Website British Airways Euroflyer
BA Euroflyer Direct Entry First Officers
British Airways are recruiting Direct Entry First Officers for their Gatwick base (EuroFlyer) in the UK. They will accept non-rated applicants providing you have 500 hours or 100 sectors on a qualifying aircraft. The following information has been extracted from the BA Careers page.
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.
BA Euroflyer, the new low cost base subsidiary of British Airways, are inviting passionate, career focused pilots to join our London based team.
So what is Euroflyer as a place to work….We are a small airline, whose focus is on creating a base that feels like family, for the family. We listen, we care. Our country’s creativity, diversity, style, wit and warmth are the same special qualities that make us who we are. Together as one team, one family, we’re connecting Britain with Europe. If you’re made of the same qualities as us, you could soon be part of the next chapter of our story.
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.
Our fleet of 16 A320 aircraft is growing, our routes are connecting our customers to destinations throughout Europe, whilst offering the well known British Airways product, where the customer always comes first. We work hard to deliver the highest professional and safety standards, whilst celebrating and recognising when staff go the extra mile. In your first year, you can expect to earn around £65,000. Joining Euroflyer on a 12 year pay scale, it will only go up from there.
As we continue our post Covid recovery, we are seeking suitably qualified pilots to join us for 2023 and beyond.
What we ask of you:
- Current UK Part-FCL licence or the ability to convert current state issued licence to a UK CAA Licence before date of joining.
- 500 hours or 100 sectors on a ZFT qualifying aircraft
- UK issued Class 1 medical or EASA Class 1 medical
- Height between 1.57m (5’2”) and 1.91m (6’3”). Qualified pilots taller than 1.91m may submit an application but will be required to undergo a functionality check to confirm their ability to meet requirements of the seating positions in the BA Euroflyer fleet.
- Good level of physical fitness
- Spoken and written English ICAO level 6
- Valid passport (minimum 12 months before expiry date)
- Unrestricted right to live and work in the UK
What we can offer in return:
- Company funded conversion course/type rating
- Medical and licence renewals paid by BA Euroflyer
- Company pension scheme (up to 15% employer contribution)
- Loss of Licence scheme on joining
- Life insurance benefits
- Health Insurance with AXA PPP
- 30 days annual leave (15 days per season, 10 in 1st season)
- Eligible for extensive British Airways worldwide staff travel
- Unlimited discounted airfares for your friends and family
- Discounts at selected car hire, hotels and retail stores
- 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.
- Staff travel as soon as you join
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 **
Before joining BA Euroflyer 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.
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.
Applications are to be submitted online.
To apply for this job please visit careers.ba.com.