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.

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Experienced Pilot Recruitment

We have successfully fulfilled existing Pilot Recruitment requirements for the Winter season, and planning is underway for future requirements into 2022.

All future opportunities for external joiners will be advertised on our careers website so please keep checking here for any updates.

We look forward to speaking to you soon.

The Jet2.com Pilot Recruitment Team

Opportunities

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

With our growing Fleet of aircraft (now including A320/1) and ever expanding destinations to the Mediterranean, the Canary Islands and to European Leisure Cities, we are frequently 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/B757 or A320/1 Aircraft, or a similar size and configuration Commercial Jet Aircraft
  • Valid UK issued Pilots Licence
  • Valid UK issued Class 1 Medical - minimum of 6 months validity when joining
  • The unrestricted right to work in the UK
  • 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/B757 or A320/1 – in excess of 500 hours flying time on type
  • Valid UK issued Pilots Licence
  • Valid UK issued Class 1 Medical - minimum of 6 months validity when joining
  • The unrestricted right to work in the UK
  • English Language proficiency – minimum level 4

Pilot Apprentices

  • Valid UK issued Pilots Licence (fATPL)
  • Valid UK issued Class 1 Medical - minimum of 6 months validity when joining
  • Completed an APS MCC course, or a Jet Orientation Course (JOC) & Multi-Crew Co-operation course (MCC)
  • Strong ATPL results and Training record
  • Have successfully completed a Multi-Engine Instrument Rating
  • The unrestricted right to work in the UK
  • English Language proficiency – minimum level 4
Our Bases

Training

Housing 5 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 Pilot Apprentice scheme is all about getting to know our business, our ethos and our customers.

You will gain experience across a number of business areas, learning new skills and building relationships with colleagues. Over the course of the programme, you will spend time working in one of our bases as well as flying as Cabin Crew. On successful completion of the scheme, 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 Apprentice Scheme are a UK issued Frozen ATPL Pilots Licence, completion of a Multi Engine Instrument Rating, a current UK issued Class 1 Medical Certificate and completion of an APS MCC Course, or a Multi Crew Co-operation (MCC) & Jet Orientation (JOC) course.