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Old 29th Sep 2023, 14:19
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Originally Posted by souabnim
Good day everyone,

I attended the recent ICAO Open day event by WIZZ Air Abu Dhabi. Also I was in contact directly and indirectly with a few WIZZ AIR abudhabi pilots to understand whether they are happy and get more information on operational matters, including scheduling. I compiled everything, including the pay scale in a 2 page PDF, which I have attached here(Hope it actually attached).

I may not be visiting this thread often, so excuse me if I don't reply to any questions. Although everything I know I have put in this file, I can possibly only clarify what I had written.

The only confusing part are the requirements, especially for low time pilots. I believe(Although not sure ) it's only the Wizz Air Abu Dhabi base that requires 300 IFR time for FO if applying with EASA/UK CAA or UAE GCAA license. and if applying with any other ICAO license, they require 500 Multi-crew time.

All the best!

Note: For low time pilots, Fly Dubai or Wizz Air are equally good as a start, although Fly Dubai requires a greater initial investment $33-39k(Assessment+Typerating+ATPL theory). So only recommend if you Really want to be in Dubai and specifically work for Fly Dubai and fly the 737. Otherwise for those with higher time, but no jet experience, Wizz air Abu Dhabi offer better pay and benefits.
You may refer to to above quote
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Old 29th Sep 2023, 15:33
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Originally Posted by magenta magnet
.. it's clearly turning into another Ryan Air or Easy Jet
ehm, .... many an insider wish they did

To answer your question I did not quote:
most certainly they are not looking for mature people who would get current, type-rated and then run away as far as possible after 3 yrs and 2000 hrs.

Quite the opposite, and despite remaining weaselish one cannot really blame any such HR policy.
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Old 30th Sep 2023, 04:27
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Originally Posted by FlightDetent
ehm, .... many an insider wish they did

To answer your question I did not quote:
most certainly they are not looking for mature people who would get current, type-rated and then run away as far as possible after 3 yrs and 2000 hrs.

Quite the opposite, and despite remaining weaselish one cannot really blame any such HR policy.

Where do you come up with the idea that you now suddenly know what the future holds for any particular person? The older the person the better because they are more stable and are not interesting in jumping around 24/7 like the 20 year olds. On top of that does anybody really care where one person decides to go? You are paying for the rating anyway so there is no cost to the company at all. And finally, people only run as far as possible from a company when that company is dreadful to work for, maybe HR should look at themselves in the mirror for that debacle.
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Old 30th Sep 2023, 21:04
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Wizzair's model is partly successful because they master their HR policies well. In this case, target-hiring for people who are gullible, too young and lacking experience to recognize how badly short is their end of the stick.

The description above is of someone for whom they hold no carrot (home-country base, PIC upgrade. bond) and would be immediately qualified to apply elsewhere.

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Old 3rd Oct 2023, 10:17
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Originally Posted by Foxtangox
You may refer to to above quote
I have over 4000 hrs of turboprop time, applied wizz Abu Dhabi over an year ago and heard nothing from them. Do low hr people are really being hired into AUH base?
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Old 3rd Oct 2023, 12:01
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Originally Posted by cruisepower
I have over 4000 hrs of turboprop time, applied wizz Abu Dhabi over an year ago and heard nothing from them. Do low hr people are really being hired into AUH base?
Yes , looks like they prefer 320 rated pilots . My friend applied 4 or 5 months ago. He got only 1500 total hrs including airbus. They called him for assessment already.
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Old 3rd Oct 2023, 14:19
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Anyone who has more information (preferably is on the inside or knows someone on the inside) please msg me.

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Old 25th Oct 2023, 19:39
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Any update as to what is happing on the hiring front in Abu Dhabi. Heard things had slowed down..
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Old 13th Jan 2024, 09:08
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brother are you working at WIzz air now?
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Old 13th Jan 2024, 12:14
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Originally Posted by itwillbefuntheysaid
Hi! Has anyone got / done the assessment for Wizz Air AbuDhabi. What kind of questions are asked? Is there any recommended question banks that are quite close to the actual assessment? thanks in advance.
Are you with Wizz air already bro?
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Old 13th Jan 2024, 15:30
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Originally Posted by cvchetan
Any update as to what is happing on the hiring front in Abu Dhabi. Heard things had slowed down..
All hiring stopped. They're over recruited.
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Old 17th Jan 2024, 16:51
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When will they start hiring again
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Old 4th Mar 2024, 03:49
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any one called for an interview?
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Old 27th Apr 2024, 23:08
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Automated rejection

Hello guys I applied for Wizz Abu Dhabi, and after submitting the application, and once I fill up the hours link send by the recruitment. I am getting automated rejection. Even though I have met all the requirements. I currently fly A320 FO with 1500 Hrs. Does any one know how to solve this issue?
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Old 28th Apr 2024, 03:46
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Originally Posted by Aviator64
Hello guys I applied for Wizz Abu Dhabi, and after submitting the application, and once I fill up the hours link send by the recruitment. I am getting automated rejection. Even though I have met all the requirements. I currently fly A320 FO with 1500 Hrs. Does any one know how to solve this issue?
If you choose No atpl / No gcaa atpl then it will auto reject.
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Old 28th Apr 2024, 13:30
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Originally Posted by coolhawk
If you choose No atpl / No gcaa atpl then it will auto reject.

there is no option saying GCAA ATPL on the licence type column ( flight experience link)
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Old 28th Apr 2024, 20:12
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Surely nobody is applying for this
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Old 1st May 2024, 07:08
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Wizz Air AUH application Approved

Hello guys how long will I have to wait to get an assessment after getting your application approved at Wizz Air ?
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Old 1st May 2024, 09:26
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Does anyone know how to apply for Wizz Air Abu Dhabi?

I've ICAO license and looking for first job. Any idea how to apply in Wizz Air Abu Dhabi?
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Originally Posted by AK7
Does anyone know how to apply for Wizz Air Abu Dhabi?

I've ICAO license and looking for first job. Any idea how to apply in Wizz Air Abu Dhabi?
You cannot apply without ATPL, they only want experienced first-officers unfortunately.
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