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Old 23rd Feb 2022, 23:26
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Originally Posted by arena1
Thanks for the info Kenny, did you work there, and do you know what the terms and conditions are like and is it only commutable within the US. Thanks
https://www.airlinepilotcentral.com/airlines/cargo/atlas_air​​​​


The link above will answer most questions. Atlas will only pay for your ticket to and from duty from a US state or territory. Airline pilot central is a wealth of info for US airlines.
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Old 24th Feb 2022, 00:53
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Originally Posted by Kenny
Green card holders only. E3ís wonít be able to flow.
Exactly as I said, green card. The point Iím trying to get across is that CommutAir is the only operator that I know of that actually supports an Australian pilot to obtain the green card. If I wanted to remain in the US for the foreseeable future and flow, I would be choosing CommutAir.
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Old 24th Feb 2022, 02:57
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Originally Posted by Jester64
Exactly as I said, green card. The point Iím trying to get across is that CommutAir is the only operator that I know of that actually supports an Australian pilot to obtain the green card. If I wanted to remain in the US for the foreseeable future and flow, I would be choosing CommutAir.
Easy there mate. I was simply emphasising the point and making the distinction with regards to E3ís. I spent lunch talking to two senior ALPA guys at UAL about E3ís and they were very clear about who would be covered.

And yes, CommutAir is the best gig, if youíre looking long term.
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Old 24th Feb 2022, 03:04
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Originally Posted by arena1
Thanks for the info Kenny, did you work there, and do you know what the terms and conditions are like and is it only commutable within the US. Thanks
I havenít worked there but I have some very good mates that have been there for about 10 years and I did have an in with the Chief Pilot, when I was back in Oz in 2012. I desperately wanted to get back to the US but couldnít face the schedules and didnít want to get tarnished with the Cargo Dog brush. Iíd just got married as well and didnít think the missus would be happy with a part-time husband.
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Old 5th Mar 2022, 11:41
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I see reference on APC to Avelo Airlines hiring E3s but can't find concrete evidence of it. See posts #160/161/162 in this thread:

https://www.airlinepilotforums.com/m...s-info-17.html

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Old 6th Mar 2022, 01:19
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I'm not sure where exactly Avelo advertised, but aerocrew had the following link to schedule an interview with them.

Disclaimer: I have no association with Avelo, as most of you know already.


https://calendly.com/marcink-aerocre...?month=2022-03
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Old 6th Mar 2022, 11:54
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Originally Posted by DropYourSocks
I'm not sure where exactly Avelo advertised, but aerocrew had the following link to schedule an interview with them.

https://calendly.com/marcink-aerocre...?month=2022-03
DYS,

That's a pretty clear indication Avelo are talking to Aussies...or trying to.
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Old 9th Mar 2022, 21:42
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Just wondering...with all the US airlines openly/clandestinely recruiting/hiring Aussie pilots, will there be a worldwide Aussie pilot shortage ?

Just kidding...sort of...
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Old 10th Mar 2022, 00:52
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https://www.afap.org.au/pilot-jobs/p...RST%20OFFICERS

Avelo on AFAP job site
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Old 10th Mar 2022, 06:50
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Bafanguy, Australia does not have the 1500 hour rule. What happens is that airlines, one in particular will advertise for type rated pilots, when they get very few replies, mainly because anyone type rated on that particular aircraft has other options, they will then run bitching and moaning to the government about a pilot shortage. Fact is there are many, many Australian pilots with plenty of turbine time that could fill those positions. Australia then ends up with pilots coming into the country on 457 visas.

This particular airline has also put 300 hour pilots in the right hand seat of this aircraft so it's difficult to justify the so called 'pilot shortage' in Australia. There isn't one, not in Australia, there is a shortage of airlines that refuse to absorb the cost of doing business into their business costs. The unions representing pilots in Australia are weak, Australia has a saying, 'pissweak' the unions are pissweak.
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Old 10th Mar 2022, 07:23
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Originally Posted by tossbag
Australia has a saying, 'pissweak' the unions are pissweak.


Spot on!
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Old 10th Mar 2022, 07:57
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This particular airline has also put 300 hour pilots in the right hand seat of this aircraft so it's difficult to justify the so called 'pilot shortage' in Australia. There isn't one, not in Australia, there is a shortage of airlines that refuse to absorb the cost of doing business into their business costs. The unions representing pilots in Australia are weak, Australia has a saying, 'pissweak' the unions are pissweak.
Except union lobbying got pilot removed from the occupation list for 457 visas. Or do you believe the companies just let that fall off without a fight?
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Old 10th Mar 2022, 08:05
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Unions only as strong as their members !
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Old 10th Mar 2022, 08:25
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Originally Posted by tossbag
Bafanguy, Australia does not have the 1500 hour rule.
tossbag & mcgrath50,

Understand. I was just being a wise guy with my quip about a shortage of Aussie pilots. Mostly, I was talking about the availability of 1500 hour Aussie pilots who might be willing to come work for US carriers doing the E3.

I see from the AFAP Avelo ad that FAA ATPL is listed as "preferred". I wonder if this means they'd provide the ATPL for an E3 hire like some US regionals do.

Interesting times !

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Old 10th Mar 2022, 08:48
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Unions only as strong as their members !
Excellent point. The union members are pissweak.
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Old 10th Mar 2022, 08:50
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Except union lobbying got pilot removed from the occupation list for 457 visas. Or do you believe the companies just let that fall off without a fight?
How was pilot allowed on the list in the first place? Was it union picnic day?
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Old 10th Mar 2022, 09:05
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How was pilot allowed on the list in the first place? Was it union picnic day?
You know it's not the 1970s anymore right? Cause you fellas keep voting in the Liberals unions in this country have a lot stacked against them
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Old 10th Mar 2022, 09:48
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Sorry, you're going to have to explain that last post, what is the 70's reference? And the last sentence makes no sense.
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Old 10th Mar 2022, 20:46
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Probably referring to the fact in the 70s unions had a lot more clout. Due to a series of governments on both sides of the house changing the industrial landscape to be much more beneficial to companies and generally neutering union powers. Easy to call unions piss weak but they have very limited powers to get stubborn minded megalomaniac company CEOs to do anything they want.

Back to the discussion on pilot jobs in another country.
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Old 12th Mar 2022, 00:31
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Got an email today that SkyWest is taking DECs. Word is they're back on the E3 train too.

Again, I'm not associated with SkyWest... just a humble perveyor of US goings ons.

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