skidsup Posted March 16, 2004 Report Share Posted March 16, 2004 Here’s a scenario that I find myself in. I fly as a contract pilot for a company that, like many, do not pay for non-revenue flying for trips under five hours. I was sent out on a job for four weeks that was supposed to be 1-2 hrs/day of flying. There was a 5.2 hr ferry flight to position the A/C for the job and the same to return at the end of the job. Upon my arrival the client informs me that my company had agreed not to charge for the ferry trips. We so far we’ve averaged 0.6 flight hours/day. Including the ferry trips and two hours of training for the job it could easily amount to over 40% non-rev! Am I being unreasonable in feeling like I’m getting ripped off? What is the industry standard for this kind of thing? I know most companies say they don’t pay for non-rev but do they make exceptions? How much non-rev flying do you do and not get paid for? Are there any of you out there who have been able to get paid for all the hours you fly regardless of company policy? I have not yet made the return ferry trip. I would like to know how you guys might react/deal with this type of situation. Thanks Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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