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Old 23rd Dec 2022, 20:27
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Originally Posted by mishaA320
Hi everyone,

I was passing the assessment at the end of August. And I do not have any response for far.

Are here anyone with WizzAir Abu Dhabi negative or positive response? How long did it take to get it?

thanks a lot for your response.
Hello,
Are you still to recieve an answer after such a long time?
I have been shortlisted on my application but no one has been in contact with me for weeks now.
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Old 25th Dec 2022, 17:07
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More in need of engines than pilots apparently.
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Old 14th Jan 2023, 19:20
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Originally Posted by kcar
Let me see if I get this right..
A captain makes
Basic 16700
Flight pay (45000 x 0.293): 13185
Landing pay (16 x 146.5): 2344

Salary about AED 32k per month
housing 6700 per month
Total per month about 38700

flydubai salary plus housing is about 57000

Conclusion, a Wizzair captain makes roughly 50% less than a flydubai captain
For reference over at DXB T2 it's for roughly 64K for 91 block hrs. Excl school allowances.
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Old 14th Jan 2023, 19:51
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Originally Posted by Bareyle
Hello,
Are you still to recieve an answer after such a long time?
I have been shortlisted on my application but no one has been in contact with me for weeks now.
Hi!
Yes, líve got a job offer recently. It took me more than 4 months since the interview.
I suppose such a long time is due to the silence from the Russian aviation authority. I know that hiring process with the pilots from other countries is quicker.
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Old 26th Jan 2023, 16:49
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From February Wizz Air Abu Dhabi will have the 4th General Manager in 3 years of its existence.
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Old 26th Jan 2023, 20:05
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Originally Posted by TBSC
From February Wizz Air Abu Dhabi will have the 4th General Manager in 3 years of its existence.
What does it mean for you?
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Old 15th Feb 2023, 16:31
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Hello dear fellow pilots. I have been invited for assessment in Budapest for NTR A320. I hear the assessment is hard and lot of casualty despite of the effort you put it into. any tips and advice? will it be worth it to spend visa and ticket to travel to budapest?
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Old 15th Feb 2023, 18:38
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Originally Posted by Flyinghigh320
Hello dear fellow pilots. I have been invited for assessment in Budapest for NTR A320. I hear the assessment is hard and lot of casualty despite of the effort you put it into. any tips and advice? will it be worth it to spend visa and ticket to travel to budapest?
I would not spend a dime on it.
Better jobs out there for sure.
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Old 15th Feb 2023, 18:41
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Originally Posted by Matra 4EB
uh... "we recruit future captains" is what ANY airline will say to new joining FOs. Okay, sure, nobody is looking for FOs who have obviously no chance of passing an assessment for command. It doesn't mean you are guaranteed to actually BE a captain, whether in 3 years, or five years, or ever. You will be given a chance to become a First Officer if you pass the interview - that's all for now. Everything else is years into the future, and therefore TOTALLY unpredictable, especially in the Middle East, in a Low Cost Startup.

Any intelligent person... okay, having no intelligence then but 12 years of living in AUH and 30+ years in aviation - ask anybody who invested into real estate in the UAE, or even just bought themselves a car prior to 2019 about their "great opportunities". That said, it's not your money in WizzAir, so what do you care. You are looking for some hours and a fast command. Okay. Might happen. What, do you think, will happen after you got your command and 500 hours in the left seat? You are talking five years from now, minimum. Do you think that ANYBODY recruits captains with 500 hrs? Maybe another company like the one you are already in now, but go check out the minimum entry requirements for direct entries elsewhere: to have a realistic chance in any respectable major carrier, come back with 3000.

"Emirates, Qatar or any other legacy operator in the Europe or the Middle East..." oh, please! I'm not even gonna comment on Europe, but do you honestly believe that the ME-carriers are waiting for someone, coming out of WizzAirAD, to "come where the money is" and jump onto the left seat of a 380 or even "just" a triple seven? Really?

Honestly, people who write such BS have either not the dimmest clue of what they are writing about, or they are paid headhunters.

