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25th Jul 2020, 04:55
Replies: 57
Views: 13,876
Posted By Popgun

Zoom will impact...not replace

This.

Caught up with a few old friends during the week. They work as a senior partner in a major law firm, a senior manager in a multi-national building conglomerate and head of IT services in a...
14th Jun 2020, 10:02
Replies: 1,240
Views: 360,738
Posted By Popgun

Agreed. Itís sleazy, greedy, amoral...

Agreed.

Itís sleazy, greedy, amoral behaviour with motivations more aligned to white-collar criminals than a community-focussed, consumer-oriented type of owner and manager with the national...
Forum: Middle East
14th Jun 2020, 04:35
Replies: 964
Views: 1,087,958
Posted By Popgun

I feel for any crew member going through this...

I feel for any crew member going through this very tough time. I have been through it as an expat in a previous life and wish you all the best as you pick up the pieces and try to rebuild your life....
18th May 2020, 11:36
Replies: 1,287
Views: 486,335
Posted By Popgun

Whoís Jayne? Oh I see....you mean Carla. 😂🤣🤮 ...

Whoís Jayne? Oh I see....you mean Carla. 😂🤣🤮

Any of the troops associated with an organisation in which that individual is within whiffing distance of an executive role should expect nothing other...
14th May 2020, 12:31
Replies: 42
Views: 17,548
Posted By Popgun

Oh God, just let it die or do the humane thing...

Oh God, just let it die or do the humane thing and euthanise!

More people will be assisted in to a sustainable future if the nonsensical fantasy of Virgin 2.0 is abandoned.

Let it die. There...
5th May 2020, 02:11
Replies: 84
Views: 27,127
Posted By Popgun

I agree that we are not likely to see the 380 or...

I agree that we are not likely to see the 380 or 747 for quite a while.

However, I think the JQ787 will continue to be utilised. It has a footprint that the A321 cannot get near and a cost base...
24th Apr 2020, 08:33
Replies: 275
Views: 93,363
Posted By Popgun

Employee entitlements are $450 million according...

Employee entitlements are $450 million according to business journos on the news reports tonight.

With around $7 Billion AUD debt to reconcile with creditors as part of the VA process, the...
23rd Apr 2020, 19:28
Replies: 28
Views: 10,282
Posted By Popgun

I don’t know anyone personally at Swissport. ...

I don’t know anyone personally at Swissport.

I do know they are an organisation that seems motivated to underpay and overwork baggage handlers as evidenced by court rulings:
...
23rd Apr 2020, 05:09
Replies: 229
Views: 78,854
Posted By Popgun

If it was me, Iíd be pitching for JQ salaries...

If it was me, Iíd be pitching for JQ salaries minus 10-20%. That way it would be very clear that the labour side of the cost base was competitive and could not be held accountable for profitability...
1st Jan 2020, 07:51
Replies: 758
Views: 523,487
Posted By Popgun

Yes, I guess it is a bit OTT. Just like home...

Yes, I guess it is a bit OTT. Just like home transport, industry standard crew rest facilities and adequate LOL insurance etc, etc, etc for mainline pilots!

Your viewpoint is obtuse.

It is a...
1st Jan 2020, 07:34
Replies: 758
Views: 523,487
Posted By Popgun

Ahhhh...but there IS a basis.... QF pilots...

Ahhhh...but there IS a basis....

QF pilots have an 8 week roster while JQ pilots are monthly. So JQ pilots usually get second pick dregs on their own metal (or plastic) and then of course are...
31st Dec 2019, 23:54
Replies: 758
Views: 523,487
Posted By Popgun

Pilot salaries are such a tiny fraction of the...

Pilot salaries are such a tiny fraction of the total costs of running a large airline that they will neither make nor break the ensuing profits.

In the exact same way that executive remuneration...
30th Dec 2019, 21:50
Replies: 758
Views: 523,487
Posted By Popgun

Exactly. No one should be scared of a lockout....

Exactly. No one should be scared of a lockout. All it means is that the employer is preventing the locked out employees from performing any work and therefore will not be paying them for the days...
30th Dec 2019, 00:55
Replies: 758
Views: 523,487
Posted By Popgun

But there arenít many relevant lessons! One...

But there arenít many relevant lessons!

One lesson might be a caution not to hand in your resignation. No one is being asked to do that!

Perhaps another might be a caution not to engage in any...
29th Dec 2019, 09:56
Replies: 758
Views: 523,487
Posted By Popgun

Its a shame they can't concede that to fix the...

Its a shame they can't concede that to fix the problem is simple, win-win and will not in any way affect the sustainability of the business.

No airline management will EVER be able to stem the use...
29th Dec 2019, 03:04
Replies: 758
Views: 523,487
Posted By Popgun

Iím no bush lawyer but I suspect they are a LONG...

Iím no bush lawyer but I suspect they are a LONG way short of PIA termination by the FWC and an arbitrated outcome:
...
22nd Nov 2019, 04:37
Replies: 758
Views: 523,487
Posted By Popgun

I suggest you go and read the document: ...

I suggest you go and read the document:

https://www.fwc.gov.au/documents/awardsandorders/html/pr714350.htm

There are 15 potential actions available should they all receive a successful íYesí...
13th May 2019, 10:36
Replies: 19
Views: 2,627
Posted By Popgun

Ok thanks all. What a shame. Appreciate...

Ok thanks all. What a shame.

Appreciate your insights.

PG
13th May 2019, 05:45
Replies: 19
Views: 2,627
Posted By Popgun

Thanks for the replies. So no one actually...

Thanks for the replies.

So no one actually knows what became of the proposal as outlined at RAPAC?

I tried emailing and calling the NSW RAPAC Convenor but none of my messages were ever...
8th May 2019, 12:20
Replies: 46
Views: 13,738
Posted By Popgun

The thread is about JQ to Seoul. Thats the...

The thread is about JQ to Seoul.

Thats the VH registered B787 Australian operation. (Not Jetstar Asia, Pacific or Japan)

None of those flight attendants, whether they are Aussie-based, or BKK...
8th May 2019, 02:05
Replies: 19
Views: 2,627
Posted By Popgun

YSBK South-East VFR Lane Proposal

Does anyone know what has happened to this proposal?

I recall seeing some NSW RAPAC minutes a few years ago that showed work was being progressed on a third VFR point of entry/exit at YSBK. The...
7th May 2019, 15:05
Replies: 46
Views: 13,738
Posted By Popgun

Jetstar cabin crew, no matter where they are...

Jetstar cabin crew, no matter where they are based, do NOT share rooms. They ALL get their own room.

Having stayed in both....The Holiday Inn as well as the Holiday Inn Express in Kuta are both...
22nd Mar 2019, 04:56
Replies: 167
Views: 78,305
Posted By Popgun

BWAHAHAHAHA!!! Gold. In all seriousness...

BWAHAHAHAHA!!! Gold.

In all seriousness though...It would be VERY easy to find instructors for this enterprise if they were contracted to flow to QF mainline (or JQ) after serving satisfactorily...
22nd Mar 2019, 03:48
Replies: 29
Views: 4,828
Posted By Popgun

And even when they DO have an employed observer...

And even when they DO have an employed observer on the ground (for example in the tower) they still don't reissue a completely inaccurate TAF!!!

When the METAR wind is 180 degrees different from...
21st Mar 2019, 08:53
Replies: 169
Views: 151,290
Posted By Popgun

The Tiger EA document shows: 137 days off...

The Tiger EA document shows:

137 days off annually
plus
29 days annual leave

PG
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