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by tbaylx
Fri Nov 13, 2020 7:17 pm
Forum: WestJet
Topic: Swoop alum
Replies: 54
Views: 9367

Re: Swoop alum

Its a small industry gentlemen, burning bridges and all. Carry on. So very true. There are those that burn bridges and those that jump from ship to ship to ship and do nothing but cause damage. I'm still amazed how it only took 26 or so off the street hires to cause so much damage to this industry....
by tbaylx
Thu Nov 12, 2020 7:02 am
Forum: WestJet
Topic: Swoop alum
Replies: 54
Views: 9367

Re: Swoop alum

Its a small industry gentlemen, burning bridges and all. Carry on.
by tbaylx
Mon Nov 09, 2020 3:15 pm
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: Commuting, Acclimatization and new Flight Duty Regs
Replies: 38
Views: 5394

Re: Commuting, Acclimatization and new Flight Duty Regs

If commuters start saying they can't do a duty day because they're not acclimatized you bet the company will be shutting down commuting in a hurry. It'll be a live where you're based policy in short order. In all likelihood it will continue with the current don't ask don't tell method of doing busin...
by tbaylx
Sun Nov 08, 2020 3:58 pm
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: Flair Reciprocal JS for Furloughed pilots extended
Replies: 3
Views: 1314

Flair Reciprocal JS for Furloughed pilots extended

We've extended access to the reciprocal JS policy for furloughed pilots until March 1st 2021 . Please contact your JS coordinator for further details Dear fellow Jumpseat Coordinator, Flair Airlines (FAL) understands that these are difficult times for the whole aviation industry. FAL is not exempt f...
by tbaylx
Sat Nov 07, 2020 6:49 pm
Forum: Sunwing
Topic: Scope
Replies: 7
Views: 2366

Re: Scope

whipline wrote: Mon Nov 02, 2020 11:33 pm You forgot Swoop and flair.

And no scope...
Flair is not flying for SWG nor have they in the past as far as I'm aware. Swoop was operating some SWG flights at one point.
by tbaylx
Thu Oct 29, 2020 8:32 am
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: New Protest to Save Canadian Aviation
Replies: 47
Views: 6449

Re: New Protest to Save Canadian Aviation

Bring a mask, and respect social distancing. #TimeToTravel Seems a little counter to each other. Are the people going to remain socially distant while they travel on the airplane. I assume the plan is to block the middle seat on all flights, and probably every second row to maintain 6' distance? Wi...
by tbaylx
Wed Oct 28, 2020 8:59 am
Forum: Air Canada
Topic: Calin is retiring February 2021
Replies: 45
Views: 8985

Re: Calin is retiring February 2021

Yup many of your Business prof’s observations are valid except in the unique world of unionized multi fleet airlines where it costs more to lay off pilots than it does to keep them employed at a lower minimum monthly guarantee. Maybe your asshole capitalist prof should have done some more research....
by tbaylx
Thu Oct 22, 2020 6:41 am
Forum: Flair Airlines
Topic: New CEO
Replies: 6
Views: 2149

Re: New CEO

I don't know how "low cost" Flair employees are now but the gist of what the new CEO is putting out there is that they might end up being even lower cost in his vision of a ULCC. ULCC... "Ultra Low Cost Crews" and customer experience". You missed the "gist" comple...
by tbaylx
Thu Oct 08, 2020 9:55 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Save Canadian Aviation March in Ottawa Oct 20th
Replies: 72
Views: 6961

Re: Save Canadian Aviation March in Ottawa Oct 20th

Sorry but no. What exactly do you want the government to do? Travel is down due to a global pandemic, this will continue this way for the foreseeable future. No amount of spending or stimulus is going to encourage people to get on a plane. That money would be better spent IMO supporting the people ...
by tbaylx
Sun Sep 27, 2020 5:49 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Will the industry ever be fully back?
Replies: 12
Views: 1791

Re: Will the industry ever be fully back?

Just my opinion but I don’t think aviation really ever recovered from 9/11. By recovery, I mean a return to original wage and working conditions prior to the crisis. Aviation just came out of an unprecedented hiring spree.. contracts were signed during this period that denuded wage and working cond...
by tbaylx
Sun Sep 27, 2020 5:47 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Will the industry ever be fully back?
Replies: 12
Views: 1791

Re: Will the industry ever be fully back?

