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Joining Qatar Airways (QR) - all you need to know about it (threads merged)

Old 27th Nov 2011, 20:43
  #3421 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Home
Age: 33
Posts: 6
Thanks a lot jibba_jabba, I have actually read the whole thread here, but i just wanted to confirm that as it wasnt very clear...
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Old 28th Nov 2011, 05:45
  #3422 (permalink)  
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Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Anywhere
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In the exact same situation as you Airbus. Been now almost 6 weeks waiting for an Interview date. Still nothing. Patience is the key element !
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Old 28th Nov 2011, 13:22
  #3423 (permalink)  
mtr
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Spain
Posts: 34
5 weeks have passed from the interview and no news yet. What could this mean? Anyone has any idea?Thanks!
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Old 28th Nov 2011, 17:52
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Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: nowhere exciting
Posts: 21
Thanks for the quick response jibba jabba....does anybody have any idea what the exact list of airlines is which are part of this 'gentlemans' agreement not to poach one anothers pilots? (I mean only in the ME)
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Old 28th Nov 2011, 21:15
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Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: paris
Age: 37
Posts: 44
Same situation as u mtr !
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Old 29th Nov 2011, 07:30
  #3426 (permalink)  
mtr
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Spain
Posts: 34
....Seems we need to have PATIENCE Victor..... I am just thinking that bad news would have come earlier...
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Old 29th Nov 2011, 08:14
  #3427 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: skies
Posts: 46
For the guys that are waiting and have been waiting a while, don't worry, they haven't forgotten about you, and it is probably 99% good news if you've waited that long.
It's just a waiting game, and some get luckier than others in that they get hired quicker.

For the guys waiting for interviews, QR are literally conducting interviews on a weekly basis and they have lots of people short listed already from the past, your turn will come.
I know guys that have had to wait for 10 months, though it won't be the case with you guys as things are moving faster now.

For the guys that have already interviewed, just stay patient and they will get back to you guys. Try calling HR every other week and see what is going on .
The next email will tell you that you are successful and will get your fleet allocation and an official offer of employment in a maximum of 4 weeks.
It takes some guys 1 week, some guys even more than 4 weeks to get the news after that.

Once that is done, you will start VERY soon after.

Good Luck to all.
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Old 29th Nov 2011, 08:26
  #3428 (permalink)  
mtr
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Spain
Posts: 34
Many Thanks gcc!!
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Old 29th Nov 2011, 09:52
  #3429 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: EU
Posts: 49
Is it true, at the time of joining, first I have to resign from my present company, than I could be failed on medical exam of QA? If I pass the medical they may change my fleet. Anybody sucked this?
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Old 29th Nov 2011, 14:41
  #3430 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Toronto
Posts: 20
Sim

What did you guys wear during the sim assessment? Did you still wear your suit or something a little less formal?
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Old 29th Nov 2011, 15:09
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Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Next door
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My advise is wear formal suit with tie. Some weirdos came with their uniform...
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Old 29th Nov 2011, 18:21
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mtr
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Spain
Posts: 34
Certainly suit (black - blueblack) with tie!
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Old 29th Nov 2011, 18:31
  #3433 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Earth
Posts: 51
Hello,

regarding the family I guess you can bring them right away no need to wait until you join first and after you bring them ? am I correct.

Thx
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Old 29th Nov 2011, 22:06
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Join Date: Mar 2003
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CDNATPL

This is an assesment for a high profile airline not some fly-by-night charter outfit, formal suite and tie is standard and expected, anything less would not be a good idea.

a good example: its a company requirement that all airline staff entering the company property for any reason MUST follow a strictly adheard to dress code.
The dress code shall be national dress or trousers, collared shirts and shoes. No shorts, jeans, sandals or slippers are permitted while on company property.
When Travelling :
When a crew member travels in First / Business class shall observe the following dress code.

Male crew member :
National dress or slacks, collared shirt or polo shirt and dress shoes.
Female crew member :
National dress or pantsuit, dress, business suit or blouse and skirt combination.
Note: Jeans are not allowed to be worn.
so, having said that and given that the airline has a strict policy on how we should behave and look. It would be a wise idea to make a first impression that reflects the airlines policies.
it's also company policy for all pilots to attend simulator training in full uniform, but NOT during your interview please.. although it is good for a laugh
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Old 29th Nov 2011, 22:54
  #3435 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Cape Verde
Age: 61
Posts: 5
Thanks

23rd Feb 2010
eicasmsg,

It depends on why you were rejected. I'm assuming the sim assessment did you in as they would not have let you get that far if everything else wasn't in order.

I would try again, if you are still interested.

Good Luck!


Captain Oryx
Greetings!
On 23rd Feb 2010 you posted a message on PPRuNe Forums encouraging me to give it another try
……..wishing me luck…….. with a happy face.

It all worked out. I gave it another shot, and I was successful. I am set to join at the end of Dec on the triple seven.

I did not forget ….

My sincere appreciation.

Thanks! ☺
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Old 29th Nov 2011, 23:42
  #3436 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Toronto
Posts: 20
Thanks for the replies guys, pretty much what I expected but I have been at other sim assessments and felt overdressed in a suit so wanted to be sure.

Appreciated!
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Old 30th Nov 2011, 00:34
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Join Date: Oct 1999
Location: Euro Zone
Posts: 40
I would rather be over dressed than under dressed...

everyone in my group wore the suit.

I guess it is what image you want to project.
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Old 30th Nov 2011, 05:31
  #3438 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: nelson
Posts: 2
Phone call

Is there a kiwi or Australian working for QR that I can ring on the phone to have a chat with. Things at Air NZ are not moving and conditions getting worse.

I'm very interested in QR but have a wife and 3 kids 4, 7 and 11 years old.

Thanks.
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Old 30th Nov 2011, 05:34
  #3439 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Doha
Age: 9
Posts: 435
This is an assesment for a high profile airline not some fly-by-night charter outfit
Well maybe if they scrapped the half pay and sharing accommodation for Fast track Second Officers whilst they are training and treated them like professionals, then they would get more applications and people accepting the offer

Someone sat in the right hand seat is still sat in the right hand seat and should be treated equal from day one, not from when they are line checked

Half pay and shared accomodation for fast tracks until line checked should be scrapped and whoever thought that one up needs firing. And you mention high profile airline. Some of these fast tracks have wives or husbands you know ?
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Old 30th Nov 2011, 07:21
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Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Canada
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I didn't wear a suite for the assessment. Shirt and Tie without the Jacket, however I bought new clothes the day before, and not cheap either. I made sure everything matched as well. Also went to the barbar and made sure I was extremely well groomed for the day. I saw them give me maximum marks for appearance. And BTW, you'll be marked on appearance more than once.

Having said that I was only applying for Normal SO and everyone else around me wore jackets.

Last edited by Airmann; 30th Nov 2011 at 15:03.
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