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Forum: Middle East
1st Apr 2019, 11:11
Replies: 100
Views: 155,217
Posted By The Turtle

You can place them where ever you wish. You must...

You can place them where ever you wish. You must submit your request the month prior to your current schedule month....ie, March request submitted by end of Jan

blocks of days off must be approved...
Forum: Middle East
25th Mar 2019, 02:40
Replies: 100
Views: 155,217
Posted By The Turtle

I second what Dogs said....the time from arrival...

I second what Dogs said....the time from arrival to line check completion is 4-5 months. It's a grind to be away for so long.

a few points to mention: I knew I was exhausted from the grind that...
Forum: Middle East
7th Mar 2019, 06:22
Replies: 100
Views: 155,217
Posted By The Turtle

1. Check your ego at the door. If you behave like...

1. Check your ego at the door. If you behave like a skygod then you will have trouble.

2. The training is more emotionally fatiguing than than work or study. It's 4 months away from your family....
Forum: Middle East
27th Feb 2019, 02:45
Replies: 100
Views: 155,217
Posted By The Turtle

I have been "on the line" now for over a year,...

I have been "on the line" now for over a year, and my per diem contributions have averaged +1000 usd (that's a mix of won and usd)

I easily save 4000 usd a year off the per deim (which in my...
16th Nov 2018, 01:16
Replies: 145
Views: 139,789
Posted By The Turtle

Yes you should check it out. However I would...

Yes you should check it out. However I would recommend when you interview ask about the "license verification check" you are required to do after your second week of joining.

it's a pc...
Forum: Middle East
6th Sep 2018, 06:13
Replies: 20
Views: 17,720
Posted By The Turtle

+1 Jar. neighbors indeed!!

+1 Jar.

neighbors indeed!!
Forum: Middle East
2nd Sep 2018, 14:55
Replies: 100
Views: 155,217
Posted By The Turtle

They were KE foreign 737 captains who...

They were KE foreign 737 captains who transitioned to the 777....

as to their previous types and times I cannot say. I reckon they've been bonded somehow and/or purchased a 777 type as any NTR...
Forum: Middle East
2nd Sep 2018, 10:24
Replies: 100
Views: 155,217
Posted By The Turtle

Present 737 captains are being offered left seat...

Present 737 captains are being offered left seat in the 777, i know 2 gents who recently made the transition.

you don't want the 737 at Kal. A lot of challenging China and Korea domestic, 4...
Forum: Middle East
12th Aug 2018, 10:37
Replies: 36
Views: 10,378
Posted By The Turtle

Whatever the story its another example of a...

Whatever the story its another example of a western woman with an entitlement attitude who didn't know when to keep her mouth shut....

I hope this teaches her a lesson. But I doubt it.
Forum: Middle East
10th Aug 2018, 07:22
Replies: 4,873
Views: 2,728,536
Posted By The Turtle

Same as the US airlines. I've witnessed them hire...

Same as the US airlines. I've witnessed them hire only to furlough. Twice.
Forum: Middle East
22nd Jul 2018, 01:29
Replies: 30
Views: 8,817
Posted By The Turtle

As a policy I don't call out a fellow colleague...

As a policy I don't call out a fellow colleague but your post above smacks as a facet of what's wrong with this pilot body. If a fellow captain arrives at my jumpseat needing a ride to work/home I...
Forum: Middle East
20th Jul 2018, 10:16
Replies: 17
Views: 6,845
Posted By The Turtle

It certainly will be more a manipulation of the...

It certainly will be more a manipulation of the flying hours so the highest timers will have the most days off..... Expect still to see maximum for the year

Worst still is as stated how to leave...
Forum: Middle East
25th Jun 2018, 21:23
Replies: 59
Views: 39,694
Posted By The Turtle

so true. There is the seniority list and then...

so true. There is the seniority list and then there's the seniority list.

only a fool thinks otherwise....
Forum: Middle East
7th Jun 2018, 04:56
Replies: 74
Views: 66,304
Posted By The Turtle

So efficient that my flight to BKK yesterday had...

So efficient that my flight to BKK yesterday had 15 in business and about 110 in economy...
Forum: Middle East
22nd May 2018, 02:01
Replies: 185
Views: 80,419
Posted By The Turtle

My friend, a doc at ek clinic, said to me back in...

My friend, a doc at ek clinic, said to me back in 2013!!! that they knew these rosters were unlike any tried before in the history of aviation. That, as in many things ek, they wished to be the...
Forum: Middle East
11th May 2018, 08:45
Replies: 14
Views: 7,792
Posted By The Turtle

Battered wives syndrome taken to an entirely new...

Battered wives syndrome taken to an entirely new level.

Well done.
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Forum: Middle East
7th May 2018, 18:42
Replies: 135
Views: 69,453
Posted By The Turtle

Experienced widebody pilots discussing a 402 job...

Experienced widebody pilots discussing a 402 job in Nantucket ..... My how this world has turned.
Forum: Middle East
18th Apr 2018, 06:15
Replies: 70
Views: 71,538
Posted By The Turtle

Perfectly legal. Many countries aip let crew...

Perfectly legal. Many countries aip let crew enter on a gendec for up to 30 days. You can look it up!
Forum: Middle East
11th Apr 2018, 03:24
Replies: 40
Views: 36,875
Posted By The Turtle

Mid-May for the email saying "we're still...

Mid-May for the email saying "we're still reviewing the pay package...."
Forum: Middle East
12th Mar 2018, 21:06
Replies: 86
Views: 69,107
Posted By The Turtle

64 posts about 2 women flying and only 43 about...

64 posts about 2 women flying and only 43 about your professional career speaks for itself....

Focus, gentlemen!
Forum: Middle East
3rd Mar 2018, 00:48
Replies: 239
Views: 121,368
Posted By The Turtle

Except for #6. I couldn't give a toss about.......

Except for #6. I couldn't give a toss about.... It was all going so well, but personal attacks simply weaken your argument and credibility.

I, too am interested in the reply
Forum: Middle East
26th Feb 2018, 15:42
Replies: 1
Views: 2,696
Posted By The Turtle

And then fly what, exactly??

http://www.businessinsider.com/emirates-boss-says-open-skies-ending-could-kill-boeing-order-2018-2
Forum: Middle East
22nd Feb 2018, 06:13
Replies: 46
Views: 30,398
Posted By The Turtle

... Boom....

... Boom....
19th Feb 2018, 07:29
Replies: 19
Views: 11,414
Posted By The Turtle

Agree with above. I have know pilots with work...

Agree with above. I have know pilots with work visa in Thailand. It can be done.

The pay, however...... 🙄
Forum: Middle East
19th Feb 2018, 06:13
Replies: 24
Views: 15,207
Posted By The Turtle

I'd like to give you advice... As crazy as it...

I'd like to give you advice... As crazy as it seems the rules regarding many legalities here in the desert are as shifting as the sands. What was valid for me in 2008 I'm quite certain won't apply...
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