Captain B767 / B757 - Addis Ababa

Bole Airport, Addis Ababa
Attractive Salary
13 Jan 2017
10 Feb 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Command Captain for Boeing 767/757
Addis Ababa                                     

Ethiopian Airlines, the largest, fastest growing and most profitable airline in Africa, has a current requirement for B767/757 Captains. 

Company Profile  

Ethiopian Airlines (Ethiopian) is the fastest growing Airline in Africa. In its seven decades of operations, Ethiopian has become one of the continent’s leading carriers, unrivalled in efficiency and operational success.

Ethiopian commands the lion’s share of the pan-African passenger and cargo network operating the youngest and most modern fleet to 92 international destinations across five continents. Ethiopian fleet includes ultra-modern and environmentally friendly aircraft such as the Boeing 787, Boeing 777-300ER, Boeing 777-200LR, Boeing 777-200 Freighter, Bombardier Q-400 double cabin with an average fleet age of five years. In fact, Ethiopian is the first airline in Africa to own and operate these aircraft.

Ethiopian is currently implementing a 15-year strategic plan called Vision 2025 that will see it become the leading aviation group in Africa with seven business centres: Ethiopian Domestic and Regional Airline; Ethiopian International Passenger Airline; Ethiopian Cargo; Ethiopian MRO; Ethiopian Aviation Academy; Ethiopian In-flight Catering Services; and Ethiopian Ground Service. Ethiopian is a multi-award winning airline registering an average growth of 25% in the past seven years.

About Addis Ababa :

Ethiopian Airlines is based in the multi-cultural capital city of Addis Ababa (2015 population: 3.2 million), the country’s commercial and cultural hub. Addis Ababa is buzzing hub of economic, social and political activity where English is a major foreign language taught in schools. The city's transportation services consists of busses, taxis and both rail and light rail services for passengers in addition to Bole International Airport.

Why you should apply;

  • Globally competitive salary
  • Excellent commuting roster (20/10)
  • Healthcare
  • Full payment during training and up to 3 years renewable contract
  • Fly to 65 years of age
  • Free business class ticket to Ethiopian networks
  • Low cost of living with 12 months of sunshine 

Age: Not more than 60 years old


  • Must hold a current and valid JAA/FAA or ICAO ATPL/CPL 
  • A current B757/767 type rating 
  • Minimum Flight time
    • 3500 hours jet time 
    • 2500 hours Pilot in command on jet aircraft 
    • Command time in excess of 500 hours on B757/767 

Note: Applicants must be current and qualified i.e. within three months of their last proficiency check. They must have two years valid passport, current and valid medical, no history of accidents or incidents and must have excellent standard of English language.

Term: One year and subject to extension


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