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Forum: Middle East
25th Aug 2022, 05:00
Replies: 498
Views: 192,623
Posted By 777boyo

With regard to the discussion here about UK Tax,...

With regard to the discussion here about UK Tax, one thing I learned very early on in my 33 years in the Gulf was to never, ever, take Tax or Investment advice from fellow pilots. With the exception...
19th Aug 2022, 12:32
Replies: 44
Views: 15,102
Posted By 777boyo

I studiously ignore any Daily Mail...

I studiously ignore any Daily Mail aviation-related reports and articles. I found reading them is not good for my blood pressure.
Forum: Middle East
26th Jul 2022, 10:24
Replies: 1
Views: 981
Posted By 777boyo

Emirates Provident Scheme Website Issues

Anyone else experiencing problems Logging in to this website for the last week? I just received (5 days later) a response from the Administrator with new User Name (which was same as the old one...
Forum: Middle East
6th Apr 2022, 04:34
Replies: 5
Views: 1,021
Posted By 777boyo

I would invest in a ticket to AUH and check them...

I would invest in a ticket to AUH and check them out before parting with any funds. There have been a few recruitment scams in the region over the last few years, and while your offer and the...
Forum: Middle East
8th Jan 2022, 03:08
Replies: 130
Views: 83,249
Posted By 777boyo

Maybe a touch of thread drift here, but I wonder...

Maybe a touch of thread drift here, but I wonder how many of todays airline pilots under the age of 40 brought up on magenta lines and automation have even heard of, never mind studied, the excellent...
Forum: Middle East
20th Sep 2021, 09:27
Replies: 5
Views: 3,369
Posted By 777boyo

Sounds to me suspiciously like an enhanced term...

Sounds to me suspiciously like an enhanced term meaning "rostering person" .
Forum: Middle East
22nd Jun 2021, 09:02
Replies: 1,984
Views: 1,869,920
Posted By 777boyo

"Sorry,777boyo but you ain’t no auditor and if...

"Sorry,777boyo but you ain’t no auditor and if you can’t take negative comments in the middle of a global pandemic when we have 100 lots of 380s sat on the tarmac, then go somewhere else".

Wow,...
Forum: Middle East
22nd Jun 2021, 03:32
Replies: 1,984
Views: 1,869,920
Posted By 777boyo

Nimrod. Sure it’s a rumour site, but have you...

Nimrod.
Sure it’s a rumour site, but have you thought about the effect that constant negativity and statements such as “the company is insolvent” (its not) might have on the guys and girls who are...
Forum: Middle East
21st Jun 2021, 11:04
Replies: 1,984
Views: 1,869,920
Posted By 777boyo

Nervous and Nimrod. If youd taken the time to...

Nervous and Nimrod.
If youd taken the time to look at the EK Annual Report for 2019/2020 youd find all the information youd want. Its called a Balance Sheet, and is also summarized, including...
Forum: Middle East
21st Jun 2021, 03:03
Replies: 1,984
Views: 1,869,920
Posted By 777boyo

I'd be curious to know what Financial and/or...

I'd be curious to know what Financial and/or Planning Strategy you would recommend, Nervous Novice? It may well be the case that you're an expert in airline economics, finance and fleet/network...
Forum: Middle East
17th Jun 2021, 07:24
Replies: 1,984
Views: 1,869,920
Posted By 777boyo

EKs finances may not look pretty, but have a...

EKs finances may not look pretty, but have a look at the Financial Times for 16th June (Lex column, back page, and read the article about Lufthansa. Im unable to post a link, but here are some...
Forum: Middle East
7th Feb 2021, 03:00
Replies: 1,984
Views: 1,869,920
Posted By 777boyo

Echo - Sinopharm vaccine does not appear to be...

Echo - Sinopharm vaccine does not appear to be the only one available in Dubai -
...
Forum: Middle East
24th Jan 2021, 04:05
Replies: 1,984
Views: 1,869,920
Posted By 777boyo

Denmark 5 Day ban.....

Here's a link to the story...........https://simpleflying.com/denmark-bans-flights-from-dubai/

SMT - what/who is the source of the 33 / 50 positive test at CPH story? I've searched the net and am...
Forum: Middle East
27th Nov 2020, 05:59
Replies: 1,984
Views: 1,869,920
Posted By 777boyo

"Break Even Load" is incredibly difficult to...

"Break Even Load" is incredibly difficult to define, and needs careful use. I very much doubt that the EK Accountants or even the really senior guys would be able to give a meaningful definitive...
Forum: Middle East
20th Nov 2020, 07:40
Replies: 1,984
Views: 1,869,920
Posted By 777boyo

Business Travel comeback

I suspect business travel will also bounce back. My brother works for a well known multi-national commodities/mining company, and he and many of his colleagues are simply unable to carry out their...
Forum: Middle East
20th Nov 2020, 06:08
Replies: 1,984
Views: 1,869,920
Posted By 777boyo

As well as Brits, most Northern Europeans,...

As well as Brits, most Northern Europeans, Russians, Chinese.....and anyone else who is either sun-starved or shopping starved. Here in Malaysia, as soon as restrictions on inter-state travel were...
Forum: Middle East
12th Oct 2020, 03:30
Replies: 21
Views: 17,922
Posted By 777boyo

EK2501 is between Shiraz and Isfahan northbound...

EK2501 is between Shiraz and Isfahan northbound as I write this at 0230Z Monday 12th, so the issue has clearly been resolved, whatever it was.
Forum: Middle East
27th Aug 2020, 05:37
Replies: 28
Views: 12,385
Posted By 777boyo

Hmmmm.............I'm not sure that I'd get my...

