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New Exodus at Cebu Pacific

Old 19th Feb 2011, 00:38
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Desperate times for the Airlines... But good for the local pilots who have been "battered" through the years for nothing but "chippy"... There is always a time for reckoning... NOW is one of the bests ... I think!

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Old 20th Feb 2011, 00:54
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APX is hiring and will have new pilot retention program soon according to the janitor>>>>>>>>>>
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Old 20th Feb 2011, 01:08
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This will help their students secure employment with Cebu Pacific after graduation

CEB seeks employment partnership with flight training organizations

The Philippines’ largest national flag carrier, Cebu Pacific (PSE:CEB) comes up with even more job opportunities for Filipinos by seeking partnerships with flight training institutions approved by Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP).
After the success of CEB’s grand recruitment event last February 11-12 at the Hotel Intercontinental Manila, the airline announced another innovative way to source high quality personnel for its growing workforce by creating a sustainable crew resource program.
Now, it opens the doors for partnerships with quality flight training organizations. According to CAAP, there are approximately 50 registered flight training institutions in Clark, Subic, Pasay, Bacolod, Zambales, Lapu-Lapu, and Manila, among others.
“We encourage the leading flight training organizations from all over the Philippines to develop competitive proposals and send them to Cebu Pacific so we can forge a partnership with them. This will help their students secure employment with Cebu Pacific after graduation,” said CEB VP for marketing and distribution Candice Iyog.
Interested flight training institutions should contact CEB’s Special Projects Office for a request for tender document through our email address: [email protected].
“As the country’s largest airline, CEB continues to find innovative ways to support its growing workforce. This will deepen our pool of technical experts in various airline functions and ensure that CEB strengthens its high-quality value proposition to its passengers.” Iyog said.
She added that this is a win-win situation for both the flight training organization and the airline. “CEB looks forward to welcoming even more qualified individuals into the CEB family, as we take delivery of more brand-new Airbus A320 aircraft,” she concluded.
The airline has already received four brand-new Airbus A320 from October 2010 to January 2011. By the end of 2011, CEB will be operating a fleet of 37 aircraft – with an average age of less than 2.5 years – one of the most modern aircraft fleets in the world. Between 2012 and 2014, Cebu Pacific will take an additional 16 Airbus A320 aircraft.
The first low-cost carrier in Asia, CEB currently operates over 260 flights daily to 16 international cities and 33 domestic destinations. It flew almost 10.5 million passengers in 2010, exceeding targets with a 19% increase over 2009. Its international passengers also grew by 38% in 2010.
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Old 20th Feb 2011, 16:33
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Sim Check for Cebupac

Good day to all!

I would like to ask if anyone here have an idea when will be the simulator check for the aspiring FO's who passed the interview last job fair?

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Old 20th Feb 2011, 22:08
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Wink cebupacific.....

Hi folks!!

So is the first time expats pilots will join airlines from philipines?... never happend before?....... How is life in Cebu Pacific as a FO?.... how many lay overs and hours per month?... is a nice place for living?....
.....a six months contract only they say....

Any ifo will be really appreciate it!

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Old 21st Feb 2011, 08:50
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Thru Parc Aviation you get a serviced apartment and 6000usd but for three months only. What a shame.
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Old 23rd Mar 2011, 09:59
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expat pilots?

is it legal by philippine law to employ expat pilots? are'nt there enough pilots in the philippines for Cebupac to hire? i hope that CAAP sees this.
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Old 23rd Mar 2011, 12:16
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Could be a temporary solution only. Once the local pilots who are currently on ground school completes their line training , then it's bye bye to expats.

That explains the short-term contract.

