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25th Nov 2021, 21:36
Replies: 1,648
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Posted By transition_alt

Gee you say a lot of bollocks and seem to “hear”...

Gee you say a lot of bollocks and seem to “hear” a lot.

They’ve played this game before, they know what’s going on. The entire pandemic there has been pilot expressions of interest open. Do you...
1st Sep 2021, 01:58
Replies: 1,648
Views: 582,833
Posted By transition_alt

It seems they've actually done quite okay, but...

It seems they've actually done quite okay, but not great.

Comparing the half year results, only an extra $28 mill of government subsidies have been received. This makes sense as job keeper is gone...
20th Aug 2021, 04:46
Replies: 1,648
Views: 582,833
Posted By transition_alt

My apologies, yes Flight Centre.

My apologies, yes Flight Centre.
20th Aug 2021, 03:45
Replies: 1,648
Views: 582,833
Posted By transition_alt

Considering Rex just entered a major agreement...

Considering Rex just entered a major agreement with Webjet, I feel that is rather significant forward planning. Furthermore, wifi is activated on almost all 737's now. Seats are being altered to...
14th Aug 2021, 07:12
Replies: 24
Views: 8,595
Posted By transition_alt

Atlas Air 747 under the QF callsign. There’s 2 or...

Atlas Air 747 under the QF callsign. There’s 2 or 3 operated for Qantas
10th Aug 2021, 06:46
Replies: 1,648
Views: 582,833
Posted By transition_alt

Given they were already expecting a $15 million...

Given they were already expecting a $15 million loss largely due to the Melboune lockdown, an additional $3 million due to Sydney is quite plausible.
27th Jul 2021, 09:22
Replies: 1,648
Views: 582,833
Posted By transition_alt

The take-off performance chart limit is 47C. ...

The take-off performance chart limit is 47C.

The battery temp limit was 57C, where above is only approved for GPU start. Above 71C batt temp no start at all.

They moved from Ni-Cad to lead acid...
14th Jul 2021, 06:26
Replies: 321
Views: 115,060
Posted By transition_alt

I saw it in Perth just the other day as it was my...

I saw it in Perth just the other day as it was my first time there since COVID.

It sparked my curiosity. However the captain was adamant it was going back to the lessor very soon as it’s been...
14th Jul 2021, 06:22
Replies: 1,648
Views: 582,833
Posted By transition_alt

Highway robbery! A couple of guys at Rex...

Highway robbery!

A couple of guys at Rex were saying the pilots are owed an average of $10,000 each in back pay and $12k in pay rises
14th Jul 2021, 02:30
Replies: 1,648
Views: 582,833
Posted By transition_alt

Given the NSW regional network is the vast...

Given the NSW regional network is the vast majority of Rex's Australia wide operation, I fail to see how 80% is the jet operation like a few of you are suggesting. No, Rex cannot draw down on the PAG...
30th Jun 2021, 02:53
Replies: 8,874
Views: 1,310,107
Posted By transition_alt

And now Alice Springs is going into a 72 hour...

And now Alice Springs is going into a 72 hour lockdown from 1pm.

What the h*ll is wrong with this country!?
10th Jun 2021, 22:59
Replies: 10
Views: 4,320
Posted By transition_alt

I fail to see how Jetstar flying from Canberra to...

I fail to see how Jetstar flying from Canberra to Brisbane has anything to do with Rex.
21st May 2021, 22:40
Replies: 6
Views: 2,976
Posted By transition_alt

I believe Rex also have an iPad based load...

I believe Rex also have an iPad based load control system separate from Sabre.

Gone are the days of manual trims
9th May 2021, 01:19
Replies: 11
Views: 3,605
Posted By transition_alt

What are you on about? The triangulated...

What are you on about?

The triangulated sector was introduced during COVID.

All flights with the exception of 1 a day are direct. With the increase of flights in the upcoming weeks there will...
7th May 2021, 09:26
Replies: 1,648
Views: 582,833
Posted By transition_alt

Naturally, there'll probably be an announcement...

Naturally, there'll probably be an announcement tomorrow they're commencing services to Devonport.
27th Mar 2021, 11:58
Replies: 1,648
Views: 582,833
Posted By transition_alt

Of course it was. However, the investment wasn’t...

Of course it was. However, the investment wasn’t signed on the dotted line until late last year and not even funded until earlier this month.

Plans change and PAG would know very well Virgin are...
27th Mar 2021, 11:31
Replies: 1,648
Views: 582,833
Posted By transition_alt

Rex have acknowledged there will be losses...

Rex have acknowledged there will be losses initially. Such is life for ANY new business. No one can expect 100% load factors in their first weeks of operation.

Looking at the bigger picture, early...
26th Mar 2021, 11:15
Replies: 1,648
Views: 582,833
Posted By transition_alt

I will put bets on 30-40% of seats being sold as...

