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Forum: Middle East
18th Sep 2019, 00:28
Replies: 37
Views: 16,954
Posted By directimped

^ post of the year, sums it up perfectly. May as...

^ post of the year, sums it up perfectly. May as well close the thread now.
Forum: Middle East
9th Sep 2019, 21:22
Replies: 37
Views: 16,954
Posted By directimped

Are the new joiners really so lazy that they...

Are the new joiners really so lazy that they cannot even be bothered to spend a few minutes reading through previous posts? This question has been answered several times already, recently! There is...
Forum: Middle East
31st Aug 2019, 05:49
Replies: 4,875
Views: 2,735,591
Posted By directimped

You are missing the point. EK is not a legacy...

You are missing the point. EK is not a legacy airline which allows low experienced FOs to sit in the right seat for 10-15 years and gain experience that way. Instead you drag yourself from one duty...
Forum: Middle East
30th Aug 2019, 19:01
Replies: 4,875
Views: 2,735,591
Posted By directimped

Yeah, who needs experience anyway. You'll...

Yeah, who needs experience anyway. You'll probably learn it on the job, especially when you're dead tired or sleeping under the EK blanket. Failing that, the quality EK training department will fill...
Forum: Middle East
7th Aug 2019, 19:50
Replies: 28
Views: 21,718
Posted By directimped

First world problems. Long wait times to command...

First world problems. Long wait times to command are normal at national carriers and that's the price you pay to live in a half decent country and not the arse end of the world like Dubai.
Forum: Middle East
2nd Aug 2019, 20:49
Replies: 84
Views: 92,053
Posted By directimped

Wife career in the UAE? Don't make me laugh.

Wife career in the UAE? Don't make me laugh.
Forum: Middle East
30th Jul 2019, 21:32
Replies: 241
Views: 266,601
Posted By directimped

What more do you expect nowadays, EK attracts...

What more do you expect nowadays, EK attracts only the best candidates.
Forum: Middle East
27th Jul 2019, 02:29
Replies: 241
Views: 266,601
Posted By directimped

There is a silver lining to being at EK.... 5...

There is a silver lining to being at EK.... 5 years will really make you appreciate how good it is everywhere else!!!
Forum: Middle East
27th Jul 2019, 02:24
Replies: 28
Views: 21,718
Posted By directimped

Why on earth would you want to return to EK? :yuk:

Why on earth would you want to return to EK? :yuk:
Forum: Middle East
25th Jul 2019, 21:36
Replies: 241
Views: 266,601
Posted By directimped

Ah aiming high, just you wait......

Ah aiming high, just you wait......
Forum: Middle East
16th Jul 2019, 23:16
Replies: 84
Views: 92,053
Posted By directimped

You must be smoking something good if you think...

You must be smoking something good if you think that EK is going to match the legacies, or maybe it is the fatigue?

If you don't like what EK offers then there is the door. There is no shortage of...
Forum: Middle East
16th Jul 2019, 23:11
Replies: 7
Views: 6,111
Posted By directimped

Approximately 10 days off per month, but I spent...

Approximately 10 days off per month, but I spent most of that sleeping in the sofa/ generally feeling like crap.
Forum: Middle East
11th Jul 2019, 09:38
Replies: 84
Views: 92,053
Posted By directimped

There is no such thing. You are talking about...

There is no such thing. You are talking about buying property to make more money. Great idea - under it comes time to leave and the market crashes. Do you dare tell your bank you are leaving the UAE?...
10th Jul 2019, 00:48
Replies: 92
Views: 101,117
Posted By directimped

There is no managing your sleep. You will suffer....

There is no managing your sleep. You will suffer. The rosters are built in such a way that it is impossible to avoid the inevitable crushing fatigue that every single pilot at EK suffers. I never...
Forum: Middle East
10th Jul 2019, 00:25
Replies: 84
Views: 92,053
Posted By directimped

poor aiming high, I feel sorry for him I really...

poor aiming high, I feel sorry for him I really do. Complaining about pay and conditions at his current employer in the EU, he has no idea what sort of sh*tstorm he is walking into in the UAE. And in...
Forum: Middle East
6th Jul 2019, 23:28
Replies: 84
Views: 92,053
Posted By directimped

EK does not care about giving you a payrise, or...

EK does not care about giving you a payrise, or your health, or experience, or safety, or anything for that matter other than lining their own pockets at the expense of everyone and everything. If...
Forum: Middle East
16th Jun 2019, 09:27
Replies: 37
Views: 30,549
Posted By directimped

Sign of the times at EK.

Sign of the times at EK.
Forum: Middle East
6th Jun 2019, 21:40
Replies: 33
Views: 12,219
Posted By directimped

Is it the same for transferring your B777 rating...

Is it the same for transferring your B777 rating to another licence? My NAA wants to contact the GCAA to verify my licence, do they cooperate?
Forum: Middle East
30th May 2019, 02:30
Replies: 39
Views: 55,941
Posted By directimped

It's about time someone threw a grenade into the...

It's about time someone threw a grenade into the ME forum, it has been stale for far too long!
Forum: Middle East
22nd May 2019, 11:14
Replies: 4,875
Views: 2,735,591
Posted By directimped

Don't forget about the manual turnaround insert...

Don't forget about the manual turnaround insert during a block of days off so that you can't leave Dubai!
Forum: Middle East
16th May 2019, 00:13
Replies: 30
Views: 25,500
Posted By directimped

I found a very simple solution to this problem....

I found a very simple solution to this problem. It involved writing a very short email and now I work for a company that actually honours my contract!
Forum: Middle East
11th May 2019, 19:35
Replies: 20
Views: 6,280
Posted By directimped

You are joining EK, get used to it . My EK...

You are joining EK, get used to it . My EK nightmare is over but yours is just about to start. It isn't too late to back out and save yourself.
9th May 2019, 19:26
Replies: 18
Views: 3,286
Posted By directimped

My personal favourite is the manually flown...

My personal favourite is the manually flown sector entry and holding pattern without FMC. Can't remember the last time I did that!!!
Forum: Middle East
8th May 2019, 03:27
Replies: 12
Views: 3,925
Posted By directimped

never did understand the appeal tbh, could do a...

never did understand the appeal tbh, could do a better job myself
Forum: Middle East
21st Apr 2019, 00:15
Replies: 44
Views: 39,453
Posted By directimped

I wonder if this is to further screw the FOs who...

I wonder if this is to further screw the FOs who leave before 5 years. Since most would choice PF on joining (unlike your friend), if they left before 5 years they lose the option of gratuity making...
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