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12th Aug 2022, 07:17
Replies: 8
Views: 2,318
Posted By Progress Wanchai

If thereís one thing any self respecting...

If thereís one thing any self respecting narcissist dislikes, itís public humiliation. It wasnít that long ago that a yammer post was the catalyst for a certain DFO to be sent from the 9th floor...
25th Jun 2022, 14:23
Replies: 26
Views: 10,510
Posted By Progress Wanchai

The HKAOA is largely ineffective as the General...

The HKAOA is largely ineffective as the General Committee is controlled by a handful of egotistical individuals who are on personal vendettas.

That doesnít mean we are ineffective industrially....
18th Jun 2022, 23:50
Replies: 182
Views: 70,629
Posted By Progress Wanchai

Itís an utter mess, but there is no turning the...

Itís an utter mess, but there is no turning the clock back. No amount of money fixes the problem as management have proven whatever they promise today can be removed tomorrow. An employment contract...
24th May 2022, 00:42
Replies: 12
Views: 7,650
Posted By Progress Wanchai

Seriously Flex? The elephant in the room is...

Seriously Flex?

The elephant in the room is that the mainland shareholder who owns 30% of the company has members on the company board? Shock horror!
Have you seen who the airline vice-chairman...
14th Mar 2022, 12:23
Replies: 29
Views: 18,699
Posted By Progress Wanchai

Can you share whatever it is your smoking? I...

Can you share whatever it is your smoking? I could do with the escape from reality.

Itís a two month course to move from a CX 330 to an AHK 330 then two months to move back again. Hereís the thing...
10th Mar 2022, 08:30
Replies: 27
Views: 14,790
Posted By Progress Wanchai

Havenít we become a group of pious princesses. ...

Havenít we become a group of pious princesses.

Whatever happened to the RPT operation into Vietnam throughout the 60ís and 70ís? The paying of Russian overflight charges with cash into a Swiss...
1st Jan 2022, 12:01
Replies: 340
Views: 198,950
Posted By Progress Wanchai

A 180 degree turn to open bases since they closed...

A 180 degree turn to open bases since they closed them would be a 360 degree turn from the bases review of 2 years ago that recommended they remain open. The bonus of having an ever changing policy...
20th Dec 2021, 10:39
Replies: 86
Views: 52,423
Posted By Progress Wanchai

They did indeed. While the company is yet to...

They did indeed. While the company is yet to touch a cent of these billions of taxpayer money, the reason the company was able to secure finance was because the HK government essentially became a...
13th Dec 2021, 00:49
Replies: 86
Views: 52,423
Posted By Progress Wanchai

Yes, a change of shareholder/management rights is...

Yes, a change of shareholder/management rights is very likely.

Except itís not the seller manipulating the market, itís the buyer.
25th Nov 2021, 05:45
Replies: 3
Views: 5,740
Posted By Progress Wanchai

“Much” is a relative term. It’s peanuts for...

“Much” is a relative term.

It’s peanuts for a multi billion dollar firm who drop more on the post celebration drinks following the signing of a fuel hedging contract.

Its significant for an...
25th Oct 2021, 16:59
Replies: 33
Views: 15,916
Posted By Progress Wanchai

Ten years ago the Hong Kong government introduced...

Ten years ago the Hong Kong government introduced mortgage restrictions to cool down the property speculators. 50% deposit, additional stamp duties for a second property, additional stamp duties for...
13th Oct 2021, 02:02
Replies: 23
Views: 14,708
Posted By Progress Wanchai

carolknows I guess your question is did...

carolknows

I guess your question is did management predict the 30+ resignations a month?

If they didn’t then these resignations are just a bonus to the company. Pilots are volunteering to enter...
5th Oct 2021, 11:03
Replies: 38
Views: 32,058
Posted By Progress Wanchai

Short memories. Was it not 10 years ago when...

Short memories.

Was it not 10 years ago when not a single 747 instructor had actually flown a 747? One of them had never flown a jet.
27th Sep 2021, 13:31
Replies: 122
Views: 60,420
Posted By Progress Wanchai

Apparently the Immigration Department was far...

Apparently the Immigration Department was far from impressed to learn about the companyís revolving door of hiring ex-KA crew while kicking Cx crew onto the street and somehow justifying that circus...
24th Sep 2021, 06:23
Replies: 122
Views: 60,420
Posted By Progress Wanchai

CodyBlade Facts help. Beijing owns more...

CodyBlade

Facts help.

Beijing owns more CPA shares than London.
All of the company directors are Hong Kong residents except the 3 who are based in Beijing.
The airline’s headquarters are in...
23rd Sep 2021, 13:19
Replies: 122
Views: 60,420
Posted By Progress Wanchai

No government/management conspiracy here. Just...

No government/management conspiracy here. Just good old fashioned incompetence by individuals well out of their depth. Have a look at the list of changing stories and arguments.

* Management...
14th Sep 2021, 06:20
Replies: 185
Views: 84,688
Posted By Progress Wanchai

Oh NC, how I wish Iíve been the victim of a...

Oh NC, how I wish Iíve been the victim of a vindictive management for the past 30 years. Iíd certainly sleep easier. But like you I donít believe it for a second. I believe weíve simply had ring side...
12th Sep 2021, 15:39
Replies: 185
Views: 84,688
Posted By Progress Wanchai

NC, The level of debate you raise this forum...

