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3rd Dec 2016, 01:12
Replies: 31
Views: 17,678
Posted By jimsmitty01

Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific announces 2 per cent...

Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific announces 2 per cent pay rise for non-managerial staff
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/economy/article/2051253/hong-kongs-cathay-pacific-announces-2-cent-pay-rise-non
12th Nov 2015, 09:39
Replies: 70
Views: 27,002
Posted By jimsmitty01

Wow... How about spare a thought for the poor...

Wow... How about spare a thought for the poor guys and gals who have joined in the last couple of years...?Staff travel is the least of their worries.

How about being paid about 30-50% less for...
5th Jul 2015, 08:26
Replies: 13
Views: 3,441
Posted By jimsmitty01

Conversely the other way around HK will expect a...

Conversely the other way around HK will expect a 3 min prior call before Dotmi, Siera and Sikou. Am sure it's written somewhere! But as the previous guys said, Guangzhou don't seem to need it for...
15th Nov 2014, 10:21
Replies: 58
Views: 41,247
Posted By jimsmitty01

Norwegian lays off 60 pilots

The big question is why have they had to let go of 60 pilots this winter?

Too much capacity ?
Too many pilots?
Unprofitable routes?

Generally it looks like very poor management. They're...
8th Mar 2014, 22:44
Replies: 11,824
Views: 21,504,657
Posted By jimsmitty01

I think terrorism can almost be ruled out,...

I think terrorism can almost be ruled out, because no one has come forward to claim. What would the point of the attack be, if there has been no stated motive, or further threats?
Forum: Middle East
20th Jan 2014, 10:08
Replies: 4,961
Views: 3,017,617
Posted By jimsmitty01

I have the same problem. The website has changed,...

I have the same problem. The website has changed, and now a lot of the data from the application is missing. It says to find the edit button if you want to update the application, but there is no...
18th Dec 2013, 20:06
Replies: 2,494
Views: 1,045,421
Posted By jimsmitty01

Same for me. DEFO application. A lot of guys on...

Same for me. DEFO application. A lot of guys on this thread are cadets applying for a different job offer. 'Initial interview' in London in January. See you there! Only been waiting for about a year...
9th Oct 2013, 13:46
Replies: 2,494
Views: 1,045,421
Posted By jimsmitty01

Climb360, Applied with 3000 TT, 2500 738. -...

Climb360,

Applied with 3000 TT, 2500 738. - Didn't hear anything back from them. Seems to be very quiet the last 6 months, apart from the cadets of course.

Application requirements state 3000...
20th Jul 2013, 11:14
Replies: 5
Views: 4,743
Posted By jimsmitty01

Really sad story.... However also a huge...

Really sad story....

However also a huge security lapse. He could have had worse intentions. Seems like these poor guys always want to fly BA, didn't this happen last year?
Forum: Tech Log
20th Jul 2013, 11:06
Replies: 14
Views: 3,434
Posted By jimsmitty01

[QUOTE]If your over the ocean, your grid MORA...

[QUOTE]If your over the ocean, your grid MORA would be 0...

It would be 1.0 actually.... :rolleyes: :8
7th Jul 2013, 10:04
Replies: 2,397
Views: 1,928,649
Posted By jimsmitty01

HEA

Looking at some of the speculation, a high energy approach would have been a particular threat on this occasion. I see a lot of people complaining that modern pilots can't fly the aeroplane manually...
18th May 2013, 15:45
Replies: 107
Views: 86,816
Posted By jimsmitty01

chumbleywarner, Many thanks for the info....

chumbleywarner,

Many thanks for the info. In 5 pages of rubbish this is the only slither of information. Apart from some semi-official information on page 2.

I also don't understand the demand...
Forum: Tech Log
2nd Apr 2013, 11:01
Replies: 62
Views: 13,766
Posted By jimsmitty01

I have noticed the same on the B737 NG. Always a...

