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Kenya Airways AB Initio Pilot Recruitment

Old 14th Jun 2013, 21:01
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@vc10Tail

I thought ab-initio have to take a loan which they later repay so that doesn't affect KQ's finances a lot, at least that is what i think.
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Old 15th Jun 2013, 08:00
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My thoughts are just that. The loan does not cover all the expenses involved in training you to check out as a K.A. pilot.If the rate of fleet deliveries slows down the training will be affected.I recall in 1990 when they had recruited its first ab-initio and B757 orders were cancelled due to market and economy at that time.The ab-initio scheme was cancelled.What might happen is they might delay it it after signs of financial recovery.&ust keep monitoring the dailies and contact the training department fior a more accurate outlook.It is early days yet.I think some staff will be asked to leave.
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Old 16th Jun 2013, 15:06
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The money used to train the pilots south there doesn't come from KQ coffers and in case a trainee pilot does not make it during the training, KQ usuaLly has an insurance plan to compensate them so all the money that u use for your training down in SA will be refunded back with interests. That's why people will have debts that might stretch for about 10 years.
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Old 16th Jun 2013, 21:50
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orals

i bet the just announced losses are delaying our orals.am not sure how much longer my patience nerves can hold!
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Old 17th Jun 2013, 16:51
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Interview sessions

How many interview sessions are there and what is the time interval between the sessions?
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Old 17th Jun 2013, 17:31
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@kent190

were you also in the group that did their medicals last?
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Old 18th Jun 2013, 08:32
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@nominated pilot

yes.we were nine of us plus one who took his medicals later on.no word from kq till now after it was confirmed we had passed the medicals.!
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Old 18th Jun 2013, 16:44
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Ab initio

Hey guys just wanted to know if you applied last year when the degree requirement had not taken effect;will it affect you during the interviews coz I got the email to confirm my details and all and the degree was there as a minimum requirement!!
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Old 18th Jun 2013, 19:23
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@kent190

I'm the one who took the medicals after you guys and haven't heard from KQ also.An overwhelming level of patience is required because KQ really do take their time and am sure there are reasons but it can be so frustrating
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Old 21st Jun 2013, 08:34
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application

hey guys, am new in this community and I want to apply for the Kenya airways pilot training programme....My grandfather was a pilot and I tried contacting him and he refused, and know am trying it by myself...how can I apply for the training programme
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Old 23rd Jun 2013, 00:38
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Steve Carter- application

just visit the KQ website and create an account then go to careers and look for AB Initio programme then apply. however, you must be having a degree
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Old 23rd Jun 2013, 17:46
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kq ab initio

you mean you`ve not done your orals then , we who wait for amptitude must have bigger room for patience in our hearts.
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Old 24th Jun 2013, 12:29
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Orals

who has done the orals and what are the sample questions
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Old 25th Jun 2013, 17:25
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ab inito interview

has anyone got any mail for interview?
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Old 27th Jun 2013, 16:34
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talk about patience. i hope they contact us soon
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Old 28th Jun 2013, 11:59
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hey,i applied fro the Ab initio Pilot trainee programme,please tell me what is explained in the first part of your interview
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Old 28th Jun 2013, 12:50
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Interviews

i really hope the aptitudes come soon.
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Interviews

I'm hopeful that mail will come this Friday. Have a good feeling. Fingers crossed.
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Old 3rd Jul 2013, 08:59
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interview

lets hope to be this friday.
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Old 3rd Jul 2013, 13:26
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gedion muteti

the KQ interview has the following major programs

1. Interview 1: basic mathematics and general science knowledge. u need to revise form 1-4 mathematics text book and some chemistry

2. Interview 2: psychometric test, contains 8 sets of examinations done within 5 hours same day

3. Interview 3: psychomotor test. involves some computer exams. very tough

4. Medical check up

5. Oral interview

6. South Africa.
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