Surely, there are lots of pilots in the Philippines, but the airline is looking for "qualified" pilots

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Old 23rd Mar 2011, 23:42
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Hello Sir's new to the forum here, I would just want to know if there is really a lot of A320 pilots needed in the Philippines I am typed on the A320 just this month and submited my resume to all operators of the A320 in the Philippines but no reply. Thanks, any help or info will be appreciated.
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Old 24th Mar 2011, 08:20
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not sure if any expat will accept 3 months contract. never heard of such anywhere....
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Old 28th Mar 2011, 01:09
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Old 28th Mar 2011, 01:45
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Its souds very bad to cebu pacific......... I was wondering why cebu pacific is looking for a flying school to be there partner. Its sounds like ????... Instead of doing that, they must focus on the pilots that have enough flying time. Last job hiring, my friend told me that around 100 to 120 pilots apply in cebu pacific with enough flying hours but when cebu pacific begin there panel interview some pilots say's no techical questions its persoanlity only other say's more on technical, so in short others did not pass the interview. Last week I heard that lost of applicant failed in simulator... So guys if you analize this. Cebu pacific is needing of 75 pilots for ATR and AIRBUS and now around 56 plus or more resign in cebu pacific so more or less cebu pacific is needing of 130 pilots...

If cebu pacific are interested and serious about this all they have to do is to accept all pilots applicants, train them all with a bond of atleast 5 years specialy to those who are not type rated thats it problem solve.
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Old 28th Mar 2011, 12:23
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jester why don't you tell chief sam to make you an instructor in the ATR.......
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Old 28th Mar 2011, 12:44
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Expat pilot contracts.
Contract Air 4000usd plus a flat 3-6months
Magellan Aviation same
Parc Aviation 1 year contract on local terms paid in pesos, 2800 usd assuming 35 hours of flight time
All is interview via skpe, no sim eval.
Regardless expat or local theys people need to learn how to pay international wages and offer min 1-2 contracts with upgrade possibilities.
With in 30 days they have played games with different brokers using different contracts . Cebu must think pilots on the expat circuit are stupid and only check with one broker at a time.
Cebu could be the contract of choice like Vietnam if the just stopped playing games and start paying. Lets wait and see what Air Asia does
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Old 29th Mar 2011, 04:55
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positive note

I for one am very happy to see ex-pats joining a Philippine airline. Looking forward to flying with them.
Its bringing a change that is much needed in the Philippines. For those who worked abroad in the past and are back here, can see the benefits in opening our doors to the foreign market.
We should welcome any and all pilots to our company and to those who are leaving for greener pastures, kudos and best or luck.

See you on the flight deck
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Old 29th Mar 2011, 11:33
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Not so positive implication

Ex-expats who rejoined years ago left for another local outfit and the remaining "others" will join Air Asia in few months time to include most of the qualified Captains. This is a negative implication of BUPAK's current situation.

There is a deeper problem other than Dondie and Sayong and they are just incidental or accidental to the situation. If Bupak's management will continue to play "CHEAP" with their most precious posessions, THE PILOTS, the situation will recur as a system cycle even if all of them are EXPATS.

When you are very tired and very sick due to heavy loads of flying and nobody in the Flight Opns that you can lean on and your pay is not enough to compensate you, then it's time to consider "ENOUGH IS ENOUGH". Goodbye Dondie, Goodbye Sayong, Goodbye Dan, Goodbye Sam and Goodbye Lance...Happy & Safe Flying to All!!! (Who left you)

Take your lead from EX-EXPATS, they will show you the way.
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Old 29th Mar 2011, 12:42
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@ Arigato

I agree with you 100%, we are been over worked and the pay is not nearly close to what it should be, and yes there is a deeper problem within 5j.
I'm physically feeling the stress, and i'm not that young anymore..

But I am a professional pilot at the end of the day, and as such I do welcome our new guests into our country and company. I'm sure they will be a valuable asset and whether they stay or leave in the future, they must be welcomed. We are after all the hosts and they the guests. That and I dont really care who's sitting next to me, as long as that person is as professional and competent or more than myself.

Theres allot of opportunities out there right now and if I was younger I would jump on them in a second. The Philippine aviation is growing rapidly with many companies entering our market. Cebu Pac has some serious competition on the horizon and they should remember that.... As should we with so many new opportunities appearing
Best of luck to all that have left. I believe you've all made a good choice

Happy flying
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Old 30th Mar 2011, 03:38
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What kind of opportunities for a 3 to 6 month contract does Cebu have? I am 3000tt, 2000turbine, ATP, ATr experience (not current) and current on EMB145.
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Old 30th Mar 2011, 08:38
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Good day,

just want to ask here if cebu pacific is still hiring pilots? I am a flight instructor and now looking for a stable job like ailrine. Thank you
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Old 30th Mar 2011, 12:32
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more writings on the wall

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