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Alec Baldwin should be put on American Airline’s no-fly list and fined for his ‘abusive’ behavior
NY Daily News ^ | December 8 2011 | Nancy Dillon

Posted on 12/08/2011 8:08:32 PM PST by Mount Athos

American Airlines flight attendants want the carrier to strike back at angry actor Alec Baldwin by removing the star’s hit NBC show “30 Rock” from all in-flight entertainment.

The peeved flight attendants, backed by their union, also want Baldwin’s bold-faced name to be added to the carrier’s no-fly list for his door-slamming, profanity-laced temper tantrum Tuesday.

“We’re very upset. He was very malicious and slanderous toward crew members in his comments,” American flight attendant Lonny Glover, the safety and security spokesman for the Association of Professional Flight Attendants, told the Daily News Thursday.

The union will not be asking the feds to place Baldwin’s name alongside those of suspected evildoers on the federal no-fly list — but they want the Federal Aviation Administration to slap him with a fine.

Glover said the union would drop its demands if Baldwin — who has vowed to never again fly American Airlines — makes a public apology to the crew for the tirade that got him booted off of a flight.

“Alec sympathizes with the many hardworking, dedicated employees of American Airlines and elsewhere who are facing cuts to pensions and pay and difficult working conditions,” a friend of Baldwin’s told The News.

The friend reiterated Baldwin’s previous claim that he was singled out and picked on by a flight attendant the actor described as “a 1950s gym teacher.”

Glover said Baldwin’s colorful characterization of the airline worker was laughable.

“The flight attendant is one of the nicest, sweetest ladies,” Glover said, noting that Baldwin was using his smartphone against cabin rules.

“She told him no less than three times he needed to put away his device.”

“He broke federal aviation regulations that are in place for a reason,” Glover added.

Glover also said that an FAA safety inspector has already requested reports from crew members on the Los Angeles-to-New York flight.

“We’ve been in discussions with our FAA safety inspectors and will encourage the airline to pursue this,” he said.

The FAA can go after passengers for civil penalties exceeding $20,000, multiple sources said. But an FAA spokesman said Thursday that American had not filed a formal complaint.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: americanairlines

1 posted on 12/08/2011 8:08:42 PM PST by Mount Athos
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To: Mount Athos

He should do us all a favor and leave the country as he promised.


2 posted on 12/08/2011 8:19:09 PM PST by Parley Baer
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To: Mount Athos

American Airlines should place this moron on one of their flights, fly him on a one-way ticket, and leave him in some country where he can be greeted by the locals in a way that is befitting his behavior.


3 posted on 12/08/2011 8:21:52 PM PST by SoldierDad (Proud dad of an Army Soldier currently deployed in the Valley of Death, Afghanistan)
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To: Mount Athos

Lord of the Douche. Father of the Decade.


4 posted on 12/08/2011 8:24:26 PM PST by pogo101
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To: SoldierDad

Fly him to the DPRK and tell the local that he is a delivery of “long pork.”


5 posted on 12/08/2011 8:27:05 PM PST by Army Air Corps (Four fried chickens and a coke)
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To: Mount Athos

For all the anti-union folks at FR (and I don’t know your views on the subject) - a company usually gets the union they deserve, and if the flight attendants have to take action to force the airline to do the right thing, I’ll back them on this one.


6 posted on 12/08/2011 8:33:31 PM PST by PAR35
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To: Mount Athos

The union backed airline workers want failure-face Alec banned from the airline?

Hmmmmm. Aren’t these supposed to be Alec’s political hommies? If the Leftists won’t have him and he hates all normal people, what is he going to do?


7 posted on 12/08/2011 8:37:50 PM PST by SaraJohnson
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To: Mount Athos

Alec Baldwin is a special person. His fans say so.


8 posted on 12/08/2011 8:49:49 PM PST by Baynative (The penalty for not participating in politics is you will be governed by your inferiors.)
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To: Mount Athos

I think he’s already decided he’s a United or Delta customer from now on anyway.


