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Forum: Questions
7th Jun 2013, 08:09
Replies: 7
Views: 1,997
Posted By John21UK

I still use that Oxford one, nbr#3 now, and it's...

I still use that Oxford one, nbr#3 now, and it's available at afeonline.com (http://www.afeonline.com).
It has got the clear distinction between 'In Command' and 'PICUS'.
Forum: Middle East
5th Jun 2013, 17:09
Replies: 5,364
Views: 1,416,505
Posted By John21UK

I got the same pic! And it was at the finance...

I got the same pic! And it was at the finance guys desk since day one when I joined...

That's part, if not the real reason, the E190 got ditched. Why renew the leases for another 3 years till SEP...
Forum: Middle East
5th Jun 2013, 16:50
Replies: 5,364
Views: 1,416,505
Posted By John21UK

I've been saying from day one that that order had...

I've been saying from day one that that order had Gulf Air written all over. If only I'd stuck with those lottery numbers...:ugh:

Good looking aircraft I must say!
Forum: Middle East
9th Jan 2013, 12:09
Replies: 5,364
Views: 1,416,505
Posted By John21UK

The final decision is 26 aircraft. All Embraer...

The final decision is 26 aircraft. All Embraer pilots have been given their notice to leave. There will be redundancies on the Airbus as well, although minor.

I've met some great crews/people here...
Forum: Middle East
30th Dec 2012, 09:00
Replies: 5,364
Views: 1,416,505
Posted By John21UK

Exactly and do it asap before QR sweeps in. Now...

Exactly and do it asap before QR sweeps in. Now is the time to make money and get a solid show up and running with loyal customers.

It should be all hands in deck and use all available assets.
Forum: Middle East
30th Dec 2012, 03:59
Replies: 5,364
Views: 1,416,505
Posted By John21UK

3 more A330's or in general 3 more aircraft?...

3 more A330's or in general 3 more aircraft? Engineering is saying the same thing about the Embraers but instead they keep flying in Jan and maybe even Feb

Why on earth would you park the Embraers...
Forum: Middle East
28th Dec 2012, 18:53
Replies: 5,364
Views: 1,416,505
Posted By John21UK

Please don't tell me this is true. I speak for...

Please don't tell me this is true. I speak for what I see and do in the Embraer. Everyone is trying to be super efficient, ie; flightplan fuel as much as possible, efficient this that and the other,...
Forum: Middle East
28th Dec 2012, 10:06
Replies: 33
Views: 11,511
Posted By John21UK

Jeez, was a typo. Meant to be NEED... End of...

Jeez, was a typo. Meant to be NEED...

End of discussion here?!
Forum: Middle East
28th Dec 2012, 09:37
Replies: 5,364
Views: 1,416,505
Posted By John21UK

Like I said on the other Gulf Air thread: let's...

Like I said on the other Gulf Air thread: let's keep the info in this one and stop posting in the other. All pilots on Embraer are currently expat except for one. There was a local captain as well...
Forum: Middle East
27th Dec 2012, 09:46
Replies: 33
Views: 11,511
Posted By John21UK

Still no news today. Hope you're wrong! Latest...

Still no news today. Hope you're wrong! Latest story from this morning is 30-32 aircraft and they need all pilots. Go figure that one out! :ugh:
Forum: Middle East
25th Dec 2012, 04:49
Replies: 5,364
Views: 1,416,505
Posted By John21UK

Embraers end of JAN. A319's end of DEC A320 ?...

Embraers end of JAN.
A319's end of DEC
A320 ?
A330's ?
A340's :ok:

I thought they delayed those A321's for some fiscal tric.
Forum: Middle East
25th Dec 2012, 03:46
Replies: 5,364
Views: 1,416,505
Posted By John21UK

Two A321's arrive in January. The have been ready...

Two A321's arrive in January. The have been ready for a while and awaiting delivery. Any idea why the delivery was postponed till january?
Forum: Middle East
25th Dec 2012, 00:33
Replies: 5,364
Views: 1,416,505
Posted By John21UK

So that would mean letting go of; - 2x Embreaer...

