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by Jetty
Thu Jun 14, 2018 8:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What airliner is this?
Replies: 62
Views: 8765

Re: What airliner is this?

I'm actually Dutch but I didn't expect that our police couldn't find this out them-self... Of course they could if they needed to. But sourcing information from the public seems like a sensible use of resources. They needed to contact a whole lot of people to find out the location of all 12 picture...

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by Jetty
Thu Jun 14, 2018 7:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What airliner is this?
Replies: 62
Views: 8765

Re: What airliner is this?

20:57 local time? Looks like 20:57 was the timestamp of the picture they've somehow obtained. So probably local time indeed. With public data from Airfleet.net and a gold subscription on FR24 one can guess that AV had A318 flying on these flights on 16JAN18 from 20:01 to 21:25 local Colombia time: ...

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by Jetty
Thu Jun 14, 2018 3:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What airliner is this?
Replies: 62
Views: 8765

Re: What airliner is this?

MartijnNL wrote:
Did someone already report his findings to the police?

I've send police the suggestion of Avianca (which makes much sense for a drug-dealer) and a link to this thread.

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by Jetty
Thu Jun 14, 2018 3:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Britains First Sharia Airline
Replies: 121
Views: 16575

Re: Britains First Sharia Airline

Sharia means following the 5 elements of ISLAM and following the law of the land you are at !!! Isis , Taliban , Bako Haram doesn't represent Islam at all . 90% of the laws that were enforced by those terrorist organizations aren't required by islam i.e women covering their face , attacking others ...

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by Jetty
Wed Jun 13, 2018 5:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What airliner is this?
Replies: 62
Views: 8765

Re: What airliner is this?

They're searching for the location of this photo as well. Could it be an airport bus? Anybody got an idea about the location? https://www.politie.nl/binaries/standaard/content/gallery/politie/gezocht/verdachten/2018/juni/11-le/foto-11-waar-is-deze-foto-gemaakt.jpg Since the OP gave absolutely no inf...

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by Jetty
Wed Jun 13, 2018 2:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Britains First Sharia Airline
Replies: 121
Views: 16575

Re: Britains First Sharia Airline

Why would that aircraft need crew and how does he expect it to reach any Muslim country?! Besides, there are plenty of Shariah-Compliant airlines out there, such as Saudi Airlines and Malaysia. Next! Why would it need to reach a Muslim country? There are millions of Muslims in Europe and that numbe...

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by Jetty
Wed Jun 13, 2018 1:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Britains First Sharia Airline
Replies: 121
Views: 16575

Re: Britains First Sharia Airline

They say they won't enforce Sharia, they offer it. In which way doesn't a regular airline 'offer' a non-enforceable Sharia? Most have suited meal options available. The only potential difference that comes to mind is the attire of the cabin-crew. But if it isn't enforced on other passengers you mig...

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by Jetty
Tue Jun 12, 2018 9:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Iran seeks to sue Boeing.
Replies: 109
Views: 6767

Re: Iran seeks to sue Boeing.

Iran? Pumping billions into terrorism?? What a joke! Some members here really need history and politics crash courses...pronto!! So what are you saying? Are Hamas, ISIS, Hezbollah, PIJ, Al Quaeda and Taliban not terrorist organizations? I am absolutely disgusted to see several people here seriously...

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by Jetty
Fri Jun 08, 2018 10:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Miss America drops swimsuit competition
Replies: 53
Views: 1805

Re: Miss America drops swimsuit competition

Sad! :cry:

I was hoping that feminist influences would cause nipples to be freed during the swimsuit competition, but this result is entirely different. :shakehead:

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by Jetty
Thu Jun 07, 2018 3:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EU commission adds Venezuelan Airline Avior Air to the EU Blacklist
Replies: 8
Views: 1060

Re: EU commission adds Venezuelan Airline Avior Air to the EU Blacklist

jkd4855 wrote:
Perhaps Avior wanted to start service to French Guiana

Probably more relevant for the Dutch islands right at Venezuela's coast. 5R actually flies there from CCS.