NC,

The level of debate you raise this forum to is commendable and refreshing. Logic is hard to argue against, but argue I will. Your argument of what management may do moving forward is based on...
16th Jun 2021, 14:51
Replies: 6
Views: 3,152
Posted By Progress Wanchai

Never forget this is a company that stands for...

Never forget this is a company that stands for absolutely nothing but profit. Their creed about being socially responsible, environmentally responsible, providing a workplace that offers rewarding...
28th May 2021, 01:08
Replies: 20
Views: 16,961
Posted By Progress Wanchai

There are legal arguments on both sides of this...

There are legal arguments on both sides of this debate that require funding. You can be guaranteed the mill owners have spent money so as to maintain the practice of replacing existing PR holders...
24th May 2021, 01:15
Replies: 99
Views: 52,138
Posted By Progress Wanchai

So this vaccination is a serious threat to my...

So this vaccination is a serious threat to my health? But surely that’s counter balanced by my healthy lifestyle which includes;

Up up four polar flights a month.

Back to back long haul flights...
14th May 2021, 17:33
Replies: 270
Views: 163,335
Posted By Progress Wanchai

Good to have you back NC. Tend to agree with...

Good to have you back NC.

Tend to agree with those that say this time is different. In fact itís always different as the world is constantly changing, but a crisis either accelerates the change or...
3rd May 2021, 20:58
Replies: 270
Views: 163,335
Posted By Progress Wanchai

Swire Pacific is a Hong Kong based company that...

Swire Pacific is a Hong Kong based company that owns shares in various companies including a 45% share of Cathay Pacific.

John Swire & Sons is a London based company that owns shares in various...
3rd May 2021, 14:44
Replies: 270
Views: 163,335
Posted By Progress Wanchai

Swire still might have influence over the...

Swire still might have influence over the strategic direction of Cathay, but it doesnít have complete control. Traditionally the independent directors have voted with the Swire directors including...
5th Apr 2021, 03:27
Replies: 365
Views: 209,175
Posted By Progress Wanchai

As are the based crew who hold PR status that are...

As are the based crew who hold PR status that are asking to return to Hong Kong in accordance with the PBPA.

The training process for the CX airbus crew who have temporarily transferred to the...
4th Apr 2021, 12:59
Replies: 365
Views: 209,175
Posted By Progress Wanchai

Dragon Pacific So a jump and slide, couple...

Dragon Pacific

So a jump and slide, couple of sims in an underutilized sim and some sectors that are happening anyway.

Will be interesting to see how the Director of Immigration defines “cannot...
4th Apr 2021, 05:49
Replies: 365
Views: 209,175
Posted By Progress Wanchai

swh, I respect that facts donít matter for...

swh,

I respect that facts donít matter for the current generation but they do for the Immigration Department.

What was the curriculum of training required for the KA pilots now flying at CX?...
3rd Apr 2021, 03:30
Replies: 365
Views: 209,175
Posted By Progress Wanchai

swh I honestly couldn’t tell you without...

swh

I honestly couldn’t tell you without knowing HSBC’s Permanent Basings Policy Agreement. Do you know it? Do you even know your own?

Management are once again tied in knots in a mess of their...
2nd Apr 2021, 01:39
Replies: 365
Views: 209,175
Posted By Progress Wanchai

Eidolon, Get your head around that this has...

Eidolon,

Get your head around that this has nothing to do with who Cathay might want to retain now or employ in the future. This is purely a Hong Kong Immigration Department issue and the director...
31st Mar 2021, 16:31
Replies: 365
Views: 209,175
Posted By Progress Wanchai

TimeToWhine, Never forget why you came here....

TimeToWhine,

Never forget why you came here. For the same reason I did. No company in our home countries wanted to employ us or didnít think we were worth what Cathay thought we were worth.
...
28th Mar 2021, 12:39
Replies: 41
Views: 26,374
Posted By Progress Wanchai

Oddball77 I’d go further. We’re...

Oddball77

I’d go further.

We’re actually yet to see the impact of COS18, but if the company survives we undoubtedly will. There’s the possibility that Adelaide is all but over except for a...
10th Feb 2021, 00:40
Replies: 108
Views: 78,211
Posted By Progress Wanchai

VforVENDETTA Geez you’re full of it. ...

VforVENDETTA

Geez you’re full of it.

I’ll ask again. After all this company has done to its employees over a 30 year period, why did it take you until October 2020 for you to remove your...
6th Feb 2021, 13:41
Replies: 108
Views: 78,211
Posted By Progress Wanchai

VforVENDETTA, The clue is in your very first...

VforVENDETTA,

The clue is in your very first sentence ďUndeserved goodwillĒ. Why on earth have you shown management any goodwill over the past 30 years? Why did you show them goodwill after Ď93...
8th Jan 2021, 12:15
Replies: 93
Views: 50,327
Posted By Progress Wanchai

Pistolpete47 Its all relative and...

Pistolpete47

Its all relative and subjective.

Your typical Hong Kong expat understands Asian/Chinese values as much as the typical Asian understands Western values. In many instances right and...
6th Jan 2021, 12:23
Replies: 93
Views: 50,327
Posted By Progress Wanchai

It pains me to say it but the BBC doesnít have to...

It pains me to say it but the BBC doesnít have to stray far from their front door to observe a failing society.

Winston Churchill once commented that democracy is the worst form of government...
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