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EK storing Aircraft at DWC

Old 30th Apr 2018, 20:42
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EK storing Aircraft at DWC

According to aviation analyst EK are storing jets at DWC due to overcapacity, lower demand, pilot walkouts, weak loads, etc

This month:
11 x Boeing 777
1 x A380

May 2018:
14 x 777s
6 x A380s

June 2018:
11 x 777s and 3 x A380s

any one can confirm that from EK chaps?
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Old 30th Apr 2018, 21:48
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Summer of Discontent! It's been building up for a while and now they find they have stuffed themselves up BIG time!
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Old 30th Apr 2018, 23:02
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Old 30th Apr 2018, 23:18
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That is a very interesting article. Im sure AAR thinks that the ship is still on course!
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Old 1st May 2018, 04:43
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Counted 12 B777 on apron near EFTA and 2 B777 on cargo stand on the S bays. Didn't see any A380's.
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Old 1st May 2018, 04:54
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12 parked and I am still flying 90 hours!!
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Old 1st May 2018, 05:21
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That is a very interesting article. Im sure AAR thinks that the ship is still on course!
yes ship is still on course sailing on calm evening heading for the iceberg
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Old 1st May 2018, 06:37
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By the end of this week there will be 15 777 and 7 A380s parked at Dubai South!
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Old 1st May 2018, 08:34
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Originally Posted by gtaflyer View Post

yes ship is still on course sailing on calm evening heading for the iceberg

We hit the iceberg over 2 years ago. But noone on the bridge had the cojones to tell the captain that we were sinking.

Now is the time for the lifejackets.
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Old 1st May 2018, 11:38
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Are those cumulative or discrete numbers? Are the 11x777 stored in April the same 11 as June or is that going to be an extra 11? Makes a big difference but either way isn’t good.
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Old 1st May 2018, 11:58
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I think Big G the article has cumulatively added the numbers, next month at 20 frames seems to be the worst.
Its their mess to tidy-up, didnt seem like much chaos the other day in the fleet office, they all seemed rather relaxed, possibly due to the bonus coming at them
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Old 1st May 2018, 12:25
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Originally Posted by BANANASBANANAS View Post



We hit the iceberg over 2 years ago. But noone on the bridge had the cojones to tell the captain that we were sinking.

Now is the time for the lifejackets.
That always seems to be the issue here. The stinking radio operator had the iceberg report in has hand, yet didn't pass it up the chain.

One of our VP's is a person who takes meticulous minutes during meetings that happen with all department heads. This occurs frequently, but I do not know how often. So just very recently when the pilot shortage was brought up, STC questioned AAR about that. AAR stated that he was unaware of a pilot shortage. This VP pushed forward minutes in excess from 50 meetings where it was brought up, and of which AAR was attending. STC apparently went ballistic, and rightly so.

Same story from medical. A DR. might tell you how their boss will pump out reports of how "efficient" they are running, but it is merely because they are short staffed big time and getting worked to death.
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Old 1st May 2018, 14:01
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$46 million a month? Has anyone sent AAR the articles and figures so he can do the needful?
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Old 1st May 2018, 14:56
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Originally Posted by BANANASBANANAS View Post



We hit the iceberg over 2 years ago. But noone on the bridge had the cojones to tell the captain that we were sinking.

Now is the time for the lifejackets.
I'm sure in Dubai-style they'll report that this was the best and biggest iceberg in the whole world, it cost in excess of 2 billion to produce, it has a separate VIP section, and is gold plated on top! There's also a ladies-only iceberg behind.
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Old 1st May 2018, 15:07
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Positive rate, hilarious way to look at it ��
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Old 1st May 2018, 15:25
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Managa Crew Ops - the British fella apparently put in his papers. Jobs out on IVN this morn. Seems more shuffling and ruffling going on the 3rd floor and 9th these days..........
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Old 1st May 2018, 16:59
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Managa Crew Ops - the British fella apparently put in his papers. Jobs out on IVN this morn. Seems more shuffling and ruffling going on the 3rd floor and 9th these days..........
can you please explain?
Thanks
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Old 1st May 2018, 17:30
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Managa Crew Ops - the British fella apparently put in his papers. Jobs out on IVN this morn. Seems more shuffling and ruffling going on the 3rd floor and 9th these days..........
Sweet. New career opportunity!
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Old 1st May 2018, 17:40
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I've always said the EK orders and way of doing business is going to turn on them one day!
Too many A380s Too many Aircraft!
Hope things change soon otherwise kiss your jobs good bye chaps!
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Old 1st May 2018, 18:37
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Too big to fail shaggs (and more importantly in this region too much pride to lose)
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