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Old 09-08-2008, 06:41 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Has anyone ever heard of SKYKING airlines out of MCC. They fly 737/200 a lot of charter.
I was just wondering what pay, schedule and benefits were like there. I can't find much out about them.

They have a website but that does not have too much info on it.

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Old 09-09-2008, 09:16 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Flew with a guy that worked there, had nothing positive to say about them...said it was typical b.s.- "I know that left engine won't start but fly it anyway or you'll be fired", etc.
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Not an upstart. They've been around for quite a while. Used to do quite a bit of flying for NHL teams. Saw them when I was working at an FBO during school. The 737-200s they fly are older than dirt and have the wear and tear to prove it.

Most of the pilots that worked there were furloughed guys who went there solely for the purpose of getting that 73 type for Southwest and couldn't wait to get out.
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They also do alot of casino charters...those usually have really classy clientelle (sarcasm)
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Buddy of mine flew for them...and is certain an NBA or NHL team will end up a smoking hole in the ground one day...stay away.
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What kind of times they want???
They got planes based at my airport!
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There you go...several people say "stay away" and there is always somebody ready to take the job...what a great business...
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They also do alot of casino charters...those usually have really classy clientelle (sarcasm)
You mean that there is a class of people even below the ones on Southwest going to Reno?
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There you go...several people say "stay away" and there is always somebody ready to take the job...what a great business...
You are right! Please lets learn from other people mistakes. I know its tough when you don't have a job, but I think I would rather work in a non flying job than to fly for a company that don't have respect for pilots..
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There you go...several people say "stay away" and there is always somebody ready to take the job...what a great business...
whenever someone mentions "job/hiring" and "737" (or insert any boeing/airbus here) you are going to have a ton of 400 hour pilots bending over backwards to find out the mins and where to send the resume
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