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Air France is not recruiting pilots at the moment. However, to anticipate our future needs and prepare the future, we invite you to create your candidate profile online.


As an Air France airline pilot, you will have an exceptional position in a prestigious airline company.

Joining Air France offers you access to a modern and diverse fleet of 250 aircraft, ranging from the Airbus A318 to the Airbus A380 and the Boeing 777, as well as the Boeing 737 (Transavia).

Air France pilots perform their job with the highest level of flight safety, so helping to earn and keep our customers' trust.

Air France offers its pilots top-class continuous training which enables them to maintain an impeccable level of expertise.

By accumulating valuable expertise on a daily basis, our pilots can put their talents to good use in the Airline, by becoming airline pilot instructors and managers within the Air Operations Division.

If you have the desire, motivation and passion to be an airline pilot, why not apply to join us?


To submit your application, you must first create your "pro pilot" area by clicking here.

This is an essential step regardless of your training path and your status: new candidate, candidate who has already submitted an application or participated in Pilot selections.


The "pro pilot" area is the only way of submitting your application.
Applications sent by post will not be processed.

Several conditions are required for applying: 

  • Being the holder of the ATPL or a valid CPL/IRME.
  • Being the holder of the ATPL Theory issued by an ATO certified by one of the Member States of the European Union.
  • Having a valid "Class 1" medical certificate.
  • Nationality conditions, that you can view by clicking here 
  • Being fluent in the French language.  

To be invited for selection, you must :

  • Hold a certificate of satisfactory attendance for a multi-crew cooperation training course (MCC).
  • Provide proof that you are at Level 5 or above on the language proficiency system: valid FCL 055 / 055D.
  • Have a TOEIC Test score of 850 or above, dating less than 2 years at the time of selection.


These are completed in 4 stages:

  • psycho-technical tests
  • personality inventories
  • group tests and interview
  • flight simulator test.

Changes in the recruitment process

  • To be invited to professional pilot selections, you must be a holder of the multi-crew cooperation training certificate (MCC or FTE)
  • Additional flight simulator test.

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