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21st Jan 2023, 09:40
Replies: 40
Views: 7,309
Posted By Colonel_Klink

Is Ryanair approaching the point where they may...

Is Ryanair approaching the point where they may consider sponsoring non UK residents for a work visa?
30th Dec 2022, 11:45
Replies: 61
Views: 18,686
Posted By Colonel_Klink

This was actually my first thought. Does the 787...

This was actually my first thought. Does the 787 normally take enough fuel on these Bali flights to fly to Broome and then divert back to Melbourne?
14th Dec 2022, 21:27
Replies: 252
Views: 117,498
Posted By Colonel_Klink

In all of the town-halls, the CEO was always...

In all of the town-halls, the CEO was always saying that the Japan slots were important for the business / that they would have to say something about the slots in the future / etc etc.

This is...
14th Dec 2022, 09:04
Replies: 252
Views: 117,498
Posted By Colonel_Klink

Yup - with the Airbus NEOs and Boeing Max...

Yup - with the Airbus NEOs and Boeing Max aircraft, 6-8 hour flights in narrow body aircraft will become more and more common 😔
10th Dec 2022, 11:30
Replies: 61
Views: 21,349
Posted By Colonel_Klink

In the US, if you land or takeoff on a runway...

In the US, if you land or takeoff on a runway with reduced runway length, the tower controller will tell you this when they clear you to land or line up / takeoff.

Iím surprised that isnít...
7th Dec 2022, 06:52
Replies: 1,014
Views: 1,131,408
Posted By Colonel_Klink

There would still have to be over 500 pilots left...

There would still have to be over 500 pilots left on the list who are inactive. How many of those have retired / left the industry / have no intention of coming back to VA - well your guess is as...
27th Nov 2022, 20:10
Replies: 1,070
Views: 639,095
Posted By Colonel_Klink

The threat of having flying transferred to...

The threat of having flying transferred to another group was not made during the JQ negotiations.

It is a serious questions about the new legislative IR changes and how you think this would have...
27th Nov 2022, 03:33
Replies: 13
Views: 4,688
Posted By Colonel_Klink

Absolutely - any QF group pilot should be paying...

Absolutely - any QF group pilot should be paying attention to any EA thatís bargained in accordance with the QF wages policy.
27th Nov 2022, 03:31
Replies: 1,070
Views: 639,095
Posted By Colonel_Klink

Can you share how you think multi-employer...

Can you share how you think multi-employer bargaining would have actually helped the JQ deal? From everything that I have read on the matter I donít think this option would have been open to JQ...
9th Nov 2022, 07:20
Replies: 20
Views: 8,339
Posted By Colonel_Klink

Not just the cabin crew - the pilots as well. And...

Not just the cabin crew - the pilots as well. And apparently the consensus amongst the Ďhigher upsí is that money wonít fix the problem with pilot engagement.

Funny how money doesnít fix issues...
26th Oct 2022, 11:33
Replies: 1,070
Views: 639,095
Posted By Colonel_Klink

This is actually quite a fair pointÖ. The...

This is actually quite a fair pointÖ.

The whole premise of the QF wages policy should have been challenged prior to COVID - unfortunately none of the pilot groups (or other employee groups!) that...
24th Oct 2022, 12:03
Replies: 1,070
Views: 639,095
Posted By Colonel_Klink

Ask many a Virgin pilot about moving to a system...

Ask many a Virgin pilot about moving to a system with a low MGH - they hate it. Do not underestimate the importance of a guaranteed salary. Any attempt to move to a lower overtime threshold should be...
21st Oct 2022, 22:56
Replies: 1,014
Views: 1,131,408
Posted By Colonel_Klink

Whilst every second person seems to be talking...

Whilst every second person seems to be talking about leaving - it will be interesting to see if that actually materialises. I have my reservations.

The latest 12 month resource plan showed the...
21st Oct 2022, 22:51
Replies: 1,070
Views: 639,095
Posted By Colonel_Klink

Yeah except for the minor point that PIA was...

Yeah except for the minor point that PIA was followed a matter of weeks by a pandemic that lasted the better part of 18 months - which is what Ďcostí the 3%.

And yet now given the extremely...
21st Oct 2022, 07:24
Replies: 1,070
Views: 639,095
Posted By Colonel_Klink

Given the NEO aircraft that are due, and more...

Given the NEO aircraft that are due, and more specifically the range of those aircraft, is it not likely that the entire nature of flying that JQ pilots do is quite possibly changing? I can see a lot...
17th Oct 2022, 21:30
Replies: 176
Views: 48,514
Posted By Colonel_Klink

Plenty of experienced wide body FOs capable of...

Plenty of experienced wide body FOs capable of upgrade at QF too. Seems this is an airframe issue - not a lack of crew issue.
16th Oct 2022, 22:49
Replies: 176
Views: 48,514
Posted By Colonel_Klink

Because an A330 is not twice the capacity of a...

