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18th Jan 2021, 07:56
Replies: 116
Views: 24,258
Posted By Fuel-Off

I think you'll find India is not doing much...

I think you'll find India is not doing much better.

Fuel-Off :ok:
16th Jan 2021, 15:38
Replies: 116
Views: 24,258
Posted By Fuel-Off

Reason being simply: Howard Springs. Probably...

Reason being simply: Howard Springs. Probably the most adept facility in the country for quarantining arrivals.


Fuel-Off :ok:
Forum: Middle East
2nd Jan 2021, 09:32
Replies: 1,326
Views: 1,395,150
Posted By Fuel-Off

So a dozen or so Triples to go in the next 15...

So a dozen or so Triples to go in the next 15 months, FOs are running close to max hours, CA's not too far behind. Will surely leave a surplus of crew which leads to a few questions: Will surplus...
31st Dec 2020, 08:13
Replies: 38
Views: 10,771
Posted By Fuel-Off

Next time I operate into Brisbane, I'll fly the...

Next time I operate into Brisbane, I'll fly the RNP RNAV-M approach onto 01R in the 777. That'll get their goat up :E

Fuel-Off :ok:
Forum: Middle East
2nd Dec 2020, 07:19
Replies: 1,326
Views: 1,395,150
Posted By Fuel-Off

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavi...

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-britain-vaccine/uk-approves-pfizer-biontech-vaccine-for-use-first-in-the-world-idUSKBN28C0OW

Following on from the previous post, the UK has...
26th Nov 2020, 09:24
Replies: 3,153
Views: 434,066
Posted By Fuel-Off

I love it how we as pilots would happy to lampoon...

I love it how we as pilots would happy to lampoon any layman that doesn't apparently know what they're talking about in aviation, but when it comes to all things medical we're suddenly experts on the...
22nd Nov 2020, 09:01
Replies: 50
Views: 11,631
Posted By Fuel-Off

In Europe, yes. Because that is a qualification. ...

In Europe, yes. Because that is a qualification. In Australia, not so much. Simply because it well, isn't.

Fuel-Off :ok:
14th Nov 2020, 08:23
Replies: 105
Views: 24,148
Posted By Fuel-Off

Well it certainly wouldn't be true to say he is a...

Well it certainly wouldn't be true to say he is a current Captain. He was captain I believe for all of 8 months, no one worth his grain of salt would call that experienced. I think you're missing the...
13th Nov 2020, 07:33
Replies: 105
Views: 24,148
Posted By Fuel-Off

He was warned many times by HR about his insta...

He was warned many times by HR about his insta nonsense, but kept at it. All came crashing down when he was sacked from a Middle East airline for cheating on an exam. Somehow managed to get a job...
Forum: Middle East
9th Nov 2020, 08:44
Replies: 1,326
Views: 1,395,150
Posted By Fuel-Off

I believe that was done when the 777 pilots were...

I believe that was done when the 777 pilots were flying close to full rosters, doing 20hr turns and trying not to :mad: up to give Fleet a reason to sack you, all the while on half salary for 6...
Forum: Middle East
2nd Nov 2020, 19:39
Replies: 49
Views: 38,084
Posted By Fuel-Off

Not quite Don. The Company went from Housing...

Not quite Don. The Company went from Housing Allowance for rent or own, then to only those who purchased property. There was a time a few years back that the same property in International City (or...
Forum: Middle East
1st Sep 2020, 05:03
Replies: 27
Views: 9,488
Posted By Fuel-Off

Not sure how my observation of the ommission of...

Not sure how my observation of the ommission of the UAE flag at Ben Gurion airport has anything to do with your perceived bias of the BBC. They only televised what was on display. I was pointing out...
Forum: Middle East
31st Aug 2020, 08:41
Replies: 27
Views: 9,488
Posted By Fuel-Off

BBC reporting that it will be a B739, and will...

BBC reporting that it will be a B739, and will fly through Saudi airspace.

