More Pilots Needed At Delta for 2009....

Sedona16

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From todays "Trim Tab" company publication:

"As previously stated, SILs are intended to address temporary surpluses and do not mean that displacements or, for that matter, furloughs are imminent. In fact, even though next summer’s schedule is still a work in progress, there is a high probability that we will need additional pilots in 2009."
 

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Depending on what happens with the Flows and recalls we are looking to start with 100-150 as early as Q1.
 

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in addition to hiring in 09, I've been told that pilots continue to trickle back in from military leaves.
 

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That is what I have heard. A few guys on by-pass furlough have decided to come back too.
They will tinker with the numbers as they get those guys back.
I guess if you want to come here, go to that Job fair in ORD.
They will have some good people there, and from what I understand they are looking.
 

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I hear that they are going to start an airline within an airline. The new hires are purely for the new version of Song. It will be called "Lame."
 

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I hear that they are going to start an airline within an airline. The new hires are purely for the new version of Song. It will be called "Lame."

The funny part of that Tanker is you're prly right. Bloody airline management just seems to have a history of repeating itself. Even The General would concede that point!
 

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The funny part of that Tanker is you're prly right. Bloody airline management just seems to have a history of repeating itself. Even The General would concede that point!
Yeah, Song was "interesting", but it was also fun. The stews were new, and they all seemed fresh compared to the senior mamas left after the furloughs of 2001. I think it was a good try to combat Jetblue and LiveTV at the time, but two airlines in one probably isn't a good idea anymore. It was a good try....


Bye Bye--General Lee
 

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That is what I have heard. A few guys on by-pass furlough have decided to come back too.
They will tinker with the numbers as they get those guys back.
I guess if you want to come here, go to that Job fair in ORD.
They will have some good people there, and from what I understand they are looking.
Should junior NWA guys go the job fair? Maybe they will be able to get a better seniority number by going to Delta than by using their existing number.
 

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I wrote a letter to our esteemed CO about you guys hiring. he stated in a letter to us the other day about our furloughs that he was actively pursuing jobs for our soon to be displaced FO's (from alaska) to Korean Airlines b/c we have such a close relationship with them. :laugh:

Hopefully his relationship is better w u guys and we won't have to have a side of dog taco's for our crew meal....I'm sure they taste like chicken though..:puke:

Mookie

and i can show you guys where to get some beers in ANC without getting your asses kicked....
 

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Should junior NWA guys go the job fair? Maybe they will be able to get a better seniority number by going to Delta than by using their existing number.
Tough call. You might get stuck behind the Mesaba guys that NWA put on the list.
 

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Tough call. You might get stuck behind the Mesaba guys that NWA put on the list.

True...but it does bring up an interesting point. Would be a great topic for the interview...

"....so, seeing how you're a two-year hire at NWA, why are you willing to give up that seniority as a new-hire here at Delta..."

Well, you see, I don't take too kindly to getting poked up the bum hole, so I figure I'd hedge my bets....

Now, what would be fun to watch, and very cool I might add, is if someone were successful in taking a NWA L.O.A. and becoming a Delta new-hire. Then sit back and see where both seniority numbers shake out...

Always good to have options....
 

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Nevermind
 
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"....so, seeing how you're a two-year hire at NWA, why are you willing to give up that seniority as a new-hire here at Delta..."

Well, you see, I don't take too kindly to getting poked up the bum hole, so I figure I'd hedge my bets....

Always good to have options....
I can pretty much assure you that anyone who used the phrase "bum hole" would not be a successful interview candidate.

A better answer would be, "I would like to work for a growing airline."
 

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I can pretty much assure you that anyone who used the phrase "bum hole" would not be a successful interview candidate.

A better answer would be, "I would like to work for a growing airline."

Uhh...ya think!!!???

hehe...
 

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hey mookie....uh, call me. I know people. Not just strippers. If you really think your gonna be furloughed....if not, go sail or ride a bike in your gay tights. hoser
 

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I hear that they are going to start an airline within an airline. The new hires are purely for the new version of Song. It will be called "Lame."
I'm going to apply to the Air Force. If someone as stupid as you can continue to draw a paycheck, then its quite obvious they'll take anyone, and must be pretty desparate.
 

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True...but it does bring up an interesting point. Would be a great topic for the interview...

"....so, seeing how you're a two-year hire at NWA, why are you willing to give up that seniority as a new-hire here at Delta..."

Well, you see, I don't take too kindly to getting poked up the bum hole, so I figure I'd hedge my bets....

Now, what would be fun to watch, and very cool I might add, is if someone were successful in taking a NWA L.O.A. and becoming a Delta new-hire. Then sit back and see where both seniority numbers shake out...

Always good to have options....
Are you actually suggesting that someone with a current seniority number on the NWA list could end up behind someone yet to be hired at Delta??

And I thought your position at the arbitration hearing was laughable.....
 
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