World renowned airliner British Airways has confirmed that they plan to recruit a record number of flying crews this year.
The British airliner say they hope to employ more than 350 new pilots along with 1,600 cabin crew members. The company say that all future flying crews will be properly trained at their global learning academy based at Heathrow Airport, in London, with the state of the art academy reportedly housing 15 high tech flight simulators.
The latest announcement was welcomed by BA’s director of flight operations, Captain Stephen Riley, who said: “We have excellent opportunities for new pilots with the British Airways Future Pilot Programme entering its fifth successful year, as well as the very best experienced flight crew from other airlines and the military.”
“We’re extremely proud that we have more female pilots than ever before, and we are continuing our recruitment campaign to encourage more women to apply to fly commercial aircraft.”