Etihad Airways Cadet Pilot Programme (UAE National)


Participate in the Etihad Cadet Program by undergoing training and development according to a pre-set curriculum of classroom and on-the-job activities.Execute basic flight training and tasks assigned by instructors to the required standards to acquire the skills, knowledge and certification according to General Civil Aviation Authority standards for the award of a frozen Air Transport Pilot License or Multi-Crew Pilot License.

Job Responsibilities :

  • Policies and Procedures
    Follow all relevant policies, processes and procedures so that work is carried out in a controlled and consistent manner
  • Day-to-Day Operations
    Implement the day-to-day standard operations assigned to ensure compliance with the established standards and procedures.Refer to supervisor for complex tasks which may require exceptions to procedures
  • Safety,Quality&Environment
    Comply with all relevant safety, security, quality, health and environmental procedures to ensure a healthy and safe work environment

Specific Responsibilities :

  • Participate in the Etihad Cadet Program, following a pre-set curriculum of in-class and on-the-job training to obtain the necessary knowledge, skills and experience for General Civil Aviation Authority and international certification.
  • Participate in execution of basic in flight activities to provide support to the flight deck and to obtain the necessary knowledge, skills and experience for international certification.
  • Assist in performing required administrative task to ensure compliance with international rules and regulation and internal policies and procedures.
  • Attend mandatory training to develop technical skills and acquire knowledge of the operations, regulatory and technical procedures to enable to obtain international certification
  • Attend required classes and additional courses and undergo mandatory tests to enable the assessment of the acquired skills

Education & Experience :

  • Minimum Bachelor Degree
  • No prior flying experience required,Completed UAE National Service (applicable for eligible UAE National pilots only).

Skills :

  • Effective Communication – Proficient
  • Integrity – Proficient
  • Leadership skills – Basic
  • Situation Awareness – Basic
  • Workload Management – Basic

Etihad Airways began operations in 2003, and in 2014 carried 14.8 million passengers. From its Abu Dhabi base, Etihad Airways flies to or has announced plans to serve 111 passenger and cargo destinations in the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia, Australia and the Americas. The airline has a fleet of 117 Airbus and Boeing aircraft, and more than 200 aircraft on firm order, including 66 Boeing 787s, 25 Boeing 777-X, 62 Airbus A350s and six Airbus A380s.

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