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Forum: ATC Issues
28th Sep 2022, 14:32
Replies: 11,638
Views: 3,467,786
Posted By ManUtd1999

Little snippet of info from the NATS instagram...

Little snippet of info from the NATS instagram today:

"we do not have a date for when we will be recruiting controllers again. It will most likely be 2023 at the very earliest."

A somewhat...
11th Sep 2022, 15:01
Replies: 681
Views: 368,574
Posted By ManUtd1999

In the short term I would imagine the focus is on...

In the short term I would imagine the focus is on restoring profitability post-Covid and riding out the looming recession. Longer term, it will be interesting to see where they go next. Excluding...
Forum: ATC Issues
28th Aug 2022, 22:23
Replies: 11,638
Views: 3,467,786
Posted By ManUtd1999

It's still a positive sign that recruitment is...

It's still a positive sign that recruitment is starting up again. Hopefully it will filter through to trainee's soon :)

Have the trainees that were let go during Covid all now restarted training?...
31st May 2022, 20:29
Replies: 852
Views: 336,327
Posted By ManUtd1999

It has been obvious for a while (since at least...

It has been obvious for a while (since at least January) that travel restrictions would be lifted this summer. It should not have been a surprise to a tour operator that people want to go on holiday...
Forum: ATC Issues
26th Mar 2022, 18:18
Replies: 11,638
Views: 3,467,786
Posted By ManUtd1999

Positive news :ok: If courses are to start...

Positive news :ok:

If courses are to start in early 23, perhaps recruitment could open in summer or autumn?
Forum: ATC Issues
24th Mar 2022, 18:34
Replies: 11,638
Views: 3,467,786
Posted By ManUtd1999

HR issues aside, are there any updates re...

HR issues aside, are there any updates re potential ATCO recruitment? Airlines are back at 80%+ of capacity this summer, so surely there will be a need for NATS to start thinking about training again...
Forum: ATC Issues
24th Jul 2021, 14:59
Replies: 11,638
Views: 3,467,786
Posted By ManUtd1999

Thanks for the info :) So it sounds like a...

Thanks for the info :)

So it sounds like a relatively optimistic scenario, the previous trainees may start to be recalled to training from mid-2022. In which case, 'new' trainees could start to be...
Forum: ATC Issues
22nd Jul 2021, 22:00
Replies: 11,638
Views: 3,467,786
Posted By ManUtd1999

I thought the college trainees were already let...

I thought the college trainees were already let go last year?
Forum: ATC Issues
14th Jul 2021, 21:34
Replies: 11,638
Views: 3,467,786
Posted By ManUtd1999

Any updates re recruitment from those "in the...

Any updates re recruitment from those "in the know"? Are NATS thinking about when they might start to need new trainees again, or is it still too far off to even think about it?
Forum: ATC Issues
31st Mar 2021, 10:58
Replies: 11,638
Views: 3,467,786
Posted By ManUtd1999

Firstly, the prospects for this summer seem...

Firstly, the prospects for this summer seem highly uncertain and overall quite pessimistic. There may be some improvement vs summer 2020, but perhaps not that much if travel restrictions are almost...
Replies: 138
Views: 65,719
Posted By ManUtd1999

^ that is how a proper organisation treats...

^ that is how a proper organisation treats people, despite the difficult circumstances.

It also raises the point that EZY and BA (if it is also their MPL cadets who are affected?) are not...
Replies: 138
Views: 65,719
Posted By ManUtd1999

Disgusting behaviour by L3, although I can't say...

Disgusting behaviour by L3, although I can't say as I am particularly surprised. As an organisation they have been at the forefront of increasing costs and barriers to entry into aviation for 10+...
Forum: ATC Issues
16th Sep 2020, 09:45
Replies: 11,638
Views: 3,467,786
Posted By ManUtd1999

Commiserations to everyone affected - all very...

Commiserations to everyone affected - all very sad :sad:

https://www.independent.co.uk/travel/news-and-advice/air-traffic-control-trainee-nats-redundant-b447250.html

Quotes in this article...
5th Apr 2020, 12:47
Replies: 633
Views: 594,761
Posted By ManUtd1999

True, but this isn't a "normal" financial crisis....

True, but this isn't a "normal" financial crisis. A lot of those 10-20% haven't necessarily lost their jobs permanently but have instead been temporarily layed off. It's possible that the economy...
Forum: ATC Issues
13th Oct 2019, 10:51
Replies: 101
Views: 59,480
Posted By ManUtd1999

Any word if the current interview round is all...

Any word if the current interview round is all for Gatwick or if there are positions at Edinburgh as well?
Forum: ATC Issues
21st Jul 2019, 12:34
Replies: 44
Views: 18,769
Posted By ManUtd1999

Some interesting replies so far, keep them coming...

Some interesting replies so far, keep them coming :ok:


I didn't realise it was as high as 90% - are you counting the London approach controllers which are also based on Swanwick in that figure?...
Forum: ATC Issues
16th Jul 2019, 21:48
Replies: 44
Views: 18,769
Posted By ManUtd1999

ANS v NATS

I notice Air Navigation Solutions are advertising for trainee ATCOs at the moment. The timing isn't right for me to apply this time around but hopefully will be next year, which got me thinking -...
26th Jun 2019, 22:29
Replies: 619
Views: 617,099
Posted By ManUtd1999

Good to see Aer Lingus still doing things the...

