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exp96
10-08-2007, 09:18 PM
Forgive me if I missed a thread on this topic.

How senior did LAS end up and how did it shake up the seniority in the other domiciles?


TriStar_drvr
10-09-2007, 08:46 AM
For junior FOs, LAS shifted everyone west. OAK is still the most junior base, as most newhires are going there, but a few got LAS for November. Also a few FOs got to trickle back East. With the slowdown of new hire classes, I feel for anyone coming online now that doesn't live West of the Rockies, as it may be a while before he or she can hold anything other than OAK, LAS, or PHX.

JMHO

Livin' the dream in Vegas

SamFoxpilot
10-10-2007, 06:18 PM
So I take it that PHX may be going a bit more junior now? How 'bout BWI? That's my preference once I get thru training.


Murano
10-10-2007, 07:22 PM
Seniority for F/O bases now goes a lil' somethin' like this:

OAK
LAS
PHX
MCO
BWI
MDW
HOU
DAL

(from junior to senior)

other SWA ppl...chime in if you think other wise...

328dude
10-10-2007, 08:27 PM
OAK
LAS
PHX
MCO
BWI
HOU
MDW
DAL

Now, that looks better.

sigtauenus
10-11-2007, 03:00 AM
When you talk seniority of domiciles, how does that work for a junior FO in regard to keeping his domicile of choice?

Say I want BWI and at some point actually get it, can I get bumped out of it on the next bid by somebody senior? Or can you only bid into a domicile when there is an opening?

328dude
10-11-2007, 06:31 AM
Once you are in that base, you cannot be bumped out by someone senior to you. There is an exception though. You can get displaced if a new base opens and not enough people sign up to originally staff it. This just happened with Vegas, and should work itself out over the next few months.

gradywhite
10-11-2007, 06:34 AM
hey 328. just talked with hr yesterday and they told me i was @ 15 classes out. i know a long time but is there a chance they might run 3 a month or have you heard , and i am referring to when they start classes again?

328dude
10-11-2007, 10:40 AM
Haven't heard. If they start in Jan again, then I would assume some with 3 and some with just 2. Worst case scenario for you would be August-September.

Navy8n
10-12-2007, 06:07 AM
Grady what is your pool date. Wondering where I am in the pool. I interviewed on 17 Jul

gradywhite
10-12-2007, 08:14 PM
hey. interviewed on june 12th. sent in type on aug 18th. take care.