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Old 6th Jun 2018, 10:46
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The timing for some of the Jetgo flightcrew may be fortunate in so far as US Comutair is advertising via an Australian recruiter for Australian E145 pilots. They seem very keen to consider people with quite low experience. It may be a fishing exercise, it may be a door opening at just the right time.

What more can be said of the collapse? Such a wasted opportunity. I would hope the directors have the decency to fully repay any debts even if it means selling personal assets. After all, the creditors were never going to share in the profits, why should they be on the hook for the losses.
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Old 6th Jun 2018, 11:48
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Originally Posted by hammerofinjustice View Post
Looks like he is trying to delete his life...

RUMOUR: A message was sent to a staff members phone today from the CEO detailing his plans to fly out to China tonight. This was also confirmed by the CP. Some staff contacted AFP. Administrators called a staff meeting tomorrow and from what I've heard they've entered liquidation.
what a Grub, Knowingly recruiting new pilots as this was impending. Rumour also has it that all Jetgo managers were paid double in May. The flight crew… nothing.


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Old 6th Jun 2018, 12:42
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Jason was one of the pilots who did the E190 training I'm told and he left for Vietnam or the like today to ferry an aircraft somewhere....

Nero fiddles, while Rome burns!
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Old 6th Jun 2018, 23:04
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Well a trip to China for an Australian requires a visa, unless in transit, which takes about a week to obtain. Why would the AFP care if there is no warrant or travel ban in place? If there was a travel ban it would be picked up on departure by immigration. The Jetgo fleet is under the control of a an administrator so was JR reported to be ferrying someone else's aircraft?
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Old 6th Jun 2018, 23:14
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Not China...... Vietnam.

http://i1149.photobucket.com/albums/...s5taqpgrg.jpeg
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Old 6th Jun 2018, 23:31
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Like the passing of Halleys Comet most people only see an event like this once in their lifetime. While most were sleepily brewing their morning coffee, the most significant even in Australian aviation since Dick Smith learnt to fly, JR left the country!!!!!! I always say the best place for a dangerous pilot is overseas. Y'all don't come back now!! @1400 beer O'clock boys.
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Old 7th Jun 2018, 02:44
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Originally Posted by longlegs View Post
Accompanying Courier Mail Illustration of Jason Ryder by Brett Lethbridge.
The Archibald Prize beckons…..
not only the Archibald Prize, the bloke clearly predicted Ryder’s departure, fist pumping the sky, saying hẹn gặp lại. Going to play tennis for 6 months.
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Old 7th Jun 2018, 03:25
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Tennis player?

It's funny, I would never have picked him as a tennis player in a (insert amount JETGO owe) years.
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Old 7th Jun 2018, 06:00
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It seems that unfortunately the pink slips were handed out today. It's a shame that it came to this while the "Emperor with no clothes" struts the tennis courts of Saigon...
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Old 7th Jun 2018, 08:59
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So the rumour is a lovely job flying a Legacy in Vietnam trumps fronting up to your staff and telling them they are out of a job. How long does it take to arrange the job and visa? Does that pre date the company going into administration?

If a company cannot pay its wages for a month does that mean by definition that it is insolvent or is it more complex than that? If the company is insolvent but still trading then the director(s) would face large penalties would they not?

Best wishes to all the staff for the future. At least the market is buoyant at the moment.
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Old 7th Jun 2018, 09:28
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At least the market is buoyant at the moment.
Not everyone at JetGo was a pilot my boy. They too have commitments and the need to find a new job. But alas I guess a pilot only thinks of oneself here...
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Old 7th Jun 2018, 09:33
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Thanks, I have not been called a boy, or patronised so well in a long time.

So dear chap, where did I include only pilots or exclude non pilots?
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Old 7th Jun 2018, 09:56
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"Not everyone at JetGo was a pilot my boy. They too have commitments and the need to find a new job. But alas I guess a pilot only thinks of oneself here..."

Guess the fact that it is a Pilot BB might suggest why you may see it a little pilot centric....whilst my heart goes out to all who find themselves in this position (hey..been there and it sucks big time), but at the same time I bet none of the Admin etc have forked out some really big money for their jobs, unlike the some off the guys who paid serious coin for endorsements etc.

