Aviation and Aerospace Employers

Aviation and Aerospace Employers
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Statewide, more than 855 businesses, with 306 of them located in North Central Texas, are identified as an aviation-related employer with a keen interest in hiring aviation program graduates.

The following is a list of aviation and aerospace employers offering jobs for a variety of career fields in the air transportation industry.

Engineering and Manufacturing:

Lockheed Martin - Research, design, development, manufacture, and integrate advanced aeronautic technology systems, products and services.

Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation  - Designs, develops, manufactures, markets, service,s and supports the world's most technologically-advanced business jets.

Bell Helicopter - Leader in rotorcraft industry and first to obtain certification for a commercial helicopter and inventor of the tilt rotor aircraft.

Honeywell Aerospace - Provides integrated avionics, engines, systems, and service solutions to make flying safer, more reliable, more efficient, and more cost effective.

Rockwell Collins - Pioneer in design, production and support of innovative solutions in aerospace and defense.

Cessna Aircraft -  Airplane manufacturing corporation for a wide-range of jets, single-engine aircraft, and turbo-props.

L-3 Communications - Integrated space communications system design and production.

Federal Aviation Administration - Mission is to provide the safest, most efficient aerospace system in the world.

Bombardier - Manufacturers of a large range of regional and business aircraft including the Learjet and Canadair ranges.

Airspace Management:

Federal Aviation Administration - Mission is to provide the safest, most efficient aerospace system in the world.

Department of Defense - Manages an inventory of installations and facilities to keep Americans safe.           

Maintenance and Technician:

Southwest Airlines - Airline company dedicated to the highest quality of Customer Service delivered with a sense of warmth, friendliness, individual pride, and Company Spirit.

Boeing - The world's leading aerospace company and the largest manufacturer of commercial jetliners and military aircraft combined.

AECOM - leading global provider of technical and support services to airport owners, investors and aviation clients.

Honeywell Aerospace - Provides integrated avionics, engines, systems, and service solutions to make flying safer, more reliable, more efficient, and more cost effective.

Rockwell Collins - Pioneer in design, production and support of innovative solutions in aerospace and defense.

L-3 Communications - Integrated space communications system design and production.

Allegiant Air - Airline whose mission is to make leisure travel affordable and convenient with low fares, nonstop, all-jet service and premier travel partners,for a complete travel experience.

American Airlines - Major U.S. airline and subsidiary of AMR Corporation headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas.

American Eurocopter - US arm of Eurocopter, the European civil and military helicopter manufacturer.

Lockheed Martin - Research, design, development, manufacture and integrate advanced aeronautic technology systems, products and services.

Aviation Management and Administration:

Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport - Between Dallas and Fort Worth, this is the world’s 8th busiest airport.

Dallas Love Field - The City of Dallas owns and operates Dallas Love Field as one of the finest general-purpose airports in the world.

Alliance Aviation Services - Provides comprehensive fixed base operator (FBO) services to pilots and crew flying into Fort Worth Alliance Airport.

Cutter Aviation - Leading aviation service companies through diverse services, products, and locations supporting aviation customers, pilots, owners, flight crews, and technicians.

Million Air - One of the largest fixed-based operators for private aviation in the world providing fueling, ground handling services, charter, maintenance, hangar space, and more for its customers.

Delta Airlines - Delta and the Delta Connection® airline carriers offer service to more than 340 destinations in nearly 60 countries on six continents.

US Aviation - Provides the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex with all of your luxury Fixed Based Operations you will find at any airport without the hassle of traffic.

Business Jet Center - Home to the flight operations of professional sports teams, BJC offers world-class amenities, competitive fuel pricing, and convenience to Dallas, Arlington, and Fort Worth.

Federal Express - FedEx Express offers reliability and convenience for time-sensitive logistics and shipments reaching more than 220 countries and territories in the world.

UPS - The world's largest package delivery company and a leading global provider of specialized transportation and logistics services.

DHL - Global market leader in the logistics industry with expertise in international parcel, express, air and ocean freight, road, and rail shipping and goods movement services.

Executive Jet - Private jet charter and aircraft management services company.

North Dallas Aviation - Aircraft charter and aircraft management solutions company.

Airline and Airport Operations:

Southwest Airlines - Airline company dedicated to the highest quality of Customer Service delivered with a sense of warmth, friendliness, individual pride, and Company Spirit.

American Airlines - Major U.S. airline and subsidiary of AMR Corporation headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas.

United Airlines - Operate an average of 5,656 flights a day to 376 airports on six continents.

US Airways - Operates nearly 3,200 flights per day and serves more than 200 communities in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Europe, the Middle East, the Caribbean, and Central and South America.

American Eagle – Regional airline with largest network in the world, with over 1700 daily flights to more than 150 cities throughout the United States, Canada, the Bahamas, the Caribbean and Mexico.

jetBlue - Offers flights and tickets to more than 65 destinations, with accommodations such as free TV, free snacks, legroom, and award winning service.

Spirit Airlines - The leading Ultra Low Cost Carrier in the United States, Caribbean, Bahamas and Latin America - serving 39+ destinations.

Transportation Security Administration - Charged with providing effective and efficient security for passenger and freight transportation in the United States.

Ameriflight - Fleet of 170 aircraft make 2,000+ weekly departures, flying approximately 90,000 hours annually to serve over 250 communities in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Caribbean, and South America. 

Pilot:

Delta Airlines - Delta and the Delta Connection® airline carriers offer service to more than 340 destinations in nearly 60 countries on six continents.

Virgin American - Airline on a mission to make flying good again, with brand new planes, attractive fares, top-notch service, and a host of fun, innovative amenities that are reinventing domestic air travel.

United Airlines - Operate an average of 5,656 flights a day to 376 airports on six continents.

Ameristar Jet Charter - Charters on demand air cargo for delivery worldwide, with a fleet of Learjets, Falcon 20s and Boeing 737s, as well as an Beechcraft 90.

Flexjet - Offers fractional aircraft ownership, jet card and whole aircraft management solutions with Bombardier Learjet and Challenger private jets.

Martinaire - Texas based FAR Part 135 air cargo carrier offering scheduled and on-demand express air freight transportation service utilizing a fleet of 41 Cessna 208B (Caravan) aircraft and 4 Metro III aircraft.

Epic Helicopters - Provides helicopter tours, charters, flight instruction and more to Fort Worth, Dallas, and the southwestern region.

Sky Helicopters - Provides helicopter flight services, sales, and pilot training in the Dallas/Fort Worth Area.

Longhorn Helicopters - Offer flight training packages for Private Pilot through ATP Certification, Night Vision Goggle Training, Aerial Photography, Pipeline/Powerline Surveillance, External Load Operations, Charter and Helicopter Rentals.

Department of Homeland Security - Has a vital mission: to secure the nation from the many threats we face. This requires the dedication of more than 240,000 employees in jobs that range from aviation and border security to emergency response, from cybersecurity analyst to chemical facility inspector.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - Aircraft play a critical role in the collection of oceanographic, atmospheric, hydrographic, and fisheries data.     

Aviation is a vital transportation element that is critical in sustaining our region's economic growth and development. The video above provides a glimpse into the variety of aviation operations taking place in North Texas.