Wednesday, July 27, 2022

British Airways Pilot Recruitment - Direct Entry Pilot

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To apply you must hold a current type rating with a minimum of 500 hours or 100 sectors on a Zero Flight Time qualifying aircraft.  Please read the job description for full criteria.

This is a key time to be joining British Airways as we build a Better BA. We take huge pride in our past – but we’re looking to the future as an airline that loves embracing the best of modern Britain. Our country’s creativity, diversity, style, wit and warmth are the same special qualities that make us who we are. If you’re made of the same qualities as us, you could soon be part of the next chapter of our story. Together as one team, we’re connecting Britain with the world and the world to Britain like no one else. 

For British Airways Pilots, the customer always comes first. Your goal will be to provide the very best flight experience possible. Wherever you are going, your flying will be world class. The life of a commercial pilot is exciting, and you’ll be challenged every day to perform to the highest standards.  

We offer a greater choice of fleet types and routes, both long and short haul, than any other UK airline. We are continuing to welcome more deliveries of Airbus A350, A320 NEO & B787.  

As we continue our post Covid recovery, we are seeking suitably qualified pilots to joinus for 2023 and beyond.  

Not only will you have the chance to further your career development within BA, you’ll have access to our competitive reward and benefits package. This includes core company paid benefits such as a Defined Contribution pension scheme, generous Life Assurance cover and a whole host of options to support your physical, mental and financial wellbeing. You can also sign up for a range of voluntary benefits such as Private Medical cover, Dental and Critical Illness cover, Technology Scheme, Cycle to Work and Electric Car Scheme. And of course, you’ll be able to enjoy the benefit of staff travel as soon as you join us.

The Airbus A320 remains our primary recruiting fleet, therefore preference will be given to those that hold a current A320 rating. 

We are an equal opportunities employer and value diversity at British Airways. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status. This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the job and the general nature and level of work performed by job holders within this job. However, this job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of qualifications, skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position.

** If you are a current BA CityFlyer Pilot you must apply via Jobsearch **

Licence Conversion - UK Part-FCL Licence

Before joining British Airways you must hold a UK Part-FCL Licence.  

The process of transferring from EASA Part-FCL to UK Part-FCL is strictly time limited and the latest guidance for licence conversion is issued on the CAA website and can be found using the link below.

Conversion of an EASA flight crew licence to a UK part equivalent licence | Civil Aviation Authority (

Whilst we can progress your application without a UK licence, we are unable to make a formal offer until you are in possession of one.  

If you meet all of the above requirements please submit your online application here

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