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Operator Classification
Operator name: Primera Air
Operator type: Charter
Region: Europe
Country: Denmark
 
Pilots' Detailed Payscale - please state whether payscale is before or after tax
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Currency: EUR
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Fleet
B737
Rank
Captain
Year
 
20
10.500
19
10.500
18
10.500
17
10.500
16
10.500
15
10.500
14
10.500
13
10.500
12
10.500
11
10.500
10
10.000
9
10.000
8
9.600
7
9.600
6
8.500
5
8.800
4
8.100
3
8.100
2
7.800
1
7.500
Brief Payscale (please state whether before or after tax) (please ignore if the detailed payscale above is up to date)

last update

Capt top >6500h PIC large multi-engine aircraft: 7350€ If also >1500 pic on Airbus: 8270€
5/Feb/18
Capt base Up to 500 h 7500€,year 1 and 2 7800,year 3 and 4 8100,year 5 and above 8500. All basic. Summer season bonus 200 every month (may to sept incl) end of season bonus 3750 up to 500 h,3900 year 1 and 2, 4050 year 3 and 4, 4400 with 5 years in company.
23/Apr/18
FO top >2500h on A320-30-40-50: 4980€ >1500 on B737: 4700€ 5/Feb/18
FO base Below 100 h: 2200€,100 - 1500h:3200, 12 months in primera but still below 1500 h: 3700,more than 1500 on all ac types but still less than 1500 on B737 : 4200, above 1500 on type then 4700. Summer months plus 200€ every month. End of season bonus : 1100, 1600, 1850, 2100, 2350 according to above mentioned category. 23/Apr/18
SO top
SO base During low season parttime work is being offered for a number of pilots. In October 2017 all pilots hired that year were fired.
13/Jun/18
FE top
FE base
   
Flight Pay / Per Diem
last update
Capt A321: BH>50h: 100 B737: BH>50h: 90
2/Apr/18
FO A321: BH>50h: 55 B737: BH>50h: 60
2/Apr/18
SO
FE
   
Pension Details
last update
Danish Contract provides 8-10% depending on time in the company. No danish contracts for new hires and no pension contribution on agency contracts.  
5/Feb/18
   
Conditions
last update
Roster A321/B737: Roster published 14 days before start of next month. Expect a lot of changes to the published roster and even short notice base changes.
5/Feb/18
Leave 8 to 10 days.
1/Oct/08
Staff travel On company routes
6/Jun/09
Discounted
holidays
 
Employment Situation For Pilots
last update
  Current Situation:  
Planning for the summer has totally failed and the company is now so short of pilots that lots of flights are cancelled or delayed. The future of Primera Air is unsure despite the orders for new 737MAX9 9/Jul/18
   
  Outlook:  
Plans for flights to US in summer 2018. Creative company setup: Icelandic ownership with Danish AOC (Primera Air Scandinavia) and Latvian AOC (Primera Air Nordic). Monitoring of conditions and contracts recommended.. 5/Mar/18
     
  Overall Situation (+ve/neutral/-ve):  
Positive   9/Jul/18
   
Entry Requirements
last update
  Captain  
Airbus fleet (contract) : Min. 3000 TT Min. 1500 hrs on A320 family or A330 aircraft and; Min. 500 hrs as PIC on A320 current within 180 days English Proficiency: Level 5 ETOPS and NAT HLA flight experience on Airbus A320 and/or A330 family aircraft preferred but not required 30/Oct/17
     
  FO  
Airbus fleet (contract) : Min. 1500 TT Min. 500 hrs on A320/A330 aircraft and; current First Officer experience on A320 aircraft within 180 days English Proficiency: Level 5 ETOPS and NAT HLA flight experience on Airbus A320 and/or A330 family aircraft preferred but not required 30/Oct/17
     
  SO  
     
  FE  
     
  Scholorship  
 
   
Recruitment Process
last update
Online tests include IQ test, personality profile test. At interview: First do a 50 quetion technical sheet, then interview with Chief pilot and other pilot. Here only personality is judged. NO SIM and quite relaxed atmposphere with a bit good cop/bad cop at interview. PLI online test before interview iso IQ test. 18/Apr/17
     
Fleet
last update
  Current:  
8 737-800,1 737-700. 1 A321 neo just delivered 23/Apr/18
     
  Orders:  
9 A321neo (which 2 are LR) 20 B737 Max 9,all ER (special made for primera)   23/Apr/18
 
Recruitment Contact For Pilots
last update
  Preferred method of application:  
Broker : -Mountain High consultants: http://mountainhigh.vpweb.co.uk/Our-Team.html - Aviation Staffing Ltd (ASTA) 30/Oct/17
     
  Name:    
 
  Job Title:  
 
  Address:    
Primera Air, Hlidasmari 12, IS-201 Kopavogur, Iceland   7/Oct/13
       
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  Website:   
www.primeraair.com   30/Sep/09
  Pilot vacancies webpage:   
www.primeraair.com   30/Sep/09
  Online application form link:   
 
     
Bases For Pilots
last update
B737: ARN, BLL, CPH, EMA, GOT, KEF A321: BHX, CDG, STN   9/Oct/17

 

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