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12th Oct 2012, 23:59
Replies: 224
Views: 73,681
Posted By hongkongfooey

From the AFAP website: Tiger Airways is...

From the AFAP website:


Tiger Airways is one of Australia's fastest growing major domestic airlines.

A bit of a stretch ?
2nd Oct 2012, 12:23
Replies: 128
Views: 145,598
Posted By hongkongfooey

If nothing else works, a total pig-headed...

If nothing else works, a total pig-headed unwillingness to look facts in the face will see us through.
Baaaa
2nd Oct 2012, 12:11
Replies: 316
Views: 159,966
Posted By hongkongfooey

Wot about Kakadu Air in Jabiru ? They used to...

Wot about Kakadu Air in Jabiru ? They used to take 150-200 hour guys, what, are they after 5000 jet now ? ;)
2nd Oct 2012, 04:31
Replies: 50
Views: 16,474
Posted By hongkongfooey

Good call Oval, basically comes down to greed. ...

Good call Oval, basically comes down to greed.
A bit like the " how can you possibly survive on 160K AUD a year " brigade
1st Oct 2012, 09:51
Replies: 50
Views: 16,474
Posted By hongkongfooey

If she's based in Sydney she's being a hell of a...

If she's based in Sydney she's being a hell of a lot kinder to her kids making them do without her for a few days rather than making them suck pollution 24/7.
Just saying......
29th Sep 2012, 01:16
Replies: 1,509
Views: 487,809
Posted By hongkongfooey

Meccano, depends if its INTER (30 min) or TEMPO...

Meccano, depends if its INTER (30 min) or TEMPO (60 min)
And yes there is a 30 min buffer eg TEMPO period finishes at 0830, the requirement stands til 0900, obviously with weather like fog, TS etc...
28th Sep 2012, 15:35
Replies: 1,509
Views: 487,809
Posted By hongkongfooey

Ossies lowering Ts and Cs, that's rich ! Last I...

Ossies lowering Ts and Cs, that's rich ! Last I checked you didn't qualify for food stamps flying for an Australian regional.
Oh, and thanks for the GFC, good one.
27th Sep 2012, 02:25
Replies: 43
Views: 10,516
Posted By hongkongfooey

As usual, good accurate advice from 404 and Dan. ...

As usual, good accurate advice from 404 and Dan.
BTW, are you married ? If not your partner won't be recognised by immigration, there is no such thing as " defacto " in HK. Unless she can get...
26th Sep 2012, 12:48
Replies: 43
Views: 10,516
Posted By hongkongfooey

PIlotchute, $1750/month for a 1 bedder, that was...

PIlotchute, $1750/month for a 1 bedder, that was in a good area in Sydney right ? That will get you a place that is advertised as 550' (more like 400) in an average area in HK (maybe DB), not Soho...
26th Sep 2012, 11:54
Replies: 30
Views: 10,870
Posted By hongkongfooey

FFS!! A solicitor worth more than a pilot, one of...

FFS!! A solicitor worth more than a pilot, one of the least trusted professions v one of the most, only in HK
25th Sep 2012, 12:16
Replies: 1,509
Views: 487,809
Posted By hongkongfooey

........And then the good fairy waved her magic...

........And then the good fairy waved her magic wand and they all lived happily ever after
The end
25th Sep 2012, 01:04
Replies: 27
Views: 14,024
Posted By hongkongfooey

Sarcasm is the lowest form of wit Boocsy ;)

Sarcasm is the lowest form of wit Boocsy ;)
24th Sep 2012, 11:39
Replies: 27
Views: 14,024
Posted By hongkongfooey

Etops, you forgot to mention housing, a " mere "...

Etops, you forgot to mention housing, a " mere " 70k ish a month, which as I said earlier will put a Pornstar skipper behind a CX/KA (B) effo ( before adding in all the extras )
But, as usual, all...
23rd Sep 2012, 13:56
Replies: 20
Views: 4,414
Posted By hongkongfooey

I'll bite on the " higher standard of living "...

I'll bite on the " higher standard of living " Metro :
I earn 1/2 what I earnt in HK and yet, without going into specifics, mine and my families standard of living and not least of all health, is...
22nd Sep 2012, 12:01
Replies: 20
Views: 4,414
Posted By hongkongfooey

Simple answer, if your young and single, go for...

Simple answer, if your young and single, go for it (Asia) . If you are older and have a family (or want one soon), don't do it to them. As a lot of expats find out, you can have 1000s of hours and...
22nd Sep 2012, 01:18
Replies: 27
Views: 14,024
Posted By hongkongfooey

I'm with jerky, anyone who expects Jokestar to...

I'm with jerky, anyone who expects Jokestar to pay 145 " plus " a month is going to be disappointed.
Also, extra 6k a month for a TIRE over an LTC ? Sounds like BS to me.
The 120k for a line capt...
18th Sep 2012, 13:11
Replies: 57
Views: 29,894
Posted By hongkongfooey

Yeh, what happened to that thread ? As Dan...

Yeh, what happened to that thread ?
As Dan said, converting the pay to your home currency and living in clean air, not in a shoebox, and in your home country, the pay probably sounds good.
Sending...
18th Sep 2012, 12:31
Replies: 21
Views: 13,102
Posted By hongkongfooey

Sorry, regarding the comment HK is like any city,...

