Singapore Airlines is recruiting Direct Entry Second 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 Commercial Pilot Licence with Multi-Engine Aircraft Instrument Rating (CPL/MEIR) with frozen ATPL, recognized or can be validated by CAAS
  • Minimum of 200 total flying hours as pilot of aeroplanes (A minimum of 100 PIC hours will be required for candidates holding foreign pilot licences)
  • Able to speak and understand English with ICAO English Level 4 for inflight radio-telephony communications
  • Educational qualification of GCE ‘A’ level, Diploma, or Degree. Otherwise, you must have obtained a minimum of 5 GCE ‘O’ Level credits. These must include English, Mathematics and a
  • Science subject, taken at one sitting
  • Myopia of not more than 600 degrees and astigmatism of not more than 200 degrees, fully correctable with optical aids
  • Minimum height requirement of 1.62m to carry out safety and emergency procedures on board


Successful candidates will be trained to acquire an Aircraft Type Rating, and undergo further training to become a First Officer.

Remuneration and Service Benefits:

You will enjoy an attractive salary, along with various allowances and benefits.


Successful candidates will be required to serve for the duration of the training, and for a period of 7 years from the date of appointment as First Officer.

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:

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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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