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22nd May 2020, 05:53
Replies: 198
Views: 99,399
Posted By Dragun

I wonder how much bragging the chairman is doing...

I wonder how much bragging the chairman is doing now given he doesn't even seem to be able to have his upper management and company follow basic rules of being a listed company. He should be...
6th Apr 2020, 04:18
Replies: 1,266
Views: 524,912
Posted By Dragun

Anyway, I think we're on a roundabout with this...

Anyway, I think we're on a roundabout with this now. No hard feelings either way from me and there's been some good input and some questionable input, but at the end of the day it's out of any of our...
6th Apr 2020, 02:54
Replies: 1,266
Views: 524,912
Posted By Dragun

Sorry mate, totally missed this reply. Thanks for...

Sorry mate, totally missed this reply. Thanks for clarifying. I do somewhat understand the thinking in a roundabout way but in reality, engaging with any business as either a consumer, employer or...
5th Apr 2020, 22:32
Replies: 1,266
Views: 524,912
Posted By Dragun

Incorrect. Not all phoenixing is illegal, in fact...

Incorrect. Not all phoenixing is illegal, in fact it's a perfectly legal practice depending on the circumstance.
...
4th Apr 2020, 01:05
Replies: 1,266
Views: 524,912
Posted By Dragun

I'm not sure I understand your point about other...

I'm not sure I understand your point about other people's money. It's public company with an incredibly small free float. Can you elaborate?

Businesses project all the time based on restructure...
3rd Apr 2020, 22:22
Replies: 1,266
Views: 524,912
Posted By Dragun

A couple of points in relation to this. ...

A couple of points in relation to this.

Firstly, the restructuring was already in place with projections Virgin was well on track to break even by mid to late this year. Scurrah had already made...
3rd Apr 2020, 11:18
Replies: 1,266
Views: 524,912
Posted By Dragun

This does appear to be the angle even PS is going...

This does appear to be the angle even PS is going for now. He even went as far as to essentially ask for $5 billion to include Qantas suggesting a collective overdraft facility during interviews this...
3rd Apr 2020, 11:13
Replies: 1,266
Views: 524,912
Posted By Dragun

Yes it's a reasonable point that has been around...

Yes it's a reasonable point that has been around the media with the unfortunate difference in this case that Virgin forms part of critical infrastructure whether the government and public like it or...
3rd Apr 2020, 09:40
Replies: 1,266
Views: 524,912
Posted By Dragun

Is anyone giving any thought to the fact that...

Is anyone giving any thought to the fact that under normal business conditions with a functioning economy, yes, there would probably be another carrier from any number of places that could come in to...
2nd Apr 2020, 04:42
Replies: 127
Views: 52,862
Posted By Dragun

Remember there is a political game at play here....

Remember there is a political game at play here. The government can't be seen to be just saying 'yes' to any bailout immediately and definitely not until the 11th hour. "On the record" simply has not...
28th Mar 2020, 20:48
Replies: 280
Views: 183,400
Posted By Dragun

In this terrible analogy, did the rebuilding of...

In this terrible analogy, did the rebuilding of the country's economy depend on the bloke's house who had the long grass?
17th Sep 2019, 08:13
Replies: 274
Views: 236,152
Posted By Dragun

What makes you think I'm any more qualified to...

What makes you think I'm any more qualified to provide that assessment than you? I wouldn't have a clue! And as I've said all along, that is my point!
17th Sep 2019, 08:10
Replies: 274
Views: 236,152
Posted By Dragun

As a non-management professional pilot flying for...

As a non-management professional pilot flying for a major Australian airline, I'd say I'm well able and entitled to be here. I'm simply providing an objective view point without the normal group...
17th Sep 2019, 08:03
Replies: 274
Views: 236,152
Posted By Dragun

Of course he understands it. Does that mean he...

Of course he understands it. Does that mean he got every decision right? Probably not. Does it mean he got it all wrong? Probably not. In any case, my point doesn't relate to whether or not he or any...
17th Sep 2019, 01:54
Replies: 274
Views: 236,152
Posted By Dragun

Agreed, great post. Some of the arm chair expert...

Agreed, great post. Some of the arm chair expert comments on here are unbelievable. Why do pilots think they understand how to run or manage a mulit-million dollar business any more than they think...
9th Jun 2019, 05:52
Replies: 983
Views: 1,077,638
Posted By Dragun

It's in Brisbane.

It's in Brisbane.
13th Feb 2018, 06:48
Replies: 983
Views: 1,077,638
Posted By Dragun

Strong internal rumour that 50 new commands to be...

Strong internal rumour that 50 new commands to be announced soon and another 50 by the end of the year. If that happens you'll be able to take your pick of bases, new hire or not.
6th Feb 2018, 02:43
Replies: 983
Views: 1,077,638
Posted By Dragun

If the EBA that is being voted on now gets up -...

