Job role
The Captain will be designated for each flight under the Uganda Airlines Operations. The Captain will be in charge of the safety, security, and conduct of flight while on duty and supervise all actions and activities of other crew members who work on that flight.

Key accountabilities/responsibilities

  • Have authority for the overall management of the entire flight, ensuring the safety and security of the Aircraft and persons on board.
  • Ensure that all operational procedures and checklists are complied with in accordance with the Operations Manual. 
  • Ensure that, during flight operations, the entire crew adheres to flight duty limitations.
  • Transportation of any parcels must be in accordance with safety and security procedures. 
  • He maintains good CRM, encourages teamwork, and ensures that his crew members receive all information essential for the performance of their tasks.


  • Strong team management and customer service orientation and understanding.
  • Ability to understand and work across cultural differences and barriers.
  • Professionalism.

Qualifications (knowledge, skills, experience)

  • Hold a valid ATPL and IR.
  • 6000 hours flying experience of which 4000 hours as pilot-in-command on Jets above 55 tons.
  • Hold a Class 1 Medical.
  • No Accident or Incident record.
  • No criminal record.
  • English language proficiency level 4 minimum.
  • Individual assessments for satisfactory command ability will be carried out as part of the interview process.
  • TRI/TRE authorization on Airbus family and being a member of an aviation professional body is an added advantage.
  • Willingness to relocate and be based in Uganda

About Us

Uganda Airlines, the National Carrier of the Republic of Uganda based at Entebbe International Airport is now accepting applications for a number of job opportunities.

As a member of the team, you will be responsible for presenting a positive image of the airline in keeping with its brand to connect the world to the Pearl of Africa. You will be enthusiastic about serving all Uganda Airlines customers and colleagues with courtesy and respect in line with the company’s values. You will also be championing safety and ensuring international aviation standards are maintained at the airline. This is a great opportunity to be part of the new National Airline, in this exciting industry.

How to apply

Application letters, complete with Curriculum Vitae giving two (2) referees, and copies of academic and professional certificates with one passport size photograph (one full size photograph for Cabin Crew applicants) should be submitted online at or by post quoting the Job Reference number accordingly.

Applications should be addressed to:

The Manager Human Resources.
Uganda National Airlines Company Ltd.
P.O. Box 431, Entebbe, Uganda

Only successful applicants will be contacted.