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Old 21st Aug 2007, 07:07
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New GF VPO

Does anybody know the new Vice President Flight Operations, Christopher Cain?

a- His flying background
b- His management background
c- Personality
d- Any more info….
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Old 21st Aug 2007, 07:09
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Probably find out at the roadshow today
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Old 21st Aug 2007, 07:17
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He accepted a job with one of the sickest airlines in the world right now, what more do you need to know? Obviously desperate for a job!
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Old 21st Aug 2007, 07:24
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Or keen for a challenge!!! He'll certainly get one of those
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Old 21st Aug 2007, 07:54
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Chris Caine has been our VP ops in EY for a couple of weeks, then kicked out for political reasons. He ''resigned'' then joined EK as far as I know...
Hell of a nice guy to me.
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Old 21st Aug 2007, 08:42
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Sounds like he's been around, political reasons at EY I understand. Why did he leave EK(if he was indeed there) - for career advancement (GF?). I suppose every bicycle needs a set of handlebars.
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Old 21st Aug 2007, 09:33
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Obviously desperate for a job!
How do you know?
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Old 21st Aug 2007, 09:45
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Unless he knows something none of the rest of us do, lets take the positive approach and let the chips fall where they may...
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Old 21st Aug 2007, 10:27
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a- His flying background
British trained, then flew for swissair for a long time
b- His management background
Deputy chief pilot Fokker100 (I believe) with swissair
then, I thought VP Training with EY (for a very short while)
c- Personality
Hell of a nice guy and a real gentleman. A pleasure to fly with. Hope he's not being shafted there!!
d- Any more info….
Obviously leaving EK for a new challenge. I am sure he is good news for you guys at GF (as good as it can get)
All the best for you Chris!! Keep the blue side up.
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Old 21st Aug 2007, 10:38
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Chris Cain was indeed at EY. - He is a great guy. As far as I know he was Chief Pilot on the fokker at Swissair and in management and training for many years. When he was head of training at EY I found him to be very fair and approachable. I know he went to EK and was very happy there so perhaps he's gone to GF for the challenge?!
Good luck Chris!
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Old 21st Aug 2007, 10:48
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I knew him from EY. A very nice guy and a pleasure to fly and deal with
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Old 21st Aug 2007, 11:10
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This is the best news GF have had for a while, its about time Chris had some luck, he would have been great at EY had it lasted.

If you dont want him send hime back to EY please!!!!
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Old 21st Aug 2007, 12:27
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We lost him!
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Old 21st Aug 2007, 13:44
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Chris Cain

Postholder training with EY:10 weeks
VPO : 8 days
nice guy,good pilot...
manager.......I doubt it
I give him 2 months in BAH
good luck Chris...maybe you should have stayed in DXB
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Old 21st Aug 2007, 14:08
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finally, a western vpo not involved in mafia-ism and localism. wonder how long til the locals start ganging up against him for their own purposes.
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Old 21st Aug 2007, 16:10
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Probably as we speak Brassplate....
Probably as we speak ......

Chao

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Old 21st Aug 2007, 22:33
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CC is a good man and lovely pilot to fly with.
Trust his next trip to Johannesburg will be safer, in the shopping center I mean!
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