Lloyd Bentley


Commercial Pilot

Newcastle, UK

Willing to Relocate

Passports Held: UK

Flight Summary

Total Time: 9651 hours. Total PIC: 607 hours. UK CAA ATPL. UK CAA Class 1 Medical.

Total Airbus A321: 3635 hours. PIC Airbus A321: 501 hours. Total Boeing 757/767: 4340 hours. Total EMB145: 975 hours. Total DHC8: 461 hours.



First Officer, Emirates Airline; Dubai, UAE 2020

Recruited to fly the A380 however the simulator training was cancelled half way through the course due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Captain, Thomas Cook Airlines; Newcastle, UK 2019

Promoted to Captain on the A321 and flew to short and medium haul destinations. (Europe and North Africa)

First Officer, Thomas Cook Airlines; Manchester/Newcastle, UK 2007-2019

Recruited to fly the B757/767 for short, medium and long haul operations  (Europe, North Africa, East Coast USA, Caribbean, Middle East and Far East) initially at Manchester and then transferring to Newcastle with subsequent conversion on to the A321 for short and medium haul operations.

First Officer, BA CitiExpress; Manchester, UK 2004-2007

Recruited to fly the Dash 8-300 to regional destinations with subsequent conversion on to the EMB145 for short haul operations. (Europe)



Leeds Metropolitan University, UK 1992-1996

BSc(Hons) Computing degree specialising in Networks.

The Duke of York’s Royal Military School; Dover, UK 1985-1992


Other Skills

Besides having a passion for aviation, I spent ten years working in IT in client facing roles before I retrained as a Commercial Pilot. At present, I am currently employed by Tesco UK as a Customer Delivery Driver.


Hobbies and Interests

Spending time with my young Family. Learning new cultures. Travelling. F1.

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