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Old 24th Oct 2008, 23:05
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Flight Crew Solutions Ltd., your views on this company wanted.

Anyone know anything about Flight Crew Solutions Ltd of Guernsey, UK.. who could share their views on this company, Good or Bad?
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Old 25th Oct 2008, 09:46
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Well according to their website it is a Guernsey box no. (not an office) and they have an 0208 (London) telephone number.

Sounds like a London based start-up that think they are offshore but, particularly with a London telephone number, they ain't because the Channel Islands are losing their offshore status!
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Old 25th Oct 2008, 13:49
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EDIT: Naming names is against PPRuNe rules.

Take this as a warning against doing so again.
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Old 27th Oct 2008, 15:05
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Be carefull - my experience is that they take some time to pay!!
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Old 27th Oct 2008, 15:54
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I make it a point never to deal with any company that uses the word 'solutions' in its name. If they're as unimaginative as every plumber, electrician and waste disposal contractor in the Yellow Pages I can't see them being much good.
 
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Solutions...

The solution is easy to understand, Seņor Flintstone.
xxx
Your salary with them is $8,000/month.
The airline contracts them to supply you for $12,000/month.
Their "solution" is $4,000/month in their bank account.
And all that obviously "offshore" and "no benefits" for you.
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Advanced mathematics most pilots never study...

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Old 4th Feb 2009, 13:09
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CP \ FO Helsinki

Looks like they are looking for B737NG guys in Helsinki, has anyone got any ideas who?

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Old 4th Feb 2009, 17:09
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I live in hel and haven't noticed anything in the newspapers about a start up.

May be blx are starting a base as they are the only people that regularly use 737ng's around here.

I wait in anticipation, but don't worry I retired long ago and was an airbus man.
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Old 5th Feb 2009, 12:17
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The Helsinki contract is Primera- Jetex.
Seems that they were also looking for drivers in Dublin.
wrote to them a while ago-no news
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Old 7th Feb 2009, 13:15
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Smells like shait, looks like shait so must be shait. Flightcrew Solutions had a contract with Latcharter come Smartlynx, a total disaster from what I heard. Promises made and agreements not held by either the contract agency or company. They lost 6 Captains and a few FO's in a few weeks time and apparently it was not smooth sailing at all. The Irish one does not unfortunately have a very good rep around the industry, undeserved some would say? I'd use extreme caution when dealing with the gent in question. Ask yourself a question: Would you buy a used car from this man?

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Old 7th Feb 2009, 19:28
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Guys look out for Primera, very shady operations,

Just check out this accident report from the Icelandic flight accident investigation board
Runway overrun on a 10.000' runway, Duty time busting and etc............

http://www.rnf.is/media/skyrslur/200...NAL_REPORT.pdf

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Old 7th Feb 2009, 21:36
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paid on time

I worked for Flight Crew Solutions for 4+ years and every month I got the exact amount of money which was agreed in my contract, paid into my bank account and if there was a problem ( extra overtime or day off payment etc ) , it was taking care of right away.
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Old 10th Feb 2009, 08:07
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As a pilot you are in full control of stopping the wheels from turning if your paycheck is late. Only YOU can decide how many days or weeks to fly without money.
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Old 6th Apr 2009, 09:49
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Shady operations... What do you mean? Because of that report? What about Icelandair then
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Old 14th Apr 2009, 12:24
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Current Primera pilots have troubles getting paid in full, seems like someone is holding back the cash!
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Old 14th Apr 2009, 19:28
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You certainly are worth your name. Would you please ask us about our view of the said person. That is , those who had the displeasure of working for him and his show for many years, what we think of it him and his cohorts, before you post total utter stupidity such as you did on a public forum please.
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Old 10th Sep 2009, 14:26
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Anyone have any recent experience of working for FCS? Were you paid on time?
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Old 10th Sep 2009, 20:44
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My advice.

Stay away from this company and said "unmentionable name".

Worked under this contract and had trouble getting paid. Would never touch it again, even if it would be the last contract I'd would ever be offered.

And no, I will not elaborate on it.

I'm still baffled how "unmentionable name" is still working the field after so many burned bridges.

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Old 11th Sep 2009, 13:08
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Thanks for the warning - I will give them a miss then!
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Old 15th Sep 2009, 22:49
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I worked for them earlier this year, no problems getting paid on time at all. So I will do it again.....
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