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Emirates

Dubai, UAE

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QUICKTAKE
  • Daily 777 service DFW-Dubai, SEA-Dubai
  • Aircraft on order: A380: 142; B777-300ER: 63; B777F: 5
  • Emirates pays all utilities to a cap 32,000 Dhs/year per villa, but does not provide monthly utility billings to pilots
  • US destinations: SEA, SFO, LAX, DFW, IAH, JFK, MIA, FLL and IAD
  • US destinations to add BOS, ORD, and MCO
  • Emirates will be recruiting at the FAPA.aero Global Pilot Job Fair in Las Vegas, NV on April 21, 2017. This is a great opportunity to speak to Emirates recruiters!
  • Salary is tax free up to $100,800 for US citizens (2016)
  • Flying on day off pays $176 for the callout
  • Pay is increased by a minimum of 3% every May 1st, depending on company's profit
  • Salary is tax free up to $95,100 for U.S. citizens (2012)
  • Provident fund: 12% of basic salary thru year 10; after year 10, 15%
  • Housing: if married, pilot receives a villa; married, no kids: 3 bedroom condo; single: 2 bedroom condo or you can opt out of all housing and get approx $3,000 USD/month
  • This page last updated: September 5, 2017 (Quicktake)
PILOTS
Total: 3973
Active: 3973
Furloughed: 0
UNION
None listed
FLEET
777-200: 3
A340-500: 9
A340-300: 1
A330-200: 2
777-300ER: 123
777-300: 10
777-200LR: 10
777-200F: 13
A380: 83
DOMICILES
DXB
HIRING
Is Hiring?: Yes

Only hiring Captains on Boeing 777 aircraft and First Officers on Boeing 777 and Airbus A380

Emirates jobs page 

Emirates will be recruiting at the FAPA.aero Global Pilot Job Fair in Las Vegas, NV on April 21, 2017. This is a great opportunity to speak to Emirates recruiters!

Hiring minimums:
First officers: 2000-3000 hours
Captains: 7000 hours

Our recruitment team is currently planning an extensive roadshow schedule for 2017. For ​ ​information on upcoming Pilot Roadshows and Events please click below.

www.emiratesgroupcareers.com/english/Careers_Overview/Pilot_Jobs/Roadshows.aspx

Three year training bond, $36,000.

Starting FO basic pay is AED 25,420 (approx. $6,900/mo.), plus flight pay.

New joiners eligible for a villa, will no longer get a villa, but a townhouse. Existing pilots living in villas are being evicted and moved to townhouses.

Maximum rostered is 5 but you can swap for two more. Absolute limit is 7 days off in a row. Maximum is 15 in calendar month. Housing Allowance: Cpts: $4,375/month FO's: $3,900/month Flight

Average monthly flying hours are 90 hours, no minimum days off, peak times for EK ops 12 midnight to 0400. A lot of back side of the clock flying.

Maximum one day off before leave and two days off after leave

The legal duty period for 3 pilots is 15 hours

EK Raises New-Hire Bond to 5 yrs / $42,000 USD

JUMPSEATS
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Emirates PAYSCALES

CAPTAIN PAY SCALE (Monthly)
Year
ALL     
10 10548     
9 10240     
8 9942     
7 9652     
6 9371     
5 9098     
4 8833     
3 8576     
2 8326     
1 8084     
FIRST OFFICER PAY SCALE (Monthly)
Year
ALL     
10 6761     
9 6761     
8 6761     
7 6761     
6 6564     
5 6373     
4 6188     
3 6007     
2 5823     
1 5663     

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PAY NOTES

[Figures converted from UAE currency at $1 USD = 3.68 AED]

**Corrections to payscale**: 1st yr FO: $6,890; 1st yr Cpt: $9,914.

Above salary does not include flight time pay (FO: $12.22/flight hr; capt: $16.26/flight hr).

Captain: Monthly Salary Dhs 42,015 (Basic Salary plus Hourly Flying Pay based on 85 block hours per month).

First Officer: Monthly Salary Dhs 29,700 (Basic Salary plus Hourly Flying Pay based on 85 block hours per month).

Most junior captain hired: March 2011 (330 and 380) 

Overtime:

Overtime paid for more than 88 hours in a 31 day month. Proportionally for months with fewer days.

Retirement:



Provident Fund pays cash benefit at end of service.

Pilot must contribute 5% of base pay (vested 100% immediately).

Emirates contributes an amount equal to 12% of base pay (50% vested after 5 years; 100% vested after 7 years).

Company contribution increases to 15% after 10 years.
With a limit on consecutive days off in a month (5), a "no commuting" policy is in place. All pilots must live in Dubai.

PER DIEM

Per Diem is based on 3 meals local currency, in the hotel after discount

RETIREMENT

401K:

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401K Matching: Yes

A/B Fund:

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Other:

After 5 years, a pilot can receive 75% of company contributions to the Provident Fund (not 50% as previously written). At the 7 year point, the pilot will receive 100% of all contributions from the company.