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Iberia offering cadet pilot jobs in ‘part sponsorship’ training deal
May09

Iberia offering cadet pilot jobs in ‘part sponsorship’ training deal

Iberia announced the relaunch of its cadet pilot training programme in association with FTEJerez Flight Training Europe. The collaboration between Iberia and FTEJerez will see the Spanish flag carrier providing interest-free financing for approximately 50% of the training cost. New pilot hopefuls have until the 15 May to submit their applications for the Iberia initiative that is helping to ease the burden of high professional flight...

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easyJet opens pilot training programme targeting 200 new pilots
Apr24

easyJet opens pilot training programme targeting 200 new pilots

easyJet has announced that it has opened its Generation easyJet Pilot Training programme, which takes aspiring pilots with little or no experience to the cockpit of an Airbus A320 commercial airliner in around two years as qualified co-pilot. Over 1000 new pilots are set to join easyJet by 2028 as part of a five year recruitment drive, with around 200 places now available this year. The announcement comes shortly after Aer Lingus, TUi...

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British Airways opens application process for its Speedbird ‘self-sponsorship’ new pilot career pathway
Feb26

British Airways opens application process for its Speedbird ‘self-sponsorship’ new pilot career pathway

British Airways is now accepting applications for its Speedbird Self-Sponsored Pathway for aspiring pilots. The self-sponsored programme runs jointly with the airline’s fully funded Speedbird programme, with the main difference being successful applicants must pay for training cost. Candidates who are training at one of British Airways approved training organisations (ATO) including FTEJerez, L3 Harris, Leading Edge or Skyborne, can...

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Goodwood Flying School to continue Rob Wildeboer pilot scholarships in 2024
Feb20

Goodwood Flying School to continue Rob Wildeboer pilot scholarships in 2024

Goodwood Flying School launches its 2024 Rob Wildeboer Scholarships to help student pilots on their aviation journey after it received generous community donations.  There are currently four Rob Wilderboer scholarships on offer in 2024, including (2) 10 hour training sessions in a Cessna 172, and (2) five hour training sessions in a Piper Cub. Melanie Wright, Flying School Operations Manager said: “Thank you to everyone who has kindly...

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British Airways Speedbird Academy to return this year
Feb14

British Airways Speedbird Academy to return this year

BA recruitment team members Lucy Sylvester and Suzy Morgan confirmed the return of the airline’s Speedbird Academy in 2024 in a recent interview with FLYER Livestream.  During the interview, which featured insights into Suzy’s career from gliders to captaining the Boeing 777 for British Airways, the pair confirmed the return of the hugely successful Speedbird Academy after it launched in 2023. The 2023 Academy application process saw...

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