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Old 08-15-2023, 07:03 AM
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I curious how the basing is going right out of training. Is everyone getting whichever base they want now right out of training?

What bases are the most junior for holding a line? (I know this has been asked in the past, trying to get most recent info).

Commuting from FLL, what would be a good base? Is parking paid for for commuters or only for people who live at a base?

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Old 08-15-2023, 07:07 AM
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I curious how the basing is going right out of training. Is everyone getting whichever base they want now right out of training?

What bases are the most junior for holding a line? (I know this has been asked in the past, trying to get most recent info).

Commuting from FLL, what would be a good base? Is parking paid for for commuters or only for people who live at a base?

Thanks, any help appreciated.
parking isnít paid or provided for anybody except maybe in Dallas. Bwi seems to be where most new hires go for a month. For the most part any base available after a few months. Because bwi gets all the new hires it may be a long time to a line there right now.
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What about holding a line? What are some of the junior bases for that?
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What about holding a line? What are some of the junior bases for that?
New hires take a hard line their first month. Hard to figure what the most jr base is for line holding. Prob take 6-8 mos to hold a line at a minimumÖblanks earlier.
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Originally Posted by Mr Bond View Post
I curious how the basing is going right out of training. Is everyone getting whichever base they want now right out of training?

What bases are the most junior for holding a line? (I know this has been asked in the past, trying to get most recent info).

Commuting from FLL, what would be a good base? Is parking paid for for commuters or only for people who live at a base?

Thanks, any help appreciated.
Iíll be commuting from FLL as well. When is your training date?
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Iíll be commuting from FLL as well. When is your training date?
Just have an interview scheduled. They haven't offered me the job yet.
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Just have an interview scheduled. They haven't offered me the job yet.
Nice, good luck!
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Just have an interview scheduled. They haven't offered me the job yet.
Got your stuff into the Big 3? Things are not all roses here at SWA. I canít tell you how many new people Iíve flown with that are p!$$ed that they fell for the SWA trap.

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parking isnít paid or provided for anybody except maybe in Dallas. Bwi seems to be where most new hires go for a month. For the most part any base available after a few months. Because bwi gets all the new hires it may be a long time to a line there right now.
Any insight as to how parking at MDW goes if its not paid for?
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Any insight as to how parking at MDW goes if its not paid for?
​​​​​​The employee lots are off the northwest end of the field with shuttle buses that run every 15 minutes to the terminal. Those cost $25/month. Some choose to park in the economy lot, which is $70/month I believe. Those two options cover the majority of pilots. I've also heard of people using the hotel center's lot and shuttle, or having agreements with crashpad owners for a parking space that's walkable. The best is when you get move-up or short call-out on reserve, daily parking is reimbursed by the company in that instance, and it's a 3-minute walk to the KCM line.
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