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Forum: Middle East
31st Jan 2018, 17:37
Replies: 35
Views: 17,277
Posted By K9

The combined effect of inflation, VAT and...

The combined effect of inflation, VAT and essentially what amounts to pilot wage freezes is taking its toll.

Since May 2013 (after a 0.5% pay rise that year) there has been no salary scale...
Forum: Middle East
2nd Jun 2016, 22:11
Replies: 66
Views: 31,276
Posted By K9

Another well researched post Pixy. Ignore...

Another well researched post Pixy.

Ignore the trolls...It is not worth the effort.

To be fair to that lot in the bouncy castle, I think some of them try and probably share your sentiments. But...
Forum: Middle East
23rd Dec 2015, 13:26
Replies: 18
Views: 7,776
Posted By K9

No Tango Uniform not that naive. However...

No Tango Uniform not that naive.

However the reasoning is this. New DSVP comes from flight safety. Of all people he should understand that by cramping rosters to get max productivity on months of...
Forum: Middle East
23rd Dec 2015, 07:31
Replies: 18
Views: 7,776
Posted By K9

Pixy is right. Whoever is sanctioning this...

Pixy is right. Whoever is sanctioning this practice is damaging the brand. I doubt the very top takes any interest how pay and productivity works so they may not be aware that this goes on.
...
Forum: Middle East
3rd Oct 2015, 00:11
Replies: 35
Views: 11,777
Posted By K9

Ha ha fliion. Funny. At least I hope that was was...

Ha ha fliion. Funny. At least I hope that was was the intention. Otherwise I think you missed the point. In short (less grandiosely) block time is irrelevant, duty time is what matters.

What's the...
Forum: Middle East
20th May 2015, 20:58
Replies: 23
Views: 16,227
Posted By K9

Kingpost One thing that needs adding is the...

Kingpost

One thing that needs adding is the overtime rate, which should be at a rate of 1.5 to 2 times your normal hourly rate. The company pays a factor LESS than your hourly rate, so it's...
Forum: Middle East
14th May 2015, 02:17
Replies: 23
Views: 16,227
Posted By K9

This is the most accurate description of working...

This is the most accurate description of working for EK that I've seen. It should be handed out at all road shows and interviews! :E
Forum: Middle East
22nd Jun 2014, 10:09
Replies: 19
Views: 5,781
Posted By K9

Well that’s the solution then! All airlines...

Well that’s the solution then!

All airlines should hire Indian pilots who are cheap. There can be a race to the bottom as they undercut each other for a job.

Eventually they are all working...
Forum: Middle East
9th May 2013, 22:10
Replies: 196
Views: 77,461
Posted By K9

Pixy: Calamus Gladio Fortior ...

Pixy:

Calamus Gladio Fortior

:D:D:D:D:ok:
Forum: Middle East
12th May 2012, 00:40
Replies: 82
Views: 29,351
Posted By K9

This an exerpt from the 1st July Letter on the...

This an exerpt from the 1st July Letter on the 1996 Pilots Pay Award. Note the honesty and general tone of the letter. Also the well explained and logical rational behind the changes....
...
Forum: Middle East
17th Dec 2011, 18:41
Replies: 6
Views: 2,913
Posted By K9

Pilots claim new EU Rules to extend flying hours equate to flying drunk!

A MESSAGE FROM BRITAIN'S AIRLINE PILOTS - YouTube

Flight safety and pilot fatigue - e-petitions (http://epetitions.direct.gov.uk/petitions/16050)
Forum: Middle East
2nd Sep 2011, 21:31
Replies: 36
Views: 10,840
Posted By K9

"I find it puerile that a company should attempt...

"I find it puerile that a company should attempt to define its employees worth by meaningless statistics.."

Couldn't agree more!
Forum: Middle East
1st Mar 2011, 22:02
Replies: 136
Views: 36,248
Posted By K9

Moving to the Middle East right now? ...

Moving to the Middle East right now?

Shouldn't the psych department have something to say about their penchant for risk? Or reality for that matter.

Well at least there is no shortage of...
Forum: Middle East
2nd Apr 2009, 23:51
Replies: 0
Views: 561
Posted By K9

Freedom of Choice

You got to love it!

The UAE has recently passed a law restricting the provision of oral contraceptives to women without the consent of both husband and wife. This consent must be obtained by the...
Forum: Middle East
2nd Apr 2009, 23:36
Replies: 231
Views: 64,450
Posted By K9

This is a systemic error despite what happened on...

This is a systemic error despite what happened on this particular flight. One would assume no-one set out to deliberately do anything dangerous.

There have been several incidents of takeoffs with...
Forum: Middle East
16th Feb 2009, 20:47
Replies: 47
Views: 37,757
Posted By K9

Notsorich - Get your contract (they are ready)...

Notsorich - Get your contract (they are ready) and read it carefully. Perhaps not so optimistic when you see the clauses that you will have to put signature too.

Most buyers are refusing to sign...
Forum: Middle East
16th Feb 2009, 20:27
Replies: 20
Views: 4,458
Posted By K9

The First Great Depression ended with...

The First Great Depression ended with Nationalism, the rise of the Nazi's and then culminated in WWII. Why would this be any different?

When people are laid off work and suffer financial distress...
Forum: Middle East
6th Mar 2008, 21:50
Replies: 56
Views: 9,462
Posted By K9

Hello Gillegan, I was told the Zimbabweans...

Hello Gillegan,

I was told the Zimbabweans recently challenged the ERP Policy using the official procedures and won after a lengthy struggle. As a lot of them had been kicked out of their home...
Forum: Middle East
20th Feb 2008, 09:43
Replies: 200
Views: 30,216
Posted By K9

10.1 % My a$$! DUBAI (Reuters) The...

10.1 % My a$$!

DUBAI (Reuters)

The price of basic foods in the United Arab Emirates surged 36 percent over the last year, in part because the dollar-pegged dirham declined, making some imports...
Forum: Middle East
30th Jan 2008, 19:27
Replies: 2
Views: 1,457
Posted By K9

Well put Pixy. The US Index is a consistent...

Well put Pixy. The US Index is a consistent benchmark designed to measure the US Dollar Strength. EK's "Rolling Average" is simply a baseline that is essentially meaningless and does not cater for...
Forum: Middle East
14th Dec 2003, 04:13
Replies: 47
Views: 10,920
Posted By K9

Are these guys for real? Please tell me they...

Are these guys for real?

Please tell me they dont actually occupy the skies with us....please!

EK may be many things but it has an excellent track record regarding racial issues

There are...
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Dec 2003, 01:23
Replies: 20
Views: 3,038
Posted By K9

Angry Hey Wiley Nice idea, but remember the French...

Hey Wiley

Nice idea, but remember the French often have Mugabe as a houseguest at the palace. They also give underhanded support to these dictators around Africa - and Iraq as well if I recall……....
11th Dec 2003, 03:23
Replies: 54
Views: 25,970
Posted By K9

Some relevant facts on personal finances and...

Some relevant facts on personal finances and salaries in Dubai in the Middle East Forum. Might help your decision.;)
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