Remuneration: Starting Salary £64,034 rising to £70,037 in April 2018

Role: Captain, Q400

Contract: Full Time

Location: Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Belfast, Birmingham, Exeter, Southampton or Manchester. All base vacancies subject to availability.

Furthermore, successful candidates can expect further rewards including Private Medical Insurance, Competitive pension scheme and staff travel.

Our Airline

Flybe started life as Jersey European Airways in 1979 and is now Europe’s largest regional airline. Its USP since repositioning as a full service, low fare airline in 2002 is providing affordable, regional and globally connectivity from primary local airports.

Flying more UK domestic flights than any other airline and with over half of its passengers travelling for business purposes, Flybe’s high frequency services are regarded as a necessity. not a luxury to the commuters it serves. It operates 214 routes flying over 450 flights a day serving 10 countries from 36 UK and 38 European airports. Its 77-strong fleet comprises 52 Bombardier Q400 turboprops, 20 E-jet aircraft all featuring 2x2 leather seating and 5 ATR 72aircraft operating “white label” flying for SAS.

Flybe promotes air travel being faster than road or rail and as an environmentally responsible method of travel that has a key role to play in contributing towards the growth of regional economies. it launched the aviation industry’s first ever eco labelling scheme in 2007; and has its own globally recognised Training Academy in Exeter that was opened in 2011.

The airline was listed on the London Stock Exchange in December 2010; thas seven codeshare agreements with leading flagship carriers, and two franchise partners, Loganair and Stobart Air. Due to an exciting period of growth, we are seeking Commanders to joinFlybe, operating the world’a largest fleet of state-of-the-art Q400 aircraft and continue this expansion in a friendly and rewarding environment.

Entry Criteria

  • Valid EASA ATPL licence (Pilot must be prepared to convert to a UK issued EASA licence once successful at assessment)
  • 2,500 total flying hours, including 1,000 Pilot In Command, multi-crew experience on an aircraft with a MTOW of no less than 10 tonnes
  • Operated on the above aircraft type in this capacity within the last 12 months
  • Hold a valid Instrument Rating/Type Rating
  • Valid Class 1 Medical
  • ICAO English level 4
  • Have the unrestricted right to live and work in the EEA
  • A valid DH8 Q400 Type Rating is desirable although not essential

Recruitment Process

To apply for this exciting opportunity, please click on the “apply now” link that will take you to our application system. For candidates who are successfully screened for further consideration, your assessment day will consist on a non-technical group exercise, capacity test, a competency based interview and a simulator assessment to be held in Southampton and/or Exeter (Please note that the simulator assessment can be completed on the same day or at a later date). Your performance across all four of these elements will be reviewed by the airline as a whole and we will confirm your result typically within one working day.

Please note any selection fee is covered by the airline.

Please note Flybe and CTC Aviation are unable to accept or respond to CV applications. Any correspondence or queries should be directed to flybe.dep@ctcaviation.com only.

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