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ksu_aviator

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After reading the PSA Furloughs thread, I was wondering, who still has furloughs, who has recalled and who is hiring.
 

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Miami Air International, just laid off 80 pilots our complete 737 FO list are all out on the pavement May 31st. All have 737NG type ratings and averge about 4000 hours each. We also laid off 25 727 captains and 20 FO's and 15 FE's. All of our FO's are now all captains that have been downgraded. We also have laid off 30 to 40 office workers and mechanic's are to follow in a few weeks.
 

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Hawaiian has recalled all their furloughees. They're back in training and should be flying in a couple weeks.

Rumors have us hiring again this fall or winter, but that's just a rumor.

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Do you guys have your 180 minute ETOPS approval for the 737-800? We just got ours, I should be in HNL for a 5 day layover this weekend.
 

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We don't have the 737. That is Aloha Airlines.

We have 767-300's, and yes, we got 180 minute ETOPS with the delivery of the first plane. As for Aloha and their -800's, I haven't heard yet what their status is.

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Wow

Now that sucks!!!



TurboS7 said:
Miami Air International, just laid off 80 pilots our complete 737 FO list are all out on the pavement May 31st. All have 737NG type ratings and averge about 4000 hours each. We also laid off 25 727 captains and 20 FO's and 15 FE's. All of our FO's are now all captains that have been downgraded. We also have laid off 30 to 40 office workers and mechanic's are to follow in a few weeks.
 

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how is your airline doing

Horizon Air still has 52 guys on the street.
 

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ATA will have new hire pilot classes in June and July. Professional Flight Engineers have been furloughed due to the retiring of the 727 fleet. Also, Chicago Express, ATA's regional airline is hiring pilots too.
 

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Piedmont, I'm holding on with both hands!!

Its kinda like in the movie Aliens when they do the freefall drop out of orbit onto the planet surface, thats me.
 
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Just a correction... Aloha flies B737-700 on the mainland routes, not -800's.
 
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I thought all was looking positive for Miami Air.? (one hullava paint scheme)- see your 27's in IND quite abit and I hear nothing but good things about you guys...

Anyone know about Sky West if they are back up and hiring.?

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One of those sink holes that you see in South Florida opened up right at the Miami --------- Intenational part. We had 2 737 lease deals fall through due to ego's of the parties. Also we had one of our main backers to our cargo operation pull out on us, things change in a hurry and we couldn't keep up. We'll be back, we just need 6 months to get on our feet again.
 

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CoEx has almost 500 on the street still, that group is a mix of mainline and Expressers on the street. I think there is something close to 300 or so other CAL flowbacks at XJT as well.
 

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Busy at MCO

For what it is worth, when I fly out of Orlando as a passenger (usually via NWA, USA, DAL, or SWA) the flights I am on seem to be 90%+ full. Also seems like when I'm on the connecting flight going to wherever, they're pretty full too.
Speculate this is due to reducing number of flights thus the bean counters are able to maximize yields. There are probably stats indicating load factors and overall passenger numbers before and after September. But sitting in the back, it sure doesn't "feel" like things have slowed down.
 

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Re: Busy at MCO

SDF2BUF2MCO said:
For what it is worth, when I fly out of Orlando as a passenger (usually via NWA, USA, DAL, or SWA) the flights I am on seem to be 90%+ full. Also seems like when I'm on the connecting flight going to wherever, they're pretty full too.
Speculate this is due to reducing number of flights thus the bean counters are able to maximize yields. There are probably stats indicating load factors and overall passenger numbers before and after September. But sitting in the back, it sure doesn't "feel" like things have slowed down.

Yeah a lot of flights are full now. Load factor is way up. The only problem is they are practically giving seats away, aparently. Full flight still might not make any money.


ACA is doing ok for now. We're hiring 350-400 this year supposedly. Dojet operation is in limbo with Fairchild/Dornier's financial problems. We have all our DAL Dorks, but only have a few FRJs on the UAL side. Hence, it looks like the J-41s will be around a little bit longer than expected. CRJs will be coming again after the delay caused by their strike.

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I just got back from HNL and went through OKC on the way home. While I was waiting for AA I saw the Dornier with Patriot Airlines, interesting opeation. How do you fair fuel and range wise with a full load going to ABQ out of OKC. The passengers sure seemed to be happy about going non-stop. ....
 
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