20 November 2023

ASL Aviation Holdings | First Officer

Company Description

ASL Aviation Holdings is a global aviation services company with airlines based in Europe, South Africa, and Asia. ASL is a world leader in ACMI airline operations, serving major cargo and passenger airlines. ASL operates a fleet of 130 aircraft and serves over 150 airports worldwide, including passenger and cargo operations under ASL's own brands. The Group is committed to sustainability and has endorsed the 'Toulouse Declaration' and Destination 2050, the industry-led programme to achieve net-zero emissions in aviation by 2050. ASL is also working to meet the requirements of the European Commissions 'Fit for 55' proposals and is partnering with leading innovators in hydrogen-electric emission powertrains to introduce new emissions reduction technology into their current fleet. With a team of 3,000 people of 51 different nationalities, ASL Aviation Holdings is committed to excellence, experience, and expertise in aviation services while acting in the best interest of staff, customers, environment, and planet through their ESG policy.


To assist the Captain in the safe and efficient conduct of the flight. In the event of the incapacitation of the Captain, the First Officer will assume command.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Carry out such duties concerning the flight, in accordance with Company Standard Operating Procedures, including procedures, limitations and performance relating to the specific aircraft type, as are allocated by the Captain
  • Assist in promoting an atmosphere in which good understanding and co-operation between the crew members may be expected
  • Advise the Captain if, in his/her opinion, any aspect of the flight preparation has been overlooked
  • Confirm the safe navigation of the aircraft, maintaining a continuous and independent check upon both the geographical positions of the aircraft and its safe terrain clearance; to volunteer such advice, information and assistance to the Captain, as may contribute favourably towards the safe and efficient conduct of the flight
  • Seek and receive such information and/or explanation from the Captain, as may be necessary to enable the First Officer to fulfill his/her function
  • Maintain a high personal standard of discipline, conduct and appearance as a representative of the Company
  • Support the Captain, by active example, in the development and maintenance of high standard of professional expertise and morale amongst the crew; ensure validity of the operational flight plan.

Bases on offer are Edinburgh (EDI), Munich (MUC), Nuremburg (NUE) and Milan Malpensa (MXP).

Required Experience:

  • Valid EASA Licence
  • Valid EASA ATR Type Rating
  • Valid Class One Medical
  • Minimum 500hrs total time or 200 hours if approved course graduate
  • Must be eligible to live and work in the EU
  • No history of accidents or incidents

This opportunity has a host of benefits including:

  • Long Term Contract
  • Attractive Salary
  • Insurance Packages

Other information

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