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planesense
01-01-2019, 05:19 PM
Noob question here... Let's say an FO who is higher than me on the seniority list is based at ORD, and I'm based at LGA. It seems evident that FO's move up the list a little faster at LGA, and ORD is a very senior captain base. Under these circumstances, is it possible that I would upgrade sooner than the ORD guy/girl, assuming he/she is not interested in bidding for CA at LGA?


Captain Slow
01-01-2019, 06:34 PM
Noob question here... Let's say an FO who is higher than me on the seniority list is based at ORD, and I'm based at LGA. It seems evident that FO's move up the list a little faster at LGA, and ORD is a very senior captain base. Under these circumstances, is it possible that I would upgrade sooner than the ORD guy/girl, assuming he/she is not interested in bidding for CA at LGA?



Yes, that said if they suddenly decided to upgrade after you did, youd get pushed down the list in LGA a spot.

No FO in ORD has become an ORD CA for a couple years now.... so most ORD FOs that want to upgrade go to other bases.


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planesense
01-01-2019, 06:45 PM
Yes, that said if they suddenly decided to upgrade after you did, youd get pushed down the list in LGA a spot.

No FO in ORD has become an ORD CA for a couple years now.... so most ORD FOs that want to upgrade go to other bases.


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Awesome, thanks for such a great explanation.


Viking6
01-02-2019, 11:21 AM
Noob question here... Let's say an FO who is higher than me on the seniority list is based at ORD, and I'm based at LGA. It seems evident that FO's move up the list a little faster at LGA, and ORD is a very senior captain base. Under these circumstances, is it possible that I would upgrade sooner than the ORD guy/girl, assuming he/she is not interested in bidding for CA at LGA?

Thats correct, and some FOs will wait until they can hold their base. Also some will wait to hold a line or maybe other QOL issues. LGA is normally very junior for captains.



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