CAS Recruitment working together

with BA CityFlyer

BA Cityflyer is the largest airline operator at London City airport, with the highest number of destinations and customers of both business and leisure. 

As a wholly owned subsidiary of British Airways, BA CityFlyer operates a network of UK domestic and European services and has a fleet of 26 aircraft. The fleet comprises of six 76-seat Embraer 170s, sixteen 98-seat Embraer 190SR' with further plans for fleet expansion scheduled.

BA Cityflyer 190

BA Cityflyer 190

BA Cityflyer Embraer 170

BA Cityflyer Embraer 170

Four additional Embraer E190 aircraft will join the BA CityFlyer fleet during 2019, bringing the total fleet number to 26 aircraft. These aircraft will add nearly 20 per cent more seats from London City Airport in 2019 and enable the launch of new destinations.

British Airways is celebrating its busiest ever summer at London City Airport with news that more aircraft, more routes and more frequencies will be added to the network as 2018 draws to a close.

We are delighted to be a preferred supplier to BA CityFlyer, and proud to be a trusted partner.

We are currently recruiting freelance, Type Rated captains for contract positions beginning in 2019.

Grow with us - We want you to be part of our journey...
— BA CityFlyer

BA CityFlyer require high calibre pilots with the drive to provide industry defining standards of customer service in a demanding yet exciting environment.

As a Captain at BA CityFlyer you will be expected to work flexibly within a tight-knit team in order to deliver the demanding seven-day-a-week operation. You will fly a fleet of modern aircraft and regular UK and overseas night stops will also be a feature of your touring roster.

Operating primarily from London City Airport, with its high value and sophisticated customer base, BA CtyFlyer operates daily in one of the world's most challenging operating environments. It is therefore vital that as a Captain of BA CityFlyer you maintain the highest professional standards. 

Available Positions


To be considered for our most recent positions for BA CityFlyer Captains, you MUST meet the entry criteria.

Freelance Captain, Embraer 170/190

Location: London, UK.

Contract: Freelance.

Remuneration: Competitive & Includes Accommodation .

Entry Criteria:

  • Valid (EASA) ATPL.

  • Current MPA rating on an aircraft in excess of 20 tonnes MTOM.

  • Valid ME Instrument Rating.

  • Valid Class 1 medical.

  • 4000 hours TT.

  • 1500 hours PIC of civil/military, multi-crew/multi-engine aircraft in excess of 20 tonnes MTOM.

  • Currently operating as a captain.

  • E Jet type rating is essential.

  • English Language Proficiency endorsement on your licence to Level 4 or above.


If you meet the entry criteria and wish to apply for one of the positions please forward the following documents to ref: BACF

  • Up to date CV

  • Passport

  • EASA Licence (ATPL)

  • Class 1 medical

  • Last page of log book

  • MCC Course certificate (if applicable)



Where does BA CityFlyer fly?

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