Singapore Airlines is recruiting Direct Entry First Officers. To apply, you will need to meet the following requirements:

  • Possesses a valid Class 1 Medical Certificate, recognized or can be validated by Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS)
  • Holds a valid Airline Transport Pilot Licence (ATPL), or Commercial Pilot Licence with Multi-Engine Aircraft Instrument Rating (CPL/MEIR) with frozen ATPL, recognized or can be validated by CAAS. If you are holding a foreign licence, you may check your eligibility through this documentExternal Link
  • 1500 total multi-crew flying hours on Airbus/Boeing aircraft. Candidates with less than 1500 but more than 700 hours on these aircraft may be shortlisted based on merit, and may be put through a longer training programme if successful.
  • Able to speak and understand English with ICAO English Level 4 for inflight radio-telephony communications
  • Minimum height requirement of 1.62m to carry out safety and emergency procedures on board

Selection Process:

Applicants will undergo various stages during the recruitment process including (but not limited to) online application, computer assessment test, interviews, simulator assessment and medical check-up.

Remuneration and Service Benefits

You will enjoy the following:

  • A fixed annual salary package of 13 months
  • Profit-sharing bonus based on the Company’s financial performance
  • Variable allowances for productivity, meals, and transport
  • 32 days of annual leave
  • Travel benefits for yourself and eligible family members​

Successful candidates will be placed on either the B747, B777 or B787 fleet.
Candidates’ previous flying experience may be considered for command upgrade.


Where applicable, successful candidates will be trained to acquire an Aircraft Type Rating.


Successful candidates who are provided with type rating training will be required to enter a training bond.

Singapore Airlines conducts direct recruitment and does not engage any third-party agencies / companies for our pilot recruitment. Interested applicants are encouraged to submit your application via the official Singapore Airlines career page only. Any parties or media platforms that claim to represent Singapore Airlines have no authority to recruit or engage with applicants on behalf of the airline, and the airline will not be responsible for any information shared by the applicant with any such third party and/or the conduct of any such third party.

Application Details:

Online application is now open.

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We thank all candidates for your interest in Singapore Airlines, and regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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