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6th Jun 2019, 17:42
Replies: 28
Views: 24,621
Posted By expat400

Chinese ATC is a joke. Flying regularly into PVG...

Chinese ATC is a joke. Flying regularly into PVG and the incompetence is stunning. LHR controllers would get 10 times the aircraft movement on that airport. They build more and more runways and...
29th Aug 2018, 21:41
Replies: 92
Views: 90,214
Posted By expat400

"After the way they treated Expats in the past...

"After the way they treated Expats in the past why would anyone join?

People with 20+ years of service treated like disposable temporary workers."

Who cares if they'd been there for 20 years?...
Forum: Middle East
31st Jan 2018, 20:43
Replies: 49
Views: 29,837
Posted By expat400

"Iím sure we will get the bottom of the barrel...

"Iím sure we will get the bottom of the barrel again."


Well B2. Considering that everyone who joined after 2005 is from the "bottom of the barrel" according to LHR Rain I think EK is doing a...
Forum: Middle East
11th Jan 2018, 12:26
Replies: 4,922
Views: 2,853,322
Posted By expat400

I completely understand your point SOPS. I was an...

I completely understand your point SOPS. I was an expat for 9 years myself. Moved the family halfway around the world. Our "contract" was set in stone about the same way your was... and treated the...
Forum: Middle East
11th Jan 2018, 08:42
Replies: 4,922
Views: 2,853,322
Posted By expat400

"Who in their right mind is joining now" "This...

"Who in their right mind is joining now"
"This used to be a good job but not anymore"
"EK is scraping the barrel"
"Anyone with a pulse will be hired"

Use the search function and you will find...
24th May 2017, 20:44
Replies: 115
Views: 109,070
Posted By expat400

So you never eat? Or drink? Or buy stuff? Or go...

So you never eat? Or drink? Or buy stuff? Or go visit friends? Or date women (or men)? Or leave your house for whatever reason? If so, you might save 15... but what are you saving for? To be the...
Forum: Middle East
14th Apr 2017, 22:05
Replies: 179
Views: 240,794
Posted By expat400

2005 (12 years ago) one of the guys in this...

2005 (12 years ago) one of the guys in this thread wrote:

"We will always be treated no bettter that an Indian to mangement and it is time we start going to greener pastures. I have had it."
...
22nd Mar 2017, 14:50
Replies: 872
Views: 434,972
Posted By expat400

Of course Wiggy. No arguments about that.

Of course Wiggy. No arguments about that.
22nd Mar 2017, 13:17
Replies: 872
Views: 434,972
Posted By expat400

Once again. The problem here wasn't that they...

Once again. The problem here wasn't that they kept the engine running. I would have done the same (unless told different by the QRH). But I can't understand why they used it for reverse after...
17th Mar 2017, 14:58
Replies: 872
Views: 434,972
Posted By expat400

For me the big question is: If you have...

For me the big question is:

If you have operated an engine in idle for a long time before landing due to suspected damage, why would you use the reverser on that engine?

If they hadn't used the...
Forum: Middle East
22nd Sep 2016, 17:07
Replies: 204
Views: 145,616
Posted By expat400

The focus on block hours in this industry is...

The focus on block hours in this industry is madness. If you don't look at number of flights and type of flying block hours says absolutely nothing about your experience.
Forum: Middle East
18th Jan 2016, 11:41
Replies: 94
Views: 64,132
Posted By expat400

flyinthesky How do you judge the quality of...

flyinthesky

How do you judge the quality of a DEC? By 30 minutes in a SIM he's never flown? His ability to multiply fractions? Or by his experience and records?
5th Jan 2016, 18:35
Replies: 423
Views: 148,333
Posted By expat400

"Hence it is for the good of society that pilots...

"Hence it is for the good of society that pilots are shielded from criminal liability when they make mistakes."

I find it hard to call this a "mistake". That implies that it was just a small...
5th Jan 2016, 15:44
Replies: 423
Views: 148,333
Posted By expat400

What about a truck driver going through town way...

What about a truck driver going through town way too fast and because of that crashing into a school bus killing 25 children?

Should he not be put to trial because it was an "accident"? Should he...
5th Jan 2016, 08:22
Replies: 423
Views: 148,333
Posted By expat400

This was not an accident. It was involuntary...

This was not an accident. It was involuntary manslaughter and he should have been in prison.
29th Dec 2015, 09:31
Replies: 38
Views: 7,682
Posted By expat400

Silber "as there are many pieces of the ATC...

Silber

"as there are many pieces of the ATC puzzle we pilots are not aware of ....and appearances can be deceiving."

Totally agree with you on that. I read your first post as you had a SIA777...
28th Dec 2015, 17:14
Replies: 38
Views: 7,682
Posted By expat400

"I've been on the ILS in SIN and had to break off...

"I've been on the ILS in SIN and had to break off and do an orbit, so a SIA 777 could be #1. "

So telling you to do an orbit below 3000 feet in the control zone instead of landing would help the...
Forum: Middle East
9th Oct 2015, 07:42
Replies: 13
Views: 5,869
Posted By expat400

Capn Rex "That is wrong and illegal." ...

Capn Rex

"That is wrong and illegal."

If you read my post again you can see that I agree with you. I was talking about fatigue as a consequence of that practice.
Forum: Middle East
8th Oct 2015, 19:23
Replies: 13
Views: 5,869
Posted By expat400

Capn Rex I understand that you are picked up...

Capn Rex

I understand that you are picked up about 2:15 before departure? Look at all the guys in Europe and US who are commuting. Many of them leave home a lot earlier and arrive hours before...
3rd Oct 2015, 20:51
Replies: 34
Views: 45,351
Posted By expat400

"mouth-watering 11 days off in a row" The...

"mouth-watering 11 days off in a row"

The price for that is 18-20 days in a row away from your family each month and no leave. Maybe good for some but not for me.
Forum: Middle East
26th Sep 2015, 20:18
Replies: 32
Views: 24,798
Posted By expat400

Weird... how would he send marketing stuff to...

Weird... how would he send marketing stuff to anyone? I don't think any seniority list includes email and/or home addresses?
Forum: Middle East
21st Sep 2015, 17:33
Replies: 92
Views: 52,974
Posted By expat400

"But with so many warning signs that it is not...

"But with so many warning signs that it is not better? Are they as dumb as moths?
I guess not, but there must have been a change in criteria for recruitment, maybe even in todayís general schooling:...
Forum: Middle East
21st Sep 2015, 17:27
Replies: 577
Views: 235,594
Posted By expat400

It's easy to find posts every year from 2005 and...

It's easy to find posts every year from 2005 and onwards describing EK:s applicants as "being scraped from the bottom of the barrel" or "third world applicants".

Where are they today?
9th Sep 2015, 09:18
Replies: 741
Views: 710,000
Posted By expat400

How many deaths have we had due to pax bringing...

How many deaths have we had due to pax bringing hand luggage during an evacuation? What would be the cost of retrofitting all aircraft with central locking? Cost-benefit calculation anyone?

Get...
Forum: Middle East
3rd Sep 2015, 08:40
Replies: 577
Views: 235,594
Posted By expat400

Has EK deteriorated that much? Read these posts: ...

Has EK deteriorated that much? Read these posts:

"need to put out the applications and start looking around. EK is just so arrogant. This use to be a very good job (and still is for the 3rd world)...
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