Working as an Airline Pilot

Lots of people want to be Airline Pilots. They see the excitement, glamour and world travel. But what is it really like to be a Pilot?

As an Airline Pilot you may fly long haul (global), short haul (Europe/Scandinavia etc.) or domestic (UK) flights. Pilots have to work their way up through the ranks.

Airfield Operations

This video describes the roles available in Airfield Operations at East Midlands Airport. Jobs include; Air Traffic Control, Pilots, Cabin Crew and the Airfield Operation Team including Aircraft Engineers.


A great place to work resource booklet

A Great Place to Work booklet (PDF) with classroom activities.

Job cards booklet

Discover the skills and qualifications you need for various airport jobs.

Get that job booklet

Get That Job booklet (PDF) with classroom activities.