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28th Sep 2021, 20:51
Replies: 124
Views: 58,302
Posted By quadspeed

Not yours or my problem to solve.

Not yours or my problem to solve.
28th Sep 2021, 20:34
Replies: 124
Views: 58,302
Posted By quadspeed

No need to flogg the dead horse. The point being...

No need to flogg the dead horse. The point being it makes no difference what you bring to the table if you're not welcome at the table.
28th Sep 2021, 20:17
Replies: 124
Views: 58,302
Posted By quadspeed

Globocnik Hehe. And you think that Beijing...

Globocnik

Hehe. And you think that Beijing would tolerate - or oven humor - such a proposition?

Since you're obviously not familiar with China, then perhaps you might look at the Soviet Union...
28th Sep 2021, 18:40
Replies: 124
Views: 58,302
Posted By quadspeed

Which is what this is all about. Hong Kong just...

Which is what this is all about. Hong Kong just went back to China, and unless Hell freezes over there is no way Cathay will be allows to continue operating as a bastion of expatriate mercenaries. ...
22nd Sep 2021, 07:18
Replies: 124
Views: 58,302
Posted By quadspeed

Wtf are you on about? Cathay knew the permts...

Wtf are you on about?

Cathay knew the permts would not be renewed, and they never had a choice. Otherwise, they would simply reopen the bases.

​​​​​Arrogant Gweilos have no place in China
18th Sep 2021, 14:49
Replies: 185
Views: 82,025
Posted By quadspeed

It was ALWAYS about the money. It was enough to...

It was ALWAYS about the money. It was enough to do without seasons, fresh air, clean water, forests, lakes, mountains and what most would consider a real life.

Not that we couldn't mitigate that...
6th Sep 2021, 08:14
Replies: 185
Views: 82,025
Posted By quadspeed

Rie But it's not about the ability to...

Rie

But it's not about the ability to transit. It's about the global movement of passengers of which CX had a significant share. That global movement of passengers is not coming back anytime soon,...
6th Sep 2021, 07:46
Replies: 185
Views: 82,025
Posted By quadspeed

You're really not getting it. What transit...

You're really not getting it. What transit passengers? Going from where to where? You're not going to see any recovery in transit before you see a rise in point-to-point.
5th Sep 2021, 14:45
Replies: 185
Views: 82,025
Posted By quadspeed

My point exactly. Politically, it's a non-starter...

My point exactly. Politically, it's a non-starter to even insinuate that a Chinese airline needs non-chinese pilots. For the manpower, perhaps, but not because they bring anything to the table that...
5th Sep 2021, 13:30
Replies: 185
Views: 82,025
Posted By quadspeed

There is writing on the wall, and while I commend...

There is writing on the wall, and while I commend your optimism It does not reflect the gravity of the situation.

The fiirst recovery will be / is domestic air travel.

​The second is travel...
24th Jul 2021, 22:26
Replies: 270
Views: 159,227
Posted By quadspeed

5t extra to make a connection to Sydney out of...

5t extra to make a connection to Sydney out of SFO.

Speedwindow open the entire way. Left the flight deck and out of the aircraft before anyone in 1st.

Not uncommon, but with enough gold in the...
29th Jun 2021, 14:21
Replies: 40
Views: 11,883
Posted By quadspeed

Hehe. I'm sure the Uighur holiday campers would...

Hehe. I'm sure the Uighur holiday campers would agree. Whatever totalitarian bills are passed by the UK lawmakers, the citizens can protest them, spreak out against them, challenge them in a court of...
26th Jun 2021, 21:16
Replies: 40
Views: 11,883
Posted By quadspeed

Bokpiel "Far fetched" . Just give that some...

Bokpiel

"Far fetched" . Just give that some thought, in light of the situation in HK just a few years ago. The Iron curtain has fallen, do not expect a gradual transition to totaliarism.
23rd Jun 2021, 19:39
Replies: 40
Views: 11,883
Posted By quadspeed

Weeks, not months, before Facebook, Google...

Weeks, not months, before Facebook, Google (unrestricted) and anything else mildly resembling free speech gets blocked. Seriously.

​​​​​​The money required to entice anybody with a Western mindset...
16th Jun 2021, 22:01
Replies: 6
Views: 3,065
Posted By quadspeed

Every one of us joined for the money. A 3-month...

Every one of us joined for the money. A 3-month rolling contract unmatched anywhere else. But if you sell your soul to devil, don't come crying when it's time to collect. There was always a higher...
23rd Apr 2021, 16:53
Replies: 270
Views: 159,227
Posted By quadspeed

A company burning billions a month figure they...

A company burning billions a month figure they might as well do some house cleaning while waiting for the storm to pass. Severence pay - while certainly significant for the individuals concerned -...
6th Mar 2021, 13:59
Replies: 12
Views: 6,652
Posted By quadspeed

We're definitely on the same page. Cheers.

