Rotor Transition Program

Due to the overwhelmingly positive response and large amount of applications we received for our Rotor Transition Program, we will be temporarily closing the application window to work through the current application submissions. All applications submitted prior to July 3rd will be reviewed and all CJOs will be honored. Keep an eye out for more information regarding the application window opening and future recruitment events.

Ever Dreamed of Being a Part of Team Frontier?

Frontier Airlines is looking for talented, military-trained helicopter aviators to join Team Frontier as part of our Rotor Transition Program.
We will assist with funding of the fixed-wing transition training, the ATP/CTP, and the jet transition course. In addition, each RTP candidate is assigned a mentor to help them with the transition from the military to commercial aviation. Join one of the fastest-growing airlines in the U.S. now and there will be no need to reset your pay and your seniority as you grow your career.


U.S. military-trained helicopter aviators transitioning to fixed-wing commercial aviation who meet the following requirements:
  • Must be a graduate of a U.S. Armed Forces pilot training school with a rating qualification as a military aviator
  • Must have a DD214 or be within twelve months of separating from active duty
  • Must be eligible for the FAA R-ATP military minimums per 14 CFR 61.160 **within two years
  • Must be available to start and complete the next available Frontier Airlines First Officer new hire training
  • Must be able to complete up to 10 weeks of training INDOC through IOE after completion of fixed wing training without interruption
Direct Connect Flight Academy
Sky Warrior
Sky Warrior


  • No fixed wing time required! Apply online and get started today!
  • 14 CFR 61.160 Restricted ATP
  • 750 Total Time, which must include the following airplane time:
    • 250 Hours of Fixed-Wing PIC
    • 100 Hours of Fixed-Wing PIC Cross Country
    • 25 Hours of Fixed-Wing Night PIC
    • 25 Hours of Fixed-Wing Multi

Frontier-approved flight school locations are required to use Frontier bonus funding for fixed wing training. Frontier bonus funding is not mandatory. For a complete list of current schools, email

Depending on the hours needed to meet the 250 hours of FW training, it will vary for each individual, but plan on one month to five months

Within twelve months or less of separating from active duty

Click here to apply online

$50k Sign-On Bonus available to assist with funding of:

  • $25k FW training
  • Jet transition course to prepare you for Frontier's First Officer new hire training
  • Any funds not used for training will be deposited to you before Frontier INDOC totaling $50k

Upon enrollment into the program, your mentor will reach out and share their contact information

The RTP is currently for U.S. military-trained aviators only

Email to get in touch with a recruiter

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.