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29th Sep 2020, 14:45
Replies: 40
Views: 7,085
Posted By Joe le Taxi

Even requiring dual citizenship is still a bit...

Even requiring dual citizenship is still a bit dubious under EU law with the UK still subject to freedom of movement/common employment rights. My understanding is that, prior to the end of the...
28th Sep 2020, 13:10
Replies: 40
Views: 7,085
Posted By Joe le Taxi

I don't think there would be any particular...

I don't think there would be any particular objection - PROVIDED said pilots are UK citizens, or have permanent right to remain. After all, there are several European operator's aircraft based in the...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Sep 2020, 08:50
Replies: 167
Views: 55,441
Posted By Joe le Taxi

Harley was presumably being facetious, but the...

Harley was presumably being facetious, but the fact he was taken literally is surprising, because the sarcasm has a familiar ring ... Even before covid, there was a massive transfer of wealth from...
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Sep 2020, 11:40
Replies: 167
Views: 55,441
Posted By Joe le Taxi

, or..Using a Italy/UK YLL chart which you can...

, or..Using a Italy/UK YLL chart which you can find in the Economist, and plugging in average age of death as 85, and average number of pre existing conditions as 2.7, a victims lost years looks like...
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Sep 2020, 08:52
Replies: 167
Views: 55,441
Posted By Joe le Taxi

And made up statistics like that evoke conspiracy...

And made up statistics like that evoke conspiracy theories and mass protests against autocratic lockdowns and containment. From 'Nature' There's no real outlet for protest against the suspension of...
18th Sep 2020, 20:38
Replies: 12
Views: 1,984
Posted By Joe le Taxi

I'm two or three inches shorter than you and it...

I'm two or three inches shorter than you and it did push my head slightly to the side, whatever you do with the seat. Quite unpleasant. A slimline headset would help, but I think you will be very...
7th Jul 2020, 20:06
Replies: 105
Views: 34,337
Posted By Joe le Taxi

Unfortunately this trade is becoming awash with...

Unfortunately this trade is becoming awash with young guns who regard themselves as the ultimate arbiters of what's what (usually wrongly), but put self-same characters in the seat for something just...
21st Jun 2020, 09:13
Replies: 138
Views: 26,241
Posted By Joe le Taxi

I guess he means, all the positions presently...

I guess he means, all the positions presently occupied by EU nationals would become the preserve of UK nationals -... except that Europeans can stay and work in the UK indefinitely, whatever the...
19th Jun 2020, 12:54
Replies: 103
Views: 51,003
Posted By Joe le Taxi

Actually the 747-400 does it too (which gave me...

Actually the 747-400 does it too (which gave me some gip in the sim, for an operator that insisted on doing manual cat 2 landings, because I'd disconnect the AP, and instinctively roll wings level,...
16th Jun 2020, 12:56
Replies: 10
Views: 3,756
Posted By Joe le Taxi

Of course the precipice comes at three years,...

Of course the precipice comes at three years, where EASA recommends (but not mandates) that a full type rating course is required for renewing a type rating. This used to be five, and I would like to...
10th Jun 2020, 07:43
Replies: 851
Views: 685,629
Posted By Joe le Taxi

So they're paying one month's notice - were the...

So they're paying one month's notice - were the pilots contracted to one month's notice or three (when they resign)? - if it's three, I believe you can sue them for three months pay, as I was told an...
9th Jun 2020, 19:40
Replies: 1,967
Views: 1,555,498
Posted By Joe le Taxi

Indeed. So provided the pp34 pilots can prove to...

Indeed. So provided the pp34 pilots can prove to their paymasters they are twice as meritorious and productive as those in pp1, they have nothing to worry about!
9th Jun 2020, 17:33
Replies: 1,967
Views: 1,555,498
Posted By Joe le Taxi

So you're saying it's normal and inherently...

