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Wafu3939 07-10-2018 09:41 AM

737 reserve CA
 
Quick question for any CA on the guppy in EWR or SFO.

Do you normally just get guarantee, or is it easy to pick up time and get to 80+ hours a month?

Trying to decide my next seat!

Thanks

cadetdrivr 07-10-2018 10:59 AM

Make sure you ask any respondents if they are commuters or local.

Two entirely different ballgames on narrowbody RSV.

LeeFXDWG 07-10-2018 12:14 PM

Very true statement!

Iím local and more than happy to fly less than guarantee. IAH 737 CA.

Doesnít mean I donít cherry pick trips when itís obvious Iím going to fly. Iíd just rather fly 50 and get guarantee than work harder.

Lee

Wafu3939 07-10-2018 12:43 PM

Iím a commuter, so I want to know if thereís flying to pick up or will I be stuck on a min guarantee every month

Noel Cognito 07-10-2018 12:55 PM

80+ hours is very doable in SFO

Noel (relatively junior SFO RSV commuter)

Wafu3939 07-10-2018 12:57 PM

Okay, thanks
Donít see any reason to sit around SFO when I could be making money.

Spicy McHaggis 07-10-2018 05:29 PM

Commuting


737


Reserve




That's a biblical apocalypse combination.

cadetdrivr 07-10-2018 06:06 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Spicy McHaggis (Post 2631881)
That's a biblical apocalypse combination.

And that's even before adding SFO or EWR EDCTs to the mix.

Deafguppy 07-11-2018 03:37 AM

Just donít expect to sit long call much.

Spicy McHaggis 07-11-2018 06:50 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by cadetdrivr (Post 2631914)
And that's even before adding SFO or EWR EDCTs to the mix.




Indeed. Commuting to reserve is nuts in general, but if a guy needs that fourth stripe, I guess he can have at it.


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