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Old 14th Apr 2017, 09:02
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Originally Posted by Harry Wayfarers View Post
It is the UA pilots union that created this situation, assault and actual bodily harm, from what I have read they are so inflexible, they insist that crew positioning/deadheading must be by scheduled service thus eliminating any other option for all the UA ground staff concerned, they couldn't possibly charter an aircraft or even a limousine to move the crew because UA pilots union had outlawed such an option.

When are these people going to ever learn to stop digging holes for themselves?
In fairness to the UA unions, their attitudes surely reflect the management they have to deal with.
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