04 February 2024

Wheels Up | A330/350 Captain

United States

Wheels Up Captain

Job Locations US

Job Post Information* : Posted Date (11/7/2023 1:27 PM)

ID 2023-2701

# of Openings 50

Category Pilot Controlled


Who We Are :
We make the extraordinary, accessible, every day.

Wheels Up (NYSE: UP), a world leader in private aviation, offers a total private aviation solution that includes world-class safety, service, and flexibility through on-demand flights, membership programs, corporate solutions, aircraft management, whole aircraft sales, and a strategic partnership with Delta Air Lines. We offer a challenging and rewarding career in an exciting and growing industry. This is a chance to join a team of some of the best aviation professionals in the industry, committed to unparalleled safety and service for our clients, in a range of sectors from military to ultra-high-net-worth individuals.

Our pilots’ unwavering commitment to safety, customer-centric mindset and hospitability spirit drives our mission to connect flyers to private aircraft – and one another – to deliver exceptional, personalized experiences and build an industry-leading marketplace.

Role Overview

Wheels Up Private Jets is a wholly owned subsidiary of Wheels Up. Its services include Private Membership, Aircraft Management, Maintenance, FBO services, Charter Operations, and Aircraft sales. We offer a challenging and rewarding career in an exciting and dynamic industry. This is a chance to join a team which has an incredible depth of knowledge as well as the drive to deliver service excellence to our clients across a wide variety of sectors from the military to ultra -high-net-worth individuals.

We are hiring Captains for our KA350i, CJ3 and BE400 aircraft in various locations throughout the United States. Most major airports and many regional airports with regular airline service are available as primary and secondary pilot domiciles.

Compensation: Payscale


Minimum Qualifications

  • FAA First Class Medical Certificate
  • Valid Passport
  • Eligible for CANPASS
  • ATP with multi-engine land
  • Customer Service Focused
  • Must be able to lift and move 30 lbs and occasionally up to 60 plus lbs
  • Must be able to sit for extended periods of time (varies per a/c range and flight)
  • Must be able to work rotating shifts, and travel on a consistent basis

Flight Time

  • 2500 Total Time
  • 2000 Pilot-in-Command
  • 2000 Multi-Engine
  • 1500 Multi-Engine PIC
  • 2000 Turbine
  • 250 Instrument
  • Type Rating (preferred)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3500 Total Time
  • 2000 Pilot-in-Command
  • 2500 Multi-Engine PIC
  • 2000 Turbine
  • KA350, BE400 or CJ3 Type Rating with 250 time in type


This position requires successful candidates to work as team members in a crew environment. Successful candidates will be safety oriented, possess strong leadership skills, and embody superior customer service.

Wheels Up Story

What’s In It For You

At Wheels Up, you will help make the extraordinary possible. Our culture is rooted in a shared dedication to living our 5x5 Values - Safety, Trust, Accountability, Belonging and Innovation - the core of who we are and what we celebrate. At Wheels Up, our people are our success. Exploring a career at Wheels Up gives you a chance earn amazing compensation and benefits, helping you and your family have the type of balance you deserve in both your career, and life away from work:

  • Competitive salary
  • 401(k) with generous company contributions up to 6%
  • Paid time off including vacation, holidays, paid personal time, maternity and parental leave
  • Comprehensive health benefits including medical, dental, vision, short/long term disability and life benefits
  • Family care assistance through fertility support, surrogacy and adoption assistance, lactation support, subsidized back-up care, and programs that help with loved ones in all stages
  • Total Personal Well-being programs to support physical, emotional, social, and financial health, including access to an employee assistance program offering support for you and anyone in your household, free financial coaching, and extensive resources supporting mental health
  • Career development programs to achieve your long-term career goals

Salary Range

The wage range for this position $70,000 - $150,000 is determined on a variety of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions, such as differences in skill sets; experience and training; licensure and certifications; and other business and organizational needs. This wage range has not been adjusted for any applicable geographic differential associated with where the position may be filled. At Wheels Up, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role. Your placement within the wage range is primarily based on your qualifications and experience.

You may also be eligible to participate in a discretionary annual incentive program, whereby an award, if any, depends on various factors, including, without limitation, individual and organizational performance.

What You Will Bring

  • An unwavering commitment to SAFETY
  • The ability to build TRUST through transparency and communication
  • A commitment to achieving results the right way and a willingness to take ACCOUNTABILITY when we do not
  • The knowledge that there is power in bringing people with different points of view and life experiences together and a culture of BELONGING leads to unlimited and unrestricted collaboration
  • A belief that INNOVATION is only possible in an environment where we make things simpler, strive for continuous improvement and understand that great thinking can come from anywhere in our organization
  • A willingness to be curious, constantly asking questions to help promote creative thinking, problem solving and trouble shooting
  • A desire to collaborate and be part of a diverse team and when necessary, lean into and manage conflict effectively
  • A high level of integrity in everything you do
  • A strong commitment to service and a meticulous attention to detail
  • A level of professionalism unmatched in the aviation industry

Commitment to Diversity

At Wheels Up our 5x5 Value of Belonging is based on the principle that every employee has a voice. We believe in inclusiveness, and celebrate each person’s individuality, because there is power in bringing people with different points of view and life experiences together. We are launching DEIB initiatives that support ALL employees and help to cultivate a culture where ALL employees can bring their authentic selves to work.

Accommodation for Applicants with Disabilities

Wheels Up is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and provides reasonable accommodation in its application process for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans. If you have difficulty using our online system due to a disability and need an accommodation, you may email us at (see our website) or alternatively send a fax to 859-334-6552. In order to quickly respond to your request, please use the words "Accommodation Request" as the subject line of your email or as the title of your fax document.




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