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Cadet, First Officer & Captain Jobs With Jet2

Company Information

Last Recruitment Commenced: Ongoing throughout 2019
Currently Recruiting: Yes (As of July 2019)
Previously Recruited Low Hour Pilots: Yes
Trend: Postive Limited, often known simply as Jet2, is a British low cost airline that operates scheduled and chartered services. It is the third-largest scheduled airline in the UK. Its main base and headquarters is at Leeds Bradford International Airport, with further bases at Manchester, Belfast International, Edinburgh, Newcastle, East Midlands, Glasgow, Alicante, Birmingham, Palma and London Stansted. The company holds a United Kingdom Civil Aviation Authority Type A Operating Licence to carry passengers, cargo and mail on aircraft with 20 or more seats. also offers a charter service through its Jet2charters brand. Subsidiary company Jet2holidays offers ABTA and ATOL-protected package holidays with accommodation, transfers and flights to 81 city and sun destinations. and Jet2holidays had around 12,000 permanent and seasonal employees as of May 2018.

Jet2 has a history of recruiting directly for all ranks including low hour pilot positions. Over the last couple of years, they have run their Pilot Apprentice program which allows the successful applicant to gain experience in various airline departments before going onto completing a type rating on the B737 or 757. The cost of the type rating is paid by the company and the applicant bonded for a few years.

Jet2 Careers website describe the Pilot Apprentice Program: “The Pilot Apprentice programme will begin at Leeds Bradford International Airport and our Commercial Office in Leeds, where you will undertake a planned schedule geared towards giving you maximum exposure to the full range of and Jet2holidays business areas. This includes (among others) our Contact Centre, Operations, Finance, Human Resources, Jet2holidays and Engineering Teams. You will then support a wide range of Operational Teams, undertaking duties as Cabin Crew, Flight Planning and in our Training Centre in Bradford as well as the Crew rooms across our UK Bases.”

Pilot Bases:

  • Alicante
  • Belfast
  • Birmingham (From 30 March 2017)
  • East Midlands
  • Edinburgh
  • Glasgow
  • Leeds/Bradford (HQ)
  • Stansted (From 30 March 2017)
  • Manchester (Largest Base)
  • Newcastle

Current Fleet:

Operates 90 Aircraft in total.

  • 11 x Boeing 737-300
  • 68 x Boeing 737-800
  • 11 x Boeing 757-200

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Personnel Department
Low Fare Finder House(Airside)
Leeds Bradford International Airport
LS19 7TU
United Kingdom

Applications online.

Destinations: 72

All over Europe and North Africa.

Not including cargo or charter.

Current Recruitment:

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