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Forum: Middle East
27th Jan 2019, 15:21
Replies: 43
Views: 21,918
Posted By givemewings

I bet AH is the type who stops by the supermarket...

I bet AH is the type who stops by the supermarket in uniform on his way home just to make sure the laydees know he is a pilot... don't forget the company ID 'casually' on the gym bag so the chicks...
21st Nov 2018, 16:08
Replies: 507
Views: 57,452
Posted By givemewings

GS location

Most vs is in Sydney but if they still have the 737 SIM in Melbourne it's possible you'll spend time there too. I heard in the past that MEL base had done GS there and flew down to Sydney for a few...
21st Nov 2018, 16:06
Replies: 507
Views: 57,452
Posted By givemewings

Thanks workinthesky. Things got a bit hectic for...

Thanks workinthesky. Things got a bit hectic for me, had to fly interstate short notice as family member was I'll and noe suddenly moving house so I haven't done my medical yet. Hopefully it won't be...
21st Nov 2018, 16:05
Replies: 507
Views: 57,452
Posted By givemewings

Baliboy, work hard and study but make sure...

Baliboy,

work hard and study but make sure you take time out for a bit of fun and self care. Balance is key.
Forum: Middle East
21st Nov 2018, 16:02
Replies: 13
Views: 6,830
Posted By givemewings

Expats generally go to another country with the...

Expats generally go to another country with the intention to work/study/experience the culture then eventually return home.

Immigrants generally don't go back and leave their own country for any...
12th Nov 2018, 16:05
Replies: 507
Views: 57,452
Posted By givemewings

Quick q, are they still including hearing and eye...

Quick q, are they still including hearing and eye test in medical? Or does QF do that later/separately?

Also the medical email wants you to pay first before you can book, were there many time...
6th Oct 2018, 16:45
Replies: 507
Views: 57,452
Posted By givemewings

Yikes with that medical they're pretty much...

Yikes with that medical they're pretty much excluding anyone who's ever had a back or shoulder injury (which is a LOT of former crew as odds are you'll injure your back at some point on the job)

I...
Forum: Middle East
6th Oct 2018, 16:38
Replies: 4,782
Views: 2,421,747
Posted By givemewings

[QUOTE] you donít have to put up with winter from...

[QUOTE] you donít have to put up with winter from October to April/QUOTE]

No you just have to suffer through summer* instead

* the weather apps aren't lying when they say "f*ck*g hot as...
3rd Oct 2018, 17:17
Replies: 507
Views: 57,452
Posted By givemewings

I'm out. Seems they won't accept references from...

I'm out. Seems they won't accept references from Gulf airlines as they say they won't give them (although they do give a letter confirming dates of employment and that you resigned rather than were...
Forum: Middle East
1st Oct 2018, 05:02
Replies: 848
Views: 704,931
Posted By givemewings

Spam, I know someone who did due to a job offer...

Spam, I know someone who did due to a job offer not panning out, but he was a Purser and I believe it's at the discretion of the line manager. So like anything in EK, YMMV!
28th Sep 2018, 17:31
Replies: 507
Views: 57,452
Posted By givemewings

You'll want to bring corporate clothes to wear in...

You'll want to bring corporate clothes to wear in ground school til uniform week.

Use a mix and match so you don't have to bring too much stuff. Gym clothes, Pjs, a couple of going out outfits as...
Forum: Middle East
28th Sep 2018, 17:24
Replies: 24
Views: 8,462
Posted By givemewings

It's been this way for years... no photos on...

It's been this way for years... no photos on board or in flight... unless you are one of the EK corp comms pets wherein you can post as many vacuous selfies as you like... :rolleyes:

I once recall...
24th Sep 2018, 18:39
Replies: 507
Views: 57,452
Posted By givemewings

Friend who also applied got the ref check email...

Friend who also applied got the ref check email after AD, was away from home and not checking emails as out of range. It's a long weekend in Perth, they may have forgotten.

Monday morning got an...
19th Sep 2018, 17:33
Replies: 507
Views: 57,452
Posted By givemewings

B, it may be that a document showing your address...

B, it may be that a document showing your address from that time will be enough. Did you have a driver's license there? Or medicare card? Might be possible to get record if that. But if in doubt I'd...
18th Sep 2018, 18:07
Replies: 507
Views: 57,452
Posted By givemewings

Not really, you get an automatic email from Xref...

Not really, you get an automatic email from Xref when a referee completes a reference and I got one again once the employer (Qantas) had accepted them and they were under process. Maybe this is what...
Forum: Middle East
12th Sep 2018, 05:54
Replies: 14
Views: 3,832
Posted By givemewings

It's illegal in the UAE. Early on during my...

It's illegal in the UAE.

Early on during my stint there, I was shocked to see hemp chocolate being sold in the fancy sweet shop in Dubai Mall. It was quickly removed 😅

Hemp itself was listed...
10th Sep 2018, 19:12
Replies: 9
Views: 8,083
Posted By givemewings

Should have just asked EK to take over and do the...

Should have just asked EK to take over and do the flight. They can make pretty much any duty legal for the cabin crew... :E
10th Sep 2018, 19:09
Replies: 2,486
Views: 803,284
Posted By givemewings

Apologies, when I was online "mainline" referred...

Apologies, when I was online "mainline" referred to 'old contracts pre-casuals. And fleet was SH (734,738,76RR 76GE, A332, A333) or LH (767, 747, A330) this was pre A380 though so I guess that all...
Forum: Middle East
7th Sep 2018, 04:51
Replies: 31
Views: 11,809
Posted By givemewings

A lot of them actually are qualified, it's more...

A lot of them actually are qualified, it's more the materials they're given and what shortcuts they're made go take by management that worry me. Of course a fair proportion if them are untrained but...
6th Sep 2018, 20:57
Replies: 32
Views: 13,113
Posted By givemewings

The suggestion of something else foodborne or an...

The suggestion of something else foodborne or an allergen might be valid if all the ill pax were in economy. Some of the J and F CC occupy junpseats on main deck for takeoff and landing. So...
6th Sep 2018, 20:48
Replies: 2,486
Views: 803,284
Posted By givemewings

Just noticed the c9mmebts re: mainline. I don't...

Just noticed the c9mmebts re: mainline. I don't think they've recruited directly into mainline for ages. Once QCCA came in that's pretty much it. I think a few transferred over from the old lists but...
6th Sep 2018, 17:14
Replies: 507
Views: 57,452
Posted By givemewings

nope! 🤣 I got the call and flew out two days...

nope! 🤣 I got the call and flew out two days later. We did I think 3 weeks, got sent home over Christmas for I think 2 days, back again then sent home over NY as both times the accommodations had...
6th Sep 2018, 17:10
Replies: 507
Views: 57,452
Posted By givemewings

Dream job, you'll be fine. McDonald's let's you...

Dream job, you'll be fine. McDonald's let's you see the whole spectrum of people I'm sure.

just think of a few examples you can give them... e.g. a rowdy patron, when you went above and beyond for...
Forum: Middle East
5th Sep 2018, 20:31
Replies: 31
Views: 11,809
Posted By givemewings

makes you wonder also about just *what* they...

makes you wonder also about just *what* they build with.

I mean there's been several demonstrations of the fact that fire safe building materials are merely a "suggestion" and not required. Is it...
5th Sep 2018, 17:39
Replies: 507
Views: 57,452
Posted By givemewings

My original ground school was over Christmas,...

My original ground school was over Christmas, don't rule anything out! 😂
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