So that would mean letting go of;
- 2x Embreaer
- 2x A319
- 1x A320
- 2x A330
- 4x A340

Were there any deliveries schedueled for 2013 before all this restructuring?
Forum: Middle East
24th Dec 2012, 18:29
Replies: 33
Views: 11,511
Posted By John21UK

Not going to happen. The minister of transport...

Not going to happen. The minister of transport said it himself. Maybe for future expansion they'll trickle in but not now to replace people when downsizing.
Forum: Middle East
22nd Dec 2012, 17:14
Replies: 28
Views: 10,568
Posted By John21UK

Why not just give that ammount of money to cancer...

Why not just give that ammount of money to cancer research or hundreds of charities in africa's etc... :mad:

He'd be very limited in his movement with that moster anyway. Utterly useless!
Forum: Middle East
22nd Dec 2012, 15:04
Replies: 5,364
Views: 1,416,505
Posted By John21UK

Gulf Air did not operate to Juba did they? It was...

Gulf Air did not operate to Juba did they? It was announced last year but you know how these things go... ;-)
Forum: Middle East
21st Dec 2012, 11:12
Replies: 5,364
Views: 1,416,505
Posted By John21UK

Wow, retiring after only 20 years of...

Wow, retiring after only 20 years of 'productivity'! My dad for instance has been going for 46 years already and has got another 7 to go before retiring. IF they don't extend the retirement age...
Forum: Middle East
21st Dec 2012, 05:00
Replies: 5,364
Views: 1,416,505
Posted By John21UK

It doesn't matter how many bums on seats you...

It doesn't matter how many bums on seats you have, if the price ain't right it will always be a losing battle. In this case deciding not to take any extra fuel whenever possible is pretty much...
Forum: Middle East
20th Dec 2012, 04:06
Replies: 5,364
Views: 1,416,505
Posted By John21UK

Those 100 guys will not join Gulf Air acc to the...

Those 100 guys will not join Gulf Air acc to the minister if there is simly no space/demand. I'll quote him saying "anyone who thinks they will be joning if there is no space is crazy."
Forum: Middle East
19th Dec 2012, 13:43
Replies: 5,364
Views: 1,416,505
Posted By John21UK

Very true. However saying that all companies work...

Very true. However saying that all companies work with the same system of determening redundancies is wrong. Allmost everywhere it's last in-first out based on seniority. Not on fleet and...
Forum: Middle East
19th Dec 2012, 07:37
Replies: 5,364
Views: 1,416,505
Posted By John21UK

Sorry, I'm not even going into discussion on that...

Sorry, I'm not even going into discussion on that one. Did you attend the seperate meeting with the COO as well. Guessed not. Re-read note 3 and 4 in buba's post. I think we all know where we stand...
Forum: Middle East
19th Dec 2012, 04:48
Replies: 5,364
Views: 1,416,505
Posted By John21UK

There is no set plan yet. If the first proposed...

There is no set plan yet. If the first proposed plan is selected thigs are not THAT bad. If that is rejected things are looking very bad. Reading between the lines it looks like the fleet will be...
Forum: Middle East
18th Dec 2012, 06:04
Replies: 5,364
Views: 1,416,505
Posted By John21UK

Well said. Let's hope the MP's see some sense!

Well said. Let's hope the MP's see some sense!
Forum: Middle East
17th Dec 2012, 19:04
Replies: 217
Views: 91,056
Posted By John21UK

I'm looking at Oman Air as a F/O and are rated on...

I'm looking at Oman Air as a F/O and are rated on Embraer with 3000TT.
A few questions to see if info is still current;

- monthly salary incl all allowances. (Say 60block hrs and married with...
Forum: Middle East
17th Dec 2012, 15:38
Replies: 5,364
Views: 1,416,505
Posted By John21UK

The only thing with that was that he assumes...

The only thing with that was that he assumes those Bahraini 'captains' are no good and that is rubish. He never considered that someone (Tamkeen?) paid a lot of money to have them trained without...
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