NTR | Captain | Air Astana

Air Astana the National carrier of Kazakhstan, operate scheduled domestic and international services. Its main bases are Astana International Airport and Almaty International Airport. The Airline’s network comprises of over 27 international and 22 domestic destinations. The airline has A320, Boeing 757 & 767 and Embraer 190.

Requirements – Air Astana are offering Non Rated Direct Entry Captain positions. Allocated fleet will be dependent on Operational requirements and based on your previous experience. Further fleet movement may be offered in 3-4 years (or earlier if operations require)

Minimum requirements:

* 4500 hours total flying time
* 1200 PIC hours on commercial aircraft
* Valid EASA ATPL in English
* Valid class I medical certificate
* Last flight on type ideally within 6-12 months
* last sim check with 12 months
* English ICAO Level 4 or higher
* Maximum Age 55


A320 €7,837 average earnings per month
EMB190 €6,837 average earnings per month
B757/767 €7,287 average earnings per month

Screening Dates:

The next screening dates are going to be held on 2nd 3rd and 4th of May. Application closing date is the 25th March 2018! Get your application in early to ensure that you are going to be considered for these dates!!


Excellent contract completion Bonus:

€18,000 – if on the 3 year contract

€32,400 – if on the 4 year contract

Accommodation & Ground transportation:

For the initial period of a max 30 days you will be provided with suitable hotel accommodation. Currently Air Astana uses the Holiday Inn, Almaty.
Thereafter, the airline will assist you with finding an apartment;
The airline provides accommodation and covers utility bills for the duration of the contract up to €500 per month. Alternatively accommodation allowance will be paid by the Airline at the agreed rate.
Please note that hotel accommodation at outstations/layovers will also be provided when on duty.
Air Astana will provide ground transportation to and from your hotel/apartment before and after duty.

Training Bond:
Please note a refundable training bond deposit is required which represents 50% of the training costs and would be in place for the duration of the 3 year contract. A training contract would be signed with Air Astana.

Air Astana has asked that you enquire from your local CAA that a type rating provided by EASA TRTO – (Airbus TLS or FSC AMS) can be endorsed without any further requirements onto your licence.
Air Astana aircraft are registered in Aruba and you would – if successful – fly on an Aruban endorsement of your current ATPL.

You will be provided with Worldwide Personal Accident & Emergency Medical insurance by Direct Personnel free of charge. Within this policy we provide you with Loss of income assistance in case of an accident.


Free Of Charge tickets on Air Astana network when on rotation as well as at the commencement and completion of contract

Free Of Charge tickets at commencement and at completion of contract to/from Air Astana network from/to your domicile

ID 90 Tickets for pilot and his / her family

ZED tickets on Airline’s partner network (incl. KLM, Turkish, Asiana, Etihad and Lufthansa)

€175 travel allowance: per each month of completed service on base (this allowance does not apply for the first and last month on contract)

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Job Reference: JO-1705-801

Salary: Up to US$0.00 per annum

Salary per: Annum

Job Duration: 3-4 Years

Job Start Date: ASAP

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