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Old 4th Aug 2013, 13:53
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Anyone had any experience with this agency named Southern Aviation Services ltd. ? They are located in Srilanka. One of my friend was told, they were hiring first officers for the airbus in Maldivian

Thanks
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Old 8th Aug 2013, 12:04
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CONCERN

Its Owned by a well noted un educated Government MP who used to snatch chains on trains then become a THUG and supported the Government and became an MP now holds the Shipping and Ports Ministry taking kickbacks for the Highest person....

Would you want to be aprt of that Company which is run by his SON or In law? CAA says there TRTO was not even considered yet and they have links with a Flying school in Male ...

Dont trust the SIM in Colombo where they break down every now and then and full of issues ,scheduling issues this is just a rip off scheme... STAY AWAY
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Old 30th Dec 2013, 16:31
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so?

Any other news about this agency? Who was invited for skype interview?
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Old 30th Dec 2013, 21:51
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haha! this is an absolute scam!

there is no line training, maldivian has 1 a320, dash 8 fleet is not moving at all! you will be asked to pay $120,000 USD for the airbus job.

go for it, loose your money!
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Old 31st Dec 2013, 06:54
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Stay away from them. My friend paid to SAS and MSD Euro 60,000 and were promise an a320 line training that did not happen. They took all the money and just disappeared.
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Old 2nd Jan 2014, 12:09
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Just received a mail with an invitation for a skype interview.

Wanted to check about the company and hear these things about a scam.

Can't find anything on the internet regarding this. where do you all have this information from?
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Old 2nd Jan 2014, 15:16
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I did the skype interview, few personal question and technical question. almost 15 minutes of interview. they showed up the program: type+line+3 years contract on dash 8 q300, for only 70000$
After almost 1 hr from the interview, they send me a mail saying: well done you passed the skype interview, the next step will be the face to face interview with company in MALE, maldive...
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Old 2nd Jan 2014, 16:07
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You guys from Europe are as desperate as the guys from India! You will loose ALL your money after the type rating, I know senior Captains at UL who tell me this is an absolute scam, if you do get ripped off you frankly deserve it!
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Old 16th Mar 2014, 18:57
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Interview Maldives

Anybody has hear about the Msd Aviation and Southern Aviation Service?
Please tell me!

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Old 9th May 2014, 11:07
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Stay away from both MSD and SAS. I just posted a story, read it.
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Old 11th May 2014, 07:19
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STAY AWAY STAY AWAY STAY AWAY
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Old 11th May 2014, 07:38
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ONLY $70000 for Dash 8 - better spent on seeing a psychotherapist
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Old 11th May 2014, 10:33
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To pay 70,000 to anyone for any rating is pure madness.
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Old 11th May 2014, 11:57
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In my time, if anybody would ask money to type a pilot, he would be shot.
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Old 11th May 2014, 15:04
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I just love post #3 because the 'so?' shows just how little people outside understand how things work in Sri Lanka.

If SAS is owned by this powerful minister, then there is nothing the police, the CAA or the courts will do to protect someone who has been scammed by them.

They do have an impressive website, though
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Old 2nd Jul 2014, 11:29
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Msd aviation or Sourthern aviation

Hey guys I want to ask about the a320 type rating and line training and confirm job after that is starting on the 15th of July... Did anyone had any exper with msd aviation or Sourthern aviation please let me know asap..
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Old 3rd Jul 2014, 10:04
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Abs,

Did you read any of the thread before you posted??

You really need to ask?

This is proof that fools and their money are parted with easily. Multiple posts warning of a scam yet someone seems not to take any notice. Go on, give them $70,000 and see what happens.
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Old 3rd Jul 2014, 11:40
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It's a scam like most of the other pay to fly schemes !
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Old 11th Jul 2014, 10:46
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hey

hi, i am jumping on the program as well. i just did the skype inteview and passed it. now waiting for the sim date. i am already A320 type rated. anyone else?
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Old 11th Jul 2014, 12:36
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Pilotchute again my point is proved. These sort of MSD types all exist cos someone will pay them. I hope the Money is worth it.
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