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10th Feb 2021, 06:24
Replies: 1,158
Views: 286,348
Posted By Rottweiler22

highwideandugly My contact tells me 14...

highwideandugly

My contact tells me 14 passengers were on the flight that returned. The return leg had only 3 booked, but was cancelled.
23rd Dec 2020, 12:36
Replies: 141
Views: 52,106
Posted By Rottweiler22

Just doing some maths on the back of a fag...

Just doing some maths on the back of a fag packet. When I drove trucks with refrigerated trailers, payload would be anything from 5 ton (for light stuff, such as cress, salad, etc), to around 26 ton...
21st Dec 2020, 19:06
Replies: 18
Views: 9,786
Posted By Rottweiler22

Sort of. You can only have what’s known as a...

Sort of. You can only have what’s known as a “reduced weekly rest” in a truck (more than 24 hours rest, but less than 45 hours in between weekly shifts). However, this must be at an established truck...
21st Dec 2020, 16:50
Replies: 18
Views: 9,786
Posted By Rottweiler22

Bonway This is what I’m doing. However, be...

Bonway

This is what I’m doing. However, be careful what you expect with regards to being home most nights. I find it’s easy to slip into just going away for long periods. Life seems simpler.
...
28th Jul 2020, 12:35
Replies: 2,033
Views: 1,499,726
Posted By Rottweiler22

Cost... Assessments cost time, effort and...

Cost...

Assessments cost time, effort and money. Unless the EasyJet / Ryanair style “pay to apply” rears it’s ugly head again...
28th Jul 2020, 11:01
Replies: 2,033
Views: 1,499,726
Posted By Rottweiler22

Plus many who go through the application process,...

Plus many who go through the application process, and then walk away when they get offered a take-it-or-leave it sketchy base on a local contract...

You’d have thought the 100 or so “contractors”...
27th Jul 2020, 04:53
Replies: 25
Views: 15,743
Posted By Rottweiler22

I would say an airline average of around 20%....

I would say an airline average of around 20%. However, this is just me eyeballing. But depends on destination, and this is on a massively reduced schedule of around 40% of last yearís capacity. I...
12th Jul 2020, 07:27
Replies: 2,033
Views: 1,499,726
Posted By Rottweiler22

It may have changed amongst all this, but it was...

It may have changed amongst all this, but it was just one big pool for the entire Wizz group. They had bases which they claimed were ďimpossible to getĒ (Luton, Budapest, Warsaw and Vienna), and you...
9th May 2020, 07:01
Replies: 77
Views: 35,046
Posted By Rottweiler22

FlyTCI, part of me is gobsmacked about that...

FlyTCI, part of me is gobsmacked about that questionnaire, but part of it just solidifies what Iíve been thinking would happen for the last couple of weeks.

My airline has furloughed most of itís...
8th May 2020, 17:21
Replies: 601
Views: 428,155
Posted By Rottweiler22

The story I heard early this year from a good...

The story I heard early this year from a good source, was that after the demise of Thomas Cook, Wizz tried to have a crack at the newly vacated Gatwick slots. They didnít get them, but their gun was...
20th Apr 2020, 07:52
Replies: 1,243
Views: 1,147,410
Posted By Rottweiler22

I canít help but feel pessimistic for the future...

I canít help but feel pessimistic for the future of Loganair. My gut feeling is that the Bonds will be waiting to see if they get a government bailout. If not, I can see them busting the entire...
14th Apr 2020, 11:56
Replies: 1,243
Views: 1,147,410
Posted By Rottweiler22

Apparently itís transporting key workers for the...

Apparently itís transporting key workers for the Oil and Gas industry.
14th Apr 2020, 10:07
Replies: 2,033
Views: 1,499,726
Posted By Rottweiler22

Often last in, first out. Or if they decide to...

Often last in, first out. Or if they decide to close bases, all of the people at that particular base. Some bases may be untouched.

Additionally, of course those who are vocally critical of the...
4th Apr 2020, 10:04
Replies: 5
Views: 5,544
Posted By Rottweiler22

Sadly, I think youíre right. The public...

Sadly, I think youíre right. The public announcements by the Loganair CEO about flyBe recruitment were done quite early doors, when bookings were only around 10% down, and the excitement of all the...
19th Mar 2020, 12:39
Replies: 2,033
Views: 1,499,726
Posted By Rottweiler22

All training postponed. Even for those currently...

All training postponed. Even for those currently on type ratings, or those with contracts waiting to start. Practically the same as every other airline. Could be a while before recruitment starts...
17th Mar 2020, 10:29
Replies: 6,995
Views: 6,635,976
Posted By Rottweiler22

What do you reckon will come from it? Pay cuts,...

What do you reckon will come from it? Pay cuts, unpaid leave, dilution of Ts & Cs, etc?
14th Mar 2020, 11:58
Replies: 2,033
Views: 1,499,726
Posted By Rottweiler22

I too hope for the sake of cadets that this is...

I too hope for the sake of cadets that this is not the case. Everybody will need a bit of luck in the coming weeks. The virus is being done to death on a multitude of other threads. I have been...
13th Mar 2020, 20:03
Replies: 2,033
Views: 1,499,726
Posted By Rottweiler22

Luckily, Wizz are financially very strong. So...

Luckily, Wizz are financially very strong. So they have plenty in their bank account to get them through this difficult time. They will probably also be poised to leap in and take potentially...
13th Mar 2020, 16:44
Replies: 2,033
Views: 1,499,726
Posted By Rottweiler22

As far as I know, recruitment stopped, and future...

