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More than 2,000 Commercial Pilots work for KLM, operating Boeing 777, 747, 737, MD-11 and Airbus 330 aircraft. Another 600 pilots operate the KLM Cityhopper aircraft (Fokker 70, 100 and Embraer 190). They hold the position of Captain, First Officer or Second Officer.

Selection procedure

Verkeersvlieger worden

The selection procedure for the position of Commercial Pilot for KLM and KLM Cityhopper aircraft is carried out by the Human Resources Department at KLM Flight Operations.

Job vacancies are usually filled by ab-initio pilots who have graduated from the KLM Flight Academy, KLM’s preferred supplier. In recent years, experienced pilots, primarily operating KLM Cityhopper aircraft, have also had the opportunity to transfer into this position.

No job openings at this time

KLM does not currently have any job openings for the position of Commercial Pilot. This means that applications are not being considered at this time. But KLM may offer new opportunities for this position in the future. We will be posting career opportunities on this job site as they become available.