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    I can tell you what really goes on. They lie to...

    I can tell you what really goes on. They lie to your face and expect that you are too stupid to notice.

    Successful negotiators point out their malfeasance, highlight that the only way forward is...
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    *Current 12 yr FO is $186.39 *12 yr FO rate...

    *Current 12 yr FO is $186.39

    *12 yr FO rate caps with this contract at $197.74

    *We earn 1/10th of a SickTFP per TFP each month = 10.5 in June 19 for me = 9:12 AA hours.

    *Defined retirement...
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    Fair enough, however, just be sure to consider...

    Fair enough, however, just be sure to consider AAs track record with bases. When I was hired at AE, the bases were:

    BOS
    LGA
    JFK (not co-domiciled)
    MIA
    SJU
    ORD
    DFW
    LAX
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    Heís right! Sometimes I get delirious &...

    Heís right! Sometimes I get delirious & overwhelmed by the stress of paying $0.00 for health insurance.
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    "Monumentally stupid decision".......now that...

    "Monumentally stupid decision".......now that there is funny.

    2 years 10 months on property at SWA.

    $60K of that 401K is a rollover from my 11 years at envoy, Another $40k from a non...
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    People upgrading now are in the 10/11 year range....

    People upgrading now are in the 10/11 year range. But I am currently 44% up the DAL FO list after 2 years 10 months, so assuming the hiring maintains, 6/7 years seems to be the pace.

    Retirements...
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    Iím not speaking of hours flown, Iím speaking of...

    Iím not speaking of hours flown, Iím speaking of hours paid. A day on reserve without a call doesnít count as a day off.

    No VC here. As far as the training, I bid QOL, which requires Training...
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    Just flow to SWA. Flow time is 3 years for an...

    Just flow to SWA. Flow time is 3 years for an Envoy pilot that upgrades in 1 year (easily doable, right dacuj?), then takes 2 years to get the 1000 TPIC.

    June: 16 days off and 92:15 hours paid. ...
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    I have seen some other SWA pilots bi*** about...

    I have seen some other SWA pilots bi*** about having to wait 60 seconds for rampers or a gate agent, but what really grinds our gears is a sit in excess of 50 minutes. 😁
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    Its all good. While it does happen, a SWA...

    Its all good.

    While it does happen, a SWA reroute rarely results is in the same pay. More is the norm.

    This is an advantage to everyone in the system.
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    We have a quick one here folks. And in that...

    We have a quick one here folks.

    And in that respect, neither does anyone at envoy, so Iím not really sure how me speaking about the good SWA things is any different than you talking about good AA...
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    Yes reroutes are rarely this nice. But as a...

    Yes reroutes are rarely this nice. But as a general statement, at SWA, the more screwed the reroute is, the more money you make.

    It makes it much easier to swallow.
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    APA concerns themselves with the...

    APA concerns themselves with the $$/Hour/Equipment. Canít see the forest through the trees.

    I got rerouted last night. Overnight went from 16 hours to 18 hours. Ended up flying a TPA-FLL...
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    Itís okay. We like our AA competition to be...

    Itís okay. We like our AA competition to be short sighted.
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    Just to clarify because that reads like you were...

    Just to clarify because that reads like you were talking to me. I flowed to SWA 2 years and 9 months ago. Best decision I ever made.
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    To Flow or Not to Flow

    Look at all the airlines on this list.

    SWA is hiring.
    ...
  17. People make mistakes. Ya know, the same...

    People make mistakes.

    Ya know, the same explanation as to how AA gets anyone in a NH class.
  18. Itís not too late to save yourselves. Flow to AA...

    Itís not too late to save yourselves. Flow to AA should be your last option only settled for once all other options are exhausted.
  19. And this is 63% of what SWA is paying (according...

    And this is 63% of what SWA is paying (according to Swapa estimates). This means AAG employees get approximately 6.3X less profit sharing than SWA employees get. But those big planes are shiny.
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    #3 is the big one. If you want to know why flow...

    #3 is the big one. If you want to know why flow is slow, then you first have to answer, why is AA shrinking?
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    The answer is a 20 minute Uber ride to the east...

    The answer is a 20 minute Uber ride to the east at Dallas Love Field.

    Fun Fact 1: In year one, I made more money than I ever made at envoy.
    Fun Fact 2: In year two, combining profit sharing &...
  22. Yíall lost a piece of the gold standard today.

    Many on this site dont know of the positive impact within American Eagle of one Mathew Wise. If you fly the 175 at envoy, then you should thank him. He is responsible for the training you received....
  23. Thanks. That was an 18 day off line. After...

    Thanks.

    That was an 18 day off line. After swapping a 4day for a 3day and the 2 days of carryover, I end up at 17 days off. Minimum days off in the line construction (including RSV lines) is...
  24. Forget that. Donít flow and come to SWA. Get...

    Forget that. Donít flow and come to SWA. Get this schedule, make more money, enjoy life.

    908

    Our premium rules apply when we get rerouted. This week, I got rerouted to sign in 5 minutes...
  25. Thread: 3/6/06

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    Made it the full 11 years 10 months without...

    Made it the full 11 years 10 months without pulling the ejection handle.
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