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Group of Australian pilots to start virtual airline

Old 17th Aug 2020, 01:53
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Group of Australian pilots to start virtual airline

Group of pilots to start virtual airline



There seems to be a group of pilots, starting a virtual airline, who might be trying to fill in, where V2 wonít be flying.

(could they be working in with JetRaro?)



Guess they donít need to be paid for a while, so would have to be pilots who donít have big expenses like big mortgages to pay.



Presume theyíd use Virgin mark 2 or Rex jets aircraft.



No word on routes, frequency or start date.



Speculation ?



NZ, Pacific Islands or could they even fly to LAX using VA 773s ?



There are a lot of routes, especially out of BNE, where VA was dominant carrier, eg. Queenstown, Dunedin(only operator) + also BNE & MEL to Fiji.



Plus QF will be only carrier BNE/LAX.



Viable ?



Possibly, if they keep overheads very low & keep it simple.



For NZ/Pacific, they could do out & back.



LAX ?



Well the VA 773 (did VA own 4 & lease 1 ?) arenít going to sell for very much or in a hurry. The owner of the leased aircraft, might actually like to see their 773 doing something.



Crewwise, could probably use 1 crew to LAX & same crew back 2 days later, with aircraft parked at LAX.
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Old 17th Aug 2020, 03:32
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Originally Posted by BNEA320 (aka TT738 / Boeing7107) View Post
Group of pilots to start virtual airline



There seems to be a group of pilots, starting a virtual airline, who might be trying to fill in, where V2 won’t be flying.

(could they be working in with JetRaro?)
Here we go again.... How many accounts is that now?
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Old 17th Aug 2020, 03:34
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You should be able to block the ISP address

On another note, Pilots canít run airlines.
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Old 17th Aug 2020, 03:41
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And....Ex 'Service' personnel cannot run flying businesses either.......

They really have no idea of the commercial ramifications of running a business.

Just look at 'our regulator' for proof!!!!!!!

No Cheers here.......
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Old 17th Aug 2020, 03:47
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Oh FFS......
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Old 17th Aug 2020, 03:55
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Give me strength ... this HAS to stop!!!!!
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Old 17th Aug 2020, 05:22
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There must be a discount on line spacing at the moment.
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Old 17th Aug 2020, 06:14
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Originally Posted by wheels_down View Post
You should be able to block the ISP address

On another note, Pilots canít run airlines.
Or drinking establishments
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Old 17th Aug 2020, 09:29
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20 or so years ago there was an account held by someone called L1011, who was starting up a trans Atlantic airlines using Tri-stars (and this was at a time when triples were too fuel inefficient). The same bloke was eventually sent to prison for ripping wannabe's off with some type rating scam. He must have got out of prison and moved down under.
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Old 17th Aug 2020, 09:32
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Classic Asperger syndrome. By all means flame him (it is a 'him' I think, definitely not a 'them') but let him run for a while to get it off his chest. Or really make the point by simply not replying.
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Old 17th Aug 2020, 09:34
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I remember chatting with a bloke once who described himself as a "senior pilot" with an airline. After a little digging turns out its was a virtual airline using virtual ATC on MS FS.
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Old 17th Aug 2020, 09:35
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I got the username wrong but found this; must be the same person The Guvnor, exposed PPRuNer aka Neil Duncan Robertson is a convicted paedophile

And this link sounds very much like the mind of BNE http://flytristar.tripod.com/article/art06.html

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Old 17th Aug 2020, 09:42
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Do a Google search for 1stjet.com.au or snoworld.com.au, and there’s your man, BNEA320/TT738/Boeing7107.
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Old 18th Aug 2020, 03:13
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Yeah, 'cause with two airlines with hundreds of grounded aircraft and thousands of laid-off pilots itching to fill even the smallest demand hole, it's a GREAT time to start a new airline.....
Oh, and if the Snoworld connection is right, he's pushing package ski-holidays in.... The USA!!!!

Delusional hardly describes it...
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