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Old 3rd Dec 2007, 13:47
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In techical terms am I right in thinking that Potty is the accountable manager, and thus responsable for all the regulatory indiscressions....
In technical terms I would say you are right. On their web site he is listed as Managing Director. If, in their tems, this is the Accountable Manager slash CEO, I do not know.

On the same web site they only present the Managing Director, the COO, VP Finance and one person responsible for the Commercial and Planning. Does that mean that they do not have a Director Of Operation, a Head Of Training and a Maintenance Director Or do they not want to be flashed on the web

Now that they do not have the top management in Dana, what are they doing about it? My 5 pennies worth is; hire a solid management team both in RAK Airways and Dana. Stop throwing money out of the window like they have done over the past couple of years, and get these two companies up to a level where they belong. Ok, so a professional management team will cost a bit more than they like to pay. But in order to be taken serious, that is the way to go. Period.
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Dont think too hard, it hurts

737BBJ, you are right, but it will never happen, too many vested interests.

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Old 12th Dec 2007, 11:07
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RaK taken Over little "profitable" brother

I understand that RaK, has taken over their sibling; to ensure the profitable continued operation,; they have installed all there own proven management.

RIP

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It certainly looks like the proven management in RAK have taken over Dana. What puzzles me thou is how the GCAA can allow a Post Holder in RAK Airways to control the operation in another company. The Dr. is CEO/ Accountable Manager in the airline. The COO in the airline is not a Post Holder as such, but I believe he is Post Holder Flight Operations in RAK Airways. If that is so, how can he and the Dr. have anything to do with any controlling position in Dana. Are you guys following me here?

What they should do is to consentrate on doing a good job for RAK Airways, get the organization stable and secure their new schedules. And then hire some professionals to take care of Dana. But I guess they believe they are cut to be everywhere at the same time. People have tried that before and ended up flat on their noses.

Question on top of this is what is going to happen to the former Post Holder Of Operations in Hamra/Dana. Up until now he has survived all of his "ememies". But obviously a new manager has arrived on the scene with the same idea as those before him; the now ex-Director Of Operations in Hamra/Dana has to go. Who wants to bet we are going to see another key person being sent packing in RAK, and not before long. As an experienced leader, the Dr. cannot sit still watching his projects collapse because of people around him.

If a list of all the key personnel, managers and Post Holders that have been sent packing or resigned would surface on this thread, it would not paint a good picture of what has been going on, and still goes on in RAK.
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Aviatordubai,

No, we did not hear. But I understand that the former Dana MD, and former Hamra Director Of Operations, is back in the Dana office. You have to understand, and I said it before, more people have tried to remove him from his positions, and they all made a mistake. This guy has a high star among those who really make decisions in Ras Al Kaimah. If that was not true, he would not be working for them after he was removed the first time (from the Director Of Operations position in Hamra Air). But he is around, and somebody else will be sent packing. Trust me.
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Could somebody ask Steve A, ex-atc to pm me please. Some friends in Bahrain have asked me to contact him.
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ferris, check yr pm
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Old 18th Dec 2007, 15:55
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talking about "shining stars"

the rising star is gadah, the sales lady fired from royaljet. she has the ear of somebody, and appears to be the "in charge".
who is she and which coven is she from.????
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Gulfstreamaviator,

the rising star is gadah, the sales lady fired from royaljet.
I am reading something about a lady on the Royal Jet thread. Is there any connection here
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RAK new airport manager

or should it be manageress.

not met her yet, but lets hope she has more luck than the previous.



Dana are recruiting a Royal Jet senior engineer, why would he leave RJ and come to Dana. ?


RAK airways canx some flights, but forgot to tell the destination check in agents, so some minor VIPS were checked in for a flight that did not exist.


Most of the cabin crew are resigning, as their bonds are due to expire very soon.

The haj terminal is getting well used. (sorry tent).

The visa run girls are filling the main terminal.

Ops normal. A bit potty if you ask me....................................iwo
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Another one bites the dust

CEO, that is......
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Gulfstreamaviator,

Say again!
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Happy New Year Gentlemen,
I have latest news that may be you are interested to know.
Yesterday Khalid Almeer was terminated (finally) although he sent his resignation exactly one hour after his termination letter was signed to cover his ….. Dr. sent auditors and found a lot of corruptions… he was not alone in this scandal and his precious friend Abdullah Ch (X-Gulf air) was terminated too….
You should be there to see happy faces in RAK Airways; everybody expected this and prayed for it…
I don’t know why RAK Airways is under Curse of getting bad CEOs/COO….
Will get back to you with more news

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Old 3rd Jan 2008, 06:47
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To Stranger 2008 and everybody out there who is hearing this news today,

It is true, our beloved beacon of hope has left RAK airways, no he wasn't involved in any scandal, or fraud, he was an extraordinary gentlemen who was hardworking, honest and spent all his working hours in RAK Airways or in the Airport trying to give both the facelift that they so badly needed. During his absence to take his wife for medical treatment, Dr Khater sent in an under-qualified, clueless bunch of nitwits to peck and burrow through everything. We at RAK Airways were harassed, questioned like common criminals and made to feel totally unappreciated by the DR and his thugs. As a result, Captain Khalid decided enough was enough and he rendered his resignation 3 full days before the Board of Directors even met to decide his fate. Since joining in June, he has not had a pay hike, although he was promoted from VPO to COO and subsequently made the MD of the Airport. He has not received any appreciation or word of thanks from the Board of Directors for all his hard work and dedication. I am myself, with several of my colleagues, seriously thinking of resigning and going back to England. The morale is so low right now, yesterday half the staff were in tears when they learned about Captain Khalid's departure. He was a brilliant man, just look at what he achieved in the last seven months, we all wish him the best for the future. For anyone who knows the industry he has proved himself a champion and I'm sure he will be snapped up immediately by someone who will pay him his worth, not for the meager salary of 70,000 dirhams that RAK Airways was paying him. From all the RAK team, good luck Captain Khalid, many more will be leaving after you.
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Old 3rd Jan 2008, 09:59
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Dear RAK Staff,
I know half of RAK Airways staff including managment and none of them felt sorry for Khalid Almeer except his friends who have been recruited by him and are scared to death that may it’s their turn. First of all Khalid almeer was paid AED 80000 not 70000 plus company car and a driver, insurance , two bedrooms accommodation and etc . Secondly no one was harassed by Dr. or Auditors and they voluntary spoke to auditors and reported what he has been doing.
He was promoted because Board believed in him and thought since he is an airline man will do good job but he disappointed everybody
If anybody resigns make sure he/she will be one of his friends not any other staff specially after choosing Ravi who is holding two MBA with extensive experience in aviation industry to be as acting COO in his place.

