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  1. PH
    PH at |

    You might want to edit to define what drawing a reserve line means. I think I understand, but I suspect many people do not.

  2. cbender49
    cbender49 at |

    Yeah, I have no idea what that means. Good read though

  3. jrey
    jrey at |

    No wonder why every time I transited from JAL to AA, I always felt like I was in a plane filled with retiring grandpas and grandmas.

  4. Janis
    Janis at |

    We fly out of DFW and have certainly noticed that the older the FA, the grumpier they are and much less inclined to provide “service (if at all) with a smile”.
    Hope most of them are taking early retirement!

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