I have noticed the same on the B737 NG. Always a touch of right rudder trim, some more pronounced than others, but always to the right. So its not just 777 and 757's.

If you look at a 737 from...
10th Nov 2012, 16:48
Replies: 6
Views: 3,099
Posted By jimsmitty01

If any of you have flown much in Spain, then...

If any of you have flown much in Spain, then you'll know that even if you took an extra 4 tonnes, ATC there will make sure you burn it all by the time you get to your alternate.. An extra 200 zig...
Forum: Tech Log
4th Nov 2012, 23:10
Replies: 43
Views: 9,180
Posted By jimsmitty01

This is definitely not a normal technique, but...

This is definitely not a normal technique, but can be used when landing on a longish runway and having a high sink rate during the flare due to a loss of energy over threshold (caused by all sorts of...
1st Sep 2012, 09:12
Replies: 42
Views: 15,044
Posted By jimsmitty01

Drifting off track a little here guys. I think...

Drifting off track a little here guys. I think the original question at the beginning of the thread asked whether the new European Regulations on social security meant that guys and gals are less...
24th Aug 2012, 20:56
Replies: 42
Views: 15,044
Posted By jimsmitty01

Depone, I totally agree, most of the guys...

Depone,

I totally agree, most of the guys who are below command hours in FR / EK DEFO ;-) are on the new contracts that came out in 2009. This means they pay tax in Ireland at the going rate for...
5th Aug 2012, 10:01
Replies: 1,509
Views: 476,334
Posted By jimsmitty01

So what about the recruitment drive? Has that all...

So what about the recruitment drive? Has that all gone sour now as well? Obviously all those who joined recently will be worried about what aeroplanes they will fly if they have been delayed by the...
5th Aug 2012, 09:57
Replies: 2,494
Views: 1,045,421
Posted By jimsmitty01

Thanks for the info Kathey. Seeing that KA...

Thanks for the info Kathey.

Seeing that KA were looking for around 40 new DEFO's this seems to be pretty self-defeating. Where are they finding these guys from then?

And for that matter how...
4th Aug 2012, 16:36
Replies: 2,494
Views: 1,045,421
Posted By jimsmitty01

Kathey, "Latest rumour is that ALL the...

Kathey,

"Latest rumour is that ALL the DEFO'S has failed or left before finishing the initial course"

Where did you hear this rumour from?

Seems a bit far fetched that ALL the candidates...
25th Jul 2012, 10:26
Replies: 2,494
Views: 1,045,421
Posted By jimsmitty01

Finish your Masters! Don't be pressured into the...

Finish your Masters! Don't be pressured into the interview, there will be another one soon. If they have accepted you for an interview now, then there is no reason why they won't in the future....
4th Jul 2012, 11:52
Replies: 10
Views: 4,832
Posted By jimsmitty01

Bananasbananas, Thanks a lot for the info! ...

Bananasbananas,

Thanks a lot for the info!

I was also wondering whether there are any allowances on the local terms, such as housing allowance, travel concessions etc? (The hiring page just...
3rd Jul 2012, 11:17
Replies: 10
Views: 4,832
Posted By jimsmitty01

Well if the T&C's are anything like CX's in HK...

Well if the T&C's are anything like CX's in HK then I think it will be a difficult choice for any reasonably experienced FO / Capt to make. (or easy depending on how you think ;))

If anyone...
22nd Dec 2011, 10:26
Replies: 40
Views: 7,544
Posted By jimsmitty01

Thank you for all your replies! I've read through...

Thank you for all your replies! I've read through them a couple of times now, so I really appreciate all your input.

I was aware that many of the questions I asked really depended on the operator...
21st Dec 2011, 10:46
Replies: 40
Views: 7,544
Posted By jimsmitty01

The switch between AIRLINE job and BIZ jet job

Hi everyone!

I am thinking about making the switch from Airline to Biz jet. Has anyone got any experience with this kind of move? If so:

1. What are the main differences in lifestyle that one...
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