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Apply as a member of the United Family

Are you employed at United and want to transition to a career as a pilot? Are you a child of a United employee, or a former United Airlines Flight Ops intern and pursuing a pilot career? If you meet all eligibility requirements, we encourage you to apply for Aviate.

Benefits of the United Family Programs

  • Apply early. Apply and interview for the Aviate program without first joining an Aviate partner.
  • Interview faster. Take advantage of preferential interview slots, when available.
  • Receive dedicated support. Dedicated Ambassadors answer your questions and support you on your journey.
  • Access Aviate LOA. Eligible employees can use a leave of absence to focus on their journey.

United employees

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Children of United employees

  • Review eligible entry points before applying
  • You must have at least one parent employed (active or furloughed) by United with at least 24 months of active service
  • Full details for the dependent program are provided on the employee intranet site
  • You must check "Dependent of a United employee" on the Airline Apps application to be identified as a dependent

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Former United Flight Ops interns

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