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Old 11th Jan 2013, 05:05   #561 (permalink)
 
Join Date: May 2008
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April 14th, B777 course offer!!!

Interviewed on May 29th
TT 8200
Current 6700 ( B737-800)

I truly wish you all the best!
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Old 11th Jan 2013, 18:44   #562 (permalink)
 
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Congrats Fernando!
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Old 11th Jan 2013, 19:55   #563 (permalink)
 
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Do you guys know if any course has been offered to AIRBUS rated pilots in the last weeks?
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Old 14th Jan 2013, 13:34   #564 (permalink)
 
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Just got an email from a recruiter at emirates they are only looking at Airbus and Boeing experience candidates for now ..........

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Old 14th Jan 2013, 15:12   #565 (permalink)
 
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Bear in mind also that if you have been unemployed for some time this last year that can play against you as it did for me.
Some of the guys who interviewed later than me got already the course while I'm still waiting and approaching the limit of the 1 year.
I have to say that I lost my last job in February 2012 and interviewed with EK in May. Then I got a new job after the summer but finally I wasn't flying for a period of around 7 months and they don't seem to like this situation at EK.
Maybe I'll be luckier next time!
Thanks god I've got a good and well paid job.

Btw, they told me in their last email that if we are not offered a course within the year period they'll give us priority to re-interview so forget about the rumors that they'll extend our application for some few more months
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Old 12th Feb 2013, 08:18   #566 (permalink)
 
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Have there been anymore courses allocated to you guys in the hold pool? Just trying to keep the thread alive!
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Old 12th Feb 2013, 08:58   #567 (permalink)
 
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An ex (and soon to be again) colleague of mine completed the PSP in may 2012, not boing/bus rated, and has been offered a course in early April
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Old 12th Feb 2013, 18:05   #568 (permalink)
 
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Nothing here.
Waiting since May 2012.
Heard that the last course was offered for April 14th which means that next should be May 2013. Too late I'm afraid.
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Old 13th Feb 2013, 10:35   #569 (permalink)
 
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I'll keep my fingers crossed for you Archer!
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Old 13th Feb 2013, 11:30   #570 (permalink)
 
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Are they still calling people out for FO interviews? Or are they still concentrating on DECs at the moment?

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Old 13th Feb 2013, 12:58   #571 (permalink)
 
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Well according to some of the other threads on here DEC recruitment has ceased for the moment. Apparently there are a few DEC in a hold pool waiting to be allocated courses.

FO recruitment seems to be happening but at a much slower rate. Suggestions are that it may speed up as we move into the new financial year. People have also suggested that due to the high number of applications EK are concentrating their efforts on Boeing & Airbus rated guys.

Disclaimer... all of this i've picked up from this forum...
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Old 13th Feb 2013, 14:48   #572 (permalink)
 
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Last post is correct. Dunno about the pace picking up during the year.
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Old 13th Feb 2013, 15:09   #573 (permalink)
 
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Hi guys,

I would like to apply Emirates but I have 2500 hrs of which 1500 on jet Citation 550. Do you think that I Should apply?, also type rated on A320 but no hours on type
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Old 13th Feb 2013, 15:55   #574 (permalink)
 
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It appears that you do not have the minimum stated FO requirements which are, from the EK website:
- A minimum of 4000 hours total flying time (may include 25% P3 or FEO time to a max of 500 hours)
- A minimum of 2000 hours multi-crew, multi-engine jet aircraft (P3 time cannot be used for this requirement).
OR
- A minimum of 2500 hours total flying time on a modern commercial multi-engine, multi-crew aircraft jet (P3 time cannot be used for this requirement)
As your jet hours appear to be on a corporate, not commercial aircraft, you would not be accepted for the 2500 hour group.
Generally there is a preference for pilots with significant commercial experience.
As Emirates does not accept Sim hours, they would likely not give credit for your A320 rating.
You can always submit an application, but the likelihood being invited for an interview is extremely remote
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Old 13th Feb 2013, 17:41   #575 (permalink)
 
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dec

they stopped dec's for the moment. gap of 2008 is filled. thats what I heard today.
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Old 13th Feb 2013, 18:13   #576 (permalink)
 
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Yeah, I supposed
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Old 2nd Mar 2013, 08:02   #577 (permalink)


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Does anyone know if they have offered any starting dates after April 14th?

Cheers
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Old 5th Mar 2013, 02:51   #578 (permalink)
 
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Not that I know of. Joined the pool January, patiently treading water!
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Old 5th Mar 2013, 09:33   #579 (permalink)
 
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Hey guys.

I was told that the last offers went for April 14th. Nothing after that, at least on the 777.
They told me that the next courses for Boeing will be at the end of the year and that because of this my application will be over and I will have to re-interview.

Maybe Airbus guys will have a chance.

Good luck.
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Old 5th Mar 2013, 14:34   #580 (permalink)
 
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So no Boeing courses for around 8 months?! Wow! Things are slowing down, that sounds unprecedented.
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