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Old 03-25-2023, 12:27 PM
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5 years ago I would never have guessed we would be so over staffed in almost every seat and almost every base.. Iíve never seen our staffing levels this high yet we continue to hire for airplanes we canít even take delivery of. If I would have foreseen this I would have been filling out my DL app then. I chose to stay because of the slim staffing model we traditionally have had that created opportunities to make up the gap in compensation with DL and UAL with Premium time / VDA / RSA opportunities. O well I guess I sit around grow a beard and worry about landing currency next month.
And yet, the grid is still red.
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Old 03-25-2023, 01:40 PM
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Originally Posted by Climbto450 View Post
5 years ago I would never have guessed we would be so over staffed in almost every seat and almost every base.. Iíve never seen our staffing levels this high yet we continue to hire for airplanes we canít even take delivery of. If I would have foreseen this I would have been filling out my DL app then. I chose to stay because of the slim staffing model we traditionally have had that created opportunities to make up the gap in compensation with DL and UAL with Premium time / VDA / RSA opportunities. O well I guess I sit around grow a beard and worry about landing currency next month.

It always an ebb and flow, itíll probably look totally different a year from now. Also a lot of the VDA/premium opportunities I see especially lately is when the grid is green and weíre fat because they utilize reserves terribly.
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Old 03-25-2023, 02:22 PM
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Originally Posted by Climbto450 View Post
5 years ago I would never have guessed we would be so over staffed in almost every seat and almost every base this severely either. If I would have foreseen this I would have been filling out my DL app then. I chose to stay because of the slim staffing model we traditionally have had that created opportunities to make up the gap in compensation with DL and UAL with Premium time / VDA / RSA opportunities. O well I guess I sit around grow a beard and worry about landing currency next month.
Is this guy serious?? Hahaha!!
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Old 03-25-2023, 02:40 PM
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Is this guy serious?? Hahaha!!
Yes..........
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Old 03-25-2023, 05:39 PM
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Is this guy serious?? Hahaha!!
yes very. We keep hiring pilots for airplanes we can’t seem to take delivery of. In just about 13 years here I’ve never seen us so over staffed. Plus if you saw my two month grown beard you’d realize how serious I am😅😭🤑
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Old 03-25-2023, 06:14 PM
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yes very. We keep hiring pilots for airplanes we canít seem to take delivery of. In just about 13 years here Iíve never seen us so over staffed. Plus if you saw my two month grown beard youíd realize how serious I am😅😭🤑
Iím sure your beard is amazing😂. But $300,000 a year to be a professional beard grower isnít bad.
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Old 03-25-2023, 06:54 PM
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Iím sure your beard is amazing😂. But $300,000 a year to be a professional beard grower isnít bad.
No way! They should furlough or at least stop hiring so the VDAs and RSAs donít slow down. Junior people and commuters have no idea how tough it can be when you get the rug yanked right out from under you like this! 😭🙄
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Old 03-25-2023, 07:00 PM
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Originally Posted by Climbto450 View Post
yes very. We keep hiring pilots for airplanes we canít seem to take delivery of. In just about 13 years here Iíve never seen us so over staffed. Plus if you saw my two month grown beard youíd realize how serious I am😅😭🤑

The definition of entitled.
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Old 03-25-2023, 07:37 PM
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Now if only we can figure out how to keep that beard, life would be perfect. 😌
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Old 03-25-2023, 07:58 PM
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Originally Posted by Climbto450 View Post
5 years ago I would never have guessed we would be so over staffed in almost every seat and almost every base.. Iíve never seen our staffing levels this high yet we continue to hire for airplanes we canít even take delivery of. If I would have foreseen this I would have been filling out my DL app then. I chose to stay because of the slim staffing model we traditionally have had that created opportunities to make up the gap in compensation with DL and UAL with Premium time / VDA / RSA opportunities. O well I guess I sit around grow a beard and worry about landing currency next month.
Weird flex. Aren't you getting industry leading pay now? Lol that's what ya voted for right? Now you're saying you can't wrk for it?
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