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Old 20th Jun 2005, 01:12
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Ozjet

Anyone know what's going on at Ozjet?
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Old 20th Jun 2005, 02:05
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Not a thing, but looks like they are busy here:

http://www.pprune.org/forums/showthr...hreadid=172180


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Old 20th Jun 2005, 06:20
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To the top for more info... All these views and not a response!
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Old 20th Jun 2005, 08:08
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Well it sounds as though FA recruitment is going ahead. Where are we at as far as Flight Crew? As far as I am aware interviews have not taken place yet, havnt heard of anyone even being contacted yet, except for thanks but no thanks letters.
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Old 20th Jun 2005, 08:53
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It'll never happen.................IMHO !
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Old 20th Jun 2005, 11:18
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This week Ozjet have applied for their AOC. The authority say it is the most professional application that has ever crossed their desk.

Oh, and at A$198 000 to lodge, me thinks Ozjet are go!!
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Old 20th Jun 2005, 11:38
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I believe emails went out late last week providing further information on the next phase of the interview process.
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Old 21st Jun 2005, 02:08
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Rang them this morning to find out what was going on. Apparently there is a short list and they will be contacted shortly if not already. I just used the number they provided on the website.
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Old 21st Jun 2005, 02:28
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Well, they may not have an AOC, but they have a F1 car with the Ozjet logo on it. Saw it going around in circles at Indy. Must not have had Michelin tires. Looked pretty cool!
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Old 21st Jun 2005, 10:32
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Driven on Bridgestone.
They were all in the points.
Good Year for OzJet!
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Old 21st Jun 2005, 22:30
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Forget the F1 car, they have a fully decked out 737 with the ozjet logo and another one or two in the UK getting prepared.
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Old 23rd Jun 2005, 02:06
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Yeah, I must admit, it's all very humbling. They've obviously done a better job of it than anyone else as a "start-up".

If they've got those kind of resources they can get new planes at a later date once they know they have a going concern anyway.

Good luck to 'em. I don't want to fly the plane..I wanna drive the car!
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Old 23rd Jun 2005, 06:35
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That's just it... Use fully owned/depreciated jets to start = low start-up costs. Once it proves to be a goer (and no-one knows for sure yet), they order some new planes. Quite smart actually!
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Old 23rd Jun 2005, 07:16
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People seem to forget the parent company of this operation are no "Virgins" in the sky. The grape vine suggest they have a couple of Jumbos and a small flock of these 200s buzzing around Europe on a daily basis. Will it get up ? - anyones guess .
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Old 24th Jun 2005, 01:52
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Yeah and if they've got charters running around Europe to offset the cash burn of a new operation in OZ, it won't flounder. If they can get through the first couple of years, it should work out.
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Old 27th Jun 2005, 14:04
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Anyone know where the pilot interviews are being held and if they are conducting simulator tests on applicants yet? What type of simulator is being used?
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Old 27th Jun 2005, 14:29
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The Sim From Hell: the 146 Sim in MEL. Good luck: you'll need it!!
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Old 28th Jun 2005, 04:09
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There is something far worse than that!!!! Its called the Metro Sim at the Ansett Sim Centre and I believe that is where Ozjet sim rides are going to take place. Good Luck to all candidates you will need it on that contraption!!!
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Old 28th Jun 2005, 06:23
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yes i have heard that as well
but never had a problem with the beast myself its just a little pitchy all is required is a decent scan rate.
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Old 28th Jun 2005, 23:04
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If they're gonna use a Metro sim, they may as well use the old Redifon,which I think was brought online about the same time as the 737's they plan to use
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