Africa World Airlines Limited Recruiting For Pilots

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22 Aug, 2016

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Africa World Airlines Limited is a Ghanaian airline company with its head office in Accra, Greater Accra, Ghana, and its main hub at Kotoka International Airport in Accra.
Africa World Airlines was incorporated in 2010. It is a joint venture between Hainan Airlines, China-Africa Development Fund, SSNIT and SAS Finance Group
Africa World Airlines took delivery on 30 August 2012 of its first Embraer 145 aircraft that will be used to operate domestic routes. A second aircraft was delivered on 8 September 2012.These aircraft were previously operated by Tianjin Airlines which is a sister company within the HNA Group.
Africa World Airlines has plans to increase its fleet size by adding Airbus 319 series of aircraft, as of yet the number of aircraft to be added is undefined.

Job Description

Job Title: Pilots (First Officer)


•   This is an exciting job opportunity for a candidate with the required skills who wishes to join Africa World Airlines.
•   The First Officer’s task is to operate the aircraft together with the Captain in a safe and economical manner.
•   In the event of Commander Incapacitation, the highest ranking Co-Pilot assigned to the light shall assume command.
•   The position reports directly to the Chief Pilot.


•   Responsible for Safety and Security of the aircraft, passengers and Cargo on board in line with his/her duties
•   Maintain familiarity with AWA’s Operations Manual in order to fulfill job role professionally and safely
•   Assist the Captain as requested, concerning any administrative duties in relation to the light
•   Support the Captain in the maintenance of a proper standard of crew discipline, conduct and personal appearance
•   Carry out such duties concerning the light in accordance with AWA’s operating policies and procedures as allocated to him by the Captain
•   Responsible for confirmation of the safe navigation of the aircraft, maintaining a continuous and independent check upon the geographical position of the aircraft, ensuring its safe terrain and weather clearance
•   Conduct the light in compliance with the current light plan, SOPs and the captain’s instructions when the Captain is not at the controls, and to subsequently notify the Captain of any change to the current light plan upon his return
•   Advice, inform and assist the Captain whenever necessary in order to contribute favorably towards the safe and efficient conduct of the light
•   Maintain a high personal standard of discipline, conduct and appearance as a representative of Africa World Airlines at all times
•   Carry out pre-light checks of aircraft systems and make sure the aircraft insurance certificates and other legal paperwork are up to date.



•   Ability to understanding technical detail
•   Strong aptitude for mathematics and mental calculation
•   Good eye – hand co-ordination to handle the aircraft skillfully
•   Ability to think quickly and make quick decisions and work calmly under pressure Ability to give clear, confident instructions to crew members and passengers
•   Ability to inspire confidence in both passengers and crew
•   Flexibility in working hours
•   Physically it with excellent vision, including normal colour vision
•   Self-motivation and the determination to succeed
•   High degree of discipline and teamwork is an essential element of the job

Qualification Required & Experience

•   A minimum of 300 hours total lying time
•   Valid/current CPL
•   ATPL is a plus
•   Valid passport
•   Valid/current Class I (First Class) Medical
•   No history of incidents/accidents. Must provide a letter from your current/previous employer or CAA.
•   ICAO Level 4 (or equivalent) English proficiency
•   No  criminal  history.  Must  provide  a  notarized  and  authenticated proof of no criminal history document from your home country

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Send your CVs and cover letters to:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 31 August, 2016

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