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No more white cadets at South African Airways
www.fin24.com ^ | 16 August 2012 | Staff

Posted on 08/20/2012 2:00:38 AM PDT by bjorn14

Cadet pilot training course applications from white men are no longer being accepted by South African Airways (SAA), it was reported on Friday.

SAA spokesperson Kabelo Ledwaba told Beeld that the cadet programme was being advertised online as an initiative to bring pilot demographics in line with the country's broader demographics.

"Only 15% of SAA's pilots are currently black, and this includes Indians and coloureds. The rest are white, and 91% of them are men."

Ledwaba said the airline would appoint male, white pilots when there were vacant posts for which applicants of other races could not be found.

Beeld had asked why white applicants were being rejected across the board.

An irate father had called the newspaper to complain that his son, who had a commercial pilot's licence and met the educational and physical criteria, had been rejected on the grounds of race.

By filling out several dummy applications, Beeld established that the online form had been programmed to reject any white applicants.


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Affirmative Action is how we got Øbama
1 posted on 08/20/2012 2:00:51 AM PDT by bjorn14
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This should turn out well. /s


2 posted on 08/20/2012 2:09:28 AM PDT by servo1969
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AA is also something that explodes all around you that eventually finds a target.

Sometimes aggravating .. sometimes deadly.

3 posted on 08/20/2012 2:09:28 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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What sort of a moron would fly with an airline whose main criteria for pilot selection is race or gender?

Anyone who is aware of this and still buys a ticket ought to be arrested and confined as a danger to himself.


4 posted on 08/20/2012 2:15:12 AM PDT by beenaround
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Unqualified (besides by skin color) pilots? Yea, this will end well. If you consider burning corpses on the ground to be “well.”


5 posted on 08/20/2012 2:44:48 AM PDT by piytar (The predator-class is furious that their prey are shooting back.)
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The cost of flight insurance in South Africa just skyrocketed.
6 posted on 08/20/2012 2:48:26 AM PDT by Happy Rain ("Not voting for Ryan? Obama love you long time.")
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South Africa is going to hell in a handbasket.


7 posted on 08/20/2012 2:49:04 AM PDT by Ann Archy ( ABORTION...the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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SA: the new Rhodesia on the way to Zimbabwe as fast as they can go. Wonder if they have a name for the new country picked out yet? Wonder if they have a plan for feeding the country after they take over farms and force the whites out? Yet, there are deluded SA whites, like Ernie Els at the British Open, who speak glowingly of Mandela and what he’s done there.

AA - because it works so well every other place it’s been tried. /s


8 posted on 08/20/2012 3:00:57 AM PDT by T-Bird45 (It feels like the seventies, and it shouldn't.)
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To: beenaround

This is another of the “self-cleansing gene pools”. Fill-up the planes w/ like-minded AA advocates. Seat belts won’t be necessary...


9 posted on 08/20/2012 3:06:22 AM PDT by carriage_hill (Harry Reid [PERVERT-NV] has Vickie-the-goat in lingerie & stiletto heels, tied-up in his office.)
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Wow, I’d have to put Aviation and Medicine up high on the list of occupations where I’d not like to have an affirmative action pick taking good care of me or my family. And I believe I’d have that thought regardless of my race or color.


10 posted on 08/20/2012 3:24:53 AM PDT by House Atreides
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Wow, I’d have to put Aviation and Medicine up high on the list of occupations where I’d not like to have an affirmative action pick taking “good” care of me or my family. And I believe I’d have that thought regardless of my race or color.
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Sorry, I forgot to add the quotation marks around the word “good”.


11 posted on 08/20/2012 3:27:20 AM PDT by House Atreides
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We is in charge now MF.


12 posted on 08/20/2012 3:32:08 AM PDT by Venturer
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This is Obama’s dream come true.

First, total persecution of the whites and next is total communism....with some animals being more equal than others.


13 posted on 08/20/2012 3:56:58 AM PDT by DH (Once the tainted finger of government touches anything the rot begins)
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We’re all darkies now.


14 posted on 08/20/2012 4:12:15 AM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: House Atreides

How about president?


15 posted on 08/20/2012 4:18:56 AM PDT by nixonsnose (Let's see all you lawyers argue your way out of hell.)
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"What sort of a moron would fly with an airline whose main criteria for pilot selection is race or gender?"

One who is required to by the government. If it gets bad enough, and it will, SAA will be the only airline allowed to fly in/out of South Africa. And, when enough incompetent air crews start auguring flights into the veld, all SAA pilots will be former Indian, Pakistani, or Syrian jet jocks. Flown with them. Maintain a tight grip during drink service. Mid flight course corrections are...ahem, breath taking.
16 posted on 08/20/2012 4:27:14 AM PDT by PowderMonkey (WILL WORK FOR AMMO)
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SA: the new Rhodesia on the way to Zimbabwe as fast as they can go.

Indeed. If I were white in SA today, I'd be making plans to get out ASAP.

17 posted on 08/20/2012 4:41:29 AM PDT by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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USA: the new Rhodesia America on the way to Zimbabwe as fast as they can go.

We just a 'Nother N*gg*r Nation Now!

(Language apologies)

18 posted on 08/20/2012 4:45:08 AM PDT by Aevery_Freeman (All Y'all White Peoples is racist!)
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To: beenaround

“What sort of a moron would fly with an airline whose main criteria for pilot selection is race or gender?

Anyone who is aware of this and still buys a ticket ought to be arrested and confined as a danger to himself.”

Now don’t go getting all State Control on us! ;-)

Darwin Awards should take care of the problem.

On a sadder note, now we live in a country where race, gender and sexual deviation are being added to the criteria for selection of those who would defend that country.


19 posted on 08/20/2012 4:45:08 AM PDT by BwanaNdege (Man has often lost his way, but modern man has lost his address - Gilbert K. Chesterton)
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To: Ann Archy

Going? The hand basket burned up a few years ago...


20 posted on 08/20/2012 4:53:38 AM PDT by ejonesie22 (8/30/10, the day Truth won.)
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