Skip to comments.No more white cadet pilots for SAA ( South African Airways )
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.
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Reverse racism ping!
Who said that apartheid had ended in South Africa?
I’m not flying that airline - ever!
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?
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.
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.
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.
Maybe Little Steven and Paul Simon will have a concert to correct this injustice.
The last time those savages tried this on white farmers they all starved. Stupidity is bred into those idiots.
This isn’t reverse racism.
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.
Will Michelle 0bama fly on SAA after she leaves the White House? I hope so.
Every now and then someone will ask what EIEIO really stands for ~ well, here it is.
That didn't stop them. Sorta like Obama - it's the "right" thing to do... Doesn't matter if it doesn't work.
It'd be a pretty nice place if they'd all go home I suppose ~ at least the Sen people would ecstatic!
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!
This is what “economic justice” ultimately results in. And sadly, we have a president who is obsessed with it.
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