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Forum: Middle East
5th Nov 2016, 11:28
Replies: 58
Views: 37,711
Posted By Rather Be Skiing

+1 I can't understand why anyone would want...

+1

I can't understand why anyone would want to do this for a career these days.

Of course it could just be working in this part of the world. Sometimes I think about working in civilization...
Forum: Middle East
2nd Nov 2016, 17:31
Replies: 1
Views: 3,172
Posted By Rather Be Skiing

Look for the License Verification Letter request...

Look for the License Verification Letter request under e-services then e-licensing you will see Verification Letter. That letter when issued will state no accident or incident associated with the...
Forum: Middle East
1st Nov 2016, 03:51
Replies: 36
Views: 19,649
Posted By Rather Be Skiing

Agreed fliion. In fact, would a negative...

Agreed fliion.

In fact, would a negative number be a real surprise?
Forum: Middle East
16th Oct 2016, 05:07
Replies: 2
Views: 4,815
Posted By Rather Be Skiing

Attention to detail? Not so much! I just saw the...

Attention to detail? Not so much! I just saw the Oct 11 not the 2012 when I looked at the date. D'oh!!

You are correct though that it is an issue the industry doesn't want to deal with effectively.
Forum: Middle East
16th Oct 2016, 04:44
Replies: 2
Views: 4,815
Posted By Rather Be Skiing

Pilot fatigue - BBC

In case anyone here was not aware of fatigue as it relates to aviation safety. 😉😎

Good to see a mainstream media outlet recognizes the issue as news worthy.
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Forum: Middle East
14th Oct 2016, 05:46
Replies: 55
Views: 46,040
Posted By Rather Be Skiing

While I agree with you, going to such a meeting...

While I agree with you, going to such a meeting and trying to enlighten this management, although admirable, is a fruitless task. Sadly.

The reality is the disrespect, the under appreciation and...
Forum: Middle East
6th Oct 2016, 09:03
Replies: 33
Views: 23,206
Posted By Rather Be Skiing

So very true. Defining yourself so much by the...

So very true. Defining yourself so much by the airplane you fly and the position you hold is sad.
Forum: Middle East
3rd Oct 2016, 18:59
Replies: 204
Views: 146,114
Posted By Rather Be Skiing

What are you implying specifically? That your...

What are you implying specifically? That your colleagues won't do anything to help their brethren?

If that is your inference, what would you have any of them do?

No unions, no labour law of...
Forum: Middle East
3rd Oct 2016, 10:35
Replies: 204
Views: 146,114
Posted By Rather Be Skiing

That is a very good question. One has to wonder...

That is a very good question. One has to wonder if there is a downsizing in plan. Is there to be a change to the fleet plan and specifically the 380?

With a huge void of information from the...
Forum: Middle East
28th Sep 2016, 21:03
Replies: 122
Views: 112,695
Posted By Rather Be Skiing

A more appealing offer is absolutely hollow and...

A more appealing offer is absolutely hollow and meaningless without trust. That is in very short supply.
Forum: Middle East
27th Sep 2016, 09:24
Replies: 276
Views: 331,313
Posted By Rather Be Skiing

No truth at all. It seems some skipper put...

No truth at all.

It seems some skipper put this hoax text out there. A warped sense of humour.
Forum: Middle East
26th Sep 2016, 16:39
Replies: 23
Views: 13,167
Posted By Rather Be Skiing

I am guessing this for the 330/340 Skippers that...

I am guessing this for the 330/340 Skippers that are being shafted?

If I was affected, I would be bringing a resignation letter with me. Short of withdrawing this stupid plan, there wouldn't be...
Forum: Middle East
22nd Sep 2016, 07:11
Replies: 204
Views: 146,114
Posted By Rather Be Skiing

If only Airbus had designed their aircraft with a...

If only Airbus had designed their aircraft with a level of commonality to allow a relatively straightforward transition between types, then EK wouldn't have to implement such a policy. Oh, wait...
Forum: Middle East
21st Sep 2016, 11:07
Replies: 77
Views: 50,719
Posted By Rather Be Skiing

Truly?! That is pretty funny if so! :D

Truly?! That is pretty funny if so! :D
Forum: Middle East
21st Sep 2016, 06:27
Replies: 77
Views: 50,719
Posted By Rather Be Skiing

AAR this, CM that, TC etc blah, blah, blah! ...

AAR this, CM that, TC etc blah, blah, blah!

It doesn't matter, things will not change. At least not for the better.

The only thing greater than the ignorance shown by management is their...
Forum: Middle East
19th Sep 2016, 13:34
Replies: 85
Views: 52,765
Posted By Rather Be Skiing

It would be funny if it wasn't so sad! It is...

It would be funny if it wasn't so sad!

It is such an ill conceived policy one doesn't really know where to begin.

The irony to me is EK are making a damning statement about themselves and don't...
Forum: Middle East
17th Sep 2016, 13:52
Replies: 90
Views: 82,012
Posted By Rather Be Skiing

Resigning, or not, speaks more to integrity...

Resigning, or not, speaks more to integrity and/or ethics. That could be a whole other discussion.
Forum: Middle East
17th Sep 2016, 07:00
Replies: 77
Views: 50,719
Posted By Rather Be Skiing

Logically, what you say is probably correct....

Logically, what you say is probably correct. Except for the logically part!
Forum: Middle East
17th Sep 2016, 06:57
Replies: 90
Views: 82,012
Posted By Rather Be Skiing

I actually believe that. The sad reality is that...

I actually believe that. The sad reality is that Fleet is a powerless, marginalised department with no real say in most of the affairs that relate to us.

Since that lack of respect and...
Forum: Middle East
11th Sep 2016, 13:43
Replies: 26
Views: 14,885
Posted By Rather Be Skiing

There is usually a Tax Treaty between countries...

There is usually a Tax Treaty between countries that specifies how taxation is handled. Details can vary between your home country and other countries for the same circumstance.

For example, in...
Forum: Middle East
6th Sep 2016, 03:20
Replies: 276
Views: 331,313
Posted By Rather Be Skiing

Exactly. It was the first thing my wife...

Exactly. It was the first thing my wife mentioned. Same old, same old.
Forum: Middle East
1st Sep 2016, 05:45
Replies: 90
Views: 82,012
Posted By Rather Be Skiing

Pathetic indeed. It only goes to enforce the idea...

Pathetic indeed. It only goes to enforce the idea that attrition is as bad, or worse, than we all believe.
Forum: Middle East
31st Aug 2016, 04:53
Replies: 45
Views: 21,683
Posted By Rather Be Skiing

Have I got a deal for you! If we can arrange it,...

Have I got a deal for you! If we can arrange it, I will happily swap my left seat 777 for your position at Southwest. Let me know when I start!
Forum: Middle East
31st Aug 2016, 04:51
Replies: 90
Views: 82,012
Posted By Rather Be Skiing

Well that is a list of pilots, NOT a seniority...

Well that is a list of pilots, NOT a seniority list.

If they keep saying attrition is not a problem and hide the data, then it is not a problem I guess. Unbelievable.
Forum: Middle East
30th Aug 2016, 06:49
Replies: 7
Views: 5,190
Posted By Rather Be Skiing

Being at work and working hard are two distinctly...

Being at work and working hard are two distinctly different things!! ;)
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