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Old 06-25-2019, 10:45 AM   #1  
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Default USA Jet Airlines Furloughing in 2019

Management just announced voluntary pilot furloughs for one week at a time and forced furloughs for other jobs in the airline. You'd think in this pilot hiring economy they would be careful about announcing the F-word, but the non-airline management that owns us (Roadrunner) doesn't think that way nor understand how to operate an airline. This will scare off more pilots and accelerate attrition even more!

Take a look at Roadrunner's 2019 quarterly earnings statement. The Active-On-Demand side which is what the airline is a part of was the only entity that made money. We bailed them out as an airline and now they want to furlough us?!

Parent company Roadrunner lost $165 million in 2018 while USA Jet Airlines made its record breaking year in revenue and profit. Now that Roadrunner continues to operate on a losing streak they want to cut costs by furloughing a profitable entity? It's not looking good for Roadrunner. If you're still at USA Jet, get out while you can!

Don't come to USA Jet. It's a sinking ship!
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Old 06-25-2019, 11:04 AM   #2  
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They’ve probably transferred all of their debt to your company, will declare bankruptcy and pay pennies on the dollar to the creditors, or if that fails liquidate you and all of your (their) debt. Sorry! Many on APC have been through that very process.
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They rescinded this, in fact are severely undermanned. The money is still the best that you will find and the days worked are the least with no pressure to stay on the clock. I'm not a financial guru, but think they'll make it out. CEO seems to be changing the culture, but if not, a million places to bail to, and no hurry because this industry will not improve pilot QOL. All have warts, right now, this one has the least.
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Pm me if you currently work there. Thanks
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Old 07-22-2019, 05:18 PM   #5  
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Default No pilot furloughs

Pilots and mechanics are not required to take time off. It is voluntary. Still planning on hiring four Diesel nine Captains in September.
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Old 07-22-2019, 05:29 PM   #6  
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Management just announced voluntary pilot furloughs for one week at a time and forced furloughs for other jobs in the airline. You'd think in this pilot hiring economy they would be careful about announcing the F-word, but the non-airline management that owns us (Roadrunner) doesn't think that way nor understand how to operate an airline. This will scare off more pilots and accelerate attrition even more!

Take a look at Roadrunner's 2019 quarterly earnings statement. The Active-On-Demand side which is what the airline is a part of was the only entity that made money. We bailed them out as an airline and now they want to furlough us?!

Parent company Roadrunner lost $165 million in 2018 while USA Jet Airlines made its record breaking year in revenue and profit. Now that Roadrunner continues to operate on a losing streak they want to cut costs by furloughing a profitable entity? It's not looking good for Roadrunner. If you're still at USA Jet, get out while you can!

Don't come to USA Jet. It's a sinking ship!
Still a place for many to come to to get the resume fluff for next move. Pretty good bunch of guys to work with. We got a bunch of guys been here 15 years +. Made in through furloughed laid offs down sizing. Not for everyone but I am glad I came here 22 years ago. I made out much better than if I had been hired by UAL at the same time
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