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Angry cabin crew (forum rumor)

Old 5th Feb 2018, 10:14
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Angry cabin crew (forum rumor)

Rumor has it the cabin crew showed up in force to their forum today at HQ. Anybody have any info on it?
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Old 5th Feb 2018, 14:11
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Have seen pictures on 9crew of HUGE queues at EGHQ, and also in the auditorium. Well CC colleagues
Lets see if they are brave enough to do a Flight Deck forum, under the current regime Probably not.

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Old 5th Feb 2018, 14:46
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We used to have monthly forums, fat lot of good they did us! What happened to them? Slowly died a death ..... Its good to see the CC unity, I doubt we would see the same from our side
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Old 5th Feb 2018, 16:10
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I'm frankly shocked that many had the day off to attend.

In the past when asking CC who'd been to a forum, a good 8 out of 10 said they would but never had the day off.

Coincidentally the date announcement of the forum always came out *after* CC bids closed. Who messed up and sent it early this time?
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Old 5th Feb 2018, 16:36
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Originally Posted by givemewings View Post
I'm frankly shocked that many had the day off to attend.

In the past when asking CC who'd been to a forum, a good 8 out of 10 said they would but never had the day off.
Going on April, 2015 figures......EK CC were 20,000 strong.....135 nationalities, 55 languages......blah blah blah.

8/10 (80%) CC working so 2/10 (20%) CC would technically be available on a day off to attend such a meeting which would approximately equal 4000.

1000 turned up (5%).....so another 3000 must have been doing something else.
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Old 5th Feb 2018, 16:50
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Originally Posted by Killer Loop View Post
Going on April, 2015 figures......EK CC were 20,000 strong.....135 nationalities, 55 languages......blah blah blah.

8/10 (80%) CC working so 2/10 (20%) CC would technically be available on a day off to attend such a meeting which would approximately equal 4000.

1000 turned up (5%).....so another 3000 must have been doing something else.
A bit of glass half (or three quarters) empty syndrome there I think, Killer.

Bravo to the 1000, if that was the number. Percentage wise, that is a lot more than I think the pilot turnout might have been and certainly way more than enough to back up whatever message they were putting across.

I really can't see any point you might be trying to make.
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Old 5th Feb 2018, 16:57
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Originally Posted by BANANASBANANAS View Post
A bit of glass half (or three quarters) empty syndrome there I think, Killer.

Bravo to the 1000, if that was the number. Percentage wise, that is a lot more than I think the pilot turnout might have been and certainly way more than enough to back up whatever message they were putting across.

I really can't see any point you might be trying to make.
I’m simply trying to point out that the above poster was surprised that 1000 CC turned up because 8/10 CC she/he talked to said they were working so could not possibly attend such a meeting.

My point is that the above poster should not be surprised as the remaining 20% who could possibly attend would amount to 4000 persons.

But I agree, well done to the 1000.
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Old 5th Feb 2018, 17:24
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OK maybe I should have said I was shocked at that many being available AND fit to get out of bed given days off are precious little it seems.

Must have really riled them up for them to use precious XX to go to HQ. It's usually the last thing you want to get out of bed for. Especially when you're being hammered with 120+ block hours a month...
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Old 5th Feb 2018, 17:25
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The leaving coordinators are going to be extra busy dealing with 1000 sudden “resignations”
Win win for cost reductions, bonuses all round.
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Old 5th Feb 2018, 20:13
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The videos recorded inside were astounding. It was almost mob mentality.

CSA's telling off and speaking back to Senior Management, to mass cheers, for example.

Whole room booing and hissing certain answers from Habibi.

It was like a scene out of Gladiator at times.

The message was clear - they've had enough. They will be heard.

Truly a day in EK history.
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Old 6th Feb 2018, 02:10
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Well done for the CC but that would never happen with the pilots. Too many are lazy but far too many more think EK is a good airline with nothing to complain about. Sad but true.
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Old 6th Feb 2018, 02:13
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Just seen it on Youtube - It looks like chaos, people couldn't get to Costas
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Old 6th Feb 2018, 02:59
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Originally Posted by Highway1 View Post
Just seen it on Youtube - It looks like chaos, people couldn't get to Costas
Where on yt - can’t find it
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Old 6th Feb 2018, 03:10
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Looking forward to 6 months+ of silence and no more forums.
You can't realistically block access to Costa for EK management oxygen thieves without serious repercussions, can you.
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Old 6th Feb 2018, 03:39
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Originally Posted by EchoKilla View Post
Where on yt - can’t find it
Search for "Emirates cabin crew complain about conditions to Vice President 05/02/2018".. Tried pasting the link but didn't work. Looks like chaos indeed....
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Old 6th Feb 2018, 04:39
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Well done to each and every one of them that turned up - very proud of them. It’s time the upper floors finally get the message that they have pushed things too far now for all ‘front line’ operational staff. Although no doubt TC has been told that they all turned up to cheer how much they love him and EK 🤦🏼
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Old 6th Feb 2018, 04:47
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Found it on yt, google "Emirates cabin crew complain about conditions to Vice President 05/02/2018" (as said above).
Good on them, FC would never show up in force like that.
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Old 6th Feb 2018, 05:25
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Originally Posted by Fore_right View Post
Search for "Emirates cabin crew complain about conditions to Vice President 05/02/2018".. Tried pasting the link but didn't work. Looks like chaos indeed....
See if this link works, it may be blocked in Worker's Paradise:

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Old 6th Feb 2018, 05:30
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So the "elastic band" has finally been pulled so tight that it has finally snapped, and now there is open revolt. This is something that those on the upper floors simply could not contemplate. The impossible has just become possible.

Well done to them all.
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I don't regret leaving EK but I do regret not being there to witness that
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