Swiss International Airlines First Officers

Website Swiss International Airlines AG

Swiss International Airlines First Officers

Swiss International Airlines are recruiting low-hour First Officers for their base in Zurich in Switzerland onto their various fleets.

Info from Swiss Careers Page. 

The following has been translated from German to English:

Are you a pilot and would you like to take off with SWISS and become part of a great team at the largest Swiss airline?



As a pilot, you represent SWISS. Together with the entire crew, you will bring our guests safely and on time to their destination and bear the responsibility for the aircraft, crew, passengers and cargo on board.
Other tasks include:
  • The SWISS aircraft operates in a safe and efficient manner, paying attention to punctuality, economy and high quality standards for our guests
  • Flight preparation and execution according to SWISS guidelines
  • Cooperation with crew, ground personnel and air traffic control
  • Support and representation of the commander in all matters
  • Maintain and deepen professional knowledge continuously and autonomously
  • Responsible and sustainable action

Our common goal is to make every customer’s flight a real flying experience. We go the extra mile for that always, at every step of the process, worldwide. Become a part of the SWISS team and our fascinating world, where a job becomes life long adventure.

The following criteria shall be met for the activity as pilot:in at SWISS:
Please note that Direct Entry applicants (valid Airbus type rating + ME/IR rating with PBN and min. 800h on Type) can apply via a separate link and will be prioritised for assessment.


Non-Rated First Officer requirements:


  • ATPL(A), CPL(A)/IR or MPL Licence (EASA Part-FCL)
  • Advanced UPRT Training acc. EASA.FCL.745
  • Valid Medical Class 1 Certificate
  • Flight performance record (flight book statement,licence, etc.)
  • Swiss nationality or EU-27/EFTA passport
  • Very good language skills in German (minimum B2 level must be proven if German is not a mother/every day language) and good conversation skills in English (minimum ICAO Level 4)
  • Untreated Leumund
  • Integral, mature, loyal personality with social skills and leadership potential
  • General readiness to be vaccinated with vaccines approved in Switzerland (incl. COVID-19, yellow fever,etc.)
  • Body size: 160-198cm
Applications are to be submitted online here. 

To apply for this job please visit

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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