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United Airlines (UAL)

Participants
Scott Kirby Chief Executive Officer
Kristina Munoz Director of Investor Relations
Brett Hart President
Andrew Nocella Executive Vice President and CCO
Gerry Laderman Executive Vice President and CFO
Brandon Oglenski Barclays
Andrew Didora Bank of America
Jamie Baker JP Morgan
Steven Sprint City
Duane Pfennigwerth Evercore ISI
Catherine O'Brien Goldman Sachs
Hunter Keay Wolfe Research
Helane Becker Collin
Mike Lesenburg Analyst
Cona Canagan MKM Partners
Alison Sider Analyst
Leslie Justin CNBC
Cristina Ethdoor CNN
David Koenig Associated Press
Rached Phing Analyst
Hannah Sampson Washington Post
Savanthi Syth Raymond James
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Operator

Good morning and welcome to United Airlines Holdings, Conference Call for the Third Quarter of 2021. My name is Brendan and I will be your conference facilitator today.

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Kristina Munoz

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Scott Kirby

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Brett Hart

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Andrew Nocella

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Gerry Laderman

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Kristina Munoz

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Operator

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Brandon Oglenski

Hey, taking thanks my morning, And everyone. good question. for

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Gerry Laderman

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Brandon Oglenski

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Gerry Laderman

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Operator

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Andrew Didora

everyone. Good morning, Hi.

maybe or Scott So Andrew.

the a -- expected the out expected think longer the recovery. to point bit that international recovery is take than to I there domestic is consensus this

on you before international curious year. domestic. if you just to growth as elaborate maybe your just on XX% -pandemic how it next could then pre So to Pacific grow, think And curious about relates levels to that your also, international capacity plans above back growth get

Scott Kirby

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Andrew Didora

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Scott Kirby

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Scott Kirby

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Operator

go please JPMorgan, Baker, ahead. have From we Jamie

Jamie Baker

we structurally advocate that the strong comment trends Hey, Atlantic expectation the that the I of the the over good big Or outperformed you going view? I Scott, Pacific with on domestic shouldn't remarks it that a devil's suffer Is on your several might to how be? the in for sort years. the it like Pacific opening domestic picture and Atlantic is everybody. for shorthand morning, really expect next discussed look Why four at forward? question and

Scott Kirby

demand. Andrew, Ollen, Jamie answered Well, most supply we better the to but of me,

Jamie Baker

Okay.

Scott Kirby

is as that. take the those is change demand and supply-demand long more airplanes wide-body the long-haul retired, market. and have the And time simple different just XXX significantly around as really globe it's a balanced. in balance The supply international been balance to

Jamie Baker

Okay.

Andrew Nocella

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Jamie Baker

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Andrew Nocella

countries to lot Jamie, that you with a go of ourselves. are surcharges, And mandated. around I by the we fuel fact, exists. certain those I oil care world in have then price to that kind into don't they get up There of their in and it it's countries, of other want set and take meeting down the of countries number detail.

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numbers into and get I think get to as as a look break next year, better spring the particularly you you lot holidays. the day President's

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Jamie Baker

you, Thank great. That's care. Thanks, Andrew. Scott. Take

Operator

From City ahead. go please we Sprint, have Steven

Steven Sprint

over of few everybody. follow-up a to morning, Good my the question months. actually, taking Kind And Jamie question. for past 's thanks

as domestic some you gradual up internationals maybe doing that of phasing of guys towards say, pulls out You you How the process mentioned are let's think of and more your said your capillarity hubs. domestic point-to-point we flying. some about where and move now, should out

Andrew Nocella

had that our Andrew, a are at we return out and rapidly Sure. focused seven XXX% on normal, did which we're It's some to doing during middle the pandemic now, we of hubs. almost there we flying the opportunistically as look we point-to-point

reasons, our for higher are and of our And we metal. all there kinds pointing there. For worth think best margin opportunities best that's opportunity to

in So will proved flying our that's successful. very what's is has see. do We bit have of what point-to-point a system you left proved. little

focus. we So our That do not is to strategic will that. continue

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Steven Sprint

you. will I Thank helpful. a ask let someone else Very question. Okay.

Operator

James, we Savanthi ahead. Raymond have Please go From Syth.

