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Old 5th Jul 2018, 08:23
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Retirement age is 60. Part time option available at all seniority levels. It is 80% part time, so 4-4 instead of 5-3 on the A320. On the A330 part time is less attractive, but I don't know the details.
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Old 5th Jul 2018, 15:58
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Old 4th Jan 2019, 23:32
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Hmmm, what about the availability of the cork base? How senior is it? How many aircraft are based there? How long is the wait to access that option?

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Old 5th Jan 2019, 20:20
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Any movement on the time to upgrade for new hires?

I presume everybody starts on the A320 based out of Dublin or is it possible to get Cork?
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Old 5th Jan 2019, 20:36
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Time to command is running at about 8-9 years at the moment.

Most people start on the 320 out of Dublin, some are offered a position in Cork. The Cork base is quite junior so it is usually possible to move down within a year.
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Old 16th Jan 2019, 11:28
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Has anybody got any feedback about the last (online) selection round? Any idea when results will be out?

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Old 17th Jan 2019, 07:35
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Originally Posted by wondering View Post
Has anybody got any feedback about the last (online) selection round? Any idea when results will be out?

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I spoke to one of their current FOs and he said the last time it took them a couple of months to get back to people. Maybe with the shortage right now its going to be quicker but I wouldn't expect anything in the next 2-3 weeks.
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Old 17th Jan 2019, 08:52
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Originally Posted by bringbackthe80s View Post
Unbelievable, what a category we are. It’d be nice to see how much you’ll love being a second officer after decades as a captain if you need to change jobs.
Unreal.
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