Whether or not the company requires her services is immaterial at this stage of the pandemic. Mar 8, 2020 - Explore A's board "Qatar Airways" on Pinterest. Qatar Airways is now requiring its passengers to wear a face shield in addition to a face mask when flying on the airline. Browse our opportunities and apply today to a Qatar Airways pilots-flight-operations position. Qatar Airways has launched its inaugural flight to Abuja, with Adeola Sowemimo, the first Nigerian female Boeing 787 Pilot and the first Nigerian female Pilot to fly for Qatar Airways. I’ve met people from countries I didn’t know existed. Good luck to those settling for Emirates & Etihad lol. I’m leaning more in Qatar’s favour here, if only because I believe there are extenuating circumstances. And these loans aren’t the same as US student loans. In this kind of society, the importance of reading and understanding contracts you sign is markedly different from the west, and cannot be applied in the same way. Training is a large part of Qatar Airways culture producing women engineers and pilots. Last Recruitment Commenced: Ongoing Currently Recruiting: Yes (As of Summer 2019) Previously Recruited Low Hour Pilots: Yes Trend: Positive (219 Aircraft on order) “Qatar Airways is currently in need of Non Type rated Captains. Such bias for Qatar, and you haven’t even lived there! While Qatar Airways firing a pilot and charging her $162K sounds scandalous, I don’t think we should be attacking the airline without knowing more. Stay connected via social media, or subscribe to our free email newsletter for tips on upgrading your travel and maximizing your miles! It is a difficult life in some ways, but if you are willing to make those sacrifices, it is a wonderful life too. We take dignity in our souls—progressive and culturally several workforces is vital to why we are one of the most excellent and fastest-growing airlines in the world. This tells a lot. All orders are custom made and most ship worldwide within 24 hours. She shouldn’t be allowed to fly , but must they take back the money? Sometimes one has to bear the cost of this kind of investment in human resources. I spent two years in management and before that I was an instructor. Perhaps she may wish to try culinary school or homemaking 101 next?? While we do try to list all the best miles and points deals, the site does not include all card companies or credit card offers available in the marketplace. Locals dont usually get fired unless something quite dramatic has happened. What does not stand are ILLEGAL contracts. They’re *the* way to fly. I was seventeen years old when I started flying. In civilized societies you would solve such a labour dispute by going to the court whereas the mentioned Qatari citizen literally posts on twitter to call on the ruler Al Thani to solve it. There’s not much transparency to the process, though it appears that these layoffs are largely targeted at older pilots, as well as those who have been at the airline for a long time. Sometimes certain types of work never work for some of the individuals and this appears to be the case. The amount of thought and investment put into Qatar Airways is different to any other airline I’ve worked for. I know. No you wouldn’t you’d be shrugging your shoulders because she had broken her contract! Thank you for your investigation and I think the message is correct, research the sources and find the facts before you act! Remaining staff salaries will be frozen for at least five years, meaning there will be no salary rise during this period. Join us . Qatar Airways will slash some pilots' salaries and make others redundant to offset the revenue collapse caused by the novel coronavirus travel crisis, it said in a memo seen by AFP Monday. in the contract, did it state and sign by both parties that if the pilot does not pass after X years or X attempts, he/she must be paying back all cost of the training program? hate to break it to you but unfair contracts are legal even in the US. I thought with this gulf family name she must be a local. How convenient! If so, around how much? I believe there is so much more to this story, and a lot of it cannot, and may never be, filled in “over here” due to the many cultural, legal and bureaucratic differencesfiret off, @ljdoise, that is NOT a pilot certificate, ICAO, FAA, or otherwise. And our own Adeola Ogunmola Sowemimo was on the right seat as she assisted Captain Khan Sameer Ali. One Mile at a Time is owned by PointsPros, Inc. Everyone is not as dexterous as each other, we don’t penalise people for not playing football like Ronaldo. Qatar Airways offers you the chance to fly the newest planes on the market. Part of the point I’m making is that whilst in writing Gulf laws may appear similar to Western laws, they are implemented very differently. The Headlines is misleading, The lady in Question is NOT a qualified pilot. For me this place is home. Fortunately this did not happen in the USA. Qatar Airways is a worst employer, everything mismanaged and no respect for its employees. Qatar did well to end their alliance with this subpar employee. In a civilized part of the world, she’d have a pilots’ union to help…that part of the world outlaws unions. If he failed out(like several classmates did because they repeated back an air traffic controller’s instruction slightly incorrectly) he’d be on the hook for the entire costs. No wonder she got sacked. The other side of the story here is that the pilot has spent the past six years completing a two year training course, and still hasn’t passed any of