If the EBA that is being voted on now gets up - and it looks like it will - a new hire onto the 737 will be on a base of $125,347 increasing to $128,167 in July this year. After one year of service...
20th Jan 2018, 04:31
Replies: 47
Views: 9,591
Posted By Dragun

It's not flawed at all. It's deemed a different...

It's not flawed at all. It's deemed a different product by the airline and the passengers pay a different amount for that seat. If someone who hasn't paid for it sits in it, it's no different on the...
20th Jan 2018, 01:56
Replies: 47
Views: 9,591
Posted By Dragun

Always someone on here wanting to start an...

Always someone on here wanting to start an argument. I've literally already addressed your comment in my first post - "Before people start banging on about what product is what and why it should or...
18th Jan 2018, 03:45
Replies: 47
Views: 9,591
Posted By Dragun

The exit rows are now designated a different...

The exit rows are now designated a different product - "Economy X".

This example is no different from someone who has paid for Economy X moving themselves into a business class seat after take...
5th Nov 2017, 03:57
Replies: 46
Views: 28,847
Posted By Dragun

No, but it's very close to it given it's both...

No, but it's very close to it given it's both science and economics relating to gas turbines :}
24th Jul 2014, 00:19
Replies: 35
Views: 21,540
Posted By Dragun

I would say morale in the flight deck is...

I would say morale in the flight deck is excellent. People rarely complain more often verbalise how happy they are in the job!
26th May 2013, 08:39
Replies: 6
Views: 4,694
Posted By Dragun

SYD-BNE and SYD-MEL (one way) was about $A26 for...

SYD-BNE and SYD-MEL (one way) was about $A26 for group one fares last time I looked.
23rd Mar 2013, 23:14
Replies: 16
Views: 4,252
Posted By Dragun

I was with MBF, went to Comminsure but have...

I was with MBF, went to Comminsure but have recently gone back after I couldn't justify paying the exhorbitant rate hike by Comminsure. The cover is generally better (higher cap of $2mil) but you pay...
11th Mar 2013, 05:48
Replies: 76
Views: 30,764
Posted By Dragun

Exactly. Why is it so hard for people to see that...

Exactly. Why is it so hard for people to see that and just assume anyone who is against the proposed method is against integration completely? In reality, integration is a good thing....the current...
28th Feb 2013, 08:56
Replies: 12
Views: 4,221
Posted By Dragun

Yet, still a profit without the need for...

Yet, still a profit without the need for $125million from Boeing to make it look like it....
26th Dec 2012, 22:26
Replies: 30
Views: 12,162
Posted By Dragun

Is it just me or does it look like the winglet...

Is it just me or does it look like the winglet has almost been photoshopped out in that photo? You can quite clearly see the outline of where the winglet should be where there is a demarkation of the...
21st Oct 2012, 12:12
Replies: 70
Views: 17,947
Posted By Dragun

I now have three points: 1. I am not on a...

I now have three points:

1. I am not on a high horse, I was there when the EBA with those rates was introduced. I voted on it. I don't need any education.

2. There weren't any points that need...
20th Oct 2012, 22:25
Replies: 70
Views: 17,947
Posted By Dragun

What's the single aisle jet captain rate in the...

What's the single aisle jet captain rate in the EBA again lads? What a disgrace.
28th Sep 2012, 08:11
Replies: 86
Views: 29,147
Posted By Dragun

You're making a judgement that the pilot group is...

You're making a judgement that the pilot group is divided based on a few posts on a rumour network?

Are you acting alone or do you work for Today Tonight or some other sort of outfit with view...
1st Sep 2012, 02:22
Replies: 22
Views: 7,792
Posted By Dragun

Yes idiots, that's because they conveniently...

Yes idiots, that's because they conveniently forgot to point out that "half the size" refers to Qantas domestic only whereas "one sixth" under the "Qantas" part includes most if not all of the...
1st Sep 2012, 01:51
Replies: 409
Views: 105,156
Posted By Dragun

Pulling out of FRA and possibly LHR, really? Do I...

Pulling out of FRA and possibly LHR, really? Do I dare ask if this will create an unprecedented flight crew surplus?

Not good news :(
18th Aug 2012, 14:34
Replies: 8
Views: 2,730
Posted By Dragun

Here are some reasons. 1. Who cares? 2....

Here are some reasons.

1. Who cares?
2. Who cares?
3. Get a life
4. You're pathetic
5. Get a life
6. Who cares?
7. You really want to make a big deal about it and ask why it was closed? See...
5th Aug 2012, 13:11
Replies: 1,455
Views: 614,044
Posted By Dragun

Trust me, they don't know any more than you do. ...

Trust me, they don't know any more than you do.

When I was on the hold file I asked the same question (for planning reasons you see ;)) and was told "sorry, we've been told no pilot recruitment...
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