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Direct Entry Captain fact finding enquiry

Old 26th Nov 2021, 09:15
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Direct Entry Captain fact finding enquiry

Question for local pilots at CX. (I am local Shanghai base 777 Captain)

We are hearing of possibility of Direct Entry Captain positions in CX in 2022. Any news your side to sharing? Could a local Captain let me know any challenges of life in Hong Kong and the culture in CX. Training/lifestyle and flight deck relation with foreign pilots? It is a big step to move to Hong Kong so any information would be welcome.
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Old 26th Nov 2021, 10:27
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Sorely missing a popcorn emoji right about now
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Old 26th Nov 2021, 10:36
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OK , you say you are interested in joining CX as direct entry Captain. I believe you have very good pilot qualifications and experience, but I do say that CX , in my opinion , will not exist much longer in Hong Kong.
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Old 26th Nov 2021, 10:53
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We all get along just fine in CX. Local and foreign pilots have built up a respectful of one another culture. We have a common enemy after all.
This does not extend to the mainland. The foreign pilot’s are not going to be particularly friendly. As for the local pilots you will be sure to feel their contempt.
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Old 26th Nov 2021, 10:58
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Hopefully you got a Hong Kong PR ID. otherwise you cant join the CX gang, better choice if you going Emirates etc. gotta live outsdie the box.
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Thanks for that 'From a distance'.......Its good to see someone has still got a sense of humor at CX.
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Zhang your better off where you are.
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Old 26th Nov 2021, 11:49
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Please someone take the bait on this one
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Old 26th Nov 2021, 13:53
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There is a pilot shortage coming in China - again. Nowhere is perfect but for some with good records before and after Airforce life and airline, opportunities will exist in Hong Kong. I being training staff may be sooner than other colleagues.so preparation is important.

I have read of problems of terms and conditions. I cannot comment as I am not a CX employee yet. But from what I see, maybe certainly a nice change from Beijing, especially now there is peace in the city.

What about school for children and accommodation? Hopefully a good standard I heard. The wife and children must be made happy.
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Old 26th Nov 2021, 13:59
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Come on in Zhang. The waterís lovely. And you sound like a COS 22 shoe in. Perfect fit.
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Old 26th Nov 2021, 14:01
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Is this a troll?
And did Zhang777 used a vpn to get here?
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Old 26th Nov 2021, 14:13
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Hello Chris, your post is hilarious. Now back to your cubicle and no more coffee for you…
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Old 26th Nov 2021, 15:04
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Hey CK, stay away from the keyboard after you've had a few. Seriously.
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Itís the best time to post. Worked for Zhang.
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Old 26th Nov 2021, 16:38
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So a good airforce record is your aircraft didn't disintegrate around you? Come join us, we'll educate you on the real world.
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Old 26th Nov 2021, 17:10
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This troll got the reactions he exactly wanted from us. Let's move on!
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