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Transition Directly to United Airlines from Wiggins through Aviate


At Wiggins, we understand the value and importance of career progression. We want to provide our pilots with opportunities to get the most out of their professional flying career.


We are excited to announce changes to the Aviate program that will get you from Wiggins to United Airlines faster than ever!

The biggest change to the program is that Wiggins pilots can now transition directly to United Airlines!



Simplified Transition Requirements

1,200 PIC hours flying at Wiggins while in the Aviate program

That’s it! No time commitment, just 1,200 PIC hours.

Bachelor’s degree not required

This was previously required, but no longer is.

United start date four-month transition commitment

Participants will be on property at United within four (4) months of meeting program requirements.





Effective March 3, 2023