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30th Oct 2020, 15:26
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Posted By Numero Crunchero

Just a few random thoughts.... After 9/11...

Just a few random thoughts....


After 9/11 and the GFC everyone thought things would be terrible for years - in both those cases it took a few years(3-4) to get back to 100% flying but it got...
23rd Aug 2020, 01:10
Replies: 153
Views: 69,091
Posted By Numero Crunchero

Oops - I misspoke - spanish flu was a H1N1 - my...

Oops - I misspoke - spanish flu was a H1N1 - my bad.

Does that mistake make any difference to any of the numbers I quoted? Or is the focus on where I didn't dot the "i"s and cross the 't"s?

...
22nd Aug 2020, 14:37
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Posted By Numero Crunchero

exfocx

Originally Posted by Numero Crunchero View Post (https://www.pprune.org/fragrant-harbour/634877-hold-your-underpants-post10866785.html#post10866785)

The initial reaction to covid was probably the...
22nd Aug 2020, 13:46
Replies: 153
Views: 69,091
Posted By Numero Crunchero

I quote numbers - and yes I let my opinion sneak...

I quote numbers - and yes I let my opinion sneak in. Here are some numbers - see if they justify the US being in a dire state. Per the JH website the US is up to about 175K covid deaths.

Let's...
21st Aug 2020, 11:37
Replies: 153
Views: 69,091
Posted By Numero Crunchero

The initial reaction to covid was probably the...

The initial reaction to covid was probably the right one(let history decide) - the ongoing reaction is an economic own goal - a stupendous achievement in self destruction for no good reason.
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20th Aug 2020, 04:53
Replies: 53
Views: 33,352
Posted By Numero Crunchero

Main Dog I hope you are right too. I am an...

Main Dog
I hope you are right too. I am an optimist at heart.

But as they say - prepare for the worst and hope for the best. (but of course the cynics will call that expectation management)
19th Aug 2020, 06:39
Replies: 53
Views: 33,352
Posted By Numero Crunchero

I actually agree with some of what you have said...

I actually agree with some of what you have said here! Quelle surprise!

Where I disagree.....The amounts paid by CX on Level 1 or RFZ or mortgage are POLICY. They spell out in the policy how they...
17th Aug 2020, 04:43
Replies: 53
Views: 33,352
Posted By Numero Crunchero

I wish you were right but you are 100% wrong. The...

I wish you were right but you are 100% wrong. The HKAOA lawyers and senior counsel advice on two seperate occasions have stated what I have repeated here. Though a former chairman spent an hour on...
16th Aug 2020, 11:58
Replies: 53
Views: 33,352
Posted By Numero Crunchero

Yes it is contractual to pay housing...

Yes it is contractual to pay housing assistance/HKPA for all of us. The levels are policy. So $1 is still an ARAP payment for someone who was getting $100K last month in rental assistance. As I have...
13th Aug 2020, 11:24
Replies: 66
Views: 26,688
Posted By Numero Crunchero

Ha ha ha. Ok you guys win - either ICAO is too...

Ha ha ha.
Ok you guys win - either ICAO is too pessimistic or too optimistic. Farman - you are right - ICAO is pessimistic enough - Progress Wanchai you are also right - ICAO are too optimistic ;-)
13th Aug 2020, 09:02
Replies: 66
Views: 26,688
Posted By Numero Crunchero

Icao put out a report yesterday - with many...

Icao put out a report yesterday - with many predictions going out to Mar2021.

On 12Aug20, overall, the industry is down 60% on 2019 seat capacity (btw, as pilots, we care about ASK because they...
13th Aug 2020, 06:52
Replies: 66
Views: 26,688
Posted By Numero Crunchero

Good point Dan - but I think that was already...

