Captain A320

Job Location
United Arab Emirates, Middle East
Job Role
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Job Description 

Job Description include ( but is not limited to):


Being responsible for the safety and security of all crew members, passengers and cargo on board.

Being responsible for the operation and safety of the aircraft from the moment the aircraft is first ready to move for the purpose of taxiing prior to take-off until the moment it finally comes to rest at the end of the flight and the engine(s) used as primary propulsion units are shut down.

Familiarising themselves with all applicable regulations, documentation and briefing materials for the intended route of flight, destination and alternate airfields. Additionally, the Commander shall familiarise themselves with both oxygen escape routes and terrain escape routes.

Having authority to give all commands he deems necessary for the purpose of securing the safety of the aircraft and of persons or property carried therein.

Having authority to disembark any person, or any part of the cargo, which, in his opinion, may represent a potential hazard to the safety of the aircraft or its occupants.

Ensuring that all crew comply with all operational checklists prior to, during and after all phases of flight operations, and in abnormal and emergency situations.

Ensuring the proper implementation and application of the manufacture provided procedures and checklist approved for use by Etihad Airways.

The Commander or the pilot to whom conduct of the flight has been delegated shall, in an emergency situation that requires immediate decision and action, take any action they consider necessary under the circumstances. In such cases, they may deviate from rules, operational procedures and methods in the interest of safety.

Operating the aircraft within the scope of all the Operational Manuals.

Taking all reasonable measures to ensure that all persons carried in the aircraft obey all lawful commands given by themselves for the purpose of securing the safety of the aircraft and of persons or property carried therein.

Operating efficiently in accordance with company fuel policy.

Ensuring On time Performance.

Ensuring Customer awareness.



A minimum of 5500 hours total flying time.

A minimum of 2500 PIC hours on multi crew, glass cockpit (1) jet aircraft.

A minimum of 1500 PIC hours on one of the A320 Family within the last 3 years and currently flying on an Airbus FBW type.

Type rating on A320 should be valid for a minimum of 2 months at the time of joining.

Unrestricted and current ICAO ATPL.

Current on A320.

Unrestricted and current Class 1 medical.

Must not have attained the age of 59 years old upon the date of joining.

Current TRE/TRI is an advantage.

English Language Fluency ( written and verbal ) Level 4 or better.

In case of hours accumulated on flights with inflight relief, 75% of the total hours shall be counted towards the required minimums.


(1) Glass Cockpit: aircraft with a FMS coupled to APFDS

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