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7th Dec 2021, 21:59
Replies: 44
Views: 21,396
Posted By Pickuptruck

Everyone I fly with that's looking at EK can't...

Everyone I fly with that's looking at EK can't believe how sh*t the pay is. Grass isn't always greener but it's nice to pretend.
17th Nov 2021, 22:12
Replies: 59
Views: 39,282
Posted By Pickuptruck

The more that people moan about working at CX the...

The more that people moan about working at CX the more they moan they can't go to 65 while working at CX. Instead the rumour mill floods with stories of mass resignations that never actually happen....
10th Nov 2021, 21:43
Replies: 246
Views: 130,741
Posted By Pickuptruck

When the 747 operation provides less than 20% of...

When the 747 operation provides less than 20% of the company revenue on a good year, then just right now with the bleeding of cash by the pax fleet, there is no money in freight. Not enough to save...
3rd Nov 2021, 00:04
Replies: 85
Views: 44,444
Posted By Pickuptruck

Jnr380 I love the blind optimism that we're...

Jnr380

I love the blind optimism that we're one day going to go back to the PanAm 1960's in renumeration and social status. Vietnam contract jobs currently are paying skippers $2-4 k a month, the...
29th Jul 2021, 06:07
Replies: 143
Views: 62,869
Posted By Pickuptruck

I got my info from a 744 trainer at BA who didn’t...

I got my info from a 744 trainer at BA who didn’t have the rosy rainbows and unicorns outcome you speak so highly of. STP there are none so blind as those who refuse to see, go look at the losing...
27th Jul 2021, 22:26
Replies: 143
Views: 62,869
Posted By Pickuptruck

Living wise maybe, if you're going to be on the...

Living wise maybe, if you're going to be on the bones of your ass in aviation maybe better to be on the bones in your home country. But mill workers rights, are you serious? BA fired their most...
28th Apr 2021, 23:29
Replies: 365
Views: 209,494
Posted By Pickuptruck

Amazes me that it doesnít matter how many Airline...

Amazes me that it doesnít matter how many Airline employees in the UK get utterly shafted with contracts that suddenly, in this pandemic, turn out to be worthless, CX pilots still think that theyíre...
28th Apr 2021, 11:19
Replies: 365
Views: 209,494
Posted By Pickuptruck

BalloonBuster Sadly for BA and another half...

BalloonBuster

Sadly for BA and another half a dozen airlines in the UK their pilot contracts in the current pandemic have proved to be worthless. But good luck anyway.
24th Mar 2021, 07:34
Replies: 41
Views: 26,599
Posted By Pickuptruck

Heard they’re coming. Also many that were fired...

Heard they’re coming. Also many that were fired haven’t been invited back.
23rd Mar 2021, 23:22
Replies: 41
Views: 26,599
Posted By Pickuptruck

Jnr380 Vietjet paying $3k usd a month for...

Jnr380

Vietjet paying $3k usd a month for contract skippers at the moment. Anyone who hasn’t been fired in the ME is on at best 50%, though I have mates on housing and education paid only and base...
31st Dec 2020, 14:18
Replies: 30
Views: 18,978
Posted By Pickuptruck

You're either on drugs or dropped as a child....

You're either on drugs or dropped as a child. You're assuming China Southern are going to roll over as well?
3rd Dec 2020, 10:34
Replies: 189
Views: 39,636
Posted By Pickuptruck

Love how the English think every plane they made...

Love how the English think every plane they made was the greatest. Even the utter piles of crap, were the best utter piles of crap. The yanks are happy to admit they made some good stufff and some...
1st Dec 2020, 04:18
Replies: 22
Views: 24,849
Posted By Pickuptruck

Why donít you ask the ex USA legacy sim...

Why donít you ask the ex USA legacy sim instructors at CX who lost over 60% of their pension funds, taken by the USA legacy carriers they worked for....
26th Nov 2020, 12:03
Replies: 21
Views: 11,856
Posted By Pickuptruck

Flex88 So you took that F/O job with BA...

Flex88

So you took that F/O job with BA starting on 200K sterling and you bought a 6 bedroom detached in Surrey.

Or the reality is I can't find anywhere that pays better so you better stop...
26th Nov 2020, 11:08
Replies: 71
Views: 32,279
Posted By Pickuptruck

controlledrest So if CX is a LCC then you’d...

controlledrest

So if CX is a LCC then you’d be over the moon about the expat package at SIA? The one that paid less than COS18......

I’d love to know where the amazing pay is in 2020 or even...
18th Nov 2020, 02:25
Replies: 52
Views: 24,446
Posted By Pickuptruck

Another sad pilot trying to justify the T &C of...

Another sad pilot trying to justify the T &C of the past in today’s world. Since the 1990s there has been a gradual decline in pay across the board, blame the LCC, blame the travelling public,...
15th Nov 2020, 03:51
Replies: 114
Views: 53,696
Posted By Pickuptruck

T&C industry wide have been on a downward spiral...

T&C industry wide have been on a downward spiral for over 2 decades. Are you suggesting everybody refuses to take flying jobs and forces better pay? Bwahahahaha
15th Nov 2020, 03:07
Replies: 114
Views: 53,696
Posted By Pickuptruck

controlledrest “When a good gig comes up” ...

controlledrest

“When a good gig comes up”
Bwahahahaha
What I love about CX pilots, they have no idea what the rest of the aviation industry is paying. Jobs in the sandpit have been paying less...
20th Oct 2020, 08:15
Replies: 134
Views: 78,090
Posted By Pickuptruck

AB335 Weird that the few press releases by...

