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2nd Oct 2022, 10:33
Replies: 38
Views: 8,252
Posted By Ken Borough

Only if you’re thinking about those with RR...

Only if you’re thinking about those with RR engines. :}
23rd Sep 2022, 03:32
Replies: 38
Views: 8,252
Posted By Ken Borough

Qantas were the virtual pioneers of long range...

Qantas were the virtual pioneers of long range flying. They know what to do and how to do it!
19th Aug 2022, 06:53
Replies: 114
Views: 14,159
Posted By Ken Borough

Does this failure amount to negligence? And does...

Does this failure amount to negligence? And does the FO still have a job at SQ?
19th Aug 2022, 05:46
Replies: 374
Views: 64,429
Posted By Ken Borough

When will people realise that load factor is...

When will people realise that load factor is simply a measure of the seats occupied on departure? Nothing more, nothing less. What we don’t know is what Rex collected from these passengers, and...
2nd Jul 2022, 11:16
Replies: 54
Views: 26,101
Posted By Ken Borough

EMIRATES A380 BNE

It looks as though EK have a mystery on its hands
...
20th Apr 2022, 12:15
Replies: 154
Views: 44,989
Posted By Ken Borough

Erm....what do you think Qantas operated prior to...

Erm....what do you think Qantas operated prior to the advent of the B747? :ugh:
26th Feb 2022, 00:23
Replies: 64
Views: 15,677
Posted By Ken Borough

Well, not for the QF1 and QF9 currently in...

Well, not for the QF1 and QF9 currently in Russian airspace! But…for how much longer?
11th Feb 2022, 02:33
Replies: 2,185
Views: 800,038
Posted By Ken Borough

Not so when allocated by the airport slot...

Not so when allocated by the airport slot co-ordinator. There is a secondary market at airports where slots are impossible to secure in which case airlines will lease or sell slots to another...
27th Jan 2022, 06:35
Replies: 264
Views: 27,512
Posted By Ken Borough

The RSA had two official languages. One side of...

The RSA had two official languages. One side of SAA's aircraft carried English, the other carried Afrikaans. Apart from that, bi
both sides were identica were they not!
18th Jan 2022, 07:39
Replies: 399
Views: 170,924
Posted By Ken Borough

SOPS, Just browse bere: Douglas DC9...

SOPS,

Just browse bere: Douglas DC9 Australia (http://aussieairliners.org/Ansett%20Airways/dc9fleet.htm)

It will keep you amused for quite a while.
31st Dec 2021, 04:43
Replies: 63
Views: 16,771
Posted By Ken Borough

There are many parts to an airline, all of which...

There are many parts to an airline, all of which consist of people who are 'skilled, talented and integral to the safe operation and the longevity of the airline', some being more so than others but...
15th Dec 2021, 03:23
Replies: 2,185
Views: 800,038
Posted By Ken Borough

I don’t have a dog in this fight but aren’t the...

I don’t have a dog in this fight but aren’t the allocated seats shown in these websites simply the seats for which an additional fee has been paid? Many punters elect to save money and will sit...
10th Dec 2021, 04:31
Replies: 30
Views: 10,754
Posted By Ken Borough

Just maybe the boffins in Canberra are...

Just maybe the boffins in Canberra are reassessing the nonsense that Virgin Australia is an Australian carrier within the meaning of the refs. It’s absurd that an entity whose ownership is 100%...
18th Nov 2021, 01:31
Replies: 2,485
Views: 1,062,965
Posted By Ken Borough

AP, Why not tell us what you really think? ...

AP,

Why not tell us what you really think? :} :D (That I agree with most of what you’ve written is irrelevant!).
17th Nov 2021, 01:58
Replies: 2,185
Views: 800,038
Posted By Ken Borough

What's the point of achieving a 95% seat factor...

What's the point of achieving a 95% seat factor if you’re not making money? Seat factor is nothing more than an indicator of how many seats were occupied.
15th Nov 2021, 07:23
Replies: 2,185
Views: 800,038
Posted By Ken Borough

Load factors mean little apart from how many...

Load factors mean little apart from how many seats were occupied. What matters is how much is being paid for these seats. :ugh:
27th Oct 2021, 04:10
Replies: 7
Views: 5,422
Posted By Ken Borough

It's now on the way to LAX as QF93.

It's now on the way to LAX as QF93.
1st Oct 2021, 07:06
Replies: 272
Views: 54,822
Posted By Ken Borough

Time to order the A350s with expeditious delivery...

Time to order the A350s with expeditious delivery required!
16th Aug 2021, 13:34
Replies: 24
Views: 9,200
Posted By Ken Borough

The domestic mindset that infected Qantas was...