Pictures show some pomp and pageantry with the Boeing painted with Peace written in English, Arabic and Hebrew decals....
11th Aug 2020, 07:59
Replies: 3,153
Views: 434,066
Posted By Fuel-Off

My airline still requires all crew to have the...

My airline still requires all crew to have the little yellow booklet showing all our vaccinations. Agree with the sentiment above that the (to use an already tired term) 'new norm' will have...
Forum: Middle East
10th Aug 2020, 06:40
Replies: 1,326
Views: 1,395,150
Posted By Fuel-Off

The fact that unpaid leave is being offered (or...

The fact that unpaid leave is being offered (or forced if there aren't too many who volunteer) would indicate that perhaps more cuts are unlikely. But then, EK management have proven more than once...
Forum: Middle East
2nd Aug 2020, 15:22
Replies: 1,326
Views: 1,395,150
Posted By Fuel-Off

Well if that just doesn't smack of 'I'm alright...

Well if that just doesn't smack of 'I'm alright Jack, sod you lot', I don't know what does. I highly doubt we will be going back to travelling by boat as you seem to allude to. And I just did a quick...
22nd Jul 2020, 08:36
Replies: 57
Views: 14,513
Posted By Fuel-Off

Just a little perspective from the outside. I...

Just a little perspective from the outside. I haven't stopped working since the pandemic started (thankfully!) and it would seem that albeit light, passenger demand is still there, especially in...
Forum: Middle East
14th Jul 2020, 13:56
Replies: 40
Views: 12,412
Posted By Fuel-Off

SOPS, the crew were notified by Fleet and ordered...

SOPS, the crew were notified by Fleet and ordered 2 weeks home quarantine (paid company days off).

Fuel-Off :ok:
26th Apr 2020, 04:23
Replies: 108
Views: 77,736
Posted By Fuel-Off

People also forget that aviation actually...

People also forget that aviation actually prospered during the Great Depression of the 1930s. New airlines created with considerable amount of capital being spent on new aircraft orders while most...
24th Apr 2020, 11:02
Replies: 39
Views: 36,804
Posted By Fuel-Off

EK hasn't cancelled any 777X orders (yet). They...

EK hasn't cancelled any 777X orders (yet). They changed a few 777-9s for 787-9s but still have 115 on order so far.


Fuel-Off :ok:
Forum: Middle East
15th Apr 2020, 07:09
Replies: 4,950
Views: 3,074,695
Posted By Fuel-Off

For a wind up, he certainly got you guys hook,...

For a wind up, he certainly got you guys hook, line and sinker!

Fuel-Off :ok:
22nd Mar 2020, 06:55
Replies: 33
Views: 15,747
Posted By Fuel-Off

Just because you didn't seem them, doesn't mean...

Just because you didn't seem them, doesn't mean they're not out and about as you experience the EK crew doing. Why not look at your own backyard first before casting aspersions? Look at all those...
Forum: Middle East
17th Mar 2020, 06:33
Replies: 66
Views: 51,237
Posted By Fuel-Off

If there are some legal eagles out there that...

If there are some legal eagles out there that could clarify this for me but he technically doesn't have to go to NZ to be arrested and have his day in court.

NZ doesn't have an extradition treaty...
Forum: Middle East
30th Aug 2019, 20:15
Replies: 4,950
Views: 3,074,695
Posted By Fuel-Off

The first batch of TP drivers actually had far...

The first batch of TP drivers actually had far more experience (most had 7000hrs+ when they were hired, most were 5+ year captains, some were examiners from their previous airline) than the average...
Forum: Middle East
30th Aug 2019, 10:34
Replies: 4,950
Views: 3,074,695
Posted By Fuel-Off

Wouldn't be an EK thread without some bashing...

Wouldn't be an EK thread without some bashing directed at the turboprop drivers :ugh:

If the pilots' seniority allows for upgrade, they meet the requirements for upgrade, have the correct attitude...
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