Increased Demand for Captains Prompts CommutAir, a United Express® Carrier, To Increases Pilot Sign-On Bonus — $50k and Immediate Captain Upgrades —

NORTH OLMSTED, OH. (July 25, 2019) CommutAir, a United Express regional airline, today announced it is increasing its sign-on bonus to $50,000 for captain-qualified candidates. “Our rapid growth continues to drive opportunities across our expanding operation with jet deliveries continuing,” said Joel Raymond, Chief Operating Officer. “That rapid growth has increased our demand for experienced […]

CommutAir Receives Final Approval for Electronic Flight Bags

NORTH OLMSTED, OH (July 3, 2019) — CommutAir, a United Express carrier (UAL), today announced it has received final regulatory approval for its Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) program which enables its flight crews to access manuals and navigation charts electronically on the flight deck. The implementation of EFBs for pilots is part of CommutAir’s commitment […]

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 […]

EFBs land at CommutAir!

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