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by Abercrombie
Sun, 17 Mar 2013 2:24 am
Forum: Airline Careers
Topic: SIA cabin crew
Replies: 30180
Views: 8442203

@snowss sad to say but SQ does not provide paid maternity leave for employees :( you'll have to quit once you get pregnant :( About 2 years ago they started to give paid maternity leave. Once pregnant you have to quit and get paid 2 months of maternity leave on your basic pay. If you were to be acc...
by Abercrombie
Thu, 28 Feb 2013 12:27 pm
Forum: Airline Careers
Topic: SIA cabin crew
Replies: 30180
Views: 8442203

Hi all, need some advice..i will be starting my training in end mar..tried to tender today but my superior asked if i could help them o ut for another month to tight over shortage of manpower..is it possible to delay my training in such cases? Is it acceptable? Its the best to join ASAP in case of ...
by Abercrombie
Mon, 29 Oct 2012 2:11 pm
Forum: Airline Careers
Topic: SIA cabin crew
Replies: 30180
Views: 8442203

Hi folks, just a small reminder; it's not easy to be a crew. It might be glamorous with all the envious eyes on you but you don't know how bad it is with the irregular pattern, jetlag, flu/fever every two to three days due to the change of temperature and of course the hardwork you have to deal wit...
by Abercrombie
Thu, 26 Jul 2012 9:19 am
Forum: Airline Careers
Topic: SIA cabin crew
Replies: 30180
Views: 8442203

wowww 1st aug and batch 40!!! looks like lots of people joining sq this year.. anyway welcome to the family! :) see u girls and guys onboard! :wink: The Airline is not expanding at this moment but so many new recruit - That's because many many crew resigned. More will be or had already resigned. So...
by Abercrombie
Fri, 01 Jun 2012 10:54 pm
Forum: Airline Careers
Topic: SIA cabin crew
Replies: 30180
Views: 8442203

I got the call from HR asking for confirmation of my availability today. However she told me to get a letter from my uni when i officially grad in 2 months (no cert yet). Didnt confirm anything else with me though. Someone from my groyp has already received confirmation to start flying. So this mus...
by Abercrombie
Tue, 29 May 2012 6:51 pm
Forum: Airline Careers
Topic: Scoot - SIA new budget airlines :)
Replies: 1205
Views: 453378

Hi guys! Got the email to do the profiling test! Any of you guys received it too? Btw any chances that we might not be able to make it too past this round? thnx! The Apollo Profiling is design to find the correct people for the job. There is no trick to it unless you can switch to a different chara...
by Abercrombie
Sat, 26 May 2012 1:11 am
Forum: Airline Careers
Topic: Help!!
Replies: 6
Views: 9718

Your birth mark on your face will get you disqualified. The tattoo is secondary but it does add negative instead of positive value to you, another reason for them to reject you. Sorry....
by Abercrombie
Sat, 26 May 2012 1:01 am
Forum: Airline Careers
Topic: Comparison of crew salaries
Replies: 31
Views: 74224

For SQ you should have S$45 -55K take home pay per year as a lowest rank FA. Don't have to fight over who get paid more or who are more educated. We need all kinds of people and profession for the economy to function properly. Go laugh and look down on the lower educated and low earner but Face the ...
by Abercrombie
Sat, 26 May 2012 12:33 am
Forum: Airline Careers
Topic: SIA Cabin Crew hair style
Replies: 2
Views: 12757

When you are in training do what the trainer tell you to, short hair or fake bun. Once you pass out you can do what you want as long as it look natural and nice for your hair :wink: As for time off during training its usually very difficult, case by case bascis. You have to apply for it once you sta...
by Abercrombie
Sat, 12 May 2012 3:31 am
Forum: Airline Careers
Topic: SIA cabin crew
Replies: 30180
Views: 8442203

Singapore Airlines Group (SIA) reported net income of S$ 336 ($ 269.5 million) for its fiscal year ended March 31, a 69% drop from a S$ 1.09 net profit in the prior year. Recruitment is due to large numbers of crew quitting. Why they quit you might ask, the answer is just the same for everyone who q...
by Abercrombie
Tue, 27 Mar 2012 2:59 pm
Forum: Airline Careers
Topic: SIA cabin crew
Replies: 30180
Views: 8442203

hi Abercrombie :) i started training this year :) my contract is 5 years which consists of the 1st 2 years being the bond. hope that helps answer your question :) Thks for the answer. Good to know that you are in training now, since you join this forum in 2008, that must have been 3 years of hard w...
by Abercrombie
Sun, 25 Mar 2012 2:54 am
Forum: Airline Careers
Topic: SIA cabin crew
Replies: 30180
Views: 8442203

To those who started training after end of Dec 11, is it ture that the bond is now 5 years? Please note that this is a question and not a fact yet.
by Abercrombie
Sun, 19 Feb 2012 11:24 pm
Forum: Airline Careers
Topic: SIA cabin crew
Replies: 30180
Views: 8442203

That has been discussed and shared many time in the previous post. It takes time and effort to typeout all those details but very sad that only a few people bothers to read or search for it.
by Abercrombie
Sat, 04 Feb 2012 9:39 pm
Forum: Airline Careers
Topic: SIA cabin crew
Replies: 30180
Views: 8442203

Hi, would like to know as a SIA cabin crew will u be flying to the same location regularly? Or can u actually request for it? You can request for flight only if you have a very strong reason with some form of proof. Approval is case by case basics. You can also change your flight with another crew ...
by Abercrombie
Wed, 01 Feb 2012 6:28 am
Forum: Airline Careers
Topic: SIA cabin crew
Replies: 30180
Views: 8442203

Got degree still join cabin crew ? Its a waste of your time and money to get your degree. You should built up your career making full use of your degree. Many join to experience the life of Cabin crew, see the world etc.... thus not giving their best in their job as they are not fully committed, may...

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