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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 62400€/year before tax. approx 3000€ after tax per month. no additional salaries for xmas or holidays) 6/Feb/17
SO top

SO base 4100 €/month before tax
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FE base
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:  
Positive. Concerning new PPV, 600 KA Upgrades and 600 new FO Position for NFF offered. You can practice aptitude and psychometric tests here. 18/Dec/17
Next 5 years 600 Cpt upgrades to replace retirements and 700 new hires (hence positive overall situation) to replace upgraded FO's.   30/May/17
Overall Hiring Situation (+ve/neutral/-ve):
Positive   18/Dec/17
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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Application Stop: No new applications till JAN 2015. All assesment-slots for 2015 already filled. Waitinglist for start of class for FQ positive students is in progress. Due to closure of LFT (Lufthansa-Flight-Training Bremen) 2015 - and probably till 2017 - waiting time to start the assessment is increasing. Assessment successors have a vague estimate of training to start maybe 2016/17 (but under different circumstances then) Practice aptitude and psychometric tests here.  10/Nov/14
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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: 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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