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Old 21st Jun 2012, 11:51
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A Boeing thanks!
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Old 21st Jun 2012, 15:02
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My 330 at virgin!!
Great Aircraft great company.
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Old 21st Jun 2012, 16:45
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After a recent experience with QFlink - they'd only need to provide trail mix to out-do the competition.
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Old 21st Jun 2012, 23:41
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Whatever the DJ strategy is it is working because Rat is now bleating to Canberra about their possible demise. JB must be loving this slow baked lesson in management 101.
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Old 22nd Jun 2012, 00:46
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Does anyone know, can QF block the move by Etihad to take its 10% stake in Virgin??
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Old 22nd Jun 2012, 01:16
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You can safely assume QF is busy lobbying the ACCC to ban or restrict the Etihad purchase on competition grounds.
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Old 22nd Jun 2012, 01:17
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http://www.news.com.au/business/companies/qantas-fears-going-under-by-virgin-etihad-tie-up/story-fnda1bsz-1226405003339
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Old 22nd Jun 2012, 01:49
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Be interesting to see what happens!!
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Old 22nd Jun 2012, 02:14
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Lets just hope that there are a few pollies who remember:
1. the performance of the rat at the Senate hearings.
2. the way they spun the grounding.
3. They effectively left most of them high and dry with the travelling public who were stranded around the world.

To be considered national carrier, I would have thought you would need to behave in the national interest.
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Old 22nd Jun 2012, 02:47
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Mismanagement got QF to where they are today - they have 30,000 plus loyal staff who are willing to work hard. It's a pity to see an aussie icon wither away due to mismanagement.
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Old 22nd Jun 2012, 02:57
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Well Go Virgin/Etihad
That is all!
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Old 22nd Jun 2012, 06:49
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Wouldn't be the first time QF has lobbied the government... They did it 2001 in Canberra when they were worried about Singapore airlines getting their hands on Ansett...look where that ended..
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Old 22nd Jun 2012, 12:13
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And 1994/95

In the early 1990s world of aviation, "open skies with Australia" was the repeatedly chanted mantra. The official name was the single aviation market, meaning that Air New Zealand would be able to fly Australian domestic routes. It was all set to happen in 1994, and then, literally days before it was due to start, it was blown out of the sky by the "Brereton Fax" (from Laurie Brereton, Minister of Transport, in the Australian Labor government) telling Maurice Williamson, his New Zealand counterpart, that the deal was off. And it’s never been on, ever since. It coincided with a crucial Qantas share float and Australia has aggressively pursued Qantas’ interests as its top priority ever since.
The privatised Air New Zealand developed a fixation on Australia as the key to its future as a ranking world airline. It was stunned by Australia pulling the plug on the single aviation market (as was the New Zealand government) and was determined to get into Australia at any cost (which, eventually, nearly came to mean its actual existence). It tried to buy into Qantas, but failed. The Aussies had other ideas – they told Air New Zealand that the only way it could get into Australia was to buy into Ansett.

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Old 28th Jun 2012, 14:18
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Recruitment?

I am searching for VA's plans for 2012 for me. If this is approached in another thread, please direct me, but I couldn't see it anywhere.

Been on hold file for a little while now. Has anyone got any insight into when courses may get started again?

Many Thanks
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Old 28th Jun 2012, 14:50
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Have you read the Virgin Blue Hiring thread, it seems to contain lots of info?
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Old 29th Jun 2012, 02:09
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Thanks, I didn't see that thread when looking last night.
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Old 29th Jun 2012, 12:02
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Who runs flight ops on the ATRs?
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Old 29th Jun 2012, 12:26
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Unseen,

If that needs to answered then you really haven't done much research? Numerous threads on here about the ATR OPS, not to mention all the articles in flying mags over the last 12 months.
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Old 29th Jun 2012, 13:31
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So I can find the names of the AOC postholders?
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Old 29th Jun 2012, 22:23
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Smile

Do a search! There are several threads on both recruiting and the ATR Ops.

How difficult is it, people?
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