Republics E170 Operation Out of Hawaiiy

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Republics E170 Operation Out of Hawaii

I know you Mercury guys are not hiring any time soon but I have some questions about your Hawaiian operations

1. With only 3 separate cities in Hawaii at the moment (Maui could be next) how do your schedules work and how many sectors per day?

2. Is the Hawaii base pretty senior? What year was the least senior FO there hired?

3. Does the flying there get boring after awhile or do you just really enjoy it and the nice weather?

4. Do you get any cost of living bump or is that a pipe dream?

I fly nowhere near sunny Hawaii and I realize no job is perfect but I always thought it would be a great change. I bet the pax like the roomy E170 too.

PMs are welcome.
 
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The most junior FO was hired 1/08 (not kidding). Believe it or not there aren't that many people willing to drop everything and move to Hawaii on two weeks notice.
 

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I know you Mercury guys are not hiring any time soon but I have some questions about your Hawaiian operations

1. With only 3 separate cities in Hawaii at the moment (Maui could be next) how do your schedules work and how many sectors per day?

2. Is the Hawaii base pretty senior? What year was the least senior FO there hired?

3. Does the flying there get boring after awhile or do you just really enjoy it and the nice weather?

4. Do you get any cost of living bump or is that a pipe dream?

I fly nowhere near sunny Hawaii and I realize no job is perfect but I always thought it would be a great change. I bet the pax like the roomy E170 too.

PMs are welcome.
we are not expecting any growth in Hawaii, the lines suck, 8 short legs per day, zero cost of living adjustment. Even if we were hiring there is little to no chance of being based out there, its a small operation, 2 aircraft at the moment.
 

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we are not expecting any growth in Hawaii, the lines suck, 8 short legs per day, zero cost of living adjustment. Even if we were hiring there is little to no chance of being based out there, its a small operation, 2 aircraft at the moment.
I heard the loads are realy low..25-30%..is that true?
If so they wont be in HI very long.
 

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I heard the loads are realy low..25-30%..is that true?
If so they wont be in HI very long.
not sure what the load factors are, all of our codeshare load factors are lumped together when we report to the DOT/SEC. But I can tell you the Midwest loads are not good
 

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not sure what the load factors are, all of our codeshare load factors are lumped together when we report to the DOT/SEC. But I can tell you the Midwest loads are not good
I would think it would be mokulele (whatever) reporting the loads.
 
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I recall Repubix is only operating aircraft temporarily for Mokulele?
 

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Can you imagine a new FO at 23.00hr living in HI? I wouldn't be ready to jump over there either.

Or does Republic give a cost of living adjustment?
 

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we are not expecting any growth in Hawaii, the lines suck, 8 short legs per day, zero cost of living adjustment. Even if we were hiring there is little to no chance of being based out there, its a small operation, 2 aircraft at the moment.
Nevermind, that sums it up.
 

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But I can tell you the Midwest loads are not good
No slight meant to you guys, but I buy tickets on Midwest for their terrific inflight service and their Signature seats. You're just not going to get either on an RJ, which might explain the low load factors.
 
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Can you imagine a new FO at 23.00hr living in HI? I wouldn't be ready to jump over there either.

Or does Republic give a cost of living adjustment?

are you kidding, they should be paying the company for the opportunity to sit right seat in the emb-180 flying mainline moku0loku

sheeesh :cartman:
 

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not sure what the load factors are, all of our codeshare load factors are lumped together when we report to the DOT/SEC. But I can tell you the Midwest loads are not good
Maybe Milwaukee people are finally figuring out what YX is.
 

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Can you imagine a new FO at 23.00hr living in HI? I wouldn't be ready to jump over there either.

Or does Republic give a cost of living adjustment?
They probably have the best cardboard box under the overpass.
 

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No slight meant to you guys, but I buy tickets on Midwest for their terrific inflight service and their Signature seats. You're just not going to get either on an RJ, which might explain the low load factors.
Tough to do now since Midwest is down to 9 717's. What a shame. Just flew on one of them the other day from MKE-MCO. Still very good service for coach.
 

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No slight meant to you guys, but I buy tickets on Midwest for their terrific inflight service and their Signature seats. You're just not going to get either on an RJ, which might explain the low load factors.
The 170 is not a RJ! How dare you call it that!! I'm sure some Republic d$#che just had a heart attack reading that.......
 

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Forget him King... he is just stuck at his go no where fast fancy prop job at PDT.
 
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