Aviation Job Search has revealed the top 10 highest paying jobs in the UK aviation industry in 2018.

Aviation Job Search has revealed the top 10 highest paying jobs in the UK aviation industry in 2018.

The niche aviation job board released the figures this week in its 2017-18 annual report, alongside data surrounding jobseekers in the industry. The report includes job hotpoints, gender insight, job category information, top growth areas and more surrounding aviation professionals and their preferences for a new job.

The report reveals the top 10 highest paying roles in aviation based on the salary information companies advertised on the Aviation Job Search website. The 10 highest paid jobs were:

  1. Pilot
  2. Designer
  3. Engineer
  4. Project manager
  5. Instructors and trainers
  6. Inspector
  7. Fabricator
  8. Electrician
  9. Air traffic controller
  10. Executive positions

Alongside revealing the roles with the highest paying salary in 2018, the report also revealed the difference in salaries in the industry from 2016-17 to 2017-18.

CEO of Aviation Job Search Ian Partington, said: “A number of jobs in the aviation industry have benefitted from a raise in salary over the last couple of years. We can see that the obvious demand presently for quality aviation engineers has had a direct impact on the average salary being offered for this category, in an attempt to attract top talent.

“Despite Pilots being in demand, the average salary being offered for the role by recruiters has dropped by 2.32%.”

“The average salary for Fabricators has seen a drastic increase from 2016-17 by 35.76%.”

8th Annual Civil Avionics International Forum 2019 – April 16th – 17th, 2019 Shanghai City, China

Approved by

China Association for Science and Technology

Hosted by

Chinese Society of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Chinese Aeronautical Establishment

Advised by

Department of Equipment Industry, Ministry of Industry and Information Technology

Airworthiness Certification Department of Civil Aviation Administration of China

Air Traffic Management Bureau, Civil Aviation Administration of China

Shanghai Municipal Economy and Information Technology Commission

Guested by

Shanghai Airworthiness Certification Center, Civil Aviation Administration of China

AVIC Avionics Systems Co., Ltd.

Supported by

COMAC Shanghai Aircraft Design and Research Institute

AVIC XAC Commercial Aircraft Co., Ltd.

China Aviation Industry General Aircraft Co., Ltd.

China Helicopter Design and Research Institute

Organized by

China Aeronautical Radio Electronics Research Institute

Key Laboratory of Integrated Technology of Avionics System

Co-organized by

Galleon (Shanghai) Consulting Co., Ltd.

【Event Background】

The 8th annual Civil Avionics International Forum (CAIF) 2019 will be held in Shanghai on April 16th-17th. Since its inception in 2012, with more than 3,000 attendees, spanning 5 continents and over 20 countries, the annual Civil Avionics International Forum (CAIF) has proven to be a truly global avionics forum. Demand for safety-critical, more cost-effective and intelligent civil avionics systems continues to rise. Attending our popular CAIF event will help you connect with new business opportunities. The CAIF has proven year after year to be a valuable source of industry inteligence assisting airborne software and hardware system suppliers remain on the right strategic path for their China business

Hot Topics

  1. Recent Progress In Establishing Technical Confidence In Bilateral Cooperation Between China And The United States
  2. Civil Aviation Administration of China’s Specific Requirements For Airborne Hardware And Software Review And Trends In Future Policy Reviews
  3. Integrated Innovation Of Human Machine Interface In Cockpit Design
  4. System Architecture Design Of Model-based Development
  5. Ergonomic Evaluation Of Avionics System For Civil Aircraft
  6. Discuss The Prognostic And Health Management  (PHM) Technology In The Life Cycle Of Avionics Equipment
  7. Digital Platform
  8. Application Of Integrated Modular Avionics System In Civil Aircraft
  9. Communication System.
  10. Advanced Cockpit Usage Requirements Based On User Flight Experience
  11. Discussion On The Strategic Layout And Development Of General Aviation Avionics System.
  12. Airworthiness Safety Design Of Electronic Flight Control System.
  13. Detection Technology Of Meteorological Radar In The Process Of Entering And Approaching
  14. Aviation Electronic System Simulation Technology For Health Management
  15. How To Form A Practical Interface Control Document(ICD) In The Joint Definition Phase
  16. Design And Implementation Of Airborne AFDX Network Management System
  17. New Technology And Equipment For Monitoring Open Space In Cooperation With Civil Aviation Airspace
  18. Artificial Intelligent Navigation System


Company name: Galleon (Shanghai) Consulting Co., Ltd.

