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Old 28th Mar 2022, 21:02
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Originally Posted by umop apisdn
You'll in all likelihood have to join a regional, get your ATP out of them and then bounce. I'm not sure how transferring a type rating from CASA to FAA goes. A ten year old type rating is probably going to be pretty useless to you unless you're current on type.
This, pretty much. If you have the funds and inclination, you could simply book yourself into one of the Part 142 training providers like Pan Am in Miami or United at their training center in Denver and do a type ride and ATPL in one go. You would also only have to take the ATP written exam as there is no conversion process from any other authority to an FAA ATP and/or type rating. A recent training event does look good on an app as it shows you’re trainable. Time is money these days and no airline wants to waste money.

The cheaper option is to try a regional and the E3 route. Others here have done it and would have better advice about that.
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Hi Gents, can someone please give some advice on getting the FAA medical I am currently based in Melbourne. Would it be better to just wait and get it done in the states?
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If you have been subject to any sort of CAsA audit on you medical in the past DO THE FAA MEDICAL IN AUSTRALIA. If you're a straightforward case, do it in the States (it will be cheaper).

Believe it or not, yes, it's true, FAA are a PITA if your medical is subject to special issue, it will take longer than CAsA to settle and the tests they ask for are more stringent than CAsA.

The 'HR' departments of regional airlines are a bit of a joke, they won't tell you what needs to be in place prior to INDOC (well, some don't). It ain't no fun forking out for accomodation, unpaid while waiting for the medical or any other requirement.
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Got this from a mate, some reference to E-3s in there, but a good snapshot of the US market at the moment:

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The month of February picked up right where January left off and the twelve major airlines (Alaska, Allegiant, American, Atlas, Delta, FedEx, Frontier, JetBlue, Southwest, Spirit, United and UPS) made offers to 1,049 pilots. While a slight dip from January’s 1,136 pilots, it is still a record month for pilot hiring history; United, Delta and American lead the pack at 268, 214 and 180 hired for the month of February.

The supply of pilots qualified and willing to work continues to pose a challenge for all carriers. Major airlines like United and Southwest are dropping thousands of flights from their spring schedules, citing “ongoing staffing issues” as one of the culprits. Just last week, SkyWest airlines announced plans to end service to 29 cities, due to pilot staffing challenges. Delta Air Line pilots recently staged a protest at the Atlanta airport, indicating that staffing issues have created longer days and record amounts of overtime. Fuel pricing issues are only going to exacerbate the issues that airlines are facing, but it is clear that all aviation carriers - whether Part 121, 135 or 91 - need pilots and, to attract as many as possible, companies are doing all they can to outshine the competition and make the industry as accessible as possible to all future aviators.

Late last month, United Airlines announced a flow-through program with United Express partners, Air Wisconsin, CommutAir, GoJet, and Mesa. Both future and current regional airline pilots can join the Aviate program by simply opting in without any additional interview, application or assessments. Pilots who join Aviate receive a CJO that allows them to flow to United upon meeting service minimums and transition requirements. Further, United has pledged to hire 24% of the Aviate transition list from each UAX participating carrier.

United is thrilled to share that JSX, the revolutionary hop-on jet service, is an official Aviate Part 135 partner, bringing forth new opportunities for aspiring and established pilots. As part of Aviate's commitment to provide a direct path to United, this partnership will give those in the Aviate program, including students of United Aviate Academy, the opportunity to build career-enhancing experience at JSX before coming to United. Current JSX pilots who are not in Aviate will have the opportunity to apply to the program and upon acceptance, receive a conditional job offer from United, opportunities to connect with members of the United family, mentorship from a United pilot, and access to unlimited travel privileges. With unwavering standards of professionalism, safety, and efficiency, JSX is the only Aviate Part 135 partner offering a direct transition to United through their Captain experience. Aviate participants who accrue 2,000 flight hours in addition to serving 24 months as a Captain at JSX will be able to transition directly to United in an industry first.

SkyWest Airlines just announced a partnership with Southwest Airlines through their Destination 225° career pathway. Through this program, candidates building their professional flight time with the regional carrier will receive mentorship from Southwest pilots as well as a guaranteed interview with Southwest Airlines.

