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23rd Apr 2020, 19:35
Replies: 223
Views: 87,009
Posted By Higs

As a Platinum member of Velocity I have been...

As a Platinum member of Velocity I have been somewhat loyal to Virgin over the years however, for me, it's simple. No lounge and no reasonable frequency, means it will be hard for me to justify...
1st Apr 2020, 22:58
Replies: 127
Views: 55,400
Posted By Higs

If there is to be any form of assistance given to...

If there is to be any form of assistance given to any of the Airlines, it should be in the form of temporary and limited. The idea that any of them should get billions and if they cant pay it back in...
29th Dec 2018, 12:21
Replies: 67
Views: 15,347
Posted By Higs

I was there in 89. One of the worst mistakes of...

I was there in 89. One of the worst mistakes of my carer signing that crap letter of resignation under intense pressure from those that should have know better. Those there will know what I'm talking...
10th Sep 2018, 23:48
Replies: 26
Views: 11,114
Posted By Higs

I was friends with Dave and his dad and mine knew...

I was friends with Dave and his dad and mine knew each other through TAA. Two nice people of aviation gone.. But not forgotten.
19th Nov 2017, 21:46
Replies: 39
Views: 23,805
Posted By Higs

Almost vomited watching the add for it. I think...

Almost vomited watching the add for it. I think they believe their own BS....
27th May 2017, 05:44
Replies: 117
Views: 38,143
Posted By Higs

Fully checked out. My mate spoke to him on the...

Fully checked out. My mate spoke to him on the radio once just south of Japan.
9th Dec 2016, 06:21
Replies: 26
Views: 10,089
Posted By Higs

Virgin DRW R/W excursion

Had a look at the 737 that did some 4x4 work. Grass all over the wheel well etc. Not a good week for Virgin.
28th Oct 2016, 03:38
Replies: 33
Views: 23,065
Posted By Higs

Mayday call last night

Anyone have any info on a mayday call last night? I was over central NSW and heard some of the relay, it seemed as though someone was in trouble over the Southern Bass Strait and a QF aircraft was...
8th Oct 2016, 09:33
Replies: 157
Views: 91,957
Posted By Higs

Take this crap to the QF thread... Please.......

Take this crap to the QF thread... Please.......
9th Aug 2016, 05:06
Replies: 32
Views: 21,875
Posted By Higs

My advice to anyone in Virgin is to hope for the...

My advice to anyone in Virgin is to hope for the best but plan for the worst. Have a plan B. Ask any expat.
7th Jul 2016, 02:35
Replies: 66
Views: 67,364
Posted By Higs

ZK-TLE for the moment.

ZK-TLE for the moment.
5th Jul 2016, 02:46
Replies: 66
Views: 67,364
Posted By Higs

Airwork are running the 737 operation. Started...

Airwork are running the 737 operation. Started last night on the East Coast run as the 146's are a week late. Boeing to run TAS and PER when the 146's are available.....:bored:
25th May 2016, 06:23
Replies: 75
Views: 65,527
Posted By Higs

They realised that they have more aircraft types...

They realised that they have more aircraft types than Ansett did and they owe about as much money as Ansett did and what Happened to Ansett... I would say there is more to be done..
12th Apr 2016, 01:45
Replies: 15
Views: 11,489
Posted By Higs

They have become a true legacy carrier! How the...

They have become a true legacy carrier! How the hell did they allow such cost blowout's. Everything from the A/C choices to wages and crew hotels is similar to Qantas. All this and the Airline is...
20th Jan 2016, 01:33
Replies: 20
Views: 20,744
Posted By Higs

It's an unfortunate sign of modern management...

It's an unfortunate sign of modern management practice now. It's all about their KPI's and their salary structure. Concern for staff and welfare is only as good as the regulations require.:sad:
30th Nov 2015, 01:12
Replies: 32
Views: 14,335
Posted By Higs

Enough about Qantas 747. Start another thread if...

Enough about Qantas 747. Start another thread if you want but give it a break on this one will you.......:ugh:
10th Nov 2015, 22:11
Replies: 10
Views: 10,273
Posted By Higs

Good in some ways. Jetstar is guilty of assuming...

Good in some ways. Jetstar is guilty of assuming it can simply say "we are Jetstar" and get what they want, plus the red carpet.......
30th Jun 2015, 23:43
Replies: 303
Views: 115,082
Posted By Higs

Could not agree more. The Chinese are only...

Could not agree more. The Chinese are only interested in the advancement of the individual first, then other Chinese.
20th Feb 2015, 05:42
Replies: 26
Views: 23,865
Posted By Higs

I would be very surprised if Virgin pilots were...

