Close
Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · Indonesian Pilots to Sign 10-Year Work Bond Contracts
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Special Deals!
Packages
MICE Handling
Bali Excursions
Culinary - Dining
Guided Tour
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Diving
Golf
Bali Transportation
Car Rental - Selft Drive
Private Jet Charter
Bali News
Bali Services
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Bali Career
Home
 
Bali Update
Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter!
 
PATA header
PATA Gold Award 2007
Bali Update
PATA Gold Award Winner 2007
 
Bali Contact
Bali Discovery Tours
Komplek Pertokoan
Sanur Raya No. 27
Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai,
Sanur, Bali, Indonesia

Tel:
++62 361 286 283

Fax:
++62 361 286 284

U.S.A. Fax:(toll free)
1-800-506-8633

U.K. Fax:
++44-20-7000-1235

Australian Fax:
++61-2-94750419

24h:
++62 812 3819724

Bali Discovery

SITE PATA ASITA
Bali News

Indonesian Pilots to Sign 10-Year Work Bond Contracts

Student Aviators to Sign 10 Year Service Bonds to Curve Shortage of Commercial Aviators.


Bali News: Indonesian Pilots to Sign 10-Year Work Bond Contracts
Click Image to Enlarge

(11/17/2007)

Plans are underway that may compel Indonesian pilots to spend a minimum of 10 years working for their employers as a repayment for the cost of company-paid flight training.

The bonding program would mandate that pilots graduating from the Indonesian Aviation Academy (STPI) in Curug, West Java work for their sponsoring airline for at least ten years before being allowed to seek employment elsewhere.

As explained by Dedi Dharmawan, the Chief of Education and Training at the Indonesian Department of Civil Aviation: "Such a service bond will hopefully help Indonesian airlines overcome the difficulty of recruiting quality pilots. Many of them (pilots) now choose to work overseas or for airlines that pay them more. In the end the airline they leave suffers the consequences."

Speaking to NusaBali, Dharmawan said the proposed service bond proposes criminal penalties for pilots who leave their employment before their service bond period expires.

Current estimates are that Indonesia has 4,500 licensed commercial pilots working at the controls of 450 planes. The Nation's currently booming aviation sector creates a demand for 400 new aviators each year, a figure expected to grow due to the large number of new aircraft currently on the order books of Indonesian airlines.

The STPI only produces some 200 new pilots each year with 20 of those retained by the academy to work as instructors. The cost of a commercial aviators course at STPI is between US$35,000-US$60,000 per pilot, a cost that will be borne by the employing airline under the new bonding scheme.

Garuda Indonesia, Merpati Nusantara and Lion Air are reported to be among the Indonesian air carriers preparing to pay schooling costs in return for a 10 year service bond.

Related Articles

[Help Wanted: Foreign Pilots]

[This is Your Pilot Leaving]

[Oh Captain, My Captain]


© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to http://www.balidiscovery.com.


 
UBUD WRITERS & READERS FESTIVAL
 
Bali News by Bali Update
Subscribe to the Bali Update
Receive the latest news from Bali by email!



Our [Privacy Statement] explains how we handle the data you are providing.

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Explore the Archive of the Bali Update
Find related articles in our news archive!




or try to use Google Search :

Home · Bali Hotels · Bali Villas · Bali Excursions · Bali Sports · Bali News · Site Map · RSS

Bali News: More News
Harambee, Buana! Harambee!
Hat-trick Win for Kenyan Kennedy Kiproo Lilan on His 3rd Win of BII Maybank Bali Marathon
(9/14/2014)
Holiday of No Return
Suicide Suspected in Death of 31-Year-Old Australian at a Kuta Hotel
(9/13/2014)
Roller Coaster Effect
Bali Hindu Support a Mass Transit Rail System that Honors Local Sensitivities
(9/13/2014)
Climb Every Other Mountain
Bali's Mount Agung Closed to Hikers Until November 21, 2014
(9/13/2014)
We Have a Search Warrant!
Prosecutors Raid Bali Airport Offices Seeking Evidence in Ongoing Corruption Investigation
(9/12/2014)
Bali & Beyond Travel Fair 2015
2nd Bali and Beyond Travel Fair Returns to Bali June 10-14, 2015
(9/12/2014)
Have Lunch with Bali's Best Chefs
Bali Culinary Professionals September Lunch - a Bavarian Affair at Discovery Kartika Plaza Hotel on Saturday, September 27, 2014
(9/12/2014)
Thai-Style Hospitality Comes to Bali
Centara Hotel and Resorts Opens 14-Villa Property at Nusa Dua, Bali
(9/12/2014)
Service Included
Airport Service Charge to be Included in Cost of Domestic Tickets Traveling form Bali's Airport
(9/12/2014)
Waldorf . . . .Make it a Double
Bali to Be Home to Two Waldorf Astorias
(9/12/2014)
Monumental Exports
29.09% drop in Exported Wooden Statues from Bali in January-July 2014
(9/12/2014)
TV Dinners
CNNgo Names Six 'Must Eat' Dishes for a Balinese Holiday
(9/13/2014)
All [News]!
 
Tourism and Transport Tourism Agents