AB335

Weird that the few press releases by the HKG government have clearly stated they want to be paid back for their investment in CX and completely understand the restructuring will involve job...
29th Sep 2020, 10:16
Replies: 58
Views: 25,888
Posted By Pickuptruck

It's less than decade away from being the largest...

It's less than decade away from being the largest economy in the world at which time HKG GDP will account for under 0.5% of China GDP. Hkg will prosper because it's smack in the middle of the GBA....
12th Aug 2020, 08:53
Replies: 66
Views: 27,485
Posted By Pickuptruck

That's the fun part.10 years of gushing forth...

That's the fun part.10 years of gushing forth about the workers rights pretty much everywhere else but Hong Kong. Now that the difficult financial realities are enveloping airlines we're all finding...
22nd Jul 2020, 14:33
Replies: 26
Views: 14,141
Posted By Pickuptruck

Nothing to do with a flood of guys about a decade...

Nothing to do with a flood of guys about a decade ago all dropping out due medical at exactly age 60 to pick up 5 yrs paid holidays before proper retirement at age 65? Noooooo, of course not.
22nd Jul 2020, 01:27
Replies: 26
Views: 14,141
Posted By Pickuptruck

So that would be everyone 7 yrs to retirement, so...

So that would be everyone 7 yrs to retirement, so aged 48 and up if you're COS99. I have it on good authority most on COS99 are itching to go at 55 anyway if not before......
14th Jul 2020, 23:12
Replies: 84
Views: 47,090
Posted By Pickuptruck

The village idiot speaks again. If you looked...

The village idiot speaks again. If you looked into the details of the CX bailout youíll see the Pan Dems Had insisted they would block the deal and force the company into shutting down because they...
8th Jul 2020, 23:55
Replies: 84
Views: 47,090
Posted By Pickuptruck

Sorry to say, there is now way redundancies will...

Sorry to say, there is now way redundancies will come from the bottom. CX was bailed out by the HKG Govt and they made it clear the company restructures as it sees fit. The Govt wants it's investment...
8th Jul 2020, 22:42
Replies: 84
Views: 47,090
Posted By Pickuptruck

3Greens, that's not what BALPA is saying, it...

3Greens, that's not what BALPA is saying, it would be very surprising if all the junior crew were Skippers and F/Os on the 744, since that's where cuts are coming from.

Still amazes me at CX that...
25th Jun 2020, 00:44
Replies: 146
Views: 69,739
Posted By Pickuptruck

You have to admit is it pretty funny. Guys...

You have to admit is it pretty funny. Guys pointing to clauses in their contract for LIFO and yelling at a wall, (or their wife or the helper) that theyíre safe. All around the world, and especially...
25th Jun 2020, 00:26
Replies: 223
Views: 55,202
Posted By Pickuptruck

Not to mention the Germans targeted Civilians in...

Not to mention the Germans targeted Civilians in Stalingrad for months, years if required in their bombing campaign. Hitlerís stated aim was to kill as many civilians as possible over as many months...
23rd Jun 2020, 23:27
Replies: 146
Views: 69,739
Posted By Pickuptruck

So anyone who joined on B scale is a hero and...

So anyone who joined on B scale is a hero and anyone who joined on anything later has dragged down pay and conditions. Gold.

Apartments in Hong Kong are crazy expensive but my mate who is a cadet...
13th Jun 2020, 19:13
Replies: 146
Views: 69,739
Posted By Pickuptruck

more clueless posts. I can think of over 40...

more clueless posts. I can think of over 40 airlines where layoffs by seniority havenít been followed in the current economic climate. You are aware of this virus arenít you, you donít just think it...
22nd May 2020, 16:08
Replies: 92
Views: 47,155
Posted By Pickuptruck

What hordes? The ones who invest in property...

What hordes? The ones who invest in property here? The ones who list their IPO's here? The ones who's factories are keeping CX in business? The whole idea that Hong Kong would function fine without...
21st May 2020, 21:17
Replies: 92
Views: 47,155
Posted By Pickuptruck

not the protestors or the 150 bombs the...

not the protestors or the 150 bombs the authorities have diffused so far, or the 3 tons of explosives the terrorists were caught with or the repeated shutting down of the airport that would...
20th May 2020, 01:34
Replies: 122
Views: 79,138
Posted By Pickuptruck

And as BA has stated, the choice is layoff as per...

And as BA has stated, the choice is layoff as per contract and the company goes bust, or layoff as per what's feasible for the company's survival. So you're keen to layoff as per the contract so the...
19th May 2020, 23:50
Replies: 122
Views: 79,138
Posted By Pickuptruck

So in summary, the company should have laid off...

So in summary, the company should have laid off guys a while ago, the more the better. Aviation is starting up again so best they lay them off before they need them. BA and itís competitors in Europe...
12th May 2020, 22:24
Replies: 113
Views: 83,556
Posted By Pickuptruck

If the CPU was so wonderful why did it have so...

If the CPU was so wonderful why did it have so little support amongst members of the AOA? Again, going on like a stuck record about all the wins the pilots have had is a joke. A few years back...
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