Direct Entry First Officer

Embark on an exciting career as a Pilot with us and you’ll be flying one of the most modern aircraft and fuel-efficient fleets in the skies.


As part of your career, you will undergo a rigorous training program to equip yourself with the highest flying standards. As you work your way through the ranks, there will be ample opportunities for progress to a Captain, and further develop your skills in the Technical, Training or Management track for those who are assessed to be suitable.



1. Holds a valid Airline Transport Pilot Licence (ATPL), or Commercial Pilot Licence with Multi-Engine Aircraft Instrument Rating (CPL/MEIR) with frozen ATPL, recognized or can be validated by CAAS. If you are holding a foreign licence, you may check your eligibility through this documentexternal-icon-image.
2. Must have a minimum 1500 total multi-crew flying hours on commercial jet aircraft. Preference will be given to applicants with previous flight experience on a commercial aircraft equipped with glass cockpit technology, including FMS.
3. Must possess a valid certificate for the following:
- Class 1 Medical (recognized or can be validated by CAAS)
- ICAO English Level 4 for inflight radio-telephony communications
- Certificate of Test - Multi-Engine Instrument Rating


Selection Process

All interviews will be held in Singapore. Applicants undergo various stages comprising online application, computer aptitude test, interview with senior management, simulator assessment and medical check-up.



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



Successful candidates can be assigned to any fleet under the SIA Group. Successful candidates will enjoy a rewarding career coupled with extensive training and personal growth development with Singapore Airlines.


Salary and Benefits

You will enjoy an attractive salary, along with various allowances and benefits.



Successful candidates who are provided with type rating training will be required to enter a training bond.



We regret to inform that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.


Singapore Airlines conducts direct recruitment and does not engage any third-party agencies / companies for our pilot recruitment. Interested applicants are encouraged to submit your application via the official Singapore Airlines career page only. Any parties or media platforms that claim to represent Singapore Airlines have no authority to recruit or engage with applicants on behalf of the airline, and the airline will not be responsible for any information shared by the applicant with any such third party and/or the conduct of any such third party.