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by Jetty
Tue Jun 05, 2018 3:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA dropping Calgary effective October for winter sced.
Replies: 53
Views: 9925

Re: BA dropping Calgary effective October for winter sced.

ddp wrote:
Losing BA also means the onwards connections takes a bit hit.

I doubt BA was relevant for it’s onward connections as 90%+ of those are covered by KL, even in the UK itself. Losing LON non-stop is the real loss.

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by Jetty
Sat Jun 02, 2018 11:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1572
Views: 37872

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

Channex757 wrote:
I pray every night that Theresa May grows a spine and has a Night of the Long Knives.

Every Brexiteer sacked from Government posts.

We could then have a Grand Coalition, a Government of National Unity.

Theresa May and Diane Abbott in one government :eek: That might even be worse than Brexit.

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by Jetty
Fri Jun 01, 2018 1:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: AF to start CDG-MVD Non stop 3x w/787
Replies: 11
Views: 2239

Re: Rumour: AF to start CDG-MVD Non stop 3x w/787

dcajet wrote:
Have not heard anything, but it would a great addition to MVD's movements. Here's rooting for you, guys.

This is a great way to start a rumour indeed. :D

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by Jetty
Wed May 30, 2018 4:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Person falls onto tarmac and dies after being removed from aircraft
Replies: 37
Views: 10358

Re: Person falls onto the tarmac and dies while being removed from the plane.

People still use paper tickets nowadays? I thought they were all electronic. I always print out the PDF, but mostly the check in desk personnel just want to see your ID or passport for international trips. In the western world that might be the norm but this happened in Turkey, where some airlines ...

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by Jetty
Sat May 26, 2018 5:53 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: AF/KL Break Up. Is it possible?
Replies: 7
Views: 1819

Re: AF/KL Break Up. Is it possible?

It's possible if the shareholders decide to, but why would they? If they split, each shareholder ends up with a piece of Air France and a piece of KLM, and in the short-to-midterm, neither carrier will come out in a better position. AFKL doesn't own a majority of the voting rights of KL, thus it's ...

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by Jetty
Thu May 24, 2018 9:15 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airports With Highest Proportion of Transit Pax
Replies: 46
Views: 7116

Re: Airports With Highest Proportion of Transit Pax

If transiting passengers stay on their planes the whole flight, why are there transiting lounges at some airports that have a large number of transiting passengers? Airlines have complained about the US not allowing them. That may be because they use a wrong definition of transit, a better word wou...

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by Jetty
Thu May 24, 2018 9:09 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airports With Highest Proportion of Transit Pax
Replies: 46
Views: 7116

Re: Airports With Highest Proportion of Transit Pax

I doubt the title means what OP intended. When transiting you stay on the same plane with the same flight number. The answer might be Singapore as they still have quite some 5th freedom flights. Transiting passengers are those flying into 1 country and changing planes and going to another country. i...

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by Jetty
Tue May 22, 2018 3:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier: Drunk, CrimeFederal Charges For Man Caught Peeing In-Flight
Replies: 48
Views: 4506

Re: Frontier: Drunk, CrimeFederal Charges For Man Caught Peeing In-Flight

NZ321 wrote:
I think we have more important things to talk about than this, please.

Could it be that this mans problem has anything to do with the rules regarding liquids? If he wasn't forced to drink all bottles he had with him when entering the terminal he might have been able to better control his bladder.

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by Jetty
Tue May 22, 2018 1:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier: Drunk, CrimeFederal Charges For Man Caught Peeing In-Flight
Replies: 48
Views: 4506

Re: Frontier: Drunk, CrimeFederal Charges For Man Caught Peeing In-Flight

To be fair, he did manage to pee in the pocket and not on the floor. So it could have been worse. :cheeky:

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by Jetty
Sat May 19, 2018 7:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Economy of Scales not applying to airports?
Replies: 25
Views: 2842

Re: Economy of Scales not applying to airports?

The fee’s are not just related to cost. They charge what the market will pay. Airports like LHR attract the premium passengers and routes, their owners refelect that in the charges Not true in the U.S. and Canada. Not true for at least many European airports either, where the government has to appr...

