Apr 03, 2018

Aviation Careers - Captain B777 - Etihad Aviation Group

  • Etihad Airways
  • Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates
Full time Aviation, Transportation & Logistics

Job Description

Job Title:  Captain B777

Company Name: Etihad Aviation Group

Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE)


Job Summary: The Captain B777 will be responsible for the safety and security of all crew members, passengers and cargo on board.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • 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 himself with all applicable regulations, documentation and briefing materials for the intended route of flight, destination and alternate airfields. Additionally, the commander shall familiarise himself 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 he considers necessary under the circumstances. In such cases he 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 him 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.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • A minimum of 7000 hours total flying time.
  • A minimum of 4000 hours on multi crew, glass cockpit (1) jet aircraft of which a minimum of 2500 hours must be in command.
  • A minimum of 1500 PIC hours must be on the B777
  • Unrestricted and current ICAO ATPL.
  • Current on B777
  • Unrestricted and current Class 1 medical.
  • Must not have attained the age of 62 years old upon the date of joining
  • Current TRE/TRI is an advantage
  • English Language Fluency (written and verbal) Level 4 or above


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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