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Emirates' flight attendants are starving?

In some of the previous stories on this blog we have seen that EK cabin crew work in inhumane conditions, but this e-mail I’ve got from one former member of EK cabin crew shows how Emirates’ flight attendants don’t even have a meal break on their flights. 484 more words

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Small plane crashes in Virginia, two dead

Police say a small plane was attempting to land at a northern Virginia airport when it crashed and burst into flames.

State Police Spokeswoman Corinne Geller said in an email that the private aircraft came to the end of the runway on Friday and then pulled back up. 94 more words


"Emirates airline plane 'crash lands at Dubai International Airport"

An Emirates airline plane has crash landed at Dubai Airport after reportedly catching fire in mid-air.

The Dubai government confirmed the Boeing 777-300 jet crash-landed at the airport shortly after 1pm local time (9am UK time) with 300 passengers and crew on board.

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Ohio State researchers help airplanes fly straight and true: BTN LiveBIG

Take a long enough drive down any interstate and you’re sure to see highway overpasses with crumbling concrete and bridges with corroded steel supports, signs of our nation’s weakening infrastructure. 657 more words

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"Flying tired: airline pilots on tough rosters battle fatigue"

I’ve got a kind request to feature this article from the Australian Newspaper “The Sydney Morning Herald”.
I have to say I made a decision to stop blogging almost a year ago, but somehow I keep getting requests to publish EK employees’ stories. 1,972 more words

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Would Emirates be better off with a Trade Union?

A new blog and a very interesting point of view from a former Senior Vice President of Emirates Group IT Tom Burgess.

I appreciate that introducing a Trade Union into Emirates is probably the last thing on the company’s agenda during these challenging times, but maybe it is not such a foolish idea.

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