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Ramblings about flying for fun and profit

airline seniority

  • Airline Pilot Seniority

    You have probably heard that seniority is everything in the airline pilot business (or flight attendants, for that matter). An airline pilot’s date of hire with his company determines how he will live throughout his airline career. It’s probably one of the few professions where your ability to do your job has very little to…

  • Training is in My Future

    As an airline pilot your life is ruled by seniority. The day that you are hired by an airline you are given a seniority number.  From that time forward, your seniority number determines how you live your life – everything from what equipment that you fly to your pilot base location to when you get…