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14th Sep 2019, 06:05
Replies: 517
Views: 589,202
Posted By g-code

Just a heads up to the BA guys and gals: ...

Just a heads up to the BA guys and gals:

Until the strike is resolved, BALPA are allowed to jumpseat on mainline (not express) United flights both domestic and international (cabin seats only).
27th Jul 2019, 09:00
Replies: 517
Views: 589,202
Posted By g-code

Good luck from across the pond Public...

Good luck from across the pond

Public opinion doesn’t pay the bills, and the public at large has a short memory.
29th Dec 2017, 04:35
Replies: 108
Views: 68,439
Posted By g-code

As an observer from “across the pond”, you’re in...

As an observer from “across the pond”, you’re in a tight spot for a few reasons and maybe I can provide some clarity on things within the US.

The barrier to entry at an airline is much lower...
Forum: North America
15th Jun 2017, 09:01
Replies: 36
Views: 12,586
Posted By g-code

Definitely looks like it's being vented or the...

Definitely looks like it's being vented or the check valve failed.

The story is definitely overhyped. It looks like they aren't even off the ramp/haven't started moving.

Also, why are some...
Forum: North America
11th May 2017, 03:11
Replies: 66
Views: 14,099
Posted By g-code

If you want to work for a major airline you...

If you want to work for a major airline you absolutely need a degree. The regionals may not, but they never really have traditionally, so I don't know why you keep repeating it.

I'm also not sure...
11th May 2017, 02:24
Replies: 46
Views: 22,737
Posted By g-code

Whats being missed here is that Spirit is short...

Whats being missed here is that Spirit is short on pilots. 17% of their covered schedule is overtime picked up on days off. The last strike in the US was at Spirit in 2010, and their management has...
2nd Mar 2017, 01:37
Replies: 89
Views: 61,101
Posted By g-code

The degree is just "one of those things." It's...

The degree is just "one of those things." It's possible to get to a major through a flow program without one, but when 99% of your competition has one...well you get the point.

Some carriers will...
1st Mar 2017, 18:16
Replies: 89
Views: 61,101
Posted By g-code

I'd like to echo the above. A buddy of mine also...

I'd like to echo the above. A buddy of mine also had a 2 year diploma and did the coursework for his 4 year degree online through ERAU. He had a call from a major within 45 days.
Forum: Middle East
4th Feb 2017, 00:44
Replies: 32
Views: 24,437
Posted By g-code

We will see if this sticks for EK. It's seasonal...

We will see if this sticks for EK. It's seasonal for United because the loads go off a cliff after summer is over.

Gonna need a lot of olives and feta in the cargo hold in the winter months.
Forum: North America
17th Dec 2016, 18:44
Replies: 52
Views: 11,983
Posted By g-code

If you're paying 40% you're doing it wrong.

If you're paying 40% you're doing it wrong.
11th Dec 2016, 04:03
Replies: 1,160
Views: 1,082,990
Posted By g-code

The EU isn't a single country and FedEx isn't...

The EU isn't a single country and FedEx isn't doing it with crew operating as contractors under a rediculous training bond and disgustingly low pay and work rules either.

The EU and US carriers...
5th Oct 2016, 22:17
Replies: 6
Views: 3,790
Posted By g-code

It's been a while since I have heard numbers but...

It's been a while since I have heard numbers but it's in the 70% range. The BIGGEST piece of advice I can offer is make sure everything on your application is totally correct now because they...
5th Oct 2016, 20:14
Replies: 6
Views: 3,790
Posted By g-code

There was an ALPA carrier job fair. Well two of...

There was an ALPA carrier job fair. Well two of them to be exact.

The latest a number are 1,000 new hires in 2017 and 1,200 in 2018. The training center in Denver has 30 sim bays I think and they...
25th Sep 2016, 08:03
Replies: 31
Views: 19,675
Posted By g-code

There was a lot more going on with that airplane...

There was a lot more going on with that airplane than stated here.
Forum: North America
24th Feb 2016, 17:50
Replies: 74
Views: 32,770
Posted By g-code

ruletheworld, The majors won't ever be...

ruletheworld,

The majors won't ever be handing out greencards. They each have about 13,000 resumes on file, and its extremely competitive to get an interview. The number of pilots being hired...
Forum: North America
24th Feb 2016, 08:20
Replies: 74
Views: 32,770
Posted By g-code

UK, get your instructor ratings. Tons of places...

UK, get your instructor ratings. Tons of places hiring and you can get the flight time you need quickly. Also don't count on not having a degree. I don't want to be the bearer of bad news, but...
15th Feb 2016, 08:34
Replies: 26
Views: 8,528
Posted By g-code

I've seen the phones at cruise, but I have never...

I've seen the phones at cruise, but I have never seen anyone play games on them.

At United there is raw data flying if your landing currency expires which is fairly common on the international...
Forum: North America
13th Feb 2016, 20:32
Replies: 2
Views: 3,876
Posted By g-code

I don't care for it. If they are planning on...

I don't care for it. If they are planning on having a similar system (I've been told there are some differences between rostering and how we bid), then there are some "gotchas."

First, it's an...
Forum: Middle East
12th Feb 2016, 22:44
Replies: 74
Views: 27,400
Posted By g-code

Jesus. I have been lurking on these forums for a...

Jesus. I have been lurking on these forums for a while and work for one of the "big 3" in the US. The stuff I read on here is shocking. Hope for better days for you guys.
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