the tests necessary to become a pilot. My absolute favourite thing about Doha is the people. Your email address will not be published. Although I normally go with the legally correct argument, and legally speaking, the employer is certainly entitled to dismiss whoever they please, as long as they follow a process of providing sufficient notice, which varies from country to country; in the case of Qatar I’m sure this letter is suffice. If she cannot work then she cannot fly the hours / years as required by her willingly signed contract for the loan to be paid off. Advertiser Disclosure: Some links to credit cards and other products on this website will earn an affiliate commission. I don’t feel separated from home. The best airport in the world is Hamad International in Doha. 6 years to complete a 2 year pilot certification course and still not qualified? I work for Qatar Airways as a pilot. Second, of we’re to assume that she was enrolled in some type of ab-initio training program, then yes, it’s perfectly acceptable to think the airline would want some type of contract to protect their investment. It was K4 who made the erroneous assertion unfair contracts are not enforceable. LONDON – Qatar Airways (QR) Privilege Club has cut the number of Qmiles required to book award flights by up to 49% in a major development in its transformation to provide more and better rewards to its loyal members.. He’s right. What do you like best about living in Qatar? So to all the whiners saying it only happened cause she’s a she…..1. She would have paid the money in form of her service but since there is no service then she has to pay the money. He had a choice between signing a contract for a lifetime contract (with a full scholarship to pay the costs of the ridiculously expensive training) or a 30 year contract, in which he had to pay some of the costs. Another reason reasonable expectations are not a thing in the Gulf is that housing rent is usually paid years in advance; the fact that you receive your salary monthly – not their problem. When I was six or seven, I accompanied my grandfather on a business trip. Lucky, what about rumors that Qatar Airways is demanding a reimbursement from all the pilots they are firing? So on the spectrum of Middle East employment scandals, I’m not convinced this one necessarily ranks that high…. There is no shortage of pilots getting stuck with them and while the company may not always go after the trainee, they can definitely be for more than a years salary. Time to shake hands, end the relationship and both sides to get on with life. If QATAR made an error in offering a scholarship to this person ( the result being failure to complete the program…maybe academically poor, temperamentally unsuited, recruited through patronage, whatever…) then they have to wear it. Their training program contract should have been written better to include getting certified and licensed at the end of the program, PLUS a guaranteed number of flying hours at a reduced salary all at a given timetable. Qatar Airways is laying off senior pilots. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. — Abike Dabiri-Erewa (@abikedabiri) November 27, 2020 Of course she has to pay back for the education she received grooming her for this profession. The owner of this site is not an investment advisor, financial planner, nor legal or tax professional and articles here are of an opinion and general nature and should not be relied upon for individual circumstances. This absolutely bad management. years. From the day I stepped out into Doha, I have never felt like an outsider. Our level of comfort as an operating crew is phenomenally high. This could well be true Lucky. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unfair_Contract_Terms_Act_1977. That looks like some type of “diploma” that was probably given for passing ground school. The Cadet Pilot Programme aims to develop selected high calibre students into future professional airline pilots who will play a pivotal role towards the growth of Qatar Airways’ fleets. She should have been fired many years ago. All you bloggers keep stirring this up is likely to get Ms. Al-Hail in a lot more trouble than financial. Look up Pat Benetar’s or Tiffany’s contracts or any other performer. Please check your email to confirm your subscription. Would you that chic flying your family across the pound at 0200 with an engine on fire? On another note, you cannot generalise and say that locals get special treatment across the middle east. How is Qatar Airways different to other carriers? It is a great place to visit because of the culture, history and people. It is glamorous, but people don’t appreciate the amount of hard work that goes into flying. Earn 150,000 Hilton Honors Bonus Points | Terms Apply. At a minimum, there’s more to this story than meets the eye. You can fly for twenty-five years and still never get tired of what you see out of the cockpit window. Their laws are written by Sheikhs and Emirs that can just call on the treasury if they need more money, and they have no experience of a life any other way. Studying and keeping in touch with advances, planning our rest patterns, making sure we stay healthy for our medicals – there is a lot of behind-the-scenes work. In Qatar the state owns the airline so people think the prime minister is responsible for it. I’m confident that if I was given this case in the UK, I could silence Qatar’s claim with the relevant unfair contract act, which I have given the link for (but not heard back from 1kbrad as to why he feels they are