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16th Nov 2021, 09:50
Replies: 26
Views: 10,138
Posted By ron burgandy

I think you’ll find the DFO’s yammer post last...

I think you’ll find the DFO’s yammer post last week was a fantastic own goal, and pushed a lot more people to resign, on top of an already steady stream.

They haven’t been able to offer a “temp...
20th Mar 2021, 11:27
Replies: 24
Views: 15,161
Posted By ron burgandy

Drc, that’s probably one of the most self...

Drc, that’s probably one of the most self absorbed post on prune, so congrats for that. I’m fairly certain Covid wasn’t released to destroy CX- CX management were doing a pretty god job of that...
20th Mar 2021, 11:24
Replies: 24
Views: 15,161
Posted By ron burgandy

Mole, I didn’t say anything about CX being a...

Mole, I didn’t say anything about CX being a career airline, I said they’ll be paying a premium for crew, precisely because they’re no longer a career airline.
The joint is just another contract...
20th Mar 2021, 05:18
Replies: 24
Views: 15,161
Posted By ron burgandy

In 2 years’ time, this place will be so short of...

In 2 years’ time, this place will be so short of crew, they’ll be paying more than the old cos99 rates, and the admin staff’s current attitude of treating crew like shit (endorsed by management),...
9th Oct 2020, 10:56
Replies: 134
Views: 76,903
Posted By ron burgandy

Board hasn’t convened. No announcement till...

Board hasn’t convened. No announcement till November.
20th Aug 2020, 09:49
Replies: 153
Views: 70,678
Posted By ron burgandy

Honestly, you lot need to get out of Hong Kong...

Honestly, you lot need to get out of Hong Kong for a while and away from the vortex of doom you all talk yourselves into.

There is a future to this industry beyond the next 12-24 months. Rather...
14th Mar 2020, 23:43
Replies: 68
Views: 22,083
Posted By ron burgandy

You see Pickuptruck, the difference is that Delta...

You see Pickuptruck, the difference is that Delta has paid out over $4 billion USD in profit share in the last few years. Because of this I’m sure all of its employees will wilfully sign up to any...
12th Mar 2020, 20:18
Replies: 68
Views: 22,083
Posted By ron burgandy

Why don’t all you bed wetters get a grip. ...

Why don’t all you bed wetters get a grip.

CX, and airlines like it, will survive this. And in the medium to long term will benefit substantially.
The short term massive hit to revenue will be...
2nd May 2019, 12:49
Replies: 35
Views: 19,549
Posted By ron burgandy

This tale is a great metaphor for all our woes. ...

This tale is a great metaphor for all our woes.

Here’s a pilot with literally nothing to lose and he still won’t stand up for himself.

Instead, he accepts being treated sub-standardly,...
14th Feb 2019, 19:52
Replies: 23
Views: 15,537
Posted By ron burgandy

We have a Chief Pilot resigning to own and fly a...

We have a Chief Pilot resigning to own and fly a busted arse Dash 8-100 and Beech 1900 in a country with a recession on the horizon.......what does that tell you.
22nd Jan 2019, 18:59
Replies: 76
Views: 52,260
Posted By ron burgandy

Imagine the lack of self respect required to turn...

Imagine the lack of self respect required to turn up to do the same job you did yesterday, but for 70% less money today.
These clowns are either so lazy, or so insecure that they’d prefer to do that...
17th Jan 2019, 05:42
Replies: 5
Views: 3,400
Posted By ron burgandy

It’s like all the money we’re saving from having...

It’s like all the money we’re saving from having the average jet utilisation go down from 16.5 hours to 11 per day.
But we’re not parking them.......
9th Jan 2019, 19:49
Replies: 18
Views: 8,073
Posted By ron burgandy

AP, you didn’t read it properly, I said senior...

AP, you didn’t read it properly, I said senior members on the GC.
I, like you, will be voting no.
Also perhaps like you, I voted for many of the captains at the previous GC elections, in the now...
9th Jan 2019, 09:29
Replies: 18
Views: 8,073
Posted By ron burgandy

It’s sadly ironic that those on the GC who have...

It’s sadly ironic that those on the GC who have turned out to be the the biggest advocates for this deal, and best spin doctors for the company are mostly the senior members.
It turns out that self...
14th Nov 2018, 18:53
Replies: 18
Views: 9,554
Posted By ron burgandy

Slosar and Hogg should get used to it. ...

Slosar and Hogg should get used to it.

They’ll need to perfect their dumbfounded looks, and evasive answers in front of the law makers for when they’re summoned after the inevitable smoking hole...
5th Nov 2018, 09:57
Replies: 8
Views: 6,227
Posted By ron burgandy

Yes, but in Europe, and especially Ireland, they...

Yes, but in Europe, and especially Ireland, they don’t have the ‘fierce competition’ that CX has here in Asia 🤪
19th Oct 2018, 19:57
Replies: 21
Views: 11,232
Posted By ron burgandy

Tick tock, tick tock

Tick tock, tick tock
19th Sep 2018, 06:48
Replies: 32
Views: 12,483
Posted By ron burgandy

I think this just confirms no one from the pilots...

