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21st Oct 2021, 19:17
Replies: 0
Views: 1,705
Posted By TheGreenDragon

Cathay Dragon One year on .

A year since 550 guys were fired. Well the 1.8 million dollars helped , but hey ho.

I hear anecdotally , via Facebook, that around 50 guys are currently operating, but in a somewhat diminished...
22nd May 2021, 19:00
Replies: 351
Views: 190,365
Posted By TheGreenDragon

Any other Ex KA guys going to GBA? I know the...

Any other Ex KA guys going to GBA? I know the former DFO is running the show, but who will he hire? I'm guessing not many ex B scalers methinks?
rumours of HK25k/month?
7th Mar 2021, 08:34
Replies: 23
Views: 12,975
Posted By TheGreenDragon

So Who is flying the new Cathay A320s ? Mixed...

So Who is flying the new Cathay A320s ? Mixed fleet, or new skippers with command ready FOs needing handling sectors ?
22nd Jan 2021, 16:15
Replies: 28
Views: 16,185
Posted By TheGreenDragon

Like they were worried when...

Like they were worried when Oasis/Jetstar/HKE/HKA/VJet set up shop.

Cx: a job for life, golden handcuffs till death.
16th Jan 2021, 20:37
Replies: 59
Views: 28,413
Posted By TheGreenDragon

As I mentioned, 50% cut for Jan is a hell of alot...

As I mentioned, 50% cut for Jan is a hell of alot of an improvement than being unemployed. Things will improve from where they are now.. Don't be so selfish. Your productivity will increase, your...
14th Jan 2021, 09:47
Replies: 59
Views: 28,413
Posted By TheGreenDragon

You’ve been treated very well by cx, all things...

You’ve been treated very well by cx, all things considered. Your sister airline was trashed, 550 laid off.
The paycut is neither here nor there. You will return to work, after a year of full pay. ...
3rd Jan 2021, 19:58
Replies: 30
Views: 18,578
Posted By TheGreenDragon

You might need to brush up on your mandarin if...

You might need to brush up on your mandarin if you are not local. Indeed, If you are not one of Over 200 local hk pilots laid off after the demise of Dragon , then you’re at a significant...
Forum: Middle East
12th Dec 2020, 21:47
Replies: 1,171
Views: 1,052,485
Posted By TheGreenDragon

I recently went to my online application for...

I recently went to my online application for direct entry captain B777/A380. ( won’t say which airline) Surprisingly, It was still there . I reviewed & updated my application, and hit submit. Its was...
26th Nov 2020, 20:31
Replies: 295
Views: 127,555
Posted By TheGreenDragon

All Dragonair cockpit & cabin crew have lost all...

All Dragonair cockpit & cabin crew have lost all interline travel , inc One World.
All tickets are now cancelled. Tough luck to you all.
How many times did I hear “ best gig in Asia”
“Don't rock...
8th Nov 2020, 06:56
Replies: 74
Views: 31,346
Posted By TheGreenDragon

I remember the Dragonair freighter base in...

I remember the Dragonair freighter base in Manchester. It was closed with 2 weeks notice . and notice of base closure was emailed to all.
Repatriation to hk or be fired was the option for crew. All...
24th Oct 2020, 18:32
Replies: 18
Views: 8,909
Posted By TheGreenDragon

Cathay Dragon was shut down with immediate...

Cathay Dragon was shut down with immediate effect. Company iPads wiped, staff ids no longer valid for cx city and uniforms to be returned in full.
Because the company could not risk any individual,...
20th Oct 2020, 20:09
Replies: 304
Views: 185,441
Posted By TheGreenDragon

Dragon “brand” to go . Thats all . Pilots will be...

Dragon “brand” to go . Thats all . Pilots will be retained , but no idea how cx will integrate them into the mainline operations. I think it will happen.
10th May 2020, 21:38
Replies: 108
Views: 79,110
Posted By TheGreenDragon

Do I want to be out of work? Do I want a year...