I think you're right, especially for the airline side of things. Technology has evolved so much that the skills, knowledge and intelligence required to safely operate an airliner has been significantly reduced. This opened up the job to a much wider pool of applicants that can be succesfully traine...
by tbaylx
Fri Sep 11, 2020 4:10 am
Forum: Porter Airlines
Topic: Porter Airlines shifts restart of flights date to June 29
Replies: 100
Views: 20906

Re: Porter Airlines shifts restart of flights date to June 29

From worldmeters.info... chance of death for: 50-59 year old is 1.3% 40 - 49 year old 0.4% 30 - 39 year old 0.2% 20 - 29 year old 0.2% so let's just say for simplicity's sake there's a 0.5% chance of death among the pilot age group How many pilots are there in Canada? From google according to 2006 ...
by tbaylx
Thu Sep 10, 2020 5:38 pm
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: New Bottom Feeder's
Replies: 59
Views: 9695

Re: New Bottom Feeder's

Yes but out of the two, who can we actually influence to make change? Our "CEOs" or fellow pilots. Sure it's the uppers fault but it's also our own for letting it get there. Personally though I wouldn't go as far as calling them bottom feeders, we have no idea that person's situation. May...
by tbaylx
Wed Sep 09, 2020 8:51 am
Forum: Flair Airlines
Topic: Hiring - Chief Dispatcher
Replies: 4
Views: 3035

Re: Hiring - Chief Dispatcher

MyWave wrote: Sun May 03, 2020 7:51 am Posting is off the Career page.
When does the new guy start?
She and the other dispatchers are already on the property with in house dispatch going live in the next month or two.
by tbaylx
Sun Sep 06, 2020 6:56 pm
Forum: Flair Airlines
Topic: Summer Route Expansion
Replies: 6
Views: 3151

Re: Summer Route Expansion

flying4dollars wrote: Sun Sep 06, 2020 9:05 am
tbaylx wrote: Tue Aug 25, 2020 7:36 pm Hope to have the others back this fall, but that will largely depend on passengers continuing to come back domestically.
You mean on top of the 20 something recalled for last month?
Yes, perhaps not all but one more round of recalls this year is possible.
by tbaylx
Sun Sep 06, 2020 7:36 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Westjet mask policy
Replies: 182
Views: 7397

Re: Westjet mask policy

You're all missing the point. It's irrelevant whether masks are effective or not. Same as it was irrelevant after 9/11 whether taking a crew's razors made aviation safer or not. The point is the public perception of wearing masks makes them feel safer and more likely to return to flying. It could be...
by tbaylx
Fri Aug 28, 2020 10:14 am
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: Airlines need to shut down to survive
Replies: 55
Views: 10303

Re: Airlines need to shut down to survive

Gilles couldn’t be more correct. Every airline is at risk right now. There’s no help from the government. There’s no plans to open the border and create safe travel corridors. If you think your safe at AC I’d think again. No one is. Why do you think they raised capital? Nothing coming in, lots goin...
by tbaylx
Tue Aug 25, 2020 7:36 pm
Forum: Flair Airlines
Topic: Summer Route Expansion
Replies: 6
Views: 3151

Re: Summer Route Expansion

Hope to have the others back this fall, but that will largely depend on passengers continuing to come back domestically.
by tbaylx
Mon Aug 24, 2020 7:38 pm
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: Airlines need to shut down to survive
Replies: 55
Views: 10303

Re: Airlines need to shut down to survive

alkaseltzer wrote: Mon Aug 24, 2020 4:28 pm Ban the foreign A380s coming into our country.
yeah, that'll fix it. IF only aircanada could operate the middle east runs with no competition that would solve everyone's issues.
by tbaylx
Wed Aug 12, 2020 6:44 am
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: Travel starting to come back?
Replies: 27
Views: 5140

Re: Travel starting to come back?

I have many close friends at SWG I don't want the airline to go anywhere. We don't have the aircraft availability to do any charter work right now, though it was good to get a few charters in the spring, it was never a saving grace. Our focus is domestic sched service, not charter or vacation work....

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