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Qatar airways offering free flights for teachers

Discussion in 'Flights' started by teleroo, Oct 5, 2020.

  1. teleroo

    teleroo Ignored Member Ski Pass: Gold

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    FYI for any teachers out there: Qatar Airways are offering free flights for teachers. Travel must be completed by Sept 30 2021. This comes on the back of an earlier offer of free flights for healthcare workers. Dunno where us Aussies would be allowed to travel by then but some of you may have freinds/relos OS that this might help.
     
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    I'm a teacher and I'm really excited.
     
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    No flights available in school holidays....
     
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    Belongs in the irony thread.
     
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    That'll teach 'em.
     
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    chicski A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Boom tish?
     
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    Tonester Lift Line Nazi Ski Pass: Gold

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    That's what long service leave is for ;)
     
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    Female teachers beware!
     
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    chicski A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    piolet Better make it three Ski Pass: Gold

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    Doesn’t even start to describe

    I’ll never go through Doha again.
     
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    Gimped One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Yes, free vaginal exam with every ticket (for people who missed the news)
     
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    Nidecker One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    And apparently the bubby is alive? Wonder if they have heard of DNA over there?
     
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    Yeah still alive
     
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    piolet Better make it three Ski Pass: Gold

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    Oh wow

    I cant imagine what would make that happen


    Oh wait, its the middle east, i sadly can.
     
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    teckel Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    They're not trying to find the mother to assist her, they're trying to find her to punish her.
     
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    Well yeah... To have a baby in Qatar you must have it in a hospital. With your wedding certificate.
     
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    Donzah Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Qatar gov saying it was attempted murder...
    And a apology of sorts...
     
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    **** them. Medieval bastards.
     
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    telecrag Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    So it happened nearly three weeks ago. Interesting watching Penny Wong grill the shit out of the minister, head of department, and some other person about it. Were any women from other countries searched? If so have we liaised with them in our approach? No answers.
     
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    So much this!
    Find out how many flights, their destinations, how many women, what nationalities, whether anyone working there was also subjected to such humiliation, what justification the government provides and whether they will guarantee that to never happen again.

    If not then I’d expect a travel warning “do not travel” for Australian women to Doha, and for our government to ensure we have an option to fly an alternative to Doha. I believe right now Doha is one of the ONLY ways to get home.
     
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    Wasn't it attempted murder?
     
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    Well .....
    Lets say my BS detector is alive ....
     
  24. Donzah

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    Had a look at the evening in question.
    Flights to Singapore, Bangkok and South Africa along with flights to other ME nations and Pakistan/India..
     
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  25. Legs Akimbo

    Legs Akimbo Grumblebum Ski Pass: Gold

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    A newborn is found in a plastic bag in a rubbish bin. It's either attempted homicide or a precocious suicide attempt.
     
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    skiflat Old n' Crusty

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    Disgusting Country and an airline I would never fly
     
  27. cold wombat

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    It's usually more complicated than that. As I understand it, there is often a distressed mother frightened for her own welfare.
     
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    It's still a homicide.
     
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    it's still indecent assault
     
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  30. Legs Akimbo

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    Put yourself in the place of the cops. They have a crime. Potential perpetrators are about to get on planes and go outside their jurisdiction. What to do?

    Did the women consent? Were they told that they must submit to examination if they want to leave the country? I don't know. But I'm not going to sign on for an anti-Arab pile on.
     
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    World Cup in 2022................:eek:
    Ronaldo already booked in for a Internal bum search. LOL
     
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    I doubt those involved thought of it as a laugh
     
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    Its serious sexual assault ...
     
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  34. Legs Akimbo

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    Not if they consented.
     
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    Sharia law and "consent" LOL

    The searches were compulsory.
     
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    Sounds like a nsw music festival
     
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    Because women's right to speak for themselves is so well respected in that part of the world.

    Oh, wait, they don't have that right. They need the permission of a male guardian to do almost anything.

    ****ing medieval barbarians.
     
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  38. Legs Akimbo

    Legs Akimbo Grumblebum Ski Pass: Gold

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    So were the strip searches on kids (including girls) at music festivals. Remind me again where that happened.
     
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    https://www.theguardian.com/world/2...atar-airways-australian-foreign-minister-says

    Can't imagine any women consenting to this bullsh@t. I feel very sorry angry for what these women had to go through.
     
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    sara777 A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    And there is this

    https://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-54682565

    Ambulances in a dark car park. Asked to remove their underwear. Horrendous stuff. Qatar will never see my money again.
     
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    I would also be angry if someone who committed homicide went free.
     
  43. Donzah

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    Did the baby die?
    I didn't know that
     
  44. Legs Akimbo

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    I suppose you think this makes a difference.

    There are inconsistent imperatives in play. The cops made a call. Some people will say it was wrong. Others that it was correct. People's dignity v possibly catching someone who committed a very serious crime, and who probably needs a lot of help.
     
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    Have a talk to the women in your life. Ask them if they think this incident should be approached as a case of attempted homicide. Or maybe their first response will be to look towards the welfare of the child and the welfare of what is almost certainly an incredibly distressed mother who is unlikely to be making rational decisions, not simply for medical reasons but also quite possibly under serious threat to her own safety due to her pregnancy if for some reason male family members might have seen the birth of the child bringing "shame" on them.

    But sure, if you want to make this first and foremost about homicide, see how you go.
     
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    You are the self appointed English nazi. Have you checked what homicide means?
     
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    Death is usually a essential element.
     
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    For sure, horrid, but I reckon Ronaldo would get into it. ;)LOL
     
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    Doing my best.
    It's a challenge..
    You operate on such a higher plane.....