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07 June 2023

Get hired to fly Emirates A380: Deadline today

By Shuchita Kapur

Many in the aviation industry look forward to working with one of the most prestigious and growing airline globally, Emirates.

If you are a pilot and want to be a part of this promising airliner, here’s your chance to fly an A380 with Emirates. The company is currently hiring Airbus First Officers for direct entry to the A380 fleet.

If you are an interested candidate don’t delay. Apply now as the deadline is before the January 8, 2014, which is today, as per the website jobs.flightglobal.com.

The minimum requirement for the job entails 3,000 hours multi-crew, multi-engine jet with MTOW 50+ tonnes which must include 1,500 hours and current on modern fly by wire Airbus aircraft, full ICAO ATPL and unrestricted Class 1 Medical.

The pay package offered by the company includes both cash and non-cash elements.

The monthly salary of a First Officer is Dh29,145 (basic salary plus hourly flying pay based on 85 block hours per month).

Pilots are paid an hourly flying pay on block hours, up to a threshold of 83 to 92 hours. An additional productivity pay is paid for every block hour above the threshold of 92 hours.

Emirates operates an employee profit share scheme based on the company’s performance and results. A minimum tenure serves as the qualifying period for all new employees.

Emirates pilots are provided with company accommodation (including an additional utilities support allowance) or accommodation allowance. However, eligibility of many benefits is subject to each applicant’s unique personal circumstances.

First Officers and Captains are provided annual financial support towards the payment of core tuition for up to three children aged 4-19 as well as provident fund / end-of-service gratuity.

Non-cash elements include annual leave aggregating 42 calendar days with free annual leave tickets provided for employees and their eligible dependents to travel to and from an approved leave destination, subject to current company policies. There is also life and accident insurance on offer as well as medical insurance.