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by Jetty
Fri May 18, 2018 9:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV
Replies: 452
Views: 70731

Re: Plane down near HAV

SCQ83 wrote:
Indeed, AA1334 would fit with the time of the crash due to the delay. Hopefully it is not that flight

Hopefully :boggled: Because it's better if the victims aren't American? What an odd thing to say after such a tragedy.

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by Jetty
Fri May 18, 2018 3:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH Spohr: OS to postpone long-haul fleet renewal
Replies: 78
Views: 10585

Re: LH Spohr: OS to postpone long-haul fleet renewal

If the LH Group wants to maximize it's profits and let all of it's companies flourish, rather than just the German ones, it should take away a significant number of flights with a high connecting ratio of passengers away from its high cost airlines LH and LX and put them at SN and OS. It isn't nece...

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by Jetty
Fri May 18, 2018 11:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Outgoing AF CEO cites tax burden difference of 500M euro/yr with LH
Replies: 23
Views: 4950

Re: Outgoing AF CEO cites tax burden difference of 500M euro/yr with LH

So why cant France force other EU members to match their cost / benefits, this principle works well with countries outside and within the EU so.....whats the problem? By ensuring that all member nations pay the same France would be ensuring that the playing field is level, no race to the bottom and...

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by Jetty
Fri May 18, 2018 11:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH Spohr: OS to postpone long-haul fleet renewal
Replies: 78
Views: 10585

Re: LH Spohr: OS to postpone long-haul fleet renewal

Because if this 'Germany First' approach, it's very difficult for any other airline of the group -except LX at ZRH, which is a real jackpot- to run a sufficiently large global network to live off, as doing so is quickly seen as an unloyal attack on Lufthansa itself, also having such network. The re...

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by Jetty
Mon May 14, 2018 6:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirFrance-KLM's Janaillac Resigns
Replies: 137
Views: 11497

Re: AirFrance-KLM's Janaillac Resigns

Nola wrote:
The comment about Delta buying KLM is interesting but there are ownership/control rules in the EU and, on top of that issue DL owns 10% of the AF/KLM holding company.

He accounted for those ownership rules, as he mentioned 49%. That's no problem for EU rules, the same applies to VS i.e.

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by Jetty
Mon May 14, 2018 3:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AUS astonishing LON growth market, surpasses several US markets
Replies: 56
Views: 9648

Re: AUS astonishing LON growth market, surpasses several US markets

I would think AMS as well because it's better for connections. Since there are no slots available at AMS right now, it would seem as though JFK could go from 5 flights between AMS and JFK to 4 with KL641/2 upgauged to a B77W or B744 - each of which has 408 seats, depending on cargo needs with the B...

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by Jetty
Sun May 13, 2018 8:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AUS astonishing LON growth market, surpasses several US markets
Replies: 56
Views: 9648

Re: AUS astonishing LON growth market, surpasses several US markets

Given that there are no additional slots at AMS till 2021, AMS is not a viable alternative (unless it switches another flight to AUS). That's not really a problem for KL (and by extension DL), they could just move a HV leisure flight to a local airport in The Netherlands to open slots for intercont...

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by Jetty
Sun May 13, 2018 4:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Koryo speculations
Replies: 57
Views: 5902

Re: Air Koryo speculations

RetiredNWA wrote:
There’s one solution to “Air Koryo” - it’s called “Korean Air Lines” and their skill and expertise.

Their family as well? :shock:

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by Jetty
Sat May 12, 2018 4:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BeNeLux aviation - 2018
Replies: 99
Views: 10344

Re: BeNeLux aviation - 2018

Hey, can someone please educate me on the arrangement of KLM pilots and their Unions. I just fail to understand their subsidizing French ones. Thanks. They aren't subsidizing French ones. The idea when that's being said is that on the holding level KL's profit is used to cover AF's loses, which is ...

