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Pilots' Detailed Payscale - please state whether payscale is before or after tax
(pension, per diems and brief payscale are listed further down the page)
Effective from:
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(yearly, hourly etc)
Swiss Francs (CHF)
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Guaranteed hours:
(if applicable)
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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 CHF 158'000 / year 1/Jun/15
Capt base CHF 112'000 / year
FO top CHF 107'000 / year 1/Jun/15
FO base CHF 56'700 / year 1/Jun/15
SO top

SO base
FE top
FE base
Additional Duty Pay / Per Diems for Edelweiss Air Pilot Jobs
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Capt CHF 60/d SH, CHF 85/d LH
FO CHF 60/d SH, CHF 85/d LH
Pension Details for Edelweiss Air Pilot Jobs
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Conditions for Edelweiss Air Pilot Jobs
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Leave 28d to 42d depending on age. Restrictions: hard to get during summer.
Staff travel yes
Discounted holidays yes

Edelweiss Air Pilot Jobs Situation

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Current Situation:  
Hiring pilots https://www.flyedelweiss.com/DE/about-edelweiss/jobs/Pages/vacant-positions.aspx You can practice aptitude and psychometric tests here. 4/Jul/16
Rumors say flying staff will double in the next few years   1/Jun/15
Overall Hiring Situation (+ve/neutral/-ve):
Positive   4/Jul/16
Edelweiss Air Pilot Jobs Entry Requirements (including preferred pilot schools)
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No direct-entry captains at the moment 1/Jun/15
Swiss Matura / German Abitur, age up to 35 years, integrated ATPL training completed or Swiss military pilot training completed or modular ATPL training at a Swiss flight school plus 1000 hours experience in a commercial multi-pilot environment, seamless flying evaluation, valid Medical Class 1, impeccable criminal record, fluent in German, good conduct of English and French, Swiss citizen or EU citizen with the right to work and live in Switzerland 1/Jun/15
ATPL courses (18 month until type rating A320) in cooperation with SWISS/Lufthansa Aviation Training   27/Dec/16
Recruitment Process for Edelweiss Air Pilot Jobs
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Ab-initio: Stage 1 Swiss DLR GU (in Zurich), Stage 2 group game assessment, Stage 3 "Gupsomat", Stage 4 Pilot Instrument Trainer (PIT), Stage 5 Medical examination, Stage 6 Interview, Stage 7 Board decision. Ready-Entry: Stages 1-3 in one day (stage 2 shortened) and a320 SIM in stead of PIT, otherwise same as ab-initio Practice aptitude and psychometric tests here.  23/Jul/18
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Airbus A320-200(9), Airbus A330-300(2), Airbus A340-300(3) 23/Jul/18
Airbus A340-300 (1, ex. Swiss)   23/Jul/18
Edelweiss Air Pilot Jobs Recruitment Contact
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Preferred method of application:  
online 27/Dec/16
Job Title:  
Edelweiss Air AG, P.O. Box, Operations Center, CH-8058 Zurich-Airport, Switzerland 2/Sep/04
Tel: ++41438165060 2/Sep/04
Email: (To find out whether your email application has been read use VisualCV)
Website:  2/Sep/04
Pilot vacancies webpage:  27/Dec/16
Online application form link:  
Bases For Edelweiss Air Pilot Jobs (including restrictions for recent pilot school graduates)
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(click to look-up airport codes)


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