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Pilots A320 Series in Manchester

Job description

Over 175 years ago, our founder Thomas Cook began this company with a vision to ‘broaden the mind of others and break down the partition walls of prejudice.'

Once describing himself as ‘the willing and devoted servant of the travelling public,’ Thomas Cook was a true pioneer of the travel industry, opening up a world of new destinations and new travel experiences to everyone. By obtaining the best services and prices for his customers, he laid the foundations of the company that still bears his name today.

Thomas Cook is now one of the world’s leading leisure travel groups, supported by around 22,000 colleagues and operating from 15 countries.

Our vision today remains true to Thomas Cook’s ambitions - to be the world’s most loved holiday company.

Pilots A320 series 


Thomas Cook Airlines are seeking applications from the A320 series rated Pilots to commence work in May 2018. Thomas Cook Group Airlines, part of Thomas Cook Group, is one of Europe’s leading airlines, consisting of three sun and beach focused leisure airlines: Thomas Cook Airlines UK, Thomas Cook Airlines Scandinavia and Condor in Germany. In spring 2018 the newly-founded sister airline, Thomas Cook Airlines Balearics will join the group in Palma de Majorca. The Airlines carry 18.5m customers per year to more than 160 destinations. The combined fleet consists of 92 aircraft. More than 9,000 employees in four countries work passionately every day to be the world’s most loved leisure airline.


We are looking for pilots to fill First Officer or Senior First Officer positions in the UK. There are also opportunities for long haul flying, mostly from our Manchester base. Rated pilots will have the opportunity of permanent, full-time contracts. Within this role you will support the Captain in the operation and management of the flight, ensuring the highest standards of safety & services for our customers plus the management of crew morale, discipline, conduct and appearance.



  • Minimum of 1500 hours TT with 500hrs A320 Series

  • UK issued EASA CPL/IR and Frozen ATPL or EASA ATPL
  • An MCC qualification
  • Hold an EASA Class one Medical
  • English Language Proficiency Level: Minimum ICAO Level 4


Life at Thomas Cook is fast-paced and full of opportunities. We’re a leading international travel company that believes in empowering our people, so when you join us, you’ll be given the chance to create, learn and innovate. You’ll also be given the support and training you need to develop your career in the direction you choose.

As you might expect, our holiday benefits are something special. We’ll give you an allowance towards your holiday every year, depending on how long you’ve been with us.  There are also special last minute employee deals, which give you the opportunity to pick up a holiday at an outstanding price. Working for Thomas Cook, you can travel the world for less.

We also offer a flexible benefits package that gives you a range of options to ensure your benefits match your lifestyle.

Extra information

Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

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