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11th Jul 2020, 08:57
Replies: 25
Views: 6,184
Posted By LapSap

Notwithstanding everything everybody else has...

Notwithstanding everything everybody else has already said re transit, purely from the point of view of SYD-HKG loadings , Iíd be surprised if there is any issue getting a seat. I came back on CX100...
10th Jul 2020, 07:04
Replies: 391
Views: 83,962
Posted By LapSap

Donít look now, but..... ĎUnknown pneumoniaí...

Donít look now, but.....

ĎUnknown pneumoniaí deadlier than coronavirus sweeping Kazakhstan, Chinese embassy warns...
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Jul 2020, 15:50
Replies: 8,319
Views: 752,237
Posted By LapSap

And just when you thought it couldnít get any...

And just when you thought it couldnít get any worse...

https://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy/article/3092563/chinese-embassy-warns-deadly-unknown-pneumonia-kazakhstan

ďThe death rate of...
7th Jul 2020, 14:01
Replies: 111
Views: 32,199
Posted By LapSap

I agree; if only it were that easy. Iím staring...

I agree; if only it were that easy.
Iím staring at the aprons and taxiways at Hong Kong right now and there must be close to 400 aircraft - over half of them wide bodies- parked here. Every...
7th Jul 2020, 13:55
Replies: 111
Views: 32,199
Posted By LapSap

Well it sounds like itís not necessarily a done...

Well it sounds like itís not necessarily a done deal yet:
https://www.smh.com.au/business/companies/court-documents-challenge-watertight-virgin-sale-to-bain-20200707-p559pg.html

Which makes me...
13th Jun 2020, 02:23
Replies: 640
Views: 539,455
Posted By LapSap

Also got the FF email warning this was coming....

Also got the FF email warning this was coming. Then this today:
...
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Jun 2020, 07:32
Replies: 20
Views: 2,343
Posted By LapSap

While weíre asking, any reason why the need for...

While weíre asking, any reason why the need for so many brackets?
Whatís wrong with simply a/b +1 ?
17th May 2020, 06:00
Replies: 40
Views: 11,931
Posted By LapSap

People are getting edgy?? What, after just 8...

People are getting edgy?? What, after just 8 weeks?
Seriously?
So symptomatic of the last 2-3 generations of petulant children ( now Ďadultsí), that canít stand the slightest bit of inconvenience...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Apr 2020, 10:22
Replies: 76
Views: 5,737
Posted By LapSap

Did we have this one yet? Apologies for not...

Did we have this one yet? Apologies for not checking the whole thread yet.

https://youtu.be/iptr7i7sFkM
19th Apr 2020, 10:45
Replies: 152
Views: 68,749
Posted By LapSap

So what's the end game? On one hand we've got...

So what's the end game?
On one hand we've got dr Dre extolling the virtues of embracing China's growth but you say we need (indeed demand!) to make sure their low wages and conditions continue - so...
19th Apr 2020, 04:46
Replies: 152
Views: 68,749
Posted By LapSap

And therein lies the problem.. weíre a bunch of...

And therein lies the problem..
weíre a bunch of hypocrites.
Societally, we have an expectation of an average wage around $50,000 pa (last time I looked). Yet we do not want to pay that sort of rate...
18th Apr 2020, 23:45
Replies: 152
Views: 68,749
Posted By LapSap

Careful. Hong Kong is China. Saying otherwise on...

Careful. Hong Kong is China. Saying otherwise on your booking website or inflight mag will get your Operating Rights revoked.

Thin skinned people in charge..(sorry, is that racist?)
Toe the Party...
18th Apr 2020, 23:16
Replies: 152
Views: 68,749
Posted By LapSap

And while everybody has their eye off the ball...

And while everybody has their eye off the ball and resources depleted...
https://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy/article/3080559/beijing-moves-strengthen-grip-over-disputed-south-china-sea

We...
18th Apr 2020, 14:45
Replies: 152
Views: 68,749
Posted By LapSap

And the fact that, knowing full well what was...

And the fact that, knowing full well what was happening (it was obvious to us in Hong Kong by mid January) they chose not to upset everybodyís Lunar New Year holidays and allowed 5 million to make a...
18th Apr 2020, 14:38
Replies: 152
Views: 68,749
Posted By LapSap

Its you that thinks itís wrong. I worked with...

Its you that thinks itís wrong.
I worked with them for over 20 years and would have been called a ďGweiloĒ (Ghost Man - ie westerner ) either to my face or by them talking to each other about me...
18th Apr 2020, 14:18
Replies: 152
Views: 68,749
Posted By LapSap

Donít think for a moment that they donít talk...

Donít think for a moment that they donít talk about us in the same way.
18th Apr 2020, 03:01
Replies: 1,287
Views: 470,983
Posted By LapSap

Iíll respond to each of your points with one...

Iíll respond to each of your points with one word......
:mad:

Did the past 2 months not teach you anything???
16th Apr 2020, 11:48
Replies: 1,287
Views: 470,983
Posted By LapSap

Kick the can down the road a bit further...

Kick the can down the road a bit further...
15th Mar 2020, 07:48
Replies: 126
Views: 59,547
Posted By LapSap

Iím surprised so many on here seem so surprised....

Iím surprised so many on here seem so surprised. Did you not see the pictures of 300+ aircraft parked on aprons and taxiways at HKIA 3-4 weeks ago?? More since then...
Traffic numbers have gone from...
15th Jan 2020, 14:16
Replies: 50
Views: 12,997
Posted By LapSap

Not 100% au fait with ATFM in Oz now but with GDP...

Not 100% au fait with ATFM in Oz now but with GDP and CTOTs running for Tulla, you still get 40-60 min holding???? Thatís ridiculous.
I assume youíre CTOT compliant?
Are they over estimating the...
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Jan 2020, 09:31
Replies: 29
Views: 2,237
Posted By LapSap

Flabbergasted to read that so many others have...

Flabbergasted to read that so many others have the trapped under power lines trying to find a gap type dream- thought it was some weird thing that only I had!!

As Iíve gotten older I dream a lot...
9th Dec 2019, 22:29
Replies: 14
Views: 8,896
Posted By LapSap

Yes, about 1600 metres closer. Still just...

Yes, about 1600 metres closer. Still just slightly south. But will require 3.1 deg glide slope to miss with the required intermediate MOC.

Seems to be a recurrence of similar incidents involving...
Forum: ATC Issues
17th Apr 2018, 23:35
Replies: 11
Views: 6,500
Posted By LapSap

https://www.google.com.au/amp/m.scmp.com/news/hong...

https://www.google.com.au/amp/m.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/economy/article/2142165/hong-kongs-small-flats-get-even-smaller-hitting-quality-life%3famp=1

Read the other imbedded stories as well,...
Forum: ATC Issues
17th Apr 2018, 15:07
Replies: 11
Views: 6,500
Posted By LapSap

Last time HK took on expats was over 20 years...

Last time HK took on expats was over 20 years ago.
But based on previous experience they will likely offer salary at the top of ATCO II rank for 20 years experience, which is point 44B on the civil...
Forum: ATC Issues
27th Sep 2017, 08:57
Replies: 332
Views: 229,264
Posted By LapSap

https://krb-sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/hom...

https://krb-sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/home/HomeWithPreLoad?PageType=JobDetails&partnerid=30041&siteid=5720&Areq=1695BR&codes=Facebook#jobDetails=1107934_5720
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