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6th Sep 2020, 13:18
Replies: 153
Views: 66,658
Posted By Porterboy

All of us on the delayed ADL advanced entry...

All of us on the delayed ADL advanced entry courses from early spring were just told our offers are rescinded, so if thereís any courses still happening, those are the cadets.
13th Aug 2020, 01:26
Replies: 58
Views: 31,850
Posted By Porterboy

I was going to start as an SO earlier this year,...

I was going to start as an SO earlier this year, but thanks to Covid, that was cancelled and I am now unemployed and looking to start from the bottom once again (likely chucking bags into aircraft in...
7th Feb 2020, 14:19
Replies: 56
Views: 42,616
Posted By Porterboy

Seriously! What planet are these guys living on....

Seriously! What planet are these guys living on. Who the heck is going to get this company out of this mess if upper/executive management disappears and goes on 3 weeks of leave. We are not that...
3rd Jan 2020, 13:03
Replies: 11
Views: 4,158
Posted By Porterboy

*200,000HKD for a period of 36 months, but still...

*200,000HKD for a period of 36 months, but still a sizeable bond nonetheless.
23rd Dec 2019, 05:13
Replies: 31
Views: 13,674
Posted By Porterboy

Unless youíre American, youíd have the same...

Unless youíre American, youíd have the same sentiment at most other airlines because pilot wages have been depressed almost everywhere. Fact of the matter is that COS18 is an embarrassment of a...
18th Dec 2019, 03:48
Replies: 35
Views: 17,078
Posted By Porterboy

Supposedly hiring has been frozen for the near...

Supposedly hiring has been frozen for the near future. At least for SOís..
24th Sep 2019, 10:53
Replies: 4
Views: 3,959
Posted By Porterboy

Asthma Free Running Test

Sorry to dig up an old thread, but is this 6 minute free running test able to be conducted in Australia (Guessing that's where you're from)? I no longer have asthma, but the CX medical team still...
26th Aug 2019, 00:54
Replies: 26
Views: 20,637
Posted By Porterboy

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27th May 2019, 14:51
Replies: 165
Views: 110,638
Posted By Porterboy

I wish I saw this thread while I was waiting in...

I wish I saw this thread while I was waiting in agony for interview dates. Got mine for end of July. Submitted all documents in March. Currently 270TT with CPL IATRA, etc.. Has this whatsapp group...
Forum: Middle East
17th Apr 2019, 22:00
Replies: 43
Views: 42,130
Posted By Porterboy

If you come to EK with only Boeing time and...

If you come to EK with only Boeing time and consequently get put on the 777, are you SOL with regards to eventually switching to the 380 (or 330/350 down the line) when an opening comes up?
Forum: Canada
17th Mar 2019, 23:51
Replies: 4
Views: 1,939
Posted By Porterboy

That is precisely why I wouldn't want to use it...

That is precisely why I wouldn't want to use it if it runs on FSX. As an avid PC simmer myself, I know it's got it's limitations in terms of flight dynamics and I wouldn't trust it to replicate real...
Forum: Canada
16th Mar 2019, 19:14
Replies: 4
Views: 1,939
Posted By Porterboy

Sim Eval Practice

Are there any decent widebody sims available in Canada to prepare for a sim eval? I've never flown a jet before so I think it would be helpful to get a taste of it first. I recall reading that there...
Forum: Canada
4th Mar 2019, 05:42
Replies: 10
Views: 1,940
Posted By Porterboy

I went the aviation diploma route and I almost...

I went the aviation diploma route and I almost feel like I wasted my time, money, and energy cause at the flight school next door, they have a deal with Encore to take you from a PPL to an Instructor...
16th Feb 2019, 19:27
Replies: 23
Views: 14,837
Posted By Porterboy

Here is Air Canada's publicly available...

Here is Air Canada's publicly available contract... http://negotech.labour.gc.ca/eng/agreements/13/1323006a.pdf
27th Jan 2019, 06:03
Replies: 103
Views: 82,423
Posted By Porterboy

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/990x624/10216298793_39fe20de93_b_d2fba66c7a39b521b428fe2f489792000e8d8ad8.jpg
This is making the rounds on another forum. Shame it's going on the...
6th Jan 2019, 00:26
Replies: 41
Views: 12,103
Posted By Porterboy

How does that even happen? Iíve never heard of an...

How does that even happen? Iíve never heard of an updated contract that essentially nullifies union representation anywhere else. Well thatís the final straw for me. To the desert I go.. How does...
5th Jan 2019, 19:21
Replies: 41
Views: 12,103
Posted By Porterboy

Actually? How is that possible? (I'm an outsider...

Actually? How is that possible? (I'm an outsider just curious) Do they have any representation at all?

EDIT: and does this thing you're all voting on have anything at all to do with anyone on...
29th Dec 2018, 15:34
Replies: 72
Views: 43,933
Posted By Porterboy

I feel like your message would be better received...

I feel like your message would be better received by pilots aspiring to work at Cathay (at least DESO/DEFO's) if it was communicated more like this: "Don't apply to Cathay. We have been fighting for...
10th Nov 2018, 23:41
Replies: 35
Views: 12,874
Posted By Porterboy

It's not worth it any more unless CX is forced to...

It's not worth it any more unless CX is forced to improve the contract. The fact that there are Cathay pilots going to WS Encore speaks volumes. CX was my career goal, but after researching a ton on...
16th Oct 2018, 04:43
Replies: 114
Views: 38,029
Posted By Porterboy

Already happening here too. I have no idea how...

Already happening here too. I have no idea how they manage to entice foreigners to come fly here. If you think COS18 at Cathay is bad, check out what's on offer here. But yes, I get it, and I'm most...
16th Oct 2018, 01:46
Replies: 114
Views: 38,029
Posted By Porterboy

Don't even have to mention it Flex... ...

Don't even have to mention it Flex...

(posted earlier in thread)...
16th Oct 2018, 01:42
Replies: 114
Views: 38,029
Posted By Porterboy

I totally understand where you're coming from and...

I totally understand where you're coming from and that's why I said this earlier in the thread..

I know I'd be going in and taking people's jobs which is why I'm hesitant to apply. But after I...
14th Oct 2018, 21:16
Replies: 114
Views: 38,029
Posted By Porterboy

No kidding! I'll have to polish up that resume.

No kidding! I'll have to polish up that resume.
14th Oct 2018, 21:12
Replies: 114
Views: 38,029
Posted By Porterboy

Nail in the coffin

Saw this posted in the KA thread in the wannabees forum. This is awful. wow. Especially considering how long a new comer will be stuck on the SO/FO wages. I thought it was a general rule to spend no...
14th Oct 2018, 20:59
Replies: 2,494
Views: 1,053,175
Posted By Porterboy

Wait so there's only 2 steps of pay for SO, 2 for...

Wait so there's only 2 steps of pay for SO, 2 for FO, and only 4 steps for Captain? Captain 4 pay is as high as it ever goes? This whole thing is absolute garbage. Wow.
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