The Pickering Post
Wednesday, 14th November 2018

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Larry Pickering

Four-time Walkley Award winning political commentator and Churchill Fellow, has returned to the fray over concern that the integrity of news dissemination is continually being threatened by a partisan media.


Why bother with euthanasia? Just fly Air Asia!

This Malaysian based lottery of an airline is run on an oily rag. Don’t fly it unless you have a death wish.

There were complaints of poorly trained hostesses who were more frightened than the passengers when an engine was lost out of Perth (probably again due to poor maintenance). 

That's understandable because those hostesses are paid $9 an hour flown and pilots are paid a mere pittance.

No cheap ticket is worth your life.



I’M OFFENDED JULIA, WHY DIDN’T YOU ASK ME? I do really good portraits

Sydney's sister city of San Fran... or is it brother city?


R.S. Spot ON !!

I wouldn't fly Qantas for the sole reason that they have been pushing the same sex marriage issue.....on the back of boarding passes? Give me a break. What Joyce doesn't realize is that the idea is repulsive to a good part of the population.

This incident was no more than a depressurization, trained for in the simulator. The aircraft didn't "plunge", but descended rapidly under control of the flight crew to 10,000 feet where oxygen masks could be removed. I agree that the panic among the cabin crew wouldn't inspire confidence, but the aircraft was never in danger.

All this was set when The Rainbow Irish Gnome was the General Manger of the Airline.They current people kept too the cost cuts that he put into practice.The Gnome is trying to do the same with our Airline and has reduced it's Credibility. When he was Manager of Air Asia that Arline was Grounded so many times.

Muslims want to kill you one way or another!

F.... K Queertas ,i mean Qantas ,charged $400.00 for same luggage taken to South Africa and then returning wanted $400.00 RIPOFF dirty thieving poofter Leprecaun

Air Niugini used to have some hairy moments in the days I used to fly from Mosesby to Honiara via Bougainville era 1970's..............or with Solair getting blown sideways taking off from places like Gizo, more like an Aircraft Carrier sized airfield....a small island with just room for a runway and FA else. Balalae with an old Betty bomber sitting beside the runway there. The short runway ran from one side of the island to the mistakes allowed !! Another field south of Honiara that we aborted the landing when we found out the locals had not cut the grass......they hadn't been paid of course.......

Every passenger is handed their own Personal Shroud at Check-in.........Gospel.......!!

I remember flying with Air Pacific out of Fiji and one of the drivers was a woman !! One of the very early ones. Oddly enough the White people on board did not worry...But HF.......the Natives all turned White when she walked down the cabin to the back end Dunny. BAC 111 days...

I prefer to fly with a fully trained white, male, human at the controls, rather that a bucked toothed, subhuman, ape chancing his arm and pretending to be like his white master. We all see how Asians drive cars.

I tend to agree with you Larry. They have a very bad recent track record. Lost a plane en route to Singapore not long ago. A few years ago I used them frequently between Bangkok and Macau. No reserved seating. Just like getting on a bus but it was cheap and more frequent services than the only other opposition Air Macau. I never had an incident but I was always relieved to get back on the ground. In thise days the airline was pretty new and so where the planes. Looks like maintenance has caught up with them. Incidentally $9.00 per hour is a good wage in that part of the world.

Funeral costs included in every airfare!!!!!!CHEAP Hey!

Saddler feels at home with the other poofters.

Euthanasia takes you straight to Heaven without a fiery pit stop as you crash into some secret triangle in the middle of an ocean. It's also cheaper.

Flown with AA a number of times in the past and was quite satisfied.
But with the shit that's been happening the last few years I'd definitely be looking for other options in the future.

No chance.

You get what you pay for.

Having spent most of my 46 year working life in mining, a place where safety is not the most important thing - it's the ONLY thing, I can say with absolute certainty that where ever cost becomes the major consideration, safety is the first casualty.

Given their safety record and the quality of the aircrew .. why do we let them land in Australia? I have warned all my acquaintances off anything to do with them. Life is too short to save a couple of dollars and forfeit your life.

Larry..the bigger question is why does the Australian Government allow this slave trade operator into Australia...who has been paid off...