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

Old 15th Apr 2020, 07:09
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For a wind up, he certainly got you guys hook, line and sinker!
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Old 26th Apr 2020, 21:26
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Can anyone inform what is the net salary for a FO these days?
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Old 27th Apr 2020, 00:44
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Irrelevant question.
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Old 27th Apr 2020, 02:45
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Let me be more clear than mister, not today! Before the virus, normal flying!
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Old 27th Apr 2020, 03:25
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May be the response to you should be...why does it matter? Airlines will be laying off pilots, best case, keeping those that they have. Hiring new ones, highly unlikely.
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Old 27th Apr 2020, 04:50
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hahah June? it aint happening even in the so called, superbly updated july 15 speculation. 500,000 passengers have asked for a refund. and i suggest you paddleyourcanoe over at paddleyourcanoe forum - thats the cabin crew forum for your superbly optimistic requests. i doubt expo is the least of events now even if they held it in 2022. olympics and any other major sporting and global event are in shambles. the mere fact that many of us think expo was GOING to be a super awesome success needs to change their handle to usernameshouldnevergohere

many of us are in an existential crisis - enjoy donning your super duper ppe cabin crew attire ....
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Old 27th Apr 2020, 07:05
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SOPS - EK advertised on APR 22 for DEC 380 and 77, accelerated commands on 380 and 777 and for FOs on the 380 and 777. I can't due to tech inabilities attach the screen shot, but the ref no are 200000F1 200000F2 and 200000F3.
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Old 27th Apr 2020, 08:04
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Ok. Thanks Rex. Will check out the ad for info. 👍
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Old 27th Apr 2020, 09:24
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That is a bit weird. A lot of people with a scheduled starting date have had their job offers being withdrawn 2 weeks ago.
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Old 27th Apr 2020, 09:37
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Devil

The job listing that are currently live are registration for future opportunities and not current available opportunities.

I am one of those who was due to start in June but my contract was withdrawn last week. They don’t expect to be recruiting for either fleet for a minimum of 12 months depending on how long the current situation drags on for.
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Old 27th Apr 2020, 11:44
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Apply for FO position dec last year, and got scheduled for interview but got this email a couple weeks ago


Date: April 20, 2020

Dear *********

Further to our previous correspondence regarding your application for a position as Flight Crew, please note we have paused pilot recruitment assessments in Dubai due to the Covid- 19 situation.

We will be in touch with you when we resume.

We thank you for your interest and patience. We look forward to speaking with you in the future.

Kind regards,

Pilot Recruitment Team
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Old 27th Apr 2020, 11:47
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Originally Posted by SOPS
May be the response to you should be...why does it matter? Airlines will be laying off pilots, best case, keeping those that they have. Hiring new ones, highly unlikely.
i does matter because forums are places that are supposed to exist so you could exchange infos, but now i realize why theres so much negative stuff here, itís overflowing of judges, a simple question made, is the sparkle of the analysis of the future by the experts on standby!
Much pilots that ask here, it doesnít mean they just got their license yesterday and doesnít know how aviation world works ok? Just so the Judges keep in mind when will respond to others!
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Old 27th Apr 2020, 12:02
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Someone came to work on the 22 April and hit the wrong button (EGIT) . EK pilots still worried about further cuts . Problem with layoffs ie re patriating . Huge cost and some what permanent. Same would apply to other ME carriers. Think it was @2008 TC said 50 pilots surplus but no layoffs , this could be different. To all the wannabes, it's a perfect storm! Good luck !
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Old 27th Apr 2020, 13:01
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Be sensible, the world and aviation is in a calamitous situation.

Do you really think in all seriousness that EK is recruiting. They have no real clear picture as to how they will protect their existing pilots or crew. To really believe that there are opportunities is deluded. Any advertisements will have already been pre-booked and paid for. Therefore cannot be cancelled. Believe me when I say that my friends in recruitment have not been near the office in weeks and there are no opportunities.

This is all about protecting the people that they have.

The problem with forums like this is, is that many that post have no real idea and can post incendiary rumours without recourse and give others hope. EK are trying to protect what they have, but they have limited visibility as to how this scenario will play out, therefore recruiting is at a COMPLETE standstill. This is a company in full protection mode. Whilst I am sure there are many candidates who would now love to join us, it is simply not going to happen in the near term.

The world is a very different place now.

