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Forum: Middle East
13th Aug 2019, 20:43
Replies: 10,056
Views: 5,461,566
Posted By bananaman2

... from the people I know, a lot of the issues...

... from the people I know, a lot of the issues seem to be centred around claiming stuff back. Also it seems itís hard now to get stuff done outside of Qatar.

For me the change in provider hasnít...
12th Aug 2019, 15:16
Replies: 48
Views: 37,843
Posted By bananaman2

not really a lie... article from the outset said...

not really a lie... article from the outset said departing flights 'not already checked in'. So if the check-in was/has been completed they can depart. Also if the flight was already airborne/inbound...
Forum: Middle East
25th Jul 2019, 23:01
Replies: 241
Views: 267,755
Posted By bananaman2

not that itís my question to answer but the 5year...

not that itís my question to answer but the 5year bond only came in the last 2years or something like that, it was 3years before that from what I remember.
Forum: Middle East
23rd Jul 2019, 09:57
Replies: 10,056
Views: 5,461,566
Posted By bananaman2

Don't read too much into 8-9years.... as some of...

Don't read too much into 8-9years.... as some of these FOs would've joined as SOs and don't have the hours after 4-5years for Upgrade. Also some FOs have failed the Command Upgrade once or multiple...
4th Jun 2019, 10:29
Replies: 6,556
Views: 5,626,689
Posted By bananaman2

Although you say, ĎChinese whispersí/rumour or...

Although you say, ĎChinese whispersí/rumour or whatever... as someone who has always hoped, considered, been intrigued with working for their national carrier... where would a 777 bod (I accept it...
Forum: Middle East
5th Apr 2019, 08:35
Replies: 10,056
Views: 5,461,566
Posted By bananaman2

There are slight variations... it will depend on...

There are slight variations... it will depend on whether youíre doing a CCQ, are Type Rated or need a Full Type Rating, also where you do your training but count on 3months. For the first 4weeks or...
Forum: Middle East
28th Mar 2019, 20:08
Replies: 10,056
Views: 5,461,566
Posted By bananaman2

very good for First Officers, good for Captís as...

very good for First Officers, good for Captís as well depending on who you speak too (you canít please everyone... some prefer good destinations, some days Off, some donít like Freighter, some want...
Forum: Middle East
7th Mar 2019, 20:34
Replies: 10,056
Views: 5,461,566
Posted By bananaman2

Thereís a Cargo allowance when you join... off...

Thereís a Cargo allowance when you join... off the top of my head it was something like 150kg per person up to max of 3 (so max 450kg) then a slightly enhanced Check-in luggage allowance on your...
26th Feb 2019, 17:00
Replies: 14
Views: 6,058
Posted By bananaman2

Same in Qantas and Korean I believe.

Same in Qantas and Korean I believe.
Forum: Middle East
22nd Aug 2018, 19:36
Replies: 10,056
Views: 5,461,566
Posted By bananaman2

yes: 320 family has been affected - no UAE, Saudi...

yes: 320 family has been affected - no UAE, Saudi or Bahrain flights and flights that were once 320 now on other fleets (e.g EBB, KRT).

Most 320 pilots would say the effect has been positive on...
Forum: Middle East
9th Aug 2018, 15:48
Replies: 10,056
Views: 5,461,566
Posted By bananaman2

Life in Dohaís what you make of it... in fact iíd...

Life in Dohaís what you make of it... in fact iíd say life in the Middle East is what you make of it.

For sure itís no Dubai or Bahrain but you need to focus on whatís important for you. Iím...
Forum: Middle East
2nd Jun 2018, 15:14
Replies: 10,056
Views: 5,461,566
Posted By bananaman2

... the previous posts were referring to DEC...

... the previous posts were referring to DEC Boeing (777)... your friend is going for DEC Airbus (A320)....
Forum: Middle East
15th May 2018, 17:11
Replies: 73
Views: 111,266
Posted By bananaman2

Half the time what people post on this forum is...

