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Jobs in Aviation Ltd - Privacy Policy

Why do we have a Privacy Policy?

It is really important to us that we keep any personal information that you give to us safe and secure and whilst we realise that it is not the most interesting of subjects, we would encourage you to read our Privacy Policy as it gives you important information about your personal information and your rights.

Our website provides a platform that can be used by job seekers to find jobs and for employers to advertise vacancies and look for suitable candidates. You can set up your own account and have complete control of the personal information that you give us and what we do with it.

We will always be open with you and so we have written this policy to tell you:

  • What personal information you can give us
  • How we may use your personal information (if you agree)
  • Who we work with to provide your account and our website
  • Where we keep your personal information
  • How long we keep your personal information
  • How we keep your personal information safe
  • Your choices and rights

This website is owned and operated by Jobs in Aviation Ltd. When you have any comments or queries about this website please contact us at and a HUMAN will reply.

We last updated this Privacy Policy on 13.04.18.

Personal Information you give to us

Setting up an account or using our website

You may provide us with the following information about yourself:

  • your name and address
  • your contact details including email address and telephone number
  • other information to allow us to provide the services you have requested
  • your CV/details relating to your qualifications and experience
  • what sector you are interested in
  • what jobs you are applying for and have applied for previously

Other times you can give us personal information

You can give us information when you:

  • Set up an account on our website
  • Apply for a position that we are advertising on behalf of an employer
  • Submit a CV to our website
  • Sign up for our newsletter (blog notifications)
  • Sign up for a job alert email
  • Save a job
  • Comment on a blog
  • Contact us via email or by telephone for any reason


Cookies are text files that sites store on users' computers. They make sites easier to use. They don't do anything to your own computer (they can't run software or send viruses).

As said, our cookies are used to improve your experience of our site.

We don't follow or track your own personal movements on the site. It provides us with information that isn't personally identifiable. And it also allows us to make your experience of the site better. For instance, when you hit Apply and have to register, you might want to land back on the page you started on.

Remember that you may be able to set your cookie preferences via your browser. But be aware that many sites may not work properly, or as easily, once you do this.

To find out more read our Cookies Policy.

How we may use your Personal Information

With your agreement, we may use your personal information:

  • to process your request to be added to our CV database
  • to pass on to an employer where you have told us you wish to apply for a specific position
  • to pass on to employers looking for candidates like you where you have given us permission to do so
  • to pass on to recruitment agencies who are seeking to fill positions that you have indicated to us that you are interested in and you have given us permission to do this
  • to fulfil any contracts you have entered into with us
  • to tailor the services that we offer to you with your needs and interests
  • comply with our legal obligations
  • to tell you about changes to our services or website
  • to help us develop our website to make it better for all users
  • to get your feedback on our website and services
  • to administer our website (such as troubleshooting, data analysis, research)
  • to keep our website safe and secure

Our legal basis for using your information

The law only allows us to use your personal information in certain limited circumstances. We have listed these below and what information they allow us to process.

1. With your consent

With your agreement we may:

  • set up an account on our website
  • process your request to be added to our CV database
  • provide your details to an employer where you have told us you wish to apply for a specific position
  • provide your details to employers looking for candidates like you
  • to pass on to recruitment agencies who are seeking to fill positions that you have indicated to us that you are interested in and you have given us permission to do this

2. When we have a contract with you

We may use your information to comply with a contract that we have entered into with you:

  • to provide the services you have requested
  • to administer and provide the website (such as troubleshooting, data analysis & research)
  • to tell you about changes to our website or our services
  • to help us (or our software developers) improve the website

3. Where it is necessary for our legitimate interests

We may provide you with marketing information about our own products and services similar to those that you have purchased or enquired about (unless you tell us to stop).

4. To comply with a legal obligation

We do this when we have to comply with legislation such as tax laws.

Our Marketing

We may provide you with information about products, services, special offers, and other news where we feel these may interest you.

Depending on what contact information you have given to us, we may contact you by email or post. We will only do this where you have consented to receiving such information from us.

You can opt out of such marketing at any time and If you wish to do so, please email us at

Working with other organisations

Employers and Recruitment Agencies

With your consent we will make available your 'CV Profile' with hiring employers and recruitment agencies. If you want to see the current list of employers and recruitment agencies, please see here.

