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No more white cadet pilots for SAA ( South African Airways )
fin24.com ^ | 08/30/2012 | n/a

Posted on 08/30/2012 11:13:26 AM PDT by massmike

Johannesburg - 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.

(Excerpt) Read more at fin24.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: remind; remindme; remindme2notflysaa; remindmenot2flysaa; southafrica
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1 posted on 08/30/2012 11:13:29 AM PDT by massmike
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To: massmike

Reverse racism ping!


2 posted on 08/30/2012 11:16:24 AM PDT by TigerClaws
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To: massmike

Who said that apartheid had ended in South Africa?


3 posted on 08/30/2012 11:16:40 AM PDT by MeganC (The Cinemark theatre in Aurora, CO is a 'Gun Free Zone'. Spread the word.)
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To: massmike

I’m not flying that airline - ever!


4 posted on 08/30/2012 11:17:33 AM PDT by SatinDoll (NATURAL BORN CITZEN: BORN IN THE USA OF CITIZEN PARENTS.)
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To: SatinDoll

You mean you feel less safe when pilots are chosen on the basis of their race and skin color and not on the basis of their competence or experience?

THAT’S RACIST!!!


5 posted on 08/30/2012 11:20:39 AM PDT by Argus
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To: massmike
Report: "No more white cadet pilots for SAA ( South African Airways )

Response: What do people expect? Of course once blacks take over they will favor their fellow blacks. Whites are the only race stupid enough to believe race is unimportant.

6 posted on 08/30/2012 11:21:27 AM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: massmike

Affirmative action airline pilots--what could go wrong?


7 posted on 08/30/2012 11:22:00 AM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Whatever a homosexual union might be or represent, it is not physically marital. - F.Cardinal George)
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To: massmike

So, they are skimming the cream off the crop (code for white racism) and hiring less competent pilots (code for diversity) and everyone is happy. Well, except for the burned corpses, INCLUDING the diverse pilots.

Got it.


8 posted on 08/30/2012 11:22:28 AM PDT by poobear (Socialism, in the minds of the elites, is a con-game for the serfs, nothing more.)
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To: SatinDoll
When overseas, there's only a few non-US based airlines I'd fly anyway: Lufthansa, KLM, and British Airways. No opportunity to fly El Al yet, but they'd be on the approved list too.
9 posted on 08/30/2012 11:22:40 AM PDT by The KG9 Kid (Semper Fi)
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To: MeganC

EXACTLY what I was thinking!

The white South African government were idiots to let the natives take over, they THEY will be enslaved and butchered.


10 posted on 08/30/2012 11:22:52 AM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama lied .. the economy died.)
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To: massmike

Maybe Little Steven and Paul Simon will have a concert to correct this injustice.


11 posted on 08/30/2012 11:23:01 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: massmike

The last time those savages tried this on white farmers they all starved. Stupidity is bred into those idiots.


12 posted on 08/30/2012 11:24:08 AM PDT by CodeToad (Be Prepared...They Are.)
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To: TigerClaws

This isn’t reverse racism.

It’s racism.


13 posted on 08/30/2012 11:26:12 AM PDT by agere_contra (Vote ABO. Don't choose the Greater Evil and then boast about how principled you are)
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To: massmike

Our federal government has set a fine example for them.

If you want to fly with an airline that is managed as well as Detroit or Zimbabwe this would be the way to go.


14 posted on 08/30/2012 11:26:33 AM PDT by Iron Munro ("In any compromise between good and evil, it is only evil that can profit." - Ayn Rand)
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To: massmike

Will Michelle 0bama fly on SAA after she leaves the White House? I hope so.


15 posted on 08/30/2012 11:26:55 AM PDT by forgotten man (forgotten man)
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To: massmike

Every now and then someone will ask what EIEIO really stands for ~ well, here it is.


16 posted on 08/30/2012 11:28:45 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: CodeToad
"The last time those savages tried this on white farmers they all starved. Stupidity is bred into those idiots."

That didn't stop them. Sorta like Obama - it's the "right" thing to do... Doesn't matter if it doesn't work.

