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A380 Type Rated Captain – Emirates

Sector Captain Pilot Jobs
Location United Arab Emirates
Aircraft Airbus
Salary Competitive

Closing Date: 02/03/2020


We currently hire Direct Entry Captains for our Airbus 380 fleet. We are looking for experienced, technically proficient, wide body commanders who aim to deliver excellence.

We offer a competitive total remuneration package, paid tax free in Dubai. You can find out more about our airline, our employee benefits and living in Dubai on our careers website.



To become one of our A380 Captains, you will need the following experience:

  • Minimum of 7000 hrs total flying time- only time in the operating seat of a turboprop and/or turbojet aircraft can be counted; simulator time cannot be accepted
  • 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
  • A valid ICAO ATPL with an unrestricted class one medical certificate
  • Fluency in written and spoken English, equivalent to ICAO English level 5 or above

*Enhanced salary requirements (subject to final management approval):

You may be entitled to an enhanced package if you meet the following criteria:

  • Currently a Commander on A380 with 7000 hours command time flying an aircraft with a MTOW of 50 tonnes or more; of which:
    • 4000 hours are on A330/A340/A350/A380 and;
    • 500 hours were flown in the last 12 months before joining Emirates
    • ICAO English level 6 (or equivalent)

*Only apply if you meet the airlines requirements  

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