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Generation easyJet Pilot Training Program

Generation easyJet Pilot Training Program

Generation easyJet Pilot Training Program

The Generation easyJet Program is temporarily closed, however we are currently seeking applicants for our Integrated ATPL career program.


Successful graduation from this route means you are not tied to any airline, our placement team will work to secure you a role as Co-Pilot with one of the many global airlines we have a relationship with.  


Many of our Integrated ATPL graduates go on to fly for easyJet.


easyJet is one of Europe's most successful airlines and has partnered with L3 CTS for airline pilot training solutions since its first flights in 1995. Today we remain easyJet's preferred provider of newly qualified airline pilots.


The Generation easyJet Pilot Training Program is at the leading edge of Airline Pilot training innovation and provides more opportunity than ever to launch an Airline Pilot career with Europe's leading airline, through L3 Airline Academy.


Three routes, one career


There are three Generation easyJet routes to the flight deck:


1. easyJet MPL

Successful applicants to the MPL in partnership with easyJet will be invited to join the Multi-crew Pilot License (MPL) route – an Airline Pilot career program at the leading edge of Airline Pilot training. Selected and mentored by easyJet from day one, you will embark upon a unique route of training which will take you directly to the role of Co-Pilot on Airbus A320 aircraft, flying easyJet routes around Europe.


2. easyJet MPL Upgrade

For those who perform to the MPL Selection Standard but do not meet the academic criteria for easyJet MPL route, we offer the opportunity to be selected for the MPL upgrade.*
Following completion of ATPL Theoretical Knowledge exams to the easyJet standard, the highest performers will be selected to upgrade and continue their training along the easyJet MPL route.
*Subject to eligibility, terms & conditions and easyJet's operational requirements. Limited availability.


3. easyJet Integrated ATPL

This route provides a further opportunity to join easyJet for those who successfully complete selection and join the L3 Airline Academy Integrated ATPL, but are not selected for the MPL upgrade. This easyJet-focused route includes easyJet specific intermediate phase of training tailored to easyJet A320 aircraft and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and concludes with easyJet A320 type rating.

Successful gradution from the Generation easyJet Pilot Training Program will provide you with:


If you complete the easyJet MPL or easyJet MPL Upgrade:


  • A Multi-Crew Pilot License on A320 aircraft with easyJet
  • MPL/ATPL Theoretical Knowledge and examination passes
  • Upset Prevention and Recovery Training
  • A320 aircraft type rating


If you complete the program through the easyJet Integrated ATPL:


  • ATPL Theoretical Knowledge
  • Commercial Pilot License with Instrument Rating and Multi-Engine Piston class rating (CPL/IR/MEP)
  • Multi-crew Cooperation (MCC) completion certificate
  • Upset Prevention and Recovery Training
  • A320 aircraft Type Rating


Upon commencement of Co-Pilot flying with easyJet, you will continue to gain Line Oriented Experience (LOE) that will conclude with a final 'line check' with an easyJet training Captain.


Please note:


  • Holders of an MPL may apply for an ATPL upon meeting regulatory requirements as your easyJet career progresses.
  • An MPL does not permit you to work as a professional pilot on smaller aircraft that only require a single pilot without undertaking further single-pilot training.
  • Employment by easyJet is subject to maintaining the required performance standards throughout training and there being no change in easyJet’s operational requirements

Key Features

  • Fully mentored Airline Pilot career program from L3 Airline Academy in partnership
    with easyJet


  • Employment as an A320 Co-Pilot with easyJet on successful completion
    of training


  • Provision of L3 Airline Academy's Training Sponsorship, which provides you
    with our unique 'Training Security Bond' solution and 'Performance


  • Option to gain a BSc (Hons) degree in Professional Aviation Pilot Practice
    alongside your training


  • Training at our purpose-built Training Centers in the UK and New Zealand
    on the latest-generation aircraft and simulators

"One of our most important partners, having responded to our needs and provided innovative solutions to the challenges we have faced since our first flight in 1995. We look forward to extending our relationship to ensure the very best opportunities for our future pilots."

Dame Carolyn McCall, CEO, easyJet 2010-2018

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