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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)
Effective from:
Listed pay rates are:
(yearly, hourly etc)
7 days, before payment day, SunExpress calculates best Euro currency of all Turkish Banks. Best rate will be used to pay all Euro's in Turkis Lira's. Most probably Captains may choose to be paid in Euro's or Turkish Lira's
(click here to use the currency converter)
Guaranteed hours:
(if applicable)
Addtional notes:
No detailed payscale available yet. To update the factfile please click on submit new information.
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 6230 (15+ years) 15/May/24
Capt base 5190 (0-3 years)
FO top 3370 (5+ years) 15/May/24
FO base 2600 (0-1 years) 15/May/24
SO top

SO base
FE top
FE base
Additional Duty Pay / Per Diems for SunExpress Pilot Jobs
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Capt Basic salary is net, plus the following per duty hour 0-100 hrs 28€ 100+ hrs 48€
FO Basic salary is net, plus the following per duty hour 0-100 hrs 14€ 100+ hrs 25€
Pension Details for SunExpress Pilot Jobs
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No pension  
Conditions for SunExpress Pilot Jobs
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Roster Summer around 75H Winter 30H
Staff travel Yes, mainly with the Lufthansa Group and Turkish Airlines ,and several airlines on Myidtravel
Discounted holidays

SunExpress Pilot Jobs Situation

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Current Situation:  
Hiring for summer season seems finished Good quality crew meals introduced with new catering provider
Generally good hiring outlook due to expansion plans and some pilots leaving  
Overall Hiring Situation (+ve/neutral/-ve):
Positive   15/May/24
SunExpress Pilot Jobs Entry Requirements (including preferred pilot schools)
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4000TT, 1500 flight hours on aircraft in excess of 27000 kg MTOW, 1000PIC Min 3 years airline pilot experience, Min level 4 ICAO English proficiency 22/Sep/14
NTR & TR accepted: Min age 21 years, max age 39 years + 364 days. Min CPL (A)/IR (A) license and IR on multi-engine aircraft. MCC + AUPRT English language proficiency min ICAO level 4 and Company English valid test Type Rating fee from your payroll during your three-year service contract with your monthly wage. 16/Nov/23
Has ab-initio MPL classes in Istanbul, Turkey. Must have Turkish nationality and a university degree.   24/Nov/19
Recruitment Process for SunExpress Pilot Jobs
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1) Mollymawk test (Psychometrics) 2) Simulator Test (B737-800) 3) Company Interview 4) Documentation Check and Briefing for the Validation Process Practice aptitude and psychometric tests here.  29/Jan/18
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49 B737-NG 17 B373-MAX 15/May/24
up to 90 B737-MAX ordered, 45 of them fix   15/May/24
SunExpress Pilot Jobs Recruitment Contact
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Preferred method of application:  
Email 24/Nov/14
Irmak Yetgin 24/Nov/14
Job Title:  
Email: (To find out whether your email application has been read use VisualCV) 24/Nov/14
Website:  8/Sep/14  
Pilot vacancies webpage:  22/Sep/14  
Online application form link:  
Bases For SunExpress Pilot Jobs (including restrictions for recent pilot school graduates)
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Antalya (AYT), Izmir (ADB) and Ankara (ESB)
(click to look-up airport codes)


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