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Postby Paige » Thu, 20 Apr 2006 9:00 pm

QuietStorm wrote:i heard e new UA crew's pay is like those low budget airline... anyone can clarify on tis?


Hi,
It's not true.. That time when I went for UA interview, they mentioned that will get abt 34k per annum.. but budget airlines such as jetstarasia is abt 19k per annum. For budget airlines, the flights are turnaround flts.. but for UA, the crew will get to lay over.. =)

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Postby vivi » Thu, 20 Apr 2006 9:04 pm

Paige wrote:
QuietStorm wrote:i heard e new UA crew's pay is like those low budget airline... anyone can clarify on tis?


Hi,
It's not true.. That time when I went for UA interview, they mentioned that will get abt 34k per annum.. but budget airlines such as jetstarasia is abt 19k per annum. For budget airlines, the flights are turnaround flts.. but for UA, the crew will get to lay over.. =)

Cheers!
Paige :wink:


ya its around 34k per annum. no matter what it is still an international carrier. :wink:

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Postby QuietStorm » Thu, 20 Apr 2006 11:15 pm

cos my fren's wife is a FA for UA... she told me dat for Singapore crews, they r flying regionally... which is like low budget airline... n i heard they r paid a basic n hourly... dats y i wanna find out more...
Humans make mistakes, but they make silly mistakes...

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Postby pandora » Fri, 21 Apr 2006 11:15 am

Hi!

The pay for cabin crew generally consists of the following components:

– Basic (which is very low)
– Hourly (in-flight allowance, between chocks-off and chocks-on)
– Per Diem allowance (from the time you report for duty to the time you return to base - this depends on the airline as well)
– Turn-around Pay (depends on airlines)
– Layover/ Meal Allowance (for night-stops and will depend on the destination you are flying to and the standard of living in that country. This will also depend on the average meal cost in the hotel that you will be putting up at.)
– Transport & Uniform allowance

There may be other components, which depends on the airline you are working for.

For UA, the regional areas consists of Hong Kong and Japan. Because you night-stop at those countries, you will receive additional allowance. International airlines' pay scales are different from LCC. For UA, you can expect about $34k pa for the first year.

Like Paige mentioned earlier, UA is different from budget airlines. They are very much like SQ, although you don't fly international routes. This is because they have international crew located at a few bases, i.e. Japan, Thailand, so there will be a change of crew during transit. This is how it works with airlines with various cabin crew bases.

May I also add that most people who takes on a cabin crew job loves to meet people, enjoys serving them, learn of different cultures and travel at the same time. Good pay and flights to exotic locations are great bonuses. But the job is tough and sometimes stressful. It's not as easy as it looks.

All the best to the aspiring cabin crew out there. Don't give up on your dreams, if that's what you really want to do. Many failed their first interview and often have to try several times before getting through. This is because of the stiff competition. Imagine thousands of people applying, but vacancies are limited. :)
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Re: Disappointed

Postby glittz » Tue, 25 Apr 2006 7:36 pm

dreamhaze wrote:so afterall they wanted experienced ex-crew,y dun they just state tat in the ad. :mad:
why some got into 3rd round on the spot n some must wait for letter?any idea if there is still any interview?


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sq_boy wrote:
Paige wrote:
vivi wrote:Yes we are told to reach the 208cm marked by a masking tape. Nope im not an ex-FA. :)


Hi this time round they are only recruiting around 130 FA. The lady told us that there are 2000 plus applications. If you have not heard from them by now, most prob you are not shortlisted. try again when they recruit next time. :)
Dear all UA applicants,
Just for your information.
Below is the link which show where UA will be flying in Asia..
http://www.unitedairlines.com.sg/englis ... iasia.html

Cheers!
Paige :wink:


WOW, there are over 2000 applicants?? I think I will not be called up for an interview but I wish you all the best, Paige and vivi. Good luck. :)


Hi sq_boy,

I had gone for my interview today.. In my group, about 90% were all ex-crew from multi-airlines... =)
Thanks for you best wishes, i got to 2nd round and was asked to go back and wait for email for about 2-4 weeks.. some got their invitation for their 3rd round on the spot.. so I guess I don't stand a chance.. =)
Today I was told by the interviewers that presently they received abt 2300+ applications and they are only recruiting 130.. =) Guess ex-crews stand a higher chance.. =)

Cheers!
Paige :wink:




hi people, i am not an ex crew but im lucky enuff to get the position.. if im not wrong 90% of 130 are ex crew.. cos so far i onli met 2 others who gt the training offer with no FA experince at all
:???:

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Re: Disappointed

Postby VT » Wed, 26 Apr 2006 2:15 am

glittz wrote:
dreamhaze wrote:so afterall they wanted experienced ex-crew,y dun they just state tat in the ad. :mad:
why some got into 3rd round on the spot n some must wait for letter?any idea if there is still any interview?


Paige wrote:
sq_boy wrote:
Paige wrote:
vivi wrote:Yes we are told to reach the 208cm marked by a masking tape. Nope im not an ex-FA. :)


Hi this time round they are only recruiting around 130 FA. The lady told us that there are 2000 plus applications. If you have not heard from them by now, most prob you are not shortlisted. try again when they recruit next time. :)
Dear all UA applicants,
Just for your information.
Below is the link which show where UA will be flying in Asia..
http://www.unitedairlines.com.sg/englis ... iasia.html

Cheers!
Paige :wink:


WOW, there are over 2000 applicants?? I think I will not be called up for an interview but I wish you all the best, Paige and vivi. Good luck. :)


Hi sq_boy,

I had gone for my interview today.. In my group, about 90% were all ex-crew from multi-airlines... =)
Thanks for you best wishes, i got to 2nd round and was asked to go back and wait for email for about 2-4 weeks.. some got their invitation for their 3rd round on the spot.. so I guess I don't stand a chance.. =)
Today I was told by the interviewers that presently they received abt 2300+ applications and they are only recruiting 130.. =) Guess ex-crews stand a higher chance.. =)

Cheers!
Paige :wink:




hi people, i am not an ex crew but im lucky enuff to get the position.. if im not wrong 90% of 130 are ex crew.. cos so far i onli met 2 others who gt the training offer with no FA experince at all
:???:


That's good! Congrats ya... You should be happy, why gloomy? It's not easy to get in cos majority of them are experienced.

