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 […]

InsideMRO – AIRLINES – How A United Regional Carrier Is Growing

CommutAir teams with United to implement an ambitious expansion plan. Lee Ann Shay | Aug 29, 2018 Printed headline: CommutAir   Subodh Karnik, CommutAir president and CEO, talked with Lee Ann Shay on Aug. 20 about transitioning the regional airline from a turboprop- based carrier to jets and tripling the size of its fleet.   CommutAir plans […]

Ready, Set, United!

A pilot’s path to United Airlines was never easier or quicker than it is today. Regardless of your background or story, CommutAir offers the fastest and most seamless path to United Airlines via its Career Path Program (CPP). Whether you are a CFI, Part 121 veteran, military, corporate, or a second-career pilot aspiring to fly […]