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13th Apr 2019, 10:53
Replies: 1
Views: 1,490
Posted By highfive

Are they recruiting only in France due Brexit? ...

Are they recruiting only in France due Brexit?
I understand nothing available in the UK anymore due uncertainty and oversupply of qualifying candidates?

What difference a year makes !!
12th Mar 2019, 21:35
Replies: 1,192
Views: 863,157
Posted By highfive

Everyones looking at the increasingly dire...

Everyones looking at the increasingly dire situation @ Norwegian , but what about Jet2 ‘s financial state? Heavily indebbted to its creditors , and huge orders for 737s 800s . Maybe this type will...
12th Mar 2019, 21:32
Replies: 10
Views: 2,712
Posted By highfive

Virgin crew are given a cash card , to allow...

Virgin crew are given a cash card , to allow purchase or cash withdrawal globally .inc a uk ATM. Its like free cash , and most crews certainly enjoy taking a little extra tax free cash home in their...
1st Dec 2018, 00:59
Replies: 726
Views: 443,270
Posted By highfive

So its basically 6:3 then, with occasional 5:4?...

So its basically 6:3 then, with occasional 5:4? Or does the employee have the option to reject the "flexible" option?

Seems disingenuous to say 5:4, and then to say, oh by the way, we've got...
6th Nov 2018, 23:14
Replies: 1,910
Views: 1,123,383
Posted By highfive

Not much will happen for none type rated until...

Not much will happen for none type rated until Brexit is sorted out. All companies holding back on base commitments until they know the lay of the land.

Type rated guys continue to get start...
5th Nov 2018, 13:40
Replies: 1,910
Views: 1,123,383
Posted By highfive

Strange that they would advertise for UK bases...

Strange that they would advertise for UK bases and ask to convert your licence to a german or Austrian one prior to joining?
i know the legalities for UK AOC, but Brexit turmoil and companies...
16th Oct 2018, 07:16
Replies: 57
Views: 12,394
Posted By highfive

Allegedly: Ryanair belittle crew. Ryanair...

Allegedly:
Ryanair belittle crew.
Ryanair assist crew into demeaning themselves.
Ryanair belittle customers
Ryanair despise and disparage its employees.

Regrettably, professional trained...
26th Sep 2018, 02:16
Replies: 92
Views: 59,064
Posted By highfive

Alot of experienced skippers have,in the past,...

Alot of experienced skippers have,in the past, applied to BA and no doubt been through the BA recruitment process. Why would they wish to submit themselves to the BA process again, just to fly for...
23rd Sep 2018, 04:18
Replies: 6,503
Views: 5,453,244
Posted By highfive

They clearly getting desperate . Interesting...

They clearly getting desperate . Interesting times .
21st Sep 2018, 14:48
Replies: 52
Views: 24,265
Posted By highfive

A friend of mine just interviewd for a german...

A friend of mine just interviewd for a german based job. He holds a UK issued easa licence . Seems the feedback was that , reading between the lines, they are interviewing UK licence holders, but the...
9th Sep 2018, 18:46
Replies: 724
Views: 400,036
Posted By highfive

If you have UK issued EASA licence, and are...

If you have UK issued EASA licence, and are trying to get employment with a european airline, you may find that the job offers are few and far between.

Most european registered airlines are...
31st Aug 2018, 04:51
Replies: 241
Views: 172,036
Posted By highfive

Yep, re mortgage the maisonette, sell the porsche...

Yep, re mortgage the maisonette, sell the porsche or just dont have kids. Sad really that pilots will move heaven and earth to get themselves into , potentially, more debt . For what? I cant think of...
18th Apr 2018, 01:54
Replies: 463
Views: 295,088
Posted By highfive

Latest Update £1 = 5.9 THY. Basic Captain...

Latest Update £1 = 5.9 THY.

Basic Captain B777-300 £5400.

OMG, how & why do you guys do it? And theres no respite in sight for the plunging lira.
18th Apr 2018, 01:42
Replies: 11
Views: 6,586
Posted By highfive

Really, guys would leave a LHS B 777 in EK and go...

Really, guys would leave a LHS B 777 in EK and go fly 4-5 sector days with another abusive employer?

There are few options. Globally, airline employers are hostile to their pilots. Degrading their...
19th Mar 2018, 13:39
Replies: 10
Views: 3,886
Posted By highfive

There are too many recent retired SFI/ TRI TRE’a...

There are too many recent retired SFI/ TRI TRE’a kicking around , so rates are low .

I considered doing the easa TRI for my type, but its a huge pay cut if you expect to make a living from it.
...
19th Mar 2018, 12:38
Replies: 463
Views: 295,088
Posted By highfive

The expected pay for a B777 captain just dropped...

The expected pay for a B777 captain just dropped significantly, in in real world terms.

The Turkish lira dropped over 30% to the GBP in the last week alone.

Was £1 = 4.3 THY
Now £1 = 5.6 THY...
20th Feb 2018, 13:23
Replies: 8
Views: 2,709
Posted By highfive

Good luck with this , recruitment generally call...

Good luck with this , recruitment generally call the shots , and the free flow of information is strictly off limits!
5th Feb 2018, 21:47
Replies: 241
Views: 172,036
Posted By highfive

And a take home pay of £5500 to £6000 for UK tax...

And a take home pay of £5500 to £6000 for UK tax payer ?

With my school fees running at £2500 per month , im not sure how Norwegian , in the a long term , will enable pilots to better their...
5th Feb 2018, 01:06
Replies: 241
Views: 172,036
Posted By highfive

Nice try. Sorry to disappoint you, but it wasn't...

Nice try. Sorry to disappoint you, but it wasn't for me . But hey, shoot the messenger, right?

What part is not correct? This is the reality, not a criticism!

Basic Pay GBP `7600
Allowances...
5th Feb 2018, 00:56
Replies: 726
Views: 443,270
Posted By highfive

This fact is the primary reason UK airline pay...

This fact is the primary reason UK airline pay and conditions have plummeted compared to the 80s. The UK CAA Licence was the bees knees , and was a desired qualification. As was the queens english :E
4th Feb 2018, 10:54
Replies: 241
Views: 172,036
Posted By highfive

£7600/ month for skippers ( full tax for uk...

£7600/ month for skippers ( full tax for uk resident) would be a pay cut for 90% of guys who meet the lhs requirments. Even THY pay more haha.

21 - 22 days away as I understood it, has been...
3rd Feb 2018, 12:18
Replies: 241
Views: 172,036
Posted By highfive

I did the above , received no reply, despite...

I did the above , received no reply, despite using my Rishworth login account .

Direct Bondi provide factual info . His input is useful. Dont shoot the messenger.

Most pilots in NLH consider...
1st Feb 2018, 13:55
Replies: 33
Views: 20,417
Posted By highfive

If the BBC writer is male, then perhaps so !

If the BBC writer is male, then perhaps so !
1st Feb 2018, 13:49
Replies: 41
Views: 14,355
Posted By highfive

So have I got this correct : Ryanair take £...

So have I got this correct : Ryanair take £ 25,000 from your salary over 5 years?( or £15000 over 3years )
Is it a bond or a pay for a type rating ?
What happens if you leave after 2 years, they...
25th Jan 2018, 22:37
Replies: 463
Views: 295,088
Posted By highfive

Hows the 5.4 lira to the pound working out for...

Hows the 5.4 lira to the pound working out for you guys?
I do remember not so long ago when it was 2.5. Thats a huge hit, even after brexit , the lira still lost against the pound.

I can’t...
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