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Old 30th Aug 2021, 06:49
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As pilots we will still have our back against the wall for a little while, till things will really start to improve from a travel freedom point of view. Considering that only 18 months ago we were all shafted and were losing jobs around the world like it had never happened before, I think we came a long way in such a small amount of time. Airlines are more or less hiring around the world (where there is some kind of travel freedom as of today, i.e. Europe, US) so that's good for the pilot population. They need 1 pilot out of 10 applications as of today and therefore can run the show as much as they want with respect to terms and conditions and hiring requirements. Sooner or later this will change, vaccines will improve in effectiveness over time and new treatments will see the light. Fingers crossed but I believe by 2023 or so covid-19 will be entirely manageable allowing unrestricted travel to resume and hence the market will regain its natural stability, with pilots supply and airlines demand intersecting naturally with improved terms and conditions.
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Old 1st Sep 2021, 14:05
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Rumours suggest mandatory vaccination or testing for all crews starting 1 December 2021. Can anyone confirm or deny? If it's true, it has to be the first major EU airline with such a policy.
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Old 1st Sep 2021, 15:48
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Mandatory testing every 72 hours or vaccine in France for all crew. Already implemented
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Old 2nd Sep 2021, 10:53
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Only if you're operating domestic flights in France, not applicable at the moment for european. Don't ask me why, I'm neither the one who wrote this, neither the one who voted for it !
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Old 2nd Sep 2021, 10:55
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I really hope thats the way to go.
We must deal with that for another 2 or 3 years at best. Vaccinations + green pass = airlines jobs
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Old 2nd Sep 2021, 11:19
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Absolutely correct. A 4 sector including a domestics require it as well. I guess that’s how it’s gonna be for now🤷‍♂️
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Old 3rd Sep 2021, 16:21
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Vaccination mandatory

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Old 4th Sep 2021, 12:14
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Hi I have a question about bases. If you pass the interview process when do they tell you about base allocation? Is this in the offer letter? At the interview do they say which bases are hiring?
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Old 4th Sep 2021, 12:48
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For insiders, what are the bases in need?
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Old 5th Sep 2021, 18:19
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Ryanair will hire lot of experienced Captains this winter... even non rated. That day you will see how the market move to O’Leary company.
and when Ryan recruit is not just 100 pilots.
you will see on time
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Old 5th Sep 2021, 18:21
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non popular bases... Do not expect Italy, Budapest etc etc
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Old 5th Sep 2021, 18:23
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Like eastern europe ?
Do you know about Abu Dhabi based ? (i have a GCAA license also)
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Old 5th Sep 2021, 20:06
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You will earn more at McDonalds in AUH...
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Old 5th Sep 2021, 20:07
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Oh really, whats the salary like there ?
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Old 6th Sep 2021, 07:27
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I take it that the guy needed to get back flying, don't blame him one iota. What are they offering him in terms of contract and salary. Is it the zero hours with Warsaw Aviation. I have a few ex colleagues who are interested.
They are just about surviving but are getting mires desperate with winter onset.
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Old 6th Sep 2021, 11:53
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Does the floating base still exist?
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Old 6th Sep 2021, 12:01
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perhaps WAH+ 500/1000€ equivalent per month all up.
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Old 6th Sep 2021, 13:06
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Pay

Hi

Whats a uk FO / SFO Looking at pay wise? Are the uk bases LTN, DSA and BHX?

Thanks
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Old 6th Sep 2021, 14:51
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To those of you who are thinking of joining this company, listen to this (secret) recording to understand what you are getting into:

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Old 6th Sep 2021, 16:54
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It was not sacked for the orrible speech , but because it leaked out . That s say a lot regarding the outfit..
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