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Reposition is just what it sounds like, to move a crew from one place to another, generally the move occurs in a plane other than the one they are slated to fly. Both cargo and passenger airlines reposition crews all the time for various reasons. Some but not all reasons are: Crews are not always required to live in the place they are based. Some crew ...


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To "reposition" is to move from one place to another, but not as a revenue activity. For aircraft, this is sometimes referred to as "ferry". For crews, this is either "deadheading" (flying in a passenger seat) or "jumpseating" (flying in the cockpit jumpseat). Flight crews live all over the world. Some have to "commute" to get to the airports where they're ...


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