9 posted on 12/08/2011 8:50:16 PM PST by The KG9 Kid
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To: Mount Athos

He’s a typical leftist.

The universe revolves around him.

He is his own god.

His wrath is visited upon all those who do not submit to his will.


10 posted on 12/08/2011 8:50:16 PM PST by Westbrook
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To: SoldierDad

No. Give him some parachutes and let him re-enact DB Cooper over the ocean


11 posted on 12/08/2011 8:53:18 PM PST by A_Former_Democrat (There's nothing more hypocritical than a white liberal calling someone else a "bigot")
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To: A_Former_Democrat

Only if the shoot is strings only!


12 posted on 12/08/2011 8:57:44 PM PST by SoldierDad (Proud dad of an Army Soldier currently deployed in the Valley of Death, Afghanistan)
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To: Mount Athos

I know I’d fly on any airline that holds Baldwin to his promise and flies him one-way out of the country.


13 posted on 12/08/2011 9:01:05 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: Mount Athos

Do individual airlines have no fly lists?

Is this guy trying to make Charlie Sheen look good?


14 posted on 12/08/2011 9:02:58 PM PST by cicero2k
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To: cicero2k
Trying? I think he's succeeded.

Charlie Sheen would make considerably more amusing company.

15 posted on 12/08/2011 9:13:35 PM PST by susannah59
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To: Mount Athos

Hey, Alec is a hero here. He really gave it to those union thugs.


16 posted on 12/08/2011 9:35:49 PM PST by Zuben Elgenubi
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To: Mount Athos

BUT WAIT A SEC ... SIR ALEC IS AMONG THE 99%, RIGHT???


17 posted on 12/08/2011 9:59:19 PM PST by dodger
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To: SaraJohnson

well he always has his new, young, yoga instructor turned girlfriend Hilaria using him for his money and power. so that should turn out well—not!


18 posted on 12/09/2011 12:14:42 AM PST by GOP Poet (Time for Bambi and his commie crew to go.)
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To: Mount Athos
Anyone see or remember the Conan O'Brien episode back in about 1999 where Alec Baldwin stood up from his chair on stage and shouted that we should all stone Henry Hyde to death?

Do members of Congress get Secret Service protection, or where were they on that one? Of course you never heard about that incident in the LSM, since they cover for their own, as we all know. Had it been a conservative saying something similar, of course it would have dominated headlines for weeks, but with good ol' Alec, why of course it's just hyperbole...nothing to see here, move along...

19 posted on 12/09/2011 12:20:43 AM PST by Ackackadack
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To: Mount Athos

It is appalling that Capitol One (credit cards) feature Baldwin as their main anchor commercial man . Including one spot that features the creep sitting in the cockpit of a plane . “ don’t worry ! I’ve played a pilot before “
Jerk....
I wrote Capitol One and told them I will never use their products again as long as they feature this man .
They blew me off .
A few million people should do this .Not just a few


20 posted on 12/09/2011 1:29:56 AM PST by LeoWindhorse
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To: Mount Athos

“Alec sympathizes with the many hardworking, dedicated employees of American Airlines and elsewhere who are facing cuts to pensions and pay and difficult working conditions,” a friend of Baldwin’s told The News....Give me a freakin’ break. Another narcissist run amok.


21 posted on 12/09/2011 3:07:15 AM PST by Safetgiver (I'd rather die under a free American sky than live under a Socialist regime.)
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To: Mount Athos
I think we need to write Capital One and get him removed as their spokesman.
Is this what they want as their representative?
22 posted on 12/09/2011 3:13:52 AM PST by DeaconRed (I know how to get Grinch Ginrich to drop in the poles. He will if I endorse him. All my others did)
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To: Mount Athos

Why is a guy as wealthy as Alec Baldwin flying commercial with the rest of the cattle anyway? One would think a guy with his money would have a fleet of G-650’s sitting on the runway ready to go at a moment’s notice.


23 posted on 12/09/2011 5:25:54 AM PST by Thermalseeker (If ignorance is bliss how come there aren't more happy people?)
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