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Old April 12th, 2006, 02:33 PM
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Default Upcoming Cruise Flights on Delta!

And I'm holding my breath!!!

Anyone Else?? If so, any preparations you are doing to ensure you don't literally miss the boat!?!
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Old April 12th, 2006, 05:34 PM
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I've got 15 trips booked on Delta, not worrying about it all. Most of the flight attendants can fly the plane as good as the pilots anyway.

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Old April 12th, 2006, 06:02 PM
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Anyone Else?? If so, any preparations you are doing to ensure you don't literally miss the boat!?!

I would not lose sleep over the threat of a pilot strike at Delta. The pilots know very well that (1) a strike right now would be pretty much the end of the line for the company and (2) ALPA's policy would require that they start over at the bottom of the seniority ladder -- which means flying the smallest jets for the least pay -- if they go to another airline. The union is rattling sabres in an effort to get a better deal, but a real strike is not going to happen.

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Old April 12th, 2006, 09:50 PM
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Job related sickout ect could cause havoc and cancel hundreds of flights just to show how much power the pilots have over the airline.

Would I be worried if I were flying Delta....you bet . I would not currently book them at all.

Most other carriers have little space left to assume cancelled Delta passengers if things sour at Delta.
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Old April 13th, 2006, 12:22 PM
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If they walk, they will walk forever from the last job that they had at Delta. Pitty the fool who walks since you just put yourself on the unemployment line.

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Old April 14th, 2006, 02:02 PM
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Tentative agreement has been reached so hope that helps. My "Delta" tickets aren't until Nov but I know it must have been frustrating for those of you with flights in the near future. Hope it's smooth flying AND sailing!
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