Scoot Airlines Hiring Non-Rated Captains & First Officers – Singapore

Captain

Job Description

 

Other than fun and excitement, the job encompasses:

  • Ensure the safety of passengers, other crew members and the aircraft
  • Serve the company in any part of the world and on any of the routes served by the company, including the operation of special or chartered flights, passenger or freighter aircraft.
  • Undertake ground handling, in accordance with the ground handling course conducted for pilots, at stations where the aircraft has diverted to and/or where the company has not engaged a contractor to provide ground handling services for the type of aircraft you’re serving on; and perform such other duties in the air and on the ground as the company may reasonably require of a Captain.

Required Experience

  • Min. 2000 total flight hours in command on commercial jet aircraft.
  • Preference will be given to applicants with Glass Cockpit/Flight Management Systems experience.
  • Pilots without a B777 rating will undergo a conversion and be expected to fund 50% of the costs.

First Officer

Job Description

Other than fun and excitement, the job encompasses:

  • Ensure the safety of passengers, other crew members and the aircraft
  • Serve the company in any part of  the world and on any of the routes served by the company, including the operation of special or chartered flights, passenger or freighter aircraft.
  • Undertake ground handling, in accordance with the ground handling course conducted for pilots, at stations where the aircraft has diverted to and/or where the company has not engaged a contractor to provide ground handling services for the type of aircraft you’re serving on; and perform such other duties in the air and on the ground as the company may reasonably require of a First Officer.

Required Experience

  • Min. 1500 total flight hours on commercial jet aircraft.
  • Preference will be given to applicants with Glass Cockpit/Flight Management Systems experience.
  • Pilots without a B777 rating will undergo a conversion and be expected to fund 50% of the costs.

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Nok Air and Scoot get together to create a new Airline

Nok Air - Boeing 737-800

Thailand’s Nok Air and Singapore’s Scoot plan to set up a new budget carrier in Bangkok amid growing demand for low-cost travel in the region.

The airline, will be called NokScoot and operate on medium and long-haul routes.

Both companies will make an initial joint investment of S$80m ($64m, £39m)

Nok Air, which is Thailand’s second-largest budget carrier, will own up to 51% of the venture.

Nok Air Chief Executive Officer Patee Sarasin said they were “excited” at expanding overseas.

“It has always been Nok’s goal to offer Thais more choice and more value, of which this venture is yet another example. We’re also excited at the opportunity to encourage more inbound tourists, to boost the Thai economy,” he said.

Scoot Airlines - Boeing 777-300Scoot Chief Executive Officer Campbell Wilson added: “Thailand is Asia’s premier tourist destination and logical hub for Scoot to expand to.”

Rival budget carrier Tiger Airways also announced plans on Monday to form a new low-cost airline, this time in Taiwan.

It plans to set up Tigerair Taiwan through a joint venture with China Airlines, Taiwan’s biggest carrier.

Tigerair said it would hold a 10% stake in the new company, which is aimed at tapping the budget-conscious travel market in North Asia.

Tiger Airways, which is majority-owned by Singapore Airlines, also announced an agreement to enhance connectivity between flights with India’s Spicejet, and to form a partnership with Scoot.

Shares in Singapore-listed Tiger Airways rose by about 3%, bucking an overall drop in the broader market.

 Source:  BBC News

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