Savanthi Syth

everyone. Good morning,

fourth guessing was a I lot the down capacity next getting help kind X% of was that of XX% from understand I'm just year? could I on but progresses to from up over me if that if bridge next you currently how comes in help quarter. wondering wondering that summer, Just could it the XX% year you down

Andrew Nocella

is to we -- to [Indiscernible] we that timed where demand measure where think be. or capacity going Sure match

year is So to higher be number in low part early the pretty and part a of the of year, the it a continuing is it number. latter

for budget so our numbers next overall this as point can and finalized haven't have numbers at year, our the don't we exact tell. We you

geared deliveries United that to game started The year for really our with these forward. the the of the Next note, heavily going We respects. latter gauge are went next year's get changing many won't in in part are towards next other thing really [Indiscernible] equation

or year on So more this capacity meters next information early the how in finalized we'll have year we've our later when been budget.

Savanthi Syth

could you. I'm liquidity not kind XX then you just a kind talked may, ATL how that the about XX months, all. thinking if strong curious components next cash have on here. provide to especially you're of Thank I are and lot over some color I just if That's here, we've of the [Indiscernible], about but given the And turning flow earnings we around cash flow

Gerry Laderman

Hi, Gerry.

January But us won't driven balance for use as scheduled modest manage every we'll said billion debt as X upstream when to normal, Relatively down to other of year. The the and payment are we to we look on next of opportunities that focus valleys as that debt year. cash I sheet. the would repayment see color gonna Starting X they maturities other to in to to those matters. some earlier start on in year debt kick-in seeing to things always, at kick on in return early idea repayment, return So billion other next about will normal and normal by provide ATL as is the say sort biggest begin as more seasonality peaks payments.

Savanthi Syth

Appreciate Thank you. it.

Operator

Evercore ISI. From

Pfennigwerth. Duane Please go have We ahead.

Duane Pfennigwerth

kind kind Thank premium quarter? to the the you context admit last now of domestic corporate business that. you. are on of list, Andrew, levels. talked about a demand rebounding Was I'll XX rate in your and on I exit we relative that extensive to missed comment where

Andrew Nocella

exceeding and What to total see. week, period is I domestic the the great we've XXXX, four, over last for seen was which and the of Atlantic same bookings our said

But, of on feel and few go now really a there go. for Atlantic a costs how which recovering. the ahead fact traffic, over level way see similar the Delta would few you trends but last go to to a the to on just at recovered being numbers comment good see of in as they're obviously to yet. not hopefully slightly going appears things the The in recovery is business bullish just or tell now the of business business and last I Atlantic lot. are recovery We up, fully is number they're that have for in dropping the about heading we variant We But, past and quickly, particular. traffic towards our It traffic just was XX%, long quickly. weeks the the numbers domestic business quickly business about looking down only not that that we're down variant. increased Delta days, have

think that to So it is I we're otherwise definitely volatile than now. upward a bit seeing see, we'd like the more but we volatility right like

Duane Pfennigwerth

longer of seems story a second our like maybe shot prices. this best my helpful. the the more just fuel guess you appreciate your March the and there. be for fully these on I is cadence point? non-fuel at then earliest. speak you expect stage cost to That's And more at the It at follow-up flying restored I thoughts But to dependency is when can cost, here half is

Andrew Nocella

capacity. I Sure. the costs track roll, saw the

and the and of the of versus see aircraft first what the back in. you'll and see talked we second So as the other half the what you'll is coming half January come in about year year triple the

see could $X.X essentially being the the to of initiatives But year the first year. you the we the capacity the on run half full rate second track than half the next As billion hit different [Indiscernible] summer, you'll the significantly of

Duane Pfennigwerth

you. Thank

Operator

Sachs, at Goldman go we O'Brien. Catherine ahead. please have From

Catherine O'Brien

everyone. has A plans June. view earlier, Jamie's competitive Thanks. will with expansion that current the question different but your re-openings of flat or the changed? change or you that bit your introduce on these Hi. opportunities United and be the domestic the U.S., international just it Next some backdrop XXXX since Was on then back border in is capacity take Good capacity it in all domestic backdrop has back of morning, a demand this

Andrew Nocella

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Catherine O'Brien

just maybe entities then, growth color are you to And this you so us maybe able XX% of are you the give it. international rate mentioned are these long and on can the new that to you drive impact not Got Okay. just time. share growth. can yet, but droughts the what going frame high-level much some sure on having XX% Thanks for any

