Join the team

Flybe currently employs over 1,700 staff at locations throughout the UK. With our vastly growing network Flybe further demonstrates its position as the Europes Leading Independent Regional Airline. Managing growth is an ongoing challenge, key to which is recruiting and retaining high-quality employees across every discipline of the business. From pilots to engineers, customer service to cabin crew and management to administration, we are always looking for individuals with the experience, personality and flexibility to add value to our operations.

If you do join us you will become part of a company committed to developing business by developing people. You can also expect excellent pay and benefits and real opportunities for career progression.

Pilot recruitment

Pilot recruitment

Flybe is Europe's Leading Independent Regional Airline and with over 35 years of continuous operation a network of 7 UK bases.

Applications will be considered for the Dash 8 aircraft only. Jet positions are filled from within the company on a seniority basis. Please note we do not accept CV's, all applications must be made online.


Flybe Flight Crew Recruitment

Due to ongoing reduced requirements Flybe has no current requirement for Direct Entry Captains or First Officers.  The online system is currently closed.

If you have previously applied online please ensure that your details are kept updated as you will still be able to access your application via the link in the email that you would have received after submitting your application.

Should you experience any technical difficulties with the application system please email with details of the problem.  This e mail address is not for recruitment enquiries.


Direct entry captains

Flybe has a policy of promoting internally to fill command positions. However when required, applications may be considered for Direct Entry Commands from pilots who have at least 2,500 hours total time. This should include a minimum of 500 hours command experience on a relevant type ie aircraft with a MTOW greater than 10 tonnes. Candidates are required to hold a licence issued in accordance with the Aircrew Regulations and a valid Class 1 medical.

First officers

Flybe recruit First Officers from a variety of backgrounds and experience levels. Our aim is to recruit candidates with the potential for future command opportunities within the airline.

Newly qualified pilots should have completed either an Integrated or Modular flying course at a recognised Approved Training Organisation. A minimum of 90% average at ground school stage of training is required. In addition to holding a licence issued in accordance with the Aircrew Regulations and a valid Class 1 Medical, First Officer candidates should also have completed a Multi Crew Co-operation course. Modular candidates should have completed training at a single ATO, not including basic PPL training or ATPL theory study and examination.

Other requirements

All applicants must speak fluent English and where relevant have the right to live and work in the UK.

Training to be a Pilot

Please read "Training to be a Pilot" for information on Flybe schemes with partner Approved Training Organisations (ATO).

Engineering recruitment

We have ongoing expansion plans and have completed of phase 1 of our £15 million state of the art facilities in Exeter and currently employ a variety of Engineers to support not only the Flybe fleet but also third party clients who provide more than 70% of our customer base.

Although we have no immediate requirement for engineers, please keep watching this website for further information; any engineering vacancies will be advertised under our current vacancies section.

Cabin crew

If you are interested in becoming a member of Cabin Crew with Flybe please take a look at our cabin crew section.

General vacancies

Interested in joining Flybe? Due to recent expansion we are looking to employ many new staff. Take a look at our current vacancies section, and become part of our exciting team.


Flybe is an Equal Opportunities Employer and offers exciting career opportunities to ambitious, energetic and committed individuals.



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