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Qatar salary reductions and redundancies 😬

Old 22nd Jul 2020, 09:29
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Webinar - Well there's a surprise -

Total waste of time. Could not ask any questions. More of the same from AAB.
UAL 777 - Thanks for trying, and especially for reporting back. I will look to see how AWST spins it.
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Old 23rd Jul 2020, 00:24
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The problem here is QR being the Sponsor has to apply for return permit and this can only happen from 1st of August, most probably if stranded pilots are to come in, they would start coming in from 2nd week of August because no one knows how long does the permit take to get issued...
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Old 23rd Jul 2020, 02:53
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One would wonder if these stranded pilots...the minute they got back into doha, would they be sent to tower2 and told to go 🤔
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Old 24th Jul 2020, 16:22
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Anyone has thoughts about more Doha pilots getting the chop after Eid holiday? Me yes I thinks so, but I'm speaking to a lot of optimistic people around the compound who are adamant the focus will now be on the outsiders.
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Old 24th Jul 2020, 16:33
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Interesting. What makes you so adamant in this regard?
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Old 24th Jul 2020, 16:37
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I believe that More Heads will be chopped be it In Doha or those who are stuck outside, why? Because I know someone who wanted to resign and was stuck outside and was told that You first need to come back in and then resign” He is a FD” and CC is still being laid off, most recent layoffs happened just couple of days ago, F2s in the country and flying were laid off - Dozen that is...
more tough times ahead..
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Old 24th Jul 2020, 16:51
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I believe you’re right. However, the pilots in my compound freely admit to not knowing anything more than the next person. This isn’t over until it’s over. All we can do is keep our fingers crossed we don’t get the call. As for the pilots who are stranded, some of which took unpaid leave at the company's request, are no more, no less in the cross hairs.

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Old 24th Jul 2020, 19:32
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I don't see those on LWOP or currently stranded being a target over anyone else. The issues are far greater then that .
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Old 24th Jul 2020, 20:41
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Serious times and although QR seem to be responding much better than many airlines I guess the chopping will continue as the company reacts to the developing crisis. I'll bet there's a lot of pilots having sleepless nights wondering if they're next, can't be good for anyone's health nor flight safety. What a pity there isn't any transparency to the process, at least people could plan accordingly.
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Old 25th Jul 2020, 13:21
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Its not only QR that lacks Clarity but the Country itself, Non the less, I hope for the best but always prepare for the worse.
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Old 6th Aug 2020, 11:49
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next round of layoff started

next round of layoff started last week . There are letting go of most senior pilots even on B787 and A350.

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Old 6th Aug 2020, 15:12
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Any news on those stranded pilots? Think they started letting permit holders back on the 1st but no idea about priority...
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Old 6th Aug 2020, 16:17
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Are we talking about only first officers here or captains also ??
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Old 6th Aug 2020, 16:19
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And surprisingly a lot of the skippers from the sub continent have been spared the axe so far … 😳
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Old 6th Aug 2020, 17:13
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This round is about Captain and they have already redundant more than 200 senior captain.

Imagine you fly back to doha after your duty and then they wipe your schedule for the rest the months . They are trying to terminate captain with higher seniority since they are getting more money that younger captains.

in other countries if they are trying to ask senior pilot to voluntary quit it's because they have retirement scheme .

In Qatar airways they should at least let senior flight crew to work because they can reduce their salary.

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Old 7th Aug 2020, 10:50
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Letting all the senior bods go ain't a good idea for experience levels on the flight deck, I guess it's all about the $$$!
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Old 7th Aug 2020, 11:59
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Typical Middle East though. Experience means nothing only $$$
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Old 7th Aug 2020, 12:00
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Middle east?? Sorry to say it is worldwide.
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Old 7th Aug 2020, 12:47
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What happened to the days when experience was of value? I swear I should put PPL and 40hrs TT to stand the best chance of getting/keeping a job these days!
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Old 8th Aug 2020, 07:03
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Does anyone know if we can sue Qatar Airways?

I was flying more than 90 hours per months during FEB -August and still they force us to use all of our vacations so basically 15 days off being prison in doha and then 15 days of intense flying and then right after maxing out our hours for the following month they terminated us.
They forced us to work in dangerous situation and lay over in hotels that we might get Corona and then once they used all of out vacation times they terminated people.

I think there should be a way to sue and make this public to the world
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