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Old 3rd Apr 2019, 08:10
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Wife wants to move to Singapore, I need a job ;-)

Hi guys,

wondering if anyone has some info for me regarding DEC jobs in Singapore?

I am currently CPT A320c with easyJet but my wife wants to emigrate. Somehow she is attracted to Singapore, I donít mind too much. Anywhere warmer climate then Northern Europe is fine for me!!

I was wondering if someone can tell me about DEC jobs with SIA or Scoot/Tiger. Well SIA would be DEFO ofcourse which I would also consider as long if there would be a change to get command back again there.

Also would like to find out about the recruitment processes over there if known :-)!!
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Old 5th Apr 2019, 18:56
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AeroProfessional are pleased to announce that we are
recruiting A320 Captains & First Officers for Scoot in Singapore. This is
an excellent opportunity offering a competitive package for anyone who is
keen to relocate to Singapore and is looking for a new challenge.

The
requirements set by Scoot are as follows;

Captain
- Total Flight Time =
3500+
- 1000 PIC on multi-engine jet or Turbine with a MTOW of 50,000kg or
more
- Minimum 500 PIC on A320

First Officer
- Total Flight Time =
1500+
- Minimum of 1000 hours on civil registered transport aircraft
certified for multi-crew operation & minimum of 500 hours on A320


Should this be something that interests you, donít hesitate to give
me a call on +44 1252 750 400 to discuss this further.

I look forward to
hearing your thoughts.


Kind regards,
George
Henson

Resourcer
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Old 5th Apr 2019, 20:54
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Don't mate, you'll regret it. I'm busy beating my head in the wall for choosing WOW Air over Ezy two years ago...
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Old 6th Apr 2019, 11:53
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A DEC on the A320 would be available with Jetstar in Singapore. Another option would be Royal Brunei in Bandar Seri Begawan 2 hours east of Singapore and could lead to a B787 opportunity.
Good luck,
Ron
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Old 6th Apr 2019, 16:08
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there is BAMBOO AIRWAYS in Vietnam..
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Old 6th Apr 2019, 23:31
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I'd seriously suggest some thorough research on the cost of living in Singapore, and how the hell you are supposed to manage it on a contract salary. If it is just the two of you and you'd like to live in a small apartment, you may be able to make it work but you won't retire on much. If it is a family of 4 and 2 kids that need school, you will struggle to make ends meet with any reasonable quality of life, and you will retire on nothing. We left for this very fact.
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Old 7th Apr 2019, 03:01
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Originally Posted by dogsfatass View Post
I'd seriously suggest some thorough research on the cost of living in Singapore, and how the hell you are supposed to manage it on a contract salary. If it is just the two of you and you'd like to live in a small apartment, you may be able to make it work but you won't retire on much. If it is a family of 4 and 2 kids that need school, you will struggle to make ends meet with any reasonable quality of life, and you will retire on nothing. We left for this very fact.
Please seriously consider what dogsfatass has described. His reasonings are valid and accurate.

And if you are seriously want a better life please re-consider what your wife wants ( i.e to be in Singapore).

Coming to Singapore for holidays and living in Singapore is two different things. If u are seriously considering the latter please do the math for the cost livings before coming over.

And finally, whatever you do, joining SCOOT Tigerair will be the LAST thing u want to do, IF u want to look for a "greener" pasture. You will be too tired to do anything if u join this gig, not to mention the below average salary that is offered. To top it all off, working conditions and environment in this gig, is by far one of the worst in the market.

I am confident u will find something better.
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Old 7th Apr 2019, 03:56
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Low pay, hard work, high cost, unhappy wife. Forget kids, they are a liability.
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Old 7th Apr 2019, 08:01
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Originally Posted by dogsfatass View Post
I'd seriously suggest some thorough research on the cost of living in Singapore, and how the hell you are supposed to manage it on a contract salary. If it is just the two of you and you'd like to live in a small apartment, you may be able to make it work but you won't retire on much. If it is a family of 4 and 2 kids that need school, you will struggle to make ends meet with any reasonable quality of life, and you will retire on nothing. We left for this very fact.
dogfatass, really hit the nail, with the statement. Took the whole family there and moved out there after 6yrs had nothing to show for. Accept came close to a divorce....
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Old 21st Aug 2019, 11:21
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Wauw guys! Thanks for all that!
any suggestions where to go them if want to move somewhere exotic?
i know i might be spoiled with a job over here but we are so extremely fed up with *** (somewhere in europe). Taxes, shitty weather, shitty stressed people, etc ;-) !!!!
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Old 21st Aug 2019, 19:08
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I would take a look at Air Japan; you could commute to where ever you'd like in SE Asia.
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Old 22nd Aug 2019, 08:20
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Finance mate and his Banker Missus made a decent go of it till kids.
Down to one income (about 300K USD), and three boys in school, it quickly lost it's appeal.
They have now moved back to Melbourne and the boys have free school.
Both of them work, and the bank account is again climbing.

Living in SQ was killing them financially.

SQ, Scoot etc.. don't pay anything near what you he made. You don't have a chance.
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Old 23rd Aug 2019, 07:04
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Devil Singapore

Yes that is a key point....Is the Missues going to work or was it a decision taken after the Matinee show of Crazy Rich Asians
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Old 23rd Aug 2019, 11:37
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300K a year and cant survive in spore? Are you sure on that mate? People can live luxuriously with that kind of income
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Old 23rd Aug 2019, 12:29
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Agree HH. I’m always amused when I read people can’t survive on 250-300k salaries.
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Old 23rd Aug 2019, 14:58
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Well, 300k won't be enough for a Crazy Rich Asia wannabe!
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Old 23rd Aug 2019, 17:20
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Agreed! The cost of living is ridiculous! Singapore is very nice but don't expect to have any savings, or a car, or living space larger than 50sq meters, or a couple of beers by the waterfront!
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Old 23rd Aug 2019, 23:06
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Singapore is super nice but as most former colonies itís just out of control in terms of living expenses. I looked into it a few years ago while I was there, and I struggle to see how you can live comfortably with a family on a captain salary. Itís probably still ok if youíre in finance making big big bucks, but still Itís way too much.
But most importantly, never let the wife decide these things
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Old 24th Aug 2019, 00:28
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Let her go there then!
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Old 24th Aug 2019, 00:48
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Wife wants to move to Singapore

*golfclap


and what does the wife intend to do there exactly?


I asked my wife earlier this year were she would want to live,anywhere in the world.
She said right here (were we live now)
Sheís still my wife.
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