Wizz Air Explains Diversity Rationale Behind Cabin Crew-To-Pilot Initiative...
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August 15, 2020 - by David Kaminski-Morrow for www.flightglobal.com
While the air transport downturn is triggering pilot reductions at multiple airlines, budget carrier Wizz Air is persisting with a new training scheme for cabin crew who want to pursue a career in the cockpit.
Wizz plans to start its first course around November-December, with a target of 20 cabin crew for each intake. It plans four or five courses in 2021, depending on the number of applications.
"We already have 40 applicants," says the carrier. "We expect the number of candidates to grow gradually, and that the first successful cadets will inspire others to join."
The airline had started discussing the...
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