Pilots’ Detailed Payscale- please state whether payscale is before or after tax
(pension, per diems and brief payscale are listed further down the page)
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Addtional notes:Supplements paid for duties during nights, Sundays and public holidays. These supplements are exempted from tax in Luxembourg. These supplements will bring the net very close to the gross salary. Vacation supplements are paid to compensate the supplements shortfall during vacation periods. Overtime is tax free. Very generous social security system with a very complete benefits package despite one of the lowest levies in Europe.
Listed Pay Rate – Per Year
FleetNo detailed payscale available yet
Brief Payscale (please state whether before or after tax) (please ignore if the detailed payscale above is up to date)After 31 years: 18.864,83 EUR x 13 = 245.242,86 EUR. Additional tax free duty supplements, a yearly bonus and per diems are paid on top.1. Year: 12.124,33 EUR x 13 = 157.616,34 EUR. Prior salary steps as a F/O in the company are taken into account, i.e. a freshly upgraded Captain will enter the same salary time unit they had as a F/O (10th F/O salary stage -> 10th Captain salary stage). Additional tax free duty supplements, a yearly bonus and per diems are paid on top.After 31 years (assuming no upgrade to Captain): 13.570,38 EUR x 13 = 176.414,93 EUR. Additional tax free duty supplements, a yearly bonus and per diems are paid on top.1. Year without experience on heavy aircraft: 6.283,03 EUR x 12.25 = 76.967,07 EUR. 1. Year with experience on heavy aircraft: 6.829,88 EUR x 12.25 = 83.665,99 EUR. As of the 2nd year, 13 full salaries are paid. Additional tax free duty supplements, a yearly bonus and per diems are paid on top.No SOs
Last updated:2/Jun/232/Jun/232/Jun/232/Jun/2321/Mar/07
Additional Duty Pay / Per Diems for Cargolux Pilot Jobs4,50 EUR per hour4,00 EUR per hour
Last updated:23/Dec/2228/Dec/22
Cargolux Jobs Entry Requirements (including preferred pilot schools)Internal upgrade strict to seniority. Currently 10 to 11 years of waiting to be expected when joining new the company.Currently: Type-rated on B747-400, minimum 1500 hours multi-pilot multi-engine time on jet aircraft or turboprop aircraft (CS-25) with MTOW > 10 tons or seating capacity > 19 seats, EASA Part FCL ATPL or CPL / IR with ATPL theory or MPL, EASA Part Medical Class 1, full second level graduation minimum (e.g. Baccalaureat, Abitur, A-Level Exam, Matura), ICAO English language proficiency level 4, preferably level 6, above-average flying abilities & impeccable safety standards, ability to work in a multicultural environment, authorization to live and work within the European Union, ability to successfully pass a security background check and a pre-employment medical test, unrestricted rights for international travel, agreement to transfer your license to a Luxembourg issued EASA licenseNo SO’s.No scholarship available
Last updated:24/Sep/192/Jun/2310/Sep/0719/Dec/22
Cargolux Pilot Jobs SituationLast updated:
Current Situation:
Although more pilots are required, recruitment is currently closed.19/Dec/22
Outlook:Currently no information on future recruitment.19/Dec/22
Overall Hiring Situation (+ve/neutral/-ve):Neutral19/Dec/22
Recruitment Process for Cargolux JobsLast updated:
Round 1: 1 day in Luxembourg. Mollymawk tests. Round 2: 3 days in Luxembourg – day 1 group exercise & roleplay, day 2 interview, day 3 ATPL test + sim screening on B747. When successful: extensive medical with company doctor. Practice aptitude and psychometric tests here.31/Jan/17
FleetLast updated:
CurrentCurrent: B747-8F (14) B747-400F (6) B747-400ERF (6)12/Jul/21
Order10 B777-8F (+6 Options) ordered to replace the B747-400F fleet. First aircraft expected to arrive in 202724/Oct/22
Pension Details for Cargolux Pilot JobsLast updated:
Eligibility for Luxembourg state pension after working in Lux for at least one year and a total of at least 10 years in the European Union. Additionally a fonds based pension plan via Swiss Life is funded by the company. Monthly a variable amount based on salary and rank is invested by the company with the additional option to privately contribute up to 100 EUR per month.23/Dec/22
Conditions for Cargolux Pilot JobsLast updated:
RosterPer published roster a minimum of 12 days off. One block of 7 consecutive off days (“A”-days) and one block of 5 consecutive off days (either “B” days or “C” days). Once published, “A” and “B” days may only be changed with pilots consent and compensation rules. Once published, “C” days may be moved with prior notification and compensation rules. “C” days may be allocated up to 6 rosters per year. In a month with requested vacation days, the 12 off days are granted on top of any leave.2/Jun/23
Leave42 days per year19/Dec/22
Staff travelMyID travel on Air Dolomiti, Air Malta, Breeze Airways, Brussels Airlines, Condor, Finnair, flyDubai, JetBlue, JSX, Luxair, Oman Air, Royal Jordanian, Silver Cloud Air, Southwest Airlines, Transavia Netherlands, TUIfly and Wideroe. A secondary agreement with Austrian Airlines exists. Currently staff travel with Cargolux is subject to a temporary embargo if DG cargo is on board, otherwise free unlimited travel of spouse and children (except USA) on the 6 business class seats of the upper deck on the 747’s17/Jul/23
DiscountedLuxair Tours, Tui Holidays, Dertour, airline staff rates at various hotel chains (Accor, Deutsche Hospitality, IHG, Hilton, Marriott, NH Hotels & Resorts, Hyatt and Scandic Hotels)16/Jul/23
Cargolux Jobs Recruitment ContactLast updated:
Preferred method of application:https://www.cargolux.com/careers/jobs-in-the-air/19/Dec/22
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Address:CARGOLUX AIRLINES INTERNATIONAL S.A., Luxembourg Airport, L-2990 Luxembourg, Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg8/Sep/05
Tel:00352 4211 18/Sep/05
Fax:00352 43 54 468/Sep/05
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pilotcareer [at] cargolux.com23/Apr/18
Pilot vacancies webpage:https://www.cargolux.com/careers/jobs-in-the-air/23/Dec/22
Online application form link:https://careers.peopleclick.eu.com/careerscp/client_cargolux/crew/results/searchResult.html23/Dec/22
Bases For Cargolux Jobs (including restrictions for recent pilot school graduates)Last updated:
Luxembourg (LUX)https://www.world-airport-codes.com/19/Dec/22
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