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TheFly
06-04-2018, 12:37 PM
Looks like 20 CR7s in September, DFW, 4 year deal.


amcnd
06-04-2018, 12:49 PM
Yep. 20 aircraft 4 year deal ďsourcedĒ from current fleet...(is that a nice way to say ASA aircraft???)

Skyhawk121
06-04-2018, 12:56 PM
I am pretty sure these are 700s that are not being renewed by another one of our partners. Hint: it's not DL


hawk21
06-04-2018, 01:02 PM
I am pretty sure these are 700s that are not being renewed by another one of our partners. Hint: it's not DL

No. Pretty sure theyíre coming from ASA...

WesternSkies
06-04-2018, 01:03 PM
Interesting.
This will make OO the largest 700 operator for American.
Also interesting that they announced this domicile for September 3-4 months ahead when typically it is kept secret until about a month before. The recruiting well must be souring.
Crewed our of ORD probably until the base opens. OKC base to follow*

zondaracer
06-04-2018, 01:20 PM
Crewed our of ORD probably until the base opens. OKC base to follow*

Probably ORD and PHX for the time being. Iíve swapped planes in DFW on the AA side wth crews from both ORD and PHX.

hawk21
06-04-2018, 03:48 PM
OKC as a crew base probably isnít happening for awhile.

Cefiro
06-04-2018, 04:25 PM
Hopefully BNA is next!

MadDog80
06-04-2018, 09:07 PM
Hopefully BNA is next!

Sorry but that'll never happen. We have no sustainable amount of flying whatsoever there to justify a base.

WesternSkies
06-04-2018, 09:42 PM
Interesting that they are opening with such a large contingent, opening themselves up to incur more $ in moving expenses.

hawk21
06-05-2018, 04:52 AM
Hopefully BNA is next!

Iíve heard otherwise...

Is offline
06-05-2018, 05:52 PM
Iíve heard otherwise...

That was a possibility until the maintenance base got cut in half when the United 700ís went to the American side.

hawk21
06-05-2018, 05:59 PM
That was a possibility until the maintenance base got cut in half when the United 700ís went to the American side.

This is a second hand quote but according to MT "there is not enough airplanes of one type sitting there overnight for a base to make sense" or something along those lines. If everything sitting there was a 175 like BOI then I would anticipate it opening. Nice looking hangar though.

Fiddlesticks
06-06-2018, 08:26 AM
Looks like 20 CR7s in September, DFW, 4 year deal.

Any idea how senior DFW will go? Educated guesses?

Long, long time lurker...first post.

Thanks!

ImPilot I Fly
06-06-2018, 08:36 AM
Any idea how senior DFW will go?

Long, long time lurker...first post.

Initial estimates are very. Lot of Texas commuters and a lot of IAH refugees waiting to get back. Like most bases at OO FOs can hold within 6 months or so. Junior captain will probably be between 3-5 years. With 7 years putting you in the middle. That is after everything settles down. Initial bid will probably only have 6-10 pilots per seat. That will go very senior. Just a guess. This is not backed up by any data. Just spit Ballin.

chitolin
06-06-2018, 08:40 AM
Any idea how senior DFW will go? Educated guesses?

Long, long time lurker...first post.

Thanks!

Pretty senior on the captain side according to the bid. Lots of former IAH Captains are bidding, FO side not so much.

TheFly
06-06-2018, 08:41 AM
Any idea how senior DFW will go? Educated guesses?

Long, long time lurker...first post.

Thanks!

Could go senior, given the IAH shrinkage. However, I hear that IAH-DFW can be tough.
With that being said, I’ve flown with a hand full of pilots that would do DFW in a heartbeat.
So, we’ll have to wait and see.

Fiddlesticks
06-06-2018, 08:44 AM
Pretty senior on the captain side according to the bid. Lots of former IAH Captains are bidding, FO side not so much.

