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Operator Classification
Operator name: Wizz Air UK
Operator type: Major/National/Low Cost
Region: Europe
Country: UK
 
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: February 2023
Listed pay rates are:
(yearly, hourly etc)
Yearly basic salary
Currency: GBP
Guaranteed hours:
(if applicable)
None
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Fleet
Rank
CPTSFOFO
Year
 
10
107000
9
102000
8
97000
7
92000
6
87000
5
80160
34780
4
76250
34780
3
70900
34780
28092
2
65600
34780
28092
1
60197
34780
28092
Brief Payscale (please state whether before or after tax) (please ignore if the detailed payscale above is up to date)

last update

Capt top Basic salary 108,354GBP. Expect approximately 204,000GBP total on fixed roster or 212,000GBP on random roster at 850hrs.
5/Jun/23
Capt base Basic starting salary 60,197GBP. Expect approximately 156,000GBP total on fixed roster or 163,000GBP on random roster at 850hrs.
5/Jun/23
FO top Basic salary 34,780GBP after 1500hrs. Expect approximately 87,000GBP total on fixed roster or 92,000GBP on random roster at 850hrs 5/Jun/23
FO base Basic starting salary 28,092GBP. Expect approximately 53,000GBP total on fixed roster or 58,000GBP on random roster at 850hrs. 5/Jun/23
SO top
SO base
FE top
FE base
   
Flight Pay / Per Diem
last update
Capt 64.80GBP/sector + 0.119GBP/KM
18/Jun/23
FO SFO 36.80GBP/sector + 0.069GBP/KM FO 21GBP/sector + 0.036GBP/KM
5/Jun/23
SO
FE
   
Pension Details
last update
Maximum company contribution is 110.07 per month. Pension is minimum legal amount and capped against a maximum basic salary of £44030 no matter what your current basic salary is.  
23/Feb/23
   
Conditions
last update
Roster Fixed 5 on 4 off or 14 on 7 off pattern (excludes July, August, December). Random with 4 requested days off per month and extra compensation 800GBP/month CPT, 550GBP FO. Almost exclusively 2 sector days out and back. Expect to fly 850hrs with most sectors 3,4,5+hrs each.
22/Feb/24
Leave Fixed roster 25 days (using 6 days gives you a 14 day block off) Random roster 28 days
7/Jun/23
Staff travel Yes. Free confirmed tickets given by company generally a couple of times per year, 4-8 tickets at a time. Unlimited confirmed staff tickets at €25, €50, €75 per flight (up to 3hrs, 3-5hrs, 5+hrs). Blackout applies for specific days over Christmas/Easter
7/Jun/23
Discounted
holidays
No
23/Aug/20
 
Employment Situation For Pilots
last update
  Current Situation:  
Further expansion planned in the UK shortly. Recruiting direct entry captains (type rated and non type rated), experienced FOs (type rated and non type rated) and low hour cadet FOs for this. Lots of internal upgrades for FOs and training opportunities for both FOs and captains to facilitate further UK expansion. 24/May/23
   
  Outlook:  
Expansion to up to 50 aircraft in the UK including A321xlr over the next few years. Lots of opportunities for quick command, training roles etc 24/May/23
     
  Overall Situation (+ve/neutral/-ve):  
Positive   24/May/23
   
Entry Requirements
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  Captain  
     
  FO  
     
  SO  
     
  FE  
     
  Scholorship  
 
   
Recruitment Process
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Fleet
last update
  Current:  
2x A320 CEO 6x A321 CEO 8x A321NEO 5/Aug/23
     
  Orders:  
Minimum of 9 A321NEO’s to be assigned to UK fleet to replace all CEO aircraft in fleet by 2025. Extra LTN based aircraft to be delivered in October bringing total LTN based to 12 with more expected to be announced for both LTN and LGW next year. Wizz air UK is also expected to receive the first two A321 XLR’s that the wizz group acquire.   5/Aug/23
 
Recruitment Contact For Pilots
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  Preferred method of application:  
     
  Name:    
 
  Job Title:  
 
  Address:    
 
       
Tel:
Fax:
Email: pilotrecruitment@wizzair.com 5/Jun/23
       
  Website:   
 
  Pilot vacancies webpage:   
https://careers.wizzair.com/go/Pilot-Jobs/5258601/   7/Jun/23
  Online application form link:   
 
     
Bases For Pilots
last update
LTN & LGW   8/Nov/22

 

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