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by zipper
Thu Oct 11, 2018 9:55 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: How do I make connections to land that firsts job?
Replies: 19
Views: 1571

Re: How do I make connections to land that firsts job?

In today's job market there is no need for connections for a first job. Just start cold calling entry level operators.
by zipper
Wed Oct 10, 2018 11:29 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Woman brings emotional support SQUIRREL on flight.
Replies: 22
Views: 2577

Re: Woman brings emotional support SQUIRREL on flight.

At what point do we start telling people that enough is enough?
by zipper
Wed Oct 10, 2018 11:28 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Where is this so called shortage
Replies: 239
Views: 15755

Re: Where is this so called shortage

There is a shortage, but here are still entry level positions. The good news is that the amount of time spent in those entry level positions will be much shorter for you than it was for previous generations.
by zipper
Wed Jul 11, 2018 8:16 am
Forum: Jazz Aviation LP - Air Canada Express
Topic: Jazz Pilot Pool
Replies: 319
Views: 52682

Re: Jazz Pilot Pool

Does getting in the pool come with a seniority number?
by zipper
Sat Jul 07, 2018 4:25 am
Forum: Sunwing
Topic: 2018 Pilot Hiring
Replies: 293
Views: 69644

Re: 2018 Pilot Hiring

I've always wanted to join Sunwing and I am very happy that I've received a call for an interview... Is the technical part of the interview a written exam or oral exam? any info about the interview would be highly appreciated! Thanks! What sort of times/experience do you have? Just trying to get a ...
by zipper
Mon May 14, 2018 7:48 pm
Forum: WestJet Encore
Topic: Captain Upgrade Times
Replies: 20
Views: 4857

Re: Captain Upgrade Times

Hi All, I've got 5000 TT with 1000 on the DHC-8-100. I've also got my ATPL and an instructional background. I'm wondering how long to upgrade to Capt at YYZ these days. Also, how long to get to training Captain, and what is the pay like? With that time, you would upgrade as soon as the next bid cam...
by zipper
Mon May 14, 2018 5:46 am
Forum: WestJet Encore
Topic: Captain Upgrade Times
Replies: 20
Views: 4857

Captain Upgrade Times

Hi All,

I've got 5000 TT with 1000 on the DHC-8-100. I've also got my ATPL and an instructional background. I'm wondering how long to upgrade to Capt at YYZ these days. Also, how long to get to training Captain, and what is the pay like?
by zipper
Mon May 14, 2018 5:15 am
Forum: Jazz Aviation LP - Air Canada Express
Topic: Captain/Training Captain Pay?
Replies: 6
Views: 2964

Captain/Training Captain Pay?

Hi All, I've got 5000 TT with 1000 on the DHC-8-100. I've also got my ATPL and an instructional background. I'm wondering how long to upgrade to Captain and what my pay would top out at (I've looked at the salary grids on this site, but I don't understand the whole "Cap" thing). Also, how long to ge...
by zipper
Tue May 01, 2018 12:06 pm
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: Morningstar
Replies: 5
Views: 1888

Morningstar

Does anyone have some insight about when they will start hiring for the 757 again?
by zipper
Tue Mar 13, 2018 6:31 pm
Forum: Air Canada
Topic: The Air Canada OTS thread
Replies: 1150
Views: 301489

Re: The Air Canada OTS thread

Video interview was early Feb. Nothing heard back. Do they send PFO letters, or just leave you hanging?
by zipper
Mon Mar 12, 2018 11:24 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Articles?Studies About Trainig in Real AC vs Sim
Replies: 5
Views: 682

Re: Articles?Studies About Trainig in Real AC vs Sim

I though that I read somewhere that industry was starting to do more training in the A/C as a result of Asiana/AF447. It looks like I was wrong.
by zipper
Mon Mar 12, 2018 9:01 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Articles?Studies About Trainig in Real AC vs Sim
Replies: 5
Views: 682

Articles?Studies About Trainig in Real AC vs Sim

Hi All,

I'm looking for articles/studies about companies doing more training in real aircraft vs simulators after recent incidents such as the Asiana crash at SF. I'd be grateful if someone pointed me in the right direction.
by zipper
Tue Feb 27, 2018 10:36 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Do you readback VFR clearances?
Replies: 119
Views: 7999

Re: Do you readback VFR clearances?

