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Pinnacle Pilot Requirements

Flyer1015

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From their website:

NEW BONUS PROGRAM IN PLACE, WHICH INCLUDES:

• Paid Hotel While in Training


• $200.00 Weekly Allowance

• $500.00 Employee Referral Bonus

• $1,000.00 Sign-on Bonus


Also, now it says:

• 1000 hours total flight time (Preferred)
• 200 hours multi-engine time (Preferred)
• 100 hours instrument (max 20 hours simulator - Preferred)


What's with the "Preferred" ? Are they now having trouble finding people with 1000TT/200ME.

If so, what are the times of those people currently getting called for interviews?

Thanks for any responses.
 

TinGoose1

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When you have to bribe your employees to con their friends into working for your company, that should say volumes. How many other airlines are offering money to their employees for bringing in a pilot? Scary.
 

threegreen

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yeah but you can nearly double your salary for the month!
 

DGdaPilot

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I had a close friend get offered a job with under 1000 and 200.
 

dondk

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We got all 139.... Attrition is running about 15+ a month with a 60/40 spilt between CA/FO's.

HR is selling 20 more jets in the near future (this was before BK announced), the $500 deal started a few months ago when recruitment stagnated.

Bottom line, upgrade will be in the years as now GIA guys/gals can upgrade with less than 250 PIC. New hires by the end of the year will be looking at reserve for a long time. BTW, we have a horrible reserve system.

I would have a hard time recommending this place to a friend, even an enemy.
 

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• $500.00 Employee Referral Bonus

• $1,000.00 Sign-on Bonus


ha ha ha ha
 

VGerect

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dondk said:
Bottom line, upgrade will be in the years as now GIA guys/gals can upgrade with less than 250 PIC.
When did our MEM POI change his position on this?
I havn't been around this week, did Terry issue a memo about this?

Cheers-
 

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dondk said:
Bottom line, upgrade will be in the years as now GIA guys/gals can upgrade with less than 250 PIC. New hires by the end of the year will be looking at reserve for a long time. BTW, we have a horrible reserve system.
So, do the GIA guys/gals have to pay for their upgrade too?
 

U-I pilot

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its still amazing that you can become anything professional without 250PIC....
 

Detroitpilot22

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keep making fun of me, as with every other post i make

I think its cool that they offer a signing bonus, hell its 1000 dollars you dont have. I also think that this place will continue to get better, a little bit at a time, im talking small baby steps, but eventually good things should happen.
 

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With enough money.....anything's possible.
 

Flyer1015

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Dondk,

PNCL is selling the airplanes? As in, a reduction of net aircraft down to 119?
 

NYCPilot

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Flyer1015 said:
Dondk,

PNCL is selling the airplanes? As in, a reduction of net aircraft down to 119?
He he said HR is selling 20 more planes, he meant "selling" as in a sales pitch. That they were acquiring more jets. Not getting rid of them. By coaxing you with the idea they will ahve more jets to fly so you'll take an offer and stay.
 

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NYCPilot said:
He he said HR is selling 20 more planes, he meant "selling" as in a sales pitch. That they were acquiring more jets. Not getting rid of them. By coaxing you with the idea they will ahve more jets to fly so you'll take an offer and stay.
I don't get it... Mesaba is already getting 15 CRJs, and they have exclusive rights to the next 20-or-so.

So why would Pinnacle management use that?
 

dondk

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jeez,

XJ getting the next "35", what about the 160+ after that?

Too many peeps tightly wound about how many each are getting.

about 160+ still on option less the 35 going to XJ, so 125 or so still on option for all of NWA (and it's regionals).

Bottom line.. the kool aid gang on Nonconnah is offering 20 jets in 9E's future. Note, I did not say WHEN... XJ is basically guaranteed the next 33 (2 they already have), what happens beyond that is anyone's guess.

read into Nonconnah's kool aid based on that...
 

CL600Pilot

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VGerect said:
When did our MEM POI change his position on this?
I havn't been around this week, did Terry issue a memo about this?

Cheers-
I haven't actually seen anything in writing yet(been off for a few days) but there is a note about it in the Payday Hotline - you have to have 50 hours of OE instead of the normal but 25 but that looks like the only additional requirement.

CL
 

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Regarding <250 PIC, it is official. The CP sent out a memo 2 days ago about it. The only extra requirement is 50 hours of OE. If you fit into this group that couldn't upgrade until now, then go ahead and submit your system preference bid so you don't miss out on the next vacancy.
 
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