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Old 29th Apr 2007, 12:02
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well done

Well done guys/girls!

we desperately need you! so short of crew at the moment.

It will save all of us a hell of a summer with you coming online!

Congrats to all of you who managed to get through!
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Old 29th Apr 2007, 12:04
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tks guy for your reply!!!
If they will offer me the position I will start my training on 14 may too very happy If i will recive a call.....I m just afraid they will forget about me!!!

I ll let you know......

tks
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Old 29th Apr 2007, 12:07
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bmed o virgin

hey all

got accepted by bmed and have an upcoming interview with virgin. what if i get the job there too. anyone an idea??
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Old 29th Apr 2007, 12:07
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Either way, they won't forget about anyone! best of luck!
keep us posted!
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Old 29th Apr 2007, 13:55
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Hi I also start on 14th May
looking forward to it, but worried about the future when we go over to BMI dont want to be traveling up to Heathrow everyday for short haul. Some people are saying they will give all our routes to present BMI Crew and make us do the short haul BMI routes.As there is not a 2p (agreement think thats what it is)they can do with us as they like or we leave, so I hear. But I think it could be an exciting time to join both BMED and BMI so thats how Im going to keep thinking, no one really knows whats going to happen except the BMI management.Have to wait and see!
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Old 29th Apr 2007, 21:14
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no one really knows whats going to happen except the BMI management
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Old 1st May 2007, 21:08
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Help!

Hi all,

Ive been invited to join the assessment day on sat 05th may, can any of you give me some pointers on what to expect..
Im a sccm with a shorthaul carrier at the moment, what are the prospects of promotion to sccm?
Also, what are the rosters and take home wages like? (my roster at present is- i dont have a life )

Please feel free to PM if u like

Many thanks and i look forward to maybe working with u all!

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Old 2nd May 2007, 08:38
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bmi interview

I've the interview with BMED the 13th , i spoke here with an italian guy who works in bmed and told me that at the moment salary is quite good around 1500 gbp as entry level. Rosters sound quite good too, he told me that many cabin crew commute so i think that after any a trip u have some days off. The problem is that nobody knows what will happen with BMI cuz they want to cut salary up to 30 per cent, reduce annual leaves from 30 to 20 and allownces in bmi are really cheap. BTW if ther's some BMI cabin crew who want to explain us how's life in BMI ( rosters , wages... ) are welcome
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Old 2nd May 2007, 22:23
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bmi and bmed

bmed, bmi, it all depends on what you are looking for. No one knows at the moment how the integration of the two airlines will work. The plan is to take the best practice of both airlines and evolving to one airline that will have Domestic, European, Mid-Haul and Long-Haul out of LHR. No formal decision has been made as yet and the integration team is still hard at work seeing what works.

Please don't listen to the rumours out there. They are not going to just take all the bmed crew and have them operate shorthaul flights and vice versa!! That would be business suicide as they would be taking away the experience both ways!!

As for bmi, they have just posted their '06 results and it makes good reading...almost 200% increase on last year. They still own the second largest number of slots in LHR and with open skies next year, they are planning launching more longhaul routes out of LHR.

It all depends on what you are looking for. If you intend to commute from outstation and want long-haul flying then probably bmi is not for you. If you want a mix and joining what could be a rapidly expanding airline that is still considered small and friendly, then you should give it a go.

Either way, good luck in your choice!!
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Old 3rd May 2007, 06:42
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Thanks for that PETC01 Im looking forward to the merger, think it will be a good thing all round for both crews.
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Old 6th Jun 2007, 22:37
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I am getting my Hepatitis A/B and yellow fever vaccinations but what do you do regarding anti-Malaria tablets? Is there any particular medication people can recommend (without too many side effects!)
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Old 7th Jun 2007, 16:59
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Don't worry about anti-malarials. The company supplies Malarone sufficient for each trip + 5 days, and there is loads of DEET spray available.

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Old 9th Jun 2007, 20:53
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Yippee!

Just to let you all know went for interview today and after an hour recevied a call to say i got the job!

I was one of seven out of about 30 odd!

Start training on 17th July!
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Old 9th Jun 2007, 23:04
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well done flying-ger

Congratulations.

Almost certain I will go to the next interview.

What did you think of the company etc?

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Old 10th Jun 2007, 15:35
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Uniform

How does the BA Uniform shop work? My uniform fitting is two days before my training and I need to get shoes now. Is it ok to go in without an appointment to try shoes? Believe me, I've tried everywhere else!!
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Old 23rd Jun 2007, 17:40
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Dilema!

If anyone can help that would be great.

I was lucky enough to get a job with Bmed and I really liked the feel of the company. However I would be a 'commuter'. My worry is when the company becomes Bmi do you think I will have to do lots of short-hauls? If anyone is reading this working for Bmed or Bmi do you know any up to date news on how the merge will be??

Bmeds money is also good but doing shorts if that is the case with Bmi should I expect less a month in wages? Thanks.
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Old 23rd Jun 2007, 18:51
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Hello, I start my BMED training on Monday and will also be commuting once training has finished. I was told in my interview that the old BMED routes will be split between long and short haul but they didn't know where the staff would be going - between the two I suppose. We won't be the only ones affected and we'll know more in the coming months, if bmi share with us their plans!
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Old 24th Jun 2007, 12:13
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I would imagine that first of all BMI crew will be doing BMI routes and BMED crew will be continuing to do the old BMED routes.

I would think that as time passes the crews will become more and more integrated as it makes more sense for an airline to have the flexibility of having crews who can do both short and medium haul flights rather than having 2 seperate sets of crews.

But then again who knows what BMI will do!
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Old 18th Nov 2007, 20:20
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bmed to bmi

so how is it going for you all? I have done a few flights and not too bad. not ideal though. and that crew room is like Hitlers bunker! what do you think?
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Old 18th Nov 2007, 20:57
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Believe me, the crew room has improved a million percent in the last couple of years. You should have seen the OLD sofas !
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