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Old 17th Sep 2015, 01:42
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and so it begins, EK sending out emails to pilots who did not get in last time as DEC, "please update your details and hours, due to market forces we are now recruiting B777 DEC" what a joke, and all the F/O who have served their time over the last 4 years and who have prev Command can suck it up and do some more babysitting with the newbies, a shame.
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Old 17th Sep 2015, 02:15
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Does it really say, 'due to market forces'?
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Old 17th Sep 2015, 02:59
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Just out of interest - is this non-rated DEC or are they recalling previously failed rated DECs? Or just guys who didn't quite have the experience levels desired last time?

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Old 17th Sep 2015, 03:11
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I fail to see how this is going to do anything but exacerbate the present shortage of F/Os, as it will force many who were thinking about leaving to pull the trigger.

Apart from that, we'll now have DECs with limited experience of both the operation and the aircraft passing on their wisdom to low-experience F/Os. What could possibly go wrong?
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Old 17th Sep 2015, 04:04
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Sop's. The exact wording is "the companies requirements are changing in response to market forces".

Good cat, Non rated.

Good luck to all potential candidates.
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Old 17th Sep 2015, 04:49
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This will indeed be the final nail in the coffin for many EK FO's.
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Old 17th Sep 2015, 08:55
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I pity the poor FO's waiting to go R to L. A kick in the gonads for sure
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Old 17th Sep 2015, 09:06
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Is there anyone with a 777 rating who would want to come as DEC?

If it's non rated will there be many? And how many of those will pass the assessment?
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Old 17th Sep 2015, 10:48
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777 guys trying to get out of China and any wide body Boeing pilots forced retire at 55.
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Old 17th Sep 2015, 11:00
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777 guys trying to get out of China and any wide body Boeing pilots forced retire at 55.
So basically no one then.
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Old 17th Sep 2015, 11:31
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The sad thing is that there are far better options out there for 777 drivers who may be stuck in the depths of Guangzhou or elsewhere in China and want out.

This has the potential to get very ugly if they can't get the numbers of DECs that they feel they need, which we all suspect they won't.
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Old 17th Sep 2015, 12:55
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They will take non rated. Did it before, will do it again. This is nothing new.
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Old 17th Sep 2015, 14:16
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well good luck to them, I'm sure there are plenty to be around the Amazon regions !!
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Old 17th Sep 2015, 14:20
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The sad thing is that there are far better options out there for 777 drivers who may be stuck in the depths of Guangzhou or elsewhere in China and want out.

This has the potential to get very ugly if they can't get the numbers of DECs that they feel they need, which we all suspect they won't.
I doubt that they will get the numbers which they need. But for sure they'll get a number of F/O's which are totally p****d about the situation and take the next possible exit.

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Old 17th Sep 2015, 14:32
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Only the A330 DEC offer on the jobs page
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Old 17th Sep 2015, 14:53
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Only the A330 DEC offer on the jobs page
They've done a "first pitch" via Email to pilots which did not made it last time. I'm sure there will be an offer on the job page in near future.....
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Old 17th Sep 2015, 17:38
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FO's should resign en masse to see what management does.
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Old 17th Sep 2015, 18:11
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Emirates DEC

@ Beachbum: yeah and that's gonna work? Not in our lifetime..

What they should do is refuse to fly with guys that don't have a clue instead of holding their hand: file an ASR every time they need baby sittin.. I feel sorry for our FO's that will be caught out, specially those júst being left in the 'cold' because of that.. I was on that side not too many years ago..
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Old 17th Sep 2015, 18:44
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Can the average line Captain fly RHS?
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Old 17th Sep 2015, 23:56
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What does it say, when they are contacting people who were found not suitable last time, to say please try again.

Mix that in with a whole lot of inexperienced Fos.

The third floor will love it. They will be able to hand out final warning letters at a record rate.
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