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Old 10th Feb 2017, 07:24   #881 (permalink)
 
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Take your own advice.
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Old 10th Feb 2017, 07:52   #882 (permalink)
 
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adolf,

my last post described the current selection process as it was relayed to me, which part of "Norwegian Pilot Selection" does that fail to address ? or, am I not allowed to add my own opinions on how worthwhile it is to put yourself through it ? don't worry, just utilise the correct handshake & you too can be welcomed to the brotherhood. . . . sorry, "Norwegian Family".
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Old 10th Feb 2017, 12:44   #883 (permalink)
 
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adolf,

I fully respect the right of anyone seeking employment, or change, to ask any question(s) in their endeavors and wish them every success.

I have sought to correct misinformation and provide relevant information, including union representation and to whom, in order that prudent choices may be made by prospective applicants. Remember, some pilots may be leaving a career with an airline to join Norwegian via a 3-year fixed term, temporary “career” with a staffing agency.

My post on the previous page details the way to a more secure working relationship directly with the Norwegian airline for ALL their pilots, rather than the present fragile and insecure relationship via a service provider. This outcome is desired by the Norwegian Pilot Group and stated on their website – link:

http://norwegianpilotgroup.org/

The US based cabin crews have achieved some success with the help of the National Mediation Board. Unfortunately, Norwegian is obstructing their Collective Labor Agreement by refusing roster changes for two representatives to attend negotiation meetings. Spanish pilots are also facing obstruction in their CLA with Orient Ship Management and a non-airline, Norwegian Resource Group. Spanish cabin crews have threatened to strike if they cannot achieve representation directly to the Norwegian airline.

With the inordinate Kjos propaganda of Norwegian’s expansion and reported desperate need for pilots, combined with last summer’s debacle of thousands of passengers left stranded and distraught by cancelled flights due to a lack of pilots, there may never be a better bargaining opportunity.

Perhaps you, or any other person, can provide a reason why Norwegian’s pilots continue to pay union dues for representation to a staffing agency, when the ability to have union representation, a CLA and associated labor rights directly with the Norwegian airline is available.
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Old 10th Feb 2017, 20:29   #884 (permalink)
 
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And still, the lectures keep on coming.

The thread title is 'Norwegian B737 Pilot selection' - just a hint for you.

All the best.
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Old 11th Feb 2017, 13:39   #885 (permalink)
 
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Are u sure that u need at least 2 opc before become captain? A friend of mine became cpt after very few months...
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Old 11th Feb 2017, 14:10   #886 (permalink)
 
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Then he/she probably joined as a DEC, the way I've understood it is that you cannot cut the master seniority list.
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Old 12th Feb 2017, 19:08   #887 (permalink)
 
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"come and be part of history " Excuse me ? ?

Yeah, it must be pretty historic to be recruited by one bottom feeder and then contracted to another.

OSM "it's all about the people" , but, it seems , not attracting/recruiting them . . . . how many parasites do you want making a buck on your back ? ?



NTR Captain for the new B737MAX | Norwegian | USA

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Old 15th Feb 2017, 02:52   #888 (permalink)
 
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So, to confirm, will the 737 Max in the UK & Ireland be separate from the standard 737-800 operations? Will the pilots currently flying the 800 be able to bid the Max or is that completely separate? I understand the U.S. operation is solely Max.
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Old 15th Feb 2017, 16:39   #889 (permalink)
 
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Assessment NTR

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Hell folks!

I'm attending to the Norwegian 737 FO screening with OSM in Oslo on February 8th, any other pilots attending the same day to share some information and the taxi to the OSM office?
Can you please share some info about the assessment day, please?
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Old 17th Feb 2017, 12:08   #890 (permalink)
 
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I smell a little BS from November7.

He is suppose to be attending assessment twice, once on 29th Nov 2016 and again on 8th Feb 2017, 3 post in total, no answer and not allowing PMs.

Troll, period.
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Old 19th Feb 2017, 08:29   #891 (permalink)
 
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Any advice where to find in internet the correct ' skytest' in order to prepare ?
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Old 19th Feb 2017, 13:50   #892 (permalink)
 
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EPST so I understand
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Old 2nd Mar 2017, 20:38   #893 (permalink)
 
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“The airline Norwegian is fined 10,000 euros - nearly 90,000 Norwegian kroner – by a court in Malaga for violating employees right to free trade unionism” - link:

http://www.dagbladet.no/nyheter/norw...svalg/67342877

“It was the union USO [Union Sinidcal Obrerea] who took Norwegian to court for the way the company treated its pilots and flight attendants at the company base in Malaga”– link:

http://www.check-in.dk/norwegian-faa...pansk-retssag/

A “Norwegian family” divided.
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Old 9th Mar 2017, 12:52   #894 (permalink)
 
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How much is approximately the average salary after tax for a first officer?
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Old 9th Mar 2017, 13:18   #895 (permalink)
 
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uchy. Been asked many times on several threads. Hundreds of pages. And the answer....... never been fully answered. Figures in NOR K on PPJN so no reason to doubt them and following was posted by someone on another thread about a month ago.

"Different tax codes will result in different incomes, however, based on Captain salary with per diem and 60 block hrs it works out 5925 after tax and FO again 60 block hours 3957 after tax for non-married UK tax payer."

Remember you won't be working for Norwegian. You work for Rishworth for 3 years and then OSM. You have no employment relationship with the actual employer as they hide behind agencies.
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Old 9th Mar 2017, 14:11   #896 (permalink)
 
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How much is approximately the average salary after tax for a first officer?
Average, according what they said during the roadshow , is 4000 Euros net for FO.
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Old 9th Mar 2017, 15:04   #897 (permalink)
 
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Why would any company quote net figures ? net is entirely dependant upon personal circumstances and the tax authority being paid. The only sensible figure to quote is gross.
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Old 9th Mar 2017, 15:04   #898 (permalink)
 
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Average, according what they said during the roadshow , is 4000 Euros net for FO.
I can confirm that figure too.
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Old 9th Mar 2017, 15:32   #899 (permalink)
 
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JaxofMarlow
is not a big deal...
doesn't matter where are you based, if Riga or London or Spain....and doesn't matter the local taxes...
at the end your montly income +/- some bucks and after been taxed and converted, still approx. the same...around 4000 Euros..
If someone would tell me 3700 euro or 4000 euro, doesn't make any differences to me to take or leave a job !--...is the reality!
Besides...this is black on white what OMS and Norwegian write or use to tell to the Roadshow.!
Anyway not my "problem" as I have other interest and not to enter in Norwegian ----I just thought to give people asking some more knowledge that i gathered during the roadshow.
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Old 9th Mar 2017, 15:40   #900 (permalink)
 
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Thanks a lot
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