As far as I know, recruitment stopped, and future type ratings postponed.
12th Mar 2020, 16:47
Replies: 104
Views: 41,669
Posted By Rottweiler22

For the time being, yes, the hiring boom is over....

For the time being, yes, the hiring boom is over. I would say that coming out of training now is the same as just after 9/11, or in 2009. In the UK alone, there are 600 ex flyBe pilots out of work....
8th Mar 2020, 10:56
Replies: 2,734
Views: 1,396,289
Posted By Rottweiler22

I canít see Eastern coming off better with this...

I canít see Eastern coming off better with this one. Not with their reliability issues, and up against Loganairís much better PR, advertising, booking system, and jets. I think it will be a repeat of...
4th Mar 2020, 20:52
Replies: 4,519
Views: 2,869,767
Posted By Rottweiler22

The codeshares arenít daft, theyíll have...

The codeshares arenít daft, theyíll have contingency plans. I know for a fact Loganair have, and have had a contingency plan for flyBe before even flyBMI went bust over a year ago.
4th Mar 2020, 19:42
Replies: 4,519
Views: 2,869,767
Posted By Rottweiler22

Darran Marshall (@DarranMarshall) Tweeted:...

Darran Marshall (@DarranMarshall) Tweeted: Significant developments at #flybe https://t.co/lPcS1R3SJR
https://twitter.com/DarranMarshall/status/1235304019452743681?s=20

It looks like itís been...
4th Mar 2020, 19:34
Replies: 4,519
Views: 2,869,767
Posted By Rottweiler22

With all the news and uncertainty, I can see why...

With all the news and uncertainty, I can see why the fuel firm may not want to put god knows how much fuel on flyBe aircraft. Especially when itís tipped theyíre going under tonight. May as well just...
4th Mar 2020, 18:32
Replies: 4,519
Views: 2,869,767
Posted By Rottweiler22

Could be a flyBMI-style administration. Put it...

Could be a flyBMI-style administration. Put it into administration, transfer the assets to another company, trim the fat, take the good routes and bases, throw out the bad ones, and in a few days...
4th Mar 2020, 18:06
Replies: 4,519
Views: 2,869,767
Posted By Rottweiler22

A Financial Times piece says flyBe could go into...

A Financial Times piece says flyBe could go into administration ďas earlyĒ as 9pm.

Furthermore to that, an MP has just tweeted that something is on the cards for tonight.
4th Mar 2020, 15:17
Replies: 2,033
Views: 1,499,726
Posted By Rottweiler22

Contradictory information on the news. Abu Dhabi...

Contradictory information on the news. Abu Dhabi subsidiary announced, and that they will be recruiting for it ďin the coming monthsĒ.

Then in todayís news, Wizz looking at ďpausingĒ recruitment,...
4th Mar 2020, 14:55
Replies: 6,995
Views: 6,635,976
Posted By Rottweiler22

The only time Iíve heard of airlines pulling job...

The only time Iíve heard of airlines pulling job offers in the last few years, is before a contract is signed and from people practically in hold pools. I know a few cadets who had offers from RYR...
28th Feb 2020, 16:00
Replies: 2,033
Views: 1,499,726
Posted By Rottweiler22

I didnít hear of any new bases planned at the...

I didnít hear of any new bases planned at the moment. Not in Western Europe.

Expansion in the UK was hinted with new bases, but only when there was more certainty about Brexit.
Forum: Freight Dogs
27th Feb 2020, 19:59
Replies: 74
Views: 78,089
Posted By Rottweiler22

https://www.flightglobal.com/airlines/cargologicai...

https://www.flightglobal.com/airlines/cargologicair-suspends-operations-as-chinese-situation-bites/136969.article

A sad end. Itís already on Wikipedia as ceasing ops on 9th Feb. Website down too....
Replies: 30
Views: 13,295
Posted By Rottweiler22

The fact of the matter is, nobody knows. On one...

The fact of the matter is, nobody knows. On one hand CV could blow over like the rest. On the other hand, it might not, and could raise hell for all involved. But then CV could fizzle out, and...
25th Feb 2020, 10:56
Replies: 104
Views: 41,669
Posted By Rottweiler22

Fair point. I know it was mentioned somewhere...

Fair point. I know it was mentioned somewhere that EZY didnít take a single ex Thomas Cook pilot. Yet, the cadet schemes were still going strong. The cadet schemes are lucrative for all involved, so...
25th Feb 2020, 08:56
Replies: 104
Views: 41,669
Posted By Rottweiler22

FlyBe going bust (which seems to be looking...

FlyBe going bust (which seems to be looking increasingly likely) would put another 600 pilots just on the UK market. The coffin would be nailed shut in the UK for finding an airline job, probably for...
23rd Feb 2020, 13:31
Replies: 4,519
Views: 2,869,767
Posted By Rottweiler22

The legality of the BMI saga is currently under...

The legality of the BMI saga is currently under question. Particular how Loganair took on ex-BMI crew on brand new contracts, and not TUPE. It has been in an employment tribunal a few weeks ago, and...
20th Feb 2020, 10:09
Replies: 104
Views: 41,669
Posted By Rottweiler22

DEC recruitment is always a controversial issue,...

DEC recruitment is always a controversial issue, as it often leapfrogís SFOs and FOs whoíve paid their dues and been in the firm longer. It does cause a lot of grief and in-fighting. EZY and RYR tend...
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