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8th Feb 2017, 00:50
Replies: 63
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Posted By Carnage Matey!

Calling it a hull loss could be stretching it a...

Calling it a hull loss could be stretching it a bit. That aircraft could have been repaired but given that BA were in the process of retiring multiple aircraft from the fleet it was cheaper to use...
Forum: Tech Log
17th Oct 2016, 22:13
Replies: 7
Views: 4,461
Posted By Carnage Matey!

Presumably he means following a packs off take...

Presumably he means following a packs off take off?
Forum: ATC Issues
22nd Jun 2016, 07:41
Replies: 65
Views: 16,467
Posted By Carnage Matey!

The BA would have been facing south and the...

The BA would have been facing south and the Stobart facing north. Stand 125 is east of the BA and the inbound Ryanairs stand is south east of 125. So the inbound Ryanair would have passed behind the...
Forum: ATC Issues
22nd Jun 2016, 00:26
Replies: 65
Views: 16,467
Posted By Carnage Matey!

I'm not sure that's a valid conclusion based on...

I'm not sure that's a valid conclusion based on the layout of Dublin. The BA is on stand 20something, the ATR is on 125 and I think the Ryanair is going to 200. That means the Ryanair is only going...
Forum: Tech Log
7th May 2016, 22:26
Replies: 23
Views: 12,575
Posted By Carnage Matey!

Best response I've had on this subject is that...

Best response I've had on this subject is that it's useful for crew SA when dealing with multiple possible intersections for departure. As far as the aircraft is concerned it's pointless, but it's a...
Forum: Tech Log
7th May 2016, 22:22
Replies: 17
Views: 4,866
Posted By Carnage Matey!

We tend to run a mix of Airbus/company/we-did-it...

We tend to run a mix of Airbus/company/we-did-it that-way-on-Boeing procedures on our Airbus fleet but we only press the TO Config test as the last item on the Before T/O checklist. Who's pressing it...
11th Jan 2016, 10:07
Replies: 6,993
Views: 6,561,283
Posted By Carnage Matey!

Fixed flight pay is paid every month so I don't...

Fixed flight pay is paid every month so I don't think it's in arrears. TAFB pay is one month in arrears.



No.




Its one 7 day and one 6 day block, both start on a Saturday.
Forum: Middle East
8th Jan 2016, 22:35
Replies: 93
Views: 39,788
Posted By Carnage Matey!

A slightly rose tinted version from the...

A slightly rose tinted version from the recruitment team. Thanks to EASA FTLs, Roster Assign, 'Closed' days and Bidline alleviations pretty much everything in that paragraph is ancient history. As a...
10th Nov 2012, 19:04
Replies: 737
Views: 155,387
Posted By Carnage Matey!

There's no need to explain. Litebulbs thinks that...

There's no need to explain. Litebulbs thinks that managers can cook the books adequately so that they can create an impression that a business is failing to scare the employees into change, then once...
10th Nov 2012, 16:56
Replies: 737
Views: 155,387
Posted By Carnage Matey!

I think you need a reality check Microburst.o ...

I think you need a reality check Microburst.o



How long ago was IAG formed? If this war on pilots is ten years old how come it's all IAG/BA's fault all of a sudden?



No, but nor do we...
13th Apr 2012, 19:39
Replies: 568
Views: 129,294
Posted By Carnage Matey!

Yes, I'd arguably feel a bit grumpy if our...

Yes, I'd arguably feel a bit grumpy if our seniority list was [email protected] on in hard times. However there are an awful lot of people who have very little confidence in BA, or indeed any other company, when...
13th Apr 2012, 19:18
Replies: 568
Views: 129,294
Posted By Carnage Matey!

Top tip for you Mr Benip - knock the huge chip...

Top tip for you Mr Benip - knock the huge chip off the shoulder. We've put the welcome mat out for you, try not to sh*t on it.
13th Apr 2012, 18:35
Replies: 568
Views: 129,294
Posted By Carnage Matey!

Perhaps not, but I'd caution that even the...

Perhaps not, but I'd caution that even the survivors won't be safe until they've passed the sim checks and a line check. Negative attitude won't go down well, nor I suspect will nailing the blame on...
19th Apr 2011, 22:58
Replies: 383
Views: 169,227
Posted By Carnage Matey!

I'll certainly miss 411As posts. They were often...

I'll certainly miss 411As posts. They were often like looking into a time warp, straight from the early 80s, bypassing any knowledge or developments in the intervening 30 years. He was certainly a...
3rd Oct 2010, 22:43
Replies: 2,279
Views: 318,527
Posted By Carnage Matey!

This is a view I've heard many times, and it's...

This is a view I've heard many times, and it's one I always find a little intriguing. I work for the same company as Betty Girl, so I'm more than adequately aquainted with the long unsociable hours,...
Forum: Cabin Crew
1st Feb 2010, 19:42
Replies: 3,879
Views: 536,115
Posted By Carnage Matey!

Over on CF there's a growing sense of outrage....

Over on CF there's a growing sense of outrage. Why? Because BA have had the audacity to refuse paid days off to BASSA reps to take them to court! Does the sense of entitlement of these people know no...
Forum: Cabin Crew
28th Jan 2010, 13:34
Replies: 3,879
Views: 536,115
Posted By Carnage Matey!

Who is to say that with an extra crew member on...

Who is to say that with an extra crew member on board the lav fire would be detected any earlier anyway?
Forum: Cabin Crew
28th Jan 2010, 05:08
Replies: 3,879
Views: 536,115
Posted By Carnage Matey!

