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20th Apr 2019, 19:20
Replies: 31
Views: 22,771
Posted By Snapper5

VA 787 definitely, better than the airbus fleet...

VA 787 definitely, better than the airbus fleet anyway!!
25th Nov 2018, 18:16
Replies: 13
Views: 7,553
Posted By Snapper5

Probably Virgin , could potentially get command...

Probably Virgin , could potentially get command in 9 years on an A350 or B787 , and have a good time . And itís like being part time (because of the 750 year limit)
Also very good starting pay ,...
30th Oct 2018, 16:22
Replies: 190
Views: 64,256
Posted By Snapper5

I thought it wouldnít be long until someone wrote...

I thought it wouldnít be long until someone wrote on this thread again.
A good question ,
it all comes down to the individual (obviously)
i guess if you could break it down into the things that...
23rd Oct 2018, 18:27
Replies: 1,240
Views: 923,660
Posted By Snapper5

I believe itís a reduced pension for new joiners...

I believe itís a reduced pension for new joiners , it stays at 15% for guys already in . But for new pilots it will be 10%
Also income protection is now capped at 5 years , not sure what it was tbh.
5th Sep 2018, 07:53
Replies: 1,240
Views: 923,660
Posted By Snapper5

yes the queen has returned, yes I did apply , I...

yes the queen has returned, yes I did apply , I think most people do . But I am very glad I didnít get the go ahead
4th Sep 2018, 10:52
Replies: 1,240
Views: 923,660
Posted By Snapper5

We have had a few Ex BA guys join us recently ,...

We have had a few Ex BA guys join us recently , you are not alone in your views it seems !
8th Apr 2018, 19:42
Replies: 6,416
Views: 5,229,674
Posted By Snapper5

Itís a pathetic process ! I did manage to get a...

Itís a pathetic process ! I did manage to get a 787 offer today from doing selection around a year ago though which I rejected so hopefully some one will get lucky . It should be just a...
26th Mar 2018, 07:54
Replies: 183
Views: 119,704
Posted By Snapper5

Great , and if it does do well and ďwinsĒ against...

Great , and if it does do well and ďwinsĒ against other carriers everyone can enjoy NAS rubbish T&Cs how exciting I canít wait !
11th Mar 2018, 13:16
Replies: 98
Views: 109,884
Posted By Snapper5

Well I obviously no longer work at Monarch ,...

Well I obviously no longer work at Monarch , perfectly happy with the way it has all worked out , loyal to Monarch until the end and now in Virgin . Admittedly I had applied to Virgin a number of...
11th Mar 2018, 08:29
Replies: 98
Views: 109,884
Posted By Snapper5

I actually have to partially agree with you Enzo...

I actually have to partially agree with you Enzo , thing I hate is that KLM/AF/Delta guys get paid quite a bit more !
Especially Delta , but what a great company Delta is !! Make a [email protected] load of...
9th Mar 2018, 16:05
Replies: 98
Views: 109,884
Posted By Snapper5

Thatís with a few hundred spent downroute , you...

Thatís with a few hundred spent downroute , you get the cash out on a card which you can do with as you please
9th Mar 2018, 06:46
Replies: 98
Views: 109,884
Posted By Snapper5

Ä2400 jeez !! Your BA colleagues basically do the...

Ä2400 jeez !! Your BA colleagues basically do the same thing for £4K ? Looking at the way mr Cruz operates Iím sure that gap will be getting smaller (the wrong way)
28th Feb 2018, 06:52
Replies: 30
Views: 12,427
Posted By Snapper5

From the top of my head I believe VS is a 4% rise...

From the top of my head I believe VS is a 4% rise which makes a year 1 FO around £72k (fixed flight pay of 16k per year ) probably add $12k for beer tokens on top of that .
25th Feb 2018, 10:39
Replies: 6,416
Views: 5,229,674
Posted By Snapper5

GS ALPHA probably one of the best posts I have...

GS ALPHA probably one of the best posts I have ever read on PPrune !
Itís sad to see as I have many friends in BA and even they say itís getting much worse and should of stayed at easy etc... ...
25th Feb 2018, 07:07
Replies: 6,416
Views: 5,229,674
Posted By Snapper5

Makes for good reading

Makes for good reading
10th Feb 2018, 07:19
Replies: 1,240
Views: 923,660
Posted By Snapper5

Congrats for getting an interview! Luckily at...

Congrats for getting an interview!
Luckily at VA all you do is an interview! No insulting aptitude tests or group exercises!!
Very relaxed atmosphere, I had 2 pilots in mine , a few HRish...
8th Feb 2018, 07:37
Replies: 98
Views: 109,884
Posted By Snapper5

1) Virgin Atlantic 2) RHS 3) A330 4) Less...

1) Virgin Atlantic
2) RHS
3) A330
4) Less than a year (November ex Mon)
5) 12
6) 5 I think
7) 40
8) around £73,000 and thatís with 750hrs limitation which I find amazing
9) pension is 15%...
3rd Feb 2018, 05:44
Replies: 98
Views: 109,884
Posted By Snapper5

Wow some pretty decent pay ! I guess you also...

Wow some pretty decent pay ! I guess you also have to factor in the lifestyle etc as well
2nd Feb 2018, 19:19
Replies: 98
Views: 109,884
Posted By Snapper5

Windshearescape your a low seniority FO on the...

Windshearescape your a low seniority FO on the 747 at BA , as you have mentioned in your post history
2nd Feb 2018, 19:17
Replies: 98
Views: 109,884
Posted By Snapper5

So is that TUI ? Or Thomas cook ? guys come on !...

So is that TUI ? Or Thomas cook ? guys come on ! Why the secrecy
2nd Feb 2018, 05:51
Replies: 98
Views: 109,884
Posted By Snapper5

I assume only the happy guys will participate in...

I assume only the happy guys will participate in this , I agree that the number 1 point is to specify which airline you work for , far more useful than nothing
20th Jan 2018, 08:11
Replies: 149
Views: 147,148
Posted By Snapper5

If you were that keen on joining then you would...

If you were that keen on joining then you would do the research yourself , it took me literally 30 seconds to find out that you require 3000hrs total and 1000 on type to join VA
2nd Dec 2017, 12:57
Replies: 149
Views: 147,148
Posted By Snapper5

Little do you know , I have applied to Virgin 3...

Little do you know , I have applied to Virgin 3 times in the last few years as it is somewhere I have always wanted to end up , so Iím happy 😃 I guess you could say everything is meant to be ..... I...
2nd Dec 2017, 10:23
Replies: 149
Views: 147,148
Posted By Snapper5

Monarch was fantastic until the very end , would...

Monarch was fantastic until the very end , would I do it all again ? Absolutely!
Prefer to have a few risks and enjoy my work than dredge along pretending I love my job whilst attacking people on...
2nd Dec 2017, 09:28
Replies: 149
Views: 147,148
Posted By Snapper5

I disagree , people wait a very very long time to...

I disagree , people wait a very very long time to get a job with Virgin , even guys from Your outfit (BA) try and get across . For virgin to bypass guys with applications in already who are already...
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