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Postby toygirl » Tue, 31 Oct 2006 4:02 pm

Thanks for sharing your real intentions Mr Awaiting SIA. We need more people like you onboard as cabin crew :shock:

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Postby Aquagal » Sat, 04 Nov 2006 10:38 pm

Is there a basic pay when undergoing training in UK?

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Postby Plavt » Sat, 04 Nov 2006 10:43 pm

Aquagal wrote:Is there a basic pay when undergoing training in UK?


Most companies in the UK pay a basic wage when training British Airways will unless there has been a drastic shift in conditions which is unlikely.

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Postby toygirl » Sat, 04 Nov 2006 10:53 pm

Plavt - United doesn't pay a cent when you're in training - They give you a coupon to buy food :)

British Airways - I think they will provide some form of per diem for your survival. Don't ask this question during your final interview!!! - It makes people wonder "This girl is here for the cash only" - The moment another airline offers a better salary she would run". Wait till everything is over and you secure the job and then you will be presented with the info.

Industry wise - British Airways and Emirates always have my thumbs up in general.

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Postby Plavt » Sat, 04 Nov 2006 11:24 pm

toygirl wrote:Plavt - United doesn't pay a cent when you're in training - They give you a coupon to buy food :)




So I gather from previous posters - how generous of them. :(

However BA will be like most recognized companies and will provide the basics until successful completion of training. Since the training will be in the UK and employment subject to UK legal criteria the successful applicant can look forward to possibly unimagined freedom in comparison to Singapore. Hope he/ she will post when they are accepted.

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Postby ruggle » Tue, 07 Nov 2006 7:32 pm

so did u guys enjoy the interviews? how did it go?
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Postby Plavt » Tue, 07 Nov 2006 7:57 pm

ruggle wrote: able to please those ppl there, u wil certainly have no prob on flight with the pax.


You hope............................. :o

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Any Updates on how the interviews went?

Postby Hoping_To_Be » Mon, 13 Nov 2006 12:28 pm

Hi ppl,

Anybody have any updates with regards to the BA interviews?
Do share your experiences with us, appreciate it!
Best of luck to u ppl...

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Postby corines143 » Mon, 13 Nov 2006 1:05 pm

when is the next BA interview and where?

am reallykeen to join!

what are the rounds like? is it similar to SIA?
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Postby Plavt » Mon, 13 Nov 2006 1:43 pm

corines143 wrote:what are the rounds like? is it similar to SIA?



No, but remember they hardly ever recruit and in consequence are much more select than SIA since they require fewer staff from Singapore. You will need impeccable Chinese Language skills, both written and spoken (read previous posts), be good with English and as I have mentioned before you will be on the same route permanently.

However, economics allowing there is much more job security.

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Postby Hoping_To_Be » Mon, 13 Nov 2006 6:21 pm

Indeed...
Heard from a friend who made it through the 2nd round of interview that it took a whole 3 hours. It was actually divided into 3 parts.
Firstly was the intro and how's the culture like in BA. Then it was a discussion whereby they were given a topic to expand on. This was done in grps, abt 10 ppl in each grp. The interviewers who're actually the senior steward & stewardess will observe what's taking place. After that, it was a short written test, whereby they were tested on pretty general stuff related to the field of work. Lastly, there was a simple maths test that required them to do some pretty straight forward currency/ time conversion, calculator was provided though. Nothing at all like wat was previously mentioned here in the forum. so don't fret.
Overall, the whole process was well organised and the interviewees could help themselves to dim sum and drinks in betwn the breaks.
Out of the 20 ppl, abt 5 were selected for the 3rd round of interview.

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Postby Luv_BA » Mon, 13 Nov 2006 7:39 pm

Is there anyone who had been to the final round? What questions did they ask?

Was it hard?

Care to share?
To be or not to be, that's a question

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Postby corines143 » Mon, 13 Nov 2006 9:29 pm

gosh so tough to get into BA. i think SIA is more lenient then .. moreover SIA is more professional to me.
BA is comparable to SIA but SIA has more standard and they fly to better destinations...

some ppl take it for granted once they are up there in the air after being accepted by SIA. .. I wish SIA can be more lenienet..cos its really many gals dream to fly with SIA...nevermind i will keep trying no matter to show how genuine I am and i will keep myself posted with SIA news and try to be natural and ready for any ques thrown at me..
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Postby Hoping_To_Be » Mon, 13 Nov 2006 9:43 pm

Yes, it seems tough indeed. But I seriously think it's worth a try. BA's recruitment process seems genuinely focused on the standards of their cabin-crews-to-be. Standards not just in terms of appearances, but personality and capabilities wise as well. True, their routes may be limited as compared to SQ, but I believe there would be less bitching internally as well.

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Postby corines143 » Mon, 13 Nov 2006 10:38 pm

well i dont mind to try.. i mean no harm

pls let me know when the next recruitment is!!

do they fly to destination like SIA as well?
Like London? Paris? Milan ? barcelona? new york?

thanksssssssssss
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