Thanks! I had a feeling itíd go more senior. Iím hoping I can get in, in time.

word302
06-06-2018, 10:48 AM
Initial estimates are very. Lot of Texas commuters and a lot of IAH refugees waiting to get back. Like most bases at OO FOs can hold within 6 months or so. Junior captain will probably be between 3-5 years. With 7 years putting you in the middle. That is after everything settles down. Initial bid will probably only have 6-10 pilots per seat. That will go very senior. Just a guess. This is not backed up by any data. Just spit Ballin.

Initial bid is 25 per seat.

hawk21
06-06-2018, 02:06 PM
Initial estimates are very. Lot of Texas commuters and a lot of IAH refugees waiting to get back. Like most bases at OO FOs can hold within 6 months or so. Junior captain will probably be between 3-5 years. With 7 years putting you in the middle. That is after everything settles down. Initial bid will probably only have 6-10 pilots per seat. That will go very senior. Just a guess. This is not backed up by any data. Just spit Ballin.

Do you even bother to read the emails? 29 a seat to start. Both sides so far are a mix of seniority.

hawk21
06-06-2018, 02:06 PM
Initial bid is 25 per seat.

False.

Filler

word302
06-06-2018, 02:39 PM
False.

Filler

Sorry-25 line holders, but thanks for being a douche.

hawk21
06-06-2018, 05:27 PM
Sorry-25 line holders, but thanks for being a douche.


Lighten up.

SirLurksalot
06-06-2018, 07:14 PM
Lighten up.

One of you guys want the title of biggest cheerleader, huh

word302
06-06-2018, 10:16 PM
One of you guys want the title of biggest cheerleader, huh

Far from it.

Mercyful Fate
06-07-2018, 05:08 AM
Iíve heard otherwise...


Heard otherwise? On a scale of 1 to CRJ 900's how reliable is it?



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saxman66
06-07-2018, 11:36 AM
As the standing bid list stands today, it looks like the junior captain will be a late 2014 hire. But the bid doesn't close until the end of June so that could change as more people put in their bid. Add to that, the base is going to grow to 20 aircraft, so the domicile will continue to grow.

amcnd
06-07-2018, 11:51 AM
As the standing bid list stands today, it looks like the junior captain will be a late 2014 hire. But the bid doesn't close until the end of June so that could change as more people put in their bid. Add to that, the base is going to grow to 20 aircraft, so the domicile will continue to grow.

Ya. 20 aircraft is 100~ per seat... it will be jr by the fall

CatchyUsername
06-07-2018, 03:43 PM
Active duty Army rotary guy here. I've currently got CJOs with both Piedmont and Envoy, but I'm starting to seriously consider applying to SkyWest now because of DFW being thrown into the mix. The Pilot Pathway program seems to be a good way to see the company footprint and hear the recruiter sales pitch. Here's what I understand so far. Any input from the wizened and surly internet gods of APC will be taken with a grain of salt, but greatly appreciated.

I know Envoy and SkyWest both have their pros and cons. SkyWest pays tuition reimbursement directly to me (non-taxable) and would let me finish the last of my time building sooner at my local school I've been conducting my Instrument/CMEL at. I've been using GI Bill for all of my training so far, and will just need the remainder of my airplane PIC time soon. Envoy would require me to wait until I'm on terminal leave to move down to Coast and time build with another student and pays them directly. SkyWest starts a paycheck at ATP-CTP where as Envoy doesn't until Indoc. Envoy will probably have me on reserve for a significant amount of time until I can actually hold a line at DFW, and as soon as I upgrade I'll be booted back to LGA/ORD. Envoy had a huge spike of hiring, and is now slowing their pace for FOs which means seniority is going to be a little more stagnant and make getting a line back at DFW even longer. SkyWest sounds like if I go CRJ for DFW or commute to IAH from DFW I'll have a good chance of flying a fair share off the bat.

