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

Old 23rd Apr 2015, 11:16
  #7861 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Above and Beyond
Posts: 240
1) BS - There´s a long line of guys ahead of you (this AD is just to get experienced First Officers to fly with young DECs).

2)Big Bond - 50K USD or 3 years ,something like that.

I am not in QR anymore.Ppruners here seems to be afraid to tell the true. I know at least 2-3 guys who were Captains before ,flying B727 , B737-200 and Fokker that are still first officers after 8 years .If you confront some guys during line training or LPC ,because they are saying and teaching BS on the SIM your career is dead in QR.The only option is leave or fly for the money and benefits,like education.

If you got grade 3 in any LPC massalama(bye) your COMMAND!

Crazy Things: No orange Juice for pilots , no nuts ,no evian water,etc.

you will hear a lot this bellow:

Terminated
Not Allowed

The Most Important thing in Doha

Multiple EXIT Permit

the Second One

Liquor License (Even if you don´t like Alcohol)

EXCUSE MOI!

WISH YOU LUCK !
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Old 23rd Apr 2015, 12:51
  #7862 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Kkk
Posts: 62
Qatar just sent out an email stating the vacancy is now closed due to changes in the requirements ?
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Old 23rd Apr 2015, 13:14
  #7863 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Jan 2015
Location: new jersey
Posts: 8
Qatar recruiting email

I just got an email from them with no content in it.. My app still shows new as the status.. Anyone have a recruiters email so i can email and ask them what it means?

Thanks guys
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Old 23rd Apr 2015, 14:59
  #7864 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Jun 2014
Location: earth
Posts: 73
Is the vacancy closed for non typrated b777/787.
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Old 23rd Apr 2015, 16:19
  #7865 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: UK
Posts: 21
@KRUGERFLAP

You are probably one of those who complains about everything in life so let me correct you on some of the stuff in your previous post:

- Command is moving pretty fast at the moment. I joined as a second officer about 6 years ago and got to 4000 hours about 3 months ago... just did my command assessment flight!

-By confronting an instructor is NOT going to affect your command. I am one of the famous guys here who walked out of a sim check during the break because the instructor was an

-I have an orange juice and nuts on all my flights. If you are a nice enough person and don't think you're the king of the jungle just coz you have a couple of stripes on your shoulder, you can get anything you want from the crew provided the pax don't want it.

But you are right about the bond though....
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Old 23rd Apr 2015, 17:24
  #7866 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Aug 2014
Location: Brazil
Posts: 33
QR Have a new option for NTR FO
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Old 24th Apr 2015, 07:38
  #7867 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: africa
Posts: 36
Joining Qatar Airways (QR) - all you need to know about it (threads merged)

I applied in feb for ntr fo. Status changed about a month ago to under review. No email from them yet. Does anyone else have the same.
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Old 24th Apr 2015, 07:56
  #7868 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Above and Beyond
Posts: 240
Dear,

If you got into this shithole as Second Officer and got your Command, kudos to you. About Evian, Nuts and Orange juice and crazy Air crew Notices, ask EXPERIENCED Airline Pilots who are still in QR and joined before 2006-7.Please Stop this Psycologic bullshit about complains in life. QR sucks and that's the reality. The only guy that I saw saying amazing things about QR, is that guy from training that I guess is a Captain now. He WAS F/O from Europe back in 2006
DON'T ask for Evian Water on your flights as a Commander and the pre flight without your cap on.
I wish you a great career and later a real Airline to fly.
Use them as they use you.Stay on the assigned fleet as Captain, if you change, the bond time will reset.
A320 opens a lot of doors everywhere. Don't fall for B787.
Lot of my friends did and now are f.
Better to stay in the A320 and they will push you free to 330/350.

Regards

You are probably one of those who complains about everything in life so let me correct you on some of the stuff in your previous post:

- Command is moving pretty fast at the moment. I joined as a second officer about 6 years ago and got to 4000 hours about 3 months ago... just did my command assessment flight!

-By confronting an instructor is NOT going to affect your command. I am one of the famous guys here who walked out of a sim check during the break because the instructor was an

-I have an orange juice and nuts on all my flights. If you are a nice enough person and don't think you're the king of the jungle just coz you have a couple of stripes on your shoulder, you can get anything you want from the crew provided the pax don't want it.