When you submit your information you are given a choice as to whether you want your details to be visible to companies advertising on our website, our options are:

  • By selecting hiring organisations to contact you we will allow employers and recruitment agencies to view your CV Profile if they are looking for candidates for positions that you have indicated to us that you are interested in.
  • By selecting to 'Hide' this option your information will only be visible to the company whose job you have applied for and yourself and the staff of Jobs in Aviation Ltd for administrative purposes.

We are not a recruitment agency and we provide our website and services to you free of charge to allow a simple and easy way to access your future job. As such we do not have any control over how an employer or recruitment agency deals with your information once they have downloaded it from our database and they make their own decisions as to what to do with your personal information. We do ensure that any organisation who accesses your information has signed up to terms and conditions requiring that they deal with your information safely and securely and that they comply with the General Data Protection Regulation and any subsequent UK legislation.

If you have indicated to us that you wish to apply for jobs overseas, then we may provide your information to organisations who are not subject to the same data protection legislation that we have in force in the UK. In these cases, we only deal with organisations who have agreed to deal with your information in line with GDPR and UK legislation.

Other third parties

In order to provide your account and our website we may have to allow our trusted partners to have access to your personal information. These organisations include:

  • Our business partners, suppliers and sub-contractors for the performance of any contract we enter into with them or you
  • Our website developers who need to see your information in order to keep our website up and running

We work with the following organisations:

What laws we may have to comply with

We may have to disclose your personal information to third parties:

  • If we sell our business in which case the personal information that we hold will be part of the transferred assets
  • If we are required by law, or in order to enforce or apply our terms of use. This includes exchanging information with other organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction

Third Party Privacy Policies

Our site may contain links to websites owned by other organisations. If you follow a link to another website, these websites they will have their own privacy policy.  We suggest that you check the policies of any other websites before giving them your personal information as we cannot accept responsibility for any other website.

Where we keep your Personal Information

Storage of Personal Information

We are committed to ensuring that our suppliers have appropriate technical, administrative and physical procedures in place to ensure that your information is protected against loss or misuse. All personal information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers or on secure servers operated by a third party located in the EEA.

All third parties who provide services or software to us are required to sign a contract requiring them to have appropriate technical, administrative and physical procedures in place to ensure that your information is protected against loss or misuse.

Retention of information

We will store your CV Profile (name, email, employment history etc) for as long as you wish us to.

At any time you can login to add to it, edit it or remove it completely.

After a year of first registering a process will start to regularly remind you that you are storing your file with us.

As soon as there has been a period of 12 months since you last logged in we will:

  • a. automatically 'Hide' your CV Profile (even if you originally consented to it)
  • b. email you*
  • c. make it clear how you can add to your CV Profile (to add new qualifications, update your recent employment records etc), edit your details or remove everything completely
  • * if your email no longer receives we'll delete your records since you won't be able to log in to do it yourself or receive our notices that it needs updating

Plus, we will email you 6 months after you last logged in to remind you to hide your CV Profile if it is still visible.

And we will stay in touch to remind you that you are using the site to store your CV Profile for future easy use throughout your entire career.

If we do not have hear from you (if you do not login), we will delete your account after 5 years.


If you chose to send us information via email, we cannot guarantee the security of this information until it is delivered to us.

Your rights

Access to your information

You have the right to access information that we hold about you. If you wish to receive a copy of the information that we hold, please contact at or write to us at the address above

Changing or deleting your information

You can ask us at any time to change, amend or delete the information that we hold about you or ask us not to contact you with any further marketing information. You can also ask us to restrict the information that we process about you.

You can request that we change, amend, delete your information or restrict our processing by emailing us at

You can also login to see all the information you have given us about your career profile to do the above yourself, at any time.

Right to prevent Automated decision making

You have a right to ask us to stop any automated decision making. We do not intentionally carry out such activities, but if you do have any questions or concerns we would be happy to discuss them with you and you can contact us at

Transferring Personal Information

You have the right to request that your personal information is transferred by us to another organisation (this is called "data portability"). Please contact us at with the details of what you would like us to do and we will try our best to comply with your request. If may not be technically feasible, but we will work with you to try and find a solution.


If you make a request to us under this Privacy Policy and you are unhappy with the response, you can ask for the request to be reviewed under our internal complaints procedure. Our internal complaints procedure allows your request to be reviewed by Managing Director who will do their best to try and resolve the issue.

