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British Airways


Latest News /// British Airways
British Airways Flies First A380 Service to YVR 2016/05/03
British Airways to recruit record number of pilots and cabin crew 2016/01/17
Airbus says IAG firms up orders for 19 more aircraft 2015/11/09
British Airways is keeping B747-400's alive one upgrade at a time 2015/08/29
IAG Orders 31 Widebody & Single Aisle Aircraft 2015/08/07
IAG Cargo expands Qatar Airways freighter deal 2015/08/05
IAG To Order Up To 33 New Airbus Jets 2015/08/02
General Info /// British Airways
Callsign 'Speedbird', 'Shuttle'
CEO or MD Mr. Keith Williams, CEO
Address British Airways
The Rivers
PO Box 59 - Heathrow Airport
Hounslow, Middlesex
United Kingdom
Telephone +44 (0) 870 608 0747
British Airways website
Fleet Types 12 Airbus A380-800 Super Widebodies,
42 Boeing B747-400 Widebody Airliners,
12 Boeing B777-300ER Widebody Airliners,
46 Boeing B777-200 Widebody Airliners,
8 Boeing B787-800 Dreamliners,
14 Boeing B767-300ER Widebody Airliners,
18 Airbus A321-200 Airliners,
62 Airbus A320-200 Airliners,
44 Airbus A319-100 Airliners,
2 Airbus A318-200 Airliners,
8 Embraer 190 E-Jets (operated by CityFlyer),
6 Embraer 170 Regional Jets (operated by CityFlyer).
Aircraft Orders 22 Boeing B787-9 Dreamliners (5 in 2015, 6 in 2016, 5 in 2017),
12 Boeing B787-10 Dreamliners,
Pilot Bases / Domiciles EGLL - London Heathrow Airport / London UK
EGKK - London Gatwick Airport / London UK

Long-standing International Airline - Founding Member of the oneworld Alliance.

Now operate within the IAG Airline Group; consisting of British Airways, Iberia, and Aer Lingus.

Franchise Partners / Wholly Owned Subsidaries: Sun Air (Scandinavia) and Comair (South Africa).

Alliance oneworld, Iberia, American Airlines, Cathay Pacific
Last Update 2016/09/08: Information Updated
Pilot Recruitment Info /// British Airways
Employer Notes

**Please see Pilot Career Schemes below for more information.

The airline though plans to take on more than 800 new pilots by 2016, using three combined recruitment programmes:

*FPP - A new programme to help people to train to become airline pilots for the first time, called the ‘Future Pilot Programme / FPP’.

*MANAGED PATH - a joint initiative with the UK Armed Forces to provide military pilots with a planned career path into commercial aviation with British Airways.

*DIRECT ENTRY - for experienced pilots who want to develop their careers with one of the most progressive international airlines in the business.

NOTE:  Managed Path Pilot Schemes is now closed for applications.


* Must hold valid EU Passport / Citizenship.
* Must have legal right to live and work in Europe.
* Must hold JAA/EASA Pilot Licence and Medical.

Pilot Hiring
Pilot Career Schemes - British Airways
Cadet Scheme
Future Pilot Programme - British Airways
Captain Robin Glover, Head of Pilot Recruitment
Mr. Lindsay Craig, Pilot Recruitment