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Forum: Middle East
11th Sep 2019, 10:01
Replies: 3,953
Views: 1,842,131
Posted By gb346

12 Started recently (last 10 days) with more...

12 Started recently (last 10 days) with more courses to follow this year. Not sure how many courses but have it under good authority that they are employing F/O's in order to release existing senior...
Forum: Middle East
1st Jun 2018, 16:23
Replies: 61
Views: 29,409
Posted By gb346

I am not an Emirates pilot but personally feel...

I am not an Emirates pilot but personally feel that it doesn't matter where the pilots come from, there should be no preferential treatment for any select group, especially not accelerated commands...
Forum: Middle East
15th Nov 2017, 06:29
Replies: 3,953
Views: 1,842,131
Posted By gb346

Hi All, just a few words about the Group...

Hi All, just a few words about the Group Exercises as this seems to be the most discussed subject when talking about the selection process.

This process is used in various employment processes...
12th Dec 2013, 06:52
Replies: 137
Views: 56,975
Posted By gb346

Hi all, Is there anyone who has recently...

Hi all,

Is there anyone who has recently been to Japan for an interview?
I am being scheduled for an interview early in 2014 for the A330. I hear there is an interview followed by a sim check....
7th Aug 2013, 07:39
Replies: 25
Views: 12,046
Posted By gb346

They call that farce an election? And Shower...

They call that farce an election?

And Shower Head is running to kiss that geriatric arsse and congratulate him on a fair election????

Air Zim running a profitable A380 operation is a more...
17th Jul 2013, 21:19
Replies: 479
Views: 120,654
Posted By gb346

Non-Standard RT is everywhere. It's the slang...

Non-Standard RT is everywhere. It's the slang and/or speed of the RT that confuses pilots who are not familiar with the local accent or local slang.

Inbound for Atlanta, I heard this exchange...
12th Dec 2012, 18:14
Replies: 13
Views: 3,767
Posted By gb346

@ temp spike : The armchair enthusiasts at it...

@ temp spike : The armchair enthusiasts at it again - deciphering the great red light mysteries from seat 7C and declaring the crew are incompetent idiots.

SAA has some of the best trained pilots...
5th Jul 2012, 08:20
Replies: 24
Views: 15,004
Posted By gb346

@ Love PanAm Whilst I appreciate your...

@ Love PanAm

Whilst I appreciate your concern for my well-being, the thread is about the interview at Hainan. There is enough wailing in Pprune about the Chinese and their treatment of expats so...
4th Jul 2012, 10:36
Replies: 24
Views: 15,004
Posted By gb346

Hainan Airlines Interview Info

Hi All,

Firstly, I have searched and read all the info on Hainan Airlines and the living conditions and treatment of expats by the Chinese. I know 3rd world living and the way people get treated...
6th Oct 2011, 11:14
Replies: 233
Views: 426,688
Posted By gb346

newbie to contracting

Hi all,

I am looking at the possibility of contracting in Asia and have read all the posts and pretty much know which agency I'd prefer to work through.

I was wondering about the employment...
14th Mar 2011, 16:21
Replies: 146
Views: 52,761
Posted By gb346

Latest offer for A340/A330 type rated co-pilots...

Latest offer for A340/A330 type rated co-pilots is now :

EUR 4100 p/m net (ie: after taxes) plus overtime on flight hours above 80.

8 days off per month.

EUR 900 p/m for accommodation.
...
13th Mar 2011, 20:21
Replies: 11
Views: 5,268
Posted By gb346

I know a fair number of colleagues who took the...

I know a fair number of colleagues who took the leap and have made a success, but they all work for themselves after starting their on their own business. Some left and are back flying again.
...
24th Feb 2011, 12:20
Replies: 35
Views: 6,549
Posted By gb346

The novelty of the toy we fly wears off after 6...

The novelty of the toy we fly wears off after 6 months - its then about quality of the flying and the quality of life.

Most fun - Fire Fighting in a Huey
Best Paid - A340 Capt
Best...
10th Feb 2011, 16:27
Replies: 1,107
Views: 388,549
Posted By gb346

Hitting them helps

Many years ago a Major Airline decided to unilaterally change the T's & C's of the pilot body.

The pilot body had a weak union at the time and after some negotiations, the pilots were sent on...
7th Sep 2010, 20:26
Replies: 400
Views: 172,991
Posted By gb346

I see they are looking for A340 drivers for 4/5...

I see they are looking for A340 drivers for 4/5 month contracts
21st Jul 2010, 16:19
Replies: 74
Views: 8,666
Posted By gb346

Such is life - get over it

We all like flying and we all like money.

Charter provides both and when it is on offer, the first person who gets a bite at the cherry is going to take it - be it the Airline pilot, contract...
24th Sep 2007, 10:48
Replies: 32
Views: 4,144
Posted By gb346

Its a fact that Emirates got the extra slots. It...

Its a fact that Emirates got the extra slots. It might only be for the World Cup soccer though. One would have expected a formal announcement with an explanation of the implications to domestic...
24th Sep 2007, 00:06
Replies: 32
Views: 4,144
Posted By gb346

Will be interesting to see how the detractors of...

Will be interesting to see how the detractors of SAA and Gov't sponsorship respond when other local SA Airlines are directly affected by a foreign carrier that is subsidised by Gov't money.
23rd Sep 2007, 15:17
Replies: 32
Views: 4,144
Posted By gb346

Emirates - a threat for SA Airlines??

Emirates gets another 38 frequencies into SA :eek:

I have heard that they can use those frequencies to fly to other destinations ie. Dubai - Joburg - Lusaka and then return on the same route.
...
31st Jul 2007, 16:51
Replies: 115
Views: 17,422
Posted By gb346

Tough luck . . . . its never going to change

Everyone knows that where there is Government involvement, there will always be an issue of mis-spent tax money. :}

I know that almost every employee at SAA would rather have a profitable airline...
25th Jul 2007, 18:36
Replies: 115
Views: 17,422
Posted By gb346

SAA Pilot Productivity

I personally flew 892 hours last year. To me, that is being productive. A lot of the Captains timed out at 900 hours last year and sat on their butts for the last few weeks of 2006. I think there are...
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Jul 2007, 22:37
Replies: 5
Views: 2,285
Posted By gb346

Don't knock the Huey

I have the privilege of flying a Huey which is older than I am. We carry out fire fighting operations and regularly operate with density altitudes well above 8000' and still operate safely with a ton...
17th Mar 2006, 16:19
Replies: 252
Views: 16,357
Posted By gb346

LJThomas, Unlike the African leaders who cover...

LJThomas,
Unlike the African leaders who cover up for their thieving and morally and politically corrupt co-leaders, we should appreciate all views regardless, even if a "black man" disagrees with...
17th Mar 2006, 14:28
Replies: 252
Views: 16,357
Posted By gb346

Yes, you are right, those stats are appalling. ...

Yes, you are right, those stats are appalling.

So why don't those affected the most get off their lazy arses and do something positive and constructive to remedy the situation, and I don't mean...
17th Mar 2006, 13:44
Replies: 252
Views: 16,357
Posted By gb346

sorry to those who are waiting, have it on good...

sorry to those who are waiting,
have it on good authority that SAA were about to employ regardless of colour but the big boss canned the whole thing.
has more to do with the company being in the...
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