Kenya Airways Pilot Job

  • Kenya Airways, the national carrier for Kenya, is seeking to recruit pilots to operate as First officer/s in our fleet of modern aircrafts. Highly motivated Pilots with exceptional regard to safety and professionalism and who can excel in a collaborative team environment will be working with colleagues of high leadership attributes and talent to contribute towards our vision of “being the Pride of Africa, by inspiring our people and delighting our guests consistently”.


To qualify for the role of direct entry First Officer, you will need a minimum experience of 250 flight hours excluding any simulator experience. Below additional requirements must be fulfilled at the time of application:

  • Kenyan citizen,
  • A valid KCAA (Kenya Civil Aviation Authority) CPL/ ATPL, with an unrestricted class one medical certificate,
  • KCAA English Proficiency level 4 or above,
  • Valid Instrument Rating,
  • Multi Engine Rating,
  • Performance Rating A,
  • Gas Turbine Rating,
  • High school education with an aggregate grade of C (plain); and minimum of C- (minus) grade in Mathematics, English, Physics or subject general sciences.
  • Flight Management System and Glass cockpit experience is an added advantage.
  • E90/ B737NG Type Rating is an added advantage.
  • Minimum 5 feet 4 inches height requirement

Roster, Hours & Routes

  • Permanent employment upon successful completion of training.
  • A full roster with a mixture of international and domestic duties from our Nairobi base with a minimum of 8 days off is planned in a 28-day roster. 800 to 900 hours can be achieved in a year.
  • 2-year bond will apply for type rating course.

How To Apply

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