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Come and meet the Pilot Recruitment Team where we will discuss all aspects of the pilot recruitment process from application to assessment, life as an Emirates Pilot from training to rosters to the benefits and package.
All interested pilots and their partners are welcome, no registration required.
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Pilot training journey
Our new recruits undergo intense training in our state-of-the-art facility in Dubai. Learn more about the training journey.
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Frequently asked questions
Get the answers you need to your questions about the Emirates Group and what it's like to work with us
The current selection process is held in two stages.
Stage one is held remotely and consists of a short HireVue video interview, psychometrics testing, abstract reasoning testing, and a live digital panel interview.
Stage two is held in Dubai over a two-day period and consists of simulator assessments, Advanced Compass, and Emirates medical assessment.
You would also need to allow for a day’s travel on either side.
We provide you and your legal spouse with a return Economy Class ticket (upgradable to Business Class subject to availability) to Dubai from your nearest destination in the Emirates network.
Yes, you must provide complete certified logbook records when you’re invited for the assessment. This can either be a stamp in your logbook from your fleet manager or chief pilot verifying your hours flown, or a stamped original letter from the fleet department of your airline or authority.
You can email Pilot Recruitment at firstname.lastname@example.org if you want your application to be considered at a later date. However, if you have accepted your scheduled assessment and then declined with less than a week’s notice, your application may be closed subject to specific circumstances.
If you are eligible, we will email you the timeframes and relevant details for your reapplication.
No, you will need to pay.
Unless otherwise stated, the contract of employment is permanent and open (no fixed duration).
The probation period is six months from your date of joining.
The training bond for first officers and captains is USD 42,000. The bond applies to flight crew on passenger fleet for 42 months.
This is at the discretion of the company.
This is a mandatory government formality to secure a residence visa.