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4th Jun 2020, 18:41
Replies: 44
Views: 19,057
Posted By wisecaptain

Danger Sounds as if MOL will offer that to all pilots...

Sounds as if MOL will offer that to all pilots then .... accept 5 year pay cut .... or he willl fire all pilots ...then re-employ only those he wants or needs.
Nasty .
5th May 2020, 22:11
Replies: 111
Views: 64,589
Posted By wisecaptain

Cant imagine there will be any requirement for...

Cant imagine there will be any requirement for pilot recruitment in RYR for at least a year ,let alone any intake of non-rated pilots from BA or VS in the near future. I would hazzard a guess the new...
2nd May 2020, 13:43
Replies: 111
Views: 64,589
Posted By wisecaptain

So with Union recognition in RYR , how will they...

So with Union recognition in RYR , how will they implement LIFO with all the different bases ?
Im guessing with base closures there will be by seniority, a lot of base re-allocation and commuting...
22nd Apr 2020, 20:09
Replies: 604
Views: 507,517
Posted By wisecaptain

Red face LCCs Wizz Air...

LCCs Wizz Air (https://centreforaviation.com/data/profiles/airlines/wizz-air-w6) and Ryanair (https://centreforaviation.com/data/profiles/airlines/ryanair-fr) lead the way, with liquidity at 48% and...
22nd Apr 2020, 19:00
Replies: 604
Views: 507,517
Posted By wisecaptain

Angry Oh dear !! So why is Branson not going to the...

Oh dear !!
So why is Branson not going to the credit markets ?
His island is woth didly squat , only what some other billionaire will pay and I guarentee its not worth $100million as he claims ....
22nd Apr 2020, 13:00
Replies: 1,148
Views: 853,617
Posted By wisecaptain

Considering the current economic disaster...

Considering the current economic disaster unfolding , I think anyone having a job let alone the figures your talking about would be considered a godsend.
Norwegian and VS Capt+f/o's I suspect would...
20th Apr 2020, 19:07
Replies: 604
Views: 507,517
Posted By wisecaptain

Rishi Sunak clearly stated that VS should find a...

Rishi Sunak clearly stated that VS should find a solution .
Branson can approach the credit markets and show some willing to borrow just as Carnival Cruise did . A few months ago they borrowed...
20th Apr 2020, 13:20
Replies: 604
Views: 507,517
Posted By wisecaptain

Fact remains Mr Branson , you have to use your...

Fact remains Mr Branson , you have to use your billions to save your airline and sadly even that will not be enough to save VS .
Will you leverage against your banking empire ?? How about your space...
9th Apr 2020, 19:36
Replies: 1,148
Views: 853,617
Posted By wisecaptain

Sounding desperate . their debt is simply...

Sounding desperate . their debt is simply horrific
https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2020-04-09/coronavirus-norwegian-air-shuttle-tries-a-desperate-final-gambit
6th Apr 2020, 13:18
Replies: 41
Views: 33,410
Posted By wisecaptain

I agree , IAG are likely to be among the last...

I agree , IAG are likely to be among the last ones standing and if they have cash will scoop up the slots of those less fortunate airlines.
If they burn through 9 Billion ,then they can sell their...
6th Apr 2020, 13:10
Replies: 604
Views: 507,517
Posted By wisecaptain

I see Branson is moving his billions Bloomberg...

I see Branson is moving his billions Bloomberg Branson Shifts $1.1 Billion Galactic Holding Between Tax Havens
5th Apr 2020, 00:58
Replies: 167
Views: 74,227
Posted By wisecaptain

Grrr Rexbanner , IAG have no right to a bailout until...

Rexbanner , IAG have no right to a bailout until they take steps to raise equity. As usual 'employees' are taking a hit while shareholders are given priority.
IAG must sell off/dilute its share base...
4th Apr 2020, 15:22
Replies: 41
Views: 33,410
Posted By wisecaptain

Whats short sighted is the view from airlines...

