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Repatriation flight after 25 years in PEY

Old 30th Apr 2019, 04:04
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Repatriation flight after 25 years in PEY

Devasted to read Gary T's report on Yammar about his PRI4 No Sub J class repatriatioin flight back to UK downgraded to PEY after 25 years service.
From GMA , CPBoeing, Director CX People to Veta Manager they should all hang their heads in shame. What an appalling way to treat someone and his wife on their last day.
Just shows what a f****king mess this company is in.


And no apology from the company. After his holiday perhaps GMA will spout more platitudes about "trying to do better" but really this is all a bit of a joke now. I wonder what their PR/HR consultants would say about this terrible treatment of staff.
No repect at all so none will be returned. You reap what you sow Cathay.
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Old 30th Apr 2019, 04:14
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WOW...just wow!!!!!
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Old 30th Apr 2019, 04:31
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There's no love at CX.

Management(Tom Owen's department) know about these issues, they don't care and they aren't going to do anything about it.

You've already given your years of service so they got what they want and you ain't getting what you want.
It's a bit like CX telling you they will review a pay deal after you've signed the agreement...
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Old 30th Apr 2019, 04:43
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[QUOTE=dabz;10459383]There's no love at CX.

Management(Tom Owen's department) know about these issues, they don't care and they aren't going to do anything about it.

Small potatoes really and dabz totally correct.. Dir People (the army guy with zero background in HR) doesn't give a sh*t, he only cares about his bonus. Thinking that DFO will even mention this is laughable.

I would totally throw this benefit away to get a 'Real" Medical and Dental plan that won't bankrupt a family... But that won't happen.

#CXit
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Old 30th Apr 2019, 04:48
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But if it is a pilot manager or mason, they get the full works. Framed photo of a CX aircraft ( usually the wrong type ), lunch at Dakotas and a funny handshake with photo and a mention in Wednesdays Funny paper.
Wonder what send off CP Boeing will get ?
Flights looking pretty full down to PER these days.
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Old 30th Apr 2019, 05:57
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When is the CP going ?
i was told many years ago that unless you were a mason you had zero chance of even being considered for management not that I would want that job but it was an enlightening observation

what flabergasts me is that any of you continue to be shocked at the contemptible attitude that this company holds us in
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Old 30th Apr 2019, 06:41
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When is the CP going ?
i was told many years ago that unless you were a mason you had zero chance of even being considered for management not that I would want that job but it was an enlightening observation

what flabergasts me is that any of you continue to be shocked at the contemptible attitude that this company holds us in
i think you are rather overstating the Lodge nonsense. 25 years ago. Maybe. In fact probably. Now... I very much doubt it.
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Old 30th Apr 2019, 09:21
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Priority 4, no accom in pong Kong. How about a hotel in HKG until a seat is available. The end of the day, and pay attention folks if they ask will you accept PEY, and you say yes. You have given them 40k for nothing. Sadly seats seem to become available if you cost them. If you roll they make twice the money. Taking the upgrade off a pax and downgrading you is a win win. Its a dog eat dog mentality
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Old 30th Apr 2019, 09:26
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And your 25 yrs of delivering hundreds of thousands of fare paying people safely to their destination means shit too under the current administration they have either dropped the ball or lost the plot.

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Old 30th Apr 2019, 09:39
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Correct. And to boot having paid your tax and gone through all the other formalities its tme to be offsky ... not hanging around HK. They sadly know this and youre over a barrel.
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Old 30th Apr 2019, 18:15
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30 Years in CX - 26 as a Captain - and on my Repat flight to LHR (albeit FCL) the Crew at the Check in Desk scrawled "No Lounge" on my Boarding pass. Probably joined before he was born. Now I fly with BA on a Staff ticket. They treat us much better.
I'd rather buy myself a glass of bubbly than have one from Cathay. Just tastes better.
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Old 30th Apr 2019, 22:10
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What a joke. Hearing that makes me feel sick. He should be offered a few sets of PRI 4 NOSUB LO tickets for his retirement.

There are plenty of ways this could have been mitigated. But our company seems bent on division, tension, conflict, and disunity.

This should be a real warning for new joiners. You are not joining a company that has your best interests at heart.

How incredibly sad.
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Old 30th Apr 2019, 22:57
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. He should be offered a few sets of PRI 4 NOSUB LO tickets for his retirement.
I totally agree but we all know he will be given nothing. When you retire at CX, there is no thank you for your years of service.
Their attitude is "there is nothing more we can use him for now, so f%(k him. " Don't even get me started on PRI 29 staff travel... another slap in the face.

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Old 30th Apr 2019, 23:46
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The sad and disturbing aspect of this story is the fact that it's a deliberate policy, endorsed by management. It is just one more way for the company to express how little respect they have for you, and your life's long effort on behalf of the company. Needless to say, does anyone here believe that a senior manager would find himself being downgraded on his repatriation flight? No, didn't think so. Be guided accordingly. You only have one career.
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Old 1st May 2019, 09:49
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Caring employer.
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Old 1st May 2019, 10:03
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What I would wonder is if its worth spending 25 years with them, rather than being here posting. And ideally do something about it
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Old 1st May 2019, 14:58
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Many are doing something about it. They are leaving.
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Old 2nd May 2019, 02:36
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I am sorry to hear about stuff like this. You can tell a great deal about someone in how they treat others particularly in how they take care of and treat the help.

Perhaps things like this are why Mickey Mouse wears a Cathay Pacific watch.
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Old 2nd May 2019, 03:16
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Originally Posted by Slasher1 View Post
I am sorry to hear about stuff like this. You can tell a great deal about someone in how they treat others particularly in how they take care of and treat the help.

Perhaps things like this are why Mickey Mouse wears a Cathay Pacific watch.
I thought Cathay pilots wear Mickey Mouse watches. My bad! I must have that backwards.
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Old 2nd May 2019, 07:50
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OH well..when you get your command at least you can look forward to your 13th month pay cheque...oh wait a minute????
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