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Cargolux details requested!

Old 20th Sep 2021, 23:07
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Have all of the guys that joined on a 12 month contract received a permanent contract at the end of the term?
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Old 21st Sep 2021, 00:36
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Did you get to use a calculator for the maths part?

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Old 24th Sep 2021, 08:56
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Originally Posted by crawford2211 View Post
Did you get to use a calculator for the maths part?
No, the figures in the exam were straightforward.
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Old 5th Oct 2021, 16:22
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Originally Posted by Avi8ter View Post
Yes, I also passed the assessment but no answer yet for NTR FO.
Hi, are you flying for Cargolux in the meantime or still waiting?
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Old 11th Oct 2021, 09:13
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Originally Posted by B737Aviator View Post
Hi, are you flying for Cargolux in the meantime or still waiting?
I’ve heard that the holding pool of pilots who were accepted in 19/20 have started or are due to start. Due to upcoming winter period (Christmas transport) recruitment will not be done till the new year.
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Old 14th Nov 2021, 05:53
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Was it the last few years always the case that you only get a temporary contract when you start ? And what are the chances to get a permanent contract ?
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Old 14th Nov 2021, 07:54
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Originally Posted by Flying567 View Post
Was it the last few years always the case that you only get a temporary contract when you start ? And what are the chances to get a permanent contract ?
i don’t believe it’s their normal way of handling contracts. However, they started doing so when C19 came up. Annual contracts for rated people, showing that nor everybody wanted to stay. But also gave CLX the liberty of “letting people go” if the demand of the market would reduce significantly.

now, with the company investing in to type ratings, not sure what to expect.
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Old 8th Dec 2021, 12:21
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Hi BCFPilot,

How was the ATPL part performed? Verbally or written? Which types of questions are they asking? Thanks


Hi, are the technical questions also asked for Non-Type rated? (Are u rated or not?) Thanks
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Old 21st Dec 2021, 22:19
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Join Date: Nov 2017
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Hello,

As CV recently opened applications for NTR FOs, has anyone already been called/mailed or knows how long it might take for them to reach out?
And can we expect to be in a holding pool for some time or will they start training rather soon to fill the bottom stack? (Word on the street has it there's a bunch of skippers retiring in the near future)

Thanks!
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Old 13th Jan 2022, 15:40
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Hi there,

I'm a 744 rated FO and consider joining Cargolux when they start hiring again.

As far as I understand, the upgrade to the left seat will take approx. 10-12 years. How is the salary progression in that time? There is not too much difference between the normal FO and Senior FO pay on their website (around 5,800 vs 6,300). Is there a yearly raise (except inflation) or a pay scale according to years at the company? Or are the 6,300 Euros the maximum base pay a FO can reach before the upgrade?
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