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Forum: Middle East
16th Sep 2020, 06:27
Replies: 964
Views: 1,087,998
Posted By Jet II

Not many western companies now use pure LIFO as...

Not many western companies now use pure LIFO as it can easily be classed as age discriminatory. They now tend to use other factors along with LIFO such as sickness, training, amount of cover etc.
Forum: Middle East
24th Aug 2020, 06:41
Replies: 964
Views: 1,087,998
Posted By Jet II

Funny you should say that - during my time with...

Funny you should say that - during my time with EK, at my yearly reviews one of the common issues that kept coming up was that I still thought like a contractor and that I should stop acting that way...
9th Aug 2020, 07:31
Replies: 106
Views: 11,039
Posted By Jet II

I flew back from Toronto last week on Air Canada...

I flew back from Toronto last week on Air Canada and had the same experience - did the PLF the night before and went through the auto gates, didnt see a soul on entry to the UK..
Forum: Middle East
3rd Aug 2020, 16:17
Replies: 964
Views: 1,087,998
Posted By Jet II

I think this is what a lot of posters on here...

I think this is what a lot of posters on here forget. It's easy to say that people will never work for such a terrible outfit again if you have other options, and in general crews from Europe and...
22nd Jul 2020, 13:58
Replies: 1,828
Views: 1,467,672
Posted By Jet II

Doors To Manuel The problem with that...

Doors To Manuel

The problem with that article is that he is comparing German Government support for a German company with UK Government support for a Spanish company.
16th Jul 2020, 14:55
Replies: 99
Views: 23,773
Posted By Jet II

You mean that you wouldn't take a vaccine...

You mean that you wouldn't take a vaccine developed and produced in China in just 9 months? - what could possibly go wrong? :uhoh:
Forum: Middle East
9th Jul 2020, 13:53
Forum: Middle East
9th Jul 2020, 13:16
Replies: 964
Views: 1,087,998
Posted By Jet II

You dont get EOSB because you have Provident...

You dont get EOSB because you have Provident Fund. I suppose they could sack you immediately so that you dont get your final 3 months pay, but I suspect there are somewhat more important things going...
Forum: Middle East
8th Jul 2020, 22:06
Replies: 964
Views: 1,087,998
Posted By Jet II

Emiratization always was the plan from day 1 -...

Emiratization always was the plan from day 1 - the current crisis has just advanced the timescale. Whether they can avoid the sort of GF style debacle that we saw when they tried it is the question -...
Forum: Middle East
8th Jul 2020, 22:02
Replies: 964
Views: 1,087,998
Posted By Jet II

I get that you realise that you made a mistake...

I get that you realise that you made a mistake coming to the sandpit but lets leave this discussion here and come back in 5 years and see if EK are having any problems attracting candidates for pilot...
Forum: Middle East
8th Jul 2020, 14:38
Replies: 964
Views: 1,087,998
Posted By Jet II

aviation_enthus well said :D

aviation_enthus

well said :D
Forum: Middle East
8th Jul 2020, 14:36
Replies: 964
Views: 1,087,998
Posted By Jet II

Is 8 years with EY and EK enough?

Is 8 years with EY and EK enough?
Forum: Middle East
7th Jul 2020, 20:57
Replies: 964
Views: 1,087,998
Posted By Jet II

So you are sitting on the dole in Brexland and...

So you are sitting on the dole in Brexland and the only people who are recruiting are the ME airlines - are you really saying you would decline?. You are treating the idea like you have a choice,...
Forum: Middle East
7th Jul 2020, 13:21
Replies: 964
Views: 1,087,998
Posted By Jet II

I would respectfully disagree - I dont think that...

I would respectfully disagree - I dont think that the ME airlines will have any problems recruiting in the future as supply is going to outpace demand for many years, and will continue to do so due...
Forum: Middle East
6th Jul 2020, 15:08
Replies: 964
Views: 1,087,998
Posted By Jet II

Not sure that in the current market that $50bn in...

Not sure that in the current market that $50bn in assets is actually worth $50bn.

the prices for Aluminium scrap are pretty low at the moment.
4th Jul 2020, 13:26
Replies: 354
Views: 191,866
Posted By Jet II

Interesting perspective when you look at the...

Interesting perspective when you look at the total death rate per 1000 historically - even with the current level of pandemic deaths we are still only back at the level of what was the 'norm' 15...
Forum: Middle East
4th Jul 2020, 12:49
Replies: 964
Views: 1,087,998
Posted By Jet II

Virgin are sacking 3000 employees - 200m is an...

Virgin are sacking 3000 employees - 200m is an attempt to save the rest. I would suggest that EK's borrowing this year will also soar even though they are losing staff.
4th Jul 2020, 12:43
Replies: 354
Views: 191,866
Posted By Jet II

But making everyone poorer through less economic...

But making everyone poorer through less economic activity also kills people - it's not a straight decision between saving lives or economic activity. People die in both cases.
29th Jun 2020, 12:59
Replies: 467
Views: 182,107
Posted By Jet II

Not sure if it has escaped notice but the...

Not sure if it has escaped notice but the Government are spending billions trying to prop up the economy during an economic meltdown. Not going ahead with the planned check may have led to the MRO...
26th Jun 2020, 13:39
Replies: 1,828
Views: 1,467,672
Posted By Jet II

Latest BA offer actually increases pay for some...

Latest BA offer actually increases pay for some members of staff..

British Airways has vowed not to cut the salaries of its 14,000 cabin crew by more than 20pc in an offer presented to unions as...
25th Jun 2020, 14:13
Replies: 467
Views: 182,107
Posted By Jet II

Like the tail but cant stand the swoopy lines

Like the tail but cant stand the swoopy lines
Forum: Middle East
25th Jun 2020, 13:18
Replies: 964
Views: 1,087,998
Posted By Jet II

I'm not sure anyone, especially those working at...

I'm not sure anyone, especially those working at EK, thought it would be any different. The consensus when I joined 13 years ago was that EK was becoming the new GF - it was inevitable.

The only...
24th Jun 2020, 00:30
Replies: 7
Views: 7,934
Posted By Jet II

Wow! - I thought that EK's 50% was bad..:eek: ...

Wow! - I thought that EK's 50% was bad..:eek:

Sad news and good luck to everyone.
Forum: Middle East
21st Jun 2020, 20:55
Replies: 964
Views: 1,087,998
Posted By Jet II

So in that scenario dumping the old guy is...

So in that scenario dumping the old guy is 'fairer' than LIFO as it allows you to save 2 jobs rather than one whilst still meeting the financial savings target.
Forum: Middle East
21st Jun 2020, 12:51
Replies: 964
Views: 1,087,998
Posted By Jet II

A lottery? - OK I can see why that wouldn't suit...

A lottery? - OK I can see why that wouldn't suit the company but at least everyone gets the same chance.
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