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Operator Classification
Operator name: flydubai
Operator type: Major/National/Low Cost
Region: Middle East
Country: United Arab Emirates
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Capt top Same as base
Capt base Basic Salary 25225 AED/month Housing Allowance 15000 AED/month Transport 2600 AED/month Ave total Income Including Flt Hr pay 56k AED/month
FO top Same as base 6/Jul/13
FO base Average of 40k incl house allowance and transport 5/Mar/18
SO top 20000 AED/Month (until reaching 1500 hours)
SO base 12000 AED/month (30 sectors and release of safety pilot)
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Flight Pay / Per Diem
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Capt 199
FO 139
Pension Details
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Roster Monthly schedule. Received around 25th of month
Leave 42 Calendar days per year, inclusive of public holidays
Staff travel unlimited id tickets on ek,fz,air arabia,virgin,lufthansa,air france, klm, qantas, etihad, southwest etc
Employment Situation For Pilots
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  Current Situation:  
Recruitment on hold, 150 pilots in hold pool awaiting start dates. 13/Feb/19
Currently replacing old fleet with new B737MAX, fleet to reduce by 5A/C this year. 13/Feb/19
  Overall Situation (+ve/neutral/-ve):  
Neutral   13/Feb/19
Entry Requirements
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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
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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. 25/Nov/10
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51 B737-800 11 B737 MAX8 3 B737 MAX9 18/Mar/19
175 B737 MAX, 50 in option. Deliveries between 2019 and 2029   27/Nov/17
Recruitment Contact For Pilots
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  Preferred method of application:  
flydubai website 14/Jul/09
  Job Title:  
www.flydubai.com   22/Jul/08
  Pilot vacancies webpage:   
http://flydubai.com/workwithus/pilots.aspx   14/Jul/09
  Online application form link:   
http://flydubai.com/workwithus/pilots.aspx   14/Jul/09
Bases For Pilots
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DXB, DWC   4/Jan/16


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