Airline Ready Pilot
Will I have a job after graduation?
When you start an integrated flight training program at OSM Aviation Academy you will have a conditional job offer from OSM Aviation. It is stated in the agreement what conditions you need to meet in order to be employed after your graduation.
This allows you to put your focus where it should be, in becoming the best pilot you can be.
What is a conditional job offer?
A conditional job offer means that you will be hired as a Junior First Officer by OSM Aviation after you graduate, given that you meet the conditions stated at the beginning of your training.
Aside from learning being able to master the core competencies of a professional pilot, you are also expected to display a positive and driven attitude throughout your training. Attitude and motivation are two of the most important factors to succeed in your pilot education and career.
It is OSM Aviation's strong intention to hire all graduates from our integrated programs, however, you must also live up to your end of the bargain.
Am I eligible for the conditional job offer?
OSM Aviation Academy entitles a conditional job offer to student pilots under 35 years old in Europe who conducts one of our self-sponsored integrated programs. Since the conditional job offer is located in Europe, you will have to be able to work and live in the EU to get it.
Read more about the conditions here.
Which airline will I fly for?
OSM Aviation has several partner airlines that you could end up flying for. Airlines such as Norwegian, Finnair, Turkish Airlines and Thomas Cook are some of the airlines that could be a reality for you.
As a newly graduated pilot with limited experience, you should a have a flexible mindset towards which airline will be your first employer. We will strive to provide you with lucrative options, however, we cannot guarantee that you will work for a specific airline of your choice.
Where will I be based?
What will my salary be?
Since we cooperate with many different airlines who have different payment structures, we are not able to pinpoint your exact salary when you start working. Your salary will be competitive but can range from 2.800-4.000 EUR a month depending on the airline.
Please note that these numbers may change in relation to market rates, inflation and supply, and demand. In other words, you should view the above-mentioned numbers only as guidance to give you a general idea of the pay-scale for a newly graduated Junior First Officer.
Salary will increase over time as you gain more experience. A substantial increase in salary can be expected when and if you upgrade from First Officer to Captain. A process that can take anywhere from 5-10 years or sometimes even more.
Do I have to work for OSM Aviation after graduation?
Which aircraft will I fly after graduation?
What does "the right attitude" mean?
A professional pilot must be reliable, punctual and organized. You need discipline to get through your studies and complete your assignments in a safe and efficient manner.
It´s important that a student in flight school is susceptible to feedback and constructive criticism. You are expected to share your knowledge and experience with your classmates and others at the flight school. It´s also important that a pilot is civil and has respect for others.
There is zero tolerance for narcotics and alcohol abuse.