We're buying a house in the DFW area in the next few months, and I plan on spending my foreseeable future there. Goal is to have as seamless as a transition from paycheck to paycheck, and from what I'm gathering SkyWest is my best bet for that. Would CRJ right now guarantee me getting at least IAH after training? How long would DFW take realistically if I would be starting the pipeline w/ATP-CTP in 3-4 months? Is DFW going anywhere any time soon? I read 4 years, but how likely is that to change? Also feel free to destroy my hopes and dreams. I'm used to it.

hawk21
06-07-2018, 05:15 PM
Ya. 20 aircraft is 100~ per seat... it will be jr by the fall

I wouldnít say ďjuniorĒ but I see people comparing it to SLC and I just donít think itíll be close to that. Maybe 3ish years to hold captain there when everything is set up is my guess.

hawk21
06-07-2018, 05:18 PM
We're buying a house in the DFW area in the next few months, and I plan on spending my foreseeable future there. Goal is to have as seamless as a transition from paycheck to paycheck, and from what I'm gathering SkyWest is my best bet for that. Would CRJ right now guarantee me getting at least IAH after training? How long would DFW take realistically if I would be starting the pipeline w/ATP-CTP in 3-4 months? Is DFW going anywhere any time soon? I read 4 years, but how likely is that to change? Also feel free to destroy my hopes and dreams. I'm used to it.

IAH has been a mix of seniority lately on the FO side. I see new hires holding it on the seniority list. Youíll probably never see an upgrade slot there though. Itís hard to say whether you can get a slot there or not as a new hire. I would plan on maybe 6 months out of training worst case.

amcnd
06-07-2018, 10:00 PM
I wouldnít say ďjuniorĒ but I see people comparing it to SLC and I just donít think itíll be close to that. Maybe 3ish years to hold captain there when everything is set up is my guess.

3 years wont get you crap in SLC!! LOL. 15 years reserve captains in SLC.. there are only 41 FO bids in for DFW as there 1st or 2nd choice... after around 30 your hitting the 4100 mark out of 4500 pilots. It will go to Newhires by fall. (If you donít believe me look back at my track record on these topics)

calmwinds
06-08-2018, 03:05 AM
IAH has been a mix of seniority lately on the FO side. I see new hires holding it on the seniority list. Youíll probably never see an upgrade slot there though. Itís hard to say whether you can get a slot there or not as a new hire. I would plan on maybe 6 months out of training worst case.

Yeah, I get the sense that DFW will be easier to hold as an FO on the CRJ than IAH after training. When will we know how senior DFW will be on both the FO and CA sides?

saxman66
06-08-2018, 04:30 PM
I know Envoy and SkyWest both have their pros and cons. SkyWest pays tuition reimbursement directly to me (non-taxable) and would let me finish the last of my time building sooner at my local school I've been conducting my Instrument/CMEL at. I've been using GI Bill for all of my training so far, and will just need the remainder of my airplane PIC time soon. Envoy would require me to wait until I'm on terminal leave to move down to Coast and time build with another student and pays them directly. SkyWest starts a paycheck at ATP-CTP where as Envoy doesn't until Indoc. Envoy will probably have me on reserve for a significant amount of time until I can actually hold a line at DFW, and as soon as I upgrade I'll be booted back to LGA/ORD. Envoy had a huge spike of hiring, and is now slowing their pace for FOs which means seniority is going to be a little more stagnant and make getting a line back at DFW even longer. SkyWest sounds like if I go CRJ for DFW or commute to IAH from DFW I'll have a good chance of flying a fair share off the bat.

We're buying a house in the DFW area in the next few months, and I plan on spending my foreseeable future there. Goal is to have as seamless as a transition from paycheck to paycheck, and from what I'm gathering SkyWest is my best bet for that. Would CRJ right now guarantee me getting at least IAH after training? How long would DFW take realistically if I would be starting the pipeline w/ATP-CTP in 3-4 months? Is DFW going anywhere any time soon? I read 4 years, but how likely is that to change? Also feel free to destroy my hopes and dreams. I'm used to it.

DFW opens in September with a 4 year aircraft deal with American. Whether or not it gets extended is anyones guess, but Skywest has been very good at securing contracts and flying. IAH use to have about 120 crews per seat but is down to about 30 now. It was about to close, but I think United asked us to keep it open. With 20 aircraft in DFW, I would guess its going to grow to about the 100-120 mark of crews. Skywest opens and closes bases like crazy. They grow and shrink too as you can see with IAH.

