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Old 13th Mar 2017, 11:24
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Champagne to Budweiser

How many, when, and who is going to re-train them?

Interesting info for sure, the other big question is how many more will now resign?
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Old 13th Mar 2017, 11:29
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Is this official?
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Old 13th Mar 2017, 11:37
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For the uninformed, could you decode this riddle? Assuming it's EK related...
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Old 13th Mar 2017, 11:46
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Im lost guys whats the decode?? lol
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Old 13th Mar 2017, 11:57
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Well if the rumour that at least 10 380's will be grounded then it will makes sense due to 777 picking up the extra work and already 100's of pilots short on the 777. Who will train these guys is another story.

Time will tell how this huge mess will be sorted out.
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Old 13th Mar 2017, 12:02
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So nothing official, just a rumour
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Old 13th Mar 2017, 13:37
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There's unlikely to be anything official, but it is happening, I've seen rosters.
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Old 13th Mar 2017, 14:36
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What have you seen on the rosters?
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Old 13th Mar 2017, 15:07
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Oops.... I bet they will have a hard time finding motivated guys to fill these slots. More resignations on the way...
Let's see how they do it this time. The number I heard is 100+ guys...

Welcome on the Boeing fleet. It will be a real life changer !!! And not in a good way
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Old 13th Mar 2017, 15:17
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LOL!!!
Reading all this, at the bottom of the page a EK add popped up saying
"15 cities in 31 days".
Sounds about right, welcome on the working fleet!
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Old 13th Mar 2017, 15:47
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Unreal....

Yet, a few months ago, when a bunch of 330/340 four year Captains asked to go to the 777 as a Captain vs go sit right seat on the 380, they said, "No, that's not an option."
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Old 13th Mar 2017, 15:57
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If they think this will sort out the pilot shortage problem they have another thing coming, the guys on the verge of leaving inc myself will still leave as planned and now you will have upset 380 guys deciding enough is enough...

Just when you thought the beatings might ease up they just keep on coming in full force !!!!!!!!!!
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Old 13th Mar 2017, 17:40
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Originally Posted by airbusgirl66 View Post
Unreal....

Yet, a few months ago, when a bunch of 330/340 four year Captains asked to go to the 777 as a Captain vs go sit right seat on the 380, they said, "No, that's not an option."
We all know, "the only thing that is constant is change". Esp. at EK....
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Old 13th Mar 2017, 19:26
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Even a headless chicken stops running eventually....
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Old 13th Mar 2017, 21:13
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Originally Posted by Deep and fast
Even a headless chicken stops running eventually....
However, there are exceptions...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mike_the_Headless_Chicken
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Old 13th Mar 2017, 22:07
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Isn’t it ironic.

All that talk mitigating any A vs. B drift like “who gives a hoot about what equipment you mount”, “it’s their train set and as long as the money is the same” and “blah, blah, blah” stops right here at the moment a dugongonaut faces the horrible downgrade to something less super.

Suddenly “enough is enough” or “they come in full force”.....

Get a grip and regurgitate your earlier arguments.
At least no more fake ROPs, short vectors by ATC become manageable and just imagine, you actually gain in inflight alternates!
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Old 14th Mar 2017, 03:40
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380 to 777 re-education program https://youtu.be/_YR1rIKvlnQ
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Old 14th Mar 2017, 09:14
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"stops right here at the moment a dugongonaut faces the horrible downgrade to something less super. "

At least Glofish gets it.
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Old 14th Mar 2017, 09:26
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The glass is half full or half empty. As has been pointed out A380 currency is a bit limited as far as finding other jobs...a 777 rating not so. It depends of course if you are bonded. Without a bond (and previous rating) I would think a few people would be quite happy to improve their marketability.
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Old 14th Mar 2017, 09:33
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Oh no. 380 fellas can't leave and get another job? That's terrible.
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