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Forum: Middle East
28th May 2011, 09:57
Replies: 10
Views: 4,714
Posted By sandblasted

Can't comment on the work conditions at QR but...

Can't comment on the work conditions at QR but having been to both countries, I would give the UAE the definate thumbs up, so EY probably would be the best lesser of two evils:E
Forum: Middle East
28th May 2011, 08:11
Replies: 10
Views: 4,714
Posted By sandblasted

Stay away from EY! seniority does not come into...

Stay away from EY! seniority does not come into consideration and rosters leave a lot to be desired. If you must come to the middle east go to Emirates, same workload but at least you get a bonus at...
Forum: Middle East
13th Mar 2011, 05:56
Replies: 4
Views: 3,101
Posted By sandblasted

It's not about having balls to refuse the...

It's not about having balls to refuse the assignment, unfortunately if you refuse to go some poor colleague has to chew the fat in your place, I agree, it's far too soon to be flying back in there...
Forum: Middle East
3rd Mar 2011, 17:36
Replies: 2
Views: 1,909
Posted By sandblasted

Maybe it's because JH doesn't want to be mayor of...

Maybe it's because JH doesn't want to be mayor of Karachi or Christchurch :sad:
Forum: Middle East
21st Feb 2011, 10:05
Replies: 12
Views: 4,714
Posted By sandblasted

Try a gentleman called David Heywood 0507314961,...

Try a gentleman called David Heywood 0507314961, he has served me well over the years! good luck..
Forum: Middle East
12th Jan 2011, 12:16
Replies: 16
Views: 8,928
Posted By sandblasted

The whipping will continue until morale improves!...

The whipping will continue until morale improves! Jam tomorrow Chaps!!!:{
Forum: Middle East
17th Nov 2010, 07:10
Replies: 7
Views: 6,028
Posted By sandblasted

I would steer clear of HSBC, NBAD's service has...

I would steer clear of HSBC, NBAD's service has been OK over the years and the internet banking is fairly easy to use. best of the worse I would say.
Forum: Middle East
9th Sep 2010, 07:10
Replies: 43
Views: 14,375
Posted By sandblasted

spot on 747.:ok:

spot on 747.:ok:
Forum: Middle East
17th Aug 2010, 16:43
Replies: 9
Views: 4,216
Posted By sandblasted

Heard we were supposed to be getting 3 percent...

Heard we were supposed to be getting 3 percent which has now changed to 5 percent on basic.. just whispers leaking from HQ:}
Forum: Middle East
13th Jun 2010, 06:48
Replies: 480
Views: 157,740
Posted By sandblasted

NAS

Hi,does anyone know if NAS are still hiring on a 31 day on 30 day off basis in Saudi? if so which fleet? many thanks...
Forum: Middle East
22nd May 2010, 06:03
Replies: 86
Views: 16,473
Posted By sandblasted

Had the same, know exactly when it happened as I...

Had the same, know exactly when it happened as I saw the gentleman take my no down, I made the mistake of indicating when I moved lanes and crossed slowly when someone let me in.. must remember to...
Forum: Middle East
10th May 2010, 05:53
Replies: 20
Views: 6,102
Posted By sandblasted

I have to agree, the A320 guy's are really...

I have to agree, the A320 guy's are really suffering ref roster's at EY.( seen and heard this first hand) zero sympathy from the rostering dept as they have to fill the route structure with many...
Forum: Middle East
1st May 2010, 15:53
Replies: 17
Views: 3,315
Posted By sandblasted

SMA, I was born and bred in one of your so called...

SMA, I was born and bred in one of your so called civilized countries and was exposed to violence on many levels, I recall rapes, kidnappings and murders of children on an unfortunately regular...
Forum: Middle East
17th Apr 2010, 13:50
Replies: 10
Views: 8,721
Posted By sandblasted

Hi S,Just found this on Aviationjobsearch.com....

Hi S,Just found this on Aviationjobsearch.com. Pilot jobs and it looks like they are looking for A320 Captains with 10 years flying experience and 7000 hrs min, 8 weeks on 4 weeks off, no salary...
Forum: Middle East
17th Apr 2010, 13:40
Replies: 10
Views: 8,721
Posted By sandblasted

Hi, no interview, heard the same as you, although...

Hi, no interview, heard the same as you, although purely interviews for Cabin crew in Dubai at the moment, just wondered if anyone knew their future intentions, base etc. thanks.:ok:
Forum: Middle East
16th Apr 2010, 05:51
Replies: 10
Views: 8,721
Posted By sandblasted

Alpha Star Aviation Services

Does anybody have information on Alpha Star Aviation Services? heard they are looking at setting up a base in Riyadh VVIP. Many thanks in advance SB:ok:
Forum: Middle East
17th Mar 2010, 17:54
Replies: 71
Views: 20,895
Posted By sandblasted

MW, you can polish a turd if you rub long enough,...

MW, you can polish a turd if you rub long enough, see Mythbusters :ok:
Forum: Middle East
29th Aug 2009, 09:48
Replies: 17
Views: 11,692
Posted By sandblasted

I agree, in summer it is very hot and humid, the...