Name: Sara LIU

Email Address: marketing@galleon.cc

Web: http://www.galleon.cc/CAIF2019/index.html

Phone: +86 0 21 5155.9030

Fax: +86 0 21 5155.9049

4th Annual Commercial Aero Engine Shanghai International Forum 2019 – March 20th – 21st, 2019 Shanghai, China

Hosted by

Shanghai Society of Aeronautics

Co-organized by

AECC Commercial Aircraft Engine Co., Ltd.

Supported by

Chinese Society of Aeronautics & Astronautics

China Eastern Airlines Co., Ltd.

Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China

Baosteel Special Steel Co., Ltd.

Organized by

Galleon (Shanghai) Consulting Co., Ltd.

Event Background

In recent years, the development of global aerospace industry has greatly enhanced the requirements of Aircraft OEMs and Airline companies for aero engines. Over the next 20 years, the China air transportation will nearly quadruple. Aircraft noise and emission issues are becoming the major challenges to China air transportation industry. In spite of the increasing requirements for high performance and reliability, aero engines costs are expected to decrease. Despite the enhancing thrust and power, aero engine noise is required to be controlled in a more effective way. Higher clients’ expectations drive to continuous innovation of aero engine products. Commercial Aero Engine Shanghai International Forum, based on China National Special Project of Aero Engine & Gas Turbine, is located in Shanghai, China. This forum aims to support aero engine industry development through information exchanges and business cooperation. Initiated by Shanghai Society of Aeronautics and AECC Commercial Aircraft Engine Co., Ltd., this annual forum has been successfully held in the past three years. The Commercial Aero Engine Shanghai International Forum 2019 will be held in the city of Shanghai, on March 20th – 21st, 2019.

The forum will analyze optimized solutions that could accelerate the establishment and improvements of aero engine fundamental technology support, R&D and production, modification and verification, product configuration through keynote speech, panel discussions, exhibitions, business meetings and media interviews. Commercial Aero Engine Shanghai International Forum 2019, as an authoritative and timely platform, promises to unite more than 200 distinguished delegates from government bureau, aero engine designer, manufacturer, tester, components providers and software companies.

We look forward to meeting you in Shanghai.

Hot Topics

Ø  Future design concept of civil aero engine

(Lower fuel consumption / lower noise / lower emission / higher safety / higher reliability / higher cycle life)

Ø  Advanced aero engine assembly and testing technology

Ø  Advanced aero engine materials R&D trends and application status

(High-temperature alloy / CMC / RMC etc.)

Ø  Advanced aero engine materials and processing technology


Company name: Galleon (Shanghai) Consulting Co., Ltd.

Name: Sara LIU

Email: marketing@galleon.cc

Web: http://www.galleon.cc/caesh2019/index.html

Phone: +86 0 21 5155.9030

Fax: +86 0 21 5155.9049

Connected Aircraft Congress China (CAC) – April 17th – 18th in 2019

Hosted by

Civil Aircraft Operation Support Technology Sub-committee of CSAA

Organized by

COMAC Shanghai Aircraft Customer Service Co., Ltd.

Galleon (Shanghai) Consulting Co., Ltd.

Event Background

Rising demand for data management systems among the commercial airliners and ground base stations is influencing the demand for connected aircraft in the current scenario. In addition, the increasing the demand for in-flight connectivity is paving the path for satellite connectivity, which is catalyzing the growth for connected aircraft market. Moreover, the technological advancements in the field of SATCOM, on-board and on-ground software for real time communication and aircraft data gathering is also bolstering the market for connected aircraft.

However, these technologies are highly vulnerable to cyber-attacks, which is a major factor limiting the commercial airlines to adopt this technology, thereby inhibiting the market growth. Nonetheless, the aircraft manufacturers as well as the connectivity providers are continuously emphasizing on delivering robust technologies to deter cyber threats and promoting innovative business models, which are expected to drive the market for connected aircraft in the coming years.

The Connected Aircraft Congress China (CAC) will take place in the city of Shanghai, from April 17th – 18th in 2019. The two days event will feature keynote speakers from world-renowned brands and numerous speakers from the world’s top airlines. The CAC is a powerful relationship-building and marketing opportunity – giving you access to executives representing some of the world’s largest airlines, fast-paced companies, and dynamic organizations in the aerospace and avionics industries, and a chance to truly understand the concept of global connectivity beyond the passenger experience in order to increase efficiency and offer cutting-edge services. This unique event is the only industry event dedicated to complete connected solutions, with a protected networking environment for attendees and sponsors to help you have the one-on-one, personal conversations that will you’re your business forward.