not a “thing” in western countries). Reminder: OMAAT comments are changing soon. Qatar Airways is cutting the salaries of some pilots and will make others redundant to help reduce costs and soften the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. So no worries she won’t spend a night in prison over not paying. See more ideas about qatar airways, cabin crew, qatar. Her services were terminated as of May 7, and she will be paid seven days salary in lieu of the notice period, per contractual terms. Pick your career path carefully. Unfair contracts are not illegal. You should pick an airline that will offer you career opportunities that will allow you to grow. 1kbrad A Qatar Airways jet at Hamad International airport in Doha, where nine Australian women were taken off a flight and strip-searched as authorities searched for … This is just a disgruntled staff trying to seek revenge. It was extremely exciting. The Tweet mentions that the pilot wants an investigation, and that no disciplinary reasons were given for the termination. Absolute bull You would be joining the world’s best airline as our fleet and route network grows and expands on an unprecedented scale over the coming years. still not qualified. The Qatar civil code seems to be pretty similar to freedom of contract common law provided it does not contravene public policy. It is home because of the people here. © Government Communications Office of the State of Qatar. He chronicles his adventures, along with industry news, here at One Mile at a Time. Flying is not for her. Fail to provide that service then they will charge you for the money they have spent either when you leave to get another job (most airlines will take over the loan) or get fired for cause. Now imagine if this was a US based airline that did this would you still be outraged to the same degree? This may more along the lines of one of the funniest movie quotes: “Lane, I’ve been going to this high school for seven and a half years. Today Qatar Air operated its inaugural flight to Abuja, Nigeria. This year is the Qatar-India Year of Culture – what can Qataris learn from Indians? Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Talk about pressure. The same whiners screaming about sexism will be the first to file a lawsuit when the chic makes a smoking hole in the desert and kills their families. Mortgages are rarely if ever given without collateral other than the property you are buying. if a 2 year year course, Qatar should have terminated much sooner. Opinions expressed here are the author's alone, and have not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of these entities. Sad she can’t read but want to fly. The terms of the deed which did not adhere to Sharia were basically ignored. So what really happened? Every country in the world supports its “locals” through welfare programs and what no. Qatar Airways is to launch a new route to Seattle in March. Qatar Airways’ Seattle service will begin March 15 with four weekly flights to its hub in Doha (DOH). Qatar Airways currently operates more than 700 weekly flights to over 100 destinations across the globe. @RETIREDATLATC said: All you bloggers keep stirring this up is likely to get Ms. Al-Hail in a lot more trouble than financial. Any company would want it’s costs recovered in that situation if they were in the contract and the employee failed to meet it. No cerificate,yet flying nonetheless? Six years to still not complete a two year course? Qatar Airways demands $162K from fired pilot. They pay for your training on the basis that you will then provide the trained for service over a relativly lengthy period of time. Lucky, meanwhile in Dubai, Emirates posted this video for Mothers Day, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_NVEsM3v8Jw. A guy said he heard the actual issue was that, the lady finally finished and got her license then shortly after she got married and her husband insisted that she doesn’t fly, so she was fired cuz she hasn’t been coming to work. I’d still happily fly Qatar. @K4 maybe qatar air will let her pay a monthly fee or something. The view. So I saw a post online about this. There are two sides to every story, and it’s tough to make sense of where exactly the truth lies. I would take action against the responsible manager. I’m not anti the Middle East and their ways, but they can’t apply western contractual law with excessive compensation in their system. Photo: Qatar Airways ‘Gross deviation’ from company policy. So sad,where have all the good pilots gone? Please, everyone boycott QR — more space for me. Whilst they are often not greedy for money, having reasonable requests and expectations isn’t their strong point. How can they reasonably expect the person to pay that amount? By the way if a kid with 162,343 USD in student loan got fired can that person tweet @POTUS? Was she paid a salary during her 6 years with the company? DISCOVER QATAR OPPORTUNITIES. We also miss family birthdays and celebrations at times. Qatar Executive, the private jet division of award-winning Qatar Airways, wants to get a bigger share of the fast-rebounding market of global private jet travelers. Qatar Airways pilots are being reminded and warned about the need to comply with company policy. Play a central role in helping Qatar expand its tourism sector. Qatar sent the pilot a bill for $162,000. Required fields are marked *. Therefore, I would go with the argument, which salaried pilot has $160k lying around (which is legally unsound – but I’ve explained why that’s not relevant to me in this unique