James worked for Bmibaby for 2 years flying the B737 Classics (300 & 500 series).  He moved to Dubai in 2012 and worked for FlyDubai for 5 years flying the NG and Max series operating flights from Dubai throughout the Middle East, Europe, Africa and the Far East. He was promoted to commander in 2016, being FlyDubai's youngest ever Captain.

He joined Jet2 as a line Captain flying both the B737 NG and Classic series in 2018 and is based at East Midlands Airport.

In 2020, James qualified as a B737 Type Rating Instructor (TRI) at L3 (formally CTC Aviation) Gatwick and instructs both UK and EASA licenced pilots, specialising in pre LPC B737 refresher / renewal training and type rating instruction.

He qualified as a UK CAA B737 Type Rating Examiner in 2021 and conducts UK Licenced B737 Rating revalidations LPCs independently and B737 Licenced B737 Renewal LPCs though a variety of UK based ATOs. 


Tel:-    +44 (0) 7706 236508



UK & EASA Type Rating Instructor

UK CAA Type Rating Examiner

‚ÄčJames has been an airline pilot for over 11 years. All of his Commercial flying experience is on the B737 with over 7000 hours on type, including Classic, NG and the Max.