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Forum: Middle East
13th Jun 2017, 01:33
Replies: 203
Views: 237,392
Posted By north flyer

Ran into a QR crew in PVG in the lobby of the...

Ran into a QR crew in PVG in the lobby of the hotel 2 days ago, a 3 man crew, all 3 were western expats, when I asked if any of them were thinking of jumping ship to EK, they all said basically the...
Forum: Middle East
12th May 2017, 15:47
Replies: 79
Views: 67,249
Posted By north flyer

FFS, calm down guys, they made a profit. ...

FFS, calm down guys, they made a profit.

Profit margin for EK was 1.5% and the group 2.6%, not great for "some" people, but not bad for a mature airline.

Break even load factor was 64.5%, in...
Forum: Middle East
10th May 2017, 16:26
Replies: 79
Views: 67,249
Posted By north flyer

PWC is world respected in audit, and I don't want...

PWC is world respected in audit, and I don't want to hear about the Oscars, that was a one off, we all have done it.

As OBOGS said, Corps, especially in this part of the world have a lot of...
Forum: Middle East
19th Apr 2017, 19:12
Replies: 50
Views: 22,682
Posted By north flyer

Yay for A6EEH, bet he still cannot believe that...

Yay for A6EEH, bet he still cannot believe that they pay him "so" much money to fly such a big, big airplane.
Forum: Middle East
12th Apr 2017, 13:36
Replies: 179
Views: 244,941
Posted By north flyer

http://www.bizjournals.com/dallas/news/2017/04/11/...

http://www.bizjournals.com/dallas/news/2017/04/11/american-airlines-pilots-turn-up-heat-in-fight-for.html?ana=yahoo&yptr=yahoo

Have a look at the Chart of the Pay Rates.

This is what we should...
Forum: Middle East
4th Apr 2017, 16:01
Replies: 95
Views: 80,339
Posted By north flyer

just the first little stroke, see my post on the...

just the first little stroke, see my post on the end of FT 2016-17 thread.
Forum: Middle East
1st Apr 2017, 10:02
Replies: 45
Views: 30,476
Posted By north flyer

The thread I wait for each year. They will...

The thread I wait for each year.

They will start jerking us off with teaser emails from whoever and rumors from "someone in the know" about this and that telling us to just hold on, it will get...
Forum: Middle East
30th Jan 2017, 04:01
Replies: 19
Views: 11,632
Posted By north flyer

Praise Jebus, info is recent for GB passport...

Praise Jebus, info is recent for GB passport holder on a 30 day tourist visa.
But yes, rules do change all the time.
Was your buddy on a 90 day visa? They have different rules applied to them....
Forum: Middle East
28th Jan 2017, 13:24
Replies: 19
Views: 11,632
Posted By north flyer

Dubaian is right, but the best thing to do is go...

Dubaian is right, but the best thing to do is go get a pair of rings and if your neighbors ask, just tell them you are married, now that I think about it, don't tell them anything about your personal...
Forum: Middle East
27th Jan 2017, 13:05
Replies: 19
Views: 11,632
Posted By north flyer

Visa run to Oman every 31 to 39 days, don't do it...

Visa run to Oman every 31 to 39 days, don't do it before 30 days as you still have a current one, it wont be renewed... They are classed as muliple entry now. Fine on day 40 is 340 AED, then 100 AED...
Forum: Middle East
11th Oct 2016, 16:42
Replies: 89
Views: 61,417
Posted By north flyer

I was hired in June of 2008, I am in my 9th year....

I was hired in June of 2008, I am in my 9th year.

I am an F/O by choice, my base pay is 30,405 AED and flight pay is 55 AED an hour, that equals 35,080 AED per month.

Emirates is willing to...
Forum: Middle East
25th Jul 2016, 14:29
Replies: 123
Views: 53,053
Posted By north flyer

don, I have to disagree with you on the $2b...

don, I have to disagree with you on the $2b profit for the last year, it was just a bit over $4b, they do not include the "payment to owner" as profit.

don and notapilot,As for the load factor,...
Forum: Middle East
7th Jun 2016, 11:11
Replies: 33
Views: 15,093
Posted By north flyer

Who gives a shit, they both pay the same and...