If you have been through the internal complaints procedure and are still not happy with the result, then you have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner's Office. They can be contacted as follows:


Telephone: 03031231113


Information Commissioners Office
Wycliffe House, Water Lane
Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF

Changes to our Privacy Policy

We review our Privacy Policy on a frequent basis to check that it accurately reflects how we deal with your information and may amend it if necessary. You should check this page regularly to see the most up to date information.

How to Contact us

We welcome questions, comments and requests regarding this Privacy Policy which can be sent to


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2015: The Year in Aviation

2015: The Year in Aviation

The year 2015 has ended, and with the end of a year typically comes a slew of retrospectives reviewing what has been accomplished during the year. We would like to come at the topic from a slightly different angle – what was 2015 like for the aviation industry?

We’ll take a look at what aviation news sticks out and see what role pilots and those who hold airline jobs played in the year. Without further ado, here is 2015: The Year in Aviation.

General Overview

You might think 2015 was one of the deadliest years in aviation since the Wright Brothers began flying if you include two high-profile crashes that resulted in the death of 374 people. But, those crashes – a Germanwings A320 in March and a Metrojet A321 in October – were both caused deliberately, and they account for the vast majority of fatalities in 2015.

According to the Aviation Safety Network, there were 14 other fatal crashes during the year for a total of 186 other deaths. Without the two deliberate crashes, then, 2015 ranks as the safest year ever for flying by number of fatal accidents.

With worldwide air traffic of 34 million flights, this makes an accident rate of one fatal passenger flight accident per 4.8 million flights.

Below are some of the top stories in aviation news in 2015:


A volcanic eruption in Tonga spews so much ash into the atmosphere that international flights to and from the country are cancelled for days.

Jet fuel prices drop to almost half the level of prices of the previous 12 months, but airline prices do not drop, bringing an investigation into collusion.

SkyMall files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

The first Mooney M20TN airplane is manufactured in China and comes off the assembly line in the Henan province.


U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-OK) introduces the Pilot’s Bill of Rights 2 (PBOR 2). This legislation is designed to expand the 3rd class medical exemption for recreational pilots. It also widens the protections set forth in the original Pilot’s Bill of Rights, also authored by Inhofe and signed into law in 2012.

The U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation confirms Christopher Hart as the next chairman of the NTSB. Since Deborah Hersman left the post last year, Hart had served as the acting chairman.


New legislation is introduced in the U.S. House and Senate to allow private pilots to use a driver’s license in certain instances instead of an FAA medical certificate.

Pilot Harrison Ford crashes a PT-22 recruit on the Penmar golf course in Mar Vista, Ca. He survives and sustains only moderate injuries.

The full U.S. Senate confirms Christopher Hart as the chair of the NTSB in a unanimous vote.


The New York General Assembly passes a significant tax reform measure that exempts general aviation aircraft from the state’s use and sales tax.

The NTSB issues four Safety Alerts highlighting safety issues that arose from several recent accident investigations. The alerts go to general aviation pilots and mechanics.

The Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) submits formal comments on the NPRM for FAR Part 107 to the FAA regarding regulations to unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).


The FAA selects Harris Corporation for an eight-year single-award IDIQ contract to design and put into use a system to send out real-time, comprehensive weather pictures to all aviation users in the National Airspace System. The contract has a potential value of $238 million.

The FAA also plans to work on the next step in a multi-year effort to update scientific evidence detailing the relationship between airplane noise exposure and its effects on communities around airports.

UPS gives a $10,000 grant to Women in Aviation, International. The UPS Foundation works on global citizenship and philanthropic programs.

A Safety Alert from the NTSB urges pilots to be vigilant in watching for other aircraft and in making their own presence known.


The FAA makes progress in improving runway safety at U.S. airports. The progress has come over the past 15 years by working with the aviation community to educate, train, mark and light runways, add standard runway safety areas, use new technology and improve airfields.

After devastating floods in Texas, Redbird Skyport supports the rescue, victim treatment and cleanup for local relief efforts.

The FAA and general aviation (GA) groups educate the GA community by launching the Fly Safe national safety campaign. The campaign focuses on how to prevent Loss of Control accidents during the flying season.

The FAA begins to plan its transition to the new Airman Certification Standards (ACS) as a framework to certify pilots. This starts with the Private Pilot Airplane, Commercial Pilot Airplane, and Instrument Rating Airplane in the next 12 months.

