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Old 29th Jun 2023, 23:47
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What about EKís incredible 5% payrise?! No celebration? Come on guysÖ.
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Old 30th Jun 2023, 05:38
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There was a celebration
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Old 30th Jun 2023, 06:44
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EK are so generous we don’t get a yearly increment automatically, it has to be graciously authorized.. For a number of years it wasn’t given so we got no increment or step ie base salaries were not increased even though we got a small pay rise. For info base salaries are what end of service pay etc are based on.
This pay rise is actually a step on the base salary (3%) plus a pay rise of 2%.
So yes 5% which they said was to cover increased cost of living. Dubai claims inflation is 5%, however for those of us here the real inflation figure is probably closer to 10% possibly more which is reflected in day to day expenses, so 5% is a slap in the face really! It should have been 10% minimum - a step of 3% plus 7%!




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Old 1st Jul 2023, 00:13
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We don't even get the full 5%. There has been no increase to flight pay or overtime (never mind the laughable day off payment) for several years now so while the office workers will be 5% better off every month, we won't.
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Old 26th Jul 2023, 04:13
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Heard that a lot of engineers going to or have applied to RIA.
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Old 28th Jul 2023, 07:14
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Anybody share details A380 crew having to stay onboard aircraft after diversion as no hotels available.
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Old 17th Sep 2023, 07:04
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Apparently some people don’t know but I’ve been told MH ( he who took enforced break at Qatar) will be chief trainer on EK A350! Doing the EK version of the manuals in office at moment!.
He did his CRM recently, sat a back of class, on his own laptop working away adding an occasional smart arse remark in way of contribution!
now who’s going to bid for the A350!!!
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Old 17th Sep 2023, 10:03
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Originally Posted by Pif Paf
Apparently some people don’t know but I’ve been told MH ( he who took enforced break at Qatar) will be chief trainer on EK A350! Doing the EK version of the manuals in office at moment!.
He did his CRM recently, sat a back of class, on his own laptop working away adding an occasional smart arse remark in way of contribution!
now who’s going to bid for the A350!!!
That should be fun!!!

I would love to know how he keeps his position. In my opinion…he is a incompetent, sexist, bully. But that’s just me.

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Old 24th Sep 2023, 19:12
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He stays because if wasta!
was told when young at gulf air he shared house with one of the young sheiks ( canít remember but think it was one from - Abu Dhabi but live to be corrected!)
thatís why heís built proof!
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Old 20th Oct 2023, 07:55
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Heard recently EK in discussions to stretch 77x (can’t remember the designation!) to include space for a bar between first and business.

Also EK in discussion with airbus about who is going to pay for repairs due to cracks where two wing spars are joined . That is a major repair.
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Old 20th Oct 2023, 07:56
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Also apparently we’ve met profit target already!
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Old 9th Nov 2023, 12:18
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Glad that rumor was true! Now to see how much more we make over busy winter season.
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Old 9th Nov 2023, 14:56
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Glad that rumor was true! Now to see how much more we make over busy winter season.
As an outsider, how is your profit share dictated?
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Old 24th Nov 2023, 05:37
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From a reliable source my friend was told Forecasted 28 weeks bonus next year with current trend.
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Old 23rd Dec 2023, 06:58
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Pilot Forum - so I hope lots of questions sent in already?
Hopefully questions already raised on:
fatigue, lack of days off (especially captains), poor allowances, punitive culture with regard to sickness delaying upgrade.

don't let then waffle on about minor issues, they time waste given the chance.

any other topics worth mentioning ?
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Old 23rd Dec 2023, 12:43
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Originally Posted by Pif Paf
Pilot Forum - so I hope lots of questions sent in already?
Hopefully questions already raised on:
fatigue, lack of days off (especially captains), poor allowances, punitive culture with regard to sickness delaying upgrade.

don't let then waffle on about minor issues, they time waste given the chance.

any other topics worth mentioning ?
So whatís changed in the last 20 years?
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Old 24th Dec 2023, 04:14
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Originally Posted by SOPS
That should be fun!!!

I would love to know how he keeps his position. In my opinionÖhe is a incompetent, sexist, bully. But thatís just me.
The guy should join Cathay Pacific then ÖÖ.thats there rai-son de-tre is it not ??????
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Old 24th Dec 2023, 08:40
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Originally Posted by Pif Paf
Pilot Forum - so I hope lots of questions sent in already?
Hopefully questions already raised on:
fatigue, lack of days off (especially captains), poor allowances, punitive culture with regard to sickness delaying upgrade.

don't let then waffle on about minor issues, they time waste given the chance.

any other topics worth mentioning ?
Hey Pif Paf as you have been here for so long why don't you go and ask the questions. Keyboard warrior and sad old pilot.
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Old 24th Dec 2023, 15:18
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Originally Posted by Robert Sanus
Hey Pif Paf as you have been here for so long why don't you go and ask the questions. Keyboard warrior and sad old pilot.
Roberts anus you do your self a disservice, quite harsh describing yourself as keyboard warrior and sad old pilot. Im
sure youíre not quite that bad?

As you also donít seem brave enough to ask questions donít worry Iíll ask for you!

I just wondered what others had asked already so we donít treat ourselves!

Happy Christmas to one and all
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Old 27th Dec 2023, 09:24
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What's morale like in the place atm? Any glaring issues, bar fatigue apparently?
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