EJA Upgrade question

davis

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Just got a call for a Citation X school in April or the VII in March. Took the X.

Question: Is the upgrade now going to be longer into the X than the VII becasue I am seat locked?

Or does upgrade work on seniority? Looking forward to working again!
 

cgmason1

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If a an upgrade bid to CPT opens up in the X, or Excel, or VII or any aircraft in the fleet--you can bid it.
I had several guys in my Indoc class in Oct bid and were awarded CPT bids.
I would hazard a guess that with as popular as the X is and as much as it is used--there will be a CPT bid come up in it before a VII.
The company has the option to waive seatlocks--it is all up to the needs of the company.
Just about every bid award lately-there are some guys that have had their seatlocks waived and were awarded a CPT bid in a different aircraft. But if you want to bid the X for upgrade-seatlock should not be an issue for you anyway.
Hope this helps.
Chuck
 

stingray

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Upgrade are based on seniority. Seniority within the airframe first. then seniority from the other airframes.
My indoc class this past june 4 people got a Captain upgrade, 2 of them where on the X.
 
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