Session 3: Working outside of so-beloved Europe

15:00 – 15:20

Knowing and watching your taxation is essential

  • Are there tax risks in your residence country when working outside of the EU?
  • Should you avoid double taxation?
  • What might a tax-free salary mean in the reality?
  • Are freelance agreements safe?

15:20 – 15:50

Labor rights around the globe

  • Does a good employment agreement always protect you?
  • How easily can an employer change the terms of your contract?
  • Is truly global union protection available?
  • Where to find help if things do not go as expected?

15:50 – 16:20

Asia, Desert or Far Away Overseas

  • Is there still a place for family life?
  • Commuting or full-time agreement: pros and cons;
  • Living conditions, schools and spouse employment options;
  • Pay system and structure differences in each region.

16:20 – 16:50

Licensing when out of EU

  • Is it easy to convert an EASA license to respective authority?
  • How can one maintain several licenses?
  • Transferring ratings from one license to another?
  • Is a medical check really such a hassle?

16:50 – 17:20

Working in China – myths, legends and reality

  • What should a pilot expect from working in China?
  • What to prepare for and how to start?
  • Should you apply to several airlines at the same time?
  • Are salaries really as high as they say?
  • Is career growth possible within the same airline?

17:20 – 17:40

Questions and discussions

17:40 – 18:00

Chair’s closing remarks