The Life of a Pilot

  • JOHN WOOD

    Captain B777 China Eastern Airlines

    SALARY

    $17.500 per month (net)

    What is the hardest part of learning to fly?

    Nothing is hard if you are driven, dedicated and have the mindset that you can’t give up.

    Vacation Schedule

    I have 10 days off each month month and three weeks of vacation every six months. 

  • FERNANDO DE LA PEÑA

    Captain A320 Vueling

    SALARY

    €8.000 per month (net)

    What advice would you offer to an aspiring pilot?

    Choose a high quality flight school, improve your English language level, get as much flight experience as possible and don’t stop until you reach your dream of becoming a pilot!

    Vacation Schedule

    I have 13 days off each month + 30 days of vacation per year.

Career Path & Salaries

According to Glassdoor.com, airline pilots are the 5th highest paid profession in the world behind CEO’s of large corporations. Other job analyst such as Sucessatschool.org, consider airline pilots to rank 2nd in the 10-best jobs in the world. Below is a typical pilot’s career path.

 

EASA or FAA Licence

There are many different ATP licenses around the world but EASA (EU) and FAA (US) are the most widely recognized globally.

In recent years, the EASA license has gained popularity and recognition amongst large airlines.

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