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June 2, 2016

Cadet Pilot Program CityJet Ireland

Cityjet are proud to announce Climb High, their Mentored Cadet Pilot Training Programme. They are currently seeking highly motivated candidates to become CityJet cadets with the aim of joining their current team of highly skilled and professional pilots navigating throughout Europe.

This is an exciting time to join CityJet, with two new aircraft types entering into service this year. CityJet took delivery of 8 new Bombardier aircraft to fly on behalf of SAS. The airline also took delivery of its first SuperJet SSJ-100 in May, with another 14 to be delivered, and 10 further options. Cityjet is the first operator of the SSJ-100 in Europe, one of the worlds’s most advanced fly-by-wire aircraft. Their current fleet of Avro RJ85 aircraft continue to fly on their niche London City network, and on also behalf of Air France.

Successful candidates will complete an intensive full-time Integrated EASA ATPL course with their training partner CAE Oxford Aviation Academy. For further information on the course details please visit On successful completion of Ab-Initio training, CityJet cadets will join the airline and be offered a type rating on one of their fleets.

Minimum requirements: 
  • Over 18 years of age. 
  • Have the unrestricted right to live and work anywhere in the European Union.
  • Free from any criminal record. 
  • Must obtain an EASA Class 1 Medical endorsement prior to commencement. 
  • Able to fund the full cost of the initial CAE Oxford Aviation Academy training course. 
  • Fluent in the English language with the potential to qualify at ICAO level 6. 
  • In possession of the following minimum educational qualifications: 
  • Ireland
    • School Leaving Certificate with 6 subjects including mathematics, English and a science subject, with a minimum of D1 in higher mathematics, or B3 in Ordinary math’s, with a C3 or higher in 3 honour subjects. 
      • Or 
    • An Honour Degree above 3.0 or a pass or higher award in a higher degree such as MSc, MA, MPhil, DPhil, PhD, MBA. 
  • United Kingdom. 
    • 5 GCSEs at Grade C or above, including English Language, Mathematics and a Science (single or double award), excluding General Studies. 
    • Plus 
    • either 3 A-Levels at Grades BCC or above, excluding General Studies and Critical thinking. 
      • Or 
    • an Honours Degree above 3.0 or a pass or higher in a higher degree such as MSc, MA, MPhil, DPhil, PhD, MBA. 

Other Countries. Candidates must demonstrate that they can meet the equivalent of the minimum educational standard required of Irish educated candidates.

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As a proof of your professionalism, apply only when you comply with all the requirements and if you have or can obtain a work permit that allows you to be employed in this country. 

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