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Old 29th Sep 2022, 23:46
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They don’t even fly here. I mean the closest Virgin Atlantic destination to this country is Mumbai.
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Old 30th Sep 2022, 00:17
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Originally Posted by PoppaJo View Post
They don’t even fly here. I mean the closest Virgin Atlantic destination to this country is Mumbai.
Some Australians do occasionally fly overseas in aircraft that don’t have the Qantas logo on the side..







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Old 30th Sep 2022, 00:56
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F***in Disgusting 🤮
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Old 30th Sep 2022, 04:48
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Can we just get rid of ties please, as the MP’s in the NZ Parliament said they are colonial nooses which only men are required to wear!
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Old 30th Sep 2022, 04:53
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So, it won’t be long before QF go full woke and allow this let’s face it. It is all well and good to let employees choose and allow a bloke to dress as a women and women dress as a man however, as a customer would it be wrong for me to see a female or male and choose to be served by someone dressed as their gender?! Is that offensive! That takes my choice away right.
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Old 30th Sep 2022, 05:11
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All sounds very Bonza. ‘Wear it your way’ as they call it.

Pilots can wear white sneakers and sleeve tattoos are permitted. No ties allowed.
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Old 30th Sep 2022, 05:24
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Originally Posted by Confusious View Post
I wonder how many male pilots would feel comfortable spending their day in a cockpit with another bloke wearing a skirt, blouse and stockings etc.?
Don't care in the least, it'd be better than the bloke who stripped off his uniform shirt and flew in a singlet because he thought it was too hot, or the one who trimmed his toenails in the flightdeck. I've certainly flown with many women who effectively wore a slightly tailored version of the "mens" uniform. Pick your uniform out of the company wardrobe and wear it professionally.

The fact that an airline that doesn't even fly to Australia is giving their crew the option to select whichever items from the company uniform they feel most comfortable in isn't going to give me any grief, and realistically it would only be a tiny percentage of staff who choose the options not normally expected. Maybe they were inspired by Easyjet anyway!



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Old 30th Sep 2022, 05:38
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Thanks to Ms Jayne? The fk has she got to with Virgin Atlantic you simpleton?
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Old 30th Sep 2022, 06:53
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+1 De_flieger. Nothing wrong with a male in skirt (kilt, Tongan male skirt) or female in pants, it's the styling of both that may be argued about.




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Old 30th Sep 2022, 07:01
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Originally Posted by Confusious View Post
I wonder how many male pilots would feel comfortable spending their day in a cockpit with another bloke wearing a skirt, blouse and stockings etc.?
I’d rather share a flight deck with someone dressed like that over one of the “upholders of traditional masculinity” on this thread who feel the need to have a whinging sook about someone dressed in a way that threatens their fragile persona.

Personally I think a lot of “real blokes” and “tough guys” are secretly a bit curious in that aspect, but can’t bring themselves to admit it so they act all outwardly anti-gay whilst quietly suppressing their hidden desires.

Some of the most prominent anti-gay figures have been caught engaging in activities they publicly claim to despise:

Gay Homophobe
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Old 30th Sep 2022, 07:22
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VS know their market and their punters... they aren't Aussie backwater bigots.
So anyone who is not comfortable with the < 0.5% of the population who self define as TRANS must be a bigot? Funny how inclusion only runs one way.

The real problem is that this forum became a forum of old men not understanding that they are on the way out and that the world will turn without them and their opinions quite happily.
Lots of assumptions in that sentence. Once again, why would old (white) men's opinions be any less important than a millennials? Oh because you say so. Right.

I would have no problem with a colleague of either gender who transitioned to the other (there are only two plus trans). Happy to work, fly and have a beer with them. If it was someone I knew I would support them in any way I could.

That is a long way from agreeing to use your chosen pronoun when you are out of the room, who uses her/him/they when the subject is present? So you want to control my language whilst not even present? How inclusive.

That is also a long way from agreeing to allowing middle aged men into women's change rooms at the pool whilst children are showering and getting changed.

It is also a long way from agreeing that non-binary is a real thing. Funny as anything when you point out there are two kinds of people, binary and non binary.

Sending men to women's prisons and then being surprised when they rape a woman?

These are the issues the old men are not comfortable with. Are their views less important than someone who self declares themselves to be non binary or trans?




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Old 30th Sep 2022, 07:52
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Nudists seem to have been left out of the debate. Should be a uniform optional policy for that group!
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Old 30th Sep 2022, 08:07
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As long as they don't make us passengers wear this stuff, I really don't care what Flight Crews wear, as long as they do their job professionally...
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Old 30th Sep 2022, 08:17
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Nudists seem to have been left out of the debate
An old one, if God had meant you to wander about naked you would have been born that way.
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Old 30th Sep 2022, 08:19
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the problem here is that those caliming to be none woke rarely have a grasp of the facts and are going by feelings
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To get the work count up
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Old 30th Sep 2022, 08:27
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Think it is covered pretty well in this.

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Old 30th Sep 2022, 08:33
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Hey what about if you identify as a Furry 🙀
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Old 30th Sep 2022, 10:11
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What is the policy on Spider-Man outfit’s or skipper turning up wearing his superman cape?
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Old 30th Sep 2022, 10:17
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What is the policy on Spider-Man outfit’s or skipper turning up wearing his superman cape?
If you identify as Superman then you fit into the required diversity criteria.
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Old 30th Sep 2022, 10:40
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Please accept my apologies, that should be spider-person and super person.
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