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by Jetty
Fri May 11, 2018 10:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF / KLM announce 1st Quarter 2018 Results
Replies: 82
Views: 7469

Re: AF / KLM announce 1st Quarter 2018 Results

Ha, 'restoring the balance between AF and KL' as desired by the AF pilots isn't going very well. :lol:

For the first time in the history of AF/KL former KL (KL+HV) is larger than former AF (AF+A5) in terms of passengers carried and RPK. :thumbsup:

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by Jetty
Fri May 11, 2018 5:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 24 pilots and 67 crew members at PK found to hold fake degrees
Replies: 63
Views: 10355

Re: 24 pilots and 67 crew members at PK found to hold fake degrees

This makes me wonder if the goat the slaughtered to ward off evil was even a real goat :scratchchin:

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by Jetty
Tue May 08, 2018 10:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirFrance-KLM's Janaillac Resigns
Replies: 137
Views: 11497

Re: AirFrance-KLM's Janaillac Resigns

Like any company within a holding structure, KLM can be sold by the holding The oddity at KL is that it can be sold without approval by the holding, as the holding doesn't have a majority of the voting rights. Thus the Dutch can vote to issue new shares diluting AF's economical shares to below 50%....

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by Jetty
Tue May 08, 2018 6:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paul Griffiths: LHR should open 24/7, not build another runway
Replies: 56
Views: 6425

Re: Paul Griffiths: LHR should open 24/7, not build another runway

oldannyboy wrote:
Well, actually, most western (European) democracies are indeed mostly free of airport night ops... and the few in operation are nowhere near the scale of major airports like DXB or HKG.

Not true. AMS has 32.000 night slots and more aircraft movements overall than both of these.

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by Jetty
Mon May 07, 2018 3:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could a major airline ( like AF) actually go under ?
Replies: 74
Views: 11855

Re: Could a major airline ( like AF) actually go under ?

KLM better think about a rapid split, before their name gets dragged through the mud too. I'm sure they've thought about different scenario's. The Dutch government already hinted on that. Wouldn't be surprised if they've made a few calls with Atlanta as well. But before you'll hear anything about t...

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by Jetty
Sun May 06, 2018 8:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF / KLM announce 1st Quarter 2018 Results
Replies: 82
Views: 7469

Re: AF / KLM announce 1st Quarter 2018 Results

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-44021431

According to that article the economy minister said so.
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JannEejit wrote:
Suggestion on BBC News tonight from departed AF CEO that they are in good condition to go bust. Interesting...

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-44021431

According to that article the economy minister said so.

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by Jetty
Sun May 06, 2018 7:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF / KLM announce 1st Quarter 2018 Results
Replies: 82
Views: 7469

Re: AF / KLM announce 1st Quarter 2018 Results

CFRPwingALbody wrote:
If I remember correctly the employment cost of AF-KLM is over 1.5billion annually.

It is over 7 billion.

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by Jetty
Sat May 05, 2018 9:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirFrance-KLM's Janaillac Resigns
Replies: 137
Views: 11497

Re: AirFrance-KLM's Janaillac Resigns

Impressive difference. My guess is your average Frenchman sees Air France as a jobs program, not a private entity that must compete globally. Don't underestimate the differences within France. The vote about the offered deal was only lost by a small margin of AF employees and the French voted for E...

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by Jetty
Sat May 05, 2018 6:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirFrance-KLM's Janaillac Resigns
Replies: 137
Views: 11497

Re: AirFrance-KLM's Janaillac Resigns

http://www.lefigaro.fr/conjoncture/2018 ... tarmac.php

Good to read the comments. It seems like many people in France are fed up with the AF pilots as well. :bigthumbsup:
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KLDC10 wrote:
Also related to the ongoing problems: http://www.lefigaro.fr/conjoncture/2018 ... tarmac.php

Good to read the comments. It seems like many people in France are fed up with the AF pilots as well. :bigthumbsup:

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by Jetty
Sat May 05, 2018 6:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirFrance-KLM's Janaillac Resigns
Replies: 137
Views: 11497

Re: AirFrance-KLM's Janaillac Resigns

How is the group result even relevant? Shouldn't AF make a profit on it's own, or does KL exist to subsidize French pilots? If you have not noticed - Air France has made a profit - over EUR 1.3Bil last 3 years which was posted already in this thread. Have you even noticed the demands of the AF unio...

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by Jetty
Sat May 05, 2018 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirFrance-KLM's Janaillac Resigns
Replies: 137
Views: 11497

Re: AirFrance-KLM's Janaillac Resigns

seahawk wrote:
When the group makes 1300 millions plus, there is enough money to increase the wages.

