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On the Fly: Southwest employees, passengers are just as ridiculous as they were on Airline

TLC’s new series On the Fly, which follows Southwest Airlines passengers and crew in several airports, is essentially the same series as Airline, which aired on A&E for three seasons in 2004 and 2005. That’s great, because both are engaging series that capture what happens every day: shenanigans at airports involving passengers and employees who …

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Southwest Airlines tries again with a TLC reality series, eight years after A&E’s Airline

TLC announced yesterday that it had ordered a 13-episode series following Southwest Airlines employees and passengers–exactly like an A&E series did back in 2004 and 2005. The show is even produced by the same company. The new series will be filmed starting this weekend at Baltimore/Washington Airport and Denver International Airport, and include other airports, …

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Airline, Growing up Gotti cancelled, but Dog the Bounty Hunter, Inked renewed

Two of A&E’s breakout reality hits have been cancelled. Growing up Gotti, which followed Victoria Gotti and her three heavily-gelled sons, and Airline, which followed Southwest airlines employees and passengers at a number of airports have both been killed after three seasons each. However, Dog the Bounty Hunter, which follows a bounty hunter and his …

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Airline renewed, expands to Houston.

Airline renewed, expands to Houston. A third season of A&E’s Airline has been ordered, and it will include a new airport. The crew and passengers of Southwest Airlines at Houston Hobby will find themselves profiled on the half-hour series; that airport joins LAX, Chicago Midway, and Baltimore/Washington. Episodes start taping in early 2005 and will …

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number of applications to work for Southwest triples the day after Airline airs.

number of applications to work for Southwest triples the day after Airline airs. The day after A&E’s Airline airs, Southwest Airlines gets more than three times the regular number of applications for employment. According to Reuters, the airline “typically receives about 180 job applications a day, but that number regularly nears 600 on Tuesdays after …

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