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Postby sharkie8480 » Fri, 28 Apr 2006 7:08 pm

I am currently a crew, and they didnt even call me up for interview! @_@

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How many finalists?

Postby keviny3635 » Fri, 05 May 2006 12:32 am

How many finalists?
Still hiring?
When do you start initial training in US?
Which flight do u cover mainly?
How many male crew they hired?
How many days off a month?
I am curious for a future interview......

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Re: How many finalists?

Postby Paige » Fri, 05 May 2006 2:03 am

keviny3635 wrote:How many finalists?
Still hiring?
When do you start initial training in US?
Which flight do u cover mainly?
How many male crew they hired?
How many days off a month?
I am curious for a future interview......


hi keviny3635,
UA had selected 130 crew..
The 1st batch will be departing in mid May and the other batch will be in mid June.
There are 3 rounds for UA interview..

Cheers!
Paige :wink:

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Re: How many finalists?

Postby keviny3635 » Fri, 05 May 2006 9:59 pm

Great thx.
Wow, all 130 must be very mature.
Good luck for your training!

BTW Any Male FA hired?

Cheers,

Keviny3635

Paige wrote:
keviny3635 wrote:How many finalists?
Still hiring?
When do you start initial training in US?
Which flight do u cover mainly?
How many male crew they hired?
How many days off a month?
I am curious for a future interview......


hi keviny3635,
UA had selected 130 crew..
The 1st batch will be departing in mid May and the other batch will be in mid June.
There are 3 rounds for UA interview..

Cheers!
Paige :wink:
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Re: How many finalists?

Postby kitin82 » Fri, 05 May 2006 10:24 pm

Paige wrote:
keviny3635 wrote:How many finalists?
Still hiring?
When do you start initial training in US?
Which flight do u cover mainly?
How many male crew they hired?
How many days off a month?
I am curious for a future interview......


hi keviny3635,
UA had selected 130 crew..
The 1st batch will be departing in mid May and the other batch will be in mid June.
There are 3 rounds for UA interview..

Cheers!


Paige :wink:


Hi Paige..

I'm curious..are you one of the 130? Are they still hiring? I was called for an interview during the reruitment, but was overseas...I'm so sad I missed the opportunity...Hicks hicks :( Do you happen to know if there will be another recruitment in Singapore for United Airlines?

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Postby glittz » Wed, 10 May 2006 12:01 am

sharkie8480 wrote:I am currently a crew, and they didnt even call me up for interview! @_@



hiyee girl u mean u applied and wasnt calll to attend the interview?i hope they have anothet round soon but since its only regional flights.. i dun think they need that many crew? cos im hoping to join in a later date, dunno if they can defer me for a later training next batch or do i have to go thru all d rounds agn?

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Re: How many finalists?

Postby glittz » Wed, 10 May 2006 12:06 am

keviny3635 wrote:Great thx.
Wow, all 130 must be very mature.
Good luck for your training!

BTW Any Male FA hired?

Cheers,

Keviny3635

Paige wrote:
keviny3635 wrote:How many finalists?
Still hiring?
When do you start initial training in US?
Which flight do u cover mainly?
How many male crew they hired?
How many days off a month?
I am curious for a future interview......


hiyee kelvin yes of cos there was guys who gt selected and mainly with vast experience . nt all are matured la.. some are in early n mid 20s

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Postby keviny3635 » Thu, 11 May 2006 10:43 pm

Paige wrote:
keviny3635 wrote:How many finalists?
Still hiring?
When do you start initial training in US?
Which flight do u cover mainly?
How many male crew they hired?
How many days off a month?
I am curious for a future interview......


hiyee kelvin yes of cos there was guys who gt selected and mainly with vast experience . nt all are matured la.. some are in early n mid 20s



Thank you for updating always.
Here is another question. Let me know if u can.
Is it possible to transfer to HKG or another overseas base once u hired? I heard a rumor longtime ago UA is very flexible for crew to transfer domicile.
Is it true?
Many thanks in advance for any advice you can give.

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Re: How many finalists?

Postby chai ching » Sat, 13 May 2006 11:44 pm

Hi,

If im nor wrong, i heard that there will be having their recruitment on June. Heard from somebody telling me this. So i cant say that whether it is true or not.

kitin82 wrote:
Paige wrote:
keviny3635 wrote:How many finalists?
Still hiring?
When do you start initial training in US?
Which flight do u cover mainly?
How many male crew they hired?
How many days off a month?
I am curious for a future interview......


hi keviny3635,
UA had selected 130 crew..
The 1st batch will be departing in mid May and the other batch will be in mid June.
There are 3 rounds for UA interview..

Cheers!


Paige :wink:


Hi Paige..

I'm curious..are you one of the 130? Are they still hiring? I was called for an interview during the reruitment, but was overseas...I'm so sad I missed the opportunity...Hicks hicks :( Do you happen to know if there will be another recruitment in Singapore for United Airlines?


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