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28th Jun 2019, 04:37
Replies: 85
Views: 144,940
Posted By letsfly75

Leaving sucks

I had a pretty great gig with CX. I was based in America. My schedule was reasonable. I flew with pretty cool people. My paycheck was nice. What I didnít have was confidence in my future. Things at...
16th Jun 2019, 04:18
Replies: 164
Views: 133,310
Posted By letsfly75

Well I flew or CX for over 10 years. I always...

Well I flew or CX for over 10 years. I always thought the age clause was inane. If I had stayed and the age limit had been raised I would have zero problem continuing to that new age.
15th Jun 2019, 20:23
Replies: 164
Views: 133,310
Posted By letsfly75

Retirement age

I find it strange that the retirement age is even in the contract. How was this negotiated? I think a person should be allowed to fly as long as the regulations, not some odd clause in a contract,...
14th Jun 2019, 07:16
Replies: 42
Views: 37,002
Posted By letsfly75

Itís really kind of sad. I had 8,000 hours when I...

Itís really kind of sad. I had 8,000 hours when I joined Cathay thinking it was the best gig on the planet. I spent 11 years there and left after it fell apart and I realized there was no future...
12th May 2019, 15:11
Replies: 6
Views: 5,063
Posted By letsfly75

Because FedEx hadnít hired me yet.

Because FedEx hadnít hired me yet.
12th May 2019, 02:47
Replies: 6
Views: 5,063
Posted By letsfly75

I thought I had just landed the best airline job...

I thought I had just landed the best airline job in the world. Then it wasnít. Then, after 10 years, I left.
19th Feb 2019, 00:47
Replies: 14
Views: 10,239
Posted By letsfly75

I think most yanks have escaped the sandbox and...

I think most yanks have escaped the sandbox and most of us at CX have exited, are in the process of leaving or are stuck. There are very many excellent reasons for the exodus.
13th Jan 2019, 00:32
Replies: 75
Views: 58,512
Posted By letsfly75

7 of us Americans leaving in the next month or...

7 of us Americans leaving in the next month or two.
9th Jan 2019, 05:41
Replies: 72
Views: 41,784
Posted By letsfly75

Iím finished

After 10 years at CX Iím out. The writing is on the wall. I did like this job but I just donít see a future here.
5th Jan 2019, 04:44
Replies: 85
Views: 144,940
Posted By letsfly75

Iím out

After 10+ years Iím escaping. Iíll miss some things but I highly doubt Iíll ever regret it.
27th Dec 2018, 07:13
Replies: 32
Views: 10,862
Posted By letsfly75

Why are so many guys with 10+ years of seniority...

Why are so many guys with 10+ years of seniority leaving cx? Itís because we donít see any future here. There is no future at this company.
8th Oct 2018, 22:23
Replies: 55
Views: 39,336
Posted By letsfly75

For those giving less than three months notice...

For those giving less than three months notice had there been any reprocussions? I think in most first world countries this isnít enforceable.
10th Aug 2018, 06:17
Replies: 53
Views: 20,327
Posted By letsfly75

I donít understand what a medical has to do with...

I donít understand what a medical has to do with a sim check?
2nd Aug 2018, 01:00
Replies: 24
Views: 8,221
Posted By letsfly75

Sand

Well, many of us could give a rats ass about the mailboxes. Personally, the only items Iíve ever received were company mail.
10th Jul 2018, 00:13
Replies: 18
Views: 5,603
Posted By letsfly75

Why would someone spend 5 years in aviation and...

Why would someone spend 5 years in aviation and gain zero experience?
20th May 2018, 06:09
Replies: 21
Views: 13,560
Posted By letsfly75

Itís true

A good friend of mine, an American, has been hired to go fly turboprops in aus. They are sponsoring his visa and just want his experience.
4th May 2018, 05:56
Replies: 76
Views: 24,532
Posted By letsfly75

BM probably the best post Iíve read on here this...

BM probably the best post Iíve read on here this year.
18th Nov 2015, 15:39
Replies: 11
Views: 2,847
Posted By letsfly75

I tried to convert my cad atp a few years ago....

I tried to convert my cad atp a few years ago. Essentially what I found was the faa doesn't recognize CAD licenses.
4th Oct 2015, 07:13
Replies: 4
Views: 6,115
Posted By letsfly75

Sleep cycle

I had never heard about the 4 hour sleep cycle before I experienced it this year. I spent the month of January sleeping in two four hour shifts a day. I said something to a Captain I was flying with...
27th Dec 2014, 17:24
Replies: 34
Views: 8,862
Posted By letsfly75

Normally it's block or better. No adjustment...

Normally it's block or better. No adjustment factor like CX. Guarantee varies by the airline but is usually around 80. Remember most contracts include minimum day, duty rigs and trip rigs. If we had...
21st Oct 2014, 03:29
Replies: 87
Views: 36,061
Posted By letsfly75

"If we don't vote yes we're giving up free...

"If we don't vote yes we're giving up free money!"
16th Oct 2014, 04:52
Replies: 34
Views: 10,683
Posted By letsfly75

Of course I don't expect that but if they expect...

Of course I don't expect that but if they expect us to live in a city that is comparable to HKG as far as cost they need to pay up. I guess it doesn't matter much as most of us on bases don't see...
16th Oct 2014, 02:38
Replies: 34
Views: 10,683
Posted By letsfly75

By being on a base CX accepts less pilot...

By being on a base CX accepts less pilot flexibility in exchange for no housing allowance and no 13th month. If they want to have the based pilots available like the HKG pilots it's only fair they...
14th Oct 2014, 04:09
Replies: 13
Views: 4,891
Posted By letsfly75

Well now I'm really excited about my 72 hour...

Well now I'm really excited about my 72 hour layover. This'll be awesome.
25th Sep 2014, 02:01
Replies: 32
Views: 11,396
Posted By letsfly75

Wow, I wish an 11 hour overnight duty was the...

Wow, I wish an 11 hour overnight duty was the worst of my complaints about rostering. It probably wouldn't enter my top 10.
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