South Asia and the Far East News and views on the fast growing and changing aviation scene on the planet.

NokScoot News

Old 24th Jun 2014, 19:17
  #1 (permalink)  
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Oct 1999
Posts: 1,037
NokScoot News

Have they binned it already? Been for selection but no news!
Pin Head is offline  
Old 25th Jun 2014, 10:29
  #2 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Apr 2014
Location: Sydney
Age: 50
Posts: 21
Are they taking on foriengers ?
scotton is offline  
Old 25th Jun 2014, 12:28
  #3 (permalink)  
ZFT
N4790P
 
Join Date: Jun 2002
Location: Asia
Age: 69
Posts: 2,039
Thai Lion Air gave up the ATR operation today and I can't see this getting off the ground either under the current climate.
ZFT is online now  
Old 2nd Jul 2014, 21:12
  #4 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: BKK
Posts: 15
They offer a generous annual leave of 11 per year for FOs and 12 for Captains... Oh sorry, I omitted the units after the numbers. Well, it's not weeks! That's right - 11 or 12 days annual leave! Less than the number of public holidays in Thailand - which of course you wouldn't get off as a pilot anyway!

But don't worry - after 3 years service with the company (if it's still going), FOs will get 14 days leave a year and Captains 15 days.

Despite having to pay 50% of the type rating cost, they require a 5 year bond of 2,220,000 Thai Baht (US$69,000 / 50,0000 / 40,000).

Medical insurance of some sort. Bringing a family? You will need to pay for their medical cover yourself.

Their selection days are only planned a couple of weeks or so before the day with subsequent changes to the date, time and venue after the candidates have been invited and made travel plans. Successful on day one? Please hang around for a few days, we're still trying to arrange sim slots. It might be 3, 4 or 5 days after day 1. The good news is, in addition to cash, most payment cards are accepted when you pay for your medical as part of the selection process.
terd_ferguson is offline  
Old 3rd Jul 2014, 05:30
  #5 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Jun 2002
Location: Skull Island
Posts: 937
Terd, thanks for that I wasn't interested but now even less. So you cough 50 percent of the money, are they going to refund you if you do the 5 year bond time?.
2.2Mill plus Looks like a Penalty clause which good luck to them getting that Back after say 2 or 3 years Prove that is financial damage to your Airline after you been earning as a line Captain plus you have already coughed up 50 percent of Training cost, Who dreams up this type of agreement.

Yep love the B777 but Defo not that despo, I will stay were I am tks.

FYI info KMI, I got 34 days annual leave, Medical paid and Housing allowance 85,000 THB pm on top of salary.
kwaiyai is offline  
Old 3rd Jul 2014, 08:38
  #6 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: East of 26L
Posts: 151
NokScoot, countless number of times changing the times/venues so I gave up plus that bond put me off.
I heard Angkor are also in town looking??

Last edited by chai ja; 3rd Jul 2014 at 09:54.
chai ja is offline  
Old 4th Jul 2014, 13:37
  #7 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Jun 2002
Location: Skull Island
Posts: 937
fish

It will be interesting to see how they get around the DCAT when they are hiring foreign crew with no experience on type. I am pretty sure seconding 777 crew from SIN will be no problem though if its true.
Chai Ja is that bondage guy or whatever his name is, he still calling people?,
Nuf said,

Last edited by kwaiyai; 4th Jul 2014 at 15:07.
kwaiyai is offline  
Old 6th Jul 2014, 07:28
  #8 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: My Kitchen...
Posts: 85
First Triple on the ground as of a day or two ago. Needs a paint job, still in SQ stripes.
b747heavy is offline  
Old 6th Jul 2014, 18:12
  #9 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Jul 2014
Location: singapore
Age: 32
Posts: 4
They are taking over SQ's 777 right? From what I know they are starting off with 1 aircraft initially. Any idea what is the eventual fleet size?
lizhien is offline  
Old 24th Jul 2014, 21:42
  #10 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Aug 2000
Location: UK
Posts: 14
Does anyone have any information on the sim detail?

Hi all,

I have a sim assessment coming up for NokScoot.

Does anyone have any information on the sim detail?

Info appreciated.

Nomad
744 NOMAD is offline  

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.