Air India B777 Captains

  • Sector: Pilots
  • Location: Gurgaon
  • Rank: Captain
  • Fleet: B777, Boeing
  • Job Ref: BH_409788

We are excited to partner with Air India to recruit B777 Captains. This is a commuting contract with excellent benefits on offer.

Immediate start dates available following screening (tickets and accommodation provided).  

About Air India  

The airline has outlined significant expansion plans, including a 470 aircraft order with Boeing and Airbus, with deliveries starting in late 2023. Air India is the country’s leading airline and has recently been purchased by one of the country's largest multinational conglomerate, Tata Group. There’s never been a better time to join this airline in such an exciting period of growth with highly motivated owners!  


  • 12-Month renewable contract  
  • Commuting contract on Air India’s network of 39 international destinations  
  • 6 weeks ON, 2 weeks OFF roster 
  • Based in Gurgaon (also known as Gurugram), just southwest of Delhi   


  • Fixed tax-free base pay for 80 hours and overtime  
  • Contributions to social security fund 
  • Air tickets may be upgraded to Business Class for time-off travel 
  • Medical health cover and annual sick leaves 
  • ID travel benefits for you and your family 
  • Local travel and accommodation benefits 
  • Tickets and accommodation provided for screening 
  • Rishworth support at screening  

Hours Requirements: 

  • 5,000+ Total Flight Hours 
  • 2,500+ PIC Hours 
  • 700+ B777 PIC Hours (excluding Relief Captain hours)
  • 10+ hours on B777 with at least 3 take offs and landings within the last 6 months OR: 
  • Valid B777 rating and 3 take offs and landings on simulator/aircraft within the last 90 days
  • Last flight on B777 aircraft within last 5 years

Other Requirements: 

  • Valid Passport with no restriction to enter the USA 
  • ICAO ATPL with B777 Type/Instrument Rating 
  • Valid Flight Radio Telephony Licence 
  • Valid ICAO English Language Proficiency Level 4+ 
  • Valid Class 1 Medical 
  • COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate 
  • Under 63 years of age

Rishworth Aviation in India 

Rishworth Aviation has extensive experience working with airlines in India and supporting Pilots working here. Through our 35+ years of experience we understand the opportunities and challenges in the market.

Apply now to increase your chances of attending the next available screening!