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

Old 28th Sep 2019, 14:56
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Originally Posted by Gemma Barry
What are the negatives in your view?
...you must be new here. .
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Old 29th Sep 2019, 09:56
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Originally Posted by givemewings
...you must be new here. .
Very new indeed!!
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Old 1st Oct 2019, 20:01
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Is it true EK have dropped the BMI restriction for pilots. Asking for another fat c@nt who looks exactly like me!
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Old 2nd Oct 2019, 05:08
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I believe it's a GCAA thing.
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Old 2nd Oct 2019, 08:32
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Originally Posted by fatbus
I believe it's a GCAA thing.
According the GCAA CAR MED, up to index of 35 you're fit if you're considered healthy to operate. Other than that, stupidity from the bouncy castle....
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Old 3rd Oct 2019, 04:42
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Thanks very much.
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Old 3rd Oct 2019, 22:44
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Originally Posted by tonker
Is it true EK have dropped the BMI restriction for pilots. Asking for another fat c@nt who looks exactly like me!
I guess the BMI limit is still 30 ( EK limit) remember you are largely dealing with morons ! but I like your style .. good luck to your cuddly friend !
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Old 5th Oct 2019, 18:00
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Anyone know the reason why they say you must use your US or Australian Passports if you held either over other nationalities held?
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Old 6th Oct 2019, 14:17
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ATR72 to Emirates

Just wondering if my type rating would be a problem. Is it ok to apply EK with turboprop type ratings? Anyone know information if there's first officers from propellers?
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Old 6th Oct 2019, 15:37
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Originally Posted by nowayman
Anyone know the reason why they say you must use your US or Australian Passports if you held either over other nationalities held?
For Visa ussues/costs.
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Old 6th Oct 2019, 15:44
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Originally Posted by wingsover
Just wondering if my type rating would be a problem. Is it ok to apply EK with turboprop type ratings? Anyone know information if there's first officers from propellers?
There are turboprop pilots in EK, not sure if they are actively recruited at the moment as there seems to be a large pool of jet pilots available.
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Old 7th Oct 2019, 02:13
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Cadet pilot program

Hi guys, a friend who he's a UAE national and had just completed his cadet training told me that they have started accepting internationals. Pilots at EK how true is it? I've been to the website it still open for nationals alone.
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Old 9th Oct 2019, 11:53
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Question

Hello all,

I recently passed my assessment at Emirates and been told theyíll proceed with the rest of the approvals. Does anyone know what that actually means and how long does this usually take?

Also has anyone been rejected after having passed the assessment in a Dubai?

Thanks in Advance
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Old 9th Oct 2019, 16:17
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Once you pass everything your application then goes to management for final approval. Falling at the final hurdle is rare as far as I am aware but it can happen and has to a friend of mine.
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Old 11th Oct 2019, 11:26
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Originally Posted by Emma Royds
Once you pass everything your application then goes to management for final approval. Falling at the final hurdle is rare as far as I am aware but it can happen and has to a friend of mine.
Thanks for that info Emma...Iím just patiently waiting for my approval now.

Just out of curiosity, what happened to your friend after they got rejected? How long did he/she have to wait to reapply?
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Old 12th Oct 2019, 14:16
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Originally Posted by ManualFlight787


Thanks for that info Emma...Iím just patiently waiting for my approval now.

Just out of curiosity, what happened to your friend after they got rejected? How long did he/she have to wait to reapply?
He never reapplied. Not sure if he was simply not interested in doing so or that he was not given the chance to do so.
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Old 12th Oct 2019, 21:10
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Originally Posted by Raski


after how many days they have told you passed everything mate?

Thanks
There were 2 others that passed the assessment day like myself...they had the email for referencing details sent to them the week after. Once you receive this email I think it means your file has been cleared and youíve passed selection.

Your medical has to be approved before they can complete the approvals...I had extra medical tests to do so my approval has fallen behind.
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Old 12th Oct 2019, 21:27
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Originally Posted by MaxOne777
Hi guys, a friend who he's a UAE national and had just completed his cadet training told me that they have started accepting internationals. Pilots at EK how true is it? I've been to the website it still open for nationals alone.
The internationals on the cadet programme have either come in from EFTA or have connections in the company with some wasta. Otherwise, I doubt you have much chance.
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Old 14th Oct 2019, 14:20
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I recently progressed through all the assessment stages in Dubai. A week after I returned I saw that my medical was approved and a day after that I got an application unsuccessful and apply again after two years email.

So it is possible to get a No after "passing" in Dubai and the re-apply period seems to be 2 years, but I have heard of guys applying again after 6 months and getting another assessment opportunity.
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Old 14th Oct 2019, 16:49
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It's not only supply and demand but also it's global demographics . Experience levels of applications change overnight and also dictate who gets offered a job. That being said for those who take the job be very prepared for everything to change many times . No one is ever promised anything!
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