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Forum: Middle East
29th Sep 2015, 11:15
Replies: 89
Views: 37,395
Posted By Alconguin Crusader

I got you beat Shaky; 21 days leave, 44 hours...

I got you beat Shaky;
21 days leave, 44 hours flown two years ago August.
It is just mind boggling what they do to us.
Forum: Middle East
4th Sep 2015, 15:50
Replies: 577
Views: 235,930
Posted By Alconguin Crusader

More words of wisdom from a 25 year old wiz kid...

More words of wisdom from a 25 year old wiz kid who would pay for his type rating because he doesn't have the talent to get hired by AC.
Is there anything else you can enlighten all of us on...
Forum: Middle East
18th Aug 2015, 12:02
Replies: 207
Views: 256,884
Posted By Alconguin Crusader

If Emirates is such a great airline than why...

If Emirates is such a great airline than why haven't we received a significant pay raise in years?
If it is such a great airline why do they constantly lower their pilot recruiting requirements?...
Forum: Middle East
18th Jun 2015, 16:05
Replies: 26
Views: 11,739
Posted By Alconguin Crusader

Dropp when I close my eyes I fall a sleep in a...

Dropp when I close my eyes I fall a sleep in a New York minute.
Emirates is the joke of the industry on so many levels that are too numerous to mention.
Forum: Middle East
18th Jun 2015, 15:53
Replies: 90
Views: 37,696
Posted By Alconguin Crusader

Vortex your comments are troubling on a multitude...

Vortex your comments are troubling on a multitude of levels. The one about killing yourself for your job is most disturbing. I guess you are happy to be flying a big airplane. Big Shinny Jet Syndrome...
Forum: Middle East
18th Jun 2015, 13:57
Replies: 90
Views: 37,696
Posted By Alconguin Crusader

Vortex in this profession it is not so much about...

Vortex in this profession it is not so much about money as it is work rules. Money is good but without work rules and conditions you get what we got here. Overworked and fatigued pilots.
Lots of...
Forum: Middle East
11th Jun 2015, 04:01
Replies: 21
Views: 5,456
Posted By Alconguin Crusader

It might be a contract from 15 years ago but it...

It might be a contract from 15 years ago but it is still a pretty good contract compared to what other pilots are flying for today.
Forum: Middle East
9th Jun 2015, 20:53
Replies: 21
Views: 5,456
Posted By Alconguin Crusader

I just got off the phone with the EPU, the...

I just got off the phone with the EPU, the Emirates Pilots Union and they are going to tigger the Me Too clause of our contract to get everything Delta just got plus 1%.
This provision will make...
Forum: Middle East
4th Jun 2015, 11:20
Replies: 67
Views: 22,715
Posted By Alconguin Crusader

Yep your point is noted Fat. Can you show me a...

Yep your point is noted Fat. Can you show me a thread where there isn't thread creep?
I guess we can compare June rosters at Emirates vs June rosters at the legacies. That's how the drift started w...
Forum: Middle East
4th Jun 2015, 08:46
Replies: 67
Views: 22,715
Posted By Alconguin Crusader

Yes you can save money on your taxes by living...

Yes you can save money on your taxes by living overseas 335 days a year (or by having a resident visa) but you still have to pay taxes in the U.S. If you include everything you will probably have a...
Forum: Middle East
4th Jun 2015, 04:09
Replies: 67
Views: 22,715
Posted By Alconguin Crusader

You can't compare legacy carriers to Emirates....

You can't compare legacy carriers to Emirates. Just because we fly the same equipment they are two different animals.
As a captain here I make about $1500 less a month than a widebody FO at a...
Forum: Middle East
26th May 2015, 11:43
Replies: 149
Views: 73,586
Posted By Alconguin Crusader

I have written emails for years, stop in on...

I have written emails for years, stop in on occasion and voiced my opinion, asks pointed questions at wash-ups and have checked in at just past 60 mins but nothing has changed and nothing will...
Forum: Middle East
29th Apr 2015, 04:40
Replies: 30
Views: 9,170
Posted By Alconguin Crusader

I will have to agree that a Delta pilot making...

