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Forum: Middle East
8th Aug 2022, 11:58
Replies: 145
Views: 61,471
Posted By AIMINGHIGH123

How do I know? Thatís classified. Iím not a...

How do I know? Thatís classified. Iím not a spring chicken and have contacts.

Yes it is a dam site better than it was I agreed. I think they should have done more before COVID, personally. Maybe...
Forum: Middle East
8th Aug 2022, 11:10
Replies: 145
Views: 61,471
Posted By AIMINGHIGH123

You are doing the same. My quote about BALPA...

You are doing the same. My quote about BALPA wasnít specific to losing a job but overall. As mentioned it they promised lots of help, SIMs to keep current etc etc. These things never happened. Some...
Forum: Middle East
8th Aug 2022, 06:27
Replies: 145
Views: 61,471
Posted By AIMINGHIGH123

Obviously at EK you have no Union protection. I...

Obviously at EK you have no Union protection. I never said you didnít. I was a BALPA member before and they were pretty useless for us.
Look at what happened at BA and Virgin. If you were on the...
Forum: Middle East
8th Aug 2022, 06:14
Replies: 145
Views: 61,471
Posted By AIMINGHIGH123

Ok well letís spin this on itís head. Why are you...

Ok well letís spin this on itís head. Why are you not at Virgin or BA?

Virgin are known to get rid of people when ever it gets a little sketchy. Itís not half truths about Virgin. I know what my...
Forum: Middle East
7th Aug 2022, 21:24
Replies: 145
Views: 61,471
Posted By AIMINGHIGH123

It is looking very bad. Next 18 months going to...

It is looking very bad. Next 18 months going to be very tough. Honestly the financial charts my friend has sent me if rates going to 2-3% which they will do show a lot of pain in the housing sector....
Forum: Middle East
7th Aug 2022, 21:14
Replies: 145
Views: 61,471
Posted By AIMINGHIGH123

Well I spoke to my mate who is back at Virgin now...

Well I spoke to my mate who is back at Virgin now after being laid off and he said they had a pay cut with negotiations on going. This was couple months ago. Unless you talking about Virgin...
Forum: Middle East
5th Aug 2022, 18:59
Replies: 145
Views: 61,471
Posted By AIMINGHIGH123

He has a point though. Inflation set to hit 15%...

He has a point though. Inflation set to hit 15% in the UK. BA? They had a pay cut. Virgin same. RYR still not back to pre covid. Jet2 the only one who gave 8%. Look at the other threads on this site....
4th Aug 2022, 10:16
Replies: 244
Views: 101,689
Posted By AIMINGHIGH123

Ok I agree what suits one doesnít suit someone...

Ok I agree what suits one doesnít suit someone else but I was stating that ALC route as my mate sent me his roster. Yes it is summer so will be about as worse as it gets but man it looked tough....
3rd Aug 2022, 05:38
Replies: 244
Views: 101,689
Posted By AIMINGHIGH123

Thatís a load of baloney. It depends on the...

Thatís a load of baloney.

It depends on the airline. I was talking with a RYR Fo few days ago and he said he got given 2 weeks off (not taken out of his leave allowance) because he had called...
2nd Aug 2022, 04:57
Replies: 244
Views: 101,689
Posted By AIMINGHIGH123

No he told me his take home most months is £6k....

No he told me his take home most months is £6k. He might be on 24 scale actually I havenít asked. This was pre covid around 2018.

I believe him when I have seen my best mates pay slips. His...
1st Aug 2022, 20:08
Replies: 244
Views: 101,689
Posted By AIMINGHIGH123

Wow definitely had the popcorn out reading this. ...

Wow definitely had the popcorn out reading this.

I will throw some more wood on the fire.

Have you added in teas/coffees full uniform costs etc etc.

I got a mate at BA 787 12 years in as FO...
30th Jul 2022, 18:26
Replies: 244
Views: 101,689
Posted By AIMINGHIGH123

I was a BALPA member at previous outfit. Never...

