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Etihad Airways

Flag Carrier Airline

United Arab Emirates flagUnited Arab Emirates | Middle East

Fleet: 93
AC on order: 101

Captain - A320 family




Employment - Permanent
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Minimum requirements

Total time
5500 hours
PIC time
2500 hours
In type
1500 hours
Type rating
Flight time notes
  • A minimum of 2500 PIC hours on multi crew, glass cockpit (1) jet aircraft.
  • A minimum of 1500 PIC hours on one of the A320 Family within the last 3 years and currently flying on an Airbus FBW type.
  • Type rating on A320 should be valid for a minimum of 2 months at the time of joining.
  • Current on A320
  • In case of hours accumulated on flights with inflight relief, 75% of the total hours shall be counted towards the required minimums
  • (1) Glass Cockpit: aircraft with a FMS coupled to APFDS
Preferred time
  • Current TRE/TRI is an advantage
Lic. Authority
Class 1
ICAO ELP level
Covid-19 vaccination
Not specified
Visa sponsorship

Compensation and benefits

Education Allowance
Income tax coverage
Insurance - Life
Insurance - Medical
Visa sponsorship


  • Starting salary of AED 35200 or US$ 9578 per month for Captains.
  • Flight duty allowance:
  • 1-6 years of service: AED 50 per block hour
  • 7-10 years of service: AED 80 per block hour
  • Meal allowance during layovers as per the following rates:
  • Middle East/ GCC/ Sub Continent - AED 12 per hour
  • Asia/ Far East - AED 15 per hour
  • Africa/ Australasia - AED 18 per hour
  • Europe/ Americas - AED 23 per hour
  • Housing allowance up to AED 170000 per year or company provided housing depending on availability.
  • Education allowance of AED 36000 for primary and AED 50400 for secondary up to 3 children.
  • Income protection scheme.
  • 42 Days annual leave.
  • Staff travel benefits.
  • End of service benefits.
  • Accidental and life insurance benefits.
  • Please note that the above is subject to change without prior notice.

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Base location

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Base location icon AUH - Abu Dhabi
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Captain - A320 family
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