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Old 14th Mar 2013, 20:24
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Lion Air FO salary

G'day all!
Was wondering if anyone has any info on the Lion Air salary for a type rated FO. Also if they have an option to commute, and if not is housing, or an allowance provided. Any latest info on current conditions there would be much appreciated. Thanks in advance!
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Old 15th Mar 2013, 01:06
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Salary??? In Lion Air FO's don't have salary, they work for free...However stupid it may seem!!!
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Old 15th Mar 2013, 01:47
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You have to remember you PAY Lion for the pleasure to work for them
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Old 15th Mar 2013, 07:40
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I'm not a P2F FO!!! I have over 3000 hrs on type. Just want to know if they take DEFO and the T's and C's if anyone can help. Thanks
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Old 16th Mar 2013, 05:15
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Speedy, if you have 3k on type you might have a shot. I have heard of senior FO's from malev hired and upgraded to the left seat. FO take home pay is around 4-4.5K USD for around 100-110 hours flying per month. I don't work for them BTW!
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Old 16th Mar 2013, 15:20
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Thanks Meathead! That's a fair bit of flying! Do you by any chance have any info on Travira Air. I believe they have an NG. Also, I won't be looking at an upgrade just yet...don't have an ATPL.
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Good day mate, I work for the subsidiary of lion air. Hopefully i can shed some light for you.
As you are experienced you have a good chance of getting hired, I presume you will have to mail the company directly as the pay to fly scheme has been cancelled due to the new regulations in Indonesia.
Salary - it will depend on the contract you are given, my friends in lion take home an avg of 4-5 grand a month with 90-110 hours of flying.
commuting - we are all based in Jakarta, you will start your flights from Jakarta and carry on flying and ron at your destination.
housing - depends again on your contract, as far as i am aware the foreign pilots have an allowance of 4million idr ( roughly 400 usd)
Hope this helps
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Old 17th Mar 2013, 14:25
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Thanks Gtr21!! Is 400 USD enough to rent a decent place in Jakarta?
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No worries speedy, The 400 usd will get you a decent place away from the central jakarta but if you want to stay in central it be a bit more expensive.
In central Jakarta you are looking at 8-900 usd for a two bed apartment.
In Indonesia there is a lot of options for accommodation thou, most the guys do share a 2 bed room as you wont be here most the time and the 400 usd more or less covers it .
There is also something called a kost kostan, and if you get a executive one its like having a motel room, all services inclusive (wifi, electricity, cleaning, laundry, en-suite and security) and will set you back 4-500 usd , avg kost will set you back 2-300 usd.
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Lion air

Hello everyone

I'm new in this forum so I'm sorry if I ask something it has already been answered in other posts.

Does anyone know if you can apply for a captain position through the Lion air site?

Or is through a broker?
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Old 18th Mar 2013, 16:24
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Thanks again gtr21!! I think living away from central Jakarta would be a better option...don't need the crowds! Just wouldn't want to be too far from the airport though. Lots to consider. Cheers!
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@speedy737 no worries mate, good luck

@davidcruzed you can email lion air recruitment directly, the company are short of captains and they will more than likely respond to you, a lot of captains do come through agency thou as it cuts out the hassle of doing things by yourself

@lovepanam hahaha well this is a big order, I for one are hoping they will change the new rule of needing 250 hours on type to get the work permit or revising it so it doesn't apply to pilots already in Indonesia working.
another thing is the order is under lion group not lion air, so this could go into the other airlines started by lion (batik, malindo) and for the new bases there is rumors of happening. all we can do is wait and see
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Old 27th Mar 2013, 20:35
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infos

Guys

Do you have any email adress to send mail to ? a pm is also ok

Any idea if they would accept 737 classic time ?
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Old 27th Mar 2013, 23:42
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Thanks for your reply Gtr21

I have already sent them an email to their recruitment department....and I know Rishworth took their recruitment the last time...so lets see what happens this one
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Hi

Anybody could help with contacts in lion for recruitment please.

Even via a pm would be alright
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Old 11th Sep 2022, 11:20
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Jasondeno.. Lion Air and the rest....dont hire expats anymore... accept... Susi Air. Lion and all subsidiaries, Sriwijaya and Garuda have there own flight schools to produce FOs, no need for expat, besides they can lock in there recruits for 15+year bond.

Jasondeno.. sadly you are a few years too late for the airlines.. you can try Susi Air.. they do recruit now and again..
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Old 29th Sep 2022, 06:32
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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.....
Timing will depend upon if there is a recession in early 2023 & the exact duration.
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Old 12th Oct 2022, 01:04
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the condition is not good enough
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Old 25th Apr 2024, 12:34
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hi again all. it's 2024 now does anyone have the figures for a non type rated SO (if any) and FO in Lion Air?
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Only hiring locals so why do you want to know?
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