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9th Nov 2022, 06:41
Replies: 30
Views: 10,985
Posted By Bootstrap1

Just look at how the airline runs over Xmas....

Just look at how the airline runs over Xmas. Busiest time of the year. Not a manager in sight, no yoga classes or dog patting sessions and the place runs fine. So by that measurement we are way over...
8th Nov 2022, 09:42
Replies: 30
Views: 10,985
Posted By Bootstrap1

You can't repair broken equipment without parts....

You can't repair broken equipment without parts. Chances are the manufacturers do not have the expertise any longer to fix those first class seats. They should have spent Alan's bonus years ago and...
29th Sep 2022, 07:14
Replies: 29
Views: 8,884
Posted By Bootstrap1

That other site would be grossly misinformed. ...

That other site would be grossly misinformed. The aircraft has had repairs completed by Boeing in the last month. The aircraft was ferried to Sydney with the work completed in a Qantas hangar. It...
24th Aug 2022, 12:55
Replies: 33
Views: 11,190
Posted By Bootstrap1

Qantas Jetstar and Network LAMEs begin their PIA...

Qantas Jetstar and Network LAMEs begin their PIA campaign tomorrow with 1 minute stoppages at the beginning of shifts. Knowing Qantas and co it will get nasty.
17th Aug 2022, 06:14
Replies: 19
Views: 5,670
Posted By Bootstrap1

As the airline is in tatters on so many fronts....

As the airline is in tatters on so many fronts. Passengers and FFs calling for Alan's head to roll,

Meanwhile:

Alan Joyce, look over here shiny new thing with wizz bang computer games inside....
10th Aug 2022, 01:36
Replies: 3,097
Views: 2,763,317
Posted By Bootstrap1

Are they recruiting engineers? Rumours are...

Are they recruiting engineers? Rumours are popping up that Joyce is going to sell off engineering and outsource all of their work. Because that would be great news to the flying public, not too...
9th Aug 2022, 02:16
Replies: 33
Views: 11,190
Posted By Bootstrap1

Well, first cab off the rank to vote in favour of...

Well, first cab off the rank to vote in favour of protected industrial action is DNATA. Not even a personal visit by none other than Alan Joyce himself could deter these ramp staff from voting in...
28th Jul 2022, 08:04
Replies: 33
Views: 11,190
Posted By Bootstrap1

I have noticed QF is now rolling out the esteemed...

I have noticed QF is now rolling out the esteemed Andrew David to front the media since Alan Joyce is so on the nose with the flying public.

Even when questioned about the illegal sacking of 2000...
26th Jul 2022, 11:06
Replies: 33
Views: 11,190
Posted By Bootstrap1

The list of Aviation workers voting for Protection Industrial Action keeps growing

Too little for too long, whilst the overlords of the industry rape and pillage at the expense of their staff members. Good luck to all those who choose Protected Industrial Action. Hopefully with a...
29th Jun 2022, 01:32
Replies: 93
Views: 31,097
Posted By Bootstrap1

Strap in people, engineers from Qantas, Jetstar...

Strap in people, engineers from Qantas, Jetstar and Network are all going to the ballot box to have a vote for protected industrial action. 0,0,2,2% doesn't cut it. Still waiting on the 2018 $2k...
25th Jun 2022, 15:40
Replies: 44
Views: 16,656
Posted By Bootstrap1

It is all smoke and mirrors. As usual it is tied...

It is all smoke and mirrors. As usual it is tied to an EBA being signed off within 9 months. We in engineering are yet to receive the $2000 from 2018 as that was tied to an EBA as well. That EBA...
2nd Jun 2022, 08:53
Replies: 46
Views: 20,728
Posted By Bootstrap1

For all the armchair experts let me explain some...

For all the armchair experts let me explain some things for you.
Pitot probes have proper Boeing covers with flags that have "Remove before flight"
All the static probes, engines, fuselages and...
4th May 2022, 05:55
Replies: 39
Views: 12,917
Posted By Bootstrap1

So rather than copping it on the chin and...

So rather than copping it on the chin and excepting they they were wrong and what they did was illegal , Alan and Co are going to spend more of the company's money so that they don't have to spend...
13th Apr 2022, 12:28
Replies: 43
Views: 17,511
Posted By Bootstrap1

Lets not forget the sh1t show that is engineering...

Lets not forget the sh1t show that is engineering right now. Redundancies were over subscribed so they let all who wanted it go. The EBA expired in 2019 and there has been no good faith negotiating...
18th Feb 2020, 10:24
Replies: 2,052
Views: 1,027,943
Posted By Bootstrap1

Yet when the Ivory towers close and all the...

Yet when the Ivory towers close and all the minions take leave over Christmas the airline seems to run just fine. If they need savings look no further.
26th Dec 2019, 05:27
Replies: 12
Views: 8,990
Posted By Bootstrap1

Get your facts straight. Abu Dhabi is used for...

Get your facts straight. Abu Dhabi is used for heavy maintenance and reconfigs of the cabin. Oh and Dresden has also been used for heavy maintenance and reconfigs.
15th Dec 2019, 20:23
Replies: 73
Views: 59,081
Posted By Bootstrap1

Burst hydraulic line in the empennage area that...

