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Old 13th May 2015, 15:06
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Emirates Staff Accommodation - Non Crew

Hi All,

I am currently looking to find out where EGHQ staff are provided company housing. Emirates are aware that I am married with one child and one on the way. I was shown around 21st Century Tower but advised that was mostly crew. I have also seen posts regarding Meydan but that there might typically be for Pilots/Cabin crew.

Can anyone advise what the current/planned locations are especially in relation to HQ staff with family. I will be Grade EK09 if that might be of use.

Any help is much appreciated.
Thanks.
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Old 13th May 2015, 18:11
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Hi,
Meydan is not exclusive for pilots. Many departments are also placed in Meydan (Flight Operations, IT, Maintenance,...)
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Old 14th May 2015, 13:40
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Thanks for the information!
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Old 14th May 2015, 13:46
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Don't let them place you in Bur Dubai. If they won't offer a villa, ask for the 7 Towers in DSO or Tecom.
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Old 14th May 2015, 14:55
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Why not Bur Dubai? Is that an issue with the accommodation or location?
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Old 15th May 2015, 03:32
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lots of people, lots of traffic, and hookers come to mind.
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Old 15th May 2015, 04:11
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What he said ^
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Old 15th May 2015, 04:12
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And to add, just not a location where a lot of expat families live.
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Old 15th May 2015, 08:21
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Originally Posted by ChillinInTheDesert View Post
And to add, just not a location where a lot of expat families live.
Which is pretty important to me, at least for an initial period. Thanks!
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Old 15th May 2015, 15:03
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Villa accommodation in Silicon Oasis would be your best bet I would think. Both crew and non-crew I know live there.
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Old 15th May 2015, 15:42
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No problem. Housing is a big thing, your family must be happy.
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Old 18th May 2015, 14:04
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Villa accommodation in Silicon Oasis would be your best bet I would think. Both crew and non-crew I know live there.
Are the DSO villas spread across the area on in one place. Could you advise where?
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Old 3rd Jun 2015, 18:27
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I don't mean to burst your bubble but you'll have no chance of getting DSO. All new staff with families are being housed in Meydan Heights villas. Everyone else is slowly but surely being withdrawn from their villas elsewhere in Dubai including DSO And moved to Meydan Heights or Meydan South when it's finished.
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Old 4th Jun 2015, 23:11
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"Including DSO" ....I doubt that.

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Old 5th Jun 2015, 05:19
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You will be going to Meydan for sure.
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Old 5th Jun 2015, 06:06
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A neighbor just moved in is mgt. He was told all new pilots to Meydan and now all mgt & legacy pilots from Jumeirah etc to DSO (Dubai Silicon Oasis)

Another friend moving from Jumeirah, has been here 12 years is choosising DSO as first option which was offered as he has to move.

DSO days are not yet numbered....at least in the short term.

Dont shoot the messenger, just passing it on.

DSO is an good option for family

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Old 11th Mar 2016, 05:47
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hi

Originally Posted by PorkChopExpress View Post
Hi All,

I am currently looking to find out where EGHQ staff are provided company housing. Emirates are aware that I am married with one child and one on the way. I was shown around 21st Century Tower but advised that was mostly crew. I have also seen posts regarding Meydan but that there might typically be for Pilots/Cabin crew.

Can anyone advise what the current/planned locations are especially in relation to HQ staff with family. I will be Grade EK09 if that might be of use.

Any help is much appreciated.
Thanks.
Hi porkchopexpress, did emirates place you in a villa or flat? My husband is busy with joining formalities grade 9 in IT and HR mentioned to him grade 9 don't qualify for villas only for an apartment. We thought we would qualify for a villa. We have 2 kids.
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Old 11th Mar 2016, 13:29
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Originally Posted by pinotage View Post
Hi porkchopexpress, did emirates place you in a villa or flat? My husband is busy with joining formalities grade 9 in IT and HR mentioned to him grade 9 don't qualify for villas only for an apartment. We thought we would qualify for a villa. We have 2 kids.
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Old 11th Mar 2016, 17:41
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Hallas,

You are not correct.

From the top man himself...

All pilots will be housed in Meydan, Meydan south and Al Furjan.

I ask him specifically about DSO and DSO 2. His answer was "everyone hababi".

Once your housing contract comes toward the end, you'll receive the email to move.

Even those guys living in the "government" villas who never thought they'd get the boot got booted.

Its those 3 options or take the allowance.
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