Recruitment at
OSM Aviation

OSM Aviation offers flexible and high quality recruitment services fully adaptable to meet our clients’ needs. Our pilot and cabin crew selection specialist have a combined experience of over 300 years in aviation and a reputation of selecting the very best of the best. And we do!


How Can OSM Aviation Help You?

  • We hire Air Crew worldwide to operate and open new bases where airlines find it financially sound
  • By being established in 18 different countries we have the local knowledge to set up new bases at minimal cost
  • By offering Air Crew a competitive contract in compliance with local labor law
  • By having an extensive background in the airline industry from top management to local administration
  • Through extensive experience negotiating Collective Bargaining Agreements and perpetuating a respectful cooperation with local labor organizations
  • By staying ahead of the ever-changing workforce demands in the airline industry


In 2017, over a period of 10 months, OSM Aviation conducted over 15 pilot roadshows across Europe and North America totaling over 2000 pilots registered. Out of 1200+ pilots invited to attend an OSM Aviation selection process, 640 simulator sessions were conducted, ending with more than 370 successful pilots who were offered contracts!

In addition OSM Aviation selected and recruited more then 1700 cabin crew over a 12 month period. After successfully having passed the pre-screening, candidates were invited to swim test, language proficency, group assessments and individual interviews depending on our airline customers needs.

OSM Aviation has all systems and administration in place to handle large volume recruitment and our own custom-build database now counts more than 35.000 pilots and cabin crew candidates looking for a new career. The recruitment process is tailormade to the operator and the operator’s requirements. For instance, some operators want to attend parts of the recruitment process, such as interview or perform simulator assessment, while others only conduct audits. However, most recruitments use the same methodology.


Our Recruitment Services include

Proprietary Recruitment & Assessment Tool

Traditional recruitment and assessment tools are not a good fit with the particular requirements in the aviation industry. Our solutions are developed in-house and tailormade for crew management. We can swiftly recruit world wide and at the same time guarantee the quality of our personnel.Tailor-Made Assessment Centers

OSM Assessment center are located throughout the world and this gives us the ability to thoroughly assess our future employees wherever they might be situated.

Large Database of Flight Crew

In our Database we have access to over 17.000 pilots, 63.000 cabin crew and 8.000 administrative staff.

Our database infrastructure and crew management solutions can be tailored to meet client needs for any recruiting or crew management operation. Airbus industries are currently using our solutions.

Worldwide Network of Aviation Personnel

From operations and digitalization to human resource management the staff at OSM Aviation are experts in their respective fields.

> Operations
Former airline top and operational managers, Chief Pilots, Chief Flight Instructors, Seasoned Check captains and aircrew

> Human Resources
Psychology, psychometrics, legal and human relations specialists

> Technology
Programmers, architects, robotics, artificial intelligence professionals

> Finance
Accounting, Controlling, Payroll and Treasury experts

Crew and Family Welfare

The welfare of our employees and their families is important to OSM Aviation. We follow-up our employees regularly and we offer competitive terms for insurance, pension and remuneration.

Employment compliance

All our operations are compliant with local taxation, rules and regulations