Singapore Airlines is recruiting Direct Entry Captains. 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 Singapore (CAAS)
  • Holds a valid Air Transport Pilot Licence (ATPL), recognized or can be validated by CAAS
  • Minimum 7000 flying hours, inclusive of 3000 Pilot In Command (PIC) hours on commercial jets in international operations
  • Able to speak and understand English with ICAO English Level 4 or above
  • 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, interviews, simulator assessment and medical check-up.

Training and Bond:

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


Successful candidates can be assigned to any fleet in SIA. You will enjoy a rewarding career coupled with opportunities for training and personal development.

Remuneration and Service Benefits:

Upon employment, you will enjoy an attractive salary, along with various allowances and benefits.


We thank all candidates for your interest in the role, and regret that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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 their interest in Singapore Airlines, and regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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