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Old 22nd Sep 2018, 21:55
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Bamboo Air

Any info regarding this new company ?
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Old 23rd Sep 2018, 05:35
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People with some degree of insight say it's going forward, lots of money behind.
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Old 23rd Sep 2018, 14:00
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No AOC as of yet... could it be a case of all smoke and mirrors?
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Old 29th Sep 2018, 13:28
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Any more updates on the Bamboo AOC and planned start date?
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Old 15th Nov 2018, 10:58
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Old 15th Nov 2018, 11:46
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it will soon branch out but its roots are in Asia!!!
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Old 19th Nov 2018, 14:33
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Bamboo Airways eyeing 29 December launch

19 NOVEMBER, 2018
SOURCE: FLIGHT GLOBAL
BY: GREG WALDRON
SINGAPORE

Vietnam startup carrier Bamboo Airways is eyeing 29 December for its first flight, which would keep with its timeline of starting operations before the end of the year.

The 29 December date was disclosed by parent FLC Group in a statement related to an agreement between it and state-owned companies Petrolimix, Petrolimix Aviation Fuel and Petrolimix Insurance.

Petrolimix Aviation Fuel will support the airline’s fuel, and the insurance arm will be the airline’s preferred insurance provider. In turn, the two units will make Bamboo their preferred provider.

The statement adds that Bamboo will start operations with 10 aircraft, growing to 20 in the first quarter of 2019.

Bamboo Airways received its air transport business licence in early November, but still needs an air operators’ certificate before launching services.

The carrier had planned to start services on 10 October, but this date passed without a launch, apparently owing to holdups with its AOC.

Bamboo's website is not yet selling tickets. As for the route network, the airline plans to link Northeast Asia to FLC resorts in secondary Vietnamese cities such as Quang Ninh, Hai Phong, Thanh Hoa, Binh Dinh, Quang Binh, Phu Quoc, and Nha Trang. Eventually it hopes to operate services to Europe and North America.

In a recent interview posted on FLC’s website, Bamboo vice-president and general manager Duong Thi Mai Hoa said the company is closely monitoring its AOC application. She adds that the company has been adding personnel and technical capabilities in preparation for a launch.

She reiterated that the carrier will offer full-service amenities, but be cost competitive with low-cost carriers.

Flight Fleets Analyzer shows that three aircraft are scheduled to start leases with Bamboo in the coming months - one A319 and two A320s that are listed as stored and managed by Standard Chartered Aviation Finance. The three jets are powered by International Aero Engines V2500 engines.

The airline will also take three A320neos from the orderbook of CDB Aviation, which are expected to enter service from July to November 2019.

In addition, Bamboo has letters of intent for 20 Boeing 787-9s and 24 A321neos.
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Old 19th Nov 2018, 21:34
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Are they hiring pilots?
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Old 21st Nov 2018, 15:30
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I have just received skype interview call from them, looking for a guideline to study
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Old 15th Feb 2019, 04:53
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They was supposed to be the highest payer in Vietnam, now the salary they offer is super low and is actually behind VNA, for expats anyway...

They was hiring guys without even sim check... I think they are not the serious player like it seemed a few months ago.
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Old 15th Feb 2019, 10:10
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I got email from FCI saying no sim check,11k USD PM plus some other stuff. Ive deleted it otherwise
would paste here. I am not interested personally as heard to much from Contacts in VN
and nearby about this lot ald.
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Old 15th Feb 2019, 11:37
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Hi Guys, anything else from this company? I've done the online test and I have a Skype Interview next week. Could anyone say a little more about roster, bases and also, about the skype interview?
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Old 17th Feb 2019, 23:16
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Definitely up and running now. Bamboo call signs every day on the airwaves. Several have gone to Boo from my company already, more to follow.
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Old 18th Feb 2019, 00:03
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Bamboo is growing fast, and jetstar pacific will be replaced by VinAir, owned by Holding giant Vin Group.
lots of 320 jobs with the lowest salaries of the region.
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Old 18th Feb 2019, 10:45
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Aaah, the old Bamboo.
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Old 18th Feb 2019, 14:33
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The salary as I heard is the average salary for pilots in Vietnam. 7 for FO and 11 for Cpt. The
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Old 20th Feb 2019, 04:34
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Yeah I’ve done the online, but they are super busy, I think with the recruiting. Like most start up LCC Airlines I think.
i believe some Skype Interviews have been cancelled.
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Old 25th Feb 2019, 23:33
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Hi Gang,

could any any share the Skype interview type questions? Tech,Behavioural, ?
PM if you wish..
cheers and happy travels
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Old 26th Feb 2019, 08:47
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I had a look at these Conditions and just want to ask guys if there really going through with it... these Ts and Cs are pathetic...Vietnam is not a cheap place to live like it was around 10yrs ago...even VNA and Jetstar are way better in $ and commuting..This is disgraceful, what are some off you guys thinking, but i guess thats the game now, guys will take a good pounding to be a pilot...cant wait to get out off the game
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