Andrew Nocella

more I Pacific, what said and up given the be obviously, Will earlier. Atlantic

are new we a so are and new bunch to that And for of been Europe in markets we've brand going Airlines. United

of you Africa, U.S. announced not really is about well. are we've those. really We've carrier service the more also Amman to fact, we're fly, with a so In Jordan. excited East Middle But announced which service lot

So pharmacies expect more should of that.

but South America, and well is as as think Pacific there Brazil the the particularly We do given change on days, much has there faster of we really South we're going and, good North really specific slower. there's the across So Pacific, on lot agile which recovery, a in expect than looked carrier load be across bounce really, we're and said, choose we really to recent to going able the demand when back on capacity. extra Pacific or across expect we stronger. and see will careful best being the that Pacific any bounce and cancel we first then we that will to down back the U.S. network of But be have to again, broke

Catherine O'Brien

Thanks.

Operator

we From Keay. Please Wolfe Hunter ahead. have Research go

Hunter Keay

morning. Hey, good

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Andrew Nocella

traveling in and anxious so delays at definitely Delta they depending what I lot when more have on and the we returned. week to we of say they'll the are road back we've Andrew, back generally to variant some a not offices United some so. our are changes, I few business clearly weeks. been people today Willis is it's returning really need they're get talk Towers, the on is what do when our all Well, told, and I'm some the acceleration would excited but back we're the little road more hodgepodge their is office, that last to and and so, a have end to hearing clients, environment. should corporate of know do that been clients an and a And see gladly in And office and look and next in more a are we expect of to we demand, get a with traffic year lot lot that on of

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Hunter Keay

In corporates expect mix a to going expect, weird in you Okay. to going is to shake that know direct relevant. you have there's now. TMCs the do out And going look XXXX? but, GDS travel you of then too how book do is as that like channel 'XX just same long Andrew, XXXX bookings of to term? be to probably lot Are How XXXX? I and right

Andrew Nocella

don't with high-quality the TMC like possibly us GDS all And is DBS major our in our of network model service market. Long know. all what radical contractors like revenues us those term, I there to changes. United greatly deliver really and give helped this our to customers do do those provide and in they changing to CMC in successfully. of we the them Clearly helped all and is customer we'll strong I that on SME Airlines. content those best Technology reach are agencies we and have but can. tell is and great best distribution do we up and we And let But point, we'll partners they agreement really say and any believe rapidly, until what use are and would I don't our do clients GDS would slightly that expect with companies things obviously the different our I would this

Hunter Keay

Thank you.

Operator

From Collin, Becker, please Helane have ahead. we go

Helane Becker

thanks for And so for thank the Operator. Hi, much, you everybody much and time.

And on a be is for it Gerry, - Just your XX forecast for forecast in in triple quarter XXXX? Capex going will Capex what's the to seven that is for bring those coming couple back? or -- One are and the questions. your included cost fourth of be to seater back.

Gerry Laderman

ready. an to getting our is sevens, of a bringing them There There's them I've back. not OPEX component mislead. already triple CapEx The component aircraft is

in other was incurring to that forecast any forecast from that that there's assuming contribution not included any in as in so we our costs. And are that's whether parties. included our We're forecast

Helane Becker

that's b, letter then Okay, other you that regard I very your (a) concerned fact Little helpful. like that list. to is, markets. be you the cities all are the of hubs own on will is to go their are little with by off this to alliance partners new letter And I these and bucket question flying my can I'd list have to you put do on your give are a that over

Gerry Laderman

bucket the I to would know. not what have shares. carried is why great. traffic many aligns partners. to for partners and periods low are the best but is markets those list, and store United of we your added and let by add Cities very summer partners would US we the great I What to But these about on how got dilution we our city-pairs have really markets aligned between have the are that's me our We And aligned alliances, just ours. other these thought and The with do low. this work you with tell we came

lot and is different thing tell summer. market That to of on you is will be you for the a years. example, very to around places easier difficult to there's But have New in milestone the lot sometimes great Azores very, lot a service i a a you other to to a head for United the make starting that of world. The virtually all That'll reach this was reach your and York vacation. opportunity previous Airlines great colleagues on

Helane Becker

a That's great. helpful. day. nice Thanks Have Very everybody.

