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Jumpseat.

Post by flyinhigh » Wed Jul 10, 2019 8:18 pm

Hi,

I see jumpseaters now have to pay. Does this mean that there will be more than one jumpseater at a time?
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Re: Jumpseat.

Post by chipmunk » Thu Jul 11, 2019 9:49 am

I believe that's what the plan is but we haven't heard any details yet.

UPDATE: Just announced, multiple jump seaters is confirmed.

(But we finally lost the AIF battle, it seems.)
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Re: Jumpseat.

Post by Warden » Sun Jul 14, 2019 2:09 pm

AC just got Porter back for JS. Does that mean Porter can jump on AC? Is the petty fight over?
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Re: Jumpseat.

Post by C-GGGQ » Sun Jul 14, 2019 2:13 pm

AIF?
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Re: Jumpseat.

Post by Teeg » Mon Jul 15, 2019 4:25 am

Aif airport improvement fee.
Yes... petty fight is over
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Re: Jumpseat.

Post by Cessna 180 » Tue Jul 23, 2019 1:17 pm

AC can jump on Porter, Porter can jump on AC. Unfortunately it isn't free anymore (for non Porter employees). Unlimited jumpseaters now.
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Re: Jumpseat.

Post by GoinVertical » Tue Jul 23, 2019 1:41 pm

Is the booking process still the same for jumpseat on the website?
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Re: Jumpseat.

Post by chipmunk » Tue Jul 23, 2019 2:05 pm

GoinVertical wrote:
Tue Jul 23, 2019 1:41 pm
Is the booking process still the same for jumpseat on the website?
Yes, except you'll need a credit card now.
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Re: Jumpseat.

Post by Warden » Fri Jul 26, 2019 5:29 pm

Cessna 180 wrote:
Tue Jul 23, 2019 1:17 pm
AC can jump on Porter, Porter can jump on AC. Unfortunately it isn't free anymore (for non Porter employees). Unlimited jumpseaters now.
I'd rather have unlimited JS available and pay $15, than be bumped when there are empty seats and another non Porter pilot got there before you.

In the past you could pay for a Porter pilot's "standby ticket" and then get the designated "jumpseat" but the price ends up being the same it is now. I am OK with this new deal since it opens up more seats.
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Re: Jumpseat.

Post by DanWEC » Fri Jul 26, 2019 7:34 pm

Do other airlines jump on Porter through MyID travel or is there a jumpseat number?

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Re: Jumpseat.

Post by Cessna 180 » Fri Jul 26, 2019 7:36 pm

flyporter.com/jumpseat
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Re: Jumpseat.

Post by DanWEC » Fri Jul 26, 2019 7:52 pm

Cessna 180 wrote:
Fri Jul 26, 2019 7:36 pm
flyporter.com/jumpseat
Thanks!

That form has to be filled out every time for each person and run by the capt eh?
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Re: Jumpseat.

Post by Warden » Fri Jul 26, 2019 8:42 pm

Filled out by each person yes, as for cleared by the Captain... I guess technically, however every time I've gone with them it's never been denied so long as there are seats. Not sure if they even talk to the crew anymore but I always pop in and say thanks either way.
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Re: Jumpseat.

Post by Warden » Fri Jul 26, 2019 8:43 pm

Also FYI it's first come first serve in person.
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Re: Jumpseat.

Post by Cessna 180 » Sat Jul 27, 2019 12:06 pm

Ya you have to fill it out. It's Porter's way to force you to "ask for permission" for the ride. With the CSRs handling it now a days, a lot of people just assume its okay, but it's the captains seat to give away not the CSRs. It's a good habit to ask on every airline you jump seat on anyways.

In practice, you will never be turned down if there's space aval.
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