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WestJet

Calgary, AB | Canada

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QUICKTAKE
  • Ordered 20 Bombardier Q400s with an option for 25 more beginning in 2013-2014
  • 39 737s on order
  • 737NG delivery schedule: 7 in 2012, 6 in 2013, 6 in 2014, 10 in 2015, and 8 in 2016
  • Most recent 737-800 deliveries have been delivered without IFE
  • Codeshare agreement with Southwest Airlines and Air France/KLM
  • Satellite TV on all aircraft
  • WestJet Routemap
  • You choose your level once a year for that year
  • This page last updated: July 10, 2014 (Payscale)
PILOTS
Total: 1074
Active: 1074
Furloughed: 0
UNION
None listed

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FLEET
737-600: 13
737-700: 69
737-800: 14
DOMICILES
YYC
YYZ
YVR
HIRING
Is Hiring?: No
JUMPSEATS
Reciprocal jumpseats with multiple carriers, including Air Canada, Skywest, and United.

WestJet PAYSCALES

CAPTAIN PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
B737     
12 210     
11 209     
10 108     
9 202     
8 193     
7 185     
6 177     
5 169     
4 160     
3 152     
2 144     
1 136     
FIRST OFFICER PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
B737     
12 128     
11 128     
10 128     
9 128     
8 128     
7 121     
6 116     
5 109     
4 85     
3 81     
2 61     
1 56     

PAY CALCULATOR
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PAY NOTES
[Above figures in Canadian dollars]

**Above pay per hour can be considered increased (up to 20%) depending on enrollment in the company matching ESP plan. Contributions are matched by the company dollar-for-dollar for up to 20% of pilot's salary in company shares.

Monthly guarantee: 77.5 hours
(anything over 82.5 hours pays 150%)

Most junior captain hired: Mar 2006
PER DIEM
$2.83/hr (dom and USA)
$3.09/hr (int'l)
RETIREMENT

401K: none

401K Matching: Yes

A/B Fund: none

Other: Profit sharing