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Old 8th May 2018, 07:31
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Rumours are that they submitted a request to GCAA to fly ulr flights except west coast and Auckland with 3 pilots instead of 4.........
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Old 8th May 2018, 07:45
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Originally Posted by flareflyer View Post
Rumours are that they submitted a request to GCAA to fly ulr flights except west coast and Auckland with 3 pilots instead of 4.........
If true then they have set themselves up for what may be the biggest accident in aviation history. When flying their crews 90-100 hours every month, this move (if true) would be asking for a disaster. I don't think they would be that ignorant of the consequences.
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Old 8th May 2018, 08:29
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I agree!!!
I think it is just a rumour.......they cannot be that crazy.....
Again, don't shoot the messenger......
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Old 8th May 2018, 09:40
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Originally Posted by flareflyer View Post
I agree!!!
I think it is just a rumour.......they cannot be that crazy.....
Again, don't shoot the messenger......
Emirates flew to JFK with 3 pilots in the summer on the A-340. With the FTLs we had back then and the 340 flying as slow as it did (compared to the 380 & 777) one had to start his crew rest while the airplane was rolling down the runway for takeoff to be Legal.
I did that pairing with 3 pilots several times and it was a killer. It was unsafe but that never stopped EK and it won’t stop them in the future.
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Old 8th May 2018, 09:51
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Flare from gta

How long you been in UAE? You know GCAAand emirates is one body ...exactly thats what going to happen.
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Old 8th May 2018, 10:28
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a few sick calls at outstation and a steady stream of asr/fatigue reports should sort it out .. in a couple of years time..
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Old 8th May 2018, 10:30
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If that is true, then it marks a turning point in which this airline has a extreme lack of regard for safety and I agree that it will eventually result in a serious incident/accident.

I hope that it is just a bad rumour
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Old 8th May 2018, 10:37
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No pilots..aircraft grounded...be real...what do you think the outcome will be (if it is true).
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Old 8th May 2018, 11:28
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You have not been paying attention then

EK 241 DXB to YYZ ( Toronto) blocked at 14 hrs and operates with 3 crew (2 x Captains 1 x FO)
Sydney - DXB EK 413 blocked at 14:30 ( 4 crew)
2 other Sydney flights EK 415 and EK 417 blocked at 14:10 and planned at a cost index of 250
Im surprised given the shortage of crew its taken them so long to run this one up the flag pole

from routes on line the below info
Emirates from June 2018 is adjusting operational schedule for Dubai – Toronto route, effective 01JUN18. This 3 weekly Airbus A380 service will be moving departure time from Dubai to overnight, instead of morning, while Toronto departure moves from evening hours to afternoon hours.

EK241 DXB0330 – 0930YYZ 388 135
EK242 YYZ1430 – 1130+1DXB 388 135
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Old 8th May 2018, 13:34
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New 777 route to EDI from 1 October.
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Old 8th May 2018, 13:41
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No pilots..aircraft grounded...be real...what do you think the outcome will be (if it is true).
Record profits!!! Wait until tomorrow, or is it May 9 already in the sand pit.
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Old 9th May 2018, 01:32
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they cannot be that crazy.....
Cmon Flare... who are we talking about here again?

This is the same company that wants to try make CC share rooms (as if it wasn't bad enough for the poor CSA already) you really expect the 'lazy pilots' to get off without similar experiment on them??
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Old 9th May 2018, 03:14
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What this thread needs is more posts from people who never flew an airplane at Emirates but worked in the back, and more trenchant commentary from people who did fly the airplane at Emirates but left and are now oh-so-fulfilled by drinking the dogs, walking the wine and driving the train on the beach. That would be valuable.
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Old 9th May 2018, 04:31
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Originally Posted by Dropp the Pilot View Post
What this thread needs is more posts from people who never flew an airplane at Emirates but worked in the back, and more trenchant commentary from people who did fly the airplane at Emirates but left and are now oh-so-fulfilled by drinking the dogs, walking the wine and driving the train on the beach. That would be valuable.
Ha, classic
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Old 9th May 2018, 04:39
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Dropp, demonstrating why he's top of the class in CRM yet again... 🙄 like it or not the issues at EK affect everyone, yes that includes "down the back". The ones who look after you on those shitty long ULR. When they can't stand coming to work, it will show. Including not sticking their necks out to do anything extra or nice for you on flights.

If you think I have nothing to contribute, scroll right on by. Not sure why you feel the need to single me out so much. Not the first time you've done it. Play the ball and not the man.
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Old 9th May 2018, 04:47
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Sorry dropp but I can not agree. Everyone is entitled to their opinion of course but I value very much those down the back especially on a difficult day (and maybe a difficult colleague!), they work a lot harder than we do and they do look after us. Further more as I am strongly considering a career change post EK hearing the delightful stories from SOPS et al just make that dream even so much sweeter
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Old 9th May 2018, 07:38
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Originally Posted by Dropp the Pilot View Post
What this thread needs is more posts from people who never flew an airplane at Emirates but worked in the back, and more trenchant commentary from people who did fly the airplane at Emirates but left and are now oh-so-fulfilled by drinking the dogs, walking the wine and driving the train on the beach. That would be valuable.
I dunno Dropp...I sort of like hearing about how some folks find life on the outside. It's a nice change to hear about someone enjoying life post EK and doing something different instead of complaining on this site! (and that includes me).
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Old 9th May 2018, 09:25
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I have to say Dropp..I think parking a train on the beach could be somewhat career limiting...!!!!!!
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Old 10th May 2018, 08:44
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Actually you’re not quite correct, you can get a green card through an airline, in fact you can get a green card from any employer willing to assist and sponsor you, the employer however needs to have received an approved Application For Permanent Labor Certification, and then you go through an approximate 18-24 month red tape exercise and if the documentation is acceptable then the right to live and work in the US is issued.....
Don’t wanna get too far off topic here but what you are talking about is not a greencard, it’s a sponsored working visa that allows you to work for a specific company for a specified length of time. This visa can then be extended if you fill certain requirements. After x number of years living and working in the US you can then apply for permanent residency and get a Permanent Resident Card.

The only way to get a green card, without fulfilling the requirements for a Permanent Resident Card, is to enter the Diversity Immigration Visa Program, also known as the Green Card Lottery.

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Old 10th May 2018, 10:22
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Looks like they'll be parking more soon after that awesome pay review...
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