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by vrefplus5
Thu Jan 16, 2020 6:17 am
Forum: WestJet Encore
Topic: Schedule/reserve/layovers
Replies: 14
Views: 1645

Re: Schedule/reserve/layovers

Ha plaus, I’m actually laughing at my kitchen table. Flap wagon ain’t name callin, it’s funny as s#*t. New one for me, never heard that before :lol:
by vrefplus5
Wed Jan 15, 2020 9:03 am
Forum: WestJet Encore
Topic: Schedule/reserve/layovers
Replies: 14
Views: 1645

Re: Schedule/reserve/layovers

How refreshing and good it is to have an informative, helpful and respectful post on AvCanada! No slagging, name-calling or emotionally immature antics. Kudos.
by vrefplus5
Wed Dec 04, 2019 2:21 pm
Forum: Air Canada
Topic: The Air Canada OTS thread
Replies: 1485
Views: 384876

Re: The Air Canada OTS thread

75 B787 FO YYZ.....ALONE!!! Haven’t seen this in over 30yrs!, :shock:
by vrefplus5
Tue Oct 29, 2019 12:44 pm
Forum: Flair Airlines
Topic: Flairs troubles......
Replies: 19
Views: 3883

Re: Flairs troubles......

I’m pretty sure BL owns most if not all of the 737-400 fleet
Well, in this particular case you’d be pretty wrong :lol: Flair owns their entire 737-400 fleet. Times and alliances have changed Marcus.
by vrefplus5
Thu Oct 24, 2019 5:46 pm
Forum: Flair Airlines
Topic: Flairs troubles......
Replies: 19
Views: 3883

Re: Flairs troubles......

KF is throwing a petulant hissy fit and the fact they were ordered to pay Flair's court costs for wasting it's time, leads me to think the Kelowna crowd found a bored local reporter from where....Penticton was it?....to engineer a little smear job. There's a bit more to this that's not reported. Not...
by vrefplus5
Thu Jul 25, 2019 2:51 pm
Forum: Jazz Aviation LP - Air Canada Express
Topic: AC flow agreement
Replies: 25
Views: 4666

AC flow agreement

Just wondering when this 60% class component of Express candidates for AC PIT course takes effect? The July 22nd class was all OTS, so clearly not yet. Just curious. Thanks.
by vrefplus5
Thu Jul 18, 2019 1:58 pm
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: NY Times Max opinion
Replies: 8
Views: 2733

Re: NY Times Max opinion

You're correct.....but only in Canada. The FAA issues a blanket B737 type that covers the B737 (200 to 900 to MAX)
by vrefplus5
Fri May 17, 2019 4:25 am
Forum: Air Transat
Topic: DOH merge.
Replies: 553
Views: 57017

Re: DOH merge.

He does write Trollese quite well indeed! :lol:
by vrefplus5
Fri May 03, 2019 4:10 am
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: What is Enerjet up to?
Replies: 34
Views: 10676

Re: What is Enerjet up to?

Folks, already two decent threads have been deleted by the mods because of drift. Let's please stay on point and talk aboit the topic. PM each other if you need to get things off your chest. Keep it classy.
by vrefplus5
Tue Mar 06, 2018 11:28 am
Forum: WestJet
Topic: Gregg Saretsky is the modern Frank Lorenzo
Replies: 100
Views: 19674

Re: Gregg Saretsky is the modern Frank Lorenzo

Under qualified? I can 100% predict another thread drift ensuing...what you attempted to correct.

Better to nip this in the bud, musicalpilotchairs before the flamers return from the fields.
by vrefplus5
Fri Feb 16, 2018 6:28 am
Forum: Corporate
Topic: Walmart Canada?
Replies: 14
Views: 9052

Re: Walmart Canada?

ditar is correct.

It was communicated during an interview with a close colleague that NOT INCLUDING stock options or profit share, the BASE salary is close to 120K. AH or TV who currently operate USM would certainly confirm that. Cheers.
by vrefplus5
Mon Jan 15, 2018 4:58 pm
Forum: WestJet
Topic: Swoop pilot hiring.
Replies: 190
Views: 32883

Re: Swoop pilot hiring.

