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17th Dec 2015, 11:36
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Posted By Penworth

Jet2 parent orders three more Boeing 737-800s |...

Jet2 parent orders three more Boeing 737-800s | Manufacturers content from ATWOnline (http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/jet2-parent-orders-three-more-boeing-737-800s)

I'm guessing the majority of...
28th Oct 2015, 15:31
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Posted By Penworth

Which is a captains salary at Jet2 and isn't...

Which is a captains salary at Jet2 and isn't going to go up at all (apart from the odd cost of living pay rise) thanks to the lack of increments.
6th Oct 2015, 20:10
Replies: 889
Views: 719,107
Posted By Penworth

Why are other departments facing redundancies? Is...

Why are other departments facing redundancies? Is it a reason which could possibly be related to pilot redundancies? Seems strange to be recruiting 60 pilots if there are already too many!
30th Sep 2015, 14:06
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Views: 719,107
Posted By Penworth

Angry I guess he doesn't care since he didn't get...

I guess he doesn't care since he didn't get through. A kick in the teeth for those of us who went in blind and were hoping for a level playing field for the assessment. All else being equal, it will...
30th Sep 2015, 10:51
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Views: 909,359
Posted By Penworth

This is exactly something they're addressing at...

This is exactly something they're addressing at the moment with the upgrade process being modified and a support network being put in place to ensure those put forward for command have a decent...
26th Sep 2015, 18:11
Replies: 52
Views: 35,050
Posted By Penworth

Fancy Navigator - I applied as type rated DEC. In...

Fancy Navigator - I applied as type rated DEC. In the end decided against the move though, for a couple of reasons.
5th Sep 2015, 15:01
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Views: 719,107
Posted By Penworth

Can I ask a few questions of those already in...

Can I ask a few questions of those already in Thomson regarding the package on offer.

I understand the leave is 42 days per annum. Is this pro rated to 81% of that for those on a part time...
4th Sep 2015, 10:22
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Views: 719,107
Posted By Penworth

To be fair VJW, I've been invited to assessment...

To be fair VJW, I've been invited to assessment and I've got similar hours and experience to yourself so don't think hours (or lack thereof) are a requirement.
30th Aug 2015, 07:15
Replies: 1,179
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Posted By Penworth

I completely agree regarding internal upgrades...

I completely agree regarding internal upgrades being preferred. The company professes to having the same view but when it comes down to it, guys who would make great captains don't get through and I...
29th Aug 2015, 19:35
Replies: 1,179
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Posted By Penworth

The pension is actually 8% for Captains, which...

The pension is actually 8% for Captains, which (although pretty poor) is still more than Thomson will be offering new recruits soon DooblerChina!

I heard a rumour recently that new joining DEC's...
Forum: Tech Log
25th Aug 2015, 18:41
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Posted By Penworth

It wouldn't really be a Centreline if it was...

It wouldn't really be a Centreline if it was offset, would it?!
17th Aug 2015, 20:12
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Posted By Penworth

I thought if there was winter work available on a...

I thought if there was winter work available on a Thomson aircraft, then that meant you were entitled to go full time? I guess not from what's been said here, which makes bidding for Canada less...
16th Aug 2015, 08:31
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Posted By Penworth

Yes but clearly the whole point of this...

Yes but clearly the whole point of this initiative isn't to get a few grand out of these people, it's to get the message out through the media that Jet2 isn't an airline which will tolerate this kind...
13th Aug 2015, 16:55
Replies: 1,179
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Posted By Penworth

Pin head Tried to send you a PM but your...

Pin head

Tried to send you a PM but your inbox is full.
10th Aug 2015, 19:19
Replies: 1,179
Views: 909,359
Posted By Penworth

I think you'll find the pilot apprentice scheme...

I think you'll find the pilot apprentice scheme is for those already with a CPL/IR, many of whom have spent 100k+ at Oxford, so not exactly a scheme for poor 18 year olds! It's not a bad scheme...
3rd Aug 2015, 08:25
Replies: 889
Views: 719,107
Posted By Penworth

Someone mentioned the 5 year pay, and the 5 year...

Someone mentioned the 5 year pay, and the 5 year pay command suitable, but are there any more increases after that until gaining a command (other than the negotiated cost of living rises)? Does it go...
22nd Jul 2015, 16:19
Replies: 4,104
Views: 2,230,429
Posted By Penworth

It may be a whinge, but it also happens to be...

It may be a whinge, but it also happens to be 100% spot on, and accurately reflects the feelings of the staff :ok:
21st Jul 2015, 15:58
Replies: 52
Views: 35,050
Posted By Penworth

I've been offered a job with Ryanair as a DEC on...

I've been offered a job with Ryanair as a DEC on a UK employment contract employed directly by Ryanair. I'm currently employed by another UK LCC and am mulling over whether to make the switch. Can...
20th Jul 2015, 14:57
Replies: 4,104
Views: 2,230,429
Posted By Penworth

Those clueless investors obviously haven't a clue...

Those clueless investors obviously haven't a clue either, Honiley. The shares in Dart Group have jumped 7% in the last few days since the financial results were announced - Dart's shareholders are...
16th Jul 2015, 19:13
Replies: 4,104
Views: 2,230,429
Posted By Penworth

As an employee of Jet2 I'm glad they're not...

As an employee of Jet2 I'm glad they're not looking at getting into long haul. Much as I'd love them to branch out and expand into different areas, the company is only making 40m profit a year, much...
21st May 2015, 10:08
Replies: 4,104
Views: 2,230,429
Posted By Penworth

Anyway, back to Jet2. People keep talking about...

Anyway, back to Jet2. People keep talking about the seasonal nature of Jet's operation and how it wouldn't suit a leased fleet of aircraft. I understand that Thomson send several 737's to Canada to...
26th Feb 2015, 19:10
Replies: 4,104
Views: 2,230,429
Posted By Penworth

Yeah sorry for bringing up the old fleet...

Yeah sorry for bringing up the old fleet announcement thing, I just thought it be a more interesting comment for most readers on a rumour network than discussing CAA complaint statistics :p
26th Feb 2015, 18:38
Replies: 4,104
Views: 2,230,429
Posted By Penworth

Jeez you really don't want people criticising...

Jeez you really don't want people criticising jet2 do you?! I fly for them and even I wouldn't defend them so vociferously. At the end of the day all airlines get complaints and in my opinion jet2...
13th Feb 2015, 13:07
Replies: 1,179
Views: 909,359
Posted By Penworth

I agree with goaroundnow. The negativity seen on...

I agree with goaroundnow. The negativity seen on pprune re jet2 is far worse than that that I've experienced on the line. I've worked for another major uk airline so do have a baseline with which to...
31st Jan 2015, 15:23
Replies: 52
Views: 35,050
Posted By Penworth

5-4-5-4 at Ryanair or 6-1-6-2 at Turkish. Give me...

5-4-5-4 at Ryanair or 6-1-6-2 at Turkish. Give me quality of life and a decent work life balance over higher pay any day of the week.
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