100% Saudization in the Aviation Professions

Saudi Arabia has introduced 50% to 100% Saudization in licensed aviation professions including pilots, co-pilots, and air hostesses.

A- 100% Saudization in the following licensed aviation professions starting from March 15, 2023.

Saudization in the Aviation Professions

B- 60% Saudization in Aviation Transport Pilot profession starting from March 15, 2023.

  • It will further increase to 70% from March 4, 2024.
  • Profession Code: 315304.

C- 50% Saudization in Air Host profession starting from March 15, 2023. 

  • It will further increase to 60% from March 4, 2024.
  • Profession code: 511101.

D- Saudization in licensed aviation professions would create 4,000 jobs for Saudis.

E- All workers in the target professions should obtain professional accreditation from the General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA).

F- Iqama transfer or the change of Iqama professions for the occupations stated above would also halt.

Saudization in the Aviation Professions

Source: HRSD Ministry

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