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, […]

Aviation student careers to take flight through new airline partnership

Elisabeth Weems | May 14, 2018 The Russ College Department of Aviation has partnered with CommutAir, a United Express® carrier, giving student pilots a direct path to CommutAir first officer positions. CommutAir will provide select Ohio University student pilots with four or more semesters in aviation up to $22,100 in tuition reimbursement toward a certified flight instructor (CFI) rating, […]

CommutAir, a United Express® Carrier, Headed Paperless in the Flight Deck

NORTH OLMSTED, OH., September 21, 2018, CommutAir, a United Express carrier (UAL), began issuing pilots iPads to replace heavy paper-based flight kits for its cockpit crewmembers. The implementation of Electronic Flight Bags (EFB) is a part of CommutAir’s commitment to establishing modern technology infrastructure to sustain its rapid growth.  “Our monthly aircraft deliveries already make […]

What America’s shortage of pilots could mean for passengers

The U.S. airline industry is facing a potential nationwide pilot shortage in the coming years, an issue that could mean potential delays and fewer flights for passengers. The biggest problem is that, unless potential pilots learn to fly in the military, it could costs a small fortune to be trained and certified. NBC’s Tom Costello […]