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Forum: Middle East
28th Jan 2023, 11:49
Replies: 7
Views: 2,338
Posted By BigGeordie

Expectations need to be managed.

Expectations need to be managed.
Forum: Middle East
18th Jan 2023, 08:06
Replies: 29
Views: 12,691
Posted By BigGeordie

No problem, Brian gets the blame for the crewing...

No problem, Brian gets the blame for the crewing fiasco and departs with a nice big golden goodbye. Face is saved. He is replaced with more of the same and the wheels on the bus go round and round...
Forum: Middle East
7th Jan 2023, 17:52
Replies: 611
Views: 263,804
Posted By BigGeordie

Do you seriously think the next one will be any...

Do you seriously think the next one will be any better?
Forum: Middle East
19th Dec 2022, 07:02
Replies: 48
Views: 18,119
Posted By BigGeordie

Emirates do their own medical insurance which is...

Emirates do their own medical insurance which is one of the reasons the employment medical is so strict. If you have any further problems down the line with your heart you may well find the Emirates...
Forum: Middle East
16th Dec 2022, 17:44
Replies: 67
Views: 29,990
Posted By BigGeordie

Everything changes and nothing changes.

Everything changes and nothing changes.
Forum: Middle East
13th Dec 2022, 11:06
Replies: 67
Views: 29,990
Posted By BigGeordie

It will take years to build up the experience...

It will take years to build up the experience levels on the 380 back up to where they were in 2019 before it was all thrown away. Typical rosters inlcude 2 ULR trips and 2 or 3 to Europe or Asia, so...
Forum: Middle East
8th Dec 2022, 20:01
Replies: 611
Views: 263,804
Posted By BigGeordie

If being forced to have a Covid vaccine puts you...

If being forced to have a Covid vaccine puts you off applying do yourself a favour and stay well away. That is the least of the things Emirates will do to mess with your life.
Forum: Middle East
3rd Dec 2022, 13:09
Replies: 67
Views: 29,990
Posted By BigGeordie

Management get a bonus, we get profit share. It...

Management get a bonus, we get profit share. It has happened before that management get big bonuses while we get nothing. No doubt it will also happen again.
Forum: Middle East
28th Nov 2022, 12:59
Replies: 67
Views: 29,990
Posted By BigGeordie

With DECs back on the scene and very little...

With DECs back on the scene and very little expansion in the near/medium future I'd have thought 8 years was optimistic.
Forum: Middle East
11th Sep 2022, 19:24
Replies: 60
Views: 14,629
Posted By BigGeordie

It sounds like the OP is planning on trying to...

It sounds like the OP is planning on trying to commute. If that is the case, forget it. It is almost impossible at any ME airline and the stress will kill you.
Forum: Middle East
28th Aug 2022, 11:53
Replies: 265
Views: 119,354
Posted By BigGeordie

https://gulfnews.com/business/aviation/uae-airline...

https://gulfnews.com/business/aviation/uae-airline-pilot-salaries-among-worlds-highest-amidst-intense-hiring-spree-1.90153380

Look, Emirates already pay "among the worlds highest salaries" so...
Forum: Middle East
27th Aug 2022, 12:26
Replies: 611
Views: 263,804
Posted By BigGeordie

Probably 350 and 777.

Probably 350 and 777.
Forum: Middle East
14th Aug 2022, 16:10
Replies: 611
Views: 263,804
Posted By BigGeordie

You aren't paying the price. You have gained good...

You aren't paying the price. You have gained good experience flying the ATR on multiple sectors and often in bad weather. That experience, although it doesn't feel like it now, will come in really,...
Forum: Middle East
26th Jul 2022, 07:34
Replies: 611
Views: 263,804
Posted By BigGeordie

Tortilla, the accommodation department will put...

Tortilla, the accommodation department will put you where it wants to. This may or may not be Meydan - it could equally be a slightly tatty (or possibly very, very tatty) mid 80s (and not touched...
Forum: Middle East
30th Jun 2022, 08:50
Replies: 14
Views: 5,763
Posted By BigGeordie

Start with short term furnished accommodation in...

Start with short term furnished accommodation in the Marina or Downtown to make sure you like the area. In either of those places you can manage without a car in the short term but you will...
Forum: Middle East
4th Jun 2022, 20:08
Replies: 611
Views: 263,804
Posted By BigGeordie

On the subject of advice for EK and Dubai, one...

On the subject of advice for EK and Dubai, one more little gem I heard: "Make sure you leave Dubai with the same wife you arrived with." The various stresses of expat life (and working for Emirates)...
Forum: Middle East
4th Jun 2022, 15:29
Replies: 611
Views: 263,804
Posted By BigGeordie

I've known a few people who have come from...

I've known a few people who have come from "respectable" airlines in their home countries so it definitely does happen. The reasons vary but it is often because they believed what they were told...
Forum: Middle East
2nd Jun 2022, 10:04
Replies: 611
Views: 263,804
Posted By BigGeordie

"It’s all about looking after number one and...

