Please note this program is currently closed

Cadet Pilot Program with Hong Kong Airlines

If you've ever dreamed of becoming a pilot with an internationally-acclaimed carrier then look no further. The sky is the limit! L3 Airline Academy has launched an outstanding Airline Pilot career program with Hong Kong Airlines (HKA). Only open to people with Hong Kong citizenship

About the program

Selected and mentored by Virgin Atlantic from day one, you will embark upon a unique Route of training that will take you to the role of First Officer on Airbus A330 aircraft, flying long-haul routes across the globe.

Throughout your training, you will join fellow trainee Airline Pilots to experience the skies in spectacular parts of the world; as well as sharing adventures and making new friends that will last a lifetime.

Key features

<p>Fully supported L3 / HKA program</p>

Fully supported L3 / HKA program

<p>Latest aircraft and simulators</p>

Latest aircraft and simulators

<p>HKA employment (if successful)</p>

HKA employment (if successful)

About Hong Kong Airlines

Established in 2006, Hong Kong Airlines is a full-service airline firmly rooted in Hong Kong. From ground operation to inflight service, the airline is committed to delivering an exceptional customer experience with a unique flair of its home base. In recognition of its ongoing pursuit for excellence, Hong Kong Airlines has been awarded the internationally acclaimed four-star rating from Skytrax since 2011. It was also the winner for Asia's Leading Inflight Service in World Travel Awards 2015.

Hong Kong Airlines operates an all-Airbus fleet, comprising of 33 passenger aircraft and 2 freighters. With an average age of around five years, the airline has one of the youngest and modern fleets in the world, following the arrival of its first of 21 Airbus A350 aircraft in September 2017.

  • The newly launched Vancouver and Los Angeles routes demonstrate the airline's strategic expansion in international market which can complement existing routes, bring into full play its connectivity in Asia
  • The airline stepped up its global market expansion with new destination – San Francisco from March, 2018
  • The current diverse culture pilot team is comprised of over 550 pilots from more than 40 countries