Do I want to be out of work?
Do I want a year of unpaid leave?
Should I stick to my rigid views about the company?

No .

I read about expats working for free in Vietnam. Donating their time...
21st Mar 2020, 19:56
Replies: 57
Views: 44,878
Posted By TheGreenDragon

I doubt there will be any layoffs. It simply...

I doubt there will be any layoffs. It simply isn't CX's style. There will alway be guys who can and will take extended unpaid,
to support the cause. Anyone who has sold their house in the last 2...
17th Nov 2019, 18:57
Replies: 49
Views: 35,625
Posted By TheGreenDragon

I’m kinda supporting the protesters. As a crew...

I’m kinda supporting the protesters. As a crew nember who regularly is forced to overnight in Beijing and another 8 or so Chinese cities, its demeaning to see the way crew are harassed. Girls marched...
6th Oct 2019, 11:59
Replies: 41
Views: 66,918
Posted By TheGreenDragon

Food shortages throughout HK. No fresh meat in...

Food shortages throughout HK. No fresh meat in many local supermarkets.


But thank god Sai Kung is not affected. Praise the lord the pilot wives are ok in DB, McSorleys is doing just fine.
...
15th Sep 2019, 13:19
Replies: 41
Views: 66,918
Posted By TheGreenDragon

I'm enjoying watching the ever worsening...

I'm enjoying watching the ever worsening political situation in HK, from afar. Last year was my exit .

I'm happy CX is feeling the heat. They are arrogant to their employees, contemptuous with...
1st Sep 2019, 09:16
Replies: 77
Views: 78,473
Posted By TheGreenDragon

I just called in sick for 10 days. Bugger this...

I just called in sick for 10 days. Bugger this lark, I'm off to protest, all be it via my keyboard.

p.s. reports just coming in of Lufthansa crew being harassed at the airport. , They have been ...
13th Apr 2019, 12:46
Replies: 32
Views: 19,335
Posted By TheGreenDragon

Hence 4 x A320 command slots just announced. ...

Hence 4 x A320 command slots just announced.

I hear 2 bolchevicks and 2 former Malibu piston skippers recruited as FOs
25th Mar 2019, 02:17
Replies: 7
Views: 6,050
Posted By TheGreenDragon

How many philippino pilots do KA have ? How...

How many philippino pilots do KA have ?
How many South American pilots do KA have ?
How many none caucasian Flight ops managers do KA have ?

Exactly .

If you are outside the colonial...
20th Mar 2019, 15:08
Replies: 34
Views: 22,945
Posted By TheGreenDragon

My housing and education allowance is over 100k/...

My housing and education allowance is over 100k/ month . So either the new guys won’t have kids or their kids won’t receive the level of schooling previously paid for by the company.

Somethings...
10th Mar 2019, 00:40
Replies: 47
Views: 29,135
Posted By TheGreenDragon

Guys getting their A350 upgrades are seemingly a...

Guys getting their A350 upgrades are seemingly a happy bunch . B777 Skippers are not leaving in any numbers higher than the industry norm for natural wastage eg retirement and or sickness. .
...
7th Mar 2019, 09:32
Replies: 21
Views: 21,911
Posted By TheGreenDragon

“If there is a slowdown in flying” Unlikely...

“If there is a slowdown in flying”

Unlikely if you are on COS 18. You will be cheaper to employ than any other pilot in the company. Therefore those in the future employed on COS18 contracts will...
4th Feb 2019, 03:01
Replies: 30
Views: 14,502
Posted By TheGreenDragon

The part about DPA members not having the stomach...

The part about DPA members not having the stomach for a fight is true. The membership has been diluted by standard contract pilots who have a different motivation and are from a much varied...
3rd Feb 2019, 06:28
Replies: 30
Views: 14,502
Posted By TheGreenDragon

They all want to be from the Michael O’leary...

They all want to be from the Michael O’leary school of management. Why be angry, its just a game. No one likes Swire as employers , only the gullable or naive.

Be glad you not in KA, seems an...
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