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mooseflyer
09-10-2007, 11:02 PM
.....but I still want to hear yours (opinion, that is :p). If you had the following job interests, where would you apply and why?

1. Longer trips - week on/week off is good, the whole month's duty in one shot is better (or best of all, the choice to bid either). Think "minimize number of commutes".

2. Cargo a big bonus, but not a requirement if #1 above can be met.

3. Int'l widebody trips.

4. Home basing a plus, or if not, a somewhat bearable commute from SEA.

5. Number of days off per month at least equal to or greater than number of days on duty. This is a requrement. (and a day "off" while away from home doesn't count!):eek:

6. A realistic payscale for an adult.:rolleyes:

Obviously the top recommendations are going to be FedEx and UPS, but so far after a few years no interview call. Was interested in Cargo360, but seems a little shaky now (goodbye #5 above?). Opinions on World? Kalitta?

FYI, my experience is about 4500 C17 time with about 80% of that PIC/IP, plus about 300 some-odd hours of part 121 SNB FO time.

Thanks for your input ladies and gents....


newKnow
09-10-2007, 11:36 PM
What about Air India or JAL or some of the foreign carriers? I've heard they have all of those things. I've also heard that most of them have US bases.

Moose
09-11-2007, 10:11 AM
I think you should be a fireman. Plenty of days off, job satisfaction, decent money and chicks will dig you.


mjmuel0
09-11-2007, 10:17 AM
Chicks do dig the fireman.

Thedude
09-12-2007, 02:05 PM
Chicks digging you doesn't pay the bills

TriStar_drvr
09-12-2007, 02:24 PM
Try this.

http://www.cathaypacific.com/cpa/en_INTL/careers/flying/fo

Heck, you can drive to Vancouver.

Good luck


P.S. I don't fly for them, because I'm too old and lazy to make another job change.



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