Cockpit Crew

You can explore the world by working at Turkish Airlines. Aside from the flight attendants, our cockpit crew also has the chance to see and experience many different places on earth.

Cockpit Crew

You can explore the world by working at Turkish Airlines. Aside from the flight attendants, our cockpit crew also has the chance to see and experience many different places on earth.

We use the global standards as base when hiring cockpit crew and manage this process meticulously. We train our young pilots and bring them into Turkish Airlines as well as employing experienced pilots from different nations.

Employment of cockpit crew is conducted under the context of four categories:

  • Captain
  • First Officer 
  • Cadet Pilots Program
  • Simulator Flight Instructor (SFI)

    Experienced Pilots Screening

    Turkish Airlines screening process takes 3 days (Monday through to Wednesday, inclusive of the Medical).

    All travel and accommodation expenses is covered by Turkish Airlines.

    Here are the steps listed in chronological order:

    • CRM/Group Assessment Application: Psychometric assessment
    • Document and License Check: Validity and compliance with the criteria is checked.
    • Simulator Check: Assessment of the flying skills
    • Panel Interview: Competency based interview
    • Medical Check: This will be performed at a private medical institution and will be covered by Turkish Airlines.
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