Emirates

United Arab Emirates flagUnited Arab Emirates | Flag Carrier airline
2.7
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5 reviews Fleet: 249 On order: 310
ICAO: UAEIATA: EKCallsign: EMIRATESFounded: 1985

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2.2 Star icon Captain - Current employee
Feb. 09, 2022
Cross markRecommended to other Pilots CheckmarkPositive business outlookCross markApproval of management

Pros

Good staff travel

Cons

Poor rostering, no work flexibility, various HR policies dependent on nationality of pilots

Advice to management

Improve rostering and flexibility to standard industry norms

Advice to future employees

Consider very carefully

Take a very good look

3.4 Star icon Captain - Former employee
Feb. 09, 2022
CheckmarkRecommended to other Pilots CheckmarkPositive business outlookCheckmarkApproval of management

Pros

Modern fleet, professional colleagues, high standard of performance, worldwide network. Socially the support is optimal in case of family issues.

Cons

Unreliable conditions as NO labour protection, driving force is not fleet as they are a secondary trier below everyone else. continued pressure to 'optimise' at the expense of the pilot community. very punitive culture. sick days officially don't influence your career, however they do. Using Long haul flights and short haul flights mixed to make you fly more hours. they will burn you up as there is no labour protection as stated above.

Advice to management

Be honest and fair to your workforce, not just short term gain as an objective.

Advice to future employees

Take a very good look if this is the job for you, It can be but one needs to keep a watchful eye on your quality of life goals, not just shiny new aircrafts.

Do not bite the hand that feeds you

2.4 Star icon Captain - Former employee
Feb. 09, 2022
Cross markRecommended to other Pilots Cross markPositive business outlookCross markApproval of management

Pros

Flying a big jet around the world from 20 min flights to 15h flights in a multinational team

Cons

Management culture, constant fear factor, backstabbing amongst co-workers, hour fixing, punitive culture, no appreciation of work force

Advice to management

Value your employees without whom you can not exist, recall all interested parties who you made redundant due covid 19

Advice to future employees

Do not bite the hand that feeds you

Awful

2.9 Star icon Captain - Current employee
Feb. 09, 2022
Cross markRecommended to other Pilots Cross markPositive business outlookCross markApproval of management

Pros

Career Prospective

Cons

Awful training, awful environment, fear factor from all management starting from fleet and training

Advice to management

Change Job

Advice to future employees

Unless you are fully, totally work addicted and you dont have another life outside your job AVOID Emirates

human rights

2.8 Star icon Captain - Former employee
Feb. 18, 2022
Cross markRecommended to other Pilots CheckmarkPositive business outlookCross markApproval of management

Pros

World wide operation new aircraft

Cons

Punitive environment

Advice to management

Respect human rights

Advice to future employees

Realize you hand in your human rights when you go work for them .

PILOT REVIEW RATING

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