Half the time what people post on this forum is pure speculation, even 'knowing a mate' who works for the company is hardly factual information... I guess it's a rumour network after all!

7 pilot...
Forum: Middle East
30th Apr 2018, 11:43
Replies: 10,056
Views: 5,461,566
Posted By bananaman2

According to our pilot logbook (magazine with...

According to our pilot logbook (magazine with latest news about the company inc upgrades etc)... people are going from DOJ to successful completion of their Command Upgrade Training in anything from...
Forum: Middle East
29th Apr 2018, 09:14
Replies: 10,056
Views: 5,461,566
Posted By bananaman2

1) Don't fly the Boeing... so can't really...

1) Don't fly the Boeing... so can't really comment.
2) Staff Travel for 'dependents' remains unchanged -the inclusions would include your spouse's Mother/Father, so not a problem. What has changed...
12th Feb 2018, 12:35
Replies: 1,306
Views: 1,073,515
Posted By bananaman2

The interview that CorrectSensing I'm sure is...

The interview that CorrectSensing I'm sure is referring to is the external recruitment campaign of cSept2017 - I also 'threw' in an application myself for this recruitment.... the point being they've...
Forum: Middle East
7th Nov 2017, 07:04
Replies: 10,056
Views: 5,461,566
Posted By bananaman2

... and your point is? There are lots of factors...

... and your point is? There are lots of factors that may have influenced this...

1) How many years in the company?
2) What's his overall widebody hours?... it's unlikely 2years on Type would...
Forum: Middle East
2nd Jul 2017, 19:59
Replies: 10,056
Views: 5,461,566
Posted By bananaman2

Don't know any couple personally but surely...

Don't know any couple personally but surely concerning time off, you would just sit down and plan your time off together.

Roster and Leave is all done on bidding... if you were asking from the...
Forum: Middle East
1st Jul 2017, 04:04
Replies: 23
Views: 9,735
Posted By bananaman2

... the thread was referenced to 'pilots'......

... the thread was referenced to 'pilots'... surely it's the cabin crew on strike and not the pilots... so a totally different job group. I even remember during some other BA cabin crew dispute circa...
Forum: Middle East
13th Apr 2017, 21:27
Replies: 40
Views: 30,847
Posted By bananaman2

Comes down to what is important to you at the end...

Comes down to what is important to you at the end of the day.

I did the assessment at the unmentionable in 2015 before going to QR last year. I'm happy with my decision 'overall'.

Things to...
Forum: Middle East
27th Mar 2017, 07:41
Replies: 40
Views: 30,847
Posted By bananaman2

I backup most of the previous comments. I...

I backup most of the previous comments.

I chose QR but got widebody and am reasonably happy right now (from a flying, roster, staff travel point of view etc etc).

I'm single also and you'll...
17th Mar 2017, 12:48
Replies: 112
Views: 103,290
Posted By bananaman2

Regarding QR, that's not entirely correct... GOFF...

Regarding QR, that's not entirely correct... GOFF and Off are 2 different things. GOFF represents a 'guaranteed' minimum of 4 days off... that doesn't stop you bidding for extra which could be...
Forum: Middle East
3rd Feb 2017, 19:37
Replies: 195
Views: 149,734
Posted By bananaman2

An ex-colleague of mine... interviewed in October...

An ex-colleague of mine... interviewed in October and started early last month - so 2months wait. He was an FO on the A320 and was offered the same at QR. He could've just been at the right place at...
Forum: Middle East
4th Dec 2016, 09:35
Replies: 7
Views: 4,636
Posted By bananaman2

Jumpseats are available - Commander's discretion....

Jumpseats are available - Commander's discretion. It's in the OM-A. It's only really to be used as a backup if the flight is full.

Factual info is available via the staff travel website (employee...
Forum: Middle East
3rd Dec 2016, 09:11
Replies: 7
Views: 4,636
Posted By bananaman2

APU i'm with you on this one. My...

APU i'm with you on this one.

My understanding is that priority works by job grade then seniority. For a start cabin crew are not allowed to buy business class tickets but flight crew are. What's...
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