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Old 30th Jun 2019, 08:22
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This is not correct
I'm happy to be corrected Mr Google Head, please elaborate?
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Old 30th Jun 2019, 08:31
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I'm not sure if they need Captains Krusty. Perhaps the company is hoping that after an EBA gets all signed up, jet FO's will want to go to the ATR.
Perhaps Mr Google Head or someone else in the know can answer your question.
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Old 30th Jun 2019, 09:32
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Originally Posted by "Littlebird" View Post
I'm happy to be corrected Mr Google Head, please elaborate?
There has been Jet FO movement from mainline to ATR...the number probably small but not zero.
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Old 30th Jun 2019, 09:54
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Originally Posted by "Littlebird" View Post
I'm not sure if they need Captains Krusty. Perhaps the company is hoping that after an EBA gets all signed up, jet FO's will want to go to the ATR.
Perhaps Mr Google Head or someone else in the know can answer your question.
They need 8 Captains LB. 4 in Sydney and 4 in Canberra.

If HR or Recruitment, or whoever is in charge of these things are speculating that people will come across rather than processing the last round of qualified applicants, then I suppose theyíre way smarter than I am!
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Old 1st Jul 2019, 07:07
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Originally Posted by KRUSTY 34 View Post
Well, isnít that interesting.

A ďSourceĒ has informed me that all applications for DEC have been ďBinnedĒ in favour of internal applicants?
Can this be true since applications only closed yesterday?
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Old 1st Jul 2019, 09:34
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Originally Posted by aussiepilot View Post
Can this be true since applications only closed yesterday?
Apparently so.

Remembering a Source is still just a Source?
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Old 17th Jul 2019, 07:15
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Originally Posted by kjvmw View Post
Anyone been invited to an VANZ interview recently?

Thanks
Hi mate

could you please let me know if you hear anything as well.
i have interview coming up as well
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Old 31st Jul 2019, 18:26
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Hi Everyone,

I was chatting to a mate who said that one of his mates told him that Virgin is not going to run any course for the rest of 2019 at this stage. He said that they need about 10 737 drivers split between Aus & NZ but after that nothing.

I interviewed in Brisbane early this year and received an email saying that my application was successful pending reference checks. If anyone with inside info has more knowledge on this please help, I would like to know if I am going to be on the hold file into 2020.

Cheers
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Old 1st Aug 2019, 03:08
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All I know is that tiger required 10 FO 737, so provided those spots donít get filled internally there could be a spot there.
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Old 1st Aug 2019, 09:06
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Originally Posted by anonfly View Post
All I know is that tiger required 10 FO 737, so provided those spots donít get filled internally there could be a spot there.
Surely the trippler SOs and ATR drivers will snap up these slots?
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Old 1st Aug 2019, 11:14
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Any news on the ATR DEC front?
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Old 1st Aug 2019, 21:13
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Originally Posted by aussiepilot View Post
Any news on the ATR DEC front?
Latest info is that DECís wonít be required as the pay for captains and f/oís is about to be improved to aid retention.
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Old 1st Aug 2019, 21:51
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Originally Posted by turbantime View Post


Latest info is that DECís wonít be required as the pay for captains and f/oís is about to be improved to aid retention.
Thatís the information I have as well.

Makes you wonder what their motives were in calling for applications recently? Only to tell a whole bunch of people that they are no longer competitive!
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Old 3rd Aug 2019, 04:23
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My understanding is that no proposed EBA has yet been seen by the wider ATR pilot group, let alone voted on. Any talk about big pay rises helping with retention seems pretty ambitious and speculative at this point.
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Old 26th Aug 2019, 00:30
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Hi
anyone has done the 2 days interview with virgin in Brisbane,any information on that will be much appreciated.
thanks
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Old 2nd Sep 2019, 23:29
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How long did people wait between submitting the flipbase video and being invited for the interview?

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Old 21st Oct 2019, 05:01
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Can anyone please provide any info about external pilot recruitment numbers that the company need once the fleet & network review is completed? Also is a date set as to when the company will go public with its fleet & network review? What I have been told is that VANZ is short on numbers and they can't fully man a roster. All they are waiting for is the nod from management to run more endorsement courses. Can anyone shed any light on if the Aus operation is short on drivers? I'm still waiting for that phone call from HR about a start date and I bet lots of others are in the same boat as me.
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Old 21st Oct 2019, 20:14
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Originally Posted by under the radar 55 View Post
Can anyone please provide any info about external pilot recruitment numbers that the company need once the fleet & network review is completed? Also is a date set as to when the company will go public with its fleet & network review? What I have been told is that VANZ is short on numbers and they can't fully man a roster. All they are waiting for is the nod from management to run more endorsement courses. Can anyone shed any light on if the Aus operation is short on drivers? I'm still waiting for that phone call from HR about a start date and I bet lots of others are in the same boat as me.
The latest resource plan showed a need for the following pilots over the next 12 months:

12 x 777 SO positions
20 x Aus 737 FO positions
6 x NZ 737 FO positions
4 x ATR Captains positions
6 x ATR FO positions
Handful of WB Captain and FO positions

Those numbers typically donít take into account further attrition during the year (say if QF started awarding start dates again).

And those numbers also typically donít take into account backfilled positions (for example if the Company awards a 330 command to a 737 captain, they will then as an example replace that 737 captain with a 737 FO, who may be replaced by a 777 SO who may need to be replaced by someone on the hold file).

That list doesnít cover TT or VARA West Coast positions.

And of course that list could change pending outcome of network review (which as a guess I would think would be pulling capacity out of NZ)!

Fingers crossed you donít wait too long on the hold file.
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Old 21st Oct 2019, 21:10
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Colonel_Klink;

Thank you Colonel_Klink for theses numbers (this is very positive) hopefully HR will start calling people from the hold file soon. Can you tell me please are these positions open to internal bidding before they are open to external applications?
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Old 21st Oct 2019, 21:45
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Originally Posted by Colonel_Klink View Post

Handful of WB Captain and FO positions

14 wide body window seats to be more precise. The consequential movements of those alone could potentially almost double the narrow body positions.
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