First Officer - Non Type Rated

USD0.00 per annum
11 Aug 2017
08 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time


Air Astana is the National carrier of Kazakhstan. The airline has been constantly growing over the past number of years and this will continue over the coming years due to their new aircraft orders and expansion. Now is the right time to join this expanding airline as there is great potential for career growth and getting into the left hand seat in the future! Working in Air Astana will not only offer you a great work life balance but also a great working culture.

Air Astana will give you the opportunity to operate on scheduled domestic and international services. Its main bases are Astana International Airport and Almaty International Airport. The Airline's network comprises over 27 international and 22 domestic destinations. The airline has a fleet of A320, Boeing 757 & 767 and Embraer 190.

Air Astana are now offering Non Type Rated First Officer positions.

Minimum requirements:


  • 500 hours total flying time on Multi Pilot Aircraft over 20 tonnes
  • valid EASA ATPL and FATPL
  • valid class I medical certificate
  • last flight on type ideally within 12 months
  • last sim check ideally within 12 months
  • English ICAO Level 4 or higher
  • preferably under the age of 45

Commuting contract:

Commuting contract is based on a 6/2 roster

Non Commuting contract:

​ Potential upgrades available for Senior First Officer - this is dependant on hours and personal performance.


In order to facilitate initial induction and the type rating which is estimated to take 60 days the following will apply.
For the first 30 day period of training Air Astana will provide;
a) The Training
b) Transport
c) Accommodation including breakfast
d) A training allowance of 3000 Euro net

Accommodation & Ground transportation:

For the initial period of a max 30 days you will be provided with suitable hotel accommodation. Currently Air Astana uses the Ramada Hotel, Almaty.
Thereafter, the airline will assist you with finding an apartment;
The airline provides accommodation and covers utility bills for the duration of the contract up to €500 per month that is paid directly to the landlord. 
Please note that hotel accommodation at outstations/layovers will also be provided when on duty.
Air Astana will provide ground transportation to and from your hotel/apartment before and after duty.

You will be provided with Worldwide Personal Accident & Emergency Medical insurance by Direct Personnel free of charge. Within this policy we provide you with Loss of income assistance in case of an accident.


Free Of Charge tickets on Air Astana network when on rotation as well as at the commencement and completion of contract

Free Of Charge tickets at commencement and at completion of contract to/from Air Astana network from/to your domicile

ID 90 Tickets for pilot and his / her family

ZED tickets on Airline's partner network (incl. KLM, Turkish, Asiana, Etihad and Lufthansa)

Travel Allowance - €175 per month on 4th year of contract.

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