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Old 31st Dec 2021, 07:45
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2021 brought us COS18, "sign or be fired".
So what will 2022 bring? Well that should be pretty obvious now. "Closed Loop or be fired".
Concurrently CX will be applying to CAD for "temporary" amendments and exemptions to every part of the current AFTLS so that 2 months flying can be crammed into a 3 week period. These will be granted without exception.
There will be RAT/PCR tests before and after every flight as well as ASR-F to be submitted after every pattern. Any breach of any of these requirements will result in criminal action against you personally as they will be law.
What is also certain is that the penalty for your family will increase. A week in PB for them if you are deemed a close contact. 3 weeks in PB for them if you test positive even if completely asymptomatic.

The Government, the Company, even the HK public, all need a scapegoat. You're it. Good Luck.
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Old 31st Dec 2021, 08:06
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Sounds like the wives are going to keep the tennis coaches busy. Just watch that seniority skyrocket...
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Old 31st Dec 2021, 10:32
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Unfortunately Cathay Pacific is dead and in the ground. The Government are just waiting to heap the soil on the casket. Huge shame but at least they will get rid of a lot of pesky foreigners with their ideas of democracy, hurrah!
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I think Ken’s post had more than a touch of irony.
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Just look at the morons falling over themselves to VOLUNTEER even after the forced contract change. When will the pilots ever show any self respect for their colleagues or even more importantly for themselves!
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Thanks for that Globonik. Fac6 doesn’t do irony or perhaps doesn’t realise that the SCMP sometimes refers to Cathay pilots as “foreigners”. Oh well, good luck guys.

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Old 31st Dec 2021, 16:38
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Good thing all those saffers you British colonial fast jet commanders and superior aussie prisoners like to blame for all your troubles got themselves HKG passports then...

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Old 31st Dec 2021, 16:58
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Good thing all those saffers you British colonial fast jet commanders and superior aussie prisoners like to blame for all your troubles got themselves HKG passports then...

So that they can spend the rest of their lives in Groundhog Day ? Without Andy McDowell sadly.
Maybe it’s payback time for Robbens’ Island ?
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Old 31st Dec 2021, 17:10
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Originally Posted by Globocnik View Post
So that they can spend the rest of their lives in Groundhog Day ? Without Andy McDowell sadly.
Maybe it’s payback time for Robbens’ Island ?
It's now become a game of "last man standing".

I do love Andie McDowell. I'd marry her for a green card yesterday!
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Originally Posted by missingblade View Post
It's now become a game of "last man standing".

I do love Andie McDowell. I'd marry her for a green card yesterday!

Sadly she’s got the IQ of a Kit Kat/Hershey bar / other confectionery is available.
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Old 31st Dec 2021, 17:30
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Originally Posted by Globocnik View Post
Sadly she’s got the IQ of a Kit Kat/Hershey bar / other confectionery is available.
Perfect for the average cx pilot whose primary concerns in life seems to be when will his JFO upgrade be and how to claim for a taxi when he gets out of Penny's bay..
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Old 1st Jan 2022, 08:05
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Originally Posted by kenfoggo View Post
Thanks for that Globonik. Fac6 doesn’t do irony or perhaps doesn’t realise that the SCMP sometimes refers to Cathay pilots as “foreigners”. Oh well, good luck guys.
Sorry was trigger happy. My apologies didn't see the hidden irony there. Peace and Happy New Year!
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Old 1st Jan 2022, 08:13
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Peace. Out.
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Look maybe I’ve missed something. I’ve read a lot of comments about how the government wants to shut CX down or TRYING to shut CX down as if it’s some great conspiracy.

My question is, why exactly do you think that? What benefit would there be to the government closing CX?
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Old 2nd Jan 2022, 01:16
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Originally Posted by red_dirt View Post
Look maybe I’ve missed something. I’ve read a lot of comments about how the government wants to shut CX down or TRYING to shut CX down as if it’s some great conspiracy.

My question is, why exactly do you think that? What benefit would there be to the government closing CX?
https://www.business-standard.com/ar...1100067_1.html

This is a war against business, not against a single entity. However what does not bode well is that CX is a legacy from a colonial period, something the CCP would like to remove.
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Old 2nd Jan 2022, 05:13
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Unfortunately Hkg is now run by the “Sopranos Inc China’ who compared to Swire are still the new boys on the block. Don’t think they will roll over just yet
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Old 10th Jan 2022, 10:32
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So latest update is asking for crew to “seriously” consider volunteering for Closed Loop or EDTF to increase productivity.

When the (GMO) and everyone on the third floor sold our freedoms, well-being and mental Heath to the CHP to keep the operations running, no one will be stupid enough to help them out.

Bring on another round of VSS
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Old 10th Jan 2022, 11:55
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Closed Loop will be the least of CX worries soon.

Beijing now wanting to punish CX for spreading Omicron will be the biggest threat.

The ‘Operations’ clowns are looking for ‘wetbacks’ to keep a shitshow on the road.
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The jellyfish will be the first ‘casualty of war’ - retiring due to ‘family reasons’.

Can’t wait to see the back of this excuse for a human being.

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Old 10th Jan 2022, 18:50
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These are the new promotions to the Hong Kong Government. Highly respected by president Xi, they have a direct line to him and his thought. Closed loop is the least of your problems.

From Bloomberg.

"Chinese President Xi Jinping has deployed a top Xinjiang police official to command the nation’s army post in Hong Kong, raising fears Beijing is taking an increasingly hard line on security in the Asian finance hub.

Major General Peng Jingtang will become commander of the People’s Liberation Army’s Hong Kong garrison at the request of Xi, China’s Defense Ministry said in a statement. Peng was previously deputy chief of staff for the armed police force in the far Western region of Xinjiang, where the U.S. government has accused China of repressive polices against Uyghur Muslims that amount to genocide. Beijing strongly denies the charge.

China has in recent years installed officials with experience heading crackdowns in key Hong Kong roles. In early 2020, Luo Huining, a Communist Party stalwart known for executing Xi’s anti-corruption campaign, became head of the central government’s powerful Liaison Office in the city. Xia Baolong, known for prosecuting a campaign against Christian churches in Zhejiang province, was named director of the Hong Kong & Macau Affairs Office in the same year."


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