Aer Lingus launches biggest ever pilot recruitment drive

Aer Lingus pilots

Irish airline Aer Lingus has launched its biggest ever recruitment drive for pilots, with up to 100 direct entry positions available from its home base at Dublin Airport.

Closing date for applications is 29 October – link at the bottom of this page.

Successful pilots will be flying Aer Lingus’ s fleet of Airbus A320/1 and Airbus A330 to more than 100 destinations across UK, Europe and North America. Five new transatlantic routes have been aded to its longhaul network in the last two years: Hartford, Los Angeles, Newark, Miami and, just this month, Philadelphia.

Eight of the updated long range version of the Airbus A321neo (new engine option) are due on the fleet in the next few years.

Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus is looking for 100 direct entry Airbus pilots.

Mike Rutter, Aer Lingus Chief Operating Officer, said, “This is an exciting time to join Aer Lingus. As Ireland’s only 4 Star airline, we are proud to be internationally recognised for the 4 Star quality guest experience we provide.

“We are looking for highly motivated individuals who are committed to delivering our excellent service and who are tuned into the challenging commercial priorities faced by a value carrier in today’s highly competitive aviation sector. There are 100 positions available for direct entry pilots and over the next three years we plan to recruit up to 200.”

Apply here