Date: 08 Aug 97 05:41:17 From: email@example.com Organization: a2i network References: 1 2 3 4 5 Followups: 1 2
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Brad Hunnewell <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > Gary Welch wrote: > > I've read that Southwest's chain-smoking CEO, Herb Kellerher, frequently > > flies in the jump seat so he can smoke. > > Sounds like an urban legend. Unless ol' Herb is a 121/135 flightcrew > member, he shouldn't be able to ride in the jumpseat- even on "his" > planes, right?? Anyone? Wrong. The FARs permit the airlines to allow anyone to ride in a jumpseat. The FAR # and rule have been posted here before. If you are a FF (say, several 100,000 miles/year) on a US airline, writing them a letter asking permission to ride in a jumpseat for a specific flight may work, particularly if you've paid full fare. M Carling -- Microsoft Network is prohibited from reproducing this work, in whole or in part. Copyright 1997, M Carling. License is available to Microsoft Network to reproduce this work for $1000. Unauthorized reproduction by Microsoft Network constitutes agreement to these terms. Please report violations to email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org.