Competitive Tax Free Basic Salary
Salaries for all Emirates employees are benchmarked against relevant industries, and are reviewed on a regular basis to ensure they remain competitive
• Captain: Monthly Salary Dhs 41,240 (Basic Salary plus Hourly Flying Pay based on 85 block hours per month).
• First Officer: Monthly Salary Dhs 29,145 (Basic Salary plus Hourly Flying Pay based on 85 block hours per month).
Hourly Flying Pay
Pilots are paid an Hourly Flying Pay on block hours, up to a threshold of 83 to 92 hours
An additional Productivity Pay is paid for every block hour above the threshold of 92 hours
Employee Profit Share Scheme
Emirates operates an employee profit share scheme based on the company’s performance and results. A minimum tenure serves as the qualifying period for all new employees.
Emirates pilots are provided with company accommodation (including an additional utilities support allowance) or accommodation allowance.
The eligibility of the following benefits are subject to each applicant’s unique personal circumstances.
Exchange Rate Protection Scheme
Fifty percent of your basic salary will be protected against adverse exchange rate fluctuations between the UAE Dirham and the currency of your country. This is not applicable to currency classifications that are pegged against the US Dollar, or the US Dollar itself as it is already pegged with the UAE Dirham.
Education Support Allowance
First Officers and Captains are provided annual financial support towards the payment of core tuition for up to 3 children aged 4-19.
Provident Fund / End of Service Gratuity
Upon leaving the company, employees are entitled to an end of service gratuity (for an employment period of less than 5 years) or Provident Fund payment.
End of service gratuity is calculated at 21 days basic salary per annum for the first 5 years of service and 30 days basic salary per annum for each year of service thereafter.
The Provident Fund Scheme is a long-term savings plan in which the employee contributes 5 percent of basic salary and the company contributes 12 percent (paid out after 5 years of service).
All pilots are entitled to annual leave aggregating 42 calendar days
Annual Leave Tickets
Free annual leave tickets are provided for employees and their eligible dependents to travel to and from an approved leave destination, subject to current company policies
Life and Accident Insurance
Up to 48 months of basic salary.
Medical and Dental Insurance
Employees and their families can avail of The Emirates Group’s in-house medical and dental facilities at the dedicated Emirates Clinic, or by referral to specialist medical professionals as/when required.
Loss of License Insurance
The Loss of License Insurance provided by the Emirates Group is based on an employee’s age, and payout can equal up to 3 times the annual basic salary.
Our pilots enjoy personal chauffeur service to and from their residence and work locations, within the city limits of Dubai.
Company Uniform (and Dry Cleaning)
Pilots will be provided with uniforms and dry cleaning services.