Choose the Classic track and start working as a First Officer after 3 years & 3 months!

TUI fly offers you an affordable training course. You only pay €10,000 a year to complete your pilot training! During those 3 years you will combine studying and working in our offices (e.g. crew scheduling, flight training, …). This means you will learn the tricks of the trade, while earning a salary and helping to finance your training program. As a result, we can reduce the enrolment fee of the training program significantly.

If you successfully complete the training course, your job security will be guaranteed! You will be offered 3 seasonal contracts of at least 8 months each, after which you can apply for a permanent position within TUI fly!


The training program

Thanks to interactive courses, e-learning and simulator exercises, you will be a qualified First Officer after 3 years & 3 months. The type rating we offer is Boeing 737, which is included in the training program. The classes are taught by experienced pilots and a professional team of teachers who will support you during the program and teach you everything a pilot needs to know.

The training program includes the following:

  • Class-based lessons and e-learning for ATPL and type rating
  • Full PPL course
  • Simulator exercises for B737 NG/MAX (multi license pilot training and type rating), including Touch & Go
  • B737 NG/MAX line training
  • B737 type rating certification


Advantages and costs

The training program is organized in such a way that we can minimize the costs. You only pay €30,000 for 3 years & 3 months.

During the training program, you will also be employed in the TUI fly offices. We offer you a salary which will amply cover the costs of the training program.

Your job security is guaranteed after this training course. You will be offered 3 contracts of at least 8 months within a time frame of 36 months. After this period, you have the opportunity to apply for a permanent contract!


Some requirements

After having completed your secondary education (Belgium: ASO or TSO; The Netherlands: HAVO or MBO4), you are very motivated to make your dream come true. Even before starting the training program, you are well aware that it will be very challenging, both in terms of studying and working.

You are a team player and the TUI values ‘Trusted – Unique – Inspiring’ is in your DNA.

You cannot be color-blind and your eyesight measurements must not exceed -4 or +3.  As you will be working in an international environment, it is important that you have good knowledge of English and Dutch. Knowledge of French is a plus.

Later on in the recruitment process, you need to obtain a First-Class Medical Certificate and complete a psychological test (in line with EASA and corporate terms and conditions).  




The selections for the MPL program in the TUI flight MPL Academy are closed. Enthusiastic candidates can sign up for new selection rounds during the first few months of 2019 for the 2019-2020 MPL program!