Uganda Airlines Captain Jobs in Uganda

Uganda Airlines Captain Jobs in Uganda

The Captain will be designated for each flight under the Uganda Airlines Operations. The Captain will be in-charge of the safety, security and conduct of flight while on duty and supervise all actions and activities of other crew members who work on that flight.


  • Have authority for overall management of the entire flight, ensuring safety and security of the Aircraft and persons on board.
  • Have authority to give all operationally required commands as he deems necessary for the purpose of securing the safety of aircraft and of persons or property carried therein.
  • Have authority to disembark any person, baggage or any part of the cargo, which in his opinion, may represent a potential hazard to the safety of the aircraft or its occupants.
  • Not permit any person to be carried on-board the aircraft who appears to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs, to the extent that the safety of the aircraft or its occupants is likely to be endangered.
  • Have the right to refuse transportation of inadmissible passengers, deportees or persons in custody if their carriage poses any risk to the safety of the aircraft or its occupants.
  • Ensure that all passengers are briefed on the location of emergency exits and the location and use of relevant safety and emergency equipment.
  • Ensure that all operational procedures and checklists are complied with in accordance with the Operations Manual.
  • In an emergency situation that requires immediate decision and action, he may take any measures deemed necessary under those circumstances. In such cases he may deviate from rules, operational procedures and methods in the interest of safety.
  • Not permit any crew member to perform any activity during take-off, initial climb, final approach and landing except those duties required for the safe operation of the aircraft.
  • Ensure that, during a particular flight, the entire crew adheres to duty and rest time limitations.
  • Not permit a Flight Data Recorder to be disabled, switched off or erased during flight nor permit recorded data to be erased after flight in the event of an accident or an incident subject to mandatory reporting.
  • Not permit a Cockpit Voice Recorder to be disabled or switched off during flight.
  • Ensure that the pre-flight inspection has been carried-out and decide whether or not to accept the aircraft with unserviceability allowed by the CDL or MEL.
  • Ensure that sufficient fuel is uplifted for the trip and aeroplane refueling is supervised.
    Check fuel caps/cover for security and correct installation after refueling.
  • Ensure that during taxi, take-off and landing or in turbulence, all passengers are safely secured in their seats with
    the seat belt sign on and all cabin baggage properly stowed.
  • Ensure that cockpit crew wear shoulder harnesses up to Flight Level 150 and Cabin crew are properly secured in their seats during take-off and landing.
  • Ensure that private /personal letters or parcels are not transported on Company aircraft.
  • Be familiar with duties to be performed on the respective aircraft systems regarding handling of normal/abnormal and emergency procedures.
  • Other than his overall responsibility, he is authorized to delegate tasks to his crew and to other suitable personnel. It is his duty to co-ordinate, supervise and check the tasks of his crew.
  • He maintains good CRM, encourages teamwork and ensures that his crew members receive all information essential for the performance of their tasks.
  • He co-ordinates the performance of flight deck related tasks and duties and decides on who acts as Pilot Flying (PF)
  • In order to promote the aeronautical experience and knowledge of his Co-pilot, the Commander shall give him the opportunity to plan and conduct the flight, or portions thereof, under his supervision.


  • Hold a valid ATPL and IR.
    4000 hours flying experience of which 500 hours as pilot-in-command on CRJ900 aircraft (or similar aircraft for no type rated Captains)
  • A valid type rating on CRJ900 aircraft.
    Hold a Class 1 Medical.
  • Demonstrate familiarity with Uganda's aviation regulations and the company's operations manuals.
  • No Accident or Incident record.
  • No criminal record.
  • Minimum of level 4 of proficiency in English.
  • Individual assessments for satisfactory command ability will be carried out as part of the interview process.
  • Being a member of an aviation professional body is an added advantage.

    How to apply

    Application letters, complete with Curriculum Vitae giving two (2) referees, and copies of academic and professional certificates with one passport size photograph (one full size photograph for Cabin Crew applicants) should be submitted online at or by post quoting the Job Reference number accordingly.

    Applications should be addressed to:

    The Manager Human Resources.
    Uganda National Airlines Company Ltd.
    P.O. Box 431, Entebbe, Uganda.

    Only successful applicants will be contacted. Deadline of application 30th August, 2019

    For more information and job application details, see; Uganda Airlines Captain Jobs in Uganda

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