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Old 18th Mar 2018, 22:05
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An additional 73 Captain ? Or the same one you listed on March 16th?
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Old 18th Mar 2018, 22:08
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Another one.

Also reports are the saviour from the sandpit is having discussions with Kumul Holdings, the holding company for Guvment enterprises.
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Old 19th Mar 2018, 01:45
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ANG has a Fokker "hold file" full of expats some even accepting POM based full-time (true story)

Might have, but gonna take a long time to replace all the years and years of experience that has left Air Nogat due to the resignation of 127 pilots over 27 months (more than 1 each week since Jan 2015- yes siree, there is a better life out there guys).

As for those accepting POM bases!!!!....even the National pilots are finding ways to locate themselves in Brisbane, Cairns, Nadi and other places, just to get out of POM.

TANFU tru.
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Old 23rd Mar 2018, 00:57
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Court Judgement

What ever happened to the Judgement to the legality of the the imposed 2015 contract?

The legal year has been underway for quite some time.
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Old 23rd Mar 2018, 07:42
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So no ones hearing rumours of a recent management change? That seemed to occur very quietly.
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Old 24th Mar 2018, 10:35
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And which level of management do you refer, fleet, CEO, HR, payroll, carpool?
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Old 24th Mar 2018, 11:58
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Just to clarify, out of the 137 (?) resignations are they all long termers or do they include replacements over the last few years? It does make a difference to loss of experienced png drivers as opposed to those who have gone for some 'quick' experience. Just asking...
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Old 24th Mar 2018, 21:55
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Regarding the CEO.
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Old 24th Mar 2018, 23:15
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Total of 127.

125 were employed before the enforced contract, only 2 employed after have resigned.

1 from 1977
7 between 1994 and 1999
13 between 2000 and 2005
28 between 2006 and 2010
76 between 2011 and 2015


As for the CEO, yes but I have been asked not to post anything just yet.

For the others, no but live in hope.
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Old 25th Mar 2018, 06:54
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With regards to CEO I’m calling “fake news”
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Old 25th Mar 2018, 07:25
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Another Fokker FO has resigned.
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Old 25th Mar 2018, 10:36
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Originally Posted by geeup View Post
With regards to CEO I’m calling “fake news”
Obviously you have not seen the email. Interim, Goroka and April are the important details.

Like I said I cannot provide further details at this stage except there will be change.

When given the green light I will post.

Definitely not fake news only fact.
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Old 25th Mar 2018, 22:29
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So (according to Olderairheads figures) Air Niugini has managed to lose around a 1,000 years of Air Niugini experience and 126 pilots in just 3 years, yet is madly trying to recruit just so it can manage to keep its very reduced schedule working.

What am I missing here?
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Old 26th Mar 2018, 04:16
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NCD ,you've summed it up nicely,you're not missing anything. It's either Piss Poor manpower(& womanpower) management,OR maybe Foo & Toofar's "Fast Tracked" Nationalization Scheme,just went way TOO Fast!!
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Old 26th Mar 2018, 09:54
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And in the meantime the pilot shortage continues to cost PX thousands.

Yesterdays once a week service to Pohnpei (B737) was cancelled, so Air Niugini have had to accommodate the PNI-POM passengers for 7 nights that held tickets.

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Old 26th Mar 2018, 12:14
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"Yesterdays once a week service to Pohnpei (B737) was cancelled, so Air Niugini have had to accommodate the PNI-POM passengers for 7 nights that held tickets."


Wonder how those cancellations fit in with aim to be "The Dubai of the Pacific" ..connections to everywhere.

Hahahaha, wasn't ever going to happen back when, and from what I hear, anint never going to happen anytime soon, esp with this same mob still manageing the show.

Thinking United prob don't have to worry to much on the FSM routes then, might take a bit longer from Aus, but at least they have back up aircraft to get you there if one breaks down..esp important if you only have a week of to do the dive trip of your life.
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Old 27th Mar 2018, 09:34
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Plenty of Fokkers parked up at the healing shed this arvo. The XB Falcon must still have crew!!! Where is the 350 these days, have Waigani sold it?
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Old 27th Mar 2018, 10:16
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Originally Posted by Duck Pilot View Post
Plenty of Fokkers parked up at the healing shed this arvo. The XB Falcon must still have crew!!! Where is the 350 these days, have Waigani sold it?

Ah yes the healing shed . Plenty of Bic engineering done down there. Ground tested serviceable report further . Hahahaha
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Old 27th Mar 2018, 13:02
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Originally Posted by tripelapidgeon View Post
Ah yes the healing shed..
In the PNG helicopter world we have the miracle room. Similar purpose.
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Old 27th Mar 2018, 13:20
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The only miracle room in PNG is a bar where a Kiwi buys an Aussie a beer!
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