Ameriflight, Frontier sign pilot flow through agreement

Ameriflight and Frontier Airlines have entered into a pilot mutual recruiting and current pilot agreement to aid, support, and advance pilot career needs, the companies said.

The agreement is intended to provide a clarified career path under which pilots can proceed to a part 121 certificated air carrier of the remarkable standard of Frontier. The relationship stems from a desire to work together to recruit and hire accomplished, trained pilots for both operations. The career path pilot program ensures pilots entering the program a pilot position with Frontier upon completion of outlined experience and training requirements.

Under the partnership, Frontier will actively mentor the Ameriflight pilots who are participating in the program by providing professional/career development programs. Frontier will offer employment to the career path pilots subject to their hiring standards and the program requirements. The agreement between Ameriflight and Frontier is open to all Ameriflight pilots in good standing regardless of seniority, equipment, seat position, or current position within Ameriflight. Both new pilots and pilots who currently fly for Ameriflight are eligible and encouraged to participate in the program.

Dallas, Texas-based Ameriflight has more than 700 employees including over 200 pilots and over 200 aircraft. The company provides feeder services for overnight express carriers such as UPS, FedEx, and DHL.

Denver, Colorado-based Frontier Airlines flies to more than 60 destinations in the United States, Dominican Republic, and Mexico on nearly 300 daily flights.