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12th Nov 2015, 23:53
Replies: 28
Views: 8,711
Posted By Alien Role

Qantas exit AKL / LAX

Was told by ANZ staff that as soon as Qantas exited that route in 2012, ANZ put an extra 777 on per day and filled it.
Good move Qantas...


Role on...
19th Aug 2015, 23:12
Replies: 5,464
Views: 3,509,000
Posted By Alien Role

Quite easy to make a profit when the fuel price...

Quite easy to make a profit when the fuel price is halved and the "coal face" workers have been beaten over the head with an 18 month pay freeze - despite there not being too much intellectual or...
1st May 2015, 05:12
Replies: 716
Views: 271,958
Posted By Alien Role

Cool 'bout 300 nm with VFR reserves !

'bout 300 nm with VFR reserves !
9th Apr 2015, 02:06
Replies: 35
Views: 20,640
Posted By Alien Role

Red face Sunfish, how's this; was once asked what the...

Sunfish, how's this; was once asked what the lines were running down the gear struts to the wheels?
Explained that they were flexible cables to drive the wheels whilst on the
ground to get...
22nd Mar 2015, 22:32
Replies: 304
Views: 107,737
Posted By Alien Role

Angel I know where there is a cheap 1966 model C172...

I know where there is a cheap 1966 model C172 they could lease if they want to offload the last A320 to create some cash-flow !!
Role on....
26th Feb 2015, 00:00
Replies: 23
Views: 9,028
Posted By Alien Role

And not ONE WORD from Joyce or Creedy about the...

And not ONE WORD from Joyce or Creedy about the effect of a 4.5% pay cut enforced on the people who produce "the goods"!!


Role on.....
22nd Jan 2015, 01:53
Replies: 3,924
Views: 3,791,110
Posted By Alien Role

Teddy Robinson from Bear Island; one of the...

Teddy Robinson from Bear Island; one of the smartest posts on this subject I have read !
I have taken off, seen a wall of red in front of me, turned around and gone back to land. I, my F/O and my...
27th Dec 2014, 00:13
Replies: 173
Views: 60,234
Posted By Alien Role

An aircraft loved by the passengers, the Cabin...

An aircraft loved by the passengers, the Cabin Crew and especially the Flight Crew; like that other magnificent airframe, the B-727, another great Boeing off the books !
Role on.....
22nd Sep 2014, 13:30
Replies: 5,464
Views: 3,509,000
Posted By Alien Role

"End of Line Carrier"

#4 - Mindset; remember Qantas used to operate QF 25/26 AKL-LAX-JFK-LAX-AKL ?
To cope with demand, AirNZ have now had to put on a 3RD (yes,turd) 777 out of AKL EACH NIGHT !!
Role on.....
10th Jul 2014, 00:04
Replies: 505
Views: 209,170
Posted By Alien Role

WHO STOLE MY CHEESE??

When Ansett was destroyed, for some time I struggled with the reality of my situation until my Daughter bought me a "motivational" book called "WHO STOLE MY CHEESE"
It is a lighthearted story about...
24th Jun 2014, 13:19
Replies: 8
Views: 3,672
Posted By Alien Role

"Give it a crack"??

V-1/2. You do NOT "give it a crack"..... The Captain takes off KNOWING that the conditions are within HIS and the AIRCRAFT'S capabilities !! Role on.....
25th Apr 2014, 01:08
Replies: 5,464
Views: 3,509,000
Posted By Alien Role

Mikk _13 Is this standard form from a CEO...

Mikk _13


Is this standard form from a CEO from the Irish Republic who may be totally insensitive to the ANZAC Tradition... ??
18th Apr 2014, 01:43
Replies: 13
Views: 8,352
Posted By Alien Role

AEROPELICAN AIRPORT SOLD ??

Heard yesterday that the Aeropelican complex has found buyers.......
Role on.....
9th Apr 2014, 08:02
Replies: 42
Views: 21,503
Posted By Alien Role

Was told by a NZ Engineer that they might be...

Was told by a NZ Engineer that they might be great as a marketing tool, but the black ships are a pain for the engineers - they got a lightning strike on the black 777 and whereas with a white hull...
31st Mar 2014, 13:05
Replies: 5,464
Views: 3,509,000
Posted By Alien Role

THE QANTAS "MANAGEMENT" MANTRA.....

QUOTE OF THE MILLENIUM !!
" We trained hard but it seemed that every time we were beginning to form up into teams.....We would be reorganised.
I was to learn later in life, that we tend to meet any...
23rd Mar 2014, 03:55
Replies: 16
Views: 5,036
Posted By Alien Role

Perhaps AJ is "navigating" - it would seem...

Perhaps AJ is "navigating" - it would seem consistent with the direction he is taking the Qantas Group !!


Role on.....
29th Jan 2014, 01:21
Replies: 5,464
Views: 3,509,000
Posted By Alien Role

COSGROVE REPLACEMENT.

So who should be the replacement for General Cosgrove ??
There is surely only one suitable person - the self proclaimed "aviation expert", the inimitable Jeffrey Thomas .
Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha

Role...
26th Nov 2013, 11:50
Replies: 5,464
Views: 3,509,000
Posted By Alien Role

Another reason....

Sunfish; "The reason Qantas is a basket case"...
Another reason Sunfish, is that Qantas has a lightweight CEO who has surrounded himself with equally ( or more so ) lightweight management who are...
11th Sep 2013, 01:11
Replies: 23
Views: 14,515
Posted By Alien Role

Jetstar "COMFORT PACK"

"Comfort Pack and how to increase revenue ??
Speaking to a chap a few days ago whose friends had flown Jetstar from Hawaii - "we will never fly Jetstar again".

Being a warm climate, most...
3rd Sep 2013, 00:32
Replies: 9
Views: 9,143
Posted By Alien Role

From what I hear, not necessarily to take up...

From what I hear, not necessarily to take up positions on the 747 but start on the 737 and hopefully progress as the operation "expanded" ?
Anyone like to guess what will happen as the Atlas...
19th Jun 2013, 00:40
Replies: 834
Views: 614,178
Posted By Alien Role

Never trust ADL in winter !

Personal experience - Ansett days; CBR to ADL with a CAVOK TAFOR / TTF-M on ADL.
Preparing for briefing prior to TOPD and got the ADL atis which indicated fog moving in from the NE. Had not...
17th Jun 2013, 11:05
Replies: 22
Views: 11,086
Posted By Alien Role

RENURPP; only for a few months. Yes ,...

RENURPP; only for a few months.

Yes , Maslings was a failing operation and Ansett wanted desperately to get there hands on Aeropelican to secure the large interstate on-carriage that "the Duck"...
15th May 2013, 14:00
Replies: 108
Views: 75,004
Posted By Alien Role

EFAFO; case proven - young, naive,...

EFAFO; case proven - young, naive, ill-informed, inexperienced....

Role on....
13th May 2013, 03:36
Replies: 108
Views: 75,004
Posted By Alien Role

Goodonyamate - Evidently the EFA crew do get...

Goodonyamate - Evidently the EFA crew do get first bite of the cherry, but susposedly only a couple are 747 endorsed and the F/O's are all relatively low time jet experienced.
Considering the...
15th Feb 2013, 09:52
Replies: 1,008
Views: 191,759
Posted By Alien Role

No confusion, QF is the word. Role on....

No confusion, QF is the word.

Role on....
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