The Dubai company is launching a global recruitment campaign. Interested pilots will be able to participate in an online information session on October 4 at 11 a.m.
“Direct Entry Captains”: this is the name of the recruitment program to which Emirates invites all interested captains to register to join the company on board one of the Airbus A380s in the Emirates fleet. For this, the Dubai company is launching a global recruitment campaign. Interested pilots can participate in an online information session on October 4 at 11 a.m. (French time) and attend open days in select cities, as well as stay informed about opportunities at www.emiratesgroupcareers.com/ pilots/.
3000 flight hours minimum
The “Direct Entry Captains” program is aimed at technically qualified captains with a minimum of 3,000 recent flight hours on Airbus wide-body fly-by-wire aircraft such as the A330, A340, ‘A350 and the A380. Applicants must have a minimum of 7,000 flight hours on multi-engine, multi-crew aircraft, as well as meet certain other eligibility criteria.
A new training center operational in March 2024
The new arrivals will be integrated into a community of 4,200 cabin crew, including 1,515 A380 pilots. Emirates’ wide-body fleet is one of the youngest in the world, and includes the iconic Airbus A380 and Boeing 777. Emirates will begin receiving its A350 fleet in mid-2024 and Boeing 777-9 in 2025. The airline continues to invest massively to train its pilots in an innovative way: current infrastructures include ten flight simulators. The company’s latest pilot training center, worth $135 million, is scheduled to open in March 2024. The 63,300 m2 site will increase pilot training capacity by 54% and house six flight simulators. additional flights, notably for Airbus A350s and Boeing 777-9s. Pilots also have access to a range of non-technical training programs within the Emirates Aviation College and Emirates Aviation University.