I would be very surprised if Virgin pilots were used to operate any freighters as their terms and conditions are way above the current freighter jocks, but, hey what do I know....
6th Aug 2013, 07:12
Replies: 44
Views: 17,413
Posted By Higs

Mate..... Virgin is just where Ansett was, except...

Mate..... Virgin is just where Ansett was, except with lovely new planes. I'm not even sure how many types they operate, but I reckon it is more than Ansett and you can talk all you like about...
13th Jun 2013, 21:40
Replies: 17
Views: 8,073
Posted By Higs

Apparently good to work for and offers a good...

Apparently good to work for and offers a good lifestyle.. Oh and great money. Downside is that you are a "contract pilot" and as such, when they dont want you anymore.... your gone, just like...
13th Feb 2013, 16:21
Replies: 224
Views: 74,320
Posted By Higs

Hi there, To those that have sent me private...

Hi there,
To those that have sent me private messages.. I appologise. I have not check this for some time as I have been very busy, so it is best tht I post a general reply.
I did my "final...
18th Jan 2013, 03:58
Replies: 224
Views: 74,320
Posted By Higs

Like I said, they are waiting for the ACCC...

Like I said, they are waiting for the ACCC announcment which is due out on the 31st of Jan..
If they approve the Virgin buyout from SQ then the flood gates will open. If not :sad: ??????
Regards...
17th Jan 2013, 08:59
Replies: 224
Views: 74,320
Posted By Higs

I did mine via SKYPE. It was more of a chat than...

I did mine via SKYPE. It was more of a chat than an interview.
Regards
Higs
16th Jan 2013, 12:32
Replies: 224
Views: 74,320
Posted By Higs

Hi all, Ii have done everything including the...

Hi all,
Ii have done everything including the "Final interview". I think that they are waiting for the ACC announcement at the end of the month. This will determine the expansion plans or not....
16th Dec 2012, 12:03
Replies: 224
Views: 74,320
Posted By Higs

Hi there, the money is a charge for conducting...

Hi there, the money is a charge for conducting the "shysometretic" stuff. It is a 2 hour test on various subjects, however all based on apptitude. Do yourself a favour and go to some web sites that...
13th Dec 2012, 23:33
Replies: 224
Views: 74,320
Posted By Higs

At last!!!!! Received an e mail and about to...

At last!!!!! Received an e mail and about to start the "process" ($285 for the cost).
So here goes nothing. :sad:
28th Nov 2012, 01:15
Replies: 224
Views: 74,320
Posted By Higs

Hi guys, I applied for a position! If it was...

Hi guys, I applied for a position! If it was necessary, I would take a right seat for a while. Have to say I am disappointed with the lack of response, however this is "low cost" and I assume they...
27th Nov 2012, 06:21
Replies: 224
Views: 74,320
Posted By Higs

Ok...This is strange. I assume Tiger are looking...

Ok...This is strange. I assume Tiger are looking for Pilots... I applied some time ago and have 320 command time and I haven't heard boo from them? Not even a "reply from the recruitment company....
29th Oct 2012, 22:52
Replies: 82
Views: 34,460
Posted By Higs

Simply put....NO. Tiger has plenty of people...

Simply put....NO.
Tiger has plenty of people lined up to cope with any expansion. Most of the Captains looking at going to Tiger would have more experience than the people in Virgin.
14th Oct 2012, 09:14
Replies: 224
Views: 74,320
Posted By Higs

Can someone teel me why this thred was moved to...

Can someone teel me why this thred was moved to the GA section? I would think that any A320 command positions in Australia would be appropriatly placed in the airline thread. Or is it not important...
6th Sep 2012, 09:43
Replies: 409
Views: 106,540
Posted By Higs

Thumbs down I dont work for Qantas and as an outsider. WTF???...

I dont work for Qantas and as an outsider. WTF??? QF is going down the freeway at 120KPH the wrong way!!!!
They move their Europe/Asia hub from Singapore (stable goverment, Jetstar Asia base & more...
3rd May 2012, 06:40
Replies: 20
Views: 10,073
Posted By Higs

Any knowledge why it's on hold? Thanks in...

Any knowledge why it's on hold? Thanks in advance..:ooh:
Forum: Canada
26th Jan 2012, 05:34
Replies: 3
Views: 3,950
Posted By Higs

Hi, Thanks for the post. I am considering these...

Hi, Thanks for the post. I am considering these people to get an 330 rating. Currently on the 777 but seems more jobs on the 330 theses days. Any idea of the cost for the 330?
Thanks in advance...
29th Oct 2011, 07:04
Replies: 1,466
Views: 924,229
Posted By Higs

Never thought I'd see the day! Unfortunatually...

Never thought I'd see the day! Unfortunatually those staff thinking that the Australian public will care about you. You are wrong, it will only be about their travel plans.
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