pilot careers - first officer recruitment
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Monarch Airlines currently employs about 400 highly qualified flight crew - comprising captains and first officers. Our crews are based at Luton, Gatwick, Birmingham and Manchester airports operating a 32 strong fleet consisting of A300-600, A320, A321, A330 and B757 and aircraft. Our route system is extensive and varied, ranging from European scheduled flights to world-wide charters. Due to a planned fleet expansion, opportunities to join our team at other UK airports will soon be available.
employment as flight crew
Applications are invited from suitably qualified pilots, recruitment activity is for the position of first officer on A320/A321. Advancement to mixed fleet flying (A320/A321/A330) is based on seniority within these fleets. Subsequent promotion to captain depends upon suitable assessment and seniority.
what qualifications do pilot applicants need?
Normally the minimum qualifications and experience that we require from pilot applicants are:
- A UK EASA ATPL (or Frozen ATPL) with UK EASA Class 1 medical certificate
- At least 2000 hours total time in fixed wing aircraft, including 500 hours completed on a heavy turbo prop or jet in excess of 15 tonnes
- MCC qualified
- The permanent right to live and work in the UK
Occasionally we may recruit pilots with lower total experience, but who possess a type rating for the Airbus A320.