Riyadh Air, Saudi Arabia’s new national airline based in Riyadh, is recruiting experienced pilots to operate our brand-new fleet of modern and innovative aircrafts. We are seeking exceptional global talent to join the Riyadh Air family and actively contribute towards our ambition of being the world’s most inspiring airline combined with an industry defining guest experience.

Colleagues on the flight deck should be highly motivated and collaborative crew members that uphold the highest levels of safety and professionalism.


To become one of our widebody Captains, you will need a minimum of 6,000 hours total flying time with multi-crew, multi-engine aircraft in an Airbus or Boeing glass cockpit aircraft.  Only time in the operating seat of a turboprop and/or turbojet aircraft can be counted; not simulator time.  To join our team, you will need to have:

  • Minimum of 2,000 hours recent Command on a wide body aircraft from the following types; Boeing 777 or 787
  • Flown at least 150 hours in command within the last 12 months (at time of joining Riyadh Air team)
  • A valid ICAO ATPL with an unrestricted class one medical certificate
  • An ICAO English level 5 or above

Roster, Hours & Routes 

Various rostering options are being considered. A mixture of international and domestic duties from our Riyadh base can be expected. 

Our Journey

Be part of our journey without boundaries allowing you to reach your full potential and make history. There will be infinite opportunities for you to grow and reach your full potential.

This opportunity is closed to applications.