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Pilot Salaries...based On Seniority Or A/c Type?  
User currently offlineJzucker From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 100 posts, RR: 0
Posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 1264 times:

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User currently offlineAerLingus From China, joined Mar 2000, 2371 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 1246 times:

Seniority.

If you want to get really general about it, subsidiary pilots, who fly smaller aircraft, usually get paid a bit less. In fact, that's what the hoopla at Comair has been about.



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User currently offlineJzucker From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 100 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 1233 times:

so i could have the seniority to fly the 747, but decide to fly 737's domestically and make nearly the dame money?

User currently offlineAAR90 From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 3471 posts, RR: 47
Reply 3, posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 1231 times:

In a word..... BOTH.


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User currently offlineIainhol From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 1212 times:

Depend on the company, British Airways it is all seniority, therefore what you fly is not important, but with UA it is size and seniority.
Iain


User currently offlineYFE From Netherlands, joined Dec 2000, 128 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 1210 times:

They are based on experience and on Aircraft type.

Greetings,
YFE


User currently offlineFlyVS007 From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2001, 186 posts, RR: 1
Reply 6, posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 1202 times:

I understood it is based on hours plus experience. So if ypu've been with the company for years you'll earn more flying long distance that shorter routes.

Thats what I gather anyway, regarding Air Canada.


User currently offlineAirsicknessbag From Germany, joined Aug 2000, 4723 posts, RR: 34
Reply 7, posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 1197 times:


At LH it´s seniority. They used to pay an extra depending on the type of a/c but that was abolished in the 90s.
I once met a very senior 737 pilot who said he didn´t want to fly the 747 because that would mean being away from home a week or so.

Daniel Smile


User currently offlineFBU 4EVER! From Norway, joined Jan 2001, 998 posts, RR: 7
Reply 8, posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 1195 times:

Here in SAS,pay is based solely on seniority.One of the reasons is that the larger planes usually fly the intercontinental routes.Many pilots,especially when they get older,may have problems with jetlag and we don't want them to be "forced" to stay on these routes because of financial reasons.A captain with top seniority will make the same amount whether he flies a 737 or A340.


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