Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Malaysia Airlines Pilot Recruitment ( 2016 )

Commander in relation to an aircraft operation, means a person who at a stipulated time, is in charge of the piloting of the aircraft without being under the direction of any other pilot in the same aircraft.

He is assigned by the Company to ensure all safety matters are managed during all phases of flight.


Key Accountability 

The Commander is responsible for the safety of all crew members, passengers and/or cargo onboard the aircraft when the doors are closed.He is also responsible for the operation and safety of the aircraft from the moment the aircraft is ready to move for the purpose of taking off until the moment it finally comes to rest at the end of the flight and the engines are shut down. 

Ensure compliance for all operational procedures & checklists depicted in the Operations Manual. In an emergency situation requiring immediate & decisive action, may take measures he considers necessary under the circumstances, to ensure the safety of the aircraft and its occupants & cargo. 


Hold an Airline Transport Pilot Licence (ATPL) 

Must apply before 56th birthday.

Working Experience 

a.6000 Grand Total hours
b.2000 hours Command experience on a commercial jet aircraft with MTOW greater than 50 tonnes
c.500 hours Command experience on type.
d.Type rated Airbus A330/A340. 

Skill & Knowledge

Knowledge of regulatory requirement, company’s policy and other airlines standard. 

Sound flying skills with knowledge of operations disciplines, specialised technical knowledge of current fleets in the system.

Well verse in airline safety management concept, appreciation and working knowledge of accident prevention concepts and methods.

Strong in interpersonal and communications skills, good analytical skill, and good at issue engagements.

Key Challenges 

1. Elevate and maintain high technical operations ensuring high industrial safety and standard.
2. Managing changes to suit dynamic scenarios.
3. Managing technical operations requirements and expectations due to internal constraints of resources whilst to reduce operational infringements and incidents

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