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22nd Sep 2012, 11:10
Replies: 86
Views: 29,387
Posted By AirborneSoon

Because a corporations desire for cost cutting is...

Because a corporations desire for cost cutting is eternal and insatiable. The utopian ideal of win\win is a fairytale for the adult world.
30th Jul 2012, 10:19
Replies: 63
Views: 36,017
Posted By AirborneSoon

Way to go with the slash and burn. Was that a...

Way to go with the slash and burn. Was that a 'real' response or a wind up?
4th Jun 2012, 04:18
Replies: 236
Views: 107,716
Posted By AirborneSoon

20 what exactly? Because it won't be new...

20 what exactly? Because it won't be new aircraft. Oh I see 20 new orders, for delivery when? 2014\2015? Yep that International expansion announcement is right around the corner. Hope no-one's...
14th May 2012, 06:31
Replies: 35
Views: 9,451
Posted By AirborneSoon

Youngsters are just not interested in the concept...

Youngsters are just not interested in the concept of a career anymore, because they know it's a defunct concept. When I left school the mantra was get into uni then get a career. Most people in my...
11th Nov 2011, 07:29
Replies: 60
Views: 8,484
Posted By AirborneSoon

Just as I thought. No-one willing to articulate...

Just as I thought. No-one willing to articulate their claims in a way that's convincing or understandable but plenty of people willing to belittle and be nasty. With the exception of DutchRoll whose...
11th Nov 2011, 07:08
Replies: 60
Views: 8,484
Posted By AirborneSoon

You are probably correct. But what I do...

You are probably correct. But what I do understand are the working conditions for the vast majority of Australians which afford us no bargaining power beyond the market demand for our individual...
11th Nov 2011, 06:42
Replies: 60
Views: 8,484
Posted By AirborneSoon

A question to QF pilots

I have nothing to say about QFs plans for Asia, but I do have a question.

What makes QFs pilots uniquely entitled to job security in an economy where no other worker has that? Now before you go...
6th Nov 2011, 20:45
Replies: 1,953
Views: 394,636
Posted By AirborneSoon

All new entrants should expect an initial course...

All new entrants should expect an initial course of at least 8 weeks. I've not heard of any recent ground schools less than that regardless of base. 737 and e-jet are now covered in initial.

The...
3rd Nov 2011, 22:45
Replies: 19
Views: 4,735
Posted By AirborneSoon

Honestly who actually cares? Unless of course...

Honestly who actually cares? Unless of course this was just another thinly disguised 'we despise QF mgt' threads. I think pilots have too much time on their hands if they can spend their time making...
14th Oct 2011, 04:36
Replies: 109
Views: 32,000
Posted By AirborneSoon

PPRUNE is full of conspiracy theories when it may...

PPRUNE is full of conspiracy theories when it may all come down to just dollars and cents at the end of the day. Sure they could be evil management plotting against the nation and associated pilot...
6th Oct 2011, 14:37
Replies: 109
Views: 32,000
Posted By AirborneSoon

Is it really go this way, or is PPRUNE just a...

Is it really go this way, or is PPRUNE just a whinge-fest for disgruntled employees. I've never worked in any company that didn't have it share of complainers. It didn't necessarily mean the company...
16th Sep 2011, 10:36
Replies: 1,953
Views: 394,636
Posted By AirborneSoon

No it will not be a problem. They just want to...

No it will not be a problem. They just want to determine that you have sufficient vision for the job. Wearing glasses is allowed, being legally blind may be an issue.
24th Aug 2011, 13:52
Replies: 1,953
Views: 394,636
Posted By AirborneSoon

Because someone on a website has scared you into...

Because someone on a website has scared you into thinking all FAs are brain surgeons.....:} don't over think it, just do it. I believe you only have to have a receipt for the booking of your certs to...
24th Aug 2011, 12:38
Replies: 1,953
Views: 394,636
Posted By AirborneSoon

Honest opinion is do not give a cent to a cabin...

Honest opinion is do not give a cent to a cabin crew prep academy. It's absolutely unnecessary, and entirely useless. Most people who get jobs as cc have never done one of those courses. As for the...
14th Aug 2011, 08:38
Replies: 27
Views: 5,074
Posted By AirborneSoon

Well it's an airline and stuff happens. One...

Well it's an airline and stuff happens. One wonders about a bride dressed in a swimsuit in the middle of winter in Melbourne who chooses to take a last minute flight to her own wedding. Maybe if it...
13th Aug 2011, 14:28
Replies: 1,953
Views: 394,636
Posted By AirborneSoon

To all aspiring applicants, I'd like to point out...

To all aspiring applicants, I'd like to point out that the plural of aircraft is....aircraft. There is no such word as 'aircrafts'. :ugh: Aircraft's is a word and refers to something belonging to an...
25th Jul 2011, 11:10
Replies: 1,953
Views: 394,636
Posted By AirborneSoon

Accepting interest means not recurring right now...

