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Old 29th Aug 2018, 05:30
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Anyone with any info on how todayís annual results will affect fleet upgrades etc?
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Old 29th Aug 2018, 06:37
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Anyone with any info on how todayís annual results will affect fleet upgrades etc?
Info, or speculation? You'll get a lot of one and almost none of the other. JB is basically a caretaker CEO right now so I would take any word on the street about fleet upgrades with a big grain of salt.
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Old 30th Aug 2018, 01:52
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JB has indicated that he one announcement left, on the same scale as the BNE-ASP and HBA-PER route plans so don't expect anything as big as a widebody order. Max10 will replace 332 on transcon.
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Old 30th Aug 2018, 05:00
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Anyone currently on the hold file for 777 SO/ 737 NZ/ATR FO? Just wondering how long majority of people are waiting to a start date.
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Old 31st Aug 2018, 07:37
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737 on trans con, why don't they just divert the reservation calls straight to Qantas
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Old 31st Aug 2018, 11:31
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Because Q play the same game. BN to PH 5:40 with two toilets narrow body. Rolls eyes.
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Old 5th Sep 2018, 06:20
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I did it in the fixed base sim in Altheon or whatever it used to be called. All the power settings and speeds they sent me and I memorized were wrong..they said as much in the briefing..it was a departure and then handling and a return for the hold and the ILS at YMML. No failures except for the flight director and autopilot..buy an hours practice..itís worth it
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Old 5th Sep 2018, 11:37
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Originally Posted by mattyj View Post
I did it in the fixed base sim in Altheon or whatever it used to be called. All the power settings and speeds they sent me and I memorized were wrong..they said as much in the briefing..it was a departure and then handling and a return for the hold and the ILS at YMML. No failures except for the flight director and autopilot..buy an hours practice..itís worth it
Hi Matty
Was this for the Fokker 100?
Anyone know what to expect in the sim and interview for the F100.
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Old 5th Sep 2018, 13:47
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If its for the 73 just remember to lean forward and nod when they start talking about NZ
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Old 6th Sep 2018, 00:20
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Anyone has any info on the F100 interview tech questions
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Old 16th Sep 2018, 10:13
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I'm sure that this question has been asked before, but what are the times to command and moving on to the 737 from the F100 fleet, also how long before you can expect to move from Perth.??
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Old 16th Sep 2018, 11:03
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Are HR serious or they still wasting peopleís time ?
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Old 16th Sep 2018, 11:09
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Originally Posted by Toruk Macto View Post
Are HR serious or they still wasting peopleís time ?
What do you mean by that?
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Old 17th Sep 2018, 23:04
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Gíday all

havent been able to find out much information about this - no one seems to know! Any help would be much appreciated.

Say I joined VA on the 777, then wanted to go to Tiger to speed up my time to narrowbody and shorten my time longhaul - does anyone know of the process involved - whether it is as easy as filling out a form, or whether there is a full application process to transfer?

Thanks in advance
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Old 17th Sep 2018, 23:12
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As far as Iím aware... seeing as the seniority lists are now joined, simple as bidding across ...
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Old 18th Sep 2018, 00:28
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Yup, once you've done your time, which AFAIK is 3 years in position, you can bid to VA or TT or VARA or VAINZ window seat. If you've kept your nose reasonably clean and (here's the kicker) they're not desperately short on your existing fleet you're in.
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Old 18th Sep 2018, 01:38
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As far as Iím aware... seeing as the seniority lists are now joined, simple as bidding across ...
But I thought VARA has been on the seniority list for some time, yet their pilots appear they must apply for a mainline position?

Also yes... just like at any airline - and that is truly a big kicker, as I donít know many that have had the correct crew compliments for some time!
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Old 18th Sep 2018, 09:20
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I donít know many that have had the correct crew compliments for some time!
yeah I canít remember the last time I had a compliment
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Old 23rd Sep 2018, 06:33
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Originally Posted by Abc3211 View Post
Anyone currently on the hold file for 777 SO/ 737 NZ/ATR FO? Just wondering how long majority of people are waiting to a start date.
Hey mate, yeah got the tick in the box for hold file mid august and a mate and I who both have done it are still waiting to hear more.
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Old 23rd Sep 2018, 06:36
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Originally Posted by Flydawg View Post
I'm sure that this question has been asked before, but what are the times to command and moving on to the 737 from the F100 fleet, also how long before you can expect to move from Perth.??
During the interview they told me 11 years to command on the 737. Can't help with the rest though.
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