Whats short sighted is the view from airlines that they can get away with penalising their employees incomes and hope for easy handouts from the public purse rather than penalising their...
4th Apr 2020, 12:37
Replies: 604
Views: 507,517
Posted By wisecaptain

Angry Whats this PR opportunity got to do with VS and...

Whats this PR opportunity got to do with VS and their survival ??
Branson needs to find private equity and dilute his ownership % , or he will have to approach the bond market for liquidity ....
4th Apr 2020, 10:22
Replies: 41
Views: 33,410
Posted By wisecaptain

IAG has been buying back its own stock for a...

IAG has been buying back its own stock for a decade known as stock buybacks, annually Euro 500million minimum.
If they want to survive , they must be forced to go to raise capital , they will have...
3rd Apr 2020, 15:36
Replies: 1
Views: 1,627
Posted By wisecaptain

Arent the Govt /Temasek owners of 56% ??? SIA ...

Arent the Govt /Temasek owners of 56% ???
SIA arent going bust then .
Im sure however there will be an opportunity for SIA to push for cuts in pay and conditions . Isnt that their modus operandi ...
3rd Apr 2020, 10:26
Replies: 604
Views: 507,517
Posted By wisecaptain

NHS ....Thats a public service ...... not a...

NHS ....Thats a public service ...... not a private company . Big difference and the NHS is beloved to the UK , its saving peoples lives right now so has unending public support and is a Political...
3rd Apr 2020, 10:22
Replies: 604
Views: 507,517
Posted By wisecaptain

Desperate times = desperate measures ..... there...

Desperate times = desperate measures ..... there is always someone willing to buy ... its always a matter of price .
Branson could easily get investors on board , not the best time after a 30% drop...
3rd Apr 2020, 09:19
Replies: 604
Views: 507,517
Posted By wisecaptain

Angel UK tax payers will want to see Virgin trying to...

UK tax payers will want to see Virgin trying to raise cash , as instructed by Rishi Sunak the other day.
He wants Airlines to follow the Cruise ship companies example eg Carnival last Tuesday 31st...
2nd Apr 2020, 12:28
Replies: 144
Views: 45,669
Posted By wisecaptain

There will be senior pilots who have led...

There will be senior pilots who have led "interesting" lives , whom will need to keep filling their bank accounts for ex-wives and/or second ,third families etc etc .
They wont see why they should...
2nd Apr 2020, 12:01
Replies: 604
Views: 507,517
Posted By wisecaptain

Unhappy Realistically , theres only one solution for VS =...

Realistically , theres only one solution for VS = downsize
They will have to bin the most expensive to operate/finance airframes and reduce the scale of their operation frequencies,airframes,crews...
20th Mar 2020, 18:50
Replies: 604
Views: 507,517
Posted By wisecaptain

Angry I think Tax paying public are fed up with getting...

I think Tax paying public are fed up with getting screwed over by big business.
Every 10 yrs or so they foot the bill to save these game players who irresponsibly over inflate values of companies,...
19th Mar 2020, 09:31
Replies: 604
Views: 507,517
Posted By wisecaptain

Govt bailout ??? yes or no Looks like Virgin...

Govt bailout ??? yes or no
Looks like Virgin have a lot of opposition to receiving any assistance. Willie Walsh has stated he is against it , Labour shadow transport secretary stated in HofC that...
19th Mar 2020, 07:03
Replies: 1
Views: 2,301
Posted By wisecaptain

Question Virgin Atlantic

Govt bailout ??? yes or no
Looks like Virgin have a lot of opposition to receiving any assistance. Willie Walsh has stated he is against it , Labour shadow transport secretary stated in HofC that...
14th Mar 2020, 21:45
Replies: 25
Views: 18,440
Posted By wisecaptain

Covid-19 .......Ever get the feeling that your...

Covid-19 .......Ever get the feeling that your NOT getting the truth , whole truth and nothing but the truth ..... I think were getting a degree of controlled truth here folks.
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