Recruitment Calendar

Why Avelo?

Avelo provides a comprehensive training program, competitive compensation, and exceptional benefits to ensure that pilots receive the support they need to excel in their careers.


New hire classes every month (Direct Entry Captains & First Officers). Rapid upgrades.

$7350/month new hire training pay. Hotels and travel provided through OE. Per diem during initial training. Initial uniform paid.

Avelo Orlando Pilot and Flight Attendant Training Center opening early 2024


Direct Entry Captain (Year 1) 80/hrs pay – $19,500 month or $234,000 year ($240/hr + premium pay / excludes per diem $2.25/hr).

First Officer (Year 1) 80/hrs pay – $10,644 month or $127,728 year ($131/hr + premium pay / excludes per diem $2.25/hr).

75+ flight hours paid at 125% of hourly rate.

Day off flying paid at 150% of hourly rate.

View Avelo Pilot Pay Scale


Medical (HDP & PPO), FSA, HSA, Vision, Dental, Long-Term and Short-Term Disability, Loss of License, Life Insurance, 401k with match, Profit Sharing, CASS and KCM participant.

Reduced rate travel on other carriers (United, Lufthansa, Hawaiian, Air France, JetBlue, Flydubai, Air Canada, Alaska, Swiss, Spirit, Icelandair, SAS, Southwest, Etihad, Frontier, GOL, Virgin Australia, and more being added).


Chairman and CEO Andrew Levy – founder Avelo Airlines, former EVP and CFO of United Airlines, former President Allegiant Airlines, and current Board Member Copa Airlines.

Avelo Domicile Map

More bases being added in late 2024 and additional positions to current bases. 16 B737s (800SFPs and 700s) currently and planning to add 8 – 12 aircraft per year.

Avelo Domicile Map

Avelo Pilot Pay Scale

Effective on 11/1/2023

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  • Monthly guarantee: 70 hours
  • Reserve guarantee: 70 hours
  • Minimum Days Off: 12 per month for line holder, 12 per month for reserve
  • Any hours over 75 or flown on day off pay 125% of hourly pay
  • Profit sharing when company reaches earnings goal

Why Pilots Love Flying for Avelo

Recent Podcasts

October 31, 2023

Scott Hall, Avelo’s Head of Flight Operations full interview at FAPA Talk.  FAPA Talk is a video podcast where aviation industry professionals share their experiences, tips, and insights with pilots.

April 17, 2023

Scott Hall, Avelo’s Head of Flight Operations interview on The Pilot Network podcast. 

Constantly hiring First Officers and Direct Entry Captains

(must meet 14 CFR 121.436 minimums)

Unrestricted ATP with airplane multi-engine class rating or Military R-ATP or for highly exceptional candidates with non-military R-ATP applicability:

  • Aviation Bachelor’s degree under 141 programs: 1000 total time or
  • Aviation Associate degree under 141 programs: 1250 total time or
  • 21 years old with all ATP requirements: 1500 total time and
  • ATP-CTP course with ATP written complete
  • Current FAA First Class Medical Certificate

Valid passport/documents with at least six (6) months of validity that grants you the ability to travel in and out of the USA and all cities/countries served by Avelo Airlines now and in the future. Must be able to travel unrestricted to and from the United States.

  • Must have or be able to obtain a valid U.S. driver’s license
  • Legal right to work in the United States
  • Must pass a DOT pre-employment drug test
  • Must have authorization to work in the United States as defined by the Immigration Reform Act of 1986

Heavy jet/Boeing experience or B737 type preferred.

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Aviator College of Aeronautical Science & Technology
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Take Your Career to New Heights

Join the Avelo team and experience a supportive and fulfilling work environment, where your skills are valued and your career aspirations are realized. Apply now to take the first step towards a rewarding career as an Avelo pilot.