JetBlue has opened up the application windows for its Pilot Gateway programs; there are multiple programs, depending upon one’s qualifications, that will provide a successful applicant a pathway to the JetBlue flight deck. The Gateway Select program offers individuals with little to no flight experience an opportunity to train with a JetBlue partner school. After a successful skills and aptitude interview, applicants will receive a contingent job offer (CJO) to join the airline, once they meet the minimum qualifications and flight hours. The Gateway University program works similarly, but provides students from partnered universities a CJO. Look for JetBlue to be recruiting at FAPA’s November 12th Pilot Job Fair in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air have launched the Ascend Pilot Academy in conjunction with Oregon’s Hillsboro Aero Academy. Students accepted into the program will receive a CJO to the Horizon flight deck as a First Officer as well as a $25,000 stipend for their commercial pilot training. Students will get a new hire class date after instructing for Hillsboro and earning the required 1,500 hours.

Newcomer Breeze Airways continues to grow by leaps and bounds! They are currently hiring A220 Direct Entry Captains and E190/195 First Officers, as well as Australian Pilots via the E-3 visas. Once again, they recently increased their pilot pay scales; captain-qualified A220 pilots (Direct Entry Captains) start at $167/hr, and E190/195 First Officers start at $75/hr. Just a few weeks ago, they announced ten new cities, 35 new routes, and are now a coast to coast airline! If all that wasn’t enough, they also celebrated a pilot hiring partnership with ATP Flight Schools called the Breeze Embark Program and just opened a new training academy in Salt Lake City.

Elizabeth City State University, a United Aviate partner school, recently received $269,000 in grant money from the FAA to assist in providing high school students a basic aviation education which will, hopefully lead to them joining the university’s aviation program. The school launched its own Aviation Workforce Development (AWD) program, in the words of Dr. Kuldeep Rawat, Dean at ECSU to allow “underrepresented youth to reach their full potential.” Members of the AWD program will receive the FAA Private Pilot knowledge test, a Part 107 UAS certificate, an FAA medical exam, and a discovery flight experience in both a simulator and ECSU aircraft.

The 2022 pilot hiring outlook continues to grow and the US major airlines have now projected to hire 10,204 pilots by the end of the year.

Lakeland, Florida, and interview with Wheels Up!

Between April 6 and April 9, our pilots and recruiters will be at the Sun n Fun expo center, conducting on-site PIC and SIC interviews for walk-up candidates. Bring your résumé and logbooks!

Avelo:

announces nine new routes out of HVN and BUR

Passengers flying on Avelo out of New Haven, CT can now connect to Chicago, IL; Nashville, TN; Baltimore, MD; Raleigh/Durham, NC; Myrtle Beach, SC; Charleston, SC and Savannah, GA. In addition, those departing from Burbank, CA can now fly to Spokane, WA and Boise, ID

First year Avleo Airlines Captain pay is $200 per block hour, and First Officers will start at $90 per hour. New pilots who sign on before June 1, 2022 will earn a $20,000 bonus (paid in two installments during first year of service, with the $5,000 when you finish OE). All pilots are virtually based and earn an additional $1,800 per month in virtual base pay paid monthly after completion of OE, no matter where you choose to live. Training is paid at first year First Officer rate and includes all accommodations. In your first year, you’ll earn a minimum of $210,000 as Captain or $117,400 as a First Officer.

Advanced Airlines: Specializing in private on demand charter, as well as essential air service operations to a dozen locations in the western US, Advanced Airlines is hiring pilots for Hawthorne, CA. Current positions available: SIC’s in the PC-12, and potential Direct Entry PIC’s on the PC-12 and King Air 350 (previous 135 experience required.)

Contour Aviation: Recruiting for PIC positions in the Global XRS, CRJ, ERJ and BE400, and SICs in the Global XRS, CRJ, ERJ. Pilot positions available to those age 65+.

