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tsimmns927
03-04-2020, 11:25 AM
For the realist on here, whats your thoughts on when might be the latest someone could enter the regional airlines under this current crazy hiring cycle. Im a 37 year old man and considering making the switch within the next year. Putting myself at 38 With 2 years to acquire certs and build time before getting to a regional at 40. Honestly Id hope to land a job at Envoy since it would be in base for me. Since I know there is no safe thing is this industry, but is it safe to say that as long as I get in before 40 that Id be safe in this current hiring cycle before the hiring slows down in future years? While I might never make a legacy, I think Id be perfectly fine at a regional for life.


feltf4
03-04-2020, 11:29 AM
For the realist on here, whats your thoughts on when might be the latest someone could enter the regional airlines under this current crazy hiring cycle. Im a 37 year old man and considering making the switch within the next year. Putting myself at 38 With 2 years to acquire certs and build time before getting to a regional at 40. Honestly Id hope to land a job at Envoy since it would be in base for me. Since I know there is no safe thing is this industry, but is it safe to say that as long as I get in before 40 that Id be safe in this current hiring cycle before the hiring slows down in future years? While I might never make a legacy, I think Id be perfectly fine at a regional for life.

everyone is about to tell you youre going to get furloughed.

chrisreedrules
03-04-2020, 11:55 AM
If you want to fly, fly. This industry is cyclical.


galaxy flyer
03-04-2020, 01:00 PM
For the realist on here, whats your thoughts on when might be the latest someone could enter the regional airlines under this current crazy hiring cycle. Im a 37 year old man and considering making the switch within the next year. Putting myself at 38 With 2 years to acquire certs and build time before getting to a regional at 40. Honestly Id hope to land a job at Envoy since it would be in base for me. Since I know there is no safe thing is this industry, but is it safe to say that as long as I get in before 40 that Id be safe in this current hiring cycle before the hiring slows down in future years? While I might never make a legacy, I think Id be perfectly fine at a regional for life.

As was said, if you want to life, fly and dont worry about the career path. You might be at a regional, maybe a major, possibly a legacy. Or an ACMI or a corporate great gig. You might end up flying a clapped out Learjet. Its about flying, not career. Career will work itself out.