A320 First Officer

October 31, 2022

A320 First Officer

Monarch is the UK’s longest-established, privately owned airline group and a great place to develop your career. The company includes a scheduled airline, in-house tour operator and an award-winning engineering division.  Flying from 5 UK bases, London Gatwick, Birmingham, Manchester, Leeds-Bradford and Luton where it is headquartered; the airline offers 7 million sector seats to leisure destinations.  With a strong heritage, the tour operating division offers package holidays across the airlines scheduled network focussing on beach, city and ski breaks.

Operating globally, Monarch Aircraft Engineering (MAEL) supports the airline and provides aircraft maintenance services to third party customers located in Eastern and Western Europe, the Middle East, Australia and North America. MAEL is a leading MRO for new technology aircraft, including the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, for which it is one of a small group of worldwide Boeing-approved GoldCare providers. Our employees are our greatest asset and are fundamental to the success of our business. Our team are amongst the most highly trained professionals in the industry and are committed to delivering superior levels of service. Our aim is to become Europe’s most recommended airline group.

Are you an A320 Pilot?

Do you have over 500 hours on an A320 Type?

Do you want to work for The Worlds most punctual Low Cost Carrier in 2016 (OAG)?

If so we have openings for  start dates in 2017 for customer focused Pilots who want to join the Monarch Family!

The role of a First Officer within Monarch is to deliver a safe and service focused operation to our customers.

Flying as part of a friendly team, you will be expected to deliver the highest professional standards both in the air and on the ground.

You will become part of a team that has a fantastic reputation in the market as being professional and welcoming, you are not just a number!

Monarch is an innovative and fun place to work.  At Monarch we are all about people and our employees are our greatest asset.

We currently have UK bases at Leeds Bradford, Manchester, Birmingham, Luton and Gatwick.


  • Ability to fly an A320!
  • Impeccable safety standards
  • Customer Service focused
  • Passionate about a career as a pilot with Monarch

Essential Job requirements:

  • UK EASA ATPL (Frozen or Full) – or be able to transfer you current license to UK EASA before your start date
  • Class 1 medical
  • Hold a current A320 Type rating with 500+ hours on A320 type
  • Level 6 English or native tounge
  • A valid passport allowing unrestricted EU travel.
  • The unrestricted right to live and work in the UK
  • Ability to live within 90 minutes of your base

Recruitment process:

The recruitment process is a 3 stage process:

Stage 1 – 3 online tests, these are:

An Advanced Personality Questionnaire

Cognitive Reasoning

FAST – online assessment tool that gives an indication of an individual’s multi-tasking and learning potential.

Stage 2 – Interview

Stage 3 – SIM Assessment

Successful candidates will be entered into our hold pool from which an offer will be made on a business need basis as 2017 start dates come up.

You cannot reapply within 6 months if you were unsuccessful at any stage of the interview process.

Please do not apply to this role unless you have a current A320 type rating with 500+ hours  on type as your application will be rejected.

Please apply via the on-line system attaching your CV and covering letter.

Apply here

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