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freshJet Seeking Talented Fleet Painter

freshJet has opened a position for Fleet Painter to take on the honours of painting our yet-to-be revealed new livery for 2013. The livery will become the face of the airline, painted across our Airbus A319 and A320 aircraft which operate on all of our services across Europe from our UK hubs in Glasgow, Manchester and Belfast.

The painter will be responsible for the painting of the new livery but in addition will also be welcomed as part of the staff team, earning them the opportunity to take part in future projects such as the design of special liveries, logojets and even naming an aircraft. Additionally you will have the opportunity to contribute in decision making by having your say, whilst being entitled to all the other advantages of being a freshJet staff member.

The applicant must be able to provide evidence of previous work which must be entirely their own work (however not necessarily including the design)

To find out more, visit our careers page.


FreshJet Winter Press Release

New Hub in Manchester
On November 18th 2012, freshJet opened it’s hub in Manchester, the third in the UK. Initially, two aircraft will be based here, one Airbus A319 and one Airbus A320. Both aircraft will be used on a variety of routes to Europe including Paris CDG, Palma, Tenerife, Belfast and Glasgow. Keflavik, Iceland was recently added to the route network and will also be served from Manchester, initially operating on a once-weekly basis.

Iain Robb, CEO said the following:
“I am extremely pleased to finally launch our new hub at Manchester. Not only will this allow us to expand our domestic network, but also allow us to expand to more profitable destinations throughout Europe.”

“I hope that the new hub will bring great success to the airline and will become a popular choice among both pilots and passengers.”

A third and perhaps fourth aircraft are expected to be added next year.

Winter Schedules
The Winter 2012/2013 schedules have been released and published. A variety of ski and winter sun destinations are available from our hubs in Glasgow, Belfast, and now Continue reading


freshJet Welcomes New Training Manager

freshJet has welcomed aboard it’s new Training Manager Andrew Smith. Andrew will help to develop the freshJet Pilot Training Programme which will train new and existing pilots on our Airbus A320 family fleet.

A current PPL student, Andrew also has fixed-base A320 simulator experience as well as a wide knowledge on the aircraft and plenty of experience on it in flight sim.

“I’m absolutely delighted to be appointed Training Manager here at freshJet.  I can?t wait to get started and contribute to what is already a successful airline.  The prospect of working in the management is really exciting and one that I take on board with great pride.  I am thoroughly determined to bring the best out in myself and the airline and I look forward to the challenges ahead”.

We wish him the best of luck with the company.


freshJet Celebrates One Year of Operations

On February 25th 2011, Harris Brandon pulled back on the sidestick as his
Airbus A320, G-FRSX, rotated off of Glasgow Airport’s runway with 153 passengers on board bound for Belfast. One year later, we have successfully operated over 450 flights, reached 1000 hours and carried nearly 70,000 passengers across a total distance of over 300,000 miles. We would like to congratulate all the crew at freshJet on this excellent achievement.

“It’s been an exciting 12 months and I’d like to say a big thank you to all the freshJet pilots who put in the time and effort to make us who we are today. I’d like to thank all of the staff members who made it all happen, and who also had the time to put in the hours to contribute to the airline and I hope we can keep up the efforts to keep us going in the future.”

Iain Robb, CEO.


FreshJet | October 2011 Press Release

 Glasgow, SC | October 9th 2011 - Winter 2011 Schedules
We are now working on our Winter 2011 Schedules and they are expected to be ready for the end of the month.

Training Vacancies
We are currently seeking highly-skilled training staff for conducting exams, lessons and maintaining the pilot training program as well as handling pilot documents. For more,visit the Careers section of our website.

New Hub Under Consideration
We are currently looking at opening a new hub in England. We are currently considering Manchester, Newcastle and East Midlands. This will be our second destination in England, along with London/Stansted, from which we fly to Glasgow and Belfast.Routes are yet to be decided for the new hub.


FreshJet Virtual Leases Boeing 757

freshJet Virtual has now been operating for almost 3 months now, and is already rapidly expanding. We operate a fleet of Airbus A319 and A320 aircraft, including a 757-200 for the summer season, on routes across Europe from our hubs at Glasgow and Belfast. We typically target the leisure, holiday and business markets.

On May 23rd 2011, we signed a contract with Skylines for a single Boeing 757-200WL in an all economy layout to operate flights from Glasgow to Malta. The aircraft is expected to begin services in early June, and be returned in October


FreshJet Virtual | Now Operating!

Glasgow, SC – freshJet Virtual has now commnced operations from our Glasgow and Belfast bases, using a fleet of modern Airbus A320 family aircraft. We already have some nice features on the website, and plans for much more. Apllications are open for and pilots only.

Visit for more.

Iain Robb | CEO
freshjet Virtual


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