Burst hydraulic line in the empennage area that leaked down the tail and was sucked up by the ingenious 330 design of an under slung APU intake. This was then comsumed by the APU and into the air...
10th Nov 2019, 01:09
Replies: 33
Views: 23,171
Posted By Bootstrap1

Duck pilot you would be wrong with your door open...

Duck pilot you would be wrong with your door open towing assumptions. AMM allows towing with doors not only open but removed.
7th Nov 2019, 07:00
Replies: 25
Views: 15,211
Posted By Bootstrap1

Does anyone have any gossip about the 1200 middle...

Does anyone have any gossip about the 1200 middle management jobs to as per Nine news, yet the the company has debunked that number with nothing to back it up.

1200 managers is a good start....
5th Nov 2019, 08:03
Replies: 170
Views: 215,582
Posted By Bootstrap1

Has there been any extra information released...

Has there been any extra information released about this cargo door yet?

Have Boeing confirmed if it was a main cargo door or the bulk cargo door? They have been surpisingly tight lipped about...
31st Oct 2019, 13:16
Replies: 275
Views: 122,765
Posted By Bootstrap1

So has this crappy news piece done more harm than...

So has this crappy news piece done more harm than good to the LAME EBA negotiations. I know he means well but I cringe listening to him talk in the media.
4th Oct 2019, 12:26
Replies: 2,052
Views: 1,027,943
Posted By Bootstrap1

No EBA at Qantas is ever resolved in a few...

No EBA at Qantas is ever resolved in a few months. They always take 6-18 months and that is when everything is going swimmingly.
Take IR out of the picture if you want a decent EBA turnaround.
5th Sep 2019, 08:28
Replies: 10
Views: 5,583
Posted By Bootstrap1

Just remember managers are short term...

Just remember managers are short term contractors. I can remember one short rotund manager telling all the AMEs about 11-12 years ago that you will not get trained and you have reached the pinnacle...
7th Mar 2019, 03:23
Replies: 42
Views: 21,341
Posted By Bootstrap1

More that they need the groundtime to be...

More that they need the groundtime to be scheduled to replace the heat exchangers. It is not a simple job like on other aircraft. It can take up to 4 shifts to remove rebuild and reinstall an A380...
19th Feb 2019, 08:54
Replies: 2,834
Views: 712,271
Posted By Bootstrap1

Only a 0% increase. At least we don't lose...

Only a 0% increase. At least we don't lose anything. Lol.
8th May 2018, 10:19
Replies: 172
Views: 88,632
Posted By Bootstrap1

i don't think Parafield back in the 90s was very...

i don't think Parafield back in the 90s was very Sydneycentric.
8th Feb 2018, 06:28
Replies: 1,323
Views: 781,778
Posted By Bootstrap1

Sorry I thought the 787 was replacing the 380 out...

Sorry I thought the 787 was replacing the 380 out of Melbourne and not an additional service. My bad. I should pay better attention to the press releases next time.
Google also said it replaced a...
8th Feb 2018, 05:27
Replies: 1,323
Views: 781,778
Posted By Bootstrap1

Only 3x 787s and they are already changing the...

Only 3x 787s and they are already changing the flying pattern. Melbourne - LAX was supposed to be daily now going back to 2 days a week with the A380 picking up where it left off.
Already leaving...
23rd Oct 2017, 07:25
Replies: 36
Views: 8,054
Posted By Bootstrap1

Until such time that airport security is taken...

Until such time that airport security is taken over by a government entity instead of the current rent-a-cop cheap as chips mob doing it now, security will be nothing more than a token effort to make...
21st Aug 2017, 23:54
Replies: 12
Views: 8,519
Posted By Bootstrap1

777s? Come on, don't you remember the words...

777s?

Come on, don't you remember the words of one esteemed Geoff Dixon, "777s are the wrong technology for Qantas".

I guess Alan will need to run any new purchase by him before handing over...
21st Aug 2017, 10:08
Replies: 12
Views: 8,519
Posted By Bootstrap1

A350s for Qantas?

https://www.ausbt.com.au/community/view/42/6251/qantas-to-convert-remaining-a380-orders-to-a350-900ulr


This appeared online the other day. Could they be thinking of expanding and becoming a...
4th Jun 2017, 11:21
Replies: 10
Views: 3,895
Posted By Bootstrap1

Thats right the big 777 capable hangar that...

Thats right the big 777 capable hangar that Borghetti promised when he went to Virgin. That went quiet pretty quick.
3rd Jun 2017, 09:18
Replies: 10
Views: 3,895
Posted By Bootstrap1

Journalism at its best. "The hangars at the...

Journalism at its best.

"The hangars at the jet base are used mostly for aircraft maintenance."

You don't say
25th May 2017, 08:41
Replies: 34
Views: 20,836
Posted By Bootstrap1

Well I guess the Townsville Refueler better start...

Well I guess the Townsville Refueler better start looking for a new gig.
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