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Forum: Canada
29th Oct 2012, 06:13
Replies: 30
Views: 13,628
Posted By 555orange

see your point Willie, but your focusing too much...

see your point Willie, but your focusing too much on pilots making or breaking any particular operation. Pilots are in fact a very small impact to the bottom line. A union guy might earn a bit more,...
Forum: Canada
9th Oct 2012, 01:20
Replies: 30
Views: 13,628
Posted By 555orange

Your right Willie.... It's not good for people of...

Your right Willie.... It's not good for people of our profession to "collectively" bargain with an employer when they are a large group. What a stupid thing to do....

Sounds to me like you'd sell...
26th Jun 2012, 11:28
Replies: 143
Views: 45,962
Posted By 555orange

"HK tax is based on the source of the income". ...

"HK tax is based on the source of the income".

If Cathay flies to PAR or AMS or wherever, benefitting from traffic from that local market, then what really is the true source of the income? It's...
Forum: Canada
10th Jun 2012, 05:55
Replies: 51
Views: 7,581
Posted By 555orange

There's always a moral component skiing. I...

There's always a moral component skiing.

I don't pretend to have all the answers. However i find of your points and questions are semantical.

I suppose a lot of it is about companies and...
Forum: Canada
5th Jun 2012, 05:38
Replies: 51
Views: 7,581
Posted By 555orange

I agree Canadian. There will always be both sides...

I agree Canadian. There will always be both sides of the equation on this issue. There will always also be the a ratio of people who will always buy the cheapest gear without the education of where...
Forum: Canada
30th May 2012, 17:20
Replies: 51
Views: 7,581
Posted By 555orange

In its most simplest sense, more choice is always...

In its most simplest sense, more choice is always good, but it's a diminishing return and often comes at the expense of something else. Just like dumping cheap Chinese stuff negatively affects local...
Forum: Canada
29th May 2012, 17:26
Replies: 51
Views: 7,581
Posted By 555orange

Thanks Seenit all. There you go. Thanks...

Thanks Seenit all. There you go.

Thanks Chuck. Precisely. It was more fair to spread out the pie instead of give it all to EK. Skiing is sore about it and thinks its all market protection and...
Forum: Canada
28th May 2012, 18:34
Replies: 51
Views: 7,581
Posted By 555orange

Skiing, are you kidding? There is no flip...

Skiing, are you kidding?

There is no flip side skiing as there is no "total market protection" in this case.

One of the comparative disadvantages financially to any company in Canada compared...
Forum: Canada
26th May 2012, 21:37
Replies: 51
Views: 7,581
Posted By 555orange

Alliances are only a way competitors get together...

Alliances are only a way competitors get together to be more competitive against other who are doing the same gmc. Partnerships are a good way to do more business, not less. Just like EY is doing...
Forum: Canada
24th May 2012, 14:05
Replies: 51
Views: 7,581
Posted By 555orange

And another spanner in your gears: you say you...

And another spanner in your gears: you say you serve Qatar? And yet complain that EK isn't given more landing rights in Canada, yet Qatar airways did get Some of the extra landing rights you wanted?...
Forum: Canada
24th May 2012, 13:59
Replies: 51
Views: 7,581
Posted By 555orange

Thanks Skiing. ... For helping me with my...

Thanks Skiing.

... For helping me with my point.
So it seems EK doesn't have a domestic market at all. They are serving And benefitting themselves at the behest of their neighbors. And I'm...
Forum: Canada
24th May 2012, 10:54
Replies: 51
Views: 7,581
Posted By 555orange

Gentlemen, Regarding Cathay, not only do...

Gentlemen,

Regarding Cathay, not only do they share the pie through One-World, but they serve the largest population in the world. china. Or did you miss the succession?

BA has a huge...
Forum: Canada
24th May 2012, 10:42
Replies: 51
Views: 7,581
Posted By 555orange

Skiing: can you please give me an example of some...

Skiing: can you please give me an example of some of EKs domestic flights?
Thank you.
Forum: Canada
23rd May 2012, 07:48
Replies: 51
Views: 7,581
Posted By 555orange

Your talking semantics skiing, and that's not a...

Your talking semantics skiing, and that's not a good basis for your argument in my opinion. EK-EY are seen as one in the same to the market. You are an hours drive apart, and essentially serve the...
Forum: Canada
22nd May 2012, 17:32
Replies: 51
Views: 7,581
Posted By 555orange

Thanks Skiing. I believe your statement to be an...

Thanks Skiing. I believe your statement to be an oversimplification.

Canada has always been known to be fair and politically correct. Perhaps there is a small amount of pride in the national...
Forum: Canada
21st May 2012, 04:48
Replies: 51
Views: 7,581
Posted By 555orange

Sorry but don't agree. And don't agree that it's...

Sorry but don't agree. And don't agree that it's protectionism either. If you have plane loads of emirati's... By all means come as much as you want. 10 flights a day. Otherwise it's the same old...
Forum: Middle East
21st May 2012, 04:19
Replies: 108
Views: 28,089
Posted By 555orange

Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder. However...

Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder.
However I say anyone is better off in their own home country building their castle slowly... Instead of trying to take a short cut in the dusty hot place...
Forum: Canada
11th Jan 2012, 20:50
Replies: 26
Views: 11,202
Posted By 555orange

Short answer with some caveats: yes. My opinion...

Short answer with some caveats: yes. My opinion is AC must be able to stand on its own 2 feet, but also have some protections from its govt- within reason.

AC management are guilty of gutting the...
6th Dec 2011, 16:04
Replies: 123
Views: 35,500
Posted By 555orange

Min reqs for me from now on: -No BS...

Min reqs for me from now on:

-No BS contracts. Contracts are ok if solid and fair. Otherwise law of jurisdiction my home country.

-Solid western component in management.

-Westerners not...
6th Dec 2011, 15:51
Replies: 123
Views: 35,500
Posted By 555orange

From someone whos done it: Its better to...

From someone whos done it:

Its better to make less and stay home if you feel confident you will have employment into the future.

In hindsight I knew the contract I signed was full of "shifty"...
Forum: Middle East
28th Nov 2011, 19:41
Replies: 58
Views: 25,507
Posted By 555orange

FYI: the Canada tax issue is totally incorrect....

FYI: the Canada tax issue is totally incorrect. The above references are out of context. They apply to Canadian citizen non residents. If you are resident in Canada, it matters not where your income...
Forum: Freight Dogs
28th Sep 2011, 03:03
Replies: 18
Views: 6,166
Posted By 555orange

Dimwit: Your load factor on any given day is...

Dimwit:

Your load factor on any given day is not any measure of economical condition. If your booked pax are only 100, but you fly 747 on the route, it doesn't mean contagion. Rather an increase...
8th Aug 2011, 04:24
Replies: 159
Views: 25,051
Posted By 555orange

Be clear gentlemen. It's not the fault of the 0...

Be clear gentlemen. It's not the fault of the 0 time pilot trying to make a career in the world that your terms and conditions are deteriorating. It's your fault for allowing these terms to be...
Forum: Canada
29th Jul 2011, 01:09
Replies: 62
Views: 13,671
Posted By 555orange

No EngineFireLeft, If AC chose to increase to 65...

No EngineFireLeft, If AC chose to increase to 65 like some (not all) other airlines then they would have the management ability to do so. The point is there would be duress to do it, so currently...
13th Jun 2011, 15:21
Replies: 25
Views: 9,405
Posted By 555orange

Cosmic is totally right... They blow ice-cream up...

Cosmic is totally right... They blow ice-cream up your rear at the start because by getting you they can quickly increase their revenue more quickly. Why do they do it, because the Local management...
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