AdamWright
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Might Get A Job W/ PrimeFlight Services

Wed Nov 17, 2004 3:21 pm

Hey, I am thinking about applying to work with PrimeFlight @ DAB. Anyone here who works for them? Anything I should expect?

Thanks,
Adam
 
corey07850
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RE: Might Get A Job W/ PrimeFlight Services

Wed Dec 01, 2004 12:44 pm

Adam,

I know someone who works over there and says it's a lot of hard work. I think they pay $8 an hour, but I could be wrong. Apparently they have been pretty short-staffed lately, so that means a lot of long hours tossing bags.
 
AdamWright
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RE: Might Get A Job W/ PrimeFlight Services

Wed Dec 01, 2004 3:02 pm

Yeah, I would get the 8pm-"close" shift if i get a job over there. However, I've heard rumors DL is going to add a 1:45am arrival flight... I wont be working there if thats the case.. besides that, I'd welcome a tough job like that. Want to get some ramp experience for when I apply for a FBO job back home for the summer....
 
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RE: Might Get A Job W/ PrimeFlight Services

Wed Dec 01, 2004 4:10 pm

I take it it is loading bags. It is very hard work, or can be depending on which operators you handle. Charter = bad, business travellers = good. I gained quite a bit of muscle weight during a rather short stint. 40 metric tons of bags lifted during a shift was not out of the ordinary. Long shifts, bad hours, poor environment, injury risk. It's not something you want to do for a long time, but it is a good experience to have.

Cheers,
Fred
I thought I was doing good trying to avoid those airport hotels... and look at me now.
 
kaddyuk
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RE: Might Get A Job W/ PrimeFlight Services

Wed Dec 01, 2004 8:18 pm

Adam, last time i saw you, you were a little weed, you wouldnt be able to lift bags hahah!

j/kin... Serious i hope you get the job. I know that there is a real "Ramp Rat" culture at most airports which can be good fun...
Whoever said "laughter is the best medicine" never had Gonorrhea
 
AdamWright
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RE: Might Get A Job W/ PrimeFlight Services

Thu Dec 02, 2004 1:35 am

I'm going to just have to kick your ass next time i see you kevin  Big grin

-Adam
 
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RE: Might Get A Job W/ PrimeFlight Services

Thu Dec 02, 2004 3:47 am

Yeah Yeah, Wuss!
I'd slap you once and you would give up...  Big grin As they say "Bring It!"
Whoever said "laughter is the best medicine" never had Gonorrhea
 
AdamWright
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RE: Might Get A Job W/ PrimeFlight Services

Thu Dec 02, 2004 10:30 am

Who was it that started whoopin your ass on Imperial Hill in retaliation for the Revolutionary War?  Big grin

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