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7th Jul 2020, 20:18
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Posted By binsleepen

Letter out from the BA chief pilot, All...

Letter out from the BA chief pilot,

All pilots to take another 2 weeks unpaid leave before April Ď21. Redundancy based on performance, experience, conduct and qualifications.
Training pool for...
11th Aug 2018, 14:20
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Posted By binsleepen

Hi Paddington, Personally if you have no...

Hi Paddington,

Personally if you have no interest in LH why join what is predominately a LH airline. The grief of doing multiple sectors out of Heathrow on a day in day out basis for a a 40+ year...
11th Dec 2017, 06:59
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Posted By binsleepen

2R2W, If you donít personally know any BA...

2R2W,

If you donít personally know any BA pilots to get questions answered, reading threads like this is part of ones due diligence. Unless issues are raised by others an applicant might not know...
9th Dec 2017, 17:39
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Posted By binsleepen

2R2W, Sniping/negativity was not my...

2R2W,

Sniping/negativity was not my intension at all. As I said a couple of days ago I'm a glass half full type of guy.

I tried to give some reassurance that as courses have only been arranged...
8th Dec 2017, 18:54
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Posted By binsleepen

Congrats to those in the pool that have got...

Congrats to those in the pool that have got courses.

BA have only released start dates for Feb and Mar for those looking to move seats within the company. I guess those hold-poolers who have...
6th Dec 2017, 12:25
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Posted By binsleepen

Hi all, I am a bit of a glass half full kind...

Hi all,

I am a bit of a glass half full kind of a guy so this is my personal take on things.

Cadets, be they FPP or whitetail can go only go onto short haul. They also need about 40 training...
17th Jun 2017, 16:29
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Posted By binsleepen

Hi all, My 2 penneth for what it's worth. ...

Hi all,

My 2 penneth for what it's worth.

I have now been in BA for just over 5 years and I am now on a long haul only fleet about 25% up from the bottom on my seniority list. The first couple...
2nd May 2017, 08:45
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Posted By binsleepen

Timesreader84, I wouldn't be quite so...

Timesreader84,

I wouldn't be quite so negative if I were you. I expect BA to take all the 787s it ordered because at the moment we have many slots at LHR that we gained with the BMI takeover...
31st Mar 2017, 15:45
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Posted By binsleepen

Lots of full time guys and gals have been asking...

Lots of full time guys and gals have been asking for part time for severals years but BA have refused due to the old part time contracts giving rise to large peaks and troughs in work coverage, which...
19th Nov 2016, 21:02
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Posted By binsleepen

Hi Rex, there is only 1 weeks difference in time...

Hi Rex, there is only 1 weeks difference in time in BA between seniority of approx 3000 and 3400 as all the BMI guys joined together in 1 day in late April 2012.
23rd Oct 2016, 12:11
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Posted By binsleepen

Surely if the airline is to be representative of...

Surely if the airline is to be representative of society it needs both bigotts and pc luvvies working for it! If you weed out the biggotts could the arline not be accused of institionalised...
14th Aug 2016, 23:21
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Posted By binsleepen

MSN001 Very unlikely until all the bid...

MSN001

Very unlikely until all the bid results have been analysed and fleet plans and course requirements for next year firmed up. So end of this year at the earliest. I suspect that there will be...
3rd Jul 2016, 20:48
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Posted By binsleepen

Hi all, Just for info the BA PRIAM bidding...

Hi all,

Just for info the BA PRIAM bidding process has just opened and will stay open for the next month. This is the system that allows current BA pilots to put in a request for a fleet transfer....
30th May 2016, 14:11
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Posted By binsleepen

E170, Sorry to sound a little harsh ( OK,...

E170,

Sorry to sound a little harsh ( OK, I'm not sorry) but why would someone who had been to an assessment day that they had fully prepared for, including reading this thread, and who had posted...
10th Apr 2016, 21:54
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Posted By binsleepen

Wiggy, A couple of months ago i was 40 mins...

Wiggy,

A couple of months ago i was 40 mins below CAP with no time in the bank after stage 2 and was rung up by pre-ops to ask which other trip I would like. I told them I didn't want to do...
1st Dec 2015, 18:06
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Posted By binsleepen

G109. This sounds a little high to me,...

G109.



This sounds a little high to me, while junior the allowances make up a much larger chunk of your pay than for those more senior. The allowances fluctuate quite a lot depending on night...
30th Nov 2015, 16:53
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Posted By binsleepen

Yes, Belfast and Dublin Regards

Yes, Belfast and Dublin

Regards
24th Nov 2015, 11:58
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Posted By binsleepen

Hi all, It's worth also noting that no part...

Hi all,

It's worth also noting that no part time contracts were offered this year. This means that there is a large amount of work that current pilots want to give up but can't. This will require...
24th Nov 2015, 06:48
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Posted By binsleepen

at the moment it is a pulse and a hole in the...

at the moment it is a pulse and a hole in the proverbial:O
23rd Nov 2015, 22:25
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Posted By binsleepen

Hi all, Time to command in BA is presently...

Hi all,

Time to command in BA is presently about 6 months.

Regards
20th Nov 2015, 16:34
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Posted By binsleepen

Hi all, I am reluctant to contradict...

Hi all,

I am reluctant to contradict Wirblesturm, but as 2W2R says recruitment for the 767 is continuing, at 2-4 a month for the forseeable future. Now as it is 1730 on Fri night that probably...
20th Nov 2015, 10:49
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Posted By binsleepen

Hi all, At the risk of adding fuel to the...

Hi all,


At the risk of adding fuel to the fire of the conversation above, we have been asked to spread news of the following.

BA are gearing up for a huge recruitment year next year, with a...
28th Oct 2015, 12:15
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Posted By binsleepen

Hi all, Recruitment is continuing for the...

Hi all,

Recruitment is continuing for the foreseeable future (although that may only be about 24 hours:E) onto the 767. This is because there is spare training capacity on the fleet and it allows...
16th Jul 2015, 18:35
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Posted By binsleepen

coalencanth, Only for the remainder of your...

coalencanth,

Only for the remainder of your 5 years hiring freeze.

Regards
16th Jul 2015, 16:06
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Posted By binsleepen

Speedbirdie, All that follows is yesterdays...

Speedbirdie,

All that follows is yesterdays plan, I am not aware of todays plan and I have no inckling of tomorrows plan.

The long haul 767s retire finally at the end of summer '16 and the long...
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