Direct Entry Captain

SIA is recruiting Direct Entry Captains. To apply, you will need to meet the following requirements:


  • Possesses a valid Class 1 Medical Certificate, recognized or can be validated by Civil Aviation Authority Singapore (CAAS) 
  • Holds a valid Air Transport Pilot Licence (ATPL), recognized or can be validated by CAAS 
  • Minimum 7000 flying hours, inclusive of 3000 Pilot In Command (PIC) hours on commercial jets in international operations 
  • Able to speak and understand English with ICAO English Level 4 or above for inflight radio-telephony communications
  • Minimum height requirement of 1.62m to carry out safety and emergency procedures on board 

Selection Process 

Applicants will undergo various stages during the recruitment process including (but not limited to) online application, interviews, simulator assessment and medical check-up. 

Training and Bond 

Where applicable, successful candidates will be trained to acquire an Aircraft Type Rating. Relevant training bond will be applicable. 


Successful candidates can be assigned to any fleet in SIA. You will enjoy a rewarding career coupled with opportunities for training and personal development. 

Remuneration and Service Benefits 

Upon employment, you will enjoy an attractive salary, along with various allowances and benefits.



We thank all candidates for your interest in Singapore Airlines, and regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.