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23rd Feb 2013, 08:53
Replies: 1,008
Views: 197,850
Posted By UPPERLOBE

Meanwhile back on topic... Business blasts...

Meanwhile back on topic...

Business blasts skilled visa changes (http://afr.com/p/national/labor_cracks_down_on_visas_gihEv4aiiyYmhA8S6d4GXK)
20th Dec 2012, 01:54
Replies: 27
Views: 12,041
Posted By UPPERLOBE

OGD Photos: Boeing 767-338/ER Aircraft...

OGD

Photos: Boeing 767-338/ER Aircraft Pictures | Airliners.net (http://www.airliners.net/photo/Air-Transport-International/Boeing-767-338-ER/2134343/&sid=5acaee7135e843cebaddf2ebb579e3c6)
8th Nov 2012, 06:22
Replies: 1,462
Views: 370,377
Posted By UPPERLOBE

"Seen the 'bucket' on any of the 380's lately....

"Seen the 'bucket' on any of the 380's lately. You can only defer so much for so long..."

Sounds like the honeymoons over for the dugong then.
8th Nov 2012, 05:50
Replies: 1,462
Views: 370,377
Posted By UPPERLOBE

"Planners looking for 18, yes 18, blokes to work...

"Planners looking for 18, yes 18, blokes to work o/t tonight, no takers.
Clearly overstaffed alright."

We were doing the same thing in 1989, the solution was then as it is now, that is, get rid...
8th Nov 2012, 04:39
Replies: 1,462
Views: 370,377
Posted By UPPERLOBE

Quote from AJ at the last AGM... "In August...

Quote from AJ at the last AGM...

"In August last year I sent out the five-year plan for Qantas International along with the broader transformation initiatives for the group as a whole. The plan...
17th Jun 2012, 06:18
Replies: 68
Views: 8,783
Posted By UPPERLOBE

teresa, please tell us why Gina Reinhart is...

teresa, please tell us why Gina Reinhart is intent on controlling the SMH?

I prefer to think that all of our politicians & mining magnates are having the loan of the rest of us and I can put up a...
11th Jun 2012, 00:49
Replies: 7
Views: 2,287
Posted By UPPERLOBE

An old adage used to perfection in politics... ...

An old adage used to perfection in politics...

"If you repeat a lie often enough it becomes the truth".
11th Jun 2012, 00:44
Replies: 38
Views: 7,065
Posted By UPPERLOBE

If my memory serves me correctly this disaster...

If my memory serves me correctly this disaster occurred because corporate vultures had their way.

Corporate vultures are now circling Qantas again.

Reading all the comments here and in the...
11th Jun 2012, 00:27
Replies: 143
Views: 22,055
Posted By UPPERLOBE

A minor issue I know, I worked for QF for 40...

A minor issue I know, I worked for QF for 40 years, at sometime during the latter bits they brought in a rule with regard to the usage of long service free trips after retirement. I (amongst many...
10th Jun 2012, 08:11
Replies: 7
Views: 2,287
Posted By UPPERLOBE

Don't worry they know that game, just look at...

Don't worry they know that game, just look at H245 in SYD.
10th Jun 2012, 07:37
Replies: 38
Views: 7,065
Posted By UPPERLOBE

Fred, every dollar every government spends either...

Fred, every dollar every government spends either comes from taxpayers or borrowings.
9th Jun 2012, 05:08
Replies: 676
Views: 149,460
Posted By UPPERLOBE

Nope, he missed out on getting the CEO gig at...

Nope, he missed out on getting the CEO gig at Qantas and duly pulled the pin.

Whether he wouldn't play to the boards tune and was overlooked or whether he missed out because he was old school...
9th Jun 2012, 01:47
Replies: 676
Views: 149,460
Posted By UPPERLOBE

Balance... Please read again what I said and...

Balance...

Please read again what I said and think about what management changes took place after the merger, I have absolutely no idea how you drew your conclusion out of my comments.
9th Jun 2012, 01:19
Replies: 676
Views: 149,460
Posted By UPPERLOBE

Very hard to rebuild and recapture the passion...

Very hard to rebuild and recapture the passion when said passion has been VR'd , CR'd, shoved sideways or otherwise ignored for the last several years.

Anyone who has worked inside that airline...
9th Jun 2012, 00:53
Replies: 676
Views: 149,460
Posted By UPPERLOBE

Cue the conspiracy theorists... :} Or get...

Cue the conspiracy theorists... :}

Or get hold of the Paul Barry's book "The rise and rise of Kerry Packer" if you would like some insight as to how these things work. :ok:
7th Jun 2012, 23:47
Replies: 676
Views: 149,460
Posted By UPPERLOBE

@ohallen... At the last AGM the remuneration...

@ohallen...

At the last AGM the remuneration packages were voted on,
30,000+ shareholders voted NO and 200 voted YES,
the motion was carried.

What makes you think that anything would have...
7th Jun 2012, 07:57
Replies: 676
Views: 149,460
Posted By UPPERLOBE

@david1300... "The internet may have been a...

@david1300...

"The internet may have been a boon for the Qantas budget operation, Jetstar, but it has obliterated many advantages once enjoyed by the international division."

To my mind that is...
5th Jun 2012, 11:25
Replies: 676
Views: 149,460
Posted By UPPERLOBE

@still single... Pressing the 'like' button...

@still single...

Pressing the 'like' button on that one.
5th Jun 2012, 07:11
Replies: 676
Views: 149,460
Posted By UPPERLOBE

@gobbledock... Don't worry mate there is...

@gobbledock...

Don't worry mate there is obviously no end to the corporate scam.

Trustee to Seize and Liquidate Even the Stored Customer Gold and Silver Bullion From MF Global | ZeroHedge...
5th Jun 2012, 05:14
Replies: 676
Views: 149,460
Posted By UPPERLOBE

Spot on limelight, they've saved themselves half...

Spot on limelight, they've saved themselves half a billion dollars since yesterday. It's only a matter of days now before they must pounce and give the whole airline a big dose of 'Icahn'.


TWA -...
28th May 2012, 22:44
Replies: 37
Views: 8,315
Posted By UPPERLOBE

Divide and conquer, pure and simple. It...

Divide and conquer, pure and simple.

It amazes me that people still can't see the game, the media is owned by those who seek to exploit everything and as such will distort, alter, imagine or...
26th May 2012, 00:30
Replies: 18
Views: 2,736
Posted By UPPERLOBE

Errr Buzzy, the workers party did this, can you...

Errr Buzzy, the workers party did this, can you imagine what the businessman's party will do.

We really are just 22 million sheep. Billionaires, big business and the media all play their games...
24th May 2012, 23:41
Replies: 193
Views: 55,330
Posted By UPPERLOBE

Qantas and the uncertainties in its great divide...

Qantas and the uncertainties in its great divide | Plane Talking (http://blogs.crikey.com.au/planetalking/2012/05/24/qantas-and-the-unknowns-in-its-great-divide/)
23rd May 2012, 07:10
Replies: 193
Views: 55,330
Posted By UPPERLOBE

QF94, I'm sure if we did a lap of the room to see...

QF94, I'm sure if we did a lap of the room to see what the stakeholders have brought to the meeting the smartest person in the room would feel like they were in pity city.
23rd May 2012, 06:09
Replies: 279
Views: 72,376
Posted By UPPERLOBE

Sort of on topic... What training is given...

Sort of on topic...

What training is given to those PC people?

I'm old school but it would seem to me that plenty can go wrong during start & shutdown sequences, hung & wet starts or tailpipe...
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