JetBlue pilots are among the most highly qualified in the industry. In addition to impeccable experience and training, our pilots share a passion for safety, customer service and caring for their crews. JetBlue pilots inspire teamwork and take pride in making values-based decisions in the air and on the ground.
JetBlue Pilot Gateway Programs have helped crewmembers and students find their way to the right seat at JetBlue for many years. The lauded University Gateway Program is the most robust, student-focused gateway in the U.S. industry while our internal crewmember to pilot paths provide the support and mentorship necessary for JetBlue crewmembers to realize their career goals. To learn more about your path to becoming a JetBlue pilot, go to our Gateway site.
Our first officer application window opens 2-3 weeks each year. Complete a profile here to be notified when the application window opens. Then,
Once hired, first officers are assigned (and must either relocate or commute) to one of five bases: BOS (Boston), FLL (Fort Lauderdale), JFK (New York), LGB (Long Beach) or MCO (Orlando).