CommutAir announces Memorandum of understanding with United Airlines for 21 additional Jets - Tripling the fleet

Rapid Growth = Rapid Upgrades
Most Junior Captain hired April 2017

United Airlines Career Path Program

If you want to fly for United Airlines,

CommutAir can get you there the fastest!

$22,100 Sign-on Bonus

ATP-CTP course provided at no cost

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  • Call us at 440-779-4588 x 399
  • Meet us at:

               University of Nebraska Omaha
               September 19, 2017
               Omaha, Nebraska

               University of North Dakota
               September 19, 2017
               Grand Forks, North Dakota

               Ohio University
               September 20, 2017
               751 Columbia Rd. Albany, OH

               Community College of Beaver County
               September 22, 2017
               Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania

               Vaughn College - Fall Career Fair
               September 28, 2017
               East Elmhurst, New York


Get to the left seat faster:

Our planned growth means career progression for our pilots.

  • Do you have 121 time? Expect the call for upgrade within months of hire
  • Not excited about Reserve? We have short Reserve times in all bases
  • Not ready yet for upgrade? First Officers can expect to get >1,000 hours of flight time within 18-24 months

Most Junior Captain EWR hire date - April 2017
Most Junior Captain IAD hire date - April 2017


CommutAir is the right choice for me because of the camaraderie I experience with the flight crews.  I have grown as a person and as a pilot at CommutAir. Regardless of your career goals- whether you decide to stay here or continue on with the CPP- there IS a place for you on our team at CommutAir.” - Courtney, CommutAir Captain

Pilot Benefits

  • Up To $2,000 Referral Bonus - Paid to 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 right after reserve. We offer 4 company-paid hotel rooms per month to all registered commuter pilots in addition to our unlimited “make a good effort to get to work” commuter 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 which helps you customize your bid according to your individual needs, based on the trips available at your seniority level.
  • No-Cost CTP Course – If you need it, we will provide it; travel, lodging, course fee and FAA exam fee.
  • EWR and IAD – Our crew bases are easy to reach with direct flights from most major airports in the country.

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 or E-3 Visa
  • Able to travel internationally without restriction

See all ATP and R-ATP Requirements