Home ---> Europe (Major/National/Low Cost) ---> Hungary ---> Wizz Air

Red text indicates new information added during the last update on 13 June 2018

Please select the fields you want to update and click on or click on

 
Operator Classification
Operator name: Wizz Air
Operator type: Major/National/Low Cost
Region: Europe
Country: Hungary
 
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: January 2018
Listed pay rates are:
(yearly, hourly etc)
Currency: Contract in EUR, local contracts paid in local currency. Tax and social contribution depends on country
Guaranteed hours:
(if applicable)
No guaranteed hours but expect to fly as much as possible, close to 900h/year
(click here to use the currency converter)  
Addtional notes: Country multipliers (applicable to base§or pay) in force to balance different tax rates and/or cost of living: UK: 1.5 Romania: 1.45 Macedonia: 1.3 Austria: 1.25 Latvia: 1.2 Georgia, Moldova: 1.1 Poland: 1.05 Other countries and all service providers: 1.0 Bulgaria (only applied to variable elements): 0.9    
 
Submit new detailed payscale (clears all the cells for you before you put the new information in).
Edit the detailed payscale currently listed below (keeps all the current information in the cells and allows you to edit it).
Leave detailed payscale unchanged.
Fleet
A320A320A320
Rank
CPTSFOFO
Year
 
14
81 000
13
81 000
12
77 000
11
77 000
10
73 000
9
73 000
8
69 000
7
69 000
6
65 000
5
61 000
4
57 000
26 000
21 000
3
53 000
21 000
16 000
2
49 000
21 000
16 000
1
45 000
21 000
16 000
Brief Payscale (please state whether before or after tax) (please ignore if the detailed payscale above is up to date)

last update

Capt top 81 000 EUR base + sector pay (before tax)
14/May/18
Capt base 45 000 EUR base + sector pay(before tax)
14/May/18
FO top 26 000 EUR base + sector pay (before tax) 14/May/18
FO base 21 000 EUR base + sector pay (before tax) 14/May/18
SO top 21 000 EUR base + sector pay (before tax)
14/May/18
SO base 16 000 EUR base + sector pay (before tax)
14/May/18
FE top
FE base
   
Flight Pay / Per Diem
last update
Capt sector pay: €30 landing + €0,062/km GCD between airports
14/May/18
FO sector pay: €19 landing + €0,038/km GCD between airports
14/May/18
SO sector pay: €12 landing + €0,022/km GCD between airports
14/May/18
FE
   
Pension Details
last update
State pension only, varies with country of contract.  
14/May/18
   
Conditions
last update
Roster 5/4 guaranteed - not all bases; 6/4 but not guaranteed; 6/2/6/7 for commuters; fully random for extra € (€400 FO, €600 CPT)
14/May/18
Leave as per Hungarian Labor code
15/Apr/10
Staff travel €25 per ticket for employee (unlimited), -25% off wizz discount club for 5 companions, number of free tickets varies per time in company
14/May/18
Discounted
holidays
None
15/Apr/10
 
Employment Situation For Pilots
last update
  Current Situation:  
Hiring. net profit +22% to €275mln on a 24% revenue increase to €1,9bln. Pax numbers up 24,7% to almost 30mln. ASK increased thanks to A321 fleet growth. 29/May/18
   
  Outlook:  
Opening LTN and VIE. Closing KSC, LUZ and PRG. Focusing on major bases. Outlook very positive, but not enough pilots. Too many aircraft deliveries, not enough pilots recruited. 13/Mar/18
     
  Overall Situation (+ve/neutral/-ve):  
Positive   29/May/18
   
Entry Requirements
last update
  Captain  
3500 factored hours, including 1000 hours PIC A320 or 1500 PIC Jet aircraft 15/Apr/10
     
  FO  
TR FO A320 : Minimum 500 hours on A320 NTR FO A320 : Minimum 1000 hours MEP OR 500 hours ME turbo-prop OR turbo-jet 8/Feb/16
     
  SO  
     
  FE  
     
  Scholorship  
Wizz Air Pilot Academy opened for residents of Poland and Romania (for now), student pays €20k, Wizz Air €40k + offer of employment after successful completion of training   13/Jun/18
   
Recruitment Process
last update
Online application, then First step is a video interview. 7 questions, 30 seconds before each question to prepare your answer before camera records you. Then 2. Tech test, group exercise 3. Interviews 4. Sim evaluation 2/Apr/18
     
Fleet
last update
  Current:  
67x A320 and 26x A321 29/May/18
     
  Orders:  
110x A321 ordered in 2015, 72x A320neo and 74x A321neo in 2017, deleveries as from 2022.   12/Dec/17
 
Recruitment Contact For Pilots
last update
  Preferred method of application:  
online via their website 27/Nov/06
     
  Name:    
 
  Job Title:  
 
  Address:    
 
       
Tel:
Fax:
Email: pilotrecruitment@wizzair.com 27/Nov/17
       
  Website:   
http://www.wizzair.com/   27/Nov/06
  Pilot vacancies webpage:   
https://wizzair.com/en-gb/information-and-services/career/pilots#/   27/Nov/17
  Online application form link:   
 
     
Bases For Pilots
last update
GDN, POZ, KTW, WAW, WRO, DEB, BUD, SOF, IEV, CLJ, KIV, OTP, BEG, TSR, TGM, SBZ, CRA, IAS, TZL, KUT, KSC, SKP, VNO, RIX. NEW: VAR and LTN. CLOSED: LUZ, PRG and KSC   12/Feb/18

 

Disclaimer: The entries on this site are provided by voluntary contributers. Neither PPJN nor its site administrators can be held responsible for any entries herein. We rely on the honesty and integrity of our contributers. By using this website you are agreeing to these terms.