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20th Dec 2021, 03:42
Replies: 187
Views: 60,163
Posted By flying_a_nix_box

As SLF, I much prefer Le Bus, to the Boeing. ...

As SLF, I much prefer Le Bus, to the Boeing. Nice to see them go this way.
17th Jan 2021, 00:46
Replies: 150
Views: 42,975
Posted By flying_a_nix_box

More like they are just organizing them, the...

More like they are just organizing them, the passengers still have to pay for the flight, they are much more expensive than the other commercial options.
17th Jan 2021, 00:41
Replies: 150
Views: 42,975
Posted By flying_a_nix_box

As a UK based Aussie, the locals are sometimes...

As a UK based Aussie, the locals are sometimes shocked at what the Australian Government gets away with. Things which are simply not allowable under the ECHR which the UK is a signatory too.
26th Jul 2019, 08:49
Replies: 20
Views: 17,109
Posted By flying_a_nix_box

A friend's Krakow -> Heathrow flight ended up...

A friend's Krakow -> Heathrow flight ended up being rescheduled from last night to this afternoon. It somewhat surprised me, I live ~25 min drive from LHR in west London, the weather didn't seem all...
1st Apr 2019, 21:40
Replies: 37
Views: 17,690
Posted By flying_a_nix_box

One of my brothers worked on the business case...

One of my brothers worked on the business case for this. He works for regional development in Bendigo. It hadn't started 3 weeks ago when I last visited him from London......
18th Nov 2017, 21:21
Replies: 39
Views: 23,592
Posted By flying_a_nix_box

Been flying on Royal Bruni's 787's between LHR &...

Been flying on Royal Bruni's 787's between LHR & MEL for the last few years.......
2nd Sep 2015, 21:50
Replies: 2,303
Views: 843,181
Posted By flying_a_nix_box

There is a special E3 visa as part of one of the...

There is a special E3 visa as part of one of the free trade agreements between the US and Australia. To get it you basically just need an offer of a job in the US so no massive green card issues...
6th Aug 2012, 23:00
Replies: 17
Views: 2,968
Posted By flying_a_nix_box

It's not just the second hand cars that are...

It's not just the second hand cars that are cheaper!!! The brand newies cost less in the UK than Oz too!!
7th Jul 2012, 22:40
Replies: 44
Views: 11,553
Posted By flying_a_nix_box

.....a former so called team leader of...

.....a former so called team leader of mine.........:mad:
21st Oct 2011, 20:11
Replies: 52
Views: 13,224
Posted By flying_a_nix_box

To me the 29/30 is the best way to/from Melbourne...

To me the 29/30 is the best way to/from Melbourne to/from London. As a QF SLF I'm not impressed with it being dropped.
15th Sep 2011, 20:25
Replies: 76
Views: 16,952
Posted By flying_a_nix_box

As an SLF I was on QF29 on the way to London one...

As an SLF I was on QF29 on the way to London one day and we had to wait a few extra minutes to deport honkers. The reason for the delay was that the required maps were not on the plane and and to be...
30th Aug 2011, 14:39
Replies: 198
Views: 46,082
Posted By flying_a_nix_box

And I do say, the time that I've flown on a 340...

And I do say, the time that I've flown on a 340 (not sure which variant, a 600 maybe? It was Cathay) it was a much nicer plane to fly on than the 777-300 (Emirates) that people keep saying that...
23rd Aug 2011, 10:35
Replies: 449
Views: 36,897
Posted By flying_a_nix_box

Well I do think that this article is inline with...

Well I do think that this article is inline with this discussion Mining Boom | High Dollar | BlueScope To Sack 1000 Workers...
23rd Aug 2011, 10:19
Replies: 1,197
Views: 383,845
Posted By flying_a_nix_box

Well I got an email from EK pointing me to this...

Well I got an email from EK pointing me to this today - Discover a new way to travel the world | Special Offers | Destinations & Offers | Emirates Australia...
17th Aug 2011, 13:18
Replies: 449
Views: 36,897
Posted By flying_a_nix_box

Is Australia it's own worst enemy?? In short,...

