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1st Mar 2017, 07:08
Replies: 161
Views: 74,027
Posted By Ex Cathedra

Rumor has it that the GC marina is the one that...

Rumor has it that the GC marina is the one that might get the landfill treatment...

Risky option in any case. HK developers would rather fill out all the marinas and build towers and shopping...
2nd Dec 2010, 02:07
Replies: 7
Views: 1,851
Posted By Ex Cathedra

Stress, lack of sleep and radiation slowly...

Stress, lack of sleep and radiation slowly destroy your immune system, making you more at risk of contracting diseases and cancer. Thankfully, jet lag also destroys your brain so you can't worry...
2nd Dec 2010, 01:43
Replies: 45
Views: 13,496
Posted By Ex Cathedra

You're absolutely right! I'm so outraged...

You're absolutely right!

I'm so outraged that I will quit CX and may, as a result, divorce my wife...
29th Nov 2010, 14:15
Replies: 45
Views: 13,496
Posted By Ex Cathedra

Too late, it's all over the internet: ...

Too late, it's all over the internet:

Incident: Cathay Pacific B744 near Karaganda on Nov 28th 2010, loss of cabin pressure (http://avherald.com/h?article=433fd09d&opt=0)

So much for keeping...
29th Nov 2010, 01:42
Replies: 45
Views: 13,496
Posted By Ex Cathedra

CX270

Murphy was right, if it's going to happen, it's going to happen at the worst possible place, i.e. REVKI...

Everybody's safe, another day saved by the boys. Good job guys!

I wonder what...
16th Nov 2010, 14:07
Replies: 12
Views: 3,982
Posted By Ex Cathedra

And once again, we are being told that the yearly...

And once again, we are being told that the yearly pay increment in the salary scale is a salary increase.

Very well, so long as we agree that there is no such thing as seniority in this airline...
16th Nov 2010, 01:19
Replies: 12
Views: 3,982
Posted By Ex Cathedra

Unfortunately, the only way CX will ever reward...

Unfortunately, the only way CX will ever reward you when they make a profit is through dividends if you own shares.

They care more about their shareholders than they do their own employees.
15th Nov 2010, 09:11
Replies: 12
Views: 3,982
Posted By Ex Cathedra

13th month and profit share? You mean the 2 weeks...

13th month and profit share? You mean the 2 weeks pay we get every year, regardless of whether they make millions or billions?

Yes, Tony, we're all so grateful. But your extreme generosity is...
11th Nov 2010, 00:11
Replies: 23
Views: 7,157
Posted By Ex Cathedra

I wonder if they believe they can buy that judge...

I wonder if they believe they can buy that judge too...

How much of a payrise for every employee would HKD618 Mil have been good for?
10th Nov 2010, 12:08
Replies: 61
Views: 17,204
Posted By Ex Cathedra

I guess that first Judge was a complete idiot...

I guess that first Judge was a complete idiot then? I mean, how else would you explain each and every one of his judgements being overturned by one of his peers?

:hmm:...

Well, at least we...
8th Nov 2010, 01:42
Replies: 51
Views: 14,844
Posted By Ex Cathedra

IFE? IFE in QF is what happens under the...

IFE?

IFE in QF is what happens under the wings these days...
:E


*What? This thread was getting way too unbiased, civilized and informative for the FH forum...*
3rd Nov 2010, 08:02
Replies: 19
Views: 7,811
Posted By Ex Cathedra

Hmmm. I really haven't heard a plan for AHK to...

Hmmm. I really haven't heard a plan for AHK to operate 744s...
Have I missed something?
All 747 freighters within the CX group are flown by CX itself.

But then it could very well be just...
3rd Nov 2010, 04:44
Replies: 47
Views: 10,133
Posted By Ex Cathedra

And that's mostly because in 20 years, pilots'...

And that's mostly because in 20 years, pilots' salaries have decreased while everybody else's has increased.

In HK, pilots are now merely middle to low class expats. Not much above english...
1st Nov 2010, 11:12
Replies: 107
Views: 30,456
Posted By Ex Cathedra

I'm sorry. What argument? The subject of...

I'm sorry. What argument?

The subject of the thread was closed in post 18 as far as I'm concerned. I'm just still struggling to understand the reason behind your snobbish, defeatist and futile...
1st Nov 2010, 03:30
Replies: 107
Views: 30,456
Posted By Ex Cathedra

No. He turned into a banker out of his love for...

No. He turned into a banker out of his love for money and his lack of self esteem and humanism.

Now he is just back here with a holier than thou condescending attitude to try and drown his regret...
31st Oct 2010, 12:53
Replies: 107
Views: 30,456
Posted By Ex Cathedra

If you don't know, you're doing ok... ;) ...

If you don't know, you're doing ok... ;)



The morale being? Just give up and break out the K-Y?
You're also inevitably going to die one day. Why not just shorten your misery and throw...
26th Oct 2010, 13:03
Replies: 8
Views: 1,629
Posted By Ex Cathedra

As many as your airline wants you to. They...

As many as your airline wants you to.

They own the CAD, remember?
26th Oct 2010, 13:01
Replies: 4
Views: 1,760
Posted By Ex Cathedra

Ok I'll follow the lead: French airlines...

Ok I'll follow the lead:

French airlines (Union des Transporteurs Aeriens)

Jan 0%
Feb -16%
Mar No data (strike)
Apr No data (strike)
May No data (lost paperwork)
Jun -15% to 236%...
26th Oct 2010, 09:57
Replies: 51
Views: 14,844
Posted By Ex Cathedra

In an expansion mindset, the A380 would certainly...

In an expansion mindset, the A380 would certainly be a better fit as the 748 would only fit a handful seats more than the current jumbo, especially if they decide to go for premium eco and to drop...
20th Oct 2010, 09:47
Replies: 24
Views: 16,025
Posted By Ex Cathedra

Michael O'Leary would be proud.

Michael O'Leary would be proud.
19th Oct 2010, 09:25
Replies: 13
Views: 3,525
Posted By Ex Cathedra

They are indeed reprehended as they receive a...

They are indeed reprehended as they receive a considerable bonus every year by doing so.

(Sorry, I haven't looked up reprehensible in the dictionary yet, but I assume that's what you mean...)
...
5th Oct 2010, 05:14
Replies: 10
Views: 4,388
Posted By Ex Cathedra

You can bet your profit share that they're...

You can bet your profit share that they're already working on prying some compensations from Boeing.
4th Oct 2010, 14:15
Replies: 19
Views: 4,736
Posted By Ex Cathedra

Your technical knowledge is commendable, but you...

Your technical knowledge is commendable, but you made a critical mistake in your calculations, albeit a common one. You forgot to convert the units.

You'd have to use EASH (East Asia Standard...
3rd Oct 2010, 07:30
Replies: 19
Views: 4,736
Posted By Ex Cathedra

Oh well... I suppose having them do this is...

Oh well...

I suppose having them do this is out of the question then?:

Dailymotion - Hostess si spoglia in volo - Notizie e Politica...
29th Sep 2010, 07:55
Replies: 51
Views: 9,896
Posted By Ex Cathedra

Oh well, as long as you're not being...

Oh well, as long as you're not being unrealistic... :hmm:


Rent a cheap pad in TC. If you're willing to live in HK on a monthly budget of 18k (good luck with that), I assume you have no wife &...
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