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by Airbrake
Thu Dec 21, 2006 10:32 pm
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: Canjet
Replies: 1043
Views: 198068

by Airbrake
Mon Oct 30, 2006 11:34 am
Forum: WestJet
Topic: 5 new planes. How many does that total?
Replies: 15
Views: 2790

5 new planes. How many does that total?

Anyone have an idea as to what the actual count of planes to be delivered will be at the end of 2010? It is great to hear that the slow and steady expansion continues. WestJet Finalizes Term Sheet for an Additional Five Aircraft 10/30/2006 CALGARY, ALBERTA, Oct 30, 2006 (CCNMatthews via COMTEX News ...
by Airbrake
Mon Oct 23, 2006 9:11 am
Forum: WestJet
Topic: should I apply Again
Replies: 5
Views: 1806

yup, took a year and change to get the second interview. It is still the best choise I could have made. (Waiting it out that is) Most of the reasons I hear for not getting hired are..... Not prepared for the interview, the interviewers can really tell. Just on the line for requirements. (just build ...
by Airbrake
Wed Oct 04, 2006 2:48 pm
Forum: Air Canada
Topic: Pilots go to court to stop $2M payout....
Replies: 9
Views: 1627

Pilots go to court to stop $2M payout....

This cannot be good for moral around the office can it? http://www.cbc.ca/money/story/2006/10/04/aircanada.html Air Canada pilots try to block proposed $2-billion distribution Last Updated: Wednesday, October 4, 2006 | 5:32 PM ET CBC News The union representing Air Canada pilots has gone to court to...
by Airbrake
Mon Oct 02, 2006 11:06 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Porter Airlines opens for business
Replies: 47
Views: 6771

Three different fares available. The cancelation fees are not cheap if not on the freedom fare. Porter Airlines Fare Structure Freedom Fare * Fully refundable * Complimentary changes or cancellations * Complimentary advanced seat selection * Same-day standby is permitted at the airport Flexible Far...
by Airbrake
Sat Sep 23, 2006 12:33 pm
Forum: WestJet
Topic: Crooks...
Replies: 7
Views: 1951

Gee Blastor why did you leave out the part about the fares being 12% lower from a year ago and 14% lower from a year ago for A/C? I am sure that you would not be selective in what you display for us. And if you want a reason that the WJ fares are up higher of about 6% I would say that it is because ...
by Airbrake
Thu Sep 07, 2006 6:49 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: anyone take their pet flying?
Replies: 14
Views: 1744

I took my bitch once....she never stopped drooling. I was not sure what to make of it.
by Airbrake
Thu Aug 24, 2006 12:52 pm
Forum: WestJet
Topic: Vision requirements & how old is too old??
Replies: 2
Views: 1200

I cannot speak for A/C but at WJ you do not have to do any medical over and above the MOT one. So if you can pass that you would be in like Flynn. As for Age. I have no info as far as a upper age limit. If you are under 60 you can fly anywhere. We have some pilots who are over 60 who are given pairi...
by Airbrake
Mon Jul 31, 2006 5:50 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: training bond legality
Replies: 36
Views: 4521

I know of one ex employee who decided to leave early. As far as I understand the outcome.....This person was taken to court by the company. This person was forced by the court to pay. I am not sure that it was 100% of the outstanding amount though. But the ex employee was held to a signed contract b...
by Airbrake
Fri Jul 07, 2006 6:41 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: 80-100 hrs per month
Replies: 19
Views: 3885

WestJet
by Airbrake
Wed Apr 05, 2006 12:01 pm
Forum: WestJet
Topic: Blastor.....where you at?
Replies: 6
Views: 1367

Blastor.....where you at?

Have not seen a cut and paste job about the load factor for Mar. There must be something you can highlight and spin to try to bring down the WJers. Or are you working on it as I write. Or maybe waiting for someone else to write an article since you cannot come up with anything original yourself. :lol:
by Airbrake
Thu Mar 30, 2006 11:21 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: New Regency Lawsuit
Replies: 33
Views: 4134

This does not have to do with aviation but.... There is a case in the courts right now where a garbage truck driver hit his own car with the truck he was driving. can you see where this is going. Well he has since taken the city to court (cannot remember what angle they are using). Which is really h...
by Airbrake
Tue Sep 20, 2005 7:49 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: WestJet off to Hawaii
Replies: 22
Views: 2339

