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Direct Entry Captain - E-Jet family E170/190

Helvetic Airways is a Swiss airline that offers flights to various destinations in Europe as well as charter and wet lease flights. We have made it our mission to provide outstanding service with a personal touch and added comfort and quality to make a difference for our guests.

We are looking for an independent and proactive personality to support our team

per 01.01.2024

our range

● Short-haul flights: average flight time of 1.5 hours, two to four flights per day
● Funded type rating
● Home Base Zurich Airport
● Rolling planning, various part-time models (40%, 60% or 80%), OFF-Wish options
● Possibility of a career as an instructor or in management (if necessary and if suitable)
● Attractive travel discounts for you and your family

Requirements for being hired as a captain at Helvetic Airways

> 3,500 hours FAR/CS 25 aircraft in MP(A) operations, of which at least 1,000 hours as PIC
● Minimum age 25 years, maximum age 62 years
● Valid passport, CH or EU-25/EFTA without restrictions
● Possess an Airline Transport Pilot’s License (ATPL) with a valid Instrument Rating (IR) and a valid Class 1 Medical
● Completed secondary school or basic vocational training (apprenticeship certificate)
● English: ICAO Level 4 or higher
● German: fluent language skills

Desired personality traits/skills of a captain

● Clearly takes responsibility for his actions
● Excellent leadership and team skills
● Communicates in a clear, authoritative and socially acceptable manner
● Mature and loyal personality
● Impeccable reputation
● Competent in operationally relevant parts of the procedure (PANS OPS)

Have we piqued your interest?
If yes, then review the requirements of this position and apply.

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