In October 2015, we launched the Amy Johnson Flying Initiative with the aim of tackling an industry-wide stereotype and doubling the number of female new entrant pilots to 12% over two years. We have seen a fantastic response to this initiative which saw us recruit 33 female new entrant pilots and achieve the 12% target in year one. But why stop there? We have now set a more ambitious target that 20% of new entrant cadet pilots recruited by easyJet in 2020 are female.
We are really excited to relaunch our Amy Johnson Flying Initiative for our next recruitment season and hope to see a whole new generation of female pilots inspired to start a career in aviation with us. Last year thousands of talented females reached out to us about the opportunities with easyJet and we’ll be looking to support motivated individuals to come join us in generation easyJet. All pilots in easyJet receive the same fantastic training, so we know that it won’t take long for you to build a fantastic career with us.
We will be using this initiative to keep you up to date on the latest easyJet news, the opportunities available and the different ways that you can apply to join us regardless of your background. We will also again be working in partnership with the British Women Pilots’ Association to promote the initiative and we again provide the opportunity to underwrite the loan for up to six female recruits.
If you are interested in hearing more please register your details via the button at the bottom of the page. We look forward to hearing from you!
“We’ve already gone further than other airlines in trying to attract more women into a career as a pilot. I want us not just to hit our target of 20% of our new pilots should be female by 2020, but to go further than this in the future.”
Johan Lundgren, CEO
“A career as a pilot at easyJet is interesting and rewarding and we want more women to bring their skills to the role.”
David Morgan, Director of Flight Operations