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Adelaide walkout

Old 12th Nov 2018, 06:44
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Adelaide walkout

Two consequtive cadet courses have walked away from the companys COS18 offer and the third course is considering their position.
Xiamen Airlines stepping in to pick up the pilots fully trained at CX expense. WTW.
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Old 12th Nov 2018, 06:52
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Wouldn'f be surprised, but source?
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Old 12th Nov 2018, 07:23
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So the non-rated cadets have bigger balls than most pilots already at CX!
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Old 12th Nov 2018, 07:45
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Originally Posted by havoste View Post
Wouldn'f be surprised, but source?
Source: Neighbours daughter who is on ( was on ) the course.

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Old 12th Nov 2018, 08:54
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Originally Posted by unitedabx View Post
Two consequtive cadet courses have walked away from the companys COS18 offer and the third course is considering their position.
Xiamen Airlines stepping in to pick up the pilots fully trained at CX expense. WTW.
Presumably only those eligable with home visit permits/ HKSAR passports? Or HKID holders (but foreigners) as well?
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Old 12th Nov 2018, 13:40
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Originally Posted by unitedabx View Post
Two consequtive cadet courses have walked away from the companys COS18 offer and the third course is considering their position.
Xiamen Airlines stepping in to pick up the pilots fully trained at CX expense. WTW.

wow if this is true then it is a big statement.
i heard there was a petition going around to try let the current cadets in training stay on POS08.
if thatís true ...good for them.
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Old 12th Nov 2018, 14:44
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Seems a strange course of action to me. CX is paying for the training. Is there something in the new contract that means they have to repay costs if they walk once licensed? If not why on earth do they not complete the training then walk?
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Old 12th Nov 2018, 21:53
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Have you bothered to read COS18? Itís on a much lower cost base than even C scale, which would become B scale light after that introduction really. Without any guarantees at anything. Ever.

They can complete the training at their own expense, a lot of them are almost done anyway. With the added benefit of sticking CX the finger and going to HKA or XMN I fully understand their sentiments.

In the real world, when you f*** someone over, there are consequences to such action. Usually out of principle. If these guys and girls decided to walk I only commend that.
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Old 13th Nov 2018, 03:03
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Brush wingers to brush walkers. Outstanding. TTW.

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Old 13th Nov 2018, 05:09
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there is still no proof this actually occured, PPRuNe is the only place i have heard about it
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Old 13th Nov 2018, 07:39
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Originally Posted by TurningFinalRWY36 View Post
there is still no proof this actually occured, PPRuNe is the only place i have heard about it
Facts can be so misleading, where rumors, true or false, are often revealing. - Hans Landa (Inglorious Bastards)
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Old 14th Nov 2018, 02:46
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Originally Posted by Freehills View Post
Presumably only those eligable with home visit permits/ HKSAR passports? Or HKID holders (but foreigners) as well?
I thought only HK permanent residents were allowed on the cadetships (as per CX careers website). The walkout may have included already CPL licenced individuals on the SO upgrade course (open to all nationalities) but they wouldn't have bonds or contracts to break I would have thought (happy to be corrected)
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Old 14th Nov 2018, 02:55
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Rumor I heard was that there are so many CX crew under training at FTA in Adelaide that FTA does not have enough accommodation. They are having to provide off campus accommodation and transport to and from FTA. Donít shoot the messenger just what I heard !
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Old 14th Nov 2018, 05:45
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Yes, but there are HK PR who do not have Chinese nationality, so getting work permit for China will be more convoluted than a Chinese HK PR holder (SAR passport)
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Old 14th Nov 2018, 13:58
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Seems to me that those in ADL with better options will walk and the rest will take CoS18. CX will once again be scraping the razor thin slime off the bottom of the barrel and throwing it into our cockpits for the rest of us to deal with. Nothing new about that! The CX pilot job just keeps getting worse.
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Old 19th Nov 2018, 18:36
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Unitedabx .....so even your neighbour's daughter has bigger balls than those at CX?
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Old 21st Nov 2018, 03:04
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Originally Posted by EESDL View Post
Unitedabx .....so even your neighbour's daughter has bigger balls than those at CX?
As a non-supervisory pilot, doing the best to steer my children away from a career in aviation, I'm somewhat bemused that I've heard a number of the COS 18 candidates will be sons and daughters of pilot managers? So when you talk of balls don't forget it goes up the chain a bit. Even with the career protections available to these candidates versus the locals say ( hundreds of unofficial hours in simulators etc etc ) how could you not protest and sign your kids up for this?

But when you go higher up the chain, it gets even more amusing, at an executive level, they've signed their kids up with the opposition cadet program.
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Old 21st Nov 2018, 06:59
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That says it all
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Old 21st Nov 2018, 07:50
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Pretty sure the walkout is just a rumour, have heard from someone who knows people down in Adelaide it is not true
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Old 21st Nov 2018, 08:16
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Say it ain’t so...........

PPRuNe rumors all hot air and blustering?

nah, can’t be.
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