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

Old 22nd Jan 2018, 16:03
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Think lots of people are looking for a way out . And es the roster is not great and the moral on line is pretty low . Not so easy just to quit and find a new job but more and more people trying and finding . This is not a great job in regards to time off and health . CA 777 feb roster with 11 days off top bid and actually happy I got 11 days ! Have not seen that for a while .
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Old 22nd Jan 2018, 16:34
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Originally Posted by thatwasclose View Post
Think lots of people are looking for a way out . And es the roster is not great and the moral on line is pretty low . Not so easy just to quit and find a new job but more and more people trying and finding . This is not a great job in regards to time off and health . CA 777 feb roster with 11 days off top bid and actually happy I got 11 days ! Have not seen that for a while .
Morals on the line have always been pretty low. I hope you meant Morale!
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Old 23rd Jan 2018, 04:42
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Originally Posted by BigGeordie View Post
Morals on the line have always been pretty low. I hope you meant Morale!
You are correct . I actually like low morals on line .
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Old 2nd Feb 2018, 10:27
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Join Date: Feb 2018
Location: Amman
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Hi all..
Im new to this form.. anyone has an idea about the acceptance rate at EK for f/o's now adays?
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Old 2nd Feb 2018, 14:24
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Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Desert
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Itís a 100% if you have the 3 Ps
A pulse
A pilots license
And a plan of leaving.
They donít want anyone staying a long time hence the reason they treat us like crap.
If you really want EK youíll get hired.
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Old 8th Feb 2018, 03:27
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Join Date: Nov 2014
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How much do you actually make monthly as a new guy at EK?
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Old 8th Feb 2018, 16:14
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Thanks Yorkshire. Do you have an actual $ amount? I'm currently flying for a regional and lets say its not the best
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Old 8th Feb 2018, 21:20
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Join Date: Oct 2016
Location: FL370
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Basically as an FO living in company housing you will take home about 8000usd/mo not including your pension. If you live out, then it is 11,700usd/mo or there abouts. So as you can see, you can still make good money here but you really need to consider your personal circumstances.
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Old 9th Feb 2018, 00:17
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That's really good compared to what I am making right now. Honestly speaking flying the bush of Alaska is prob the hardest flying job ever not to mention the lifestyle.
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Old 9th Feb 2018, 04:40
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Is is good, but Dubai can be expensive so beware.......
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Old 9th Feb 2018, 05:17
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so if you are not staying in company housing, is it easy to get roomies or what do most people do?
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Old 9th Feb 2018, 06:32
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Originally Posted by Stevenice View Post
so if you are not staying in company housing, is it easy to get roomies or what do most people do?
Lots of guys get roommates ... lots go alone . Options on that front .
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Old 9th Feb 2018, 07:07
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Oh okay. Thanks lot
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Old 11th Feb 2018, 06:36
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Join Date: Jun 2017
Location: USA
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Does someone know why some foreign FOs wear only 2 stripes while others wear 3? Something to do with flight time?
Is the salary the same?
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Old 11th Feb 2018, 12:28
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Yes and yes.
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Old 11th Feb 2018, 15:47
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Join Date: Jan 2018
Location: atlanta
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Originally Posted by warhammer View Post
Haha!
I'm not a candidate, I'm a successful pilot who know when to arm the damn APP mode. Never ever failed on any sim flights for the last 5 years, including line checks. If you want to make the sim difficult, not a problem, very easy. If you want to fail somebody, no matter how successful he is, not a big deal, very easy. But the overall attitude was not acceptable in EK sim session, and EK was also in a selection period for me during this time. Believe me I wouldn't apply again for any position within EK. So, good luck for everybody who thinks EK is their future company to work.

I think that we all should hear the other side of the bell before judging the company or a single person...We all know, that everywhere in the world, not just at EK, attitude worth at least 60% of the interview to be successful. They know that a kid, now days, can fly a full motion simulator, they know that anyone can be trained on a new machine, but also they know that they can't train or change people's attitude. I am not saying that you had a bad attitude, but maybe an attitude that does not meet their standards. Everyone has their own standards. So do not be a buthurt, i am sure you will have more and better opportunities out there. Think positive and look forward
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Old 11th Feb 2018, 16:43
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Originally Posted by pilotguy1222 View Post
FEB 380 CA.
3 Mauritius, 1 JFK, 1 Taipei, 1 day ground school, 1 day sim.
By some miracle, this schedule actually allows 9 days off.
Everyone here is emphasizing that EK rosters offer only 9 guaranteed days off.... BUT no one that mentions the 42days of vacation per year.... simple math brings me to an average of 12.5 days off a month (daysoff+vacationdays/12). I am working for a regional well known company in North American, i get 10 guaranteed days off a month and 2 (business) week (10days) of vacation in a year...this brings me to to an average of 10.8 days off a month in one year. with an average 85 hours blocked per month, 8 sick days per year, and a min guaranteed of 75hrs which i never went below.
As a captain on a medium jet, I make 2/3 of an EK's FO on his first year.... WHY, and WHY no one that works in North America opens a forum with so many complaints about their low salaries and heavy rosters??? Why those pilots that claim to be employed at EK, do not speak about their former companies? i think that you all applied for EK, when you had already a job...no one was pointing a gun on your heads while signing for EK. and not least, i think that everyone that does not want to work there anymore can leave at anytime....
this thread is filled by butthurt people and some fake pilots....FYI forums are made to share information, and not trying to influence people or to put a company under a really bad light, just because they did not get hired or do not like their working conditions anymore... if somebody is getting influenced by all of you, in my opinion should not be a pilot.
Any company across the world has their pro and cons. Paradise does not exist,
So long
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Old 11th Feb 2018, 19:20
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Hahahahah 42 leave, really? The only thing I got was the 30 days leave they had to give. And this year i got only forced leave, 2 x15days. Nothing together with the family, so imagine what that does to your family life..... and yes, my wife is on her way out, thanks EK.
Oh and no, I am not the only one in this situation, believe me.
These sad people in upper management dont give a rats- youknowwhat about their pilots, and that is what will finish the company.
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Old 11th Feb 2018, 22:21
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42 days leave??? Thats fooking funny. When I left they payed me out the 56 days I had in my leave bank, I never ever had 42 days of leave a year for the entire 8 years I was there.
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Old 12th Feb 2018, 08:31
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42 days leave in a year! Now thatís just funny
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