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Old 22nd May 2018, 20:27
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Join Date: May 2018
Location: London
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Day 1 feedback

Originally Posted by Planefan2981 View Post
Hi guys,

This is my first time getting through to the first assessment. For those that have done it before, it is similar to the way other airlines programme their computer based tests or is it something totally different?

cheers.
Hi Planefan2981, could you share what your day 1 was like ? did you use anything like latestpilotjobs to prepare?

thank you!
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Old 23rd May 2018, 20:44
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Join Date: May 2006
Location: Here and there
Age: 45
Posts: 370
Anyone still waiting for a reply to assessments in first week of May.
If you don’t hear for three weeks, are they just finding you sim slots??
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Old 24th May 2018, 12:32
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Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: On the side of the pitch!
Age: 42
Posts: 494
I joined at 34, was told Iíd not get a even a short haul command at Gatwick for 16 years, but I got that in 4, then a Heathrow one 4 months later. Anything can happen, you never know. Been in 7 years now, checking iBid every month shows between 5-10 leavers per month, most not going to 65.
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Old 25th May 2018, 09:45
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Join Date: Sep 2015
Location: Europe
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Originally Posted by SinBin View Post
I joined at 34, was told Iíd not get a even a short haul command at Gatwick for 16 years, but I got that in 4, then a Heathrow one 4 months later. Anything can happen, you never know. Been in 7 years now, checking iBid every month shows between 5-10 leavers per month, most not going to 65.
Is LH that fluid though?
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Old 25th May 2018, 11:49
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Join Date: Jul 2006
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Originally Posted by AirUK View Post
Is LH that fluid though?
Not up to now, but itís falling all the time, and who knows?
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Old 26th May 2018, 07:32
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Join Date: Feb 2001
Location: The Winchester
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Well it certainly is fluid but I’d not like to predict which way.....LH commands used to around the 15 year mark, recently however I’ve flown with several guys who are coming up to 20 years in the RHS and they are not being held back by being particularly selective in what they have bid for.

Logically I suspect you’ll see the time to command slide back down to more normal levels as retirements and a few resignations kick in so those that have already joined might benefit.
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Old 27th May 2018, 10:40
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Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: The Home of the Gnomes
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If you use 18-20 years as a benchmark, youíll be about right. It may go slightly more junior than that but itís the holy grail for most people so donít expect it to go wildly junior. My first opportunity for a LH command was at eighteen and a half years. Itís currently sitting at about 18.

I do do a lot of short (three day, two crew) trips on the 400 but that suits me. The senior mostly seem to head for South Africa.
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Old 27th May 2018, 19:21
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Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: UK
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I’d say it is currently sitting at 19 years. I’m hoping for one at between 19 and 20 years, although I suspect there may actually be a blip upwards next year so it may take 21.
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Old 27th May 2018, 20:26
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Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Botswana
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Donít forget, however, that long haul is increasingly the long term future of this company.
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Old 28th May 2018, 12:54
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Join Date: May 2018
Location: london
Posts: 29
Originally Posted by reeko View Post
Any news of more assessment invites?
Just logged in to check my application (sent a month ago), and it just says submitted. I'm guessing they just have a huge volume that they're working through
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Old 30th May 2018, 20:54
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Join Date: Mar 2017
Location: UK
Posts: 7
Response time

Just wondering if anyone knows how long it takes to get back to you after the day 1 of assessments?
cheers
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Old 4th Jun 2018, 09:28
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Join Date: Oct 2017
Location: UK
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Originally Posted by V1_cut View Post
Just wondering if anyone knows how long it takes to get back to you after the day 1 of assessments?
cheers
For how long are you waiting currently? or do you have the result of assessment day 1 already?
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Old 4th Jun 2018, 14:38
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Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: PORTUGAL
Posts: 137
Hello all,

Any idea if this recruitment drive is only for the A320 fleet or coudl be for any fleet depending on experience?

Regards,
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Old 4th Jun 2018, 16:08
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Join Date: Feb 2016
Location: santiago
Posts: 40
Hi all,

Any feedback from someone who has recently attended day 1?

thanks

Regards
Angelo26
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Old 4th Jun 2018, 16:34
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Join Date: May 2003
Location: Somewhere In The South China Sea
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I haven't attended but a friend has and he said they've ditched the crosshairs and shapes test.
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Old 4th Jun 2018, 17:06
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Join Date: Mar 2017
Location: Dublin
Posts: 43
Originally Posted by Deano777 View Post
I haven't attended but a friend has and he said they've ditched the crosshairs and shapes test.
do you have any ideas of what they've replaced it with?
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Old 4th Jun 2018, 20:00
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Join Date: Feb 2016
Location: santiago
Posts: 40
Originally Posted by Deano777 View Post
I haven't attended but a friend has and he said they've ditched the crosshairs and shapes test.

Thanks!
So there are 3 exercise, maths-english and the flight crew test, correct?
Regards

Angelo26
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Old 5th Jun 2018, 16:41
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Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Holland
Age: 35
Posts: 66
I did the assesment 2 years ago, I have heard from friends who have done it that they have ditched the crosshairs test. So just Maths, Verbal Reasoning and TCAS type computer test. It sounds like they have also increased the time limit on the maths test but might be wrong?

I understand they got rid of their old Verbal reasoning test and replaced it with an "easier" one, can anyone confirm if the Maths test is still the same one?
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Old 6th Jun 2018, 14:03
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Join Date: Feb 2016
Location: santiago
Posts: 40
Hi,
This morning I received the email that some slots for day 1 were uploaded, nevertheless as soon as I logged in all the slots were gone.
Anyone had luck with that today?those sots were in june or july?

regards
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Old 6th Jun 2018, 14:22
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Join Date: Nov 2014
Location: Moon
Posts: 13
Originally Posted by angelo26 View Post
Hi,
This morning I received the email that some slots for day 1 were uploaded, nevertheless as soon as I logged in all the slots were gone.
Anyone had luck with that today?those sots were in june or july?

regards
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