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Old 07-15-2007, 10:26 PM   #1  
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Default UAL is hiring, and I don't even want to apply..

Isn't that sad?

Junior pilot there seems destined for misery..

go the united.com if you want to participate in it.
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Old 07-15-2007, 10:36 PM   #2  
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Who in their right mind would want to work for Glenn Tilton?

I mean, I don't know how someone has not gone postal on some of these CEOs. I don't think I could safely do my job working there thinking about the greedy management.
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Sounds like UAL is the GoJet/Mesa of the majors. Who would have thought.
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Sounds like UAL is the GoJet/Mesa of the majors. Who would have thought.
Uhhhh........? no. not analogous in any way.
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a whole 100 people in 6 1/2 months. good luck!
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for what it is worth, Tilton will be gone in short order, just like every other CEO nowadays. He will be off to helm some clothing company next, and United will receive a highly experienced tire company CEO who thinks he has what it takes to raise stock price during his 3 year reign.

It is sad that those who run our airlines truly have no passion for aviation. No wonder they take no pride in clean airplanes, professional staff, and return customers. Where are the eccentric millionaires of yesterday who understand that flying is more than just quick way to get from point A to point B?
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Default Regionals over UAL

I have a very good friend who chose to stay at a regional and resigned his UAL seniority number after the second recall offer. He lives in base with the regional, dosen't commute, is a captain making $80+ with the potential to make $100+, and has a great QOL.

Go back to united... Sure, he retire a 75/76 captain making $150. But until then, he'd have to commute half-way across the country for years, start out at $65,000, be home 3 or 4 days per month when you take into account commute days.

You have to understand that UAL was my friends career goal. Not DAL, AA but UAL. For him to give up his seniority at his dream job, things must be REAL bad at UAL.

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for what it is worth, Tilton will be gone in short order, just like every other CEO nowadays. He will be off to helm some clothing company next, and United will receive a highly experienced tire company CEO who thinks he has what it takes to raise stock price during his 3 year reign.

That has to be both one of the funniest and at the same time sadly truest things I've read on here in a while.

What happened to when airlines were run by people who ACTUALLY wanted to be in the airplane business? Guys like Juan Tripp, Box Six, Herb Kelleher, and Howard Hughes but to name a few?
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What happened to when airlines were run by people who ACTUALLY wanted to be in the airplane business? Guys like Juan Tripp, Box Six, Herb Kelleher, and Howard Hughes but to name a few?
Greed happened.

Greed from the CEOs and VPs, greed from the owners that made the companies public, greed from the shareholders demanding lower costs instead of higher revenue because one is easier than the other to achieve.
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Where are the eccentric millionaires of yesterday who understand that flying is more than just quick way to get from point A to point B?
They're flying NetJets.
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