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BA Euroflyer, the new low cost base subsidiary of British Airways, are inviting passionate, career focused experienced A320 captains 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. Our network delivers longer 2 sector days for our crew, meaning you are home every night. 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, leading the team in the air and on the ground.  

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 as a Euroflyer commander, you can expect to earn around £105,000. Joining Euroflyer on a 12 year pay scale, it will only go up from there.

And there’s more…And there’s more…when joining Euroflyer, you join the British Airways master seniority list. You will be placed onto the same seniority list as a BA mainline pilot, so what benefits does this have for you? It means you have the same bidding rights as a mainline pilot. What you bid for is entirely up to you and how you want your career to develop, you have the ability to bid for different fleets and different seats! 

We allow you to develop your career further, with early command opportunities and the possibility of training opportunities when they arise. Add to that, we have a whole host of leading industry benefits that we have listed below.

What we ask of you:

Currently operating as a captain, in addition to:

  • Currently operating in command on A320 in the last 6 months with 3500 total time and 1000 PIC on type
  • Current UK issued CAA Flight Crew Licence ATPL (A) or conversion to UK CAA licence initiated.
  • UK issued 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)

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

Minimum Criteria To Apply:

To be considered applicants must hold a UK Part-FCL Licence at time of submitting application or have initiated the conversion process with the UK CAA before 31st December 2022 if an EASA licence is current held.

Applicants with an EASA Licence who have not yet initiated a licence conversion via the UK CAA or started this after the 31st of December 2022 or hold an ICAO Licence, please apply only when the process is complete and a UK Part-FCL is held. 

To be considered for BA Euroflyer at the time of submitting online application – 500 hours or 100 sectors on an aircraft type that satisfies ZFTT*

#Candidates who were not successful at the assessment centre stage can now reapply for the pilot recruitment campaign after six months from their assessment date. This change is due to the updated assessment process, which excludes the psychometric test. Candidates who were not successful at the SIM stage must wait 12 months before reapplying for the pilot recruitment campaign.

##You may only apply to one airline within the British Airways family (British Airways, Euroflyer, or Cityflyer) at a time. If you are unsuccessful in one campaign, you will be unable to reapply to any of the three airlines within the British Airways family until the specified re-apply period has elapsed.

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.


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