Thomas Cook: Here are the UK airlines recruiting cabin crew

With the collapse of Thomas Cook earlier this week it left a lot of cabin crew without jobs and facing an uncertain future.

Many airlines including Ryanair have said they will fast track applications from Thomas Cook crews but which UK airlines are actually recruiting?

TUI Airways UK

TUI Airways UK is currently recruiting for Summer 2020 contracts at the following bases:

  • Gatwick
  • Bournemouth
  • Bristol
  • Stansted
  • Belfast
  • Aberdeen

They are also recruiting First Officers across its UK regional airports.

For more information and to apply visit

British Airways

British Airways says it is recruiting for Cabin Crew at both London Heathrow and London Gatwick Airports as well as on their Cityflyer brand at London City.

You can find out more information and apply here


Leading low-cost airline Easyjet is recruiting Cabin Crew in the uk at bases including:

  • Bristol
  • Luton
  • Southend
  • Stansted

It is not currently advertising any UK pilot roles.

For easyJet recruitment visit


Ryanair is recruiting for Cabin Crew across its network and is holding a Cabin Crew recruitment day in London on the 4th October.

For more information visit

Virgin Atlantic

Virgin has set up a dedicated process for ex Thomas Cook cabin crew and says that if you are committed to the highest professional standards and delivering for their customers then they would love to talk to you.

You can find out more by visiting


Jet is recruiting cabin crew for multiple bases including:

  • Belfast
  • Newcastle
  • Edinburgh
  • Glasgow
  • Stansted
  • Manchester
  • Leeds Bradford
  • East Midlands
  • Birmingham

You find out more by visiting

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