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Old 11th Apr 2020, 11:52
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Peach Aviation

Dear all,

Anyone here working for Peach Aviation could provide any information about the company, like working and training environment, conversion course duration, take home salary, etc?

Thanks in advance! ​
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Old 15th Apr 2020, 15:51
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Yes. Any info would be much appreciated.
Thanks y’all
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Old 20th Apr 2020, 06:27
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Hi all,

Also after Peach info from Peach pilots preferably re info on the screening process and simulator testing, interview, medical and if there was psychometric compass type testing?

Also info on JCAB ATPL, A320 type rating if NTR, line training and quality of training etc. if anyone can help.

Thanks. Much appreciated.
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Old 20th Apr 2020, 10:35
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I saw the terms and conditions for Peach sent by an agency. So they assume that you will spent only half of the commuting allowance for commute and advertise the yearly bonus, which is not guaranteed, as a monthly installment. Removing that, I must say I was not very impressed. Unless there is something I am missing...
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Old 20th Apr 2020, 11:04
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Originally Posted by FlyHigher View Post
I saw the terms and conditions for Peach sent by an agency. So they assume that you will spent only half of the commuting allowance for commute and advertise the yearly bonus, which is not guaranteed, as a monthly installment. Removing that, I must say I was not very impressed. Unless there is something I am missing...
I suspect there will be a substantial number of type rated, recently unemployed Captains for whom the figures will be fine and dandy. Just a guess.

Whether there actually will be any positions for gaijin in Japan in the months/maybe years ahead....anyone's guess for now.
Suppose depends whether your're optimist, pessimist or realist.

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Old 20th Apr 2020, 12:38
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Yes, of course. I am not considering leaving my present company. I was just curious as they keep sending e-mail with terms and conditions for several airlines.
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Old 20th Apr 2020, 21:46
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Some contract companies going fishing to increase their data base, some will try and make you sign exclusive contracts to act as sole agent - for positions that may not really exist or may exist...one day.

Japanese contracts have never been at the top end dollar wise and subject to win/lose on exchange rates but seen as reasonably good conditions, fairly honest dealings regards payments etc and if you can play the game their way ops wise then fairly stable.

All just IMHO of course.
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Old 23rd Apr 2020, 19:12
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It seems that all interviews with Peach has now been moved to Skype for assessment during this time.
Had an initial Skype with their HR people, pretty much just questions about past expierneinec haw you would fit in with the Japanese culture?

They were very adamant that there would be no flight home once you start with training , which may take up to six months.

Just wondering how the Skype interview with they Flight Crew would be conducted.

Any info would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 14th May 2020, 21:14
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Originally Posted by Albun View Post
It seems that all interviews with Peach has now been moved to Skype for assessment during this time.
Had an initial Skype with their HR people, pretty much just questions about past expierneinec haw you would fit in with the Japanese culture?

They were very adamant that there would be no flight home once you start with training , which may take up to six months.

Just wondering how the Skype interview with they Flight Crew would be conducted.

Any info would be greatly appreciated.
Iím interested as well in getting more information about what to expect during Skype interview.
if someone can share more information I will be glad.
also regarding expansion how many pilots they expect to contract, how many airplanes on order...,

thank you in advance
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Old 15th May 2020, 03:51
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All Japanese operators make it clear from day 1 that commuting (eg. going home) is ONLY available once checked out onto the line. Most agencies fail to inform their candidates about this.

Also having family over during training falls into two categories: it's either totally frowned upon or accepted on a "don't ask don't tell" basis. However accommodation provided is far too small for other than a couple staying in, in any case. Just another fact agencies fail to disclose.

Training is not easy either, high failure rate, as i hear.

Bottom line: expats are a necessity in aviation over there or at least were pre-covid19. I'm not sure about the future, but i have my doubts if it picks up again for the next year or two.

All of the above is second hand info from expat friends working over there at various Japanese operators, but hey this is PPRuNe.
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Old 15th May 2020, 09:36
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Originally Posted by j.nips View Post
All Japanese operators make it clear from day 1 that commuting (eg. going home) is ONLY available once checked out onto the line. Most agencies fail to inform their candidates about this.

Also having family over during training falls into two categories: it's either totally frowned upon or accepted on a "don't ask don't tell" basis. However accommodation provided is far too small for other than a couple staying in, in any case. Just another fact agencies fail to disclose.

Training is not easy either, high failure rate, as i hear.

Bottom line: expats are a necessity in aviation over there or at least were pre-covid19. I'm not sure about the future, but i have my doubts if it picks up again for the next year or two.

All of the above is second hand info from expat friends working over there at various Japanese operators, but hey this is PPRuNe.
thank you. And why the failure rate is so high? Is for all the airlines the same?
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Old 15th May 2020, 12:45
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AFAIK personal attitude is the main driver for failures. Not being Japanese "compatible" so i heard, whatever it means. That's how some of the guys put it for me. Also each and every company has to show the authority a failure rate as it wouldn't be normal according to their books that everyone or most of trainees pass. Some companies don't have their own checkers so the authority is doing the job for them. It must have something to do with the culture I guess.
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Old 15th May 2020, 13:08
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Tax is severe. An agency advised expect 38.5% tax on everything except layover allowances and ground transport allowances, both of which are not worth much anyway. Everything else is taxed including the allowance for the flight home. I guess you either accept it and don’t complain, or not go.
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