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8th Nov 2022, 04:29
Replies: 52
Views: 20,365
Posted By raven11

Never before was there an airline that better...

Never before was there an airline that better exemplified the proverb that if you pay peanuts you get monkeys. Whatís more, Cathay now expects the monkeys to pledge their own peanuts in order to be...
23rd Jul 2022, 15:51
Replies: 15
Views: 7,106
Posted By raven11

Top guy. Great to fly with. RIP Gordon.

Top guy. Great to fly with. RIP Gordon.
7th Jul 2022, 09:36
Replies: 209
Views: 94,001
Posted By raven11

Very old China hand. I served Cathay for over 30...

Very old China hand. I served Cathay for over 30 years. For three decades, I had a front row seat to a never ending stream of cost efficiencies which manifested themselves in two ways: cuts to pay...
3rd Jun 2022, 01:35
Replies: 24
Views: 10,754
Posted By raven11

Very sad news. He stood toe to toe against a...

Very sad news. He stood toe to toe against a harsh and hostile managementÖand then leaned in. An intelligent man; a terrific speaker, debater and writer/author. RIP John.
5th Jul 2021, 15:39
Replies: 4
Views: 3,488
Posted By raven11

A terrible and callous action not befitting a...

A terrible and callous action not befitting a modern first world airline. The firing of 49 pilots and the ruination of their careers was heartless. It was a terrible time for all of us at the time...
29th Oct 2020, 11:51
Replies: 303
Views: 190,121
Posted By raven11

I just gave them my 3 months notice. Itís beyond...

I just gave them my 3 months notice. Itís beyond words trying to describe the sadness I feel about whatís happened.
25th Sep 2020, 15:16
Replies: 44
Views: 31,990
Posted By raven11

herewego75. A very good post. I agree....

herewego75.

A very good post. I agree. Follow the contracts, LIFO. Get on with life. Things will eventually turnaround when governments realize that Covid is not the bubonic plague and can be...
23rd Aug 2020, 02:49
Replies: 153
Views: 71,932
Posted By raven11

Mngmt Mole’s last post summed it up best, and is...

Mngmt Mole’s last post summed it up best, and is worth re-posting:

Well, that outcome was solely due to Sweden having a courageous, sensible and focused leadership. Not the headline seeking...
22nd Aug 2020, 07:42
Replies: 153
Views: 71,932
Posted By raven11

I wonít take credit for the following, it was...

I wonít take credit for the following, it was forwarded to me. I think it summarizes the madness that has gripped mankind:

Corona Virus is the new Global Religion Ė gathering new believers among...
10th Aug 2020, 06:05
Replies: 20
Views: 8,506
Posted By raven11

More evidence...The world has lost its mind....

More evidence...The world has lost its mind....
10th Aug 2020, 00:11
Replies: 18
Views: 13,232
Posted By raven11

When I joined CX 30 years ago, the airline had a...

When I joined CX 30 years ago, the airline had a reputation for employing some captains who had little regard for concepts such as CRM. Although this rang true for me with some of the captains I flew...
9th Aug 2020, 03:34
Replies: 16
Views: 8,454
Posted By raven11

Agree with Cxorcist and flex.... The verdict...

Agree with Cxorcist and flex....

The verdict from future generations will not be kind.
7th Aug 2020, 09:34
Replies: 69
Views: 42,952
Posted By raven11

Sam, At the beginning of this pandemic, when we...

Sam,
At the beginning of this pandemic, when we knew little or nothing about it, yes we certainly needed to do all that you suggest. To do otherwise would have been irresponsible. However, we’ve now...
7th Aug 2020, 07:43
Replies: 69
Views: 42,952
Posted By raven11

First time back on FH for a long time..... ...

First time back on FH for a long time.....

Totally agree with NC...He and I have been on this train for nearly 30 years so its no surprise that we share the same views.

It’s sad watching the...
20th May 2020, 17:07
Replies: 28
Views: 20,362
Posted By raven11

The media have managed to do something never...

The media have managed to do something never before done in history — Frighten people enough to shut down the world economy, and put more people out of work than ever before, for a virus that if...
11th Feb 2019, 01:11
Replies: 12
Views: 5,522
Posted By raven11

Yes, that’s true. Fingerprints are taken when the...

Yes, that’s true. Fingerprints are taken when the application is submitted.
11th Feb 2019, 00:18
Replies: 12
Views: 5,522
Posted By raven11

The Hong Kong police website states that a...

The Hong Kong police website states that a criminal clearance letter will only be approved in connection with a person's application for a visa to visit, study or reside in another country, or for...
13th Jan 2019, 23:39
Replies: 59
Views: 23,494
Posted By raven11

Bueno Hombre You really have no idea what...

Bueno Hombre

You really have no idea what you’re talking about. If you knew the truth you would be ashamed of yourself. I’m embarrassed to even dignify your nonsensical posts with a reply but I...
9th Dec 2018, 23:34
Replies: 106
Views: 56,605
Posted By raven11

Incrediably misleading and dishonest, in that the...

