Jet2 maternity pay conditions
December 5, 2019 Airlines

Jet2 improved pilot’s maternity leave conditions following the BALPA Baby on Board campaign

BALPA, the British Airline Pilots Association, has praised airline Jet2 for heeding its Baby on Board campaign to enhance maternity pay for women pilots. Following the campaign, the airline has made improvements in its maternity / patern...

Business jet pilots needed in the United Kingdom
November 26, 2019 Pilot demand

2,500 business jet pilots needed in the UK, commercial operators struggle in competition with airlines

Colibri Aircraft, an aircraft brokerage company based in London, has warned that competition with the commercial sector as an employer means that the world of private aviation is facing a shortage of pilots. They estimate that 2,500 n...

Nick Davidson Memorial Flying Scholarship at London Biggin Hill Airport
October 4, 2019 Sponsorship schemes

Get your Private Pilot’s Licence for free with the Nick Davidson Memorial Flying Scholarship

Budding pilots are invited to apply for the 2020 Nick Davidson Memorial Flying Scholarship (NDMFS), which is sponsored by London's Biggin Hill Airport. The scholarship scheme is a tribute to pilot Nick Davidson who died from cancer in...

Virgin Atlantic female pilot Barbie
September 19, 2019 Airlines

Virgin Atlantic Barbie dolls set to inspire a new generation of female pilots

The launch of three new Barbie dolls is poised to inspire a whole new generation of girls and young women to follow a career in aviation. In a partnership between Virgin Atlantic and Barbie UK, Pilot Barbie, Cabin Crew Barbie and Engi...

ACS Flight Training PPL scholarship
September 4, 2019 Flight schools

ACS Flight Training offers two PPL scholarships and free Bose A20 headset

On the trail of ACS Flight Training successful and popular Flight Instructor Sponsorship Program, the company is gearing up to launch a brand new flying scholarship for two individuals hoping to take to the sky and fly in 2020. Sponso... open day at Bristol Groundschool
August 29, 2019 Airlines scheduled pilot open day at Bristol Groundschool will be at Bristol Groundschool and Wings Alliance on Thursday 17th October 2019 to present Pilot Apprentice Scheme and opportunities for Direct Entry pilots. Discussion topics will include the 2019/2020 recruitment campaign ... pilot apprenticeship programme Leeds Airport
July 24, 2019 Airlines pilot apprenticeship programme open for applications (updated July 2019) has opened apprenticeship scheme for aspiring pilots, providing successful applicants with the chance to develop their careers in the aviation industry and became an airline pilot on Boeing B737NG. Those enrolled in the programm...

Leading Edge Aviation ATPL bursary
July 20, 2019 Flight schools

Win £20,000 bursary towards the cost of integrated ATPL by Leading Edge Aviation

The dream of becoming an airline pilot is one that is shared by thousands of young people all over the country. But it can often feel like an unattainable one, beyond the reach of many families, primarily because of the spiralling c...

L3Harris training centre London Gatwick
July 17, 2019 Flight schools

L3 Harris opened a new pilot training centre near Gatwick Airport (Crawley)

Located near Gatwick Airport in Crawley, West Sussex, L3 Harris' new Pilot Training Centre has officially been opened by royalty. On 10th July 2019, the London centre was opened by HRH Prince of Wales Prince C...

TUI Airlines military pilots hiring
May 21, 2019 Airlines

TUI Airways offers First Officer positions to military pilots preparing to leave

There is a new job opportunity for pilots who are about to quit their military career or have quit the army recently. TUI Airways, the airline of The TUI Group and the 3rd biggest airline in the UK, is looking for their new First and Sec...