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Operator Classification
Operator name: Blue Air
Operator type: Major/National/Low Cost
Region: Europe
Country: Romania
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)
Currency: Each contract applies to the local laws. Turin pilots notoriously the best paid due to Italian laws. UK and Cyprus bases not far behind. If joining via type rating program with ATO, expect a contract for minimum wage during training, but to not actually receive it. Once assigned a base as a qualified FO, you'll get a local contract.
Guaranteed hours:
(if applicable)
700 to 800 / year
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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
Capt base 2500 (dependent on base. Local contracts and pay varies significantly)
FO top basic salary after 1000hrs tt, €1300,- after tax. 15/Apr/19
FO base basic salary up to 1000hrs tt €650,- after tax. 15/Apr/19
SO top
SO base
FE top
FE base
Flight Pay / Per Diem
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Capt (dependent on base. Local contracts and pay varies significantly)
FO (dependent on base. Local contracts and pay varies significantly) LCA: 10€/hr LPL £8/hr
Pension Details
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Legal minimum pensions according to local laws.  
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Roster depending on base and season. Domestic and International flights. 40 hours during winter, 60/70 hours during summer
Leave 21 days yearly
Staff travel MyIDTravel partner, and free travel on Blue Air routes to designated 'Home' airport if you're based away.
Employment Situation For Pilots
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  Current Situation:  
German investor Zeitfracht (WDL and ceased LGW) have now sold their 10% share in the company 16/Jun/20
Company likely to go into bankruptcy protection due to financial difficulties and need to rearrange debts 11/Jul/20
  Overall Situation (+ve/neutral/-ve):  
Negative   11/Jul/20
Entry Requirements
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EASA License Captains 3000h total 500h PIC on type 4/Dec/17
1000 hours total time 500 hours on type B737-3-900 Date Last flight on Type Within the past 30 months (candidates not current on type must be willing to finance their own recurrent training following successful assessment) Maximum Age 63-64 years (candidates must be able to complete a minimum 6-7 month assignment before their 65th birthday) *Candidates MUST have an EU passport with the right to live and work in the EU ICAO English level 4; Must possess a valid and current class 1 medical 17/Nov/16
Low salary after training, rating is self paid. Pay to fly.   16/Jun/20
Recruitment Process
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Online test before getting invited. Interview, Sim check, group excercise and technical test (B737 technical for rated and ATPL for non-rated candidates) 3/Nov/19
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for winter 12x B737-800 2x B737-500 3/Nov/19
Max order cancelled   30/Jul/20
Recruitment Contact For Pilots
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  Preferred method of application:  
Send CV's via fax/email. 28/Feb/08
  Job Title:  
Director of Flight Operations, Chief Pilot.   19/Sep/07
Bucuresti-Ploiesti No40, Airport Bucharest-Baneasa, Bucharest, Romania.   3/Apr/07
Tel: +40 21 208 86 86 3/Apr/07
Fax: +40 21 208 86 12 19/Sep/07
Email: HRRecruitment@blueair.aero 5/Mar/18
http://www.blueair-web.com   6/Nov/19
  Pilot vacancies webpage:   
  Online application form link:   
Bases For Pilots
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TRN   4/Dec/17


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