I agree, in summer it is very hot and humid, the dust varies on where you live. If you live on the corniche (beach area) the sea air does wonders for your chest but breathing Aircon every day,while...
Forum: Middle East
9th Aug 2009, 10:27
Replies: 95
Views: 37,898
Posted By sandblasted

Lowstandard, you can polish a turd.. watched them...

Lowstandard, you can polish a turd.. watched them successfully polish a turd on Mythbusters a few years back.:}
On a serious note, what a terrible way to deal with such a minor situation, a...
Forum: Middle East
3rd Jan 2009, 06:03
Replies: 18
Views: 6,955
Posted By sandblasted

I have to agree with Toubob, the pioneers risked...

I have to agree with Toubob, the pioneers risked coming out to AUH and setting up the Airline, the contract stipulated 50 days so thats what should remain for these guys..The office jockies have in...
Forum: Middle East
30th Oct 2008, 11:20
Replies: 29
Views: 3,823
Posted By sandblasted

Hmmm... I agree that prices are over inflated but...

Hmmm... I agree that prices are over inflated but even if prices drop 40 percent and villas drop from 7 million to a realistic price, who will be able to afford the average 1.5 million deposit for a...
Forum: Middle East
30th Oct 2008, 06:44
Replies: 29
Views: 3,823
Posted By sandblasted

30 percent deposit

FYI : The central bank UAE has recommended that all banks only issue mortgages based on a 30 percent deposit, many banks are now following this advice!
Stand back and watch what this does to the...
Forum: Middle East
23rd Apr 2008, 14:34
Replies: 24
Views: 4,994
Posted By sandblasted

16 days off? what happened to the 3 and a half...

16 days off? what happened to the 3 and a half ULR's a month plus shorthaul! please lets swap rosters!! Im well over 100 pm factored, rosters appear to be very inconsistant:eek: If you request 4...
Forum: Middle East
4th Feb 2008, 14:06
Replies: 27
Views: 4,831
Posted By sandblasted

Thats why I didnt go, I find the meetings very...

Thats why I didnt go, I find the meetings very frustrating :ugh:, why do they even bother , its always a one way street with these boys.
Please really think twice before coming to EY, Im making the...
Forum: Middle East
4th Feb 2008, 13:55
Replies: 15
Views: 4,373
Posted By sandblasted

EY gave one weeks bonus. no 13th month!!

EY gave one weeks bonus. no 13th month!!
Forum: Middle East
18th Jan 2008, 05:46
Replies: 20
Views: 8,105
Posted By sandblasted

Couldnt agree more Cikpigeon! you cant blame Abu...

Couldnt agree more Cikpigeon! you cant blame Abu Dhabi for Etihads shortsighted penny pinching attitude towards Housing.
They could have built Etihad compounds many years ago in anticipation of the...
Forum: Middle East
11th Jan 2008, 06:23
Replies: 20
Views: 8,105
Posted By sandblasted

Khalifa B is full,and yes there are plans to...

Khalifa B is full,and yes there are plans to build a compound but if started you would be lucky if you get in the villa by 2011!
Forum: Middle East
11th Jan 2008, 06:16
Replies: 20
Views: 8,105
Posted By sandblasted

Take the advice! Take a job with the real airline...

Take the advice! Take a job with the real airline down the road but if you must come initially keep your family at home until you have dealt with the housing dept directly, this will take the...
Forum: Middle East
27th Oct 2007, 11:22
Replies: 8
Views: 2,175
Posted By sandblasted

Happy Ending? :}

Happy Ending? :}
Forum: Middle East
9th Oct 2007, 08:14
Replies: 11
Views: 3,502
Posted By sandblasted

Cikpigeon has a point! do you really believe they...

Cikpigeon has a point! do you really believe they will give us 13000 dollars and 30 percent payrise when RH (Mr bean) said in the last meeting that they struggled to finance the so called overtime...
Forum: Middle East
30th Aug 2007, 17:32
Replies: 21
Views: 5,157
Posted By sandblasted

yeh, do they really think or expect us to lie in...

yeh, do they really think or expect us to lie in the dry cramped bunk for 6 hrs during a day flight to SYD and assume that is an acceptable place to rest/relax, they have even removed the option of...
Forum: Middle East
30th Aug 2007, 15:58
Replies: 21
Views: 5,157
Posted By sandblasted

something will have to be done to stem...

something will have to be done to stem experienced guys from filtering to Jet and Kingfisher in europe, rather sooner than later!!! payrise will probably be as elusive as the overtime pay...
7th Jul 2007, 08:54
Replies: 65
Views: 28,806
Posted By sandblasted

I have to agree that the controller could have...

I have to agree that the controller could have helped those guys out, ground control show very little patience and can be deliberately rude at times even to native English speakers,anyway can't fight...
Forum: Middle East
29th Jun 2007, 11:35
Replies: 49
Views: 13,208
Posted By sandblasted

RH wants our support, well he should have thought...

RH wants our support, well he should have thought of that when he blatantly neglected the Captains in the last pay review and concentrated on enticing new F/O's. The overtime pay (if ever issued)...
Forum: Middle East
3rd Jun 2007, 15:37
Replies: 8
Views: 2,285
Posted By sandblasted

Well said :ok:, the rent to buy is a blatant lie...

Well said :ok:, the rent to buy is a blatant lie and should be removed from the recruitment site immediately!
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