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

Old 20th Feb 2020, 04:45
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Originally Posted by weimaraners View Post
Good Afternoon,

Somebody can give a glimpse of how are things currently in EK? What is the level of turnover and prospects for expansion, Command courses, expansion of the fleet? 777x is due in 2021 I believe so is expansion forecasted in the near future (+6 months)?.

Applied a few weeks back but I have received a email stating there are no positions available at the moment. Any information is welcome, and also welcome any PM.

Regards.
Boeing fleet is overstaffed so recruitment is currently frozen; I think we'll see recruitment pick up again when the 777x deliveries begin. Boeing Command time was roughly 4 years but that'll likely increase significantly for new joiners. Turnover is low, as the Boeing rosters are the most manageable they've been in years - hence the recruitment/upgrade freeze.
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Old 20th Feb 2020, 13:56
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Originally Posted by Xulu View Post
Boeing fleet is overstaffed so recruitment is currently frozen; I think we'll see recruitment pick up again when the 777x deliveries begin. Boeing Command time was roughly 4 years but that'll likely increase significantly for new joiners. Turnover is low, as the Boeing rosters are the most manageable they've been in years - hence the recruitment/upgrade freeze.

Thank you for your reply.
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Old 29th Feb 2020, 02:38
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Holding pool

I applied December for B777 FO , they replied in January That I will be in a holding pool . Any ideas on current trends and how long you will be in a holding pool ?
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Old 29th Feb 2020, 13:38
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Holding pool for an interview?
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Old 8th Mar 2020, 17:30
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Hey all

I have an interview in the sand pit coming up this April. Anyone able to provide some information on what that might contain, how I might prepare, what sim it's in etc etc. Feel free to PM!

Cheers

DISCLAIMER - I have read all the negativity around working at EK, this is a 'keep my options open' interview. I got nothing to lose.... yet.
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Old 9th Mar 2020, 17:33
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Prepare with pilots jobs network (compass)
Fly a bit without flight directors at work (sim screening)
And BE YOURSELF (interview)
Also for the interview, think about a couple of flights you've had in the last couple of years, that stood out from the other normal ones. Good/Bad colleagues/situations etc.
They will ask you for details, when they ask you questions in the interview.

And also not to be forgotten. Eat a big breakfast each morning. There won't be much time for food or drinks during the assessment.

That all helped me. Prepared about 3-4 days in advance for the whole assessment.

Good luck
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Old 10th Mar 2020, 02:07
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Hows prospects for interview looking given current state of affairs worldwide ?
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Old 10th Mar 2020, 08:36
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Originally Posted by Mumbojumbo View Post
Hows prospects for interview looking given current state of affairs worldwide ?
Not too sure but my application was responded to with a week, with interview within 4 weeks...

If I find out more @ interview Iíll post.
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Old 11th Mar 2020, 01:13
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Originally Posted by GlobalSceptic View Post
Not too sure but my application was responded to with a week, with interview within 4 weeks....
DEC or FO position?

Airbus rated?
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Old 12th Mar 2020, 00:50
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Originally Posted by whatsyourbeef View Post
DEC or FO position?

Airbus rated?
FO, 320 rated currently
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Old 12th Mar 2020, 18:37
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All recruitment is currently suspended, according to the management today,
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Old 12th Mar 2020, 20:18
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Originally Posted by BigGeordie View Post
All recruitment is currently suspended, according to the management today,
What about people that already have scheduled courses?
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Old 12th Mar 2020, 23:44
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Originally Posted by lansen View Post
What about people that already have scheduled courses?
Scheduled to start on a course no news from EK yet, but expecting the worst.
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Old 13th Mar 2020, 14:12
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Does EK accept FAA licenced pilots???
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Old 14th Mar 2020, 03:14
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Scheduled courses are being cancelled.
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Old 14th Mar 2020, 08:51
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Originally Posted by PGA View Post
Scheduled courses are being cancelled.
Could you be a bit more specific? Where do you have this information from?
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Old 14th Mar 2020, 13:17
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https://gulfnews.com/uae/government/...-17-1.70389352 Iíd imagine this is the reason. Canít get new visas issued ufn
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Old 14th Mar 2020, 18:50
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Wait for forced unpaid leave for those there.
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Old 15th Mar 2020, 07:35
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If anybody of you guys reading here has an upcoming course start (within the next two weeks) and feels curious about what is going on right now, I thought it might be a good idea to start a whatsapp group to exchange some info about it. PM if you're interested to join in.
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Old 15th Mar 2020, 09:03
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Just heard there will be no new joiners in March or April, May is still to be decided but most likely none as well
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