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15th Jun 2019, 23:50
Replies: 1,032
Views: 457,689
Posted By Beer Baron

Do you see the utter contradiction in your post?...

Do you see the utter contradiction in your post? You obsess over Ďrevenueí and then use a quote which explicitly points to the fact that you could be ďthe highest revenue airline and still go brokeĒ....
13th Jun 2019, 13:04
Replies: 1,032
Views: 457,689
Posted By Beer Baron

Well if thatís not the pot calling the kettle...

Well if thatís not the pot calling the kettle black, then I donít know what is.
4th Jun 2019, 02:23
Replies: 5
Views: 4,528
Posted By Beer Baron

Looks like it is allowing Qantas to commence 2...

Looks like it is allowing Qantas to commence 2 new routes; Brisbane - Chicago and Brisbane - San Francisco.

Good to to see them doing something new with the 787ís rather than simply replacing...
3rd Jun 2019, 05:13
Replies: 53
Views: 20,245
Posted By Beer Baron

Thanks for the capital letters Icarus2001. Now...

Thanks for the capital letters Icarus2001. Now that you have my full attention can you indicate where anyone stated that they made a mayday call???

They apparently squawked 7700, that is not a...
2nd Jun 2019, 12:34
Replies: 53
Views: 20,245
Posted By Beer Baron

Where does it state anywhere that 7700 indicates...

Where does it state anywhere that 7700 indicates ĎA/C in grave and imminent dangerí?

From Airservices Australia:

Pilots of aircraft encountering an emergency in flight, other than loss of...
7th May 2019, 22:01
Replies: 1,032
Views: 457,689
Posted By Beer Baron

How many seats a week did they add by flying...

How many seats a week did they add by flying MEL-SFO?
7th May 2019, 21:52
Replies: 46
Views: 15,823
Posted By Beer Baron

I know we like to feel that as pilots we are the...

I know we like to feel that as pilots we are the centre of the universe, or at least the centre of the airline but perhaps this announcement has a broader audience.

Joyce loves to talk about the...
3rd May 2019, 05:23
Replies: 46
Views: 12,373
Posted By Beer Baron

Pretty sure Qantas were flying MEL-NRT and...

Pretty sure Qantas were flying MEL-NRT and MEL-SIN long before Jetstar came around to Ďestablish a presence in the new destinationí.
More like a poor network decision to replace QF with JQ on those...
30th Apr 2019, 12:29
Replies: 32
Views: 13,305
Posted By Beer Baron

I think it is grossly unfair to label this crash...

I think it is grossly unfair to label this crash Ďpilot errorí. The aircraft type was manufactured with a flawed system and the particular airframe suffered a failure on the day which the pilots were...
22nd Apr 2019, 22:55
Replies: 18
Views: 4,094
Posted By Beer Baron

A couple of doctors on an aircraft with the...

A couple of doctors on an aircraft with the onboard equipment/drugs are not going to be able to provide anywhere near the care of a hospital, any hospital.
If it were your baby in distress there is...
14th Apr 2019, 10:20
Replies: 33
Views: 13,616
Posted By Beer Baron

Fortunately they have a training centre in...

Fortunately they have a training centre in Melbourne with a 787, 330 and 2 737 simulators. I expect they will cease selling space in these sims for the duration of the move and will need to buy time...
5th Apr 2019, 06:09
Replies: 5
Views: 2,732
Posted By Beer Baron

I imagine this is a route Qantas and AA want to...

I imagine this is a route Qantas and AA want to jointly market under their partnership agreement which is still awaiting ratification. Perhaps they are having trouble filling it themselves and have...
2nd Apr 2019, 23:49
Replies: 56
Views: 32,471
Posted By Beer Baron

Apparently the 380 was the preference over the...

Apparently the 380 was the preference over the 787 as it has better hot and high performance for the return journey.
30th Mar 2019, 00:23
Replies: 19
Views: 4,347
Posted By Beer Baron

Hahaha, thanks Dragon Man, thatís brilliant. I...

Hahaha, thanks Dragon Man, thatís brilliant. I love the stories of Qantasís ham-fisted implementation of policies that come back to burn them.
They locked AIPA out of any input into the FRMS so I...
29th Mar 2019, 01:33
Replies: 19
Views: 4,347
Posted By Beer Baron

Well dragon man, it looks like no one knows...

Well dragon man, it looks like no one knows anymore about this than you. Care to expand on what you have heard about some debacle?
22nd Mar 2019, 22:51
Replies: 57
Views: 31,974
Posted By Beer Baron

Thatís a curious notion. Correct me if Iím...

Thatís a curious notion.

Correct me if Iím wrong, but do government policies not allow a 100% foreign owned airline to come and set up shop in Australia and directly compete in the domestic...
21st Mar 2019, 22:31
Replies: 171
Views: 146,026
Posted By Beer Baron

Ok, thanks for that. 211 guaranteed days off per...

Ok, thanks for that. 211 guaranteed days off per year sounded too good to be true.
But with the additional days off youíre currently getting itís not far off. Thatís great.
21st Mar 2019, 09:40
Replies: 171
Views: 146,026
Posted By Beer Baron

Iím not familiar with either of the awards you...

Iím not familiar with either of the awards you are comparing but externally the amount of days off sounds pretty good. Just a query though, do you add the annual leave days off on top of all the...
13th Mar 2019, 02:54
Replies: 60
Views: 30,355
Posted By Beer Baron

Have you flown a 737? There is the little issue...

Have you flown a 737? There is the little issue of the circular-saw/trim-wheel whirring away beside your knee to let you know something is amiss.

Isn’t the procedure to disable the system a...
10th Mar 2019, 12:03
Replies: 1,032
Views: 457,689
Posted By Beer Baron

As usual, things are more complicated than your...

As usual, things are more complicated than your analysis.

2 pilots vs 4?
Well, a 737 crew do a SYD-MEL-SYD pattern they are paid 3 hours. 787 crew do it and they get 5:30 and the 787 hourly rate...
5th Mar 2019, 09:54
Replies: 1,032
Views: 457,689
Posted By Beer Baron

738 minimum crew complement is 4 crew. 787 is 8...

738 minimum crew complement is 4 crew. 787 is 8 crew. We operate the 738 with 4 cabin crew every day. Certain flights at certain times of day get an extra crew member for meal service requirements.
5th Mar 2019, 08:16
Replies: 1,032
Views: 457,689
Posted By Beer Baron

Are you sure about that? What does a 787 burn...

Are you sure about that? What does a 787 burn SYD-MEL? How about a 738?
What is the minimum cabin crew complement for the 787 vs the 738?

I suspect you are wrong on both counts. You could...
4th Mar 2019, 04:25
Replies: 101
Views: 28,789
Posted By Beer Baron

The cost vs revenue of a new fleet got to a point...

The cost vs revenue of a new fleet got to a point where the board decided it was worth investing money into. The numbers had clearly not stacked up previously hence why the first 50 were cancelled.
...
3rd Mar 2019, 21:10
Replies: 101
Views: 28,789
Posted By Beer Baron

This is why I can’t understand why people believe...

This is why I can’t understand why people believe that not ordering the 787 was all an industrial bluff and the plane was always going to come.

Look at the proven history of what had occurred:
-...
2nd Mar 2019, 21:15
Replies: 101
Views: 28,789
Posted By Beer Baron

What is that supposed to refer to?

What is that supposed to refer to?
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