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
Etihad Airways is an award winning, global aviation group and the national carrier of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Our goal is to be a truly 21st century global airline, challenging and changing the established conventions of airline hospitality. Etihad Airways began operations in 2003, and in 2015 carried 17.4 million passengers. From its Abu Dhabi base, Etihad Airways flies to or has announced plans to serve 116 passenger and cargo destinations in the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia, Australia and the Americas. The airline has a fleet of around 120 Airbus and Boeing aircraft, with approximately 200 aircraft on firm order, including 66 Boeing 787s, 25 Boeing 777Xs, 62 Airbus A350s and five Airbus A380s.