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Noleone
07-26-2018, 09:57 AM
Upgrade times seem to be coming down according to the forum. How about reserve? How is it looking for a new FO that would like ORD out of training?


DarkSideMoon
07-26-2018, 10:22 AM
Hard to say until after the CAE realignment.

Lillys Dad
07-29-2018, 08:34 PM
Does it look like CAE is going to be Junior now? I have an interview date in August and was curious. If hired, I'd like to be in ORD or MKE and was wondering how long it would take to get either of those. Cheers!


Roverruckus
07-30-2018, 03:56 AM
It's hard to say whether CAE or MKE will be more junior but you should be able to hold MKE right out of training with little to no reserve time.

Noleone
07-31-2018, 01:52 PM
So is ORD as a new hire looking bleak at this point, with the 2 outstation bases?

Roverruckus
07-31-2018, 04:31 PM
It's still the biggest base and will probably grow back a bit once CAE is established, it might take a few months + longer reserve maybe for ORD, it's hard to say. I'll just say any one coming for IAD should probably look elsewhere.

Cessnaflyer1213
08-07-2018, 01:52 PM
If you want MKE, you will probably still get it. Even if you are initially assigned CAE during your first bid in training, by the time training is done you can probably bid back to MKE. ORD will take longer.

squib
08-07-2018, 10:50 PM
Upgrade times seem to be coming down according to the forum. How about reserve? How is it looking for a new FO that would like ORD out of training?


Upgrade times are only coming down because most people already here do not want to make a two leg commute. There are currently 4-5 year FO's bypassing the upgrade. ORD and IAD realignments are going to result in the most junior line holding captains in the 10-14 year seniority range.

Noleone
08-08-2018, 04:26 AM
Any chance we can put some numbers to this yet? If one is able to get ORD out of training, whatís the reserve time looking like? Both MKE and CAE would be 2 leg commutes for me, and the prospect of losing a day on both ends is not appealing, even with the bonus $.

WhiskyWhisky
08-08-2018, 05:00 AM
Class seniority is based on Age, correct? What's class seniority looking like for a dude at 45 looking for ORD?

DarkSideMoon
08-08-2018, 07:01 AM
Class seniority is based on Age, correct? What's class seniority looking like for a dude at 45 looking for ORD?

The CAE realignment comes out in a few days. Itís all total speculation until then.

Soxfan1
08-08-2018, 09:36 AM
Any chance we can put some numbers to this yet? If one is able to get ORD out of training, whatís the reserve time looking like? Both MKE and CAE would be 2 leg commutes for me, and the prospect of losing a day on both ends is not appealing, even with the bonus $.

Not possible until after the current vacancy / displacement. So much is unknown right now. It closes Thursday so we should know more by next week.

Cessnaflyer1213
08-08-2018, 06:06 PM
Class seniority is based on Age, correct? What's class seniority looking like for a dude at 45 looking for ORD?

ORD is going to be tough at first regardless. Like others said, really unknown now with new CAE base. The problem is EVERYTHING is a 2 leg commute except ORD and IAD so ALL of the commuters want them. Lots of former PHL & ORF folks from the previous American flying for the last decade are now commuters. Don't count on ORD right out of the gate.

As far as age, you could be middle to upper class. Broad class mixes. As young as 25 to as old as 63. It just depends what group you get into. They are starting a new class almost every 2 weeks, so within 2 months your age doesn't help you much anymore. You have 30-40 behind you already!!

FlyPKP
08-11-2018, 03:52 AM
It'll be a long time to hold ORD and even longer to get IAD, even as a reserve. It's a great choice to come to this place and 2 leg it into mx bases with horrible trip times. 12 month upgrade...! Into those same horrible cities. If you want a hub, go to a better company, easy as that. This place has become the new PDT and is making it impossible for people to commute to, unless they live in those smaller cities. Great for some, but if you want a hub, go to a better company.



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