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Old 5th Aug 2017, 17:53   #1 (permalink)
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SIA looking for flightcrew...

SIA looking for fresh meat. Direct entry First Officer (non-rated) Direct second Officer and Cadets.

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Struggling Singapore Airlines Offers Crew Unpaid Leave
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SIA looking for fresh meat. Direct entry First Officer (non-rated) Direct second Officer and Cadets.

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but then..


Struggling Singapore Airlines Offers Crew Unpaid Leave
The unpaid leave are offered to cabin crew and not the pilots! The length of the unpaid leave is from as short as 5 days to 3 months for those interested.
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Only cadets and SOs on the website.
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I think SIA would be prudent and wise if it re thought it's expat intake policy.
The world's a fast changing scenario and SIA should adapt with equal nimbleness in order to keep ahead of the game.
DEC and DEFO's are the future. Any airline investing in these two commodities owns the future.
And history has already proven these words !
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Old 12th Aug 2017, 17:10   #5 (permalink)
 
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I think SIA would be prudent and wise if it re thought it's expat intake policy.
The world's a fast changing scenario and SIA should adapt with equal nimbleness in order to keep ahead of the game.
DEC and DEFO's are the future. Any airline investing in these two commodities owns the future.
And history has already proven these words !
SIA currently has an excess of about 70+ Capts and more than 100+ plus FOs are waiting for their upgrade. DECs won't happen anytime soon as SQ has enough FOs to fill the slots.
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Old 13th Aug 2017, 12:56   #6 (permalink)
 
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SIA currently has an excess of about 70+ Capts and more than 100+ plus FOs are waiting for their upgrade. DECs won't happen anytime soon as SQ has enough FOs to fill the slots.
Any plans to lay off pilots or send them to Scoot?

Is it true that all expat SIA Cargo pilots are compulsorily leaving next year?
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Old 14th Aug 2017, 00:31   #7 (permalink)
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Top Gun Pilot 797 - No one knows better than SIA about employing DEC captains and FO's, they have, to my knowledge, a near sixty year history of such employment. Should they ever decide to go the expat route again, (which looks very doubtful, see etops777 post #5), you can rest assured that SIA will do it their way! You may also rest assured that as soon as the mainland Chinese airlines complete their expansion and have enough locals trained up the expat work force will be out over night.
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Old 14th Aug 2017, 01:36   #8 (permalink)
 
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Yes Para, Your right there. I was lucky and survived until 62, only because of my end of contact date. Btw there are alot of expats in Scoot, i think on local terms and their Chief Pilot is expat.
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Any plans to lay off pilots or send them to Scoot?

Is it true that all expat SIA Cargo pilots are compulsorily leaving next year?
Scoot is currently full on the 787.

The expat on the cargo side has been given 6 months to look for a new job. When all of the expat on the cargo leaves, SQ would have sort out the excess issues on the mainline.
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DEFO for 330/777 was taken down just one day after listing the ad
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Application for Direct First Officers is back on the main SQ website. Any thoughts on this guys?
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Are pilots still getting a first class meal , course by course ?
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Application for Direct First Officers is back on the main SQ website. Any thoughts on this guys?
SQ is moving into RPIC soon. Very soon.
They dont need captains till at least ..God knows when
So they need beefing up of First officers...and if anyone hoping to come in to get promoted to Captain within a few years, well you have to apply for it under a new scheme and wait and wait.
Even their own guys have been told its gonna be a long wait for command.
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Are they hiring expats now ?
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Are they hiring expats now ?
SIA is not hiring any expats at the moment. The FOs currently in the system are facing a very long wait to command.
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SIA is not hiring any expats at the moment. The FOs currently in the system are facing a very long wait to command.
Thank you for your reply.
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Old 26th Aug 2017, 03:21   #17 (permalink)
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SIA is not hiring any expats at the moment. The FOs currently in the system are facing a very long wait to command.
Is that not due to SIA internal requirements for an FO to have a number of PF sectors before being upgraded.

Many FOs chose the route of higher pay on long haul aircraft getting few sectors resulting in a long drawn out time before being eligible fir a command upgrade.

My understanding one of factors to be eligible they ask for is 500 PF sectors, which many would say is even insufficient to handle a transport category aircraft to its limits.
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Is that not due to SIA internal requirements for an FO to have a number of PF sectors before being upgraded.

Many FOs chose the route of higher pay on long haul aircraft getting few sectors resulting in a long drawn out time before being eligible fir a command upgrade.

My understanding one of factors to be eligible they ask for is 500 PF sectors, which many would say is even insufficient to handle a transport category aircraft to its limits.
There are many FOs that have reached the requirements! The reason for the delay now is the excess capts. The current excess is about 60+ Capts.
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Is that not due to SIA internal requirements for an FO to have a number of PF sectors before being upgraded.

Many FOs chose the route of higher pay on long haul aircraft getting few sectors resulting in a long drawn out time before being eligible fir a command upgrade.

My understanding one of factors to be eligible they ask for is 500 PF sectors, which many would say is even insufficient to handle a transport category aircraft to its limits.
Where did the 500PF come from? I think you better get your facts right before such a post..it can cause heart attack for many!
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