I will put bets on 30-40% of seats being sold as promo during their introductory period. This would also concur with some pax loads whilst economy fares are still $79.

There have been flights with...
26th Mar 2021, 07:50
Replies: 1,648
Views: 582,833
Posted By transition_alt

Whilst I agree that Rex's load factors are low,...

Whilst I agree that Rex's load factors are low, it needs to be mentioned that the promo fares require passengers to pay $6 for seat selection. For some, this is a cost they don't want to pay.
...
21st Mar 2021, 00:41
Replies: 31
Views: 6,006
Posted By transition_alt

The issue these days is having the attitude of “I...

The issue these days is having the attitude of “I don’t need to know that, so I won’t learn it.”

Knowing the different types of hydroplaning will help you identify the risks and mitigate against...
19th Mar 2021, 23:33
Replies: 31
Views: 6,006
Posted By transition_alt

There is no point complaining about the exam....

There is no point complaining about the exam. It’s called flight planning and that’s what you do in the exam. Whether it applies to modern day operations is irrelevant.

The biggest tip I can give...
10th Mar 2021, 21:59
Replies: 83
Views: 26,252
Posted By transition_alt

I fail to see how this will change anything... ...

I fail to see how this will change anything...

People have been on JobKeeper for a year now (including people not in aviation / tourism). This support is about to end.

The government want...
1st Dec 2020, 03:40
Replies: 1,648
Views: 582,833
Posted By transition_alt

You seem very salty... For VA, it would be...

You seem very salty...

For VA, it would be in their best interests to support Rex as they have already announced they are reducing marketshare. If they were smart, that marketshare should not go...
1st Dec 2020, 00:23
Replies: 1,648
Views: 582,833
Posted By transition_alt

The new Rex website is up with Sydney - Melbourne...

The new Rex website is up with Sydney - Melbourne fares available to book.

Very decent prices. Should hopefully shake up the market
4th Sep 2020, 01:40
Replies: 1,648
Views: 582,833
Posted By transition_alt

Apart from currency...

Apart from currency...
20th Apr 2020, 10:15
Replies: 1,266
Views: 524,354
Posted By transition_alt

Not really the time and place to be thinking...

Not really the time and place to be thinking about yourself when 10,000+ people are potentially losing their job is it???....
26th Mar 2020, 22:32
Replies: 5
Views: 1,910
Posted By transition_alt

Thank-you. Obviously it is good for...

Thank-you.

Obviously it is good for everyone, Mumbai. But as mentioned, this is a pilots forum.
26th Mar 2020, 12:24
Replies: 5
Views: 1,910
Posted By transition_alt

Regionals Approved to Coordinate and Share Revenue

ACCC today has approved QantasLink, Rex and Virgin to coordinate on certain regional routes where they compete to ensure communities are not cut off during the COVID-19 crisis.

This is fantastic...
20th Mar 2020, 02:50
Replies: 39
Views: 21,642
Posted By transition_alt

Rex announced 45% cut in capacity with stand...

Rex announced 45% cut in capacity with stand downs for many employees in the south eastern bases. Following a similar fashion on leave entitlements as the QF group
18th Mar 2020, 06:57
Replies: 39
Views: 21,642
Posted By transition_alt

Whilst some of you seem to not like the company,...

Whilst some of you seem to not like the company, think of the bigger picture.

The employees.

Quite a lot of them have their entire life in Rex and if they were to collapse, their world would be...
16th Mar 2020, 23:44
Replies: 85
Views: 69,385
Posted By transition_alt

90% international capacity cut across the QF...

90% international capacity cut across the QF group with 60% domestic flights cut just announced.

Doesn’t sound good in the short term!
24th Feb 2020, 06:12
Replies: 88
Views: 56,377
Posted By transition_alt

Nope. They sent a recruitment email out about a...

Nope. They sent a recruitment email out about a month back stating they are committing to solely upgrading turboprop pilots to the jet gigs now they are incorporated in ANZ
26th Nov 2019, 02:57
Replies: 78
Views: 20,933
Posted By transition_alt

The only thing the Ballina Radio “CA/GRS” does is...

The only thing the Ballina Radio “CA/GRS” does is clog up the frequency and reduce safety IMO. Having old mate in his RA registered machine who takes another 5 minutes to tell us he’s at 500ft...
14th Nov 2019, 01:00
Replies: 44
Views: 23,997
Posted By transition_alt

Its not good in Sydney, that’s why. Work...

Its not good in Sydney, that’s why.

Work harder than any other base for the same pay. A pilot doing 50 hours a month in say Perth will earn the same as a Sydney captain doing 90 hours per month....
13th Nov 2019, 22:51
Replies: 44
Views: 23,997
Posted By transition_alt

10-15k is still the average travel allowance for...

10-15k is still the average travel allowance for the 3 big bases. Forget anything near that if you’re in Queensland. Perth may come close.

FO figures I quoted are still relevant. The overtime just...
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