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Postby toygirl » Wed, 25 Oct 2006 2:59 am

Awaiting SIA - I can imagine you'll be pissing in your kebaya before you ever make that PA announcement ever.

With increased vigilance I think airline safety will be maintained. But you just gotta remember that obviously lots of things can happen - you could get scalded, burned, ass slapped, etc etc. And then the thought of being hijacked.

There are ways we alert the cockpit we have been taken over by terrorists - I can't explain it online - Be a crew first and you'll learn.

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Postby Plavt » Wed, 25 Oct 2006 6:51 am

Awaiting_SIA wrote:Ya, I guessed every job has its risks... But I think it would be really scary if you are on a plane 5000 feet above sea level and then someone suddenly announce over the PA system:

"Dear passengers, this plane has been taken over by the Al Queda forces. If you look out of your right window, you can see a tall grey building. We will be crashing into it shortly. Can all passengers kindly return to your seats, fasten your seat-belts and remain seated. It may be hot and may burn quite a bit, but it will be over real soon.."


There are many other scary scenarios you could be in, it is just the focus at present is on airlines. The fact is we do not know where or what the next target will be. However, if the above should occur, in the case of Britain or America passengers face the prospect of being murdered by their own air-force.:(


Then followed by chants of islamic verses from the Quran..silence. Bouts of panic, crying, shouting, people banging the walls of the plane.


Take care who you single out to describe as terrorists since many muslims are law-abiding and as equally sickened by the 9/11 attacks as others outside their faith.

What would you guys do?


Have a very stiff drink. :P

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Postby Awaiting_SIA » Wed, 25 Oct 2006 10:56 am

I just hope that terrorism will come to an end soon...

Feeling sick of all those announcements, videos, tv commercials on terrorism in all the Mrt stations.

Wish that Osama will trip and fall in the toilet and probably bang his head against the toilet bowl and die.

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Postby Awaiting_SIA » Wed, 25 Oct 2006 11:05 am

toygirl wrote:There are ways we alert the cockpit we have been taken over by terrorists - I can't explain it online - Be a crew first and you'll learn.


It's ok... I hope I will not have a chance to do that...

What's the point of alerting the cockpit that the plane has been taken over by terrorists? Get everyone mentally prepared to die? Write all your last words and put them in the black box before the plane explodes? Or say your final prayers so that you can get to heaven safely?

Sometimes I really wonder, we only live once. Is it worth the risk?

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Postby toygirl » Wed, 25 Oct 2006 12:16 pm

I can't explain it online on the security features. A crew trainer I know told us of an hijack encounter she herself experienced. I never ever had an hijack - I once had a guy who got drunk and defaced the entire lavatory cubicle and became agiated and amok.

But there are security features and training - depending on which airline you're in.

P.S. But I rather sacrifice my life than to allow the plane I am on to kill hundreds of thousands on ground. There is an element of risk and danger in every job you do. From being electrocuted at the computer terminal you're in or being hit by a bus when you're driving a car, etc.

PPS Yes, I know how to restrain a man to the ground alone or if he's too big - others.

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Postby Awaiting_SIA » Wed, 25 Oct 2006 2:12 pm

Ya, perhaps you are really noble enough to sacrifice your one and only life and then appear on the newspaper headlines for one day as a brave air stewardess who died during an unfortunate terrorist hijack.

Personally, I don't think I will be able to do so. That's why I'm still in a dilema as to whether I should go on with this job.

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Postby Plavt » Wed, 25 Oct 2006 3:10 pm

Awaiting_SIA wrote:
Personally, I don't think I will be able to do so. That's why I'm still in a dilema as to whether I should go on with this job.


Then don't take a bus in Israel, but then the same could happen in Singapore........

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Postby eliteia » Wed, 25 Oct 2006 4:57 pm

I've just been called up for round 2. Anyone has any idea how second stage is like?

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Postby Awaiting_SIA » Wed, 25 Oct 2006 5:56 pm

My friend from BA told me that round 2 is basically like a chinese class. Lots and lots of chinese stuff. Reading chinese text, chinese translation, giving a chinese speech and most of the conversation with the interviewer is in chinese.

Btw, it is going to be 4 hours of chinese!

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Postby dyra » Wed, 25 Oct 2006 6:14 pm

guess most of the applicants got the call from BA today.... 2 of my friends got the call...

guess i am out. i had my 1st rd on the 19th in the early morning. n two of the friends have theirs on the 19th afternoon..

no chance for me... :(
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Postby Ivanz » Wed, 25 Oct 2006 11:01 pm

Shit.. i guess i'm out too... BTW, good luck to those going for round 2. Rem to burn the chinese dictionary and drink the ashes...

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Postby dyra » Thu, 26 Oct 2006 12:26 am

Ivanz wrote:Shit.. i guess i'm out too... BTW, good luck to those going for round 2. Rem to burn the chinese dictionary and drink the ashes...


hey Ivanz,

dun be sad... ur interview was on the 20th oct right? so u are nt out yet.... i think BA is only informing the applicants who came for the 1st round on the 19th oct.

hang on to it! wait for the phonecall tomorrow ya! u will get the call from BA. :)

guess for me, i got to try out the next time BA recruits.... :(

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Postby Ivanz » Thu, 26 Oct 2006 4:23 am

Dyra!! Thanks.. Guess i wun be putting much hope alrdy, 2nd round chinese must be tip top.. :???:
Anyway, wishing you all the best ya... :cool:

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Postby mcchicky27 » Thu, 26 Oct 2006 11:23 am

hi my 2nd interview is on 10th november, 2.30pm.. anyone having same slot as me?

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Postby dumbghost » Thu, 26 Oct 2006 1:39 pm

hey... to all who din gt the call.. no worries.. they say by 3rd nov mahz.. so stil gt hope k.. dun giveup


anyway, my slot for 2nd rd is 2.30pm on 8th Nov... goodness...

more in-depth chinese.... i going to peng san soon liao lor.... :???:


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