Florida-based flight academy Phoenix East Aviation (PEA) had announced it is teaming with Aviate to ensure students who have started their flight training career with PEA have a direct route to the United Airlines flight deck.

“We are proud to provide this excellent opportunity for the flight students and instructors attending PEA,” said Kristoffer Johnson, CEO & President at Phoenix East Aviation.

“Matching the high-quality professional pilot training we provide with the most well-defined pathway program in the industry, together we can provide students with the support of Aviate during training and the benefit of a clear career progression into the cockpit at United Airlines.”

Direct path to flying for United

Aviate’s career pathways offer pilots at all stages of their journey the most direct path to flying for United. Aviate also provides coaching and development for pilots to develop into leaders who exemplify the professionalism, level of excellence and commitment to providing safe, caring, dependable and efficient service that United expects from its pilots, PEA said.

“We are excited about our partnership with PEA. The Aviate program depends on outstanding partners to train the highest quality aviators in becoming the next generation of United pilots,” said Bryan Quigley, United’s senior vice president of flight operations. We look forward to delivering Aviate’s mission with continued and meaningful engagement with PEA.”

The benefits include:

  1. Phoenix East Aviation professional flight training
  2. Single interview with United
  3. Mentorship, coaching, and travel privileges while enrolled
  4. Opportunity to fly with United Express partners
  5. Transition to United Airlines

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