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2016 Sunwing Interviews

#1 Post by Canada340 » Tue May 31, 2016 7:28 am

Anybody get a call from Sunwing for an interview this June?
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Re: 2016 Sunwing Interviews

#2 Post by tbaylx » Wed Jun 01, 2016 6:08 pm

The calls have been going out. I believe all internal recommends
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Re: 2016 Sunwing Interviews

#3 Post by Canada340 » Thu Jun 02, 2016 7:08 am

Yeah I was surprised to get the call even though there wasn't a posting yet...
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Re: 2016 Sunwing Interviews

#4 Post by Far » Thu Jun 02, 2016 12:46 pm

Did know they were hiring, there's no posting. Are they hiring only from internal reference ?
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Re: 2016 Sunwing Interviews

#5 Post by Canada340 » Fri Jun 03, 2016 6:55 am

Must be. Only people I know with interviews are those with solid internal references. Especially since there's no posting
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Re: 2016 Sunwing Interviews

#6 Post by tbaylx » Fri Jun 03, 2016 8:10 am

Far wrote:Did know they were hiring, there's no posting. Are they hiring only from internal reference ?
There was an internal email months ago asking for recommendations of potential candidates. I believe they are planning to hire everyone from that pool this year, hence there hasn't been a posting since they have enough internal recommends.

That could change if they require additional people for the winter season beyond what they currently have in the internal pool.
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Re: 2016 Sunwing Interviews

#7 Post by Flysafe21 » Sun Jun 05, 2016 3:26 pm

I got the phone call 3 weeks ago, my interview is next week. I confirm that I had an internal reference and I know another pilot in the same situation as me. I'm really exited ! Sunwing Airline is most likely the best gig for a guy like me. Solid wealthy company with opportunity to be base in so many different places every year !
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Re: 2016 Sunwing Interviews

#8 Post by Flyfisher21 » Wed Jun 15, 2016 9:05 am

Any Sunwing guys in the know as to how many sunwing is hiring this year ? and if there are still more phone calls to go out to internal referrals for interviews? Or has everyone who will be contacted already been called.
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Re: 2016 Sunwing Interviews

#9 Post by jd832 » Wed Jun 15, 2016 7:07 pm

Flyfisher21 wrote:Any Sunwing guys in the know as to how many sunwing is hiring this year ? and if there are still more phone calls to go out to internal referrals for interviews? Or has everyone who will be contacted already been called.
50-60 pilots. Classes Aug, Sept, Oct. They conducted interviews last week. I'm not sure if they're done.
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Re: 2016 Sunwing Interviews

#10 Post by Tobelino » Sun Jul 10, 2016 8:45 pm

I was told they stopped interviews end of July. Anyone know if they have started calling chosen candidates?
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Re: 2016 Sunwing Interviews

#11 Post by Tobelino » Mon Jul 11, 2016 11:56 am

...sorry, end of June...
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Re: 2016 Sunwing Interviews

#12 Post by Flysafe21 » Thu Jul 14, 2016 8:09 pm

Anyone got a call for ground school yet ?
2 peoples and myself got an interview in June and we are still waiting for some feedback. Any info or discussion we could start ? hahaha I'm dying here :-)
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Re: 2016 Sunwing Interviews

#13 Post by Sbull9356 » Fri Jul 15, 2016 3:19 am

Congrats Flysafe21 :D
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Re: 2016 Sunwing Interviews

#14 Post by frog » Fri Jul 15, 2016 6:01 am

I was interviewed beginning of June 2015, and received the offer mid August 2015 for a start date September 1st 15.
Just to say that it could take a while. Good luck !
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Re: 2016 Sunwing Interviews

#15 Post by Tobelino » Fri Jul 15, 2016 10:31 am

Flysafe21 wrote:Anyone got a call for ground school yet ?
2 peoples and myself got an interview in June and we are still waiting for some feedback. Any info or discussion we could start ? hahaha I'm dying here :-)
I was also interviewed in June along with a couple of buddies and we where told that calls would start not before July 15th
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Re: 2016 Sunwing Interviews

#16 Post by Tobelino » Fri Jul 15, 2016 10:35 am

I'm also dying here :lol: Can't wait to find out and plan ahead if I am selected. Anyway, good luck to you Flysafe21, hope it works out for you :D
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Re: 2016 Sunwing Interviews

#17 Post by Flysafe21 » Tue Jul 19, 2016 6:22 pm

I heard that SW may have lost a bid on the USA to Caribbean and Mexico contract and therefore they would not be hiring as many pilots as planned. Not a good news but it might just be rumours.
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Re: 2016 Sunwing Interviews

#18 Post by rudder » Tue Jul 19, 2016 9:48 pm

All of the recent announcements about summer packages for Vacation Express have been air portion by carriers other than Sunwing. Not sure what is going on.
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Re: 2016 Sunwing Interviews

#19 Post by DutyFree » Wed Jul 20, 2016 3:41 pm

Vac Exp is a part of the SW pyramid, if they went with another airline for the lift it was a strategic decision.
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Re: 2016 Sunwing Interviews

#20 Post by Tobelino » Fri Jul 22, 2016 7:57 am

For what it's worth, I heard that the hiring process is on hold... Not sure why... Can anyone shed light on this matter?
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Re: 2016 Sunwing Interviews

#21 Post by BuzzDog » Fri Jul 22, 2016 8:49 am

I think the hiring hold has something to do with this.. Sunwing may have lost this contract to Norwegian.

http://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news/ ... -contracts
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Re: 2016 Sunwing Interviews

#22 Post by aerosexual » Fri Jul 22, 2016 9:06 am

Without Apple Vacations flying this winter, plus uncertainty out west, and in all likelihood another soft winter for southern bookings, I think the company is reevaluating their requirements.
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Re: 2016 Sunwing Interviews

#23 Post by jd832 » Sat Jul 23, 2016 9:03 pm

BuzzDog wrote:I think the hiring hold has something to do with this.. Sunwing may have lost this contract to Norwegian.

http://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news/ ... -contracts

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nWNho8g0lsU
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Re: 2016 Sunwing Interviews

#24 Post by flyingangel » Tue Jul 26, 2016 2:13 pm

i guess this is gone have an impact as well on the upgrade for next winter?(especially if they are bringing back the foreign pilots,?)
There were expected&supposed to release another bid by july for the upgrade..but so far no news.
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Re: 2016 Sunwing Interviews

#25 Post by wing yam » Sun Jul 31, 2016 3:03 pm

Anyone got a call for a gs yet? Still waiting on my side...any kind of news regarding the hiring would be apreciated!
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