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Old 20th May 2022, 00:55
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I am currently out and I don't plan on returning to such a hostile environment and sincerely I am sure they will never change their attitude... so feel free to try but just be aware of your choice.
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Old 21st May 2022, 07:29
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Yes, you should ask their approval. I have been home several times during this covid period because of family problem and the always aloud me.
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Old 23rd May 2022, 03:11
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Why on Earth would you ask a employer for permission to do something on your leave? That's slavery. You're a slave.

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Old 23rd May 2022, 11:06
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Just to give some positive heads up. It's not all as bad as others write. At least not on my fleet.
With 787 fleet things start to get going quite ok.
We get now monthly roster, averaging 50-60h a month which pays close to 10k usd net. Plenty of free time. Of course 10k is well below the market but that money can give a good life in VN while waiting for the market to improve.
Operations might be messy but flying for Bamboo is super relaxed. Vietnamese very friendly.
Regarding the release letter you can get one the next day provided you pay the notice period. Otherwise it goes pro rated. No problems with that whatsoever.
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Old 10th Aug 2022, 12:38
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Any change in Bamboo since May? Apparently, they are very desperate for experienced Captains on A320. I would really appreciate feedback prior to continuing with their entry process. From what people wrote though it doesn't sound at all appealing.
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Old 11th Aug 2022, 05:56
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Any change in Bamboo since May? Apparently, they are very desperate for experienced Captains on A320. I would really appreciate feedback prior to continuing with their entry process. From what people wrote though it doesn't sound at all appealing.
While the rest of the world is revising their packages upwards, this company is trying the opposite. So no, nothing has changed.
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Old 11th Aug 2022, 11:54
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Any change in Bamboo since May? Apparently, they are very desperate for experienced Captains on A320. I would really appreciate feedback prior to continuing with their entry process. From what people wrote though it doesn't sound at all appealing.
Still below industry average salary with shitty HR giving shitty excuses for not going back to precovid salary. Vietjet pilots earn almost 1.5 times more with contract option of 6.2 as compared to 8.2 here. And the salary is based on your flying hours. Nothing has really changed.
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Old 11th Aug 2022, 13:45
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Still below industry average salary with shitty HR giving shitty excuses for not going back to precovid salary. Vietjet pilots earn almost 1.5 times more with contract option of 6.2 as compared to 8.2 here. And the salary is based on your flying hours. Nothing has really changed.
Thank you for your input, just so you know, Vietjet are currently on the search for suitable people and forming a pool. They will start recruitment in a few months they said ( whatever that means), So I believe Asia will soon be opening up with better terms.
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Old 12th Aug 2022, 10:16
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Any change in Bamboo since May? Apparently, they are very desperate for experienced Captains on A320. I would really appreciate feedback prior to continuing with their entry process. From what people wrote though it doesn't sound at all appealing.
Just heard they screwed the 787 expats by giving them another paycut a week back (mind you this is on top of the many revisions downwards since they started operations) and they gave the locals a payrise.

This company are lead by gangsters.
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Old 13th Aug 2022, 07:06
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Originally Posted by Chrphil View Post
Thank you for your input, just so you know, Vietjet are currently on the search for suitable people and forming a pool. They will start recruitment in a few months they said ( whatever that means), So I believe Asia will soon be opening up with better terms.
they're waiting for Chinese market to reopen.
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Old 13th Aug 2022, 15:52
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That is a long way off yetÖ could be years away
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Old 19th Aug 2022, 07:57
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A Bamboo 787 has been sitting in Sydney for a few days now. According to flightaware itís outbound service was cancelled on Wednesday and now itís on a remote bay and hasnít moved. Word on the street that itís been repoíd by the lessor.
And yet they are desperate to hire more people! Simply doesn't make any sense, I have declined their offer very recently purely due to the comments herein and I have also sent them a link to this thread so that they know how people feel about them. I have also linked the agency to this thread so that they also know why people aren't interested in the positions they publish on Bamboo.
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Old 3rd Sep 2022, 23:02
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Old 3rd Sep 2022, 23:02
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A Bamboo 787 has been sitting in Sydney for a few days now. According to flightaware itís outbound service was cancelled on Wednesday and now itís on a remote bay and hasnít moved. Word on the street that itís been repoíd by the lessor.
thats true. 2 of their 3 787s were repossessed by Chinese lessors due to defaulting on payments. They also have been defaulting on payments everywhere, even with AIIMS crew roster. Its been their strategy to delay payments to everyone including employees until the very last moment.
Recently they sent information to crew that they ran out of cutlery and table clothes and so crew wont be given this stuff during their meals 😂. The shittiest part of this company is the HR, run by Ms. TRANG who actually behaves like a gangster and has zero knowledge of aviation
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Old 8th Sep 2022, 17:43
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And yet they are desperate to hire more people! Simply doesn't make any sense, I have declined their offer very recently purely due to the comments herein and I have also sent them a link to this thread so that they know how people feel about them. I have also linked the agency to this thread so that they also know why people aren't interested in the positions they publish on Bamboo.
It was revealed by management that before even covid happened, in order to attract pilots.. that HR came out with the package, which the Board of Directors approved. BUT with NO INTENTION OF HONOURING.

When covid happened, it was just convenient for them to use it as an excuse not to honour any thing in the contract.

​​​​​Now with covid on the other side of the curve,.. where other airlines are scrambling to keep their staff and restoring salary... This company had the audacity to cut 787 Pilots salary in August.. back dating it back to May.

Soon they will advertise a mediocre package because they are trying to add another few aircraft... but when you join you will never come even close to what was signed in the contract.

The recent grounding of one of the 787s in SYD becos of delayed payment in rental arrays clearly shows they will do anything to try not to pay. BTW the aircraft was grounded a second time when it returned because they again refused to pay.

That's Bamboo Airways for you.
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Old 9th Sep 2022, 07:00
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Thank you for your input, just so you know, Vietjet are currently on the search for suitable people and forming a pool. They will start recruitment in a few months they said ( whatever that means), So I believe Asia will soon be opening up with better terms.

Its a wise choice.

HR say they raised it vs their previous salary by 3% (wow.. BIG DEAL) BUT THAT'S if you get to fly 75%.. With only 3 aircraft, no one hits that kind of hours therefore these guys are planets away from what was on contract salary.

Contracted salary was never honoured. Never even came close.

But best of all when you do around 40-50hours (which is what the 787 guys usually do) they will take another salary drop of a few hundred USD compared to their COVID package (not the original package).

Guys who signed their original contract during covid were offered guaranteed hours and at least Ĺ more.

​​​​​​Of cos no one ever saw it...

After joining, company circular sent to you saying sorry, times are bad your pay reduced by 50%..please help the company.

Now times are better.. Still sorry.. CEO in jail and we owe everyone money. Even though flights are all full now and we are making money but not enough to go around. So continue sucking eggs.






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Old 14th Sep 2022, 22:08
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Can anybody tell how is the situation for A320 F/O?
What are the packages and avg flying hours and roster patterns and so on pls..
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Old 4th Oct 2022, 19:55
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I would also be interested if anybody has more information about A320 F/O situation. They seem to be hiring many people at the moment.
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Old 7th Oct 2022, 15:46
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Recruitment

Not sure what is going on with them Had 3 course dates cancelled at short notice, and now told not expecting any new start dates till early 2023. Very un reliable and disorganised
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Old 8th Oct 2022, 16:02
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Cadet a320

Hi was wondering if anyone had experienced with bamboo a320 cadet fo. Recently got accepted but still unsure if I should go ahead and sign the contract
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