Qatar Airways Pilot Recruitment Nework!

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I am just posting this add to help fellow pilots back home, if you have further questions please PM me. Good Luck!

Nework Marriot Hotel
Sep 23rd and Sep 24th

Flight Deck Crew Recruitment Drive New York!
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Strive for Excellence with One of the World's Fastest Growing Airlines! As the Middle East's only 5-star airline and one of the world's fastest growing carriers, Qatar Airways is dedicated to excellence and continuous improvement. We advocate cultural diversity, dynamism and career development! Be part of Qatar Airways and experience a high-flying career in our airline with a modern fleet of A300-600, A319/A320/A321, A330, A340 and B777 aircraft.

We are looking for First Officers and invite qualified candidates to become a part of the growing team at Qatar Airways:

First Officers (A300/ A320/ A330/ B777)

Requirements
· Total minimum hours 1000
· 500 hours on type operated by Qatar Airways
· Valid ICAO ATPL or frozen ICAO ATPL.(FAA ATP written is not acceptable)
· ICAO English Proficiency Level has to be endorsed on the license
· Below 50 years of age.

Type Rating Conversions
First officers without a rating on the aircraft types we fly must have the following minimum experience, A total of 2000 flying hours of which 500 hours shall be on jets and below 45 years of age.

First Officers with considerable experience on the Boeing aircraft (B767, B757 & B737NG) will be considered for a type-rating conversion on the B777.

Pilots given type-rating conversion will be required to sign service bond with the Company.

These positions carry all inclusive average monthly remuneration packages of US$ 9,900 (equivalent QAR 36,100) for First Officers inclusive of housing allowance. Other benefits include Meal allowances, School fee subsidy for children and Loss of License/Medical/Group Life Insurances. All remuneration is TAX FREE.

Send your resume to ARodrigues@qatarairways.com.qa


Arthur Rodrigues
Recruitment Officer
Qatar Airways
Tel : +974 5836256
Fax : + 974 4496314
 

spitfire1500

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They also have the 747-800 showing up next year. I've heard they are a good company to work for. Was in Qatar once and all I remember was a big sandstorm and the huge military operation there.
 

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$9900 a month INCLUSIVE of housing? So what does that leave you with net?
 

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Guys I do work for this Airline and its not bad. You get paid on time nice equipment to fly, great destinations, good tax free salary. You pretty much take home around 7K to 8K as F/O a month, thats after paying your, housing, transportation, schooling, utlities, food. Direct captains get around 12K take home tax free. Only airline in the ME that hires non type rated pilots as direct captains from commuter airlines such as, comair, eagle, express jet, etc. we have many joined from CRJ left seat to A330 left seat. They have about 130 wide body jets on order for their future expansion and new state of the art airport is opening up in 2011. If you are a commuter airline F/O or Captain trying to make ends meet this place is great to gain heavy expirence and save up on retirement. If you need further assistance or have questions please PM me I will be more then happy to help fellow pilots , withought any commision :) lol Good Luck.
 

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What kind of mins are they looking for for direct entry command?
 

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They have done most of hiring already for non type rated direct captains for this year. I think about 2000 jet pic and more then 6000 total time is what they have hired guys with. They might hire non type rated pilots next year and they might not this all depends on their in house upgrade.
 

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How does the in house upgrade work, by seniority?
 

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No way I have 500 in one of those types...
 

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I don't want to be a jackass here, but going from Capt of a CRJ to Capt of a 330........I'm sorry but it doesn't feel right.

There is a huge gap between domestic RJ to a widebody International operations.

At least EK has a fast track command where you go as a FO for 18 months even though you have tons of experience on widebody and international and then upgrade as a Captain.

I wouldn't feel comfortable flying with somebody brand new on the plane, brand new on the network and brand new in the company/country. it's too much of "brand new"!!!!

To come back to the original thread, PLEASE make sure you do your homework before joining QR. I agree that it all depends what are your goals for your career and your family but do a minimum of research before making any move.

It could be a decent job for a single guy but think twice before moving the whole family to Doha. Qatar ain't no Dubai.............

The job is good as soon as you're off the gate but your private life will be a total misery. You basically need authorization from the company to do anything.

