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Forum: Middle East
18th Aug 2021, 16:17
Replies: 74
Views: 96,763
Posted By lfbb

Gezzz... thank you for bringing back so many bad...

Gezzz... thank you for bringing back so many bad memories!lol

After quitting back in 2018 for not agreeing with the overtime unilateral pay cut, I sometimes wondered if it was indeed the best...
Forum: Middle East
6th Aug 2021, 14:19
Replies: 1,187
Views: 1,078,548
Posted By lfbb

777kicker You might not believe it but I...

777kicker

You might not believe it but I already did, long before the COVID crises, when they started messing up with the T&C and changed the overtime AFTER having flown like crazy on the past...
Forum: Middle East
5th Aug 2021, 19:30
Replies: 1,187
Views: 1,078,548
Posted By lfbb

777kicker And this is exactly why our...

777kicker

And this is exactly why our profession is hitting rock bottom. I feel sorry for your situation but "will fly for food" is not the solution here.
Forum: Middle East
1st Aug 2021, 18:38
Replies: 1,187
Views: 1,078,548
Posted By lfbb

Talking to a friend who rejoined last week felt...

Talking to a friend who rejoined last week felt more like a person whoís trying to fix a broken marriage after a split, there is only sadness and resentment. Itís an extremely hard task to make it...
Forum: Middle East
28th Jul 2021, 14:58
Replies: 1,187
Views: 1,078,548
Posted By lfbb

You will probably make the same money as before...

You will probably make the same money as before now flying 100 plus hours...
Forum: Middle East
23rd Jun 2021, 21:07
Replies: 1,187
Views: 1,078,548
Posted By lfbb

I guess you missed the opportunity to put some...

I guess you missed the opportunity to put some pressure on them when you accepted these new conditions, if no one did they would have to reconsider their plan... it is not fair to put it on someone...
Forum: Middle East
4th Jun 2021, 14:52
Replies: 1,187
Views: 1,078,548
Posted By lfbb

Lesson to be learned, mobile phones should be...

Lesson to be learned, mobile phones should be prohibited inside QR facilities during separation process... problem solved.
Forum: Middle East
27th Apr 2021, 23:17
Replies: 1,187
Views: 1,078,548
Posted By lfbb

Very well said... can't remember last time I took...

Very well said... can't remember last time I took off taking only minimum fuel, and in 20 years it never cost my job nor got called to give any explanation. But lost count of how many times I was...
Forum: Middle East
14th Apr 2021, 13:00
Replies: 1,187
Views: 1,078,548
Posted By lfbb

All May and June leaves were canceled, at least...

All May and June leaves were canceled, at least on 777.
Forum: Middle East
3rd Apr 2021, 22:37
Replies: 1,187
Views: 1,078,548
Posted By lfbb

If you stop and think about it, makes total sense...

If you stop and think about it, makes total sense a personality (psychological) test to asse how much damage the separation processe has caused to an individual. Specially the way it was handled by...
Forum: Middle East
22nd Jan 2021, 00:52
Replies: 1,187
Views: 1,078,548
Posted By lfbb

What is this new Covid Cost Mitigating Measures...

What is this new Covid Cost Mitigating Measures about?
Forum: Middle East
14th Jan 2021, 20:53
Replies: 11
Views: 6,848
Posted By lfbb

I guess venting here will help, I do feel you...

I guess venting here will help, I do feel you since I've got close friends returning home after literally struggling to get a fair deal when trying to leave this particular company. The stories he...
Forum: Middle East
14th Jan 2021, 16:48
Replies: 11
Views: 6,848
Posted By lfbb

In my opinion the most important lesson an expat...

In my opinion the most important lesson an expat pilot can learn is that you are not there to change anything. It is not your country, not your culture, not your home country airline, etc... fly,...
Forum: Middle East
5th Dec 2020, 12:00
Replies: 1,187
Views: 1,078,548
Posted By lfbb

Stallone Letters eventually expire and you...

Stallone

Letters eventually expire and you get the upgrade... aside from the whole selling goods using the company brand on his website, there was an unstable approach event during Air Maroc wet...
Forum: Middle East
4th Dec 2020, 17:47
Replies: 1,187
Views: 1,078,548
Posted By lfbb

This particular captain (as most show-offs on...

This particular captain (as most show-offs on social media) was a lousy pilot with a track of some letters due to unstable approach and other misconducts... I don't think he is a good example of Use...
Forum: Middle East
23rd Oct 2020, 21:40
Replies: 1,187
Views: 1,078,548
Posted By lfbb

Never become a QR employee if you can't follow...

Never become a QR employee if you can't follow the quote bellow:
"You don’t want to work anywhere you’re not willing to get fired from."

Accept that and QR will be the best job you will ever...
15th Aug 2020, 12:03
Replies: 3
Views: 2,089
Posted By lfbb

Qatar Airways extended curfew time.

There is nothing so bad that couldn't be worse, QR now extended cabin crew curfew (previously starting at 4am) to 9pm and ending at 7am. Adding to the minimum rest where you should be home 12h before...
Forum: Middle East
14th Jun 2020, 19:54
Replies: 1,187
Views: 1,078,548
Posted By lfbb

First round put some extreme cases out of the...

