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

Old 21st Apr 2013, 15:51
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Join Date: Jun 2002
Location: Las Vegas
Posts: 7
Unfortunately now the system doesn't let me to re apply, telling that I've already did, and under the applications they put that mine was withdraw.
Try using a different email address. I'm in process of doing the same thing with EK because I too messed up the original app and got the not under consideration response.
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Old 21st Apr 2013, 15:55
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Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Belgium
Age: 34
Posts: 23
Another email address = creating a different account. And there is already an account with all my information. I don't think that they will like people opening several accounts.
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Old 22nd Apr 2013, 11:41
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Join Date: Feb 1999
Location: UK
Posts: 1,079
I always find myself doing algebraic equations during my flying...

Surely, those who can manage their capacity and work load, mitigate the risks they identify and plan accordingly are far better skills to look for in potential flight crews? What do I know.
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Old 22nd Apr 2013, 18:50
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Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Bouncing around
Posts: 1
Worth a read for those who don't "get" aptitude tests

Third paragraph particularly...


"Aptitude tests are designed to measure your work-related cognitive capacity. The concept behind these tests is that each test question has only one correct answer, and everyone can correctly solve all the test questions. The only difference between people is in how quickly they can correctly complete the test (i.e. answer all the test questions). That’s why these tests are always timed. The time is defined in such a way that only 1% to 5% of the population can correctly solve all the test questions within the allowed time frame.

What do aptitude tests measure? These tests measure what psychologists refer to as your fluid and crystallised intelligence. The theory of fluid and crystallised intelligence suggests that people’s intelligence is composed of a number of different abilities that interact and work together to produce overall individual intelligence.

Fluid intelligence is the ability to think and reason abstractly and solve problems. It’s more commonly known as ‘street smarts’ or the ability to ‘quickly think on your feet’ . This ability is considered independent of learning, past experience, and education. Examples of the use of fluid intelligence include coming up with problem-solving strategies, ability to quickly learn new skills, ability to quickly integrate new information, strategic thinking, etc. The aptitude test that measures your fluid intelligence is called abstract reasoning.

The second component of intelligence that the aptitude tests measure is crystallised intelligence. Crystallised intelligence is the ability to learn from past experiences and relevant learning, and to apply this learning to a situation. Employers, obviously, will only be interested in your ability to apply your learnings to work-related situations. Work situations that require crystallised intelligence include comprehending written reports and instructions, ability to produce reports, ability to use numbers as a tool to make effective decisions, etc. This type of intelligence is based upon facts and rooted in experiences, and becomes stronger as we age and accumulate new knowledge and understanding. There are many aptitude tests that measure different aspects of crystallised intelligence. The most common are verbal reasoning, numerical reasoning, spatial reasoning and mechanical reasoning"
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Old 23rd Apr 2013, 03:02
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Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: earth
Age: 55
Posts: 59
Av8whore

With all this knowledge you don't work for Qatar Airways. Don't you?
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Old 23rd Apr 2013, 08:05
  #6206 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: miles away 'avin some wasabi
Posts: 17
How about we first get the talent pool May update, than worry about the ADAPT test
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Old 23rd Apr 2013, 20:50
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Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: AGL
Age: 39
Posts: 1
May update = June email
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Old 25th Apr 2013, 04:24
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Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Age: 37
Posts: 6
FMSPEED response

FMSPEED, I have a November 2013 join date. I'm a non-type rated A320 FO, curious, why did you asked?
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Old 25th Apr 2013, 05:38
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Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: uk
Posts: 276
That is good news,that shows that swimmers are being selected,I hope we will not swim for much longer. Aka makaveli how long after your assessment you received the good news? Did they ask you to do the new aptitude test?
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Old 25th Apr 2013, 11:53
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Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: 3rd planet
Age: 40
Posts: 107
@ chrislikesblue

I also got a start date in aug and no test assessment mentioned .
Non type a320 f/o interviewed Feb 2012
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Old 25th Apr 2013, 12:32
  #6211 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: uk
Posts: 276
So who does the aptitude test then? I thought that all new entry pilots will have to do this before they are being given a date of join. Maybe this test is not for all pilots but they choose who will do it and who will not ? Noone of swimmers has got invitation about this test yet?
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Old 25th Apr 2013, 12:37
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Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: 3rd planet
Age: 40
Posts: 107
I think its schedule when u get there sometime also heard its when u do a fleet transfer or upgrade ..
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Old 26th Apr 2013, 10:31
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Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: canada
Posts: 22
Latest interview update

Hello everyone, any one there with the latest info about interview process specially the newly introduced aptitude test, tech exam and lastly which sim being used these days for the chk ride ? Thanks in advance and Happy landings.
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Old 26th Apr 2013, 11:09
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Join Date: May 2003
Location: CYYZ
Posts: 272
Jeez Eagleeye......how many times are you going to try and get a job
in the ME. What is this......your fourth try now ?????? Good luck
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Old 26th Apr 2013, 13:52
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Join Date: May 2009
Location: Usa
Age: 29
Posts: 8
Line training in Qatar?

I have been hearing alot about line training oppurtunities given by qatar airways, however there is no information on their website regarding this. Can any one share some info about this?
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Old 26th Apr 2013, 14:51
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Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Europe
Posts: 1,484
Questions about 787 fleet

Anyone know the likely 787 delivery (and re-delivery) rate at QR now that the 787 will be certified in the next month or two? QR had 3-4 787s in operation before the grounding - how many have been built in the interim that should be put into service once the final fixes have been made?

How many in operation total before year's end assuming a fix can be made quickly on the grounded and newly-built aircraft? Obviously hiring should move forward as more pilots are trained and sent out to the new aircraft, etc.
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Old 26th Apr 2013, 15:46
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Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Age: 37
Posts: 6
chrislikesblue,
Interviewed in Feb 2012
Received the email stating I passed the interview assessment in Mar 2012
Received the offer letter in May 2012
FlightDeck Talent Pool email in June 2012
Join Date on (Nov 2013)

Last edited by aka_makavel1; 29th Apr 2013 at 05:19.
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Old 27th Apr 2013, 03:52
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Join Date: May 2012
Location: arabian gulf
Posts: 21
aka_makavel1

@aka_makavel1 - your join date : mar 2013 ?? i though you said in a previous post its : nov2013 ?? whenever it is , i wish you a good luck man
check pm please
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Old 28th Apr 2013, 10:52
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Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: europe
Posts: 15
Hi swimmers,

anyone who passed the assessment last year got a contract lately? Not a DOJ just the contract.... it seems that all the guys getting a DOJ in 2013 got already a contact last may.... what about the ones who did not get the contract and got straight the pool in july?
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Old 29th Apr 2013, 05:18
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Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Age: 37
Posts: 6
My bad, I meant Nov 2013
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