Become a

Direct Entry Q400 Captain

You will gain with us

Work for a growing, sustainable and innovative European airline
International work environment with professionals from 30 nations and unique networking opportunities 
Travel benefits in line with aviation industry standards, home leave tickets for foreign employees
State-of-the-art crew centre and brand new aircraft Airbus A220-300
Social guarantees, health and accident insurance and loss of licence insurance after a certain time on board
Company funded conversion course and Type Rating (with bond for 3 years)
Training programs IATA licence and career development (TKI, FI, TRI etc.)
*Potential yearly income range 60 000 – 110 000 EUR (gross)
No charge employee parking area in the airport territory or shuttle bus
Choice between fixed (5/4/5/3 working days / days off) or flexible roster, with possibility to influence it for preferred routes and days off


We are offering a job for Direct Entry Captains on DHC-8 Q400 (with or without Type rating on DHC-8)  to come and join airBaltic* on Permanent contract.

Within 1,5 year time the airline guarantees Captain position on a brand new Airbus A220-300 aircraft.

Learn what our pilots think of airBaltic (click here)

General Qualifications

  • Minimum high school diploma
  • Excellent communication skills and leadership abilities
  • References
  • EU citizenship

Health Conditions

  • Valid EASA Medical Class 1

Foreign Language (English) Requirements

  • ICAO English 4 or higher

Technical Qualifications

  • Valid EASA ATPL license with IR ME (A) (EASA form 141)
  • >3000 hours total experience
  • >1500 hours experience on CS-25 aircraft

Conditions for the job application

  • The successful candidates should be self-motivated, committed to the highest standards of safety and responsibility, and willing to relocate to Baltic States for the contract duration period
  • Only online applications will be accepted
  • Candidates who meet the minimum requirements will be shortlisted and invited to take part in the screening process
  • Background check will be conducted on all applicants
  • Restrictions that prohibit the hire in accordance with the law “On Aviation” Article 57.1. paragraph 4 will be evaluated 

Apply till November 30, 2019

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AirBaltic is one of the most desirable employers in Latvia. For several years we have been recognized as the Top Employer in various nationwide surveys. Stable company with more than 20 years of experience on the market and big promises for the future. We are dynamic and multinational – representatives from 30 nationalities are currently working with us. Our employees skills, knowledge, and competencies are the heart of our company’s performance management process.

*AVIATION CREW RESOURCES A/S, Reg. No. 40103587651/Operator: Air Baltic Corporation

**In accordance with pre-defined remuneration policy, average productivity and including other optional monetary motivation tools. As the company is dynamic in its operations, the income as described above is valid only during the term of this advertisement and may change with the possible next job offer. Income as described above is after Line check, for full shift, pro rata depending on actual productivity

Amata nosaukums latviešu valodā: Q400 Kapteinis