Envoy and AA are rock solid in DFW, as they are obviously both headquartered there and unless someone major happens, AA probably isn't going anywhere. Envoy has a flow to AA, so you could potentially spend your entire career driving to work, which is huge if you plan on staying in the area. So don't forgot to think about the long term effects instead of just the short term of transition for you. Reserve to being a line holder and upgrading are always a moving targets, so if you're driving to work it won't matter as much.

I'm at SkyWest now, and being from the DFW area, I do sometimes wish Envoy had hired me. I've enjoyed SkyWest too, but you can see some of the growing pains we are having here too. Just food for thought in making your decision!

calmwinds
06-09-2018, 12:18 AM
DFW opens in September with a 4 year aircraft deal with American. Whether or not it gets extended is anyones guess, but Skywest has been very good at securing contracts and flying. IAH use to have about 120 crews per seat but is down to about 30 now. It was about to close, but I think United asked us to keep it open. With 20 aircraft in DFW, I would guess its going to grow to about the 100-120 mark of crews. Skywest opens and closes bases like crazy. They grow and shrink too as you can see with IAH.

Envoy and AA are rock solid in DFW, as they are obviously both headquartered there and unless someone major happens, AA probably isn't going anywhere. Envoy has a flow to AA, so you could potentially spend your entire career driving to work, which is huge if you plan on staying in the area. So don't forgot to think about the long term effects instead of just the short term of transition for you. Reserve to being a line holder and upgrading are always a moving targets, so if you're driving to work it won't matter as much.

I'm at SkyWest now, and being from the DFW area, I do sometimes wish Envoy had hired me. I've enjoyed SkyWest too, but you can see some of the growing pains we are having here too. Just food for thought in making your decision!

Envoyís contract allows for forced upgrades to undesirable bases. Even if someone ended up in DFW as an FO, they would be force upgraded to LGA or ORD on the 145 once they hit captain minimums (1,000 hours 121 and 2,500 total). Presently, once you flow to American, if you want DFW, you are flowing into the MD80.

However, giving up the signing bonus and increased pay might not make sense if DFW is where one eventually wants to permanently land. On the other hand, SWAís DAL base is junior and SWA loves SKW pilots. That probably works just as well for a pilot in the Dallas area and the pilot ends up going to a company that treats their pilots much better than AA.

hawk21
06-11-2018, 09:07 PM
Even more routes popping up on the AA "Where we fly" page.


DFW-LRD starts Sept 5. 2x a day except Saturday.
DFW-ROW is back Sept 5. 2x a day.
DFW-SAF is back August 20. Becomes 3x a day Sept 5.
DFW-TYS picks up considerably in Sept as well.


Yeah, I get the sense that DFW will be easier to hold as an FO on the CRJ than IAH after training. When will we know how senior DFW will be on both the FO and CA sides?

Early August when first bids come out will give us an rough idea, but that's for only 29 slots a seat. We're talking about 20 airplanes eventually. Doesn't mean much until all the airplanes are set up and on property. Sounds like we can expect about 100-110 a seat. We will have a better understanding how the seniority will play out in winter I would guess once things get rolling and the more senior people see how the trips turn out.

hawk21
06-18-2018, 08:04 PM
If anyone is curious the nonrev listing website for AA shows us starting DFW-SBN-CLT January 6, 2019 twice a day. I anticipate that run to get transferred over to us sooner though.

DFW - Panama City, Florida starts in January.

DFW - Sarasota, Florida starts in December.

hawk21
06-20-2018, 04:46 PM
DFW - MHK starts January 6th. 2x a day.
DFW - BTR starts January 6th. 6x a day.
DFW - MLU starts January 6th. 2x a day.
DFW - JAC starts October 4th. 1x a day. Switches to two mainline flights a day throughout the year.

