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NTR / First Officer / Air Astana

Air Astana is the National carrier of Kazakhstan. With strong growth and new aircraft orders, now is the right time to join this expanding airline. Air Astana provides great prospects for career growth and getting into the left hand seat in the future! This airline will not only offer you a great work life balance but also a great work culture.

Air Astana will give you the opportunity to operate on scheduled domestic and international services. Its main bases are Astana International Airport and Almaty International Airport. The Airline’s network comprises over 27 international and 22 domestic destinations. The airline has a fleet of A320, Boeing 757 & 767 and Embraer 190.

Air Astana are now offering Non Type Rated First Officer positions.

Minimum requirements:

* 500 hours total flying time on Multi Pilot Aircraft
* valid EASA ATPL and FATPL
* valid class I medical certificate
* last flight on type ideally within 12 months
* last sim check ideally within 12 months
* English ICAO Level 4 or higher
* preferably under the age of 45

Commuting contract:

Commuting contract is based on a 6/2 roster

Non Commuting contract:

Potential upgrades available for Senior First Officer – this is dependant on hours and personal performance.


In order to facilitate initial induction and the type rating which is estimated to take 60 days the following will apply.
For the first 30 day period of training Air Astana will provide;
a) The Training
b) Transport
c) Accommodation including breakfast
d) A training allowance of 3000 Euro net

Accommodation & Ground transportation:

For the initial period of 30 days you will be provided with suitable hotel accommodation. Currently Air Astana uses the Ramada Hotel, Almaty.

The airline will then 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.

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.


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 – paid on year 4 of your contract

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Job Reference: JO-1707-1091

Salary: US$0.00 per annum + Amazing Chance to Fly Commercial Jet

Salary per: Annum

Job Duration: 4 years

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