Flydubai looks to recruit 600 more pilots

19 May 2011

Dubai-based low-cost carrier Flydubai will need to recruit 600 pilots over the next five years in order to meet the needs of its growing fleet and serve its rapidly expanding route network the company has said in a statement. The carrier, which already has more than 200 pilots, requires 14 - seven captains and seven first officers - to operate each of the 50 aircraft ordered from Boeing in 2008. The last of these aircraft is due to be delivered in 2016.

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