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12th Oct 2021, 21:16
Replies: 76
Views: 25,187
Posted By LostWanderer

Tiger/OzJet/Strategic-AirAustralia - these things...

Tiger/OzJet/Strategic-AirAustralia - these things all likely have something in common with where this is headed. Maybe the Rex 73 crews will have some place to go when that operation is no more.
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9th Oct 2021, 02:47
Replies: 268
Views: 44,404
Posted By LostWanderer

I highly doubt that with even 7 days quarantine...

I highly doubt that with even 7 days quarantine on return from overseas and a PM who just days ago made it clear they would shut international borders at short notice if a variant of concern or...
12th Sep 2021, 18:02
Replies: 53
Views: 17,741
Posted By LostWanderer

Correct! It always struck me how many US pilots I...

Correct! It always struck me how many US pilots I came across when I was there that commented on how much the Aussie guys whined about everything and acted like they invented aviation. Don’t be that...
Forum: North America
27th Aug 2021, 17:36
Replies: 27
Views: 5,832
Posted By LostWanderer

It’s not true. Hope no one is risking their E3...

It’s not true. Hope no one is risking their E3 Visa on this venture, if it’s denied which it likely will be, you’ll be sent home.
27th Aug 2021, 11:47
Replies: 268
Views: 44,404
Posted By LostWanderer

Love the optimism for attempt 3 (or is it 4 now?)...

Love the optimism for attempt 3 (or is it 4 now?) to reopen international. But with winter now just around the corner for many of these proposed destinations and a new variant to scare our government...
5th Aug 2021, 10:47
Replies: 8,642
Views: 1,218,308
Posted By LostWanderer

Pretty sure I saw it stated by the federal...

Pretty sure I saw it stated by the federal government that lockdowns/border closures, or various levels of them, will very likely be around for a lot longer than early next year unfortunately.
31st Jul 2021, 11:03
Replies: 144
Views: 41,118
Posted By LostWanderer

Yep. Unfortunately the reality is in a COVID...

Yep. Unfortunately the reality is in a COVID world that we as pilots no longer hold any kind of advantage in pay negotiations and every airlines management in the country knows it, despite how...
22nd Jul 2021, 15:31
Replies: 1,654
Views: 663,158
Posted By LostWanderer

Wow. Potentially could be good news for a few...

Wow. Potentially could be good news for a few guys over there right now if Commutair have done their homework on this. I looked into it when I was there for another company and it was gonna be no...
19th Jul 2021, 01:31
Replies: 51
Views: 8,117
Posted By LostWanderer

Absolutely agree. A degree in anything aviation...

Absolutely agree.
A degree in anything aviation doesn't mean a hell of a lot to anyone unfortunately. IT/Finance etc... as Maggie Island said, will cover you regardless of how well/bad the Aussie...
15th Jul 2021, 07:49
Replies: 8,642
Views: 1,218,308
Posted By LostWanderer

Ooof…this thing just keeps from bad to worse for...

Ooof…this thing just keeps from bad to worse for all commercial aviation in Australia and many of our jobs too if this continues regardless of how deep pockets may have been pre-covid.

None of our...
6th Jul 2021, 16:02
Replies: 18
Views: 4,466
Posted By LostWanderer

Lets hope they start to raise numbers again by...

Lets hope they start to raise numbers again by October but fear is a powerful thing right now and politically if it is more popular to keep the caps or even lock things up further they absolutely...
4th Jul 2021, 23:58
Replies: 690
Views: 188,581
Posted By LostWanderer

That is the sad part, in Australia where it only...

That is the sad part, in Australia where it only seems to go from bad to worse with "outbreaks" and lockdowns it is an even quicker race to the bottom than it used to be and believe me, the folks who...
30th Jun 2021, 22:24
Replies: 5
Views: 2,170
Posted By LostWanderer

For a lot of insurance companies and any...

For a lot of insurance companies and any contracts involving mining operations it is entirely hours and not experience that count. A lot of gigs I flew in GA if you had less than 1000-1500 and were...
26th Jun 2021, 23:25
Replies: 1,654
Views: 663,158
Posted By LostWanderer

Spoke to some mates still over there and you are...

Spoke to some mates still over there and you are correct. No FAA ATP and US 121 time and they aren't interested in you sadly. Sounds like it will be some time yet before anything happens for new hire...
17th Jun 2021, 03:42
Replies: 8,642
Views: 1,218,308
Posted By LostWanderer

Thats why all of us became pilots. We can't...

Thats why all of us became pilots. We can't spell, read or write and our personalities are questionable at best
15th Jun 2021, 23:30
Replies: 1,654
Views: 663,158
Posted By LostWanderer

May not be the worst thing avoiding that mob....

May not be the worst thing avoiding that mob. From what I have read/heard they aren't exactly pleasant to work for, sounds like it's not exactly difficult to get fired for even just taking a sick...
Forum: North America
5th Jun 2021, 01:58
Replies: 21
Views: 5,404
Posted By LostWanderer

I think the beauty is they don't need to make a...

I think the beauty is they don't need to make a case...they got lots of publicity out of this, no commitment to pay a dime as of yet - and it likely will never fly anyway.

Certainly would be cool...
25th May 2021, 07:52
Replies: 8,642
Views: 1,218,308
Posted By LostWanderer

Is this for real? Assuming this isn't an utterly...

Is this for real? Assuming this isn't an utterly sarcastic response...First part is correct on death rate, the rest I'd love to know your evidence? We are going to be in trouble if this country...
24th May 2021, 20:33
Replies: 1,654
Views: 663,158
Posted By LostWanderer

Yeah I would agree, the two mentioned might take...

Yeah I would agree, the two mentioned might take a few already qualified E3 guys - perhaps focusing on those who got laid off when a few operators closed shop in the last 24 months - but would...
Forum: North America
19th May 2021, 06:04
Replies: 673
Views: 311,131
Posted By LostWanderer

Very interesting indeed. Heard they were...

Very interesting indeed. Heard they were struggling to even pay the leases on their jets a short while back...maybe UA is propping them up
12th May 2021, 17:20
Replies: 8,642
Views: 1,218,308
Posted By LostWanderer

Ugh...I thought people moved past this ridiculous...

Ugh...I thought people moved past this ridiculous conspiracy theory.
The car accident thing has been proven as utterly false, initially let loose on the public by a conservative FOX news host...
11th May 2021, 21:11
Replies: 281
Views: 94,691
Posted By LostWanderer

With the government announcing delays til mid...

With the government announcing delays til mid 2022 for the borders to open up, and from the sounds of it that is a big ol' maybe as well, it is very difficult to believe VA or any Australian airline...
7th May 2021, 04:48
Replies: 281
Views: 94,691
Posted By LostWanderer

I believe someone made a post recently suggesting...

I believe someone made a post recently suggesting a number of these former 330/777 crew have been forced to head North looking for GA work in Darwin and out bush given there is not much hiring likely...
28th Apr 2021, 02:24
Replies: 690
Views: 188,581
Posted By LostWanderer

Exactly my thoughts. I think the pain for...

Exactly my thoughts.

I think the pain for our industry and Australian airlines is far from over, Alan claiming international is back by October (or whenever it is now) is a pipe dream. But more...
17th Apr 2021, 19:58
Replies: 690
Views: 188,581
Posted By LostWanderer

Sadly I believe you are correct. While the...

Sadly I believe you are correct.
While the vaccine is considered effective when looking at the data on a macro time scale given how new it is. Long term it is still an enormous unknown when it comes...
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