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Old 01-11-2019, 11:02 AM   #1  
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LAX A320 with 120 crews.
LAX 717 base should close in September.

DTW A320 40 additional crews.


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Just read on the faceplace that there might be a small AE next week.
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Old 01-11-2019, 11:35 AM   #3  
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DTW A320 40 additional crews.


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DTW73N was supposed to get an additional 40 crews too... haven't materialized 9 months after crew resources was spreading that word. Believe it when you see it!
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Old 01-11-2019, 11:43 AM   #4  
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Just read on the faceplace that there might be a small AE next week.
Probably short 88 crews after displacements.
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[email protected] making CR predictions three months before an AE
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Just read on the faceplace that there might be a small AE next week.
This is correct .. 25 350A positions and NYC new hire spots. Very small. Expect the large AE in March/April.
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the next AE is actually Monday/Tuesday
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I heard that there is talk of opening the 320 base in LAX with minimal crews to start the 6 month clock ticking on a new base. This would subsequently open the door allowing for breaking seat locks - new category.



I understand that the company wants to minimize training but this would only work if the next big AE was more than 6 months down the road. If there is a MOAB in April or May it would still be a new category?



I don't know what to think about this rumor but, I see it as a CR technique in the future used to minimize Pilots breaking seat locks. Any contract Ninjas know if we have some sort of PWA protection against this sort of contractual end around?



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Old 01-11-2019, 07:17 PM   #9  
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I heard that there is talk of opening the 320 base in LAX with minimal crews to start the 6 month clock ticking on a new base. This would subsequently open the door allowing for breaking seat locks - new category.
I'm not sure how much this really helps them in the long run. Any shortened months of one's seat lock from the previous category are carried on top of the lock in the new category, no? I'd think they might actually want to bring training forward, before retirements accelerate.
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I heard that there is talk of opening the 320 base in LAX with minimal crews to start the 6 month clock ticking on a new base. This would subsequently open the door allowing for breaking seat locks - new category.



I understand that the company wants to minimize training but this would only work if the next big AE was more than 6 months down the road. If there is a MOAB in April or May it would still be a new category?



I don't know what to think about this rumor but, I see it as a CR technique in the future used to minimize Pilots breaking seat locks. Any contract Ninjas know if we have some sort of PWA protection against this sort of contractual end around?



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This isn't taking place on the next AE this week. It will be a one time deal in mar/apr for the big AE. Then guaranteed nothing for arleast 6 months.
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