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Pilot Employer Profile

Wheels Up provides business and pleasure travelers with Access to a world of Convenience, Safety and Luxury.


Current Pilot Workforce


Estimated Pilot Hiring in Next 12 Months


Operating Certificate

Part 135

Minimum Qualifications

Commercial certificate with multiengine, 1200TT, 250 PIC, 25 ME, 75 IFR, 1st Class Medical, Valid US Passport, eligible for CANPASS.

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Our Fleet
Aircraft Qty
Hiring Details

Accepting Applications


Interviewing This Month


Description of Screening Process

Apply - HR Phone/Skype Screen - In-person (or Skype/Zoom) - Assessing interpersonal skills, iPad proficiency, Applicant briefs Jeppesen approach and/or airport diagram.

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Our Pay & Benefits

Captain's Annual Pay:

Ranges from $96,000 to $150,000 depending on equipment and years of service.

First Officer's Annual Pay

Ranges from $70,000 to $110,000 depending on years of service.


- Per Diem: Domestic $69 International $85
- 401(k) Match 50% of the first 6%
- Health
- Disability
- Life Insurance
- Home-Based (paid commuting)

Latest Notes

Wheels Up is looking for King Air 350i Direct Entry Captains.

Meet the Wheels Up team November 16th, 8am-5pm, at the Atlanta Airport Marriott at the ATL Wheels Up Pilot Hiring Event brought to you by Wheels Up and FAPA.aero. Qualified candidates will be interviewed throughout the day. To register for free, and to review qualifications, see the event registration page at www.fapa.aero/UP.

Wheels Up aircraft fleet features a variety of cabin sizes, including: King Air 350i, BeechJet 400, CJ Series Aircraft, Citation XL, Citation X, Challenger Series Aircraft, Gulfstream Series and Aircraft, and more!

Industry-leading pay scales

Multiple schedule options

Over 100 gateways/bases across the United States

Unprecedented growth and opportunity for pilots to expand their career