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Old 18th Dec 2021, 00:34
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Originally Posted by p_alleyne View Post
I was also told it was automated but I guess just have to wait and see. Unfortunately I do not have a number for their HR. It seems they are quite busy as well.
Hey buddy, check your DM's
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Old 18th Dec 2021, 23:08
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Originally Posted by Youssef Khribi View Post
Hey buddy, check your DM's
Just checked. Tried to send a response but it said you needed to clear some space.
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Old 18th Dec 2021, 23:49
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Yeah, just wanted to get your contact (whatsapp or whatever) to keep in touch regarding Copa's process. Send me a PM with your contact if you want.
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Old 19th Dec 2021, 23:14
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Originally Posted by Youssef Khribi View Post
Yeah, just wanted to get your contact (whatsapp or whatever) to keep in touch regarding Copa's process. Send me a PM with your contact if you want.
No problem. Will contact you soon.
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Old 13th Mar 2022, 13:03
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I see COPA appear to be hiring for both seats again - can anyone confirm this to be the case ? FOs appear to require a Panamanian license (not sure how strictly that is enforced), no such restriction for left seat. Iíve flown with a few people at my current airline that have mostly positive things to say about COPA, and just wondered whether anyone might want to share their experience of flying there, or at least a brief outline of the current situation at the company ?
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Old 13th Mar 2022, 13:58
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Hey Alrosa, here is your update:

As of end of Feb, all furloughed pilots were recalled. There are right now about 80 new hires in training, but they are all panamanian FOs, most of them from COPAs flight school (ALAS). Company is expecting 8 new planes this year + bringing back all that were in storage so they are going to need pilots, but for now its panamanian nationals for FO and internal upgrades for CP. I've seen the ads they published looking for expat captains, but I think they are to build a database in case there are not enough internal upgrades to meet the demand, because no interviews have been done and no training has been programmed for it AFAIK.

Maybe I'm wrong and they will once again hire expat DEC, but as of now its been about 6 years since they've done so, and plenty of coworkers have the time to apply for the upgrade.

Best of luck.
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Old 13th Mar 2022, 15:53
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Thank you 737MaxLover, thatís great info.
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Old 18th Mar 2022, 02:26
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interview prep material

Does Latest pilot jobs data reflect present interview if not what can one expect . Thanks
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Old 29th Mar 2022, 09:57
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Hi, anyone who did the screening the last few days? Is it almost the same as before? Flight Sim 737?
Thanks in advance!​​​​​​​
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Old 28th Apr 2022, 00:04
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COPA are currently seeking FOs and they have now included ďforeignersĒ in the job ad (higher hours required for non-Panamanian FOs).

Would anyone be able to give an insight into conditions for FOs, what the training is like (good quality training ?) and perhaps an idea of the recruitment process ? Iím happy to be contacted by PM !

Iíve met some ex-COPA pilots at my current operator and in general, they were quite happy working there - however eventually they decided to move back to their home country.
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Old 28th Apr 2022, 21:15
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Originally Posted by Alrosa View Post
COPA are currently seeking FOs and they have now included ďforeignersĒ in the job ad (higher hours required for non-Panamanian FOs).

Would anyone be able to give an insight into conditions for FOs, what the training is like (good quality training ?) and perhaps an idea of the recruitment process ? Iím happy to be contacted by PM !

Iíve met some ex-COPA pilots at my current operator and in general, they were quite happy working there - however eventually they decided to move back to their home country.
Good questions, also, is it commutable from South America?
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Old 3rd May 2022, 14:27
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Hello guys!

I applied for the FO position at Copa Airlines in March. Almost two months later and still no response from the airline...
Does anyone know if they have already started the recruitment process for foreign pilots?

Regards!
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Old 6th May 2022, 04:40
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Although it looks like they opened for foreigners now, I heard they are still some former copilots to be called back. So maybe one or two months until they start calling for interviews. (Fingers crossed)
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Old 16th May 2022, 20:14
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Hello guys!Does anyone have information about the selection process for foreigners for FO?
I applied for the FO position in october 2021 but I don't know if they started calling for interviews, thanks.
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Old 18th May 2022, 17:45
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So, I have read a lot of negative stuff here, but not much recent. Can anyone clear the air now that there's a post-COVID reset going on? Specifically:

FO pay scheme?
Does it really take a year to finish IOE?
Are there still issues chasing down incorrect pay?
Schedule still not available until a few days before the end of the month?
Still no seniority for foreigners?
Still 48 hours to list for jumpseat, no other non-rev choices?
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Old 27th May 2022, 04:23
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Originally Posted by Bucwht View Post
So, I have read a lot of negative stuff here, but not much recent. Can anyone clear the air now that there's a post-COVID reset going on? Specifically:

FO pay scheme?
Does it really take a year to finish IOE?
Are there still issues chasing down incorrect pay?
Schedule still not available until a few days before the end of the month?
Still no seniority for foreigners?
Still 48 hours to list for jumpseat, no other non-rev choices?


FO earns about 4.200 USD in your pocket, if you fly more, you win more, flying about 90 hours u get about 5.000 usd

Full training take about 4 to 6 months, from ground school to finishing IOE, for expats the issue is about the immigration process time which can delay the training for some months, but u are being payd while that

I worked there for 5 years, never had any incorrect pay

Schedule is published 10 days in advance for the next month, plenty of time for social life

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Old 27th May 2022, 14:25
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Thanks, B&R! What are the regulatory & contract work rules like? - i e. number of days per month for base pay, any ability for junior people to get some days off grouped together?
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Old 3rd Jun 2022, 04:01
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Hello everyone, last month I applied for first officer and recently I received an email to fill out a form, does anyone know what comes next?
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Old 3rd Jun 2022, 15:37
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Originally Posted by bojando View Post
Hello everyone, last month I applied for first officer and recently I received an email to fill out a form, does anyone know what comes next?
Got this e-mail yesterday as well. Let's see what comes next...
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Old 23rd Jun 2022, 21:41
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Hello everyone, any news about the selection process for foreign first officers? Have they started with the interviews? Thank you
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