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Pilots' Detailed Payscale- please state whether payscale is before or after tax
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Brief Payscale (please state whether before or after tax) (please ignore if the detailed payscale above is up to date)

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FO base Aircraft B744-USD8,432 B777-USD8,432 A330-USD7,232 B737-NG-USD6,432 Training Payment (for first 3 months approx, until checked to line): USD6,232 USD6,232 USD4,832 USD4,432 Overtime (hourly rate/monthly hours after which overtime rate is applied): USD90 / 75 hours USD90 / 75 hours USD80 / 65 hours USD75 / 65 hours 18/Aug/10
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Additional Duty Pay / Per Diems for Korean Air Pilot Jobs
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FO Per Diem Paid monthly direct by KAL to you. Per diem rates vary depending on the city - range from USD3 to USD5 per hour and are payable from arrival to departure when away from operating base (Seoul). The average is around USD700 - USD1,000 per month.
Pension Details for Korean Air Pilot Jobs
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Conditions for Korean Air Pilot Jobs
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Roster Days Off 9 consecutive days off per month at your nominated base, plus Up to 3 travel days per month, plus annual leave days can be added each month. Annual Leave/Vacation: 2 days per month (24 days per year). Taken monthly usually together with days off, or you may save up your annual leave days and take up to 7 days annual leave in any one month.
Staff travel Travel Confirmed travel on KAL network, to and from duty each month. 25 ZED tickets each year for you, your spouse and children. Ticket taxes are not payable when travel to and from duty each month however you will be required to pay for airport fees and taxes on your ticket to attend the screening.
Discounted holidays

Korean Air Pilot Jobs Situation

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Current Situation:  
Hanjin KAL and Korea Development Bank will take over Asiana. 31% stake initially
Merger likely  
Overall Hiring Situation (+ve/neutral/-ve):
Neutral   5/Dec/20
Korean Air Pilot Jobs Entry Requirements (including preferred pilot schools)
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747: 500 PIC hours on type, 3000+ airline hours, age below 58 through recruiting agent 21/Aug/08
Qualifications: 300+ FO hours on type, 1,000 + total airline transport hours for A330 and B737-NG, 2,000 + total airline transport hours for B744 and B777, Last flight on type within the last 12 months, Under 45 years of age at date of joining KAL, FOs must hold a College or University Degree/Diploma (minimum 2 year course) 18/Aug/10
Recruitment Process for Korean Air Pilot Jobs
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Practice aptitude and psychometric tests here. 
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6x A300-600R, 7x A332, 16x A333, 5x A3888, 1x B737BBJ, 21x B738, 20x B739, 16x B744, 23x B744F, 18x B772, 14x B773 9/Sep/12
7x A332, 5x A388, 1x B738, 2x B739, 5x B747-8I, 5x B747-8F, 3x B777F, 6x B773, 10x B787-9, 10x Bombardier CS300   9/Sep/12
Korean Air Pilot Jobs Recruitment Contact
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Preferred method of application:  
Hires through agency - http://www.kal-ral.com/ 5/May/13
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Email: (To find out whether your email application has been read use VisualCV)
Pilot vacancies webpage:  5/May/13
Online application form link:  5/May/13
Bases For Korean Air Pilot Jobs (including restrictions for recent pilot school graduates)
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