17 posted on 08/30/2012 11:29:01 AM PDT by Truth29
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To: TexasFreeper2009
The natives are these little guys ~ the Sen people ~ everybody else is descended from immigrants from other parts of Africa or from Europe or from Asia.

It'd be a pretty nice place if they'd all go home I suppose ~ at least the Sen people would ecstatic!

18 posted on 08/30/2012 11:31:14 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Argus

Oh please, you think if you’re a pilot that it’s because you’re so smart? There are lots of smart people out there (in the bush). You didn’t do that you’re just lucky.

New slogan: You didn’t crash that!


19 posted on 08/30/2012 11:31:49 AM PDT by Andrei Bulba (No Obama, no way!)
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To: massmike

This is what “economic justice” ultimately results in. And sadly, we have a president who is obsessed with it.


20 posted on 08/30/2012 11:33:26 AM PDT by mtrott
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To: The KG9 Kid
I wouldn't mind flying Aeroflot at least once. I do like scary rides.

/johnny

21 posted on 08/30/2012 11:34:03 AM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: massmike

Next comes the dumbing down of pilot training.


22 posted on 08/30/2012 11:36:26 AM PDT by pallis
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To: massmike

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

Well, perhaps that may actually physically lower the level of performance, like by a few hundred meters. “we don’t need no stinking altimeters” may become the rule.


23 posted on 08/30/2012 11:36:33 AM PDT by Mouton (Voting is an opiate of the electorate. Nothing changes no matter who wins..)
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To: massmike

Don’t fly on SAAAA - South African Affirmative Action Airlines


24 posted on 08/30/2012 11:36:53 AM PDT by reg45 (Barack 0bama: Implementing class warfare by having no class!)
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To: TexasFreeper2009

Warning For America
From South Africa
By Gemma Meyer (Gemma Meyer is the pseudonym of a South African journalist. She and her husband, a former conservative member of parliament, still reside in South Africa.)

http://signalsfromthebrink.blogspot.com/2012/03/coming-attractions.html


25 posted on 08/30/2012 11:37:26 AM PDT by massmike (The choice is clear in November: Romney or Caligula!)
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To: AEMILIUS PAULUS

It’s the epitome of left wing racism, because you have a country now totally dominated by a black majority. What possible basis is there to claim blacks are being discriminated against in such a country?

They really aren’t denying it’s because the black candidates aren’t qualified. Not using qualified airline pilots is like a monty python script about liberalism.


26 posted on 08/30/2012 11:37:29 AM PDT by Andrei Bulba (No Obama, no way!)
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To: Jeff Chandler

“Affirmative action airline pilots—what could go wrong?”

Memo to self: Add SAA to my no fly list!


27 posted on 08/30/2012 11:37:55 AM PDT by Grampa Dave (ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION IS DESTROYING AMERICA-LOOK AT WHAT IT DID TO THE WHITE HOUSE!)
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To: massmike

And that’s just the result of them turning on the windshield wipers!


28 posted on 08/30/2012 11:38:33 AM PDT by VanDeKoik
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To: muawiyah
The natives are these little guys ~ the Sen people ~ everybody else is descended from immigrants from other parts of Africa or from Europe or from Asia.

If I recall correctly, the west coast Aricans got there only about 300 years before the Europeans arrived.

29 posted on 08/30/2012 11:39:08 AM PDT by LoneRangerMassachusetts (The meek shall not inherit the Earth)
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To: massmike
Affirmative action on crackup
30 posted on 08/30/2012 11:39:08 AM PDT by shove_it (purge pandering progressive parasites)
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To: massmike

Barry Soetoro, please pick up the white courtesy phone for new job to fail at.


31 posted on 08/30/2012 11:40:09 AM PDT by TheConservativeParty (Hey Obummer...GET OFF MY LAWN.)
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To: massmike

The rejected people should come here and apply for training as Africans.


32 posted on 08/30/2012 11:40:38 AM PDT by reg45 (Barack 0bama: Implementing class warfare by having no class!)
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To: massmike

Affirmative action in the cockpit of an airline? OK,cool.But that airline is now officially on my own personal “no fly” list.


