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Old 10th Mar 2018, 22:13
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NTR, jet & TP time. Currently LHS of a non-Boeing >50T jet.

Sim in June, have offers on the table, just not from BA yet.
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Old 10th Mar 2018, 22:41
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Originally Posted by polepilot View Post
Random question...... does anyone know which car park is used by BA at gatwick? Cheers
The rubbish one. Car park x.
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Old 11th Mar 2018, 07:37
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Originally Posted by recall_checked View Post
The rubbish one. Car park x.
No itís not. Why post if you donít know the answer? Cabin crew use X. We use a different one. Why the interest? You can walk to the terminal, I suppose thatís the useful thing to know.
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Old 11th Mar 2018, 08:31
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Continuing on the track off getting to work at BA, is it possible/practical to go to work by public transport? (LHR and LGW)
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Old 11th Mar 2018, 08:46
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Originally Posted by Dupre View Post
Continuing on the track off getting to work at BA, is it possible/practical to go to work by public transport? (LHR and LGW)
Well that would depend on where you live?

Im in southwest London Zone 2 and go into work with the tube to LHR or a bus and train to LGW. Cant justify having a car which I would barely use!
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Old 11th Mar 2018, 11:15
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Originally Posted by shabon View Post
Well that would depend on where you live?

Im in southwest London Zone 2 and go into work with the tube to LHR or a bus and train to LGW. Cant justify having a car which I would barely use!
Is sign on at the airport terminal, or a separate location? e.g. Waterside at LHR.

I don't live in the UK now, but this question is relevant for where to consider living if/when I do move back. To be fair, I'm not even in the hold pool yet, but nothing like a bit of blind optimism!

Thanks
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Old 11th Mar 2018, 12:05
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Originally Posted by Dupre View Post
Is sign on at the airport terminal, or a separate location? e.g. Waterside at LHR.
You'll swipe in for report at either T5 LHR if LHr based or LGW South airside if LGW based.
If you're LH and dual based, you'll swipe in as above at LHR and at Atlantic House landside for LGW reports.
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Old 11th Mar 2018, 13:13
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Originally Posted by Dupre View Post
Continuing on the track off getting to work at BA, is it possible/practical to go to work by public transport? (LHR and LGW)
Heathrow based (commuter) and use nothing but public transport to get to work.
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Old 11th Mar 2018, 15:45
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Originally Posted by polepilot View Post
Random question...... does anyone know which car park is used by BA at gatwick? Cheers
Y car park
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Old 11th Mar 2018, 19:07
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Originally Posted by JulietSierra6 View Post
Another wrong answer. To put an end to it, we park in car park H.
The ones using Y are not real BA Pilots?

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Old 11th Mar 2018, 20:08
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No BA pilots are in Y these days.
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Old 11th Mar 2018, 21:21
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Don't quite understand the need to have answered that question; from an outsider looking in I would consider those kind of requests with a little more caution... what is to gain by giving someone you don't know that information??!
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Old 11th Mar 2018, 23:37
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Don't quite understand the need to have answered that question; from an outsider looking in I would consider those kind of requests with a little more caution... what is to gain by giving someone you don't know that information??!
I completely agree but if the person asking the question is up to no good at least he will now be totally perplexed by the array of answers!
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Old 12th Mar 2018, 01:09
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Why would anyone wanting to know about a car park used at an airport by an employer in a thread about joining that employer be such a weird question that should be met with Ďcautioní. Is it impossible that someone might just have been at gatwick where ba are recruiting and wants a heads up on it? Just a thought...
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Old 12th Mar 2018, 07:18
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To be fair I initially thought the same, but at second glance I think Polepilot is right. Hence I gave the answer. Itís hardly highly sensitive information. As we all know bad parking arrangements can really make life unnecessarily difficult. We are lucky at LGW to have a short walk to the terminal, rather than limited spaces and an unreliable 10 min bus ride.
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Old 12th Mar 2018, 08:18
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Polepilot, completely understand, I'm just taking it at face value, and what is to be gained by releasing that information - behind a forum you will never know peoples' true motives for asking details on employees of a particular company, and their routine which they have to complete on a daily basis.

That's all, it's just an observation - I guess I'm just a bit more cynical than most!

Slight deviation off topic for which I apologise - very envious of those getting calls - congratulations!

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Old 12th Mar 2018, 14:25
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A very valid question as he's probably suffered the misery of car park x in a previous airline
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Old 12th Mar 2018, 14:34
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The ex BMI guys (not all but most) and now some of the more senior SH bods have a car park you walk to the terminal from at LHR. It makes a huge difference not to have to wait for a bus. Itís probably not much quicker if you time the bus right but the walk is a welcome break unless the rain is in your face.
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Old 12th Mar 2018, 14:56
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Anybody know the width of the bays at the BA car park? Iím thinking of joining and this might be the deciding factor!

Letís keep it on topic....
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Old 12th Mar 2018, 15:26
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Any more recruitment planned? Anyone in the know?
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