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Base Captain - ATR-42


Loganair | Airline | Regional United Kingdom




Employment -  Permanent

Important: Applicants must be able to show proof of right to work in the UK.
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  • Regional

  • Fleet 41

United Kingdom | Europe

Base Captain - ATR-42

  • Non-Rated




Employment - Permanent

  • EDI - Edinburgh

  • GLA - Glasgow

  • INV - Inverness

  • United Kingdom

Minimum Requirements

Time on type
Type Rating
Flight Time Breakdown
1st Class Medical
Not Required
  • Not specified by the employer.

Addition Requirements

  • Managerial experience preferred but not essential
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work well on own initiative
  • Flexibility to adapt and respond to changing and challenging work demands whilst working under pressure.
  • Ability to make decisions with accountability for actions taken

Job Description

Applications are invited from Captains for the four noted bases.

It is anticipated that the people appointed to the roles will be Captains already in their respective base. However, a transfer to one of the bases to become a Base Captain may also be considered, if that is in line with operational requirements.

To be effective in the role, essential attributes will include forward thinking, excellent communication skills, diligence, and approachability. Previous managerial or supervisory experience is desirable.

The role will provide in base support and leadership for Flight Crew and a point of contact within their regional hubs. Regional Base Captains will report to the Flight Crew Manager. The role will be in addition to line pilot responsibilities:


- Supervision of direct reports

- Point of contact for Flight Crew welfare within regional hub

- Carrying out annual performance reviews in line with Loganair policy, following up on any resulting actions and development plans

- Point of contact for crew complaints and compliments

- Investigate all local Flight Crew safety reports within Loganair SMS

- Assist in the development and enhancement of plans to maintain Loganair operational standards

- Liaise with regional base stakeholders on behalf of Flt Ops.

- Agree with Flight Crew Manager KPIs (Key Performance Indicators)

- Drive continuous efforts to pursue operational efficiency

- Responsible for liaising with Flight Ops Administrator for base stationary requirements

- Monitoring sickness in conjunction with Flight Crew Manager and conducting initial outcomes or stages where necessary

- Responsible for base flight documentation within regional hub

- Support Flight Crew manager with regards to discipline issues

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Base Location

  • EDI - Edinburgh

  • GLA - Glasgow

  • INV - Inverness

  • United Kingdom

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