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United Airlines Pilot Hiring Information

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United Airlines is one of the largest commercial air carriers in the United States. Major hubs include: CLE, DEN, EWR, GUM, IAD, IAH, LAX, ORD, and SFO.

UNITED AIRLINES PILOT HIRING REQUIREMENTS

Accepting Applications: Yes

Minimum Flight Time Requirements:

Multi-engine ATP certificate

1,500 hours total time

Competitive Flight Time:

4,000 - 7,000 hours total time​

1,000+ hours fixed-wing turbine

100 hours within 12 months

Previous 121 or military

Pilot Career Services:

Application Link:

COMPANY INFORMATION

Fleet Type & Count:
AIRCRAFT
TOTAL
ORDERS
B-777-300ER
22
-
B-777-200ER
74
-
A-350
-
45
B-787-10
19
102*
B-787-9
38
-
B-787-8
12
-
B-767-400ER
16
-
B-767-300ER
37
-
B-757-300
21
-
B-757-200
40
-
B-737-MAX-10
-
350*
B-737-MAX-9
48
31
B-737-MAX-8
34
56
B-737-900
148
-
B-737-800
141
-
B-737-700
40
-
A-321-XLR
-
50
A-321-NEO
-
70
A-320-200
99
-
A-319-100
81
-
Boom Overture
-
15
Total
870
719

*Options for various models based on need at the time of order.

Number of Pilots:

14,676

Estimated Age 65 Retirements:

2023: 318

2024: 379

2025: 491

2026: 578

2027: 577

2028: 707

2029: 672

2030: 661

2031:679

2032: 528

Pilot Bases:

CLE, DEN, EWR, GUM, IAD, IAH, LAX, ORD, SFO

United Airlines Pilot Bases Map

UNITED AIRLINES CAPTAIN PAY SCALES (Per Hour)

Monthly Reserve Guarantee: 73 hours

Monthly Line Guarantee: 70 hours

Ex: 12+ Year B-777 Captain Minimum Reserve Compensation: $351.87 x 73 hrs x 12 months = $308,238

UNITED AIRLINES FIRST OFFICER PAY SCALES (Per Hour)

Monthly Reserve Guarantee: 73 hours

Monthly Line Guarantee: 70 hours

Ex: 12+ Year B-777 First Officer Minimum Reserve Compensation: $240.34 x 73 hrs x 12 months = $210,538

First Year First Officer Minimum Reserve Compensation: $79,988

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