Good point Dan - but I think that was already factored by Dec 2019. Hence the reason for us having too many trainers for the plan for 2020 onwards - I assume that was in response to the political...
13th Aug 2020, 06:28
Replies: 53
Views: 33,352
Posted By Numero Crunchero

coronavirus - clearly we didn't fly together ;-) ...

coronavirus - clearly we didn't fly together ;-)

Thanks to the failure of TA16 and TA18 we don't have any pesky legal restrictions on changes to ARAP or HKPA. Minor changes can be done with...
13th Aug 2020, 06:13
Replies: 66
Views: 26,688
Posted By Numero Crunchero

Good question - clearly they have a different...

Good question - clearly they have a different viewpoint to me.

What I will say - they had over 10% attrition a couple of years ago. Plus they were growing. So I suspect their training 'machine'...
13th Aug 2020, 04:47
Replies: 66
Views: 26,688
Posted By Numero Crunchero

I said keep the team together -I didn't say on...

I said keep the team together -I didn't say on what terms. But I wanted to keep the previous post optimistic.
13th Aug 2020, 04:43
Replies: 66
Views: 26,688
Posted By Numero Crunchero

I am at heart an optimist- but then the joke goes...

I am at heart an optimist- but then the joke goes that a pessimist is just an optimist with life experience. My views on the 'protections' on the base are coloured by my own personal union...
11th Aug 2020, 03:41
Replies: 66
Views: 26,688
Posted By Numero Crunchero

cxorcist - I admire your optimism on the power of...

cxorcist - I admire your optimism on the power of courts in other jurisdictions imposing their will on a communist company in a communist enclave in the worlds most populous, and arguably most...
6th Aug 2020, 07:44
Replies: 66
Views: 26,688
Posted By Numero Crunchero

Yeah on an update they have said the WEF date is...

Yeah on an update they have said the WEF date is now 30Sep20.


Yeah maybe it was obvious to others that this was just a long term money grab - but my initial instinct was that any VR or ERS...
6th Aug 2020, 03:31
Replies: 66
Views: 26,688
Posted By Numero Crunchero

I am sure anyone interested/eligible has already...

I am sure anyone interested/eligible has already done the maths(or mathematics for the grandma nazis - grammar was never my thing - just maths).

So I have more than 4 years to my RA - so I would...
3rd Aug 2020, 05:17
Replies: 70
Views: 41,726
Posted By Numero Crunchero

Ahhhh I've missed reading PPRUNE ;-) So...

Ahhhh I've missed reading PPRUNE ;-) So entertaining - Jerry Springer meets Aviation

I feel like much of what is said is like the passengers on the titanic arguing about their relative chances of...
21st Jan 2019, 07:46
Replies: 76
Views: 51,449
Posted By Numero Crunchero

If there had been no member amendment, the...

If there had been no member amendment, the original GC motion would have allowed for a full vote to start two weeks earlier.

In order to satisfy RF's amendment, both RF and the GC agreed to a...
18th Jan 2019, 15:42
Replies: 76
Views: 51,449
Posted By Numero Crunchero

Kenfoggo - you are right I am tarring you with a...

Kenfoggo - you are right I am tarring you with a broad brush. I get frustrated - as I did in 2001 - with lots of big talk. And yes of course there is action between here and 'strike'.
apologies!
18th Jan 2019, 06:14
Replies: 76
Views: 51,449
Posted By Numero Crunchero

Hey mate in 2001 I was on the GC that...

Hey mate
in 2001 I was on the GC that recommended NO to the vote - that was pre rule 20.4 so the membership never got to vote on it. Over the next few years membership fell to 50%

So explain to...
17th Jan 2019, 16:11
Replies: 76
Views: 51,449
Posted By Numero Crunchero

The strongest I have seen the union, in my time...

The strongest I have seen the union, in my time here anyway, was 2001. We had around 94-95% membership. We had a 92% YES vote for limited industrial action(LIA) - it was for the Maximum Safety...
14th Jan 2019, 14:33
Replies: 76
Views: 51,449
Posted By Numero Crunchero

Ha ha - really? That's what he said? People...

Ha ha - really? That's what he said?

People hear what they want to.


I think what was said was more along the lines of - if you do nothing, you get a nothing result. We have done nothing but...
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