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Old 13th May 2020, 09:30
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[QUOTE=Half Baked;10781158]
Originally Posted by George Glass
Well at least your pseudonym is accurate.
Ever had command responsibility ?[/QP

Ahhhhh George!

If only you knew! But continue to believe in your over inflated sense of importance and marvellous abilities by all means.

My job is not The one in question here. It actually keeps people on the coal face employed.

Well , I think that last post is a bit of a give away.
Youre not Tech. Crew are you?
Probably don’t even fly.
One of the unfortunate things I learned way back in `89 was that what ever people say to your face professing admiration for your profession evaporates in an instant when they turn their back and a sense of grievance, humiliation , perceived disadvantage and just plain jealously kick in.
No one on this thread who is a professional pilot should expect any sympathy from the general public.
Australians really don’t like anybody who step above the mediocre.
Sad, but thats the way it is.
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Old 13th May 2020, 09:57
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Originally Posted by Lookleft
Wasn't PS head of QLD rail? and people think the link with John Sharp and the Nationals is on the nose.
Yes- Mr 'Lookin' toward the Port-Side......./ 'a' Section, there of....., 'one' maybe given to understand (apparently/or Not)- post AN, Prior the M/E....... OR Not...????/ 'whom' would know....- 'they' do 'seem' to move/shake and 'Operate'!!!!!

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Old 13th May 2020, 10:00
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Originally Posted by Half Baked
Really Sandy?

You really think about that every time you report for duty do you? Hurtling through the atmosphere at 86% of the speed of sound 10ks up...................asset worth whatever, 500 lives in your hands blah blah blah!

More akin to will I choose the chicken or beef today? And a cup of Twinings Earl Grey to go with it!

And btw, the only life you're thinking about is your own. The rest looks after itself!

i can't believe the amount of garbage that's wheeled out on this site. Good for some popcorn and a laugh though!
Wow! Just Wow! Not even worth responding to crap like that.........
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Old 13th May 2020, 10:15
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Snoop Queensland Government moves to buy stake in coronavirus-hit Virgin Australia

Ex ABC News link here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-05-...lines/12244152

This GIG- does, Seriously Rock-It all the way back, to 'Peter & Richard' (let alone Rob and Brett....) and the Bride photo.......!!!!

COOL- a 'repechage' round, this Deep and This Far down the road....... Wow- Cool.

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Old 13th May 2020, 11:23
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What happened to Telfer? Heís erased all his posts. Coward. Agreed Bullwinkle.
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Old 13th May 2020, 11:27
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im not fluent in Swahili, are you drinking Grange from the 90's ?

Go QIC hell yeah - maybe chairman Lim will have some subsidised routes vaporise if VAH is owned by QIC. would undermine his tilt at narrow bodies with $108million in his pocket courtesy of the naughty nationals.

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Old 13th May 2020, 11:34
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Originally Posted by SandyPalms
What happened to Telfer? Heís erased all his posts. Coward. Agreed Bullwinkle.
in the back of a Fokker on his way to a Newcrest mine in the Great Sandy desert?
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Old 13th May 2020, 11:43
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-41, No you are not and negative, but thanks for asking- appreciate it.

Go QIC hell yeah
, watch.

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Old 13th May 2020, 12:39
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Mr Dick, head of the QLD treasury, is prepared to waste $ 200 million on an airline with no guarantee of a future. Governments are not here to invest in failed commercial enterprises. The $ 200 million needs to go towards services for all Queenslanders, and hopefully, the QIC will disregard this proposal as the brain fart of yet another Palaszczuk government idiot looking for a village.

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Old 13th May 2020, 12:48
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Cheer up Con, it will be more than 200million
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Can't be OZ, I believe in everything the government tells me
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Old 13th May 2020, 23:27
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Three frontrunners emerge in the race to buy Virgin Australia

Ex 'the NEWDAILY' (Updated: 27m ago) link here: https://thenewdaily.com.au/finance/f...gin-australia/

Extract/qoute here:
"Three frontrunners have emerged in the race to buy Virgin Australia.

Before Friday’s deadline for non-binding initial offers, investment firms Brookfield, BGH Capital and Bain Capital have emerged as the favourite parties to lead consortiums that buy the beleaguered airline.

The Australian Financial Review said there was an outside chance that iron ore magnate Andrew ‘Twiggy’ Forrest, or the state governments of Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland could lead a potential fourth group of bidders.

And the Queensland government has since announced plans to bid for the airline, with new state Treasurer Cameron Dick describing the government as “a serious contender” that had made good progress in discussions with the administrators.

Sources close to the bidding process told the AFR the fourth contender would join forces with one of the other consortiums if its bid fell through, with the “serious number crunching and bidding” expected to get under way next week," ......................................
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Old 14th May 2020, 02:52
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Originally Posted by BNEA320
latest news - qld govt to bid on VA
They should just stick to their area of expertise, like stuffing up the rail network.
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Old 14th May 2020, 03:02
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And the Queensland government has since announced plans to bid for the airline, with new state Treasurer Cameron Dick describing the government as ďa serious contenderĒ that had made good progress in discussions with the administrators.
oh the unions would be rubbing their hands together about this one, just imagine it being government owned and with the Labor party in power!! Industrial action for all and we could even implement traffic controllers (Lolly pop people) on each bay being paid 100k a year, add a few more WHS Officers aswell union mandated of course! Sounds like a recipe for future success!!!! Or for nothing to change...

I honestly believe this would be the worst outcome if Virgin are to succeed long term..

Bain and Co and the private equity mobs might make some tough decisions and right sizing initially but I think with their intense focus on cost and turnarounds at least it will keep the airline going for a long time even if they do sell it off a few years later they will have built a sustainable foundation.
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Old 14th May 2020, 03:10
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They should just stick to their area of expertise, like stuffing up the rail network.
Paul Scurrah might be in the job market soon
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Old 14th May 2020, 10:02
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Bain and Co and the private equity mobs might make some tough decisions and right sizing initially but I think with their intense focus on cost and turnarounds at least it will keep the airline going for a long time even if they do sell it off a few years later they will have built a sustainable foundation.
Yeah, right! With Jayne Hardlicker only working 9 till 3 so she can pick up the kids!!!
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Old 14th May 2020, 10:19
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Costs and turnarounds won't involve Hrdlicka - her track record at Jetstar and A2 were not exactly stellar.
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Old 14th May 2020, 11:08
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Originally Posted by Dale Hardale
Paul Scurrah might be in the job market soon
Hmmmmm

Yes, gotya thinking there Mr 'Hardale'.............

However, 'apparently' the 'said' individual to/of which you refer/speak- does have inter-modal experience, with Parallel Rails ..............., and is multi-task/discipline capable/valuable- Apparently....????

Anyhoo- let us see, what tomorrow may bring.... and how it all unfolds/the chips fall ????

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I hope the managers and safety department donít get ahold of todayís Australian newspaper, multiple photos of a First Officer conducting a walk around not complying with A1 manual and uniform policy.
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Originally Posted by SHVC
I hope the managers and safety department donít get ahold of todayís Australian newspaper, multiple photos of a First Officer conducting a walk around not complying with A1 manual and uniform policy.
Arenít the safety department too busy wandering around the Village halls chatting to one another, having 2 hour coffee breaks, then repeat and recycle the process. VA 2 should get rid of the old and bring in the new. A few Muppets in that department that have been there far too long.
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