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 330 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

Financial Controller


Dave Freemantle

Head of Operations


Sharon Abbott

Head of Human Resources


North Air FACTS


Managed Sites




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.

Managed Sites





Operations Co-ordinator


We are now looking for an Operations Co-ordinator to join the existing team based in Gatwick, providing a pivotal role supporting the Operation. The role will report into the Airport Manager/Duty Supervisor, and work alongside a team of four Co-ordinators in this busy Operation.

Our Operations Co-ordinators are responsible for organising, optimising and co-ordinating the day to day operational activities carried out at the facility. The role involves day-to-day despatching of operators to refuel aircraft ensuring our customer requirements for fuel quality, safety, environmental protection and on time service levels, are met. The role also has responsibility for accurate data input, production of daily and periodic reports and general administration tasks as required to support the Operation.

We are looking for someone with excellent organisational skills, good communicator, a calm approach and with the confidence to direct our Operators in their day to day duties, following strict procedures. Training will be provided, but the successful applicant must have the ability to learn quickly and be able to work in a pressurised environment. Previous experience of working in a similar role would be an advantage.

This post is 37.5 hours per week covering shifts, across 7 days Monday to Sunday, with flexibility to provide additional cover as required. The successful applicant will be required to obtain an airside pass which will involve a CRC check.

Skills and Experience required:

Highly Organised

Ability to work in a pressured and face paced environment

Ability to multi-task

Ability to pick up tasks/learn quickly

Confident Communication Skills

Computer literate, able to use Word, Excel, Microsoft Outlook

Must have at least 5 years experience working in an Administration role, airfield Knowledge, Aviation or Logistics Experience/ Scheduling Experience an advantage.

To Apply for this role please send your CV to:

Hayley Mclean – northairvacancies@northair.co.uk

Please contact Hayley Mclean for a full job description.


Aircraft Refueller Maintenance Technician – MANCHESTER AIRPORT

North Air, the UK’s largest aircraft refuelling company is looking to recruit a qualified vehicle mechanic to maintain their fleet of aircraft refuelling vehicles. Based at our Manchester Airport workshop but with a requirement to maintain vehicles at other airports within the region.

You will be part of a team responsible for planned and non-planned maintenance for a fleet of 30 vehicles, which includes a mixture of 7.5t hydrant dispensers and 20,000 – 45,000 ltr refuellers. New vehicle commissioning and if necessary factory inspection visits where some overseas travel may be necessary.

Monday to Friday but with the potential to support the increasing workload and airport expansion by moving to a more flexible working pattern to suit the operation, which may involve working at weekends where shift allowance may be payable.

The successful candidate will need to be a strong team player, have strong organisational skills and be able to work on their own initiative, working to strict deadlines and task objectives, with limited supervision. As this role involves some airside working, a CRB check and checkable work history, is essential as part of the airside pass application process.

In return, we offer a competitive salary, paid overtime, a performance bonus scheme, up to 10% employers pension contribution, 5 weeks holiday and other benefits including a child care voucher and cycle to work scheme.

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

For general enquiries please email northairvacancies@northair.co.uk




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

North Air - Fuelling Excellence
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45 Beaufort Court, Admirals Way, London, E14 9XL

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7523 5322

Email: northair@best4business.com

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