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29th Jun 2022, 22:38
Replies: 2
Views: 2,896
Posted By LongTimeInCX

Listening to the audio interview, just reminded...

Listening to the audio interview, just reminded me of the fuel contamination incident that cx had out of SUB that landed in HKG a few years back.
The other aspect that raised eyebrows about this...
3rd Jun 2022, 03:39
Replies: 24
Views: 9,782
Posted By LongTimeInCX

Great guy, terrific leader, both attributes his...

Great guy, terrific leader, both attributes his foes could, and still can if they have the inclination, learn from.
A man of integrity and principle. Hopefully he’s in a better place.
Much...
28th May 2022, 10:30
Replies: 5
Views: 3,966
Posted By LongTimeInCX

The writing has been on the wall ever since the...

The writing has been on the wall ever since the rest of the bases were closed.
At least the US based pilots have had an extra year of employment over what the other based guys had, and they’re...
13th Feb 2022, 07:31
Replies: 101
Views: 50,492
Posted By LongTimeInCX

Ah yes, the famous A50 speech. A most...

Ah yes, the famous A50 speech.
A most motivating and inspiring interview that instilled confidence.....
13th Jan 2022, 01:33
Replies: 340
Views: 198,317
Posted By LongTimeInCX

So when Mr Healy said a small number of “crew”...

So when Mr Healy said a small number of “crew” had broken the quarantine requirements, were these crew, the Flight Attendents or Pilots?
Were they local or expats?

Having left CX quite some time...
6th Sep 2021, 23:04
Replies: 51
Views: 28,599
Posted By LongTimeInCX

Having left CX what now seems like a long time...

Having left CX what now seems like a long time ago, are the two bases remaining in UK & USA?
if so, are they reviewing them as they did FRA, NZ, Aust and Canada?
What do those still left in CX...
6th Jul 2021, 01:35
Replies: 4
Views: 3,469
Posted By LongTimeInCX

Aren’t you just a happy bundle of joy.

Aren’t you just a happy bundle of joy.
4th Jul 2021, 05:29
Replies: 143
Views: 62,565
Posted By LongTimeInCX

It’s very simple. Which position currently...

It’s very simple.
Which position currently pays more, CX FO or KA Capt?
Also depends on perspective. Are they lucky to have a job, or unlucky to have lost one?
Do I consider myself lucky to have...
26th Jun 2021, 21:51
Replies: 92
Views: 30,783
Posted By LongTimeInCX

zac21 Because..... 1) the operation is...

zac21

Because.....
1) the operation is relatively simple, and more importantly,
2) if it hits a cow and derails, you spill some ore - hardly headline news.

But with planes, when Hal2.0 flies...
22nd Jun 2021, 23:07
Replies: 92
Views: 30,783
Posted By LongTimeInCX

Oasis For some, that could be a novel...

Oasis

For some, that could be a novel concept.
There was a period spanning two months, where I did 4 go-arounds.

Two were weather related, and prior to the approach, I briefed and went through...
6th Jun 2021, 04:18
Replies: 270
Views: 162,894
Posted By LongTimeInCX

bellcrank88 May I ask what makes you think 4...

bellcrank88

May I ask what makes you think 4 wks of severance/year is likely, and in which based jurisdiction are you thinking?
Do you have any references to the legislation on which your...
9th Apr 2021, 12:04
Replies: 22
Views: 9,303
Posted By LongTimeInCX

There is no hate. From those who joined with...

There is no hate.
From those who joined with merely the hours and the experience they gained from the cadet course, they were welcomed into the fold, and were accepted as part of the future.
Most...
11th Mar 2021, 20:16
Replies: 365
Views: 208,663
Posted By LongTimeInCX

When you say “our”, which company are you talking...

When you say “our”, which company are you talking about?
25th Feb 2021, 01:13
Replies: 128
Views: 75,072
Posted By LongTimeInCX

Correct. I know not who you are. More...

Correct.
I know not who you are.
More importantly, I care even less who you are.

However, despite this being a rumour network, when you write about something and get the facts wrong, but are...
23rd Feb 2021, 01:11
Replies: 128
Views: 75,072
Posted By LongTimeInCX

Brown Nose Clearly you were not in CX then,...

Brown Nose

Clearly you were not in CX then, and write of things you know not.
There was nothing to sign for A scale guys.
The only people who signed anything back then, were the FNG’s who signed...
28th Jan 2021, 23:29
Replies: 193
Views: 92,452
Posted By LongTimeInCX

Have the HK government said they are only using...

Have the HK government said they are only using the sinoVaccine?
By comparison, Australia hedged its bets and ordered supplies from 3 or 4 sources, the Pfizer, the AstraZeneca, the Novovax and i...
25th Jan 2021, 02:28
Replies: 28
Views: 16,599
Posted By LongTimeInCX

STW, nothing personal, but perhaps those who are...

STW, nothing personal, but perhaps those who are unemployed, should rather be receiving words of encouragement, compassion and understanding, rather than having a rant and a rave about all that’s...
24th Jan 2021, 21:41
Replies: 28
Views: 16,599
Posted By LongTimeInCX

Especially when one considers the slogan “Move...

