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A guide to completing an online application for a pilot job

The vast majority of airlines now use online applications as their primary method of inviting potential candidates to apply for a position. This often means that a CV or a cover letter is exchanged for a series of questions and questionnaires based on “personal examples” or “HR skills”.

These applications are usually manually reviewed by a real person who assesses your motivation, skills, and past experience to see if they think you would be a good fit for the job.

Some recruiting software may use an automated system to assess your application. The systems will score points for your application based on what they think is the quality of your response, including the use of key words and phrases.

As this is usually the first step in the application process, you will be faced with hundreds, if not thousands of applicants. Online application questions allow you to sell yourself to the airline and stand out from the crowd.

Typical Application Questions

Typical questions that might be included in such an online application include:

  • What skills can you bring to this airline?
  • Why do you want to join FlightDeckFriend.com airways?
  • Give an example of when you demonstrated good leadership skills
  • Give an example where you had to take initiative in a