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Operator Classification
Operator name: Germanwings
Operator type: Major/National/Low Cost
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)
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Monthly
Currency: Euro
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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 13400 Euro
26/May/15
Capt base 8700 Euro or Last FO salary plus 2000 Euro
26/May/15
FO top 9500 Euro 26/May/15
FO base 4800 Euro 26/May/15
SO top See Lufthansa, starts around 4200E. (SO payment until passing linecheck, thereafter F/O payscale)
4/Jul/12
SO base Candidates with less than 250 hours will not get a contract/payment until passing the TR in simulator. (Thereafter S/O payscale)
4/Jul/12
FE top
FE base
   
Flight Pay / Per Diem
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Capt
FO Flight pay: 79-86hr=85 euro 86+hr=95 euro Deadhead: 12 euro p/h Away from home: 2,25 euro p/h (54 euro p/d)
29/Aug/12
SO
FE
   
Pension Details
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Conditions
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Roster Minimum 10 days OFF per month, but mostly around 11 in summer and about 12/13 in winter. Rostering per calender month with at least 1x4 or 2x3 consecutive days off.
2/Jul/12
Leave
Staff travel Yes
26/Feb/13
Discounted
holidays
 
Employment Situation For Pilots
last update
  Current Situation:  
Shrinking fleet and station closures due to lack of staff on Mainline Lufthansa (closure of HAJ station) 27/Nov/17
   
  Outlook:  
Transfer of staff to Lufthansa 27/Nov/17
     
  Overall Situation (+ve/neutral/-ve):  
Neutral   27/Nov/17
   
Entry Requirements
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  Captain  
No direct entry captains. Promotion from F/O according Lufthansa seniority list after about 10-12 years. 6/Oct/14
     
  FO  
1. EU JAR ATPL(A) or CPL(A)-IR, frozen with ATPL theory credit or MPL without company restriction, 2. German Abitur or equivalent, 3. Body height between 1,65 � 1,98 m, 4. Good sight (+/- 3 dioptre), 5. Fluent in German and English (at least Goethe Lv. B2 certificate), 6. EU citizen or unrestricted work permit in Germany, 7. Unrestricted drivers license, 8. Medical Class 1 7/May/14
     
  SO  
     
  FE  
     
  Scholorship  
Lufthansa's pilots are trained at the Lufthansa Flight School in Bremen and Goodyear, Arizona (USA), and acquire the Multi-Crew Pilot Licence (MPL). Student has to pay back 70.000 euro after starting employment at LH Passage, LH Cargo or Germanwings. Remaining costs for flight training and Typerating are paid by Lufthansa. UPDATE 3rd Jan 2016: estimated stock of 800 MPL pilots (ready)   4/Jan/16
   
Recruitment Process
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Flight School (Ab-Initio): BU (DLR-Test) + FQ + LH-Medical. Direct FO: GU (DLR-Test) + Simscreening + FU + LH-Medical. 21/Sep/12
     
Fleet
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  Current:  
Airbus A319-112 (17), Airbus A319-132 (26), Airbus A320-211 (18), Airbus 320-214 (1) 26/Aug/15
     
  Orders:  
None   26/May/15
 
Recruitment Contact For Pilots
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  Preferred method of application:  
Recruitment for Lufthansa Flight School or Direct-Entry positions is done by Lufthansa Pilot Recruitment. 22/Sep/12
     
  Name:    
Lufthansa Pilot Recruitment   22/Sep/12
  Job Title:  
 
  Address:    
Deutsche Lufthansa AG, Pilot Recruitment, BRE NT/S-F, Postfach 286136, D-28361 Bremen, Germany   11/Oct/12
       
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:   
 
  Online application form link:   
-   11/Oct/12
     
Bases For Pilots
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CGN,DTM,DUS,HAJ,HAM,STR   14/Sep/15

 

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