In a partnership with the National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA), the FAA initiates a safety reporting program called the Safety Review Process (SRP). Open to all bargaining-unit employees, this 18-month long pilot program will allow FAA employees who work in the Aircraft Certification Service (AIR) to bring safety concerns to the attention of superiors without fear of retaliation.


Swiss Pilot André Borschberg breaks Steve Fossett’s 2005 duration performance by flying solo for almost 75 hours in an airplane above the Pacific Ocean.

About 150 workers at Piper's Vero Beach campus are laid off because of an industry-wide downturn in airplane sales.


Industry airplane shipments fall 9.1 percent to 1,015 units for the first half of the year. Airplan billings also decrease by 4.6 percent to $10.4 billion. These numbers are compared to the same time period from one year ago.

The NTSB’s probable cause repot from Harrison Ford’s accident says a mechanical failure led to a total loss of engine power in his airplane.

A report from the FAA Inspector General's office shows total air traffic operations handled by FAA facilities decrease 19 percent between 2004 and 2013. Over the same time period, the FAA’s operations budget increased slightly.


United Airlines CEO Jeff Smisek, along with two senior company officials, resigns as a result of a U.S. Government corruption probe investigating the link between a money-losing non-stop flight that benefitted the chairman of the NY/NJ port authority and lower lease rates for United at Newark Liberty Airport.

The Sling 2 airplane that Jean D'Assonville and Patrick Huang flew around the world arrives safely back in South Africa. This finished a circumnavigation of the globe that began in July.

U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-OK) announces that he had surpassed 60 cosponsors in the Senate for his Pilot’s Bill of Rights 2 (S.571). He continues to work to gather more support from outside organizations.


FAA Administrator Michael Huerta announces continuing steps in the FAA’s evolution of working with those it regulates. The goal is to increase safety in the aviation industry. Huerta was speaking at the Flight Safety Foundation’s Newsmaker Breakfast.

Aspen Avionics announces the awarding of a U.S. patent for its new Connected Panel wireless cockpit system. They system is the industry’s only FAA-certified and patented technology that allows avionics to safely interface wireless with non-certified mobile devices such as an iPad.

When massive mudslides in southern California stranded motorists after Highway 58 was completely buried in mud, a group of at least 10 local pilots from near Mojave, CA, undertake a grass-roots airlift to rescue the motorists.


A resolution is adopted by the European Parliament to increase aviation safety and efficiency by making use of global flight tracking systems.

Third quarter shipment and billing data for the general aviation manufacturing industry leads to some bad news for piston and turboprop airplanes and turbine rotorcraft.

A follow-up audit is initiated by the DOT Office of Inspector General regarding the FAA's progress in implementing capabilities of the high-priority Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen).

UAS Registration Task Force recommendations are posted on the FAA’s website as the agency works toward fashioning a final rule for registration of the aircraft.


A Cessna 172 crashes with four Case Case Western Reserve University college students on board. According the NTSB’s report, the plan was likely over its gross takeoff weight.

The FAA updates airspace obstructions standards to keep users of the national airspace safe by making sure the national airspace is navigable and free of obstructions that could cause problems.

The FAA certifies the first new single engine, high wing, four-seat airplane from Tecnam, called the Tecnam P2010.

The entire United States Senate passes the Pilot’s Bill of Rights 2 on a unanimous vote. The bill, sponsored by Sen. James Inhofe (R-OK) includes 70 Republican and Democratic cosponsors.

On December 23, test pilot Len Fox performs the long-awaited first flight of the M10T Proof of Concept (POC) aircraft near the Chino Airport in California.

The United States and Cuba agree to allow scheduled air service to Cuba for the first time since sanctions on Cuba began in the early 60’s.


April – Former USPS employee Doug Hughes pilots a gyrocopter that lands on U.S. Capitol grounds. He is arrested after performing the stunt to bring attention to campaign finance corruption. FAA Administrator Michael Huerta says the gyrocopter could not be distinguished from birds, a kite or other non-aircraft on radar.

June – Melvin Carraway, the acting administrator of the TSA, resigns after media reports that inspectors did not detect more than 95 percent of mock explosives and smuggled weapons.

June – The EPA suggests that aircraft engines may contribute to air pollution that in turn causes climate change, and begins process to regulate jet engine greenhouse gas emissions.

November – The New Shepard unmanned space vehicle by Blue Origin reaches a new high altitude in unmanned flight testing at 329,839 feet high over West Texas.

December – Virgin Galactic introduces a 747 converted to an aerial space launch platform called Galactic Girl.

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