Is Australia it's own worst enemy?? In short, HELL YEAH!!
16th Aug 2011, 00:06
Replies: 1,197
Views: 383,845
Posted By flying_a_nix_box

Oh crap.....well there goes Qantas. It looks...

Oh crap.....well there goes Qantas.

It looks like the current management wants to do everything but run the current airline. A previous CEO of Telstra wanted to expand everywhere and not run the...
28th Jul 2011, 12:18
Replies: 7
Views: 3,586
Posted By flying_a_nix_box

Interesting move. I have heard stories from the...

Interesting move. I have heard stories from the US of people who have a good FF status with one airline having it recognized by another. Eg: someone who is gold with AA and silver with Delta...
Forum: Freight Dogs
18th Jul 2011, 20:59
Replies: 20
Views: 5,220
Posted By flying_a_nix_box

flight of the friesians

This article is from an Oz agricultural TV show - Flight of the friesians - Landline - ABC (http://www.abc.net.au/landline/content/2008/s2691141.htm). They flew the in calf heifers from Melbourne to...
5th Jul 2011, 18:36
Replies: 6
Views: 3,141
Posted By flying_a_nix_box

Have just flown Oz (Melbourne) to LHR on...

Have just flown Oz (Melbourne) to LHR on Emirates. On a 777 MEL -> DBX and then A380 DBX -> LHR. While the 777 looks good, there didn't seem to be much padding in the bum of the seats and they did...
21st Jun 2011, 09:28
Replies: 12
Views: 3,286
Posted By flying_a_nix_box

Yes. And I hear on the grapvine from the people...

Yes. And I hear on the grapvine from the people doing the work that some companies that went to shared hosting environments at a certain large outsourcing vender are moving their systems back onto...
20th Jun 2011, 13:31
Replies: 12
Views: 3,286
Posted By flying_a_nix_box

Well QF's IT has been outsourced and off...

Well QF's IT has been outsourced and off shored...............
25th May 2011, 11:05
Replies: 36
Views: 21,228
Posted By flying_a_nix_box

Funny......that's the same thing that a lot of IT...

Funny......that's the same thing that a lot of IT management think as well!
16th May 2011, 10:10
Replies: 17
Views: 5,373
Posted By flying_a_nix_box

Yeah that is the sensationalistic Australian...

Yeah that is the sensationalistic Australian media for you!!
5th May 2011, 14:15
Replies: 36
Views: 21,228
Posted By flying_a_nix_box

I'm in IT and after 10 years I'd make more $$ as...

I'm in IT and after 10 years I'd make more $$ as Plumber. But unfortunately I like working on big iron computer systems (the A380's and 747's of the computer world) a little too much.......

IT in...
8th Apr 2011, 10:16
Replies: 34
Views: 10,829
Posted By flying_a_nix_box

Sounds to me like AJ is going with what he knows,...

Sounds to me like AJ is going with what he knows, LCC aka Ryanair and wreaking a full service airline. Or is it just the cut cut cut mantra that has infected Australian business these days? Over in...
8th Apr 2011, 10:02
Replies: 36
Views: 9,347
Posted By flying_a_nix_box

the A380 is so quiet that it's spooky. I've been...

the A380 is so quiet that it's spooky. I've been on it twice, both Singapore (SIN -> LHR) and Qantas (The Nancy Bird Walton that blew the engine infact!! LAX -> MEL)

On takeoffs you know that...
4th Apr 2011, 09:36
Replies: 24
Views: 17,428
Posted By flying_a_nix_box

Sounds like typical "no idea" management not...

Sounds like typical "no idea" management not listening to the techs who know what they are on about.
20th Mar 2011, 13:14
Replies: 45
Views: 7,436
Posted By flying_a_nix_box

Well if your referring to Australia that is not...

Well if your referring to Australia that is not exactly true. While we don't have Nuclear Power we do have other nuclear related activities. These do include one operational research reactor...
20th Feb 2011, 06:33
Replies: 16
Views: 3,715
Posted By flying_a_nix_box

well you get that

I'm not in Aviation but in IT Operations and lurk around here a bit. From and IT perspective the parent company that runs Navitaire is not known for on going IT operational work. They are known for...
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