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Kenya Airways hiring system

Old 11th Aug 2011, 16:36
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Kenya Airways hiring system

Can someone please shed light on the KQ hiring practices, and in particular the requirement of high school grades. I have a masters degree and was thrown out of the selection because of my high school grades, and I have and ATPL. What's the reasoning there?
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Old 11th Aug 2011, 18:01
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Good observational skills always useful if you want to be a pilot http://www.pprune.org/african-aviati...cruitment.html

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Old 11th Aug 2011, 18:52
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I don't need the ab initio program I have an ATPL with over 2500 hours
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Old 12th Aug 2011, 00:00
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You pay dogo or have a father or uncle that flies there. I have seen and personally know experienced local turbine guys with 2000 hours plus that were not called but 250 hour pilots were. Funny thing is, even a few years after these low time folks were hired, they still can't properly communicate on the radio yet KQ isn't calling experienced local pilots. On a plus side, I'm truly grateful for my Kenyan F/O's that weren't picked up by KQ. You guys are outstanding, professional, knowledgeable, skilled aviators and have kept us out of trouble on more than one occasion. I know the BS you guys and girls have to put up with, from warlord idiot Kenyan Captains to bad mx and everything in between. Most of you guys at ALS, JetLink, 540 etc. are top notch and deserve better than what you're getting. Black, Muindi, Mzungu, Man or Woman, I've been consistently impressed with the whole lot of you. If KQ doesn't call you, em, it's their loss. Emirates is hiring as well as FlyDubai. Get your time and get out. In the meantime, I'm grateful to have you sitting next to me. Asante sana.
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Old 12th Aug 2011, 19:09
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Anyone pm where to bribe?
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Old 12th Aug 2011, 21:05
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Been trying for many many years..
Pm me too..
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Old 30th Aug 2011, 07:49
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Its very unfortunate that some very good Kenyan pilots with Kenyan and EASA licenses are being hired by Fly Dubai and Emirates yet they can not be employed by Kenya Airways. However the minimum KCSE qualification for one to be employed by Kenya Airways is a C no matter which department you are joining. It does not matter whether you have a degree or a Masters. It would be very unfair for KQ to waiver this requirement just for pilots.
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