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9th Jan 2009, 19:54
Replies: 938
Views: 228,651
Posted By captainyonder

Why oh why haven't they merged with Blue Islands?...

Why oh why haven't they merged with Blue Islands? Is Malcolm Naylor still at BCI? Needs to happen soon surely, makes sense for both airlines.
1st Jan 2009, 21:33
Replies: 69
Views: 16,475
Posted By captainyonder

Just to add to my earlier post, I got my job on...

Just to add to my earlier post, I got my job on the condition of self funding a type rating. I'm on a full salary from day one at the company, not day one of flying, not after line training nor after...
28th Dec 2008, 13:55
Replies: 472
Views: 126,095
Posted By captainyonder

Seems to be a flat fare of 75 each way all in....

Seems to be a flat fare of 75 each way all in. Could work. There's limited potential at Oxford for services to MAN, GLA, EDI, and NCL I think. Suprised Eastern or Flybe haven't really made a go of...
27th Dec 2008, 15:58
Replies: 69
Views: 16,475
Posted By captainyonder

Keep on trying guys, out of flight school in...

Keep on trying guys, out of flight school in November and managed to land a job on a turboprop in the UK. Base check completed just before Christmas and just received my first roster for January....
26th Dec 2008, 17:41
Replies: 472
Views: 126,095
Posted By captainyonder

OXFORD/KIDLINGTON

Air Southwest are to operate every Saturday from Oxford to Jersey from July 11th until September 12th. First commercial route from Oxford since the unsuccessful Oxford-Cambridge link.
22nd Dec 2008, 12:00
Replies: 1,534
Views: 662,013
Posted By captainyonder

I am well aware that Blue Islands haven't made a...

I am well aware that Blue Islands haven't made a profit this year, but that is mainly due to the operation of the wet leased Dornier 328. If Blue Islands is taking on it's own ATR 42's as I'm lead to...
21st Dec 2008, 10:23
Replies: 1,534
Views: 662,013
Posted By captainyonder

Blue Islands look as if they are taking on two...

Blue Islands look as if they are taking on two ATR 42s permanantly. With the majority market share on the inter-island routes and an expanding route network surely this only leaves Aurigny in...
Forum: Cabin Crew
19th Aug 2008, 16:08
Replies: 169
Views: 28,801
Posted By captainyonder

I had an email today from Monarch informing me...

I had an email today from Monarch informing me that this bunch of morons would be operating my flight home from Malaga in mid-September....this could be interesting.
1st Aug 2008, 10:18
Replies: 1,771
Views: 420,547
Posted By captainyonder

LASIK

What are the current regulations in the UK regarding Corrective Laser Eye Surgery? I currently hold a class 1 and have my renewal coming up in just over a month. I went to see my optician yesterday...
Forum: Cabin Crew
26th Jul 2008, 10:32
Replies: 390
Views: 1,603,132
Posted By captainyonder

Kofi Annan (former UN secretary general) - Lovely...

Kofi Annan (former UN secretary general) - Lovely chap, very quiet didn't make a fuss, still wonder why he was going to Vegas for 24 hours! The girls all thought he was Morgan Freeman!

On the...
4th Jul 2008, 10:49
Replies: 15
Views: 3,050
Posted By captainyonder

Thanks for all the advice and encouragement! I...

Thanks for all the advice and encouragement! I sat down with my fiance and my mother yesterday and did a huge pros and cons list for the two airlines and Ryanair came out on top in most catagories,...
3rd Jul 2008, 10:47
Replies: 15
Views: 3,050
Posted By captainyonder

Thanks chaps, you are somewhat confirming my own...

Thanks chaps, you are somewhat confirming my own opinion. The turboprop operator is based in a community that relies on it, but they are increasingly under pressure from bigger regional players and...
3rd Jul 2008, 09:41
Replies: 15
Views: 3,050
Posted By captainyonder

How secure is a new Ryanair Cadet's job?

I'm currently trying to decide between taking a job on a sub 10 tonne turboprop job or accepting Ryanair on the SSTR course. I have to pay for a type rating for both jobs, but Ryanair is an extra...
27th Jun 2008, 13:14
Replies: 7
Views: 1,038
Posted By captainyonder

Very true indeed, the whole thing is a big risk....

Very true indeed, the whole thing is a big risk. I already have an offer to fly a small turbo prop, once again with a self funded type rating and so I'm trying to decide whether going for Ryanair...
27th Jun 2008, 11:32
Replies: 7
Views: 1,038
Posted By captainyonder

Thanks! Fingers crossed then. My only worry is...

Thanks! Fingers crossed then. My only worry is that as a contractor Ryanair can lay you off at any time. Having paid 25k for a type rating that's a freightening prospect.
27th Jun 2008, 09:33
Replies: 7
Views: 1,038
Posted By captainyonder

Ryanair time from application to interview to start date?

It's all in the title really. What can one expect in terms of time frame with Ryanair from the day you first submit your CV to interview and then if successful to Type Rating start date? Thanks in...
28th May 2008, 09:23
Replies: 8
Views: 2,267
Posted By captainyonder

At which Ryanair base will you work the hardest?

Pretty simple question, but would it be far to say that I'd be doing a lot more hours a year (thus more pay, although a much less comfortable lifestyle) at the likes of STN or DUB than I would at say...
18th Apr 2008, 13:02
Replies: 2,984
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Views: 988,955
Posted By captainyonder

So I guess that just leaves Delta and Continental...

So I guess that just leaves Delta and Continental on the NYC runs now. bmi have got to look at this as being a good opportunity, LHR is going to be a really scrap with Openskies now in place, but MAN...
Forum: Cabin Crew
14th Apr 2008, 12:15
Replies: 32
Views: 5,520
Posted By captainyonder

Agreed, I recently left Virgin and things have...

Agreed, I recently left Virgin and things have taken a turn for the worse. The middle management are a waste of space, clueless and wasting resources and the inflight product is just plain...
12th Apr 2008, 11:12
Replies: 44
Views: 4,355
Posted By captainyonder

Funnily enough I have been involved in setting up...

Funnily enough I have been involved in setting up an online aviation channel since December 2006 and I've recently been handed control of the project. If anyone is interested in getting involved...
12th Apr 2008, 10:12
Replies: 343
Views: 29,964
Posted By captainyonder

Good luck with it. I've heard some of the details...

Good luck with it. I've heard some of the details of the case and I really hope that you and your family receive the justice you are entitled to. I'll be keeping everything crossed for you.
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Apr 2008, 22:49
Replies: 1
Views: 445
Posted By captainyonder

Looking for Youtube Scotland to London flight in four minutes video

I remember someone posted a Youtube link to an accelerated video of a flight from Scotland to London a year or two back, wondering if anyone has it?
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Apr 2008, 14:22
Replies: 31
Views: 16,469
Posted By captainyonder

He left Virgin in February and is finishing his...

He left Virgin in February and is finishing his IR ;)
31st Mar 2008, 18:50
Replies: 692
Views: 145,535
Posted By captainyonder

bmi have a twice daily LHR link from JER, nice...

bmi have a twice daily LHR link from JER, nice and simple!!
Replies: 15
Views: 1,484
Posted By captainyonder

Things are looking up!! 7 hours logged since I...

Things are looking up!! 7 hours logged since I started this thread on Tuesday, will be 11 by the end of today all being well. Thanks for the advice guys and girls!
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