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new SYD operator

Herd that a new Sydney charter operator is starting this year, using Saab 340s apparently in need of more pilots. What happens to Rex & Corporate Air pilots once they retire & then find they aren't ready to retire? Do part time as long as still hold their class 1?

Heard some international pilots for likes of Solomons, had forced retired from various airlines due to age, but obviously very experienced & not ready to totally retire.

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Pilots staying with Rex until Retirement? Your Funny.
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vaguely remember Vincent in Darwin had some old Saab 340 pilots. Think they were Kiwis who retired for about "5 mins" but got bored very fast & so worked for Vincent doing enough hours to stay current.
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There is no retirement age for domestic ops. As long as you hold a Class 1 you can work.
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"Charter" SAAB 340's crewed by part time 457 visa holders.
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"Charter" SAAB 340's crewed by part time 457 visa holders.
expats & kiwis don't need a visa

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Air Chathams perhaps....
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Originally Posted by BNEA320
expats & kiwis don't need a visa
Australians citizens do not require a visa.

Expats cover citizens from every country.

I will call you on the Kiwis not needing a visa!
https://immi.homeaffairs.gov.au/ente...aland-citizens
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Thread title: new SYD operator
Herd that a new Sydney charter operator is starting this year, using Saab 340s apparently in need of more pilots.
More details on the "new charter operator"???
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Originally Posted by tail wheel
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More details on the "new charter operator"???
A non "RPT" operator to Melbourne and or Canberra at a guess.

Mon to Fri and 2 sectors a day being a early am flight and a late arvo pm flight, being another guess.
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Originally Posted by tail wheel
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More details on the "new charter operator"???
Bne320 talkin to himself again
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Yep! SYDnewby = BNEA320
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Sham I was happy to enlighten a few visa truths.
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A charter run to replace the Mythical fast train between Syd CBR and Mel .
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Originally Posted by Scooter Rassmussin
A charter run to replace the Mythical fast train between Syd CBR and Mel .
No that would be certainly an RPT service!
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A non "RPT" operator to Melbourne and or Canberra at a guess.

Mon to Fri and 2 sectors a day being a early am flight and a late arvo pm flight, being another guess.
Outside CASA office hours, obviously.
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SAABS to replace VARA ATRs?!, oh god one **** box to another
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Originally Posted by TBM-Legend
Air Chathams perhaps....
don't think it's Chathams, but foreign operator was mentioned
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Originally Posted by Bend alot
Australians citizens do not require a visa.

Expats cover citizens from every country.

I will call you on the Kiwis not needing a visa!
meant Australian expats
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