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BA Cityflyer invites four more new first officers to join the airline through the Modular Pathway

PUBLISHED: 15:55 13 June 2016 | UPDATED: 15:55 13 June 2016

Embraer flight deck

Embraer flight deck

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Following upon the success of the First Officer Modular Pathway, airline BA Cityflyer has announced the names of the four candidates who have been offered first officer positions through the airline’s latest Modular Pathway opportunity.

Aircraft of the BA Cityflyer fleetAircraft of the BA Cityflyer fleet

The First Officer Modular Pathway was launched in November 2015. Designed specifically for modular trained pilots, this is a part-sponsored training and employment opportunity for newly qualified pilots to join the airline as first officers on the Embraer fleet.

BA Cityflyer Fleet Manager, Captain Dave Cox said, “Kura’s BESTPILOT programme delivers high calibre new First Officers [and] the application window was reopened earlier than anticipated in order to best meet our short term resourcing requirements. I am delighted to announce that we have identified four more outstanding individuals to join the airline as First Officers… we have identified excellent recruits who are proving to be a real asset to our business”.

Subject to successful completion of Kura’s BESTPILOT programme, Meryl Bresson Delgado, Sajad Akram, Richard Vinall and Laurie Gregoire will join the airline on 4 August.

The First Officer Modular Pathway is a rolling programme and it is anticipated that the next application window will open in Autumn 2016.In order to apply, applicants must hold the privileges of an EASA Commercial Pilot Licence and Multi-Engine Instrument Rating and have completed all their training via the modular route. For further information, see www.kuraaviation.com

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