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Old 11 April 2017, 05:34 AM
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Originally Posted by Psihala View Post
Things must be really different since I worked for an airline. As employees, when we had flying privileges, we were told in no uncertain terms that if we were flying stand-by and the plane was full, we weren't getting on. We were always the last to board, and then only if a seat opened up due to a cancellation if the plane was fully booked.
These weren't airline employees flying for free on their personal time, they were crewmembers being repositioned for work related reasons. According to the pilot who wrote this column, they're always considered high priority.
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