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Forum: Middle East
15th Oct 2019, 14:21
Replies: 17
Views: 5,825
Posted By polax52

If you're patient, you may well get recruited....

If you're patient, you may well get recruited. The Saudi's will certainly need foreign Airbus Captains, whether it's at FLYNAS, Saudia, Flyadeal, Saudi Gulf etc. The point you're missing is that it...
Forum: Middle East
22nd Sep 2019, 19:50
Replies: 17
Views: 5,825
Posted By polax52

If you-re a Saudi National then every Airline in...

If you-re a Saudi National then every Airline in Saudi Arabia will bite your hand off. Otherwise it's unlikely the Saudi government will allow your employment. Flyadeal though seem to be allowed to...
Forum: Middle East
9th Aug 2019, 15:52
Replies: 43
Views: 43,912
Posted By polax52

I would also suggest that Saudi Arabia is not a...

I would also suggest that Saudi Arabia is not a good solution as an expat First Officer. Flyadeal is part of the Saudi Airlines group. It's a government airline. The Government has a very strong...
1st Aug 2019, 08:34
Replies: 82
Views: 102,535
Posted By polax52

Think about your own tax situation. Everybody...

Think about your own tax situation. Everybody tries to minimise the tax which they pay, as long as it's done legally then it's totally acceptable.
1st Aug 2019, 07:17
Replies: 82
Views: 102,535
Posted By polax52

If you have a European passport then I'd start,...

If you have a European passport then I'd start, should be a good time. If you only have a British passport then forget about it. Brexit combined with sympathy to green movement views mean that the...
24th Jun 2019, 16:14
Replies: 22
Views: 5,587
Posted By polax52

It wasn't my point that "driving is not...

It wasn't my point that "driving is not necessary". I would say that both driving and flying is totally necessary. The point is that the technology exists for us to have emission free driving and...
23rd Jun 2019, 16:04
Replies: 22
Views: 5,587
Posted By polax52

Aviation Emissions. An argument unfairly made.

Aviation Emissions are becoming the priority for European Green movements. In my opinion this is destructive and unfair. Aircraft manufacturers are moving rapidly towards emissions free Planes but...
Forum: Middle East
21st May 2019, 23:45
Replies: 6
Views: 7,099
Posted By polax52

It's not management who's stupid it's the Pilots....

It's not management who's stupid it's the Pilots. You don't pay more to your housekeeper than you have to, it's just the same with Pilots. QR management can see exactly how many applicants they're...
30th Apr 2019, 19:51
Replies: 731
Views: 456,800
Posted By polax52

I would expect flexibility on the base and the...

I would expect flexibility on the base and the language. Then agree a separate base seniority list but no further out of company seniority recruitment to that base. It's easy...🙄
29th Apr 2019, 13:38
Replies: 731
Views: 456,800
Posted By polax52

why can't they just put the SAIL guys onto a...

why can't they just put the SAIL guys onto a mainline contract and have them join the union???
25th Apr 2019, 06:22
Replies: 54
Views: 73,707
Posted By polax52

Any idea of the B787 Captain salary?

Any idea of the B787 Captain salary?
Forum: Middle East
27th Mar 2019, 06:25
Replies: 1,882
Views: 870,474
Posted By polax52

To eliminate foreign Captains over the next 2...

To eliminate foreign Captains over the next 2 years, you would need to do 1 of 2 things. Either close the Riyadh base or force Saudi Captains out of the Jeddah base to Riyadh. Neither of those...
Forum: Middle East
26th Mar 2019, 20:42
Replies: 1,882
Views: 870,474
Posted By polax52

Just to add that they are upgrading F/O's to...

Just to add that they are upgrading F/O's to Captains in the path of cadets who are receiving minimal training by industry standards.
This may not continue.
Forum: Middle East
26th Mar 2019, 20:26
Replies: 1,882
Views: 870,474
Posted By polax52

Contract renewals will be made based on...

Contract renewals will be made based on operational requirements. That suggests that the timing of your contract expiry may decide whether they require you or release you.

They are upgrading a...
Forum: Middle East
14th Mar 2019, 15:23
Replies: 43
Views: 43,912
Posted By polax52

I am not in Flyadeal but I am in Saudi Arabia....

I am not in Flyadeal but I am in Saudi Arabia. I'll tell you what I understand:
- They are recruiting currently for the A320, presumably this will become recruitment for the B737 at some point
-...
Forum: Middle East
11th Mar 2019, 15:30
Replies: 1,882
Views: 870,474
Posted By polax52

It never happened. Unconfirmed rumour about a...

It never happened. Unconfirmed rumour about a recruitment drive...LOL
Forum: Middle East
10th Mar 2019, 20:40
Replies: 1,882
Views: 870,474
Posted By polax52

All recruitment of foreign Pilots has stopped. It...

All recruitment of foreign Pilots has stopped. It will not start again in the near term.
7th Mar 2019, 21:24
Replies: 175
Views: 219,184
Posted By polax52

Poor bugger, he should have learnt to code.

Poor bugger, he should have learnt to code.
6th Mar 2019, 16:03
Replies: 175
Views: 219,184
Posted By polax52

Lets be honest. You sound obnoxious as well....

Lets be honest. You sound obnoxious as well. Rightly or wrongly the Captain is the Captain. If you respect the Captains which you fly with then pretty likely you'll soon be a Captain yourself..
Forum: Middle East
31st Dec 2018, 13:25
Replies: 23
Views: 14,550
Posted By polax52

I guess that you'd get the same travel home...

I guess that you'd get the same travel home arrangement each month that Saudia expats have or something similar. It's ACM which is effectively standby economy but jumpseats are available at the...
Forum: Middle East
8th Oct 2018, 12:57
Replies: 16
Views: 13,266
Posted By polax52

Saudi Government debt to GDP is currently 17%,...

Saudi Government debt to GDP is currently 17%, 19% of UK debt, 15% of US debt. Oil prices rising. Saudiisation, historically, fairly pragmatic. ISIS remain very isolated. I don't think that it's...
Forum: Middle East
9th Aug 2018, 21:37
Replies: 39
Views: 9,966
Posted By polax52

I think that the Crown Prince, MBS, is walking a...

I think that the Crown Prince, MBS, is walking a fine line between liberalising the country and appeasing the small but extreme religious community. His aim is to direct the country West. It would be...
Forum: Middle East
4th Jun 2018, 18:24
Replies: 1,882
Views: 870,474
Posted By polax52

If what you've heard is true then the answer to...

If what you've heard is true then the answer to all those questions is possibly.

They don't want to hire foreign pilots though. For your questions to be answered in the affirmative, they'll have...
Forum: Middle East
4th Jun 2018, 11:22
Replies: 1,882
Views: 870,474
Posted By polax52

The Flyadeal fleet is not considered in that 200...

The Flyadeal fleet is not considered in that 200 either. Obviously it is impossible. They have managed to enlarge the fleet from 121 to about 138 (currently operating) aircraft since 2013. That's...
Forum: Middle East
24th Apr 2018, 09:27
Replies: 11
Views: 5,245
Posted By polax52

That's what it costs mate! They're non-profit...

That's what it costs mate! They're non-profit making, part of the Air France union. They're very good, a lot better cover than you get any where else that I've found.
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