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Published on Monday, August 9, 2021

Wizz Air launches pilot recruitment drive across network

Wizz Air is ramping up pilot recruitment across its entire network, with a target to hire 4,600 new pilots by 2030.

The airline has already trained over 150 additional pilots in order to meet 100% of pre-Covid capacity this summer and aims to recruit 300 more by the end of this year.

Wizz Air plans to more than triple the size of its fleet, with 500 Airbus aircraft expected in the next decade,.

The airline is looking for applications from experienced captains and first officers as well new recruits with no prior flying experience who join the Wizz Air Pilot Academy Program.

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. We are committed to supporting our crew with a clear career path and opportunities to quickly develop."

The airline is still recruiting cabin crew members across its 43 bases to meet growth plans.

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