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Old 1st Apr 2019, 23:07
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Originally Posted by runsi View Post


I would like to get some details as well. What can a DEC expect to make. What are the bases? What is the roster like?
DEC can expect around 9000 Euros net of tax, bases can be at any major airport within Europe - business class on all majors on available basis. Roosters have improved a lot, as of lately, and the latest CoS now offers 5/4 on/off duty. The experience level of the F/Os and S/Os have increased as of lately, and you do not need to feel burdened with the higher work load no more. Nobody is really leaving this outfit anymore, as things are simply too good to be true. Anything else you'd like to know please do ask, I will be around here to answer. Also, I have a direct connection with the recruitment department with this awesome company, so I might be able to help. Best regards,

Capril.
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Old 2nd Apr 2019, 09:44
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Capril are you working in the management of smartlynx or for the agency in link with them?
As far as I know the conditions are :
The rate is 250 euros/d (not 9000 euros/month net). On this you can expect 2 months at home with no money during winter. On this you have to pay the tax and social security by your self.
Moreover you will not fly in business class during your travels, I don't know where you got this information. They book you a flight when they decide you to be transfered from one base to an other that's all. Ifyou want to go home during your day off the cost is for you and you have to take your luggage with you as the room at the hotel is not booked during your days off anymore.
At the moment my feeling is that smartlynx has the worst contract on the market.
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Old 2nd Apr 2019, 10:03
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The date in which Klimax made his post should ring a bell or two.
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Old 2nd Apr 2019, 11:10
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Originally Posted by dirk85 View Post
The date in which Klimax made his post should ring a bell or two.
Indeed... 🔔
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Old 7th Apr 2019, 20:53
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Klimax, are you able to confirm your information? It is very much at odds to all the other posts regarding Smartlynx conditions. Your fellow pilots (?) use this seriously please donít yank their chains.
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Old 7th Apr 2019, 22:50
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It's an April fool's joke
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Old 8th Apr 2019, 08:15
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Aprils fool. For heavens sake!

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Old 8th Apr 2019, 08:16
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Originally Posted by ShotOne View Post
Klimax, are you able to confirm your information? It is very much at odds to all the other posts regarding Smartlynx conditions. Your fellow pilots (?) use this seriously please donít yank their chains.
Aprils FOOL mate. For heavens sake!
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Old 10th Jul 2019, 19:15
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I wrote in other Smartlynx group but I will post it here too.

Anyone in the company (or having current information) and can tell what would be situation in Autumn 2019 and Winter 2020. They have type rating courses in October and November 2019 however what I read from above and willing to know whether starting line training would be possible before spring 2020 in case of contract offer after TR. How about yearly flying hours, is it too bad as it is stated above regarding to Winter months?
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Old 5th Aug 2019, 14:01
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hello, just wondering if someone knows about their type rating programme and if it's possible to get hired after. thanks
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Old 7th Aug 2019, 15:51
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I think your find they make money from those courses and sometimes they hire a few people. So its a bit hit and miss ...

If you hired its through agencies like mountain high. You don't get any benefits, need to cover your own taxes and you don't get paid when not flying. Might be okay for a few months to get 500 hours and then leave but nota place with a good reputation for taking care of employees.
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Old 7th Aug 2019, 15:56
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Up ! I've been reading quite a lot about this airlines but couldn't find any info regarding their type rating course. Do they offer employment before starting the course, or is it easy to get a contract after it ? Are many trainees working for SL after the type rating ? Thanks !
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Old 3rd Sep 2019, 21:57
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Hey guys,

Anyone starting A320 type rating in October with SL?
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Old 17th Sep 2019, 22:42
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Hello guys,
I'm considering to do a TR with them, does anyone have more up to date infos about the possibility to get recruited after ?
Any other plans if it doesn't go as expected ?
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Old 17th Sep 2019, 23:01
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What's the deal with them? 30k for the type rating and then if you get recruited it's 100 euro a day? It's ACMI, so you might be living in different hotels for long periods. The problem is, will they recruit you or not?
They had an incident in Tallinn a couple of years ago during a base training exercise.
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Old 18th Sep 2019, 08:51
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Originally Posted by Banana Joe View Post
What's the deal with them? 30k for the type rating and then if you get recruited it's 100 euro a day? It's ACMI, so you might be living in different hotels for long periods. The problem is, will they recruit you or not?
They had an incident in Tallinn a couple of years ago during a base training exercise.
I can imagine, not the best place for sure, I was wondering the likelyhood to get hired after.
I'm open to everything, even not being paid for getting experience.
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Old 18th Sep 2019, 09:37
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Originally Posted by Pinuz89 View Post
I'm open to everything, even not being paid for getting experience.
precisely the reason why terms and conditions are in the gutter
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Old 18th Sep 2019, 14:02
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That's a good way to turn many future colleagues against you...
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Old 18th Sep 2019, 22:04
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Originally Posted by Banana Joe View Post
That's a good way to turn many future colleagues against you...
indeed, stop supporting pay2fly!
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Old 19th Sep 2019, 09:41
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Chances to get hired after type rating depends on many circumstances. Now it is season end, many F/O's which are over 500 hrs or 1500hrs will go to better companies. Also, depends on airline's next season planning. This high season they reached their highest number of A/C ever it should be around 23/24. I don't know if they will ever go above this number. To me 24-25 A/C seems like ACMI operator maximum unless they got more long term wet lease businesses. Also this autumn and winter there will be cadets in TR which are trained for Smartlynx since the beginning of their ATPL. I think they will get priority to get hired over other TR students. However, I still believe that at least half of the TR people will be hired as F/O considering the data from previous years.
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