Southern Air Non-Rated First Officers


Flight Crews are responsible for the safe and reliable operation of our fleet of Boeing 777’s and 737’s.

Atlas Air Worldwide is a leading global provider of outsourced aircraft and aviation operating services. Southern Air, an AAWW subsidiary is an ACMI carrier that operates a fleet of aircraft for domestic, regional and international applications.

All First Officer applicants must possess the following qualifications:

Basic Qualifications

  • Hold a current unrestricted or restricted ATP certificate with an airplane category multi-engine class rating and english proficiency endorsement
  • Hold a current FAA First Class Medical Certificate
  • Hold an FCC Restricted Radiotelephone Operator Permit
  • Hold a valid passport with no restrictions on international travel
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States
  • Have a minimum of 1000 hours of total time
    • Military conversion of .3 per sortie
  • Have a minimum of 1000 fixed wing or 500 hours with a 121 carrier
  • Minimum age of 23 (all Southern pilot positions are subject to FAA 121 mandatory retirement regulations)
  • Have the ability to pass a 10 year security background check and a DOT pre-employment test.

*Note: ATP issued with a CIRC APCH-VMC Only limitation are acceptable.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current & Qualified and operating in a part 121, 135 or part 91 environment.
  • Have a minimum of 500 hours of turbine time

Please note that all candidates offered a position as a First Officer will be tested in accordance with 14 CFR Part 120.107(5) Sub Part E.

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