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by Jumbo744
Sun Apr 12, 2020 6:19 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Top Gun 2 - Delayed!!
Replies: 7
Views: 2171

Re: Top Gun 2 - Delayed!!

Who cares about that Hollywood garbage. If you want to watch a real aviation movie, try: Whisky Romeo Zulu.
by Jumbo744
Thu Apr 09, 2020 5:45 am
Forum: Flair Airlines
Topic: Make a wish
Replies: 5
Views: 1757

Re: Make a wish

That's awesome.
by Jumbo744
Tue Mar 31, 2020 11:08 am
Forum: Air Transat
Topic: Air Canada and Transat announce Increased Purchase Price to $18 per Share
Replies: 1088
Views: 103956

Re: Air Canada and Transat announce Increased Purchase Price to $18 per Share

Haha no animosity on my side. This is avcanada.

We can be friends if you help me decide what to do with my TRZ shares. I bought them at 8$ 2 weeks ago. Whatever I do the market always does the opposite.
by Jumbo744
Tue Mar 31, 2020 7:34 am
Forum: Air Transat
Topic: Air Canada and Transat announce Increased Purchase Price to $18 per Share
Replies: 1088
Views: 103956

Re: Air Canada and Transat announce Increased Purchase Price to $18 per Share

I wasn't trying to say that pilots in the middle east or asia are superior....in no way at all. But you have to recognize that their whole process is much more intense and last days going through psychometric tests, sims, interviews, group exercises. Getting a job in Canada has more to do with havin...
by Jumbo744
Tue Mar 31, 2020 6:50 am
Forum: Air Transat
Topic: Air Canada and Transat announce Increased Purchase Price to $18 per Share
Replies: 1088
Views: 103956

Re: Air Canada and Transat announce Increased Purchase Price to $18 per Share

It is childish for pilots to attack each other just because they don't work at the same airline. Anyone who has gone through a pilot selection in the Middle East or Asia knows that pilot selection and interviews in Canada are a joke. We all are at our respective employers because we were at the righ...
by Jumbo744
Mon Mar 30, 2020 6:40 pm
Forum: Air Transat
Topic: Air Canada and Transat announce Increased Purchase Price to $18 per Share
Replies: 1088
Views: 103956

Re: Air Canada and Transat announce Increased Purchase Price to $18 per Share

If they have been there 20 years and are close to retiring wouldn't they have a reasonably large pension earned by now? Why not just retire and ride into the sunset? I’ve been there 24 years, of which 22 as a captain, always on widebody A/C, I’m 56 and have been through 4 layoffs during my career i...
by Jumbo744
Mon Mar 23, 2020 12:35 pm
Forum: Air Transat
Topic: Air Canada and Transat announce Increased Purchase Price to $18 per Share
Replies: 1088
Views: 103956

Re: Air Canada and Transat announce Increased Purchase Price to $18 per Share

Lol....Sunwing bankrupt or close to it ? You have no idea what you are talking about.
by Jumbo744
Mon Mar 16, 2020 9:54 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Who's gotten a lay off?
Replies: 144
Views: 27442

Re: Who's gotten a lay off?

People say that this crisis is temporary and that once things pick up, it will be better than before or at least back to normal. This is simply not true. It will take a very long time for the economy to wake up once the virus stops spreading.
by Jumbo744
Mon Mar 16, 2020 12:29 am
Forum: Air Transat
Topic: Air Canada and Transat announce Increased Purchase Price to $18 per Share
Replies: 1088
Views: 103956

Re: Air Canada and Transat announce Increased Purchase Price to $18 per Share

I’m sorry to tell you that 98% of your good friends coworkers (and likely him) share this board’s sentiment about protecting our own jobs and livelihoods first and foremost. No one wants anyone to have a bad career but we are not willing to sacrifice our own well being for the Transat pilots. If th...
by Jumbo744
Mon Mar 02, 2020 3:18 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: CATSA Aircrew Protocol
Replies: 25
Views: 2711

Re: CATSA Aircrew Protocol

I'm curious, what is so bad about the body scanner? The people that sell the scanners, the authorities that want you to pass through the scanners and the people who work right next to the scanners all say that they are safe. Do you trust them? Screw that. I always asked for the pat down. Privacy. A...
by Jumbo744
Wed Jan 08, 2020 8:19 am
Forum: Air Canada
Topic: The Air Canada OTS thread
Replies: 1725
Views: 443478

Re: The Air Canada OTS thread

I'm in a tough situation. Been waiting for AC to respond back from my interview for 5 months and recently got another offer better than my current job at Express. If I got accepted at AC I would still go there over the other offer but I also want to be honest to the other company. Does anyone have ...
by Jumbo744
Wed Jan 08, 2020 7:28 am
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: Another 737 down
Replies: 4
Views: 2481

