SEPTEMBER 10TH, 2015
Vueling to hire up to 200 pilots to keep up with expected growth in 2016
Vueling, the leading Barcelona-based airline, has announced plans to hire as many as 200 co-pilots (first officers) to meet the demands of expected growth in 2016 summer season.
Vueling’s Chief Operating Officer Fernando Val commented, “We trust that this new recruitment effort will be very welcome. We want to continue to provide professional opportunities to more pilots at our operational bases in Spain and elsewhere in Europe, as we have done in recent years.”
For the upcoming recruitment push Vueling has established two profiles, the first covering pilots with some flying professional flying experience, and the second for pilots with more experience. The requisites are as follows:
Lower level: EASA license; complete or written Airline Transport Pilot License (ATPL); and a minimum of 300 flying hours as computed by Vueling; certificates of competence in English and Spanish at ICAO’s level 4 or higher; valid first class medical certificate.
Higher level: EASA license; complete or written ATPL; certificates of competence in English and Spanish at ICAO’s level 4 or higher; valid first class medical certificate; preferably with experience flying Airbus A320, A330, or A340 models, or or a minimum of 2000 Commercial Air Transport flight hours.
Selected candidates will be given a personal interview and tested for general operational and aircraft knowledge, fluency in English, reaction time and dexterity, and flying performance in a simulator. Successful candidates will undergo a rigorous training programme to ensure that Vueling’s cockpit crews meet the airline’s high standards of safety, motivation, etc.
Applications should be sent to: http://www.vueling.com/es/somos-vueling/empleo,
via Vueling’s profile on LinkedIn, or the Infojobs platform.