WestJet off to Hawaii

http://www.ccnmatthews.com/news/releasesfr/show.jsp?action=showRelease&actionFor=555830 Press Releases/Communiqués de presse FOR: WESTJET TSX SYMBOL: WJA Aloha! WestJet Announces All-Jet Service to Honolulu and Maui SEPTEMBER 20, 2005 - 10:00:02 ET CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - Sept. 20, 2005) - ...
by Airbrake
Tue Jul 12, 2005 1:47 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Canjet leaving Hamilton
Replies: 0
Views: 516

Canjet leaving Hamilton

Interesting article.... http://www.cta-otc.gc.ca/rulings-decisions/orders/2005/A/2005-A-386_e.html July 11, 2005 IN THE MATTER OF an application by I.M.P. Group Limited carrying on business as, among others, CanJet Airlines, a Division of I.M.P. Group Limited, for a reduction in the notice period re...
by Airbrake
Wed Jun 08, 2005 8:43 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Air Canada and the Pliots at it again....
Replies: 39
Views: 5709

Air Canada and the Pliots at it again....

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20050608.waceboeing0608/BNStory/Business/ " By GARY NORRIS Wednesday, June 8, 2005 Updated at 10:55 AM EDT Canadian Press Air Canada may cancel a $6-billion (U.S.) order for 32 new Boeing long-range airliners if it doesn't reach an agreement with it...
by Airbrake
Sat Jun 04, 2005 7:38 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Knighthawk
Replies: 13
Views: 2439

All the pilots have been released. Not sure how many have gotten jobs but as far as I can tell only managment is left to clean up the last bits
by Airbrake
Sun May 08, 2005 9:22 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Air Canada Flight Returns for Fire.
Replies: 1
Views: 765

Air Canada Flight Returns for Fire.

Pretty Short article.
Glad they made it back in one piece.

http://www.ctv.ca/servlet/ArticleNews/s ... hub=Canada
by Airbrake
Sat Mar 19, 2005 9:16 am
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: KnightHawk Air Express
Replies: 5
Views: 1727

37000 for F/O (Beech or Falcon)
Beech is backing up the Falcon run to Wilmington, Oh.
Stability? Its and airline.
Working conditions - You work at night. That time of day is much better for sleeping, but the runs are not as tough as they used to be.
by Airbrake
Sat Mar 19, 2005 9:13 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: The final, frantic days of Jetsgo - Globe and Mail
Replies: 9
Views: 1333

The final, frantic days of Jetsgo - Globe and Mail

The final, frantic days of Jetsgo First Nav Canada issued a pay-up call, then threatened to ground Jetsgo's fleet. Then it just got worse. Globe and Mail By BRENT JANG Saturday, March 19, 2005 Early last week, feeling refreshed from a family ski trip, Jetsgo Corp. founder Michel Leblanc was looking ...
by Airbrake
Tue Mar 15, 2005 8:59 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Jetsgo to Liquidate?
Replies: 17
Views: 2265

Jetsgo to Liquidate?

"Globe and Mail By SIMON TUCK Tuesday, March 15, 2005 OTTAWA -- Some of Canada's largest airports may ask a bankruptcy judge in the coming days to liquidate Jetsgo Corp. in a bid to get some of the money they're owed by the airline. About a half-dozen of the country's largest airports held a confere...
by Airbrake
Thu Feb 17, 2005 9:02 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Knighthawk
Replies: 12
Views: 2676

No cleaning house at all. The DFO and CP have left to persue bigger and better. They have been employed with KHA for well over 5 years each. Sometimes it is just time to leave. Too bad since they are both excellent people for the postitions they are in. The new companies are getting great additions....
by Airbrake
Fri Feb 11, 2005 9:46 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: WestJet News - Is this good or bad for hiring?
Replies: 6
Views: 1480

WestJet News - Is this good or bad for hiring?

CALGARY, ALBERTA, Feb 11, 2005 (CCNMatthews via COMTEX) -- WestJet (TSX:WJA) announced today it has finalized a plan that was approved by its Board of Directors in December 2004 to replace its entire fleet of 737-200 series aircraft over the next 12 months with 16 Next-Generation 737 aircraft. The 7...
by Airbrake
Thu Jan 13, 2005 2:53 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Dumbest thing you've done in an airplane...
Replies: 46
Views: 8856

Flying for a cargo outfit in YYC. Inadvertently left without one important piece to the puzzle. Left the freight on the ramp. I was wondering why ATC was saying company wanted us to return. Never dawned on me until I talked to the handlers. Good thing it was after xmas and the loads were light.

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