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Old 3rd Jun 2022, 08:27
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Old 4th Jun 2022, 00:07
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B-737 has exceeded their stored private messages quota and cannot accept further messages until they clear some space.
I emptied my box. You can try again
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Old 7th Jun 2022, 08:18
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Does anyone know what's going on with their 737 operation?

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Old 20th Jun 2022, 20:38
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Anyone here is interested in their A320 TR course end of 2022 ?
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Old 4th Jul 2022, 19:08
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is there anyone with recent technical and HR questions about online interview
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Old 4th Jul 2022, 21:30
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Nigerian here.
I can confirm that SmartLynx does in fact have a contract with Air Peace. I've seen the planes several times on FR24 as well as physically. As for the experience of living in Nigeria, I assure you that it is different from many other places.
Air Peace is based in Lagos, which to be frank is a very challenging city to live in with crazy traffic jams and rascals around (if you wander to certain areas). I expect that you'll be staying in a hotel or something and have some form of living services offered - company-provided transport arrangements, etc. It's not the best place to stay, but some foreigners make it work (there are many expats in Lagos).
As for the routes, I've seen the A320s used on routes to Lagos, Abuja, Asaba, Port Harcourt and Kano. I think those are the only airports they are operated to.
If you do happen to take the offer and end up in Nigeria, I'd be happy to link up and give a few tips. You can also shoot me a pm for questions.
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Old 19th Aug 2022, 06:58
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Anyone starting the TR course the 4th of October in Barcelona ?

I just passed the ATPL test + Psy + Interview so feel free to ask if you need !
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Old 19th Aug 2022, 15:42
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Can anybody share some more info about the TR costs and job offer. Is it still 35k and 'you might get an offer when you perform well' ? Appreciated!
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Old 19th Aug 2022, 20:58
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Yes it is.

Everything is on their website : https://www.smartlynx.aero/storage/a..._A5_251021.pdf
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Old 8th Sep 2022, 08:49
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Please Pm me

Originally Posted by Rub3ns
Anyone starting the TR course the 4th of October in Barcelona ?

I just passed the ATPL test + Psy + Interview so feel free to ask if you need !
Hi!
I have interview and assessment coming up, can you please add me on Whatís up +46763094224
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Old 14th Sep 2022, 17:43
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Since the aviation back to normal, there is no excuse for pilots who will join this company in coming months. So read whole topic and make your conclusion.

Beside offering illegal employment contracts and conditions for few decades until few years ago nobody was complaining because pay was acceptable. Of course many pilots were and will be hiding their income from their tax authorities in order to avoid income tax and social security contributions. Company have no responsibility on that because it consider you as well as also contract states that you are service provider, however for most of the EU countries, pilot job cannot be done as service provider or self employed. Pilots cannot work for more than 1 airlines at a time. Time will come authorities will tackle such companies just not yet because even legacy carries start to enjoy cheap labor force of ACMI companies. However, one should keep in mind that such companies killing competition and create unfair labor market conditions. Also airlines who are hiring Smartlynx responsible for due diligence how company treating their employees, any illegal practices and etc. It is well known that Smartlynx was rejected to be partner with one of the well known airlines due the its employment conditions.

Specific for company, it is hard to say this is an airline but more like farm of someone. I dont have to mention how terrible they are on the office side, specifically operation department and other supporting departments. Of courses management is successful because they are making good profit however bear in mind they have this profit due to each pilot cost them %50 less on market average. Of course everybody fighting for flights, pilots prefer not to go home for months in order to make money. If you know someone in the office, in management, in key positions certainly you will get the best bases most flight hours and most likely you will skip going to Nigeria. Unpaid days in the middle of season is another fact, company has contractual right to assign 15 days unpaid leave during high summer season. Soon company will go to winter sleep, more than %70 of the fleet will not be operating until late April 2023 and first time in history they have that many pilots, real problem will start then.
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Old 10th Oct 2022, 04:38
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Interview question

Originally Posted by Rub3ns
Anyone starting the TR course the 4th of October in Barcelona ?

I just passed the ATPL test + Psy + Interview so feel free to ask if you need !

Hi Rub3ns,

Contrats for smart lynx. Got the interview in 2 days. Can you please share the question you got.

thanks in advance.
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Old 12th Nov 2022, 09:58
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Smartlynx

Is anyone here flying for smartlynx?How long do line pilots sit on the ground without flying in winter?
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Old 12th Nov 2022, 10:28
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Stay away from those bottom feeders.... Lithuanian pirates at the command. Same ****show, same family with aviasolutionsgroup, avionexpress, baa.
Just stay away.
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Old 12th Nov 2022, 10:37
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Originally Posted by Matt95
Hi Rub3ns,

Contrats for smart lynx. Got the interview in 2 days. Can you please share the question you got.

thanks in advance.
Sorry for the one-month late answer...

For the HR part, typical question, I don't remember all of them but typical question.

For the technical part : first part about flight planning, like typical fuel flight planning, questions about MEA, MORA, MSA : range, etc. Mainly regulation I mean.
Then a second part about principle of flight with an other guy : explain lift, induced drag, how to reduce it... Question about negative profile (tail)...

Hope this help.
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Old 12th Nov 2022, 10:38
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Originally Posted by A3all
Is anyone here flying for smartlynx?How long do line pilots sit on the ground without flying in winter?
Currently having my A320 TR with them, I will tell you in a few months...
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Old 12th Nov 2022, 11:11
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I got offered a contract with them,experienced Pic on 320 and OCC start to be announced soon but Iím wondering how much do these pilots fly during winter.Any inputs will be much appreciated.Not in need of money or perks but just want to get back on the seat
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Old 13th Nov 2022, 16:26
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Guys everything was told in this topic. Please do not come back here after 6 months and start to whine. Especially for pilots with hours since there is so much opportunity out there. Market is not like 12 months earlier anymore.

For colleagues without rating, even for you so many opportunities for low hour non-type rated pilots. It does not worth to pay 30-35k for their ATO. What will you get in return 1500k gross salary after line training only summer season.

Maximum 6 month of flying during summer season. Winter 80% of pilots in unpaid leave at their home unless you want to risk your life, health and licence in Nigeria in winter.

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Old 14th Nov 2022, 12:37
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Originally Posted by uberfly
Guys everything was told in this topic. Please do not come back here after 6 months and start to whine. Especially for pilots with hours since there is so much opportunity out there. Market is not like 12 months earlier anymore.

For colleagues without rating, even for you so many opportunities for low hour non-type rated pilots. It does not worth to pay 30-35k for their ATO. What will you get in return 1500k gross salary after line training only summer season.

Maximum 6 month of flying during summer season. Winter 80% of pilots in unpaid leave at their home unless you want to risk your life, health and licence in Nigeria in winter.
Nobody is whining, they are just asking questions and I try to answer. That's all.

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Old 7th Dec 2022, 21:28
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New terms of 2023 contract for pilots in SLX. In short words: for CP around 10000€ less. Good luck with that
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