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Let the passenger off, or continue?

Discussion in 'You're the captain...' started by vheissu, Sep 11, 2017.

  1. bimmerphile

    bimmerphile SuperCritical™ Member

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    All good, my brain would be purple mush too

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  2. NovemberEcho

    NovemberEcho Well-Known Member

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    Think they made a whole movie about that

     
  3. BobDDuck

    BobDDuck Gone whale watching...

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    I call BS. No hat.
     
  4. stevekbooth

    stevekbooth Well-Known Member

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    As an fa, I just tell the affected Pax that once we've pushed, he/she is along for the ride. I call the front office and say "someone wants off for a non emergency reason, cabin secure for t/o." Then everyone has done their jobs.


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  5. mshunter

    mshunter Well-Known Member

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    Don't invite that upon yourself. If they haven't volunteered that information, don't give it to her.
     
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  6. Flying Saluki

    Flying Saluki Well-Known Member

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    Direct the flight attendant to tell the passenger that we'll take her back to the gate, where law enforcement will be meeting her to discuss why she failed to turn off her cell phone when directed to by the crew.
     
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  7. poser765

    poser765 Well-Known Member

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    I can see the headline now... "PASSENGER KICKED OFF PLANE AND ARRESTED AFTER AIRLINE MADE HER MISS JOB INTERVIEW"

    There will be a very poorly shot cell phone video of the incident in portrait mode, people will sue, others will get fired, and united stock price will drop 2 percent.

    I get the nuclear option, but dang, that's a strategic weapon. No need to get out the house atomics for a tactical situation.
     
  8. FloridaLarry

    FloridaLarry Well-Known Member

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    "OK, we'll return to the gate. Your credit card will be charged for the $3,695 cost of doing this, plus the $12,469 to compensate the rest of the passengers for their losses and inconvenience."

    Insert your own numbers, but this would pretty much stop this sort of nonsense.

    Bad behavior has to have consequences, or else it will spread.
     
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  9. thegriffinpages

    thegriffinpages Well-Known Member

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    It already has. The airline industry isn’t the only industry either
     
  10. lightspeed

    lightspeed Well-Known Member

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    "Tell her we're really sorry she's going to miss her connection. She can speak to the customer service/gate agent when she gets to KXYZ about re-booking.".

    Assume the sale guys.
     
  11. Van_Hoolio

    Van_Hoolio Well-Known Member

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    "I'm sorry, she has missed her opportunity to deplane and gate returning now is impossible because it will inconvenience all of the other passengers." Unless the pax goes crazy, we go. If they wait until right before pushback to make the decision to get off, of course they may deplane but I make it clear that station operations won't be able to pull their bag and it will go without them.

     
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  12. pete2800

    pete2800 'Member?

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    Heck, I remember something about those overwing exits not locking until the power comes up? If you want off, there's the door.


    This. Is. Sparta!!!
     
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  13. Derg

    Derg Naval Intelligence, MCRN Staff Member

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    Thank goodness for SWA, Spirit and Frontier, my holiday weekend at work went smoothly! :)
     
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  14. Toobdrvr

    Toobdrvr State of the Bad-Assed Art

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    ...and my DEN-SLC commute took NINE HOURS....:cry:
     
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  15. thegriffinpages

    thegriffinpages Well-Known Member

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    Car rental?
     
  16. Toobdrvr

    Toobdrvr State of the Bad-Assed Art

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    Nah. I'll wait. No point in going through all that suck (and expense) to get home after everyone's already asleep anyway...
     
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  17. Stone Cold

    Stone Cold Well-Known Member

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    #saynotokilo
     
  18. Stone Cold

    Stone Cold Well-Known Member

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    Embryo-Diddle at its finest! ;)
     
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