GrandView Aviation: On-demand charter serving the U.S. and beyond with its growing fleet of Phenom 300s. GrandView is looking for both SIC and PICs, local and home-based around the U.S. 100% paid employee benefits packages as well as loss of license/medical insurance. Positions are available for pilots of any age.

iAero Airways: Recruiting FOs and military rotary transition FOs the B-737, iAero provides exceptional service to professional sports teams, college athletics, fortune 500 companies, international delegations, presidential candidates, group tours and special events. Bases include MIA, IWA, AEX/SAT/BRO, LAS, GSO, CVG, DAL/OAK; Home-basing opportunities are available as well. Pilots keep airline miles and hotel points from company-purchased tickets and hotels and have access to CASS, KCM, 401(k) as well as health, dental, vision, life, STD/LTD, accident insurance and other benefits.

Jet Edge: Jet Edge delivers excellence in customer flying experience, flight operations, and fleet management. We are a rapidly growing Part 135 Air Carrier and private aircraft management company currently operating a fleet of over 50 aircraft based in various worldwide locations. We offer a competitive benefits package, paid KCM, company-paid Life and AD&D with buy up option. Employees may also participate in our 401K Plan with an employer match. Jet Edge is IS-BAO stage III, AR/GUS Platinum, EJM authorized, and Wyvern Wingman and are pleased to be among the first operators to offer the FAA ASAP program for pilots.

Jet It: With recently increased pay rates, Jet It is a fractional operator based in North Carolina, offering home-basing for all pilots. The company doubled in size in 2021 and anticipates continued growth through 2022. Hiring experienced 135 pilots for both PIC and SIC positions into the Honda Jet, the company offers full benefits and a competitive salary with a salary accelerator every six months.

Kalitta Charters: Managing both a large jet cargo as well as part 135 company, Kalitta is hiring for both PIC and SIC positions on the B-737, Learjet 35/45 and Falcon 20. Recently introduced new pay scales for the Learjet and Falcon. Kalitta Charters positions are available to pilots past 65.

Phoenix Air: Phoenix Air Group is a multi-mission part 135 operator of Learjet, Gulfstream III & IV aircraft. We operate MEDEVAC, cargo, HAZMAT, biocontainment, and special missions aircraft worldwide, on-demand. Our unique capabilities allow pilots a flexible schedule with competitive pay, benefits, and a fun &rewarding mission-set. Phoenix Air has been a pioneer in the aviation industry for nearly 40 years and is looking to add new members to our flight crew, maintenance, and charter families. Applicants should be able to pass background check and pilots must be able to meet the ICAO PIC requirements for five years.

Premier Private Jets: Recruiting for SIC (750 TT minimum with ATP-CTP complete) and PIC positions for Citations and Hawker 400XP and 800XP. Home-based with ATP. Positions available to pilots over 65.

Volato: Hiring for HondaJet PICs and SICs in various locations in CA/TX/FL/CA/NY/AZ states. Other states considered for the right candidates. First year PIC compensation is $130k and $150k year two. $10k bonus if HondaJet Typed. Volato is offering the best benefits including 100% paid health and 4% match 401k. Curates a team of owner-centric pilots by providing them a safe and positive work environment, strong remuneration, benefits and a balanced lifestyle.

Wheels Up: A welcomed sponsor at FAPA’s monthly Pilot Job Fairs and Pilot Retirement Party in April, Wheels Up continues to aggressively recruit pilots. They are looking for both SIC and PIC pilots in the King Air, BE400, Citation X and light jet fleet. Recently introduced new industry-leading pay scales. Positions are available to pilots over 65.

Regional Airline Hiring
The Regional Airlines, the Part 121 point of entry for many career pilots, continue to do everything they can to draw the attention of qualified - or soon-to-be-qualified - candidates. Ever-increasing sign-on bonuses, new and existing cadet programs, university and vocational flight school partnerships, military and rotorcraft transition training, international sponsorship, and airline/charter pathway programs are being ramped up, unveiled and announced by more and more of the regional airlines every week. Be sure and check with each individual carrier to see what it is they are offering to attract the best pilots to their cockpits, but here are the hiring highlights for the eleven regional airlines:

Air Wisconsin: Air Wisconsin pilots qualify for a direct flow to United Airlines with the enhancements to the Aviate program. Aviate allows Air Wisconsin pilots to join by simply opting into the program. United aims to hire up to 24% of the Air Wisconsin Aviate transition list each year. Year 1-3 with Air Wisconsin equates to $285,000 not including the $30,000 sign-on bonus to all new pilots, plus a $15,000 bonus for those with qualifying experience. Hiring for DAY, IAD, MKE and ORD bases. New hire classes every two weeks. CRJ700 added June 2021. CRJ200SF to be added Q3 of 2022. CRJ900 to be added in 2023.

