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Duksrule
02-12-2018, 10:36 AM
What are the chances of the company going away from the home every night concept? I talked to a guy probably a year ago who said there was talk of starting to do overnights to be able to have more efficiency. Being home every night would be a huge QOL item and even be worth losing some pay but would suck to make the jump and that go away. Iíd be a happy guy in PIT on the Bus.

Are the 2-3 year upgrades gone for the folks coming through the door now?

Are they still holding MD classes with it going away? I have a bus type buy my last four are way high so Iíd probably be last in my class to pick.

Thanks


Captainbfv
02-12-2018, 02:05 PM
What are the chances of the company going away from the home every night concept? I talked to a guy probably a year ago who said there was talk of starting to do overnights to be able to have more efficiency. Being home every night would be a huge QOL item and even be worth losing some pay but would suck to make the jump and that go away. Iíd be a happy guy in PIT on the Bus.



Are the 2-3 year upgrades gone for the folks coming through the door now?



Are they still holding MD classes with it going away? I have a bus type buy my last four are way high so Iíd probably be last in my class to pick.



Thanks


As we transition to all Airbus and depending what direction the company is gonna go with some of the bases and trips we might see 2 day trips. But for now and the foreseeable future I think day trips will still be ďour thingĒ

Upgrades have slowed down Bc everything has slowed down in the company since the main focus right now is transitioning the whole fleet.
I think personally upgrade will remain at 3 to 4 year mark unless we see some considerable growth or the young bucks here finally get hired at elsewhere.

Most of the junior captains, the ones that saw the year upgrade are what I consider fairly ďnon competitiveĒ. Many pilots elsewhere have much more PIC and overall experience. But itís the luck of the draw too I suppose.

The younger crowd here has their sights on the legacies. Once they go upgrades here will go back to 1 to 2 years.

No more MD80 classes



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skydisaster
02-12-2018, 06:07 PM
What are the chances of the company going away from the home every night concept? I talked to a guy probably a year ago who said there was talk of starting to do overnights to be able to have more efficiency. Being home every night would be a huge QOL item and even be worth losing some pay but would suck to make the jump and that go away. Iíd be a happy guy in PIT on the Bus.



Are the 2-3 year upgrades gone for the folks coming through the door now?



Are they still holding MD classes with it going away? I have a bus type buy my last four are way high so Iíd probably be last in my class to pick.



Thanks



Never say never, but I donít see any future new hires going to the MD80.

You will find a bunch of differing opinions, but I canít see upgrade being much less than 4-5 years for future new hires. If you want to upgrade in a specific base it could take even longer.

We will have an increasing number of overnights, but I donít see them being a significant portion of the schedule anytime soon.


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9easy
02-13-2018, 11:58 AM
17 new planes next year combined with people going to legacies will drop upgrade times bigly:D... if you are willing to go to a less popular base. No quick upgrade in BLI/IWA/PIE though.

wilco811
02-13-2018, 12:02 PM
17 new planes next year combined with people going to legacies will drop upgrade times bigly:D... if you are willing to go to a less popular base. No quick upgrade in BLI/IWA/PIE though.

Where are these 17 planes going?

Captainbfv
02-15-2018, 06:17 PM
Where are these 17 planes going?

back to MX lol.

Machaca
02-16-2018, 04:45 AM
back to MX lol.

Closer to the truth than you know...yesterday's PIE debacle. Unreal...wonder what happens to the individual who tossed a traffic cone into the engine.

Beretta01
02-16-2018, 06:13 AM
...wonder what happens to the individual who tossed a traffic cone into the engine.

Wait...what!?

Captainbfv
02-16-2018, 07:57 AM
Closer to the truth than you know...yesterday's PIE debacle. Unreal...wonder what happens to the individual who tossed a traffic cone into the engine.



Who said who to what?!!!


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