Emirates Pilot Recruitment

Emirates Direct Entry A380 Rated Captains

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  • Direct Entry Captains


    To become one of our A380 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).

    On top of this you will need to have:

    Airbus A380
    Minimum of 3000 hrs command time on multi-crew, multi-engine commercial jet aircraft with MTOW of 50 tonnes or more
    Most recent 1500 hours to be command on Airbus FBW wide-body, long-haul (A330/A340/A350/A380)
    Previous experience must include A380 command
    Flown at least 150 hrs in command within the last 12 months at time of joining
    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

    Roster, Hours & Routes

    Emirates Passenger – A380

    Contract type


    Roster Pattern

    Full monthly roster with minimum 8 days off

    Annual Hours

    800 – 900


    • 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 are generally 24-48 hours
    • Days off are in Dubai

    Pay & Benefits

    Emirates Passenger – A380

    Basic salary + flying pay

    per month

    AED 43,013 (~ USD 11,710)

    based on avg. 85 hrs / month

    Accommodation Options

    per month

    A). Company Provided Accommodation with Utilities
    B). Accommodation Allowance of AED 16,075 (~USD 4,376)

    Available for local recruits currently in privately purchased or rental accommodation or employees who purchase property in Dubai

    Education Allowance

    (Dubai based or overseas education)

    PrimaryAED 47,500 (~USD 12,932)
    SecondaryAED 72,500 (~USD 19,738)

    Provided for families with up to 3 children aged 4-19 (all numbers are per year / per child and are subject to benefits policy)

    Productivity pay

    AED 700 (~ USD 190)

    for each block hour above monthly target

    Annual Leave

    42 calendar days

    Additional Benefits

    • 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

    Additional coverage

    • Life and accident insurance
    • Medical and dental coverage
    • Loss of licence insurance

    Confirmed Annual Leave Ticket

    Provided to you and your dependants

    Business class upgradable to First class

    Staff Travel

Applications are online and we have an Emirates briefing package to assist you during the process – see here.

Our Emirates recruitment page is here.

If you need assistance with the application process such as creating a high quality, professionally written CV or Cover Letter then please visit our Pilot Career Hub or email the team at [email protected]. If you are invited to an assessment, be sure to use our famous Airline Interview Question Database which has helped hundreds of pilots successfully pass their pilot interview.

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