CatchyUsername
06-24-2018, 07:44 PM
Thanks for the input from everyone regarding my situation (useful or not). Do you think all the majors would take all regional flying to their own WOs if they could support it? Specifically AA and ENY/PSA/PDT? SkyWest is in Dallas now taking over ExpressJet flying for AA correct? If the WOs are able to grow and take over that flying does that not bode well for SkyWest in DFW?

calmwinds
06-25-2018, 04:01 AM
Thanks for the input from everyone regarding my situation (useful or not). Do you think all the majors would take all regional flying to their own WOs if they could support it? Specifically AA and ENY/PSA/PDT? SkyWest is in Dallas now taking over ExpressJet flying for AA correct? If the WOs are able to grow and take over that flying does that not bode well for SkyWest in DFW?

There is a 4 year contract in place with AA. It isnít going anywhere quickly. I am a bit disappointed DFW/DAL isnít becoming a base for both the CRJ/175.

My neighbor works in the offices at AA and works on the regional contracts. He says sure, they would love to bring all regional flying in-house but it isnít going to happen. ENV is struggling to staff LGA even with a street captain gig, a flow, and $45,000 check on day 1 of Indoc.

LAX2MSP
06-25-2018, 05:11 AM
There is a 4 year contract in place with AA. It isnít going anywhere quickly. I am a bit disappointed DFW/DAL isnít becoming a base for both the CRJ/175.

My neighbor works in the offices at AA and works on the regional contracts. He says sure, they would love to bring all regional flying in-house but it isnít going to happen. ENV is struggling to staff LGA even with a street captain gig, a flow, and $45,000 check on day 1 of Indoc.

Thatís cause no one wants to fly the 145 out of LGA on never ending reserve.

hawk21
06-25-2018, 08:08 PM
Thanks for the input from everyone regarding my situation (useful or not). Do you think all the majors would take all regional flying to their own WOs if they could support it? Specifically AA and ENY/PSA/PDT? SkyWest is in Dallas now taking over ExpressJet flying for AA correct? If the WOs are able to grow and take over that flying does that not bode well for SkyWest in DFW?


I have a buddy in hiring over at Envoy. He's convinced when everything is said and done, it'll be the AA WOs, Republic and SkyWest doing American Eagle flying. Take it for what it's worth.

saxman66
06-26-2018, 07:15 AM
Thanks for the input from everyone regarding my situation (useful or not). Do you think all the majors would take all regional flying to their own WOs if they could support it? Specifically AA and ENY/PSA/PDT? SkyWest is in Dallas now taking over ExpressJet flying for AA correct? If the WOs are able to grow and take over that flying does that not bode well for SkyWest in DFW?

Not necessarily. The majors love to whipsaw their regional pilots against each other. Sure they could whipsaw their three regionals, but I'm sure there's no way they could staff everything that they'd want to. Back in 2001, Delta owned Comair and ASA. Each of them dominated their respective hubs, CVG, DFW, and ATL. Comair pilots went on strike for 89 days and basically shut down CVG. They got a better contract but, that's when Delta brought in a few more regionals and started mixing up the flying. Anyone remember Freedom?

calmwinds
06-28-2018, 10:48 AM
I have a buddy in hiring over at Envoy. He's convinced when everything is said and done, it'll be the AA WOs, Republic and SkyWest doing American Eagle flying. Take it for what it's worth.

No recruiter can predict which regionals will be standing in the end. A single serious accident will put any regional out of business - even wholly owned ones.

hawk21
06-29-2018, 08:16 AM
No recruiter can predict which regionals will be standing in the end. A single serious accident will put any regional out of business - even wholly owned ones.


That's why I said "he's convinced".

hotbreeze
07-06-2018, 12:26 PM
I am planning to fly the Ejet, but I live in Dallas. I have no desire to fly the CRJ (sorry, CRJ lovers). I know I will initially end up at a junior base, but eventually will transfer.

My wife is a doctor here locally. So, my career will always take a backseat.

What is the best Ejet base for commuting from Dallas? What are the pros and cons of each base? I see Alaska Ejets in and out of Dallas Love all of the time. And, I see United Ejets at DFW.