I was a BALPA member at previous outfit. Never again.
When I needed help personally they were pretty useless.
For the amount you pay itís a joke Union. Outside of aviation I have worked at places...
28th Jul 2022, 09:15
Replies: 244
Views: 101,689
Posted By AIMINGHIGH123

Well? Anyone at J2 care to pitch in: ...

Well?

Anyone at J2 care to pitch in:

https://www.independent.co.uk/travel/news-and-advice/jet2-pilot-tired-fatigue-balpa-b2132993.html
22nd Jul 2022, 12:46
Replies: 57
Views: 7,540
Posted By AIMINGHIGH123

As I understand it. Ryanair were basing EU...

As I understand it. Ryanair were basing EU passport holders in the UK for LT until recently before giving them a permanent base in Europe. They can still LT EU passport holders in the UK but for only...
20th Jul 2022, 06:08
Replies: 57
Views: 7,540
Posted By AIMINGHIGH123

RYR been told as well. They were basing EU peeps...

RYR been told as well. They were basing EU peeps in UK during LT but can only do this for 3 months now.
19th Jul 2022, 09:53
Replies: 51
Views: 12,907
Posted By AIMINGHIGH123

Couldnt agree more. Once you start to hate it add...

Couldnt agree more. Once you start to hate it add in the unsociable hours and it will be a drag. I remember a Captain at my previous outfit who had a year left before he would have had to retire....
Forum: Middle East
18th Jul 2022, 06:27
Replies: 4,702
Views: 2,452,571
Posted By AIMINGHIGH123

Love how desertboki still clutching at straws. ...

Love how desertboki still clutching at straws.

Cathay Pacific, Ryanair, Flybe, Wizz Air just off the top of my head all offering actually less salaries and thatís before inflation added in. I...
17th Jul 2022, 06:39
Replies: 51
Views: 12,907
Posted By AIMINGHIGH123

Whitemonk obviously you are favouring J2 as itís...

Whitemonk obviously you are favouring J2 as itís your place.

Im at none of these know enough in each to get a picture bar DHL.

From Jet2 Salaries you quote are the very top end. I was told at...
16th Jul 2022, 12:51
Replies: 57
Views: 7,540
Posted By AIMINGHIGH123

If you hold a UK with TP hours you have no hope....

If you hold a UK with TP hours you have no hope. 750 odd pilots dumped by Flybe and just from my close 20ish I stayed in contact with 16 arenít in aviation at all. Hours range from 700-8000hrs no...
Forum: Middle East
11th Jul 2022, 22:02
Replies: 272
Views: 94,796
Posted By AIMINGHIGH123

Where have I got this from? Erm when I signed on...

Where have I got this from? Erm when I signed on to universal credit. You fill in a section that says savings etc. I spent hours on phone calls and because we had a little nest egg it meant we were...
Forum: Middle East
11th Jul 2022, 14:47
Replies: 272
Views: 94,796
Posted By AIMINGHIGH123

Thats exactly the way I see it. You should...

Thats exactly the way I see it.

You should know you are joining as an expat and being an expat will be the same in pretty much any company/country.

Yes being from the UK we have ďhelpĒ from...
10th Jul 2022, 14:41
Replies: 207
Views: 45,209
Posted By AIMINGHIGH123

Dont think so. Mate of mine is still waiting and...

Dont think so. Mate of mine is still waiting and he was one of the last to start at BA as is another guy who started in Feb 2020.
Forum: Middle East
6th Jul 2022, 09:16
Replies: 272
Views: 94,796
Posted By AIMINGHIGH123

Well I did exactly that to get into aviation. ...

Well I did exactly that to get into aviation.

I had a career before, trained to be a pilot at the same time. After qualifying it took me 5 years to start flying. 3 of those years I just stayed in...
Forum: Middle East
5th Jul 2022, 15:19
Replies: 272
Views: 94,796
Posted By AIMINGHIGH123

Agree with this. Often the ones moaning the...