Hmmmm.............I'm not sure that I'd get my hopes up just yet. Geographically its more likely that Saudi ATC would coordinate with Jordanian ATC, as they have done for years. And as the Jordanians...
23rd May 2020, 02:14
Replies: 1,673
Views: 2,877,955
Posted By 777boyo

Gear Up Landing Attempt

With regard to the hypothesis advanced on this thread that the landing gear was not selected down - I operated into KHI regularly for 25 years, and one of the unique features there was the way ATC...
Forum: Middle East
18th May 2020, 11:53
Replies: 1,984
Views: 1,869,920
Posted By 777boyo

Emirates Group Employee numbers 2019/2020...

Emirates Group Employee numbers 2019/2020 Financial Year averaged 105,730 - taken from the published and public Annual Report, which can be found here:...
Forum: Middle East
10th Apr 2020, 05:37
Replies: 39
Views: 14,149
Posted By 777boyo

Investment for Pilots 101

1. Invest for the long term by making regular purchases
2. If it feels too good to be true, it probably is
3. Diversified portfolio - geographically as well
4. Low cost Index Trackers
5. Don't...
29th Feb 2020, 08:52
Replies: 68
Views: 39,364
Posted By 777boyo

2000 fpm in a G/A

Anyone who ever performed a Go-Around on a light A310-300 will appreciate exactly why 2000 fpm is a Good Thing!
7B
Forum: Middle East
17th Feb 2020, 07:40
Replies: 872
Views: 859,390
Posted By 777boyo

Tatin - had a similar issue a few years ago. You...

Tatin - had a similar issue a few years ago. You may already have tried these, but what appeared to solve the problem for me was a) make sure your Pop-up blocker is off. If it is already off, turn it...
3rd Oct 2019, 10:59
Replies: 20
Views: 8,342
Posted By 777boyo

Brexit related disruption to air travel ex UK from November 1st

This may be a silly question, but does anyone know what - if any - arrangements are in place to ensure air travel ex UK continues as normal after the 31st October Brexit deadline? Hoping to travel...
Forum: Middle East
16th Jul 2019, 04:51
Replies: 75
Views: 110,843
Posted By 777boyo

Cerbus - in the late '90's and possibly into the...

Cerbus - in the late '90's and possibly into the 2000's, the EK pilot salary scales were set by a comparison with the salary scales of a "basket" of other, what might be called for the purpose, "top...
9th Jul 2019, 08:47
Replies: 14
Views: 11,184
Posted By 777boyo

Rumoured BA Pilot Industrial Action this Summer

There were Press reports about ten days ago about possible industrial action by BA Pilots this summer. Since then its gone very quiet.......can anyone comment whether the reports were accurate and if...
8th Jul 2019, 14:28
Replies: 65
Views: 65,108
Posted By 777boyo

CDRW - Gulf Hotel MCT during Gulf War 1 by any...

CDRW - Gulf Hotel MCT during Gulf War 1 by any chance😳?
7B
6th Jul 2019, 11:28
Replies: 65
Views: 65,108
Posted By 777boyo

In 1989, every layover in Gulf Air was a...

In 1989, every layover in Gulf Air was a party........the beach and surrounding bushes in AUH Gulf Hotel only came to life about 0200 local:). Rababa - ah, happy days!!

TFE731 - are you M or S?
...
Forum: Middle East
6th Jun 2019, 08:14
Replies: 43
Views: 37,546
Posted By 777boyo

Kilrathi - I'm sure you'll have thought of this,...

Kilrathi - I'm sure you'll have thought of this, but just in case.....

A few years ago I looked at shipping a car from DXB to Europe, and it turned out that the car in its GCC spec did not meet...
12th Jan 2019, 08:09
Replies: 170
Views: 210,992
Posted By 777boyo

Come late to this discussion, but just wondering...

Come late to this discussion, but just wondering what (Single Engine) Missed Approach Climb Gradient the 737 Max under discussion would be capable of at MLW? There's some fairly impressive terrain...
Forum: Middle East
11th Jan 2019, 02:37
Replies: 1
Views: 2,871
Posted By 777boyo

Captain Graham Humberstone -ex GF TriSar and 767

Just received the very sad news that Graham Humberstone, ex TriStar and 767 at GF has passed away.
There's more on the "Where are they Now" threads.

7B
Forum: Middle East
3rd Dec 2018, 04:37
Replies: 872
Views: 859,390
Posted By 777boyo

Repatriating Funds

Pumpkin - it’s been a few years since I left, but I distinctly recall being strongly advised to ensure that any funds arrived in my UK bank well before I arrived in order to avoid any potential tax...
Forum: Middle East
23rd Nov 2018, 03:11
Replies: 23
Views: 11,786
Posted By 777boyo

Agree with Lucille (except the last sentence!). ...

Agree with Lucille (except the last sentence!). While I have a lot of sympathy for this chap and his predicament, there are two elements in this case which puzzle me. Firstly, his parents lived in...
Forum: Middle East
21st Nov 2018, 06:22
Replies: 24
Views: 5,834
Posted By 777boyo

Skyjob - a good plan if the SPV is set up prior...

Skyjob - a good plan if the SPV is set up prior to buying a property, and you complete the purchase/mortgage arrangement as the SPV, rather than as a "personal" purchase. However, as I understand the...
Forum: Middle East
20th Nov 2018, 10:36
Replies: 24
Views: 5,834
Posted By 777boyo

Tonker - this is purely my understanding, based...

Tonker - this is purely my understanding, based on my experience with HMRC and my Accountants over nearly 40 years as a UK expat with mortgages (now history, thank heavens!).

Most importantly, you...
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