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29th Sep 2022, 06:32
Replies: 18
Views: 14,951
Posted By YFloyd

Lion Air scaled down their schedules and there...

Lion Air scaled down their schedules and there are plenty of Indo pilots needing flying time. However, you probably can expect that by mid to late 2023 they will be needing expat pilots again........
23rd Jan 2019, 10:17
Replies: 27
Views: 20,669
Posted By YFloyd

Drew, Regarding the CAAT validation test,...

Drew,

Regarding the CAAT validation test, you should be aware that it has 2 sections (Air Law and HR) of 20 questions and you need to obtain 14 for each in order to pass. Everyone passes the 20...
28th Nov 2018, 10:45
Replies: 16
Views: 7,910
Posted By YFloyd

A friend joined and he is enjoying it, takes...

A friend joined and he is enjoying it, takes about 3-4 months to obtain your license and do your Line check. Reportedly, there were some admin problems for those that went via Spectrum but idk the...
22nd Jun 2018, 08:22
Replies: 55
Views: 50,698
Posted By YFloyd

This is an important point. There is a...

This is an important point.

There is a definite conflict of interest if the agency has people involved in running the airline. Whilst, on the one hand it may seem to be suitable for trouble...
20th Jun 2018, 06:04
Replies: 19
Views: 13,533
Posted By YFloyd

I invite you to look up the word sarcasm please. ...

I invite you to look up the word sarcasm please.

Interestingly, a bunch of agencies are advertising Lion NG recruitment and a Bali base even though there is no current expat recruitment nor a Bali...
6th Jun 2018, 08:14
Replies: 22
Views: 22,451
Posted By YFloyd

As true as the saying is, 'don't ask a lawyer how...

As true as the saying is, 'don't ask a lawyer how to fly an aircraft'....... so is the saying ' don't ask a pilot for legal advice'! Even back in the 70s and 80s, TG had foreign pilots flying for...
5th Jun 2018, 09:53
Replies: 55
Views: 50,698
Posted By YFloyd

Don't know them but my main suggestion specific...

Don't know them but my main suggestion specific for Xiamen knowing a couple of guys working there is that you use an agency who has someone based in Xiamen. It will make the process much easier and...
5th Jun 2018, 09:48
Replies: 7
Views: 1,521
Posted By YFloyd

From my understanding there is still no Bali base...

From my understanding there is still no Bali base for the ATRs yet.

It is due to happen at some point in time in the future, but exactly when is a good guess. You'd be more likely to get one of...
28th May 2018, 10:57
Replies: 19
Views: 13,533
Posted By YFloyd

[/left]Strange then that they stopped expat Capt...

[/left]Strange then that they stopped expat Capt recruitment before Easter.......

I assume the local FOs had another cycle of making a fuss about foreign Capts and demanding upgrades at 1000hrs!...
28th May 2018, 10:51
Replies: 22
Views: 22,451
Posted By YFloyd

Yes, TG doesn't recruit any foreigners. A policy...

Yes, TG doesn't recruit any foreigners. A policy in place for well over a decade now. Interestingly, a TG sub. did recently recruit a few expats but that has now stopped.

Orient Thai and Asia...
26th Apr 2018, 11:39
Replies: 15
Views: 4,728
Posted By YFloyd

I've flown with TG, PG, VN and FD (Air Asia) in...

I've flown with TG, PG, VN and FD (Air Asia) in and out of PP over the last 20 years between Thailand, Laos and Vietnam.

TG and PG are both good - though PG A320s are getting old. VN and Air Asia...
20th Apr 2018, 03:14
Replies: 15
Views: 4,728
Posted By YFloyd

Which advice, ie. airline, are you specifically...

Which advice, ie. airline, are you specifically referring to?
19th Apr 2018, 11:59
Replies: 15
Views: 4,728
Posted By YFloyd

Malindo are fine - many ex MAS pilots there and a...

Malindo are fine - many ex MAS pilots there and a great NG fleet.
Thai Lion (IOSA cert) also if you travel to BKK and onwards.

Air Asia is generally the best LCC option for PP but otherwise both...
27th Mar 2018, 06:20
Replies: 22
Views: 22,451
Posted By YFloyd

The roster is not so good on the NG side, expect...

The roster is not so good on the NG side, expect 75-80hrs, 10+ O/Ns a month and typically 5-6 days duty each week. A friend who works there still seems to find enough time to be golfing in Pattaya...
22nd Nov 2017, 08:21
Replies: 4
Views: 4,051
Posted By YFloyd

These criminal record issues really depend on the...

These criminal record issues really depend on the jurisdiction in which the criminal record was incurred.

Many western common law criminal justice systems retain the rehabilitation principal of a...
27th Sep 2017, 05:26
Replies: 19
Views: 13,533
Posted By YFloyd

Nok Air are reducing their fleet by 6 a/c and no...

Nok Air are reducing their fleet by 6 a/c and no expat recruitment since last year. I thnk that all of the expats have now left?Nok Air eyes thinner fleet in turnabout | Bangkok Post: news...
10th Jul 2017, 07:52
Replies: 1
Views: 1,962
Posted By YFloyd

Since when do pilots enjoy the protection of...

Since when do pilots enjoy the protection of basic human rights??

I'd suggest that Malindo is much better run than Lion with more reliable rostering than Lion for example. However, the Malaysian...
15th May 2017, 06:05
Replies: 54
Views: 66,047
Posted By YFloyd

Thank you for the reply RB

Thank you for the reply RB
12th May 2017, 07:11
Replies: 54
Views: 66,047
Posted By YFloyd

Any updates on the training period at Peach? Is...

Any updates on the training period at Peach? Is it still 3-4 months before line check?
24th Apr 2017, 05:33
Replies: 145
Views: 151,122
Posted By YFloyd

A KAL friend told me that there were going to...

A KAL friend told me that there were going to significantly reduce their 737 fleet this year. Is this correct?
6th Jan 2017, 03:19
Replies: 2
Views: 2,100
Posted By YFloyd

You can't compare Malindo to Lion, apples and...

You can't compare Malindo to Lion, apples and oranges. Malindo are very well run and have a good, gradual expansion plan.

They were looking at hiring expats early last year but then they picked up...
4th Jan 2017, 03:22
Replies: 38
Views: 18,938
Posted By YFloyd

No need to do a medical in Thailand as it is a...

No need to do a medical in Thailand as it is a validated license & medical process.
23rd Dec 2016, 03:40
Replies: 30
Views: 21,989
Posted By YFloyd

Don't expect an easy roster, I have spoken with...

Don't expect an easy roster, I have spoken with dozens of former and current Lion expat Capts. Often working 6 days on 1 day off, schedules changed late the night before, being asked to fly on your...
25th Oct 2016, 10:24
Replies: 38
Views: 18,938
Posted By YFloyd

Basically, US$11k nett with Nok and TLM. Others...

Basically, US$11k nett with Nok and TLM. Others less.....

Nok are probably not hiring any more expats until 2nd quarter 2017 though as numbers are stable. Though, a few more expats joining by the...
4th Sep 2016, 05:12
Replies: 4
Views: 5,816
Posted By YFloyd

Batik Air has been flying for a while now and is...

Batik Air has been flying for a while now and is currently expanding with a fairly okay remuneration offer.
4th Sep 2016, 05:09
Replies: 8
Views: 4,951
Posted By YFloyd

Many of NokScoot pilots are SE asians pilots...

Many of NokScoot pilots are SE asians pilots flying on a Thai validated license. I seen ads that they are currently recruiting foreign FO's and Capts. However, new aircraft delivery has been pushed...
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