BA CityFlyer, a wholly owned subsidiary of
British Airways, will visit Birmingham next week as
part of a campaign to recruit new captains.
The airline will hold
an open day at the Hilton Metropole hotel at Birmingham NEC on
Monday, 27 November seeking pilots to operate flights on its
The new captains will operate services out of one of the airline’s two
main bases at London City and Edinburgh.
On the day BA CityFlyer’s Head of Flight Operations, Captain Steve Cook, will be
on hand to discuss the airline, career, lifestyle, selection and
application process together with fleet managers and
representatives from rostering and HR.
Captain Steve Cook said,
“As BA CityFlyer continues to grow, we are recruiting captains to
play an important role in our continuing success. As an airline we
have a proud reputation for safety and highly trained
professionals and we are coming to Birmingham to search for
exceptional individuals to join us. Our customers are at the heart
of our business and it’s important that all our crew combine their
flying skills with people skills and
understand the importance of excellent onboard service.”
CityFlyer currently has 215 pilots, 104 captains and 111 first
officers. The airline is also one of the biggest employers of
female pilots, representing 15% of the workforce in total,
including eight captains.
The airline currently operates a fleet of 20 Embraer 170 and 190
aircraft to more than 30 destinations throughout the UK and
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