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Emirates (EK) Interview - all you need to know about it (threads merged)

Old 26th Jun 2010, 13:10
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We have younger guys through the cadet program flying the line so I doubt 24 would be a problem.
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Old 26th Jun 2010, 14:50
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ah..........no no no
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Old 29th Jun 2010, 11:56
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pilot interview

Hi Tak,

I am shortlisted as well, do you have any information about the preparation?
By advance , many thanks
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Old 4th Jul 2010, 09:36
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Bit unrelated but can't think of anywhere else to post the question. On the EK Recruitment website those little 2 minute videos that they have on there don't seem to be working at all.
Just wondering if it's a problem with the website or my PC's just crap?!
Anyone with any insight or if suffering the same problem would be good to know.
Cheers.
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Old 4th Jul 2010, 10:26
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I think there is a distinct possibility that the guys/girls who appear in the vids may have withdrawn their permission for EK to show them.

Can't blame people for finally coming to their senses!

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Old 4th Jul 2010, 16:23
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Question that came up today regarding nationalities at EK

I was asked today if EK hires pilots from Israel or if EK has any Jewish pilots working there?? Strange question I know, but I thought it a good one considering I have never heard Hebrew being announced as a language that is spoken on the EK flights... I have several flights a year as a pax on EK...
Anybody care to clarify? My F/O today was born in Israel but resides as a commuter in the States and wants to go to EK... I honestly couldn't tell him...
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Old 6th Jul 2010, 15:57
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Travel cost for the wife

Hello,

If your wife come along with you for the 4 days interview, do you have to book and pay the ticket by yourself or does Ek take care to book the ticket and get u a reduced ticket?

Thank you for the answer
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Old 7th Jul 2010, 12:15
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Wife

You must pay for your wife's ticket, EK will not pay for her nor will they give you a reduced fare ticket.
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Old 7th Jul 2010, 13:00
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Just be grateful that EK are desperate, when I came for my interview, they didn't even pay for my ticket, let alone the wife's!
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Old 8th Jul 2010, 12:52
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induction/Type Rating

Hi guys,
Just wondering how long does Induction & type rating course take? How soon after day 1 would it be possible to take a couple of days A/L? Just considering going down for interview but HAVE to be in europe for a couple of days later this year for an important family function
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Old 8th Jul 2010, 22:11
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Hi,

Do you know when Emirates will get rid of the 55 tons limitation?
I was told it was still a hard limitation but that they would probably have to soon get rid of it to find enough candidate.

Thanks
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Old 9th Jul 2010, 16:16
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BMI

Does EK still have a below 30 BMI limit? Right now I am at 31.8, which was enough to keep me out of the interview when I was furloughed back in '09.
Thanks in advance.
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Old 9th Jul 2010, 18:22
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Hi!

EK HAD a requirement for some time over 55 tonnes, which was lowered numerous times, and does not now exist on the website.

Another poster reported that the new 2500 hour TT/modern glass jet time requirement is ALSO ONLY for planes over 55 tonnes. By looking at the website, you can not see this requirement, so us "potential EK pilots" don't know if there is any 55 tonne requirement or not. I assume that, if the above is true, if you have 4000 TT, the 55 tonne requirement does not apply.

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PS-I DO have SOME time over 55 tonnes, and am over 4000TT, about 4000 jet, and was told that I meet the EK min requirements. HOWEVER, the mins seem to change daily, and different people have been told different things, according to a variety of posters.
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Old 10th Jul 2010, 15:59
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cr7,

Yes, they do. It also applies to current EK pilots as well. BMI over 30 and they put you on a three month watch list where they make sure you are trending down and not up. They also order full blood work and a body fat analysis. If your BMI is high but you are obviously in shape and just muscular, they will make exceptions but only after a body fat analysis.
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Old 10th Jul 2010, 16:08
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Well I am confused,

I have more than 4000 hours of which 3800 is in a jet below 55 tons.
and was told a week ago that I did not meet the current mins by their HR.

Dont know what to think
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Old 15th Jul 2010, 20:43
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EK interview

Hi Dears, I have been called for recruitment procces next month and I would like to know something about interviews, compass tests,sim check,etc..
I would appreciate very much any help.
Thanks.
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Old 16th Jul 2010, 05:42
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Emirates does have a 55 ton limit. The website does not say it, but I asked recruitment and they confirmed it. It used to be there, got taken away, put back, taken away ever so briefly, and put back again. The reason that they have not posted it is, guess, the want people to apply so that when it gets taken away again they will have enough people. Confusing, ya
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Old 16th Jul 2010, 07:19
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Thatwasclose, Thatwaswrong my friend!

There is NO 55t limit for being invited to interview (or being offered a job for that matter).

Maybe peeps are getting confused with the 'Hard Time' (55t) requirement for upgrade??

Obviously preference must be given to pilots who fly EK type/wide body or large Jet twins. It looks like the smallest type we are recruiting from presently is CRJ700 (around 30t), which I'm sure anyone who has been to interview recently can confirm!

Hope this helps
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Old 17th Jul 2010, 15:33
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Emirates Selection

Hi,

Anyone who just went for the EK Pilot selection program please share some latest info.or please PM me.Cheers!
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Old 17th Jul 2010, 16:50
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With 1200 hours on the EMB-145, 1000 hours on the CRJ-900, about 100 hours on CRJ-700/200 and most currently 200 hours on B-737-400 would I make the cut? That's exactly 2500 Jet. My total time is 3900.
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