MadDog80
07-06-2018, 12:32 PM
I am planning to fly the Ejet, but I live in Dallas. I have no desire to fly the CRJ (sorry, CRJ lovers). I know I will initially end up at a junior base, but eventually will transfer.

My wife is a doctor here locally. So, my career will always take a backseat.

What is the best Ejet base for commuting from Dallas? What are the pros and cons of each base? I see Alaska Ejets in and out of Dallas Love all of the time. And, I see United Ejets at DFW.

There were rumors at one time that we'd open an ERJ base at DAL. I really don't see that happening since we're actually losing some of that flying. ORD is fairly Jr as far as the 175 is concerned but the DFW - ORD commute is a notoriously difficult one.. I'd recommend DEN. Alittle more sr but better flying and easier commute imo.

amcnd
07-06-2018, 01:57 PM
Interesting that they are opening with such a large contingent, opening themselves up to incur more $ in moving expenses.

In the grand scheme of things. Is that going to stop you from signing a 12 year CPA with AA.... doubtful...

amcnd
07-06-2018, 01:59 PM
I am planning to fly the Ejet, but I live in Dallas. I have no desire to fly the CRJ (sorry, CRJ lovers). I know I will initially end up at a junior base, but eventually will transfer.

My wife is a doctor here locally. So, my career will always take a backseat.

What is the best Ejet base for commuting from Dallas? What are the pros and cons of each base? I see Alaska Ejets in and out of Dallas Love all of the time. And, I see United Ejets at DFW.



Lets see how you feel in 1 year. Bet you bid CRJ CA DFW.....

MadDog80
07-06-2018, 03:39 PM
Lets see how you feel in 1 year. Bet you bid CRJ CA DFW.....

Ditto that. I belive its going to go more Jr than people are believing right now. After everybody who has their initial bid in now gets in, and we get the full 20 jets on property I forsee it going to newhires on the fo side and being the equivalent of MSP or ORD on the CA side. Not quite as Jr as DTW or ATL.

moflyer
07-06-2018, 04:08 PM
I am planning to fly the Ejet, but I live in Dallas. I have no desire to fly the CRJ (sorry, CRJ lovers). I know I will initially end up at a junior base, but eventually will transfer.

My wife is a doctor here locally. So, my career will always take a backseat.

What is the best Ejet base for commuting from Dallas? What are the pros and cons of each base? I see Alaska Ejets in and out of Dallas Love all of the time. And, I see United Ejets at DFW.
Commuting to any of the 175 bases will be much worse than flying the CRJ where you live. I have commuted for 12 years 11 of those at SkyWest, it takes away so much QOL. If I would have lived in a SkyWest base, I probably would have never left.

amcnd
07-06-2018, 04:20 PM
Not to mention its will be all 700 flying!! I would commute for the 175, if it was all 200 flying.

WesternSkies
07-06-2018, 04:31 PM
I know I will initially end up at a junior base, but eventually will transfer.


Senior bases are much better to commute to.

zondaracer
07-06-2018, 05:14 PM
I am planning to fly the Ejet, but I live in Dallas. I have no desire to fly the CRJ (sorry, CRJ lovers). I know I will initially end up at a junior base, but eventually will transfer.

My wife is a doctor here locally. So, my career will always take a backseat.

What is the best Ejet base for commuting from Dallas? What are the pros and cons of each base? I see Alaska Ejets in and out of Dallas Love all of the time. And, I see United Ejets at DFW.

It would really suck living in an AA hub and not having AA flight benefits. It would make your commute just that much less predictable as well.

hotbreeze
07-06-2018, 05:15 PM
Senior bases are much better to commute to.

I assume I will have to commute for a short period to a junior base, ORD or LGA. It sounds like DEN is the best base to commute to from Dallas.

I am a bit surprised no one mentioned LAX or SAN.

zondaracer
07-06-2018, 05:18 PM
I assume I will have to commute for a short period to a junior base, ORD or LGA. It sounds like DEN is the best base to commute to from Dallas.

