Frontier Airlines has entered into pilot hiring partnerships with both Cheyenne, Wyoming-based Great Lakes Airlines and Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood-based Silver Airways as part of the Frontier Career Pilot Program, designed to remove many of the career uncertainties that pilots face as they begin their airline careers by guaranteeing pilots entering the Career Pilot Program a first officer position with Frontier upon completion of defined experience requirements.
Frontier plans to launch the Frontier Career Pilot Program this month.
Frontier will work with its new partners by recruiting and interviewing new pilot candidates for this new program.
Frontier will help its new partners interview and recruit new pilot candidates. Once selected, the pilot needs to remain employed by the regional airline, upgrade to captain and build at least 1,000 hours of pilot-in-command time. Once these and other conditions are met such as dependability metrics and a letter of recommendation from the partner airline, Frontier will guarantee that the pilot will transition to Frontier as a first officer.
Pilots who currently fly for Great Lakes Airlines or Silver Airways also will be eligible and encouraged to participate in the Career Pilot Program. Depending on staffing needs at the regional airlines.
Copyright Photo: Frontier Airlines (2nd) Airbus A320-214 WL N228FR (msn 5526) (Orville, the red Cardinal) DCA (Brian McDonough). Image: 926942.
Frontier Airlines (2nd) (Denver), as previously reported, has painted its second aircraft in the new livery. The pictured Airbus A320-214 N228FR (msn 5526), named Orville, the red Cardinal, is also dedicated to the Buckeye State of Ohio where it has been expanding at Cleveland and Cincinnati. N228FR is also dedicated to aviation explorer Orville Wright. The cardinal is also the state bird of Ohio. The airline has now issued this new Orville and Wilbur Wright video and photo.
Above Copyright Photo: Brian McDonough/AirlinersGallery.com. N228FR arrives at Washington’s Reagan National Airport (click on the photo for the full size view).
Frontier Airlines (2nd) aircraft slide show:
Photo Below: Frontier Airlines. The two actors portraying Orville (1871 – 1948) and Wilbur (1867 – 1912) Wright.
Video: Frontier Airlines. We’d like to introduce the newest animal to our fleet, dedicated to the state of Ohio, Orville the Red Cardinal! Check out our video to meet Orville:
Frontier Airlines Route Map (click on map for the full size view):