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Forum: Middle East
30th Mar 2021, 09:30
Replies: 1,986
Views: 1,811,688
Posted By GDAJB

Kungfu, Thats not a correct assumption I am...

Kungfu,

Thats not a correct assumption I am afraid. I’ve never worked for BA, although I have had the pleasure of being a passenger with them on everything from the VC-10 through to Concorde! My...
Forum: Middle East
29th Mar 2021, 18:23
Replies: 1,986
Views: 1,811,688
Posted By GDAJB

Not really! Few long serving pilots will have...

Not really! Few long serving pilots will have achieved that landmark by “poor decision making.” You can “target” whatever you like, but unfortunately life tends to throw up a full time obstacle...
Forum: Middle East
28th Mar 2021, 10:54
Replies: 1,986
Views: 1,811,688
Posted By GDAJB

Kungfu, I absolutely understand what you are...

Kungfu, I absolutely understand what you are saying. I am the wrong side of 60 in pretty much that position. I have a son half my age, who is a furloughed Captain and like so many other people,...
Forum: Middle East
16th Mar 2021, 18:59
Replies: 1,149
Views: 1,022,332
Posted By GDAJB

Reverse direction flights from U.K. to Qatar are...

Reverse direction flights from U.K. to Qatar are still showing non-stop multiple daily availability even after Friday. Presumably the airframes are intended to operate as cargo/technical flights...
Forum: Middle East
16th Mar 2021, 17:56
Replies: 1,149
Views: 1,022,332
Posted By GDAJB

Direct passenger flights (not cargo, technical,...

Direct passenger flights (not cargo, technical, humanitarian etc.) are prohibited. QR are showing current booking requests after Thursday routing through Berlin and Munich and transferring to a one...
10th Mar 2021, 11:51
Replies: 11
Views: 10,891
Posted By GDAJB

What is there to say really? This would be...

What is there to say really?

This would be as bad if it had happened between two members of staff in Starbucks, the local tax office, or indeed anywhere else. I doubt CRM training had anything to...
Forum: Middle East
9th Mar 2021, 20:37
Replies: 15
Views: 16,673
Posted By GDAJB

No, not really! The products are truly first...

No, not really!

The products are truly first class. Massive investment into airline and airport infrastructure. It’s everything money could buy with one glaring exception. There is no heart!
...
Forum: Middle East
9th Mar 2021, 13:42
Replies: 15
Views: 16,673
Posted By GDAJB

No surprise really. You are nothing more than the...

No surprise really. You are nothing more than the “hired help” and this has long been the case. You are there for a purpose and if that purpose is interrupted then you can get out or go and die in...
Forum: Middle East
28th Jan 2021, 16:46
Replies: 1,986
Views: 1,811,688
Posted By GDAJB

Direct passenger flights from UAE to U.K. now...

Direct passenger flights from UAE to U.K. now banned from Friday. UAE added to “Red Zone” list!
Forum: Middle East
20th Dec 2020, 22:58
Replies: 1,149
Views: 1,022,332
Posted By GDAJB

It is not all one sided. Spare a thought for the...

It is not all one sided. Spare a thought for the poor managers who won’t actually be able to fire anybody on Christmas day because it falls on a Friday this year!
Forum: Middle East
20th Dec 2020, 12:27
Replies: 1,149
Views: 1,022,332
Posted By GDAJB

Of course he knows! Name a time when this...

Of course he knows! Name a time when this orchestra has ever had another conductor?
Forum: Middle East
6th Dec 2020, 05:53
Replies: 30
Views: 18,542
Posted By GDAJB

Yes, that’s why I said “Covid aside.” 4...

Yes, that’s why I said “Covid aside.”

4 years? Could be 2 years or 5 years or the next 10 years....who knows? Perhaps we should compare crystal balls?

I suspect the economic fallout from all of...
Forum: Middle East
6th Dec 2020, 05:04
Replies: 30
Views: 18,542
Posted By GDAJB

I thought that was the White House? Many...

I thought that was the White House?

Many Americans are taxed on their overseas earnings whereas a lot of other nationalities aren’t, provided they satisfy their own countries revenue and tax...
Forum: Middle East
12th Nov 2020, 15:39
Replies: 1,149
Views: 1,022,332
Posted By GDAJB

“I assure you that any colleagues leaving the...

“I assure you that any colleagues leaving the business will be treated with the utmost courtesy, respect and compassion”

🤣 Wonderful, that despite the pandemic, they haven’t lost their sense of...
Forum: Middle East
28th Oct 2020, 10:30
Replies: 1,149
Views: 1,022,332
Posted By GDAJB

Awful! But what does this have to do with salary...

Awful! But what does this have to do with salary reductions and redundancies? Isn’t it worth its own thread?
Forum: Middle East
20th Oct 2020, 17:19
Replies: 1,986
Views: 1,811,688
Posted By GDAJB

So what? All of these countries have had a long...

So what? All of these countries have had a long held “nationalisation” policy of one day being able to fill professional vacancies from indigenous nationals. Obviously, in rapidly expanding...
17th Oct 2020, 18:30
Replies: 17
Views: 13,657
Posted By GDAJB

Good luck if you think that will ever happen! In...

Good luck if you think that will ever happen! In nearly all of these countries in Asia and the Middle East, you are simply the “Hired help!” They have a need and you satisfy the requirement. When...
Forum: Middle East
25th Aug 2020, 15:29
Replies: 16
Views: 6,056
Posted By GDAJB

Spectre, No it doesn’t matter at all!

Spectre,

No it doesn’t matter at all!
Forum: Middle East
22nd Aug 2020, 16:22
Replies: 20
Views: 7,322
Posted By GDAJB

They aren’t discriminating on the basis of “race”...

They aren’t discriminating on the basis of “race” they are discriminating seemingly on the basis of an individuals permanent right to live and work in the Republic of Turkey. If you have that right...
Replies: 25
Views: 7,857
Posted By GDAJB

I agree and disagree. I believe that as and when...

I agree and disagree. I believe that as and when the airline cadet programmes ramp up again they will still look for full time single programme training input. It is much easier for them, involves...
Replies: 25
Views: 7,857
Posted By GDAJB

Hardly surprising is it? There are no...

Hardly surprising is it?

There are no airline jobs! Specifically tailored integrated courses that the airline cadet programmes normally want are a dead duck at the moment. These schools need to...
Forum: Middle East
11th Aug 2020, 19:37
Replies: 1,149
Views: 1,022,332
Posted By GDAJB

Yes, they do. It is payment in lieu of notice, so...

Yes, they do. It is payment in lieu of notice, so you can leave once the paperwork is complete.
Forum: Middle East
11th Aug 2020, 18:36
Replies: 1,149
Views: 1,022,332
Posted By GDAJB

Yes you do. Salary plus usual allowances for 90...

Yes you do. Salary plus usual allowances for 90 days.
30th Jul 2020, 13:54
Replies: 96
Views: 57,443
Posted By GDAJB

Jmmoric, Good point, but one that is often...

Jmmoric,

Good point, but one that is often misunderstood. In this line of work “fatigue” can be something that is particularly damaging to the safety of the operation and the individual crew...
Forum: Middle East
23rd Jun 2020, 18:39
Replies: 1,149
Views: 1,022,332
Posted By GDAJB

Good for you! Ask them! I am just one of the...

Good for you! Ask them! I am just one of the numbers.
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