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14th May 2019, 14:34
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Posted By clamchowder

I'm sure there is an obvious reason, but why...

I'm sure there is an obvious reason, but why haven't BA adopted this style? Company reduces costs + pilots make more = winwin?
18th Jan 2019, 10:45
Replies: 1
Views: 655
Posted By clamchowder

A friend used to do recruitment sim checks with...

A friend used to do recruitment sim checks with DHL. One of them was certainly in the Gatwick area and the other was, I think, in Manchester.
12th Jan 2019, 09:08
Replies: 15
Views: 14,661
Posted By clamchowder

50 free type ratings then? Good for them. Saves a...

50 free type ratings then? Good for them. Saves a huge compromise in quality of life/ freedom of speech.
31st Dec 2018, 10:26
Replies: 22
Views: 8,138
Posted By clamchowder

I overheard crewing speak to a member of cabin...

I overheard crewing speak to a member of cabin crew and I was shocked, it was bullying. For this reason, I don't agree we get zero respect because it can be worse!

Maybe time will prove me...
8th Dec 2018, 15:45
Replies: 25
Views: 14,915
Posted By clamchowder

Every year I see another airline circumvent a...

Every year I see another airline circumvent a stubborn union and startup a new AOC with contract pilots... that's WITH a trained pilot shortage!!
I'm sure we can ride out this madness brought on by...
23rd Nov 2018, 10:56
Replies: 418
Views: 335,529
Posted By clamchowder

totally agree, they could make a great go of it!!...

totally agree, they could make a great go of it!! All the best flybe'ers!
31st Oct 2018, 21:25
Replies: 190
Views: 64,609
Posted By clamchowder

Not having access to your system I can't do...

Not having access to your system I can't do anything but judge on what I hear. It is a FACT that 100% of my ex-colleagues and friends at BA are sat under 750, one laughing about the quiet year on...
31st Oct 2018, 00:16
Replies: 190
Views: 64,609
Posted By clamchowder

I know a lot of people at BA on all LH fleets and...

I know a lot of people at BA on all LH fleets and know nobody that has done more than 750 hours full time.
23rd May 2018, 18:37
Replies: 16
Views: 2,504
Posted By clamchowder

End of 2014/ early 2015 CAEOAA were approached by...

End of 2014/ early 2015 CAEOAA were approached by Tcook and Monarch desperate for 20-30 cadets each to start ASAP. I'm not saying things haven't changed 3 years, but.. I think it will always be true...
9th May 2018, 23:35
Replies: 874
Views: 680,616
Posted By clamchowder

They did provided local accommodation last year...

They did provided local accommodation last year but most spent 3 or 4 days a month in them, as I understand it. Next winter should be just positioning. Again, don't know any 78/ 73 stuff. Expect the...
9th May 2018, 19:06
Replies: 874
Views: 680,616
Posted By clamchowder

Jack the Rabbit - RE 757/767 fleet the nordic...

Jack the Rabbit - RE 757/767 fleet the nordic stuff is just positioning out there to fly on long haul trips. You won't have 5 on 2 off for 6 months. 7 days away 5 days in England is a good example....
28th Mar 2018, 23:29
Replies: 73
Views: 29,217
Posted By clamchowder

On sky news a few months back they claimed the UK...

On sky news a few months back they claimed the UK CAA provides almost 60% of whatever it is EASA does.
1st Mar 2018, 21:25
Replies: 30
Views: 12,451
Posted By clamchowder

So, pilotless, you'll save us all by putting...

So, pilotless, you'll save us all by putting yourself forward for the CC at your respective airline with that tag line. I wonder how many will tell you you're insane?
If we are redundant in 10-15...
27th Feb 2018, 21:58
Replies: 30
Views: 12,451
Posted By clamchowder

I understand VS have a pay deal for the next 2 or...

I understand VS have a pay deal for the next 2 or 3 years. Don't know the % if someone would like to add?
19th Feb 2018, 20:20
Replies: 4
Views: 1,499
Posted By clamchowder

I would second the choice of airline prep. I owe...

I would second the choice of airline prep. I owe both of my flying jobs to their course.
I did the group prep and it was good to learn from others mistakes, but 1:1 will be, obviously, ALL about...
17th Feb 2018, 22:47
Replies: 22
Views: 7,627
Posted By clamchowder

Supporting what you've said Noel - the big 2...

Supporting what you've said Noel - the big 2 integrated training providers have statistics similar to those in the daily mail... True I'm sure, but relevant, no.
10th Feb 2018, 10:53
Replies: 42
Views: 10,174
Posted By clamchowder

I would wager that half, if not a majority of...

I would wager that half, if not a majority of cadets joining airlines on jets will be from an integrated route that costs big bucks and, in the majority of cases, are bank of mum and dad funded.
1st Feb 2018, 22:05
Replies: 98
Views: 111,551
Posted By clamchowder

1) UK Holiday/ Charter Airline 2) FO 3)...

1) UK Holiday/ Charter Airline
2) FO
3) Boeing
4) <1 year of service
5) 180 days a year (guess)
6) 2 night stops per month
7) 750 hours annually would be a high estimate
8) 83k (with duty...
1st Feb 2018, 21:57
Replies: 33
Views: 20,305
Posted By clamchowder

A friend works in banking, city of London. He...

A friend works in banking, city of London. He works 12+ hours a day 5+ days a week. 3% pension. I worked for 2 airlines, the worse of which was more than double his 3% pension. Not to mention the...
30th Jan 2018, 10:03
Replies: 78
Views: 24,351
Posted By clamchowder

Chris, Another idea... Becoming cabin crew for...

Chris,
Another idea... Becoming cabin crew for easyJet you can apply for an FO position internally. I know 2 people that have. Not sure if the rating is paid for in cash that way or if it's a bond...
28th Jan 2018, 08:20
Replies: 78
Views: 24,351
Posted By clamchowder

Try Ryanair. There is an Irish JOC/ MCC Course...

Try Ryanair. There is an Irish JOC/ MCC Course that apparently has links with Ryanair, know a few guys who trained at flying clubs who got in quite quick after doing it.
Took me nearly 3 years to...
23rd Dec 2017, 15:34
Replies: 108
Views: 67,357
Posted By clamchowder

FYI Ryanair and EasyJet are in the top 5 largest...

FYI Ryanair and EasyJet are in the top 5 largest airlines in Europe and have had great increase in Ts and Cs this year - take home pay mainly. I understand Jet2 has just been given some very nice...
22nd Dec 2017, 01:12
Replies: 108
Views: 67,357
Posted By clamchowder

WoW, Aer Lingus, SAS Ireland, Norwegian LH and...

WoW, Aer Lingus, SAS Ireland, Norwegian LH and SH, DHL, TUI, EZ, Wizz, Ryanair, Virgin, Flybe?, Titan, Jet2, Level, ASL, Turkish... and others all recruiting in the last few months or ongoing. I...
22nd Dec 2017, 00:55
Replies: 108
Views: 67,357
Posted By clamchowder

The problem gets worse with less and less jumbos...

The problem gets worse with less and less jumbos in the air. Slightly smaller twins means more aircraft (and pilots) to take up the slack.
I say push the unions to fight better Ts and Cs while we...
27th Jan 2017, 11:32
Replies: 60
Views: 17,886
Posted By clamchowder

A lot of rubbish flying around on this thread....

A lot of rubbish flying around on this thread. Oxford is a good choice to get a job and fund your passion.
95+% of airline pilots I fly with went to CTC or Oxford, not phil's flying school at a...
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