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Dispatch superbowl

Discussion in 'Flight Control/Dispatch' started by A1TAPE, Nov 8, 2017.

  1. LX Sport

    LX Sport Well-Known Member

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    ooo, I love Thanksgiving and Christmas. Not many flights, and company provided free food.

    Taking holidays off is for suckers.....and people with seniority
     
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  2. manniax

    manniax Well-met in the Ka-tet

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    I usually get Thanksgiving week off as one of my vacation bids - but it will be many more years before I can hold Christmas off - and I have been at my current gig for over a decade now.
     
  3. azmedic

    azmedic Well-Known Member

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    Hollandaise???


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  4. Burrito

    Burrito I'll ask the stupid questions

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    I actually have gotten into this hummus kick lately. Some people I work with bring in pita chips, and the combination is awesome.
     
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  5. bbmikej

    bbmikej Well-Known Member

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    The Superbowl of dispatching would have to be the Superbowl. Every time the score updates you have to change your default message and ACARS all your aircraft.
     
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  6. A1TAPE

    A1TAPE Active Member

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    Default message?
     
  7. azmedic

    azmedic Well-Known Member

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    It's a secret of the pros.


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  8. Avolar

    Avolar Active Member

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    Well for 121, just about every day is the same. You are schedule so not many changes, not including IROP. For 135 that is a different, gets busiest probably day before Thanksgiving. Workload goes up 4 times. I once had to work 40 International flights during my shift and most were due within the first 5 hours of my shift.
     
  9. Burrito

    Burrito I'll ask the stupid questions

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    SUBJECT TO THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS

    THE FALCONS BLEW A 28-3
    LEAD AGAINST THE PATS
     
  10. bbmikej

    bbmikej Well-Known Member

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    As in a word document with a bunch of common responses that you can just copy and paste over so you don't have to keep typing the same thing repeatedly.
     
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  11. autosave36

    autosave36 Well-Known Member

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    I'm a Vikings fan, so for me, the dispatch superbowl is a Saturday afternoon with barely any flights at all and nothing really happening.

    Gives me plenty of time to sit back and not read every safety report that's been filed in the past however many years.
     
  12. Flying Saluki

    Flying Saluki Well-Known Member

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    Dispatch doesn't have a superbowl. There are so many factors that go into an operations day that it is impossible to quantify. I've worked the busiest travel day of the year (Sunday after Thanksgiving?) and we ran a 100% on-time-zero day where I was bored out of my skull. I've worked the lightest travel day of the year (Thanksgiving) and been slammed (a communications line into the airport was cut, and I and a fellow dispatcher had to jump on a plane to PHL to do manual dispatching from the Ops Office...good times good times! :)
     
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  13. MAK49

    MAK49 Well-Known Member

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    My super bowl is ever day when I’m getting off shift
     
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