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Operator Classification
Operator name: British Airways
Operator type: Legacy
Region: Europe
Country: UK
 
Pilots' Detailed Payscale - please state whether payscale is before or after tax
(pension, per diems and brief payscale are listed further down the page)
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Currency: GBP
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Addtional notes: Pre-tax. FO scales are 75% of below, starting at £54069. Take home for yr1 F/O around £4000/month    
 
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Fleet
A320 LHRA320 LHR
Rank
CPT +20 yrCPT
Year
 
20
109157
19
107202
18
105247
17
103292
16
101337
15
99382
14
136527
97427
13
134572
95472
12
132617
93517
11
130662
91562
10
128707
89607
9
126792
87652
8
124797
85697
7
122842
83742
6
120887
81787
5
118932
79832
4
116977
77877
3
115022
75922
2
113067
73967
1
111112
72012
Brief Payscale (please state whether before or after tax) (please ignore if the detailed payscale above is up to date)

last update

Capt top LH:£164374, MH: £133 420, SH: £122 426, LGW: £102 318
8/Nov/16
Capt base £64 615 but that is year 1 and SH commands are currently year 7 which is £79 696
29/Apr/08
FO top GBP113,561 16/Jul/12
FO base DEP starting pay now £55,150. 26/Sep/16
SO top
SO base 22,239
22/Sep/14
FE top
FE base
   
Flight Pay / Per Diem
last update
Capt £3.43 duty pay per hour
17/Jul/17
FO £3.43 duty pay per hour
17/Jul/17
SO
FE
   
Pension Details
last update
BA pay 12% and you pay (at least) 6% of pensionable salary which is 95% of longhaul basic salary  
29/Apr/08
   
Conditions
last update
Roster Avarage of 900hrs blocktime per year, bunktime included.
24/Oct/16
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.
11/Jul/06
Staff travel Yes
Discounted
holidays
Yes
 
Employment Situation For Pilots
last update
  Current Situation:  
Network expansion and frequency increase at LGW 15/Jan/18
   
  Outlook:  
Mostly A320 rated for 2017, SH/LH DEP for 2018. 26/Nov/16
     
  Overall Situation (+ve/neutral/-ve):  
Positive   15/Jan/18
   
Entry Requirements
last update
  Captain  
A380, 777 and 747 have longest wait times (15+ years). A320 command can be achieved very quickly for experienced pilots. 21/Mar/16
     
  FO  
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
     
  SO  
     
  FE  
     
  Scholorship  
FPP expected to resume early to mid 2018. No cadet recruitment likely for 2017. Expected to be a shift from ATPL to MPL. Training will be completed with either CTC, FTE or OAA. Visit; http://www.bafuturepilot.com/   13/Feb/17
   
Recruitment Process
last update
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 assessment is Q & A, Interview and Group Ex. 747 only for sim assessment (757 sim sold) 6/Mar/17
     
Fleet
last update
  Current:  
2xA318. 44xA319. 66xA320. 18xA321. 10xA380. 41x747. 12x767. 58x777. 13x787. 28/Dec/15
     
  Orders:  
34xB787-900/1000 220xA320 (IAG Group order) 18xA350-1000 (+18 options)   15/Dec/14
 
Recruitment Contact For Pilots
last update
  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
     
  Name:    
Lindsay Craig   9/Aug/17
  Job Title:  
Manager Pilot Recruitment   26/Jan/11
  Address:    
Flight Operations, Waterside, Harmondsworth, UB7 0GB   14/Jan/09
       
Tel: 0870 60 80 747 16/Jan/06
Fax: 020-8562-9930
Email:
       
  Website:   
 
  Pilot vacancies webpage:   
www.jobs.ba.com   27/Dec/16
  Online application form link:   
 
     
Bases For Pilots
last update
LHR and LGW   18/Sep/04

 

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