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Finally a Somewhat acurate article


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Aug 7, 2007
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Pathetic Responses

I find the amount of applications to the majors pathetic too. I find it even more pathetic that the majors try to spin up how great their airline is by touting how many people applied.

Summarizing from above,

Factor out the unqualified,
Factor out the ones who are turned down
Factor out the ones who turn down the job for another

Average time is around 4500 for the major airline applicant. Remember when that used to be around 7-8k?

This industry drives me nuts. And even if all goes well will the dead dinosaur juice last for 30 years?