Experienced Pilots

cabin crew


Customers are at the heart of everything we do at British Airways. Our commitment to them is integral to our promise: To Fly. To Serve.

As a British Airways Pilot your goal will be to provide the very best flight experience possible. Wherever you are going, your flying will be world-class. The life of a British Airways pilot is both challenging and exciting. Join one of the most progressive international airlines in the industry, and you’ll be expected, every day, to perform to the highest standards.

Push yourself to be the best

We don't just recruit talented pilots, we're looking for ambitious, proud professionals committed to exceeding expectations and becoming better every day. In short, the Captains of the future. Far beyond the flight deck, you'll be respected for the difference you make. You can be proud to lead a superb customer-centric operation. With you on board, we'll achieve our vision to become the 'most admired airline'.

Fly the world's most modern aircraft

In return, we'll offer a greater choice of fleet types and routes, both long and shorthaul, than any other UK airline. You can fly the world's most modern fleet including the new Boeing 787 and Airbus A380.

Forces pilots

If you're a Service Pilot in the Royal Air Force, Royal Navy, Royal Marines or Army Air Corps, you can apply via our Managed Path – Direct Entry Pilot Scheme. We offer a brilliant new challenge and great rewards.

Whichever route is right for you, you'll need impressive determination, impeccable professionalism and total devotion to our customers. We'll provide you with world-class training, invaluable experience and the rewards and career progression you would expect from a global premium airline.

Careers news

Passionate about climate change, there's now an opportunity to join our Environment Team https://t.co/qLG2XkUDzj
We're attending the Heathrow Career Fair on 9 Feb to talk to you about careers in aviation. Book your space here: https://t.co/7x3M5zkUmF
We are now recruiting for work experience students for placements in Summer 2017. Applications close on the 21st December. Apply now!
Want to see the world while delivering excellent customer service? Apply today https://t.co/IdWSH413m5
If you have the flying experience, apply today for our Customer Service Manager role! https://t.co/DtJwVv1sU3