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Operator Classification
Operator name: Cargolux
Operator type: Cargo
Region: Europe
Country: Luxembourg
 
Pilots' Detailed Payscale - please state whether payscale is before or after tax
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Addtional notes: Supplements paid for duties during nights, Sundays and public holidays. These supplements are exempted from tax in Luxembourg. These supplements will bring the net very close to the gross salary. Vacation supplements are paid to compensate the supplements shortfall during vacation periods. Overtime is tax free. Very generous social security system with a very complete benefits package despite one of the lowest levies in Europe.    
 
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Fleet
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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 16025 x 13 + supplements (After +/- 41 years on B scale, so nearly impossible to reach)
15/Oct/18
Capt base 9744 x 13 + supplements
15/Oct/18
FO top 11527.72*13 + supplements 10/Sep/18
FO base 4370 x12 + supplements 15/Oct/18
SO top
SO base No SOs
21/Mar/07
FE top
FE base
   
Flight Pay / Per Diem
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Capt 4,5E away from base
7/Oct/12
FO 4E/hr away from base
7/Oct/12
SO
FE
   
Pension Details
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Luxembourg state pension which is -as you would expect from the officialy richest country in the world 2007- not the worst + a fonds based pension plan from "swiss life insurance". You can choose (and change) from guaranteed to high risk fonds and the company will then invest for you a variable amount based on your rank and salery on a monthly basis.  
20/Aug/07
   
Conditions
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Roster 13 rosters of 28 days published 2 weeks in advance; one block of 6 fixed off-days one block of 3 floating off-days; after 5 years a day before each block of off-days is added. LEAVE: 35 days per year; increases by 1 day per year up to total 42 days.
8/May/17
Leave 42 days per year on top of the guaranteed 9 days off per 28 day roster period.
21/Mar/07
Staff travel Free unlimited travel for staff member and direct family (live-in partner & kids) on Cargolux and Cargolux Italia flights. Upper deck features 6 business class seats. Embargo for family members on flights to USA due TSA rules. Unlimited ID90 on Luxair. Worldwide ZED staff travel on Brussels Airlines, Austrian Airlines, Oman Air and a few others.
26/Jun/18
Discounted
holidays
 
Employment Situation For Pilots
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  Current Situation:  
Mass hiring of pilots 24/Sep/18
   
  Outlook:  
roadshows for candidates, check www.cargolux.com/careers/jobs-in-the-air# 23/Apr/18
     
  Overall Situation (+ve/neutral/-ve):  
Positive   24/Sep/18
   
Entry Requirements
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  Captain  
Internally according to seniority list. Time to upgrade presently 10+ years. 22/Aug/16
     
  FO  
EASA Part FCL ATPL or CPL/IR with ATPL theory (Frozen ATPL) ◾EASA Part Med Class 1 Medical ◾Minimum 2000 hours total flying time including :◾A minimum of 1500 hours on multi-pilot turbo-jet aeroplane certificated to the standards of CS-25/FAR-25 or equivalent Or ◾A minimum of 1500 hours on a multi-pilot turbo-prop aeroplane having a maximum certificated take-off mass of not less than 10000 kg or a certificated passenger seating configuration of more than 19 passengers 27/Feb/17
     
  SO  
No SO's. 10/Sep/07
     
  FE  
     
  Scholorship  
Be aware for scam using @cargo-lux.com and asking fees   8/Oct/18
   
Recruitment Process
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Round 1: 1 day in Luxembourg. Mollymawk tests. Round 2: 3 days in Luxembourg - day 1 group exercise & roleplay, day 2 interview, day 3 ATPL test + sim screening on B747. When successful: extensive medical with company doctor. 31/Jan/17
     
Fleet
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  Current:  
B747-8F (14) B747-400F (7) B747-400ERF (2) 6/Sep/17
     
  Orders:  
3 747-400ERF (joining in 2019)   14/May/18
 
Recruitment Contact For Pilots
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  Preferred method of application:  
Online through www.career.aero. Register for roadshow by sending an email to pilotcareer@cargolux.com. 27/Sep/17
     
  Name:    
 
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  Address:    
CARGOLUX AIRLINES INTERNATIONAL S.A., Luxembourg Airport, L-2990 Luxembourg, Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg   8/Sep/05
       
Tel: 00352 4211 1 8/Sep/05
Fax: 00352 43 54 46 8/Sep/05
Email: pilotcareer [at] cargolux.com 23/Apr/18
       
  Website:   
www.cargolux.com   24/Oct/05
  Pilot vacancies webpage:   
www.career.aero   9/Nov/15
  Online application form link:   
www.cargolux.com   22/Dec/05
     
Bases For Pilots
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LUX   8/Sep/05

 

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