Flying above the clouds

A380 & B777 First Officer

We are looking for an ambitious A380 & B777 First Officer, who meets the minimum requirements, to join our expanding team. You could be flying an all wide-bodied fleet to over 155 destinations around the world.


Pay and benefits

Emirates is one of the fastest-growing airlines in the world operating a modern fleet of over 200 wide-bodied aircraft across a global network of more than 155 destinations across six continents. We are the world’s largest operator for the Boeing 777 and Airbus 380. To operate our constantly expanding fleet, we are recruiting pilots from around the world to work alongside our multicultural team of more than 160 nationalities.


  • Contract: open ended
  • Roster pattern: Full monthly roster. Minimum 8 days off.
  • Annual hours: Average 800-900 hours
  • Routes: 24-hour operation. Mix of turnarounds, long haul and ultra long haul. Trips are single or multi sector and can be 1-9 days in duration. Layover periods are generally 24-48 hours. Days off are in Dubai.
  • Monthly basic salary + average flying pay: 30,070 AED
  • Productivity pay for each block hour above monthly target block hours: 495 AED
  • Accommodation allowance (only for local recruits currently in privately purchased or rental accommodation; or employees who purchase property in dubai): 14,325 AED or Company Provided
  • Total monthly salary value: 44,395 AED tax-free (Accommodation allowance included)
  • Annual leave: 42 days
  • Education allowance: Primary and Secondary – Globally
  • Additional coverage – Life and accident insurance, medical and dental coverage, loss of licence insurance
  • Additional benefits: Chauffeur drive, Platinum discount card, company uniform & dry cleaning – Dubai
  • Confirmed annual leave return ticket: Provided – Y/J eligibility
  • Staff travel: Y/J Eligibility
  • Retirement plan: Provident Fund or End of Service Benefit


First officer requirements

To join us as a First Officer you should have experience on multi-engine, multi-crew, turboprop and/or jet aircraft, including business jets with:

  • Minimum of 2000 hrs on MTOW ≥ 20T


  • Minimum of 3000 hrs on MTOW between 10T & 20T

On top of this you will need to have:

  • A valid ICAO ATPL (or USA equivalent) with an unrestricted class one medical certificate


Pilots with Frozen ATPL can be invited for the selection process on the proviso that they obtain a full ATPL, if successful, prior to joining.

  • English language fluency to ICAO English level 4 or above
  • Flown at least 150 hrs within the last 12 months on an aircraft with MTOW ≥ 10T


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