What's the good word at Virgin America?

WalterSobchak

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Anyone here working for VX? How are things going over there?

Just curious...
 

onewithwings

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WalterSobchak

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Several of our fuloughed DX'ers are there I can ask around.
I'm not really looking to leave my current situation, but I always like to see what's out there and keep my options open.
The big issue is VA's right to exist......
Whoo-hoo! My friend/nemesis Rez has decided to join the discussion! Ya know, one of these days, we're gonna have to go grab a beer...

Question: Would your opinion change if VX pilots chose to vote ALPA on the property?...or would your head explode? :)
 

dispatchguy

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With your local little Mamasita, you have a reason to stick around SGU now...
 

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The good word is that, apparently, a Hedge Fund (even if they are still participating) is somehow able to Vote.

Even better, a Hedge Fund that cashed out seven months ago is somehow still able to Vote.

Forget Good word. It's GREAT word for Ignoring Cabotage Restrictions.

This is the door opening for AeroSomolia pilots taking your job.
 
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sadly though, no foreign pilots would lower themselves to the pay levels in America. when virgin nigeria was around, they were paid more than virgin america, so dispite ALPAs rubbish about protecting american jobs they really dont have to worry, nobody in their right mind would work over here for the third world paychecks american pilots get these days.
 

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VX will not go ALPA anytime soon for the same reason B6 won't. Too many of their pilots are legacy furloughs who wrongly blame ALPA for their predicament.
 

dispatchguy

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And since this is a discussion concerning the VX DISPATCHERS (well, that was the original intent), how in the the hell is ALPO relevant? Q@$>%$#%

Typical pilots - thinking everything revolves around them
 
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Looks like they are hiring...

At least 2 people from what the grapevine says...
 

bushpilot29

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Wtf

I got a interview call for the 19th & they are only offering space available travel JFK-SFO-JFK.Who in the right mind will do space available travel out of JFK & SFO?:puke:
 

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I got a interview call for the 19th & they are only offering space available travel JFK-SFO-JFK.Who in the right mind will do space available travel out of JFK & SFO?:puke:
One of my buddies said he got a call for an interview. Is yours a group thing?
 

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VA always conducts group interviews. It is part of their working together image. Part of it is team building/group communication exercises. I interviewed early last year, over ten years experience did not get a job offer.
 

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Yeah seems like a cold shot in hell for my friend considering he only has about 3 years regional experience. Wont hurt to try I guess. He is from the area so he can visit his family as well. Ha ;)
 

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I got a interview call for the 19th & they are only offering space available travel JFK-SFO-JFK.Who in the right mind will do space available travel out of JFK & SFO?:puke:
I had to fly space available to the interview of my current employer (they booked it). I got stuck for 4 hours trying to make a connection to the destination for the interview. It was embarrassing to be 4 hours late for an interview as I'm always early but they offered me the job.
 

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I just got an email for me to take their "assessment test". Is there anything I need to keep in mind before I go into it?? Thanks for your input!!
 

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It's group activity and team building exercises so you can look up typical exercises on line. If they do the same thing as when I was there, they will pick someone from each of the groups and take things from their history then ask the other group who they think it is. Participate. Have a couple of good lesson learned good or bad stories.

Good luck
 
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