33 posted on 08/30/2012 11:41:48 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Voter ID Equals "No Representation Without Respiration")
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To: JRandomFreeper

A buddy of mine was a technical security officer for the state department based in Moscow. He had to fly out to Vladivostok to certify the systems in the Consulate there. He told me that it was such an awful flight that he rode back to Moscow on the Siberian Express train.


34 posted on 08/30/2012 11:43:03 AM PDT by Ax
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To: reg45

The rejected people should come here and apply for training as MINORITY Africans.


35 posted on 08/30/2012 11:44:21 AM PDT by reg45 (Barack 0bama: Implementing class warfare by having no class!)
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To: AEMILIUS PAULUS

” Whites are the only race stupid enough to believe race is unimportant.”

Amen!

Take a look at our future America.


36 posted on 08/30/2012 11:44:31 AM PDT by DwFry (Baby Boomers Killed Western Civilization!)
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To: massmike

I hate to say it, but whites need to pack up and move. This is going to get a lot worse and likely won’t get any better. The next step is confiscating white property. There about a decade away from that.


37 posted on 08/30/2012 11:46:04 AM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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38 posted on 08/30/2012 11:46:35 AM PDT by LibWhacker (block)
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To: massmike

Interesting commentary in the signals from the brink. Frankly, with His Excellency and his henchmen in control here, we have leaped into the same league as South Africa.

Ending question is will you know what to do? Just say, I and my family are prepared.


39 posted on 08/30/2012 11:46:56 AM PDT by Mouton (Voting is an opiate of the electorate. Nothing changes no matter who wins..)
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To: JRandomFreeper
I wouldn't mind flying Aeroflot at least once. I do like scary rides.

Psssttt....I've flown Egypt Air.Scary rides ain't all they're chalked up to be.

40 posted on 08/30/2012 11:47:33 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Voter ID Equals "No Representation Without Respiration")
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To: massmike

Sounds like we have ourselves some APARTHEID going on.


41 posted on 08/30/2012 11:47:42 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the sociopath.)
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To: LoneRangerMassachusetts
The Europeans got there in the early to mid 1400s. The blacks that we know today got there probably in the 1500s to 1800. The earlier blacks were either ABSORBED, invited to dinner, or starved and burned out. All the modern blacks in South Africa are descendants of folks from the Nile river valleys to the North.

One of my European ancestors arrived there about 1620 or so on a boat bound for Indonesia. He reported in his diary that the native people had cattle with large horns. The Sen did not have cattle at that time, but the Nilotics did. Some people have told me there's enough information in what was in the diary to clearly identify them as Shone.

42 posted on 08/30/2012 11:48:47 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: massmike

They can use the money they save hiring cheaper pilots to paint the planes with pictures of Bono!


43 posted on 08/30/2012 11:48:47 AM PDT by spodefly (This is my tag line. There are many like it, but this one is mine.)
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OH, OH. Another airline to be avoided. Affirmative Action does little harm in the academy, where today’s students learn almost nothing in any case. But flying planes is a serious business.


44 posted on 08/30/2012 11:49:19 AM PDT by Godwin1 (Affirmative action works fine)
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To: massmike

Look to see the South African Government to run off or execute 77% of their pilots in the near future.


45 posted on 08/30/2012 11:50:29 AM PDT by vetvetdoug
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To: massmike
Nature and the forces of physics do not care about gender and race numerical equality.

Trust that.

46 posted on 08/30/2012 11:52:49 AM PDT by Lazamataz (Communist Party = Democrats. Socialist Party = Republicans. WE NEED A CAPITALIST FREEDOM PARTY!)
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47 posted on 08/30/2012 11:55:20 AM PDT by Snickering Hound
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To: massmike
Problem solved


48 posted on 08/30/2012 11:57:04 AM PDT by dfwgator (I'm voting for Ryan and that other guy.)
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To: massmike

I wouldn’t fly that airline either with a policy like that.


49 posted on 08/30/2012 11:59:22 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: JRandomFreeper

I wouldn’t mind flying Aeroflot at least once. I do like scary rides................................. Make it real scary, fly with a Polish Politician on board.


50 posted on 08/30/2012 12:03:59 PM PDT by Bringbackthedraft (Who we elect is not as important as who they appoint as cabinet members.)
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