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26th Oct 2017, 06:43
Replies: 26
Views: 11,482
Posted By Geebz

That Brookfield add should read: "we're looking...

That Brookfield add should read: "we're looking for SCABS to come to Columbia to cross a picket line and undermine fellow professional pilots rightful attempts to increase their pay."
Forum: Middle East
26th Oct 2017, 06:35
Replies: 46
Views: 37,496
Posted By Geebz

The gov't there arrested nearly 200,000 of their...

The gov't there arrested nearly 200,000 of their own highly educated and professional citizens, most without trial. If you have an incident there, good luck trying to get representation. You'll...
Forum: Middle East
21st Jul 2017, 22:11
Replies: 16
Views: 8,610
Posted By Geebz

Anyone celebrating this should be ashamed. ...

Anyone celebrating this should be ashamed.

The Scab
by Jack London,(1876-1916)



After God had finished the rattlesnake, the toad, and the vampire, he had some awful substance left with...
Forum: Middle East
3rd Jul 2017, 15:25
Replies: 128
Views: 44,450
Posted By Geebz

Funny how you ME3 pilots complain every time US...

Funny how you ME3 pilots complain every time US interests (labor unions, airlines, etc) fight back to prevent what your airlines did to Europe, yet at the same time you come on here to complain at a...
23rd Jun 2017, 06:57
Replies: 44
Views: 44,995
Posted By Geebz

Haha. Your analogy makes no sense. There are ways...

Haha. Your analogy makes no sense. There are ways to protect from UV but there is no way to avoid the damages of second hand smoke in a closed environment like a cockpit.

I'm not looking for work...
14th May 2017, 23:18
Replies: 29
Views: 20,221
Posted By Geebz

Kinda' amusing to read this stuff. A few...

Kinda' amusing to read this stuff. A few observations:

1) On one hand, NAG has a point, but they shouldn't make it about Indian vs the rest of the world in terms of nationality. That is xenophobic...
Forum: Middle East
24th Mar 2017, 02:36
Replies: 19
Views: 9,177
Posted By Geebz

It's funny how most EK pilots come on here to...

It's funny how most EK pilots come on here to whine about their treatment by EK mgmt.

Yet same group gets amused when an established carrier fights back the gov't subsidized and corrupt practice...
Forum: Middle East
4th Feb 2017, 22:10
Replies: 240
Views: 246,961
Posted By Geebz

If I may replay, only because I'm killing time...

If I may replay, only because I'm killing time and don't have much else to do whilst I sip my coffee.

First, I don't work for EK, nor ever have. I am an outsider to the conversation in that...
Forum: Middle East
17th Sep 2016, 01:32
Replies: 17
Views: 7,479
Posted By Geebz

8 days off twice a year. Yippie? Sorry but...

8 days off twice a year. Yippie?

Sorry but guys like you who drive our profession down are pathetic.

I average 20 days off PER MONTH. Yes, you're reading that right, per month. I know guys...
17th Sep 2016, 00:59
Replies: 5
Views: 2,747
Posted By Geebz

I applaud you for trying to expose the dark...

I applaud you for trying to expose the dark secrets of the commercial aviation industry, Paula. But the reality is most pilots are strictly prohibited from speaking to the press. Doing so can result...
Forum: Middle East
7th Aug 2016, 23:47
Replies: 56
Views: 58,592
Posted By Geebz

I'm a captain as a US Legacy. I would have no...

I'm a captain as a US Legacy. I would have no problem downgrading to FO just to eliminate 90% of the bs that a captain has to deal with. But for now they don't fly me much so I tolerate it. LHS isn't...
Forum: Middle East
7th Aug 2016, 23:36
Replies: 5
Views: 8,770
Posted By Geebz

I don't understand why you guys stay at EK. With...