situation). Qatar Airways this week marked 15 years of operation on the Nairobi-Doha route. Asking money back is shameful. However, if “the pilot has spent the past six years completing a two year training course, and still hasn’t passed any of the tests necessary to become a pilot”, then this surely deviates from the original intent of the pilot training program that Qatar Airways and this candidate engaged in. All rights reserved 2020. According to a leaked letter to Qatar Airways flight crew in June, the basic pay of two senior pilots will be cut by a quarter while juniors will face decreases of about 15 percent. May 29th , Hong Kong to Athens , Qatar Euros 1,064 ,Turkish Airlines Euro 347 for one economy seat ,one way .Well done Turkish , you will get my business. I am not an attorney, but I think the contract can determine who is right in this case. Please select if you are happy for us to share your contact details with relevant third-parties and stakeholders we believe may be of interest to you. رية ‎, al-Qaá¹­ariya), operating as Qatar Airways, is the state-owned flag carrier of Qatar. So she wasn’t a (qualified commercial) pilot then?! It offers you extraordinary opportunities. Register here to save your space. However that wasn't the end. Usually very difficult to fire the locals in the Gulf countries even if they are no good, simply get lower paid staff from overseas to do the work for them. Qatar Airways' most senior pilots "will be subjected to a 25 per cent reduction" in salaries, chief flight operations officer Jassim al-Haroon wrote to pilots in a memo dated Jun 4. I’ve read of trainees being on the hook for USD50K+ where most regional pilots make in the USD40K range and could probably claim it as unjust enrichment. It is a welcoming, inclusive society, and I love that. The airline became fed up, and since they’re firing pilots anyway and trying to cut costs, they also decided to terminate their contract with her at this point. Find the available jobs at Qatar Airways. The government has paid for you then you don’t want to fly again cuz of your husband, then he should be ready to pay up cuz it’s the countries money. The pilot would have signed the contract at the beginning that either parties would terminate the contract n she may require to pay the bond amount back. Qatar Airways staff on the runway at JKIA. I’m sure the trainee/pilot can declare bankruptcy in Qatar and work abroad to begin residency at a foreign country. You can’t have your cake and eat it too. That would be helpful, but it is still probably more than a years salary. By the end of March 2021, Qatar Airways plans to rebuild its network to 126 destinations including 20 in Africa, 11 in the Americas, 29 in Asia-Pacific, 38 in Europe, 13 in India and 15 in the Middle East. Qatar Airways terminated them effective immediately, and is paying seven days of severance in lieu of notice. Good luck. A contract demanding $164k from someone who’s animal salary is around that much, wouldn’t make it off the paralegal’s desk in the west. It has given my family and me a lot, in terms of what I have been able to provide for my children education-wise and a secure future. Trainee pilots are often asked to sign a training bond which means that if they leave the company within a set period they agree to repay or compensate the airline for their training. Help us fund therapy sessions for black women and girls, What You Need to Know About Airline Partnerships & Alliances, The Latest Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates & Policies, The news, resources, & information you need. You may stand a chance offering a repayment plan to the creditor, but offer it to the court and you can be sure they will punish you more strictly. I have worked in an international company for 6 years in the middle East. If it was here, suddenly she will become an divorced single parent ethnic minority LGBT women who got wrongfully terminated and was personally discriminated. The focus on education, healthcare, the things that would make a difference to a person’s life – and a family life – that is what swung the decision for me. Qatar Airways has extended its gratitude to the frontline healthcare professionals at the Swab and Research Center of Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC), for … I moved to several other Indian airlines before joining Qatar Airways. The individual has invested 6 years of their life and the airline has invested time and money to train the individusl. QR is at fault for not nipping this problem at the onset. Please view our advertising policy page for additional details about our partners. Our crew come from all over the world – Japan, Korea, Europe, India, South America – Qatar Airways is a true multinational corporation, and so you become part of a big global family. Yet just because of the region’s stereotypes (that omg you have “experienced” in your such looong haul travels there) you have to push your opinion like this. High quality Qatar Airways gifts and merchandise. If any other non-ME airline in the world had a program like this, it’d be to support patriotism or as in the US you’d say, “create American jobs”. This is the fault of Qatar airways. Earn 60,000 bonus points | 2X points on travel and dining. If you'd like to participate in the discussion, please adhere to our commenting guidelines. Everything in India is a reason to celebrate. living in Qatar for over 10 years, I can totally believe that they took forever to get something done, if not tea time they useless. I trained in the US for my initial commercial