOS LGA PIT SYR MIA INT GSO BWI IAD

I'm sure I forgot a few

Yep. A real winner of an airline. I love how the East guys keep saying the America West pilots won a "lottery ticket" when the diseased anchor called US Airways was locked around their necks.

Sure feel lucky...
 

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I don't know the answer but I wonder if the airline holds the record for most base closings in industry history?

SAN LAX SFO LAS BOS LGA PIT SYR MIA INT GSO BWI IAD

I'm sure I forgot a few

FWIW: ORF and ILM also. ILM may have closed befor US Air came to play.
 

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What's really ironic is the sticker on the sides of the plane displaying all the good airlines it acquired, ruined and assimilated!

Classic!
 

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I don't know the answer but I wonder if the airline holds the record for most base closings in industry history?

SAN LAX SFO LAS BOS LGA PIT SYR MIA INT GSO BWI IAD

I'm sure I forgot a few

You can also add ATL and ROA.
 

SpauldingSmails

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I think I know the answer but back in 2000, USAirways had something in the pilots contract that if a base is closed, after 6 months or so on the market, the company will buy the house at fair market.

Be careful, they're likely to burn your furniture if you don't take it all when you move.
 

Afraid to Fly

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I don't know the answer but I wonder if the airline holds the record for most base closings in industry history?

Not even close to Colgan...

ROC LEB AUG PIT CMH CHO MHT ITH LGA HYA ORF BWI JST AOO BKW SHD JHW SCE ABE BGM HPN BOS

All closed within the past three years as well.
 

Captzaahlie

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What's really ironic is the sticker on the sides of the plane displaying all the good airlines it acquired, ruined and assimilated!

Classic!

very true!:puke:
 

Colonel Savage

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Piedmont closed the ROA/ORF bases shortly before the USAir takeover. GSO/MIA were closed shortly after. Splitting hairs maybe.
 

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Dayton was a hub with Piedmont... then US bought Piedmont and it was gone.
 

Colonel Savage

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A lot of profitable things Piedmont did went away with that merger.
 

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I'm sure that Mesa has opened and closed more bases than any airline in U.S. history. Congress should take a look at that when they decide to poke their noses into airline work rules. As someone else said above, they wonder why people commute! GDFA's!
 
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