We are recruiting for direct entry Captains to join us, flying our fleet of Dash 8 Q400 turboprop aircraft out of one of our many regional bases. We are looking for positive, performance-driven individuals, who thrive from being part of a team.

We have strengthened our offering for UK Direct Entry Captains*, including:

  • Salary £70,037, yearly incremental increases thereafter
  • Flight Duty Allowance payable and generous scheduling agreement payments when applicable
  • 35 days Annual Leave and a minimum of 115 days off per year
  • 12% Company Pension Contribution
  • Type Rating bond of £18,000 for a period of two years
  • BALPA agreed Scheduling Agreement
  • Life Assurance
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Loss of Licence Insurance
  • Rebate Travel Flybe and Interline
  • Aberdeen allowance equivalent to £500 per month until 31st March 2019 (this will apply to all Captains in Flybe who live, and are based, in Aberdeen)

We ask for all applicants to comply with the following entry requirements:

  • Valid UK CAA issue EASA ATPL (or willing to convert prior to employment)
  • Valid Instrument Rating or multi-crew type rating
  • Valid Class 1 Medical
  • ICAO English Level 5 or above
  • Unrestricted right to live and work in the EEA
  • 2,500 total flying hours, including 1,000 Pilot In Command hours, multi-crew experience
  • Operated on the above aircraft type in this capacity within the last 12 months
  • Currency of 50 hours flying in the last 12 months, aircraft and/or sim
  • Full Driving Licence



We like to keep our processes simple. If you are interested in joining a dynamic team, that can offer you regional flying, please apply using the link below.

Those applicants who meet our entry requirements will be invited to attend a recruitment day at our Training Academy in Exeter which will involve:

  • Online psychometric testing (to be completed prior to attending the recruitment day)
  • Face to face interview with the Flybe Pilot Recruitment Team
  • SIM Assessment with a member of the Flybe Flight Operations Training Team

*For details of the terms and conditions for Dusseldorf captains, please email [email protected]