Cadet Program

Frontier Airlines

** Please Note: This application is for cadets that have already applied and been accepted into the program. If you are not a current cadet please apply at FlyFrontier.com/careers.

Program Summary

Have you ever dreamed of being a commercial airline pilot? Frontier Airlines Pilot Cadet Program will help to get you there and make you a successful commercial pilot in as little as two years with a direct pathway into a First Officer role at Frontier Airlines, home of Low Fares Done Right. Successful applicants will be able to complete flight training at over 70 ATP Flight School locations nationwide, making it easy to find the location that works for you and your family. No prior flying experience is required and cadets will receive assistance in applying for financial aid to help offset training and living expenses, while receiving select Frontier travel benefits during the program. Preference is given to Frontier employees, our business partner employees and relatives of employees of Frontier. For candidates who are not already Frontier employees, employment with Frontier will start upon successful completion of training.

About Frontier

Frontier Airlines is committed to offering "Low Fares Done Right" to more than 100 destinations in the continental United States, Caribbean, Central America and Mexico on more than 500 daily flights. At Frontier, we believe the Skies are for Everyone and our hard-working aviation professionals pride themselves in delivering the company's signature hospitality to all our customers. We're America's Greenest Airline, 43% more fuel efficient than other airlines and approaching 100 air seat miles flown per gallon of fuel consumed. Be a part of the movement towards greener skies, better destinations, and quicker advancement as we nearly triple our size in the next several years.

Why become a Frontier Pilot Cadet?

  • Complete flight training at over 70 ATP flight schools nationwide – choose a location that works for you
  • Become a commercial pilot in as little as 24 months
  • Monthly stipend of $500 until you reach 750 flight hours, then receive a monthly stipend of $1,000 for the remainder of the 24 months to help offset costs
  • Financial aid financing packages available
  • Select travel benefits available on Frontier Airlines while completing the program
  • Cadet program mentors assigned for the duration of the training
  • Ongoing virtual town halls with key members of Frontier's Flight Operations leadership team
  • Direct pathway to becoming a Frontier Airlines First Officer upon successful completion of flight training

Frontier Airlines Cadet Program Qualifications

  • If you have a private pilot certificate, you would be eligible to enroll if you transfer to an ATP Flight School location
  • If attending a non-ATP Flight School, you can apply when you hold a commercial certificate
  • First Class Medical License (for more information, visit www.faa.gov)
  • Vision corrected to 20/20
  • Valid passport, without restriction, to travel in and out of the U.S.
  • Valid driver's license
  • Ability and willingness to work a variety of schedules including nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Ability and desire to maintain a well-groomed and professional appearance
  • Ability to communicate in English
  • Ability to pass pre-employment drug testing and background checks
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum age of 19
  • Authorization to work in the U.S. without sponsorship
  • Meet Frontier's minimum requirements as lists on www.flyfrontier.com

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended only to describe the general nature and level of work required of the referenced position; they are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of individuals in this position. Please be advised that duties and expectations of this position may be subject to change.

Frontier Airlines, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and, as such, is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability status, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Frontier Airlines is a Zero Tolerance Drug-Free Workplace. All prospective employees are subject to pre-employment testing for the following drugs and their metabolites: Marijuana, Cocaine, Amphetamines, Opioids and Phencyclidine (PCP). Further, any 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.