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by flyinhigh
Sun Dec 08, 2019 9:58 am
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: Swoop
Replies: 23
Views: 3599

Re: Swoop

1) I'm living in the world i've worked in for 20 years. I've seen amazing operators and the slimiest. 2) MMM, if you read my other posts you'd also know that I am not a Q4 Captain as I left that role for a right seat early in the year. 1/3 of my total time is right seat and have no issues sitting in...
by flyinhigh
Wed Dec 04, 2019 7:48 am
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: Swoop
Replies: 23
Views: 3599

Swoop

I could have gone to Swoop while I was with Encore as a DOC and ran away as fast as I could knowing what all the work rules are. So I am genuinely curious as to why is anyone going now that there is even more information on how bad it really is out there. They are clearly the worst operator in Canad...
by flyinhigh
Wed Dec 04, 2019 7:42 am
Forum: WestJet
Topic: Swoow in-person interview
Replies: 5
Views: 1173

Re: Swoow in-person interview

WHY in the pink F*&K would you want to put yourself through swoop????

Go fly a navajo up north, you'll have a better schedule, make more money, and maybe get treated the same.
by flyinhigh
Mon Dec 02, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: WestJet
Topic: Commuting with Swoop
Replies: 11
Views: 1145

Re: Commuting with Swoop

Extremely hard to commute when working 20 days a month.

I do believe swoop folks have full westjet travel privileges, however there is nothing between YHM and YYZ so that will be quite hard and at your own accord.
by flyinhigh
Wed Nov 27, 2019 5:23 am
Forum: WestJet
Topic: One List
Replies: 267
Views: 30706

Re: One List

This keeps coming up in this topic. It's not industry standard. You guys make it quite easy come time to negotiate. All management has to do is read this drivel and see the working group is ok with JUST industry standard and ANYTHING outside that just won't fly. Wouldn't it be nice to set the bar an...
by flyinhigh
Tue Nov 26, 2019 12:16 pm
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: New LLC
Replies: 9
Views: 2338

New LLC

Well here is another low cost carrier that’s about to launch, albeit not how you may think.

https://onemileatatime.com/avatar-airlines/

And you guys thought Jetlines was bad.

https://avatarairlines.com/
by flyinhigh
Fri Nov 22, 2019 7:22 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Minimum rest in the 703 world
Replies: 55
Views: 2974

Re: Minimum rest in the 703 world

digits_ wrote:
Fri Nov 22, 2019 7:05 am

Is there any somewhat official document available somewhere about this precedence?
Not that I am aware of, I just know which company got their tilly whapped for this and had to stop. This was back in about 2015-16.

If a call was put into prairie region, I am sure you would get their answer.
by flyinhigh
Fri Nov 22, 2019 6:46 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Minimum rest in the 703 world
Replies: 55
Views: 2974

Re: Minimum rest in the 703 world

First, in which province are you working?? Although the way the CARs are written makes it blurry and operators do this, there has been a precedence set in Manitoba that TC (Prairie region) has actually stopped this practice as it is certainly NOT the way it was meant to be used. Avcanada is not the ...
by flyinhigh
Wed Nov 20, 2019 9:44 am
Forum: WestJet
Topic: One List
Replies: 267
Views: 30706

Re: One List

What the **** does ACPA have to do with a WestJet/Encore seniority list? Could not agree more. Who cares what Air Canada is doing with their regionals and seniority lists. The Encore pilots have stood with you holding hands through your entire negotiation, where as 95% of mainline pilots stood with...
by flyinhigh
Mon Nov 18, 2019 2:51 pm
Forum: WestJet Encore
Topic: Hiring outlook
Replies: 107
Views: 19179

Re: Hiring outlook

Now this is an informative post that I agree with. Capts are working 17-18 days a month not the 12 as previously claimed. I am happy to hear that your not getting extended any more as that was complete BS. G'day Just to add some nuance and facts: Due to a shortage of Captains in YYZ, some scheduling...
by flyinhigh
Mon Nov 18, 2019 6:44 am
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: How to ensure you fail an AC interview
Replies: 19
Views: 4579

Re: How to ensure you fail an AC interview

BAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

Thats an awesome first post. Took me till the end to realize you weren't actually serious. :smt040
by flyinhigh
Mon Nov 18, 2019 6:36 am
Forum: WestJet Encore
Topic: Hiring outlook
Replies: 107
Views: 19179

