easyJet, Europes leading airline, has launched the Amy Johnson Flying
Initiative in partnership with the British Women Pilots' Association
to increase the proportion of new entrant easyJet pilots who are
Amy Johnson was the first woman to fly solo to Australia in 1930.
Originally from Hull, she gained her pilots' licence in 1929 at the
London Aero Club and the launch of the Amy Johnson Flying Initiative
commemorates the 75th anniversary of her death.
Currently women make up 6% of easyJets new pilot intake. Just over 5%
of easyJet's 2,700 pilots are female, which is currently in line with
the industry as a whole. The airline plans to double the proportion of
female new entrants to 12% over two years and this is the first phase
of a long term strategy.
The new initiative will encourage the development of female pilots at
all ranks and expand will widen the pipeline of women who join our
easyJet has also committed to provide additional support to develop
and retain female pilots, so that more of them can go on to achieve
captaincy and pilot management roles., Smart, friendly, positive and upfront; you'll add to our famous Orange
Spirit. You'll also have a real passion to be part of a highly
professional and successful team.
If you are an experienced commercial Pilot and a role at easyJet
interests you, submit your details and CV by clicking 'Apply Online'.
This will register your interest with us and we will keep you updated
with the latest easyJet information and recruitment campaigns.
When pilot vacancies become available across the easyJet network this
year, we will contact you and invite you to submit an application for
a specific base.
We are excited for you to be part of the Amy Johnson Flying Initiative
and we look forward to hearing from you!