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Posted By polax52

spitfirejock You're viewing the ATO's with...

spitfirejock

You're viewing the ATO's with rose tinted spectacles. Some people have made their fortunes from running what was inevitably going to end as a Ponzi scheme. As BALPA state 200...
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Posted By polax52

PilotLZ The Airline industry for the time...

PilotLZ

The Airline industry for the time being is considered to be environmentally unacceptable.
Aircraft will be semi-Autonomous within 15 to 20 years.
There is a worldwide glut of Pilots...
28th Oct 2020, 19:29
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Posted By polax52

I don't agree with that. The UK government will...

I don't agree with that. The UK government will likely only get involved post IAG bankruptcy. At which point it will pick up the remnants of BA at fire sale prices. BA will then be re-privatised in...
24th Oct 2020, 03:41
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Posted By polax52

You're not wrong but I don't think that anyone...

You're not wrong but I don't think that anyone would imagine this operation would really take-off before 2022 in any case. In my opinion this may well be the start of a few start-ups because from a...
15th Oct 2020, 22:35
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Posted By polax52

Walnut IAG will disintegrate of course...

Walnut


IAG will disintegrate of course because they'll be bankrupt. The governments in all cases except maybe Vueling and Level will pick up the pieces. Maybe Vueling can survive in it's own...
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Posted By polax52

I knew this was a scam between the LCC's and the...

I knew this was a scam between the LCC's and the flight schools but I didn't realise that it was this bad. Just Shocking.
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Posted By polax52

There has never, ever, in my 40 years of flying...

There has never, ever, in my 40 years of flying been a true shortage of Pilots. There has always been a source of Pilots to Airlines from somewhere. As for future projections, in my view they are a...
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Posted By polax52

ezymplcae I know that people like me are...

ezymplcae

I know that people like me are considered trolls. But when considering a career as a Pilot in the modern Aviation world, young people and their parents need to be very aware of the...
Forum: Questions
2nd Sep 2020, 22:56
Replies: 63
Views: 18,485
Posted By polax52

Regarding business travel, none of us really know...

Regarding business travel, none of us really know how much will be lost. There are many different reasons people travel in premium classes, they may be sportsmen, Journalists covering sporting events...
Forum: Questions
2nd Sep 2020, 13:00
Replies: 63
Views: 18,485
Posted By polax52

BallastBob Reading your posts, I don't...

BallastBob

Reading your posts, I don't really understand what you're thinking. Do you think that the number of Aeroplanes flying will be reduced in the years after Covid is eliminated? or do you...
Forum: Questions
29th Aug 2020, 23:05
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Posted By polax52

You needed to add at the end of your...

You needed to add at the end of your statement.... IMHO

The truth is, the world has a growing population full of young people who do not wish to stay in one place. Travel is in the human psyche...
24th Jul 2020, 23:02
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Posted By polax52

Doors To Manuel Assuming that there is no...

Doors To Manuel

Assuming that there is no significant revenue during the next 5 months, liquidity would be zero. Does IAG have further sources of liquidity? Is it's credit rating investment grade?
16th Jun 2020, 23:34
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Posted By polax52

I've been through this, you'd save your own skin....

I've been through this, you'd save your own skin. Whatever you say on PPrune.
As Northern Monkey said, it's not the likely scenario. It is however going through the mind of WW.
In reality BALPA...
16th Jun 2020, 23:05
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Posted By polax52

Trainers would obviously not be sacked. Those...

Trainers would obviously not be sacked. Those guys would get a pay rise.
16th Jun 2020, 22:59
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Posted By polax52

Yes. That is what will happen.

Yes. That is what will happen.
16th Jun 2020, 21:58
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Posted By polax52

They don't need an excuse. They can do what they...

They don't need an excuse. They can do what they like. At the end they have you guys by the short and curly's. You have nothing to bargain with at all right now. There are hundreds of guys with EASA...
15th Jun 2020, 10:00
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Posted By polax52

I'm really sorry but that's all wishful thinking....

I'm really sorry but that's all wishful thinking. There are so many high quality experienced Captains coming on the market right now. No expat jobs to go to. British Pilots, no longer able to work in...
15th Jun 2020, 09:39
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Posted By polax52

Unfortunately you're looking at rescuing what you...

Unfortunately you're looking at rescuing what you hope is a secure and prosperous future. You're hoping for union or government intervention to make that happen. In the real, pure captitalist world,...
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Jun 2020, 23:08
Replies: 63
Views: 5,580
Posted By polax52

Everyone here seems to be having their rant about...

Everyone here seems to be having their rant about the media. I'll keep mine extremely short. CNN. It's a widely watched worldwide channel, available at almost any hotel in which you stay, and often...
Forum: Middle East
6th Jun 2020, 22:45
Replies: 409
Views: 354,538
Posted By polax52

All other Airlines around the world are using...

All other Airlines around the world are using "Force Majeure" to do what they want with impunity from any labour law. I don't see why Qatar should be excluded.
21st May 2020, 22:44
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Views: 739,799
Posted By polax52

Will Norwegian Gatwick 787 be open to...

Will Norwegian Gatwick 787 be open to applications from newcomers, come January?:E
14th May 2020, 23:07
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Views: 739,799
Posted By polax52

You've got cheap aircraft, cheap fuel, Gatwick...

You've got cheap aircraft, cheap fuel, Gatwick slots, historically low interest rates on financing, and sadly- cheap crew. And out of Gatwick you have a profitable business. Somebody is going to come...
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Posted By polax52

Maybe not but you need a big "buyer beware"...

Maybe not but you need a big "buyer beware" notice very visibly on the brochure as historically more than 50% of the time a student completes training to face a glut of Pilots.

I understand that...
29th Apr 2020, 00:27
Replies: 257
Views: 67,637
Posted By polax52

I feel for you. It's the worst situation that has...

I feel for you. It's the worst situation that has ever occurred in Airline history. There are literally thousands of Pilots now, worldwide, out of work. Many experienced Pilots don't know how they'll...
Replies: 203
Views: 59,025
Posted By polax52

In my opinion that will happen. In the immediate...

In my opinion that will happen. In the immediate aftermath of the pandemic, post vaccine, you'll have an abundance of cheap aircraft, cheap crew, and cheap fuel (entrepreneurs dream). People,...
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