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Capt top Yearly pay review. Increase subject to company approval. 13/Jan/24
Capt base AED 44,385 (~USD 12,084) based on ave. 85 hrs/ month. Tax free in Dubai. Accommodation with utilities.
FO top Yearly pay review. Increase subject to company approval. 13/Jan/24
FO base AED 31,341 (~USD 8,533) based on ave. 85 hrs/ month. Tax Free in Dubai. Accommodation with utilities. 13/Jan/24
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Additional Duty Pay / Per Diems for Emirates Pilot Jobs
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Capt AED 78.75 / block hour up to 88 hrs (31 day month). 85 hrs (30 day month)
FO AED 57.75 / block hour up to 88 hrs (31 day month) 85 hrs (30 day month)
Pension Details for Emirates Pilot Jobs
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Company contributes 12% of basic salary up to 10 years service, thereafter 15%. Pilot contributes 5%.  
Conditions for Emirates Pilot Jobs
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Roster Minimum 8 days off a month. Expect to fly 800-900hrs per year.
Leave Contractual 42 days leave. However, company only guarantees 30.
Staff travel ID50s confirmed from joining. ID90 and ZED after 6 months of employment. Cargo concessions available too. Y/J class for First officers, J/F class for Captains.
Discounted holidays By virtue of being an Emirates Group employee you can avail of attractive discounts at over 100 dining, retail, hotel and leisure outlets in Dubai and the UAE. You can also upgrade to the Emirates Platinum Card and avail over 300 additional discounts and benefits and club memberships.

Emirates Pilot Jobs Situation

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Current Situation:  
Hiring DEC to A380, Accelerated command A380, First Officers B777 and A380. Pilot Roadshows January / February in Hong Kong, Singapore, Norway, Finland and Sweden.
Introduction of A350 in 2024 means the requirement for new pilots will be high for the forseeable future (particularly on Airbus fleet).  
Overall Hiring Situation (+ve/neutral/-ve):
Positive   13/Jan/24
Emirates Pilot Jobs Entry Requirements (including preferred pilot schools)
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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). Minimum of 3000 hours recent command on Airbus FBW Wide Body from the following types (A330/A340/A350/380). Flown at least 150 hours in command within the last 12 months at the time of joining. ELP 5 or above. 21/Jul/23
A minimum of 2000 hours on Airbus FBW or modern Boeing type. Flown at least 150 hrs within the last 12 months at time of joining. ELP 4 or above. 21/Jul/23
Only offered to UAE Nationals   23/Oct/17
Recruitment Process for Emirates Pilot Jobs
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Practice aptitude and psychometric tests here. 
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116xAirbus A380-800, 10x777-200LR, 11x777-200F, 123x777-300ER 13/Jan/24
170x777-9, 35x777-8, 20x787-8, 15x787-10, 65xA350-900   13/Jan/24
Emirates Pilot Jobs Recruitment Contact
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Preferred method of application:  
Website 23/Oct/17
Christopher Robert Millerin 25/Sep/21
Job Title:  
A380 Chief Pilot 25/Sep/21
Email: chris.millerin@emirates.com (To find out whether your email application has been read use VisualCV) 25/Sep/21
Website:  24/Oct/16
Pilot vacancies webpage:  15/Jan/18
Online application form link:  15/Jan/18
Bases For Emirates Pilot Jobs (including restrictions for recent pilot school graduates)
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Dubai (OMDB/DXB). Emirates does not support commuting.
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