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Operator Classification
Operator name: Swiss Global Air Lines
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)
Effective from:
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(yearly, hourly etc)
Currency: CHF
Guaranteed hours:
(if applicable)
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Addtional notes: Salary increases depending on experience and time with company. First F/O step after ATPL 75000 -> 84000chf    
 
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Fleet
ShorthallShorthallShorthallRJ100
Rank
SO/FOSFOCPTSCPT
Year
 
20
108000
148000
19
106000
138000
18
106000
138000
17
106000
138000
16
106000
138000
15
106000
138000
14
98000
13
98000
12
98000
11
98000
128000
10
98000
128000
9
90000
120000
8
90000
120000
7
90000
120000
6
90000
120000
5
90000
120000
4
84000
3
84000
2
75000
1
75000
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 16666 / month
3/Aug/15
Capt base CHF 10000 / month
3/Aug/15
FO top CHF 11666 / month 3/Aug/15
FO base CHF 6250 / month 3/Aug/15
SO top
SO base
FE top
FE base
   
Flight Pay / Per Diem
last update
Capt 3,- CHF per duty hour
24/Apr/09
FO 3,- CHF per duty hour
24/Apr/09
SO
FE
   
Pension Details
last update
Company pension plan: Amount of Contribution depends on age of employee. Since 01/07/2013 contributions are fully paid by the company.  
9/Jul/13
   
Conditions
last update
Roster
Leave 1.-4. yar of service: 32 days 5.-8. year of service: 35 days from the 9. year on: 42 days
24/Apr/09
Staff travel yes
30/Nov/08
Discounted
holidays
yes
30/Nov/08
 
Employment Situation For Pilots
last update
  Current Situation:  
Integration to Swiss Intl. Air Lines on 01.04.2018 27/Nov/17
   
  Outlook:  
3 new ATPL courses in 2016. 2/Dec/15
     
  Overall Situation (+ve/neutral/-ve):  
Neutral   27/Nov/17
   
Entry Requirements
last update
  Captain  
no DECs 30/Nov/08
     
  FO  
Foreign applications are rejected when knowledge of German (Deutschkenntnisse) is not proven with Goethe B2 or AKAD certificate at the time of application. Personal qualifications - CH-, EU/EFTA citizen or holder of Resident Permit C - 20 - 38 years of age (up to 38th birthday) - Height: min. 1.60m / max. 1.98m Education - CH citizens completion of professional training programme (at least three years) - EU/EFTA citizens at least highest level of secondary school and completion of three-year professional training programme - C permit holders at least highest level of secondary school and completion of three-year professional training programme Language requirements Excellent knowledge of and fluency in English (see information sheet) - English as mother tongue or - Cambridge First Certificate min. Level B (not older than 3 years) or - AKAD Language Test Willingness to learn German as a pre-requisite for further career advancements ("Council of Europe Global Scale B2/7"). Flying qualifications at time of application - valid JAR ATP License ("frozen")* - min. 1000h experience on Multi Pilot Aeroplane (MPA) Jet or Prop - valid Multi Engine Instrument Rating (IR) - valid JAR Medical Class 1 Certificate - ICAO Language Proficiency Level 4 or higher Flying qualifications at time of entry - valid Multi Engine Instrument Rating (IR) - valid JAR Medical Class 1 Certificate. UPDATE: Bonding of 60.000CHF for 3 years after completion of linecheck 23/Feb/15
     
  SO  
     
  FE  
     
  Scholorship  
 
   
Recruitment Process
last update
New 6 stage recruitment process. 1st stage basically a slightly changed DLR test. Same process as Intl. 22/Jun/13
     
Fleet
last update
  Current:  
8 x CS100, 7 x CS300, 8 x B777-300ER 15/Jan/18
     
  Orders:  
2 x CS100, 13 x CS300, 2 x B777-300ER   15/Jan/18
 
Recruitment Contact For Pilots
last update
  Preferred method of application:  
written 30/Nov/08
     
  Name:    
Flight Crew and Management Assessment Center   30/Nov/08
  Job Title:  
 
  Address:    
Swiss International Air Lines AG, Flight Crew and Management Assessment Center, P.O. Box / ZRHLX/OCTR, CH-8058 Zurich Airport   30/Nov/08
       
Tel: +41 44 564 57 70 30/Nov/08
Fax:
Email: pilot.application@swiss.com 30/Nov/08
       
  Website:   
http://www.swiss.com   30/Nov/08
  Pilot vacancies webpage:   
http://www.swiss.com/web/DE/about_swiss/careers/job_opportunities/cockpit_crew/Pages/pilot.aspx   30/Nov/08
  Online application form link:   
 
     
Bases For Pilots
last update
ZRH   30/Nov/08

 

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