Pilot Jobs in Nigeria

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Rishworth Aviation is excited to accept applications from A340 Captains and First Officers, as well as B737-300/500 and ERJ145 Captains for exclusive opportunities in Nigeria with Azman Air & Air Peace.

Rishworth Aviation in Nigeria

Nigeria is the largest country in West Africa, with a population of over 200 million people. The country is home to over 15 international and domestic airlines. Nigeria is a large and growing aviation market offering exciting opportunities on a range of wide-body, narrow-body, and regional jets.


For Pilots living in or commuting to Nigeria, the country offers exceptional access to some of the most exotic wildlife that Africa has to offer. Spend your days off on safari or staying at one of many luxury resorts on the Lagos shore.


Rishworth Aviation has a dedicated team of consultants working with Pilots in Africa who will ensure you receive the very best service throughout the interview and screening process, and while living and working in Africa.


Rishworth Aviation has over 30 years' experience working with over 40 international and domestic carriers, spanning 35 countries with one of the largest dedicated crew leasing businesses in the world. Rishworth Aviation contract aircrew in Europe, Africa and the Middle East and are the leading crew leasing provider for the Asia Pacific region, with crew on contract in Indonesia, Japan, Korea, China, Vietnam, Australasia and the Pacific Islands.

Azman Air Pilots Jobs

Azman Air was founded in 2010 and operates domestic flights in Nigeria, as well as services to neighboring Benin. The airline has recently acquired an A340-600 in preparation for operating international Hajj and Umrah services. The airline is seeking to acquire an additional A340-600. 


Benefits of Flying with Azman Air

  • Growing airline with newly leased A340-600
  • Free world-class medical insurance provided through Rishworth Aviation
  • 6 weeks on/2 weeks off, with paid tickets home
  • Accommodation provided 
  • Great pay and medical insurance provided
  • 6 months contract with extension possibility
  • Bonus payment


Azman Air A340 Captain Minimum Requirements 

  • ICAO licence
  • Valid A340 type rating
  • Last flight on type within the last 12 months
  • 5000 total hours of which 1000 PIC on type

Azman Air A340 First Officer Minimum Requirements 

    • ICAO licence
    • Valid A340 type rating
    • Last flight on type within the last 12 months
    • 1500 total hours of which 500 must be on type


    Air Peace Pilot Jobs

    Air Peace was founded in 2013, based in Lagos, Nigeria. Air Peace provides passenger and charter services nationally, and operates international routes to West African and Middle Eastern locations.  The airline operates a fleet of 14x B737, 3x B777, 6x ERJ145, and one Dornier 328.  Air Peace has ambitious growth plans with firm orders for 10x E195-E2, and orders for 10x B737 MAX.

    Air Peace won Best Domestic Airline 2019 at Nigeria Tourism Awards.


    Benefits of Flying with Air Peace

    • 8 weeks on/4 weeks off (if living outside of West Africa), with paid tickets home
    • Accommodation provided 
    • Fantastic pay and medical insurance provided
    • 12 months contract with extension possibility


    B737-300/500 Captain Requirements ERJ145 Captain Requirements
    • A total of 5,000 hours of which 1000 hours must be PIC on type
    • Last flight on B737-300/500 must be within the last 12 months
    • ICAO license, EASA, FAA
    • Current B737-300/500 type rating (obtained or renewed during the last 2 months)
    • A total of 5,000 hours of which 1000 hours must be PIC on type
    • Last flight on Embraer 145 must be within the last 12 months
    • ICAO license, EASA, FAA
    • Current Embraer 145 type rating

    Rishworth Aviation in Africa

    Rishworth Aviation has extensive experience supporting Pilots working in Africa. We support large expat communities of Pilots in Africa and understand the opportunities and challenges in this market. Rishworth has over 30 years helping Pilots find great new roles. 


    Jobs
    Ref: JO2044
    JO#2044 Embraer 145 Captain

    Air Peace Embraer 145 Captain

    Lagos, Nigeria
    Best paid ERJ145 position in Africa!
    Ref: JO2084
    JO#2084 A340 Captains - potential new opportunity!

    Azman Air A340 Captains - New Opportunity!

    Africa
    Immediate start available, April at the latest
    Ref: JO2085
    JO#2085 A340 First Officers - potential new opportunity!

    Azman Air A340 First Officers - New Opportunity!

    Africa
    Immediate start available, April at the latest
    Ref: JO2086

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