16 November 2022

Delta Air Lines | Captain

United States

Minimum requirements

Total time 1500 hours
PIC time 250 hours
Multi-engine 50 hours
Turbine 1000 hours
Type rating Not required (Training Provided)
  • Minimum of 250 hours PIC or SIC as defined in 14 CFR 61.159(a)(5) in an airplane category.
  • When evaluating the flight time of applicants meeting the basic qualifications, consideration will be given to, among other things, quality, quantity, recency, and verifiability of training; complexity of aircraft flown; types of flight operations; and hours flown as PIC in turbine powered aircraft.
License ATP Written
Lic. Authority FAA
Medical Class 1
ICAO English level 4
Covid-19 vaccination Required where permitted by applicable law
Additional requirements
  • All aeronautical experience requirements for an ATP, Airplane category rating, as set forth in 14 CFR 61.159.
  • Current passport or other travel documents enabling the bearer to freely exit and re-enter the U.S. (multiple reentry status) and be legally eligible to work in the U.S. (possess proper working documents).
  • FCC Radiotelephone Operator’s Permit.
  • DOT required pre-employment drug test.
  • International Certificate of Vaccination (Yellow Card) for Yellow Fever prior to starting indoctrination training. This requirement may be waived only for legitimate medical or other limited reasons.
  • TSA required fingerprint based Criminal History Records Check and a Delta background check.
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