Spectrum Aviation, on behalf of our client Air Astana are currently accepting applicants for the position of Non-Type Rated First Officers on their fleet of B757/B767, A320 and EMB175.

Applicants do not need to be Type Rated on the aircraft type and full training will be provided by Air Astana. Benefits of this contract include:

  • Four-year contract
  • 6weeks on / 2 weeks off commuting roster (available after Line Training completed)
  • Confirmed tickets on the Air Astana network to coincide with your 2 weeks off
  • Ground transport to and from work provided
  • Apartment accommodation provided
  • Opportunities to convert to Airbus may be available for pilots who are recruited for Embraer after 4 years of service or sooner if opportunities arise.
  • Opportunities to convert to Airbus may be available for pilots who are recruited for Boeing after the exit of the Boeing 757, estimated to commence in 2020 -2021.

Applications however must meet ALL of the following Minimum Qualifications / Experience Requirements:

Requirements for Direct Entry First Officers – Not Qualified On Type

  • Current and valid ICAO EASA (f)ATPL.
  • Minimum flight hours: 1500 hours
  • Minimum hours 500 Hours on Multi Pilot Aircraft jet or Turbo prop greater than 20 Tonnes
  • Class 1 Medical.
  • ICAO English level 4.
  • Maximum age 55 years.
  • Have flown within the last six (6) months.
  • Training Bond:

The contract will be for four (4) year duration with an option to extend for a further three (3) years and a transition to Airbus for those pilots who initially commence on Boeing or Embraer in accordance with Air Astana needs. A three (3) year training bond applies and full details can be provided to qualified applicants.

Application form

  • Accepted file types: doc, docx, pdf.