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Pilots' Detailed Payscale - please state whether payscale is before or after tax
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Salary increases above approx. 74.5 hrs per month. Max hrs approx. 90hrs month. Around 35-40 % taxes in Germany.    
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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 225000 €/year before tax after 15yrs 20/Feb/17
Capt base 136000
FO top 110000 €/year before tax after 15 yrs 14/Dec/15
FO base 5500/month before tax, allowances per duty day on top 13/Mar/18
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Additional Duty Pay / Per Diems for Lufthansa German Airlines Pilot Jobs
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Capt 50 EUR
Pension Details for Lufthansa German Airlines Pilot Jobs
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Conditions for Lufthansa German Airlines Pilot Jobs
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Roster Minimum 10 days OFF per month, usualy around 11-13 days per month. 35 days per quarter.
Leave 42 days
Staff travel Yes
Discounted holidays Yes

Lufthansa German Airlines Pilot Jobs Situation

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Current Situation:  
Hiring. Restructure planned of FRA and MUC hub. More longhaul focus on MUC base. You can practice aptitude and psychometric tests here. 1/Oct/18
Lots of upgrades and new FO’s to be hired. Must be from LH flight school in Bremen   29/May/18
Overall Hiring Situation (+ve/neutral/-ve):
Positive   1/Oct/18
Lufthansa German Airlines Pilot Jobs Entry Requirements (including preferred pilot schools)
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No DEC. Internal upgrade time around 15-20years. 30/May/17
New employment of around 700 copilots. 20/Mar/17
not needed, there are no cruise relief pilots in LH. 2/Apr/14
No special Lufthansa ab initio classes planned anymore. School in Bremen is a "normal" Flightschool preferred for Lufthansa.   12/Dec/17
Recruitment Process for Lufthansa German Airlines Pilot Jobs
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Hiring new Students. Apllicants apply for European Flight Academy´s MPL Course. MPL Course can lead to employment at LH,CLH or AUA. DLR BU and GQ is required. Medical must be from LH Medical Services, currently onle HAM. Sign-On Bonus of 20.000 EUR in 2018 for every new student, submitted as reduction of costs or as payment, once after 4 weeks in training. Practice aptitude and psychometric tests here.  5/Nov/18
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A319 (30), A320 (62), A320neo (6), A321 (64), A330-300 (19), A340-300 (18), A340-600 (24) (4 units in storage and on sale),A350-900 (2),A380-800 (14), B747-400 (13), B747-8 (19) 20/Mar/17
A350-900 (23), A320ceo (3), A320neo (44), A321neo (41), B777-X (34)   20/Mar/17
Lufthansa German Airlines Pilot Jobs Recruitment Contact
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Preferred method of application:  
Recruitment for Lufthansa Flight School or Direct-Entry positions is done by Lufthansa Pilot Recruitment. 22/Sep/12
Paul Hutchings 6/Jun/16
Job Title:  
Deutsche Lufthansa AG, Pilot Recruitment, BRE NT/S-F, Postfach 286136, D-28361 Bremen, Germany 2/Apr/14
Tel: +49 421 5592 804 22/Sep/12
Fax: +49 421 5592 863 22/Sep/12
Email: (To find out whether your email application has been read use VisualCV) 22/Sep/12
Website:  22/Sep/12  
Pilot vacancies webpage:  11/Oct/12
Online application form link:  
Bases For Lufthansa German Airlines Pilot Jobs (including restrictions for recent pilot school graduates)
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FRA, MUC All other Hubs are now operated by Germanwings/Cityline
(click to look-up airport codes)


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