The domestic mindset that infected Qantas was damaging as it didn’t have any understanding of international markets, including freight. The three combis (B74Ms) were always full of freight wherever...
28th Jul 2021, 10:56
Replies: 689
Views: 204,801
Posted By Ken Borough

Paragraph377, Pray tell me, what has Alan...

Paragraph377,

Pray tell me, what has Alan Joyce done to you that warrants such vitriolic and hateful posts? I hope you have a good lawyer.
3rd Jul 2021, 12:56
Replies: 42
Views: 11,662
Posted By Ken Borough

I don’t have a dog in this race but it’s a pretty...

I don’t have a dog in this race but it’s a pretty crazy idea, especially as the airlines have weightier things
to consider at the moment. But then, maybe it’s not a novel idea: I’ve seen plenty of...
9th Jun 2021, 07:14
Replies: 18
Views: 6,838
Posted By Ken Borough

I think you’ll find that Gregg was acquitted on...

I think you’ll find that Gregg was acquitted on appeal. Ipso facto, he's not a criminal.
8th Jun 2021, 10:33
Replies: 18
Views: 6,838
Posted By Ken Borough

Street garbage should put up or shut up. :mad:

Street garbage should put up or shut up. :mad:
21st May 2021, 11:47
Replies: 6
Views: 3,051
Posted By Ken Borough

😂🤣😂🤣😂

😂🤣😂🤣😂
20th May 2021, 00:40
Replies: 2,185
Views: 800,038
Posted By Ken Borough

I witnessed st very close hand some quite senior...

I witnessed st very close hand some quite senior members of the Qantas ‘Blue Team' rubbing their hands with glee and chortling like the crazies they were when Ansett was going down. I can never...
6th May 2021, 07:23
Replies: 689
Views: 204,801
Posted By Ken Borough

The last time I looked, the Board sets the...

The last time I looked, the Board sets the remuneration package of the CEO. While AJ is a member of that Board, I’m sure he recuses himself from all remuneration deliberations that affect him.
4th Apr 2021, 03:20
Replies: 85
Views: 14,818
Posted By Ken Borough

Why was it necessary or required to tell people...

Why was it necessary or required to tell people when to salute or remove headwear? Did the organisers believe that those present were bogans or ockers? Embarrassing!
24th Mar 2021, 08:18
Replies: 55
Views: 14,537
Posted By Ken Borough

What a way in which to treat 'guests'? Why don’t...

What a way in which to treat 'guests'? Why don’t Virgin ditch this silly euphemism and call those who sit on their aircraft what they are: passengers? Or bogans. :E
23rd Mar 2021, 08:39
Replies: 29
Views: 9,069
Posted By Ken Borough

Has Badgery Creek broken its banks? Or is that...

Has Badgery Creek broken its banks? Or is that question similar to asking if Mt Druitt is snowbound? (Sorry for the Sydney content).
19th Mar 2021, 05:27
Replies: 48
Views: 12,980
Posted By Ken Borough

Although the distances were shorter but before...

Although the distances were shorter but before the 747 came along, everyone travelled in what we call today a 'narrow-body'. I've absolutely no recollection of anyone ever comparing about the lack...
12th Mar 2021, 11:14
Replies: 19
Views: 5,759
Posted By Ken Borough

They must've had a strange numbering system as...

They must've had a strange numbering system as hanger 20 was right next to Hanger 85 was out not?
4th Mar 2021, 09:25
Replies: 2,185
Views: 800,038
Posted By Ken Borough

A certain Qantas subsidiary had a fleet of older...

A certain Qantas subsidiary had a fleet of older B763s based in Cairns. They were very well utllised but rarely delayed due to mechanical issues. Why? They were tended to by a dedicated team of...
21st Feb 2021, 09:47
Replies: 2,185
Views: 800,038
Posted By Ken Borough

If true, the market will be brimming with...

If true, the market will be brimming with confidence. What an inauspicious start?
21st Jan 2021, 08:56
Replies: 14
Views: 7,911
Posted By Ken Borough

I would hope things have changed in view of a...

I would hope things have changed in view of a very critical audit of Airport Coordination Australia a few years ago made by the Australian National Audit Office. The report is easy to find via...
19th Jan 2021, 03:29
Replies: 14
Views: 7,911
Posted By Ken Borough

I don't have a horse in the race and have very...

I don't have a horse in the race and have very little time for Rex's antics but to 'protect' slots that were held by a now defunct airline is more than questionable. And as there would appear to be...
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