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Forum: Middle East
1st Dec 2022, 06:09
Replies: 67
Views: 29,990
Posted By 5star

Please tell me this is fake news. The cxnt who...

Please tell me this is fake news.
The cxnt who screwed over senior CAs and FOs so his own EZ mates could stay, now got a bonus on top? This can‘t be… Anyone who can confirm this?
I can‘t believe I...
Forum: Middle East
1st Oct 2022, 11:26
Replies: 611
Views: 263,591
Posted By 5star

He couldn’t have said it any better. The bidding...

He couldn’t have said it any better. The bidding system really works well…you will never see any manual inserts, especially NOT when leave is planned, just like AAR wanted it to be….
This thread...
Forum: Middle East
22nd Aug 2022, 01:45
Replies: 265
Views: 119,354
Posted By 5star

Occasionally visiting this forum and reading the...

Occasionally visiting this forum and reading the latest posts: can only shake my head and conclude nothing has changed...maybe its even gotten worse!
Hearing more and more rumors of senior guys...
18th Aug 2022, 06:53
Replies: 30
Views: 10,835
Posted By 5star

ok. tx. accepted. I did however not make a...

ok. tx. accepted. I did however not make a judgement call on the qatari crew! I would be the last one to make such a statement having worked in the ME. I just corrected your statement, something not...
17th Aug 2022, 12:41
Replies: 30
Views: 10,835
Posted By 5star

Lol.. Just check my posting history and you...

Lol..
Just check my posting history and you will see I worked in a part of the world where factorising is done on real flighthours!
Anyhow, please someone flying a 77F or 77LR these days, check my...
16th Aug 2022, 11:48
Replies: 30
Views: 10,835
Posted By 5star

So the mods decided to delete my post that you...

So the mods decided to delete my post that you CAN see the wingtip from a 77LR or 77F from inside the flightdeck. This after I stood my ground after being made ridiculous from this zzz poster.. Got...
Forum: Middle East
8th Aug 2022, 22:02
Replies: 15
Views: 6,147
Posted By 5star

Maybe ABKR can start another 'successful' lawsuit...

Maybe ABKR can start another 'successful' lawsuit and blame o'hare ATC this time...
Poor fella's, but the price you pay for working in the ME. No surprises....
Forum: Middle East
8th Aug 2022, 18:28
Replies: 265
Views: 119,354
Posted By 5star

Devil Maybe I should add my bit as well…..and paste the...

Maybe I should add my bit as well…..and paste the seniority list of sacked 380 guys, a list with some interesting gaps in it…The gaps were all friends/ ex colleagues of a certain VP Fleet and were...
Forum: Middle East
22nd Jul 2022, 20:45
Replies: 265
Views: 119,354
Posted By 5star

Devil To me, this is a clear sign they want people with...

To me, this is a clear sign they want people with seniority to leave and they want to attract new joiners by increasing living out allowance.
They will attract plenty…
What a slap in the face also...
Forum: Middle East
6th Jul 2022, 14:19
Replies: 611
Views: 263,591
Posted By 5star

All the guys I know and who were axed from the...

All the guys I know and who were axed from the Triple had 1 major illness in their carreer. Some had cancer, some a broken leg etc, basically something that was certified by an EK doctor!
During...
26th Jun 2022, 19:00
Replies: 60
Views: 28,646
Posted By 5star

Quite normal actually what they did. Often...

Quite normal actually what they did.
Often used to take an important matter off the frequency. Firstly, as to not congest the ATC frequency. Secondly, as to discuss this privately (and more...
Forum: Middle East
23rd May 2022, 09:44
Replies: 265
Views: 119,354
Posted By 5star

Aiming. I know what i get in my bank account, ok!...

Aiming. I know what i get in my bank account, ok! Working same amount as in the desert, but night and day difference as to how I’m treated…
Did I mention I did have housing in EK? Did I mention that...
Forum: Middle East
21st May 2022, 19:15
Replies: 265
Views: 119,354
Posted By 5star

+1. I make more now than I ever made at EK, and...

+1.
I make more now than I ever made at EK, and I don't have to deal with some of those aholes in the company both in the flightdeck (as demonstrated by the previous post higher up) and in fleet.
...
Forum: Middle East
9th Apr 2022, 06:39
Replies: 20
Views: 10,634
Posted By 5star

If you are a uae national, you are well protected...

If you are a uae national, you are well protected and I believe they will try to help you.
Personally, initially I would still stay under the radar and try to find out what is going on without EK or...
9th Apr 2022, 06:23
Replies: 180
Views: 92,312
Posted By 5star

suninyoureyes, All very plausible, but since...

suninyoureyes,

All very plausible, but since when are people not checking their FMAs any more? I just don‘t get it, especially on heavy jets where in reality you only end up after having learned...
8th Apr 2022, 06:35
Replies: 180
Views: 92,312
Posted By 5star

oh dear Lord help us…. I thought we had seen it...

oh dear Lord help us….
I thought we had seen it all at AF !
There used to be a very good video on Youtube about AF pilots.`The title (in French) translated into something like : ‘ Aaah at AF….where...
Forum: Middle East
30th Mar 2022, 14:36
Replies: 611
Views: 263,591
Posted By 5star

On the T7 side, no captain has been or will be...

On the T7 side, no captain has been or will be recalled…We all had a random medical issue once in our career and were considered ´bad apples‘...
Don‘t miss anything. Just maybe the (mostly) nice...
Forum: Middle East
9th Mar 2022, 02:19
Replies: 130
Views: 84,881
Posted By 5star

Awair. Next time you are on the line in the...

