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Old 10th May 2017, 17:15
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Not hiring Brit pilots is highly unlikely.
We have lost at least half dozen guys/gals in the last month to EZY all brits and I know a few more are waiting for start dates.
And with RYR same thing not as many but know a couple started last week, and my mate got a call for assessment 4 days ago.
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Old 10th May 2017, 19:21
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I know this is a rumour network, but occasionally some facts are quite nice too. I do not know everything about easyJet, but being now in my 14th year of working there has enabled me to get to know a lot of people, including recruiters of every level. I may be deceiving myself, but I feel I would have heard that we were no longer recruiting Brits, especially as it would be illegal and most of the recruiters are Brits themselves. Nonetheless, it is never good to let the truth get in the way of a good story.
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Old 10th May 2017, 20:23
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I personally know of a number of these 'blacklisted' Brits who are currently doing TR courses, just started line training or awaiting TR start dates. A significant number of others are also in the pool. This is the current position. What happens over the next 1, 2, 3, 5 years because of Brexit is anyone's guess. I don't think anyone knows how it will affect the ability of Brits to work abroad or affect EZY's operation, as it has not even been negotiated by the Governments yet, so it is highly unlikely any decision has been made by EZY on reducing their recruitment
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Old 11th May 2017, 12:48
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DarkSoldier - at last, someone with common sense. Your are absolutely right, but as I said before, facts can be very boring compared to the rumour.
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Old 11th May 2017, 15:33
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That is true I forgot. In this case I can officially confirm that there is indeed a ban on Brits, ugly chicks and anyone over the age of 42 or with the name Steve
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Old 11th May 2017, 19:15
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@DarkSoldier ... I eat an orange a day, do I qualify?
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Old 14th May 2017, 01:56
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Does anyone know when Easyjet will be recruiting NTR FOs again?
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Old 16th May 2017, 08:40
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easyJet Media Centre

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Old 16th May 2017, 09:51
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450 jobs, 300 of which are cadets the majority of the remaining 150 will be DECs nice to see EasyJet valuing experienced FOs again!!!!! Bad luck to anyone who can actually fly a plane looks like you are on the scrap heap yet again, these cadets must be super talented!! Also if you are one of lucky 2 or 3 DFOs that get selected there is no mention of which contract you will go on to, Second Officer/First or Senior, I think we all know the answer!
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Old 16th May 2017, 10:12
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Right, that must be why EJ has been recruiting experienced FOs and Direct Entry Captains for the last few years then or maybe I imagined flying with all the experienced guys who joined as SFOs.
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Old 16th May 2017, 10:40
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450 and 300 are cadets the numbers speak for themselves! Defend it all you like, bottom line is people are missing out, myself included. Over the years I would loved to have worked for EJ and at times would have given my right for it. For various reasons I missed the whole EJ craz for cadets and have only ever tried getting in as a DFO (rated I might add), having passed selection twice and twice been fobbed off with seconds officer position or contract positions the whole thing pisses me off. For my personal curcirnstance EJ would be a perfect fit, short haul with no seniority list and UK bases. But I have a mortgage and two children my days of working for very little are well behind me!

All I asked in the past was they value my experience offer me a job that represents my 6000 hours Airbus time and in return I would give them the rest of my working career. One way or another I have ended up working for BA and now have to sit around for the next 10 years waiting my turn for command all the while Easy Cadets of a couple of years experience are getting command and that 145k salary!

The whole industry sucks, there are many people on here for whom it has worked out and that's great feel free to be smug. Remember your job is the one I want but have been unable to get, just don't pretend Easy Value experience because they very clearly don't. I don't suppose a ten fold increase in winter losses will do much to change their feeling either.

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Old 16th May 2017, 11:13
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Originally Posted by EcamSurprise View Post
Right, that must be why EJ has been recruiting experienced FOs and Direct Entry Captains for the last few years then or maybe I imagined flying with all the experienced guys who joined as SFOs.
Hands up all those SFO's recruited by eJ as SFO. I know of none.
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Old 16th May 2017, 11:16
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Not contract and U.K. Base please!
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Old 16th May 2017, 11:30
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So you now spend your time on a forum slagging them off? Oh dear.

There is much much more to EJ than just UK bases.
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Old 16th May 2017, 11:41
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I did not slag them off, I simply stated they don't value experience which is painfully obvious. And if you are British with all your family here and children in school here maybe just maybe it's a very big attraction. Italian or French or Portuguese or Spanish contracts might be of interest to some but not me I am afraid.
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Old 16th May 2017, 11:50
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What happens on one contract is very different to what is happening on all the other 6 contracts where experienced SFO and DEC recruitment is now much more common. While a non-UK base may not suit you, it doesn't mean that the contract practices are the same as you suggest with many of your posts. Having said that, I also know of colleagues who joined on UK SFO contracts from a number of UK airlines.
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Old 16th May 2017, 12:04
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Ok I appreciate your point. But the fact remains if you want a British base as an experienced FO you are not going to have much luck as my experiences would testify. Is it that crazy that a British person might expect reasonable contract in his home country from a British based company? Anyway your probably right in my case this ship has sailed so I should not waste my time commenting. I am how ever genuinely interested in any prospect of Direct Entry SFOs in the U.K. as that might be enough for me to reapply, but I can't see it ever happening and that's what anyoys me. It seems to me you are perfectly happy to discus EasyJet providing it's all positive, you can't get snippy at someone who offers a different experience and opinion to your own. Everything I have said has been based on my onw experiences and I will be the first to admit it has left me bitter.
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Old 16th May 2017, 12:21
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Trust me, I'm happy to discuss all the bad points but when people post something that just isn't true or, in your case, makes a statement which blankets the whole company whereas it's only a part and even then not 100% accurate I will comment for the sake of those looking to apply in the future.

As for the UK contracts, as I say, I know people who ended up on UK SFO contracts and I dare say this will happen again in the future as experience pools dry up.

Good luck to you with whatever comes in the future.
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Old 16th May 2017, 14:47
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The company European wide is recruiting 66 percent of it pilots from flight schools! In a market packed with qualified guys and Alitalia Bankrupcy looming! Are you seriously telling me that my original statement that Easy place no value on experienced Fos is incorrect? They have a massive bias towards Cadets and this can be seen in the 66 percent, which is probably low compared to most years and it's done for the cost benefit nothing else. Defend it all you like but last year when BA recruited 400 people that figure was completely switched! Anyway you obviously don't want to see my point so we will have agree to disagree.
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Old 16th May 2017, 15:05
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I joined just a few months on a permanent f/o contract. Not in the UK.

But if I want to upgrade that's where I would probably end up in not more than a couple of years. Vast majority of upgrades end up in LGW anyway, so I wouldn't see the problem in your case.
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