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27th Dec 2018, 00:50
Replies: 39
Views: 7,982
Posted By MrAndy

Holden, you make a good point on the problem of...

Holden, you make a good point on the problem of mould. It becomes more prevalent during some seasons than others (Spring), and I never considered it when factoring cost. I note a lot of the locals...
26th Dec 2018, 06:44
Replies: 39
Views: 7,982
Posted By MrAndy

How am I ignoring advice or being arrogant? Not...

How am I ignoring advice or being arrogant? Not once have I focused on Cathay's contract in the discussion. The topic was about cost of living for wannabe pilots, not Cathay, not COS18, not expat...
25th Dec 2018, 16:29
Replies: 39
Views: 7,982
Posted By MrAndy

I sense you are trying to insult me. If it makes...

I sense you are trying to insult me. If it makes you feel better then I will turn the other cheek.

Let's recap. You started this thread to breakdown cost of living for people on the wannabe forum....
25th Dec 2018, 07:19
Replies: 39
Views: 7,982
Posted By MrAndy

I can only offer my resignation to the fact that...

I can only offer my resignation to the fact that this entire thread is a veiled protest against CX (which I probably should have known before replying), and less about the cost of living in HK. This...
25th Dec 2018, 06:06
Replies: 39
Views: 7,982
Posted By MrAndy

Foreigners become expats for a lot of different...

Foreigners become expats for a lot of different reasons, but expecting to be above everyone else and living lavishly while equating that to the cost of living for a wannabe isn't a fair assessment...
25th Dec 2018, 03:07
Replies: 39
Views: 7,982
Posted By MrAndy

While I think everyone can agree that Hong Kong...

While I think everyone can agree that Hong Kong is expensive, the figures posted here makes me think that someone has had a disconnect between expectation and reality before moving to Hong Kong. So...
23rd Dec 2018, 10:53
Replies: 37
Views: 9,790
Posted By MrAndy

PYL, CX does have some pretty good trainers...

PYL,

CX does have some pretty good trainers who come from a multitude of different backgrounds, but your experience will be limited to the environment in which CX operates. If you are a Hong Kong...
13th Dec 2018, 10:27
Replies: 358
Views: 340,392
Posted By MrAndy

Is there anyone else who can confirm?

Is there anyone else who can confirm?
15th Oct 2018, 01:27
Replies: 117
Views: 31,932
Posted By MrAndy

Porterboy, being a Canadian myself, I can...

Porterboy, being a Canadian myself, I can understand how working 14 hours a day on some 703/704/705 gig at a salary similar to someone at Tim Hortons can be a major motivator to leave the country....
14th Oct 2018, 14:12
Replies: 117
Views: 31,932
Posted By MrAndy

As a pilot career, the principle problems with...

As a pilot career, the principle problems with being an SO at CX is summed up as follows: P2X hours counting for minimal experience, coupled with extended and uncertain career progression, in one of...
9th Oct 2018, 06:33
Replies: 7,649
Views: 3,239,314
Posted By MrAndy

Flyera359, can you point to me which page of the...

Flyera359, can you point to me which page of the contract or employee handbook this is referenced to? I was looking at the handbook, and it seems to state that you will get upgraded based on...
8th Oct 2018, 00:19
Replies: 7,649
Views: 3,239,314
Posted By MrAndy

Im not entirely sure if this is accurate. Based...

Im not entirely sure if this is accurate. Based on my interpretation of the contract, your paygrade depends on the hours, but time as an SO is still seniority. Mind you, there used to be a pool of...
18th Sep 2018, 23:13
Replies: 23
Views: 10,370
Posted By MrAndy

Disney and Apple don't really have the same kind...

Disney and Apple don't really have the same kind of competition as an airline does. Ok, there are far better phones than Apple if you don't mind shopping around China, but Apple otherwise hold a...
13th Aug 2018, 16:08
Replies: 20
Views: 4,284
Posted By MrAndy

CX to my knowledge doesn't care where you got...

CX to my knowledge doesn't care where you got your license from, so long as it is legal, and you can demonstrate to them you can be competent at the job during your interview. If you are keen to join...
1st Jul 2018, 04:10
Replies: 17
Views: 7,338
Posted By MrAndy

You can get in with 250 hours just fine, but the...

You can get in with 250 hours just fine, but the interview process can be a handful. The time they spend training you in Adelaide, however, may vary in length depending on your experience.

If...
30th Mar 2018, 07:17
Replies: 217
Views: 138,141
Posted By MrAndy

Emmm... I am about 100% sure I read that post at...

Emmm... I am about 100% sure I read that post at least 3 if not more years ago.
27th Mar 2018, 00:43
Replies: 12
Views: 4,954
Posted By MrAndy

I have done several pilot interviews with several...

I have done several pilot interviews with several different airlines over the years. As someone with a bit of experience now, let me start by saying: donít let failures deter you. I have failed about...
20th Mar 2018, 00:17
Replies: 13
Views: 6,191
Posted By MrAndy

While I can congratulate some of you on your...

While I can congratulate some of you on your interviews, I do want to ask if some of you have looked at the threads on Fragrant Harbour? Are you all willing to put in 5-7 years as an SO? (Yes, I am...
18th Mar 2018, 01:02
Replies: 358
Views: 340,392
Posted By MrAndy

Any updates on how things are at HKA with the...

Any updates on how things are at HKA with the current HNA situation?

Morale? Outlook?
18th Sep 2016, 14:49
Replies: 4
Views: 3,935
Posted By MrAndy

Trying to get to HK/China - Advice Needed

Friends,

I am still fairly new to this particular forum and so I hope that this is the right place to post. My predicament places me in a bit of an unusual spot, and thus I require some words of...
16th Apr 2016, 13:25
Replies: 2
Views: 1,619
Posted By MrAndy

CV/Resume Length for HK/China

Good day,

I have an interest in applying for pilot positions in Asia, specifically in Hong Kong/China, since the country is more or less my ancestral home and I do have family and loved ones over...
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