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Operator Classification
Operator name: Edelweiss Air
Operator type: Major/National/Low Cost
Region: Europe
Country: Switzerland
 
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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(yearly, hourly etc)
Currency: Swiss Francs (CHF)
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Fleet
Rank
Year
 
Brief Payscale (please state whether before or after tax) (please ignore if the detailed payscale above is up to date)

last update

Capt top CHF 158'000 / year
1/Jun/15
Capt base CHF 112'000 / year
1/Jun/15
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
   
Flight Pay / Per Diem
last update
Capt CHF 60/d SH, CHF 85/d LH
2/Sep/04
FO CHF 60/d SH, CHF 85/d LH
2/Sep/04
SO
FE
   
Pension Details
last update
 
   
Conditions
last update
Roster
Leave 28d to 42d depending on age. Restrictions: hard to get during summer.
2/Sep/04
Staff travel yes
2/Sep/04
Discounted
holidays
yes
2/Sep/04
 
Employment Situation For Pilots
last update
  Current Situation:  
Hiring pilots https://www.flyedelweiss.com/DE/about-edelweiss/jobs/Pages/vacant-positions.aspx 4/Jul/16
   
  Outlook:  
Rumors say flying staff will double in the next few years 1/Jun/15
     
  Overall Situation (+ve/neutral/-ve):  
Positive   4/Jul/16
   
Entry Requirements
last update
  Captain  
No direct-entry captains at the moment 1/Jun/15
     
  FO  
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
     
  SO  
     
  FE  
     
  Scholorship  
ATPL courses (18 month until type rating A320) in cooperation with SWISS/Lufthansa Aviation Training   27/Dec/16
   
Recruitment Process
last update
Ab-initio: Stage 1 Swiss DLR GU, 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: same as ab-initio 1/Jun/15
     
Fleet
last update
  Current:  
Airbus A320-200 (6), Airbus A330-300 (2), Airbus A340-300 (1) 27/Dec/16
     
  Orders:  
Airbus A340-300 (3, ex. SWISS)   27/Dec/16
 
Recruitment Contact For Pilots
last update
  Preferred method of application:  
online 27/Dec/16
     
  Name:    
 
  Job Title:  
 
  Address:    
Edelweiss Air AG, P.O. Box, Operations Center, CH-8058 Zurich-Airport, Switzerland   2/Sep/04
       
Tel: ++41438165060 2/Sep/04
Fax:
Email:
       
  Website:   
www.edelweissair.ch   2/Sep/04
  Pilot vacancies webpage:   
https://www.flyedelweiss.com/DE/about-edelweiss/jobs/Pages/vacant-positions.aspx#   27/Dec/16
  Online application form link:   
 
     
Bases For Pilots
last update
ZRH   2/Sep/04

 

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