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Emirates airline, a global connector of people, places and economies, is holding a Pilot Recruitment Open Day on Friday and Saturday, 6-7 November 2015, at Pullman Melbourne On The Park, located at 192 Wellington Parade, Melbourne, Australia, 3002.

The Pilot Recruitment Day offers interested applicants the opportunity to explore their dream job and learn about living in cosmopolitan Dubai. A thriving metropolis, Dubai offers an exceptional lifestyle and a vast range of leisure and cultural attractions, in addition to the sunny weather all year long. At the Pilot Recruitment Open Day, interested men and women will be able to speak to the Emirates recruitment team and to get insight into the company and working on-board an Emirates aircraft.

Emirates seeks dedicated employees, who are open-minded, helpful, friendly and service-oriented. Emirates boasts a diverse and talented workforce comprised of passionate and talented individuals from more than 160 countries, including more than 1,600 Australian employees of which 290 are pilots.

In 2014-15, Emirates received over 400,000 online applications from 227 countries, for 2,000 jobs. As the airline added new aircraft, it recruited 350 flight deck crew, 4,600 cabin crew and 560 engineering staff to support its growing fleet. With the continued growth across the world, Emirates is holding a Pilot Recruitment Open Day at the Pullman Melbourne On The Park to recruit qualified local residents to join its team of 4,100 current flight deck crew members.

Emirates is looking for motivated, technically proficient and experienced pilots with an ICAO ATPL and English language fluency (to ICAO English level 4 or above).

Australian-born Captain Garrie Don, Pilot and Training Captain at Emirates, said: “I first joined Emirates as a pilot in 1993and I’ve enjoyed every day since. The training, lifestyle and benefits offered by Emirates are world class, which is why I’ve stayed with the airline for over 20 years.

“I’m proud to remain part of Emirates’ Flight Crew alongside a number of other Australian Captains and I would encourage anyone who has an interest in joining the airline to come along to the Pilot Recruitment Day to learn more,” said Captain Don.

Emirates offers its crew diverse future prospects within a truly global company. There are many opportunities for progression within the airline as well as being promoted through the ranks. Today, more than 12,600 staff have been with the company for over 10 years, and close to 3,000 staff have been with us for over 20 years. Considering the largely expatriate and highly mobile workforce in our Dubai base, the high retention rates across the Emirates Group continues to speak to Emirates’ appeal as a global employer.

Candidates around the world who are attracted by the Emirates brand, financial success, growth and stability will have the chance to become part of the workforce that grows the Emirates business. Join us at the Pullman Melbourne On The Park on 6-7 November 2015.

Applicants are encouraged to gather more information online about career opportunities with Emirates atwww.emirates.com/careers.

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