Thomas Nokes


First Officer A320

London, UK

Willing to Relocate

Passports Held: UK

A graduate professional pilot with 4 years of international experience at easyJet and British Airways. I am now looking to forge a career in a new sector, bringing with me strong transferrable skills and a keen work ethic that will help me excel in my new position.


Key Skills

– Communication
– Problem Solving & Decision Making
– Workload Management
– Situational Awareness
– Leadership & Teamwork

Employment History

British Airways – Pilot  February 2020 – August 2020

– Managed operations from the worlds busiest airport to major European hubs
– Delivered a premium service for up to 180 business and high-profile customers
– Utilised core transferrable skills to achieve 90% in theory exams and top grades in practical assessments

easyJet – Pilot September 2017 – February 2020

– Managed a team of up to 10 crew members and took responsibility for the lives of up to 200 passengers

– Developed a management style focused on planning, prioritising, and re-prioritising accordingly – reviewing my work and that of my team regularly to ensure a successful outcome

– Operated highly complex aircraft in high-pressure situations where every decision was critical to safety

– Formed a network of key personnel, liaising with numerous stakeholders such as air traffic, ground crew, and engineering to ensure the operation was safe and efficient, with an emphasis on “on-time performance”

– Engaged in regular training and assessment learning to absorb new procedures and information regularly and to an exceptionally high standard

Two Many Cooks – Event Staff Ad-Hoc – Various Dates

– Obtained interpersonal skills, forming relationships with clients and colleagues to ensure a quality service
– Worked in teams of between 3 & 25 staff, adjusting my work style according to the dynamic of the group

Education and Qualifications Middlesex University

• BSc (Hons) Professional Aviation Pilot Practice, First Class

CTC Aviation Flight training

• Air Transport Pilot Licence

The Ashcombe Sixth Form

• A-Level Maths, Physics, Politics

Hobbies and Achievements
Gold Duke of Edinburgh Award
Running – training to compete in the New York Marathon Water sports
2015 – 2018 2015 – 2017 2012 – 2014
Qualified in instruction/coaching in several disciplines, such as sailing and Powerboat driving, with certification from the Royal Yachting Association
Raced competitively in large scale dinghy sailing events such as the NSSA championships, which sees up to 400 boats on the water, learning to think and act under pressure
Helmed yachts up to 52 feet in length with a crew of 9, developing good communication, leadership, and teamwork skills


  • Communication
  • Leadership
  • Marine
  • Problem Solving
  • Situational Awareness
  • Skiing
  • Teamwork
  • Watersports
  • Workload Management



BSc (Hons) Professional Aviation Pilot Practice at Middlesex University

First Class


A-Levels at The Ashcombe Sixth Form

Maths (B), Physics (B), Politics (B)



First Officer at British Airways


First Officer at easyJet

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