Wizz Air A320 Non-Type Rated Captains - Europe and Abu Dhabi

  • Sector: Pilots
  • Location: United Arab Emirates
  • Rank: Captain
  • Fleet: A320, Non-Type Rated, Airbus
  • Company: Wizz Air
  • Job Ref: BH_410492

Rishworth is delighted to partner with Wizz Air to support its ambitious growth plans as it expands Europe's greenest fleet! The airline is seeking both TR and NTR Captains for these permanent positions.

Accepting applications for Abu Dhabi, as well as European bases! This is an excellent opportunity to obtain an A320 type rating.


  • Fixed rosters available
  • Bases across Europe and in Abu Dhabi
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Commuting and staff travel benefits
  • Loss of licence insurance and health insurance 
  • Cost of living compensation
  • Bonus scheme

Minimum Requirements

  • Unrestricted right to live and work in the EU or Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Moldova, North Macedonia, Russia, Serbia, Ukraine, United Kingdom (Note: UAE visa is provided)
  • Valid EASA ATPL (for Wizz Air Hungary/Malta), UK CAA ATPL (for Wizz Air UK) or GCAA UAE or ICAO ATPL (for Wizz Air Abu Dhabi) 
  • Valid Class 1 Medical Certificate
  • Valid Instrument Rating (IR) on any type
  • ICAO level 4/5/6 English proficiency
  • Minimum 3.500 factorized hours*
  • Last commercial flight within the preceding 6 months (preferable, not hard limit due to COVID-19 effects)
  • 1,000 hours as Commander (excluding PICUS) on Airbus FBW aircraft operating in an airline environment OR 1,500 hours on CS25 turbojet aircraft with a MTOM > 50,000 kg AND 1,000 hours as Commander on aircraft with a MTOM > 50,000 kg operating in an airline environment

*Factorized hours: Wizz Air applies factors to pilot flying hours to determine minimum requirements for Commanders. A pilot's hours flown in each category are multiplied by the applicable factor from the below list. The sum of all groups after factorization will be used to determine whether the pilot meets the minimum required experience.

PIC hours per Aircraft Group 
1 - Wizz Air
1 - Airline Short-haul Jet
0.8 - Airline Long-haul Jet
0.8 - Airline Turbine (multi-crew)
0.7 - Military Fast Jet
0.7 - Non-airline multi-engine
0.5 - Multi-pilot helicopter
0.3 - Single engine/rotary single pilot
0.2 - Airline cruise pilot (above FL200)

Non-PIC hours per Aircraft Group 
1 - Wizz Air
0.8 - Airline Short-haul Jet
0.7 - Airline Long-haul Jet
0.7 - Airline Turbine (multi-crew)
0.7 - Military Fast Jet
0.5 - Non-airline multi-engine
0.5 - Multi-pilot helicopter
0.3 - Single engine/rotary single pilot
0.2 - Airline cruise pilot (above FL200)

Wizz Air was named Global Environmental Sustainability Airline Group of the Year at the inaugural CAPA (Centre for Aviation) Asia Aviation Summit and Sustainability Expo in Singapore in 2022. The airline also received recognition as the EMEA Environmental Sustainability Airline of the Year.

Wizz Air aims to fly 500 aircraft across their ever-developing network and carry over 100 million passengers per year by 2030. This is the time to join this growing company.

If you meet the minimum requirements and are ready to grow your career with Wizz Air, apply now and find out more!



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