How is the group result even relevant? Shouldn't AF make a profit on it's own, or does KL exist to subsidize French pilots?

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by Jetty
Sat May 05, 2018 3:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirFrance-KLM's Janaillac Resigns
Replies: 137
Views: 11497

Re: AirFrance-KLM's Janaillac Resigns

That Joon saves significantly on employee costs is indicative how AF wages compare, sadly it isn't doable to make an exact comparison due to there being too many unknown variables. Interestingly enough, I believe that although the recent strikes do not extend to HOP!, they do, for whatever reason, ...

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by Jetty
Sat May 05, 2018 3:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirFrance-KLM's Janaillac Resigns
Replies: 137
Views: 11497

Re: AirFrance-KLM's Janaillac Resigns

You do realize that AF employees still earned more than most of their European counterparts over all those years? Show us the numbers to back up your statement. Also forget just the Europe context same manner it makes no sense to compare a BA employee in London to an IB one in Madrid or LO one Wars...

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by Jetty
Sat May 05, 2018 2:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirFrance-KLM's Janaillac Resigns
Replies: 137
Views: 11497

Re: AirFrance-KLM's Janaillac Resigns

The Dutch pilot union and cabin crew union support the oppinions of their France counterparts. Hardly surprising if you look at the reason why: they state they disagreed with the CEO trying to circumvent the unions with the vote, they don't state their support for the demands of the French unions. ...

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by Jetty
Sat May 05, 2018 3:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirFrance-KLM's Janaillac Resigns
Replies: 137
Views: 11497

Re: AirFrance-KLM's Janaillac Resigns

As you just showed with AF side itself having accrued nearly 1.5billion Euro's profit in last 3-years, the employees are hardly irrational in wanting relief after years of freezes and concessionary work. You should add that equals a profit margin of less than 4% in favorable circumstances, the lowe...

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by Jetty
Sat May 05, 2018 3:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirFrance-KLM's Janaillac Resigns
Replies: 137
Views: 11497

Re: AirFrance-KLM's Janaillac Resigns

What does whatever KLM pay or labor agreement have to do with AF? Zero Exactly. But likewise have KL's profits zero to do with AF wages. And yet people in this topic (mercure1) and French unions are justifying/demanding wage increases because of group results. Over the past 15 months it's thanks to...

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by Jetty
Sat May 05, 2018 3:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirFrance-KLM's Janaillac Resigns
Replies: 137
Views: 11497

Re: AirFrance-KLM's Janaillac Resigns

The contempt some display here for AF employees is pretty sad. Majority of those that strike and voted no are your average front line employees that for years have experienced wage freezes and work rule concessions. Point has come where the company turned profits and cost have continued to rise in ...

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by Jetty
Sat May 05, 2018 3:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirFrance-KLM's Janaillac Resigns
Replies: 137
Views: 11497

Re: AirFrance-KLM's Janaillac Resigns

What does whatever KLM pay or labor agreement have to do with AF? Zero Exactly. But likewise have KL's profits zero to do with AF wages. And yet people in this topic (mercure1) and French unions are justifying/demanding wage increases because of group results. Over the past 15 months it's thanks to...

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by Jetty
Sat May 05, 2018 12:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirFrance-KLM's Janaillac Resigns
Replies: 137
Views: 11497

Re: AirFrance-KLM's Janaillac Resigns

What do the employees make relative to their peers elsewhere. None of the rest of this much matters. I mean I get that it does to them. But on a business run on this thin of a margin you can’t be a huge outlier on employee pay and be profitable. It’s imposisble. Are Air France employees underpaid r...

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by Jetty
Sat May 05, 2018 12:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirFrance-KLM's Janaillac Resigns
Replies: 137
Views: 11497

Re: AirFrance-KLM's Janaillac Resigns

Funniest part is that Janaillac was appointed in 2016 following disgraced Alexandre de Juniac based on his abilities in previously winning support from workers in his previous jobs at ground transport company and Paris metro. He obviously miserably failed to connect. Has it come up to you that if s...

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