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User currently offlineKingAirMan From United States of America, joined Aug 2006, 291 posts, RR: 0
Posted (8 years 3 months 4 days 5 hours ago) and read 4516 times:

Are there any American Pilots out there who have flown , or presently flying for international carriers ? If so please let me know how you managed to do so, I posted a topic about job oppurtunities overseas a couple of days ago, but felt like it didnt really hit the spot. Thanks!

Sean

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User currently offlineDoug_Or From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 3439 posts, RR: 3
Reply 1, posted (8 years 3 months 4 days 4 hours ago) and read 4497 times:

Check out pprune.org. You'll probably get more and better informed responses there.


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User currently offlineDeaphen From India, joined Jul 2005, 1428 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (8 years 3 months 4 days 4 hours ago) and read 4490 times:

i have a good option for you... check out
spicejet.com
jetairways.com
airsahara.net

or simply go to google and search for indigo, goair, air deccan or any indian airline for that matter  Smile. I am pretty sure on their employment oppertunities page.. you will have a diverse option of jobs.

regards
nitin



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User currently offlineCaboclo From United States of America, joined Nov 2004, 203 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (8 years 3 months 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 4355 times:

HI KingAirMan. Overseas flying is a great option, if you don't mind relocating. Most oriental and indian airlines hire large numbers of expats, as does Emirates. Look around, you'll find plenty of info. Like Doug said, pprune.org will probably have more info on that than a.net. Also try flightinfo.com.


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User currently offlineMCOflyer From United States of America, joined Jun 2006, 8690 posts, RR: 16
Reply 4, posted (8 years 3 months 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 4348 times:

Four American pilots went to Ethiad to fly the 773ER. Thats according to airways. I've heard of american pilots flying for BA, Ethiad, Emirates and others. I'm sure some fly for SQ and LH.

MCOflyer



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User currently offlineKingAirMan From United States of America, joined Aug 2006, 291 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (8 years 3 months 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 4330 times:

I appreciate all of your help. You all are very helpful, i just see more oppurtunity for pilots overseas, plus, pilots get a lot more respect  Wink . Im a passionate traveller , and to get paid to see the world while flying would be my ultimate goal. you can only go "so many places" with american carriers , especially before you get laid off :-/

User currently offlineJhooper From United States of America, joined Dec 2001, 6204 posts, RR: 12
Reply 6, posted (8 years 3 months 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 4108 times:

My dad left Delta after they took away his pension. He's flying for Asiana now.


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User currently offlineMCOflyer From United States of America, joined Jun 2006, 8690 posts, RR: 16
Reply 7, posted (8 years 3 months 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 4100 times:

Quoting Jhooper (Reply 6):
He's flying for Asiana now.

Congrats. I presume hes flying the 763ER.

MCOflyer



Never be afraid to stand up for who you are.
User currently offlineGr8Circle From Canada, joined Dec 2005, 3124 posts, RR: 4
Reply 8, posted (8 years 3 months 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 4072 times:

Quoting Caboclo (Reply 3):
Most oriental and indian airlines hire large numbers of expats

Indian carriers will probably continue hiring expat pilots for a few more years....until fresh Indian pilots start entering the market in large numbers, in response to the opportunities created by the recent surge in civil aviation out there..... Big grin


User currently offlineJhooper From United States of America, joined Dec 2001, 6204 posts, RR: 12
Reply 9, posted (8 years 3 months 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 4048 times:

Quoting MCOflyer (Reply 7):
Congrats. I presume hes flying the 763ER.

He's on the 777-200. According to him, it's different from flying w/ DL but I think he still likes it.



Last year 1,944 New Yorkers saw something and said something.
User currently offlinePilot21 From Ireland, joined Oct 1999, 1385 posts, RR: 2
Reply 10, posted (8 years 3 months 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 4032 times:

Quoting MCOflyer (Reply 4):
Four American pilots went to Ethiad to fly the 773ER. Thats according to airways. I've heard of american pilots flying for BA, Ethiad, Emirates and others. I'm sure some fly for SQ and LH.

I was on an SQ flight from KL to SIN in June and we had an American captain. If you don't mind the ex-pat life, flying for SQ or EK etc is a great way to fly the world, and get paid pretty well compared to US carriers. (much lower or non-existant taxes in these bases)



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User currently offlineHa763 From United States of America, joined Jan 2003, 3666 posts, RR: 5
Reply 11, posted (8 years 3 months 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 3926 times:
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Many of the non-Japanese pilots flying for Japanese carriers are actually contracted to the airline by a crew leasing company. One such company is based in Hawaii and recently had an ad looking for Q400 pilots for Air Nippon Network.

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