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16th Sep 2019, 06:13
Replies: 282
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Posted By wheels_down

The affinity thing was all just like one of those...

The affinity thing was all just like one of those pay day loans. They needed the cash to pay bonds, and are now paying it back at what 50% interest.

Its like maxing out out all off your credit...
12th Sep 2019, 01:21
Replies: 450
Views: 369,368
Posted By wheels_down

Ollie can one move from the left seat NZ to the...

Ollie can one move from the left seat NZ to the left seat in Oz? Or back to the right for 7/8 years.
10th Sep 2019, 08:15
Replies: 450
Views: 369,368
Posted By wheels_down

Hold on. So 5 years as a SO 787 back seat then...

Hold on. So 5 years as a SO 787 back seat then your telling me they only need to log a year or two on the 320 FO before getting an upgrade? Essentially only two years of real domestic stick...
10th Sep 2019, 05:27
Replies: 450
Views: 369,368
Posted By wheels_down

So have many cadets left in the last decade? Iíd...

So have many cadets left in the last decade? Iíd imagine turnover will be high once they are 5 years into a 10 year potential command upgrade wait.

The problem with cadets and Iíve seen this...
10th Sep 2019, 02:14
Replies: 450
Views: 369,368
Posted By wheels_down

By the time they leave school and go through...

By the time they leave school and go through Oxford by the time they are checked online with the Airbus they would be 21/22?

Which would put the new cadet captains at 28-30yrs old.

What about...
9th Sep 2019, 06:51
Replies: 124
Views: 45,856
Posted By wheels_down

Dick Iím still a tad confused if they were going...

Dick Iím still a tad confused if they were going to NTL or not. The flight info I saw at the time of posting which was not long after the event, was it was stopping in NTL, this info appears to be...
9th Sep 2019, 02:25
Replies: 450
Views: 369,368
Posted By wheels_down

Has any cadets been upgraded command on the bus...

Has any cadets been upgraded command on the bus yet? Must have been 7 or 8 years since they started the program
6th Sep 2019, 12:47
Replies: 124
Views: 45,856
Posted By wheels_down

Bell ditching off Newcastle

Reports of a Bell down off Newcastle.

Was on Base for 30 at Williamstown but appeared to have positioned for a ditching just off the sand dunes.

The weather is quite poor gusting 30 to 40.
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1st Sep 2019, 12:33
Replies: 84
Views: 98,482
Posted By wheels_down

What are they on 20 year leases? Ridiculous. ...

What are they on 20 year leases? Ridiculous.

15 year lease would have then gone next year.
29th Aug 2019, 22:10
Replies: 282
Views: 206,135
Posted By wheels_down

There is a big difference. Qantas ĎGroupí has...

There is a big difference. Qantas ĎGroupí has double the aircraft as Virgin. Revenue is times 4. As is passengers. They have a loco as big as Virgin domestic itself. There is a half a billion dollar...
29th Aug 2019, 05:04
Replies: 282
Views: 206,135
Posted By wheels_down

What about the yearly $45m annual bill for the...

What about the yearly $45m annual bill for the parked Airbus props and embrear jets. How long does that actually go on for?
29th Aug 2019, 04:39
Replies: 282
Views: 206,135
Posted By wheels_down

Pacific would be on and off profitability. The...

Pacific would be on and off profitability. The off season United are pulling back 3 weekly to Sydney and Melbourne so obvious over capacity exists.

PS reaffirmed then importance of USA and the...
28th Aug 2019, 10:07
Replies: 84
Views: 98,482
Posted By wheels_down

I can see why they deferred the upcoming order. I...

I can see why they deferred the upcoming order. I mean a billion for debt...a billion for Boeing. Wait a minute....they donít have 2 billion.
28th Aug 2019, 01:35
Replies: 282
Views: 206,135
Posted By wheels_down

What on earth are all these people doing?

What on earth are all these people doing?
27th Aug 2019, 06:37
Replies: 84
Views: 98,482
Posted By wheels_down

Donít forget SQ are largely responsible for a lot...

Donít forget SQ are largely responsible for a lot of the mess today so of course they should take full control, its partly their mess. Tiger was under SQ control for the first 5 years run out of its...
26th Aug 2019, 07:53
Replies: 39
Views: 18,746
Posted By wheels_down

EFA 737 Skipper 120k I hope they links...

EFA 737 Skipper 120k

I hope they links certainly are not credible.
23rd Aug 2019, 21:57
Replies: 48
Views: 24,446
Posted By wheels_down

Well thatís disturbing.

Well thatís disturbing.
22nd Aug 2019, 00:55
Replies: 48
Views: 24,446
Posted By wheels_down

ĎJetstar Asia faced challengesí Rinse and...

ĎJetstar Asia faced challengesí

Rinse and Repeat.
20th Aug 2019, 11:15
Replies: 13
Views: 8,115
Posted By wheels_down

Tiger is much like Masters. Nothing but a...

Tiger is much like Masters. Nothing but a financial drain and management distraction.

A token fleet of a dozen odd aircraft will never be a solid contributor to the group. What PS is trying to do...
20th Aug 2019, 10:23
Replies: 13
Views: 8,115
Posted By wheels_down

Tiger Singapore are in the progress of switching...

Tiger Singapore are in the progress of switching its current fleet out to the Neo.

What a great chance to nab these aircraft. Skytraders are taking some as they are only 10 years old.

Tiger...
18th Aug 2019, 08:12
Replies: 13
Views: 8,115
Posted By wheels_down

Whatís going on at Tiger

Since the start of this year the business has crashed operationally. Every month that passes the numbers are getting worse. Current departure target is low 60%. Looking at the numbers for this week,...
16th Aug 2019, 09:46
Replies: 1,199
Views: 600,869
Posted By wheels_down

The 777x is $100m more to buy than the 350-1000...

The 777x is $100m more to buy than the 350-1000 (tel:350-1000). Even with mates rates thatís big numbers for a carrier who is blowing all their savings on share buy backs.
16th Aug 2019, 04:35
Replies: 39
Views: 18,746
Posted By wheels_down

Why donít they upgrade their Caravan Pilots?...

Why donít they upgrade their Caravan Pilots? Something called internal progression I think itís called.
12th Aug 2019, 05:50
Replies: 31
Views: 5,259
Posted By wheels_down

Thatís fantastic but where did the 30 mill for...

Thatís fantastic but where did the 30 mill for the last half dozen Caravans come from?
11th Aug 2019, 21:42
Replies: 31
Views: 5,259
Posted By wheels_down

As seen countless times on current affair shows...

As seen countless times on current affair shows there is usually a small group at the top, out of sight, unknown, benefiting greatly from the whole charade.

It would be interesting to track the...
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