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Qualification requirements

SAS is looking forward to welcome new applicants to an inspiring and challenging job as pilot at SAS. If you fulfill the requirements listed below you can go direct to the application process via the Apply page.

Education Level

  • Equivalent to Studentereksamen (Denmark)
  • Grundläggande behörighet för högskolestudier (Sweden)
  • Generel studiekompetanse (Norway)
  • Baccalaureat or equivalent (France)
  • Equivalent to Upper secondary school leaving examination (Other countries)

SAS will select the most suitable applicants for processing. The marks will be evaluated as part of the applicants’ total evaluation – for applicants with no or limited supplementary education and/or experience such marks will have significance.


No restrictions apply. However applicants must have the right to live and work in the EU including Norway, indefinitely and without restrictions, or be able to obtain this right before employment.


Fluency in one of the Scandinavian languages ( Berlitz level C1) to be documented before assessment.

Fluency in spoken and written English.


Minimum 157 cm maximum 200 cm.

License requirements

Only applicants with a valid JAR-FCL license will be accepted.

Applicants must hold one of the following licenses:

  • JAR-MPL(A)
  • JAR-CPL(A), with completed ATPL theory and MCC course

In all three cases the applicant must possess a valid IR(A)ME, a General Flight Radiotelephone Operator Certificate ( GEN ) and an ICAO Language proficiency to level 5 .

Note: You must convert your license to a Scandinavian JAR licence, i.e. from Denmark, Norway or Sweden before your start as a pilot in SAS (as applicable).

Medical requirements

Applicants must hold a valid Part-MED Medical Class 1

Flight time requirements

No specific flight time requirements exist.


An applicant is required to provide SAS with an updated copy of his criminal record.