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Flyr is hiring in Norway

Old 12th Feb 2021, 17:16
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So basically to operate a B737 in Norway You need a James Bond type of experience ?
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Old 12th Feb 2021, 17:45
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This sort of reminds me of my first visit to Bardufoss on 16.02.65. It was snowing like hell and we broke out at minimums from a PAR approach. Landed on a runway with snow rolled flat with gravel scattered on top. On either side were snow banks about 10 - 15 feet high.

Next morning, we got ready to leave and there, with its nose buried deep in one of the snow banks was an SAS DC-7C. When they got it out, the nose gear was bent sideways.

I can remember thinking that we had probably done quite well compared to the highly-experienced local and very experienced airline but, as my long flying career evolved, I realised that it could have just as easily been me with my nose stuck in the snow drift.

If you want to have as successful a flying career as I had over 53 years, do not ever think that operating safely is easy and, if you are a "local", do not think that you are better than an astronaut.
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Old 10th Mar 2021, 08:16
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So, anybody a clue about what the pay might look like?
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Old 10th Mar 2021, 10:10
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FO: 350 000 NOK pa. CPT: 870 000 NOK pa. 215 working days, fully variable roster, pilot pays 20% of LoL. No commuting.
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Old 10th Mar 2021, 16:24
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So, for FOs it’s basically a voluntary role when you consider the cost of living in Norway. I’m sure they will be swamped with applications though.
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Old 10th Mar 2021, 19:11
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Let’s put it this way: I can apply for a job as a cashier at the grocery store down the road and earn quite a bit more for less work.
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Old 10th Mar 2021, 21:16
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is the 870000 nok after tax or before?
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Old 11th Mar 2021, 06:44
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Before tax.
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Old 11th Mar 2021, 21:26
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With Norwegian cost of living, that is really poor.
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Old 12th Mar 2021, 11:51
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Historically the FO salaries have been around 60% of a captain's salary. Recent years I have started to see numbers dropping to around 50%. I wonder if this will be the new post covid era where they lower the FO salaries even further. 40% of a Captain's salary is low and correct me if I am wrong but I think the baggage loaders make more money than this at Gardemoen. We haven't seen the flight duty and per diems yet and maybe they will compensate so you as an airline has lower base rate.
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Old 12th Mar 2021, 19:29
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Familiar agency... same tricks as Norwegian? Just contract pilots?


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Old 12th Mar 2021, 20:53
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You think the unions in Norway would make this impossible to happen.
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Old 12th Mar 2021, 21:43
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It's been made very clear that OSM are merely in charge of recruitment but that all positions will be direct employment with Flyr the mother company.
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Old 1st Jun 2021, 16:06
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"Flyr and the pilot union sign collective agreement"
Anyone has any details? Have they upped their game or are the dismal salary numbers cited in this thread still valid?
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Old 24th Feb 2022, 16:14
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Flyr still advertising for flight crew. Anyone got any info/experience with/about Flyr?
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Old 4th Jan 2023, 10:58
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anyone thinking about applying there as first officer with that kind of salary should get his head checked.
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Old 19th Jan 2023, 20:25
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Originally Posted by sunji View Post
anyone thinking about applying there as first officer with that kind of salary should get his head checked.
Not the same conditions anymore. Currently about double the old figures + better overall conditions.
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