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28th Oct 2020, 09:11
Replies: 26
Views: 17,425
Posted By main_dog

Er... no I didn’t. You have the wrong guy. ...

Er... no I didn’t. You have the wrong guy.

Anyway, back on topic: I am also be tempted to leave the union, and just might. On the other hand, things will (eventually) pick up, hard as it is to...
27th Oct 2020, 14:28
Replies: 26
Views: 17,425
Posted By main_dog

I was referring to this post which, near as I can...

I was referring to this post which, near as I can make out, refers to the AOA as “them” and the pilots as “us”.
27th Oct 2020, 06:42
Replies: 26
Views: 17,425
Posted By main_dog

Why do you speak in terms of “them” and “us”?

Why do you speak in terms of “them” and “us”?
23rd Oct 2020, 08:10
Replies: 305
Views: 168,650
Posted By main_dog

AMEN. Like scared lab mice in a cage, all of us:...

AMEN. Like scared lab mice in a cage, all of us: take him, take him! He’s fatter!
8th Oct 2020, 00:46
Replies: 42
Views: 22,694
Posted By main_dog

Listening to pilots discuss how they would...

Listening to pilots discuss how they would fire/slash T&Cs is like watching cows at the abattoir discussing which cut of meat is juiciest and which bit the butcher should slice off first...

:ugh:
12th Sep 2020, 09:34
Replies: 219
Views: 105,319
Posted By main_dog

Unfortunately another thing we do well is think...

Unfortunately another thing we do well is think of what-ifs, forever considering what will happen in case of engine failure/fire/depressurisation etc. This leads to us attempt to control the many...
1st Sep 2020, 02:40
Replies: 219
Views: 105,319
Posted By main_dog

I think he’s talking about taking a temporary...

I think he’s talking about taking a temporary paycut for a defined amount of time. Which seems very reasonable in view of the circumstances.
19th Aug 2020, 10:08
Replies: 57
Views: 32,667
Posted By main_dog

To be fair this is a completely different...

To be fair this is a completely different situation, one not caused by either party. Hopefully a compromise will actually be sought after this time.

I know, call me a dreamer...
12th Aug 2020, 15:23
Replies: 57
Views: 32,667
Posted By main_dog

Exactly. Temporary pay sacrifices (even...

Exactly. Temporary pay sacrifices (even significant ones) are fine and I think most have been more than happy to accept them, and will accept more, lasting as long as the crisis lasts. This is an...
12th Aug 2020, 13:42
Replies: 57
Views: 32,667
Posted By main_dog

I’m probably taking a troll’s bait, but I love...

I’m probably taking a troll’s bait, but I love the way some relative newcomers (on HKPA?) are continuously putting ARAP up in the line of fire (hey, shoot here first!)

Of course, the same will...
3rd Aug 2020, 10:49
Replies: 71
Views: 40,834
Posted By main_dog

NC, would you please stop injecting reason, logic...

NC, would you please stop injecting reason, logic and rationality into the discussion.

Normal service will resume shortly.

:}
18th Jul 2020, 09:41
Replies: 71
Views: 40,834
Posted By main_dog

Many of the last in are quite young. This...

Many of the last in are quite young. This pandemic will eventually play itself out: if people need to be let go, it would be nice if they were put on a re-hire list and keep the same seniority number.
10th Jul 2020, 03:14
Replies: 86
Views: 44,526
Posted By main_dog

That all makes sense. So... forget about it.

That all makes sense. So... forget about it.
28th Jun 2020, 01:29
Replies: 32
Views: 16,345
Posted By main_dog

A real gentleman. Farewell Oggie.

A real gentleman. Farewell Oggie.
20th Jun 2020, 08:13
Replies: 76
Views: 41,350
Posted By main_dog

ExfocCX, that running table is misleading,...

ExfocCX, that running table is misleading, leaving out the fourteen or so main reasons people die every year. This table for 2017 is indicative:

...
17th Jun 2020, 02:38
Replies: 147
Views: 65,448
Posted By main_dog

Don’t worry Badge and Sue, every single legacy...

Don’t worry Badge and Sue, every single legacy carrier in the world is convinced they have the “best aircrew body in the industry” ;)
6th Jun 2020, 04:26
Replies: 39
Views: 17,024
Posted By main_dog

Hear hear! To be fair I could countenance...

Hear hear!

To be fair I could countenance more temporary concessions, let’s face it, this is the most serious crisis to face aviation in our lifetimes. However retaining their entire workforce...
13th May 2020, 09:37
Replies: 126
Views: 73,822
Posted By main_dog

Accommodation and Rental Assistance to Expatriate...

Accommodation and Rental Assistance to Expatriate Officers is an element of our contract, “[to] be adjusted to reflect market conditions in Hong Kong”, although the specifics are indeed detailed in...
10th May 2020, 09:49
Replies: 110
Views: 76,970
Posted By main_dog

I don’t think we would require being “paid back”...

I don’t think we would require being “paid back” any income lost during a (defined) period of hardship for the company, personally I would already be satisfied with not permanently give up any terms...
27th Apr 2020, 08:47
Replies: 49
Views: 14,892
Posted By main_dog

For heaven’s sake everyone, just stop...

For heaven’s sake everyone, just stop fear-mongering already and don’t do management’s job for them!

We shall see what we shall see, meanwhile stay calm and stay safe.
17th Apr 2020, 14:57
Replies: 33
Views: 10,793
Posted By main_dog

I wouldn’t want to get in the way of a good...

I wouldn’t want to get in the way of a good conspiracy theory, and there is little doubt they did lose some precious time, a few weeks at least.

The virus first appeared at the very end of...
17th Apr 2020, 07:17
Replies: 33
Views: 10,793
Posted By main_dog

https://www.cdc.gov/flu/pandemic-resources/2009-h1...

https://www.cdc.gov/flu/pandemic-resources/2009-h1n1-pandemic.html

The 2009 Swine Flu was first detected in the US, although yes there is speculation that it may have originated across the border....
17th Apr 2020, 03:34
Replies: 33
Views: 10,793
Posted By main_dog

Humanity (and specifically Asia) definitely needs...

Humanity (and specifically Asia) definitely needs to clean up its act re wildlife markets. Not forgetting that many recent epidemics arose elsewhere (Marburg/Ebola in Africa, Swine flu in the US,...
17th Apr 2020, 03:08
Replies: 33
Views: 10,793
Posted By main_dog

With the irony that many of those “Asian”...

With the irony that many of those “Asian” countries have dealt with the crisis far better than the EU and the US, and are currently (and for the foreseeable future) the safer places to be!
15th Mar 2020, 03:21
Replies: 67
Views: 41,748
Posted By main_dog

Interesting graphical presentation of Covid19 vs...

Interesting graphical presentation of Covid19 vs other diseases:

https://informationisbeautiful.net/visualizations/covid-19-coronavirus-infographic-datapack/
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