British Airways is currently looking for high caliber pilots to join their operation. Minimum requirements: A current UK issued EASA ATPL(A) Flight Crew Licence with Class 1 medical or the ability to convert your licence to a UK issued EASA ATPL(A) before joining ICAO Level 6 proficiency in English language A valid passport (with minimum of 12 months before expiry date) allowing unrestricted worldwide travel The unrestricted right to live and work in the UK To hold a current type rating, an ATPL(A) and have a minimum of 2000 hours total flying experience including 1000 hours on Jet transport category aircraft with MTOM greater than 25 tonnes or multi-crew turboprop transport aircraft/military equivalent with MTOM greater than 50 tonnes. Candidates must also have relevant experience, on an aircraft enabling a ZFT training course, within the 12 months preceding the start of their BA conversion course
Preference will be given to candidates who are type-rated on the following aircraft B747-400/ B777/ B787/ A380/A350 or currently flying a jet type with a MTOM of 25 tonnes or greater and holding an unfrozen ATPL (A)
Candidates applying from BA CityFlyer should apply through the internal eJobscan system (Please note: If you are currently a British Airways CityFlyer employee, please ensure that your line manager is aware of your application in order to be eligible for this role)
Successful candidates will be entered into our hold pool from which an offer onto any British Airways fleet may be made You will need a first class flying record and a good level of physical fitness, and will be able to satisfy British Airways' medical requirements
Your height will be between1.57m (5'2") and 1.91m (6'3") with weight in proportion to height (height is accurately determined during the assessment process). Qualified pilots who are taller than 1.91m may submit an application but will be required to undergo a functionality check to confirm their ability to meet the requirements of the seating positions in the British Airways fleet of aircraft
You will be passionate about a career as a pilot with British Airways. While there are opportunities to move fleets with British Airways, initial fleet postings normally last a minimum of five years You will already be comfortable with taking control of your own learning and professional development, and both willing and able to self-study, read widely, and continue to develop as a safety conscious professional pilot for the duration of your flying career
You will be comfortable flying a busy schedule, with BA flights operating 365 days a year
You will be comfortable working with colleagues and customers from all cultures and nationalities, and able to identify, and work, with cultural differences Finally, you will have a genuine enthusiasm for our customers, and finding ways to exceed their expectations when they fly with us. You will be able to put our customers' needs at the heart of your decision making, and will be comfortable dealing with our customers face to face both when things are going to plan, but also when they're not The current closing date is 30th June 2019.