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  1. Gene
    Gene at |

    I smell a DEQM promotion…

  2. tommy777
    tommy777 at |

    Great piece, Seth. I do believe we just went through the UA summer of hell v2 this summer. Better now, though

  3. aadvantagegeek
    aadvantagegeek at |

    I’ve had one of six flights cancelled in the last few days. Definitely an inconvenience but less disruptive than a snowstorm in Chicago, tornados in Dallas, or hurricane in Miami. For McCartney to say that they are in “shambles” is a bit of an exaggeration.

    That said, it’s obvious from the long standby lists that I’ve seen at the gate that flight cancellations are proving disruptive. It’s not so much the number of flights that have been cancelled, but the routes: DFW/LGA, DFW/SFO, DFW/LAX.

    If it’s the pilots’ plan to “punish” management by garnering bad press and upsetting passengers, it will prove to be a pretty hollow victory.

  4. aadvantagegeek
    aadvantagegeek at |

    Let’s hope this turns out to be as close to the edge as they get. My worry is that it doesn’t take much to go from UA “Summer of Hell” to Eastern Airlines.

  5. WarmNuts
    WarmNuts at |

    I haven’t had even a delayed flight in weeks. Maybe next week will be worse.

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