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12th Sep 2019, 19:32
Replies: 95
Views: 71,877
Posted By quadspeed

Best comment of the week. Spot on. But...

Best comment of the week. Spot on.

But there is nothing in the current CX trajectory that indicates status quo. Like a gold reputation, it takes years to build and seconds to destroy.

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27th Aug 2019, 15:24
Replies: 21
Views: 12,483
Posted By quadspeed

Latest edition of The Economist speculates on a...

Latest edition of The Economist speculates on a takeover by Air China.

"As for Cathay, Air China holds a 30% stake in the airline. Old rumors of the flag carrier's intention to buy Cathay outright...
18th Aug 2019, 18:28
Replies: 58
Views: 50,624
Posted By quadspeed

I'll wager a months wages that anyone on these...

I'll wager a months wages that anyone on these forums who isn't behind at least two VPN's have their names on a list.

I'm being serious.
10th Aug 2019, 07:22
Replies: 38
Views: 26,807
Posted By quadspeed

Being able to operate into (or over) China) is...

Being able to operate into (or over) China) is part of your contract, Darling. If you couldn't care less (about getting fired), then leave now and get happy.
1st Aug 2019, 17:45
Replies: 86
Views: 48,054
Posted By quadspeed

Did a decade at CX. CoS 99. The SO years were...

Did a decade at CX. CoS 99. The SO years were miserable. Leaving that toxic place was the best decision I ever made. To correct the worst one.

The only reason to join CX is if no carriers at home...
28th Apr 2019, 18:34
Replies: 7
Views: 6,461
Posted By quadspeed

Exactly. SAS didn't terminate those crews failing...

Exactly. SAS didn't terminate those crews failing to show at despatch friday morning. Of course not.

Those pilots have nothing to fear but the economics of the dance. No grudges, secrets lists,...
25th Mar 2019, 04:32
Replies: 18
Views: 6,322
Posted By quadspeed

Again, since there's obviously a reading/...

Again, since there's obviously a reading/ comprehension problem here....nice and slowly:

How is this a fact?
24th Mar 2019, 23:52
Replies: 18
Views: 6,322
Posted By quadspeed

How is that a fact? Nobody cared. Really. Get...

How is that a fact? Nobody cared. Really. Get over it.
24th Mar 2019, 18:53
Replies: 18
Views: 6,322
Posted By quadspeed

..and the fact that all the motions were likely...

..and the fact that all the motions were likely written by the same three or four hard-liners who are neither in touch with nor speak on behalf of the majority of cx pilots.

But they sure make a...
16th Mar 2019, 23:26
Replies: 29
Views: 15,793
Posted By quadspeed

Seriously. Take this to the website. What...

Seriously. Take this to the website.

What other pilot organization does this. Washing its dirty laundy in public? Uprofessional at best, spoiled twats at best.

Where the f()ck are the grown...
11th Feb 2019, 07:26
Replies: 12
Views: 4,865
Posted By quadspeed

Anyone leaving Cathay for a European carrier will...

Anyone leaving Cathay for a European carrier will require a HK criminal record to get an airside pass through the new operator if they've been in HK more than 5 years. The problem is HK is vey...
5th Feb 2019, 12:37
Replies: 84
Views: 136,603
Posted By quadspeed

It's utterly pathetic to ask lowtimers to fight...

It's utterly pathetic to ask lowtimers to fight your battles for you.

A 20-something with wet ink on his license will take a job with Cathay regardless of the conditions. I did many, many years of...
1st Feb 2019, 11:18
Replies: 22
Views: 16,591
Posted By quadspeed

That remains to be seen. This could also be the...

That remains to be seen. This could also be the next Jonestown.
29th Dec 2018, 08:14
Replies: 21
Views: 5,876
Posted By quadspeed

Look; it's not ILLEGAL to strike. Meaning you...

Look; it's not ILLEGAL to strike. Meaning you can't be dispersed by force or arrested for doing so. But the fact that it is not illegal does not equate to absolvement of responsibility. You also have...
28th Dec 2018, 22:39
Replies: 21
Views: 5,876
Posted By quadspeed

No, it's not illegal to strike. But not...

No, it's not illegal to strike.

But not showing up for work is legal cause for termination.

And the one doesn't protect you from the other.

If you're going to strike, make sure it's on...
28th Dec 2018, 20:58
Replies: 30
Views: 9,553
Posted By quadspeed

Let this be clear: This forum is a symptom...

Let this be clear:

This forum is a symptom of the critical weakness carried by the pilot body. The company knows this, and in truth so do we.

All these rants and shouts of defiance are written...
14th Nov 2018, 13:38
Replies: 160
Views: 71,952
Posted By quadspeed

You have absolutely no idea what you are talking...

You have absolutely no idea what you are talking about. A large proportion of FO's currently resigning from European operators are doing it to take DEC's with others.
13th Nov 2018, 18:28
Replies: 160
Views: 71,952
Posted By quadspeed

I'm one of those who quit. After almost a decade...

I'm one of those who quit. After almost a decade in this madhouse.

It's a damn hard choice. Throwing away all those years invested in what should have been a lifetime career choice.

It's not a...
14th Oct 2018, 18:44
Replies: 114
Views: 36,026
Posted By quadspeed

https://www.pprune.org/south-asia-far-east-wannabe...

https://www.pprune.org/south-asia-far-east-wannabes/469949-cx-so-all-you-need-know.html

As written by a bunch of SO's seven years ago. Not much has changed it seems.
18th Aug 2018, 07:56
Replies: 9
Views: 4,760
Posted By quadspeed

"Then I'll huff, and I'll puff, and I'll blow...

"Then I'll huff, and I'll puff, and I'll blow your house in." That about sums it up.

CX and the AOA are just an old couple who argue for the sake of arguing, because it's the only way they know...
5th May 2018, 20:36
Replies: 44
Views: 17,048
Posted By quadspeed

You're either fresh out of the academy or living...

You're either fresh out of the academy or living in a bubble if surprised by this.

It's a conservative profession and always has been. Generally speaking, pilots are smart enough to avoid the...
5th May 2018, 20:24
Replies: 5
Views: 3,112
Posted By quadspeed

Bite hard and hold on until you get proper your...

Bite hard and hold on until you get proper your upgrade to FO.

It'll make the whole thing a lot easier and make those p2x hours triple their value. They'll magically transform to time on type,...
28th Mar 2018, 09:10
Replies: 84
Views: 136,603
Posted By quadspeed

I've left and not looked back. It was a hard...

I've left and not looked back.

It was a hard decision to make, all the time I kept hoping things would improve. Throwing it all away and starting again was not a easy.

Once the decision was...
20th Dec 2017, 07:57
Replies: 83
Views: 37,572
Posted By quadspeed

Well, seeing you've changed your position from...

Well, seeing you've changed your position from "describe all of CX/Swire's failings" to "CX rescinded your original contract without consultation" I don't see the need for further rebuttals.
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19th Dec 2017, 17:24
Replies: 83
Views: 37,572
Posted By quadspeed

Worst advice ever. Speak foul of your previous...

Worst advice ever. Speak foul of your previous employer and you'll be the problem, not them. Cathay pilots have had an incredible good run, and if the money is no longer worth the suffering then so...
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