Awair. Next time you are on the line in the Tripple or in the sim, set your airport elevation (in DXB about 0 feet) in the alt window and put your FDs on and watch the magic…I believe Boeing now came...
Forum: Middle East
22nd Feb 2022, 09:04
Replies: 130
Views: 84,881
Posted By 5star

pfvpnf. Should be published in the FAA/GCAA final...

pfvpnf. Should be published in the FAA/GCAA final report.

From the horses mouth…
Is it true that all crew were silently removed from payroll? Just connecting some dots after reading an article in...
Forum: Middle East
7th Feb 2022, 04:51
Replies: 130
Views: 84,881
Posted By 5star

With my knowledge, pls correct if I'm wrong, as...

With my knowledge, pls correct if I'm wrong, as soon as 'no load on wheels' ie after liftoff, and you press any Toga switch, toga logic will engage in Toga Toga and lnav and vnav will be removed....
Forum: Middle East
6th Feb 2022, 23:11
Replies: 130
Views: 84,881
Posted By 5star

Fatbus, you have to be kidding us... Someone...

Fatbus, you have to be kidding us...
Someone who pulls off a stunt like this, especially in the L seat has no place in any cockpit. She is still in service?

Sadly the #take-off-review was...
Forum: Middle East
19th Jan 2022, 11:08
Replies: 130
Views: 84,881
Posted By 5star

Thumbs up Exactly as Dropp wrote. Refer also to the...

Exactly as Dropp wrote.

Refer also to the latest 5G directive and the possible effects on the Tailskid system on the Tripple. If the caution is expected to be erroneous, one continues normal...
Forum: Middle East
18th Jan 2022, 16:43
Replies: 130
Views: 84,881
Posted By 5star

Buzzbox, There used to be a Boeing (or EK...

Buzzbox,

There used to be a Boeing (or EK Bulletin) regarding this, and that for a very long time! Valid on the 772 (not LR/F) and 773 (not ER).
Forum: Middle East
18th Jan 2022, 13:12
Replies: 156
Views: 94,013
Posted By 5star

yep…sad but true… A very experienced...

yep…sad but true…

A very experienced gentleman TRE on the 777, who transitioned to the A380 late 2019 paid the ultimate price…Put in all his efforts and finished linetraining only to be sent home...
Forum: Middle East
17th Jan 2022, 09:29
Replies: 130
Views: 84,881
Posted By 5star

Ramones, It was a good and genuine question......

Ramones,
It was a good and genuine question...
In some aircrafts it's a land asap Eg o the old 772 it wasn't always a return back. On the longer variants it was....
No idea about 340....
Forum: Middle East
16th Jan 2022, 10:56
Replies: 156
Views: 94,013
Posted By 5star

Thank you Donpizmeov. The striking thing on...

Thank you Donpizmeov.

The striking thing on my interview was to hear...' We can't believe they were so dumb @EK to let go of so many experienced guys...but it's exactly what we need 🥳''. Got my 15...
Forum: Middle East
15th Jan 2022, 13:21
Replies: 156
Views: 94,013
Posted By 5star

Fired600, I also know quite a few guys who have...

Fired600, I also know quite a few guys who have been called back. Cpts that were called back were all on 380 and fo’s were from both fleets.
Luckily, I found a super nice flying job outside the ME...
Forum: Middle East
3rd Jan 2022, 08:52
Replies: 130
Views: 84,881
Posted By 5star

Embarrassing… Even after seeing this short vid on...

Embarrassing… Even after seeing this short vid on the internet.
The altitude checks AND the FMA are checked AND read ALOUD during preflight In Emirates. ( the call is “toga toga, lnav vnav armed”...
30th Dec 2021, 09:31
Replies: 359
Views: 170,029
Posted By 5star

Yep, all very true… The thousand+ of us who got...

Yep, all very true…
The thousand+ of us who got binned a year ago by AAR and TC were all very capable guys, who were all at the medium to top of the ‘labourforce’ list. It is truely embarrassing as...
30th Dec 2021, 07:46
Replies: 359
Views: 170,029
Posted By 5star

While this looks to have been 1 big clustfxckup,...

While this looks to have been 1 big clustfxckup, and a lot seem to ‘focus on looking outside’, which I do agree with to some extend, do not forget the only way you can get properly and safely...
Forum: Middle East
29th Dec 2021, 00:35
Replies: 130
Views: 84,881
Posted By 5star

Pretty embarrassing to read this if you ask me… ...

Pretty embarrassing to read this if you ask me…
Why did none of the 4 guys pick up ‘0000’ in the alt window on the MCP? SOPs, on several occasions, clearly not followed it seems, as the Alt window...
Forum: Middle East
12th Nov 2021, 06:09
Replies: 156
Views: 94,013
Posted By 5star

I worked with them nearly 15 years. Had my good...

I worked with them nearly 15 years. Had my good years (first 6 years) and after Maurice left, things went downhill very quickly.
I was part of the initial batch of 600 guys that were NOT randomly...
Forum: Middle East
8th Oct 2021, 04:35
Replies: 165
Views: 110,808
Posted By 5star

While I think quite a few of those who were fired...

While I think quite a few of those who were fired on the 380 might get their jobs back, be it back at seniority 0, I think for all of those from round 1 there is little to no hope…
So anyone from...
Forum: Middle East
26th Sep 2021, 09:04
Replies: 165
Views: 110,808
Posted By 5star

Got not much to add other than stating the...

Got not much to add other than stating the obvious...
Most can understand EK had to reduce workforce temporarily to save costs... The way it was done, was vindictive and the people who suffered from...
Forum: Middle East
18th Aug 2021, 19:35
Replies: 74
Views: 129,365
Posted By 5star

TLG, Extensive write up. Thanks for...

TLG,

Extensive write up. Thanks for that….Should be a sticky…
It seems like the same show as @ ‘Banana’, just a bit more extreme and even less ‘civilised’
So happy I am out of the circus called...
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