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22nd Oct 2020, 01:21
Replies: 303
Views: 188,211
Posted By unitedabx

What happened yesterday to Dragonair ( to give it...

What happened yesterday to Dragonair ( to give it it's proper title ) was appalling. In the past I have chastised it's pilots and union but no one deserved what was done yesterday and a good airline...
19th Oct 2020, 03:53
Replies: 134
Views: 77,638
Posted By unitedabx

The analogy I use is this : The Swire...

The analogy I use is this :

The Swire approach to a plant that is dying is to continually prune it back until it starts to recover. Cut, cut,cut and hope for the best.
What is needed is to re-pot...
19th Oct 2020, 03:43
Replies: 56
Views: 33,438
Posted By unitedabx

In CX your salary is paid to you the individual...

In CX your salary is paid to you the individual and therefore incurs salary/income tax before you could transfer it into any trust where you could find exemptions.
This was investigated 30 years ago...
19th Oct 2020, 03:37
Replies: 134
Views: 77,638
Posted By unitedabx

His job on the line too. Old fake news that's...

His job on the line too. Old fake news that's been around for months. Time for the SCMP to get real and get a real aviation reporter in place. maybe a job for a soon to be redundant pilot. Any takers.
18th Oct 2020, 08:23
Replies: 56
Views: 33,438
Posted By unitedabx

Covid Test Centre admin staff earning £25 an hour...

Covid Test Centre admin staff earning £25 an hour atm. Long hours, overtime at double rate and 6 on 1 off.
18th Oct 2020, 08:21
Replies: 56
Views: 33,438
Posted By unitedabx

Before you shout me down, look up the DPD...

Before you shout me down, look up the DPD Partnership website where it says if a partner ( driver ) maximises his/her options then an UK income of 60K is possible. Yes there are lesser contracts and...
16th Oct 2020, 02:19
Replies: 56
Views: 33,438
Posted By unitedabx

My sim buddy's son completed his CPL in June. He...

My sim buddy's son completed his CPL in June. He now works as a DPD delivery driver earning GBP60K an year. Hard work. Long hours but he's working.
16th Oct 2020, 02:16
Replies: 134
Views: 77,638
Posted By unitedabx

Slasher1 Sadly, soooooooooooo off the...

Slasher1

Sadly, soooooooooooo off the original topic it's sad.
12th Oct 2020, 11:52
Replies: 134
Views: 77,638
Posted By unitedabx

IAG taking decisive action replacing Cruz with...

IAG taking decisive action replacing Cruz with Doyle to clear the decks and restructure BA. Meanwhile, CX hasn't done a single thing. Speaks volumes.
11th Oct 2020, 03:42
Replies: 134
Views: 77,638
Posted By unitedabx

I think you'll find I'm more right than wrong but...

I think you'll find I'm more right than wrong but for many accepting the inevitable is very hard. If a moderator is reading this then I think the "death wish" you wrote is sufficient to have you...
10th Oct 2020, 08:54
Replies: 134
Views: 77,638
Posted By unitedabx

optimism but I feel it is misplaced and you are...

optimism but I feel it is misplaced and you are in for a huge shock. (let us hope I am wrong ).
The SwireCX Board do not meet until 2nd November and I am told this is a zoom briefing on proposed...
7th Oct 2020, 03:42
Replies: 40
Views: 24,633
Posted By unitedabx

Unfortunately, The Swire Group only knows and has...

Unfortunately, The Swire Group only knows and has only ever deployed one method of coping with a crisis, "cuts". Each department will be told to cut by 20-30% regardless of their value and need. The...
6th Oct 2020, 03:01
Replies: 40
Views: 24,633
Posted By unitedabx

Danny over at SCMP grasping at straws. The Cathay...

Danny over at SCMP grasping at straws. The Cathay Group has many irons in fires and it would not be surprising if some or all would be sold or hived off ( if anyone would buy them ). Qatar is flush...
5th Oct 2020, 06:33
Replies: 36
Views: 24,952
Posted By unitedabx

Yes HOFFA Sorry my spellcheck gone bananas.

Yes HOFFA Sorry my spellcheck gone bananas.
5th Oct 2020, 03:47
Replies: 36
Views: 24,952
Posted By unitedabx

The "snowflakes" don't know who Jimmy Hoffer was...

The "snowflakes" don't know who Jimmy Hoffer was !
Now if Jimmy had been running the HKAOA ........................................... !!!
4th Oct 2020, 09:15
Replies: 36
Views: 24,952
Posted By unitedabx

As Jimmy Hoffer always said, "Once a scab, always...

As Jimmy Hoffer always said, "Once a scab, always a scab". But look what happened to Jimmy !
4th Oct 2020, 05:53
Replies: 36
Views: 24,952
Posted By unitedabx

Sam. You can't say that BUT the percentage is...

