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

Old 31st May 2020, 08:51
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Letters have been sent to the pilots. I have personally seen one.
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Old 31st May 2020, 08:54
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All the pilots under training and probation or just some?
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Old 31st May 2020, 08:55
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Is that initial training of all types of courses?
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Old 31st May 2020, 09:06
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As a gesture of goodwill, they're giving them 14 days notice instead of 7
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Old 31st May 2020, 09:30
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Originally Posted by Newcomer2 View Post
As a gesture of goodwill, they're giving them 14 days notice instead of 7
better than 7 days as per contract
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Old 31st May 2020, 10:47
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Originally Posted by Capn Rex Havoc View Post
ECHOKILLER - Piss poor tasteless stressful factually devoid alarmist post. Why don't you be a good boy/girl and remove it.

The author is sooooooo full of credibility. Not
Alarmist? I'd say it's well on its way to being factual. Removing bad news from a rumor site won't make the reality any less stressful.

Stay tuned, there will be more coming...a lot more.
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Old 31st May 2020, 10:55
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Old 31st May 2020, 10:58
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Originally Posted by The Outlaw View Post
Alarmist? I'd say it's well on its way to being factual. Removing bad news from a rumor site won't make the reality any less stressful.

Stay tuned, there will be more coming...a lot more.
While my thoughts are with the affected I fully agree with you.

This is, from the companies point of view, just low hanging fruit. With simulators not running at the moment and not enough sectors available for meaningful training you are just not producing anything and since they only have to pay you 7 days (yes they doubled that for the ones affected) it was unfortunately an easy decision to cut costs. Hopefully this will buy them some time to see how the market recovers and how deep they will need to cut next round.
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Old 31st May 2020, 10:58
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Originally Posted by roca View Post
Honestly what do you expect; he is of the same group always posting bs against the company. And now just trying to create more havoc with such an infectious post. As all those idiots who claim they are happier since they left but they still have to keep logging into this forum to trash anyone who says something favorable pf the company or that other group that bi..ch incessantly about how unhappy they are here and how miserable is the company but don't have the cojones to say the same things during the washups or even leave the company
I love this guy!

He calls people idiots because they left EK and found a better job somewhere else and are happy! I would have been SERIOUSLY concerned if I was still at EK today with the knowledge of Tim Clark's statement, " The A380 is over".
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Old 31st May 2020, 12:03
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Originally Posted by The Outlaw View Post
I love this guy!

He calls people idiots because they left EK and found a better job somewhere else and are happy! I would have been SERIOUSLY concerned if I was still at EK today with the knowledge of Tim Clark's statement, " The A380 is over".
You don't think Airbus saying they weren't going to make anymore had maybe been a hint to the 380s demise? I think they said that SERIOUSLY as well, but it was in frog talk so I guess a bit hard to tell.
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Old 31st May 2020, 12:24
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Originally Posted by The Outlaw
I would have been SERIOUSLY concerned if I was still at EK today with the knowledge of Tim Clark's statement, " The A380 is over".
Except that the 380 is going to be doing a fair bit of flying from July 1st (current plans) and ramping up as the weeks go by! I guess we'll all just have to wait and see!
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Old 31st May 2020, 12:56
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First round of redundancies, those still in training . @200 some rumours saying 300, both fleets .
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Old 31st May 2020, 13:43
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If anyone does not believe this is real .. I have a friend who is ex Thomas Cook..was under training. I have seen his letter of termination.. it’s real .
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Old 31st May 2020, 13:53
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Smart*ss

Originally Posted by roca View Post
Honestly what do you expect; he is of the same group always posting bs against the company. And now just trying to create more havoc with such an infectious post. As all those idiots who claim they are happier since they left but they still have to keep logging into this forum to trash anyone who says something favorable pf the company or that other group that bi..ch incessantly about how unhappy they are here and how miserable is the company but don't have the cojones to say the same things during the washups or even leave the company
why are you loggining in anyway? Anyone can login anywhere they want!
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Old 31st May 2020, 14:07
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If anyone does not believe this is real .. I have a friend who is ex Thomas Cook..was under training. I have seen his letter of termination.. it’s real .
Sadly, so have I.
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Old 31st May 2020, 14:54
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Just out from the ARN News Centre

Emirates Airline has revealed that it will be saying goodbye to a few of its employees.

In a statement, the airliner clarified that it will continue to reassess the current situation impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak and is doing “everything possible to protect jobs”.

The Dubai-based carrier explained that they will be looking after impacted employees, and they will be treating them with fairness and respect.

Emirates also said that although flights have been slowly returning to the skies with the necessary safety measures in place, the pandemic is impacting many industries and business operations.

We reviewed all possible scenarios in order to sustain our business operations, but have come to the conclusion that we unfortunately have to say goodbye to a few of the wonderful people that worked with us.


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Old 31st May 2020, 14:56
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A sad day when we have to read about the fate of our colleagues from a news feed. No correspondence from the company to us. Radio silence when it comes to bad news.
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Old 31st May 2020, 15:49
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A sad day when we have to read about the fate of our colleagues from a news feed. No correspondence from the company to us. Radio silence when it comes to bad news.
Heard from people in Training College.... Pilots and cabin crew who are on probation or still in training college got terminated today.Tragic news for them. The number of people was not as high as it was made out to be before. https://www.thenational.ae/business/...mand-1.1027002
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Old 31st May 2020, 16:11
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Pilots from both fleet or just a380?
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Old 31st May 2020, 16:42
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this is only the start. Probationary is norm for all organizations to axe. Then comes the other rounds

STC is due to address the Group on Monday - will be interesting to see by the usual email or a forum....

Originally Posted by Cantbebothered View Post
Heard from people in Training College.... Pilots and cabin crew who are on probation or still in training college got terminated today.Tragic news for them. The number of people was not as high as it was made out to be before. https://www.thenational.ae/business/...mand-1.1027002
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