We're hiring - ATR Pilots 

ATR Captains & First Officers

Blue Islands is seeking to recruit ATR Captains and First Officers for its bases at Guernsey and Jersey airports.

Further to continued and planned expansion, Blue Islands is seeking flight crew for its fleet of ATR 42 and ATR 72 aircraft. Ideal candidates will have ATR experience or a recently completed ATR type rating, however ratings may be provided for candidates with relevant experience.

Minimum requirements Captain:
• Command experience on aircraft with MTOW> 10,000Kg preferable

Minimum requirements First Officer:
• Valid FCL ATPL(A) or ‘Frozen’ ATPL(A)
• Minimum of 250 hours total flying hours, to include 50 hours multi-engine time
• Successful completion of an approved MCC Course

We offer a competitive salary, industry-leading worldwide staff travel package with multiple airlines for you, your family and friends, plus other benefits.

Why the Channel Islands?

With Guernsey just 27 sq miles and Jersey 45 sq miles, you're never far from the airport, which means no more long commutes! This combined with varied rosters and favourable scheduled flight times, means you can achieve an enviable work / life balance in the Channel Islands.

Both islands offer stunning beaches on your doorstep and the perfect place to unwind after work. A combination of French and British heritage has shaped both Guernsey and Jersey's very identifiable but different cultures. While the land and sea provide the freshest ingredients for mouth-watering local cuisine in award-winning eateries. 

The Channel Islands' proximity to France creates a unique climate with warm summers and mild winters.



The Channel Islands offer a relaxed pace of life where you and your family can enjoy unspoiled beaches - perfect straight after work, stunning countryside to explore and easy access to superb sporting and leisure facilities.


Peace of mind

As well as a high quality health and education systems, Guernsey and Jersey have a culture of safety where crime and fear of crime is low, creating true peace of mind for you and your family.

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Lower taxes

The income tax rates in Guernsey and Jersey are typically lower than in the UK, while low Parish Rates (Council Tax) and no 20% UK VAT (0% in Guernsey and only 5% GST in Jersey) means there are many tax advantages to living and working in the Channel Islands.

Why Blue Islands?

Blue Islands is a privately and independently owned Channel Islands based regional airline, which became a Flybe franchise partner in 2016, operating flights in Flybe branded aircraft between the Channel Islands and to the UK. Blue Islands operates an all ATR fleet comprising of ATR 72 and ATR 42 aircraft and employs 100 people across its bases in Guernsey and Jersey. 

We offer a competitive salary, industry-leading worldwide staff travel package with multiple airlines for you, your family and friends, plus other benefits.

To apply: please email a covering letter, CV and salary expectations to careers@blueislands.com

Whilst accommodation will not be provided, assistance will be given to successful candidates in securing accommodation together with obtaining the relevant residency/housing licenses.