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EK to Decommission 50%+ of Airbus A380, Axe 1/2 of Pilots & Cabin Crew

Old 5th Oct 2020, 19:18
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As much as we wish EK to pay for their attitude it’s not going to happen - if a company with 20bnAED does not spend a dime to secure jobs and still could raise a state injection shows only that mo is willing to pay any price to avoid the face loss over having chosen the wrong people to run his business having trusted the wrong person who spread fear as a management concept rather than enthusiasm and value for what the individual contributes.
one of the richest countries has made education and healthcare to a profit business, having no sozial security net, rather than pushing the vision to get all what he needs from those are there, earning the fruits from their motivation
money is buying a lot but it does not buy the heart and soul you need to push things forward and we can see by looking into Dxb in the bad occasions
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Old 6th Oct 2020, 06:19
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More letters going out at the moment apparently
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Old 6th Oct 2020, 06:42
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6 month 50% than unpaid leave and now this
2bnUSD injection from MO and nothing
STC stated in an interview he won’t touch cash reserves to overcome pandemic
u....f believable
I hope that everyone got this massage now and will turn their back on them once they need you
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Old 6th Oct 2020, 07:08
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Company is in survival mode. They have just been through another round in the office as well (unfortunately a lot of good people being made redundant but lots of ones not being touched for various reason I don't agree with.) Flights being run is not enough to keep company in the black and they must have run the numbers that they won't be flying as many A380's for next couple of years (if ever) as they thought just a month ago. I feel for our colleagues affected but I'm afraid for everyone still here and what the future will bring for the company.
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Old 6th Oct 2020, 07:21
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they are not in survival mode
9th floor believes they can predict the furture and are constantly proofen wrong
they never had a plan this is only hip shooting reactions
if they would have a proper plan the last 2 rounds would have brought things in descent shape to keep going - appently loss of face has the higher value - that’s why HH only writes and speaks up when a tiny shine of something good
we are now 8 month into that and he hasn’t spoken a word to the highest valued asset
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Old 6th Oct 2020, 08:33
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More today? I heard they are making record profits with this freight!
There are upgrade courses running again.

HR now BLAMING people for catching COVID. Unbelievable.
So it’s single pilot ops and no using the bunks otherwise we can be sent home without pay, or get a warning ...... Oh. I see. The basic COVID precautions don’t apply to pilots.

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Old 6th Oct 2020, 10:03
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FORGET EMIRATES, they are gone. There is no future in a company like this for anyone. They will probably be insolvent by the end of the year anyway. They did you a favour by paying you full salary for 3 months during the notice period.
what I would say, there are jobs around, be flexible, myself I got a PIC job flying corporate jet in my home country. My unemployment only lasted about 2 weeks. It’s all about you and what value you bring to a new organisation. Nobody really cares where you worked before.
also, be prepared to look at non flying jobs for the next couple of years— I did the same...
good luck
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Old 6th Oct 2020, 11:25
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The most deceitful airline on earth strikes again. Three months notice for quite a few of my A380 mates. Shameful and disgraceful. To quote Timy "EK just do it better"
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Old 6th Oct 2020, 12:06
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Originally Posted by LorisBatacchi
We will not work for a long time, some of us will never fly again.
That’s true if you only want to fly A380.


You guys are not the first to be made redundant. I have been 3 times. You go home, dust yourself off, and sort your future out the best way you can for you and your family.

There will be plenty of jobs within a year or so. You might have to eat humble pie for a while.
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Old 6th Oct 2020, 13:20
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Ultimately we know now who is paying for the DOT mistake - Woalaa - Problem solved
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Old 6th Oct 2020, 13:24
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Can somebody change the header of this
Content - it isnít 30% anymore
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Old 6th Oct 2020, 14:42
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It sounds more like 50%! More to follow if things don't pick up . EK /Dubai pushing hard to increase traffic to no avail. Good luck to all that have been let go !
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Old 6th Oct 2020, 14:54
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With the current climate at EK it's also 'Good Luck' to those left.

Sad times for all.

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Old 6th Oct 2020, 15:04
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LorisBatacchi

I wasn’t meaning to sound harsh at you. Just pointing out that there is a life after EK. And for many, it will be a better chapter..
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Old 6th Oct 2020, 23:39
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You guys are not the first to be made redundant. I have been 3 times.
This is also third time for me, but it is quantum different this time. In the past there were many many job opportunities in the aviation sector, wide wide body jet jobs all over the world. There are very very slim pickings now, and I fear it will be that way for at least a few years yet.

Still, for me, at any rate, itís wonderful to be back in a civilised part of the world.
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Old 7th Oct 2020, 01:12
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How many this time, and how many left?
The remainders must be getting more stressed by the day with the sword poised to fall. I feel for you guys today, it’s [email protected], no doubt about it.
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Old 7th Oct 2020, 03:44
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I have heard the number 80 floating around but can't verify it's accuracy .. and it seems like it's only a380 pilots this round as well..
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Old 7th Oct 2020, 06:30
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I heard 200 unfortunately.....or you meant 80 left
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Old 7th Oct 2020, 06:39
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My friend who is a pilot told me the figure was 300 that were let go yesterday
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Old 7th Oct 2020, 06:52
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Rumour is also 300 but it isnít 300 pilots - itís a mashup of other office and Ops staff as well. Yallah move along now....
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