Especially when one considers the slogan “Move beyond”.
Move beyond what exactly?
At least they had pants on, so most people’s minds didn’t hit the gutter ‘straight’ away.
I had business friends...
4th Jan 2021, 03:27
Replies: 59
Views: 29,061
Posted By LongTimeInCX

May I ask which management positions have been...

May I ask which management positions have been retained on legacy contracts?
26th Nov 2020, 06:41
Replies: 71
Views: 32,086
Posted By LongTimeInCX

Your comment gives only 2 options. There is at...

Your comment gives only 2 options.
There is at least a 3rd option, and quite possibly more.
Whilst the bases have, I believe, their own different collective agreements, would you agree it’s...
6th Nov 2020, 21:22
Replies: 71
Views: 32,086
Posted By LongTimeInCX

Ballon Buster you may wish to check facts before...

Ballon Buster you may wish to check facts before making an off the cuff statement about “everybody....full HK tax” and stating it as a fact.
Unfortunately you are wrong in the above statement.
...
7th Sep 2020, 22:08
Replies: 153
Views: 71,401
Posted By LongTimeInCX

Cxorcist, there are lots like him, ignore it....

Cxorcist, there are lots like him, ignore it. Many of us can relate to your longer earlier post.
I'd wager our backgrounds are similar, and at the risk of our newer snowflake generation throwing the...
2nd Sep 2020, 22:09
Replies: 5
Views: 8,712
Posted By LongTimeInCX

Gave me a good laugh reading through their...

Gave me a good laugh reading through their website, "well paid jobs, rewarding careers, responsible for 10,000 lives (wtf?)", and all for hk$600,000
There's a phone number 852 36971823...
21st Aug 2020, 23:20
Replies: 153
Views: 71,401
Posted By LongTimeInCX

I think it stands for Retire to the bar

I think it stands for Retire to the bar
18th Jul 2020, 16:22
Replies: 69
Views: 42,750
Posted By LongTimeInCX

Spoken like a true millennial, who is nervous and...

Spoken like a true millennial, who is nervous and close enough to the bottom of the seniority list to start spouting how he thinks it should be done. There's a procedure in the COS to cover this...
16th Jul 2020, 01:45
Replies: 69
Views: 42,750
Posted By LongTimeInCX

Yes indeed! Who, of those around at the time,...

Yes indeed!
Who, of those around at the time, could forget the silver haired gerbil master and the "commitment days" of 1994.
The classic upside down graph.
10th Jul 2020, 13:08
Replies: 25
Views: 7,787
Posted By LongTimeInCX

Hey guys, how about a little less cynicism and a...

Hey guys, how about a little less cynicism and a little more help.
so, easerwesoften, I've sent a pm, let me know if or how I can help.
9th Jul 2020, 00:29
Replies: 32
Views: 17,222
Posted By LongTimeInCX

Spelling aside, I am guessing you're an absolute...

Spelling aside, I am guessing you're an absolute legend.
7th Jul 2020, 04:29
Replies: 32
Views: 17,222
Posted By LongTimeInCX

Well for the contrarian view, the job and the...

Well for the contrarian view, the job and the uniform are simply that from my point of view.
They in no way affect who and what I am, they most certainly do not define me.
When I do my last FCOM...
27th Jun 2020, 22:19
Replies: 12
Views: 4,807
Posted By LongTimeInCX

It's just part of the ongoing sabre rattling. ...

It's just part of the ongoing sabre rattling.
I doubt there is any significant concern at the moment.
14th Jun 2020, 07:43
Replies: 70
Views: 32,782
Posted By LongTimeInCX

Luckily, it doesn't really matter what anyone...

Luckily, it doesn't really matter what anyone thinks, it is what actually occurs in reality that is more important.
All the based pilots I know, do pay tax to the HKIRD.
But, if you're into...
11th Jun 2020, 02:44
Replies: 70
Views: 32,782
Posted By LongTimeInCX

Eddy temple whilst understanding from the...

Eddy temple
whilst understanding from the emphasis put in your repeated posts that you may be vulnerable yourself, for reasons various such as juniority within your company, regardless of the recent...
10th Jun 2020, 03:33
Replies: 98
Views: 119,514
Posted By LongTimeInCX

when is HKA going to get a slice of the pie? ...

when is HKA going to get a slice of the pie?

My understanding is that CX were not given a "slice of the pie", it is not a handout, but agreed the finances involved are indeed large, but they need...
4th Jun 2020, 05:04
Replies: 8
Views: 7,207
Posted By LongTimeInCX

If, hypothetically speaking, the workforce was...

If, hypothetically speaking, the workforce was magically enticed to somehow end up on this new COS20, or whatever it will be called, then it seems it could solve an employers problems for years:
•...
3rd Jun 2020, 22:43
Replies: 8
Views: 7,207
Posted By LongTimeInCX

Don't feed the trolls.

Don't feed the trolls.
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