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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.

Interested in one of JetBlue’s Pilot Gateway Programs?

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.

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Already A Qualified Pilot?

Our first officer application window opens 2-3 weeks each year. Complete a profile here to be notified when the application window opens. Then,

  1. Review the job description to be sure that you meet the minimum first officer qualification
  2. Submit your online application.
  3. Participate in a phone interview.
  4. If that goes well, you will be invited to attend an interview to learn more about our JetBlue culture, and share your aviation skills and experiences.
  5. If selected, candidates must pass a background screening before receiving a formal job offer.
  6. Once cleared, new first officers are scheduled to attend orientation and training at JetBlue University in Orlando!
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Where the Jobs Are

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).

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