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Global Pilot Career Conference & Job Fair

Learn More & Register for this Job Fair

Global Pilot Career Conference & Job Fair

Learn More & Register for this Job Fair


October 17th, 2014

January 23rd, 2015


Dallas/Fort Worth


Come to the FAPA.aero Global Pilot Career Conference and Job Fair at the Dallas/Fort Worth Airport Marriott (Freeport Pkwy, not the "South" location)

1) The date/location of this Job Fair has been changed from September/ORD to October/DFW. If you have previously registered for the event before the change there is no further action required on your part. Your registration has been changed automatically. Click here to see your seniority number and to submit transfer/refund requests.

2) American Airlines has confirmed attendance. Read notes on the right. DAL and UAL have confirmed they will NOT be attending this event.

3) Dallas/Fort Worth 2014 registration is now closed for Large Jet tickets. We are sold out for the time being but may reopen registration later. At this time, we have NO estimate of when or if it will reopen. If it does reopen we will open registration to FAPA.aero members first beginning with Premier Members and then Basic/Mentor Members. We'll then open it to nonmembers and post to Facebook/Twitter. Register for a membership here. Do NOT register as a member using the below button if you have no intention to speak to regional jet carriers. Walk-up registrations are always welcome to speak with regional airlines only.

4)FREE $25 Gift Certificate to StopOverStore.com for Regional ONLY registrants. Register using the below button, attend the regional portion of the Job Fair, and receive a $25 gift certificate after the Job Fair. This is for regional pilot applicants only (i.e. if you want to speak with AA you are not eligible for the gift certificate).

5) You MUST keep your FAPA.aero membership in order to pickup your name badge and speak to recruiters at this Job Fair. It is FAPA.aero's policy that our Job Fairs are members only events. Membership status will be checked on the day of the Job Fair.

Where: Dallas/Fort Worth Airport Marriott
8440 Freeport Pkwy, Irving, TX 75063
1-972-929-8800 (shuttle number)
Sleeping Rooms: $99 per night, single or double occupancy. You can cancel until 6pm day-of arrival with no cancelation fees.
Rate includes complimentary self-parking and airport transportation.
Above rate is guaranteed until 2359 CST on 10/2.
You can click here to book under this rate or call Marriott reservations at 1 (800) 228-9290 and mention the Pilot Job Fair or "FAPA".

When: Friday, October 17th 2014 (one day event)
Pilot Registration & Badge Pickup: 0700 - 1700
Company Presentations: 0800-1200 (AA presentation at 0800)
Job Fair: 0900-1700 (or until last pre-registered pilot is seen by AA)

The full schedule will be made available during the week of the Job Fair at FAPA.aero/Schedule


  • Bring Photo ID to pickup your name badge, DO NOT bring a confirmation email or ticket.
  • Attire: Business casual. Save your suit for interviews!
  • Bring plenty of resumes! All recruiting companies are accepting resumes unless otherwise noted.
  • Seniority Rules: We will be admitting registrants into the job fair by seniority number. The order in which pilots complete registration will determine their seniority number. After you have paid for the job fair you can use your new FAPA.aero username and password to check your approximate seniority number at the Job Fair Customer Service page.

FAPA.aero conferences are Members Only events. If you are not a member of FAPA.aero, our normal $49 initiation fee is waived when you register for the conference by using the below "Nonmembers" REGISTER button (when registration is open to nonmembers). After the first 30 days, you will be automatically charged $4.95 per month until you cancel your membership. Stay a member and STAY INFORMED!

FAPA.aero stands behind a very PILOT FRIENDLY policy for Job Fair registration fees. Click HERE to read more.

Dallas/Fort Worth Int'l - Registration Options for Qualified Pilots
(For other conferences click its "Learn More" link in the schedule at the top)


  • $0.00 - Regional Jet Airlines (not AA, 12-5pm)


FAPA.aero Member

  • $0.00 - Regional Jet Airlines (not AA, 12-5pm)


Dallas/Fort Worth Int'l - Registration Options for Students and Parents
(For other conferences click its "Learn More" link in the schedule at the top)

Focus on the Future (Free) sessions for aspiring aviators will start at the time shown on the registration page. If you're a future professional pilot and actively looking for an aviation university or flight school, attend our afternoon conference for free and meet with representatives from the best schools in the U.S. Learn from the pros about the projected need for new pilots, financing your education or flight training and developing a rational career plan. You will not be allowed to enter the qualified-pilot job fair room. If you are a qualified pilot and registered for the paid job fairs, you do not need to register for the free conference presentations. Click the "Register Here" button below if you are interested in attending. Your parents, guardians and school counselors are welcome to attend with you and should also register if attending.
Click here to download the flyer for this event.

Send an email to Craig Washka at washka@fapa.aero or call 800 JET JOBS (538-5627) if you have additional questions.

Students and Parents

If you're a future professional pilot or other aviation professional and actively looking for an aviation university or flight school, attend our afternoon conference for free.


Let the pros teach you to interview. Judy Tarver, Vice President - Global Strategies, and Claudette Carroll, Director of Pilot Career Services, will be available for one-on-one skills training for Job Fair attendees. Slots are limited and available to FAPA.aero Premier members only. Click the banner below to learn more.

Interview Preparation Gets the Job Offer

  Recruiting Companies

Are you recruiting pilots? Meet them all face-to-face at the FAPA.aero Global Pilot Career Conference and Job Fair. For information regarding recruiter/exhibitor registration, contact Tom Hiltner at hiltner@fapa.aero or call 800 JET JOBS (538-5627).

Large Jet Airlines & Other Companies Friday

WASINC International (Confirmed)
- Unlimited need for A380,A340, A330, A320, B777, B747-400, B767/757, B737-300-800, F100, CRJ200-100, EMB145/170/190 Captains. Continued hiring for all airlines.
Rep: Dave Ross President
Rep: Nathan Makaiwi Recruiter
Rep: Aruna Wijesinghe - Recruiter

Regional Airlines

Great Lakes Airlines (Confirmed)
- 750 TT, 50 ME, ATP Written, Instrument/Multi Current
Rep: David Field - Assistant Chief Pilot
Rep: Brent Rollins - Assistant Chief Pilot

Seaborne Airlines (Confirmed)

Rep: David Ziemer - Chief Operating Officer
Rep: Brad Guest - Director of Operations
Rep: Kelly Simon - Recruiting Manager

SkyWest (Confirmed)
- Will be conducting onsite interviews
ATP mins plus 100 ME, 100 instrument (max. 20 in SIM).

Rep: Camielle Ence - Manager, Crew Resources
Rep: Aaron Slaney - Check Airman, Pilot Interview Team
Rep: Joe Scheil - Pilot Interview Team
Rep: Shaun Cunningham - Pilot Interview Team


Damos Aviation Services (Confirmed)
- Litigation support and lifetime earnings models for professional pilots. Stop by to earn FREE gift certificates.
Rep: Diane Damos - Principle Scientist
Rep: Michael Strelka - Associate

University of Dubuque (Confirmed)
- UD's aviation programs provide students with the academic and professional tools needed to achieve success in the constantly changing aviation industry.
Rep: Brett Hoben - Assistant Chief Flight Instructor

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