Wizz Air launches drive to recruit 4,600 pilots

Wizz Air pilots & crewWizz Air is on a massive pilot recruitment drive right across its network – the Hungarian airline wants to hire 4,600 new pilots by 2030.

The airline has already trained over 150 additional pilots and aims to recruit over 300 more by the end of this year.
Wizz Air operates a growing fleet of recent Airbus A320 and A321 aircraft on over 800 routes, to 191 destinations in 49 countries.

The airline is committed to more than tripling the size of its fleet, with 500 Airbus aircraft expected in the next ten years,.

Wizz Air says it welcomes applications from experienced captains and first officers as well as those with no flying experience at all. They will be trained through the Wizz Air Pilot Academy Programme.

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Heiko Holm, Chief Operations Officer of Wizz Air said, “We are pleased to be recruiting for thousands of new pilot positions at an exciting time for Wizz Air, as we continue to grow our presence across Europe and beyond.

“ At Wizz, we are proud of the excellent opportunities, competitive salary, and compensation and benefits package available to our flight crew, as well as flexible and fixed roster patterns to allow for an improved work-life balance.

“Whether a seasoned pilot with 20 years experience, or an aspiring pilot with no previous aviation experience, we are committed to supporting our crew with a clear career path and opportunities to quickly develop.

“For ambitious candidates looking to join a fantastic team and work for one of the fastest growing airlines in Europe, don’t hesitate to apply.”

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