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Forum: Middle East
21st Sep 2022, 15:22
Replies: 265
Views: 115,792
Posted By Rhodes13

Those Qantas pilots you're referring to were all...

Those Qantas pilots you're referring to were all at EK on LWOP (leave without pay). Their deal was for maximum of 5 years at which point you either resigned from Qantas or went back. They also had...
Forum: Middle East
20th Sep 2022, 08:17
Replies: 265
Views: 115,792
Posted By Rhodes13

Once again changing the story. Perhaps you should...

Once again changing the story. Perhaps you should be a politician.

You said Virgin, which colloquially is taken to mean Virgin Atlantic not Virgin Australia or Virgin America especially given that...
Forum: Middle East
20th Sep 2022, 08:02
Replies: 265
Views: 115,792
Posted By Rhodes13

Wrong again. No one has left Virgin in the last 5...

Wrong again. No one has left Virgin in the last 5 years to join EK. From BA you could count the number on one hand.

Try to stop making up the story as you go along.
Forum: Middle East
23rd Aug 2022, 11:42
Replies: 498
Views: 192,466
Posted By Rhodes13

Again changing the goal posts. Crossrail is an...

Again changing the goal posts. Crossrail is an option but direct to North side of London in 22 or south of the Thames in 45. And no not the town you're talking about but not a million miles away. But...
Forum: Middle East
23rd Aug 2022, 11:22
Replies: 498
Views: 192,466
Posted By Rhodes13

Then you haven't been looking hard. Perhaps...

Then you haven't been looking hard.

Perhaps try looking out west. 22 mins to London on the train from a very large town right on the M4. And yes 2 primary schools and a college all within a 15...
Forum: Middle East
23rd Aug 2022, 11:09
Replies: 498
Views: 192,466
Posted By Rhodes13

A million plus for a good house? BS I live under...

A million plus for a good house? BS I live under 40 minutes to LHR and paid half of that for a house and in a great catchment area for schools. So that is utter tripe!

And you've factored in the...
Forum: Middle East
23rd Aug 2022, 10:37
Replies: 498
Views: 192,466
Posted By Rhodes13

Aiming you keep quoting the pay for an FO...

Aiming you keep quoting the pay for an FO including the housing allowance?

Have you seen the cost of a decent place to live in Dubai? Or factored in the additional hidden costs that you will have...
20th Aug 2022, 15:48
Replies: 167
Views: 67,486
Posted By Rhodes13

That is incorrect, Zenon are giving the incorrect...

That is incorrect, Zenon are giving the incorrect information. Anyone meeting the criteria for SFO will join on the SFO pay scales.
Forum: Middle East
8th Aug 2022, 12:20
Replies: 265
Views: 115,792
Posted By Rhodes13

And you know how many are working their notices...

And you know how many are working their notices how?

The alternative from RYR was a continuation of the status quo so how is more money in a members pocket earlier a bad thing? Is it perfect no,...
Forum: Middle East
8th Aug 2022, 10:29
Replies: 265
Views: 115,792
Posted By Rhodes13

There you go again making assumptions. Did you...

There you go again making assumptions. Did you not note the past tense of my statement that it wasn't a bed of roses?

I did leave EK and I am flying for one of the airlines you mentioned.

In...
Forum: Middle East
7th Aug 2022, 22:55
Replies: 265
Views: 115,792
Posted By Rhodes13

The problem is you come on here spouting half...

The problem is you come on here spouting half truths as though you know it all and pontificating about a place and a job that you know nothing about.. and I was talking about Virgin Atlantic. For a...
Forum: Middle East
7th Aug 2022, 13:28
Replies: 265
Views: 115,792
Posted By Rhodes13

Pay cut at Virgin? News to the guys there then....

Pay cut at Virgin? News to the guys there then. Yes they had pay cuts during the COVID pandemic but they've just agreed a pay rise in the new pay deal and were back at full pay last year.
And...
4th Sep 2021, 12:35
Replies: 161
Views: 61,445
Posted By Rhodes13

Morno the 67% only applies at the pre flight...

Morno the 67% only applies at the pre flight planning stage. Once airborne you only add 15% to the operational landing distance (Actual landing distance plus 7 seconds of air distance) as a safety...
Forum: Tech Log
9th Jul 2021, 09:49
Replies: 14
Views: 2,416
Posted By Rhodes13

The new version of Flitedeck Pro now has that...

The new version of Flitedeck Pro now has that feature when you are on the AMM. You can toggle distance to intersections on and off.
7th Jun 2021, 14:29
Replies: 4
Views: 1,176
Posted By Rhodes13

I'd suggest there is a sizeable amount of EK...

I'd suggest there is a sizeable amount of EK pilots that would disagree with you about the above mentioned doctor. My personal experience with him in his capacity at EK was horrible and one I...
Forum: Middle East
21st Oct 2020, 09:57
Replies: 872
Views: 859,379
Posted By Rhodes13

For me it was approximately 8-10 weeks later. And...

For me it was approximately 8-10 weeks later. And that was during "normal" times
18th Oct 2020, 11:19
Replies: 56
Views: 33,730
Posted By Rhodes13

I think you're taking the extreme examples and as...

I think you're taking the extreme examples and as it clearly states on the website you are responsible for all your TAX, NI and pension so I think your friend's son is confusing turnover with income,...
Forum: Middle East
26th Jun 2020, 13:21
Replies: 1,984
Views: 1,869,904
Posted By Rhodes13

Definitely not take a look at the posting...

