From Senior First Officer to Captain in 1 Year

From Senior First Officer to Captain in 1 Year

companyWizz Air
PublishedPublished: Published 1 month ago
ExpiresExpires: Expiring in less than 2 weeks


Take your career to new heights with Europe's fastest growing low-cost airline. With the expansion of Wizz Air destinations across Europe, Africa and the Middle East, pilots will be joining Wizz Air at an exciting time rich in opportunities. The rapidly growing fleet of Airbus A320 and A321 aircraft is young, modern and sustainable, carrying passengers on 800 routes to almost 200 destinations in over 50 countries. 

Senior First Officers with 2,000H have a priority for activations

Soar to New Heights: Senior First Officers, Ignite Your Career with Wizz Air & achieve Captaincy in Just 1 Year!


Please note that if you apply to Wizz Air Hungary you will need EASA Airline Transport Pilot License (ATPL).


Some of the new roster patterns that are available are:

  • 5 ON/4 OFF (1 REST + 3 OFF)
  • 14 ON/7 OFF
  • Flexible (local)
  • Flexible (commuting)
  • Reverse
  • 15 ON/15 OFF

These roster patterns are subject to availability at each base

LOYALTY AND SIGN-ON BONUS (after three consecutive years or more) (for FO & SFO - sign-on bonus of 5,000 EUR, loyalty bonus 25,000 EUR and for CPT, sign-on bonus of 10,000 EUR and loyalty bonus of 40,000 EUR). The program will be available at specific bases which will be reviewed on a yearly basis. This year, the loyalty bonus will be available in Craiova, Iasi, Skopje and Kutaisi.


  • Advanced career progression
  • bonus added to the yearly base salary after each 1,000 hours flown with Wizz Air
  • World-class training
  • Young and modern fleet from Airbus A320 family
  • One of Europe’s fastest-growing airlines
  • One of Europe’s greenest airlines operating with the lowest CO2 emissions per passenger
  • Leading low-cost carrier
  • Financially secure company
  • Indefinite contract
  • Loss of license, travel, and life insurance provided
  • Travel benefits on Wizz Air flights


If you would like to join our Flight Crew team as a Type Rated Airbus A320 First Officer, please see below the requirements for applying:

  • Unrestricted right to live and work in the EU or Albania, Georgia, North Macedonia, Serbia
  • Valid EASA Airline Transport Pilot License (ATPL) or Commercial Pilot License (CPL)
  • Valid EASA Class 1 Medical Certificate
  • Valid Instrument Rating (IR) on Airbus A320;*
  • Minimum 500 hours multi crew operation experience*
  • Last flight within the preceding 6 months (preferable, not hard limit due to COVID-19 effects)
  • Valid Instrument Rating (IR) on Airbus A320**
  • Minimum 300 hours on Airbus A320 in last 12 months* (preferable in the last 12 months, not hard limit due to COVID-19 effects)
  • ATPL theory completed*** (certificate or license endorsement as remark)
  • ICAO level 4/5/6 English proficiency


* Ultra-light aircraft, power gliders, simulator and helicopter hours are excluded

** The type rating must have at least 6 months validity on the date of joining, as new candidates only complete an OPC on starting.

***ATPL theory certificate issued by any EASA / UK / GCAA CAA or entered into the license.

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