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Old 29th Dec 2017, 00:52
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When your employer pays out your challenge will have just begun...

Originally Posted by Murrenfan View Post
I couldn't care less of which director is on the board or has resigned. What really scares me on API is the fact that you'll only get paid once your medical is revoked and not simply suspended. Problem is after one year on ground you get fired even though your medical is just suspended. Correct me if I'm wrong but API will only pay you in case our employer also pays you.
18 months on and the challenge has brought me to where I stand now......ready to strike back at the lies, smoke and mirrors of API claim denial.
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Old 29th Dec 2017, 06:13
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Two things;

1. Harvey Watt are simply a service provider, used by many other airlines as a "subject matter expert". They just make recommendations & have no financial interest in whether a claim is denied or approved. API are allowed to choose whomever they desire for medical guidance.

2. More important question is; when were/are API Director(s) going to reveal to Members that no current EK pilots (for whom LIPS/API were set up exclusively to serve) are directing/running this plan, on behalf of EK pilots? Surely, Members have a right to know.

Why does this matter? Because many EK pilot members are under the impression they are being looked-after by fellow EK pilots they fly with. That's no longer the case. The Directors as shown on the API site are either; no longer currently EK employed, have moved on, or are about to. API has not made this clear to Members. Why?
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Old 30th Dec 2017, 07:48
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Still no answer. Has anyone received a response from 'API Support' recently, to see what their response is on the above? Question; are there any current EK pilots, who have not resigned, or given employment resignation notice, acting as decision-makers/Directors for this plan?

The standard, response from LIPS/API on PPRuNe; "If you have a question for or about API (formerly LIPS) please visit our website or click the following link:" has not been placed by them, regarding this question.
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Old 3rd Jan 2018, 15:03
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Snoop No answers

There are no answers coming out here and we need answers
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Old 3rd Jan 2018, 15:32
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This thread is mostly mostly just one contributer asking questions, or making statements under one handle, and then answering himself using another handle.
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Old 6th Jan 2018, 10:40
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API Moved the goalpost on pre-existing condition

Aircrew protection International API ( formerly LIPS ) have moved the goal posts again on pre existing condition definition

See they’ve moved the goal posts again.without letting us know


“PRE-EXISTING CONDITION: Means an illness, injury or condition for which the member was diagnosed or treated, or received diagnostic or treatment services or was prescribed medication by a physician for a diagnosis or treatment for a specific medical condition if the condition presented itself or made itself known or came to be known following the member’s date of joining as a pilot with Emirates Airline AND re-occurs within the first thirty-six (36) months immediately following the first day of the member’s coverage with API. However, this does not preclude the member from claiming benefits for another, separate loss of income under the Plan that is not related to the aforementioned pre-existing condition. (For reinstated members, see section 4 )”.

(circa 2015)

The goal post moved definition in their rules section now reads as follows:



PRE-EXISTING CONDITION: an illness, injury or condition for which the member was diagnosed or treated, or received diagnostic or treatment services or was prescribed medication by a physician for a diagnosis or treatment for a specific medical condition if the condition presented itself or made itself known or came to be known following the member’s date of joining as a pilot with Emirates Airline AND re-occurs or makes itself known or comes to be known or is diagnosed or treated or receives diagnostic or treatment services or for which is prescribed medication for that illness, injury or condition or a subsequent illness, injury or condition that is directly related to the initial illness, injury or condition within the first thirty-six (36) months immediately following the first day of the member’s membership with API. However, this does not preclude the Member from claiming benefits for another, separate loss of income under the Plan that is not related to the aforementioned pre-existing condition. (For reinstated Members, see Rule 4).

rule changed by API without notification 2018
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Old 8th Jan 2018, 07:55
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API Changes Without Representation

As you say, API has changed so many things in recent years, without properly informing those they were meant to be serving.

What's changed in recent years with zero pilot Member say or input?; API Directors, Terms, Rules, Locale of Rules, Claims process, only current EK pilot could be LIPS/API Director (changed unilaterally because one or two API Directors quit EK, moved overseas & desired to continue getting paid), investments, help desk no longer in Dubai... instead, tickets answered by API Director now located part-time in Athens?... Pre-existing condition definitions... it goes on & on...

Don't take my word for any of the above. Ask API about each one via their website and see what they say about it all (if you get a response).

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Old 8th Jan 2018, 10:34
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Sounds "ops normal" for the ME..keep moving the goal posts without any notification.
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Old 8th Jan 2018, 15:52
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Does anyone happen to know how much LIPS pays back to a pilot that resigns?

There was something like that many years ago when you signed up.
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Old 10th Jan 2018, 08:55
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Seriously

Turns out the em roids resigned narcissist steering aircrewprotection international to rocky ruin is none other than the superhero himself ..... lmao
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Old 10th Jan 2018, 12:41
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Sure, thanks for making it clear!
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Old 10th Jan 2018, 13:40
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Sure, thanks for making it clear!
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Old 12th Jan 2018, 03:18
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He’s removed his Facebook

Why?
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Old 15th Jan 2018, 07:58
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Red cape = red flag
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Old 15th Jan 2018, 09:56
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Still no response from the API apart from the please send email to some obscure address. Are they frightened about their position ?
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Old 15th Jan 2018, 13:42
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The money will be safe. It just requires a new start, back as an entity with pilot Directors who actually work for emma-rates as pilots.

And proper oversight & annual votes from the pilot members.

When the current bunch allowed a Director/'Consultant' to leave Dubai & remain in position, that set a bad precedent. Especially without informing members of the plan. Now, more 'Consultants' are departing, with great timing. Perhaps they'll keep getting paid, as well?

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Old 15th Jan 2018, 16:03
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Originally Posted by The Outlaw View Post
Does anyone happen to know how much LIPS pays back to a pilot that resigns?

There was something like that many years ago when you signed up.
It's about 20%, on a sliding scale. Ask the site, although there's not too many answers coming out of there, lately...
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Old 16th Jan 2018, 10:20
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Anyone know what the meaning in the letter today from API “reduce the benefit payout to six months” means?

Regarding the new joiner DC - excellent individual, full of integrity 👍
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Old 16th Jan 2018, 13:53
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1300000 USD lawsuit pending not in newsletter superhero needs to go
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Old 16th Jan 2018, 14:14
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Thunderbirds..no offence..but you need to make you posts a bit less cryptic.
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