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Old 8th Oct 2012, 16:50
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thank you,but are the guys at CEBU very particular about TT or Hrs on type ? I am planning a visit to Manila to try my luck .
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Old 9th Oct 2012, 02:23
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Hi everybody,

How to get charter flights TO and Landing permit CEBU? Is there any phone number or email address?
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Old 9th Oct 2012, 12:49
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Could you be a little more specific on what you mean about Cebu being very particular on TT? For time on time, for FO's, they aren't that particular and a type is probably enough if you are willing to accept local terms, which for someone starting out, is more than enough. It's a lot more than is offered by United Airlines for example and the living expenses are much much less than in the usa. Since they have recently dropped their experienced expat Captains, upgrades will be coming faster as the deliveries keep happening.
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Old 9th Oct 2012, 13:09
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I am a fresher with AROUND 300HRS AND A a320 tr . I was contemplating on visiting manila and giving it a shot at Cebu . I am not very particular about the terms of the contract but i would like to confirm wether Cebu would atleast consider me for a F/O job .
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Old 9th Oct 2012, 13:52
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Actually, at your stage to expect a confirmation of anything is a stretch. However, if you're in the right place at the right time, anything is possible. Part of this job hunt thing is taking chances, like what you're planning. To show up and hope. This, however is not the best time (toward the end of the year) and after the first of the year would be better. For all the AB places out there, Cebu is probably one of the best.( In which to gain experience that is )

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Old 9th Oct 2012, 14:20
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thank you, but has cebu ever recruited guys with low hrs such as myself,with just a TR in the past?
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Old 10th Oct 2012, 08:20
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I am in the same boat as AIRBUS320fan. I would like to know if they'll accept someone like us with only about 300TT and have a A320 type rating? I don't mind the contract, I just want to have the experience and the job.

But I am a filipino citizen with only FAA License. Just want to know if having A320 type rating would be smart thing to do since it's not cheap.

thanks in advance...
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Old 10th Oct 2012, 18:05
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but has cebu ever recruited guys with low hrs such as myself,with just a TR in the past?
Been done.

Both locals and Non-locals with 250TT and TR had been hired as limited F/O.

As Jaz pointed out "if you're in the right place at the right time, anything is possible".
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Old 10th Oct 2012, 19:05
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Thank you yano,any further inputs from any of the other guys is much appreciated...............
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Old 11th Oct 2012, 20:50
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Listen to Yano

What is happening in the Philippines at the present time is incredible and I mean this as a positive. Yes, if you have 300 hours and a type you can get a job. BUT, there are no guarantees and if you want that, I'd put an app in at Walmart. This pilot job is one big shake of the dice. There is no guarantee your medical certificate will be passed every six month either. Myself and many of the expats rolled that dice and cebu was kind enough to give us a place to get some current experience in the hottest airplane out there in terms of pilot demand. Now it's time to move on and make room for the next batch. They have caught on that there are many pilots that will accept local terms in order to get some hard core experience. Would you want to work there permanent, not unless you lived there and even then. the work is very hard and many times when you have your two days off, say monday and tuesday for example, you'll finish at 1am on monday, (that will start your days off) and then expected in front of dispatch on wednesday morning at 3am. Two days off? not really but heck, if you're making a future for yourself, does it really matter? I feel bad for the local pilots as it really is brutal.
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Old 22nd Oct 2012, 03:32
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The work (roostering) might be hard and brutal, but if you really has passion at flying and you really like flying, then its fine and ok. I too like to join Cebu, a lot of my schoolmates, classmates, former instructors and friends are flying for Cebu. Some of them are flying the ATR and the rest are on the Airbus. Mind you that Cebu Pacific has an order for A330-300, A321 NEO, and some A320, (I dont know about ATR if they order more). And that means they need more pilots and the demands are high. So if you are eyeing to join Cebu, go for it, show a good and friendly attitude. As Jaz said "If you`re in the right place at the right time, anything is possible."

"It`s time everyone flies."
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Old 24th Oct 2012, 09:51
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Does Cebu Pacific hire local pilots with no a320Type rating?

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Old 26th Oct 2012, 15:07
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FO hiring is frozen, at least for the moment. Some pilots who originally applied for A320 FO are now being considered for A330 Second Officer (SO) slots instead (500 hours total time, CPL/IR and multiengine rating as minimum requirement, relief duties only with no takeoffs and landings). They missed the bus, so to speak.

Unless deliveries are somehow accelerated, Cebu Pacific is expected to take in 7 new A320s next year (all with sharklets) and up to 4 A330s, a total of 11 planes at most. However, it will also be selling off all 10 of its A319s. That's a net gain of only 1 aircraft for 2013. As you can see, hiring will remain static (outside of the requirement for A330 SOs) and only internal upgrading of FOs to captains and migration from A320 to A330 is expected.

Of course mass resignations could trigger mass hiring, but with so many players now crowding the market (with some teetering on the brink, the rest unprofitable except for 5J), the local hiring scene may not approach 2010-2011 levels anytime soon.
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Old 26th Oct 2012, 16:56
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Hiring might be frozen but it will not be frozen for a loooooong time, especially how Ceb`s are expanding..even PAL will need more flight crew bec. of their orders...Hiring are, just like the traffic in EDSA, sometimes frozen and sometimes not. So if you`re flying in the Gen. Av. and you`re eyeing on Ceb`s or in any of those airline but you miss the window, just continue to fly, be safe and safe flight always and eventually you gonna see yourself at the seat of the Bus or Boeing.


Aviation and flying is fun, and its a passion for us few...
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Old 28th Oct 2012, 14:15
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Nothing is frozen at Cebu

Sorry to be contrary but the sale of the 319's and dispersal will start march 2013 and continue until June 2014. There will be a net gain of at least 5 aircraft in 2013 if not more. Plus, with the recent termination of all 320 expat Captains and the resignation of several local pilots..... Sooooooo, don't give up the faith. Don't regard no response to your email as an indication they don't love you. Be patient and diligent. A wise man told me 30 years ago. If you want to prosper as a pilot, go with the company with the worst pay, worst working conditions, and the best equipment. Why? Think about it.... The answer starts with a C!

Good luck!
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Old 30th Oct 2012, 01:02
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That airline would be more Competitive compared to other ones and might be profitable, right?
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Old 2nd Nov 2012, 06:06
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Any Cebu Pacific Crew here ?

The way they expand, so they are more competitive and profitable. But remember other airlines are also expanding, PAL orders a lot of Airbuses. And the other players are also expanding little by little.
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Old 2nd Nov 2012, 08:55
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Jetstar, Tiger, and Air Asia all have grandious plans for world domination, or at least SE Asia domination. They are already clubbing each other to death, and are going to hurt the other players like Cebu soon. Those 3 compete heavily in almost every market in SE Asia, including the PI. Throw in Thai, Singapore, Garuda, and Malaysian trying to beat them back with their own low cost products.

I think it will seriously hurt profitibility in the long haul, and their will be a serious blood letting of excess aircraft and crews in a few years.
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Old 22nd Nov 2012, 07:26
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Hello all,

Does Cebu still hire expat FO's? I haven't got A320 time, but I do have 1000+ jet time.

What's the pay like for expat FO's? Is the salary taxed?

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Old 22nd Nov 2012, 12:57
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hey guys , I am married with a filipina and we are wondering if its possible for me to get a job with cebu pacific.... I have a total of 600hrs and currently i'm cfi in brazil..
does anyone knows if have any chance there?? or even with the general aviation ? and if the salary is enought to support a family of 3 ...small baby?
thanks for any info in advance.
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