I don’t know why I have strong feeling that you are Khalid Almeer not any of RAK staff….. they way you cry is only his way .....

nobody liked him there specially pilots after what he did to Captain Karl…
You better keep praying for him……
we wish him the best and hope he gets good job.... why not

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Old 3rd Jan 2008, 11:02
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I don’t know why I have strong feeling that you are Khalid Almeer not any of RAK staff
I do not even know the man, and I got that feeling instantly.

Besides that, it will always be to camps in any corporation, one that likes the person being fired and one that don`t.

The Dr. now has a unique opportunity to set things straight in this strained new airline. For the sake of all employees, followers, and not followers of Mr. Almeer I hope the Dr. will set a new and better course for the airline. It must be possible.
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Dear 737BBJ and stranger2008,

It is indeed sad that you actually think there isn't anyone in RAK Airways who is intelligent enough to voice an opinion. I talked to Captain Khalid yesterday, who even after his resigning under such dire circumstances was gracious enough to offer any help we needed in our transition period. It has become apparent to all of us here that stranger2008 is no other than a former employee who everyone was glad to see go. She is the ONLY one who was privy to the information about Ravi and Captain Khalid's former package, which she has again exaggerated. Whilst it is true that every company has two camps this time Dr Khater is well aware that he blew it, dozens of e-mails he has received at the disappointing news will contest to that. Dr Khater and his people pulled files of employees at random, sniffed around the offices like spies and made everyone feel like they were thieves that were going to be deported! It was nothing more than an elaborate witch-hunt.
I personally have nothing against Ravi, but he is not the caliber of Captain Khalid. Stranger2008 has no concept of flight Operations and what ALL the newspapers have dubbed 'aviation history', she is not qualified to judge on the merits of what we have achieved. We are part of a team, we have a right to express our opinions, she is nothing but an outsider looking in. I came here long before Captain Khalid appeared on the scene and I think I know what the feeling here is better than Stranger2008.
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RAK staff,
It is indeed sad that you actually think there isn't anyone in RAK Airways who is intelligent enough to voice an opinion.
Did I question your intelligence in my post? I am sure there are many in RAK Airways able to voice their opinion. As a matter of fact I know a couple personally, and they do not share your way of looking at the present situation in the airline.

It has become apparent to all of us here that stranger2008 is no other than a former employee who everyone was glad to see go.
If that is so, she probably had to leave the company on your Mr. Almeer`s order/will/recommendation. I believe the same thing happend to the former Post Holder Maintenance, a person I believe was instrumental in getting Mr. Almeer to RAK (?). stranger2008 should know something about what has been going on in the office building in RAK Airways. That this is not good news for you, I understand from your posting.

this time Dr Khater is well aware that he blew it, dozens of e-mails he has received at the disappointing news will contest to that. Dr Khater and his people pulled files of employees at random, sniffed around the offices like spies and made everyone feel like they were thieves that were going to be deported! It was nothing more than an elaborate witch-hunt.
the Dr., as the Accountable Manager, has the right to do whatever he thinks is necessary to safeguard the management of the airline. If what you say is correct, his methods could probably be different. But in the end of the day there is usually no smoke without a fire. Meaning; he must have had a hunch, and he did find a reason to let Mr. Almeer go.

she is not qualified to judge on the merits of what we have achieved.
What is it actually that you have achieved? In my opinion not much. The history of your airline is one of management chaos left, right and center. You have to be pretty short sighted not to see that.

I personally have nothing against Ravi, but he is not the caliber of Captain Khalid.
My good RAK staff. You are throwing stones on stranger2008 for not being whatever he/she is..........., but you have the balls to state that Mr. Ravi is not the caliber of Mr. Almeer. I give you one thing. You are loyal to your Master, but that`s about all.
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Somebody explain to me what’s going on here? Who is she?
Oh My God !!!!! This issue became too sensitive than what we thought… RAK STAFF is too loyal to Khalid Almeer (himself) ….
I am sorry … you are so hurt …. It’s ok man, take it easy …. anyone can be terminated its normal … no hard feeling…… please take it easy….. what a long lecture about Khalid Almeer… I just announced his termination as I heard from RAK people and see the only man who can not take it
You will get job, I am sure…. You have few years more to act as a pilot…..
Oh my God I can’t believe what is going on … it’s better to ignore RAK Staff… let him die in his pain, for God Sake… every one leave him alone…………….. please leave this poor man alone..... Somebody help me here I became she ... oh my God ... I am she , why am I bald

Somebody find a job for Khalid Almeer to save RAK Staff .... before he gets heart attack

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The problem is definitely the Managing Director. James Hogan will be the permanent replacement because he (JH) wants to prove that he is a man of his word and that he'll make wonders wherever he goes. Mistreated EY crews, rejoice!
JH will fix the Dr.
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