All airlines require to set a consistent process for pilot recruitment that is robust, fair and ensures as far as practical, that it predicts the future performance of pilots i.e. suitability of first officers for a promotion to command. However, long-term predictions regarding the performance of pilots derived from earlier selection processes (i.e. ab-initio screening phase), can only be made when pilots remain in a continuously stable and controlled working environment with dedicated continuous education, professional development, and regular assessments of job performance. Normally, this situation only existed within old legacy flag carriers, the new and rapid globalisation of aviation is leading to professional pilots moving airlines, based on a combination of incentives from life style choice to aircraft type and financial packages.
KM Flight Research and Training Consultancy designs and delivers selection processes that will reduce your cost base and risk.
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