Cape Air: Recruiting full-time and part-time PICs to operate in its Northeast, Caribbean, Midwest, and Montana regions. Cape Air pilots enjoy four-day work weeks and return to their base every night. Part-Time Flight Instructor opportunities are also available in Hyannis, MA, position available to pilots over 65. Cape Air pilots enjoy the benefit of formal Career Pathway Programs with Republic Airways, Spirit Airlines, and JetBlue.

CommutAir: Recently announced flow to United via Aviate. Ratified new long-term contract with significant increases in pay for Captains and First Officers, benefits and quality of life enhancements. Hiring pilots for DEN, IAD and IAH. Applicants with 1,000 hours of applicable 121 or 135 experience - Direct Entry Captains - are eligible for a $50,000 sign-on bonus; most junior Captain hired on 1/3/22! Now accepting applications from Australian pilots eligible for an E-3 visa. Upcoming classes in 2022 for new hires are March 28th, April 11th and April 25th.

Empire Airlines: FedEx Express feeder since 1988, operating a fleet of ATR 42s, ATR 72s and Caravan 208s throughout the western United States. While you won't see any planes emblazoned with their logo, if you look closely at a FedEx plane, you might spot an "Operated by Empire Airlines" decal. Empire Airlines has more than 400 employees based in 14 states, with operations spanning 5 time zones. Recruiting for Part 121 PICs and SICs and for Part 135 PICs.

Endeavor: Endeavor Air recently unveiled a $110,000 pilot retention program for their pilots as they build their time toward the Delta flight deck. With a newly-announced Career Advancement Program providing a guaranteed and direct path to Delta, new FOs can look forward to a $10,000 new hire bonus upon completion of OE, plus an additional $10,000-$30,000 bonus for those with qualifying Part 121 experience. Holding new hire classes weekly.

Envoy: Offering up to $15,000 in bonuses for new and existing cadets in addition to $15,000 in new hire bonuses to FOs. This is in addition to $150,000 in upgrade and retention bonuses for AA-bound pilots. First Officers who have flown more than 750 hours in Part 121 or Part 135 operations can earn $175,000 upon joining Envoy and completing flight training. If a candidate has 750 hours of Part 121.436 qualifying flight time and is type-rated on the Embraer 145/40 or 175, they are eligible to earn an extra $7,500!

GoJet: Recently announced flow to United via Aviate, new industry-leading pay rates, new hire bonuses of $20,000 for First Officers, and up to $65,000 for Near Entry and Direct Entry Captains! New hire classes are offered every two weeks for 20 candidates. Captain-qualified individuals can expect immediate upgrade and Captain pay throughout new hire training and 1:1 longevity match. Just opened a new crew base in RIC. Active pathway programs with Aviate, Spirit, Atlas and Mountain Air Cargo and 24% of their Aviate pilots will flow through to United after 24 months of employment.

Horizon: Recently launched the Ascend Pilot Academy! Plans on hiring over 400 First Officers in 2022. Interviewing Q400 FOs for domiciles in MFR, PDX, SEA, GEG and BOI, and E175 FOs for domiciles in SEA, PDX, PAE and ANC. Offering a New Hire Bonus of $17,500 for the Q400 and $5,000 for the E175 paid upon completion of IOE. Also offering an Experienced Hire Bonus based on prior qualifying time up to $32,500 for the Q400 and $10,000 for the E175 paid over the first 18 months. Join Horizon Air on the Q400 with prior qualifying time and receive up to $50,000 in bonuses! Their Pilot Development Program is offering flight training stipends up to $12,500 for time-building pilots.

