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Forum: Middle East
22nd Oct 2022, 16:17
Replies: 498
Views: 193,538
Posted By Fuel-Off

Given that Australians are allowed to work in the...

Given that Australians are allowed to work in the US under E3 visa sponsorship (you know, with legally enforced employment contracts and conditions), perhaps EK might find it more difficult to...
Forum: Middle East
15th Aug 2022, 00:02
Replies: 498
Views: 193,538
Posted By Fuel-Off

Given Australians can now work in the US on E3...

Given Australians can now work in the US on E3 visas, EK may have a difficult time finding fresh meat from over there. Given they can fly heavies for companies with union protection where the...
20th Apr 2022, 08:18
Replies: 102
Views: 22,048
Posted By Fuel-Off

It could all be for naught as the judge in...

It could all be for naught as the judge in question (a Trump appointee) has been deemed 'not qualified' by the American Bar Association, citing she lacks professional experience (she was only 33 when...
Forum: Middle East
6th Apr 2022, 11:58
Replies: 498
Views: 193,538
Posted By Fuel-Off

oh FFS Fired, LET. IT. GO. We get it! You were...

oh FFS Fired, LET. IT. GO. We get it! You were sacked and haven't been called back. I, and many others have said the same thing to you: THEY DON'T WANT YOU BACK!
Callous yes, but I mean really,...
24th Mar 2022, 13:31
Replies: 59
Views: 18,229
Posted By Fuel-Off

There was an incident many moons ago (think...

There was an incident many moons ago (think 2008?) in a Qlink Q400 which managed a decent flap overspeed on departure. Recall something like IAS was 235 and the flap speed limit was 200kts until the...
Forum: Middle East
22nd Mar 2022, 10:17
Replies: 28
Views: 12,385
Posted By Fuel-Off

I think you're trying to look for a scandal which...

I think you're trying to look for a scandal which really isn't there. Turkish pilots fly into Greece and Cyprus, Greeks and Cypriots fly into Turkey (and go through their airspaces). While at my...
2nd Mar 2022, 10:34
Replies: 3,096
Views: 2,762,486
Posted By Fuel-Off

Delta currently has time to command at 2.5...

Delta currently has time to command at 2.5 months, B737 NYC based (for those who want it). Gives some perspective.
17th Feb 2022, 19:10
Replies: 2,584
Views: 943,372
Posted By Fuel-Off

To echo the sentiments of the previous posters -...

To echo the sentiments of the previous posters - don't forget E3s are seen as a band-aid solution to a skills shortage in the US. There is zero provision for getting permanent residency. Ask the...
Forum: Middle East
28th Dec 2021, 13:35
Replies: 130
Views: 83,287
Posted By Fuel-Off

Not quite SOPS, the mantra from Fleet is now to...

Not quite SOPS, the mantra from Fleet is now to encourage hand flying when conditions allow. Latest OM-A amendment allows manual flying below 20,000', A/T still to remain engaged at all times. Very...
5th Oct 2021, 09:11
Replies: 9,779
Views: 1,619,385
Posted By Fuel-Off

Supply would never had been an issue if the...

Supply would never had been an issue if the government had ordered enough of the stuff in the first place. How many phone calls did Pfizer make to the Health Minister before he picked up the phone...
5th Oct 2021, 05:34
Replies: 9,779
Views: 1,619,385
Posted By Fuel-Off

Good luck with getting people vaccinated promptly...

Good luck with getting people vaccinated promptly with no virus about. Look no further than those sand gropers out West and banana benders up North. They lag behind the rest of the country with...
Forum: Middle East
26th Sep 2021, 13:11
Replies: 165
Views: 109,537
Posted By Fuel-Off

And it seems you still want to go back? Given how...

And it seems you still want to go back? Given how many times you've asked whether EK has taken back any 777 pilots, I would say there's a degree of Stockholm Syndrome.
Forum: Middle East
23rd Sep 2021, 13:27
Replies: 165
Views: 109,537
Posted By Fuel-Off

I've asked once and I'll ask again. Were those...

I've asked once and I'll ask again. Were those on the 777 made redundant or fired? That might answer why they haven't received a phone call.
Forum: Middle East
17th Sep 2021, 13:22
Replies: 165
Views: 109,537
Posted By Fuel-Off

If that's the case, I and many others would've...

If that's the case, I and many others would've been arrested a long time ago...
Forum: Middle East
30th Aug 2021, 18:06
Replies: 74
Views: 126,199
Posted By Fuel-Off

Self preservation. The CSD would probably...

Self preservation.

The CSD would probably have been fired for not reporting said crew if word had got back to management of the whole event. Don't worry, workers are dispensable. People are...
28th Aug 2021, 14:24
Replies: 1,268
Views: 228,131
Posted By Fuel-Off

I wonder. Would you appreciate a passenger...

I wonder. Would you appreciate a passenger coming up to your flight deck, suggesting what you are doing, despite all your years of training and dedication to your livelihood, is completely wrong or...
27th Aug 2021, 07:08
Replies: 272
Views: 54,822
Posted By Fuel-Off

Not necessarily death rates, but certainly...

Not necessarily death rates, but certainly hospitalisation rates would be looked at to determine any further public health measures being introduced. The UK is getting 30,000 cases a day, but the...
Forum: Middle East
24th Aug 2021, 14:20
Replies: 35
Views: 20,714
Posted By Fuel-Off

Were they made redundant or fired? The difference...

