At Flybe, the sky is the limit. There are opportunities for you to build your hours at a rapid rate to gain experience and then embark on your Command, in a matter of years.

On average, our current First Officers take just three years to achieve Command. When you feel ready, we have a Command Development Programme, where your local manager will help guide you through the process.

As a First Officer, you will benefit from:

  • Starting salary of £29,000* - yearly incremental increases thereafter
  • Flight Duty Allowance payable and generous scheduling agreement payments when applicable
  • 28 days Annual Leave, increasing to 33 with loyalty
  • Minimum of 115 days off per year
  • BALPA agreed Scheduling Agreement
  • 2% Auto Enrolment Pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Loss of Licence Insurance
  • Rebate Travel - Flybe and Interline

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

  • Valid UK CAA issue EASA Frozen ATPL, CPL or MPL (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
  • Minimum 85% average at Ground School (not applicable if total flying experience is greater than or equal to 1,000 hours or holder of a valid multi-crew type rating)
  • Multi Crew Co-operation Course (MCC)/Airline Pilot Standard (APS) MCC
  • Jet Orientation Course (JOC)/Airline Pilot Standard (APS) MCC, or multi-crew flying within the last 12 months
  • Advanced Upset Prevention and Recovery Training (UPRT) – Aircraft (not applicable to holders of a Multi-Crew Type Rating)
  • Currency of 50 hours flying in the last 12 months, aircraft and/or certified sim, 8 hours of recency must be in the last 3 months (inclusive of a MCC/JOC where appropriate). Logbooks are checked at interview.
  • Full Driving Licence

*Please note: First six weeks pay at £26,000, with hotel accommodation with breakfast provided by the Company, no FDA is paid during this period.