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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 £130095 30/Apr/24
Capt base £123900 Increasing by 5% in Q1 2024
FO top £85995 30/Apr/24
FO base £81900 Increasing by 5% in Q1 2024 7/Nov/23
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Additional Duty Pay / Per Diems for European Cargo Pilot Jobs
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Capt 2.70/hr away from base
FO 2.70/hr away from base
Pension Details for European Cargo Pilot Jobs
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Employee Contributions 4.16% Employer 6.16%. Rising to 8.16% in Q1 2024  
Conditions for European Cargo Pilot Jobs
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Roster 144 days off per calender year
Leave 28 days per calender year
Staff travel None
Discounted holidays None

European Cargo Pilot Jobs Situation

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Current Situation:  
Accepting Applications for First Officers. Internal promotions preferred, Direct Entry Captains may be required in 2024, Longhaul and widebody experienced preferred. A340 rated recuitment open now. Any Airbus rating with 1500 hrs open now. Non-rated recruitment opening in Q1 2024. Second Officer recruitment may be open towards the end of 2024. All recruitment advertised on LinkedIn
Recruitment open due to expansion plans as aircraft come online. Currently operating 3 A340-600 Freighters with 2 in the final stages of conversion, due to join the fleet by February 2024. 5 more A340-600's planned to join the fleet within 12-18 months.  
Overall Hiring Situation (+ve/neutral/-ve):
Positive   7/Nov/23
European Cargo Pilot Jobs Entry Requirements (including preferred pilot schools)
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Internal promotion is preferred. 10/Jul/22
Must have: - UK CAA Licence - UK CAA Medical - Right to Live and work in the UK - Airbus rating with 1500 hours or an A340 rating - Unfrozen ATPL 7/Nov/23
Recruitment Process for European Cargo Pilot Jobs
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Interview and sim assessment on Airbus. Practice aptitude and psychometric tests here.  10/Jul/22
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5 A340-600 freighters 7/Nov/23
5 more A340-600 Freighters joining the fleet plus options on additional aircraft.   7/Nov/23
European Cargo Pilot Jobs Recruitment Contact
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Preferred method of application:  
Email Please use the subject title PPJN 7/Nov/23
Recruitment team 25/Apr/24
Job Title:  
Recruitment 25/Apr/24
European Aviation, House, Bournemouth International Airport, Dorset, BH23 6EA
Tel: - 7/Nov/23
Fax: - 7/Nov/23
Email: (To find out whether your email application has been read use VisualCV) 10/Jul/22
Website:  10/Jul/22  
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Bases For European Cargo Pilot Jobs (including restrictions for recent pilot school graduates)
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BOH only.
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