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A380 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:

  • Minimum of 3000 hours recent Command on Airbus FBW Wide Body from the following
  • types (A340/A350/380)
  • 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
  • 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
  • Routes
    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 43,650 (~ USD 11,884)

based on avg. 85 hrs / month
Accommodation Options

per month
A). Company Provided Accommodation with Utilities
B). Accommodation Allowance of AED 20. 000 (~USD 5, 445)

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)
AED 42, 750 (~USD 11, 639)
AED 65,250 (~USD 17, 765)
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 730 (~ USD 199)

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
Economy / Business / First class eligibility

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