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Re: Sunwing?

#26 Post by Luscombe » Tue Jul 21, 2015 6:08 am

I got an offer for seasonal. I'm a 10K hour guy with 4.5K hours on 73B's and 73C's working overseas as a TFW in somebody else's country looking to come home to roost. It does happen.
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Re: Sunwing?

#27 Post by watermeth » Mon Aug 17, 2015 9:29 am

how long after reference check do they send an offer ?
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Re: Sunwing?

#28 Post by hithere » Mon Aug 17, 2015 12:20 pm

Is the offer for seasonal Captain or FO?
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Re: Sunwing?

#29 Post by watermeth » Mon Aug 17, 2015 12:24 pm

interviewed for seasonal FO
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#30 Post by Captnflex » Tue Aug 18, 2015 5:26 am

Last Rumor is being an election year the feds are not too willing to accomodate Sunwing habit of getting non Canadian pilots for the winter season.
Apparently they were planning for over 100 for this winter.
So this might force Sunwing to hire DEC (direct entry Capt) for those with experience.
Good luck :smt040
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#31 Post by BigQ » Tue Aug 18, 2015 6:53 pm

Captnflex wrote:Last Rumor is being an election year the feds are not too willing to accomodate Sunwing habit of getting non Canadian pilots for the winter season.
Apparently they were planning for over 100 for this winter.
So this might force Sunwing to hire DEC (direct entry Capt) for those with experience.
Good luck :smt040
Nope.

In-house upgrades. But prolly more seasonal F/O positions coming up soon.
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Re: Sunwing?

#32 Post by Gilles Hudicourt » Wed Aug 19, 2015 8:15 am

I heard about over 80 seasonal Canadian pilots to be hired for this winter! And although not much is posted about it here, I heard lots of new of people being interviwed/hired at Sunwing these days.
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Re: Sunwing?

#33 Post by CMD-A » Wed Aug 19, 2015 12:07 pm

44 upgrades and over 80 new hires.
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#34 Post by skypirate88 » Wed Aug 19, 2015 1:32 pm

Are there still interviews and calls going out, or have they filled all the spots?
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Re: Sunwing?

#35 Post by Maurice » Mon Aug 24, 2015 3:55 pm

Does anyone know what size the fleet is expected to be this winter?
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#36 Post by rudder » Mon Aug 24, 2015 4:43 pm

I believe that a poster on another thread said 32 Canadian registration and 6 wet lease from Europe.
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#37 Post by ei ei owe » Thu Oct 15, 2015 7:08 pm

skypirate88 wrote:Are there still interviews and calls going out, or have they filled all the spots?
Is there updates as to crewing and bases?
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Re: Sunwing?

#38 Post by aerosexual » Fri Oct 16, 2015 8:09 am

Interviews are completed, and I think so is hiring for the last ground school in early to mid November. In total with permanent and seasonal positions Sunwing has hired over 100 pilots this year. Not bad!
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#39 Post by co-joe » Mon Nov 02, 2015 10:19 pm

At Sunwing we want to fly higher when it comes to employment equity. We, therefore, encourage applications from Aboriginal peoples, women, members of a visible minority and persons with a disability.

...so what kind of disability would I need to be considered? Are we talking elephantitis or a club foot or do I need a mild mental retardation?
Not a serious question btw.
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Re: Sunwing?

#40 Post by jd832 » Sat Nov 07, 2015 4:17 pm

What is attrition like at Sunwing? In particular for the the seasonal pilots. For those who work there, do you see pilots getting the type rating and experience and bailing to be expats the MENA or Asia?
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Re: Sunwing?

#41 Post by tbaylx » Mon Nov 09, 2015 9:27 am

jd832 wrote:What is attrition like at Sunwing? In particular for the the seasonal pilots. For those who work there, do you see pilots getting the type rating and experience and bailing to be expats the MENA or Asia?
Up until this year Sunwing has always hired the seasonal pilots on full time after their contract. I would imagine this year that anyone not offered a full time job would be marketable in the Middle East if they so desired. Will be interesting to see how many come back next year. Other than that there isn't much attrition except for a few retirements as I understand.
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Re: Sunwing?

#42 Post by CMD-A » Mon Nov 09, 2015 4:30 pm

So far we had one retirement, plus one captain chose to fly as an F.O. after 65.
There were a few guys over the years, both captains and first officers, who left for greener pastures.
Every seasonal pilot got offered full time so far, some accepted, some didn't.
I would imagine that next May some seasonal F.O.s may not get a full time offer, we'll see.
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