Start an exciting flying career with Wizz Air.

L3 Airline Academy with Wizz Air provides training for a flagship Airline Pilot career program leading to an exciting flying career with Wizz Air on A320 series aircraft. It is important to note Wizz Air Fast Track 1 is for holders of a PPL(A) and a minimum of 154-hours logged flight experience.

This Airline Pilot career program with Wizz Air is designed for talented aspiring aviators to become Co-Pilots, Captains and future Airline Managers.

'Fast Track' programs have been designed for holders of a Private Pilot License (PPL) with logged aircraft flight experience.

Wizz Air Fast Track 1 is designed for PPL(A) holders with a minimum of 154-hours logged flight experience, this must be achieved prior to the commencement of CPL/MEIR aircraft flight training.

These are truly unique Airline Pilot career programs which enable you to take to the skies and embark upon an unrivaled airline pilot career path with Wizz Air.

  • Status: Full-time
  • Duration: TBC
  • Type: Airline Transport Pilot License (ATPL)
  • Experience: PPL(A) and minimum 154-hours
  • Employment: Conditional offer at Wizz Air
  • Locations: United Kingdom / Wizz Air bases

Key features

Fast-Track Airline Pilot career program

Conditional offer of employment

Training salary (Type Rating stage)

Provision of Performance Protection

Latest aircraft and simulators

Entry criteria

To apply for this program, you must meet the following requirements:

Age and height

Aged between 18 and 55.

Minimum height 5 ft. 2 in. (157 cm), maximum height 6 ft. 3 in. (191 cm).i

Education and English language

Be fluent in English (verbal and written).i

You must have achieved the following academic achievements (or equivalent).

A High School Degree (normally achieved at age 18) with a good standard in Mathematics, Science and English language – or equivalent, supported by certificate evidence.

United Kingdom
5 GCSEs at grade C or above - including Mathematics, Science and English language and 3 GCE A levels at grade C or above – or equivalent, supported by certificate evidence.

In addition you will need to have attained prior to commencement of training:

  • 50 hours Dual and 100 PIC(Solo) hours.
  • Meet EASA PPL qualifying cross country requirements (300NM with 2 intermediate airfield stops).

Ability to obtain and maintain an EASA Class 1 Aviation Medical Certificate prior to enrollment and pass the Wizz Air Health Services medical examination (prior to employment).


Have a valid passport with an unrestricted current right to live and work in the EU with an ability to travel unrestricted worldwide.i

Background and selections

Ability to produce a Criminal Record Check (CRC) Basic Disclosure Certificate (or local equivalent) and pass Wizz Air referencing checks.

Cost and funding
The total fee is is €89,800
  • Paid in 10 installments.
  • Paid over 10 months.
Sourcing funding

L3 is unable to provide financial advice, but we can present the options available to you.

Optimum Credit Pilot Funding is a product designed specifically for aspiring pilots and their families to fund the cost of pilot training.

It is also worth looking at your existing banking provider or other local banks and building societies for products that might be available to you. You could also speak to an Independent Financial Advisor who may be able to point you in the right direction.

Find out more about how to fund the cost of pilot training.