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Desperate times...4th AD in less than a month and counting...

Old 20th Nov 2016, 15:11
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Desperate times...4th AD in less than a month and counting...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wHIGLPGdNmU
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Old 20th Nov 2016, 15:27
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hahahahaha clowns !!
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Old 20th Nov 2016, 16:23
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Desperate times !!!

Desperate Times call for desperate measures...
Seems like the dust is starting to whirl
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Old 20th Nov 2016, 16:30
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Having just watched it, I can feel a Mr.Creosote moment coming over me...

Maître d': Good afternoon sir, and how are we today?

OKC: Better.

Maître d': Better?

OKC: Better get a bucket I'm going to throw up!
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Old 20th Nov 2016, 16:56
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The cringe-worthy factor on this one is high. Not because of the individual involved but how obviously scripted it is. Talk about desperate measures.
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Old 20th Nov 2016, 17:17
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My Jumeirah Jane can enjoy this amazing city whilst I am away!

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Old 20th Nov 2016, 17:53
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"Our health care is taken care of" Really? You mean the healthcare you pay insurance for that just got increased unilaterally in a contract that is null and void as EK is not subject to UAE Labour Law. In this digital age, these kind of cheesy ads with downright lies will come back to haunt you!!
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Old 20th Nov 2016, 18:08
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Fish Bait

With the current state of affairs nobody in the right sense of mind would consider joining especially when the 'Other 2' are hiring with better work conditions.

Sometimes you need to use whatever bait you have to reel in the fish you are looking for.
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Old 21st Nov 2016, 03:25
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AD vs. Advert

Every time I see one of these threads I click on it thinking there's a new Airworthiness Directive published.

Gets me every time.
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Old 21st Nov 2016, 03:44
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I think they've realized PPRuNe is having an effect, and they've gone all out on the BS factor in these ads.
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Old 21st Nov 2016, 06:08
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Here is another one:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sRc8A3GTsGI


Are these people out of their minds ?
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Old 21st Nov 2016, 10:43
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The Aby MPL lot can't wait to join EK , many are so excited to finally fly long haul
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Old 21st Nov 2016, 11:33
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I think they've realized PPRuNe is having an effect, and they've gone all out on the BS factor in these ads.
So how long until EK become unmentionable as well?
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Old 21st Nov 2016, 15:05
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The German chick in the last video failed her upgrade a couple of years ago and has recently landed herself 'removed from roster' - not the best advertising tool for EK
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Old 21st Nov 2016, 15:45
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She is a lovely lady. That was made in 2014. Grow up.
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Old 21st Nov 2016, 16:01
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0:29 - 0:36

Completely different cultures and races intertwining. Cannot be farther from the truth.
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Old 22nd Nov 2016, 01:46
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What da f^ck? These videos are starting to make me angry! Not sure who I'm more angry with, the airline or the idiots starring in them.
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Old 22nd Nov 2016, 02:42
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I think you need to get out more EY. EK has been making recruiting videos for more than a decade. They have never showed the true day to day life here. Nothing is different now. As I said before, one of the videos on this thread was made in 2014.

I don't think you will find many 380 FOs complaining about life here at the moment (just the same as 777FOs a few years ago). However, just like all those before them (and those same previously mentioned 777 FOs), they will be here in a few years complaining of how their "promised command in 3 (insert your own time frame here) hasn't happened and they have been shafted. Luckily this shafting will be not much different to all those that have been shafted before them.
Nothing has changed here. Only the shine of those big shiny jets is harder to see through the sand filled air.
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Old 22nd Nov 2016, 02:58
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The first few were amusing in their fakeness. Now they just seem desperate.

At least they'll make nice mementoes in the (near) future so folks can look back and reminisce about what an A380 was like.
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Old 22nd Nov 2016, 07:06
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You know, what the hell. Maybe it is a great job on the bus flying around to cool places and getting days off. I know we are desperate but the ads don't seem so bad . Good for him. Cool bike, pretty wife and probably flying his dream airplane.
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