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Old 25th Jan 2018, 22:15
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Gulf Air Update

Hi. Im fixing to apply for a DEC position in Gulf Air, but their salary it has not been adjusted for a long time. Does anyone know nowadays if their salary with all the allowances is still good enough?
Thanks in advance!!
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Old 26th Jan 2018, 03:35
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define "good enough"
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Old 27th Jan 2018, 20:04
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my friend their salary and benefits haven't been updated since 2007!! if you have other options, and i mean any other options , its better to avoid Gulfair......for many many reasons
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Old 28th Jan 2018, 02:42
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Thanks Iron, would you be able to cover all the expenses (rent, kids schooling, etc) and still save some money?
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Old 28th Jan 2018, 02:45
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my friend their salary and benefits haven't been updated since 2007!! if you have other options, and i mean any other options , its better to avoid Gulfair......for many many reasons
Thanks Tiger, but why would GA be avoidable?
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Old 28th Jan 2018, 13:50
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Thanks Olbie, with two kids in elementary still saving chance?
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Old 31st Jan 2018, 11:06
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Iron And Tiger, what do you think about it?
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Old 31st Jan 2018, 17:39
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Genuinely think youd be mad to go to Gulf Air
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Old 31st Jan 2018, 20:57
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my friend the salary hasn't been updated since 2009, and with the devaluation of the dinar you are loosing roughly 1000 euros per month (it was devaluated in November 2017)!!!
be careful of the school allowances as they only give you approx 5500 euros per year for up to 2 children meaning 2800 euros per kid per year...you would need triple than that in order to put your kids into a western school!!! beware!!!! the Roster is absolute HELL!!!! 6 days in a row with ground time in the a/c every other day more than 5 hrs!! BEWARE!! accommodation allowance is NOT enough unless you are going with no family!!! beware!!! thy offer 700 BHD and you will need 200-300 more which is 700-900 euros more per monthnfor a descent 2 bedroom apt....you will only fly to India and Pakistan and Africa...maybe once a month to europe as you are an expat!! the little more money you would make working there is simply not worth the effort.....
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(it was devaluated in November 2017)

nope, still tied to the dollar!!!

schooling costs are the only major comment I hear from colleagues, are not covered very well...I think the line Capt average 13-15K US per month, not easy work, but no 320 job over here is...

Genuinely think you’d be mad to go to Gulf Air

on what do you base that statement? and supporting points?
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Old 1st Feb 2018, 07:35
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Hi,
Is there any information on the T & C’s for Gulf Air. Does the company provide housing like some of the other ME carriers? Also do they have a similar retirement scheme? Lastly, what about roster and average monthly days off for a 320 Captain?
Thanks for any information.
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Old 1st Feb 2018, 08:57
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Gulf air provides by far the worst package in the area.....do your own research...good luck
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Genuinely think youd be mad to go to Gulf Air
Zero, could you be more specific please?
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Olbie, can I PM you please?
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where do I sign??
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Allatp: no prob.
Thanks a lot!!
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Old 3rd Feb 2018, 12:16
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30N, how long ago did you leave?
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Do they provide transfers fro/to Airport?
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Old 3rd Feb 2018, 18:39
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Do they provide transfers fro/to Airport?
not for flight deck personnel
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Old 3rd Feb 2018, 18:49
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So the terms and conditions from Gulf Air seems to be one of the best kept secrets in the ME
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