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MUFAZA
02-12-2013, 08:23 AM
Just wondering if anyone had any info on volaris. This seems to be a regional airline flying primarily from Mexico City. They appear to be hiring but their requirements do not mention Mexican citizenship. If anyone has any info on whether or not they hire expats, please advise or pm me. Thanks to all!


mexipilot84
02-12-2013, 08:40 AM
You have to be a Mexican citizen born in Mexico to have a commercial or ATPL to work in Mexico. No expats, it's a very nationalized industry on Mexico. Most of the airlines require joining the one pilots union unto the single seniority list to even bid for a job.

satpak77
02-12-2013, 10:07 AM
fsmex.com is Mexico's APC Central

Volaris is very well run, managed, etc airline. Partnered with SWA. very well funded and organized. I believe all pilots are Mexican nationals.

hot FA's. I have flown them about five times. the airline not the FAs


MaxxPower
02-12-2013, 12:49 PM
You have to be a Mexican citizen born in Mexico to have a commercial or ATPL to work in Mexico. No expats, it's a very nationalized industry on Mexico. Most of the airlines require joining the one pilots union unto the single seniority list to even bid for a job.


All this should be true in the US too!

Turboprop
02-22-2013, 03:36 PM
about 80% of their flights its a redeye!


good luck!

prezbear
03-27-2013, 11:26 AM
Article 32 of Mexico’s constitution unapologetically bans non-native born residents from holding sensitive jobs and joining the country’s military. Preference is given unabashedly to Mexicans over foreigners.

While you read this passage, contemplate the inexorable push by open-borders groups to secure illegal alien “rights” to American jobs, American military assignments, American driver’s licenses, discounted U.S. college tuition and Obamacare:

“Only Mexicans by birth can perform all government employments, positions, or commissions in which the status of citizenship is indispensable. During peacetime, foreigners shall neither serve in the Army nor in the police bodies. During peacetime, only Mexicans by birth can serve in the Army, in the Navy or in the Air Force as well can perform any employment or commission within such corporations.

The same condition applies to captains, pilots, skippers, ship engineers, flight engineers and, in general, to every crew member in a ship or an airplane carrying the Mexican flag. In the same way, only Mexicans by birth can be port harbormasters, steersmen and airport superintendents.

Mexicans shall have priority over foreigners, under equal circumstances, for all kind of concessions, employments, positions or commissions of the government in which the status of citizenship is not indispensable.”

PotatoChip
03-27-2013, 08:03 PM
No kidding...

hemaybedid
03-27-2013, 08:45 PM
Where did we go so wrong...

The Dominican
03-28-2013, 12:43 AM
Where did we go so wrong...

Sorry, but there is nothing wrong with the inclusiveness ways of the US, this is a very young country that was formed by expats, it was meant for expats from all over the world to come and embrace the motto of "E pluribus unum" "from many, one" protectionism of the nationalistic ideals work for the Mexicans just fine, but for the US, the ideals of people immigrating and making an inclusive society is the foundation that we all should be admiring, not looking at it as a mistake.

CloudSailor
03-28-2013, 03:43 AM
Well said Dom.

clemente
04-07-2013, 03:45 PM
An old College roomate flew for them for a while then bailed. Tried to get
on with what he said was the only worth airline with a good contract, Aeromexico. I think he's flying for Aeromexico after not having a good experience flying for Volaris. Pay and QOL was horrible, so you're no missing much unless you fly at Aeromexico down there.

gilz16
04-07-2013, 05:34 PM
Where did we go so wrong...


In that attitude right there?:rolleyes: .
TheDom hit the nail in the head on this matter.

rotorhead1026
04-07-2013, 07:03 PM
There'd never be much of an expat pilot market down there in any case, I think. Though the symbolism is troubling, there's hardly any justification for the protectionism called for above (although I understand the hard feelings). I don't think there are many true (not on a citizenship path) Mexican expats flying up here. If and when foreign nationals taking jobs becomes a problem we can deal with it. Employing those who honestly want to become citizens is something I have no problem with.

badflaps
04-08-2013, 07:48 AM
Add to the bafflement,they actually guard the Guat/Mex border,aiding an illegal is five years in the tank. Hmmmm.....