Emirates B777 Captains

Pilot Recruitment  

On behalf of Emirates, we are now accepting registrations for pilot interviews in Dubai. Our recruitment pilots have more than 20 years collective experience working for Emirates in Dubai. By registering on OSM Aviation’s website you are guaranteed great service and speedy answers to your queries. Furthermore OSM Aviation will be in a position to offer you alternatives should you wish to pursue other options in case Emirates is not the job for you.

The Process

At a later stage you will need to fill out an application, but for now we just require you to fill out our registration by answering a few simple questions and upload your CV.

Observe that there a two options for you to choose from, either a B777 passenger transport option or a commutable B777 cargo option. You will be asked to choose either in the registration. Please be aware that no guarantees are given even though requested and/or type-rated. Depending on operational reason, Emirates will go by vacancy required.


The Job

Successful applicants will be employed by Emirates Airline., based Dubai, UAE, flying Emirates’ young fleet of B777. Read more about the Application Process.


The Airline

Emirates is an multi award winning international ‘all widebody’ airline offering services to more than 150 destinations worldwide. Having the world’s largest fleets of both B777 and A380 Emirates operates more than 230 large aircraft and is the 4th largest airline by international passengers carried, and the 2nd largest airline by freight tonne kilometres flown. Read more


Learn more

For more information about working in Emirates, Terms & Conditions, how it is to live and work in Dubai and more click here or open the Facts Sheet by click the icon below.

OSM Aviation Emirates Pilot Facts Sheet



To become an Emirates Captain, you will need a minimum of 7000 hours total flying time (only front seat time on turboprop and/or turbojet aircraft can be counted; not simulator time).

Furthermore you will need to have:

>  Minimum of 3000 hours command time on multi-crew, multi-engine commercial jet aircraft with MTOW of 50 tonnes or more

>  A valid ICAO ATPL with an unrestricted class one medical certificate

>  Fluency in written and spoken English, equal to ICAO English level 5 or better

>  Minimum of 1000 hours of wide-body aircraft and long-haul experience (CAPT or FO) in the last 3 years

>  Flown at least 150 hours in command on a jet meeting the above-mentioned criteria; within the last 12 months

>  Currently type rated as a commander on an medium sized aircraft such as B737, A320 or larger


Medical Requirements