We're definitely on the same page. Cheers.
6th Mar 2021, 13:32
Replies: 12
Views: 6,652
Posted By quadspeed

Yes, 'they' are coming to get you dear paranoid...

Yes, 'they' are coming to get you dear paranoid keyboard warrior. Most nations - through their elected leadership - have implemented restrictions to contain the spread of this disease. I don't agree...
12th Nov 2020, 08:10
Replies: 114
Views: 52,308
Posted By quadspeed

Either you like living in Hong Kong or you do...

Either you like living in Hong Kong or you do not.

If you do not - and the compensation package doesn't weight up for that - then you leave.

If you like living here, then this is the going...
31st Oct 2020, 16:02
Replies: 304
Views: 186,004
Posted By quadspeed

Because we have mortgages to pay, kids to put...

Because we have mortgages to pay, kids to put through college and mouths to feed.

30th Oct 2020, 23:45
Replies: 304
Views: 186,004
Posted By quadspeed

You're certainly not going into Anchorage with...

You're certainly not going into Anchorage with high, gusty crosswinds on a contaminated runway.
30th Oct 2020, 15:49
Replies: 304
Views: 186,004
Posted By quadspeed

cxorcist Not to ruin an otherwise great...

cxorcist

Not to ruin an otherwise great narrative, but keep in mind that it's that same experience that often keeps a highly compensated gweillo from even attempting the approach under those...
29th Oct 2020, 15:00
Replies: 304
Views: 186,004
Posted By quadspeed

One the best trainers I've ever had the pleasure...

One the best trainers I've ever had the pleasure of flying with. Wish you all the best.
25th Oct 2020, 16:05
Replies: 26
Views: 18,847
Posted By quadspeed

A union has no purpose onto itself. If pilots...

A union has no purpose onto itself. If pilots don't want to be unionised, then they simply do not form one. Or they abolish what they had.

In Hong Kong, after the 49ers, the HKAOA has had no real...
24th Oct 2020, 18:07
Replies: 304
Views: 186,004
Posted By quadspeed

They don't care one way or the other. They'll...

They don't care one way or the other. They'll either get your signature or resignation by the deadline. There is no third option.

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24th Oct 2020, 17:23
Replies: 304
Views: 186,004
Posted By quadspeed

You've got to hand it to these guys, they're...

You've got to hand it to these guys, they're certainly not letting a good crisis go to waste.

Despite decades of posturing, the company has not placed another 'sign or be fired' contract on the...
21st Mar 2020, 23:30
Replies: 57
Views: 44,961
Posted By quadspeed

You guys are seriously dilutional. As someone who...

You guys are seriously dilutional. As someone who left after a decade at CX, and spent time on various CG committees, this time around there is nothing to salvage but a payroll cheque.
12th Sep 2019, 19:32
Replies: 93
Views: 75,385
Posted By quadspeed

Best comment of the week. Spot on. But...

Best comment of the week. Spot on.

But there is nothing in the current CX trajectory that indicates status quo. Like a gold reputation, it takes years to build and seconds to destroy.

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27th Aug 2019, 15:24
Replies: 21
Views: 13,005
Posted By quadspeed

Latest edition of The Economist speculates on a...

Latest edition of The Economist speculates on a takeover by Air China.

"As for Cathay, Air China holds a 30% stake in the airline. Old rumors of the flag carrier's intention to buy Cathay outright...
18th Aug 2019, 18:28
Replies: 58
Views: 52,251
Posted By quadspeed

I'll wager a months wages that anyone on these...

I'll wager a months wages that anyone on these forums who isn't behind at least two VPN's have their names on a list.

I'm being serious.
10th Aug 2019, 07:22
Replies: 38
Views: 27,911
Posted By quadspeed

Being able to operate into (or over) China) is...

Being able to operate into (or over) China) is part of your contract, Darling. If you couldn't care less (about getting fired), then leave now and get happy.
1st Aug 2019, 17:45
Replies: 85
Views: 51,684
Posted By quadspeed

Did a decade at CX. CoS 99. The SO years were...

Did a decade at CX. CoS 99. The SO years were miserable. Leaving that toxic place was the best decision I ever made. To correct the worst one.

The only reason to join CX is if no carriers at home...
28th Apr 2019, 18:34
Replies: 7
Views: 6,673
Posted By quadspeed

Exactly. SAS didn't terminate those crews failing...

Exactly. SAS didn't terminate those crews failing to show at despatch friday morning. Of course not.

Those pilots have nothing to fear but the economics of the dance. No grudges, secrets lists,...
25th Mar 2019, 04:32
Replies: 17
Views: 6,535
Posted By quadspeed

Again, since there's obviously a reading/...

Again, since there's obviously a reading/ comprehension problem here....nice and slowly:

How is this a fact?
24th Mar 2019, 23:52
Replies: 17
Views: 6,535
Posted By quadspeed

How is that a fact? Nobody cared. Really. Get...

How is that a fact? Nobody cared. Really. Get over it.
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