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Flag Carrier Airline

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Fleet: 249
AC on order: 305

Captain - B777

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Employment - Permanent
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Minimum requirements

Total time
7000 hours
PIC time
3000 hours
In type
1500 hours
7000 hours
Type rating
Flight time notes
  • To become one of our B777 Captains, you will need a minimum of 7000 hrs total flying time multi- crew, multi- engine (only time in the operating seat of a turboprop and/or turbojet aircraft can be counted; not simulator time).
  • Minimum of 3000 hrs command time on multi-crew, multi-engine commercial jet aircraft with MTOW of 50 tonnes or more
  • Most recent 1000 hours to be command on Boeing wide-body, long-haul (B767/747/777/787) within the past 3 years
  • Previous experience must include A380 command
Last flight
Flown at least 150 hrs in command within the last 12 months at time of joining
Lic. Authority
Class 1
ICAO ELP level
Covid-19 vaccination
Not specified

Additional requirements

  • A valid ICAO ATPL with an unrestricted class one medical certificate issued by the same authority
  • Fluency in English, equivalent to ICAO English level 5 or above

Work conditions


Full monthly roster with minimum 8 days off

Annual hours

800 - 900 hours per year


24-hour operation, Mix of turnarounds, long haul and ultra long haul. Trips are single or multi sector and can be 1-9 days in duration.

Layover periods

Layover periods are generally 24-48 hours. Days off are in Dubai

Interview, screening and training section

Step 1
Online Personality Questionnaire
Step 2
Group and SIM assessments
Step 3
Advanced Compass Test
Step 4
Cognitive Ability Test, Interview and Emirates Medical Examination
Step 5
Accommodation, Psychometrics & GCAA Medical

Compensation and benefits

Education Allowance
Insurance - Life
Insurance - Loss of Lic.
Insurance - Medical
Provident Fund
Visa sponsorship


  • Basic salary + flying pay: AED 43,013 (~ USD 11,710) based on avg. 85 hrs / month
  • A). Company Provided Accommodation with Utilities or B). Accommodation Allowance of AED 13,664 (~USD 3,725)
  • Productivity pay: AED 700 (~ USD 190) for each block hour above monthly target
  • Education allowances
  • Annual leave: 42 calendar days
  • Provident Fund or End of Service Benefits
  • Pick up and drop off to and from duty (from your home in Dubai to the airport)
  • Platinum discount card (significant discounts across leisure, retail and service providers)
  • Eligibility for an annual profit share
  • Company uniform & dry cleaning in Dubai
  • Life and accident insurance
  • Medical and dental coverage
  • Loss of licence insurance
  • Annual leave tickets for you and your dependents (business class upgradable to first class)

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