BA CityFlyer welcomes 20th aircraft and launches pilot recruitment campaign

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Since 2007, BA CityFlyer has grown to become the leading operator at London City Airport, and over the last year, the airline – a wholly owned subsidiary of British Airways – has extended its services and fleet, flying both business and leisure routes from the heart of London city and, from this summer, London Stansted.  In July, BA CityFlyer will welcome another Embraer 190, the 20th aircraft to join the jet airliner fleet and – as a result – the airline has launched a pilot recruitment drive for both direct entry Captains and First Officers, in partnership with CTC Aviation.

Captain David Cox – Fleet Manager (Technical and Safety), BA CityFlyer commented, “We’re looking for pilots with a variety of experience who have the drive to provide industry defining standards of customer service in a demanding, dynamic and exciting environment. The job satisfaction is fantastic with the most testing airline flying in Europe as part of our daily routine.  For pilots who love to fly the rewards and career development opportunities are terrific.”

On offer is a competitive remuneration and benefits package, which includes access to worldwide staff travel with British Airways.  Additionally, the airline has an established career pathway into British Airways which opens to all pilots after 18 months qualifying service.

Applications are now open for BA CityFlyer Direct Entry Captains and First Officers via Successful candidates will join BA CityFlyer on their Embraer 170/190 fleet, based at London City Airport serving a mixture of business and leisure destinations throughout Europe.

For those looking to discover more and to meet the recruitment teams, CTC Aviation are holding a free Direct Entry Pilot Careers Event featuring a presentation from BA CityFlyer.  Discover more and register today

Find full information on the BA CityFlyer opportunities available by visiting