I will have to agree that a Delta pilot making more than 50% more than an Emirates pilot might be a bit high. However when you include everything and I mean everything there is no and I mean no...
Forum: Middle East
18th Apr 2015, 13:36
Replies: 45
Views: 15,997
Posted By Alconguin Crusader

Taking the piss in regards to which statement? ...

Taking the piss in regards to which statement?
The 90 min check in allowance?
The 30 min check out allowance?
Running my errands before the flight?
Thinking we should get 15 weeks profit share?
...
Forum: Middle East
18th Apr 2015, 10:34
Replies: 45
Views: 15,997
Posted By Alconguin Crusader

Great post TOGA! Some pilots just don't get it....

Great post TOGA! Some pilots just don't get it. Most of the world's international pilots have a 90 min check in time and guess what, that is when they come on duty even if they have to drive...
Forum: Middle East
6th Apr 2015, 06:25
Replies: 20
Views: 11,228
Posted By Alconguin Crusader

2 pilots are still on the senority list even...

2 pilots are still on the senority list even though they left 6 and 8 months ago.
However there are others that when they leave they are taken off the SL almost immediately. If you can figure out...
Forum: Middle East
24th Feb 2015, 17:58
Replies: 32
Views: 10,046
Posted By Alconguin Crusader

Tango Unifrom You said Delta only gets 24 hours...

Tango Unifrom
You said Delta only gets 24 hours in DXB. That is not true. The stews get 24 hours but the pilots get 48 hours. Also before George Bush unilaterally raised the pilot retirement age to...
Forum: Middle East
8th Feb 2015, 04:28
Replies: 854
Views: 752,789
Posted By Alconguin Crusader

I don't know why pilots keep comparing Emirates...

I don't know why pilots keep comparing Emirates to major airlines. There is no comparison.

Here are just a sample of the items in Major airline contracts;
Green slip
Equipment pay
Canx pay...
Forum: Middle East
6th Feb 2015, 12:32
Replies: 854
Views: 752,789
Posted By Alconguin Crusader

Tom you are seriously out of touch if you think...

Tom you are seriously out of touch if you think the pay is better at Emirates than a major.
Not only is the pay better the conditions are heaps better in the US.
Forum: Middle East
2nd Feb 2015, 04:28
Replies: 61
Views: 35,510
Posted By Alconguin Crusader

Well here we go again. I never said I don't get...

Well here we go again. I never said I don't get paid when I am on vacation or out sick. What I said which Bymonk has such a hard time understanding is that we as Emirates pilots don't get any...
Forum: Middle East
29th Jan 2015, 17:16
Replies: 61
Views: 35,510
Posted By Alconguin Crusader

Come now, leave poor Harry and his like alone. He...

Come now, leave poor Harry and his like alone. He really thinks this is a good airline and no matter how many times you tell him or what proof you lay out before him he thinks he hit the lottery. But...
Forum: Middle East
29th Jan 2015, 13:12
Replies: 61
Views: 35,510
Posted By Alconguin Crusader

Bymonek thanks for joining in with Harry. Like...

Bymonek thanks for joining in with Harry. Like minds think alike!
I know you haven't experienced a great contract or work rules either but when I have 7 days leave assigned in a month I still fly...
Forum: Middle East
28th Jan 2015, 18:50
Replies: 61
Views: 35,510
Posted By Alconguin Crusader

Well I will leave it to Harry and the management...

Well I will leave it to Harry and the management lurkers that purview this site to spin a turd.
When pilots say this site has become negative with regards to Emirates I tell the SCs to point out...
Forum: Middle East
28th Jan 2015, 10:12
Replies: 61
Views: 35,510
Posted By Alconguin Crusader

Harry it is much easier for you to ignore all the...

Harry it is much easier for you to ignore all the little things because you came from such a crap airline.
Capt L when you get your information be sure to take into account where the poster is...
Forum: Middle East
14th Jan 2015, 15:13
Replies: 65
Views: 11,581
Posted By Alconguin Crusader

"Good airlines that I have been hired by." By...

"Good airlines that I have been hired by." By Harry the Cod

"Crap airlines that I have worked for." A very long book by Harry the Cod
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