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Old 10th Apr 2013, 04:37
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check this out

http://www.pprune.org/caribbean-lati...ml#post7739251
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Old 10th Apr 2013, 22:21
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Went on january and still waiting??? That sounds bad...A friend of mine went on february and know he's on the bridge course. I went on march, and come back today morning for the psychological test...if I'm, OK, next week I'm going to live to Panama, starting my bridge course on 29th.

Since you receive the mail requering your documentation, you'd have to expect around 3 months (if everything goes well) to complete all the process and start working at COPA.

Regards.
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Old 15th Apr 2013, 16:18
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Hey everyone!! I passed all the tests!!! Next weekend I'll be moving to Panama to start all the legal process! Everything you need, contact me!!!

Regards!!!
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Old 16th Apr 2013, 10:16
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congrats mike charlie!
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Old 16th Apr 2013, 10:37
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Congratz!

Congratulations on getting on MikeCharlie!
Now get in, strap in, and hang on. It's about to get interesting...
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Old 16th Apr 2013, 22:57
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Felicidades Mike Charlie
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Old 19th Apr 2013, 11:08
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Hi guys, first of all I'd like to introduce myself, I'm currently working for an Spanish airline, around 14 years and I think is time to move on, things are getting really tough.
I'm quite interested in working for Copa and applied last year for Cpt. I got the mail in january from HHRR asking for additional documents and so far I didn't receive any news, Do you know what's the normal time to expect a date for interview?.
Thanks a lot..
By the way, Felicidades MikeCharlie
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Old 19th Apr 2013, 14:47
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Are you crazy TOPEharry?

Estas loco??

Cant you seriously find something better than Copa??
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Old 19th Apr 2013, 20:08
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Hola Britshgohome,
Flying the Crj I have some other offers: Japan, Indonesia and China, ME carriers are kind of stuck and are not an option for short/medium term, I want to bring my family with me and well....., I know I won't be rich but as far as money is enough to live there I think I can handle it.
Anyhow, any info or advise will be welcomed
By the way, my support to all of you and Willy go home!!!
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Old 20th Apr 2013, 11:51
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Hola Topharry,

I also decided apply and go out this rubish country called Spain. I sent the app for FO and in my case It was quick answer but other people says that It takes around a month for recieving the invitation. So if I were you would try to give them a call and see how is your status.

In my case i did the test more than two weeks ago and news Should come soon.

Good luck and good decition to go out Spain there is good company out there.

Kind regards,

S.
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Old 21st Apr 2013, 22:54
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Thanks Topeharry but i dont fly for IB, wih though.

In any case take one thing into account with COPA, there is no seniority
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Old 30th Apr 2013, 18:00
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I'm going to take an interview at copa next month, my position is FO.

I would like to know how much is the salary at Copa after taxes, how many hours the FO flying per month, days off, if you can ask for some flights in your scheduled, cost of living at Panamá......

Thanks
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Old 13th May 2013, 23:51
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Britsgohome, don't worry. Let these people come and destroy their careers. They will realize how productive they will become when they get in the society. And how proud it is to be a pilot under these terms and work rules. After almost a year or training, mostly waiting around for ioe and they are off the instructor schedules lets see how long shiny jet syndrome last when they are chronically exhausted in back to back 7 hour red eyes and two days paying two hours of flight time valued at 69 dollars and hour with three hours of rest in the hotel. Yes unless you are panamanian you get no seniority so enjoy your seven Non consecutive days off a month. It's ok. , if all you want to do in your life is fly airplanes than apply to copa
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Old 14th May 2013, 17:14
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Hi guys! Any news regarding FO calls for this period? I have applied with 1300TT and 737 rated. Anyone in the same situation?

Thanks
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Old 14th May 2013, 17:54
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PILOTHEAD is absolutelly right ! the seniority is just for the panamenians , I have bad news for those above 35 years , they have change the rules , a good friend of mine called miss Ambar to check his status , he was rejected because of his age ( FO position ) ...he awaited for 3 months until he gets mis ambar answer , but he get it only because he called otherwise he will be seated in front of his computer waiting ...Panama is now like a little QR , many rotation of pilots , many left panama because of the POOR management treatment and new opportunities on the market as well , as PILOTHEAD published YOU decide what to do , but remember We are Proffesional Pilots we deserve better things than copa ...
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Old 15th May 2013, 03:48
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Hello, i received a mail from hr the last week requesting some docs but currently i have not received the invitation to the interview... somebody else has received this mail these days?
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Old 18th May 2013, 22:54
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I'm interested in knowing how or why training at Copa takes a year to complete. Does this include higher experienced ATPs going there at DECs?
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Old 24th May 2013, 16:41
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Buenas tardes

Buenas tardes Mike Charlie como estas?
Te cuento que yo estoy esperando para ver si me llaman para el psicologico y queria preguntarte, que tal es el examen ? es dificil o mas bien solo una formalidad.? mas o menos en que consiste?.
Felicidades por el ingreso
Saludos
Pablo
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Old 28th May 2013, 02:00
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what up everybody im flying md 82 in Vzla , but i will like to try for a spot at COPA AIRLINES .... just to know, around how many hours you guys are applying with ???
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Old 28th May 2013, 19:28
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I've heard from now on expats FO just with icao 5 or 6 and jet hours since copa had many problems in usa.
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