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First Officer - B747

Cargo Airline Luxembourg



Employment -  Contract; 15 months, possible extension


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Job details


  • Cargo Airline

Luxembourg | Europe
  • Fleet:


  • On Order:


    Aircraft on order

First Officer - B747

  • NTR



Employment - Contract; 15 months, possible extension

Minimum requirements

Total time1500 hours
Type ratingNot required (Training Provided)
Flight time notes
  • Minimum 1500 hours multi-pilot multi-engine time on jet aircraft or turboprop aircraft (CS-25) with MTOW > 10 tons or seating capacity > 19 seats
LicenseATPL, Frozen ATPL
Lic. AuthorityEASA, ICAO
MedicalClass 1
ICAO English level4
Covid-19 VaccinationNot specified

Additional requirements

  • EASA Part FCL ATPL / Frozen ATPL
  • EASA Part Medical Class 1
  • Full second level graduation minimum (e.g. Baccalaurat, Abitur, A-Level Exam, Matura)
  • ICAO English language proficiency level 4, preferably level 6
  • Type-rated on B747-400 will be considered as an asset
  • Authorization to live and work within the European Union
  • Ability to successfully pass a security background check and a pre-employment medical test
  • Unrestricted rights for international travel
  • Agreement to transfer your license to a Luxembourg issued EASA license

Base location

  • Luxembourg | Europe
  • LUX - Luxemburg

Job description

Cargolux Airlines International is seeking to recruit Type-Rated and Non-Type-Rated First Officers Boeing 747-8 / 747-400 for a temporary period of 15 months.

You will enjoy working with us in a global network of over 90 destinations in 55 countries worldwide.

Team up with the multicultural community of professionals at Cargolux and fly state of the art BOEING 747-8F & 747-400F.

Cargolux offers exemplary working conditions, competitive packages and excellent in-house training on both B747-400 and B747-8 full flight simulators.

Work conditions

  • Roster: Monthly based roster with minimum 12 days off in 2 blocks
  • 7 fixed consecutive days off
  • 5 fixed consecutive days off (6 rosters per year)
  • 5 consecutive days off that can changed for operational reasons subject to notification and compensation rules. (6 rosters per year)
  • Operation:
  • Average 1 7 day rotations
  • Short, Medium and Long-haul Operations
  • All cargo operations Schedule and ACMI
  • 1 iconic fleet type: Boeing 747-8F/ Boeing 747-400F
  • Highly varied operations and global operations

Interview, screening, & training

Stage 1
Your Recruitment Journey will consist of:
Stage 2
Pilot Aptitude tests
Stage 3
The psychometric tests are tailored for pilots and have been designed by an Aviation Psychologist. It includes a mandatory phase of preparation prior to the test with online materials. The tests are conducted in-house at our HQ in Luxembourg.
Stage 4
Simulator Screening
Stage 5
Conducted at our HQ in Luxembourg, it involves approximately 1 hour of briefing and 45 minutes of simulator flying. Preparatory information required for flying the B747-8 and B747-400 simulator will be provided in due time before the simulator screening session. The screening is designed to assess your potential of adaptability, your flying skills as well as your ability to interact effectively with other crewmembers.
Stage 6
Assessment Center and Company Interview
Stage 7
These steps are scheduled during a 2-day period at our HQ in Luxembourg. The assessment center methods involve group exercises, role plays and will be followed by a company interview. The selection panel is composed of experienced pilots, human factors experts and recruitment managers.
Stage 8
Successful candidates will be contacted by Cargolux to arrange a suitable starting date for both parties or be placed in a pool of positive applications and contacted for future openings.

Compensation & benefits

Insurance - LifeInsurance - Loss of Lic.Insurance - MedicalPer DiemProvident FundTravel
  • The term of this contract will be for 15 months with possibility of extension
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Base Location

  • Luxembourg | Europe
  • LUX - Luxemburg

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