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Supplements paid for duties during nights, Sundays and public holidays. These supplements are exempted from tax in Luxembourg. These supplements will bring the net very close to the gross salary. Vacation supplements are paid to compensate the supplements shortfall during vacation periods. Overtime is tax free. Very generous social security system with a very complete benefits package despite one of the lowest levies in Europe.    
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Brief Payscale (please state whether before or after tax) (please ignore if the detailed payscale above is up to date)

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Capt top 15253,10 x 13 + supplements 12/Dec/17
Capt base 9275,61 x 13 + supplements
FO top 10972,38 x 13 + supplements 12/Dec/17
FO base 4159,72 x 12 8/Jan/18
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Additional Duty Pay / Per Diems for Cargolux Pilot Jobs
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Capt 4,5E away from base
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Pension Details for Cargolux Pilot Jobs
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Luxembourg state pension which is -as you would expect from the officialy richest country in the world 2007- not the worst + a fonds based pension plan from "swiss life insurance". You can choose (and change) from guaranteed to high risk fonds and the company will then invest for you a variable amount based on your rank and salery on a monthly basis.  
Conditions for Cargolux Pilot Jobs
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Roster 13 rosters of 28 days published 2 weeks in advance; one block of 6 fixed off-days one block of 3 floating off-days; after 5 years a day before each block of off-days is added. LEAVE: 35 days per year; increases by 1 day per year up to total 42 days.
Leave 42 days per year on top of the guaranteed 9 days off per 28 day roster period.
Staff travel Exists on paper only for partner and kids until 21: Embargo for USA and China, as well as South America (de facto) since return flights go via Puerto Rico (USA). Most of the Africa flying is done by CVI with no privileges for CV staff. Stops in BAK, KRW, ALA, OVB are impossible or require visas. Roster instability also prevents plannable staff travel.
Discounted holidays

Cargolux Pilot Jobs Situation

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Current Situation:  
Positive but schedules very tiring You can practice aptitude and psychometric tests here. 15/Jan/18
Adding 40-50 pilots per year over the next 2-3 years.   4/Dec/17
Overall Hiring Situation (+ve/neutral/-ve):
Positive   15/Jan/18
Cargolux Pilot Jobs Entry Requirements (including preferred pilot schools)
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Internally according to seniority list. Time to upgrade presently 10+ years. 22/Aug/16
EASA Part FCL ATPL or CPL/IR with ATPL theory (Frozen ATPL) ◾EASA Part Med Class 1 Medical ◾Minimum 2000 hours total flying time including :◾A minimum of 1500 hours on multi-pilot turbo-jet aeroplane certificated to the standards of CS-25/FAR-25 or equivalent Or ◾A minimum of 1500 hours on a multi-pilot turbo-prop aeroplane having a maximum certificated take-off mass of not less than 10000 kg or a certificated passenger seating configuration of more than 19 passengers 27/Feb/17
No SO's. 10/Sep/07
Recruitment Process for Cargolux Pilot Jobs
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Round 1: 1 day in Luxembourg. Mollymawk tests. Round 2: 3 days in Luxembourg - day 1 group exercise & roleplay, day 2 interview, day 3 ATPL test + sim screening on B747. When successful: extensive medical with company doctor. Practice aptitude and psychometric tests here.  31/Jan/17
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B747-8F (14) B747-400F (7) B747-400ERF (2) 6/Sep/17
Looking for more B747's   8/Jan/18
Cargolux Pilot Jobs Recruitment Contact
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Preferred method of application:  
Online through Register for roadshow by sending an email to 27/Sep/17
Job Title:  
CARGOLUX AIRLINES INTERNATIONAL S.A., Luxembourg Airport, L-2990 Luxembourg, Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg 8/Sep/05
Tel: 00352 4211 1 8/Sep/05
Fax: 00352 43 54 46 8/Sep/05
Email: application form on cargolux website 22/Dec/05
Website:  24/Oct/05  
Pilot vacancies webpage:  9/Nov/15  
Online application form link:  22/Dec/05    
Bases For Cargolux Pilot Jobs (including restrictions for recent pilot school graduates)
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