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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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Swiss Francs (CHF)
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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 CHF 188'868 / year after 28 years of employment 1/Nov/19
Capt base CHF 118'000/year
FO top CHF 121'608 / year, after 28 years of employment 1/Nov/19
FO base CHF 74'000/year 14/Jan/19
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FE top
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Additional Duty Pay / Per Diems for Edelweiss Air Pilot Jobs
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Capt CHF45/D SH,CHF 70/D LH
Pension Details for Edelweiss Air Pilot Jobs
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pension contribution in percent of salary: 26%, paid by company  
Conditions for Edelweiss Air Pilot Jobs
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Roster min. 9 days off per month / min. 32 days off per 3 months. LEAVE: depending on age: up to age 29: 29 days age 30-50: 35 days age 50+: 42 days additional 14 days once every 5 years
Leave 28d to 42d depending on age. Restrictions: hard to get during summer.
Staff travel yes
Discounted holidays yes

Edelweiss Air Pilot Jobs Situation

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Current Situation:  
state-backed loans by Credit Suisse and UBS approved You can practice aptitude and psychometric tests here. 30/Apr/20
Fleet reduction of A330 planned   15/Mar/21
Overall Hiring Situation (+ve/neutral/-ve):
Positive   10/Jul/22

Edelweiss Air Pilot Jobs Entry Requirements (including preferred pilot schools)
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DEC A320: -EASA ATPL and typerated on A3xx - Min. 6000h of which min. 1500h as PIC on Airbus - experience in Longhaul Ops - valid Medical Class 1 - good conduct of German (min. C1) and English (B2/ICAO Level 4) - Swiss citizenship or EU-25/EFTA 1/Nov/19
integrated ATPL training completed or Swiss military pilot training completed or modular ATPL training at a Swiss flight school, Medical Class 1, impeccable criminal record, fluent in German, good conduct of English, Swiss citizen or EU citizen with the right to work and live in Switzerland 15/Feb/20
ATPL courses (18 month until type rating A320) in cooperation with SWISS/Lufthansa Aviation Training   27/Dec/16
Recruitment Process for Edelweiss Air Pilot Jobs
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Ab-initio: Stage 1 Swiss DLR GU (in Zurich), Stage 2 group game assessment, Stage 3 "Gupsomat", Stage 4 Pilot Instrument Trainer (PIT), Stage 5 Medical examination, Stage 6 Interview, Stage 7 Board decision. Ready-Entry: Stages 1-3 in one day (stage 2 shortened) and a320 SIM in stead of PIT, otherwise same as ab-initio Practice aptitude and psychometric tests here.  23/Jul/18
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4x A340 12x A320 (JLS and JLT joined fleet in june 22) 2/Sep/22
Longhaul fleet to be replaced with orders from Lufthansa Group in a few years (B787 or A350)   2/Sep/22
Edelweiss Air Pilot Jobs Recruitment Contact
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Preferred method of application:  
online 27/Dec/16
Job Title:  
Edelweiss Air AG, P.O. Box, Operations Center, CH-8058 Zurich-Airport, Switzerland 2/Sep/04
Tel: ++41438165060 2/Sep/04
Email: (To find out whether your email application has been read use VisualCV)
Website:  24/Oct/19
Pilot vacancies webpage:  24/Oct/19
Online application form link:  
Bases For Edelweiss Air Pilot Jobs (including restrictions for recent pilot school graduates)
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