LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — JetBlue is looking for aspiring pilots, but no experience is necessary.
The carrier is launching Gateway Select, a new training program, and is looking to fill 24 slots.READ MORE: Long Beach Pedestrian Struck By 2 Cars Pronounced Dead At Scene
The rigorous, four-year course will cost about $125,000. Those who succeed in the program will be hired as a JetBlue first officer, the airline says.
JetBlue stresses that the program isn’t replacing their traditional pipeline for pilots.READ MORE: Actor Peter Dante, Regular In Adam Sandler Movies, Accused Of Antisemitic Remarks In Recent Lawsuit
They reportedly hired 300 pilots last year and 30 new hires started training last week.
The program is the first-of-its-kind for a large U.S. airline.MORE NEWS: West Hills Stolen Motorcycle Suspect Identified As Ruben Contreras Jr.
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