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Frontier Airlines

Denver, CO

Company Website

QUICKTAKE
  • Indigo Partners LLC has owned Frontier since December 2013
  • All a/c have new slimline high capacity seats, A321-230 seats, A320-180/186 seats, A319-150 seats 
  • Hiring 200+ pilots in 2019
  • Training contract eliminated
  • Line bidding for monthly schedules, switching to PBS sometime in 2020
  • Fleet increases from 84 a/c in 2019 to 211 a/c in 2026
  • Route map: https://www.flyfrontier.com/travel/my-trips/route-map/
  • YOY pay increases 2% 3/2020, 2% 2/2021, 3% 3/2022, 3% 2023.
  • indigo Partners LLC has owned Frontier since December 2013.
  • IATA code: F9; ICAO code: FFT
  • ATC callsign: "Frontier Flight"
  • PHL opened Jan 2019
    This page last updated: March 22, 2019 (Hiring, Pay Notes, Retirement)
PILOTS
Total: 1410
Active: 1410
Furloughed: 0
UNION
ALPA
FLEET
A319: 8
A320: 21
A320Neo: 36
A321: 21
DOMICILES
DEN
ORD
MCO
LAS
PHL
HIRING
Is Hiring?: Yes

Click to apply

Hiring 300 pilots in 2019 


Application window on the website is open, with no plans of closing it due to continued interviews.

Hiring Classes of 16+ first Monday of every month into the foreseeable future. 

JUMPSEATS

Listing for a flight is highly recommended online

Frontier uses ID90TRAVEL.com (different than myidtravel)

Reference detailed login instructions for Frontier on jumpseatinfo.org

Frontier Airlines PAYSCALES

CAPTAIN PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
All     
12 245     
11 236     
10 231     
9 225     
8 220     
7 213     
6 210     
5 208     
4 206     
3 202     
2 199     
1 184     
FIRST OFFICER PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
All     
12 162     
11 159     
10 155     
9 151     
8 145     
7 141     
6 135     
5 130     
4 122     
3 116     
2 108     
1 58     

PAY CALCULATOR
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PAY NOTES

Monthly guarantee: 75 hours
Reserve guarantee: 75 hours
(Each credit hour above 82/month paid at 125%)

12 days off minimum Pay rate on 3/2023

12 yr CA 270 per hour

12 yr FO 179 per hour

Currently 3 year upgrade 210 a/c by the end of 2026

Most Junior Captain hired:
07/2015 (ORD)
10/2013 (DEN)
08/2015 (MCO)
05/2015 (LAS)
04/2016 (PHL)

PER DIEM

$2.00/hr

RETIREMENT

401K:

Company contributes 12% of wages (increases yearly) 

13% 3/2020, 14% 3/2021, 15% 3/2022 

401K Matching: No

A/B Fund:

12% of wages (increase yearly: 13% 3/2020, 14% 3/2021, 15% 3/2022 and thereafter)