We are looking for U.A.E. Nationals to become pilots with Emirates. You will be trained to the highest standard and fly one of the most modern fleets in the sky.

Cadet Pilot training:

The training will be in Emirates Flight Training Academy , duration of the program will approximately four years and is divided into three main phases:

First Phase (Foundation Programme): 36-75 weeks

  • English Language foundation
  • Aviation courses foundation
  • Personal development

Second Phase (Flight Training Programme): 220 hours of flight experience

  • Commercial Pilot Licence with Multi Instrument Rating (CPL/multi IR)
  • Frozen Airline Transport Pilot Licence (ATPL)
  • Jet Orientation Course
  • Multi Crew Cooperation Course (JOC/MCC)

Third Phase (Conversion and Line training)

  • Line training

To know more about life as a cadet and our world class training academy, please visit https://www.emiratesflighttrainingacademy.com

Recruitment Process:

  • Math, Physics and numerical test
  • Medical test
  • Compass & psychometric test
  • Interview
  • GCAA (General Civil Aviation Authority) medical test


  • Competitive salary
  • Travel concessions on Emirates
  • Annual leave ticket
  • UAE national loan (after training)
  • Pension benefits (if applicable)



  • 17-29 years old
  • Grade 12 secondary school certificate
  • Good command of written and spoken English
  • Hold a valid passport and Khulasat Al Qaid (Family book)


  • Ministry of Higher Education attestation is required for certificates
  • Information in this brochure is subject to change
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