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by johnkruk
Wed Mar 18, 2020 6:56 pm
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: Advice for a future immigrant
Replies: 4
Views: 1495

Re: Advice for a future immigrant

Outlook is bleak!!!! If you have stable employment now , stay there !! Serious damage being done to the industry in Canada , will take years to recover from!!! Besides from my over 20 years experience in 3 different provinces, most immigrants hate Canada and think very little of working with Canadia...
by johnkruk
Mon Sep 30, 2019 8:09 pm
Forum: WestJet
Topic: ONEX plans
Replies: 142
Views: 38118

Re: ONEX plans

Swoop doing work for Sunwing ? Is this step one in the exit for Swoop ???
by johnkruk
Wed Sep 18, 2019 4:44 am
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: Top Paid AMEs
Replies: 39
Views: 12486

Re: Top Paid AMEs

Anyone know what Keewatin AME payscale is like ?
by johnkruk
Tue Aug 06, 2019 9:13 pm
Forum: WestJet
Topic: ONEX plans
Replies: 142
Views: 38118

Re: ONEX plans

Everyone seems to think that companies can just “switch” to the neos... its not like buying a car where airbus has 1000 neos sitting on the lot in case someone wants to buy a few Not switch , but maybe start a shift towards Airbus , say the MAX isn’t flying this time next year you think perhaps ONE...
by johnkruk
Fri Aug 02, 2019 2:36 pm
Forum: WestJet
Topic: ONEX plans
Replies: 142
Views: 38118

Re: ONEX plans

How long will ONEX give Boeing to get the MAX in the air before they make the switch to NEO ?? I’m sure AC is kicking themselves for going With Boeing !!!
by johnkruk
Fri Jul 19, 2019 1:56 am
Forum: WestJet
Topic: ONEX plans
Replies: 142
Views: 38118

ONEX plans

Anyone here think ONEX will sell off ENCORE / SWOOP ? And if only one of them were to sell which one ???
by johnkruk
Sat Dec 01, 2018 7:41 pm
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: Trasport Canada YOW
Replies: 1
Views: 1352

Trasport Canada YOW

Anyone have an experience working in YOW with TC as a an Engineer?? See they are hiring , good money ? Shifts ? Traveling? Any info would be great!
by johnkruk
Thu Oct 25, 2018 6:28 pm
Forum: WestJet
Topic: Mass Exodus in Tech Ops !!!
Replies: 14
Views: 8554

Re: Mass Exodus in Tech Ops !!!

Team America in YYC , agreed !! Definitely the biggest problem in Tech Ops !!
by johnkruk
Wed Sep 26, 2018 4:17 pm
Forum: WestJet
Topic: Mass Exodus in Tech Ops !!!
Replies: 14
Views: 8554

Mass Exodus in Tech Ops !!!

At least 25 just it Toronto this year , not including Encore which is more . Is the main issue frozen salaries???
by johnkruk
Sun May 28, 2017 5:04 am
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: 737 endorsement
Replies: 1
Views: 2849

737 endorsement

Anyone know of 737 200-500 endorsement courses coming up, or where to look ??
by johnkruk
Mon Jul 13, 2015 10:34 pm
Forum: WestJet
Topic: Dumping outbase maintenance
Replies: 55
Views: 19611

Re: Dumping outbase maintenance

Very true , a lot of the work done out of these third world shops is garbage , do you think a bean counter cares ? All that matters is numbers , if on paper doing these checks in the third world , where most of the people actually doing work on the plane cannot read a maintenance manual, saves money...
by johnkruk
Sun Jul 05, 2015 7:46 am
Forum: WestJet
Topic: Dumping outbase maintenance
Replies: 55
Views: 19611

Re: Dumping outbase maintenance

Agreed !!! And how long is it till our heavy maint goes third world ? This has to be the biggest cost savings ! Have the SMV's done in Central America , compared to here , this has to be the biggest most obvious way to save big $$$$$ , stock price up !!!!!!!!!
by johnkruk
Mon Jun 29, 2015 12:01 am
Forum: WestJet
Topic: Saretsky's legacy
Replies: 31
Views: 14351

Re: Saretsky's legacy

His job is to push things as much as possible to raise the stock price as much as possible , what does he care , worse comes to worse , a union gets in the execs get to blame him , fire him and he gets a 10 mill handshake , would you really care if that's what waited for you if you &(":ed y...
by johnkruk
Thu Jun 04, 2015 9:59 am
Forum: WestJet
Topic: Dumping outbase maintenance
Replies: 55
Views: 19611

Re: Dumping outbase maintenance

Its just business, Westjet is changing ! The introduction of a new airline thats gonna take over mainline work, they have to look at the numbers of doing maint in outbases where the mainline fleet is decreasing! and where Encore looks like its going to be risk managed in most cases! To single someon...
by johnkruk
Thu Jan 15, 2015 1:27 pm
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: First Air
Replies: 32
Views: 11054

Re: First Air

Is Firstair closing down Edmonton maintenance?
by johnkruk
Sun Jan 04, 2015 10:59 pm
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: First Air
Replies: 32
Views: 11054

Re: First Air

and now word they are looking to sell the ATR-72 after spending millions on the combi-mod and cargo door , this company needs some good news !!!
by johnkruk
Thu Jan 01, 2015 3:44 am
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: First Air
Replies: 32
Views: 11054

First Air

Heard First Air is now selling there Herc's and farming out there jet service in YZF, and after loosing the 767 work last year, what's next for 7F ?
by johnkruk
Fri Jan 10, 2014 7:23 pm
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: premier windsor
Replies: 19
Views: 5912

Re: premier windsor

20 bucks an hour in Windsor = 80 bucks an hour in Vancouver
by johnkruk
Wed Oct 16, 2013 12:59 pm
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: First Air
Replies: 3
Views: 3289

First Air

Anyone heard of lay-off's in Ottawa? Heard there maintenance could be getting trimmed again there!
by johnkruk
Wed Sep 11, 2013 6:44 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Things pilot say but don't really mean
Replies: 43
Views: 3658

Re: Things pilot say but don't really mean

" I think that's normal "

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