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Old 9th Oct 2021, 21:15
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Nice try Inoppy.

Management PLAYer much?
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Old 9th Oct 2021, 21:33
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Afraid not. Although, I did spend some time up there when it was purple. Left about 4 months before the end. The weather wasn't for me. Sunny Kent is where it's all at now.

Anything else?
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Old 10th Oct 2021, 00:33
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No, wish you luck and smooth sail after this inclement weather passes. Nobody belittles your choice, probably a tough one if any at all.

Meanwhile, we watch the market and eventually our livelihood being sucked away by companies with 'a hell lot of cash' whose business model is to treat their staff cashflow-smarter than the industry standard.

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Old 11th Oct 2021, 16:09
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Inoppy

What do you mean flying "part-time" ? Could you develop?
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Old 11th Oct 2021, 22:00
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There's a hell of a lot of cash behind it.
So what’s the excuse for the cheap ‘clown’ uniforms then? Seems they don’t want to attract, nurture, nor promote professional piloting in this airline - they almost want to ‘belittle’ their flightcrew by making them appear as unprofessional as possible in this bonkers outfit. Not to mention, a total turn-off if you were a youngster considering a career in aviation as a pilot...
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Old 11th Oct 2021, 22:14
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Flew with Play last Thursday, first time, was cheap and good. Pushback 10 mins before scheduled departure, airborne 3 mins before same and arrival at gate 25 mins before schedule. Good legroom and friendly and seemingly professional cabin crew. Have no financial or other interests in the outfit in case this sounds like an ad... Might all go horribly wrong next time.
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Old 16th Oct 2021, 23:25
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Hello everyone,
Could I ask here if someone apply as a First Officer or should I open a new Thread?
I simply wanted to know if it is possible to have some information on what kind of assessment runs Play to hire pilots.

Thanks so much!
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Old 2nd Nov 2021, 06:09
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This weekend I got a message telling they had started processing applications. Any news from anyone? Any forum thread talking about their selection process?
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Old 3rd Nov 2021, 15:35
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Same here, I started a thread here regarding the selections process. FlyPlay
Best regards!
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Old 3rd Nov 2021, 16:04
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Why are they wearing hats? In Lauda Air in 90's gave them up.
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Old 3rd Nov 2021, 16:51
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Not sure anything aviation related with Lauda on it is worth following...
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Old 12th Sep 2023, 16:04
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Hi to everyone.
I've applied to Play few days ago.
Any informations about assesments or how much time they take to get in touch with you?
Thank you
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