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20th Jun 2022, 09:12
Replies: 209
Views: 93,941
Posted By Weary traveller

I don't know what all this fuss is about, nor how...

I don't know what all this fuss is about, nor how this benign thread could stretch to 2 pages... If Vietjet and other 'low wage' airlines can recruit pilots then of course CX will be able to. It's...
11th Jul 2021, 21:31
Replies: 143
Views: 63,249
Posted By Weary traveller

This is all becoming a little petty. As an ex KA...

This is all becoming a little petty. As an ex KA fellow I implore my ex colleagues to stop defending what we did. We all know what was involved in our day to day operation and thereís no point trying...
7th Feb 2021, 07:16
Replies: 108
Views: 79,251
Posted By Weary traveller

Wow. People. So much hostility and over...

Wow. People. So much hostility and over analysis. We all know how devastating Covid is proving to be for the entire industry. As a 'KA throwaway' I can attest that nobody is 'sitting pretty' in...
16th Jan 2021, 13:01
Replies: 29
Views: 8,307
Posted By Weary traveller

787 and 350 in a class of their own regarding...

787 and 350 in a class of their own regarding high altitude cruising FLís at standard weighs. Both with latest wing designs. Traditionally A330ís will fly at higher FLís than 777ís at comparable...
21st Mar 2019, 01:58
Replies: 34
Views: 23,472
Posted By Weary traveller

"And yet, surprisingly, Hong Kong, where the...

"And yet, surprisingly, Hong Kong, where the median household total income is about 30% of your housing/education allowance alone, has far better overall educational achievement levels than all the...
17th Jan 2019, 02:55
Replies: 21
Views: 22,355
Posted By Weary traveller

KA is a wholey owned entity of CX so your only...

KA is a wholey owned entity of CX so your only option, as far as I know, is to apply to CX and they will decide whether to feed you into the KA or CX ranks. KA has its own set of issues, albeit not...
27th Jun 2018, 02:22
Replies: 41
Views: 22,666
Posted By Weary traveller

Morning Coffee, itís not overtime. Itís HDP. Big...

Morning Coffee, itís not overtime. Itís HDP. Big difference.
23rd Jun 2018, 00:18
Replies: 34
Views: 13,199
Posted By Weary traveller

Yeah. Just ask the passengers of Air Asia 8501.

Yeah. Just ask the passengers of Air Asia 8501.
26th Jan 2018, 04:47
Replies: 383
Views: 502,934
Posted By Weary traveller

Great video. I think they're working on their...

Great video. I think they're working on their next one at the moment. They've found a homeless person to interview with a positive outlook on life.
11th Dec 2017, 00:17
Replies: 65
Views: 20,092
Posted By Weary traveller

I can't believe what I'm hearing here. ...

I can't believe what I'm hearing here. Seriously? The DPA went to extraordinary lengths when this whole debacle began with advice, offers of assistance and confirmation of good intentions and was...
20th Nov 2017, 10:22
Replies: 104
Views: 72,672
Posted By Weary traveller

Iím having trouble following you Tsim. Everything...

Iím having trouble following you Tsim. Everything Gnadís said is 100% correct. A CC campaign was supplemented by a large resignation rate and the subsequent improvement to terms and conditions was...
28th Sep 2017, 12:55
Replies: 32
Views: 31,624
Posted By Weary traveller

Here, here Gnads. I concur.

Here, here Gnads. I concur.
24th Sep 2017, 10:29
Replies: 50
Views: 17,805
Posted By Weary traveller

For those that still believe our "seniority"...

For those that still believe our "seniority" system is the bane of our existence I'd offer that with the emphasis on "cheap" when Airlines recruit nowadays our experience is neither recognised nor...
30th Aug 2017, 11:56
Replies: 27
Views: 12,649
Posted By Weary traveller

You thin skinned people that don't take the...

You thin skinned people that don't take the (mostly) well intentioned advice when it's offered in regard to spelling and grammatical corrections are the ones that aren't seeing the forest for the...
9th Aug 2017, 13:38
Replies: 999
Views: 1,114,643
Posted By Weary traveller

Hah! I agree. Sounds worse than 14 months of...

Hah! I agree. Sounds worse than 14 months of "Rock and Olga's"
4th Jul 2017, 16:09
Replies: 37
Views: 19,667
Posted By Weary traveller

Boocs, 'The Management' had some form of...

Boocs, 'The Management' had some form of intellectual integrity and was, to a degree, entertaining. A370 is, regrettably, nothing more than a bitter KA employee that has been found out internally...
4th Jul 2017, 05:18
Replies: 37
Views: 19,667
Posted By Weary traveller

The problem with decent layovers is that they...

The problem with decent layovers is that they haven't existed for a very long time and aren't likely to return since we're run by accountants nowadays and a decent 'destination' doesn't equate to a...
4th Jul 2017, 03:39
Replies: 37
Views: 19,667
Posted By Weary traveller

People get excited pretty easily around this...

People get excited pretty easily around this place. My guess is Guam in 320's/321 if there's any truth to the rumour. Big deal.
16th Jun 2017, 15:41
Replies: 35
Views: 17,894
Posted By Weary traveller

Delusions of grandeur? Are you kidding? Traf has...

