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Forum: Middle East
30th Jun 2018, 16:12
Replies: 36
Views: 11,434
Posted By break dancer

Put any jet pilot into a C206 landing in 600 mt...

Put any jet pilot into a C206 landing in 600 mt and itíll be a disaster.

Enough training and a monkey can go into space. The question is whether the company is willing to do that and whether the...
Forum: Middle East
25th Apr 2018, 11:40
Replies: 16
Views: 7,792
Posted By break dancer

Geez the guy or gal just wants a plain answer not...

Geez the guy or gal just wants a plain answer not the other vitriol found on the other posts.
As an FO the only ticket upgradable to Bus is the annual leave ticket locked to your nominated home...
Forum: Middle East
18th Jan 2018, 02:37
Replies: 4
Views: 2,259
Posted By break dancer

Not as uncommon as you think - exactly the same...

Not as uncommon as you think - exactly the same thing with me for the Feb roster, a week of RES plus 58 hours and nothing I bid for.
Forum: Middle East
16th Jan 2018, 18:08
Replies: 38
Views: 15,063
Posted By break dancer

Itís all over EK wives so it must be true

Itís all over EK wives so it must be true
21st Oct 2017, 12:08
Replies: 5
Views: 8,039
Posted By break dancer

All Weather Heather RIP Nairobi Kenya

Heather Stewart passed away this morning with family in Kenya.
Iím only one of many with memories of her long aviation career in East Africa.
R.I.P
Forum: Middle East
26th Mar 2016, 10:00
Replies: 158
Views: 82,064
Posted By break dancer

Captain's discretion is exactly what it says. ...

Captain's discretion is exactly what it says.

Very tricky to decline a flight departing home base on a multi sector day claiming you will enter discretion as that will only be the case on the...
9th Mar 2016, 13:43
Replies: 1
Views: 2,434
Posted By break dancer

Greg Love ex PNG/Ken R.I.P.

Greg Love passed away in Nairobi 28th Feb 2016 in his bed of a heart attack.

There is a kwaheri at the Aero Club on Sat 12th March 2016.

Sadly missed and I guess he was happier to be there...
Forum: Middle East
24th Nov 2015, 08:07
Replies: 0
Views: 1,655
Posted By break dancer

Another public holiday in DXB

So there is a new public holiday in DXB - Martyr's Day.
Does that mean our annual leave quota increases by 1 day? All those working on that day should be entitled to cash compensation or another...
Forum: Middle East
19th Nov 2015, 08:09
Replies: 17
Views: 4,444
Posted By break dancer

EK log book certification

EK now keeping tabs on who's getting their log book certified whether for an overseas licence renewal or something else.....

What would happen if the entire pilot group went in for a check on...
1st Nov 2015, 15:35
Replies: 0
Views: 2,701
Posted By break dancer

Aero Club of East Africa

What's going on at the Aero Club?

Is a coup planned at the AGM later this month? And if so, which heads will roll?
Forum: Middle East
17th Aug 2015, 16:03
Replies: 102
Views: 48,804
Posted By break dancer

Have to agree with AHarris on the ""do they ever...

Have to agree with AHarris on the ""do they ever get back to you?"

I sent an email to JA who responded with 5 days re. the lowering of productivity affecting the increased difficulty with...
Forum: Middle East
25th Jul 2015, 03:17
Replies: 89
Views: 37,346
Posted By break dancer

Is overtime optional? I mean, we're contracted...

Is overtime optional?
I mean, we're contracted to fly to productivity with more money for overtime, but if I don't want the extra cash, can I tell them to shove it?
Forum: Middle East
25th May 2015, 15:30
Replies: 115
Views: 43,430
Posted By break dancer

As has already been suggested, swapping is even...

As has already been suggested, swapping is even more difficult now - impossible is not an exaggeration.....

Have just fired off an email to Capt. Alsford.

How many others here on pprune have...
Forum: Middle East
28th Apr 2015, 14:26
Replies: 43
Views: 10,219
Posted By break dancer

The 22 hour ULR limit is just that - there is no...

The 22 hour ULR limit is just that - there is no discretion going to that limit. Also, the next rest period is only 12 hours and not the preceding duty period!! That was pointed out in an earlier...
Forum: Middle East
21st Mar 2015, 16:19
Replies: 137
Views: 70,450
Posted By break dancer

It's always funny to see the perk quoted "as...

It's always funny to see the perk quoted "as being driven to and from work".

If the company didn't provide it, crew would arrive when legally required, either 1 hr or 1.5 hrs before departure, and...
Forum: Middle East
17th Mar 2015, 07:11
Replies: 137
Views: 70,450
Posted By break dancer

Answer the phone, or not... Better prep the...

Answer the phone, or not...

Better prep the wife as after my mobile rang out and the home phone went to answering machine, my wife got a call asking where I was!!

We actually enjoy our time...
Forum: Middle East
7th Mar 2015, 10:41
Replies: 7
Views: 4,011
Posted By break dancer

Good luck with that.... The last I checked, 50%...

Good luck with that....
The last I checked, 50% of 0 is still 0.
Hope you're enjoying your retirement, but to receive anything, you must still be here and not under notice (or any sort of warning...
Forum: Middle East
22nd Feb 2015, 15:38
Replies: 1
Views: 1,382
Posted By break dancer

so what's the problem - claim on your...

so what's the problem - claim on your insurance......
Forum: Middle East
3rd Feb 2015, 14:45
Replies: 72
Views: 41,748
Posted By break dancer

If the operating Captain signs the tech log...

If the operating Captain signs the tech log accepting the flight, he/she should be then responsible for the entire period until chocks on and the release is signed. I'm thinking then that they should...
Forum: Middle East
26th Nov 2014, 16:18
Replies: 42
Views: 14,009
Posted By break dancer

I'm very happy with what I got....Even though I...

I'm very happy with what I got....Even though I didn't get anything I bid for.
I did get Xmas and New Year off, 16 days off plus rest and ULR standbys with 91.5 hrs.
I just bid the opposite of...
Forum: Middle East
30th Aug 2014, 07:23
Replies: 198
Views: 102,483
Posted By break dancer

12 plus years for myself and family. We're...

12 plus years for myself and family. We're reasonably happy and only hang out with those that have a life outside EK. Sure, we bitch about a lot of things and not just EK. Why get dragged down with...
Forum: Middle East
9th Jul 2013, 15:42
Replies: 182
Views: 52,885
Posted By break dancer

I guess with EK being the largest B777 operator...

I guess with EK being the largest B777 operator in the world, there is some relevance to the investigation outcome.......
Forum: Middle East
20th Jun 2013, 10:21
Replies: 6
Views: 3,301
Posted By break dancer

There's never been any difference if in Dxb or...

There's never been any difference if in Dxb or OS, as long as invoices are presented, EK will pay up to the employee handbook amount.
Forum: Middle East
9th Jun 2013, 14:07
Replies: 25
Views: 11,145
Posted By break dancer

The way I see it is that we now will get a higher...

The way I see it is that we now will get a higher bid satisfaction as there will be less choices available. The company has solved the problem for all the whingers....so no more complaints please
Forum: Middle East
29th May 2013, 05:12
Replies: 39
Views: 20,498
Posted By break dancer

Regarding medical claims, I have a good story.......

Regarding medical claims, I have a good story....

My son broke his arm about 200 meters from a hospital not on the approved EK list. I called the clinic, got an emergency referral from the nurse....
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