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Forum: Middle East
19th May 2018, 22:36
Replies: 42
Views: 46,202
Posted By Desdihold

Is egt still around ?

Is egt still around ?
Forum: Middle East
12th May 2018, 04:16
Replies: 8
Views: 6,066
Posted By Desdihold

They are on to you Timmy.......

It will also make it difficult for EK to open new routes to US cities in the next few years.
STC plan seems to have always been to smoother a market with excess supply and then kill off the...
Forum: Middle East
7th May 2018, 00:27
Replies: 135
Views: 70,669
Posted By Desdihold

380 storage: There is something about the 380...

380 storage:
There is something about the 380 being parked for more than 3 days, after that the gear has to be swung before it flies again.
Not sure of the details but I recall an engineer saying...
Forum: Middle East
4th Apr 2018, 07:40
Replies: 4,938
Views: 2,967,541
Posted By Desdihold

As a relatively long term ek employee I can...

As a relatively long term ek employee I can second Dusty's well written piece.

This job has affected my personality and my ability to concentrate.
You can count on never ending schedules with...
Forum: Middle East
2nd Apr 2018, 18:32
Replies: 38
Views: 18,952
Posted By Desdihold

The funds are held in USD but you can nominate...

The funds are held in USD but you can nominate which currency you want the payout to be at that days exchange rate ( this related to a transfer directly to your bank account)

As as example, if you...
Forum: Middle East
31st Mar 2018, 09:06
Replies: 38
Views: 18,952
Posted By Desdihold

You tell them what your last day of service will...

You tell them what your last day of service will be in your resignation letter.

You should be ok but I understand that you want to be extra careful.
Forum: Middle East
31st Mar 2018, 08:48
Replies: 38
Views: 18,952
Posted By Desdihold

You are correct, The 30 day clock starts from...

You are correct,
The 30 day clock starts from the last day of service, book the ticket before your last day of service and use it within 30 days of your last day of service.

I modified my post...
Forum: Middle East
31st Mar 2018, 08:17
Replies: 38
Views: 18,952
Posted By Desdihold

The cheque.... Or as they call it , the final...

The cheque.... Or as they call it , the final settlement is given to you when you return to pick up your passport.

You can go to nbd bank downstairs and cash it on the same day if you wish.
...
Forum: Middle East
31st Mar 2018, 08:13
Replies: 38
Views: 18,952
Posted By Desdihold

Repat ticket.... It can be booked right at the...

Repat ticket....
It can be booked right at the end of the 90 days if you need the extra time in Dubai.
You can also schedule the ticket up to 28 days after the last day of service.... Don't feel...
Forum: Middle East
31st Mar 2018, 08:09
Replies: 38
Views: 18,952
Posted By Desdihold

You will be given three working days in which to...

You will be given three working days in which to turn in your passport for visa cancellation.

As an example.

Your last flight arrives in Dubai on a Sunday morning.
The company will schedule...
Forum: Middle East
22nd Mar 2018, 16:35
Replies: 42
Views: 46,202
Posted By Desdihold

EGT leaving EK late June.

Departure date is late June for EGT.

He has been burning off vacation and pressing 2 quiet a bit over the last few months .
Forum: Middle East
19th Jan 2018, 11:20
Replies: 115
Views: 100,631
Posted By Desdihold

The A fund is the majority of the provident Fund

Harry,

Lets fully develop the A fund situation.

The A fund is one portion of the provident fund and comes from company contributions, the B fund is a mandatory contribution from the pilot and...
Forum: Middle East
24th Dec 2017, 09:36
Replies: 11
Views: 5,761
Posted By Desdihold

The 13 aircraft parked in dwc are passenger...

The 13 aircraft parked in dwc are passenger aircraft NOT freighters.

Earlier post:

13 777s parked in dwc
From the EK side :
13 777s are parked in DWC on a 3 month cycle.
At the end of each...
Forum: Middle East
23rd Dec 2017, 14:13
Replies: 13
Views: 10,110
Posted By Desdihold

13 777s parked in dwc

From the EK side :
13 777s are parked in DWC on a 3 month cycle.
At the end of each aircraft's individual stay it is returned to service and replaced with a fresh aircraft for its 3 month stay.
...
Forum: Middle East
23rd Dec 2017, 13:43
Replies: 20
Views: 13,575
Posted By Desdihold

Such stories of fleet not giving a damm about...

Such stories of fleet not giving a damm about major life events are not (sadly) uncommon.

People should understand that any emergency leave that is granted comes out if your 42 days of regular...
Forum: Middle East
23rd Sep 2017, 14:54
Replies: 19
Views: 13,738
Posted By Desdihold

I agree with the post but would change fatigue to...

I agree with the post but would change fatigue to stressful.
I consider stress to be more long term and is magnified by EKs management style.
As someone who has left the sandbox in the last year I...
Forum: Middle East
26th Feb 2016, 17:51
Replies: 5
Views: 2,138
Posted By Desdihold

Be aware that Martin is a radical, he may not be...

Be aware that Martin is a radical, he may not be practicing any more.
He was well known during the 90s and had a office right beside lax.
He will fight for you but he may also start the fight in...
Forum: Middle East
14th Feb 2016, 18:56
Replies: 6
Views: 4,575
Posted By Desdihold

DXB : when will the new terminal open?

The new terminal seems ready to open for the last few moths.
Does anyone have info on the opening date?
Forum: Middle East
25th Jan 2016, 23:58
Replies: 60
Views: 19,127
Posted By Desdihold

Ek: how many hours will you fly in February ?

Please state :
Aircraft
Seat
Ground school,
Leave ( how may days)
Days off ( how many)
Keep in mind that February is a short month so don't be fooled by being schedule for less hours than...
Forum: Middle East
30th Dec 2015, 20:33
Replies: 21
Views: 7,932
Posted By Desdihold

Thanks for the info vf...... Do you know if it...

Thanks for the info vf......
Do you know if it will be the morning or the afternoon departure from Dxb ?

(I presume they will not drop the second flight)
Forum: Middle East
30th Dec 2015, 18:13
Replies: 21
Views: 7,932
Posted By Desdihold

I suspect March is a one off PR flight for St....

I suspect March is a one off PR flight for St. Patrick's day (March 17) and regular service would start at some point in the future.
Forum: Middle East
30th Dec 2015, 14:03
Replies: 21
Views: 7,932
Posted By Desdihold

Ek : is the 380 going to Dublin ?

I recently flew a Dublin trip and was told that the airport authority is building a 380 gate, hence the construction work at the end of the new terminal.

Does anyone have any info?
Forum: Middle East
23rd Dec 2015, 13:58
Replies: 37
Views: 18,640
Posted By Desdihold

Which villa complex denbi?

Denbi,
Sorry to read about another colleague receiving "the" letter, especially just before Christmas.

Can you state which complex you are in?
I presume more than one pilot received the letter,...
Forum: Middle East
13th Dec 2015, 22:40
Replies: 207
Views: 259,754
Posted By Desdihold

Droop and Jack, Both of you have reached a new...

Droop and Jack,
Both of you have reached a new low with your comments regarding the loss suffered by a colleague.

I know first hand of an FO who was brought into the office just last year after...
Forum: Middle East
1st Oct 2015, 10:26
Replies: 32
Views: 16,459
Posted By Desdihold

I had a long chat with an Atlas crew in Sydney...

I had a long chat with an Atlas crew in Sydney this week on the topic of Atlas crews flying ek 777 freighters.
Their opinion was that it's not going to happen as they are not able to keep up with...
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