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What EK incidents resuted in firing

Old 2nd Jan 2018, 13:52
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4 guys from my building were fired back in the old days when firing was rampant.
1. the CMB selfie FO
2. failed a drug test, and was a problem child in any case
3. failed the medical, colour blindness
4. apparently because of a poorly timed/worded email that offended some in the bouncy castle. Again, probably other issues behind that one.
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Old 2nd Jan 2018, 15:41
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When they are tired of you, they place a resignation letter in front of you to sign.

Sign here and you keep your 'A' Fund.

No recourse. All further correspondence will not be entered into. You are gone.

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Old 2nd Jan 2018, 19:55
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Well, the MEL CAPT and FO were not fired but forced to resign with a kalashnikov in their backs by the little midget Mr TCAS.

I quess that 9 years later EK has not changed one bit!

VERY TROUBLING

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Old 2nd Jan 2018, 23:57
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Originally Posted by Divertnow View Post
Near stall out of Cochin?
What happened in Cochin?
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Old 3rd Jan 2018, 08:17
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That's my understanding, but hey .888, what do I know...��
Exactly, “what do you know”
The problem here is that nothing is in black and white.
We can hope, think and believe whatever we like until that day when we find out.
You can always assume that everything is going to be sweet just because you think that they always paid out the A contribution.
Well guess what, one day they might decide not to. And that may be your life saving gone.
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Old 3rd Jan 2018, 14:22
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Originally Posted by Airbubba View Post
You mean like Melbourne, Dubai, and Mauritius and Moscow?
There was also the Joburg accident after which the captain (RIP) and FO were sacked then later unsacked but kept off roster for a considerable period of time. Does that count?

Also in Africa, the two guys who flew over the palace and made a bit of noise. Can't remember which city now. I think they were possibly also sacked then unsacked.

The "DEC Graveyard" claimed a few scalps too and not just DECs.
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Old 3rd Jan 2018, 14:51
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There was also the Joburg accident after which the captain (RIP) and FO were sacked then later unsacked but kept off roster for a considerable period of time. Does that count?

Also in Africa, the two guys who flew over the palace and made a bit of noise. Can't remember which city now. I think they were possibly also sacked then unsacked.

The "DEC Graveyard" claimed a few scalps too and not just DECs.
What is this 'DEC Graveyard' please?
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Old 3rd Jan 2018, 14:58
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Originally Posted by JAARule View Post
There was also the Joburg accident after which the captain (RIP) and FO were sacked then later unsacked but kept off roster for a considerable period of time. Does that count?

Also in Africa, the two guys who flew over the palace and made a bit of noise. Can't remember which city now. I think they were possibly also sacked then unsacked.

The "DEC Graveyard" claimed a few scalps too and not just DECs.
On one of my last flights JAA, I flew with the Captain on that African Palace flight. He had been "sacked", but then sent on "leave" asked to come back and was "unsacked" and demoted to an FO. Don't know about the other crew members fate.
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Old 3rd Jan 2018, 16:32
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Originally Posted by SOPS
demoted to an FO
Not that I recall... Fired and unfired yes but not demoted.

However JJ, of JNB, was demoted for six months after being unfired many months after the event...

One early DEC nearly flew into the Ngorongoro Hills near Nairobi (a very close shave) and was rightly let go IMHO.
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Old 3rd Jan 2018, 16:45
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Well, I stand to be corrected. That is the story he told me.
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Old 3rd Jan 2018, 17:01
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Accra FO kept flying

But left to another airline in his home country ASAP as he was told that he would never be offered a command in EK.
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Old 3rd Jan 2018, 17:56
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Damascus = Graveyard ... must be somewhere else now, or anywhere else judging by recent events .
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Old 3rd Jan 2018, 19:27
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So, after 3 pages it's just another airline operation in a third world country.
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Old 3rd Jan 2018, 20:09
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So, after 3 pages it's just another airline operation in a third world country.
lol.

I know of some great Cabin Crew firings, my favorite is probably the Purser who attacked the Captain while in the Flight Deck just a few months ago. Why haven't I seen anything posted about that incident?
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Old 3rd Jan 2018, 20:22
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Old 3rd Jan 2018, 20:26
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Well we know where more EK sponsorship dollars go then don't we?
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Old 4th Jan 2018, 04:22
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Originally Posted by White Knight View Post
However JJ, of JNB, was demoted for six months after being unfired many months after the event....
Further to that, as I recall they were promptly sacked presumably because the result of the as yet incomplete investigation was in no doubt. Then, following the full page advertisement in F.I. by Airbus distancing themselves from the event and the 'training' on the 343 leading up to it, cooler heads prevailed and the pilots were unsacked. They then sat on the bench while awaiting the result of the investigation.

Interestingly, that issue of F.I. wasn't long on the shelves in this town. I still have mine somewhere.

SOPs! How's the train driving going?
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Old 4th Jan 2018, 05:36
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Originally Posted by shukran View Post
lol.

I know of some great Cabin Crew firings, my favorite is probably the Purser who attacked the Captain while in the Flight Deck just a few months ago. Why haven't I seen anything posted about that incident?
A little was but, curiously, ranks closed over it and that was it
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Old 4th Jan 2018, 14:44
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EK? Safest? How?? I mean with how many 'incidents' in the last few months... it must be like their 'Airline of Year' Award they got some year.... in July

Shukran, Maggot, I know of one CC who had the details and was willing to spill after their trip but curiously after a 'routine' visit to HQ clammed up on the matter. Surprise.

I also wonder whatever happened to the purser who supposedly got arrested over the CHML or some such.

Then of course there's the ex-CC who allegedly wore her old uniform into the cockpit to take selfies and sit around for a half hour...

And 'EK Standards: Chapter 2: Moet Edition' (although she was fired and he wasn't)

Anything on those???
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Old 4th Jan 2018, 16:45
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lol, Moet Edition. Wasn't that at the Manchester Marriott?
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