Virgin Atlantic First Officer – Monarch Pilot Managed Path


In a nutshell

We have a set up a specific recruitment fast track path to support any Monarch pilots after the sad announcement that the airline has ceased operations. If you are committed to the highest professional standards and delivering for our customers then we’d love to talk to you.

If you’re a Monarch pilot who’s already applied to our standard recruitment process, then please also submit an application here.

Day to day

You will support the Aircraft Commander in the operation and management of the flight, ensuring the highest standards of safety, delighting our customers and the management of crew morale, discipline, conduct and appearance.

You will possess excellent human factors and flight management skills, exchanging such advice, information and explanation with the Commander, crew and ground teams as is necessary to successfully operate the flight to the industry leading standards which define Virgin Atlantic Airways.

You will maintain your licence in accordance with the professional and medical standards required by the CAA and the Company.

You will set high standards for your own development, supported by Virgin Atlantics industry leading training and development processes, and should possess the necessary attributes to be a Commander of a Virgin Atlantic Airways aircraft in the future.

Your actions will both continue and enhance the Virgin Atlantic brand reputation.

About you

We are looking for First Officers to join our Airbus and 747 fleets, with a minimum experience of 2,500 hours total flying time and 500 hours on an Airbus or Boeing type.

You must hold a current UK Class one Medical and a full EASA ATPL licence (UK issue) at date of joining.

You should be able to demonstrate a high level of fluency in English (certified as ICAO level 6 English Proficiency at date of application). You will also have the unrestricted right to live and work in the UK.

The perks

Our pioneering spirit and passion keeps our brand vibrantly alive. That’s why we give our people the rewards that they deserve. We have a whole host of benefits in place to help you enjoy life to the full, as well as a world of travel opportunities including up to seven flights a year to a wide range of fabulous Virgin Atlantic global destinations. Beyond a whole world of travel opportunities, we also offer a competitive benefits package including pension and private medical schemes, life assurance, child care vouchers and excellent discounts across the Virgin Group of companies.

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