pilot’s licence. Earn 75,000 Membership Rewards® points | Terms Apply. However, this is Qatar and the law is based on medieval mythology, not a constitution, so I leave it to you how much law means there. So that means QATAR will effectively be putting this young woman in prison. I get that it is their right to do so as per contracts signed with the pilot, but from a PR, it doesn’t look good doing at this time, given the special circumstances…, According to her twitter, she received a diploma for said course on 21 April 2017, “Unfair contracts are a thing and don’t stand”. Please view our advertising policy page for additional details about our partners. Attitude to life – we love life and love to celebrate. Apply for pilots-flight-operations jobs at Qatar Airways. I was strapped into my seat, and the minute the pilot started the take-off, I was in love. I have a friend who completed his commercial pilot’s license last year in the US, paid for by his employer, Spring Air in China. Qatar Airways (QA) will launch four weekly flights to Seattle from March 15, 2021, marking the seventh new destination started by the airline since the COVID-19 pandemic began. Glad to read/see another side of the story. @K4 Pilot training contracts are definitely a thing in as you say “western countries” where the same types of contractual terms exist. Your email address will not be published. Something is rotten in the state of Denmark..Are there no longer any seasoned male pilots to tap from? As a GCC citizen, I clearly see special treatment towards Westerners and are given high paid jobs just for being a westerner. And by making her plight public, this pilot cadet is trying to garner public support, and as a result, public shame, to rally her cause. If the terms of the scholarship are that it is repayable, should employment cease, then again legally speaking Qatar can reclaim the funds. On other boards it has been posted that she completed her training (hence the certificate) but she has since got married and her husband would not let her work. Qatar right now are price gouging . Adeola is the first Nigerian female Boeing 787 Pilot and the first Nigerian female Pilot to fly for Qatar Airways. Qatar Airways pilot Captain Khalid Hisamuddin Alikhan talks us through his life and experiences as a pilot – originally from India, Captain Alikhan trained in the US and now lives in Doha, traveling around the world. If this were run like the rest of the civilized world, if QATAR insisted on repayment, they’d mutually agree upon a settlement. Just call her intern or Trainee pilot who fails repeatedly to Pass her exams, 6 yrs of what was a normal 2 yr programme. I’d imagine that in this part of the Arab world, debtor prison is alive and well. As to this lady,this is the price the airline pays for catering to politically correct agendas and quotas. Inspired designs on t-shirts, posters, stickers, home decor, and more by independent artists and designers from around the world. Would anyone feel comfortable having her or him in the cockpit safely piloting their flight? I for one, as a local in my country, was recruited by companies paying a Westerner twice my wage for the same position, with similar or lower qualifications and similar experience! Now it is my turn to pay back, and give Qatar Airways my best for as long as I can. Are there any drawbacks to your lifestyle? They will also receive a hands-on role in Qatar’s flagship Airline. A person not being able to pay in one go isn’t their problem, if they were an expat they would slap a travel ban till they paid, with possible jail time. Speaking from experience, whilst being given a Western style deed, Sharia prevailed in a Dubai court. There’s a letter circulating about a Qatar Airways pilot who was fired. If this is the case then I don’t see what the airline did wrong. Search results. Our crew come from all over the world – Japan, Korea, Europe, India, South America – Qatar Airways is a true multinational corporation, and so you become part of a big global family. 2 year pilot certification. Qatar Airways is issuing another round of pilot layoff notices. By all means fire him, but trying to recoup the scholarship costs is over the top, at least at face-value). At that time, in the early nineties, Indian airlines were going private, and I joined one of those the first. If that was the end of the story it would be unfortunate, but part of the grim reality that aviation and the world are facing today. Note: Please see my Advertiser Disclosure. The Qatar Airways scholarship program is exclusively available to “locals,” and as anyone familiar with the region knows, locals get special treatment. Either ways she would benefit from the flying lessons that Qatar Airways has paid. Breeze Airways Wants To Pay Pilots How Much?! 3. In the west we can usually rely on the courts to accept reasonable repayment proposals, the exact opposite is true in the Gulf. Basic salary = USD 9100 Flight pay per hour = 120 QAR/hr Assume 75hrs = USD 2500 p/month Monthly salary of USD 11,600 I have seen people pick an airline because they would rather be based in a particular place. Unfair contracts are a thing and don’t stand, they are not a huge issue in the west because lawyers know their duty of care, and won’t let their clients utilise them in the first place. Please select if you are are happy to receive regular updates from Q Life about new content and upcoming events. I work for Qatar Airways as a pilot. I have lived in Qatar for ten years, with my family. 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