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Operator Classification
Operator name: Lufthansa German Airlines
Operator type: Legacy
Region: Europe
Country: Germany
 
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: April 2018
Listed pay rates are:
(yearly, hourly etc)
Monthly
Currency: Euros
Guaranteed hours:
(if applicable)
74,5 BH
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Addtional notes: Payscale only applicable for new employees. Additional pay for Longhaul (~15-20%)and for Senior FO (~+10%)    
 
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Fleet
ShorthaulShorthaulShorthaulShorthaulShorthaulShorthaul
Rank
FO 74,5 BHFO 82 BHFO 90 BHCPT 74,5BHCPT 82 BHCPT 90 BH
Year
 
20
9337
10604
12296
19
9201
10450
12118
18
9066
10297
11939
17
8931
10143
11761
16
8796
9989
11583
15
8661
9836
11405
15415
17507
20300
14
8525
9682
11227
15334
17414
20193
13
8390
9529
11049
15198
17261
20015
12
8255
9375
10871
15063
17107
19837
11
8120
9222
10693
14928
16954
19659
10
7984
9068
10515
14793
16800
19481
9
7849
8914
10337
14657
16646
19303
8
7714
8761
10159
14522
16493
19124
7
7579
8607
9981
14387
16339
18946
6
7444
8454
9803
14252
16186
18768
5
6040
6860
7954
14117
16032
18590
4
5905
6706
7776
13981
15879
18412
3
5770
6552
7598
13846
15725
18234
2
5634
6399
7420
13711
15571
18056
1
5499
6245
7242
13576
15418
17878
Brief Payscale (please state whether before or after tax) (please ignore if the detailed payscale above is up to date)

last update

Capt top 24360€/month before tax. 90 BH, Longhaul. allowances on top
24/Dec/18
Capt base 13576€/month before tax. 74,5 BH, Shorthaul. allowances on top
24/Dec/18
FO top 16955€/month before tax. 90 BH, Longhaul. allowances on top 24/Dec/18
FO base 5499€/month before tax. 74,5 BH, Shorthaul. allowances on top 24/Dec/18
SO top
SO base N/A
13/Mar/18
FE top
FE base
   
Flight Pay / Per Diem
last update
Capt 50 EUR
8/Feb/16
FO 48 EUR
8/Feb/16
SO
FE
   
Pension Details
last update
 
   
Conditions
last update
Roster Minimum 10 days OFF per month, usualy around 11-13 days per month. 35 days per quarter.
14/Dec/15
Leave 42 days
Staff travel Yes
Discounted
holidays
Yes
 
Employment Situation For Pilots
last update
  Current Situation:  
Hiring. Restructure planned of FRA and MUC hub. More longhaul focus on MUC base. 1/Oct/18
   
  Outlook:  
Lots of upgrades and new FO’s to be hired. Must be from LH flight school in Bremen 29/May/18
     
  Overall Situation (+ve/neutral/-ve):  
Positive   1/Oct/18
   
Entry Requirements
last update
  Captain  
No DEC. Internal upgrade time around 15-20years. 30/May/17
     
  FO  
New employment of around 700 copilots. 20/Mar/17
     
  SO  
not needed, there are no cruise relief pilots in LH. 2/Apr/14
     
  FE  
     
  Scholorship  
No special Lufthansa ab initio classes planned anymore. School in Bremen is a "normal" Flightschool preferred for Lufthansa.   12/Dec/17
   
Recruitment Process
last update
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. 5/Nov/18
     
Fleet
last update
  Current:  
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
     
  Orders:  
A350-900 (23), A320ceo (3), A320neo (44), A321neo (41), B777-X (34)   20/Mar/17
 
Recruitment Contact For Pilots
last update
  Preferred method of application:  
Recruitment for Lufthansa Flight School or Direct-Entry positions is done by Lufthansa Pilot Recruitment. 22/Sep/12
     
  Name:    
Paul Hutchings   6/Jun/16
  Job Title:  
 
  Address:    
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: career@lft.dlh.de 22/Sep/12
       
  Website:   
http://www.lufthansa-pilot.de/   22/Sep/12
  Pilot vacancies webpage:   
-   11/Oct/12
  Online application form link:   
 
     
Bases For Pilots
last update
FRA, MUC All other Hubs are now operated by Germanwings/Cityline   13/Jul/13

 

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