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HUSKERFAN
05-26-2018, 01:52 PM
Pumped to be joining the compass family! Start class later this summer. I've appreciated the overall positive attitudes on the compass forums. Was torn between a few regionals but decided on Compass hoping to be home based. I'm a former 121 guy that got out of flying 5 years ago. Looking forward to getting back into the game. Any tips or advice to get ready for training would be appreciated. Side note question - does Compass mix the American and Delta flying or are you usually just on one for all of your trips. Thanks


FlytheSky
05-26-2018, 05:02 PM
Pumped to be joining the compass family! Start class later this summer. I've appreciated the overall positive attitudes on the compass forums. Was torn between a few regionals but decided on Compass hoping to be home based. I'm a former 121 guy that got out of flying 5 years ago. Looking forward to getting back into the game. Any tips or advice to get ready for training would be appreciated. Side note question - does Compass mix the American and Delta flying or are you usually just on one for all of your trips. Thanks

American flying is only out of LAX. If you're LAX based, you can fly trips on either side of the airport/house (take your pick on what you want to call it). Usually I find my trips are approximately 50/50 Delta vs American, but sometimes one is more than the other. Since the planes land slightly differently, I usually find it switches just enough so that when I get my technique honed in perfectly on one plane, I swap to the other 175 and start all over again. ;)

Individual pairings are supposed to be all Delta, or all American. It's a matter of how you bid and what PBS awards you.

BobbyLeeSwagger
05-27-2018, 08:35 PM
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TalkTurkey
05-28-2018, 01:39 PM
I heard a few things about CZ. Many of you will say I’m full of it but I hope I’m wrong for your sake. Heard Delta met with TSH and TSH wanted way too much to sell CZ off to Delta. No deal was made. Also heard that AA is done with CZ and wil soon transfer those jets to Envoy.

Excargodog
05-28-2018, 01:59 PM
I heard a few things about CZ. Many of you will say I’m full of it but I hope I’m wrong for your sake. Heard Delta met with TSH and TSH wanted way too much to sell CZ off to Delta. No deal was made. Also heard that AA is done with CZ and wil soon transfer those jets to Envoy.

Lotsa rumors all the time. I heard that United is going to send flying and aircraft to Compass that they just don't think Mesa will be able to handle. Then there was the rumor that Delta was going to buy and start flying 195-E2s as mainline equipment stapling all the Compass guys to the bottom of their mainline seniority list in order to get around the scope issues.

You want more rumors, come on back, I got em. Or just go back a couple years and read historical threads in the forum. They've got lots of hot rumors, and most of them are still good rumors because they haven't happened yet...

TalkTurkey
05-28-2018, 02:43 PM
Lotsa rumors all the time. I heard that United is going to send flying and aircraft to Compass that they just don't think Mesa will be able to handle. Then there was the rumor that Delta was going to buy and start flying 195-E2s as mainline equipment stapling all the Compass guys to the bottom of their mainline seniority list in order to get around the scope issues.

You want more rumors, come on back, I got em. Or just go back a couple years and read historical threads in the forum. They've got lots of hot rumors, and most of them are still good rumors because they haven't happened yet...

Yea youíre so right. I shouldnít even have posted anything about it.

Excargodog
05-28-2018, 03:58 PM
Yea youíre so right. I shouldnít even have posted anything about it.

Sure you should have. They are positively a staple of APC. The wilder the better. And even the worst of them are better than what's going on on the Alaska Seniority thread right now as the Alaska and former Virgin pilots debate integration of their seniority lists.

Cripes, I've shot at and been shot at by people I didn't dislike near as much as some of those 'fellow' pilots clearly hate their new peers. Hopefully tempers will cool before it comes to that.

But rumors? Heck, they are a constant source of entertainment - sort of like whispering messages around the circle at a party to see how the signal to noise ratio gets fouled up.

I say go for it.

:D:D:

AirBat
05-28-2018, 03:59 PM
Itís been posted ad nauseum, and discussed at length in the other Compass thread. Posting old rumors (this one dates back to at least early 2017) just is not super helpful.

mpet
05-28-2018, 05:56 PM
I heard a few things about CZ. Many of you will say Iím full of it but I hope Iím wrong for your sake. Heard Delta met with TSH and TSH wanted way too much to sell CZ off to Delta. No deal was made. Also heard that AA is done with CZ and wil soon transfer those jets to Envoy.

The AA CPA isn't up for like 4 years and cpz is meeting all of the requirements for extension. Our performance on the AA side is incredible.

VIRotate
05-28-2018, 10:35 PM
I heard a few things about CZ. Many of you will say Iím full of it but I hope Iím wrong for your sake. Heard Delta met with TSH and TSH wanted way too much to sell CZ off to Delta. No deal was made. Also heard that AA is done with CZ and wil soon transfer those jets to Envoy.

Well Delta just extended G7s contract 7 years and 9E was sooooo sure they were getting those birds. While itís not saying much, CP is a much better run ship than GoJet so Iím not worried about Delta at all.

As for AA, yeah the planes will probably go to Envoy in the 2020s at some point. We will not lose one plane before that contract is up. Even by that point, we will probably have some contract with UA or something so it wonít matter. The guys who think AA will end our contract early are delusional.

As for th OP, welcome my friend. Hoping to see you on the line soon. The guys here are truly great to work with. As you can tell by our group on here, we just like to have fun. If you ever fly with BobbyLee, get to the gate 15 early and make sure you take all the frosted covered Oreos out of the snack basket. I warned you.

Excargodog
05-29-2018, 08:17 AM
Somebody more artistically talented than me needs to do a BobbyLee as cookie monster meme.......

BobbyLeeSwagger
05-29-2018, 08:43 AM
As for th OP, welcome my friend. Hoping to see you on the line soon. The guys here are truly great to work with. As you can tell by our group on here, we just like to have fun. If you ever fly with BobbyLee, get to the gate 15 early and make sure you take all the frosted covered Oreos out of the snack basket. I warned you.

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