Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Programme

UAE National Aircraft Maintenance Programme

Would the challenge of being responsible to look after Etihad’s fantastic fleet excite you? Do you feel at home within an aircraft hangar? If so, you were born to be an engineer and we’d be pleased to help you achieve that dream.

Etihad Airways operate one of the youngest fleet in the world. And we have a great team of engineers who ensure that our aircraft run smoothly all the time. This is a sophisticated process since we must utilize every plane effectively to get the most out of it. We are looking for engineers to help us to keep our fleet up to the highest level.

Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Programme Structure

The program consists of structured learning as well as practical Training:

Phase 1 Phase 2 Phase 3
Foundation course An approximately equal amout of theory and practical training World-class training facility

Selection Criteria


  • UAE national with family book
  • Between 18 – 26 years old
  • Completed the foundation year at the Higher College of Technology (HCT) or the Al Ain International Aviation Academy (Abu Dhabi Polytechnic) and get accepted in the Aircraft Engineering major
  • Excellent command of English (written and verbal).

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