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25th Nov 2012, 16:35
Replies: 67
Views: 16,158
Posted By whackthemole

Just like having a car is a choice. You should...

Just like having a car is a choice. You should not burden the general taxpayer who may not have or want a car with the cost of roads, bridges and tunnels. I have a boat.
13th Sep 2012, 07:01
Replies: 99
Views: 26,657
Posted By whackthemole

reality check. - membership drive to over...

reality check.

- membership drive to over 80% from 50%
And exactly why is 8 cowards better than 5?

- informal integration of the LPF into the AOA
Great.

- educational allowance and HKPA...
5th Sep 2012, 23:46
Replies: 12
Views: 3,261
Posted By whackthemole

smoke screen

with the timely announcement of the shark-fin ban cushioning the news, standby for a salvo from the left.

divided we stood, united we fell.
29th Aug 2012, 16:20
Replies: 24
Views: 8,106
Posted By whackthemole

Sure. I recall you made the same argument...

Sure.

I recall you made the same argument at Nurenberg.

1. Any army needs officers.
2. If we think wholly civilian officers would be a bad idea, we logically will have military men as...
29th Aug 2012, 15:51
Replies: 99
Views: 26,657
Posted By whackthemole

London remains as long as we wear our hats. ...

London remains as long as we wear our hats.
Frankfurt avoids the axe if we don't get sick.
Manchester stays open if we never apply for maternity leave.

Toronto remains if we all PX on the...
13th Aug 2012, 09:33
Replies: 14
Views: 4,392
Posted By whackthemole

None of us will. Company / Employee relations are...

None of us will. Company / Employee relations are rotten to the core, and will forever remain so because of that act of pure evil.
23rd May 2012, 05:09
Replies: 128
Views: 142,129
Posted By whackthemole

#airgent I would suspect their reasons vary...

#airgent

I would suspect their reasons vary from fear of persecution to protection of their reputations. If you knew the Cathay history and what happens to those who openly criticize the system,...
23rd May 2012, 03:04
Replies: 128
Views: 142,129
Posted By whackthemole

Then you would already know that amongst the...

Then you would already know that amongst the posters here are some very senior STCs, several past training and fleet managers, a handfull of past (and present) GC members and a wide mix of North...
15th May 2012, 14:37
Replies: 22
Views: 6,353
Posted By whackthemole

One could ask why relatives or other company...

One could ask why relatives or other company personnell are not permitted to fly as passengers on freighter aircraft.

The answer, of course, is well known: We pack these things so full of CAO...
6th May 2012, 10:38
Replies: 177
Views: 34,075
Posted By whackthemole

Old Fella, my sincere apologies, but whatever CX...

Old Fella, my sincere apologies, but whatever CX was when you were here, it is anything but now.

You walk onto any flight deck, any fleet, and you know it's gonna be 10h of bitching. We all hate...
30th Apr 2012, 12:12
Replies: 31
Views: 5,644
Posted By whackthemole

Well, for one they just recently...

Well, for one they just recently delayed/cancelled those plans. But even if they did revisit it, it's because:

1) They're recruiting cabin crew, like mad, in 3rd world countries
2) Rest can be...
30th Apr 2012, 06:05
Replies: 31
Views: 5,644
Posted By whackthemole

Bases are finished. Done. End of the line. ...

Bases are finished. Done. End of the line.

The *only* issue left to resolve is how to bring everyone back at minimum cost and minimal loss. The final nail in the coffin was the (unsuccessful)...
27th Apr 2012, 19:01
Replies: 7,692
Views: 3,687,539
Posted By whackthemole

no problem, my friend. as long as you are...

no problem, my friend. as long as you are willing to work for 1/3 of what current cathay pilots make, then you're good to go.

welcome to the team. the dream team.
26th Apr 2012, 10:54
Replies: 7,692
Views: 3,687,539
Posted By whackthemole

Date of Joining only. SOs currently doing their...

Date of Joining only. SOs currently doing their JFO upgrades had on average 4000hours in 2007-2008 when they joined, and waited 4+ years just like everyone else.



All SOs are based in Hong...
20th Apr 2012, 07:15
Replies: 177
Views: 34,075
Posted By whackthemole

Jesus. Give it a rest, will you. If we're...

Jesus. Give it a rest, will you.

If we're going to debate skillsets, then let's focus on the real issue at hand: our sole recruitment source is a stream of cadets who spend 3-4 years PXing before...
13th Apr 2012, 08:03
Replies: 177
Views: 34,075
Posted By whackthemole

but they certainly influence them.

but they certainly influence them.
1st Apr 2012, 13:27
Replies: 73
Views: 126,487
Posted By whackthemole

"Selected" I can guarantee that none of the...

"Selected"

I can guarantee that none of the current C-scale new-joiners are in any way selected in the traditional CX meaning of the word, and should not expect to be treated as such.

When we...
20th Mar 2012, 16:39
Replies: 12
Views: 5,531
Posted By whackthemole

dave_hello_2001, don't listen to them. As...

dave_hello_2001, don't listen to them.

As long as you're willing to work for less and live in a box then you'll do just fine here at Cathay Pacific.

Out interviewers will pass you, our STCs...
16th Mar 2012, 07:37
Replies: 13
Views: 3,836
Posted By whackthemole

It calculates potential short-term profit while...

It calculates potential short-term profit while adjusting fun variables such as hull-loss risk, employee morale, staff turnover and company reputation.

There's also a 'Valuation Increase'...
4th Mar 2012, 13:25
Replies: 7
Views: 2,201
Posted By whackthemole

You were expecting it to get better? Of...

You were expecting it to get better?

Of course it is the worst you've ever seen... until next time. The question to be asked is what any reasonable person with children is doing here.

Money ,...
16th Jan 2012, 00:26
Replies: 8
Views: 2,702
Posted By whackthemole

No way. With no kids or dependents this suits me...

No way. With no kids or dependents this suits me just fine. Where else could I make this kind of money? Live fast and die fast. But at least I lived.
15th Jan 2012, 11:40
Replies: 8
Views: 2,702
Posted By whackthemole

Evidence of harm done by circadian rhythms disruption

Research just published January 10th at Oregon State University (OSU) provides evidence for the first time that disruption of circadian rhythms can clearly cause accelerated neurodegeneration, loss...
11th Jan 2012, 12:23
Replies: 7,692
Views: 3,687,539
Posted By whackthemole

Sonny, you really have no idea who you're dealing...

Sonny, you really have no idea who you're dealing with here. It's as close as you'll ever get to making a deal with the devil.
10th Jan 2012, 13:33
Replies: 78
Views: 27,284
Posted By whackthemole

RS, your cloak isn't much better.

RS, your cloak isn't much better.
6th Jan 2012, 03:32
Replies: 7,692
Views: 3,687,539
Posted By whackthemole

The HK government won't issue work permits to...

The HK government won't issue work permits to anyone with less than that. Recruitment already got burnt once by that and won't make that mistake again. 250h of sightseeing in a C152 and a complete...
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