Minimum 3,000 PIC hours of flight time on aircraft over 27 tons
Minimum 1,000 PIC hours of flight time on the applied aircraft type
Flown at least 250 hours in the last 12 months on the applied aircraft type
EASA, FAA, ICAO
ICAO ELP level
Minimum high school diploma
No written penalty due to flight default or lack of discipline
No history of criminal record
Must be a current Commander/Captain
We paused our recruitment processes for a while due to negative impact of the pandemic.
Pilots duty schedules are published on 24th of each month if the calendar month is 31 days; published on the 23rd if the calendar month is 30 days.
Commuting roster option
Commuting roster is offered to both First Officers & Captain Pilots, that is, 3 weeks on / 1 week off. Confirmed tickets are provided only to the Captain Pilots to use before and after the block off days.
Compensation and benefits
Insurance - Medical
Turkish Airlines arranges and provides the work permit for all expat pilots.
Pilots have private health insurance; they can also include family members in exchange of a small fee.
Wide Body Captains Salary: Approx. 70,000 TL
Any hours flown above 70 hours is regarded overtime hour and will be added to the total salary.
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