Because an A330 is not twice the capacity of a 737.

Plus there is the issue of aircraft utilisation etc etc. A 737 can be turned around in 30 minutes. An A330 canít.
16th Oct 2022, 06:52
Replies: 413
Views: 81,048
Posted By Colonel_Klink

Which is also why the idea of E190 red eyes...

Which is also why the idea of E190 red eyes suggested by Deano is fanciful too
2nd Oct 2022, 11:16
Replies: 1,070
Views: 639,095
Posted By Colonel_Klink

So what are the actual details of the deal versus...

So what are the actual details of the deal versus what the pilots expect?
28th Sep 2022, 07:38
Replies: 221
Views: 91,961
Posted By Colonel_Klink

Out of interest - what grave concerns did the TWU...

Out of interest - what grave concerns did the TWU express?

I canít see the QF acquisition of Alliance changing the aviation dynamic much in this country.

Allianceís terms and conditions are...
24th Sep 2022, 04:52
Replies: 105
Views: 19,623
Posted By Colonel_Klink

Iím playing devils advocate here so please donít...

Iím playing devils advocate here so please donít shoot the messenger.

There has been a lot of talk about supply and demand here and the supply side of things is what is causing the increased...
16th Sep 2022, 21:41
Replies: 413
Views: 81,048
Posted By Colonel_Klink

And here is Rex’s response to the above: ...

And here is Rex’s response to the above:


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Maybe...
28th Aug 2022, 11:58
Replies: 12
Views: 5,880
Posted By Colonel_Klink

It does not. And no real guidance if those...

It does not.

And no real guidance if those Max 10 aircraft will all be additional to VAís current fleet, or whether it will be a mix of additions and replacements.
26th Aug 2022, 09:19
Replies: 413
Views: 81,048
Posted By Colonel_Klink

Yup on that trend basis theyíll be at 111% Load...

Yup on that trend basis theyíll be at 111% Load factors in 6 weeks 👍
4th Aug 2022, 23:57
Replies: 413
Views: 81,048
Posted By Colonel_Klink

Someone from the Rex social media team must be...

Someone from the Rex social media team must be reading a lot of PPRUNE - their social media is bombarding photos of 737 VH-MFM 😂
25th Jun 2022, 07:34
Replies: 2,182
Views: 804,579
Posted By Colonel_Klink

Thanks Mick 👍

Thanks Mick 👍
25th Jun 2022, 03:27
Replies: 2,182
Views: 804,579
Posted By Colonel_Klink

Does anyone have any idea on the stats of people...

Does anyone have any idea on the stats of people who would be booking domestic flights with a travel agent? As a percentage of total bookings, itís hard thinking that the number would be too high.
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25th Jun 2022, 01:46
Replies: 2,182
Views: 804,579
Posted By Colonel_Klink

Doubling of revenue with no increase in fleet...

Doubling of revenue with no increase in fleet size - to me that would suggest just how much hurt the jet operation was facing over the last 12-18 months.

Does this also seem to suggest that Rexís...
14th Jun 2022, 21:41
Replies: 90
Views: 29,127
Posted By Colonel_Klink

I think the inference is the proposed QF SH EA -...

I think the inference is the proposed QF SH EA - something where the pilot group are giving up clear benefits for no clear game.

Itís interesting in this day of enterprise bargaining where...
14th Jun 2022, 11:35
Replies: 723
Views: 609,842
Posted By Colonel_Klink

And following on from this - we havenít really...

And following on from this - we havenít really seen a QF pilot group take serious industrial action - and I mean stop works etc, not wearing red ties and making PAs.

Itís a shame the way JQ...
14th Jun 2022, 11:30
Replies: 723
Views: 609,842
Posted By Colonel_Klink

And this is the biggest con going around - the QF...

And this is the biggest con going around - the QF wages policy, a blanket approach to all the different businesses that make up the group.

Itís a way to hold back pay increases when times are...
14th Jun 2022, 05:28
7th Jun 2022, 21:40
Replies: 2,680
Views: 983,654
Posted By Colonel_Klink

Thatís a pretty long bow to draw. It was a...

Thatís a pretty long bow to draw.

It was a re post of an ALPA post which stated that there are 1.5 pilots for every job needed in the US, and that pushes by some of the US operators to reduce...
7th Jun 2022, 02:34
Replies: 3,116
Views: 2,801,738
Posted By Colonel_Klink

​​​​​ Saving $130k is certainly a lot...

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Saving $130k is certainly a lot different to earning $130k.
29th May 2022, 10:27
Replies: 221
Views: 91,961
Posted By Colonel_Klink

For those playing at home without the inside word...

For those playing at home without the inside word on what this is - care to elaborate on the Ďvibeí of the email?
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