Wizz Air starts new cadet program for future pilots

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Wizz Air today announced the launch of a new Wizz Air Cadet Program in partnership with BAA Training.

BAA Training was selected to provide tailored training solutions for Wizz Air significant demand for future pilots.  The five year agreement will recruit up to 150 cadets and will be delivered under EASA Regulations to provide Wizz Air of ATPL integrated graduate pilots.

Wizz Air currently employs over 800 pilots at 25 bases throughout Central and Eastern Europe and increases its team of pilots by more than 200 people each year.
The airline is now looking for passionate and devoted young people who have little or no previous flying experience who want to join the airline’s motivated and high-standard team of professionals.

The program will focus on learning and developing skills that are relevant and focused towards the operational needs of Wizz Air and, with a job guarantee for those who successfully complete the course, it will enable graduates to join the airline directly as co-pilots flying Airbus A320 and A321 aircraft on the Wizz Air network.

Diederik Pen, Chief Operations Officer at Wizz Air said:

“At Wizz Air we know that people are the heart and soul of our company. That’s why we are delighted to launch an additional cadet program withBAA Training, offering an outstanding opportunity to a whole new generation of airline pilots to start their career at Wizz Air. The Wizz Air Cadet Program not only provides comprehensive training for future pilots but, if they meet all the requirements, they will join the Wizz Air family and fly on our Airbus A320 and A321 aircraft.Launching the Wizz Air Cadet Program is an important new chapter in the Wizz Air history and we are looking forward to finding our talented flight crew for the future.”

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