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Flight deck positions at FlyDubai Master Thread - Merged

Old 11th Dec 2016, 10:07
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Join Date: Mar 2016
Location: IN the SKies
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Don't be fooled

I live in dubai with my 3 kids. My Wife doesn't work and we are saving a ton, and yes I'm an FO. The problem is most of these guys get caught up with the dubai lifestyle and live beyond their means. How in the world can you not save money when you have a housing allowance, school allowance and transport allowance is beyond me. I came from a company where 4000 would have to work for us regardless of how we spun it. I got a villa for me and my family within the housing allowance. I send my kids to schools within the education allowance and i didnt buy the brand new 2017 lexus jeep. If you're unable to save money making 11300 including all allowances then my friend you have a personal problem.

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Old 11th Dec 2016, 11:35
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This ^^^^^^^^
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Old 27th Dec 2016, 11:48
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Join Date: Dec 2016
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Hi all and happy holidays !!!
Any updates on the non rated F/O FlyDubai assessment in Dubai ?

Thank you
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Old 28th Dec 2016, 02:26
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Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: The Royal Palace, DAR, Tanzania
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Hey guys, I had a question for some of you who recently got hired and have completed your license conversion.
I heard that the UAE has recently added a requirement of 1500 multi crew requirement for everyone coming over.
I am currently flying a multi crew aircraft and have the 1000 on type to meet the other requirements of flydubai, however I do have 1500+ multi time but the remainder would be on a King Air which isn't typed as a multi crew aircraft but was a requirement due to our insurance policies.
How would the UAE see this and would I have to the 14 written exams or get a pass?
I have 3000TT with an ICAO ATPL. 1000+ on Modern EFIS FMS 10T a/c.
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Old 28th Dec 2016, 05:58
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As you have an icao ATPL then no, just air law for you too do.
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Old 6th Jan 2017, 14:08
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Join Date: May 2016
Location: up north
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hello fellow pilots,

any one attending the assesment on the 12th Jan 2017?
also I got this mail from FZ:


Dear Candidate,

This is in regards to your assessment scheduled for 12th January 2017 for flydubai pilot’s role.

Please note that instead of usual assessment schedule: 1st day assessment, 2nd day medical, 3rd day SIM.

We will have 1 day assessment only: group exercises and interview.

If you are successful through assessment, we would invite you for the SIM session and a medical check at a later stage during the year.

Please let me know at the earliest if you would still like to attend the assessment day.


I wonder if this is normal or just for me?
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Old 7th Jan 2017, 08:19
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So what's in store for new deliveries in 2017? When does the first MAX come online and is there anymore 800NG deliveries left for 2017?
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Old 7th Jan 2017, 16:13
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next NG middle Feb, Max's supposed to come in july... nothing else has been mentioned otherwise..
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Old 7th Jan 2017, 16:54
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Originally Posted by transport jock View Post
next NG middle Feb, Max's supposed to come in july... nothing else has been mentioned otherwise..
8 new aircraft this year & 4 being retired is all we've heard. MAX 8 arriving in July with first flight in Sep. Rumor; MAX 8's initially will operate from DWC in full economy layout on labour routes to DAC/CGP.
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Old 8th Jan 2017, 07:42
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Join Date: May 2016
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just got this email around 0400 am.

Something I dont get yet.



Hello,

Please re-confirm your attendance for the 12th Jan. assessment.

Best Regards,

Xxxx XXXXXXX| Recruitment Officer
[email protected] | flydubai.com
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Old 13th Jan 2017, 18:32
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Join Date: Feb 2016
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Hi guys, (and further to the previous recent posts)

I am from the UK and have applied for the non type-rated role at FlyDubai.

I've been invited for interview only (I believe) - in Dubai, in February.
(I have to pay my own way to get out there, but as someone has previously stated, you've got to speculate to accumulate!)

Q:
Has anyone else done recruitment this way? As I understood people have their initial interview in their own country where possible?

Any advice on questions asked, any other general points would be appreciated.
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Old 14th Jan 2017, 03:03
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Join Date: Jun 2015
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Any info on roster conditions for FO's?

Are people still pushing 80hrs plus with minimum days off...can someone elaborate on the scheduling if possible...thanks
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Old 14th Jan 2017, 10:56
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FO roster, hmmm busy, last year over 870 hrs, last 365 days I'm already pushing 890.
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Old 14th Jan 2017, 17:29
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Originally Posted by Vortex Thing View Post
Dear Frizzy

I suggest Arik Air would be the perfect place for you to go. They would welcome you with open arms.

I think I can speak for the vast majority of my colleagues both here and there your attitude would be make you right at home.

You could even be chief pilot next week. To be fair you probably couldn't do a worse job.

Just take two pairs of sunglassess (only to be worn in hours of darkness), five mobile phones and a cocktail stick to chew on.

You will find a refreshing and open culture of like minded people. You can experience the joys of the Sheraton night club. Marvel at the new almost constant power supply and occasionally working air conditioning.

I would get in quick because according to a documentary I saw Lagos is very similar to London and is the next Dubai and Arik are going to be the Emirates of Africa.

We really wouldn't want you to miss out!
14th January 2017:

Pilots and cabin crew members still waiting salaries for August/September/October/November and December 2016...

Come and john us, Arik is looking for you!
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Old 14th Jan 2017, 20:49
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Thanks guys...how do you feel the roster pattern is evolving (im hearing more and more crew are heading out the door, and new 737 incoming this year)? Is minimum rest time still an issue with respect to the turn from nights to days and vice versa?

Only asking because lots of negative comments regarding pilot fatigue and FZ...i know FZ is not the only ME airline to be accused of such but ever since FZ 981 they've been in the spotlight...
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Old 15th Jan 2017, 08:56
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Originally Posted by striker26 View Post
Thanks guys...how do you feel the roster pattern is evolving (im hearing more and more crew are heading out the door, and new 737 incoming this year)? Is minimum rest time still an issue with respect to the turn from nights to days and vice versa?

Only asking because lots of negative comments regarding pilot fatigue and FZ...i know FZ is not the only ME airline to be accused of such but ever since FZ 981 they've been in the spotlight...
Its just from my point of view....but if u want to make the big bucks you WANT to fly no less than 85 hrs from my observstion. So 95hrs you can go and look for a ferrari!!!!!!!!!
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Old 19th Jan 2017, 19:52
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Flydubai Training

I heard that no new training courses for the next months, also no assessments, anyone can confirm ?
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Old 25th Jan 2017, 16:21
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Join Date: Mar 2006
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Yesterday I was deadheading with a guy that applied via sigma aviation services as non rated DEC and they told him that Flydubai put on hold the recruitment for the next couple of months. So it must be true. Although it seems they are accepting applications via their careers section and CTC aviation.
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Old 7th Feb 2017, 01:13
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Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: The Royal Palace, DAR, Tanzania
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Careers section has no more job vacancies at this time for pilots. They aren't taking in any resumes.
However, I did receive an email last night saying that I had made it to "the next stage of the recruitment process".
I'm assuming they're trying to fill up their pool and should start up ground schools again soon?
Ps. Anyone do the video interview lately and have any tips?
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Old 7th Feb 2017, 16:34
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Business news
http://gulfnews.com/business/analysis/flydubai-2016-profits-drop-68-following-tough-year-1.1971753
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