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Old 16th Oct 2021, 12:23
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I’ve seen 160hrs roster of a 777 captain.
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Old 16th Oct 2021, 12:44
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CP A350 +160 h block. +180 h duty
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Old 16th Oct 2021, 16:07
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I’ve heard that the British Airways 777 pilots declined the invitation to work in qr, good to know.
I think nobody will ever trust this company again after all they did to their pilots.
I think they’ll go back to what they were, the last choice in the ME.
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Old 16th Oct 2021, 16:31
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Holy COW ! That's like 6 ULRs a month killing !
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Old 16th Oct 2021, 16:33
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Paying overtime is cheaper than to have more pilots. Probably why they do it.
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Old 16th Oct 2021, 21:15
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i’ve seen few 350 rosters with 180hrs BLOCK in 30 days. I believe the same happened on the 777. And with a LPC/OPC between.

But no worry gaptain, you’re legal! Btw, you have a new LMS about human trafficking. Your professionalism is appreciated.
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Old 17th Oct 2021, 02:36
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Apparently, only until you discover the opportunity of not paying for overtime.
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Old 17th Oct 2021, 04:17
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180 ?
Personally 100 hrs of ULR/LR itself is killing, but that 10 BDO was a breather. I can't imagine living on 160-180 with no BDO !
Nevertheless they'll get 20-30k applications when they open up.
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Old 17th Oct 2021, 19:57
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My first 12 months with a UK LCC several years ago I flew 220 block hours....

That's 5 weeks at QRs current rate 🤔 needless to say, they will be recruiting soon as nobody is going to put up with that for too much longer
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Old 18th Oct 2021, 09:02
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How are block hours vs flight hour vs logbook hours vs paid hours . 1000 hours /year max ?
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Old 18th Oct 2021, 12:40
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Hiring a recruitment specialist

Interestingly QR is looking for a recruitment specialist to hire flight deck crew, and that seems like a sign of external hirings soon. Good luck everyone who needs to go back to the sandpit and newbies who thinks is all rainbows and butterflies. Just be sure you are getting yourself into true turmoil when you join these ME companies.
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Old 18th Oct 2021, 17:49
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I don't think external recruitment will happen soon. They have over a thousand pilots on the list to call back. let's assume 10 % of them had final warning letters.
another 900 remaining. Let's say out of 900 another 200 will say NO.
still 700 hundred remaining. and all those pilots have already a Qatari pilot's license and a type rating on it at company's fleet. This number can cover company's demand for at least another 2 years. From what I have heard they are going to give priority to Ex crews. In addition to that the do fleet transfers from Airbus to Boeing on re-hiring pilots so they do not care much about external recruitment. They can do whatever they want with the ones that got redundant
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Old 18th Oct 2021, 18:22
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From what I heard from top management official in QR, they are going to open up to externals within the next 3 months. You guys will have to wait until that happens.
Even if this guys info is wrong, 700 isn't a big number and definitely won't cover the next two year demand of QR.
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Old 18th Oct 2021, 18:26
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I second this, Quicksand pit indeed.
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Old 18th Oct 2021, 18:40
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As tundrapilot mentioned there are still several pilots to be brought back, and logistically speaking it's way better for the airline since they're holders of RP's and QCAA licenses.... But we must never forget the qsense factor...

Regarding the flight crew recruiter, maybe this opportunity is to add some manpower to the "3 stooges dept" formed by only 3 people, highly underpaid and underqualified as most of the management departments in this airline. These 3 are doing an utterly pathetic job bringing back people, sometimes giving less than 36 hours to pack the things....

As always, the company is running behind the clock not by hours, but by months...
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Old 20th Oct 2021, 10:33
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Fadecwithnos, I agree. All the rejoining pilots who got redundant are being handled by recruiters so that's why probably they want to hire another recruiter. Maybe someone quitted too. So nothing abnormal with that
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Old 21st Oct 2021, 01:48
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A lot depends on how much of the total fleet is flying presently with the current pilot force.
Anyone has that approximate number ?
Based on that number it will be very easy to project future demand and availability requirements.
Which are the main fleets flying.
350’s and 787’s ?
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Old 28th Oct 2021, 17:47
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Emirates has officially started hiring external pilots while the have over 1000 of their redundant crews on list.
Do you think QR is going to do the same ? I think this move shows zero respect for the crews who used to work here. At least for those who had good files
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Old 29th Oct 2021, 03:35
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Respect & Loyalty - these words doesn't exist in the Middle East dictionary.
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Old 1st Nov 2021, 06:44
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Is QR still recalling redundant crew? If so what fleet?
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