I am a bit surprised no one mentioned LAX or SAN.
You can get LAX and SAN is within a few months of finishing training, but that commute is half way across the country. Itís doable, but both those domiciles are more senior than DEN and ORD.

word302
07-06-2018, 05:54 PM
I assume I will have to commute for a short period to a junior base, ORD or LGA. It sounds like DEN is the best base to commute to from Dallas.

I am a bit surprised no one mentioned LAX or SAN.

If you take the ERJ you will hate yourself for that decision. Trust me, take the CRJ, drive to work. Youíll thank me later.

N1234
07-06-2018, 06:36 PM
If you take the ERJ you will hate yourself for that decision. Trust me, take the CRJ, drive to work. Youíll thank me later.

^ this - try to live in base no matter what.

hawk21
07-08-2018, 07:41 AM
It would really suck living in an AA hub and not having AA flight benefits. It would make your commute just that much less predictable as well.


Spoiler alert -


AA loads out of DFW are trash. Every day. Ask me how I know.

Oma4545
07-08-2018, 08:10 AM
Any ideas as to how many crew members we will have there? Iíve been here just under three years and the girlfriend and I are debating whether not to move there since her family is there. My hope is that I could hold captain there a few months after moving but Iím apprehensive about moving there when we donít know for sure.

amcnd
07-08-2018, 08:19 AM
Any ideas as to how many crew members we will have there? Iíve been here just under three years and the girlfriend and I are debating whether not to move there since her family is there. My hope is that I could hold captain there a few months after moving but Iím apprehensive about moving there when we donít know for sure.


The first bid is for 29 CAís / 29 FOís. But they said it will be 20 aircraft. Thats 120~ FOís when its fully open. As of right now only 45 have a bid in with DFW as there first choice. I bet by fall itís going to NHís..

Oma4545
07-08-2018, 08:23 AM
The first bid is for 29 CAís / 29 FOís. But they said it will be 20 aircraft. Thats 120~ FOís when its fully open. As of right now only 45 have a bid in with DFW as there first choice. I bet by fall itís going to NHís..

Okay, fairly reassuring. As of now, Iíd be around 65 on the captain upgrade bid to get in. Subject to change of course e

amcnd
07-08-2018, 09:25 AM
Okay, fairly reassuring. As of now, Iíd be around 65 on the captain upgrade bid to get in. Subject to change of course e

Sorry. Thougt you were a NHíer. Ya. upgrades should go fairly jr after the first bid. Big drawback is no DL travel....

N1234
07-08-2018, 09:37 AM
Sorry. Thougt you were a NHíer. Ya. upgrades should go fairly jr after the first bid. Big drawback is no DL travel....

It is CRJ - everyone gets DL and UA - regardless of where you are.

Oma4545
07-08-2018, 09:41 AM
Sorry. Thougt you were a NHíer. Ya. upgrades should go fairly jr after the first bid. Big drawback is no DL travel....

Nah, Iíd keep the DL travel. The AA benefits would be nice too.

hawk21
07-08-2018, 09:56 AM
Sorry. Thougt you were a NHíer. Ya. upgrades should go fairly jr after the first bid. Big drawback is no DL travel....


DFW crews will get DL travel.

amcnd
07-08-2018, 10:02 AM
DFW crews will get DL travel.

Where did you read that???

hawk21
07-08-2018, 10:13 AM
Where did you read that???


That nice ladies in the travel center already confirmed it back when the base was announced.

word302
07-08-2018, 10:22 AM
Any ideas as to how many crew members we will have there? Iíve been here just under three years and the girlfriend and I are debating whether not to move there since her family is there. My hope is that I could hold captain there a few months after moving but Iím apprehensive about moving there when we donít know for sure.

My guess is youíd be close. Probably around 100 crews. Still a bit of a gamble though.

word302
07-08-2018, 10:24 AM
Where did you read that???

Lol. All CRJ crews have DL bennies. This isnít new.

MadDog80
07-08-2018, 02:21 PM
Lol. All CRJ crews have DL bennies. This isnít new.

This is correct. ^