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by infiniteregulus
Fri Feb 07, 2020 3:38 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Air Georgian Bankruptcy
Replies: 14
Views: 3365

Re: Air Georgian Bankruptcy

Thank gooodness! Been waiting a long time for this day!
by infiniteregulus
Sun May 19, 2019 9:29 pm
Forum: Air Transat
Topic: DOH merge.
Replies: 552
Views: 64928

Re: DOH merge.

The individual cost for a junior AC guy would be around 5-6 years of upper end seniority decades down the road. If the average retiring rate is ~100 guys/year, that's 5-6 years for 500-600 Transat pilots ahead. Then take those 5 years at captain salary of say $300,000 and that yields $1.5M dollars ...
by infiniteregulus
Sun May 19, 2019 7:58 pm
Forum: Air Transat
Topic: DOH merge.
Replies: 552
Views: 64928

Re: DOH merge.

The individual cost for a junior AC guy would be around 5-6 years of upper end seniority decades down the road. If the average retiring rate is ~100 guys/year, that's 5-6 years for 500-600 Transat pilots ahead. Then take those 5 years at captain salary of say $300,000 and that yields $1.5M dollars i...
by infiniteregulus
Thu May 16, 2019 5:38 pm
Forum: Air Canada
Topic: AC offer AT $13 per share
Replies: 160
Views: 25313

Re: AC offer AT $13 per share

It wasn't AT pilot's choice but it also wasn't AC pilot's choice either. If the AT guys get DOH, that makes YOU BOTL haha. Someone will be BOTL :lol:
by infiniteregulus
Thu May 16, 2019 5:22 pm
Forum: Air Transat
Topic: DOH merge.
Replies: 552
Views: 64928

Re: DOH merge.

You'll probably lose about $2 million dollars for a 5 year set back plus 5 years of junior schedules (5 years of 777CA pay plus 5 years of juniorCA pay differential..roughly). That's the cost to you for it being fair. Air Canada and Transat aren't even the same level of operation. I can see a AC & W...
by infiniteregulus
Thu May 16, 2019 4:03 pm
Forum: Air Transat
Topic: DOH merge.
Replies: 552
Views: 64928

Re: DOH merge.

I think it's complete garbage that they should get DOH or any advantage over an AC guy on property today. Seniority is FAR more important than status or pay for some. Especially with commuters - how will the pass travel be affected? Lifestyle with a block could turn into hell on reserve. Send the AT...
by infiniteregulus
Sat May 04, 2019 12:32 pm
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: Pet Peeves?
Replies: 57
Views: 12607

Re: Pet Peeves?

Transmitting "I" instead of "We" or "[Neutral]" in a two crew airplane :lol:
by infiniteregulus
Mon Mar 25, 2019 7:42 pm
Forum: Air Canada
Topic: Air Canada grounds Boeing Max 8s until at least July 1
Replies: 31
Views: 5691

Re: Air Canada grounds Boeing Max 8s until at least July 1

Enjoy the paid vacation boys and girls hahaha
by infiniteregulus
Mon Mar 25, 2019 7:34 pm
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: 10 years ago today Colgan Air 3407
Replies: 24
Views: 4660

Re: 10 years ago today Colgan Air 3407

Perhaps the low pay and resulting commute was a factor -- for both? But no, pilots are overpaid.... :roll:
by infiniteregulus
Fri Mar 08, 2019 1:45 pm
Forum: Air Canada
Topic: AC 045 DEL-YVR now operating via CPH?
Replies: 2
Views: 2192

Re: AC 045 DEL-YVR now operating via CPH?

It would have to be a technical stop for more gas. Probably double crewing as well :prayer:
by infiniteregulus
Fri Mar 08, 2019 10:30 am
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: FO taxiing
Replies: 54
Views: 7574

Re: FO taxiing

Also a valid point ^ Many times the FO can have more experience on type than the Capt. Could have a senior, high-time and experienced FO sitting for lifestyle with a junior brand new Capt. Just because there's 3 stripes on their shoulder DOES NOT immediately rule them out as capable or trustworthy, ...
by infiniteregulus
Thu Mar 07, 2019 10:41 pm
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: FO taxiing
Replies: 54
Views: 7574

Re: FO taxiing

I've sat in both seats and can say without a doubt that working with a self-righteous air god makes for the WORST work week. Bad FOs are just as likely as bad Capts. But when these bad Capts are so concerned about their own skin, it makes for a downright dangerous cockpit. CRM is crucial, and yes, t...
by infiniteregulus
Thu Mar 07, 2019 2:13 pm
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: The next contract
Replies: 8
Views: 3030

Re: The next contract

Key word - by the END of their career. Meanwhile most guys are making far less at the beginning and missing out on capital growth for all those years to attain that level of salary. Cash in hand is far more valuable early on.
by infiniteregulus
Thu Mar 07, 2019 1:04 pm
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: FO taxiing
Replies: 54
Views: 7574

Re: FO taxiing

By that logic, how do these captains trust ANYTHING the FOs do? :rolleyes: If you can fly the airplane, you can taxi the airplane. Then a caveat exists, which it does in all flight regimes, to allow the captain to take control (or the FO take control from the captain) :lol: [obviously all company SO...
by infiniteregulus
Thu Mar 07, 2019 12:58 pm
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: The next contract
Replies: 8
Views: 3030

Re: The next contract

My neighbour earns about $135,000/y doing so. Only been driving for a few years.
One could deem Air Canada as the specialty of our biz haha.
by infiniteregulus
Wed Mar 06, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: The next contract
Replies: 8
Views: 3030

Re: The next contract

Truck drivers in Canada can easily earn well over $100,000 starting....
by infiniteregulus
Sun Feb 17, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: Flair V3
Replies: 21
Views: 5174

Re: Flair V3

Ugly as it comes
by infiniteregulus
Thu Dec 20, 2018 7:07 pm
Forum: Air Canada
Topic: AC New hires please use your WB bid
Replies: 128
Views: 25630

Re: AC New hires please use your WB bid

If they changed the pay on the first 4 years to be more or modified flat pay to 2 years, would they retroactively pay those who did the full 4? Otherwise I don't see those guys passing their vote. That's not really how it it works. And if those people vote no, they're hypocrites. If Jazz all of a s...
by infiniteregulus
Thu Dec 20, 2018 10:04 am
Forum: Air Canada
Topic: AC New hires please use your WB bid
Replies: 128
Views: 25630

Re: AC New hires please use your WB bid

If they changed the pay on the first 4 years to be more or modified flat pay to 2 years, would they retroactively pay those who did the full 4? Otherwise I don't see those guys passing their vote.
by infiniteregulus
Sat Nov 17, 2018 1:49 pm
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: Pet Peeves?
Replies: 57
Views: 12607

Re: Pet Peeves?

No smartass the 1000 plus to go from las to yyc this week. No one goes to the lovely places you posted this the price and especially that pairing. So the places people don't want to go are cheap, and the places people do want to go are expensive. Isn't that supply-and-demand? Why would an airline c...

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