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REX to transition to ATRs, start domestic jet ops

Old 2nd Jul 2021, 09:51
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Thanks ebt and DanV2 for setting the record straight....
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Old 3rd Jul 2021, 02:26
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Originally Posted by industry insider View Post
SHVC



Bain owns other aviation businesses with an Australian component and which also lose money in Australia and globally. Far from wanting out, Bain is both "tipping in money" and undertaking acquisitions to gain more market share.
After investing more than $3B in VA, Bain certainly arenít about bug out due to the competition.

War of attrition methinks?
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Old 3rd Jul 2021, 04:53
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Originally Posted by KRUSTY 34 View Post
After investing more than $3B in VA, Bain certainly arenít about bug out due to the competition.

War of attrition methinks?
The attrition is current pay and conditions, with Miss Jayne wanting the pilots to take a 27% paycut.............
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Old 3rd Jul 2021, 06:57
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Yeah "wanting" and "getting" two different things though. Essentially they want a lower base salary with a lower overtime trigger. The devil, as always, is in the details. The details in the offer last December, in a word "sucked". Thus a 90% no vote. Negotiations have resumed.
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Old 3rd Jul 2021, 09:54
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At the risk of being crucified on this forum, anyone out there got any "rumours" or even better actual info about REX recruitment on the SAAB ? I for one am super keen for that job & yes I am "qualified".
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Old 4th Jul 2021, 01:15
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Why would anybody want to become a pilot these days when you can earn more money in unqualified jobs or as a tradesman without the associated stress? Management would want to watch this march to the bottom on conditions because otherwise they will only be able to recruit people who aren't suitable because the smart ones are pursuing careers elsewhere or there won't be anybody to choose from.
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Old 4th Jul 2021, 09:08
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Hi All.
So what happens to all the ex-VA wide-body crew who have now been given slots back to Virgin? Obviously Rex management will be well aware of those positions being awarded. (and I assume it would be easy for them to see the list)
Will they ask them to leave now or let them finish their training?, knowing that they are about to do a runner.
Are those crew obliged to tell them if directly asked? Does anyone think this will mean more rex recruitment ?
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Old 5th Jul 2021, 04:48
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Their in house Saab drivers will be fairly upgraded
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Old 5th Jul 2021, 05:12
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Originally Posted by TheGoose21 View Post
So why happens to all ex-VA crew who have given slots back there? Obviously Rex management will know those positions have been granted. (and it would be easy to find the list) Will they ask them to leave now or let them finish their training knowing they going to do a runner.
Are the rex crew obliged to even tell them if directly asked. Only ask as I am interested in the next Rex intakes.
you better smarten up on your English first my friend
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Old 5th Jul 2021, 05:20
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Originally Posted by TBM-Legend View Post
you better smarten up on your English first my friend
another hero response to someone just asking a question ..... well done you tool
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Old 5th Jul 2021, 07:51
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you better smarten up on your English first my friend
Seeing you're giving English language advice, wouldn't that be:

You'd better smarten up on your English first, my friend.

How's your Danish as a matter of interest?
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Old 5th Jul 2021, 10:32
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Curiously Danes, as do the other Scandi Countries have an amazing grasp of the English Language....and I know you were not asking me....but I actually do have a bit of Danish.....Probably not a lot of Born & Bred Aussies do.

French & Spanish are of course great to have because of their widespread use......Danish is Kinda useless outside Danmark...
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Old 5th Jul 2021, 12:23
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Originally Posted by Fliegenmong View Post
..Probably not a lot of Born & Bred Aussies do.
BJORN & Bred maybe?😂😂😂
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Old 5th Jul 2021, 14:10
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Originally Posted by TimmyTee View Post
Their in house Saab drivers will be fairly upgraded
chief pilot has told saab crew they will have to resign to become a 737 driver
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Old 5th Jul 2021, 16:04
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Originally Posted by EPIRB View Post
Why would anybody want to become a pilot these days when you can earn more money in unqualified jobs or as a tradesman without the associated stress? Management would want to watch this march to the bottom on conditions because otherwise they will only be able to recruit people who aren't suitable because the smart ones are pursuing careers elsewhere or there won't be anybody to choose from.
There have always been professions that earn far more than being a pilot.

Frankly, while I’m all for looking after the pay and conditions of professional pilots I’d prefer that anyone who gets into this game just for the money went somewhere else.
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Old 5th Jul 2021, 22:35
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Originally Posted by Ladloy View Post
chief pilot has told saab crew they will have to resign to become a 737 driver
Seemingly a mean spirited move which is completely out of character for Rex management.
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Old 5th Jul 2021, 22:48
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Originally Posted by Ladloy View Post
chief pilot has told saab crew they will have to resign to become a 737 driver
A fairly blatant attempt to rort Long service leave and probably illegal. If the union aren't strong enough to stand up to REX, I'd be calling an employment lawyer.
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Old 5th Jul 2021, 23:15
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Originally Posted by 1A_Please View Post
A fairly blatant attempt to rort Long service leave and probably illegal. If the union aren't strong enough to stand up to REX, I'd be calling an employment lawyer.
Everyone here says the whole operation is going in the toilet anyway, so why does it matter?
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Old 6th Jul 2021, 01:33
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Meanwhile let me guess. The CP gets his free 737 rating? Or does he need to resign also? I mean he needs to keep with the culture right.

Talk about leading by example. I take comfort in a senior person inside my employer who said they would never hire anyone off the Rex Management line.

I have seen Asian bottom feeding locoís look after the staff better.
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Old 6th Jul 2021, 07:47
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Or maybe Poppa, CASA requires CP to be type rated on aircraft he is chief pilot of??
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