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Capt top LH: £151500 439, MH: £133 420, SH: £122 426, LGW: £102 318 3/Feb/14
Capt base £64 615 but that is year 1 and SH commands are currently year 7 which is £79 696
FO top GBP113,561 16/Jul/12
FO base DEP Starting Salary GBP 54,069 (previously 53,218) 28/Sep/15
SO top

SO base 22,239
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Additional Duty Pay / Per Diems for British Airways Pilot Jobs
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Capt GBP 10 Per flying hour + 3.31 per duty hour
FO GBP 10 Per flying hour + 3.31 per duty hour
Pension Details for British Airways Pilot Jobs
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BA pay 12% and you pay (at least) 6% of pensionable salary which is 95% of longhaul basic salary  
Conditions for British Airways Pilot Jobs
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Leave LGW SH: 6 weeks (sat-sat) with 3 wrap days either before or after each one of these weeks. Can be blocks of 2 or 3 weeks.
Staff travel Yes
Discounted holidays Yes

British Airways Pilot Jobs Situation

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Current Situation:  
A320 DEP recruitment open 8/Feb/16
at least 350 pilots for 2016   25/Jan/16
Overall Hiring Situation (+ve/neutral/-ve):
Positive   8/Feb/16
British Airways Pilot Jobs Entry Requirements (including preferred pilot schools)
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Commands vary by type, with 777 and 747 having the longest wait time. SH LGW has the shortest, variable by the decade but probably circa 10 years at the moment. 15/Sep/10
To be considered for Longhaul vacancies (777/747) you will need: * A full UK issued JAA/CAA ATPL with 2000 hours TT and at least 1000 hours recent experience on either a jet aircraft with a MTOM>25 tonnes or Turboprop aircraft with a MTOM>50 tonnes. To be considered for Shorthaul vacancies (A320) you will need: * A UK issued JAA/CAA ATPL(F) with at least 750 hours recent experience on a jet/turboprop transport category aeroplane with a MTOM>10 tonnes or an approved seating configuration of not less than 20 seats 9/May/08
Just announced the Future Pilot Programme, training will be completed with either CTC, FTE or OAA. Visit:   10/Aug/11
Recruitment Process for British Airways Pilot Jobs
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Now a 3 day process. After each day you go away and are contacted a few days later to inform you if you have been successful or not at the previous stage. If you are successful you are invited to the next stage which you then go online and book. Day 1: Maths, Verbal reasoning and 2 commuter based skills tests Day 2: Assesment centre and Q&A session Day 3: 747 or 757 simulator assesment   14/Sep/15
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2xA318. 44xA319. 66xA320. 18xA321. 10xA380. 41x747. 12x767. 58x777. 13x787. 28/Dec/15
34xB787-900/1000 220xA320 (IAG Group order) 18xA350-1000 (+18 options)   15/Dec/14
British Airways Pilot Jobs Recruitment Contact
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Preferred method of application:  
Only via website in response to specific recruitment programs. No CVs are kept. You are strongly advised to subscribe to their job email alerts to avoid missing out. 26/Jun/11
Lindsay Craig 26/Jan/11
Job Title:  
Manager Pilot Recruitment 26/Jan/11
Flight Operations, Waterside, Harmondsworth, UB7 0GB 14/Jan/09
Tel: 0870 60 80 747 16/Jan/06
Fax: 020-8562-9930
Pilot vacancies webpage:  18/Sep/04  
Online application form link:  
Bases For British Airways Pilot Jobs (including restrictions for recent pilot school graduates)
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