Captain Wide Body


Scope of Advertisement

The candidate Captains who have the below-mentioned flight experience on one of B777/787, A330/350 aircraft types or the accepted aircraft types not included in Turkish Airlines Inc. aircraft fleet shall be evaluated within the scope of this advertisement.

General Qualifications

•Turkish citizen or blue card holder
•Born after 01.01.1962
•At least high school graduation (our candidates who graduated from a high school abroad are required to submit their equivalence certificates.)
•Not having received any written punishment due to flight failure or flight indiscipline
•No criminal record or criminal archive record
•Having completed or being exempt from the military service
•Accepting the place to be shown by the Company as the main base and residing there
•Not having quitted jobs in Turkish Airlines Inc. or other organizations due to indiscipline previously,
•Not having left Turkish Airlines Inc. and its affiliates due to contract termination previously.
Technical Qualifications
•Holding ATPL(A) (Turkish DGCA/EASA/FAA/ICAO)
•Holding valid type rating on one of B777/787, A330/350 types
•For the candidates who do not have valid type rating on one of the above-mentioned types, having valid type rating on the below-mentioned aircraft types
•Total flight experience of minimum 6,000 hours on the aircraft above 27 tons
•Total flight experience of minimum 3,000 hours as captain on the aircraft above 27 tons
•Flight experience of minimum 1500 hours as captain on the aircraft types not included in Turkish Airlines fleet (Accepted Captain Wide Body Aircraft Types List), or minimum 500 hours as captain on the (A330/350 - B777/787) types included in Turkish Airlines fleet (simulator and line check hours excluded)
•They are not included in the seniority for 3 years following the executive committee approval.


Health Conditions
1. Pilot Recruitment Health Criteria

•You can access the recruitment health criteria determined by Turkish Airlines Inc. through the following link.
 The candidates are required to review the list before starting the process, and the candidates who have the diseases making them ineligible are required not to apply. Please click here for the health criteria.
The candidates who have diseases other than the listed ones can send their questions to UCUSHEKIMLIGI@THY.COM.
•That you hold a valid health certificate given by an Aviation Medical Center authorized by Turkish DGCA does not mean that your recruitment examination is over, because the latest recruitment examination to be performed by our Company’s workplace physicians is essential. Our Company Workplace physicians who will also check your past health records and updated health file in the meantime will decide on whether you can be employed in consequence of their evaluations.
 If s/he is not employed, the candidate may not claim any right.
•If the candidates’ latest Health Certificates include OML, CCL, OAL, OOL restriction, the Company workplace physicians shall make a preliminary interview with the candidates in the Occupational Health Management. Before the said interview, the candidates are required to
-Send an e-mail to UCUSHEKIMLIGI@THY.COM,
-Apply together with the health file of their latest periodic examination, certificate, and their Health records related to the conditions that is the cause of the OML restriction,
-Come to the location at the specified time on the specified date to interview with our Workplace physicians.

2.  Holding Updated 'Fit for Flight' Health Report

•The candidates who are successful in the selection processes are required to obtain a medical report at the employment stage, which is issued within the last 30 days by the Aviation Medical Centers authorized by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation and confirms that they are healthy sufficient to be fit for flight.
•Please click here for the Pilot Recruitment Health Examination Process applied during Turkish Airlines Inc. Recruitment Examination.

Foreign Language Requirement

•Foreign language proficiency within the scope of criteria determined by Turkish Airlines Inc.
•English Proficiency Level at ICAO Level 4 and above (It must have been recorded in the license by the commencement date)
•The candidates who submit one of the following documents shall be exempt from the Aviation English test.
Received within the last 2 years:
TOEFL (IBT) : 60 (speaking: min. 18)
IELTS: 6 (speaking: min. 6)

Process Information:

•The compliance of the applications filed over the website by the candidates with the advertisement criteria shall be reviewed through the online document check.
•The candidates who have passed the preliminary document check stage shall participate in the Document check (the original documents shall be checked), Turkish Airlines In. Aviation English test, and CRM Assessment processes on the 1st day. They shall participate in the Simulator Test and Committee Interview processes on the 2nd day. The candidates who have completed all these processes successfully shall be invited to the health check process.
•The captains employed within the scope of the announcement shall be added to the end of the seniority list after 3 years of Company service as per the Company rules.

Click here for Accepted Aircraft Types.
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