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23rd Dec 2018, 11:14
Replies: 63
Views: 20,670
Posted By longjohn

huh? JQ/ QF and Virgin all operate to Bali....

huh?

JQ/ QF and Virgin all operate to Bali. JQ operating out of every major city ie 3 x daily from Perth alone.

what do you mean Icarus?
18th Oct 2016, 12:02
Replies: 10
Views: 9,244
Posted By longjohn

A true gentleman indeed. Far too young, a...

A true gentleman indeed.

Far too young, a real tragedy.
1st Jul 2010, 13:13
Replies: 53
Views: 10,312
Posted By longjohn

Could someone please explain how the payment of...

Could someone please explain how the payment of an allowance would reduce Fatigue levels?
1st Dec 2009, 12:26
Replies: 59
Views: 9,387
Posted By longjohn

Donkey, Whilst retirements are a part of the...

Donkey,

Whilst retirements are a part of the equation, growth is the progression mantra at JQ.

With significant growth ahead again this year, progression through retirements will be at best an...
13th Nov 2009, 21:10
Replies: 87
Views: 16,344
Posted By longjohn

There were a number of airlines applying for...

There were a number of airlines applying for these slots, not just JQ and SQ.

Am I reading this correctly - some QF group pilots would rather see SQ gain capacity than JQ?
3rd Oct 2009, 02:55
Replies: 81
Views: 14,630
Posted By longjohn

The terms and conditions in Tiger are certainly...

The terms and conditions in Tiger are certainly dissappointing:

However, I can understand why experienced Jet Captains looking for an Australian job are applying to Tiger (yes I did say...
13th Sep 2009, 12:33
Replies: 50
Views: 6,654
Posted By longjohn

Amen EWL. AN and EWA were great airlines,...

Amen EWL.

AN and EWA were great airlines, RIP
8th Aug 2009, 23:13
Replies: 19
Views: 4,106
Posted By longjohn

So all jibes aside, it would appear that TJ...

So all jibes aside, it would appear that TJ walked in protest?

I have heard some disturbing scuttlebut about this operation along the lines of what has been suggested, this would seem to give it...
18th Jul 2009, 04:16
Replies: 134
Views: 27,666
Posted By longjohn

Meanwhile nearly 2000 QF employees are being made...

Meanwhile nearly 2000 QF employees are being made redundant in various other parts of the business.

Little wonder that Qantas are growing anywhere BUT mainline.

Wake up boys and girls, you are...
14th Jun 2009, 02:13
Replies: 30
Views: 4,988
Posted By longjohn

Farrari - Do you seriously expect logic to...

Farrari - Do you seriously expect logic to prevail here?

The fact that thousands of surplus non operational staff will be made redundant is a shame, but the business must prevail if the remaining...
9th May 2009, 06:40
Replies: 39
Views: 7,028
Posted By longjohn

Wow, and some of you people fly...

Wow, and some of you people fly aeroplanes...........

Must be a hell of a psych test. :rolleyes:
9th May 2009, 06:25
Replies: 243
Views: 47,208
Posted By longjohn

Why were Ansett conducting pilot recruitment...

Why were Ansett conducting pilot recruitment interviews leading up to and on the day they went under?

Same reason.

Not that I am saying this is why DJ would go under, just that the fact a...
19th Apr 2009, 10:02
Replies: 350
Views: 54,213
Posted By longjohn

Rad, Nice try, but in this forum, on this...

Rad,

Nice try, but in this forum, on this topic, logic has no friends.:ugh:

Better to say:

"Your right hotpants, thanks for the free ride, keep up the good work." :E
25th Jun 2007, 12:21
Replies: 93
Views: 20,519
Posted By longjohn

Why would any self respecting pilot choose to...

Why would any self respecting pilot choose to spend between 5 and 10 years of their career watching? It does not take that long to figure out less than 10 ports.

Sure the money is good, the...
11th May 2007, 04:47
Replies: 56
Views: 6,836
Posted By longjohn

There was a time many many years ago when being a...

There was a time many many years ago when being a Qantas pilot was a fairly exclusive position, I don't know about 'Guardian' but certainly they were a small specialist group. They also held a...
31st Jan 2007, 04:28
Replies: 52
Views: 6,829
Posted By longjohn

I wonder how many 'boguns' spilt blood defending...

I wonder how many 'boguns' spilt blood defending 'OUR' country? I am sure their socioeconomic status was not a factor in eventually helping to free many of Mr Eastlakes people.

Last I checked...
22nd Dec 2006, 01:51
Replies: 19
Views: 3,860
Posted By longjohn

Nothing wrong with playing the man eh Pete? ...

Nothing wrong with playing the man eh Pete?

So because I post a comment which invites intelligent comment and seeks the truth and facts I am automaticaly branded as 'the enemy'. Is that correct?...
21st Dec 2006, 21:39
Replies: 19
Views: 3,860
Posted By longjohn

Turn Jetstar Loose?

Not sure if this would be such a great idea.


Consider the consequences:


Qantas immediately needs at least 15 A320 / 737 size A/C to resume 'serveices' to ports on which it currently uses...
19th Dec 2006, 02:22
Replies: 35
Views: 3,226
Posted By longjohn

Amen. The A320 kills the 737 for pilot...

Amen.

The A320 kills the 737 for pilot comfort, and that is a big thing on long days. Otherwise I would prefer the boeing.

Above A320, give me a boeing any day.
27th Nov 2006, 12:16
Replies: 68
Views: 11,526
Posted By longjohn

Wow Pete, I threw that one out a while ago in...

Wow Pete, I threw that one out a while ago in another thread.

And just when I was thinking of changing the bait:E
17th Nov 2006, 08:26
Replies: 25
Views: 4,085
Posted By longjohn

No scrapes for Jetstar :E

No scrapes for Jetstar :E
17th Nov 2006, 04:50
Replies: 68
Views: 11,526
Posted By longjohn

So what is a 'real' airline then? Something...

So what is a 'real' airline then? Something about glass houses comes to mind.
17th Nov 2006, 04:47
Replies: 68
Views: 11,526
Posted By longjohn

Really. Is that like saying, "If they are not...

Really. Is that like saying, "If they are not propping up my terms and conditions then bugger them"? :hmm:
17th Nov 2006, 04:42
Replies: 68
Views: 11,526
Posted By longjohn

Actually that was not my argument. In fact, it...

Actually that was not my argument. In fact, it was a question as to whether or not those in the profession really would rather see jobs go to foreign pilots as against Jetstars'.




You would...
16th Nov 2006, 10:59
Replies: 68
Views: 11,526
Posted By longjohn

Are you serious? Have a think about that. ...

Are you serious?

Have a think about that. Would you really rather see Aussies fly with a foreign airline than an Aussie one? Surely it is better to have the jobs here in Aus?

What about when...
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