Are Tanzanian Pilots Discriminated Against?


Professional Association of Tanzania Pilots Secretary General, Captain Khalil Iqbal has filed an official complaint stating that local pilots are faced with discrimination as airlines prefer to hire foreigners.
  • Tanzania:  Local Pilots Overlooked for Jobs

    Tanzania Daily News, 14 November 2012

    FOREIGN domination of the country's civil aviation includes foreign recruitment of cabin crew and flight operation officers. Professional Association of Tanzania Pilots (PATP) ... read more »

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Tanzanian pilots have claimed they are discriminated against in favor of foreign workers.

  • Tanzania:  Precision Air Boss Recruits Pilots

    Tanzania Daily News, 12 November 2012

    THE Precision Air Chief Executive Officer, Alfonse Kioko has challenged idle local professional pilots, who can fly ATR or Boeing aircrafts and have clean records, to present ... read more »

  • Tanzania:  Plans Underway to Recruit Pilots

    Tanzania Daily News, 31 October 2012

    THE government plans to spend 2.7 million US dollars (about 5bn/-) to recruit and train pilots and aircraft engineers as most are expected to retire from public service in the next ... read more »

  • Tanzania:  Aviation Industry Lacks Local Pilots, Engineers

    Tanzania Daily News, 14 June 2012

    AN acute shortage of pilots and engineers deals a serious blow to the aviation industry in the country, prompting stakeholders to appeal to the government to establish a college to ... read more »

  • Tanzania:  Fears Mount as 'Bogus' Pilots Take to the Skies

    The Citizen, 22 January 2012

    Grave disaster looms in Tanzania's skies, in the wake of revelations that the local airline industry is progressively employing unqualified pilots.The air accident investigation ... read more »