Holy words
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Old 16th Feb 2023, 06:32
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Stick To The Subject

Originally Posted by Matra 4EB
uh... "we recruit future captains" is what ANY airline will say to new joining FOs. Okay, sure, nobody is looking for FOs who have obviously no chance of passing an assessment for command. It doesn't mean you are guaranteed to actually BE a captain, whether in 3 years, or five years, or ever. You will be given a chance to become a First Officer if you pass the interview - that's all for now. Everything else is years into the future, and therefore TOTALLY unpredictable, especially in the Middle East, in a Low Cost Startup.

Any intelligent person... okay, having no intelligence then but 12 years of living in AUH and 30+ years in aviation - ask anybody who invested into real estate in the UAE, or even just bought themselves a car prior to 2019 about their "great opportunities". That said, it's not your money in WizzAir, so what do you care. You are looking for some hours and a fast command. Okay. Might happen. What, do you think, will happen after you got your command and 500 hours in the left seat? You are talking five years from now, minimum. Do you think that ANYBODY recruits captains with 500 hrs? Maybe another company like the one you are already in now, but go check out the minimum entry requirements for direct entries elsewhere: to have a realistic chance in any respectable major carrier, come back with 3000.

"Emirates, Qatar or any other legacy operator in the Europe or the Middle East..." oh, please! I'm not even gonna comment on Europe, but do you honestly believe that the ME-carriers are waiting for someone, coming out of WizzAirAD, to "come where the money is" and jump onto the left seat of a 380 or even "just" a triple seven? Really?

Honestly, people who write such BS have either not the dimmest clue of what they are writing about, or they are paid headhunters.
I see you are sharing your point view as seems you are way more experienced than most of us and I really do appreciate it but itís still an opinion. You may share your opinion but in the same time lets stick to the subject which we should share more realistic information and experience about the recruitment process and what next is instead of sharing only negative feedback from pilots never had real experience with Wizz Air (am not saying that disrespecting trust me I do respect all and each one of you) but I find this topic is NOT useful as everyone is trying to put his opinion only without sharing any info about the process.

i have spoken to some friends (FO) in Flydubai and Qatar, yes they are happy with the money but NOT happy at all with the command upgrade process.

I am SFO NTR and did my assessment in Abu Dhabi in June 2022 and accepted my offer in Nov 2022 to start in March this year.

I have a few candidates that were with me on the day of the assessment and never made it then they came here and Latest Pot Job website and wrote all negative things they know about the company.

i have spoken to 3 Wizz Air pilots and they do not complain about it in fact they feel that they are valued and on the way to get their command quicker compared to other airlines that keep you in a position for min 6-10 years and heard in Qatar a guy got promoted to a Captain position after 14 years. Trust me Far East companies take Captains with 3500 hours (500 hrs command) and pay USD25,000 a month.

With all respect please lets stick to the topic.
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Old 16th Feb 2023, 06:35
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Originally Posted by Giuff
I would not spend a dime on it.
Better jobs out there for sure.
this is not helpful brother, please try to share more info related to the interview if you know otherwise, silence is a sign of wisdom.
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Old 16th Feb 2023, 12:28
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Originally Posted by WAF

i have spoken to 3 Wizz Air pilots and they do not complain about it in fact they feel that they are valued and on the way to get their command quicker compared to other airlines that keep you in a position for min 6-10 years and heard in Qatar a guy got promoted to a Captain position after 14 years. Trust me Far East companies take Captains with 3500 hours (500 hrs command) and pay USD25,000 a month.
And just like that, you've lost any credibility 😂😂😂
Yes you used to be able to go to China with 500h pic and get 25000$ a month. Not the case anymore. Plus not everyone can pass their medicals.
Regarding being valued at Wizzair...no comment.
Feeling valued because they put you in the left as soon as they can because they're so desperate for commanders is not being valued, otherwise every company in the world would be seen as valuing their pilots. Being valued has nothing to do with a quick upgrade.

