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Re: The Air Canada OTS thread

#551 Post by jim67994 » Sun Nov 26, 2017 10:20 am

Thanks for sharing, after seeing that I have recalculated my personal chance at about 3% :lol:
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#552 Post by CanadianEh » Sun Nov 26, 2017 5:09 pm

I've heard all types will get the new paint except the Dash 8-100s. In terms of the rate act which it'll happen, I'm guessing whenever they are going in for heavy checks.
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#553 Post by mbav8r » Mon Nov 27, 2017 5:31 pm

CanadianEh wrote:
Sun Nov 26, 2017 5:09 pm
I've heard all types will get the new paint except the Dash 8-100s. In terms of the rate act which it'll happen, I'm guessing whenever they are going in for heavy checks.
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#554 Post by fruitloops » Wed Nov 29, 2017 6:30 pm

Not sure if this has been posted recently or not - fyi I understand that from Jan to May - big red will be running gs every 3 weeks - i just assumed it would be 20 per gs but I was told 40 per gs! I hope some of you OTS guyz/galz get some calls!
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#555 Post by Lemon » Tue Dec 05, 2017 9:25 am

Does anyone know the start dates for the next few courses?
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#556 Post by pilot_0888 » Tue Dec 05, 2017 7:59 pm

Hello fellow compadres,

OTS application in april 2016, Video interview in July 2017, In-person interview & medical in September 2017 and got on the December 4th GS.

Degree/4800TT/No 705

Hang in there and good luck!
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#557 Post by SpdLvlChgClb » Tue Dec 05, 2017 8:12 pm

A course started on Monday dec 4th, then the next starts Monday Jan 8th
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#558 Post by Flynavy » Tue Dec 05, 2017 9:28 pm

Does anybody know if calls have started yet for the 8th of January course ?
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#559 Post by Flynavy » Tue Dec 05, 2017 10:25 pm

Does anybody have received a call yet for the 8th of January class ?
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#560 Post by landsky » Thu Dec 07, 2017 8:06 am

Does anyone know if you have a choice in language for the video interview? I am fluent in english and french but english is my first language and was wondering if you had a choice?

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#561 Post by skypirate88 » Thu Dec 07, 2017 9:45 am

I seem to recall there being a choice, but if you say you are fluent in French, you had to answer at least 1 french question.

It's been a while since I completed the interview, so my recollection of events may be foggy.
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Re: The Air Canada OTS thread

#562 Post by landsky » Thu Dec 07, 2017 12:35 pm

skypirate88 wrote:
Thu Dec 07, 2017 9:45 am
I seem to recall there being a choice, but if you say you are fluent in French, you had to answer at least 1 french question.

It's been a while since I completed the interview, so my recollection of events may be foggy.
Thanks for the info... Anyone else got any pointers?
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#563 Post by SpdLvlChgClb » Thu Dec 07, 2017 7:31 pm

Has anyone who completed the interview, psych test and medical in November heard from HR yet?
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#564 Post by groundpilot » Sun Dec 10, 2017 9:39 am

Looks like courses planned for the next little while:

04 Dec: 32 new hires

08 Jan: 40

29 Jan: 40

19 Feb: 40

12 Mar: 30

02 Apr: 30

23 Apr: 30

14 May: 30

I assume more after this but no firm plans. Looks like a solid plan for 272 new hires before summer
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#565 Post by loopa » Sun Dec 10, 2017 12:07 pm

I know of several who got Jan 08 calls already! Congrats!!
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#566 Post by SpdLvlChgClb » Sun Dec 10, 2017 5:38 pm

Do you know how long ago they started calling guys for the Jan course?
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#567 Post by loopa » Mon Dec 11, 2017 2:39 pm

About a week ago
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Re: The Air Canada OTS thread

#568 Post by jim67994 » Mon Dec 11, 2017 5:21 pm

I am wondering, the people who are being called for the January course, when did you/they apply? When did you interview?

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#569 Post by condor1 » Mon Dec 18, 2017 10:01 am

Hello everyone,

The last time the website was open for OTS hiring, within about a month, people received the "good email" or the "bad email".
Are they using the same system? Doesn't seem to be the case this time. Do you guys have any information regarding this?

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Re: The Air Canada OTS thread

#570 Post by AOW » Mon Dec 18, 2017 10:27 am

jim67994 wrote:
Mon Dec 11, 2017 5:21 pm
I am wondering, the people who are being called for the January course, when did you/they apply? When did you interview?

Thanks!
Applied fall of 2011, interviewed May 2012, PFO'd July 2012, reapplied March 2016, interviewed March 2017, medical in July 2017 - they wanted to follow up in November. Got the call for the January 8th course on December 12th, 2017.
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Re: The Air Canada OTS thread

#571 Post by lownslow » Mon Dec 18, 2017 12:21 pm

condor1 wrote:
Mon Dec 18, 2017 10:01 am
The last time the website was open for OTS hiring, within about a month, people received the "good email" or the "bad email".
Are they using the same system? Doesn't seem to be the case this time. Do you guys have any information regarding this?
My understanding is that they haven't really reviewed the latest bunch of applicants yet. From the sounds of things they're just finishing up with the ones who applied a year and a half ago and will get to the new pile once the old is effectively exhausted. Seems to me a lot of folks are in suspense over no response and based on lessons learned last year the process will be adjusted this time around. Your guess is as good as mine as to how they move forward but don't forget that lat time out even people who got the 'bad email' ended up being hired.

These are just the impressions I get from multiple very well qualified people.
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Re: The Air Canada OTS thread

#572 Post by landsky » Tue Dec 19, 2017 6:02 am

Any idea on how long after the video interview candidates are getting called? Is the next step an in-person interview in Toronto? I only just recently did the video portion.

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Re: The Air Canada OTS thread

#573 Post by schnitzel2k3 » Sat Dec 23, 2017 7:17 am

pilot_0888 wrote:
Tue Dec 05, 2017 7:59 pm
Hello fellow compadres,

OTS application in april 2016, Video interview in July 2017, In-person interview & medical in September 2017 and got on the December 4th GS.

Degree/4800TT/No 705

Hang in there and good luck!
This is what helps the masses. Good job, enjoy!

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Re: The Air Canada OTS thread

#574 Post by Stan Darsh » Sat Dec 23, 2017 7:23 am

Applied April 2016, video interview summer 2017, in-person November 2017. January 29th GS. Good luck!
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Re: The Air Canada OTS thread

#575 Post by altiplano » Sat Dec 23, 2017 8:38 am

Congrats!

Great way to start a new year!
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