Who gives a shit, they both pay the same and whatever they are replaced with will pay the same too.
Forum: Middle East
10th May 2016, 23:35
Replies: 182
Views: 179,942
Posted By north flyer

Just took a quick look at the annual report and...

Just took a quick look at the annual report and the way I read it is, the group made 15.4 billion AED or about $4.1 billion USD, you just have to add the group profit and the "profit attributal to...
Forum: Middle East
26th Apr 2016, 14:19
Replies: 66
Views: 36,672
Posted By north flyer

At the end of the day, without the professional...

At the end of the day, without the professional ethics of the ground teams, you wouldn't even leave the parking stand.

If I read your next argument before you state it (EK Dispatchers being in...
Forum: Middle East
7th Apr 2016, 13:22
Replies: 86
Views: 74,948
Posted By north flyer

F/O is 171,900 AED

F/O is 171,900 AED
Forum: Middle East
31st Mar 2016, 14:17
Replies: 9
Views: 5,785
Posted By north flyer

Notapilot, Give it time, it will happen.

Notapilot,

Give it time, it will happen.
Forum: Middle East
28th Mar 2016, 13:04
Replies: 27
Views: 15,528
Posted By north flyer

nakbin, I took my Breitling to the shop in...

nakbin,

I took my Breitling to the shop in the Mirdif mall, they sent it to the service center in Dubai, had it back in about two weeks, seems like they did a good job, it's works fine.

As for...
Forum: Middle East
24th Mar 2016, 13:46
Replies: 116
Views: 76,314
Posted By north flyer

The second letter from HD, as far as I remember...

The second letter from HD, as far as I remember and yes they are getting 50 a month, but are losing 10 a month as of right now, it will start to pick up soon and most likely get worse with a letter...
Forum: Middle East
21st Mar 2016, 05:41
Replies: 175
Views: 145,205
Posted By north flyer

notapilot, Yes it is sad, but it is always...

notapilot,

Yes it is sad, but it is always the same, blame the pilots, especially when they are not able to defend themselves.

I expect the talking heads who have to fill the void of when there...
Forum: Middle East
20th Mar 2016, 15:56
Replies: 175
Views: 145,205
Posted By north flyer

Careful guys, this is a public forum. Second...

Careful guys, this is a public forum.

Second guessing what the crew did or did not do, is a place you do not want to go.

TC and Fly Dubai management have done a good job so far, remember, this...
Forum: Middle East
20th Mar 2016, 04:27
Replies: 28
Views: 16,559
Posted By north flyer

CaptDav hit the nail on the head, EK has a...

CaptDav hit the nail on the head,

EK has a business strategy, they know how many pilots they need and can train, they have no plans to change the working conditions except to get back to 42 of...
Forum: Middle East
19th Mar 2016, 10:06
Replies: 175
Views: 145,205
Posted By north flyer

Kamelchaser, I don't disagree with raising...

Kamelchaser,

I don't disagree with raising awareness of the dangers of vertigo and this is as good a time as any.

Like you, I have 35 plus years of military/civilian experience and I am not...
Forum: Middle East
19th Mar 2016, 06:51
Replies: 175
Views: 145,205
Posted By north flyer

Fellow professionals, Please let's not...

Fellow professionals,

Please let's not speculate on what happened or ever second guess what the crew did or did not do, leave that to the talking heads.

All I know is that nobody as of right...
Forum: Middle East
8th Jan 2016, 13:04
Replies: 31
Views: 10,487
Posted By north flyer

Did my physical on the 26th of December with Dr...

Did my physical on the 26th of December with Dr R.L., really nice lady, anyhow after the standard stuff with the nurse, met with the doc and she asked me if I had done my blood test yet, I said "no,...
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