Join the Frontier family as a pilot of one of the fastest-growing airlines. We know pilots are the heart of our airline so we offer competitive benefits and flight privileges for you and your family. We can't wait for your career to soar with us!


Armed with a business model that succeeds in any economic climate, Frontier is poised to double in size over the next 5 years. For a new pilot, that means less time on reserve, a fast upgrade (2-3 years) and the comfort of knowing you have a career ahead of you.

We are rapidly expanding with over 200 new aircraft on order and network expansions now covering 90% of the US.

We're expected to grow 3 TIMES our current size over the next 10 years.
We offer valuable opportunities to our pilots including a quicker transition to Captain and flexibility working out of your preferred base!
We're an airline that is democratizing travel. Join a team that makes it possible for more people to fly and for people to fly more often!


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Our pilots receive industry competitive benefits. We offer a variety of benefits, including health, financial, travel and retirement to take care of our crew. As a Frontier pilot, you will enjoy the following employee benefits:
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Retirement Plan
  • Travel Perks
More About the Benefits and Options We Offer:
- Frontier Travel Perks: You're not the only one that gets to travel! Employees, dependents, spouse, children, domestic partners, parents and companions have access to travel privileges on Frontier.
- Buddy Passes: Receive 28 Buddy Passes (one-way) per year for friends and family.
- Charles Schwab Retirement Plan: You have the option to contribute on a pre-tax basis, post-tax, Roth basis or the combination.
- Investments: We have a range of investments including Target Date Retirement Funds. Also enjoy retirement plan assistance with Guided Choice.
- Company Contributions: Effective January 16, 2019, the Company will make direct contributions to the 401(k) Plan on behalf of each eligible Pilot equal to twelve percent (12%) of the Pilot's compensation. No Pilot contributions will be required. Company direct contributions shall increase during the term of the Agreement as follows:
March 2, 2020: 13% of compensation
March 2, 2021: 14% of compensation
March 2, 2022 and thereafter 15% of compensation.
- Time Off:: We offer generous vacation time that increases over time. You'll also get up to 120 days over 12 years of sick leave that you can accrue and maintain even while on a leave of absence.
- Additional Benefits: We provide Company-Paid Life and AD&D insurance. We also offer a range of voluntary insurance options including Short and Long-Term Disability, pet insurance and more!
The airline industry needs pilots. But we need pilots who are ready for a face paced and rewarding career. If that is you, key the mic and let us talk


Before we can welcome you on board, make sure you meet our pilot requirements. Review what you'll need below:
  • 1500 hours total time (2500 preferred)
  • 750 hours multi-engine fixed wing
  • 500 hours pilot in command (PIC)
  • 500 hours jet/turbo-prop
Frontier considers only hours in fixed wing/rotary aircraft as flight time towards minimum qualifications. Hours logged in flight simulators, or as flight engineer, bombardier, navigator, WSO, EWO, RIO, NFO, UAV, or Special Crew will not be considered as flight time for these purposes.
  • Current FAA Class 1 Medical Certificate
  • Vision corrected to 20/20
  • ATP Certificate
  • FCC Restricted Radio Operator’s Permit
  • Valid Passport, with machine-readable print, and the ability to travel in and out of the United States
  • Authorization to work in the United States
  • Ability to travel in and out of the U.S. to all cities/countries served by Frontier Airlines, Inc.
  • Ability to relocate or commute
  • Ability and willingness to work weekends, nights, holidays and overnight trips
  • Ability and desire to maintain a well-groomed and professional appearance
  • Ability to pass pre-employment drug testing and background checks
  • Experience with sophisticated aircraft equipment including Electronic Flight Instrument Systems (EFIS) and Flight Management Systems (FMS) preferred

Workplace Policies

Diversity and Drug-Free Workplace Policies

At Frontier Airlines, we wholeheartedly support and have a strong commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action. Frontier is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender variance, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military, veteran status, and any other basis protected by federal, state, or local laws.

Diversity is an essential part of our success. Our company flourishes because of the unique backgrounds, skills and ideas that our team members contribute every day. We salute and actively recruit veterans. Military experience is valuable and transferable to many of the positions essential to the operations of our airline.

Frontier Airlines is a Zero Tolerance Drug-Free Workplace. All prospective DOT safety-sensitive employees are subject to pre-employment testing for the following drugs and their metabolites: Marijuana, Cocaine, Amphetamines, Opioids, and Phencyclidine (PCP). Further, any DOT safety-sensitive job applicant who is found to have tested positive on any required drug or alcohol test at a former employer will be considered ineligible for employment with Frontier.