(Last Updated On: December 18, 2019)
Qatar Airways is the state owned flag carrier of Qatar which is headquartered in the Qatar Airways Tower in Doha. It operates a hub and spoke network that links over 150 international destinations across Africa, Central Asia, Europe, Far East, South Asia, Middle East, North America, South America and Oceania. The airline has a fleet of more than 200 aircraft and is a member of the Oneworld alliance. It operates a wide variety of types of aircraft after sourcing from the two major suppliers namely Airbus and Boeing. The Boeing 777 makes up the largest share of the different aircraft.
The starting salary of a captain is QAR 32,550 per month and in addition to this they get a housing allowance of QAR 15,000, transport allowance (QAR 1,800) and utility allowance (QAR 300). The most experienced top captains earn a monthly salary of QAR 51,505, housing allowance (QAR 15,000), transport allowance (QAR 1,800) and utility allowance (QAR 300). The first officers get a starting salary of QAR 22,575 per month, housing allowance of QAR 13,000, transport QAR 1500 and utility allowance QAR 300. Top first officers are entitled to a monthly salary of QAR 30,341 and a similar monthly allowance.
Pilots are also entitled to additional duty pay in additional to their basic pay. A captain gets QAR 138 per actual block hour. Overtime is usually dependent on the fleet with some and is usually paid double the normal rate. First officers are paid a per diem pay of QAR 104 per actual block hour, QAR 121 for an IRP duty and overtime pay is double the rate.