Re: Another 737 down

Very sad....chances are this is going to be another MH370 situation where the US and Iran will accuse each other of shooting down the airliner (if it was shot down).
by Jumbo744
Mon Nov 25, 2019 7:46 am
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: How to ensure you fail an AC interview
Replies: 22
Views: 6616

Re: How to ensure you fail an AC interview

flyinhigh wrote:
Mon Nov 18, 2019 6:44 am
BAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

Thats an awesome first post. Took me till the end to realize you weren't actually serious. :smt040
I think you're not too bright...
by Jumbo744
Thu Aug 01, 2019 1:57 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Commuting In/Out of Uniform & CATSA
Replies: 39
Views: 6417

Re: Commuting In/Out of Uniform & CATSA

If you bring too much liquid, the TSA confiscates it and throws it away, in case it's a bomb. So they throw it away, in case it's a bomb, in the garbage can right next to them. With all the other possible bombs, in the area with the most amount of people.

#TSAlogic
by Jumbo744
Sat Jun 29, 2019 9:16 am
Forum: Air Transat
Topic: DOH merge.
Replies: 552
Views: 61867

Re: DOH merge.

I am not AC, not TS. I get habslover intent to be funny and upset some of the folks not happy about this at AC. However, I must say you have to be pretty stupid, if not retarted, to waste so much time typing these posts. Some might find it funny, as I did when I read the first one, but I think now y...
by Jumbo744
Mon May 27, 2019 4:08 am
Forum: Jazz Aviation LP - Air Canada Express
Topic: Encore, then Jazz?
Replies: 20
Views: 4133

Re: Encore, then Jazz?

Just don't job hop shortly after starting. It would be another low blow to the whole industry to read a thread about Encore starting a bond. Maybe it will push companies like Encore and Jazz to implement a nice retention bonus instead. Keep your moral lessons to yourself. Hilroy: Do what is best fo...
by Jumbo744
Sun May 26, 2019 10:37 am
Forum: Air Canada
Topic: The Air Canada OTS thread
Replies: 1725
Views: 443478

Re: The Air Canada OTS thread

So...why does Air Canada tell every interview candidate they will have a decision in 4-6 weeks? They never tell anyone within this time frame. Its usually more like 3 months from people I know. I realize a few weeks over a 30 year career isn't a big deal, but why not just be honest instead of raisi...
by Jumbo744
Thu Mar 28, 2019 2:13 pm
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: Jazz or Sunwing ?
Replies: 76
Views: 11228

Re: Jazz or Sunwing ?

As for the poster who left or is leaving after a short stay at Jazz, who could blame you. Would it have been better if you had received the offer at Sunwing before you came to Jazz, sure but that wasn’t the case. I have long advocated for pilots to not accept the job, I also think if more pilots co...
by Jumbo744
Thu Mar 28, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: Jazz or Sunwing ?
Replies: 76
Views: 11228

Re: Jazz or Sunwing ?

Some folks are happy at SR, some are not. Some are happy at Jazz, some are not. Same goes for every company. If you are not happy, then leave. Do what is best for you. This is strictly business and I wouldn't give a damn about a company training me and seeing me leave 2 weeks later if I find a bette...
by Jumbo744
Fri Sep 14, 2018 3:34 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: United We Stand
Replies: 6
Views: 1546

Re: United We Stand

Very well said! Thanks for your post bro. Too bad no one remembers the 14 'Art Students', Urban Moving Systems trucks, the 5 dancing Israelis who by the way were arrested then extradited back to Israel where they went on TV and bragged that they were there to document the events. But yeah sure let's...
by Jumbo744
Thu Aug 16, 2018 5:20 am
Forum: WestJet
Topic: WestJet pilots to fly Swoop aircraft
Replies: 524
Views: 83132

Re: WestJet pilots to fly Swoop aircraft

Hey Tbaylx, Enough with the cavalier attitude. Every time we here that disgusting call sign on the radio we all die inside. My "jumpseat" will never be open to the "26". Pound sand, Regards, The rest of Canadian aviation You sound way too emotional. Very few people care about ''Your'' jumpseat. And...
by Jumbo744
Thu Aug 02, 2018 6:46 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Tired of the Canadian Aviation Industry
Replies: 73
Views: 8171

Re: Tired of the Canadian Aviation Industry

I am an FO for a regional and run my own business on the side and still struggle to support my family in Toronto. I'm considering ditching the whole airline dream and going back to my software engineering career. Living beyond ones means is usually the cause of struggle now days. For example I bet ...
by Jumbo744
Thu Jul 26, 2018 2:04 pm
Forum: WestJet
Topic: How did it work out?
Replies: 46
Views: 9335

Re: How did it work out?

Hi tbaylx, Let's say you go OTS in september and then Encore people meet their requirement by december how will they be positionned on the seniority list in regards to the previous OTS already hired ? Thanks. Rezy pretty much nailed it, OTS will be bumped down the list by any pilots currently on th...

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