"It’s all about looking after number one and thinking about yourself."
Dubai summed up in one sentence. You'll fit right in.
Forum: Middle East
10th May 2022, 18:44
Replies: 265
Views: 119,354
Posted By BigGeordie

It is only a 25% pay rise for the Brits who send...

It is only a 25% pay rise for the Brits who send all their money home. Most will still have significant expenses in AED. The company has come up with this line before, many years ago -"Although you...
Forum: Middle East
5th May 2022, 08:09
Replies: 265
Views: 119,354
Posted By BigGeordie

I don't think anybody has any expectations to...

I don't think anybody has any expectations to manage anymore.
Forum: Middle East
20th Apr 2022, 12:17
Replies: 20
Views: 10,634
Posted By BigGeordie

T54A, there is a danger this thread is going to...

T54A, there is a danger this thread is going to descend into a "my life is worse than yours" slugfest and however bad anyone thinks things are, someone somewhere has it worse. We know that there are...
Forum: Middle East
20th Apr 2022, 09:34
Replies: 20
Views: 10,634
Posted By BigGeordie

Felix, the half-pay did indeed go back to full...

Felix, the half-pay did indeed go back to full pay towards the end of 2020, just as the 380 crews were hit with up to a year of unpaid leave. The redundant crews were absolutely in an awful position...
Forum: Middle East
18th Dec 2021, 16:44
Replies: 156
Views: 94,013
Posted By BigGeordie

There is some evidence that EK have already found...

There is some evidence that EK have already found it harder to get people back than they thought it would have been. I can't imagine them putting people back on the same pay scale they left on and...
Forum: Middle East
18th Dec 2021, 12:16
Replies: 156
Views: 94,013
Posted By BigGeordie

I can't imagine AAR acceppting a move to anything...

I can't imagine AAR acceppting a move to anything below STC's job title.
As for making too many people redundant, I can't imagine HH is very happy about the astronomical costs involved in making...
Forum: Middle East
1st Dec 2021, 12:06
Replies: 156
Views: 94,013
Posted By BigGeordie

It is confirmed. And you get the first 6 months...

It is confirmed. And you get the first 6 months in advance, then monthly. Just to stick it to the present employees a bit more.
Forum: Middle East
30th Nov 2021, 09:51
Replies: 156
Views: 94,013
Posted By BigGeordie

I think at the moment it is just applications as...

I think at the moment it is just applications as the company builds up a pool of victims potential employees. The point is that these future employees will not be forced into the Maydan labour camps...
Forum: Middle East
30th Nov 2021, 07:11
Replies: 156
Views: 94,013
Posted By BigGeordie

I'm not talking about the redundant guys who have...

I'm not talking about the redundant guys who have been recalled. I am talking about people applying now who have never worked for the company before and are now able to join on a better deal than...
Forum: Middle East
29th Nov 2021, 09:19
Replies: 156
Views: 94,013
Posted By BigGeordie

Good news for them indeed but what a slap in the...

Good news for them indeed but what a slap in the face for people who have been here years. They have been forced to go through the hassle and cost of a move to a place they don't want to be only to...
Forum: Middle East
24th Aug 2021, 07:49
Replies: 35
Views: 20,824
Posted By BigGeordie

Are the redundant guys coming back being bonded...

Are the redundant guys coming back being bonded again?
Forum: Middle East
26th Nov 2020, 16:55
Replies: 1,984
Views: 1,876,758
Posted By BigGeordie

Nobody here knows if EK "failed" with the 380 or...

Nobody here knows if EK "failed" with the 380 or not. Nobody knows what the break-even load factor was, is or will be because it is a closely guarded commercial secret. Did (do) Emirates have too...
Forum: Middle East
20th Nov 2020, 11:43
Replies: 1,984
Views: 1,876,758
Posted By BigGeordie

With regard to premium travel, I think that might...

With regard to premium travel, I think that might bounce back quicker than economy if there is a perception that it is more covid secure due to greater social distancing, being able to wait in a...
Forum: Middle East
20th Nov 2020, 11:41
Replies: 1,984
Views: 1,876,758
Posted By BigGeordie

Fired600, Emirates have 400 Airbus pilots they...

Fired600, Emirates have 400 Airbus pilots they can bring back with a month's notice - most would be able to (and, crucially, want to) come back with less. That is before they start to recall the...
Forum: Middle East
21st Jul 2020, 16:54
Replies: 37
Views: 85,979
Posted By BigGeordie

Well, it is a rumour network!

Well, it is a rumour network!
Forum: Middle East
21st Jul 2020, 16:11
Replies: 37
Views: 85,979
Posted By BigGeordie

"Confirmed" by who?

"Confirmed" by who?
Forum: Middle East
7th Jun 2020, 09:54
Replies: 1,984
Views: 1,876,758
Posted By BigGeordie

They didn’t say that. Expect both.

They didn’t say that. Expect both.
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