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25th Feb 2021, 01:38
Replies: 39
Views: 10,113
Posted By Ollie Onion

I don't think we have seen the full extent of...

I don't think we have seen the full extent of redundancies at any Airline. We are not through this crisis and we have more cuts to come I am sure.
10th Feb 2021, 07:45
Replies: 2,536
Views: 896,582
Posted By Ollie Onion

BA A380 Pilots are on furlough with 80% base pay....

BA A380 Pilots are on furlough with 80% base pay. Qantas have used this crisis to totally screw their staff, the frustration is there is no ‘plan’ to give people a bit of certain going forward.
7th Feb 2021, 10:10
Replies: 2,536
Views: 896,582
Posted By Ollie Onion

According to Bloomberg, it will take a further 7...

According to Bloomberg, it will take a further 7 years for the world to return to the same freedoms we had pre-covid given the current expected rates of vaccination. Obviously elements of travel and...
10th Jan 2021, 08:29
Replies: 129
Views: 51,959
Posted By Ollie Onion

Are you serious saying that you should get paid...

Are you serious saying that you should get paid more for flying an A321N?
Forum: Tech Log
10th Jan 2021, 08:24
Replies: 308
Views: 35,448
Posted By Ollie Onion

Pilots who insist on flying raw data in all sorts...

Pilots who insist on flying raw data in all sorts of conditions just to prove something are a pain in the arse and lower the safety margins in a day to day operation. Sure handily when conditions are...
10th Jan 2021, 08:19
Replies: 679
Views: 659,687
Posted By Ollie Onion

Let’s face it, being in Indonesia it could be...

Let’s face it, being in Indonesia it could be anything, maintenance, training, pilot error are all strong trends in previous accidents. We won’t know until the investigation is done so let’s wait for...
2nd Jan 2021, 00:29
Replies: 2,536
Views: 896,582
Posted By Ollie Onion

During our restructuring meetings with management...

During our restructuring meetings with management it was voiced to us that Flying Operations were disappointed that flight crew were not keeping up with online courses, downloading manual updates...
31st Dec 2020, 04:21
Replies: 129
Views: 51,959
Posted By Ollie Onion

VA have already announced a number of Tasman...

VA have already announced a number of Tasman services ex-OZ starting on 31 March. As for the EBA, most Jetstar pilots have already taken a 50% paycut this year. Joyce has said that whatever Virgin...
30th Dec 2020, 09:19
Replies: 18
Views: 6,146
Posted By Ollie Onion

Yes, I was thinking more of Jetstar competing on...

Yes, I was thinking more of Jetstar competing on these routes, which they can't with their current A320's. Air NZ have more options to be able to do their usual crushing of any opposition.
30th Dec 2020, 02:01
Replies: 18
Views: 6,146
Posted By Ollie Onion

I think he is potentially onto a winner here, AKL...

I think he is potentially onto a winner here, AKL - RAR on the 320 is at the edge of the operating capability when a bit of weather is thrown in. CHC - RAR would be severely capped I would of...
Forum: Tech Log
22nd Dec 2020, 22:38
Replies: 21
Views: 3,343
Posted By Ollie Onion

Rotate at Vr and then ask for radar vectors due...

Rotate at Vr and then ask for radar vectors due to navigation downgrade...... covers all scenarios then.
16th Nov 2020, 01:49
Replies: 48
Views: 8,533
Posted By Ollie Onion

I wish there was a like button :-)

I wish there was a like button :-)
11th Nov 2020, 09:37
Replies: 29
Views: 9,199
Posted By Ollie Onion

You guys in OZ had it easy, in NZ working for the...

You guys in OZ had it easy, in NZ working for the Qantas Group there was no Long Service Leave and our Wage Subsidy went for 12 weeks and was half of the Jobkeeper in Australia. The Government...
29th Oct 2020, 04:39
Replies: 2,536
Views: 896,582
Posted By Ollie Onion

What are you talking about, I am simply saying...

What are you talking about, I am simply saying that Long Haul pilots are likely to stay stood down until demand warrants their aircraft being returned to service. That could be 3 years.
29th Oct 2020, 02:08
Replies: 2,536
Views: 896,582
Posted By Ollie Onion

OK, and how does that help any of the long haul...

OK, and how does that help any of the long haul pilots.
29th Oct 2020, 01:15
Replies: 2,536
Views: 896,582
Posted By Ollie Onion

Not anytime soon sadly. Qantas have been ruthless...

Not anytime soon sadly. Qantas have been ruthless in their ability to have one group of pilots on full pay whilst another group is on ‘no’ pay, where is the incentive for them to change that? They...
25th Oct 2020, 02:35
Replies: 10
Views: 3,322
Posted By Ollie Onion

I was on the ground for 6 months and returned to...

I was on the ground for 6 months and returned to regular flying last month. I completed 4 hours sim, 4 sectors training and a check flight. I felt this was more than enough as it all came back pretty...
16th Oct 2020, 09:38
Replies: 1,363
Views: 423,641
Posted By Ollie Onion

You poor bastards, I had the displeasure of...

You poor bastards, I had the displeasure of working for this lady. She always gave me the impression she was concerned about maximising her own earnings and wealth at the expense of the staff. She is...
1st Oct 2020, 04:01
Replies: 13
Views: 6,562
Posted By Ollie Onion

I thought this was good news, you take a bunch of...

I thought this was good news, you take a bunch of highly infectious symptomatic passengers and put them on a 5 hour flight with 200 plus other people with NO precautions and only 11 other people pick...
1st Oct 2020, 03:48
Replies: 1,363
Views: 423,641
Posted By Ollie Onion

Let’s face it, Pilots in general just like anyone...

Let’s face it, Pilots in general just like anyone can be wa#$ers when push comes to shove. I ran for the crew bus once and a pilot from another legacy carrier said to me ‘I told the bus driver to...
21st Sep 2020, 22:53
Replies: 106
Views: 32,840
Posted By Ollie Onion

As you say that Jacinda has come out and said...

As you say that Jacinda has come out and said that masks are no longer compulsory on flights that don't arrive or depart in Auckland. I would have thought the sensible move would have been to retain...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Sep 2020, 00:47
Replies: 167
Views: 59,879
Posted By Ollie Onion

I don’t think we have seen anything yet, vaccine...

I don’t think we have seen anything yet, vaccine when/if it arrives will take years to make a difference in covid spread. When air travel is able to recommence in a meaningful way I think travel...
19th Sep 2020, 23:28
Replies: 1,363
Views: 423,641
Posted By Ollie Onion

Yes, at a recent union meeting at Jetstar we were...

Yes, at a recent union meeting at Jetstar we were told that we will be expected to be 'competitive' with what ever Bain manages to 'negotiate'. I love it that they say they are going to 'negotiate',...
12th Sep 2020, 06:02
Replies: 13
Views: 2,082
Posted By Ollie Onion

Where I said about the taxman I meant that you...

Where I said about the taxman I meant that you ONLY get the tax free allowances that you ACTUALLY incur on a duty. When we used to get cash you simply took the unused cash home and stashed it...
7th Sep 2020, 11:20
Replies: 13
Views: 2,082
Posted By Ollie Onion

Yes, the airline I flew with in the UK had an...

Yes, the airline I flew with in the UK had an allowance card, you could withdraw money from crew hotel receptions and the monthly bill was deducted from you pay directly. Company paid exchange and...
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