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easyJet looking for 1,000 pilots for new training programme

easyJet looking for 1,000 pilots for new training programme

easyJet is looking for 1,000 wannabe pilots for in a training programme.

The budget airline has reopened applications for their Pilot Training Programme following a successful launch in 2023 and as long as someone has at least five GCSEs at Grade C or higher, including Maths, Science, and English, they are eligible to apply.

Captain Kate West, Pilot Training Manager at easyJet said: "We are delighted to reopen applications for this year's Generation easyJet Pilot Training Programme as part of our drive to recruit 1,000 new pilots and encourage more people to join this fantastic profession.

"The training to become a pilot focuses on skills such as communication and problem-solving, so when working as a team in the flight deck, diversity is incredibly valuable. Tackling stereotypes about our job is critical to driving this and while we are proud to have many more women flying with us today, we know there is always more to be done to increase all forms of diversity and remain committed to leading the industry in this."

The pilot added that she has been a part of the corporation for over a decade and insisted that a "rewarding career" is on offer with the opportunity.

She said: "I joined easyJet over 10 years ago as a growing airline with opportunities for career progression and a fantastic reputation for training. This is as true now as it was back then and we look forward to seeing many more new pilots joining easyJet in this rewarding career in the months and years to come."

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