Incrediably misleading and dishonest, in that the incorporation of the 13th month bonus into the based pilotís pay occurred in combination with a 25% cut in pay. Which in effect turned the 25% pay...
25th Nov 2018, 03:43
Replies: 33
Views: 19,078
Posted By raven11

It’s funny how most parents will spend big bucks...

It’s funny how most parents will spend big bucks on top of the line strollers or to outfit their toddlers with a proper safety helmet and gear...but then to save a few buck on an airline ticket...
12th Nov 2018, 02:11
Replies: 34
Views: 14,019
Posted By raven11

Lessonlearnt Given that the vast, vast,...

Lessonlearnt
Given that the vast, vast, majority of second officers are 150 hour cadets...What an absolutely stupid and idiotic statement. Very few that I fly with have any flying experience at all....
28th Sep 2018, 03:04
Replies: 20
Views: 6,708
Posted By raven11

A sad summation that many us are feeling.

A sad summation that many us are feeling.
24th Sep 2018, 01:24
Replies: 24
Views: 12,001
Posted By raven11

Agree BlunderBus. Had a discussion with a young...

Agree BlunderBus.
Had a discussion with a young RQ the other day who said that the good thing about COS 18 was that it clearly showed the shine was off working here; and that there was no longer any...
19th Sep 2018, 07:49
Replies: 2
Views: 4,500
Posted By raven11

Grrr Obviously SAS should manage their pilot retention...

Obviously SAS should manage their pilot retention problem by lowering their pay and conditions in order to attract top talent.

That’s what I’m told experts in this field have advised....
12th Sep 2018, 08:04
Replies: 145
Views: 101,169
Posted By raven11

DESIGNED TO ATTRACT TOP TALENT Eligible for...

DESIGNED TO ATTRACT TOP TALENT

Eligible for discretionary year end bonus and profit share🤪🤪🤪🤪🤪🤪🤪🤪

Sadly, things will not change here. For those with options it would be prudent to explore and...
2nd Sep 2018, 01:36
Replies: 12
Views: 5,977
Posted By raven11

Remember the Weekly updates with the pictures of...

Remember the Weekly updates with the pictures of happy Tony, sad Tony, mad Tony, concerned Tony.....
29th Aug 2018, 08:44
Replies: 82
Views: 35,912
Posted By raven11

Right, it’s the check and trainers fault. It’s...

Right, it’s the check and trainers fault. It’s been my sad experience that those with the least LMF castigate others for not measuring up.

Knowing who the bad guys are is the first step in any...
27th Aug 2018, 12:19
Replies: 68
Views: 28,025
Posted By raven11

Unitedabx Does that law apply to Cathay...

Unitedabx

Does that law apply to Cathay pilots? I haven’t heard of anyone getting any lump sum payment upon leaving the Company?
16th Aug 2018, 16:29
Replies: 49
Views: 21,403
Posted By raven11

I was taken aback by the tone of the DFOs email....

I was taken aback by the tone of the DFOs email. Reading it made me feel like it was the 1990s all over again.

Given his stated YTD resignation rate of 3.5%, and given that we are only seven...
30th Jul 2018, 09:25
Replies: 82
Views: 20,039
Posted By raven11

Did you now? Since none of the tragedy in that...

Did you now? Since none of the tragedy in that book managed to break through, what a impressively stubborn SJW you must be?

Read it again comrade....I donít in any way suggest that it describes...
29th Jul 2018, 22:20
Replies: 82
Views: 20,039
Posted By raven11

The left in the West, emboldened by 90% of the...

The left in the West, emboldened by 90% of the media, has lurched dangerously leftward and is now well outside the mainstream.

i encourage everyone to pick up a copy of Aleksandr Solzhenitsynís...
27th Jun 2018, 15:41
Replies: 41
Views: 22,666
Posted By raven11

Free hills, Good point. I have mates at Dragon,...

Free hills,
Good point. I have mates at Dragon, my comments are in NO WAY meant to denigrate the great guys/gals at Dragon. Far from it. I only wish to point out the obvious when the Company...
27th Jun 2018, 02:52
Replies: 41
Views: 22,666
Posted By raven11

Morning Coffee...excellent post! You pleasantly...

Morning Coffee...excellent post! You pleasantly surprised me. Iíve disagreed with you on some past discussions, but you are spot on today! I tip my hat to you.

It bothers me when the Company tryís...
25th Jun 2018, 13:37
Replies: 34
Views: 13,201
Posted By raven11

What does that mean Foxdeaux? Outside the USA,...

What does that mean Foxdeaux? Outside the USA, commercial pilot new hire experience levels have reached rock bottom? They canít get any lower, by which I mean...they cannot get any lower given that...
22nd Jun 2018, 23:05
Replies: 34
Views: 13,201
Posted By raven11

Airplanes that fly themselves... Ha ha, yes,...

Airplanes that fly themselves...

Ha ha, yes, that’s what management (outside the USA) are deluding themselves with....while secretly hoping a real pilot is onboard when things go pear-shaped.
...
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