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Old 27th Apr 2020, 14:45
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i agree.. but Ek has recruitment ads on their web site right now. What do they know that the rest of us don’t?
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Old 27th Apr 2020, 17:16
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Originally Posted by Capn Rex Havoc
SOPS - EK advertised on APR 22 for DEC 380 and 77, accelerated commands on 380 and 777 and for FOs on the 380 and 777. I can't due to tech inabilities attach the screen shot, but the ref no are 200000F1 200000F2 and 200000F3.
The advertisements are for 'Registration for Future Opportunities'. That might well be many years away.

Here's what one actually says:

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Direct Entry Captain A380 & B777 Registration for Future Opportunities - 200000F1

Job Purpose
If you are a technically proficient commander with experience on a modern wide body aircraft who aims to deliver excellence, we would like you to register your interest for future opportunities. We offer a competitive total remuneration package, paid tax free in Dubai. You can find out more about our airline, our employee benefits and living in Dubai on our careers website.
Qualifications & Experience
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS for Direct Entry Captains Airbus 380 To become one of our A380 Captains, you will need the following experience: - Minimum of 7000 hrs total flying time - only time in the operating seat of a turboprop and/or turbojet aircraft can be counted; simulator time cannot be accepted - Minimum of 3000 hrs command time on multi-crew, multi-engine commercial jet aircraft with MTOW of 50 tonnes or more - Most recent 1500 hours to be command on Airbus FBW wide-body, long-haul (A330/A340/A350/A380) - Previous experience must include A380 command - Flown at least 150 hrs in command within the last 12 months - A valid ICAO ATPL with an unrestricted class one medical certificate - Fluency in written and spoken English, equivalent to ICAO English level 5 or above *Enhanced salary requirements (subject to final management approval): You may be entitled to an enhanced package if you meet the following criteria: - Currently a Commander on A380 with 7000 hours command time flying an aircraft with a MTOW of 50 tonnes or more; of which: - 4000 hours are on A330/A340/A350/A380 and; - 500 hours were flown in the last 12 months before joining Emirates - ICAO English level 6 (or equivalent) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS for Direct Entry Captains Boeing 777 To become one of our B777 Captains, you will need the following experience: - Minimum of 7000 hrs total flying time - only time in the operating seat of a turboprop and/or turbojet aircraft can be counted; simulator time cannot be accepted - Minimum of 3000 hrs command time on multi-crew, multi-engine commercial jet aircraft with MTOW of 50 tonnes or more - Most recent 1000 hours to be command on Boeing wide-body, long-haul (B767/747/777/787) within the past 3 years. - Flown at least 150 hrs in command within the last 12 months - A valid ICAO ATPL with an unrestricted class one medical certificate - Fluency in written and spoken English, equivalent to ICAO English level 5 or above *Enhanced salary requirements (subject to final management approval): You may be entitled to an enhanced package if you meet the following criteria: - Currently a Commander on B767/747/777/787 with 7000 hours command time flying an aircraft with a MTOW of 50 tonnes or more; of which: - 4000 hours are on B767/747/777/787 and; - 500 hours were flown in the last 12 months before joining Emirates - ICAO English level 6 (or equivalent)
Salary & Benefits
Join us in Dubai and enjoy an attractive tax-free salary and travel benefits that are exclusive to our industry, including discounts on flights and hotels stays around the world. You can find out more information about our employee benefits in the Working Here section of our website www.emirates.com/careers. Further information on whatís it like to live and work in our cosmopolitan home city, can be found in the Dubai Lifestyle section.

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Old 27th Apr 2020, 20:28
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. Anyway here’s the link


https://www.emiratesgroupcareers.com/search-and-apply/

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Old 27th Apr 2020, 22:53
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Originally Posted by Capn Rex Havoc
Airbubba - never understood why you have so much interest in EK - Iím guessing you didnít make it here.
Are you an Ozmate FO by any chance?
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Old 28th Apr 2020, 04:53
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Those that were given course dates in June /July have been advised no hiring for this year or 12 months , can't remember, and to " re apply " . The goal posts have changed WRT available experience. Next year we will be back to 10000 FO's , similar to post 911
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Old 28th Apr 2020, 07:13
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Gíday Airbubba, upon reflection, this morning, I decided that nowadays is not the time to have a poke at fellow aviators. Sorry.

oh and yes I am an ozmate, and a skipper. Stay safe out there.
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