Hot Topics

1. Latest Policy Release

-Radio Administration Bureau, MIIT

-Flight Standard Department, CAAC

-Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

2. Airlines Operation Service & Fleet Management

-China Eastern Airlines

-Qatar Airways

-Air China

-Air China Wi-Fi Alliance

-China Transport Telecommunications & Information Center

3. Airborne System & Equipment Integration

-COMAC Shanghai Aircraft Design and Research Institute

-Honeywell Aerospace

-Rockwell Collins


4. Customer Support & MRO

-Airbus Completion and Delivery Centre (Tianjin)

-COMAC Shanghai Aircraft Customer Service Co., Ltd.


5. Cyber Security

-The Boeing Company



6. Cabin Informatization Service

-Tencent Aviation Security Lad

7. Panel Discussion


China Aviation Supplies Imp. & Eexp. Group Corp.


China Eastern Airlines

China Southern Airlines


Qingdao Airlines

Sichuan Airlines


Company name: Galleon (Shanghai) Consulting Co., Ltd.

Name: Sara LIU

Email Address: marketing@galleon.cc

Web: www.galleon.cc/cac2019/index.html

Phone: +86 0 21 5155.9030

Fax: +86 0 21 5155.9049

Flightworx Aviation launches new online fuel platform

Stansted, 11th January 2019 – Flightworx Aviation Ltd, your exclusive global trip support and solutions service provider are pleased to announce that its fuel division, Flightworx Fuel Services Ltd, better known as ‘Fuelworx’ have launched their new Fuel Portal application.  Fuelworx can now offer the ability to see global prices at a click of a button through this web-based system, create and send instant quotations, choose from the various options available in any location and request fuel, all in one easy to use platform.

  • Fuel pricing is constantly updated helping you to plan trips based of fuel prices
  • Review previous quotes and fuel release information
  • Multiple fuel options per location
  • Generate fuel release requests
  • Non-biased reseller – over 100 supply lines

Fuelworx continue to find new ways to support their clients. “This system will help all our clients looking to obtain pricing” Explains James Kossick, Fuel Manager. “Speed is key and we have created what we feel exceeds our client’s expectations. The portal is so convenient for all users due to its web-based nature which means that you can access it anywhere in the world at any time of day. We are continually growing the database with new locations being added daily and we hope to achieve over 5000 locations by the end of the year.  The system itself will continue to evolve delivering some great features that the user will find key in their fuel buying decisions.”

Fuelworx has been busy testing the new system, it has received some positive feedback from their BETA testers:

“Easy to use, very intuitive and you can see that you guys put a lot of work there!!!

Brilliant!!!” – Terry, Ops Dispatcher

“The portal looks great – congrats on its roll out and inception” – Mike, Director

Flightworx Aviation being ISO9001:2015 certificated for Quality ensures constant development and improvement flows through all departments and Fuelworx is no different, with continued development of the portal they will be looking to add some exciting additional features as they move forward, so if you would like to know more about how you can benefit for this convenient and efficient system contact:  ClientServices@flightworx.aero

Fuelworx state that the portal has been designed with the user in mind, it is slick, effective and easy to navigate. So now you have a portal which allows you to find fuel prices in an instant, you also have the Fuelworx team ready for you 24/7, so combine these elements together and you are fully covered.


For further information

James Kossick

Flightworx Aviation Ltd

Telephone: +44 1279 668 002


About Flightworx

Flightworx offers complete worldwide flight support solutions for private, commercial and specialist operators. We present efficient, smart solutions that save operators money and get the job done safely, on time, every time, with 24-hour flight operations, private aircraft and rotary wing management, and regulatory and compliance solutions.

Our neutral and independent fuel comparison and procurement service Flightworx Fuel, negotiates best-in-class prices for JET A1 and AVGAS.  Our ATOL-protected, 24-hour travel agency Travelworx accesses competitive prices for all aspects of travel, from hotels and ground transport to concierge services, for your passengers and crew.

No matter your operation’s scale, aircraft type, mission or destination, we have it covered.

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‘The BBGA is the key trade body for UK business aviation, helping us keep up-to-date with developments and in contact with the wider UK bizav community. Everyone with any interest in UK business aviation should be a member’
Mark Bisset – Partner
Clyde & Co LLP