CommutAir announced a partnership with ATP Flight School to provide ATP graduate flight instructors a financially subsidized path to a pilot job at fast-growing CommutAir and the opportunity to enroll in the United Career Path Program (CPP) at the time of entry into CommutAir. The Tuition Reimbursement Program allows instructors to have up to $11,000 of their flight training costs paid for by CommutAir, in exchange for agreeing to fly for CommutAir after earning the requisite number of flight hours.

The CPP provides qualified pilots with a direct path to a United Airline's flight deck upon completing the necessary interview/testing, flight hours, and other normal requirements.The combination of the CommutAir-ATP partnership and the United CPP provides ATP students with a defined path to a long term commercial pilot career.

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CommutAir offers the United Career Path Program (CPP) for our Pilots to the United Airlines flight deck.

Hiring Information

Accepting Resumes


  No. of Pilots Source & Notes
August '19
Actual Hiring
30 Monthly Estimated Hiring
September '19
Projected Hiring
30 Monthly Estimated Hiring
October '19
Projected Hiring
30 Monthly Estimated Hiring


  Minimum Competitive Preferred
Total Time 1500 1500  
Last 6 Months:
Multi Time: 25 25 50
Turboprop Time: 0 0 0 0
Jet Time: 0 0 0 0
Certificate Commercial Commercial Commercial
ATP Written No Yes No
Education No College Required Some College 4-Year Degree
Age: 21  

Resume Submittal

CommutAir pilot application page:

-Up To $10,000 Referral Bonus (Aug 1-Oct 31 ONLY) - Paid to any CommutAir employee who recommends a pilot candidate who interviews and completes Initial Pilot Training.
-Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) - Company supplied iPad for use as EFB offers pilots a digitized interface for navigational charts, aircraft checklists, and other aircraft/operating manuals.
-Industry Leading Commuter Benefits - Skip crash pads with CommutAir right after Reserve. 4 company-paid hotel rooms per month to all registered commuter pilots in addition to our unlimited “make a good faith effort to get to work” commuter policy and company paid parking at your home airport.
-Preferential Bidding System - CommutAir uses NavBlue for crew bidding so you can customize your bid per your individual needs, based on your seniority.
-No-Cost ATP/CTP Course – If you need it, we will pay for it - travel, lodging, course fee, and FAA exam fee.

Updated Aug 27, 2019

Recent CommutAir New Hires

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Tuition Reimbursement Offered
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Year 20$102/hr
Year 19$100/hr
Year 18$97/hr
Year 17$95/hr
Year 16$93/hr
Year 15$90/hr
Year 14$88/hr
Year 13$86/hr
Year 12$84/hr
Year 11$70/hr
Year 10$68/hr
Year 9$66/hr
Year 8$65/hr
Year 7$64/hr
Year 6$62/hr$45/hr
Year 5$61/hr$43/hr
Year 4$59/hr$41/hr
Year 3$57/hr$40/hr
Year 2$55/hr$39/hr
Year 1$53/hr$37/hr
Embraer ERJ-145
Embraer ERJ-145

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Career Earnings Considerations


Your airline pilot career and earnings will be influenced by your seniority. The sooner you begin flying for an airline, the higher your seniority will be, impacting your monthly schedule, vacation time, crew base location, and captain upgrade wait time.

Career Earnings Comparison

After starting as a junior First Officer you'll begin gaining seniority, which will determine when you upgrade to Captain. This increase in responsibility comes with a significant earnings increase. The sooner you start gaining seniority, the quicker you will realize this earnings increase. Take a look at how the training path you take can impact your seniority and total career earnings, based on the chart above:

Fast Track Airline Career Pilot Program »
  • 2 Years: zero experience to 1,500 hours
  • Total Career Earnings: $0
Local FBO
  • 4-5 Years: 1-2 years training, plus 3 years gaining experience
  • Total Career Earnings: $0
Collegiate Flight Training Program
  • 6 Years: 4 years college, plus 2 years gaining experience
  • Total Career Earnings: $0
Regional Airline
Upgrade Time: 3 years
Years at Airline: 10 years
Major Airline
Upgrade Time: 5 years
Years at Airline: 15 years
Current Age

Company Benefits

Paid out-of-base parking and 4 paid hotel rooms every month Unlimited commuter clause  show good faith attempts to get to work Paid training and paid lodging for training (single occupancy) No pay loss for alternate or canceled deadhead flights Medical, dental, vision, company paid life & disability insurance, 401k with company match
Updated Jun 4, 2019

Domiciles, Fleet , & Contact

Current Fleet, Orders & Options

Embraer ERJ-145 Current Fleet 35

Contact Information

ContactCommutAir Pilot Recruiting
Phone 440-462-0692
Email[email protected]
Mailing Address24950 Country Club Blvd.
Suite 300
North Olmstead, OH 44070
Updated Aug 27, 2019
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