Accepting interest means not recurring right now but sure stick your cv on file if you want. Recruiting now means we are calling people for recruitment days. not so hard....
25th Jul 2011, 08:24
Replies: 1,953
Views: 394,636
Posted By AirborneSoon

When they put an ad up in their careers section...

When they put an ad up in their careers section on the website, you definately know they are recruiting then.....:ok:
24th Jul 2011, 08:28
Replies: 1,953
Views: 394,636
Posted By AirborneSoon

You also need to aware that you can only bid for...

You also need to aware that you can only bid for the pairings available from your base. Perth is very different to east coast bases in terms of pairings, especially with regard to the multiple-day...
23rd Jul 2011, 23:07
Replies: 1,953
Views: 394,636
Posted By AirborneSoon

Working for small regionals can often work out...

Working for small regionals can often work out better for people with kids. The jobs not as high profile but the smaller network can afford you more certainty and balance in your job. To be honest,...
19th Jul 2011, 08:40
Replies: 1,953
Views: 394,636
Posted By AirborneSoon

People with young children find this job...

People with young children find this job difficult. In fact, even people without commitments find the lack of lifestyle freedom onerous to a degree. Unless you have a partner who can take care of...
1st Jul 2011, 12:32
Replies: 14
Views: 6,869
Posted By AirborneSoon

Does that mean a few were frogmarched of the job...

Does that mean a few were frogmarched of the job after the ash cloud?
29th Jun 2011, 00:20
Replies: 30
Views: 6,208
Posted By AirborneSoon

This kind of behaviour is increasingly prevalent...

This kind of behaviour is increasingly prevalent everywhere. No less offensive are the parents who change their babies nappy on a tray table.....as if its ok to expect the next person to eat their...
15th Apr 2011, 18:42
Replies: 1,953
Views: 394,636
Posted By AirborneSoon

I dont know about the Borghetti thing but one...

I dont know about the Borghetti thing but one thing is for sure. There are always more applicants than places and yes the places go to those people who can best demonstrate their ability to do the...
5th Mar 2011, 07:40
Replies: 1,953
Views: 394,636
Posted By AirborneSoon

Yes people have had to reapply in the past. There...

Yes people have had to reapply in the past. There really is no way to tell as one month they may have no requirement and the next need another ground school. That's airlines for you. They might be...
12th Feb 2011, 20:54
Replies: 1,953
Views: 394,636
Posted By AirborneSoon

TrolleyDolly, there are a couple of things to...

TrolleyDolly, there are a couple of things to note....

1. Getting into VB is very competitive these days. There are lots of very experienced people applying with years of experience in full...
26th Jan 2011, 15:47
Replies: 1,953
Views: 394,636
Posted By AirborneSoon

Totally incorrect. Why would you knowing someone...

Totally incorrect. Why would you knowing someone make them put you in a ground school any sooner than otherwise? There was a blue star program where a referral from a VB employee would get you an...
31st Dec 2010, 02:27
Replies: 6
Views: 1,636
Posted By AirborneSoon

Maybe with the airline that misplaced your...

Maybe with the airline that misplaced your luggage...
30th Dec 2010, 03:56
Replies: 309
Views: 114,157
Posted By AirborneSoon

VUY does have a "special" livery, it's all white...

VUY does have a "special" livery, it's all white with no markings except a rego on the side. :rolleyes: Yep definately something to get excited about there.
8th Dec 2010, 22:53
Replies: 1,953
Views: 394,636
Posted By AirborneSoon

Do not shave all over. They are going for a...

Do not shave all over. They are going for a corporate look, you are very young so adding a close shaved look won't do you any favours. I'd go for short back and sides with a natural longer styling on...
29th Nov 2010, 21:19
Replies: 309
Views: 114,157
Posted By AirborneSoon

I've seen the 'next generation' check-in. Large...

I've seen the 'next generation' check-in. Large banks of kiosks with scales where passengers can push their own bags down a conveyor belt after self-affixing their own tag. I'm not really convinced...
26th Nov 2010, 02:29
Replies: 1,953
Views: 394,636
Posted By AirborneSoon

Yes you can be cut after a reference check, good,...

Yes you can be cut after a reference check, good, bad or otherwise. They may have more viable candidates than positions. Obviously in that case it's possible to be rejected even after a good...
21st Nov 2010, 03:08
Replies: 309
Views: 114,157
Posted By AirborneSoon

You didn't really think he would relocate to...

You didn't really think he would relocate to Brisbane did you?
11th Nov 2010, 05:48
Replies: 31
Views: 10,425
Posted By AirborneSoon

The limiting factor with the 777 is twofold... ...

The limiting factor with the 777 is twofold...

1. You don't need all those premium and biz class seats for holiday destinations in SE Asia, especially when you are heading up against Jetstar. So...
10th Nov 2010, 20:18
Replies: 31
Views: 10,425
Posted By AirborneSoon

VB cannot afford to finance a large scale...

VB cannot afford to finance a large scale international expansion, hence the reason why the domestic network is now being better resourced. It wasn't a brilliant idea to launch VA and now all that...
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