CommutAir, a United Express Carrier, Announces Richard Hoefling as President and CEO

NORTH OLMSTED, OH., January 18, 2019, CommutAir, a United Express regional carrier, today announced the appointment of Richard (Rick) Hoefling to the role of president and chief executive officer, effective February 1. Hoefling currently serves as vice president – Newark for United Airlines and oversees the carrier’s operations at both Newark Liberty and LaGuardia airports, […]

CommutAir, a United Express Carrier, Increases Pilot Sign-On Bonus to $45,000 and Offers Immediate Captain Upgrades

NORTH OLMSTED, OH., December 21, 2018, CommutAir, a United Express regional carrier, announced it is increasing its pilot sign-on bonus to up to $45,000 for captain-qualified candidates.  In addition, to support its massive growth, the company has immediate captain upgrade opportunities for qualified new hires. Pilots with 1,000 Part 121/135 applicable hours can take advantage […]

Fast Growth Can Be Feature, Not Bug in Attracting Mechanics

U.S. regional carrier CommutAir considers day-time maintenance in Albany. Henry Canaday | Oct 29, 2018 Fast growth imposes the most strenuous demands on mechanic recruitment, but fast growth can itself be an attraction, for the career-advancement opportunities it offers, to young mechanics. At least that’s the way it looks at CommutAir, a U.S. regional carrier operating 30 […]

EFB’s land at CommutAir!

Our electronic flight bags (EFB’s) are rolling in and so can you! Last week our pilots began utilizing EFB’s in the flight deck which will replace paper-based flight kits. The roll-out of EFB’s adds to our list of industry-leading benefits which make flying for CommutAir more attractive than ever. See below to learn more about […]

America’s Fastest Growing Regional Airline Starts Service into Canada

NORTH OLMSTED, OH., October 03, 2018, CommutAir, a United Express carrier (UAL), expands its route map into Canada. Bonjour Canada! Starting October 4, 2018, CommutAir will operate five daily roundtrips from New York/Newark (EWR) and Washington D.C. (IAD) to Montreal’s Pierre-Elliot Trudeau International Airport (YUL). Montreal is CommutAir’s first international destination since transitioning to an […]

Regional airline recruits Ohio University student aviators at Parent’s Weekend event

Yasmeen Ebada, Anna Hartenbach, and Colleen Carow | Oct 1, 2018 The Russ College Department of Aviation hosted an afternoon of food and fun Saturday as part of Ohio University Parent’s Weekend festivities – and a regional airline shared details about its new partnership with the OHIO flight program. Representatives from Students and their parents joined department faculty and staff, […]