I don't understand why you guys stay at EK. With so many other great contract gigs out there in the world, EK would be one of my last choices. Same with QR.
14th May 2016, 03:33
Replies: 61
Views: 43,090
Posted By Geebz

19 HR delay. Ridiculous on the part of SQ. I...

19 HR delay. Ridiculous on the part of SQ.

I thought my airline was bad and alienating the public with our delays. 19 hrs for tires. Either it had to be something larger or that company suffers...
17th Mar 2016, 02:25
Replies: 19
Views: 5,328
Posted By Geebz

I am married to an Indian and therefore have had...

I am married to an Indian and therefore have had my PIO/ OCI for the past 10 years.

In short, just living in India is a major PITA. Working there even harder. Getting pilot-certified there under...
27th Dec 2015, 22:14
Replies: 44
Views: 44,995
Posted By Geebz

I don't care if the pay was $50,000 per month, no...

I don't care if the pay was $50,000 per month, no way I would ever tolerate anyone smoking around me.

You guys who put up with that crap will pay the price later in life.
Forum: Middle East
30th Nov 2015, 21:37
Replies: 44
Views: 15,722
Posted By Geebz

Having lived in both the ME and SF, and having...

Having lived in both the ME and SF, and having flown both corporate and airline, my suggestion would be to stay where you are and apply to a US major. Particularly Delta or United. Both airlines...
Forum: Middle East
23rd Aug 2015, 01:51
Replies: 102
Views: 48,513
Posted By Geebz

Wait, are you guys saying you're not getting...

Wait, are you guys saying you're not getting compensated for time in the bunk? Are kidding me?
4th Jun 2015, 02:13
Replies: 10
Views: 3,510
Posted By Geebz

I like Mr. Mennon too. And I believe his heart is...

I like Mr. Mennon too. And I believe his heart is truly in the right place. But I have seen him back out of previous agreements, owing to a higher authority making the call.

Point is, just...
Forum: Middle East
4th Jun 2015, 00:30
Replies: 43
Views: 20,997
Posted By Geebz

I am sorry for your loss. This reminds us...

I am sorry for your loss.

This reminds us all how short life indeed truly is. My father died in my arms when I was 19. He was 54. I walked away from that moment a broken young man but it taught...
Forum: Middle East
4th Jun 2015, 00:23
Replies: 67
Views: 22,511
Posted By Geebz

Wow! No offense but how can you guys stand to...

Wow! No offense but how can you guys stand to work in such an environment? 8-11 days off with all the ULH flying you do? I'd burn out after 90 days.

Is it all about the equipment you're flying?
...
30th Mar 2015, 23:08
Replies: 332
Views: 159,816
Posted By Geebz

KB Menon is on your side. He is truly a good man....

KB Menon is on your side. He is truly a good man. But he takes his orders from the chairman so there is only so much he can do. That said, he gets it when you refuse to play team ball simply because...
30th Mar 2015, 22:28
Replies: 16
Views: 5,800
Posted By Geebz

Generally speaking, you'll need to apply to...

Generally speaking, you'll need to apply to multiple agencies AS WELL AS the carrier itself (if possible). Then go with whomever offers you up the best deal. I've taken a contract through an agency...
30th Mar 2015, 02:04
Replies: 7
Views: 5,789
Posted By Geebz

What a headache! Why would anyone apply to a...

What a headache! Why would anyone apply to a Chinese or ME carrier is beyond me? Too much bs and not enough teeth in the local laws to protect the expat contractor. I'd rather do something other than...
Forum: Middle East
30th Mar 2015, 01:39
Replies: 171
Views: 123,607
Posted By Geebz

One of my FOs the other day was telling me about...

One of my FOs the other day was telling me about his buddy who flys for EK as a 777 Captain. This FO told me his take home salary was MORE than the EK 777 skipper. He's a NB FO. Whoa! What does that...
8th Feb 2015, 11:27
Replies: 749
Views: 656,509
Posted By Geebz

The moment and engine fails, you do nothing but...

The moment and engine fails, you do nothing but fly the plane and climb to safe altitude. The screw-up here is in pulling levers while the PF was likely not yet able to monitor.
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