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by Transonic
Sat Mar 22, 2014 1:04 am
Forum: WestJet
Topic: Wide bodies on the way. ANY NEWS???
Replies: 75
Views: 20947

Re: Wide bodies on the way. ANY NEWS???

Thanks Dave,

Did Boeing have anything interesting to say about the 787 "teens"?

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-02-2 ... -787s.html

Exciting times indeed!
by Transonic
Mon Mar 10, 2014 9:46 pm
Forum: Air Canada
Topic: Employee Standby Travel Line
Replies: 77
Views: 37013

Re: Employee Standby Travel Line

Is it still cheaper for an AC pilot to commute/travel on WS than on AC? Or has AC revised their fees for employee pass travel?
by Transonic
Tue Feb 04, 2014 1:28 am
Forum: Air Canada
Topic: Fed Ct Overturns Tribunal Dismissal of Age 60 Complaints
Replies: 188
Views: 31884

Re: Fed Ct Overturns Tribunal Dismissal of Age 60 Complaints

In my humble opinion, the best and easiest solution is to abolish seniority based schedule bidding and progress to socialized bidding. You will not have this “problem” if the most senior captain works the same schedule as the most junior FO. The current system has made it too sweet to leave if given...
by Transonic
Mon Oct 07, 2013 11:36 pm
Forum: WestJet
Topic: 2014 Hiring
Replies: 18
Views: 9844

Re: 2014 Hiring

....I’ll be turning on the WestJet application soon. We will start WJ interviewing likely in November. Dave Welcome back DaveP, Just for clarification, were you referring to mainline hiring? The recent good news of a defined flow through from Encore indicates that the first Encore pilots will be el...
by Transonic
Sat Aug 17, 2013 5:55 pm
Forum: WestJet
Topic: flow
Replies: 27
Views: 9746

Re: flow

where exactly do you flow through: -when mainline is not expanding as fast as it used to -when WJ may actually shrink as it offloads some routes to Encore (unless it gets bigger equipment) -when there are many capts in their mid 30s (25 years or so before they retire) -when lot of them won't retire...
by Transonic
Wed May 08, 2013 1:06 pm
Forum: WestJet
Topic: Westjet 2013 Hiring!
Replies: 20
Views: 11587

Re: Westjet 2013 Hiring!

I should also point out that at the end of 2012, 13 737-700 were planned to be delivered during the 2014/15 timeframe. One would suppose that the number is now 8 aircraft. Still exciting.
by Transonic
Wed May 08, 2013 8:23 am
Forum: WestJet
Topic: Westjet 2013 Hiring!
Replies: 20
Views: 11587

Re: Westjet 2013 Hiring!

Q1 News, CALGARY, May 7, 2013 /CNW/ - WestJet (TSX: WJA) today announced its first quarter results for 2013. The airline reported record net earnings of $91.1 million , or $0.68 per diluted share, up from the net earnings of $68.3 million, or $0.49 per diluted share reported in the first quarter of ...
by Transonic
Thu Apr 04, 2013 12:07 pm
Forum: WestJet
Topic: Westjet 2013 Hiring!
Replies: 20
Views: 11587

Re: Westjet 2013 Hiring!

wjhr wrote:The WJ posting is down but will be up soon again. This purges the pool from old or interviewed applicants etc. the encore listing has been re-posted yesterday. Westjets will follow likely when Davep gets back from holidays.

This is very good news! Thank you
by Transonic
Tue Apr 02, 2013 12:33 pm
Forum: WestJet
Topic: Westjet 2013 Hiring!
Replies: 20
Views: 11587

Westjet 2013 Hiring!

The recent negativity on this forum has done well to squash any positive news at Westjet, particularly with hiring. With WJHR promoting Westjet’s values of honesty and openness, I thought we can best use their knowledge to answer questions regarding the exciting hiring that’s occurring at Westjet fo...

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