Trans States Airlines has announced it has partnered with Frontier Airlines to launch a flow program for aircraft maintenance technicians offering a defined pathway to a guaranteed job at Frontier, the company said.
The program guarantees AMTs at Trans States an AMT position at Frontier after as little as three years of service with Trans States.
AMTs (aircraft mechanics) are essential to an airline´s safety and performance. This program comes amid an industry-wide shortage of qualified AMTs, with not enough new AMTs entering the field to meet increased demand and replace forecasted retirements.
Other recent Trans States initiatives to attract qualified AMTs include a new program targeted at military aircraft mechanics that funds the costs of civilian licensing requirements, as well as a signing bonus of up to USD 15,000.
Trans States Airlines serves over 3.4 million passengers a year, with approximately 243 daily flights providing service to over 60 cities in North America. Trans States operates the Embraer 145 on behalf of United Airlines (as United Express).
Frontier Airlines is committed to offering ´Low Fares Done Right to more than 110 destinations in the United States, Canada, Dominican Republic and Mexico on more than 400 daily flights.