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  1. United Airlines mechanics call for pension reinstatement

    a defined benefit plan is better, right up to the PBGC limit, above that is all risk![/QUOTE]


    Dave,you're right on, I still think 16% Bplan is the best way to go. Without the PBGC, the A plan is a boat adrift with the company at the helm. Happy Thanksgiving.
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  2. Prater's compensation in 2010:

    Quote Originally Posted by William Dowden View Post
    This link probably won't work due to it being in the members only section, which is password protected.

    https://crewroom.alpa.org/DesktopMod...548&Tabid=2335

    Although, it's not overly difficult to find, it does show Moak's compensation year to date as of Sept 30th, 2013 is $319,405.00. So, yes, he's on schedule to break the $400K mark.

    If the above link didn't work for you. Go to the ALPA
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  3. Retirement: My Last Flight and Party

    [URL]http://moorefamilylove.wordpress.com/2013/05/24/hanging-up-his-wings-dads-retirement-flight/[/URL]

    [URL]http://moorefamilylove.wordpress.com/2013/06/11/dads-retirement-party/[/URL]

    I am thankful that my family got a final glimpse of what i've been doing these last 23 years. They have given up so much of me over the years. Missed family gatherings, birthdays, anniversary, school events, weekend outings, Sundays at church together, etc. There is no bitterness here. My ...

    Updated 07-04-2013 at 08:30 PM by Jim Morrical

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  4. My Rep would like to Clarify his Statement

    Quote Originally Posted by Victor Sabattini View Post
    We as a group of pilots have always jumped on the first offer( not me....I have always voted NO ). After voting in a previous first offer contract, Bethune said " you guys left a lot of money on the table." ( He was trying to give us s hint). Management has a line in the sand, and also has the first BS offer that they are going to send us first because they believe ( because we always have ) that we will jump on it . We owe it to our families,our fellow pilots and ourselves to vote the
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  5. $30 tickets on Spirit Airlines DFW to IAH

    Quote Originally Posted by Rico Reardon View Post
    And they charge $100 for a carryon and $35 for a checked bag...
    Yes I forgot about the checked bag thing- I just checked and that would add $30 per carry on- I should have read the fine print-
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