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8th Jun 2019, 10:48
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Posted By Jumbo2

5 days off in a month is all you got in June with...

5 days off in a month is all you got in June with no NCP, OT or standovers is that what you are saying?

You really have to learn how to bid under JSS if you are a few years (2+) in and that is...
8th Jun 2019, 06:30
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Posted By Jumbo2

Funny that is. Know of lots of pilots in the top...

Funny that is. Know of lots of pilots in the top 40% on the SH Airbus list who will have the opportunity to go LH next year since their engagement freeze is over and have decided not to bid in this...
6th Jun 2019, 15:28
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Posted By Jumbo2

Don't believe all the rumours, the retirees are...

Don't believe all the rumours, the retirees are at the moment pretty much only 65 year olds pilots, a few from within the bubble who moved to an airline up North and around 20 junior pilots who...
1st Jun 2019, 15:45
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Posted By Jumbo2

It might be your application is still in the...

It might be your application is still in the pipeline to be reviewed. Maybe send recruitment an email or give them a ring. They are a really friendly bunch who are very helpful and understanding.
18th May 2019, 11:03
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Posted By Jumbo2

Goes further up the seniority?!? Looking at...

Goes further up the seniority?!? Looking at Yammer and the BALPA forum it has already hit <25% from the top on the A320 and B777 fleets. I don't think the senior guys are doing any less hours then...
18th May 2019, 09:45
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Posted By Jumbo2

O no, sorry, that doesnít work anymore and was...

O no, sorry, that doesnít work anymore and was the old bidline answer.

Under JSS the questions about the very high level of global constraints just get ignored 😉
18th May 2019, 09:41
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Posted By Jumbo2

we are not short of pilots, itís our roster...

we are not short of pilots, itís our roster bidding which is causing the problem 😉
2nd Apr 2019, 15:09
Replies: 162
Views: 122,645
Posted By Jumbo2

Also be careful with the part-time contracts...

Also be careful with the part-time contracts being offered getting a few months off in the winter. It at least used to be that, and I believe still is the case, the parttime pilots with a few months...
2nd Apr 2019, 07:09
Replies: 162
Views: 122,645
Posted By Jumbo2

A quote from the recent BALPA newsletter.

A quote from the recent BALPA newsletter.
31st Mar 2019, 11:35
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Views: 47,778
Posted By Jumbo2

Hey Red9 have you already left to Virgin? If not...

Hey Red9 have you already left to Virgin? If not how many days left?
25th Mar 2019, 12:19
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Posted By Jumbo2

Is that for BA mainline or BA cityflyer? ...

Is that for BA mainline or BA cityflyer?

Both vacancies show on the BA.com career website but as far as I'm aware an online assessment is not part of the BA mainline selection.

BA mainline...
18th Mar 2019, 19:19
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Posted By Jumbo2

12 months, so no weekend of during 9 months of...

12 months, so no weekend of during 9 months of Blindlines under the old bidline system and neither during the 3 months of JSS?

At least JSS produces simular results as the old system then. Looking...
8th Mar 2019, 06:05
Replies: 23
Views: 7,402
Posted By Jumbo2

I would go with received with mixed feelings. ...

I would go with received with mixed feelings.

Direct entry long haul did indeed get a whole lot more :yuk:

With shorthaul comparing the JSS junior roosters to the old blind lines it looks very...
1st Mar 2019, 21:50
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Posted By Jumbo2

Completely agree, same with the mainly ex-BMI...

Completely agree, same with the mainly ex-BMI colleagues going to Jet2.
1st Mar 2019, 19:02
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Posted By Jumbo2

Colour scheme is a combination of White, Blue and...

Colour scheme is a combination of White, Blue and Dark Blue.
24th Feb 2019, 18:57
Replies: 25
Views: 16,348
Posted By Jumbo2

Thanks fair enough, didn't realise they went as...

Thanks fair enough, didn't realise they went as far as Greece. Was meanly basing my opinion about the work on the ex-CityFlyer pilots who are shocked now working for Mainline about how hard they have...
24th Feb 2019, 14:53
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Views: 16,348
Posted By Jumbo2

Just talking abut it with a mate who is...

Just talking abut it with a mate who is considering a move there from FlyBE. It is always nice to earn more money but comparing it to other Regional operators like Eastern Airways, FlyBE, Loganair...
19th Feb 2019, 14:37
Replies: 25
Views: 16,348
Posted By Jumbo2

Is there a more prescribed process to get from...

Is there a more prescribed process to get from Cityflyer into Mainline for those who fancy to work a bit harder but get the benefits of the mainline career progression, or is it still a work in...
13th Feb 2019, 14:51
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Posted By Jumbo2

[/LEFT] I completely agree with Northern...

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I completely agree with Northern Monkey most of my colleagues from my joiners course just over 4 years ago would have gone LH at the first possible opportunity. However now with JSS the...
17th Jan 2019, 08:29
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Posted By Jumbo2

That and with the bubble they where in at BA,...

That and with the bubble they where in at BA, having been part of the take-over a few years back, they were never going to be happy at BA. Some were promised a LBA base by Jet2 before they signed....
17th Dec 2018, 06:14
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Posted By Jumbo2

Not really, what they meant with it at the time...

Not really, what they meant with it at the time was you are only junior when you join the airline after that it is by choice. You don't need to jump at the first command opportunity or go straight...
16th Dec 2018, 18:13
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Posted By Jumbo2

Have a few mates who are JSS trainers and got...

Have a few mates who are JSS trainers and got another mate who is a BALPA rep. Both say 9 out of 10 are happy with what they got given in January with their first JSS bid. From the 10% who are not...
13th Dec 2018, 06:33
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Posted By Jumbo2

Not to sure about that statement. Of the people...

Not to sure about that statement. Of the people who contacted BALPA only approximately 1 out of 10 wasn't happy with the outcome of their JSS bidding. Quiet often because of a bidding mistake or...
4th Dec 2018, 19:45
Replies: 6,399
Views: 5,219,301
Posted By Jumbo2

of course you can; I'm in the top 25% Shorthaul...

of course you can; I'm in the top 25% Shorthaul by now and have a fair bit of bidding power but staying well clear of a command. The reason; the extra pay is not worth the sacrifice in lifestyle....
4th Dec 2018, 17:26
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Views: 5,219,301
Posted By Jumbo2

Why did you go for the command when you did? I...

Why did you go for the command when you did?
I don't think the pay package changed since you got your command (at least didn't get worse), neither did the rostering. So before you applied for that...
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