Leave Delta for Jetblue???

2auburn

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pulled the post because the thread was going to end up as a pissing contest and not constructive thoughts
 
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I am in the same boat that you are in. I have about 200 below me at Delta and am worried about being furloughed again! I would wait to see if we do in fact get furloughed. If we do then go to Jet Blue, you do not have to give up your # at Delta and you could alway go back if Delta turns things around. It is all about options.
 

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If you haven't got your stuff in already, do it and don't look back if you get the offer.
 

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Has JetBlue made the offer? If not it takes about 1 /12 to 2 years before the call. Then there is that little thing called an interview.
 

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Jet Blue baby!!!!! Don't look back run!!!! Is your name Mark?
 

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2auburn said:
Just looking for any thoughts about leaving Delta with a little less than 6 years invested, 33 years old, furloughed for 2 years, recalled in 2004, have about 300 behind me now, live local, $98/hour (soon to be reduced), chance of being re-furloughed, etc.

Go to Jetblue and start over for the peanut wages (I know they get better), no contract, commute to JFK, 5 year contract, chance to be on the front of the hiring wave, new airplanes, young workforce, etc.

Not trying to start a fight just looking for constructive thoughts.

Respectfully,

Why don't you try UPS or FedEx?
 

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Because JetBlue is really a great place to work.
Please, only choose to work here if you really want to.
 

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DL vs B6

Even if you are undecided right now put all your info in on the B6 site and get that ball rolling. When/if you get the interview and job offer (at least a year down the line) you can make your decision then. You'll know a lot more about Delta & Jet Blue situation by then.

Good Luck
 

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Just thinking out loud here...if you live in local in ATL what about Air Tran. Having had to do a few times in the past, commuting is no fun at full pay and is expensive. Stay local and fly and work on a Plan B that can give you some freedom from the airline business.

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2auburn said:
and by the way $37/hour is peanut wages for a 100 seater (190 first year)
Make sure you tell them that at your already scheduled interview. Not that it's anything that they don't already know, but I think it's important that they know that you understand this.
 

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2auburn said:
. having already been told in my career I would "be a Captain in 3 years" (TWA 1996)
....those b***ards told me the same thing at OZ in 1986:smash:
 

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Tough call -- obviously, you want to have as many options as possible.

When do you think a potential furlough might hit you? If not furloughed, would you take a leave of absence from Delta (would they allow you to do that to go to JetBlue?), or would you have to resign?

Don't get me wrong -- I'm very happy at JetBlue, but I also know that there must be a huge discomfort factor leaving a job one knows for another one.

I believe going to JetBlue would almost certainly be a good move, but nothing is guaranteed. As I said above, it's good to have as many options as possible.
 

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Huh?
It would appear that way and from the quotes, it seems to make sense:)
 

semperfido

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seemed fairly innocuous to me....you really think the web police are lurking?:pimp:
 

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JethroF15 said:
So why did you go and remove all your posts? Worried about something you said?:confused:
leaving Delta with a little less than 6 years invested, 33 years old, furloughed for 2 years, recalled in 2004, have about 300 behind me now, live local.

Sounds pretty anonymous to me.:rolleyes:
 
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