Polite way of saying you should be a little less patronising, and perhaps direct the anger where it is is due, or go and deal with it on another BB.

Just sick of people sticking it up pilots when none of the issues such as this is their fault...and other, sick of some peoples need to vent in what I reckon is on an inappropriate forum for that vent.

Just saying!!!!
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Old 7th Jun 2018, 10:04
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10 Captains, 10 F/O’s, 21 Flight Attendants, 8 Engineering, 40 + Admin (reservations, operations, data etc).... does that figure justify 6 airframes?

all out of jobs, haven’t been paid in two months and now no future...
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Old 7th Jun 2018, 10:24
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Originally Posted by Square Bear View Post
"Not everyone at JetGo was a pilot my boy. They too have commitments and the need to find a new job. But alas I guess a pilot only thinks of oneself here..."

Guess the fact that it is a Pilot BB might suggest why you may see it a little pilot centric....whilst my heart goes out to all who find themselves in this position (hey..been there and it sucks big time), but at the same time I bet none of the Admin etc have forked out some really big money for their jobs, unlike the some off the guys who paid serious coin for endorsements etc.

Polite way of saying you should be a little less patronising, and perhaps direct the anger where it is is due, or go and deal with it on another BB.

Just sick of people sticking it up pilots when none of the issues such as this is their fault...and other, sick of some peoples need to vent in what I reckon is on an inappropriate forum for that vent.

Just saying!!!!
Lets also keep in mind now - pilots in senior company roles is often not a good out come.

There are many, many comments from pilots saying that pilots would make better management decisions in companies and should have more say.

This pilot now in Vietnam, is still a professional pilot. There are many such as a Captain Woods, but he sold the company to his partner on funny books and soon after it had no money.
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Old 7th Jun 2018, 10:29
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Polite way of saying you should be a little less patronising, and perhaps direct the anger where it is is due, or go and deal with it on another BB.
My dear thin skinned man, firstly there is no anger just reality and many who are not pilots have big investments in obtaining their goals. My daughter spent nine years of hard study to achieve her doctorate [I paid her fees] and no salary until being selected for a University position that pays about the same a a large turbo-prop captain. Many pilots of course made big financial sacrifices others have leaned their craft through the military [no cost there] or scholarship and cadetships plus maybe 'daddy'...
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Old 7th Jun 2018, 11:43
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If a company cannot pay its wages for a month does that mean by definition that it is insolvent or is it more complex than that?
Icarus, I am sure you are smarter than you pretend... but if a company cannot pay its debts as and when they fall due, it is trading insolvent.

Most GA companies are in this boat and paying their accounts 30-60 days late but at least we get our wages paid. My thoughts with the mates at JetGo, I know many of them have held concerns for a long time.
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Old 7th Jun 2018, 18:52
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Originally Posted by Nulli Secundus View Post
The timing for some of the Jetgo flightcrew may be fortunate in so far as US Comutair is advertising via an Australian recruiter for Australian E145 pilots. They seem very keen to consider people with quite low experience. It may be a fishing exercise, it may be a door opening at just the right time.

What more can be said of the collapse? Such a wasted opportunity. I would hope the directors have the decency to fully repay any debts even if it means selling personal assets. After all, the creditors were never going to share in the profits, why should they be on the hook for the losses.
US regionals could care less what you’ve been flying so long as you meet the requirements for an FAA ATP and the visa requirements for an E3 visa.

skywest (us regional), commutair, Piedmont, transstates, expressjet are all desperate for pilots and will take E3 visa applicants. Personally I would go with the first three.
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Old 10th Jun 2018, 12:14
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From the Illawarra Mercury:

During the period of administration the company has suspended regular public transport services, including flights from Illawarra Regional Airport.

“Council can confirm that JetGo owes $149,299 in outstanding passenger fees, which was expected income for Shellharbour council,” a council statement released on Friday said.

“It also owes $269,104 being the cost of mandatory security provided by council using contractors.
Only a bit over $400K on this one. Who have they been paying?
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Old 10th Jun 2018, 14:07
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Originally Posted by TBM-Legend View Post
From the Illawarra Mercury:



Only a bit over $400K on this one. Who have they been paying?
The CEO of Jetgo.

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