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    Default PBS Frontline "Flying Cheaper"

    You have to watch this!! It is about 20 minutes long but well worth watching. Remember how the airlines had union mechanics taking care of our planes? Not anymore and your safety is in jeopardy because of it. I watched this last night and I am outraged!

    Flying Cheaper - Video | FRONTLINE | PBS

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    Default Re: PBS Frontline "Flying Cheaper"

    Quote Originally Posted by ABFwife View Post
    You have to watch this!! It is about 20 minutes long but well worth watching. Remember how the airlines had union mechanics taking care of our planes? Not anymore and your safety is in jeopardy because of it. I watched this last night and I am outraged!

    Flying Cheaper - Video | FRONTLINE | PBS
    As far as the safety goes,I don't think they will cut corners but the problem I see is that there are more jobs outsourced..Airlines have been doing this for years and it comes with that dreaded word again "Deregulation" of the industry...


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    Default Re: PBS Frontline "Flying Cheaper"

    But in the video, it does say that corners were cut and on a regular basis and that it did jeopordize the publics safety. And investigation was done and that is exactly what was found. I don't fly but again, this is another example of jobs going to overseas companies and the mechanics are low paid so again, you get what you pay for.

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    Default Re: PBS Frontline "Flying Cheaper"

    Quote Originally Posted by ABFwife View Post
    But in the video, it does say that corners were cut and on a regular basis and that it did jeopordize the publics safety. And investigation was done and that is exactly what was found. I don't fly but again, this is another example of jobs going to overseas companies and the mechanics are low paid so again, you get what you pay for.
    I am getting on the "big bird" in the morning. I hope our plane was serviced.

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    Default Re: PBS Frontline "Flying Cheaper"

    Quote Originally Posted by 222lifer View Post
    I am getting on the "big bird" in the morning. I hope our plane was serviced.
    Are you flying Southwestern?? Heard they have those new moon roofs on some of their planes...

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    Default Re: PBS Frontline "Flying Cheaper"

    Quote Originally Posted by crazy View Post
    Are you flying Southwestern?? Heard they have those new moon roofs on some of their planes...
    No Sir, I am flying Delta.

 

 

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