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Operator Classification
Operator name: Volotea Airlines
Operator type: Major/National/Low Cost
Region: Europe
Country: Spain
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Capt base 3600E before tax base in 40h month, no senority.
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FO base After line training, you will be hired with a Second Officer salary of 13.5 Euros per block hour + 25 Euros per day of duty. (Line training is approx 150 hrs) 15/Nov/12
SO top From Line Training you will be hired as second officer SO2 with a salary of 20€ per block hr and 30€ per day of duty. Once you reach 500 hrs on the B717 you´ll be promoted to a Second officer SO1 position with a salary of 25€ per hr and 30 Euros per day of duty. The minimum salary guaranteed hours are 40 hrs per month. The company model is to fly up to the maximum flying hrs possible in summer –> June to September (more than 90 hrs per pilot in July and August) and a reduced production in winter –> October to May. This means that during winter time the SO may fly 10 to 30 monthly hrs in approximately 3 to 7 days per month to keep him/her current (no flights will be programmed for new SOs in November, February and March) and 60 to 100 hrs in 4 weeks per month during summer. SOs may expect to fly approximately 500 hrs during the first year of operation. 650 hrs is the yearly average for a first officer, and 800 for a captain.
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Flight Pay / Per Diem
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Pension Details
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Employment Situation For Pilots
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  Current Situation:  
Local contracts. Very low income for summer captains, most of the will leave after the summer, no plans for winter. Further bases expanding north and east europe, same salary. 14/Jul/14
B717 Phase out 14/Feb/21
  Overall Situation (+ve/neutral/-ve):  
Neutral   14/Feb/21
Entry Requirements
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5000 hrs total flight time, including: 1500 hrs experience on medium jet as PIC An add advantage if you speak one of the French,Italian or Spanish languages 23/Apr/12
5000 hrs total flight time, including: 1000 hrs on jet or heavy turboprop AN add advantage if you speak one of the French,Italian or Spanish languages 23/Apr/12
Cadet scheme-Type Rating �27500 to be paid by candidate. 14/Dec/12
NIL 23/Apr/12
You have to pay a part of the type rating. It cost 12000 Euros and you have to sign a bond for 2 years.   23/Apr/12
Recruitment Process
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The cost for this selection process is 550E and is non-refundable. Several test like an English test,a personality test, an Aviation knowledge Test and a sim ride on MD80 in MAD. And then if you are selected, tou are invited for an interview at the headquarters in BCN. 23/Apr/12
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19 B717-200, 1 B737-500, 4 A319 15/May/17
4 B717-200 and 6 A319   15/May/17
Recruitment Contact For Pilots
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  Preferred method of application:  
CAE or FTE Jerez for cadets 14/Jul/14
  Job Title:  
http://www.volotea.com/en/   23/Apr/12
  Pilot vacancies webpage:   
https://pilot.cae.com/Programs/Volotea.aspx   23/Apr/12
  Online application form link:   
https://pilot.cae.com/Programs/Volotea.aspx   23/Apr/12
Bases For Pilots
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Nantes, Venise, Bordeaux, Palermo, next base will be Strasbourg and probably another one in south of France.   30/Apr/14


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