Sorry, regarding the comment HK is like any city, you like it or you don't ....

Hedley Environmental Index (http://hedleyindex.sph.hku.hk/home.php)

Not every city is trying to kill you

Enjoy
18th Sep 2012, 00:56
Replies: 3
Views: 4,409
Posted By hongkongfooey

Boers, there's not much trg in KA and a lot of...

Boers, there's not much trg in KA and a lot of checking, having said that, what you say is correct and I didn't find the F/O course that daunting, nor did any others that joined around that time....
8th Sep 2012, 05:28
Replies: 1,509
Views: 487,809
Posted By hongkongfooey

More like incest sticks

More like incest sticks
6th Sep 2012, 10:06
Replies: 11
Views: 4,673
Posted By hongkongfooey

The pay WAS good, this has been done to death but...

The pay WAS good, this has been done to death but with 20k housing you will either be living in very modest digs or using some of your 68 odd K to subsidise.
Flying in China is soul destroying and...
5th Sep 2012, 09:05
Replies: 172
Views: 60,014
Posted By hongkongfooey

There's a good hotel in Lockhart rd Wanchai, it's...

There's a good hotel in Lockhart rd Wanchai, it's only 200hkd.....oh wait, sorry that's an hour, my bad :E
5th Sep 2012, 09:00
Replies: 108
Views: 151,618
Posted By hongkongfooey

No boundaries ? More like no brain cells, a...

No boundaries ? More like no brain cells, a terrific reason to not fly CX in 20 years when he might have a command.
5th Sep 2012, 08:54
Replies: 8
Views: 8,443
Posted By hongkongfooey

Dont ya just love Gen Y ? They might want it all,...

Dont ya just love Gen Y ? They might want it all, and now, but at least they are the same smart ar5e little wnkers that we used to be ;)
I'm sure bases will be around for ever, just like the guys...
20th Aug 2012, 12:06
Replies: 18
Views: 9,922
Posted By hongkongfooey

....yawn.... If we're running a pool on this...

....yawn....

If we're running a pool on this one, I give them 29 weeks.
16th Aug 2012, 00:48
Replies: 10
Views: 3,491
Posted By hongkongfooey

After 4 years in China I was convinced the...

After 4 years in China I was convinced the Chinese were the worst ATC in the world......allow me to introduce Perth, WA.
Up to 1:15 delay on ground followed by up to 45 mins in the air. No military...
14th Aug 2012, 01:18
Replies: 27
Views: 6,072
Posted By hongkongfooey

It doesn't really matter what the life expectancy...

It doesn't really matter what the life expectancy is/will be Sloppy as the HK government will just lie about it as they do with most other things.
Do they inform people that around 2000 people die...
12th Aug 2012, 12:23
Replies: 27
Views: 6,072
Posted By hongkongfooey

I'll pay that Gnads ;) The Uggies are Oz, but...

I'll pay that Gnads ;)
The Uggies are Oz, but couldn't find an Oz flanno.
The skin cancer is taken care of with sunblock /sensible dress and the shark problem with a nice big pool in our yard, much...
10th Aug 2012, 01:24
Replies: 27
Views: 6,072
Posted By hongkongfooey

Sloppy, I blame the manufacturers far more than...

Sloppy, I blame the manufacturers far more than the consumers.
Cost of making IPhone in China ( at a guess ) $100USD, cost of making iPhone in US, 3 or even $400USD, retail price either way $600...
9th Aug 2012, 13:12
Replies: 27
Views: 6,072
Posted By hongkongfooey

For those poor deluded " water vapour " suckers,...

For those poor deluded " water vapour " suckers, check this out, I'm sure it's just some bunch of freaks spruking conspiracy theories but maybe not ?

Hedley Environmental Index...
7th Aug 2012, 02:00
Replies: 17
Views: 2,963
Posted By hongkongfooey

Peter, ah yes the CPI, does that include 2 major...

Peter, ah yes the CPI, does that include 2 major costs to a family, mortgage and fuel, no, it doesn't. If penalising taxpayers who get off their ar5e and do something with their career and giving...
30th Jul 2012, 10:34
Replies: 23
Views: 7,441
Posted By hongkongfooey

So even a 10mil properly is now worth OVER 18...

So even a 10mil properly is now worth OVER 18 mil, if that's the case why are so many people still hanging around that s**thole and poisoning themselves ?
Just curious.
29th Jul 2012, 03:53
Replies: 21
Views: 19,772
Posted By hongkongfooey

There are those of us that have been and those of...

There are those of us that have been and those of us that will be........shafted by the Chinese.
The sooner you naive ones realise that lying/deceiving/cheating are like blinking to the Chinese (...
29th Jul 2012, 03:39
Replies: 370
Views: 347,145
Posted By hongkongfooey

248K for a 320 line driver, is anyone going to...

248K for a 320 line driver, is anyone going to call the wind up/BS alert on this one ?
80k in o/t seems a bit of a stretch
28th Jul 2012, 02:07
Replies: 370
Views: 347,145
Posted By hongkongfooey

Statistics and damn lies Ramius. Have any of...

Statistics and damn lies Ramius.
Have any of these turkeys actually lived in these places, and what exactly do they base their " liveability " on ?
We had a modest flat in HK that cost 1.4 mil...
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