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Old 30th May 2012, 11:03
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Virgin Atlantic Hold Pool recruitment

Doors are opening,

Shame I dont have an Airbus or Boein Rating or 3000 hours!!!!

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Old 30th May 2012, 21:26
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You've either got it or you haven't.............


25 yrs + and still red hot
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Old 30th May 2012, 22:40
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25 years and still an FO.
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Old 30th May 2012, 23:15
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Probably way too early, but when are the 787s expected to arrive (barring Boeing delays)? 2014? Will they replace A330s or the older 744s? Any talk about how they would be integrated and what they could replace? I realise most likely speculation at this point.

Good luck to those who apply!
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Old 31st May 2012, 13:33
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And have a requirement for non rated chaps perhaps! Surely there must be lots of retirements coming up at all the big players?
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Old 31st May 2012, 18:42
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Thanks for the heads up. I'm signed up to the email alerts from Virgin careers but I didn't get one about this. Even in my junk folder, it's just the usual opportunities to enlarge parts of my anatomy.

Good luck everyone. I can imagine a lot of people fighting it out for this one. Sadly most will have a lot more experience than I have but it's worth a go.
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Old 1st Jun 2012, 16:34
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Anyone else having trouble uploading the cover letter?

I managed the CV fine but every time I try the cover letter it says you much select a file to upload,,, this after I HAVE selected the file!!! guessing a glitch on the system, very frustrating
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Old 3rd Jun 2012, 07:29
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it's just the usual opportunities to enlarge parts of my anatomy.
That's VS cabin crew for you
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Old 3rd Jun 2012, 11:26
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zerotohero,

I have the same result BUT the only 'starred' (required) item to upload seems to be the CV and I remember that only a CV was required last time (late 2011) too. If you just upload a CV then check the box saying the section is completed you are able to submit the application sans covering letter with no problem.

So it looks like the covering letter is not a requirement and can't be submitted anyway (unless it is a bug as you say)...unless anyone disagrees?
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Old 3rd Jun 2012, 11:46
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No issues submitting both here, although it did take a while to get on the website....hopefully I'm one up on those that submitted only a CV
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Old 4th Jun 2012, 09:30
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I bet it doesn't!

Judging from the chap I know who recently got the offer from Virgin, ratings, hours, long haul experience, command time etc are all completely irrelevant.

Lord only knows what he wrote on his CV / covering letter.
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Old 4th Jun 2012, 09:46
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Perhaps it wasn't so much the letter as the 20 notes stapled between the pages.
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Old 4th Jun 2012, 10:20
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does anyone has information about a typical pilot roster at Virgin Atlantic?
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Old 4th Jun 2012, 10:59
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Anyone have a contact number? Would like to ask if there is likely to be a requirement for non-rated guys in the near future.
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Old 4th Jun 2012, 14:17
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Some guys are having lots of time off after being at the legal limit of yearly flying hours.
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Old 4th Jun 2012, 15:08
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Nowhere near the legal limit. Virgin have a union agreement to only fly 750 hours per annum. Join BA and then you can go for the full 900 hours.

By the way, when I first got into this game, the limit was 1,000 hours per annum. It was then possible to have a medical and go on for another 200 hours if you passed.

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Old 21st Jun 2012, 18:39
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Are VS still accepting applications? I've been on their website (under careers) and cannot see anything for Pilot Recruitment. Have I missed the window?
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Old 21st Jun 2012, 19:22
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'fraid so - it closed on 04th June!
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Old 22nd Jun 2012, 14:05
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Email invites to interview have been sent. (so I am told)
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Old 22nd Jun 2012, 16:16
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Any idea if there are still people left in the pool from the last round?
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