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Old 9th Sep 2021, 22:19
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Folks with ATP-CTP and ATP written but no ATP cert are also being contacted?
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Old 10th Sep 2021, 19:17
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Originally Posted by umop apisdn View Post
I didn't know that. Only a few weeks ago United announced that they would only hire through Aviate out of Commutair and a few others.

It's an interesting situation, legacies need their regionals for cheap flying, but they also need pilots.
I have to remind all that United will be retiring 200 50 seat jets in the next two years. Gojet will likely retain all Crj 550ís. Commutair, Air Wisconsin, and Skywest will be the victims but it has yet to be determined who will bear the brunt. The hope is aviate will be able to absorb the pilots while at the same time encourage pilots to fill the need to staff commutair and air Wisconsin in the short term.
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Old 12th Sep 2021, 15:38
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Yeah I haven't had any luck, other than PSA shooting me an email asking me to confirm flight hours and experience etc. Fingers crossed bit more luck soon.
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Old 12th Sep 2021, 22:10
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Originally Posted by ZebraFlyer View Post
Yeah I haven't had any luck, other than PSA shooting me an email asking me to confirm flight hours and experience etc.
You've seen the other thread in the Aussie forum, right ? Help awaits...
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Old 22nd Sep 2021, 02:46
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Hey guys, been reading through the pages looking for the info I'm after and can't seem to find any concrete info on how to obtain a Visa as a Kiwi in to the US.

I've read somewhere that kiwis can apply for E1/E2 Visas but the airlines aren't considering them. Any info would be greatly appreciated.

Would love to hear from any Kiwis in the US that made the move.

So far all I know is, greencard lottery, through marriage or E3 for Aussie nationals.

Cheers.

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Old 22nd Sep 2021, 03:52
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Originally Posted by Rbwoonton View Post

So far all I know is, greencard lottery, through marriage or E3 for Aussie nationals.



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The first two there are your only option as a Kiwi, You wont get Australian citizenship through marriage so that option doesn't exist.
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Old 22nd Sep 2021, 10:24
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Cheers Boom.

Edited. Looks grim 😢
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Old 22nd Sep 2021, 23:10
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Originally Posted by Rbwoonton View Post
Cheers Boom.

Edited. Looks grim 😢
Try the lottery. Plenty of us have won it already. NZ nationals have a better chance than Australians. Entries open in October and draw in May.
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Old 23rd Sep 2021, 02:54
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Thanks Mate! Will definitely try now!
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Old 24th Sep 2021, 00:33
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which were the other 2 countries?
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Old 24th Sep 2021, 23:05
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Originally Posted by vennnz View Post
which were the other 2 countries?
In regards to what?
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Old 5th Oct 2021, 16:51
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Anyone had recent direct contact with GoJet Airlines revealing their current E3 hiring status (if any) ? This ad was on the AFAP jobs list about a year and a half back:

https://www.afap.org.au/pilot-jobs/p...ficer%20Hiring

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Old 5th Oct 2021, 22:18
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GoJet are currently interviewing Australians
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Old 5th Oct 2021, 22:43
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Got a bite from Piedmont. Does anyone know if there is any possibility of a commuting type of roster? ie take the min. guaranteed days-off consecutively, back-to-back combined with the annual leave to give enough time to commute to Australia? Yes I know I may be dreaming...
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Old 5th Oct 2021, 23:29
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Originally Posted by Jester64 View Post
Got a bite from Piedmont. Does anyone know if there is any possibility of a commuting type of roster? ie take the min. guaranteed days-off consecutively, back-to-back combined with the annual leave to give enough time to commute to Australia?
You likely know this but I'll state it for the record: SENIORITY IS EVERYTHING !!! It controls every minute of one's life as an airline pilot. Every frikkin' minute.

As a new hire with minimal seniority you will not be able to consistently produce the schedule you describe. Maybe one in a while ? Perhaps but it'd be an accident.

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Old 5th Oct 2021, 23:38
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Thanks that's what I thought. Just getting desperate in my thoughts
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Old 6th Oct 2021, 02:04
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Originally Posted by Jester64 View Post
Got a bite from Piedmont. Does anyone know if there is any possibility of a commuting type of roster? ie take the min. guaranteed days-off consecutively, back-to-back combined with the annual leave to give enough time to commute to Australia? Yes I know I may be dreaming...
You basically answered your own question, especially with Piedmont.

still, go for it!
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Old 6th Oct 2021, 04:43
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Originally Posted by Jester64 View Post
Got a bite from Piedmont. Does anyone know if there is any possibility of a commuting type of roster? ie take the min. guaranteed days-off consecutively, back-to-back combined with the annual leave to give enough time to commute to Australia? Yes I know I may be dreaming...
What's wrong with just living in the USA?
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Old 6th Oct 2021, 07:31
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Originally Posted by Jester64 View Post
Thanks that's what I thought. Just getting desperate in my thoughts
As havick said, give it a try and see what happens.
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Old 6th Oct 2021, 11:20
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Originally Posted by Jester64 View Post
Got a bite from Piedmont. Does anyone know if there is any possibility of a commuting type of roster? ie take the min. guaranteed days-off consecutively, back-to-back combined with the annual leave to give enough time to commute to Australia? Yes I know I may be dreaming...
People commute from all over the country / world. I wouldn't try it at Peidmont though. You want a place where you'd be able ot hold more days off as your seniority increases.

The best thing anyone could ever do for themselves is not commute though. You'll probably strip several years off your life expectancy doing it from Australia.
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