That's a good question. Didn't really know the complete answer till I asked my CFI. It's all based on your hire date. The longer you've been with the company (regardless of aircraft flown or rank) your high up there. Currently, my CFI is an Intertional Captain-Check Airman on the 757 and 767 for AA
. He graduated college in the late 70s early 80s and was immediately hired by AA
as a 1st Officer. He's 48 yrs old now and is ranked top 1% of senority in pilots at AA
. He has been captain on S80, 727, Dc-10, 737, 757, and 767. All the senior officers at any A/C co get the top draw on routes. My CFI only flys to ANC
domestically and flys to GLA
, and FRA
in Europe. Hope this helps.
FYI...the only reason he's not flying the 777 as captain is he told me all the routes AA
flys with the T7
are boring cities...LHR
...etc. I'd love to fly the T7
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