ASA Scheduling is calling

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Got a call from sched. They left a msg. asking if I wanted to fly (junior man). If you don't want to fly don't answer on your days off.
 

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av8er2 said:
Got a call from sched. They left a msg. asking if I wanted to fly (junior man). If you don't want to fly don't answer on your days off.
At least they ASKED you if you wanted to fly in the message. The last one they left for me instructed me to call them immediately as they had a trip assigned to me. Seeing I've been here 7 years and am not on reserve, I know better, but I bet a lot of the new guys don't.
 

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Eagle called me to "confirm my schedule" the day after they flew me 7 legs and before I was assigned to fly at 4pm. Needless to say, I saw caller ID unavailable and got the message. Then I unmuted the TV and returned to my movie.

Nothing like having your base run out of FOs every day for 6 months to make you a little gunshy on answering your phone.
 

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av8er2 said:
Got a call from sched. They left a msg. asking if I wanted to fly (junior man). If you don't want to fly don't answer on your days off.
Sorry, if your number doesn't pop up as one I know (friends or family members) you're going to get my voice mail.

I've had messages left asking me to call if I want to pick up extra flying. I felt like calling back and saying sorry, due to "min coverage" you are denied.
 

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av8er2 said:
Got a call from sched. They left a msg. asking if I wanted to fly (junior man). If you don't want to fly don't answer on your days off.
Ahhhhhhhh yes, another incident of ASA's no-talent, uninspired "leadership team" falling terribly short. What's the answer? Sick the pit-bulls of Scheduling (no-talent, mean spirited teenagers) on the only people who make this airline able to function at all.

Management has said they don't want us to stay more than five years (BL said ASA is NOT a career airline--read: you're not welcome here for very long), So they drive us away with harassment, abyssmal scheduling, bad lines, base closure (and no mercy for the displaced), the hat nazi, and BLATANT contract abuses. So people are leaving, or not even showing up for classes--the desired result right??? Wrong, they had no idea they would drive away so many people so quickly. This on top of taking delivery of new planes--growth of fleet, contraction of the pilot group....BRILLIANT!

What lies are ASA management telling Delta for the hilarious performence of ASA?

I don't know who SB reports to, but I would be really interested to see the inter-office memos.
 

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av8er2 said:
Got a call from sched. They left a msg. asking if I wanted to fly (junior man). If you don't want to fly don't answer on your days off.
"Hold on, let me put down my beer and grab a pen.
OH, you wanted me to work TODAY?"

That should solve your problem. They can't say anything about you drinking on your days off, and they certainly can't make you fly.
 

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viper548 said:
"Hold on, let me put down my beer and grab a pen.
OH, you wanted me to work TODAY?"

That should solve your problem. They can't say anything about you drinking on your days off, and they certainly can't make you fly.
No, but they will sure as he!! give you a trip for the next day for punishment.
 

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Just got the call from CS. I listened to the message on my voice mail. They were wondering if I would be interested in a nap tomorrow. Bwahahahahahahaha!!!!!

Don't answer your phones!!!
 

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"(BL said ASA is NOT a career airline--read: you're not welcome here for very long)"


Just curious, when did he say this?
 

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Palerider957 said:
Ahhhhhhhh yes, another incident of ASA's no-talent, uninspired "leadership team" falling terribly short. What's the answer? Sick the pit-bulls of Scheduling (no-talent, mean spirited teenagers) on the only people who make this airline able to function at all.

Management has said they don't want us to stay more than five years (BL said ASA is NOT a career airline--read: you're not welcome here for very long), So they drive us away with harassment, abyssmal scheduling, bad lines, base closure (and no mercy for the displaced), the hat nazi, and BLATANT contract abuses. So people are leaving, or not even showing up for classes--the desired result right??? Wrong, they had no idea they would drive away so many people so quickly. This on top of taking delivery of new planes--growth of fleet, contraction of the pilot group....BRILLIANT!

What lies are ASA management telling Delta for the hilarious performence of ASA?

I don't know who SB reports to, but I would be really interested to see the inter-office memos.
Remove Delta and insert any legacy carrier.

Remove ASA and insert any vendor that does express flying for such legacy carrier
 

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Rez O. Lewshun said:
Remove Delta and insert any legacy carrier.

Remove ASA and insert any vendor that does express flying for such legacy carrier
So we should just suck it up?
 

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Its not going to get any better soon. Displace twice off the 70 then send captains out to salt lake on temp duty. No wonder people are bidding out to salt lake and then back to atl on the 200. I hope no one has vacation this fall, I think they'll be coming after it.
 

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AV8700 said:
Its not going to get any better soon. Displace twice off the 70 then send captains out to salt lake on temp duty. No wonder people are bidding out to salt lake and then back to atl on the 200. I hope no one has vacation this fall, I think they'll be coming after it.

Mgmt could offer Comair + 1% and 100% retro or something equally appealing. The pilots signoff in a hurry and then everyone is happy. Happy pilots brag to all the others about how great our airline is and how wonderful and intelligent managment is, CFI's and other 121 guys want some of that, so they start applying like mad. Meanwhile, said company makes the training department people happy and the happy pilots signup to become even happier check airmen and sim instructors. The happy new hires have happy instructors and the happy schedulers have happy pilots to fly their little planes. Cause remember people, GOOD GOES AROUND!
 

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.......the only time "Good goes around" is when a Mad Dog doesn't clear the runway in time.
 

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Palerider957 said:
.......the only time "Good goes around" is when a Mad Dog doesn't clear the runway in time.
Now that's funny right there!!
 

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:cool:Well this stuff is nothing. According to a guy in the training department, they are going to have numerous pilots "time out" for the year around mid November! It is going to get REAL INTERESTING around this Mo Fo!
Tell them to PI$$ OFF when they ask you to go the extra mile! Give us a GOOD contract and maybe I will think about it!
 

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This post is great. I had them call me last night TELLING me that I had a trip "this evening" (this was on my voice mail) They must have been short as he!!
 

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I work in said department for another Airline, you guys need to understand that scheduling is itself understaffed in most carriers. Everyone at an airline has a job to do, but some people think that there jobs are more important than everyone elses.
 

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arthompson said:
I work in said department for another Airline, you guys need to understand that scheduling is itself understaffed in most carriers. Everyone at an airline has a job to do, but some people think that there jobs are more important than everyone elses.
No, you're wrong there, we don't thing that our job is more important than schedulings is. But it's not our problem that out management team is, and has been for the past 2 years, trying to run this airline understaffed. It's not out problem that our management team treats the pilots like cr@p and people are leaving in droves. And we don't like schedulers who use their personal cell phones and calling cards trying to trick us into answering the phone, or leaving us voice mail trying to intimidate us into calling them back. I got news for you, if you treat someone with respect, you will likely get that respect returned. If you treat people like cr@p, then that's what you can expect in return. It's just too bad that nobody in ASA's management reads these boards. They have 1800+ pilots out here who would do anything to make this a great place to work and fly, if only management would go that extra half step to treat us well. As it is all they have done is create a workplace where no one is willing to go out of their way to help by treating us with no respect, constantly violating our contract, and refusing to negotiate in good faith for out next one.
 
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