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Old 01-28-2019, 11:05 PM   #1  
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Did anybody get hired into the right seat lately, and what class date were they offered? Rumour has it that the wait for the class date is beyond 6 months now. True?


I am part 135 with 500+hour of turboprop PIC looking to move on. It seems that this is a bad time, long wait at most of the popular regionals. TIA for your input
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Did anybody get hired into the right seat lately, and what class date were they offered? Rumour has it that the wait for the class date is beyond 6 months now. True?


I am part 135 with 500+hour of turboprop PIC looking to move on. It seems that this is a bad time, long wait at most of the popular regionals. TIA for your input
These rumors are funny.

The wait from job offer to class date is 1-2 weeks. This was last weeks hire.
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Old 01-29-2019, 12:13 AM   #3  
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Thank you Dera. Good to hear I am not doomed just yet
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You're only doomed once you get through training and you cash that bonus check.
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70+ interviews last week. A ramp up is happening.
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10 interviewed on Monday...at least 9 offered...not sure if the 10th left to get sim eval or just sent home.
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70+ interviews last week. A ramp up is happening.
Someone has to fly the extra 175’s announced recently.
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Why are people still coming here? One of the lowest pay rates in the industry, terrible reserve rules, flow is close to 10 years. And a management group that is asking for concessions!
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Why are people still coming here? One of the lowest pay rates in the industry, terrible reserve rules, flow is close to 10 years. And a management group that is asking for concessions!
Here are a few reasons:

Stability, no wait for class dates, no delays for sims, best travel benefits if you live near markets AA serves, fast upgrades.
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Hopefully with hiring picking back up, Envoy is going to go through all the “low hanging fruit” and get to a point again where they can’t fill classes. Of course, probably just up bonuses again and not fix any of the real problems.
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