Though this is not breaking news, you might not have heard about a Qatari cadet pilot that was recently laid off due to COVID-19. The young cadet received a letter from Qatar Airways stating that their “services are no longer required”, and that they are contractually required to pay back the training costs. In this case it was roughly $165,000.
Here is the letter:
What are your thoughts on this? Would this stop you from pursuing the cadet career path? Don’t forget to check out the new cadet pilot community forums!