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FloridaGator
10-07-2008, 08:02 AM
Would any Emirates pilots be able to answer a few questions?

1) Is is difficult for a spouse to work in dubai? My wife is a sixth grade science teacher. Are there opportunities to hold the same job at an ex-patriot school? Any place I can go look to see what it pays? I am coming up with nothing on google searches.

2) How many days off a month is typical? How are the schedules? Is family life good or is it typical to be gone on trips 25 days a month?

3) Are there any overnights where your U.S. Passport is not very welcome? Iran comes to mind. Is there ever any cause for worry about any overnight destination?

Thanks in advance.


Typhoonpilot
10-07-2008, 08:39 AM
Would any Emirates pilots be able to answer a few questions?

1) Is is difficult for a spouse to work in dubai? My wife is a sixth grade science teacher. Are there opportunities to hold the same job at an ex-patriot school? Any place I can go look to see what it pays? I am coming up with nothing on google searches. Check the websites for the American School of Dubai, the Dubai American Academy, as well as Universal American School and GEMS World Academy.

2) How many days off a month is typical? How are the schedules? Is family life good or is it typical to be gone on trips 25 days a month? Do a search here. Monthly rosters have been posted in the past. Short answer is that it varies greatly month to month.

3) Are there any overnights where your U.S. Passport is not very welcome? Iran comes to mind. Is there ever any cause for worry about any overnight destination?Iran is only a two hour flight away. No overnights there. The dodgiest places would be on the African continent. Generally not worried as long as you follow simnple safety precautions.

Thanks in advance.



Typhoonpilot