AW189 and AW139 helicopter pilots to base in Denmark

Due to expansion of our operation especially out of Esbjerg, we are looking for experienced, motivated pilots, for whom safety is the number one priority. Your cooperative, flexible and positive attitude will ensure that you can adapt to changing deadlines and priorities with ease.

You will form part of a Bel Air multi-pilot crew, rostered on a day to day basis, flying our AW189 or AW139 helicopters mainly from our Esbjerg base in Denmark so it is an advantage if you live nearby and local pilots with type rating on either AW189 or AW139 are preferred.

There is a strong team spirit at Bel Air. We work closely together to provide professional and customer-centered service in challenging and diverse environments. We are serious and at the same time we prioritize celebrations, having fun and enjoy to work as part of a fantastic team. 

Are you our new colleague?  

Job description:

  • Flying our AW189 or AW139 helicopters dual-pilot, day/night offshore under IFR and VFR conditions, all year round, mainly offshore in the North Sea to oil & gas installations, wind farms and vessels of various sizes.
  • All flights are performed in accordance with the Bel Air Operations Manual. Responsibilities for duties concerning the flight, including procedures, limitations and performance relating to the specific helicopter type, are contained in the Operations Manuals.
  • The working routine is set in Company agreed roster patterns. Weekend and/or evening work will be required when needed.
  • You will be required to locate yourself within 60 mins drive from your assigned base, during your on-roster periods, so local pilots or pilots willing to move to the Esbjerg area will be preferred. 
  • Secondary duties involved with flying operations may be assigned.

Qualifications Captain:

  • Current EASA ATPL(H)
  • AW189 and/or AW139 type rating
  • 3000 hours total time
  • 1500 hours pilot in command
  • 1200 hours pilot in command multi engine helicopters
  • Current Class 1 Medical
  • One year North Sea operations, including one winter as First Officer (1 October – 31 March)

Qualifications First Officer:

  • Current EASA CPL(H)(IR)
  • AW189 and/or AW139 type rating
  • 500 hours total time
  • 100 hours Pilot in command
  • 250 hours Multi-Engine
  • Current Class 1 Medical

Personal skills:

  • Loyal and honest
  • Keen to play a key role in Bel Air’s ability to set the highest standards for safety and great and flexible service to our customers.
  • Ready to work at any of Bel Air bases.
  • Cooperative team player capable of dealing with changing deadlines and priorities.
  • Flexible and used to changing requirements regarding work hours/days, location and travel.
  • Supportive of continual safety and quality improvement.

Bel Air offers you:

  • A great workplace with an informal environment with good teamwork
  • State of the art AW139 and AW189 helicopters
  • A flexible schedule with varying and challenging work
  • Good onboarding programme, training and personal development 


Please apply online to as soon as possible to be considered for these potential positions. Mark as subject: “AW189 Helicopter pilot” or “AW139 Helicopter pilot”. 
Please let us know when you would be ready to start-up in new position.

You will hear from us within a month in case you are selected for an interview.

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