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19th Oct 2019, 17:36
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Posted By FoxChaRomeo

I was in the hood pool when Monarch went bust,...

I was in the hood pool when Monarch went bust, and no one jumped the queue to the best of my knowledge.

As doubtless you know, seniority is king at BA, which essentially starts with your sim...
15th Mar 2018, 10:49
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Posted By FoxChaRomeo

When I went through there was some pretty...

When I went through there was some pretty explicit information available on the recruitment portal about not parking at Waterside, but at T5 and taking the staff bus... maybe have a read through that...
2nd Mar 2018, 11:40
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Posted By FoxChaRomeo

There certainly would... actually there are two...

There certainly would... actually there are two traps to make sure you don't depart with no flaps set - the first is by pushing the 'TO Config Test' button, which does exactly as it says on the tin....
2nd Mar 2018, 09:58
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Posted By FoxChaRomeo

They were operating in pairs on Tuesday on the...

They were operating in pairs on Tuesday on the South Apron. Not been at work since, so can't speak for the last couple of days.

As for engines running, on stand obviously not, but on the Airbus...
23rd Feb 2018, 19:01
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Posted By FoxChaRomeo

The answer is different for everyone because...

The answer is different for everyone because everyone‘s situation is different. If you’re applying, hopefully you will have read much of this thread and will be well aware of the pros & cons.
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6th Feb 2018, 12:53
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Posted By FoxChaRomeo

There are definitely some 320 rated swimmers...

There are definitely some 320 rated swimmers still in the pool... me, and I think FACOff and TimesReader both did their sims after me?

For reference I did mine mid Nov ‘16... anyone else?
5th Feb 2018, 10:16
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Posted By FoxChaRomeo

I think it sounds very good for DEPs... ...

I think it sounds very good for DEPs...



Any more detail on this Rex? I can see the logic... delaying a course of 6 FPPs releases a huge amount of training capacity that could be used to bring...
4th Feb 2018, 18:28
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Posted By FoxChaRomeo

I would say (speculating) that it’s a shortage...

I would say (speculating) that it’s a shortage cock up, not an overcrewing cock up. Have heard multiple sources talking of leave buyback offers on SH at LHR over the summer, and offers were made from...
5th Dec 2017, 10:59
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Posted By FoxChaRomeo

If this was the case, why did short haul...

If this was the case, why did short haul recruitment open in July 2016??
What changed is that someone had a bright idea to recruit whitetails directly from CTC, in addition to the FPP cadets, as a...
5th Dec 2017, 10:38
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Posted By FoxChaRomeo

This is key... if they can, then no one in the...

This is key... if they can, then no one in the pool has a hope. The bean counters have decreed.

If they canít, then some rated guys/gal floating near the top of the pool may be in with a chance.
2nd Dec 2017, 17:41
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Posted By FoxChaRomeo

You were a Monarch Captain at 25, and a few years...

You were a Monarch Captain at 25, and a few years ago you already had the 2500 hrs to apply to VS? Despite the gentle rosters that MON used to fly?

They started 'em young at Monarch...
30th Nov 2017, 15:47
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Posted By FoxChaRomeo

Correct me if I'm wrong, but part time options...

Correct me if I'm wrong, but part time options will meant that the seniority required to get on a certain fleet or certain seat will reduce, right?

It's surely a good thing for people lower down...
29th Nov 2017, 13:09
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Posted By FoxChaRomeo

I agree. Not an accusation at any individuals but...

I agree. Not an accusation at any individuals but there appears to be a touch of 'institutional arrogance'...

"we are British Airways, so people will wait. We've had a better idea and can save...
29th Nov 2017, 13:05
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Posted By FoxChaRomeo

The number of freeze waivers granted this year...

The number of freeze waivers granted this year would suggest that the company has been proactive in filling LH vacancies by moving people off the 320 fleet early. That alone suggests to me that there...
29th Nov 2017, 10:55
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Posted By FoxChaRomeo

A friend in the company scoured the relevant...

A friend in the company scoured the relevant Yammer threads and came up with the following numbers. So fairly reliable, based on (I think) a reasonable assumption of success rate in the sim:

446...
28th Nov 2017, 22:23
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Posted By FoxChaRomeo

As of last year, there were circa 300 people in...

As of last year, there were circa 300 people in the hold pool, and we’ve had our expiration dates extended twice, so I’d say it would be unlikely in the foreseeable future.
26th Nov 2017, 08:14
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Posted By FoxChaRomeo

Thanks for the info. Canít fault his/her...

Thanks for the info. Canít fault his/her optimism!

So I think what we can take from this is that there will be recruitment, but as I said a page or two back, Iím not sure how many DEPs will get...
26th Nov 2017, 06:26
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Posted By FoxChaRomeo

Chaps/chapettes... for the uninitiated, whatís a...

Chaps/chapettes... for the uninitiated, whatís a freeze waiver?
23rd Nov 2017, 13:47
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Posted By FoxChaRomeo

60-odd FPP guys in the pipeline, and a stated...

60-odd FPP guys in the pipeline, and a stated intention for BA to further recruit white-tails directly from CTC. Plus easyJet seemingly being very well crewed in the RHS for summer ‘18, so there’ll...
18th Oct 2017, 11:41
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Posted By FoxChaRomeo

For what it's worth, that link is no longer...

For what it's worth, that link is no longer valid, and I can find no reference on the L3 website to a live BA scheme of any description...
Forum: ATC Issues
11th Oct 2017, 12:20
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Posted By FoxChaRomeo

Heard a couple of months ago, we’re talking to...

Heard a couple of months ago, we’re talking to London, Speedbird inbound from the west checks in. Few moments later, controller comes on...

Controller: ‘Speedbird XX, we understand it’s your last...
1st Sep 2017, 15:12
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Posted By FoxChaRomeo

Clearly why they are forecasting no DEP...

Clearly why they are forecasting no DEP recruitment next year. Cadets are cheaper - they come without experience!

The bottleneck will be the training department, it may get to a point where they...
30th Aug 2017, 15:19
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Posted By FoxChaRomeo

The Ezy CP does still fly, albeit even after nigh...

The Ezy CP does still fly, albeit even after nigh on a year in the job(?) he retains his *** (an inexperience identifier, for those readers outside Ezyworld) so he doesn't need to go anywhere too...
28th Jul 2017, 14:34
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Posted By FoxChaRomeo

Trip trades is the system that (theoretically)...

Trip trades is the system that (theoretically) allows you to swap duties with other crew. Obviously, any swap needs to remain legal and unlike some carriers, you cannot swap days off - they are set...
25th Jul 2017, 10:11
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Posted By FoxChaRomeo

What am I missing? The email directly contradicts...

What am I missing? The email directly contradicts things that I and others (namely Wiggy) have heard directly from within the company, and it includes the caveat that everything is...



So why...
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