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Old 18th Feb 2023, 21:40
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Originally Posted by WAF
this is not helpful brother, please try to share more info related to the interview if you know otherwise, silence is a sign of wisdom.
Just the cultural fit Wizz is looking for.
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Old 18th Feb 2023, 21:48
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Originally Posted by Capn Rex Havoc
Thanks TBSC, good to see he is no where near an airline.

i do confirm. The clown is away from the comedy club.
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Old 18th Feb 2023, 21:52
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Originally Posted by WAF
I see you are sharing your point view as seems you are way more experienced than most of us and I really do appreciate it but itís still an opinion. You may share your opinion but in the same time lets stick to the subject which we should share more realistic information and experience about the recruitment process and what next is instead of sharing only negative feedback from pilots never had real experience with Wizz Air (am not saying that disrespecting trust me I do respect all and each one of you) but I find this topic is NOT useful as everyone is trying to put his opinion only without sharing any info about the process.

i have spoken to some friends (FO) in Flydubai and Qatar, yes they are happy with the money but NOT happy at all with the command upgrade process.

I am SFO NTR and did my assessment in Abu Dhabi in June 2022 and accepted my offer in Nov 2022 to start in March this year.

I have a few candidates that were with me on the day of the assessment and never made it then they came here and Latest Pot Job website and wrote all negative things they know about the company.

i have spoken to 3 Wizz Air pilots and they do not complain about it in fact they feel that they are valued and on the way to get their command quicker compared to other airlines that keep you in a position for min 6-10 years and heard in Qatar a guy got promoted to a Captain position after 14 years. Trust me Far East companies take Captains with 3500 hours (500 hrs command) and pay USD25,000 a month.

With all respect please lets stick to the topic.
no worries mate. You never been in far east. Not as Captain for sure.
Soon wzz will start upgrade kids with some 2000 hrs total. You are valued. Yes. Live the dream.
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Old 18th Feb 2023, 21:59
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Originally Posted by WAF
this is not helpful brother, please try to share more info related to the interview if you know otherwise, silence is a sign of wisdom.

Right. Sure.
Check online then, plenty of infos about Wzz screening in BUD. No need to come here, unless you wanna hear the truth.
Best of luck with it.
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Old 19th Feb 2023, 12:53
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Originally Posted by WAF
I see you are sharing your point view as seems you are way more experienced than most of us and I really do appreciate it but itís still an opinion. You may share your opinion but in the same time lets stick to the subject which we should share more realistic information and experience about the recruitment process and what next is instead of sharing only negative feedback from pilots never had real experience with Wizz Air (am not saying that disrespecting trust me I do respect all and each one of you) but I find this topic is NOT useful as everyone is trying to put his opinion only without sharing any info about the process.

i have spoken to some friends (FO) in Flydubai and Qatar, yes they are happy with the money but NOT happy at all with the command upgrade process.

I am SFO NTR and did my assessment in Abu Dhabi in June 2022 and accepted my offer in Nov 2022 to start in March this year.

I have a few candidates that were with me on the day of the assessment and never made it then they came here and Latest Pot Job website and wrote all negative things they know about the company.

i have spoken to 3 Wizz Air pilots and they do not complain about it in fact they feel that they are valued and on the way to get their command quicker compared to other airlines that keep you in a position for min 6-10 years and heard in Qatar a guy got promoted to a Captain position after 14 years. Trust me Far East companies take Captains with 3500 hours (500 hrs command) and pay USD25,000 a month.

With all respect please lets stick to the topic.
Wizzair group doesnít and will never value youÖ Youíre nothing more than an expense they donít want to pay but donít have any choice.

A quick command at wizz is just the company trying to trap you in the low cost life with them as long as they can as they are desperately short of pilots (specifically captains) at the moment.
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Old 25th Feb 2023, 00:08
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Application requirement

Hello guys. WIZZ air Abu Dhabi requires UAEvisa and GCAA ATPL.
Is this mandatory to have before joining?
don't they support ot get visa and license?
Thanks in advance
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Old 25th Feb 2023, 10:55
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Originally Posted by fgw
Hello guys. Is it mandatory to have UAE visa and GCAA ATPL to apply for WIZZ Abu Dhabi?
Don't they support the new joiners to get visa and licence?
Thanks in advance

Wizz Air normally helps you with you License conversion and residency as well as a Schengen Visa to Budapest for Type Rating in case if you are non European nor type rated.

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Old 26th Feb 2023, 21:13
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Hello guys!

Is anyone going to be on the Wizz Air Open Days in Brazil next week?

To the guys already there: how is it in Abu Dhabi? Salary, roster...
I read the whole thread and found only few out-of-date informations about it...

Thank you!
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