Agree with this. Often the ones moaning the trainer is against them etc etc never blaming themselves have other issue's.

Honestly some people think once they got the job thatís it.

I think...
Forum: Middle East
2nd Jul 2022, 09:11
Replies: 272
Views: 94,796
Posted By AIMINGHIGH123

First world problems. Meanwhile back in...

First world problems.

Meanwhile back in Europe:


https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/980x2000/8c52ea40_e674_4cb7_a4b1_b44379668542_1308284772c6853856a6e01f2c3f90ad76b2b1b9.jpeg
28th Jun 2022, 12:58
Replies: 93
Views: 79,745
Posted By AIMINGHIGH123

I finished my training in 2013 after 5 years...

I finished my training in 2013 after 5 years going modular. I ran out of funds party way through. 2016-2018 was a great time to get a job. Maintaining my IR when trying for a job was costing me about...
Forum: Middle East
27th Jun 2022, 11:33
Replies: 46
Views: 16,312
Posted By AIMINGHIGH123

Almost 15k AED less than Flydubai. A friend of...

Almost 15k AED less than Flydubai. A friend of mine is a personal trainer in UAE and makes 20-25k AED a month

You would have to be very desperate to go to Wizz AD. Especially as an FO with a...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Jun 2022, 19:10
Replies: 24
Views: 3,364
Posted By AIMINGHIGH123

Itís definitely more of a UK thing. We went to...

Itís definitely more of a UK thing. We went to UAE last year and every time we arrived by taxi or I drove up to a hotel, restaurant someone would come and help take the boys out of the car. First...
18th Jun 2022, 18:26
Replies: 244
Views: 101,689
Posted By AIMINGHIGH123

Why so condescending? This isnít talking...

Why so condescending?

This isnít talking about going into management or training.

Talking about SH flying. Specifically flying in Europe, yes itís busy in places but it is fairly easy. We...
18th Jun 2022, 16:30
Replies: 244
Views: 101,689
Posted By AIMINGHIGH123

So you barely scratched the surface then. I...

So you barely scratched the surface then.

I have spent 5 years blasting around Europe and 99 times out of 100 itís pretty easy.

The thought of flying around Europe for 30+ more years would be...
16th Jun 2022, 16:22
Replies: 50
Views: 14,161
Posted By AIMINGHIGH123

Didnít know that about BA but donít forget BA...

Didnít know that about BA but donít forget BA basic is way way better. RYR you donít fly you earn nothing. Whatís RYR basic FO pre COVID £40k? Then with flight pay you can earn up to £75k based on...
16th Jun 2022, 05:34
Replies: 244
Views: 101,689
Posted By AIMINGHIGH123

Subjective. For me itís good but they only have...

Subjective.
For me itís good but they only have 1 base in the south. Career wise SH for 30 years? Not for me thanks. Pros and cons and every airline. Its what you rate as most important.

It is...
15th Jun 2022, 15:43
Replies: 207
Views: 45,209
Posted By AIMINGHIGH123

Mate BA is still a great option unless youíre...

Mate BA is still a great option unless youíre over 40 and then maybe not great to take advantage of seniority but itís not the worst.

Look at guys from Flybe (750 pilots dumped on the market),...
Forum: Middle East
14th Jun 2022, 12:07
Replies: 52
Views: 13,709
Posted By AIMINGHIGH123

Spongeboeing, I think you are right. Following...

Spongeboeing, I think you are right. Following this thread with interest.

My wife was actually born in Doha, sheís not Qatari, lived around 10 years between Doha and Kuwait. Father in law lived...
14th Jun 2022, 08:42
Replies: 50
Views: 14,161
Posted By AIMINGHIGH123

I would do what just a spotter said. I know RYR...

I would do what just a spotter said. I know RYR struggling a bit at the moment crewing flights TRE flying more now I heard but money talks. Compromise on your days off? Look at your hours and if you...
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