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Ethiopean infos.

Old 30th Jun 2019, 19:55
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That must be for FO's or new Capt's. Certainly not for experienced 737 DEC's joining the company
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Old 30th Jun 2019, 20:13
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Ok, thanks,
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Old 31st Jul 2019, 10:18
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Any update on current Ethiopian situation on 777/787?

environment/salary/shifts/days off


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Old 31st Jul 2019, 15:15
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No changes on T&C's. Rumors are that 777 has enough pilots (due recent influx og pilots from Etihad and Jet Airways) but that, if you've got 500 hours on 787, you are welcome
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Old 6th Sep 2019, 23:40
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MD80767Driver,

Thank you for your continuous update. Some rumors has it that there is a small exodus of pilots lately. Any truth to this?

Thanks,
Skyrocket
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Old 21st Sep 2019, 08:45
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What take home salary can I expect to make as a DEC B737?
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Old 22nd Sep 2019, 15:12
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Skyrocket,

Yes, some people going to Vietnam, some retirements.

Doppio, Basic USD 7.000 + USD 1.200 per diem sent to your bank of choice. Another USD 1250 in housing,paid to your bankaccount in Ethiopia
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Old 23rd Sep 2019, 06:20
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WHAT!? For a 737 Captain? And people are turning up for that salary?
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Old 23rd Sep 2019, 09:21
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Yes. From all over the world. Sad but true. Good thing is - taxes are paid by ET..
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Old 2nd Oct 2019, 20:59
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Anybody know what the double taxation v tax paid certificate actually means for a UK resident commuting contract pilot. How much if any UK tax will need to be paid?
cheers
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Old 3rd Oct 2019, 08:58
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Oceansailor,

I'll ask one of our UK pilots. Be back to you.
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Old 6th Oct 2019, 07:38
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Hi there
May I ask what is the average flying day on B737 fleet?
thanks
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Old 6th Oct 2019, 15:44
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Heyy Italian Stud..ehhm..Stalion

As far as I know, it's a mix of mostly 2 legs around Africa and the Middle East, and a few 4 leg days close by. They used to easily reach 110 hours/month but latest news is that its more relaxed at the moment. 80-90 hours, 100 tops. Must be the grounded Max's. Best personal regards to you :-)
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Old 16th Oct 2019, 18:45
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Mozambique and Chad

Hi all.
Any info on the Ethiopian-run operations in Mozambique and Chad? Sounds like they need lowly Q drivers like myself.
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Old 18th Dec 2019, 08:21
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Hi All,
The reality on the ground! Ethiopian Airlines
For B777 or 787 Captain position
New applicants must have at least a minimum of 2500hrs PIC and at least 500hrs on type (777 or 787).
2 days assessment in Addis Ababa
1 month training (Average),
$$$$$$$$$ 11,450 (All in USD except the housing allowance which is payed in Ethiopia Birr "its equivalent to 1250 USD") + OT (USD), - training bond
more information ?????? ..........................

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Old 26th Dec 2019, 17:06
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Real 777.787 salary(USD) is as follows:
9000 basic
1200 perdiem (60/day for 20 days)
1250 housing (paid in local currency)
2 yearly bonus of 5400 USD
overtime exceeding 80 hrs 112.5 USD.

anything different you see on the web is a mistake or a lie,
old contracts had an yearly 9000 usd after the third year of service. now they removed it but people keep coming....
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Old 1st Jan 2020, 19:17
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I am considering applying...:
  • Does anyone know the 777/787 schedules ? What do you fly in those 20 days on.
  • Is 14 days of yearly leave serious ?
  • is housing good and safe enough to actually move with your spouse to Addis ?
  • What could you rent there for US$1250 ?
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Old 2nd Jan 2020, 16:29
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Hi All

With regard to 777 DEC, other than the firm tickets to and from work, what other staff travel perks do you get, for you and direct family, ie wife and kids, and what other airlines are available, for eg, is Emirates available as an option via staff travel?

Thanks in advance.
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Old 2nd Jan 2020, 17:40
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777 roster is basically all over the world except australia and beyond. You will be double rated on 787 also and flying usa/south america europe asia africa and middle east. Both pax and cargo.
14 days are real vacation, better if requested in advance. sometimes you get them as you want sometimes not as in any airline.
addis used to be a very safe city, now the situation is a bit worse and it s better not to go out alone at night.
frankly i would not bring my wife here but not only for the safety.
the housing allowance is not enough to have a house or apartment for you only unless you go outside the city ftom where you need a lifetime to go to work at peak hours.
ticket benefit are 6 round trip/year for you and wife/children with ethiopian and other airline through zed agreements.
this does not include your monthly ticket home after the 20 days
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Old 2nd Jan 2020, 18:00
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Many Thanks Trimaranus, much appreciated. do you happen to have any updated info on the interview process, such as the interview itself, and the sim ride?

Thanks Again
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