So you're saying it's normal and inherently sustainable to have some people paid double and have infinitely better terms, when they're performing a pretty much identical task?

I think not.
9th Jun 2020, 14:25
Replies: 1,967
Views: 1,555,498
Posted By Joe le Taxi

It's obvious to anyone outside the aviation...

It's obvious to anyone outside the aviation bubble - that if the unions create this enormous inverted pyramid, with massive seniority determined T&C benefits for those at the top, for doing...
9th May 2020, 09:10
Replies: 354
Views: 193,276
Posted By Joe le Taxi

In a perverse way, I'm glad to be going down from...

In a perverse way, I'm glad to be going down from contributing about 65,000 per year in taxes, to MINUS 30,000 JRS/JSA/10 years of unemployment or stacking shelves, then retirement...

because I...
9th May 2020, 08:55
Replies: 1,967
Views: 1,555,498
Posted By Joe le Taxi

Whether it is or is not age discrimination, LIFO...

Whether it is or is not age discrimination, LIFO (and seniority in general) is by definition a form of discrimination, and one that it would be hard to justify in the latest iterations of EU and UK...
29th Apr 2020, 11:52
Replies: 634
Views: 553,880
Posted By Joe le Taxi

Well, I'd say it is discussed, but in the form of...

Well, I'd say it is discussed, but in the form of telling the elderly what's good for them. The older population I have met and read about, mostly say they want lockdown lifted so they can LIVE, see...
29th Apr 2020, 06:38
Replies: 634
Views: 553,880
Posted By Joe le Taxi

quite the opposite - Again - do this and the...

quite the opposite - Again - do this and the airlines and airports will remain almost completely inactive. It makes holiday travel and business travel impractical ... leaving what?
28th Apr 2020, 10:37
Replies: 634
Views: 553,880
Posted By Joe le Taxi

Lederhosen - did you read that somewhere or is...

Lederhosen - did you read that somewhere or is that speculation? Everything I have read has said that if there isn't lasting immunity, then at least subsequent attacks would be LESS severe. And long...
28th Apr 2020, 07:25
Replies: 634
Views: 553,880
Posted By Joe le Taxi

For the airlines, or for the spread of the virus?...

For the airlines, or for the spread of the virus?

If the latter, nailing everyone's door shut works even better, but eventually everyone starves.
28th Apr 2020, 06:50
Replies: 634
Views: 553,880
Posted By Joe le Taxi

The UK 2 week quarantine for arrivals doesn't...

The UK 2 week quarantine for arrivals doesn't seem to be fake news; absolutely insane but they really are actually proposing this.

If that goes ahead, then all UK operators (and most international...
27th Apr 2020, 10:26
Replies: 851
Views: 685,629
Posted By Joe le Taxi

FT says just 7 a/c keep flying through April...

FT says just 7 a/c keep flying through April 2021, in Scandinavia ... assuming the D4E swap goes through. https://www.ft.com/content/0b04ed8b-1b95-4e76-a2c8-f6068b995627
27th Apr 2020, 08:18
Replies: 50
Views: 26,989
Posted By Joe le Taxi

Damn, my IFA missed that nugget! Which...

Damn, my IFA missed that nugget!

Which missed tax opportunities do you refer to specifically? I went from that 60% tax band to zero, just as the tax year switched - can the two tax years be merged...
27th Apr 2020, 07:47
Replies: 50
Views: 26,989
Posted By Joe le Taxi

The silver lining - we won't be paying all that...

The silver lining - we won't be paying all that tax any more - who needs Monaco!

Of course, the governments of the world desperately need our tax dollars to pay for consequences of the shutdown,...
23rd Apr 2020, 10:43
Replies: 3
Views: 1,236
Posted By Joe le Taxi

But after the transition period, EU nationals...

But after the transition period, EU nationals would not get automatic right to move to, and work in the uk. Some UK residents have (non-uk) EASA licences, but not many, so a UK based easa operation...
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