Mesa: Flow to United via Aviate after 24 months of service! Is recruiting cadets and offering a $10,000 advance on their $20,000 pilot sign-on bonus! New hire classes for the E-Jet and CRJ every three weeks for as many new pilots as possible. Also recruiting non-Line Pilot Instructors for the PHX base with up to $40,000 in sign-bonuses for pilots with a PIC CL65 or ERJ-170 type rating; this position is also available to pilots over 65.

Piedmont: Just announced new MDT base in the spring! Application window for their Cadet Program is open, where participants can earn $22,500 in bonuses while building their hours anywhere and anyway they want. Still offering a $15,000 sign-on bonus for new FOs, $30,000 for Direct Entry Captains and $10,000 employee referral bonuses. Classes held every two weeks with no training delays. Piedmont Pilots bound for American Airlines can also earn up to $187,500 in bonuses!

PSA: Now accepting applications for their cadet program, which is not exclusive to students from their partner schools; any qualified pilot can apply! Also recently announced new commuter hotel benefits. Interviewing new pilot and DEC candidates and offering a $15,000 sign-on bonus. Direct Entry Captains can earn up to $152,000 in first year compensation and bonuses. In addition, pilots with 1,000 hours of qualifying Part 121 time can earn a $15,000 high experience bonus, pilots with 600 hours of 121 time can earn a $10,000 bonus, and pilots with a CRJ type rating can earn a $7,500 bonus. New hire classes every two weeks for 30 candidates each. PSA pilots can earn up to $187,500 in bonuses, PLUS a seat at American Airlines.

Republic: Scheduled to be recruiting at all FAPA’s 2022 Pilot Job Fairs, Republic is offering newly hired FOs a bonus up to $60,000. Flying for American, Delta and United, they are advertising no junior manning, no hot reserve, the industry’s highest minimum daily guarantee of 4:12, and new hire classes are held every Tuesday. With anticipated hiring topping 1,500 new pilots in 2022, Republic Airways is building a new aviation campus which includes a new training center that will house ten simulator bays.

SkyWest: SkyWest Airlines is now hiring Direct Entry Captains who qualify for $40,000 in bonuses, year-for-year pay match up to 10 years, and a Guaranteed Pilot Interview (GPI). SkyWest is the only regional airline offering captains a guaranteed interview with their choice of United, Delta and Alaska Airlines (or all three). Pilots still building hours qualify for up to $17,500 in tuition reimbursements at select schools and military aviators can receive up to $25,000 in bonuses and tuition reimbursement. There has never been a better time to Take Control of Your Career and to enjoy all the benefits available at SkyWest.
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Old 29th Mar 2022, 09:15
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Got this from a mate, some reference to E-3s in there, but a good snapshot of the US market at the moment:
I highly recommend Aussie Pilots head across the ditch and fly in the USA. The industry is amazing! There are some negatives of living in the USA but if you don't have a family it will be the best experience of your life and never look back with regrets. You will fly into the busiest airports in the world, experience the craziest weather, become good stick and rudder pilots (if you aren't hand flying to F200 your seen as odd), have overnights in the most interesting places you would never travel to as a tourist and make some good friends along the way (The American's love a good yarn with an Ozzie).
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Old 30th Mar 2022, 03:20
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National Airlines

Guys,

Have posted previously about National Airlines, posting again because people are being caught out.

Be aware you will not get an E3 visa. They are trying to play games and putting people on a lower contract out of Dubai. Don't be fooled and fall for the "I always wanted to fly the 747" thing.
I knocked them back, and I always wanted that as well.

They will promise you the world and the E3, but the contract clearly states once you sign it, anything promised is null and void, and you owe a bond if you try to leave even if you haven't done the type rating yet. You come under UAE law, and you pass through there at any point, then expect to be arrested.

If your happy with a company behaving this way, then be my guest, but you have been warned.

There are waaay better options out there.
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Old 30th Mar 2022, 14:35
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Capt Under Pants,

Not quite true- I know of heaps of blokes on the the E3 visa, who have signed the Dubai contract. The company is giving E3 visas to guys who want it. One bloke started last week, signed the Dubai Contract, went through Dubai and got his e3 visa. National has not done e3 visas before in their history so there have been teething problems. The company loves Aussies and want as many as they can get.
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Old 30th Mar 2022, 22:56
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Originally Posted by Capt Under Pants
Guys,

Have posted previously about National Airlines, posting again because people are being caught out.

