BECOME AN AIRLINE PILOT
The life of a pilot
Captain B777 China Airlines
$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.
I have 10 days off each month and three weeks of vacation every six months.
Fernando de La Peña
Captain A320 Vueling
€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!
I have 13 days off each month + 30 days of vacation per year.
Airline Pilot Salary
Regarding Airline Pilot Salaries, according to Glassdoor.com, airline pilots are the 5th highest paid profession in the world behind CEO’s of large corporations. Their salaries range from 45,000 €/year as First officer of regional carrier to 310,000 €/year as Captain of a Major airline.
EASA or FAA License
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.