Were they made redundant or fired? The difference could be the reason why they haven't been called back.
27th Jul 2021, 15:08
Replies: 9,779
Views: 1,619,385
Posted By Fuel-Off

Problem is, with no Jobkeeper people have to...

Problem is, with no Jobkeeper people have to work. People in these 'communities' as you put it SOPS (nice privileged-white-man-dog-whistle by the way), have to go out to work and earn a crust to feed...
Forum: Middle East
25th Jul 2021, 10:24
Replies: 18
Views: 18,606
Posted By Fuel-Off

And nimrodjoe picks petty, rambling, incoherent...

And nimrodjoe picks petty, rambling, incoherent arguments with flippant comments with pretty much anyone. Now be a good troll and head back to the bridge you crawled out under from.
Forum: Middle East
24th Jul 2021, 17:15
Replies: 18
Views: 18,606
Posted By Fuel-Off

Because those airlines aren't calling back pilots...

Because those airlines aren't calling back pilots to operate an aircraft that is just simply not needed right now given the patchy recovery that's taking place. Large markets like Australia feeding...
23rd Jul 2021, 17:41
Replies: 9,779
Views: 1,619,385
Posted By Fuel-Off

ATAGI is the advisory group, the TGA is the...

ATAGI is the advisory group, the TGA is the regulator. Astrazeneca is legally able to be administered to anyone over the age of 18. Pfizer has just been approved for those over the age of 12. A false...
29th Jun 2021, 07:23
Replies: 9,779
Views: 1,619,385
Posted By Fuel-Off

Europe does it with passport on the phone mostly...

Europe does it with passport on the phone mostly when checking in on flights, on intercity trains, international ferries and crossing land borders. Some venues with large gatherings have a set up...
28th Jun 2021, 21:21
Replies: 73
Views: 24,700
Posted By Fuel-Off

https://thehill.com/policy/transportation/aviation...

https://thehill.com/policy/transportation/aviation/559379-united-ceo-warns-of-possible-pilot-shortage

The boss of United has openly said that he expects a pilot shortage which is an extraordinary...
25th Jun 2021, 10:48
Replies: 9,779
Views: 1,619,385
Posted By Fuel-Off

Yet if Australia had an effective vaccination...

Yet if Australia had an effective vaccination program, the need for these quarantine camps become redundant pretty quickly.

I chuckle at the hysterical comments asking why the flight crew bus...
24th Jun 2021, 16:11
Replies: 9,779
Views: 1,619,385
Posted By Fuel-Off

I'd be happy to provide a few for you: Spain ...

I'd be happy to provide a few for you:
Spain
France
Italy
Iceland
Malta
Greece
Serbia
Georgia (the country, not the US state full of peaches)
Egypt
22nd Jun 2021, 06:31
Replies: 9,779
Views: 1,619,385
Posted By Fuel-Off

Our canuck cousins have the right idea. ...

Our canuck cousins have the right idea.

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/6/21/canada-fully-vaccinated-citizens-face-no-quarantine-after-july-5

Seeing as our health system is modeled from...
Forum: Middle East
13th Jun 2021, 17:09
Replies: 1,984
Views: 1,870,219
Posted By Fuel-Off

Think the 777 crew numbers will even out as the...

Think the 777 crew numbers will even out as the 200 odd cadets slowly come online over the next few months.
13th Jun 2021, 08:34
Replies: 9,779
Views: 1,619,385
Posted By Fuel-Off

Hear, Hear! Emphatically seconded!

Hear, Hear! Emphatically seconded!
Forum: Middle East
4th Jun 2021, 11:09
Replies: 1,984
Views: 1,870,219
Posted By Fuel-Off

WB1900 Apart from those 777 pilots that...

WB1900

Apart from those 777 pilots that transfered to the A380 in early 2020 (because the 380 was seen then as the growth machine and 15 triples were set to go) and were summarily let go shortly...
29th May 2021, 12:56
Replies: 9,779
Views: 1,619,385
Posted By Fuel-Off

Not quite. I think most on here are calling for a...

Not quite. I think most on here are calling for a pathway from this crisis. To move Australia from these ceaseless knee jerk lockdowns. What is the official word from the Federal Government? A little...
29th May 2021, 08:40
Replies: 9,779
Views: 1,619,385
Posted By Fuel-Off

All the more reason for the country to vaccinate!...

All the more reason for the country to vaccinate! I know that's pretty difficult because it's not like we make it in country or anything.

Oh that's right...

Fuel-Off :ok:
27th May 2021, 12:33
Replies: 9,779
Views: 1,619,385
Posted By Fuel-Off

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/1041x207/uk_health_stats_f3b25fda7db000df8a4656d9bd9b4094011d0f03.png
Source: https://coronavirus.data.gov.uk/details/healthcare

So... that would...
20th May 2021, 09:43
Replies: 9,779
Views: 1,619,385
Posted By Fuel-Off

Which advantages do you allude to? Australia's...

Which advantages do you allude to? Australia's Covid free status is tenuous at best. Just look at Taiwan and Singapore the so called 'gold standard' of handling the pandemic are now experiencing...
20th May 2021, 08:27
Replies: 9,779
Views: 1,619,385
Posted By Fuel-Off

601, I see what you're trying to do there but...

601, I see what you're trying to do there but allow me to show the numbers that actually matter.

This is the false equivalency that the Australian Government and to a certain extent the media,...
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