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Cathay Pacific ‘to axe 6,000 staff and Dragon brand’ in bid to stay afloat

Old 20th Oct 2020, 10:08
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Cathay Pacific ‘to axe 6,000 staff and Dragon brand’ in bid to stay afloat

Cuts, which sources say will be announced on Wednesday, are a quarter less than expected and smaller than the industry average

About 5,000 employees in Hong Kong could be let go, with future lay-offs possible if pandemic not brought under control
https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/...agon-brand-bid
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Old 20th Oct 2020, 10:16
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Looks like Danny has been speaking to pilots again... let’s just see if this one comes true.
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Old 20th Oct 2020, 10:26
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Yes dragonair will be axed.
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Old 20th Oct 2020, 12:45
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If nothing else Destiny78 you can rest assured that after some years in the industry I have been exposed to some real wa$kers. Congratulations you have taken the Gold medal 🥇
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Old 20th Oct 2020, 13:05
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If nothing else Destiny78 you can rest assured that after some years in the industry I have been exposed to some real wa$kers. Congratulations you have taken the Gold medal 🥇
He might be Danny boy.
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Old 20th Oct 2020, 15:16
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He might be Danny boy.
Well said couldn't agree mors
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He might be Danny boy.
good call bro...
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Old 20th Oct 2020, 15:45
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Hmm... New name: Cathay Dragon Pacific
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Old 20th Oct 2020, 21:09
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Dragon “brand” to go . Thats all . Pilots will be retained , but no idea how cx will integrate them into the mainline operations. I think it will happen.
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Old 21st Oct 2020, 00:12
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Originally Posted by TheGreenDragon View Post
Dragon “brand” to go . Thats all . Pilots will be retained , but no idea how cx will integrate them into the mainline operations. I think it will happen.
So 500+ more pilots for CX to offer the sign or be fired PoS18 to... Lovely! Can’t wait for the morale to hit rock bottom. You think working at CX/KA sucked before, just wait for this... JCP/JCR squeezing every last penny out of a horrible contract. How many will leave? How many will stay under absolutely miserable conditions in the new CCP’s Hong Kong? 🤮 🤮 🤮
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Old 21st Oct 2020, 00:40
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Originally Posted by cxorcist View Post
So 500+ more pilots for CX to offer the sign or be fired PoS18 to... Lovely! Can’t wait for the morale to hit rock bottom. You think working at CX/KA sucked before, just wait for this... JCP/JCR squeezing every last penny out of a horrible contract. How many will leave? How many will stay under absolutely miserable conditions in the new CCP’s Hong Kong? 🤮 🤮 🤮
No one will leave yet.
Everyone will stay.
It's a pretty grim situation out there's not sure if you know anyone working for other airlines.
When the world gets better and airlines pickup, people will re-evaluate. But CX will most definitely never be short of staff.
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Old 21st Oct 2020, 00:55
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Originally Posted by cxorcist View Post
So 500+ more pilots for CX to offer the sign or be fired PoS18 to... Lovely! Can’t wait for the morale to hit rock bottom. You think working at CX/KA sucked before, just wait for this... JCP/JCR squeezing every last penny out of a horrible contract. How many will leave? How many will stay under absolutely miserable conditions in the new CCP’s Hong Kong? 🤮 🤮 🤮
Everyone who can, because they need to put bread on the table. There are plenty who can't out there at the moment.
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Old 21st Oct 2020, 00:57
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Announcement already on the hub. Cathay Dragon to close
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Old 21st Oct 2020, 00:58
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Originally Posted by destiny78 View Post
Yes dragonair will be axed.
au contraire, a Dragon rebrand is probs a positive commercial decision given the very active antipathy directed towards the airline on the Mainland.
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Old 21st Oct 2020, 00:59
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No one will leave yet.
Everyone will stay.
It's a pretty grim situation out there's not sure if you know anyone working for other airlines.
When the world gets better and airlines pickup, people will re-evaluate. But CX will most definitely never be short of staff.
Well, if everyone stays, then redundancies are inevitable. CX definitely will not need 3800 pilots for quite some time. So everyone stays and gets the minimum payout from PoS18? Nice, time for wifey to get a job! Maybe the kids too, which works out since schools won’t be affordable. Helper goes home to Manila, and her family starves to death. Thank you China!
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Are the redundancies following LIFO?
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Old 21st Oct 2020, 02:29
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Are the redundancies following LIFO?
since everybody will be signing cos18 I don’t see why not. Imagine that’s the reason it has been done the way it has.
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Old 21st Oct 2020, 02:34
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Originally Posted by doolay View Post
Are the redundancies following LIFO?
​​​​​​​yes.
however how many B scalers will leave??
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Old 21st Oct 2020, 02:35
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Originally Posted by doolay View Post
Are the redundancies following LIFO?
Of course, the question is how many?
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Merlin finally turns on Kilgharrah ! Tis indeed a sad, sad day
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