CommutAir is hiring

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United Career Path Program

If you want to fly for United Airlines,
CommutAir has a way to help you get there!

The United Career Path Program (CPP) is designed to identify talented CommutAir pilots and place them on a clear reliable path to a United Airlines flight deck.

A participant who successfully meets CPP criteria will be offered conditional employment as a United Airlines pilot at the earliest available opportunity, subject to all program requirements and limitations.

Recruitment Events 

OBAP- Annual Convention
August 9-11, 2017
Disney Coronado Springs Resort, Orlando, FL


First Year First Officer
  • First Year First Officer
  • $36.54/flight hour
  • $1.70 per diem
  • Deadhead and Cancellation pay
  • 75 hour monthly guarantee
  • Paid Training and Lodging- Single occupancy
Get Into the Left Seat Faster:

With fleet additions planned every month for the next 2 years and short reserve times, CommutAir First Officers can expect to meet the 1,000 hours of flight time on average within 18-24 months of hire.

Do you have applicable 121 hours? You may be eligible for upgrade within just a few months of hire.

Solid Benefits:

CommutAir offers a very competitive and affordable benefits package to all employees which include:

  • Health, dental and vision insurance options
  • Company provided short term disability and life insurance
  • Pass travel benefits with United Airlines
  • 401K plan with match
Minimum Qualifications:

(NOTE: Candidates may apply and interview if they are within 6 months of meeting the minimum qualifications)

  • Commercial Pilot Certificate
  • Meet ATP or R-ATP Aeronautical Experience Minimums
  • Instrument current- logged 20 hours of flight time in the past six months
  • 30 hours of multi-engine fixed wing experience- actual flight time not sim. Will be able to credit additional required hours in CommutAir training.
  • Current FAA First Class Medical
  • FCC Restricted Radiotelephone Operator’s Permit
  • Valid Passport
  • Able to travel internationally without restriction
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship

See all ATP and R-ATP Requirements

Domicile Locations

Newark, NJ (EWR) and Dulles VA (IAD) additional location TBD in 2017.

CommutAir makes it easy for any pilot to jumpseat to and from work with current domicile locations in cities that serve as United Airlines’ Hubs and others.


Contact a recruiter directly at:
440-779-4588 x399

Pilot Incentives as of January 1st, 2016

Up to $15000 Sign- On Bonus

  • Have ATP/CTP- $7000
  • Need ATP/CTP- Course ($5000 value) + $2000
  • Additional $5/flight hour for 121 PIC Qualifying Hours - max credit 1600 hours ($8000)

Up To $2,000 Referral Bonus for any CommutAir employee who recommends a pilot candidate that interviews and begins new hire Pilot Training.

Industry Leading Commuter Benefits - Skip the Crash pads with CommutAir. We offer 4 Company-paid hotel rooms to all registered commuter pilots in addition to our “make a good effort to get to work” policy.

Out of Base Parking – Commuting CommutAir pilots are reimbursed for parking at their home airport.

Preferential Bidding System - CommutAir utilizes the NavTech (PBS) Preferential Bidding System for all crew bidding. NavTech PBS helps you to get a block that suits you by customizing your bid according to your individual likes and dislikes, based on the work available at your seniority level. The CommutAir scheduling team builds trips in the most efficient way to maximize your work days and increase your number of days off.

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