University Pathway

Due to the overwhelmingly positive response, large amount of applications, and current size of our Pilot Pool, we are temporarily closing the application window for our University Pathway Program. 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, University-trained aviators to join Team Frontier as part of our University Pathway Program.
We will assist with funding of the ATP/CTP course. This program is designed to identify strong candidates from our Pathway Schools in order to provide them a structured and direct pathway to a career as a Frontier pilot. 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.

University Pathway Partner Schools

  • First Class Medical with first class privileges
  • 600+ total time hours
  • ATP or r-ATP eligible
  • Eligible for ATP written (company covers cost of ATP-CTP for successful candidates)
  • Valid U.S. passport
  • FCC Radio Operator's Permit
  • Legal right to work in, and travel freely in and out of, the United States
  • Bachelor of Science in Aviation Curriculum. Must be part of the University Flight Program
  • Minimum GPA requirement for your University Pathway Program
  • Recommendations from at least two professors or administrators
  • Available any day of the week, nights, weekends, holidays and overnights

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.