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Joining Qatar airways (Master thread)-2

Old 1st Feb 2023, 09:36
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Originally Posted by The Love Doctor View Post
Can anyone share what the overall salary/lifestyle/general conditions are at Qatar vs Emirates?
​​​​​​Its gonna be very difficult to find people who worked at both. I left EK recently, but still have friends at QR and EK.
Salary at QR is better I believe
Lifestyle is better at EK, Dubai has more to offer. My friends rosters in QR were also way more brutal even though EK isn't easy either.
My friends at QR all wished to be in EK, none of the EK guys I know wants to work at QR so that sums it up.
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Old 1st Feb 2023, 19:05
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Originally Posted by Speedbird744 View Post
Itís quite explicit. Stating 737NG/Max. Classic time is not considered. At one time many years ago it was, no longer.
Thank you for the reply
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Old 4th Feb 2023, 01:05
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Originally Posted by AThR View Post
When do QR normally send the tickets and travel details? I am scheduled for the interview on 15th and 16th February. Yet to receive the ticket and visa.

​​​​​​​I got travel documents and details 2 weeks prior, but received the visa a week later.

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Old 7th Feb 2023, 07:38
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Visa for Parents age 60+

Would like to know how easy/difficult it is to obtain visa for parents above 60 yrs of age. As Qatar donít include parents as your Immediate family, which is really weird. But what are the chances of securing their long term stay if I sponsor them myself.
TIA
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Old 7th Feb 2023, 21:18
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Anyone can confirm the that Boeing FOs who passed the selection process are being put in the holding pool?
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Old 8th Feb 2023, 05:37
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Originally Posted by Mr.CB View Post
Would like to know how easy/difficult it is to obtain visa for parents above 60 yrs of age. As Qatar donít include parents as your Immediate family, which is really weird. But what are the chances of securing their long term stay if I sponsor them myself.TIA
​​​​​​​i am also interested in learning more about this
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Old 8th Feb 2023, 08:59
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Originally Posted by flying79 View Post
Anyone can confirm the that Boeing FOs who passed the selection process are being put in the holding pool?
​​​​​​​I was there end of Jan and haven't received any change in status yet, still listed as Invited to Interview on the portal
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Old 9th Feb 2023, 07:52
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Hello guys, from Feb 5 my portal says invited to interview Doha but still no email for an invitation date is it normal ? Thank you
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Old 9th Feb 2023, 08:26
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Originally Posted by Mfelx View Post
Hello guys, from Feb 5 my portal says invited to interview Doha but still no email for an invitation date is it normal ? Thank you
Seems to be, yes.
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Old 9th Feb 2023, 08:28
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Originally Posted by Mfelx View Post
Hello guys, from Feb 5 my portal says invited to interview Doha but still no email for an invitation date is it normal ? Thank you
same
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Old 9th Feb 2023, 13:08
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Poaching

Originally Posted by BusinessBay View Post
​​​​​​Its gonna be very difficult to find people who worked at both. I left EK recently, but still have friends at QR and EK.
Salary at QR is better I believe
Lifestyle is better at EK, Dubai has more to offer. My friends rosters in QR were also way more brutal even though EK isn't easy either.
My friends at QR all wished to be in EK, none of the EK guys I know wants to work at QR so that sums it up.
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Is there a no poaching agreement between Emirates and Qatar?
Don't recall flying with any guys who came from QR to EK.
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Old 9th Feb 2023, 17:20
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And for staff tickets how does it work ? Family included ?

Thanks
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Old 10th Feb 2023, 05:06
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Hello everyone. This forum has been really so helpful . Could anyone enlighten on when do we know what fleet we might be put on. As the position says Airbus type rated FO , its kind of not very clear which fleet they want to hire for.
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Old 10th Feb 2023, 11:49
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Are they still have 0 tattoo policy for pilots ?
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Old 10th Feb 2023, 12:41
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Hey guys I just wanted to ask if there is any BMI limit to join qatar as Fo ?
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Old 11th Feb 2023, 16:11
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Is there anybody who can generously give me a glimpse about how the A320 schedule looks like in Qatar?
1. If I actively bid for Europe do I get many layovers in Europe? possibly 4~or more times a month?
2. How long are the stays in the layover station? Is it up to 24hours stay or possibly longer than that in many cases?
3. How many quick turns and layovers can I expect in normal month?
4. In this post some guy said A320 guys fly about 65 hours a month . Is it still true?
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Old 11th Feb 2023, 17:55
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Originally Posted by ThunderLizard View Post
Is there a no poaching agreement between Emirates and Qatar?
Don't recall flying with any guys who came from QR to EK.
Iíve been away from Qatar for 3 years so not really current but there was a poaching agreement for a long time- it went away during the blockade- not sure if it came back?
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Old 11th Feb 2023, 17:57
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Originally Posted by rosteredgirl View Post
Are they still have 0 tattoo policy for pilots ?
I was in Qatar up to 3 years ago and involved with recruiting- believe the policy then was ok for tattoos as long as covered by uniform
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Old 12th Feb 2023, 06:20
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How long we will normally get the result after did PSA?

I did PSA 5 days ago, but my status still "invited for PSA". How long it will normally take to get the result?
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Old 12th Feb 2023, 10:15
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Originally Posted by flying79 View Post
Anyone can confirm the that Boeing FOs who passed the selection process are being put in the holding pool?
Maybe. Few of my friends who were Boeing rated didnít receive any reply even after 3 weeks of the interview in Doha and status still unchanged. Whereas Airbus FOs are getting emails within 7-10 days..
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