Are you interested in operating an aircraft? Or are you willing to work for one of the booming low-cost airline in your near future? Well, if you really are, then we will shortly guide you through the key values of Wizz Air and help you to get to know the significantly growing airline better.
The airline is planning to continue implementing its development strategy by enlarging the fleet and filling the seats of their cockpit with talented pilots. Therefore, Wizz Air is currently looking for dedicated future pilots to join their cadet program, supplied by BAA Training. It’s not hard to notice that working as a pilot appeals to many and we would like to show you just what it takes to do this highly-skilled job at Wizz Air.
Wizz Air puts their employee first
Let’s be honest – one of the hardest things for a future pilot is to decide which airline to work for. There are many additional and, thus, very important factors (excluding salary, working hours, etc.) which play an important role for one’s working environment. One of the major issues is how the company values their employees. After you realise the core values of the company you are applying for, you might get a better understanding of your own role there.
As an employer, Wizz Air is a multicultural company, which maintains a family environment. You will be in the best place if you are looking for dedicated team player Colleagues who have dynamic and positive attitude towards their environment. As Captain Attila Tovari, Head of Training Wizz Air ATO, states, the private life of the airline’s employees is also very important. According to him, the company strongly supports the well-being of its flight crew employees by providing professional and comfortable working environment with possibility to lead a healthy personal life with no scheduled overnight trips.
The airline’s expansion plans
While the commercial aviation industry is booming and many airlines are growing, Wizz Air has become the largest low-cost airline of the Central-Eastern European region in less than 15 years. “In the middle of 2018, we have operated in more than 44 countries with our 680 active FOs and 560 active Captains. Our fleet consists of 100 aircraft and is rapidly expanding”, comments Attila Tovari. The representative notes that “Wizz Air has achieved so much over the years and it is set to continue its massive growth plan: the current fleet size is planned to be further expanded reaching a total of 300 aircraft in just 10 years’ time”.
People Wizz Air is looking for
In response to the fast-growing size of the fleet, Wizz Air is looking for Direct Entry Captains, Experienced and Cadet First Officers. “We are proud of our pilots who have a positive, dynamic and ambitious attitude besides their exemplary piloting skills. Therefore, we are looking for similarly dedicated, motivated and flexible pilots”, Attila Tovari shares the airline’s internal culture.
Why is it worth to work at Wizz Air?
As a pilot of Wizz Air, you would be flying to various destinations with a modern Airbus fleet. The company offers marketable salaries and pays utmost attention to support the well-being of its crew. Wizz Air pilots have an opportunity to gain lots of flying experience and to take part in world class trainings. As the company states, motivated and talented pilots are rewarded with career advancements. That means there is a possibility for everyone to be involved in various other operation fields of the airline. If you are willing to pursue further interests in parallel to flying, you might choose from Safety, Technical, Recruitment to Auditor, SIM & CRM Instructor functions.
For those eager to become a pilot and willing to learn and develop themselves both professionally and personally, Wizz Air Cadet Program might be a choice. “Wizz Air can offer the world of opportunities for its team, which comes with the appreciation of colleagues and the business itself”, adds Captain Attila Tovari, Head of Training at Wizz Air ATO.