Joining one of our graduate programmes will put you at the heart of British Airways, the UK’s flag carrier, a truly global business and one of the most recognised brands in the world.

We’re offering responsibility, variety and challenge, right from the start of your career. You’ll have the chance to work on projects with real value, then see the impact you make – and even shape the future of what our airline looks like. On completing your programme, there will be a wealth of different paths to follow.

What are we looking for from you? Standout qualities that will equip you to impress in a rapidly evolving industry. A knack for working at pace. The hunger to build your knowledge. A sharp commercial mindset. And a talent for teamwork. It’s a rare combination. But that’s what it takes to thrive at British Airways.

Find the programme for you

Your part in our future

The airline sector is changing fast. The rise of data and new technologies makes serving our 36 million customers both simpler and more complicated. Matters like Brexit, regulation and sustainability add to the complexity, while customers’ needs and expectations are ever-evolving.

In this shifting landscape. British Airways has to tackle many challenges, both those faced by the industry as a whole, and the ones unique to our business. This takes an agile-minded, forward-thinking workforce that can act fast, think smart, make us lean and reap the rewards of teamwork.

That’s why we’re looking for graduates like you. Dynamic high-performers who are ready to work together in a faster, smarter, leaner way. People who will stand up to whatever’s thrown at them. And then do what it takes to guarantee success for the business, our customers and each other.

Here’s what’s in it for you

We set high standards for our graduates. Because it takes a lot to meet our expectations, we offer plenty back in return. You can expect regular feedback and recognition for a job well done, and rewards well beyond a salary and benefits package that’s likely to make you the envy of your peers.

  • Salary Package

    Salaries start in the range of £27,500 - £32,000 (programme dependent), with increases based on your performance on the programme.

    A bonus scheme linked to company and individual performance.

    A high quality pension scheme.

  • Flights & holidays

    Discounts on British Airways flights and holidays for you, your friends and family.

    Unlimited standby flights anywhere in the world on British Airways and other airlines.

  • Lifestyle

    Access to discounts with thousands of retailers, savings on childcare, and gyms.

    Wellbeing facilities to support you to stay fit and well.

    At Waterside, the amenities include an onsite gym and hairdressers, plus parkland all around to enjoy in your lunch break.

  • Getting involved

    Get involved with our Community Investment programmes, including Flying Start, our charity partnership with Comic Relief.

    Help us bring the next generation of talent into the business, by getting involved in our outreach work with schools, colleges and universities.

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