I think this just confirms no one from the pilots to painters give an F anymore
16th Sep 2018, 13:00
Replies: 18
Views: 8,560
Posted By ron burgandy

At least we’re good at the ‘cry havoc’ bit

At least we’re good at the ‘cry havoc’ bit
11th Sep 2018, 21:55
Replies: 35
Views: 14,339
Posted By ron burgandy

Whoever did the walk around will probably be the...

Whoever did the walk around will probably be the next fleet manager
14th Jun 2018, 23:42
Replies: 27
Views: 14,763
Posted By ron burgandy

Look at the comments

Over a 1000 comments from joe public overwhelmingly praising CX pilots.
Clearly the public value the pilots more than the company do.
Given the fact that members have already agreed to be in this...
9th Mar 2018, 00:13
Replies: 23
Views: 10,859
Posted By ron burgandy

AT and Mao- both responsible for the departure of...

AT and Mao- both responsible for the departure of more of their own people than anyone before them.
27th Dec 2017, 02:55
Replies: 39
Views: 16,496
Posted By ron burgandy

There’s normally a valid reason for why someone...

There’s normally a valid reason for why someone is a Cat D FO, the idiot on yammer having a conversation with himself is a perfect example.
One flight deck visit from RH and he’s sold that it’s all...
24th Nov 2017, 11:49
Replies: 9
Views: 6,443
Posted By ron burgandy

GMA dummy spit

Looks like Dom’s choked on a peanut in the gay bar this afternoon after reading the AOA update.

I must say, I had almost the same reaction but for vastly different reasons.

Anyway, in case...
31st Oct 2017, 11:00
Replies: 47
Views: 27,371
Posted By ron burgandy

Freehills, I think Cathay’s hedging has...

Freehills, I think Cathay’s hedging has corrupted/confused your idea of hedging.
Hedging is where you invest to offset or reduce a risk.
Insurance is where you pay someone else to assume the risk...
6th Oct 2017, 15:16
Replies: 10
Views: 4,193
Posted By ron burgandy

You think stealing leave is bad, wait until they...

You think stealing leave is bad, wait until they get the chance to steal your money.

I wait with anticipation to see how many C&T members refuse to take an ARAPA deal if it’s funded by the...
28th Sep 2017, 12:41
Replies: 57
Views: 39,328
Posted By ron burgandy

Yeah, and I heard the invasion was to be at...

Yeah, and I heard the invasion was to be at Calais.
Seriously, some people will believe anything that's said to them without giving it any thought at all.
8th Sep 2017, 14:35
Replies: 54
Views: 27,622
Posted By ron burgandy

STW get this through your head. Even if the TA...

STW get this through your head. Even if the TA which you so long for was voted in, are you that naive to believe the DFO in her current rantings, wouldn't have made the same statements about pay and...
6th Sep 2017, 11:43
Replies: 27
Views: 16,848
Posted By ron burgandy

Directors and executive officers make up 0.1% of...

Directors and executive officers make up 0.1% of the workforce, yet represent 0.6% of staff costs- so what's their point?
5th Sep 2017, 15:31
Replies: 103
Views: 65,956
Posted By ron burgandy

Anna's Antics

Well it looks like the North Korean penchant for brinkmanship is catching on in the DFO's office.

I'll leave it to others to pull apart the bulk of the propaganda emailed tonight, save to say, I...
29th Jun 2017, 06:43
Replies: 36
Views: 22,805
Posted By ron burgandy

I think you'll find that commercially, the high...

I think you'll find that commercially, the high yielding Australian traffic, and especially Sydney, will require the A50, precisely because it's not an old plane. They'll have to put the latest and...
28th Jun 2017, 22:27
Replies: 36
Views: 22,805
Posted By ron burgandy

Yeah, because the 777ER was designed for regional...

Yeah, because the 777ER was designed for regional Asian flying.......🙄
27th Jun 2017, 14:20
Replies: 36
Views: 22,805
Posted By ron burgandy

Are you guys kidding?

The only base that's been screwed here is Hong Kong.

This is clearly a type change in home base that's covered in the basing agreement.

It's not a reduction in manning levels which is what's...
9th Jun 2017, 14:55
Replies: 14
Views: 7,154
Posted By ron burgandy

Does this indicate the GC will be wearing nothing...

Does this indicate the GC will be wearing nothing but the red lanyard at sign on? 😝

I'm more concerned with a newsletter that is saying we are hopeful of a breakthrough in the near future.
It's...
23rd May 2017, 13:39
Replies: 8
Views: 3,476
Posted By ron burgandy

Wilde did say sarcasm is the lowest form of wit,...

Wilde did say sarcasm is the lowest form of wit, which suits STW nicely. However it's still high enough to go right over White None's head 🤔
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