• Air Arabia First Officer (Direct Entry) [UAE] United Arab Emirates
  • Air Arabia in United Arab Emirates, , United Arab Emirates
  • jobs
  • 1 month ago

jobs description

Job Purpose:
• To monitor the progress of assigned flights in accordance with the detailed provisions of the Airline’s Operational Manual and in compliance with the respective civil aviation authority related regulations.
• Assists the Captain in achieving ultimate safety, security and efficiency throughout the flight; records and documents all necessary data; supports the flight/cabin crew.
• Effectively applies emergency procedures when instructed; takes control over the flight from the captain when instructed or required as per the adopted procedures.

Key Result Responsibilities:
• Performs as the ‘Pilot Flying’ or the ‘Pilot Monitoring’, assists the Captain in managing flight deck work by monitoring the flight progress, efficiency of operating systems, and performance of other cockpit crew members.
• When required or instructed by the Captain flies assigned aircraft from one destination to another.
• Conducts flights in accordance with the detailed provisions of the Airline’s... Operations Manual and regulations.
• At all times applies and monitors the procedures necessary to ensure the safe and smooth operation of the aircraft assigned.
• Carries out necessary checks, records, and documentation tasks assigned to him/her for conducted flights such as take-off data and fuel requirements, ATS flight plan, etc.
• Uses adopted systems and forms to record data such as logbook, CFP, and others; verifies calculated data with assumed ones and obtains Captain’s signature accordingly.
• At stations without qualified personnel, checks the fuel type and supervises the fueling of the aircraft, ensuring proper distribution of fuel.
• Alerts the Captain of any irregularities or unfavorable variables that may affect safety
• Keeps himself/herself up to date with the legal requirements of the different regulatory bodies such as, civil aviation authority, Airbus Company and any other relevant regulatory body relating to flights and Flight Crew.
• Assists the Captain in completing the necessary records and reports such as the voyage report and aircraft flight log, safety and discretion reports. Deposits the flight envelops in the designated secure place post each conducted flight.

• Any hub operated by the Air Arabia Group.

Qualifications (Academic, training, languages):
• Appropriate ATPL/ Frozen ATPL License with valid A320 ratings. GCAA license will be preferred.
• He/She must pass the technical/psychometric assessment for the First Officer (Co-Pilots) as per the Airline and respective civil aviation authority standards.
• He/She must pass the Medical Fitness as per the Airline and respective civil aviation authority standards.
• Training in safety and emergency response is essential – a formal qualification is an advantage.
• Exposure to Low visibility operations.
• IATA principles & standards relating to security is an advantage.

Work Experience:
• He/She must have a minimum of 1000 hours on Airbus 320 family as First Officer.
• Clear training and flying records.
• Experience with low-cost airlines is highly desirable.
• Possesses acceptable industry knowledge in aircraft systems and operating procedures.
• Capable of performing in a changing environment with heavy work-load schedules and ad-hoc scenarios.
• Composed, self-confident and focused, capable of handling emergencies and threats with efficiency.

Salary and Benefits:

(All figures in AED i.e., United Arab Emirates Dirham)

A. Fixed Salary:

Flying Hours on A320F

< 1500 hrs.

1501 to 3000 hrs.

> 3001 hrs.

Total fixed salary




B. Flying Variable Pay for Credit Block hours (per month):


Rate per hours

1 to 25 hrs.


26 to 50 hrs.


51 hrs. to 75 hrs.


75 hrs. and above


C. Education Allowance:
• Up to 3 children between the ages of 4 to 19 years.

D. Other Benefits:
• Private medical insurance for self and spouse and children.
• Life & Accident insurance cover
• 42 Days annual leave
• Staff travel benefits.
• End of service benefits.

Contractual Commitment:
• AED 150,000/0 Unamortized for 60 months.

Please Note:
• Please ensure that you have filled the “Work Experience as a Pilot (Only for Cockpit Crew Members)” in your candidate profile.
• Ensure that you have attached the latest documents.

Please note the following when entering your flying hours:
• Hours should be rounded to the nearest hour.
• PIC and SIC hours should be mentioned separately.
• Command hours should only include time when operating as the nominated Pilot-in-Command (PIC)
• Detailed Hours Flown should be per employer & per aircraft flown in chronological order (All employers to be mentioned with first being the most recent one)
• Mention Jet and Propeller Hours separately
United Arab Emirates


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