JetBlue Airways A220

JetBlue Airways Pilot Jobs

27-01 Queens Plaza N
Long Island City, NY, 11101

Company Website

Active Pilots: 3,700

Union: Air Line Pilots Association International (ALPA)

JetBlue Airways At a Glance
  • A220 Deliveries begin in 2020. JetBlue has options for another 60 A220s.
  • Pilots didn’t belong to a union until they recently joined ALPA.
  • First JetBlue pilot collective bargaining agreement was ratified in August of 2018.
  • JetBlue has 151 firm aircraft orders running through 2025.
  • JetBlue pilot gateway program takes pilots from no flight experience through to working for the airline.

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Pilot Domiciles
  • Logan International Airport BOS
  • Fort Lauderdale International Airport FLL
  • John F Kennedy International Airport JFK
  • Long Beach Airport LGB
  • Orlando International Airport MCO
Airplane Fleet
  • A320 130
  • A321 63
  • E190 60
Airplane Orders
  • A220-300 60
  • A321 6
  • A321neo 85
Hiring

JetBlue Airways is Hiring Pilots

Uses an application window system where applicants apply during a scheduled window of time. Company then hires from available pool. First officer application window typically opens 2-3 weeks each year

Minimum Pilot Requirements to Apply (for non-gateway program):

  • Airline Transport Pilot rating
  • 1500 hours total time in airplanes
  • Current FAA Class 1 Medical Certificate
  • Greater than 1,000 hours turbine pilot in command time preferred.
  • Greater than 1,000 hours in more sophisticated aircraft preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Three reference letters from Pilots who can personally attest to the candidate‚Äôs flying skills

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JetBlue Airways Hourly Pilot Pay Rate

YearA321/A320 CaptainE195/E190 CaptainA321/A320 First OfficerE195/E190 First Officer
12259207173141
11255205169139
10252203167135
9249201162134
8246199159130
7243197156128
6240195153125
5237193152119
4234191148115
3232189137112
222818711796
12251858686
Compensation Notes
  • Monthly Pay Guarantee 70 hours
  • Reserve Pay Guarantee 75 hours
  • Most Junior Captain Hired Feb 2015

Retirement

15% company contribution to 401k. Contribution will be 16% starting in 2021

Per Diem

2018 – $2.35/hr

2019 – $2.40/hr

2020 – $2.45/hr

International – $2.55 + $.05 each year of contract

International Override is $5/hr and will be $6/hr in 2020 for captains. Override is $4/hr and will be $5/hr in 2020 for first officers.


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