Definitely not take a look at the posting history. He works over at the air wing, so I'm not sure whether his boss would approve of his posting.
Forum: Middle East
21st Mar 2020, 20:07
Replies: 27
Views: 19,167
Posted By Rhodes13

Itís true....

Itís true....
21st Sep 2019, 19:02
Replies: 1,403
Views: 1,224,639
Posted By Rhodes13

No B Scale... yet. Company would like one but...

No B Scale... yet. Company would like one but have been told to take a walk as its a non starter.
Forum: Middle East
3rd Jul 2019, 16:01
Replies: 75
Views: 110,837
Posted By Rhodes13

I think it was circa 2011/12 with the last one...

I think it was circa 2011/12 with the last one being a very small amount. There has been some tinkering with flying pay rates and the hours above which overtime kicks in, although EK took that back...
28th May 2019, 23:40
Replies: 1,323
Views: 781,748
Posted By Rhodes13

Located at the rear of the aircraft near the L5...

Located at the rear of the aircraft near the L5 door (777). It's actually the cabin crew rest that EK pays Boeing to modify for two extra berths. The Pilots crew rest is the smallest of all the bunks...
Forum: Middle East
12th Feb 2019, 16:20
Replies: 38
Views: 37,657
Posted By Rhodes13

Maverick just a small correction the figure on...

Maverick just a small correction the figure on the EK website includes flying pay so its circa 31k a month plus housing (company provided)
Forum: Middle East
15th Aug 2018, 14:40
Replies: 42
Views: 25,467
Posted By Rhodes13

Itís also against UAE law to hold an employees...

Itís also against UAE law to hold an employees passport yet I saw EK doing exactly that and flat out refuse to give back a Canadian passport to a leaving employee. They basically used it as blackmail...
4th Jun 2018, 15:37
Replies: 80
Views: 53,725
Posted By Rhodes13

mngmt mole if what you say is true why did they...

mngmt mole if what you say is true why did they insult us with the "pay rise"? We've heard stories of things improving for years however this is the management that just introduced three man LRV...
Forum: Middle East
29th Apr 2018, 14:05
Replies: 872
Views: 859,379
Posted By Rhodes13

Not strictly true DuneMentat. If the annotation...

Not strictly true DuneMentat. If the annotation field on your crew visa is blank then you can use it for another carrier. However if it is annotated with Emirates Airlines then yes you need a new...
Forum: Middle East
25th Feb 2018, 14:02
Replies: 4,944
Views: 3,330,986
Posted By Rhodes13

Aiming I can only echo whats been said by others....

Aiming I can only echo whats been said by others.

Regarding your wife working or not. Unless she's in a very specialised field she may not earn what you think she will. Lets just say the drive...
Forum: Middle East
14th Jan 2018, 14:18
Replies: 48
Views: 37,021
Posted By Rhodes13

Problem is Monarch Man even with that attitude...

Problem is Monarch Man even with that attitude what happens when something happens that’s out of your control and the companies first reaction is to fire you? I’m sure even you would be slightly...
Forum: Middle East
12th Jan 2018, 18:06
Replies: 4,944
Views: 3,330,986
Posted By Rhodes13

Does this look like a happy company? Pilot...

Does this look like a happy company?

Pilot attrition is just under 9%
*Training* Pilot attrition is 12%
Tim Clark says all available 777s will be required for a full schedule from May (although...
6th Sep 2017, 08:45
Replies: 24
Views: 12,391
Posted By Rhodes13

There's one fatal flaw in this argument though....

There's one fatal flaw in this argument though. The "20 mates rates 380" from EK aren't owned by them, but rather are leased (much like the vast majority of the EK fleet). So how do you propose EK...
8th Jun 2017, 09:29
Replies: 1,158
Views: 1,143,295
Posted By Rhodes13

I'm not sure why I bother but again fly4more...

I'm not sure why I bother but again fly4more you're not very good at guessing are you? Wrong on multiple accounts again, yes offered a gig and yes am rated on the bus but keep digging the hole.
...
7th Jun 2017, 16:11
Replies: 1,158
Views: 1,143,295
Posted By Rhodes13

I see your still up to your sanctimonious...

I see your still up to your sanctimonious posting. Hope it helps you smooth the little fellas ego.

How hard is it to answer a question that was asked? If you don't know say so instead of going on...
7th Jun 2017, 05:24
Replies: 1,158
Views: 1,143,295
Posted By Rhodes13

You presume a lot there fly4more. No I'm not...

You presume a lot there fly4more. No I'm not willing to come back for that and no I'm not in the age bracket you mention.

I absolutely agree it's appalling pay, however for people wanting to come...
5th Jun 2017, 06:51
Replies: 1,158
Views: 1,143,295
Posted By Rhodes13

Is it me or does there seem to be an excessive...

Is it me or does there seem to be an excessive amount of mystery and cloak and dagger about what happens after the 3 year contract? I saw an oblique reference to after the 3 year period earlier but...
Forum: Middle East
24th Apr 2017, 18:11
Replies: 13
Views: 5,104
Posted By Rhodes13

Don is right. This was a notification of the...

Don is right. This was a notification of the manual being updated to reflect the new prices that were announced in March.
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