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Republic Airways Holdings RJet Cadet in United States

Job Category: Pilot

At Republic Airline, our mission is to provide a safe, clean and reliable flying experience. We believe this is best accomplished by focusing on our vision, “With the BEST people, products and performance, we will be America’s Regional Airline of choice.” Republic Airline, based in Indianapolis, operates a fleet of 188 Embraer 170/175 aircraft and offers scheduled passenger service with 900 daily flights to 100 cities in 35 U.S. states, Canada, the Caribbean and Central America. The airline provides fixed-fee flights operated under our major airline partner brands of American Eagle, Delta Connection and United Express. Our 10 domiciles include CMH, DCA, EWR, IND, LGA, MCI, MIA, ORD, PHL and PIT. With more than 5,500 talented aviation professionals, Republic Airline is a great place to get your career off the runway!

Republic Airline Cadet Program

Flight students of a Part-141 can receive a conditional offer of employment for a First Officer Pilot position once they pass the instrument level and successfully complete their interview with Republic Airline. The cadet program is the ideal transition from classroom to cockpit with the nation’s leading regional carriers on ultra-modern Embraer E 170/175 aircraft. Because of our diversity in partners – Delta Air Lines, American Airlines and United Airlines – as well as our broad base locations, Republic Airline offers a unique set of options for any interested candidate.

Program Requirements

  • You must be enrolled in a Part-141 college or university and flight school

  • You must qualify for the R-ATP at 1,000 or 1,250

  • Your eligibility begins once you complete your Instrument Rating

  • *Stage check may be sufficient based on individual program curriculum. Once privately rated, if your program combines ratings after multiple stage checks, please select yes for instrument rating .*

  • You must obtain a 3.00 cumulative GPA

  • You may not have more than 2 training failures on record

  • Successfully complete an interview with Republic Airline to become a Cadet in the program.

Interview Process

  • HR Questions – Pilot Recruiter

  • Technical Test – 20 questions pulled from the ATP written test

  • Pilot Questions – Republic Airline line pilot

Program Benefits

  • Qualify to apply for the RJet Ambassador Program

  • Qualify for the Republic Airline Flight Time Initiative

  • Republic Airline will pay for your final 100 hours – multi time included

  • ATP-CTP course paid upon reaching ATP/R-ATP minimum flight experience requirements

  • Hotel accommodations, air and ground transportation during the ATP-CTP course will be provided

  • Placement into the next available first officer class upon reaching minimums, no additional interview required

  • Inviation to attend cadet exclusive events at our facilities in Indianapolis

Republic Airline is committed to providing qualified applicants and associates reasonable accommodation, when necessary, to enable the individuals to complete the application process and/or perform the essential functions of the job. An applicant and/or associate requiring reasonable accommodation to perform any essential job function, should contact Human Resources.

  • We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here at .

  • Selected candidate(s) for hire must complete the following prior to employment: a criminal history report, global screen, drug screen, employment credit report and if applicable, a driving record.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Republic Airways, based in Indianapolis, operates a fleet of about 190 Embraer 170/175 aircraft and offers scheduled passenger service with about 1,000 daily flights to 100 cities in 40 U.S. states, Canada, the Caribbean and Central America. The airline provides fixed-fee flights operated under its major airline partner brands of American Eagle, Delta Connection and United Express. The airline employs about 5,700 aviation professionals. Visit at for more information, follow the Company on Instagram at , Twitter at and YouTube at , and connect on Facebook at or Linkedin at .

In May 2018, Republic opened the Leadership In Flight Training (LIFT) Academy, a commercial aviation pilot training school in Indianapolis. LIFT uses state-of-the-art training technologies that combine flight, flight simulator, online and in-classroom training. Graduates are guaranteed a job as First Officer at Republic. Learn more at at .