Who We Are?

North Air is a leading business handling into Plane Fuelling within the UK

We are committed to providing reliable, consistent and safe into Plane Fuelling services to UK airports. Currently we operate 20 managed sites throughout the UK employing over 400 dedicated aviation service professionals.

Our Vision

We will continue to embrace new technology and innovation so enabling fuelling excellence to the commercial aviation industry. Our stakeholders, from Airlines/Airport Authority, Fuel Suppliers and staff, will continue to enjoy operating in our safe, compliant and efficient environment, moreover, that our vision of continual improvement equates to a company that is a pleasure to do business with.

Our Mission

With our commitment and expertise, the mission of North Air is simple, to be the most successful into Plane Fuelling company in the UK delivering the very best customer experience in the market we serve. Fuelling excellence is our minimum standard.

David Atherton
CEO – North Air


Our dedicated team are always pleased to help and share their wealth of experience with colleagues and clients alike.

David Atherton


M: 07818 597918

Neil Cradock

Head of Operations Integrity


Catherine Parkinson

Head of Finance


Dave Freemantle

Head of Operations


Sharon Abbott

Head of Human Resources


North Air FACTS


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Aircraft Fuelled per Annum

Our Service

North Air Services

  • Into Plane Fuelling
  • Stock Delivery and Storage Management
  • Aircraft Fuels Quality
  • Customer Inventory Control and Planning
  • Resource Planning and Scheduling
  • Infrastructure and Vehicle Maintenance

Compliance and Safety… The North Air Safety Management System ensures compliance with industry standards including UK HSE and Environmental Agency expectations. Based on JIG HSSEM Guidance North Air operate to JIG 1 and 2 at all sites. HSSEQ developed to align with stakeholder requirements and UK law.

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North Air are delighted to take part in National Apprenticeship week with the launch of a new Procurement Apprentice role.

North Air is a Joint Venture Company owned by two major shareholders, providing into-plane refuelling and aviation fuel storage operations on behalf of oil companies and Airport Authorities, across the UK.  We pride ourselves on safe, reliant operations, providing excellence and experience within the Aviation Refuelling sector.

We are expanding our head office function and are now looking for a Procurement Apprentice based at our modern head office based at Gatwick.  This is an exciting opportunity and the role will be supporting the Head of Finance. You will be working towards developing a career in procurement.  In the role you will be getting involved in procurement and related admin tasks, helping to drive greater value for money for North Air.  As part of the apprenticeship you will be working towards a Level 4 qualification in Commercial Procurement & Supply.

The successful candidate will need to be a strong team player, have strong organisational skills and an interest in developing a career in procurement as well as good attention to detail, problem solving and the ability to work using their own initiative.  Some experience of working within an office environment in an administration role would be an advantage.

Candidates must have either 2 A Levels (A-C) or an equivalent business related qualification and a desire to further their qualifications.

In return, we offer a competitive apprenticeship salary, up to 10% employers pension contribution, five weeks’ holiday and other benefits including a cycle to work scheme and discretionary performance bonus.

Applications should be made in writing, with a CV detailing qualifications, apprenticeship details and thorough work history.

For full job description click here.  Procurement Apprentice JD – February 2019

To apply for this role please email northairvacancies@northair.co.uk

Here are some testimonials from our current Apprentices:

North Air has provided me a great introduction into the working environment. The company is very supportive of my education and continues to help me develop my skills and improve my knowledge whilst providing interesting work within my role. I look forward to many future years with North Air.”  Jack, Operations Assistant

“I started working as a HR Apprentice for North Air in June 2018. My time so far has been very rewarding and enjoyable.  I attend college one afternoon a week to gain my CIPD qualification and the rest of the week is on the job learning. The team at North Air are very welcoming and treat us as every other employee. There are lots of opportunities in North Air and I am excited for my future here!”  Ellen, HR Assistant



At the heart of our operations are our Airfield Operators who work airside to ensure that aircraft, whether they be fixed wing or rotary (helicopters) are fuelled safely and on time. The role can be physically demanding but extremely rewarding, especially if you enjoy working within an aviation environment.

If you would like the opportunity to work for North Air as an Airfield Operator then you will need to complete an online application form, via Monarch Personnel’s website who are our recruiting agent for this role.

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To apply visit: www.monarchpersonnel.com

Any queries: helpdesk@monarchpersonnel.com

Tel: 01257 478444 / Fax: 01257 425299


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Contact Us

Perimeter Road North, Gatwick Airport, West Sussex +44 (0)1293 569118 info@northair.co.uk www.northair.co.uk

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