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Old 04-29-2017, 10:26 AM   #1  
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What does it mean if HR sent me a thank you but no thank you email?
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It means you must really suck!!!

No... it actually may mean nothing. Plenty of people have gotten a TBNT email only to get an interview invite days later. Go figure....
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Old 05-10-2017, 08:31 PM   #4  
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I have received an email to complete the online interview. Before I do so, how junior is SFB, FLL, PGD, and CVG? are candidates able to hold those bases out of training? and how long is reserve expected to be?

Any talks or chances of a DTW base? highly unlikely but just curious.

I currently have a very tough decision to make of choosing Allegiant and move to base or stay at a regional and be at home in DTW.
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I have received an email to complete the online interview. Before I do so, how junior is SFB, FLL, PGD, and CVG? are candidates able to hold those bases out of training? and how long is reserve expected to be?
SFB you can hold out of training. Movement within the base will be slow. The best opportunity for movement is at the newer bases.

PGD is probably your next best option. With CVG and FLL to follow.

Reserve is a moving target. Upgrades are currently at about 1.5 years if you're willing to move around. That will go up for someone hired now. Growth is slowing for the Airbus transition, attrition has slowed since the signing of the contract, and there are senior F/O's waiting to hold Airbus captain in their base. I would guess reserve will run about a year for a new hire now. Although it varies by base. Some senior F/O's bid it during the slow months to avoid working. Reserve here is unlike reserve at your regional. You are home every night, have 12 days off a month, and can go above 72 hours by picking up a trip on your off days.

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I don't believe DTW is even on the radar for a base. Even if it were, it'd be a while before it would go from announcement to opening. In the mean time you'd be commuting. This is a great job if you live in base. I wouldn't plan on commuting as a long term plan.

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I currently have a very tough decision to make of choosing Allegiant and move to base or stay at a regional and be at home in DTW.
I would recommend passing on Allegiant if you want to stay in DTW. Delta would be a much better choice. If Allegiant is your goal and moving to a base is an option, then it would be good fit.

Be honest with yourself about what you want. Those that are here that want to leave are those that want bigger jets, more money, etc.
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SFB you can hold out of training. Movement within the base will be slow. The best opportunity for movement is at the newer bases.

PGD is probably your next best option. With CVG and FLL to follow.

Reserve is a moving target. Upgrades are currently at about 1.5 years if you're willing to move around. That will go up for someone hired now. Growth is slowing for the Airbus transition, attrition has slowed since the signing of the contract, and there are senior F/O's waiting to hold Airbus captain in their base. I would guess reserve will run about a year for a new hire now. Although it varies by base. Some senior F/O's bid it during the slow months to avoid working. Reserve here is unlike reserve at your regional. You are home every night, have 12 days off a month, and can go above 72 hours by picking up a trip on your off days.



I don't believe DTW is even on the radar for a base. Even if it were, it'd be a while before it would go from announcement to opening. In the mean time you'd be commuting. This is a great job if you live in base. I wouldn't plan on commuting as a long term plan.



I would recommend passing on Allegiant if you want to stay in DTW. Delta would be a much better choice. If Allegiant is your goal and moving to a base is an option, then it would be good fit.

Be honest with yourself about what you want. Those that are here that want to leave are those that want bigger jets, more money, etc.
I'll have to agree with all that as well.

During our town hall meetings, the company brings up all the time which cities are possible bases all the time. DTW has never been one of them that I recall.

My advice to anyone thinking about coming to Allegiant is to think about what you really want. You are not going to get rich here. But if it is quality of life you seek and would like to live in one of the bases and be home each night, this might be the place for you. To take advantage of Allegiant's greatest benefit, don't commute. Otherwise there is no reason to come here unless you see it as a stepping stone.
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What's the likelihood of AVL staying a base for the future?
I'd highly consider that but worry about it closing.
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SFB you can hold out of training. Movement within the base will be slow.
Should probably add that this only applies to the MD-80. If you get the Airbus it will be quite a bit longer to get into SFB. Current trend seems to be around a year. I believe the most junior award I saw last was an October 2016 new hire, and the staffing date was for September 2017.
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I submitted my application about three weeks ago. Does anyone know if it should say received or submitted when you log into your profile? It shows my application and the date but doesn't say if it was successfully completed. I don't think I missed anything when I went through it. I guess I'm just bummed that I haven't heard anything. I was expecting at least a try again email but just crickets.
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I got the TBNT email today. Does anyone know if there's a certain waiting period before I should re apply? The email didn't specify. Guess I'll just keep trying! I plan on going to OBAP in August so that might help. 4K TTL 1k Tpic.
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