Operator

Bank. [Indiscernible] From

Mike Lesenburg go have (ph). ahead. We Please

Mike Lesenburg

holidays, like XX, United of staff sort help through stand on are Thanks. to and making think additional conversations that. I contingency things morning, as vaccine where get data which is latest I Scott, biggest to we risk. the have you there and it that XX% to good only government have as people being the any in Hey, point mandates think about are maybe the you approach people Where everyone. the your with we Hey, of just vaccinated are the back are the kind plans going GSA, pertains that airports to or

Scott Kirby

hard. Well, like get there. I They've been have to we'll confidence see they, if working

-- did department think revenue from pandemic same tens a I of also thousands really the they back in the bringing the great times. job of Afghanistan. in tough They instrumental during was

just the have credit you get requirements not mean, that I'm and there you're if United, we implementing for you're it you So put the I requirement get you XX% the should everything of don't the thing think correctly. and I washy, we'll TSA Security, and it, doing. and walthall proven compromising, at over wishy I Mayorkas think they'll confident same are not and backtrack. I I that we kudos do do are out there mean, Secretary pretty all give if think there we'll the there. Homeland vaccine they gets Department

Mike Lesenburg

that travel. quick of talked talk with Okay. you about and your there's I a back just XX% Scott, to only about Very follow-up. good, lot leisure premium secular something United and rest of of having and or XX% that are the I'm this going with targets there just corporate the then a hitting Thanks. else? think, coming premium catching is industry up just segment on there. is with curious Thoughts passenger everybody seats on par just to

Andrew Nocella

tell materially Mike. announced a from is ago. few when it's months we the mix Next, Andrew. of probably I you United we This not use started although would to really Hey, change little both, aircraft have a

XXXX and So from leisure we amount beyond of premium but hasn't a there in income business. amazing lot been of that an benefit

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So leisure corporate have travel is where XXX% and premium are. we'll see to the yields

material I [Indiscernible] of change given which exciting of see. dizzy. short is any it time. both It think will in again, that this if a this about we outcome proves such period to be we're bullish we're balance pretty would've permanent, to have better

months, to to three that XXX%. over that this aircraft. So with corporate demand see and obvious being event, for levers board come and corporate unlikely not have something when because the the one, on increasingly more an do the last balance But bit different We we said is get little comes it some all as as we have to to a do we'll other in the need wait push sure demand revenue and opportunity back.

Mike Lesenburg

Thanks. Great.

Operator

From Partners. MKM

(ph). We have Canagan Cona ahead. Please go

Cona Canagan

for the everyone. time. Thanks Hi,

the move that get on could about hinted level. curious lower fair rather than it dictates you, the domestic that, market sweet you in but the when the your in all prepared just to remarks, is XXXX, capacity but international that capacity think the of demand at on making in landscape, you high an competitive potential adjustment swing thoughts it side assume I the just I given think

Andrew Nocella

lot they have move just around, would need or flexibility a be overseas. clearly around whether wherever to to I factories. move them of aircraft go, to aircraft our or domestically And add could we it

out. [Indiscernible] were So

including flying do need wait flexible and in point-to-point to around they're But needed. not Later both but that we what and less our we're continuously to normal said future. will entire back back the getting internationally look pandemic. year we'll deployment, it the wide-body proved I be throughout why on And is jets and and think be do to we I domestically we again like which we'll see. getting track as have schedule this

Cona Canagan

follow-up And you. you're however, sectors in what about current maybe sectors then longer-term, thinking demand can side. what actually business gain like you're Okay. you to what that Hunter contact. up just that was share think on seeing you're the curious or bullish or I'm most travel for the a business you on the talking pent most about on Thank just

Andrew Nocella

in as around right all direction. strong get rebounds the everywhere to start obviously is and That we and clear also seeing back make Well, think would of helping we'll said, everything we've but we're they didn't on the done right in they're consulting the road But to share that United very businesses globe. you really and across-the-board, our being all gain seeing now competitors. moving

Operator

the you. we take Thank media. from questions And now will

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Alison Sider

level curious just to the is so schedules: see of and up about of normal in big from if normal course changes months much. I kind of just going sort thanks forward. the more in see I'm is or of several new Hey, when guess and the just out, get back industry you late throughout being some the of in stability this think one of that we air. over the part might last close the instability kind of complaint the everything customers

Andrew Nocella

flexible as as Andrew. What now a needed that basically phrase, few XX% being we bunch to we we weeks run we and how be in be really and would airline with a process. said, to schedules as a process, airline that tell they need and of can XX we we about we this close or to things within we our learned Hi, less, our of I we more to to an or week can took schedules matter as That of load process, this next, you it's so flexible the certainty. into consistency, went customers and to the where we the to load we our book convenient possible. a in normal days so advance XX And early schedule our load need final is days returned have size, this

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Alison Sider

Thanks.

