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Forum: Middle East
27th Mar 2018, 16:45
Replies: 86
Views: 70,023
Posted By gl69

My airline just announced that there is no pilot...

My airline just announced that there is no pilot shortage. They have received thousands upon thousands of qualified pilot applications and feel they have the pick of the litter as the saying goes....
Forum: Middle East
15th Apr 2016, 02:19
Replies: 53
Views: 34,582
Posted By gl69

Well if TC gets Knighted for 11 380s and 7 777s a...

Well if TC gets Knighted for 11 380s and 7 777s a day into the UK should the CEO of American Airlines get to be the next King of England because AA has 20 flights a day to LHR and numerous other...
Forum: Middle East
5th Aug 2015, 17:45
Replies: 34
Views: 8,677
Posted By gl69

Most of the U.S. Airlines don't charge anything...

Most of the U.S. Airlines don't charge anything for Staff Travel and they all made about $5 billion this year but I don't know how much impact those two have on each other.
It goes to moral though....
Forum: Middle East
5th Aug 2015, 11:33
Replies: 34
Views: 8,677
Posted By gl69

The best staff travel I ever saw (and I've been...

The best staff travel I ever saw (and I've been around) was Eastern Airlines in the USA.
First of all it was free in Y class, what a concept and a $10 in First. And there are still people at...
Forum: Middle East
4th Feb 2015, 13:58
Replies: 54
Views: 12,766
Posted By gl69

After giving me 21 days in a month that is no use...

After giving me 21 days in a month that is no use to me in my primary the company gave me 5 days in another useless month. What am I going to do with 5 days off? I will still work a full 92 hour...
Forum: Middle East
5th Jan 2015, 11:41
Replies: 27
Views: 9,445
Posted By gl69

All those Emirates pilots (200) that have applied...

All those Emirates pilots (200) that have applied to AA are hoping they get hired and fast.
AA has some great work rules but now with a 23% pay raise to go along with their already descent wages AA...
Forum: Middle East
27th Dec 2014, 11:18
Replies: 40
Views: 14,188
Posted By gl69

AA has over 200 Emirates pilots with applications...

AA has over 200 Emirates pilots with applications on file. I know I said it before but not all will get hired or even go but it shows the depths of despair here in the Middle East.
I wonder what...
Forum: Middle East
15th Dec 2014, 10:29
Replies: 62
Views: 13,939
Posted By gl69

Laker some of the U.S. pilots have tried and...

Laker some of the U.S. pilots have tried and failed to get hired back home. One guy has even failed the interviews at each of the Big 3 and others can't get an interview.
UAL needs 13,000 pilots...
Forum: Middle East
15th Dec 2014, 05:42
Replies: 62
Views: 13,939
Posted By gl69

Fatbus a lot of American pilots are stuck here....

Fatbus a lot of American pilots are stuck here. As been mentioned before a lot of the Americans have issues that prevent them from going home, much to their dismay.
DUIs, Court Orders, No College...
Forum: Middle East
26th Oct 2014, 12:14
Replies: 135
Views: 58,164
Posted By gl69

My old airline has over 200 applications from...

My old airline has over 200 applications from Emirates pilots so in the months to come there might be some vacancies the company has to fill.
Forum: Middle East
2nd Sep 2014, 08:37
Replies: 197
Views: 104,757
Posted By gl69

The big unanswered question is that over 200...

The big unanswered question is that over 200 Emirates pilots have applied to leave. How many will actually leave? No one knows.
Forum: Middle East
25th Aug 2014, 07:35
Replies: 72
Views: 39,392
Posted By gl69

Nice Harry

Nice Harry
Forum: Middle East
25th Aug 2014, 05:30
Replies: 72
Views: 39,392
Posted By gl69

When I worked in the US for a major airline I was...

