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Rishworth Aviation is pleased to work with our client GoAir to offer pilot job opportunities for A320 Captains on a 12 month renewable assignment with excellent terms on offer. We have a dedicated team of GoAir consultants, including an on-the-ground Pilot Representative who will ensure you receive the very best service, advice and support throughout the interview and screening process, and while living and working in India.

About GoAir

GoAir is a low-cost domestic and international carrier based in Mumbai, India. In 2017 it was the fifth largest airline in India with an 8.4% passenger market share. The airline commenced operations in 2005 and utilises a fleet of Airbus A320 aircraft in all economy configuration. The airline operates over 230 daily flights across more than 25 destinations, the majority of which are domestic, from its hubs in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Bengaluru and Hyderabad. International operations are set to commence 2018/19, with the launch of regular flights to Phuket, Thailand and Male in the Maldives.

As part of its growth plan, GoAir has placed a firm order of over 140 Airbus A320 Neo aircraft. Delivery has begun and the airline currently has over 35 Aircraft as part of its fleet. The carrier’s growth reflects that of the Indian aviation market which provides numerous opportunities for pilots. Now is an excellent time to join GoAir and benefit from the experience and future career development opportunities.

Learn more about our exciting GoAir A320 Captain pilot jobs currently available below.

Rishworth Aviation and GoAir

Pilots flying with GoAir can expect a range of benefits including an excellent monthly fee. In addition, pilots will receive housing and travel allowances, a choice of commuting roster patterns and multiple options for base residence, including Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Bengaluru or Hyderabad.

Rishworth Aviation has extensive experience in the Indian market, having recruited pilots there for more than 16 years. Our dedicated GoAir support team will assist you throughout the application and screening process, and provide ongoing support when living and working in India. Backed up by world class insurances, our support team is only a phone call away.

We are at your service - which means we can help you settle in and enjoy a rewarding and successful experience in India. Once in India, we have a dedicated representative who is there to ensure your needs are met on the ground, as well as in the air. Vinod Suri has extensive Indian aviation industry knowledge, having come from his previous role as a General Manager within Air India, and is an invaluable asset to our India-based pilots. With our detailed understanding of the Indian environment and the support of our in-market representation, Rishworth Aviation is well placed to ensure you get the most out of this assignment.

GoAir A320 Captain Minimum Requirements

Rishworth Aviation is pleased to work with GoAir to provide A320 Captain opportunities for pilots who meet, or are close to meeting the following requirements.

  • 4000 Total Flight Hours 
  • 2000 Total PIC Hours 
  • 1000 Total Glass Cockpit Flight Hours 
  • 500 A320 PIC Hours 10 hours of flying on A320, including 3 take off and landings within the last 6 months 
  • Current A320 IR/LR and valid Class1 Medical 
  • English Language Proficiency Level 4 or above 
  • Aged under 60 years old 

Living and Working in India

Living in India can offer a taste of life that is exotic and diverse. It is a bright and vibrant country with a mix of different cultures and people. Cities in India allow for a high standard of living for a relatively low cost and the majority of expatriates live comfortably. The cost of most things, including entertainment, education, housing and food is lower than that in western countries.

The official language of India is Hindi, which is spoken by approximately 30% of the population. English is also prevalent and is the major language of the trade and service sectors. There are an additional 14 other official languages and 37 different languages in total spoken throughout the country and each state has its own language or dialect. Hindi is commonly spoken in the upper half of India. However, Southern India, especially the four southern states, have very few Hindi speakers and many more English speakers.

India is a vast country with diverse weather patterns, with four different climatic regions. There are generally two seasons in India; a rainy season and dry season.

With a choice of 7 exciting base cities across India including Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Bengaluru or Hyderabad, enjoy the lifestyle and diversity this unique country has to offer.

Rishworth Aviation Pilot Support in India

Vinod Suri - India Representative

Rishworth Aviation China Recruitment Team

After retiring from Air India as General Manager - Finance in 2008, I joined Rishworth as a Senior Advisor. I am a Chartered Accountant, a law graduate and have extensive experience in various finance roles with Air India in Hong Kong, Nairobi, New York and India. I am based in Mumbai and assist Rishworth for all aspects of business in India including supporting pilots on assignment in India, liaison with our airline clients in India, and business development in the region. My hobbies are reading, movies, music, cricket and travelling.

Rishworth Aviation GoAir Recruitment Team

 Leanne Boggs - Lead Consultant
Rishworth Aviation China Recruitment Team

Since joining Rishworth Aviation, I have been lucky enough to work across most of our clients in the Asia-Pacific region. I have enjoyed learning about the exciting aviation industry and my focus is now on recruitment for Vietnam Airlines. Prior to working for Rishworth I spent seven years in generalist Human Resource roles across a wide range of industries and hold a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Psychology. I love to travel and experience different cultures.


Kirsty Watson - Recruitment Consultant
Rishworth Aviation China Recruitment Team

My passion for aviation has brought me to Rishworth Aviation. I have previously worked in customer service and administration, and am currently studying Aviation Management and Human Resources at Massey University. Outside of work, I enjoy snowboarding and travelling.


Alexis Brook - Recruitment Consultant
Rishworth Aviation China Recruitment Team

I am thrilled to be working for Rishworth Aviation where I can utilise my strong administration and management experiences from regulatory environments in the exciting industry of aviation. With a keen interest in travel, I look forward to supporting you to find your next exciting career opportunity. Outside of work, I enjoy singing, particularly a cappella, and this has enabled me to perform on stages all over New Zealand, as well as several trips to the USA.


Angela Hogg - Regional Manager South East Asia and Pacific
Rishworth Aviation China Recruitment Team

Since joining Rishworth, I have enjoyed working closely with our pilots and airline clients in South East Asia. My background includes working as an environmental lawyer in New Zealand, together with several years’ experience in various areas of the hotel industry. Having also spent some time in Japan, I have conversational Japanese language skills. I love to travel and enjoy meeting and dealing with people from all parts of the globe.


Jason Cochrane - Regional Director - South East Asia, Pacific and Americas
Rishworth Aviation China Recruitment Team

Upon completing my tertiary education, I worked in various management positions within New Zealand's Forestry and Horticulture and have also held various management positions within the Logistics sector prior to joining Rishworth Aviation. At Rishworth, my role is to focus on new business development and current client management within South East Asia and the Pacific region.

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