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Wildmanny
04-05-2010, 01:29 PM
Now. We have just a short 35 minutes before the close of business in Mempho and still no practice bid. Leads to a couple of questions:

1) Am I forcing it to come out by the time I finish this post, by the very fact that I'm typing this post?

2) Is it going to be delayed due to the dreaded "software glitch"?

3) Am I in error thinking that if an FCIF comes out saying there will be a practice today, that they really meant some other day?

4) Did Tiger Woods somehow delay us today?

5) Is it really going to matter since it'll get canxed anyway?

6) Will it open a secondary that will please please please get me out of the airplane and position that I'm in?

I'm just sayin' (the new mantra)!

Discuss!

WM :D


The Walrus
04-05-2010, 01:52 PM
It is out........

Wildmanny
04-05-2010, 01:58 PM
I guess number 1 did the trick!


DaRaiders
04-05-2010, 02:15 PM
So....secondaries for ANC when there will be a HKG 11 domicile in a year or so. Secondaries in the 727 when we were told to expect an excess in it soon. Hmmmmm........:confused:

FXDX
04-05-2010, 02:53 PM
Seems like an awful lot of secondaries for 48 spots in the 75.

SeeDub
04-05-2010, 03:13 PM
Holy Crap!... there was a 727 SO secondary. So either the practice bid is flawed or it's time to hire.

Fr8doggie
04-05-2010, 04:23 PM
Holy Crap!... there was a 727 SO secondary. So either the practice bid is flawed or it's time to hire.

You would also have to consider who would have put 727 SO in a vacancy bid. Probably only junior HK guys who aren't quite so impressed with their current domicile. Still surprised that it was awarded, albeit a practice bid.

Maybe the company would rather get a more senior guy in that seat (who would be at a higher payrate already) and bring a more junior guy back to the lower paying panel. Who knows.

AFW_MD11
04-05-2010, 08:36 PM
You would also have to consider who would have put 727 SO in a vacancy bid. Probably only junior HK guys who aren't quite so impressed with their current domicile. Still surprised that it was awarded, albeit a practice bid.

Maybe the company would rather get a more senior guy in that seat (who would be at a higher payrate already) and bring a more junior guy back to the lower paying panel. Who knows.

there wasn't any awards TO Hong Kong of anyone (junior or senior) to back-fill this guy (that I can see?).....so......

bottomfeeder2
04-06-2010, 08:18 AM
You would also have to consider who would have put 727 SO in a vacancy bid. Probably only junior HK guys who aren't quite so impressed with their current domicile. Still surprised that it was awarded, albeit a practice bid.

Maybe the company would rather get a more senior guy in that seat (who would be at a higher payrate already) and bring a more junior guy back to the lower paying panel. Who knows.

Wouldn't there have had to been an excess out of HKG for anyone to leave? (unless of course they could hold the 757 and weren't seat locked) I didn't dig too deeply, but I doubt with that employee # that this guy could've held the 757. In other words, practice bid is likely screwed up....again!

Wildmanny
04-06-2010, 10:30 AM
Bottomfeeder2:

Now how could that be? A practice bid that is screwed up?!!! There is no possible way this is the case. For this to be possible, you'd have to assume that a division of a Fortune 100 company doesn't actually know what it is doing and I simply find that not only hard to believe, but quite cynical as well.

It's high time we finally realize that the company knows what it is doing AND that whatever it is, is best for its pilots!

Come on, man!

WM

P.S.--In case anyone can't figure it out, this is sarcasm! :D



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