Learning to fly: College's pilot scho...

Learning to fly: College's pilot school faces declining enrollment

There are 4 comments on the Farmington Daily Times story from Mar 4, 2008, titled Learning to fly: College's pilot school faces declining enrollment. In it, Farmington Daily Times reports that:

“We have trouble retaining our instructors because the airlines hire them with less experience.”

The actual start of spring or not, the signs of the season abound in Farmington: longer days, chirping birds, reminders of daylight-saving time. via Farmington Daily Times

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aiealien

Kailua, HI

#1 Mar 4, 2008
Rae Lynn c'mon!

"Students shy away from the program now for financial reasons related to the tightening economy and the credit crunch, Shropshire said."

Don't play the blame shift game like the little Caesar down in Phoenix! You could get a better job elsewhere too. Tell the truth! You are above this!

The reason enrollment is down is simple. Jonathan Ornstein is only good at one thing. Creating and infuriating his many increasing numbers of enemies.

Do we really need a history lesson here? ACA? Freedom Airlines? go! Airlines? frivolous lawsuits?

Mesa Pilot Development will continue to suffer until Mesa actually becomes a good place to work. Jonathan Ornstein must be removed. There is no other way to restore Mesa Pilot Development failing enrollment.

Meanwhile the valuable Mesa codeshares will aggressively seek alternatives to Mesa's erratic and often cancelled service.

Why anybody would hand over money to Mesa Pilot Development to get involved with this mess has got to be a new definition of insanity.

Everyone knows whats really going on. To see what your alumni are saying about Mesa Airlines and Mesa Pilot Development these days go to http://www.mesahub.com
Sarah

Albuquerque, NM

#2 Mar 4, 2008
aiealien wrote:
Rae Lynn c'mon!
"Students shy away from the program now for financial reasons related to the tightening economy and the credit crunch, Shropshire said."
Don't play the blame shift game like the little Caesar down in Phoenix! You could get a better job elsewhere too. Tell the truth! You are above this!
The reason enrollment is down is simple. Jonathan Ornstein is only good at one thing. Creating and infuriating his many increasing numbers of enemies.
Do we really need a history lesson here? ACA? Freedom Airlines? go! Airlines? frivolous lawsuits?
Mesa Pilot Development will continue to suffer until Mesa actually becomes a good place to work. Jonathan Ornstein must be removed. There is no other way to restore Mesa Pilot Development failing enrollment.
Meanwhile the valuable Mesa codeshares will aggressively seek alternatives to Mesa's erratic and often cancelled service.
Why anybody would hand over money to Mesa Pilot Development to get involved with this mess has got to be a new definition of insanity.
Everyone knows whats really going on. To see what your alumni are saying about Mesa Airlines and Mesa Pilot Development these days go to http://www.mesahub.com
When did you go through the program? And what is your name?
mesa pile it

Brook, IN

#3 Mar 5, 2008
If you want more info on Mesa Pilot Development the best people to ask are the pilots who work there. Like aiealien said, http://www.mesahub.com is an excellent place to start.

mesa pile it
Aaron

Glen Carbon, IL

#4 Apr 20, 2012
Why pay college tuition prices to learn how to fly. Check out www.barronaviation.com to get your certificate today!

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