Qatar Airways looking for Boeing 777 pilots
DOHA • With Qatar Airways embarking on a major expansion, both in terms of opening up new routes and acquisition of aircraft, recruitment is also not lagging behind.
With the airline scheduled to receive the first of its Boeing 777s later this year, Qatar Airways is on the lookout for captains and first officers to fly the aircraft.
Captains are being offered a salary of QR48,700 which is inclusive of a housing allowance.
Other benefits include meal allowances, a subsidy for children's school fees and loss of licence, medical and group life insurance schemes.
First officers are offered similar benefits with a salary of around QR36,000.
Applicants for the post of a captain should be below the age of 62 and have a minimum of 6,000 hours flying experience of which 2,000 hours should be of command and 1,500 hours of jet command.
Moreover, he or she should have 500 hours of experience on type. Licenses, obviously, are a must in all cases.
Fort first officers, the minimum amount of hours flown should be 1,000 out of which 500 should be on type.
The age requirement for them is that applicants have to be below 50.
Qatar Airways is also seeking flight deck crew for its fleet of Airbus A300, A320 and A330 aircraft.
First officers in this case should be aged below 45. They will also be given type-rating conversions on the A300 or A320.
As for captains, they should have a total minimum of 6,000 hours of flying experience out of which 1,500 should be jet command.
Captains without a rating on aircraft which Qatar Airways operates, should have 6,000 hours with at last 2,000 in command of which 1,500 should be jet command.
The applicant should also have 500 hours on heavy/medium jets equipped with Electronic Flight Information Systems. (EFIS).
EFIS are glass cockpit avionics that integrate all flight parameters into one optimised instrument.
Monthly Salary: $13424 (Pilot)