Good to see Aer Lingus still doing things the right way and offering a fully funded course, they'll have their pick of all the top candidates as a result. It just goes to show that it can be done...
5th Mar 2019, 18:20
Replies: 6,995
Views: 6,725,549
Posted By ManUtd1999

If you have 18k lying around it's an outstanding...

If you have 18k lying around it's an outstanding scheme. You could almost see that price tag as a positive as it will reduce the competition :O

More seriously, I'm not denying that opening up BA...
4th Mar 2019, 21:09
Replies: 35
Views: 16,858
Posted By ManUtd1999

Regardless of the rights and wrongs of this...

Regardless of the rights and wrongs of this scheme, for those thinking of applying make sure you're clear about what happens to your 18k in the (unlikely) event you don't meet the required standard....
4th Mar 2019, 19:14
Replies: 6,995
Views: 6,725,549
Posted By ManUtd1999

No but they could call a ballot and start the...

No but they could call a ballot and start the process of (perfectly legal) industrial action if they wanted. Doing nothing is a not a result of UK strike law, it's a decision made by pilots and their...
3rd Mar 2019, 13:16
Replies: 35
Views: 16,858
Posted By ManUtd1999

I would go a bit further than "isn't ideal". In...

I would go a bit further than "isn't ideal". In most industries paying thousands of pounds for your own training is unheard of. BA hire experienced non-rated DEP's and have internal fleet transfers...
3rd Mar 2019, 09:09
Replies: 6,995
Views: 6,725,549
Posted By ManUtd1999

First they came for the socialists, and I did not...

First they came for the socialists, and I did not speak outóBecause I was not a socialist..........

This is not a BA specific problem, but the unwillingness / inability of airline pilots and their...
1st Mar 2019, 20:02
Replies: 6,995
Views: 6,725,549
Posted By ManUtd1999

I just posted this in the interviews section but...

I just posted this in the interviews section but thought I'd re-post seeing as it's made me so irrate :rolleyes:

New junior pilot recruitment campaign announced for LGW - 18k fee for the type...
1st Mar 2019, 19:57
Replies: 35
Views: 16,858
Posted By ManUtd1999

First the sponsored cadet programme was canned,...

First the sponsored cadet programme was canned, now they're charging for type ratings.I bet not many people predicted a day when the type rating at Ryanair would be 3x cheaper than at BA.......
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Forum: ATC Issues
28th Jan 2019, 21:32
Replies: 11,638
Views: 3,467,786
Posted By ManUtd1999

Thanks for the info. Tbh I wouldn't really have a...

Thanks for the info. Tbh I wouldn't really have a preference (although a few months in Spain could be nice....) , I was just interested to know how it all works
Forum: ATC Issues
20th Jan 2019, 20:23
Replies: 11,638
Views: 3,467,786
Posted By ManUtd1999

To be honest people don't tend to call me my...

To be honest people don't tend to call me my PPRUNE user name in real life....
Forum: ATC Issues
19th Jan 2019, 11:35
Replies: 11,638
Views: 3,467,786
Posted By ManUtd1999

Quite a few people seem to be being offered...

Quite a few people seem to be being offered courses at Global / Jerez these days. Seeing as I'm not going to be applying for 1 year or so, are these locations likely to still be around or is it more...
17th Jan 2019, 21:40
Replies: 338
Views: 189,003
Posted By ManUtd1999

It' surely can't be a co-incidence that the 3...

It' surely can't be a co-incidence that the 3 liveries IAG have launched (Iberia, Level and now EI) are all an almost identical style. EI went to great lengths in their presentation to explain what...
25th Nov 2018, 13:53
Replies: 4,597
Views: 3,284,459
Posted By ManUtd1999

MAN Hub for Virgin if they buy BE?

All the speculation about a potential VS/Flybe tie-up has got me thinking about the potential for a Manchester hub. VS's main problem at Heathrow has always been a lack of slots to effectively...
13th Oct 2018, 16:35
Replies: 4,866
Views: 1,836,838
Posted By ManUtd1999

Exactly. Delays due to a shortage of...

Exactly.

Delays due to a shortage of instructors/aircraft/facilities are disappointing and possibly a result of poor planning but can happen to any company. L3 are seemingly compounding the...
8th Oct 2018, 21:00
Replies: 4,866
Views: 1,836,838
Posted By ManUtd1999

From the posts above it sounds like a pretty sad...

From the posts above it sounds like a pretty sad state of affairs all round. 3-6 month delays, limited airline links yet still 2x the cost of modular......

The 25/week refund is insulting more...
20th Sep 2018, 18:25
Replies: 5
Views: 1,322
Posted By ManUtd1999

It's complicated but I'll try and explain as far...

It's complicated but I'll try and explain as far as I understand it.

Scenario A:
If you get a job with an airline directly (eg, Ryanair, Jet2) without being "placed" via the L3 holdpool, then the...
30th Aug 2018, 21:07
Replies: 953
Views: 466,561
Posted By ManUtd1999

I don't see Aer Linus lowering their entrance...

I don't see Aer Linus lowering their entrance standards. Oh wait, that's because it's full funded and they can take their pick of all the best applicants from across Europe.

As others have said,...
9th Aug 2018, 19:43
Replies: 67
Views: 29,047
Posted By ManUtd1999

I heard a rumour Embraer looked into it for the...

I heard a rumour Embraer looked into it for the E2 so it would be no surprise if Airbus were researching aswell. There's several options for how it could work, all requiring different levels of...
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