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Old 6th Sep 2020, 13:18
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The airlines are doing a bigger damage than you think because for those being made redundant in mid fifties onwards, not only is your flying cut short but also bringing your flying career to an abrupt end. Many did not see this coming but unfortunate it will be very difficult to get job at this age but also many will have not kept their licenses current back home. COVID recovery when it happens might be too late for some.

i think it’s prudent to think of a career change now while Many have financial stability and savings to tie over don’t think the airlines will ever care for the pilot accept as fodder. .. they don’t Care about you period !!

For many the loss of the job this summer has not quite sunk in yet or it they still in denial that it actually has happened. I think the need to prioritise now is vital and immediate, get your end of service benefit first, Then get out of this expensive place, the lines back home are getting longer.
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Old 6th Sep 2020, 14:43
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Originally Posted by Themeatfleet
think youíll find that trade unions are illegal in all of the middle eastern countries......
No that's not entirely true, i know that the GF pilots have a union, but it's only for locals.
There are a number of unions for other industries as well in Bahrain and Oman.


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Old 6th Sep 2020, 14:48
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Originally Posted by sony
Thatís not at all accurate. Pretty much all US airlines offer world wide medical coverage and FREE/zero cost unlimited (space available) travel in highest class open. They just donít offer ďconfirmedĒ J class.
Qatar had wonderful staff travel and I still miss it...But it wasn't exactly cheap, you paid a quite a bit! For example a roundtrip in Business to the USA was around $500
1x per year we had a free ticket home for the family
Most US airlines charge almost nothing for staff travel
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Old 6th Sep 2020, 19:38
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Also noted They terminate Alkoot insurance on your departure from Qatar ...Most of the insurance back home needs 90 days grace period so I don't have any insurance in my home country. Instead of making sure they care about staff's health during these times they just kick you out of Qatar with no health insurance.
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Old 6th Sep 2020, 20:24
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this is a mess..... very sad... what about stranded people ? I have been outside of Qatar for 4 months now.
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Old 6th Sep 2020, 21:10
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You left Qatar during lockdown? Some have been out of Qatar for 6 months.
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Old 7th Sep 2020, 05:22
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Originally Posted by casablanca
Qatar had wonderful staff travel and I still miss it...But it wasn't exactly cheap, you paid a quite a bit! For example a roundtrip in Business to the USA was around $500
1x per year we had a free ticket home for the family
Most US airlines charge almost nothing for staff travel
That's amazing of the US carriers.. Good thing the tickets are virtually free. Imagine if they also took income tax at over 45% of your hard earned money.. That would have been a real downer..
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Old 7th Sep 2020, 21:03
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In the Spanish whatsup group someone wrote: one of the suspended pilots was upset with the company and grounded an aircraft, donít know if true but hilarious! Anyone heard the same?
; )
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Old 8th Sep 2020, 07:11
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Really? And you think it’s hilarious? If an aircraft is grounded, it’s grounded. You sound as genuine as your question.
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Old 8th Sep 2020, 13:05
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Have the redundancies stopped for now or are they still happening? For the pilots who remain employed at QR it can't be a safe feeling if they're still ongoing without any kind of structure or published plan.
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Old 8th Sep 2020, 19:07
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Hahahaha
was that you?
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Old 8th Sep 2020, 21:46
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Originally Posted by Fonse1977
In the Spanish whatsup group someone wrote: one of the suspended pilots was upset with the company and grounded an aircraft, donít know if true but hilarious! Anyone heard the same?
; )
Hialrious ? Not only is not hilarious, it's also a complete bullshit. Grounding an aircraft because you're upset ? Then what, go to jail ?
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Old 9th Sep 2020, 10:03
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Originally Posted by Airmann
No that's not entirely true, i know that the GF pilots have a union, but it's only for locals.
There are a number of unions for other industries as well in Bahrain and Oman.
https://www.newsofbahrain.com/bahrain/65491.html
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Old 9th Sep 2020, 10:51
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Originally Posted by Count von Altibar
Have the redundancies stopped for now or are they still happening? For the pilots who remain employed at QR it can't be a safe feeling if they're still ongoing without any kind of structure or published plan.
Even before the Redundancies, there was no SAFE feeling in Qr... Its just standard Qatar airways fear policy.
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Old 9th Sep 2020, 14:35
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Originally Posted by Skyfl410
Top manager saved his Friends this is crazy. I hope AB wakes up...
This manager a guy from the sub continent with name as a Capt. D ?
Well heís a notorious a$$ ri$$er for AAB. And all that only to secure his own position in this pathetic excuse of a company 🙄
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Old 9th Sep 2020, 20:43
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https://www.airlineratings.com/news/...qatar-airways/

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Old 9th Sep 2020, 21:19
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New round

Well, apparently it's not done yet. More 320 guys have been let go just today.
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Old 11th Sep 2020, 09:50
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Insanity, Basically so far 829 Flight Deck crew have been laid off...
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Old 11th Sep 2020, 10:18
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Doubt so, with this pandemic, Airlines worldwide will have their pick at their discretion when time comes to do so. Thousands will line up for the rejoining, no hard feelings, and if there is, move aside and cry on your own while many will simply keep moving on.
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Old 11th Sep 2020, 10:23
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I am not talking about Airline anymore, it is more, maybe you haven't see all the social media frenzy regarding Qatar on twitter and FB Pages, glad people have stood up, and are openly talking about, and i am happy, i am leaving early next yeat
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