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Capt top Same as base 6/Jul/13
Capt base Basic Salary AED25,225 Housing Allowance AED17,000 Transportation Allowance AED3,100 Total AED45,325 + Flight pay AED16,310 (assuming70hrs) Average AED61,635
FO top Same as base 6/Jul/13
FO base Basic Salary AED17,000 Housing Allowance AED13,600 Transportation Allowance AED2,300 Total AED31,900 + Flight pay AED12,410 (assuming70hrs) Average AED44,310 25/Jun/23
SO top

20000 AED/Month (until reaching 1500 hours)

SO base 12000 AED/month (30 sectors and release of safety pilot)
FE top
FE base
Additional Duty Pay / Per Diems for flydubai Pilot Jobs
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Capt 233
FO 163
SO 163
Pension Details for flydubai Pilot Jobs
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pension program with end of service benefits , employee contribution 5% of basic per month. employer contribution is invested in funds in the US  
Conditions for flydubai Pilot Jobs
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Roster Monthly schedule published between 15-25th each month
Leave 42 Calendar days per year, inclusive of public holidays
Staff travel Unlimited ID-tickets for yourself, family and relatives with many airlines. Friend tickets on the Flydubai network.
Discounted holidays

flydubai Pilot Jobs Situation

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Current Situation:  
Recruiting FO's.
Expantion with more B737 MAX. B787-9 arriving 2025-2026. The network is growing. Currently about 130 destinations.  
Overall Hiring Situation (+ve/neutral/-ve):
Positive   6/Apr/24
flydubai Pilot Jobs Entry Requirements (including preferred pilot schools)
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• B737-300 to 900 (NG/EFIS) endorsed within the last 24 months. • At least 5,000 hours total flying time. • At least 1500 hours in command of multi-crew, multi-engine aircraft in excess of 10 tonnes operating weight • At least 1000 hours in command of B737-300 to 900 (NG/EFIS) type aircraft. 31/Dec/17
Type Rated: TR endorsed within the last 24 months, At least 1,500 hours total flying time, At least 500 hours on B737-300 to 900 (NG/EFIS) type aircraft Non Type Rated: At least 2,500 hours total flying time , At least 1,000 hours on modern (EFIS), multi-crew, multi-engine aircraft over 10 tonnes operating weight (preference will be given to those with PIC time Education and Experience: • University degree is preferable • High school diploma is essential • International aviation experience is preferable 9/Jul/18
200TT with GCAA frozen ATPL (new requirement, ATPL theory should be done with local UAE training center) 24/Nov/15
Emirates-CAE Flight Training (ECFT) together with flydubai have entered into a long-term pilot training agreement that offers commercial pilots interested in having an opportunity to fly for flydubai, with less than 1,500 flying hours, instruction on the Boeing 737-800 aircraft. After obtaining a Boeing 737-800 type rating at the Dubai based facility, candidates recommended by Emirates-CAE Flight Training (ECFT) may be invited by flydubai to conduct a series of tests, which include aptitude, group exercise, aviation knowledge and a technical & competency interview. Candidates will not be charged a selection fee, however other related costs (travel, accommodation, etc.) will be payable by the candidate.   17/Nov/14
Recruitment Process for flydubai Pilot Jobs
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The programme itself is a two-stage process. Day 1 consists of a welcome brief, an occupational aptitude/cognitive assessment and a simulator assessment. At the end of the day, candidates will be notified if they have been successful in the first stage of the assessment and will continue onto the second day of the programme. Day 2 involves a Human Resources brief, psychometric evaluation, panel interview and a medical check. A complete itinerary shall be provided to candidates on their arrival in Dubai. Following completion of the full selection programme, a decision of suitability will be made and candidates advised within 8 to 12 weeks. Offers will be subject to suitable references being obtained and other pre-joining requirements being met. UPDATE: For this RP programme you have to pay 150�. Not very serious. Practice aptitude and psychometric tests here.  25/Nov/10
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B737-800 33 B737 MAX8 30 B737 MAX9 3 10/Jul/22
+100 B737 MAX 8. 30 B787-9.   1/Apr/24
flydubai Pilot Jobs Recruitment Contact
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Preferred method of application:  
flydubai website 14/Jul/09
Job Title:  
Email: (To find out whether your email application has been read use VisualCV)
Website:  22/Jul/08  
Pilot vacancies webpage:  6/Apr/24  
Online application form link:  6/Apr/24    
Bases For flydubai Pilot Jobs (including restrictions for recent pilot school graduates)
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