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Old 27th Dec 2021, 07:34
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Originally Posted by jrmyl
And to clarify. They are not hiring new people. They are only offering recall to pilots who were working there prior to the pandemic. Starting only with pilots who were qualified on the 787.

Yes, no more c-class commute, only y-class. Reduction in salary. Reduction in health benefits.

All in all a pretty sucky new contract. The good times are dead.
yes until they find out that nobody wants to go there anymore with those conditions. Most airlines around the world have used Covid to water down terms and conditions. Little do they know that a pilot shortage might just be around the corner.
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Old 27th Dec 2021, 11:54
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Exactly. Forgot to mention that. Only pilots with previous contracts are being recalled. I guess many won't accept returning with these terms.
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Old 27th Dec 2021, 13:24
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Met many ex AJX and NCA pilots working at Kalitta Air. I asked if they want to go back to AJX and 99% said no.

I mean, why would they if they can hold 747 and 777 CA in less than 3 years on the property with positive space commuting?
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Old 28th Dec 2021, 22:33
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So would somebody like to post the new Terms and Conditions that they are offering so that one could do a comparison.
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Old 17th Mar 2022, 01:29
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Looking yourself in the mirror there cdeanda?
No need to troll the obvious
QUOTE=cdeanda;10914643]And then there was silence... ​​​​Poor troll Armani

Felicidades Dominican![/QUOTE]
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Old 17th Mar 2022, 03:49
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Hahahaha


QUOTE=The Dominican;10913775]Thanks brother, so nice of you to send good vibes! It did actually land me a 777 DEC position. I return the favor by wishing you all that you wished me.[/QUOTE]
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Old 17th Mar 2022, 03:56
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LOL
yeah, good luck with that statement

Originally Posted by bringbackthe80s
Mate. I don’t know why i’m even commenting. If you think the 2nd economy in the world and the only far eastern country really aligned to the west, an island so far away and isolated, will remain without aviation this says a lot about your situational awareness.
Not that the shape of their aviation should affect you in any way to be honest.
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Old 14th Nov 2022, 09:04
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Whats the latest with Air Japan?
Have they recalled all those who were previously employed and or wished to return?
Any outlook for new hires?
Understand the contract has been trimmed back, where would one be able to find a copy of it?
Is the newly branded airline starting in 2023 but the current AJX crew operating the mainline 767/787 arrangement still in place?

Thanks in advance
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Old 14th Nov 2022, 21:45
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Originally Posted by Eurostar25
Whats the latest with Air Japan?
Have they recalled all those who were previously employed and or wished to return?
Any outlook for new hires?
Understand the contract has been trimmed back, where would one be able to find a copy of it?
Is the newly branded airline starting in 2023 but the current AJX crew operating the mainline 767/787 arrangement still in place?

Thanks in advance
They have not recalled all yet.
Discussions about possible recalls for those who didn't finish training or hadn't started training but were technically hired.
No idea where you would find that as those of us who haven't accepted recall haven't even seen it yet.
AJX is only a 787 operator now. No more 767. When the newly branded airline starts that will be AJX crew.
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Old 18th Nov 2022, 18:52
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Not a lot of takers for what some of my colleagues are saying. Losing all the longevity pay and no more business class makes this contract not very appealing
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Old 16th Mar 2023, 08:06
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new terms -
https://static1.squarespace.com/stat...JX+%281%29.pdf


Required Experience
  • Total time: Minimum of 3000 hours
  • Total Commercial Jet Time: Minimum of 500 hours
  • License: - EASA, FAA, ICAO ATPL
  • Medical: Valid Class I
  • Rating: Valid ICAO Jet Aircraft Type Rating with a Command Instrument Rating
  • Cross Country Time: 200+ hours
  • Cross Country PIC/PUS Time: 100+ hours
  • Instrument Flight Time: 75+ hours
This opportunity has a host of benefits including:
  • 5 years renewable contract
  • Tokyo, Japan Base
  • Pension Contribution
  • Commuting allowance
  • Commuting roster – 10 days off consecutively each month, plus 2 days for commuting
  • Contract Completion Bonus (upon completion of 5-year contract)
  • Annual leave: 24 days a year (2 days accrued each month)
  • Accommodation at Tokyo and outstations provided
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Old 16th Mar 2023, 08:13
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Originally Posted by Stallone
new terms -
https://static1.squarespace.com/stat...JX+%281%29.pdfEconomy class confirmed tickets from Japan to the Flight Crew Member’s registered domicile and return. or

Subject to availability “business class confirmed company tickets of ANA operated flights” (with economy class confirmed connection tickets on other airlines, if they are required) from Japan to the Flight Crew Member’s registered domicile and return.

