Dash 8 Q400 Captain

October 31, 2022

Dash 8 Q400 Captain

Dash 8 Q400 Captain

We ask for all applicants to comply with the following entry requirements:

  • Valid EASA ATPL licence
  • 2,500 total flying hours, including 1,000 Pilot In Command, multi-crew experience on an aircraft with a MTOW of no less than 10 tonnes
  • Operated on the above aircraft type in this capacity within the last 12 months
  • Hold a valid Instrument Rating/Type Rating
  • Valid Class 1 Medical
  • Minimum ICAO English level 4
  • Have the unrestricted right to live and work in the EEA

We have strengthened our offering for UK Direct Entry Captains*, including:

  • Salary effective 1st April 2017 £67,034, rising to £70,895 on 1st April 2018 – yearly incremental increases thereafter
  • Flight Duty Allowance payable and generous scheduling agreement payments when applicable
  • 33 days Annual Leave and a minimum of 115 days off per year
  • 12% Company Pension Contribution
  • Type Rating bond of £18,000 for a period of one working day
  • BALPA agreed Scheduling Agreement
  • Life Assurance
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Loss of Licence Insurance
  • Rebate Travel – Flybe and Interline
  • Aberdeen allowance equivalent to £500 per month until 31st March 2019 (this will apply to all Captains in Flybe who live, and are based, in Aberdeen)


We like to keep our processes simple. If you are interested in joining a dynamic team, that can offer you regional flying, please email your CV to captainrecruitment@flybe.com. Those applicants who meet our entry requirements will be contacted within two working days to arrange a day at our Training Academy in Exeter which will involve:

  • Online psychometric testing (to be completed prior to attending the recruitment day)
  • Face to face interview with the Flybe Pilot Recruitment Team
  • SIM Assessment with a member of the Flybe Flight Operations Training Team

*For details of the terms and conditions for Dusseldorf captains, please email captainrecruitment@flybe.com




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