Less crew = less safety? On many BA flights...

Less crew = less safety?

On many BA flights cabin crew take more than the minimum required rest, leaving only half (or less) of the cabin crew on duty. The minimum required rest can often be...
Forum: Cabin Crew
28th Jan 2010, 00:36
Replies: 3,879
Views: 536,115
Posted By Carnage Matey!

Maybe Lurker will reinvent him/herself as a 'New...

Maybe Lurker will reinvent him/herself as a 'New Poster'?
28th Jan 2010, 00:32
Replies: 37
Views: 14,252
Posted By Carnage Matey!

The problem with yield management in a downturn...

The problem with yield management in a downturn is it doesn't really work if your competitors don't play ball too.
Forum: Cabin Crew
22nd Jan 2010, 20:20
Replies: 3,879
Views: 536,115
Posted By Carnage Matey!

I hear BASSA have placed an advert in The New...

I hear BASSA have placed an advert in The New Statesmen magazine (wide audience reach there then) claiming they are the best cabin crew in the world. Rather presumptuous. Perhaps it's a mistake and...
Forum: Cabin Crew
22nd Jan 2010, 16:12
Replies: 3,879
Views: 536,115
Posted By Carnage Matey!

No. It says lose staff travel permanently. But...

No. It says lose staff travel permanently. But thats the same as for good.
Forum: Cabin Crew
22nd Jan 2010, 16:07
Replies: 3,879
Views: 536,115
Posted By Carnage Matey!

You better believe it! The witchfinder general is...

You better believe it! The witchfinder general is whizzing around every thread on Crew Forum telling people to stop worryig about people volunteering to work as crew because it isn't happening. No...
Forum: Cabin Crew
19th Jan 2010, 23:19
Replies: 3,879
Views: 536,115
Posted By Carnage Matey!

The strike is unlikely to start before 1st March...

The strike is unlikely to start before 1st March MissM. Part-time days won't be an excuse for dodging a decision. BA will expect you to be available to work on those days and will notify you in good...
Forum: Cabin Crew
19th Jan 2010, 16:47
Replies: 3,879
Views: 536,115
Posted By Carnage Matey!

I wonder if anyone will be writing to Theresa...

I wonder if anyone will be writing to Theresa Villiers MP, who in December said this:



Ouch.
Forum: Cabin Crew
19th Jan 2010, 15:54
Replies: 3,879
Views: 536,115
Posted By Carnage Matey!

I see the latest crackpot idea is for crew to...

I see the latest crackpot idea is for crew to write to their MPs protesting against BAs plans. Unfortunately one seems to have included the small fib that BASSA offered savings over and above that...
Forum: Cabin Crew
19th Jan 2010, 11:30
Replies: 3,879
Views: 536,115
Posted By Carnage Matey!

The department knows who has left (they're not...

The department knows who has left (they're not paying these people, are they?). They just don't care whether you get text messages or not because it costs them more money to update the list than to...
Forum: Cabin Crew
19th Jan 2010, 08:54
Replies: 3,879
Views: 536,115
Posted By Carnage Matey!

A Lurker could even come out of retirement and...

A Lurker could even come out of retirement and supplement his pension.
Forum: Cabin Crew
18th Jan 2010, 22:47
Replies: 3,879
Views: 536,115
Posted By Carnage Matey!

DNS - for the umpteenth time, the only people who...

DNS - for the umpteenth time, the only people who have proposed a pay cut for you are BASSA. New Fleet was off the table, but BASSA didn't want to work hard enough to match the savings, so know your...
Forum: Cabin Crew
18th Jan 2010, 19:15
Replies: 3,879
Views: 536,115
Posted By Carnage Matey!

There are scenes approaching apoplexy in the...

There are scenes approaching apoplexy in the other places. Why? Because behind the rage and self-aggrandisement those with their heads screwed on know this plan can work. There doesn't need to be...
Forum: Cabin Crew
16th Jan 2010, 23:30
Replies: 3,879
Views: 536,115
Posted By Carnage Matey!

Quite right Glamgirl. I don't hate cabin crew at...

Quite right Glamgirl. I don't hate cabin crew at all, but I have noted that the 'you hate crew' allegation is levelled whenever crew can no longer argue against the facts. Nor is it levelled at me...
Forum: Cabin Crew
16th Jan 2010, 22:21
Replies: 3,879
Views: 536,115
Posted By Carnage Matey!

Out of idle curiousity I looked through a full...

Out of idle curiousity I looked through a full time WW CSDs payslips for 12 months. 5 of those months had a take home pay in excess of 3400, with the highest just a touch over 4000. Total gross pay...
Forum: Cabin Crew
15th Jan 2010, 14:27
Replies: 3,879
Views: 536,115
Posted By Carnage Matey!

Because HMRC now know what proportion of each is...

Because HMRC now know what proportion of each is typically spent on eating and what proportion goes home to pay the mortgage. As the proportions have been proven to be different the taxation will be...
Forum: Tech Log
11th Jan 2010, 12:49
Replies: 23
Views: 7,459
Posted By Carnage Matey!

As I posted earlier, (but seems to have been...

As I posted earlier, (but seems to have been deleted), "climate change" is simply a catch-all phrase to hide the fact that the global warming predicted is not taking place. The climate has been...
Forum: Cabin Crew
8th Jan 2010, 00:51
Replies: 3,879
Views: 536,115
Posted By Carnage Matey!

A case in point with your own explanation. Total...

A case in point with your own explanation. Total passengers fell because we reduced availability, but load factor went up because of that reduced availability, not because of increased demand....
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