Job Vacancy at Air Excel – Captain 2022


Job Vacancy at Air Excel – Captain  2022


Air Excel

Air Excel is an airline based in Arusha, Tanzania offering both scheduled and air charter services.



Our mission at Air Excel is to safely transport passengers by air within Tanzania and East

Africa, and to provide the best experience while doing so.

Air Excel is an owner-run and -operated airline with over four decades of experience in the Tanzanian aviation industry. The fleet is currently seven aircraft strong – comprising six Cessna Grand Caravans (C208B) and one twin-engine Let 410 E20.

The company specialises in bespoke private flights (air charters and scenic flying) throughout Tanzania and surrounding East African countries; and daily scheduled flights connecting the Northern Safari Circuit with Kilimanjaro, Zanzibar, Dar es Salaam and Dolly (Kili Golf).

Role Title: C208B Line Pilot

Role level: Captain

Reporting to: Director of Flight Operations

Location: Arusha, Tanzania

Remuneration: To be determined by pilots experience, total hours & time on type

Role Overview

We are seeking a C208B Captain to join our flight crew; represent the company; and both safely and efficiently transport passengers within Tanzania and to/from surrounding East African countries.

Join our team at the forefront of our operation and deliver the highly demanded link travellers to Tanzania require to complete their safari-going experience.

Key Responsibilities

  • Fly the company aircraft as per the companies’ Standard Operating Procedures and as operations departments’ instructions – ensuring all rules and regulations are followed.
  • Represent the company in a polite, professional and respectful manner as you are in the presence of the passenger/clients.
  • Ensure you maintain a valid Tanzanian pilot’s licence at all times.
  • Ensure to complete and keep track of all necessary paperwork in relation to your flights in a prompt and accurate manner.
  • Communicate in a clear, efficient, professional and respectful manner with all colleagues and departments.

You will have:

  • Minimum total time = 1,500 hours
  • Total time on C208B = 500+ hours
  • Current and active Tanzanian licence with C208/IR endorsement
  • Hold a valid medical approved by TCAA
  • No accident/incident history in the last 5 years
  • Familiarity with Tanzanian flight operations, including Northern Tanzania (Manyara, Tarangire, Serengeti)
  • Fluency in English
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to relocate to Arusha

Exceptional candidates will have:

  • Ability to start work immediately
  • Proficiency in additional languages
  • Tanzanian citizenship or the right to work in Tanzania
  • Experience operating scenic flights, specifically Mt. Kilimanjaro & other Tanzania landmarks
  • A background in safari-planning or tourism in East Africa

How to apply:

If you are interested in being considered for this role, please email your cover letter and CV

to [email protected] and Cc [email protected] as soon as possible.

  • Add C208B Captain as the email subject.
  • Please also include any letter of recommendation.

Once the position has been filled this posting will be removed.

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