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Forum: Middle East
2nd Feb 2017, 15:11
Replies: 240
Views: 250,759
Posted By ExpatBrat

Thank you, ee Cummings.

Thank you, ee Cummings.
Forum: Middle East
19th Mar 2016, 10:22
Replies: 175
Views: 144,652
Posted By ExpatBrat

This has to be the worst type of headline for any...

This has to be the worst type of headline for any of us and our families to wake up to. My wife cried.


Heartfelt condolences to all the families and friends involved.


It's always sad that...
Forum: Middle East
21st Feb 2016, 06:05
Replies: 94
Views: 64,489
Posted By ExpatBrat

I met with the Mondial financial guy a few weeks...

I met with the Mondial financial guy a few weeks ago. He told me Emirates is the only thing Dubai has that is currently making money and that it's being milked for all it's worth to service other...
Forum: Middle East
21st Feb 2016, 06:02
Replies: 27
Views: 16,834
Posted By ExpatBrat

.....(because Emirates don't have A340s). ...

.....(because Emirates don't have A340s).




We don't? I'll have to ask what those extra two engines are for next time I'm starting them.
Forum: Middle East
2nd Jan 2016, 08:12
Replies: 25
Views: 17,198
Posted By ExpatBrat

I read a report today that said the materials...

I read a report today that said the materials used on the outside of the building included thermoplastic polyurethane, other plastics and an aluminum composite, all of which will burn. Because they...
Forum: Middle East
26th Oct 2015, 06:46
Replies: 38
Views: 15,043
Posted By ExpatBrat

30th Anniversary

Hey the anniversary came and went and no 30% raise! I heard it from a guy who heard from it a guy who heard it from a guy who knows, so naturally I assumed it must be true. :rolleyes:


(actually...
Forum: Middle East
10th May 2015, 08:53
Replies: 28
Views: 9,206
Posted By ExpatBrat

Cliff Webster told me once that he was trying to...

Cliff Webster told me once that he was trying to get once-a-year medicals approved for pilots over 40 but wasn't getting anywhere with the GCAA. He told his friend, Maurice, who made one call to His...
Forum: Middle East
17th Mar 2015, 11:20
Replies: 30
Views: 8,334
Posted By ExpatBrat

I couldn't agree more with the OP but I know one...

I couldn't agree more with the OP but I know one thing...Emirates will NEVER discourage these types of ASR's because they'd rather have people reporting all kinds of nonsense than not reporting on...
Forum: Middle East
10th Mar 2015, 04:54
Replies: 30
Views: 31,653
Posted By ExpatBrat

CDT Testing - People Losing Their Jobs?

A while back EK instituted this new policy of CDT tests at the annual medicals. This is a carbohydrate deficiency test that can imply a problem with alcohol. I heard the other day that something...
Forum: Middle East
13th Jan 2015, 11:03
Replies: 15
Views: 4,477
Posted By ExpatBrat

I firmly believe that nobody, not even Tim Clark,...

I firmly believe that nobody, not even Tim Clark, could tell you the date the 330's will be gone. Nobody knows and all speculation is pointless. Been hearing firm dates from "people who know" for...
Forum: Middle East
7th Jan 2015, 02:13
Replies: 34
Views: 14,399
Posted By ExpatBrat

haha, nope not pot noodles or soup on my upside...

haha, nope not pot noodles or soup on my upside down iron... the wall heater caught fire. It was in Canada.
Forum: Middle East
6th Jan 2015, 09:56
Replies: 28
Views: 16,498
Posted By ExpatBrat

These would be the same crew that told me...

These would be the same crew that told me Emirates was building a single building to house 60 000 flight attendants?

Uhh...they're not really known for their accuracy or fact checking.

I...
Forum: Middle East
6th Jan 2015, 09:50
Replies: 34
Views: 14,399
Posted By ExpatBrat

Once, my room caught fire while I was sleeping. ...

Once, my room caught fire while I was sleeping. I woke up to flames and about a foot of smoke on the ceiling. Not sure if it was my worst layover but it could have been my last.
Forum: Middle East
21st Nov 2014, 08:02
Replies: 34
Views: 9,162
Posted By ExpatBrat

Could also do with a few thousand less...

Could also do with a few thousand less occurrences of "robust", "happy" and "pedantic".

Not to be "anal", sorry....
Forum: Canada
20th Nov 2014, 09:49
Replies: 11
Views: 4,031
Posted By ExpatBrat

Clunck, you wrote that you have a better income...

Clunck, you wrote that you have a better income than "the vast majority in the airlines". You sure about that? Kind of a big statement. Maybe you were just referring to Canadian airlines...
Forum: Middle East
20th Nov 2014, 09:43
Replies: 34
Views: 9,162
Posted By ExpatBrat

Ed used to write us memos littered with the word...

Ed used to write us memos littered with the word "whilst" and I always had the feeling he was just signing something put in front of him since no American would ever use the word.
Forum: Middle East
3rd Nov 2014, 03:49
Replies: 55
Views: 20,323
Posted By ExpatBrat

whossorry now wrote: That might have...

whossorry now wrote:


That might have been me. I filled in a training feedback form many years ago and two years later it came back to my inbox "deleted. unread". It actually said that...
Forum: Middle East
25th Oct 2014, 13:20
Replies: 39
Views: 16,993
Posted By ExpatBrat

You might want to start with Helene Mathieu. ...

You might want to start with Helene Mathieu. She's from Montreal and has had a practice here over ten years.

But I'll give you a heads-up - jurisdiction becomes the issue and for many reasons...
Forum: Middle East
22nd Oct 2014, 07:07
Replies: 39
Views: 16,993
Posted By ExpatBrat

The department is definitely called Employee...

The department is definitely called Employee Assistance. There used to be a woman there named Amal Bourey (sp?) who was quite helpful. They all seem sincere and sympathetic.

They will help you...
Forum: Middle East
12th Oct 2014, 09:15
Replies: 17
Views: 5,530
Posted By ExpatBrat

English College Secondary has worked for us so...

English College Secondary has worked for us so far. My eldest son is in year 11 there.
Forum: Canada
12th Oct 2014, 09:08
Replies: 10
Views: 3,383
Posted By ExpatBrat

After having gone through, what...4 airline...

After having gone through, what...4 airline bankrupticies...I think you'd be crazy NOT to have another job. An old DFO of mine once said that first thing you should do after your get your ATPL is...
Forum: Middle East
12th Sep 2014, 10:02
Replies: 45
Views: 14,553
Posted By ExpatBrat

About ten years ago I filled out one of those...

About ten years ago I filled out one of those training feedback surveys they always ask you for.

Two years later it came back, "deleted. unread". lol...

So you do what you want but that's...
Forum: Middle East
9th Sep 2014, 10:01
Replies: 20
Views: 5,786
Posted By ExpatBrat

Thanks fatbus, that'll teach me not to be too...

Thanks fatbus, that'll teach me not to be too lazy to click those links anymore.

halas....you know what i meant.
Forum: Middle East
9th Sep 2014, 07:03
Replies: 20
Views: 5,786
Posted By ExpatBrat

Sheikh Ahmed was asked about this a long time...

Sheikh Ahmed was asked about this a long time ago. He just smiled and said all he could say was that all Emirates flights would always be at one airport in the future. I don't think he was talking...
Forum: Middle East
3rd Sep 2014, 17:49
Replies: 46
Views: 10,923
Posted By ExpatBrat

To answer your original question... I...

To answer your original question...

I wouldn't go anywhere right now. Not interested in the Far East and I wouldn't live in India if you paid me $50,000 a week. What I might do in a few years...
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