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Old 17th Apr 2018, 23:08
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I'll chip in on this one. The people I've been in contact with, within this company, have not, in ANY way, shape or form, left an impression of good character, that's for sure. People make a company - which leaves this outfit on the sad side of it. Just a personal opinion.
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Old 18th Apr 2018, 01:13
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Lions led by donkeys, mate. Previous CP, I'd follow to hell and back... and that's about it, top tier management team-wise. Several good fleet managers - all chased away, squeezed out or otherwise undervalued to the point of exit. Many good drivers, ditto.
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Old 18th Apr 2018, 03:26
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top tier management team-wise.
Mmmm not sure I'd go quite that far!!
For sure there were a few really top drawer managers who outshone and contained the dross .... but the vacuum left by their departure just left space that's been filled by the pretenders...( remember it's not just the cream that floats to the surface but also the.........!!)
The ingredients of its self destruction were already there in the company ...it just took the greed of Lux ( and those happy to take their thirty pieces of silver) to whip them up into the perfect storm.
Agree some of the best drivers ( and others too) and was a great place to work...before they saw what was happening and left.
I see the exit door is now beginning to spin for the guys who were recruited to fill the empty seats too.
Big Shame.

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Old 18th Apr 2018, 22:03
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If it smells like shit - it's probably shit! Well said boys.
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Old 19th Apr 2018, 16:20
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If it smells like shit - it's probably shit! Well said boys.
Or Cheese...
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Old 24th May 2018, 15:47
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I know little about Lux Aviation groups overall financial standing but what I am well aware of is that Lux Aviation UK i.e. LEA are morally and ethically bankrupt as a business.
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Old 25th May 2018, 14:58
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Luxaviation's 10-year path to greatness
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Old 25th May 2018, 19:29
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No doubting Hansen's ability to tell a good tale.

the brothers Grimm dont hold a candle to this mans creative story telling.

in the meantime.......headless chickens rule the roost here at the company formerly known as LEA as the business tries to reverse back to a de centralised status quo in order to attempt to regain the trust of customers , owners and staff.

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Old 26th May 2018, 11:36
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https://www.flightglobal.com/news/ar...atness-448489/
“We had good capital and good people, and a certain amount of luck,” he says. “In a lot of instances, the timing was right.”

What a joke !!!!!!
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Old 26th May 2018, 13:41
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We had good capital and good people
that much is true .......the key word being "had"!!!!!

clearly millions and millions have been squandered with no evidence of any return apart from the pursuit of some grandiose dream from a man who admits he knew nothing about the industry....Lesson number one being that it is a service industry built on attentive and competent personal and individual relationships.....not mega corporation style branding and centralisation.

The good people all left and those of ability who replaced them ( who bought into Hansens rhetoric) are also going or have already gone. Ask anyone what they particularly did not like and , on a local level, one man's name comes up every time......
its a measure of how out of control the whole enterprise is that this man is still able to work his extraordinary personal agenda with seeming impunity...and with such devastating consequences to the company's ability to attract and retain good pilots cc and ops staff.





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Old 7th Jun 2018, 21:02
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Not sure what you guys and girls are concerned about - according to EBACE and the PR machine; all is rosy in Luxaviation Land
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Old 8th Jun 2018, 11:40
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Remember the musicians still playing on the sinking Titanic ...
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Old 11th Jun 2018, 11:13
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Well if rumour control has it right.........the news is that the penny has finaly dropped with Lux that all is not well with their local management. We have all looked on in disbelief as one person after another has thrown in the towel and walked....all with one man's name on their lips.
seems the face saving solution offered to become a line pilot on a non UK based aircraft doesnt fool anyone as to the true reasons for this.
if this is true ...there are scores of ex LEA drivers who will feel justice has finaly been done by such a humiliating demotion.
A P45 would seem to be a more appropriate and permanent solution to satisfy the many grievances concerning this gentleman.

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Old 12th Jun 2018, 08:09
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If this is referring to who I think you are Ghengis then I would agree that a P45 is the only solution. This man single handedly ran an autocratic fiefdom that was characterised by extreme selfishness ( bagged all the best trips for himself), lack of technical understanding ( remember the discussions we had about performance and wet runways.... oh yes and under-fuelling in hot temperatures!!!!) and the application of a weird regime of political correctness.
despite all this and many complaints Lux left him to get on with it...as we all formed an orderly queue and left.
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Old 12th Jun 2018, 10:46
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If Ghengis is who i think he is, he bagged enough prime trips himself on the 650....
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Old 13th Jun 2018, 05:42
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One of the strange things about this industry is the way it sometimes nurtures and protects characters who end up in jobs and management way beyond their ability. (The two types often sustain each other) Promotion can be fast and unmerited ..but the fall into ignominy and obscurity can be cruel and even faster.
as the old saying goes ...."Best to treat colleagues well on the way up... because you never know who you might meet again on your way down."
there will be few tears shed if the reported predicament of a certain manager are correct.
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Old 15th Nov 2018, 13:02
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You might be glad to know that the cost savings of Luxaviation not attending EBAC 2019 will be spent on Safety.......
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Old 16th Nov 2018, 19:59
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https://t.co/DVpVN92fLK?amp=1
This is the link to Hansens letter. Seems a rather unconvincing pre emptive strike to attempt to stop tongues wagging and rumours flying concerning the real reasons for not attending.....which are??

i well recall the extraordinary introductory speech ( if you can call it that!) when a a senior manager from LEA ( as was) addressed the bemused staff of Execujet in Cambridge shortly after purchase of that company.

the "luxaviation way" and its priorities was described in a few bullet points.

to the utter astonishment of all present, safety was about three or four down the list of priorities. Customer Service and achieving customer expectations were of greater importance.

the need to focus attention and spend resources on safety now has a hollow ring to it.




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Old 19th Nov 2018, 19:31
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Sounds like they made the schoolboy error of not putting 'Safety' at the top of every list - regardless - we all know it has to be there, so maybe they fell foul of the 'of course its at the top of our list' trait and wanted to place emphasis on areas Execjet had been slacking on.........;-)
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Old 20th Nov 2018, 11:34
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Sounds like they made the schoolboy error of not putting 'Safety' at the top of every list - regardless - we all know it has to be there, so maybe they fell foul of the 'of course its at the top of our list' trait and wanted to place emphasis on areas Execjet had been slacking on.........;-)
maybe the result of trying to impose the blueprint of a cultural concept from a hotel chain on operative aviation for a shitton of money...
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