Captain your career

Aviate® is United’s industry-leading pilot career development program offering aspiring and established pilots the most secure path to a United flight deck.

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We believe the success of our airline depends on the success of each individual — so you can have your dream career and count on our support every step of the way.

A clear path to United

We intend to hire more than 10,000 pilots in the next decade and have the largest fleet of widebody aircraft in North America, offering you exciting opportunities to advance.

Find your path
  • A direct path. Aviate participants can transition to United as a First Officer upon successful completion of the Aviate program and hiring requirements
  • Travel privileges. Aviate participants enjoy travel privileges to United destinations around the world
  • Coaching. Aviate participants will have the opportunity to participate in a coaching program and receive mentorship from United pilots
  • Culture. You’ll gain deeper connections with our United team, with access to senior leadership, site visits and tours, and an inside look at our inclusive culture

Any questions?

Full details regarding Aviate eligibility and transition requirements can be found in the Aviate Program Guide (APG). For questions not covered in the APG, please provide your information and question in the space provided, and we’ll get back to you soon.