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Abbas Ali wrote: Sun Oct 01, 2023 8:58 pm airblue hiring 20 cadet pilots.

Details on airblue official website: https://www.airblue.com/jobs/

Department: Flight Operations
Position: Cadet Pilot
Location: Islamabad Airport (ISB)
Number of Openings: 20

Position Qualification Requirements include:

Highest educational degree awarded:
Bachelors Degree

Required Skills:

Valid CPL or ATPL
Minimum grand total of 200 hours of flying time
Valid Class-1 Medical Assessment from CAA, Pakistan
Bachelors degree
Any last date for applying
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So people are supposed to apply again?
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Isn’t this the same old Ad. Are those who applied before suppose to apply again?
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Abbas Ali wrote: Sun Oct 01, 2023 8:58 pm

Highest educational degree awarded:[/b] Bachelors Degree
This should be the minimum educational requirement. OR Is Airblue considering primary school and high school graduates too?
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b78709 wrote: Thu Oct 05, 2023 6:43 pm
Abbas Ali wrote: Sun Oct 01, 2023 8:58 pm

Highest educational degree awarded:[/b] Bachelors Degree
This should be the minimum educational requirement. OR Is Airblue considering primary school and high school graduates too?
Seems that Bachelors is the requirement.
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airblue launches its first Cadet Pilot programme.

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It really took them 20 years to start their first cadet program. Anyways, at least they are doing it now. :applause:
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Congrats!! but mind you all these guys are either Pilot's son or coming from a strong reference via owners and other top officials within the Airline once again stopping way for the most well deserved candidates havng more experience and knowledge. I do not know when this un fair attitude will end as lots of young GA pilots are getting away from this profession here or moving abroad .Merit must prevail !
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F1 wrote: Thu Nov 02, 2023 12:01 am Congrats!! but mind you all these guys are either Pilot's son or coming from a strong reference via owners and other top officials within the Airline once again stopping way for the most well deserved candidates havng more experience and knowledge. I do not know when this un fair attitude will end as lots of young GA pilots are getting away from this profession here or moving abroad .Merit must prevail !
In my opinion this final slash in opportunities for candidates to join PIA (PIA being the best option for them) was slashed by Ghulam Sarwar's irresponsible statement. People have already forgotten that or refuse to accept that as he was probably Mr Khan's prodigal choice. Fast forwarding to 2023, now what's left in Pakistan, anyone with the capability and the right reference will definitely end up availing the opportunity. That is sad, but that is how it is.

Reminds me of the Shaheen cadet pilot advertisement of 2015 and the PIA 2017 advertisement in which some successful candidates were pilots sons. People went around bashing their repute with similar statements only to find out that they actually did pretty well in the exam and later on responded very well to the training given to them by overseas type rating institutes. There were a dozen "pilots sons" who flunked the exam miserably. You do need to acknowledge that some hardworking "pilots sons" do well because they are brought up in pilot households. Simply marking them with a bulls eye is pretty degrading if you ask me. Tomorrow you yourself would be flying as a pilot somewhere.

The hiring itself is a positive trend setting for the 200 hour guys and I hope the rest of the airlines follow suit.
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Lets see how the rest follow.
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Cadet pilots in PIA was not slashed by Ghulam Sarwar’s statement. Supreme Court’s ban from 2018 to 2023 has barred them to recruit any pilots. To counter pilots shortage SC uplifted the ban to recruit fresh cadets on 5th July 2023.

And now Privatisation Commission has barred them to recruit any cadets because they are privatising PIA by mid January.
contrails wrote: Fri Nov 03, 2023 8:49 am Lets see how the rest follow.
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aircraftdriver93 wrote: Fri Nov 03, 2023 10:49 am Cadet pilots in PIA was not slashed by Ghulam Sarwar’s statement. Supreme Court’s ban from 2018 to 2023 has barred them to recruit any pilots. To counter pilots shortage SC uplifted the ban to recruit fresh cadets on 5th July 2023.

And now Privatisation Commission has barred them to recruit any cadets because they are privatising PIA by mid January.
contrails wrote: Fri Nov 03, 2023 8:49 am Lets see how the rest follow.
Please enlighten me how PIA with no european routes, struggling regionally to sustain its large fleet, is going to hire pilots. Im actually interested in knowing, assuming Sarwars statement had no implications.
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First of all 100% operations are restored back. Secondly minimum 80 pilots were the minimum requirement of 2023 for PIA to operate at 100% capacity. (Even With UK/EU ban)

For your information as per audit report PIA’s flight cancellations loss from 2022(June)-2023(July) due to cockpit/cabin crew shortage and aircrafts shortage is 19 billion approx.

That is the reason PIA has implemented Compulsory Services Act Policy in May’23 that no Pilot can resign due to shortage.

Many want to resign but unable to get NOC from PIA.

contrails wrote: Fri Nov 03, 2023 3:04 pm
aircraftdriver93 wrote: Fri Nov 03, 2023 10:49 am Cadet pilots in PIA was not slashed by Ghulam Sarwar’s statement. Supreme Court’s ban from 2018 to 2023 has barred them to recruit any pilots. To counter pilots shortage SC uplifted the ban to recruit fresh cadets on 5th July 2023.

And now Privatisation Commission has barred them to recruit any cadets because they are privatising PIA by mid January.
contrails wrote: Fri Nov 03, 2023 8:49 am Lets see how the rest follow.
Please enlighten me how PIA with no european routes, struggling regionally to sustain its large fleet, is going to hire pilots. Im actually interested in knowing, assuming Sarwars statement had no implications.
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As I see, I wrote "this final slash" in my statement. Even if your urdu to english direct translation holds valid it literally means "girti dewar ko akhri dhakka".

The aftermath of that statement was the last nail in the coffin for many things, including recruitment.

We are all hearing rumors of the ad being published in Pakistani newspapers on every coming Sunday. When it actually does and the exam does get conducted with the capacity of 25 cadets, I hope you get into PIA else God help the repute of those hardworking folks that would be tarnished by you.
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aircraftdriver93 wrote: Fri Nov 03, 2023 3:13 pm First of all 100% operations are restored back. Secondly minimum 80 pilots was the minimum requirement of 2023 for PIA to operate at 100% capacity. (Even With UK/EU ban)

For your information as per audit report PIA’s flight cancellations loss from 2022(June)-2023(July) due to cockpit/cabin crew shortage is 19 billion approx.

That is the reason PIA has implemented Compulsory Services Act Policy in May’23 that no Pilot can resign due to shortage.

Many want to resign but unable to get NOC from PIA.

contrails wrote: Fri Nov 03, 2023 3:04 pm
aircraftdriver93 wrote: Fri Nov 03, 2023 10:49 am Cadet pilots in PIA was not slashed by Ghulam Sarwar’s statement. Supreme Court’s ban from 2018 to 2023 has barred them to recruit any pilots. To counter pilots shortage SC uplifted the ban to recruit fresh cadets on 5th July 2023.

And now Privatisation Commission has barred them to recruit any cadets because they are privatising PIA by mid January.
contrails wrote: Fri Nov 03, 2023 8:49 am Lets see how the rest follow.
Please enlighten me how PIA with no european routes, struggling regionally to sustain its large fleet, is going to hire pilots. Im actually interested in knowing, assuming Sarwars statement had no implications.
There is no shortage of rated crew in Pakistan. "For your information" PIA is actually considering picking up A320 rated pilots from outside (previously done for the B747) to tackle this shortage. There have been strong rumors snooping around to pickup these rated guys.

Once privitized, the PIA act no longer bars them from doing so. Good luck.