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Old 08-31-2017, 12:38 AM   #1  
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Default Anyone know anything about Skymark Airlines?

Keep getting emails from Rishworth about these guys. They're looking for non-typed captains for the 737 in Japan. Anyone on here work there? Any information on QOL and so on?
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Old 08-31-2017, 01:48 AM   #2  
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In my opinion they are a bit sketchy. At one point they had ordered six A380s and had five or six A330s. I know a guy who left China to go fly A330s for them but lost his job before finishing training when they went bankrupt and disposed of the A330 fleet. I have no idea how they are doing recently, but their history has been very unstable.
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Old 08-31-2017, 04:57 AM   #3  
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The above post is correct but last year ANA and the Freight company Chron Nogate invested in buying out 51% of SKY.... they negotiated with Airbus and the leasing companies and took delivery of the 3 A380's and the 5 A330's thus eliminating the penalties and stabilizing SKY.

I don't work there mind you but for what a couple of friends there are telling me, things have improved in recent times because of the new owners.

But in aviation, that is just this week's news.
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