Well that's a pay drop from the past especially taking into account inflation. Are they still legally not a resident of Japan? Entering in on the shore pass doesn't really help with taxation worldwide.

Also the loss of proper business class travel as it is only subject to availability is a bit of a kick in the face.

Good luck to those applying but might be better off on a cargo contract elsewhere.
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Old 17th Mar 2023, 01:23
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Any idea regarding NTR DEC?

Is situation getting better in Japan?
Any body have any idea regarding
DEC?
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Old 31st Mar 2023, 09:52
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Anyone with further news?

I've heard there will be a screening in May, contacted CREW but no reply from them.
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Old 1st Apr 2023, 23:25
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So why doesn't Air Japan recruit pilots from Peach seeing they are under the ANA umbrella. It provides an incentive for Peach pilots to stay and also for AJX to get pilots of a known quality.
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Old 1st Apr 2023, 23:47
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Originally Posted by brown_eyes
So why doesn't Air Japan recruit pilots from Peach seeing they are under the ANA umbrella. It provides an incentive for Peach pilots to stay and also for AJX to get pilots of a known quality.
They couldn't care less if pilots stay or not. Why would they provide incentives?
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Old 2nd Apr 2023, 01:25
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Originally Posted by The Dominican
They couldn't care less if pilots stay or not. Why would they provide incentives?
Exactly.. Plus Japan is not like the US. Companies don't recruit from other companies. They recruit from Universities and train them to their ways. It's close to a miracle that they actually recruit foreign pilots to come in.
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Old 8th Apr 2023, 09:44
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have a call with Air Japan at the end of this month. What should I expect? Is this a screening call then will be asked to come to Japan for an interview if successful?
not from the US and this commute contract should be good for me...it seems the contract has been updated - what are their rules for spouse coming? Does the spouse only come for training once/twice and then they can't go again since we will stay in hotels or do they allow apartments? do they apply for visas. please provide insights on living conditions..do some pilots decide to reside there? thank you
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Old 8th Apr 2023, 18:38
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no wonder why there are no new guys coming from japan to EVA, FO tops at 5600$ monthly, housing is just a company dorm or 800$ outside and pilot covers the rest (typical rent is closer to 1200$ for a decent place) hourly per diem is 3.3$ and overtime only 1 or 2 months a year (based on 75h), commuting only works for pilots within SEA, 8 block days off, no travel days so you waste 2 to 3 days just commuting if you live somewhat far, confirmed seats only on eva, if you live further away zed is available but be prepared to feel the stress of full stby flights or pay the price for a guaranteed seat out of your pocket.

that's why many taiwanese are waiting for available positions ar STARLUX and expats are leaving for better paying jobs basically anywhere now.

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Old 9th Apr 2023, 01:57
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Originally Posted by sam10
have a call with Air Japan at the end of this month. What should I expect? Is this a screening call then will be asked to come to Japan for an interview if successful?
not from the US and this commute contract should be good for me...it seems the contract has been updated - what are their rules for spouse coming? Does the spouse only come for training once/twice and then they can't go again since we will stay in hotels or do they allow apartments? do they apply for visas. please provide insights on living conditions..do some pilots decide to reside there? thank you
I have been looking at this job too. Here's what I know so far:

- No residency or capacity to live in Japan. No visa. Just in and out on a shore pass.
- Spouse can visit twice during the training but as above no visa or any other residency.
- Tax is up to you. As you are not employed in Japan, Japanese taxes do not apply
- Accomodation during the simulators is in apartments in down town Tokyo. During line training and after check out its in Narita hotels - no company apartments in Narita anymore.
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