But you are right about the bond though.... [/QUOTE]
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Old 24th Apr 2015, 14:04
  #7869 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Pakistan
Age: 58
Posts: 123
I applied in feb for ntr fo. Status changed about a month ago to under review. No email from them yet. Does anyone else have the same.
Same here. Applied Feb 10, status changed to under review on Mar 31. Still waiting, no email.
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Old 24th Apr 2015, 15:12
  #7870 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Jun 2014
Location: earth
Posts: 73
Ntr fo application

There are 3 option
1)Boeing typrated FO
2)Airbus type rated FO
3) Ntr FO
Is no 1 option being used as a substitute for ntr FO b 777/787?
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Old 24th Apr 2015, 16:56
  #7871 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Jun 2002
Location: Paris
Age: 82
Posts: 68
September B777 course date

Just wondering if anybody out there has been 'offered' an early September course date for the 777...
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Old 24th Apr 2015, 19:26
  #7872 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Mar 2015
Location: where my body lives
Posts: 73
One of my friends did. For 777 fleet and 12th September
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Old 25th Apr 2015, 05:31
  #7873 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Sep 2014
Location: Someone else's acft
Posts: 116
I know a guy with a late september date for the 777 and two others with mid october DOJ.

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Old 25th Apr 2015, 06:36
  #7874 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Jun 2002
Location: Paris
Age: 82
Posts: 68
September B777 course date

Ok. And is it more or less normal for the company to schedule and fill courses so far out in advance?...
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Old 25th Apr 2015, 12:11
  #7875 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Sep 2003
Location: Doha, Qatar
Age: 51
Posts: 435
I was personally given about 20 days notice, however I think they try to accommodate others who need more time....many people require 3 months notice at work so 4-5 months may be the norm.
They asked at the interview how much time or notice you required.
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Old 25th Apr 2015, 12:41
  #7876 (permalink)  
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Join Date: Apr 2015
Location: At home
Posts: 1
I got the offer for 787 in April with joining date in November. Based on my request because of my notice period. It seems normal for them to plan so far ahead..
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Old 26th Apr 2015, 08:12
  #7877 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: USA
Posts: 59
Whenever somebody accepts an offer, what's the process like at this point when it comes to Company medical, Immigration medical, residence visa etc?

Can we expect another trip to Doha to complete all these before joining?
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Old 26th Apr 2015, 09:17
  #7878 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Asia
Posts: 187
QR will give you four months notice before your joining date. All license and government medical screenings are done after you arrive. Priority is given to the government medical since this is the first step in getting your Residency Permit, RP. Without the RP you cannot apply for a driving license or internet, etc. The RP process can take a month. The aviation medical is more of a logistical exercise and not very tough. If you have no issues on your home medical you will not have any issues here.

Bring an International Driving License! You can rent a car and drive it on an International Driving License for up to six months after joining but only for one week on your national license.

Organize a rental car before joining. I can recommend Strong Auto but there are many others. Renting a car is very easy and will cost you around QAR2,000/month. Do an internet search. You will only get company transportation for the first week, after that you must have your own car. Many guys share a car for the induction and ground school phase when everyone has the same roster.
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Old 26th Apr 2015, 15:29
  #7879 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Jun 2001
Location: England
Posts: 890
Hours

Here's a quick one. I've got loads of 737-300 hours, but only 250 800 hours. I need 500 737-800 hours for their criteria,and am getting about 50 800 hours per month.

When I apply i have to supply the last two pages of my log book, which is no big deal. What I'm getting at is I want to apply now in expectation that I'll have more than enough hours, pending I pass selection and then see through my 3 months notice.

But I'm afraid they'll check my hours straight away and get in bother.

What would you do, and when do they want the whole log book?
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Old 26th Apr 2015, 19:40
  #7880 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: May 2003
Location: CYYZ
Posts: 271
If you don't meet the minimums yet, then don't apply.

If you are considering lying to submit your application
you are asking for trouble, these people fire first and
ask questions later. You could find yourself in a Qatar
jail for a short visit.

Wait till you have what you need, then apply.
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