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1st Jun 2020, 12:51
Replies: 48
Views: 24,884
Posted By highfive

As I understand it, contracts are not being...

As I understand it, contracts are not being renewed. It doesn’t matter if you’re on 20 years of service as an expat or on a first time contract, if its up for renewal, the company are not currently...
2nd Oct 2019, 16:53
Replies: 245
Views: 328,729
Posted By highfive

Cool Strobe, fair points you make. I would add there...

Strobe, fair points you make. I would add there is a post earlier who says they've been in the pool for a long while, a year? I would not hold out too much if this was me.

The TC guys are all...
1st Oct 2019, 20:29
Replies: 245
Views: 328,729
Posted By highfive

In 2016 I posted this re Thomas Cook. ...

In 2016 I posted this re Thomas Cook.

https://www.pprune.org/images/statusicon/post_old.gif 26th Jul 2016, 03:23
#23 (https://www.pprune.org/9452099-post23.html) (permalink...
1st Oct 2019, 20:14
Replies: 245
Views: 328,729
Posted By highfive

[QUOTE=strobelighton;10583449]Ignore the above. ...

[QUOTE=strobelighton;10583449]Ignore the above.


So if the pool is such a great place to be, why would Jet2’s fwd thinking regds the failure thomas cook make the slightest bit of difference? It...
30th Sep 2019, 17:01
Replies: 245
Views: 328,729
Posted By highfive

Its normal companies prioratise those...

Its normal companies prioratise those newapplicants. If you are still in the hold pool after more than 6 months, I feel you won’t be selected. The pool is for those who are not selected after...
23rd Sep 2019, 08:22
Replies: 245
Views: 328,729
Posted By highfive

Passing the assessment day is the minimum...

Passing the assessment day is the minimum requirement. Flight ops management then asses the applicants in order of suitability. Based on rated/ none rated, current experience , uk licence , currency...
11th Sep 2019, 16:54
Replies: 245
Views: 328,729
Posted By highfive

“ Pending a final descision” doesn’t sound like...

“ Pending a final descision” doesn’t sound like you have passed everytheng then? J2 did alot of recruitment assessment days this year, and are still recruiting, for all seats, both none & rated....
13th Apr 2019, 10:53
Replies: 1
Views: 1,595
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: 1,191
Views: 888,058
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: 9
Views: 3,582
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: 766
Views: 545,065
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: 2,008
Views: 1,274,744
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: 2,008
Views: 1,274,744
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: 14,031
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: 96
Views: 73,211
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: 7,018
Views: 6,381,186
Posted By highfive

They clearly getting desperate . Interesting...

They clearly getting desperate . Interesting times .
21st Sep 2018, 14:48
Replies: 52
Views: 28,337
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: 731
Views: 458,485
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: 240
Views: 182,957
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: 469
Views: 321,993
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: 6,745
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, 12:38
Replies: 469
Views: 321,993
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: 2,770
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: 240
Views: 182,957
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: 240
Views: 182,957
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...
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