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23rd Oct 2017, 10:59
Replies: 154
Views: 72,868
Posted By Sporran

I really believe that the only reason for...

I really believe that the only reason for distrust in the BACC is that far too many colleagues have hugely over-optimistic expectations!

The guys on the BACC are pretty smart and have access to...
19th Oct 2017, 15:50
Replies: 154
Views: 72,868
Posted By Sporran

Captains have just received a NINE page letter!

Captains have just received a NINE page letter!
10th Oct 2016, 18:54
Replies: 7,018
Views: 6,364,815
Posted By Sporran

4468, Boredom, or bedlam - so very true. ...

4468,

Boredom, or bedlam - so very true.

The lack of fixed-links (or really long links) on S/H does not cost the company any money (since the last change in how credit was calculated), but it...
8th Oct 2016, 10:00
Replies: 7,018
Views: 6,364,815
Posted By Sporran

Just found this thread (as a link from the BALPA...

Just found this thread (as a link from the BALPA forum) and am VERY impressed at how fair and balanced the comments are.

I have just moved to LHS on L/H and for ME the move has been a complete...
21st Jul 2013, 14:52
Replies: 27
Views: 16,212
Posted By Sporran

Cockney Steve, I have not bothered to...

Cockney Steve,

I have not bothered to comment of this forum for ages, but some of your comments cannot go 'un-challenged'.

You imply that airline pilots do 25 hours a week!!!!!! I am a S/H...
17th Apr 2013, 18:45
Replies: 13
Views: 4,892
Posted By Sporran

Sean Bell, TOTAL COBBLERS. I suggest you...

Sean Bell,

TOTAL COBBLERS. I suggest you check your facts before you spout such complete and utter tosh!!!:\
20th Mar 2013, 16:34
Replies: 75
Views: 21,306
Posted By Sporran

wessexdriver72 - (ps.. is that your age!!!) ...

wessexdriver72 - (ps.. is that your age!!!)

I am a BA BALPA member too and initially was a bit disappointed that those who were not willing to contribute to the fight will still gain. However, I...
11th Mar 2013, 19:13
Replies: 737
Views: 149,474
Posted By Sporran

BitMoreRightRudder, Nail hit firmly on...

BitMoreRightRudder,

Nail hit firmly on head!!!

There are a very small minority on both sides of the flight deck door who would appear not to want to 'move on'.

I believe firmly that the VAST...
25th Feb 2013, 21:04
Replies: 23
Views: 3,213
Posted By Sporran

As an airline captain working out of T5 at LHR it...

As an airline captain working out of T5 at LHR it never ceases to amaze me how passengers know better than us how to book their flights. I often have to 'bite my lip' when I hear a passenger who has...
25th Nov 2012, 15:08
Replies: 737
Views: 149,474
Posted By Sporran

I had heard that IB pilots had some strange ways,...

I had heard that IB pilots had some strange ways, but...................

- messenger to deliver mail,
- less than 700 hours a year,
- transport to and from the airport..

I do feel sorry...
10th May 2012, 10:15
Replies: 8
Views: 5,450
Posted By Sporran

BMI Regional Binding Sale

Just been announced that BMI Regional has been sold to Sector Aviation Holdings Ltd.

Great news for our colleagues in Regional!!
27th Apr 2012, 12:40
Replies: 250
Views: 86,359
Posted By Sporran

The BBC is reporting that there may be good news...

The BBC is reporting that there may be good news for the guys in Regional!!

The previous deal that appeared to be on the back-burner would hopefully be in the final stages!:ok:

I certainly...
26th Apr 2012, 12:28
Replies: 250
Views: 86,359
Posted By Sporran

Saw somewhere else that BMI guys were doing...

Saw somewhere else that BMI guys were doing visits at the CRC. The guys I saw looked very smart!!!:)

The vast majority of BA pilots look forward to flying with you guys and doing our best to help...
Forum: Cabin Crew
1st Aug 2011, 16:45
Replies: 1
Views: 3,473
Posted By Sporran

Forum: Cabin Crew
13th May 2011, 16:28
Replies: 4,259
Views: 1,479,658
Posted By Sporran

Betty Girl I understand your feelings...

Betty Girl

I understand your feelings regarding the dispute ending sooner if WW had not been in charge. WW was brought in by the board to do a job and I think he has well and truly carried out...
25th Mar 2011, 16:58
Replies: 993
Views: 143,299
Posted By Sporran

Litebulbs, Totally agree. However, I do...

Litebulbs,

Totally agree.

However, I do not think that kind of negotiation is remotely possible with the present militant 'leadership' who only seem to want confrontation at every turn. In my...
25th Mar 2011, 15:27
Replies: 993
Views: 143,299
Posted By Sporran

Litebulbs, Good point. I think there...

Litebulbs,

Good point.

I think there are 2 sets of legacy crew:
- pre-97 are on the old contract and have a much higher basic salary.
- post-97 are on smaller basic salaries, but everything...
Forum: Cabin Crew
22nd Mar 2011, 21:26
Replies: 4,259
Views: 1,479,658
Posted By Sporran

Juan Tripp, Good summing up of the...

Juan Tripp,

Good summing up of the situation. The following statement is so very true....

"We ALL know that you can't have a bid system with the crazy differances of extras that certain...
11th Mar 2011, 08:52
Replies: 1,094
Views: 146,740
Posted By Sporran

For you good folks of the SLF community here is a...

For you good folks of the SLF community here is a precis of the proposed EASA limits that could be forced on us. We presently work to the scientifically based CAP 371, but these new proposals would...
Forum: Cabin Crew
11th Mar 2011, 08:46
Replies: 4,259
Views: 1,479,658
Posted By Sporran

Here is a quick summary of some of the 'problems'...

Here is a quick summary of some of the 'problems' with the EASA proposals, when compared with the scientifically based CAP 371.

1. Reducing rest has always been at the behest of the aircraft...
Forum: Cabin Crew
6th Mar 2011, 22:25
Replies: 4,259
Views: 1,479,658
Posted By Sporran

Come on Litebulbs!! Someone taking stike...

Come on Litebulbs!!

Someone taking stike action is in breach of their conditions of employment and puts themselves in line to be sacked. As I believe you have mentioned many times, any such...
Forum: Cabin Crew
6th Mar 2011, 19:50
Replies: 4,259
Views: 1,479,658
Posted By Sporran

TW Alas, I think you are correct. However,...

TW

Alas, I think you are correct. However, I still think it is important that we do our best to engage with each other and conduct discussions on an adult-to-adult basis.

The adult-to-adult...
Forum: Cabin Crew
6th Mar 2011, 19:23
Replies: 4,259
Views: 1,479,658
Posted By Sporran

Miss M, Try looking at the situation from...

Miss M,

Try looking at the situation from the employers side - just for once!!

The total lack of negotiation (as voted for by bassa members on that very democratic show of hands) means that BA...
Forum: Cabin Crew
18th Feb 2011, 23:41
Replies: 4,259
Views: 1,479,658
Posted By Sporran

Litebulbs, Your 'lengthy' post above just...

Litebulbs,

Your 'lengthy' post above just does not make any sense to me.

1. The dispute has cost more than the required savings!
I dont think so! Dus to the non-existent negotiating from...
Forum: Cabin Crew
16th Feb 2011, 11:37
Replies: 4,259
Views: 1,479,658
Posted By Sporran

Those of us who have 'gone the extra mile' for BA...

Those of us who have 'gone the extra mile' for BA are all confused.

I am sure that bassa have some genuine issues, but their complete reluctance and inability to negotiate has brought them to the...
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