Re: Hiring outlook

The last time the flow was three years was about 2 years ago. Simple math now makes it easy. 550 pilots / 75 (this is about what flows per year) flow per year = 7 years. Subtract the resignations and the few that flow than that number might come down to about 5, maybe 6 years. What's the flow speed ...
by flyinhigh
Thu Nov 14, 2019 1:09 pm
Forum: WestJet Encore
Topic: Hiring outlook
Replies: 107
Views: 19179

Re: Hiring outlook

This is quite possibly one of the dumbest posts here. Stay at Encore, work 18 days a month for low pay and get extended all the time to hopefully flow to the bottom of the list in 6 years and start over. Or go to jazz where they have a better contract and pay for a career. Yes you interview at AC ma...
by flyinhigh
Wed Nov 13, 2019 12:17 pm
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: Enerjet
Replies: 7
Views: 3865

Re: Enerjet

You were happy at swoop till you realized the arbitrator agreed with the WJ pilots to.
tbaylx wrote:
Tue Nov 12, 2019 10:14 pm
flyinhigh wrote:
Tue Nov 12, 2019 1:47 pm
Seems informative tbaylx. Guessing your making your next move??
That would be incorrect. Quite happy where i'm at.
by flyinhigh
Tue Nov 12, 2019 1:47 pm
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: Enerjet
Replies: 7
Views: 3865

Re: Enerjet

Seems informative tbaylx. Guessing your making your next move??
by flyinhigh
Tue Nov 05, 2019 7:28 am
Forum: WestJet Encore
Topic: Upgrade Matrix
Replies: 13
Views: 2052

Re: Upgrade Matrix

With the shortage of Captains, forecasted future hiring at AC and WestJet, etc will there be some leeway on the upgrade matrix? For example, Jazz upgrades tend to come pretty quick (as low as 6 months). A 1500 hour pilot at Encore would have to hit the hour requirement on the Q400 or wait 2 years. ...
by flyinhigh
Mon Oct 28, 2019 11:06 am
Forum: Flair Airlines
Topic: Flairs troubles......
Replies: 19
Views: 3654

Re: Flairs troubles......

Now I'm confused. Doesn't kelowna own flair???
by flyinhigh
Thu Oct 17, 2019 4:32 am
Forum: Air Transat
Topic: Merger..?
Replies: 4
Views: 1844

Re: Merger..?

Once the deal is completed, Yes.
by flyinhigh
Wed Oct 16, 2019 3:09 pm
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: Evas
Replies: 113
Views: 19611

Re: Evas

Right to work in Canada is the biggest issue. So Atlantic Canada Immigration Pilot is a real tool to get it. As far as I know there is no other Airline which offers participation in such program... Thats because no other airline is as shitty as EVAS. The fact they have that program, with a Halifax ...
by flyinhigh
Sat Oct 05, 2019 6:03 am
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: Westjet v. Jazz
Replies: 13
Views: 2387

Re: Westjet v. Jazz

Consider Transat, Sunwing, heck even morningstar. These are all better than Jazz.
by flyinhigh
Fri Oct 04, 2019 7:43 pm
Forum: Air Transat
Topic: Interview
Replies: 7
Views: 2447

Re: Interview

Hi there, If your curious as to when you’ll hear with the latest posting it should be in the next week or so. Although the ad is up, they are building the resume pool again and will start calling soon. The interviews for this round will be lined up for sometime in Nov. I would guess that they will t...
by flyinhigh
Tue Oct 01, 2019 6:18 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Westwind 1124 ACP and Line Indoc Pilot
Replies: 11
Views: 2498

Re: Westwind 1124 ACP and Line Indoc Pilot

Speaking of Top Aces. Anyone knows the story of why their Westwind has been sitting in Dawson Creek for a couple of weeks dripping fuel from the centre tank all over the place? The westwind is notorious for leaking fuel while it sits. It’s not a lot by any means but if left unchecked than it will c...
by flyinhigh
Fri Sep 27, 2019 8:29 am
Forum: WestJet
Topic: Sunwing hires Swoop
Replies: 52
Views: 8727

Re: Sunwing hires Swoop

Dp
by flyinhigh
Fri Sep 27, 2019 8:28 am
Forum: WestJet
Topic: Sunwing hires Swoop
Replies: 52
Views: 8727

Sunwing hires Swoop

So now “Westjet Pilots” will be flying aircraft for their direct competitor. I.e, lets partner with Westjet Vacations direcT competitor. What will the mangers come up with next. I feel bad for you folks. The powers that be are clueless. https://www.skiesmag.com/press-releases/sunwing-partners-with-s...
by flyinhigh
Fri Sep 27, 2019 6:36 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Traing bond legal question
Replies: 28
Views: 2092

Re: Traing bond legal question

Dp

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