BA Cityflyer re-open recruitment through Kura Aviation

BA Cityflyer has re-opened applications for its ground breaking, First Officer Modular Pathway.

Designed specifically for modular trained pilots seeking their first employment opportunity the Modular Pathway represents a unique opportunity for modular trained pilots to join the airline as First Officers.

BA Cityflyer Fleet Manager (Technical) Captain Dave Cox commented, “We are delighted to continue our partnership with Kura to provide BA Cityflyer with modular trained First Officers. We are looking for exceptional people to join our flight crew and we know that Kura consistently delivers high quality, airline ready commercial pilots.“

The two successful applicants from the previous selection, Adam O’Neill and Stuart Gooch, are scheduled to join the airline on April 1st.

Successful applicants will receive a First Officer job offer which is subject to satisfactory completion of BESTPILOTTM. The programme, which is part-funded in accordance with Kura’s status as a Community Interest Company, will include professional development training, the Airline Jet Foundation Course with MCC and on aircraft UPRT. JOC training and an Embraer 170/190 type rating will be paid for by the airline and is fully bonded.

Kura’s Managing Director, Isobel Hall, states, ‘We are delighted to partner with BA Cityflyer to create more employment opportunities for modular trained pilots.  Importantly for the industry, this continuing joint initiative provides further assurance to aspiring pilots that airline opportunities are available to those that choose modular training, and at significantly less cost.’

Requirements to apply:

  • ICAO Level 6 English
  • Full Clean Driving Licence
  • Unrestricted right to live and work in the UK
  • Be able to satisfy BA Cityflyer referencing requirements
  • Must be able to attend for selection in the periods stated in the FAQ
  • Must be able to undertake BESTPILOT™ training between 1st May – 31st July 2016

Applications for the BA Cityflyer First Officer Modular Pathway are being accepted exclusively through Kura Aviation CIC. For further information and to apply, visit Closing date is 25th March 2016.

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