First round put some extreme cases out of the door, it happened a few weeks ago and targeted some pilots with big dents on their files. I friend of mine was fired with no explanation given after...
Forum: Middle East
10th Jun 2020, 02:35
Replies: 1,187
Views: 1,078,548
Posted By lfbb

At least now I understand how our profession hit...

At least now I understand how our profession hit rock bottom... sorry can't even argue with you once you believe the mentioned pay raise was given out of pure generosity and not because people were...
Forum: Middle East
6th Jun 2020, 21:56
Replies: 1,187
Views: 1,078,548
Posted By lfbb

QR is definitely a global company and I don't see...

QR is definitely a global company and I don't see why not suing them thru one of their offices on your home country.
Forum: Middle East
6th Jun 2020, 21:50
Replies: 1,187
Views: 1,078,548
Posted By lfbb

25% salary reduction, this is a clear violation...

25% salary reduction, this is a clear violation of the signed contract... since we know a labour lawsuit would be impossible in Qatar I was wondering if anyone could pursuit such a thing abroad? Any...
Forum: Middle East
10th Apr 2020, 19:04
Replies: 39
Views: 11,784
Posted By lfbb

I'd recommend the book "The Simple Path to...

I'd recommend the book "The Simple Path to Wealth: Your Road Map to Financial Independence and a Rich, Free Life"... until last month the sand pit was the perfect place for an intelligent pilot to...
Forum: Middle East
29th Dec 2019, 20:32
Replies: 12
Views: 4,175
Posted By lfbb

Bravo... this is so far the most accurate answer....

Bravo... this is so far the most accurate answer. A little over 5 years working there was enough for me to save enough to retire and never have to fly again plus just enough to damage my health...
Forum: Middle East
22nd Nov 2019, 12:05
Replies: 4
Views: 1,517
Posted By lfbb

Although QR is very understanding if you develop...

Although QR is very understanding if you develop a medical condition while working for them the same is not true if you try to join with some kind of condition. Idk why people on this region freak...
Forum: Middle East
9th Oct 2019, 03:03
Replies: 32
Views: 20,246
Posted By lfbb

From a post on Facebook a while ago... might be...

From a post on Facebook a while ago... might be helpful:


"Hello everyone, this is probably my last post on this group considering I left the company this past week. Throughout the years everyone...
Forum: Middle East
27th Jun 2019, 14:37
Replies: 49
Views: 39,815
Posted By lfbb

Question Emirates Flight Training Academy Instructor insight

I know it's a long shot but I'd appreciate if anyone could provide any information on how is it like to work as an emirates training academy flight instructor, I read the job description but can't...
Forum: Middle East
20th Mar 2019, 00:14
Replies: 7
Views: 9,341
Posted By lfbb

I just had a ZED returning sector refunded after...

I just had a ZED returning sector refunded after only using one sector and the money was back into my account 3 days after cancelation, but I flown Virgin Australia... in Qatar everything is more...
Forum: Middle East
28th Dec 2018, 15:43
Replies: 2
Views: 1,935
Posted By lfbb

You might wanna look at the website glassdoor.com

You might wanna look at the website glassdoor.com
Forum: Middle East
22nd Aug 2018, 13:25
Replies: 32
Views: 20,246
Posted By lfbb

Last year the company realized most pilots and...

Last year the company realized most pilots and cabin crew have reached the overtime before the end of fiscal year so they simply raised the threshold to a higher limit, to me thatís stealing my money...
Forum: Middle East
22nd Aug 2018, 11:33
Replies: 32
Views: 20,246
Posted By lfbb

Since no unions are allowed here there is no need...

Since no unions are allowed here there is no need for management skills, they can simply enforce any desired policy.... I was planning to leave after they stole our overtime money last year but...
Forum: Middle East
22nd Aug 2018, 03:45
Replies: 32
Views: 20,246
Posted By lfbb

Can not speak for the rest but as for me it's a...

Can not speak for the rest but as for me it's a mix of financial and career goals been already acheeved in addition to been tired of the "awesome" airline pilot lifestyle, I came here to stay 10...
Forum: Middle East
21st Aug 2018, 13:49
Replies: 32
Views: 20,246
Posted By lfbb

Very tempting, but there is no way Iím leaving...

Very tempting, but there is no way Iím leaving money on the table.... planning on 100% of ISP and not paying training bond, so can not leave before March 2019, I was really tempted to resign this...
Forum: Middle East
19th Aug 2018, 12:00
Replies: 32
Views: 20,246
Posted By lfbb

Got it... thank you all!

Got it... thank you all!
Forum: Middle East
17th Aug 2018, 18:11
Replies: 32
Views: 20,246
Posted By lfbb

Before handing my resignation I'm considering...

Before handing my resignation I'm considering taking some time off to make sure that's what I really want, does anyone have any idea if unpaid leave for a sabbatical would be considered by the...
Forum: Middle East
15th Aug 2018, 12:19
Replies: 31
Views: 20,711
Posted By lfbb

Iím extremely happy.... but thatís because Iím...

Iím extremely happy.... but thatís because Iím leaving in the next 6 months...lol
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