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Future Pilot - Reach higher

Reach higher

Choosing to become a pilot is a life-changing decision as well as a huge financial commitment. Here at British Airways we believe in investing in the future, and that is why we have developed a unique programme to offer anyone with the right skills, passion and potential the chance to realise their dream of becoming an airline pilot.

Our flagship Future Pilot Programme is a sponsored pilot training scheme that is designed to select and train aspiring pilots, who currently have little or no flying experience, irrespective of financial circumstances. We’re seeking only the most able candidates with the determination to rise to the challenges of our comprehensive programme.

Once you have successfully completed your training, you can look forward to continuing your journey with one of the world’s leading airlines and taking to the skies as a first officer with one of our London-based short haul fleets.

If you can see yourself expertly navigating one of our aircraft across the globe, delivering world-leading levels of safety, security, and customer service, then the Future Pilot Programme may be for you.

British Airways is delighted to announce that the window for applications is now open, please submit your application when ready.

The application window will close midday on Monday 9th March 12.00. We reserve the right to close the application window before the published date.