Careers Hub

  • Murdo Morrison: Trends in pilot recruitment
    Over almost 18 years with FlightGlobal, I’ve been tracking some of the trends in pilot recruitment, and I’ll be occasionally blogging about these here.
  • Alexandra MacRae is the head of marketing for the Avinode Group, the Sweden-headquartered parent company of digital charter market platforms Avinode, Paynode and Schedaero.
  • As the operations director of rapidly expanding aerospace recruitment and contract placement business MSB Global Resources, Gemma Dendurent solves staffing concerns for aerospace firms across the USA.
  • After a spell working in the airline industry, Steve Grimes moved in to business aviation, where he took on many challenging and rewarding roles. Grimes is now putting his experience to good use as managing director of Stobart Jet Centre, at London Southend airport.
  • Johanne Gallant is bringing a fresh approach to Canada’s Fredericton International airport, in Lincoln, New Brunswick, where her role as chief executive embraces planning, safety and opening new markets
  • Gerhard Brunner is head of software development for AXIS Flight Training Systems, leading a team working at the cutting edge of innovations to develop robust, realistic and smart technologies for cockpit simulators.
  • Although his father had to twist his arm to follow a career in aviation, Craig Lammiman has now become a regarded specialist in his sector, helping establish a UK Pilatus dealership on behalf of Oriens Aviation.
  • Duncan Beckman is a base safety pilot and senior first officer with UK airline EasyJet – a role that allows him plenty of flying time to various destinations, but also the social interaction of working in an office.
  • A distinguished career flying fighters for the US Navy and prestigious Blue Angels display team taught Capt Douglas Verissimo many vital lessons in preparation for commanding the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson
  • This week we hear from Paul, a pilot at British Airways, who shares with us the reason why he loves flight. This is a great read, so dive in...
  • Gordon Rayfield gives us an insight into life in the RAF with a thrilling account of a V-Force quick reaction alert in the mid 1960s. This gives a great snapshot of what this was like, and throws us straight into the action. He served 3 tours with the V-Force on No’s 27 & 617 Sqns and retired as ...
  • Over a 38-year career with aftermarket services provider Satair, vice-president of business development Steen Karsbo has witnessed the company grow into a $1.8 billion operation that is now owned by Airbus.
  • We caught up with ‘”Captain Joe”, First Officer on the Boeing 747-400/8F, who shares his experience in getting his first position after graduating from flight school training.
  • After a decade in telecommunications, electrical engineer Anne Lillywhite needed a new challenge, which she found at Honeywell Aerospace, developing safer, more effective avionics for the aircraft of tomorrow.
  • As one of the world’s leading aerobatic display pilots, Patty Wagstaff regularly performs at air shows, but also runs her own flying school, offering upset recovery training for corporate and airline pilots.
  • Texas-based Avenger Flight Group was set up by Pedro Sors to deliver affordable simulator and training services to meet the huge projected demand for flightcrew – up to 325,000 worldwide over 20 years.
  • As head of administration and human resources at Small Planet Airlines, Laura Mieceliene is seeking to draw on all her cabin crew experience to help employees strike a balance between work and home life.
  • Chris Watson heads Luxaviation Group’s broker desk – a company-wide charter sales office dedicated to serving the market by providing customers with efficient access to extensive fleet of business aircraft.
  • Having fulfilled his dream of flying fast jets on the Tornado, Mark Wharry instructed other pilots before moving to Strat Aero, where as director of training he pioneers professional standards for UAS users.
  • Civil Aviation Authority International, an arm of the UK regulator, is a social enterprise helping to improve standards globally. Managing director Maria Rueda argues that its impact is felt far beyond the industry.