Emirates pilot salary information

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Last update : 12 Sep 2022

Currency : UAE dirham ( AED )

Salary overview

FO Estimated earnings
( based on 85 hours/month )
Basic salary + flying pay: AED 30,826 (approx. USD 8,393)/month

Variable pay

Productivity pay ( for each block hour above monthly target )
AED 515 (~ USD 140)


Roster Pattern Full monthly roster with minimum 8 days off
Average Annual Hours 800 - 900
  • 24-hour operation
  • Mix of turnarounds, long haul and ultra long haul
  • Trips are single or multi sector and can be 1-9 days in duration
  • Layover periods are generally 24-48 hours
  • Days off are in Dubai


42 calendar days

Staff travel

Economy / Business class
ID50 firm tickets for you and your family from joining
ID90 ticket eligibility three months after joining


Options per month
  • Company Provided Accommodation with Utilities
  • or
  • Accommodation Allowance of AED 15,500 per month (~ USD 4,220)


Allowance for Dubai or overseas education
Primary school: Up to AED 42,750. The company reimburses up to AED 21,375, then 90% of the balance per academic year.

Secondary school: Up to AED 65,250. The company reimburses up to AED 32,625 then 90% of the balance per academic year.

Provided for families with up to 3 children aged 4-19 (all numbers are per year / per child and are subject to benefits policy)

Extra benefits

Additional Benefits
  • Cargo allowance for initial relocation to Duba├»
  • Provident Fund or End of Service Benefits
  • Pick up and drop off to and from duty (from your home in Dubai to the airport)
  • Platinum discount card (significant discounts across leisure, retail and service providers)
  • Eligibility for an annual profit share
  • Company uniform & dry cleaning in Dubai
Additional coverage
  • Life and accident insurance
  • Medical and dental coverage
  • Loss of licence insurance

Assessment process

Stage 1 Remote, short HireVue video interview, Psychometrics, Abstract Reasoning testing and a live Panel Interview
Stage 2 In Dubai for 2 days, simulator assessments, Advanced Compass and Emirates medicals

Hiring tc

Probation period Six months from date of joining
Training bond 42,000 USD for FOs and captains for 42 months

Recruitment contact

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