Kuwait Airways (KU: IATA, KAC: ICAO) is the official national carrier of the State of Kuwait.
Established in 1953 as a private company, the airline was initially 50 per cent owned by the Kuwaiti government. In 1962, the government assumed 100 per cent ownership, making it the longest serving, official state carrier operating from the Arabian Gulf Region. Kuwait Airways employs over 4,800 people, and the head office is in the heart of Kuwait City, close to Kuwait International Airport (KWI).
The airline currently provides regular scheduled services to 36 international destinations in the Far East, Middle East, Europe and North America. Kuwait Airways’ fleet of 23 aircraft currently consists of 10 x B777-300ER, 10 x A320-200 (completed delivery Q2 2015), 5 x A330 (completed delivery Q4 2015), 4 x A340-300, 2 x Boeing 777-200, and 1 x Boeing 747-400. Kuwait Airways will boast the youngest commercial airline fleet in the world.
Kuwait Airways is actively recruiting for passionate, ambitious and experienced Direct Entry Captains. The minimum requirements are:
Flying Experienced Deck Crew Possession of Valid ATPL, or equivalent License issued by the ICAO member states.
Accumulation of total flying experience of not less than 6,000 hours with a reputable established airline(s) of which 1,500 hours on jet aircraft with maximum authorized take-off weight exceeding 30,000 Kgs and total pilot-in-command experience of not less than 2,000 hours.