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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)
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7 days, before payment day, SunExpress calculates best Euro currency of all Turkish Banks. Best rate will be used to pay all Euro's in Turkis Lira's. Most probably Captains may choose to be paid in Euro's or Turkish Lira's
(click here to use the currency converter)
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(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 8250 Euro after tax 22/Feb/16
Capt base 6900 Euro after tax 100E yearly increase. After 4yr a one-time 450E increase
FO top Payrise as of 2016: 4350E Net 25/Jan/16
FO base Starting salary 3250E Net after pay rise. Increases appr. every 500-1000hrs by 200E and after 3000hrs an additional increase of 100E 15/Jan/18
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Additional Duty Pay / Per Diems for SunExpress Pilot Jobs
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Pension Details for SunExpress Pilot Jobs
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No pension  
Conditions for SunExpress Pilot Jobs
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Roster From 2018 rosters will be published by the 17th of the month. During the summertime expect many changes to the roster during the month. Being called on off days is not unusual (in the summer). Holiday for FO is none in the first year, 14 days from the second year and then increasing every few years.
Staff travel Yes, mainly with the Lufthansa Group and Turkish Airlines ,and several airlines on Myidtravel
Discounted holidays

SunExpress Pilot Jobs Situation

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Current Situation:  
positive hiring You can practice aptitude and psychometric tests here. 10/Sep/18
Overall Hiring Situation (+ve/neutral/-ve):
Positive   10/Sep/18
SunExpress Pilot Jobs Entry Requirements (including preferred pilot schools)
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4000TT, 1500 flight hours on aircraft in excess of 27000 kg MTOW, 1000PIC Min 3 years airline pilot experience, Min level 4 ICAO English proficiency 22/Sep/14
Must have Turkish nationality. Min age 21 years Min CPL (A)/IR (A) license and IR on multi-engine aircraft MCC course ATPL (A) theoretical knowledge exams passed JAR FCL 3 class 1 medical University Degree English language proficiency for F/O candidates; TOEIC(Reading 385, Listening 400, Speaking 160, Writing 150); TOEFL IBT (Reading 22, Listening 21, Speaking 23, Writing 21); IELTS (Reading 6.5, Listening 6, Speaking 6.5, Writing 6) 10/Jan/17
Hiring for MPL classes in The Netherlands. Must have Turkish nationality.   9/Feb/15
Recruitment Process for SunExpress Pilot Jobs
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1) Mollymawk test (Psychometrics) 2) Simulator Test (B737-800) 3) Company Interview 4) Documentation Check and Briefing for the Validation Process Practice aptitude and psychometric tests here.  29/Jan/18
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50x B737NG, rest is Sunexpress Deutschland 2/Apr/18
25xB737NG 10x737MAX optional   24/Nov/14
SunExpress Pilot Jobs Recruitment Contact
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Preferred method of application:  
Email 24/Nov/14
Irmak Yetgin 24/Nov/14
Job Title:  
Email: (To find out whether your email application has been read use VisualCV) 24/Nov/14
Website:  8/Sep/14  
Pilot vacancies webpage:  22/Sep/14  
Online application form link:  
Bases For SunExpress Pilot Jobs (including restrictions for recent pilot school graduates)
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Antalya-Izmir. Ankara and Istanbul SAW for Anadolujet wet lease ops.
(click to look-up airport codes)


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