When I worked in the US for a major airline I was a narrow body FO. With that salary I had what I called a 3-2-1.
I had 3 cars, 2 houses and a country club membership.
I don't think there are any...
Forum: Middle East
13th Aug 2014, 04:46
Replies: 109
Views: 43,041
Posted By gl69

But if a Ryan Air pilot has 2005 total hours all...

But if a Ryan Air pilot has 2005 total hours all on a 737 can he get hired?
I know for a fact not too many recent hires have over 4000 flying hours.
The last two criteria seem to contradict...
Forum: Middle East
12th Aug 2014, 07:36
Replies: 109
Views: 43,041
Posted By gl69

While it is true that not too many Americans have...

While it is true that not too many Americans have left Emirates in the numbers the company is fearing I say give it time. As I said in a previous post my old company has over 200 Emirates pilots that...
Forum: Middle East
11th Aug 2014, 07:16
Replies: 109
Views: 43,041
Posted By gl69

Wait a minute Emirates got 3 weeks bonus for 93...

Wait a minute Emirates got 3 weeks bonus for 93 hours a month while Delta got $40,000 for 75 hours a month.
My brother is a 777 FO at Delta and makes almost $200 an hour. That is considerably more...
Forum: Middle East
10th Aug 2014, 12:22
Replies: 109
Views: 43,041
Posted By gl69

Eldee you made the right choice hands down. You...

Eldee you made the right choice hands down. You will not look back at all.
There is no comparison between the US and EK. The biggest difference is the tremendous weight of stress and fatigue...
Forum: Middle East
9th Aug 2014, 16:16
Replies: 68
Views: 22,439
Posted By gl69

Great post eldee. As I mentioned before you can...

Great post eldee. As I mentioned before you can not put a price on the treatment at Emirates vs the US Majors. Every pilot I have talked to that has left EK to go back has said the biggest difference...
Forum: Middle East
2nd Aug 2014, 04:02
Replies: 68
Views: 22,439
Posted By gl69

If you look at the seniority list at EK you will...

If you look at the seniority list at EK you will notice that there hasn't been a lot of Americans join in the last year or so and plenty of Americans have left in the last 12 months with hopefully...
Forum: Middle East
31st Jul 2014, 10:52
Replies: 72
Views: 39,392
Posted By gl69

I don't ever speak for someone but with regards...

I don't ever speak for someone but with regards the Linkitis and his accommodation comment if he is an American he is spot on.
The villas the company give you and yes it is free but they are very...
Forum: Middle East
28th Jul 2014, 10:46
Replies: 68
Views: 22,439
Posted By gl69

Laker Again as with junior man I don't know...

Laker

Again as with junior man I don't know what airline you worked for in the states but let me address your items;

Hotels
They were about the same quality but in far better locations with...
Forum: Middle East
28th Jul 2014, 04:53
Replies: 68
Views: 22,439
Posted By gl69

Junior Man As a pilot who has worked at a US...

Junior Man

As a pilot who has worked at a US legecy and at EK there really is not a comparison between the two. Any of the Big 4 airlines is leaps and bounds better than Emirates in every...
Forum: Middle East
12th Jun 2014, 02:23
Replies: 52
Views: 20,632
Posted By gl69

I can't imagine this is news to Airbus. My friend...

I can't imagine this is news to Airbus. My friend supplies EK with aircraft interiors and he was told over a year ago by Emirates that they were not going to pursue the 350 so he (the supplier) could...
Forum: Middle East
2nd Jun 2014, 15:55
Replies: 5
Views: 2,917
Posted By gl69

If you are a required crew member for the flight...

If you are a required crew member for the flight you must log the time. If not the flight was illegal.
Who is the company to tell you you can not log the required time?
Forum: Middle East
2nd Jun 2014, 05:57
Replies: 16
Views: 4,107
Posted By gl69

Spanish since your are based in LAX you have to...

Spanish since your are based in LAX you have to have the right to work in the US. The Korean gig is not based in the US, everyone is based in ICN.
Just because Air China is a foreign company you...
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