Be aware you will not get an E3 visa. They are trying to play games and putting people on a lower contract out of Dubai. Don't be fooled and fall for the "I always wanted to fly the 747" thing.
I knocked them back, and I always wanted that as well.

They will promise you the world and the E3, but the contract clearly states once you sign it, anything promised is null and void, and you owe a bond if you try to leave even if you haven't done the type rating yet. You come under UAE law, and you pass through there at any point, then expect to be arrested.

If your happy with a company behaving this way, then be my guest, but you have been warned.

There are waaay better options out there.
what is the DXB contract? Do they assist with commuting?
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Old 31st Mar 2022, 04:50
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Havoc,

Maybe I was told wrong. Latest from people there is the initial batch of guys were finally getting their E3 visas, but guys after group 4 and back haven't got anything.
Maybe that will occur, fingers crossed for them.
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Would love to do this but have no idea where to start?
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Old 31st Mar 2022, 10:07
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Would love to do this but have no idea where to start?
https://www.airlineapps.com/
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You could try the button on the homepage labeled

"Get started"

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Thanks mate will have a look
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I see some here are quite critical about the jobs available overseas, fair enough. If any of you have acquaintances in the 717 operation here in Oz, drop them a message and ask what is being rammed down their throat as we speak, you might get a picture of the sick ideologies coming your way. You shouldn’t base your sumptuous on the way things are now, but what the future agreements will look like and the future outlook in this country is dimming very quickly.
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The BNE long haul cabin crew base is still all stood down. Today the Jet Connect cabin crew from NZ were brought in to crew the first BNE-LAX service, and the company sent out an email celebrating that despicable situation. As far as the company is concerned, minimum costs/max bonuses are all they want.

If I was a lot younger I would be in the US in a heartbeat despite some reservations about the political landscape. I think Australia is a great country, but more and more you will have to have serious money to live here, and more and more pilots won’t.
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Alaskan DHC-8 operator, Ravn, has gone the E3 route. It's not 100% clear to me if they require an FAA ATP. The wording is a bit fuzzy in that regard:

"Non-Type Rated Pilots will be sponsored to complete a type rating (no bond). "

"Must meet the applicable Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) minimums as specified in 14 CFR Part 61 for either an ATP or Restricted ATP (R-ATP)."

https://jobs.flightglobal.com/job/14...mpaign=general
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The BNE long haul cabin crew base is still all stood down. Today the Jet Connect cabin crew from NZ were brought in to crew the first BNE-LAX service, and the company sent out an email celebrating that despicable situation.
Is that even legal? Have the unions taken Qantas to task over this?
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Is that even legal? Have the unions taken Qantas to task over this?
The statement wasn’t totally correct. The brisbane based flighties have all been stood up. I think since the start of last bid period, 9 weeks ago. They’re also operating BNE-SIN.
The company wished to use the Aussie crew for BNE-LAX. However the FAAA made it perfectly clear that they do not accept the crew rest on the 330 for that sector length. Which is why the Jetconnect crew are being used.
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Originally Posted by Sparrows.
The statement wasn’t totally correct. The brisbane based flighties have all been stood up. I think since the start of last bid period, 9 weeks ago. They’re also operating BNE-SIN.
The company wished to use the Aussie crew for BNE-LAX. However the FAAA made it perfectly clear that they do not accept the crew rest on the 330 for that sector length. Which is why the Jetconnect crew are being used.
Sounds like the comment was totally incorrect then!
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Originally Posted by Sparrows.
The statement wasn’t totally correct. The brisbane based flighties have all been stood up. I think since the start of last bid period, 9 weeks ago. They’re also operating BNE-SIN.
The company wished to use the Aussie crew for BNE-LAX. However the FAAA made it perfectly clear that they do not accept the crew rest on the 330 for that sector length. Which is why the Jetconnect crew are being used.
Sounds more legitimate. What about the tech crew rest? Is that up to scratch?
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