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Kenya Airways AB Initio Pilot Recruitment

Old 17th Aug 2013, 21:28
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Cool Interviews

There is a group clearing in Sept, so I guess the interviews would start around that time. I hear there is another group that has been through some of the interview stages...
In this, patience will be your greatest asset. In our case, we had our Medicals in late December 2012, but went to SA in May 2013. In between that time we sent emails, made calls, visited the offices...to no avail. Then surprised us in late April asking us to go to Pride Centre dressed officialy. To add on to that, we were informed that we were leaving the following morning and so had to be at the airport by 5 am. No time for farewell parties...hurried packing...

As you wait for that communication, get something to occupy you, play some video games to improve your hand-eye cordination (they really helped me in the psychomotor test considering I hadn't used a joystick before ), practise some basic Math, Phyc...the usual stuff and build speed.

All the best. If I can be of any help, just PM me.
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Old 19th Aug 2013, 14:52
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clarification

@ magnate,,the group that you talking of,is it clearing from s.a or its clearing the interviews in september ready for departure.?
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Old 19th Aug 2013, 16:29
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Clearing from SA
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Old 20th Aug 2013, 07:44
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@Magnate

Which flight school are they clearing from???
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Old 20th Aug 2013, 20:57
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Wink Well...

Met some guys from 43 doing their navs, i think its the KQ8/7 group (not sure), and they told me that by September they will be done with the course.
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Old 25th Aug 2013, 21:43
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flying hamster

Actually, you have a great potential in your home country if they still train pilots for future replacement, it shows clearly that in the near future there will be lack of pilots in Kenya, so you just keep it up, look for the cheapest CPL/IR/ME you can find then come back start job hunting at home and you should keep in touch with the Chief pilot or any other member in KQ recruitment committee while on your training to keep yourself updated, it could be more helpfu

Good lucky
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Old 2nd Sep 2013, 16:29
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ab initio shortlisting

Hi guys, i came across some part in my profile that says shortlisting will be done in December 2013. I hope that is not the case but let's wait and see. keeping hope alive!
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Old 2nd Sep 2013, 17:17
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interviews

Hi guys, we have just started a new month let's hope something good to happen
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Old 12th Sep 2013, 10:09
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silence

hey people..anything coming up or its just the long wait for december..?
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Old 16th Sep 2013, 13:39
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rumours

hello guys....i heard that guys who did their medicals around April will be going for their orals starting tomorrow..someone clarify this please.
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Old 21st Sep 2013, 13:58
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Question first interviews

i applied for the program in July...can anyone please tell me when first round interviews are due
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Old 25th Sep 2013, 16:01
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interviews

Guys let's not give up we shall be called.

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Old 28th Sep 2013, 12:39
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shortlisting

if the deadline is dec that means they may have to pool the applicants then do the shortlisting..my thoughts thou
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Old 3rd Oct 2013, 17:31
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Leaving for SA

Have those guys who did orals in september join the others in SA?

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Old 7th Oct 2013, 04:07
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Something for those waiting to start school

Start learning about Cessna aircraft. I believe this will be your first aircraft to train on and also for your first Solo.

Go to Welcome to Cessna Flight Training and click on the “Try Demo” button on the bottom right of the page.

Also Listen to Listen to Live ATC (Air Traffic Control) Communications | LiveATC.net beforehand and get used to the radio transmissions and speed of speech that the air controllers have.

Most important have fun and enjoy every minute of your training.

All the best cadets!
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Old 7th Oct 2013, 08:57
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Nice nice PB.......
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Old 9th Oct 2013, 08:34
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kq ab initio

i think this has to be the longest wait ever; when was the last time guys left for sa this year? could kq might have changed their strategy this time round? just curious..
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Old 9th Oct 2013, 08:53
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till or after December

@Ace KJay, kq has it clear in their recruitment portal, they are pooling details of all applicants for shortlisting in December. From now, my guestimation tells me that a group might be leaving for SA between April-May 2014. Remember also that kq has also attained the targeted 441 pilots. KQ is also recovering from a loss. They'll announce the half year financial results on 14th November, keep an eye on these returns. The business environment in kenya is also relatively turbulent thanks ICC and somali terrorist.

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Old 17th Oct 2013, 10:12
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hey guys.I cleared high school education last year and met the qualifications of applying for the ab initio intake i.e grade B+ in maths physics and English.Are the any other more requirements needed for application and if not,how can I apply for the 2014 intake?
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Old 22nd Oct 2013, 10:19
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DEGREE IS A MUST TO BE SHORT LISTED

Darwin wairegi,
you must be having a degree for you to qualify for shortlisting
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