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Experience requirements – Air NZ Regional

(As at June 2013)

Thank you for your application for the First Officer Regional Airlines role. This email is to advise you we have made some changes to the minimum standards we require.

The minimum requirements are as follows:

Air Nelson

500 minimum hours, of which 100 hours needs to comprise of any or all of

• Air Operations (Part 135, Part 125 or Part 121)
• Multi-engine experience
• Turbine experience
• Instructing experience
• IFR cross county experience
• Actual Instrument experience

25 hours night

Eagle

500 minimum hours, of which 100 hours needs to comprise of any or all of

• Air Operations (Part 135, Part 125 or Part 121)
• Multi-engine experience
• Turbine experience
• Instructing experience
• IFR cross county experience
• Actual Instrument experience

25 hours night

Mt Cook

800 minimum hours, of which 500 hours needs to comprise of any or all of

• Air Operations (Part 135, Part 125 or Part 121)
• Multi-engine experience

25 hours night

In addition to the experience levels above we also require University Entrance, MEIR, BGT, current IFR license and a permanent legal requirement to work in New Zealand.

As with all opportunities our selection process is based on overall candidates skills and experience relative to the roles you are applying for. We would encourage you to continue developing your skills and experience and update your profile online to reflect your increased experience levels.

July 23 2013