Only the required ones: Runway Crossing and Hold Short. Everything else is just callsign. It keeps the frequency clear.
by zipper
Wed Jan 24, 2018 10:33 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Pilot unity
Replies: 51
Views: 4099

Re: Pilot unity

If I see a picture of boobs as the first post then I'm not going to take the thread seriously, and I might question the maturity and professionalism of the poster. However looking about at the first posts I see it probably wasn't meant to be serious after all. This is a free country and I respect y...
by zipper
Thu Dec 21, 2017 12:47 pm
Forum: Sunwing
Topic: Upgrade Times?
Replies: 1
Views: 2750

Upgrade Times?

Hi All,

I was just wondering what the upgrade times were like at Sunwing, assuming of course that one is competent.
by zipper
Wed Nov 01, 2017 10:53 am
Forum: Air Canada
Topic: Express Pilots VS Mainline Pilots
Replies: 121
Views: 22537

Re: Express Pilots VS Mainline Pilots

goingnowherefast wrote:There are some days I can't wait to go flying, and there are some days I have to go to work.
This.
by zipper
Wed Nov 01, 2017 5:16 am
Forum: WestJet Encore
Topic: Junior Captain Pay and Lifestyle Questions
Replies: 4
Views: 2915

Junior Captain Pay and Lifestyle Questions

I'm debating jumping ship from my current job for direct entry Captain at Encore. I have looked at the base pay and have a few questions. How much overtime is available at the moment? If I were to work max overtime, what could I expect in terms of gross pay (including per diems). I am assuming that ...
by zipper
Wed Nov 01, 2017 5:15 am
Forum: Porter Airlines
Topic: Junior Captain Pay/Lifestyle Questions
Replies: 16
Views: 5614

Junior Captain Pay/Lifestyle Questions

I'm debating jumping ship from my current job for direct entry Captain at Porter. I have looked at the base pay and have a few questions. How much overtime is available at the moment? If I were to work max overtime, what could I expect in terms of gross pay (including per diems). I am assuming that ...
by zipper
Wed Nov 01, 2017 5:07 am
Forum: Air Canada
Topic: Express Pilots VS Mainline Pilots
Replies: 121
Views: 22537

Re: Express Pilots VS Mainline Pilots

Rockie wrote: What I don’t understand is why those who have lost it don’t try something they like better? Is there nothing good in this gig they recognize anymore?
Pulling the pin after you've invested 20 years and have a mortgage and wife is no easy thing.
by zipper
Thu Oct 26, 2017 12:47 pm
Forum: Air Canada
Topic: The Air Canada OTS thread
Replies: 1150
Views: 301489

Re: The Air Canada OTS thread

SpdLvlChgClb wrote:I submitted my application when the pilot hiring opened on Monday and just received an invite for the on line interview.
What sort of times do you have and did the invite come via email or phone call?
by zipper
Mon Oct 16, 2017 5:21 am
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: Retention bonsuses
Replies: 8
Views: 3687

Re: Retention bonsuses

skypirate88 wrote: Porter has already got the ball rolling, and American carriers are upping the pay as well. I think it is only a matter of time before we start seeing improvements up here.
Retention or signing?
by zipper
Wed Oct 04, 2017 5:10 am
Forum: Air Canada
Topic: Upgrade times and pay.
Replies: 68
Views: 24256

Re: Upgrade times and pay.

When I log into the Air Canada careers website and look at my jobs it shows the pilot one as 'Accepting Submissions'. Nothing for pilots on the main page though. Anyone have an insight?
by zipper
Sat May 27, 2017 7:59 pm
Forum: Air Canada
Topic: Upgrade times and pay.
Replies: 68
Views: 24256

Re: Upgrade times and pay.

Sorry, am I reading that right; 4 years to A320 Captain?
by zipper
Wed May 17, 2017 1:27 pm
Forum: Air Canada
Topic: Upgrade times and pay.
Replies: 68
Views: 24256

Upgrade times and pay.

Hi,

How long to upgrade to left seat on an Embraer these days? Also, if you do it prior to the four year mark are you still on the locked in low pay or do you get Captain's pay?
by zipper
Wed May 03, 2017 5:56 am
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: Air Canada: Next Intake?
Replies: 0
Views: 1628

Air Canada: Next Intake?

Does anyone have an inkling when AC is planning on doing their next round of interviews?

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