You want to leave the country on your days off, you need to ask permission to the company first, you want to get married with a cabin crew, you need to ask permission to the CEO!!!! You have to wear the hat while doing the preflight or you will get a warning letter.

everything works with a reprimand system and everybody is stabing everybody else's back, Cabin Crew reporting pilots eating First Class meals or resting in a First Class seat on Ultra Long Haul.....

I am sorry but this is the reality ( coming from good friends of mine working there, so no PPrune Bul$$hit here)

If you think you will be stuck at a regional forever and feel the need to fly something bigger and do international ops, then going to QR could be a good career move. Equipment is fine, pilot group pretty good but be aware that the lifestyle in this company will not be easy nor glamorous.

Whatever you decide to do, explore all the other options before going to QR. The Shiny Jet Syndrome could affect you as well............
 

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No way I have 500 in one of those types...
That's what I was thinking, too. I qualify just fine otherwise, but where am I supposed to get 500hrs of A330 time?
 

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First officers without a rating on the aircraft types we fly must have the following minimum experience, A total of 2000 flying hours of which 500 hours shall be on jets and below 45 years of age.
Those are the minimums if you don't have a type. As long as you have 2000TT and just 500 on jets, you're qualified to apply. Whether or not that's competitive, who knows. But give it a shot anyway.
 

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Listen flying the CRJ 5 legs a day, shooting CAT2 approaches down to mins withought auto thrust, flying under adverse weather in usa. Its a cake transition to wide body airbus, training was a joke and thats airbus ops, flying is much easier one take off and if between 9 hours of flight destination weather goes below auto land. This is a very touchy subject but belive me many pilots have made this transtion to a wide body withought any hassel and frankly speaking those pilots are much more safe and cautious then someone been flying the wide body for ever and got so lazy and used to the automation. I am not trying to get in pissing match here but just to make a point that CRJ drivers are as much cabable of flying the left seat of wide body.
 

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Qatar are you crazy! The US airline industry is a dream. Endless opportunities and zero risk of furlough.

I heard from a buddy of mine that the majors will hire next year... and those guys make $400,000 a year. Also heard that the pensions are coming back do to the huge pilot shortage.
 

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Hey Bull,

What is the inflation like in Doha compared to pricey Dubai? Is Doha boring or does it have some nightlife? What do Americans do for fun there on the weekend or during their time off? Speaking of time off, how much time off do you get on average per month on the A330?

For those of you who are really interested and want a look at what operations are like at Qatari, you might want to check this out (I just found it on the web - you can probably find it cheaper on Ebay):

http://www.worldairroutes.com/Qatar.html
 

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330 fleet destinations are the best ones in the airlines for the next few years until 777 takes over and then slowly merge between the 787 and 350s. 330 covers pretty much everything, far east, middle east, europe, asia, north america. You get about 10 days off average a month since most flight leave at midnight from doha so that whole day is not considered off but called no duty day, if you want to think as day off then you get about 14. Most layovers are more then 24 hours, some are up to 5 days e.g Maldives, Joberg, etc. Many fligh deck crews take their family on long layovers and make it a mini vacation. I have posted the add under foreign carriers and regionals so please read those threads and you my find your answer there. There are few bars and few dance clubs but most people have liquor license and drink during gatherings at home. Rest realy enjoy the layovers and kind of stay low in Doha:) Also that video is pretty old, now they have probaby twice as many buildings on the lake and aircraft cabin have changed to some new state of the art desing. Things change here a lot, money is not an issue, every 3 years they get a new bird to fly and give the old back. Hardly any MEL to work with.
 

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Mins are 2000 hours total time , 500 hours jet glass cockpit. If your total is less and you have more then 500 Jet time they will consider you. They do want full ATPL but if you don't have one at the time of interview, if hired you must provide full ATPL.
 

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Thanks for all of the good information. I am sure a bunch of USAirways, Spirit, UAL and Frontier Airbus pilots are looking at Qatar.

Just curious - what would enable someone to qualify for A330 vs. A320/21 at Qatar? Do the FO positions pay the same? Is it need on that fleet at the time or is there some additional experience required for A330?

I have been to Doha several times - nice town. It is definitely quieter than Dubai and it is starting to grow faster as the money pours in.
 

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Mins are 2000 hours total time , 500 hours jet glass cockpit. If your total is less and you have more then 500 Jet time they will consider you. They do want full ATPL but if you don't have one at the time of interview, if hired you must provide full ATPL.
Well, then I might just stand a chance.
 
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