Delusions of grandeur? Are you kidding? Traf has a very valid point. It helps explain why a KA flight from two hours away diverts after a couple of holding patterns because either: A, the snowflake...
4th Mar 2017, 14:39
Replies: 40
Views: 28,120
Posted By Weary traveller

What a puerile response. The checkie in question...

What a puerile response. The checkie in question is a highly regarded and respected individual. Thus far we do not know how or what happened. I'd like to know how the photos managed to make it...
4th Jan 2017, 14:01
Replies: 18
Views: 8,851
Posted By Weary traveller

I would suggest, ZFT, that the two issues are not...

I would suggest, ZFT, that the two issues are not mutually exclusive. There's no denying the fatigue issues faced by CX crew but it's indicative of the professionalism and experience inherent in the...
19th Dec 2016, 04:41
Replies: 111
Views: 95,411
Posted By Weary traveller

Some of you guys need to check the loads on CX. ...

Some of you guys need to check the loads on CX. The way they're all seemingly oversold, Pri 1 wouldn't help. I'm often flying full fare to get back here. Ridiculous.
15th Dec 2016, 03:06
Replies: 72
Views: 54,921
Posted By Weary traveller

Morno... "I thought I worked with the worlds...

Morno... "I thought I worked with the worlds most arrogant guy. Turns out he's a champion compared to you Gnads man"

Not sure where you get the 'arrogance' inclination from. Gnads is being...
15th Dec 2016, 02:59
Replies: 111
Views: 95,411
Posted By Weary traveller

Another Day... "Let's not forget all the Aussies...

Another Day... "Let's not forget all the Aussies who took month on month off with KA and then came running back to hkg 5 minutes later because they couldn't stand living in Australia for a month at a...
11th Oct 2016, 03:33
Replies: 74
Views: 52,904
Posted By Weary traveller

atlas, the thorough post by giggerty is...

atlas, the thorough post by giggerty is particularly succinct and pertinent. As jobs go, KA isn't as bad as some and Hong Kong can be fun but the pollution is more often than not bad enough to make...
10th Sep 2016, 08:35
Replies: 23
Views: 13,003
Posted By Weary traveller

Don't be too afraid of the approach. Just study...

Don't be too afraid of the approach. Just study the chart and commit the situational awareness aspects to memory. What aircraft sim will you be expected to conduct the approach in? If you're at final...
27th Aug 2016, 00:40
Replies: 69
Views: 26,755
Posted By Weary traveller

Not throwing stones here. Simply making comment...

Not throwing stones here. Simply making comment regarding some queries from non Airbus guys above. Time critical? There are 3 hydraulic systems. From my understanding of the event 'one' of them had...
2nd Aug 2016, 10:04
Replies: 10
Views: 7,447
Posted By Weary traveller

Interesting reading above. What's SQ policy of...

Interesting reading above. What's SQ policy of continuing approaches after advisement from tower of microbursts? SQ was the 'only' aircraft brave (?) enough to attempt an approach into VHHH this...
24th Jul 2016, 00:41
Replies: 29
Views: 23,459
Posted By Weary traveller

Another day, I haven't quoted any facts, just a...

Another day, I haven't quoted any facts, just a general opinion, but I "can" base that opinion on credible feedback from trusted friends working amongst those that I refer to right now. At a variety...
22nd Jul 2016, 00:18
Replies: 29
Views: 23,459
Posted By Weary traveller

Anotherday, I made zero reference to 'hope' nor...

Anotherday, I made zero reference to 'hope' nor did relate my comment to anything associated with a business plan. I merely point out that some previous comments on this thread that insinuated a...
21st Jul 2016, 04:54
Replies: 29
Views: 23,459
Posted By Weary traveller

Don't mistakenly confuse 'same level of safety'...

Don't mistakenly confuse 'same level of safety' with 'luck' when comparing KA to some of the competition.
18th Mar 2016, 11:21
Replies: 40
Views: 28,290
Posted By Weary traveller

The people who give a shit are those who are...

The people who give a shit are those who are disgusted by the hypocrisy.
13th Feb 2016, 00:06
Replies: 211
Views: 60,519
Posted By Weary traveller

I have good mates on the 777 and I see how broken...

I have good mates on the 777 and I see how broken some of them are. No thank you. China can be head bangingly frustrating but it's mostly a 9-5 job and I sleep pretty well. No aspirations for long...
12th Feb 2016, 12:09
Replies: 211
Views: 60,519
Posted By Weary traveller

I'd be happy with DOJ from 2006 when CX took us...

I'd be happy with DOJ from 2006 when CX took us over. Y list. I'd like to see the 2 unions get together and nut something out together too that satisfies as many as possible. Better than us setting...
10th Feb 2016, 07:53
Replies: 211
Views: 60,519
Posted By Weary traveller

Well, with the tone of this thread regaining some...

Well, with the tone of this thread regaining some sense of civility, as a KA pilot, I would like to add that this pri 25 issue isnít due to be introduced until Jan 2017. Itís been presented to us...
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