We may all know by tomorrow, Rudder.
by vrefplus5
Sun Jan 14, 2018 9:32 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: NEAR Disaster in Turkey
Replies: 17
Views: 4368

Re: NEAR Disaster in Turkey

You’d be “inclined” all right!!!
by vrefplus5
Mon Sep 25, 2017 6:41 am
Forum: Porter Airlines
Topic: Increased MLB
Replies: 6
Views: 3213

Increased MLB

What would the block time be YOW-MLB?

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/windsor/p ... -1.4305304
by vrefplus5
Mon Sep 11, 2017 7:51 am
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: Flair in YYZ/YVR
Replies: 25
Views: 6988

Flair in YYZ/YVR

Can someone explain to me the business strategy of competing in Canada's two most heavily guarded markets? Honest question.

http://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/fl ... portal_CAP
by vrefplus5
Mon Sep 04, 2017 7:40 am
Forum: WestJet
Topic: Encore hiring 1500 hour Captains now?
Replies: 28
Views: 9805

Re: Encore hiring 1500 hour Captains now?

DaveP, amen to that! I remember qualified 7000hr pilots that couldn't even get an FO job on a PA31!! The experience pendulum has sure swung around for young pilots today. Their rise through the present opportunities is meteoric relative to someone who started in '85, and myself and those of my ilk a...
by vrefplus5
Wed Aug 16, 2017 8:09 am
Forum: Porter Airlines
Topic: Lack of Crew?
Replies: 29
Views: 12236

Re: Lack of Crew?

Confirmed. Triple time. Unheard of in the industry.
by vrefplus5
Thu Aug 03, 2017 6:55 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: AC Lining Up with a Taxiway SFO...?
Replies: 830
Views: 62581

Re: AC Lining Up with a Taxiway SFO...?

@ Rudder....+1 last sentence.
by vrefplus5
Thu Jul 20, 2017 12:50 pm
Forum: Corporate
Topic: Scotia Bank
Replies: 20
Views: 9529

Re: Scotia Bank

The OP posted the link.
by vrefplus5
Wed Jul 05, 2017 5:12 pm
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: Porter at 27000
Replies: 19
Views: 7344

Re: Porter at 27000

Av8ts, I'm going to suggest that the reason you haven't gotten a proper response to your question is that you were mistaken & heard the wrong callsign.....and not once, but twice at that! That's me giving you the benefit of the doubt...that you simply misheard. It happens. Or you may have had some o...
by vrefplus5
Sun May 28, 2017 5:44 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: What is your favorite airplane for IFR?
Replies: 9
Views: 1765

Re: What is your favorite airplane for IFR?

An Airvan/Kodiak combo!! Lol couldn't resist :) Let's not resurrect that episode please.
by vrefplus5
Tue Mar 14, 2017 1:32 pm
Forum: WestJet
Topic: Overseas Contract Information Seminar
Replies: 49
Views: 17406

Re: Overseas Contract Information Seminar

This from WASINC..... "We have an issue with regard to Canadian passport holders. ICAO and CAAC have temporarily placed Canada on a list of countries having safety concerns.  As a result, the CAAC will not accept pilots who hold Canadian passports.  Canadian ATP licenses are still accepted.   Anyone...
by vrefplus5
Wed Jan 04, 2017 6:07 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: NewLeaf cancels service and blames the other airlines for undercutting
Replies: 35
Views: 3660

Re: NewLeaf cancels service and blames the other airlines for undercutting

Permission from whom, Galaxy? The Mesa/Melbourne airports authorities? Honest question.
by vrefplus5
Tue Nov 08, 2016 6:04 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: are av can users usings bots to push their topics
Replies: 13
Views: 2002

Re: are av can users usings bots to push their topics

@DanWec....."probably not the winds". Thanks for the morning chuckle....I haven't seen that poster for awhile now :wink:

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