Sam. You can't say that BUT the percentage is about right.
1st Oct 2020, 03:41
Replies: 9
Views: 11,641
Posted By unitedabx

Dear Ian, I was sorry to read about your...

Dear Ian,

I was sorry to read about your fathers death. He taught me a great deal back in the day in CX with his usual good humour and expertise. As you can tell from this thread, he was part of...
30th Sep 2020, 03:25
Replies: 56
Views: 33,438
Posted By unitedabx

Like the locomotive driver of 100 years ago, the...

Like the locomotive driver of 100 years ago, the pilot profession is about to be downgraded for good by the end of the year. No longer a skilled white collar job it will be reduced to blue-collar...
30th Sep 2020, 03:22
Replies: 58
Views: 25,785
Posted By unitedabx

The time for suggestions is over. The HKAOA has...

The time for suggestions is over. The HKAOA has decided it's time to start discussing the issue 6 months after the boat has sailed and 2 weeks before it's negotiating position is annulled by CX. Too...
29th Sep 2020, 04:15
Replies: 58
Views: 25,785
Posted By unitedabx

The die is set and the letters will be with the...

The die is set and the letters will be with the courier firm by now for delivery 2nd October. Good luck to all.
28th Sep 2020, 03:15
Replies: 58
Views: 25,785
Posted By unitedabx

The "solution" needs to be company-wide and not...

The "solution" needs to be company-wide and not just pilot based. LIFO does not appear in any office/ground staff contract but it does in most pilot contracts. The company will honour to the letter...
26th Sep 2020, 02:27
Replies: 44
Views: 31,881
Posted By unitedabx

Totally agree with your post and logic. Whilst...

Totally agree with your post and logic.
Whilst it is very hard for our newer pilots to accept that redundancies are the way forward this is the only way. Park 30% of your airframes for the...
26th Sep 2020, 02:14
Replies: 58
Views: 25,785
Posted By unitedabx

Stick to the contract. Last in, first out.

Stick to the contract. Last in, first out.
25th Sep 2020, 03:31
Replies: 44
Views: 31,881
Posted By unitedabx

I couldn't give a toss about KA or the DPA and...

I couldn't give a toss about KA or the DPA and vice versa.
24th Sep 2020, 02:27
Replies: 44
Views: 31,881
Posted By unitedabx

KA pilots and DPA have always done their own...

KA pilots and DPA have always done their own thing and for the large part did better than CX pilots and HKAOA. This "I'm alright Jack, f*** you" attitude
has come back to bite them in the ass now....
24th Sep 2020, 02:24
Replies: 56
Views: 33,438
Posted By unitedabx

In London, a 'Tube" driver can earn £60K pa with...

In London, a 'Tube" driver can earn £60K pa with great benefits, pension and strong union backing. A TFL Bus driver earns +45K.
18th Sep 2020, 04:41
Replies: 44
Views: 31,881
Posted By unitedabx

You forgot to add a) a Ferrari for every pilot,...

You forgot to add a) a Ferrari for every pilot, b) 3 months annual leave each year, c) a house on The Peak and d) free dental care.
14th Sep 2020, 13:32
Replies: 39
Views: 31,146
Posted By unitedabx

Don"t forget the own goal by Merlin with the fuel...

Don"t forget the own goal by Merlin with the fuel hedging.
14th Sep 2020, 10:52
Replies: 39
Views: 31,146
Posted By unitedabx

Spanish parking resorts FULL.

Spanish parking resorts FULL.
14th Sep 2020, 08:03
Replies: 39
Views: 31,146
Posted By unitedabx

60 parking slots in Alice Springs booked with 27...

60 parking slots in Alice Springs booked with 27 already taken. Another 24 booked in Arizona. You do the maths.
29th Jun 2020, 03:49
Replies: 159
Views: 109,675
Posted By unitedabx

WillowRun 6-3 With my former employer, the...

WillowRun 6-3

With my former employer, the regulator had handed over almost total discretion to that company's management team. FTL's, dispensations, licensing, proficiency testing was all...
28th Jun 2020, 08:44
Replies: 159
Views: 109,675
Posted By unitedabx

Authorities worldwide, ICAO and all of us in the...

Authorities worldwide, ICAO and all of us in the industry have known about this for years but nothing has ever been done. It took a recent crash and 97 lost lives to highlight the problem. PIA should...
25th Jun 2020, 16:28
Replies: 159
Views: 109,675
Posted By unitedabx

ICAO have known about this for years and turned a...

ICAO have known about this for years and turned a blind eye. Same as the English Language Proficiency Rating. Every Korean and Chineses pilot has Level 6.
25th Jun 2020, 03:14
Replies: 146
Views: 69,177
Posted By unitedabx

Sorry to burst your CX Bubble but you are...

Sorry to burst your CX Bubble but you are delusional. Qantas announcing 5000 job cuts and grounding of entire A380 fleet. Lufthansa and BA about to announce the same. To think CX is any different is...
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