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13th Oct 2019, 19:46
Replies: 149
Views: 52,118
Posted By Calmcavok

Which companies are hiring DECs that might appeal...

Which companies are hiring DECs that might appeal to those at BA? EZY arenít, FR isnít an option for many, Jet2, Flybe might be at regional bases, but the appeal is limited. The UK airline industry...
13th Oct 2019, 17:23
Replies: 149
Views: 52,118
Posted By Calmcavok

I donít think weíd be seeing the level of...

I donít think weíd be seeing the level of unhappiness currently at BA if we had portability of career.

Because we canít port our experience easily, then one is therefore heavily invested in the...
3rd Oct 2019, 04:39
Replies: 58
Views: 75,975
Posted By Calmcavok

Whatís your problem?? Iíll assume youíve never...

Whatís your problem?? Iíll assume youíve never been through a redundancy. Itís only a matter of time in this industry. If you have, then I hope folk were a little more empathetic with you than you...
19th Jul 2019, 20:19
Replies: 92
Views: 101,817
Posted By Calmcavok

Interesting times have come around again at EK....

Interesting times have come around again at EK. Whilst I believe that Flt Ops management have been instrumental in convincing the higher level management to take a more mature approach to flight...
Forum: Middle East
18th Sep 2018, 15:05
Replies: 63
Views: 44,730
Posted By Calmcavok

Pilot Shortage Fixed By October?!

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-04-11/emirates-profit-rebound-threatened-by-summer-pilot-shortage

According to Timbo, weíll be alright from October, our new cadets will be here to...
25th Aug 2018, 14:59
Replies: 40
Views: 5,655
Posted By Calmcavok

My $0.02: line your ducks up the way you want...

My $0.02: line your ducks up the way you want them looking another 10+ years down the track. If you want to stay at home and get seniority, ATR. If you want the net job and return home to a...
Forum: Middle East
17th May 2018, 17:08
Replies: 185
Views: 80,926
Posted By Calmcavok

So, serious question, are there any other...

So, serious question, are there any other airlines that operate up to 15hr block time (16h25 duty), ULR flights? With 24-27hr layovers?
Forum: Middle East
16th May 2018, 06:16
Replies: 38
Views: 14,950
Posted By Calmcavok

Not suggesting one should, just sharing some...

Not suggesting one should, just sharing some facts. Last summer the upgrade letters were coming at 5 1/2 years. Iím not sure that 7+ years will become the norm though, thatís been talked about for as...
Forum: Middle East
15th May 2018, 18:55
Replies: 38
Views: 14,950
Posted By Calmcavok

Upgrade letters, at least on the tractor, now...

Upgrade letters, at least on the tractor, now down at 3 1/2 years.
Forum: Middle East
1st May 2018, 15:23
Replies: 16
Views: 8,072
Posted By Calmcavok

https://youtu.be/Z2tn2KDclNg

https://youtu.be/Z2tn2KDclNg
Forum: Middle East
11th Mar 2018, 12:28
Replies: 86
Views: 69,280
Posted By Calmcavok

The document is fine and well, if we were working...

The document is fine and well, if we were working for a different airline in a different country with a proper negotiating team. We’re not

KISS

For me
> Pay
> Roster
> Seniority in bidding...
Forum: Middle East
24th Feb 2018, 20:44
Replies: 4,922
Views: 2,851,279
Posted By Calmcavok

Do you regularly fly in the dead of night, cross...

Do you regularly fly in the dead of night, cross multiple time zones and have a reasonably punitive safety culture? Whilst living in a country where you need an overdraft to buy an avacado?

Look,...
Forum: Middle East
11th Feb 2018, 00:06
Replies: 11
Views: 6,294
Posted By Calmcavok

The latest A380 e-learning module - new coffee...

The latest A380 e-learning module - new coffee brewer or some such.

https://youtu.be/RXJKdh1KZ0w
Forum: Middle East
28th Dec 2017, 18:14
Replies: 106
Views: 108,214
Posted By Calmcavok

This should be a sticky on the 'Terms &...

This should be a sticky on the 'Terms & Endearment' section.
Forum: Middle East
23rd Dec 2017, 15:20
Replies: 20
Views: 13,405
Posted By Calmcavok

The video is pathetic. Not in itself, but the...

The video is pathetic. Not in itself, but the message the company sends by releasing it, but not mentioning it to their pilot employees. The domestic abuse analogy is spot on.

What's most...
Forum: Middle East
19th Oct 2017, 08:09
Replies: 31
Views: 24,542
Posted By Calmcavok

Same old, old circle of witches that always...

Same old, old circle of witches that always gather around the PPRuNe campfire cauldron. "Kool Aid" they cackle, as if it's a spell to dismiss those with a different opinion. "Management Troll!!" is...
Forum: Middle East
12th Oct 2017, 19:45
Replies: 146
Views: 131,694
Posted By Calmcavok

Wife, no kids, only my salary. Company accommo,...

Wife, no kids, only my salary. Company accommo, one car from the EK car loan. No other debts in Dubai, small CC bill from home and a mortgage that is serviced by our tenants.

We choose very...
Forum: Middle East
27th Jul 2017, 12:37
Replies: 220
Views: 239,522
Posted By Calmcavok

"Stealy wheelies officially discontinued? Boy I'm...

"Stealy wheelies officially discontinued? Boy I'm going to miss them and their superior build quality and storage space.."
Forum: Middle East
1st Jul 2017, 11:09
Replies: 3
Views: 3,635
Posted By Calmcavok

What he said. There's too much information to...

What he said. There's too much information to regurgitate here, best sit down with an afternoon free and read. My one advice is to really understand the "ties" section as it will greatly reduce your...
Forum: Middle East
1st Jun 2017, 00:26
Replies: 4
Views: 7,085
Posted By Calmcavok

Interesting read: ...

Interesting read:

https://centreforaviation.com/insights/analysis/qatar-airways-adds-12-cities-perhaps-time-for-emirates-to-combine-with-flydubai-341033
Forum: Middle East
6th May 2017, 06:57
Replies: 29
Views: 19,060
Posted By Calmcavok

Good info, thanks. I'd imagined that baggage...

Good info, thanks. I'd imagined that baggage would be directed to a specific ULD or set of. Would bulk loading not be a lot more time consuming?
Forum: Middle East
4th May 2017, 14:57
Replies: 29
Views: 19,060
Posted By Calmcavok

As far as I understand 737s aren't compatible...

As far as I understand 737s aren't compatible with ULDs. How would that work with the fancy baggage system in T3 and the new MCT60? I reckon on A321s, but who the f knows?!
Forum: Middle East
17th Apr 2017, 14:57
Replies: 50
Views: 22,346
Posted By Calmcavok

Baahahahaha! Think I'll have an aneurism if I...

Baahahahaha! Think I'll have an aneurism if I have a contract adjustment letter attached to my roster!

Needless to say 13+ days off on its own merits would be fine.
Forum: Middle East
17th Apr 2017, 10:49
Replies: 50
Views: 22,346
Posted By Calmcavok

Well my roster must be pretty much ready as I'm...

Well my roster must be pretty much ready as I'm getting emails for offline freighters (that I didn't bid for).
9th Apr 2017, 20:32
Replies: 18
Views: 8,212
Posted By Calmcavok

If you want career options, take the Jet FO...

If you want career options, take the Jet FO position.

If you want to stay in your company take command as early as possible even if on a TP.
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