Pilot Careers

Join Jet2.com and not only will you become part of an award winning airline and tour operator, you will also unlock career opportunities like no other.

Career advancement at Jet2.com is based on merit and not seniority, meaning a very competitive time to Command and a wide variety of other opportunities in addition to your day to day flying – 20% of our Pilots undertake additional duties!

When you include a permanent base close to home, a very competitive basic salary, sector pay and benefits, many 2 sector flying days, great Winter leave opportunities and friendly, localised management at Base level, joining Jet2.com is as much about Pilot lifestyle as anything else.

We take people on holiday!
Our Pilots play a vital role in helping us deliver on our family friendly ethos - a comfortable and secure environment on board, coupled with great service and fabulous holiday destinations at great value prices.

Latest

Pilot Roadshows - Palma and Alicante

Recruiting now!

This is an incredibly exciting time for Jet2.com and Jet2holidays. We are now recruiting Pilots to be based in both Palma and Alicante and are holding Roadshows in each location to discuss these opportunities further.

If you are a Pilot with a strong training record and the commitment, energy and flexibility required to deliver friendly low fares and send our all-important customers on holiday, then why not come and meet us to find out more.

Alicante:
Monday 16 October and Tuesday 17 October 2017
10:00 - 17:00 each day - arrive whenever convenient
Hotel Areca
Carrer del Llimó, 2, 03320 Torre del Pla, Alacant, Spain

Palma:
Wednesday 18 October and Thursday 19 October 2017
10:00 - 17:00 each day - arrive whenever convenient
Hotel Iberostar Cristina
Calle Bartomeu Xamena, s/n, 07610 Playa de Palma, Mallorca, Islas Baleares, Spain

If you would like to register your interest prior to attending, please click 'Register' below, otherwise we will see you on the day.

To view the details of the jobs available and to apply, click 'Apply now' below.

Opportunities

This is an exciting time for Jet2.com and Jet2holidays!

With our growing Fleet of aircraft (we are investing in 34 brand new Boeing 737-800NG aircraft over a 2 year period) and ever expanding destinations to the Mediterranean, the Canary Islands and to European Leisure Cities, not to mention the addition of our two new Bases at Birmingham and London Stansted Airports, we are constantly looking for enthusiastic, dedicated and passionate Pilots to join our Team.

Our Entry Requirements

What you need in order to apply

Direct Entry Captains

  • Minimum 3,000 hours Total flying time (factorised)
  • In excess of 1,000 hours Command flying time on a B737 or B757 Aircraft, or a similar size and configuration Commercial Jet Aircraft
  • Valid UK issued EASA Pilots Licence (or the ability to convert to EASA)
  • Valid UK issued EASA Class 1 Medical (or the ability to convert to EASA)
  • The unrestricted right to work in the EU
  • English Language proficiency – minimum level 4

First Officers

  • Minimum 500 hours Total flying time including
  • Experience on a medium to heavy Commercial Multi Crew, Multi Engine Jet or Turboprop aircraft, or Military flying experience
  • If Type Rated on the B737 or B757 – in excess of 500 hours flying time on type
  • Valid UK issued EASA Pilots Licence (or the ability to convert to EASA)
  • Valid UK issued EASA Class 1 Medical (or the ability to convert to EASA)
  • The unrestricted right to work in the EU
  • English Language proficiency – minimum level 4

Pilot Apprentices

  • Valid UK issued EASA Pilots Licence (or the ability to convert to EASA)
  • Valid UK issued EASA Class 1 Medical (or the ability to convert to EASA)
  • Completed a Jet Orientation Course (JOC) and Multi-Crew Co-operation course (MCC)
  • Strong ATPL results and Training record
  • Hold a valid Multi-Engine Instrument rating
  • The unrestricted right to work in the EU
  • English Language proficiency – minimum level 4
Our Bases

Training

Housing 4 full flight Simulators, high-tech Computer Based training rooms and fully equipped classrooms and briefing rooms, our purpose built centre of excellence provides high quality training to all our Pilots.

Not only that, but it has created unrivalled opportunities for our Pilots to progress their careers through the creation of opportunities at all levels in the training world – from ATIs to TREs and everything in between! With full ATO status the expanding centre is the hub of our Pilot training, offering bespoke courses to new joiners and existing Pilots alike – and it’s only used by Jet2.com!

Apprentice Scheme

Our 12 month Pilot Apprentice scheme includes a winter and summer season across our bases.

You will gain experience across all of our business areas, learning new skills and building relationships with colleagues throughout the Operation. On completion, you will undertake a fully bonded Type Rating and join our fleet as a Second Officer with many exciting career development opportunities to follow.

The minimum entry requirements for the Pilot Apprenticeship are a Frozen ATPL Pilots Licence (with current Multi Engine Instrument Rating), a current Class 1 Medical Certificate and completion of Multi Crew Co-operation (MCC) and Jet Orientation (JOC) courses.

We have three intakes every year, so the next opportunity to join is never far away.