Operator

Leslie we ahead. have a From go Justin. CNBC, Please

Leslie Justin

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Brett Hart

discussions Hi, Order in carriers, of will them. this on is we're the business and is with they're our say What their we that evaluating the know regional we that Hart. applicability Executive Brett

to it's that clear of stand now. respect through I towards working in with the we pretty think where the they're but vaccinations, process

helping to you something the We will of certainly want add them extent to that be in Andrew, process to process that we the can. do in that?

Andrew Nocella

Yeah.

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Leslie Justin

No. the mandates Okay. airline that vaccine to Thanks. the get you planes. Did same you they ask say have? on uniformity And the regional that's did for games

Andrew Nocella

we the perspective, just I to from do have But the place and in at process them on. the haven't asked recent legal to for will right know carriers on it adopt to require present control. to as through we end we aren't they're At same same encouraging policy. And well. the in our the work day, right is we and do No. way of we you thing and this strongly that they a that have haven't required We are them a are them And focused confident our them, that But very understand we're that we did. good pushing it. to do

Operator

please we on have one Bachman. question, do your from phone, Justin ahead. Please you star press if have and a News, go again, Once Bloomberg

Justin Bachman

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Andrew Nocella

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Justin Bachman

you. Thank

Operator

From Please ahead. we go Ethdoor have Cristina (ph) CNN,

Cristina Ethdoor

the used and supply new to flying Cargo freighter issues, and flight as you traditional considering purchases any cargo freighter, either still more back or you are Getting chain seeing, demand? you're Cargo aircraft either are All any of

Andrew Nocella

of prep had take through going the the we in supply. our [Indiscernible] We that. planes we were rebound I as or because the as the were stop lack summer planned in all cargo and XXX will of stops traffic

to As the and team well. we a doing they and Cargo did wide-body extremely our demand client number is through of and that lift and small be out end of Cargo the Jacobs variant is phase the we went through fell, Delta year this all to

an next year. that to bring sudden. will this depends to sometime, We likely end, our year, on the service that All again needs of practical late a return early of

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Cristina Ethdoor

And for not you is your aircraft, waying term? in just see is or long that something that that being mix you're something that's and considering the

Andrew Nocella

Sure.

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Operator

ahead. Associated the please Koenig, have David go From we Press

David Koenig

much. Okay, Scott. very thanks

your on Following are emture holidays? to of your some people because wondered earlier, I enough mandate your any caveat of booking the have that to comment struggling rivals if are up guess you United have on I evidence and counting you staff over

Scott Kirby

if the for answer, I right out I I it I certainty sort think everyone country. has that embark story would to that want be That's don't get will for even done. [Indiscernible] to the Airlines the Well, to I I that's back stop but hope I the get it'd that will answer backtracking everyone vaccinated United like every right to airline and don't to happening, hard also give was want mean, say, happen.

will And for a it because so to right not do. us it advantage the thing competitive is, question without that be

David Koenig

competitive Is it testing some sort of to have alternative for seem to and they disadvantage less settle a vaccination. if

Scott Kirby

thousands again, they tested going be all operationally, their difficult. unquestionably Tens the right is is Well, again, voice but to I really, hope that do, that track. really get I thing it employees of they will, everybody. to actually,

David Koenig

Okay. Thanks.

Operator

have Phing Rached [Indiscernible] (ph), please ahead. From we go

Rached Phing

questions. two have I everyone. morning, Good

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Brett Hart

Hi, this is Brett.

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Rached Phing

and supply on is bottlenecks some question in-place from and these pressers you chain how details navigating about or second My and add chain bottlenecks are on the you to you the to [Indiscernible] supply Can you share color would comments them? your

Gerry Laderman

Hey, it's Gerry.

not seeing shortages from others different we seeing just potential I trying and seeing of we're and are anything So ahead what we're say, to are stay it. where shortages are

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Operator

Sampson. Post, have go from Washington Hannah we ahead. And Please

Hannah Sampson

morning. Good

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Andrew Nocella

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Hannah Sampson

feeling pilots questions to or then agents, the quick, the slip thanks. you Okay wise, flight in real prepared not could you answer and problems. board, another prepared but And phone for if that? How one How are holidays, I the people if care just attendants, have feeling for staffing people across are

Andrew Nocella

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Operator

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