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    As one of the fastest-growing airlines in Central Asia, with over 4000 staff, Air Astana is continually seeking to complement its flying crew with appropriately qualified pilots. 

    With Air Astana, you will be rewarded with responsibility, professional development and an opportunity to be part of a fantastic world-class Kazakhstan company. 

    If you enjoy challenges and seek a well-paid, prestigious position in the airline industry – and believe you can satisfy the requirements listed below – we urge you to apply. Please go to the Vacancies section of this website and submit your application.

    Requirements for Commanders (type rated and experienced on any of the following types: Boeing 767/757, Airbus A320/321, Embraer 190)    

    •  Eligible for Kazakhstan citizenship  
    •  Current and valid Kazakhstan ICAO ATPL  
    •  Minimum of hours: 5500 hours total time 
    •  Minimum of hours Commander: 1500 hours on position
    •  Minimum of hours Commander: 500 hours on type  
    •  Must pass a skill test on aircraft type, according to Air Astana standards  
    •  Maximum of 55 years of age  
    •  ICAO English level 4  
    •  Must be qualified for international flights  
    •  Must possess a valid and current class 1 medical
    •  Must have flown within the last three months on the type and have a current LPC/OPC  
    •  No criminal records and no security restrictions  
    •  Good character and good conduct  
    •  Must pass the Air Astana internal evaluation programme.

    Requirements for First Officers (type rated and experienced on any of the following types: Boeing 767/757, Airbus A320/321, Embraer 190)

    •  Eligible for Kazakhstan citizenship  
    •  Current and valid Kazakhstan ICAO ATPL  
    •  If not JAR-FCL ATPL modular programme qualified:
      i. Minimum of 1500 hours total time
      ii. Minimum of 500 hours multi-engine, multi-crew time
      iii. Minimum of 500 hours on type and position  
    •  If JAR-FCL ATPL modular programme qualified:
      i. Minimum of 1500 hours total time
      ii. Minimum of 500 hours multi-engine, multi-crew time
      iii. Minimum of 500 hours on type and position  
    •  Maximum of 45 years of age  
    •  ICAO English level 4  
    •  Must be qualified for international flights  
    •  Must possess a valid and current class 1 medical
    •  Must have flown within the last three months on the type and have a current LPC/OPC  
    •  No criminal records and no security restrictions  
    •  Good character and good conduct  
    •  Must pass the Air Astana internal evaluation programme.