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Key Lime Air

Englewood, Colorado

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QUICKTAKE
  • Largest Part 135 airline in Colorado
  • Largest single UPS feeder network in the US
  • Pilots work 4 days/week and are paid for additional flights
  • 80+ daily departures
  • Metros configured for passengers are operating under recently awarded Part 121 certificate
  • Key Lime will be recruiting at the FAPA.aero Global Pilot Job Fair in Denver, CO on June 23, 2017. This is a great opportunity to speak to Key Lime recruiters!
  • Key Lime Air owns passenger carrying subsidiary Denver Air Connection
  • 100% of employee's medical and dental insurance premiums paid by company
  • Based at Centennial Airport, southeast of Denver
  • Founded in 1997
  • ICAO code: LYM
  • ATC callsign: "Key Lime"
  • This page last updated: June 22, 2017 (Pilots, Hiring, Pay Notes)
PILOTS
Total: 31
Active: 31
Furloughed: 0
UNION
None listed
FLEET
DO-328JET: 5
EMB120: 1
Metro 23: 2
SA226: 3
SA227: 13
DOMICILES
DDC
COD
DEN
MTJ
APA
HIRING
Is Hiring?: Yes

Key Lime will be recruiting at the FAPA.aero Global Pilot Job Fair in Denver, CO on June 23, 2017. This is a great opportunity to speak to Key Lime recruiters!



Key Lime hiring page.

$20,000 (after-tax) signing bonus with a two year commitment for Part 135 Captains hired into the Metro fleet

12-month training contract, not pro-rated



-New hire cargo captains can earn up to $88,000 in the first year of employment (base pay for Monday evening - Saturday morning cargo schedule, hiring incentives, and per diem)



-Captains are hired directly as cargo Metro PICs with transition opportunity to the 328Jet based on seniority and qualifications



-First officers are hired into our passenger operation with the chance to upgrade as a Metro captain as soon as Part 135 PIC minimums are met or stay as first officer and eventually upgrade to captain in the 328Jet



Minimums:

First Officer: 500 TT , 100 ME
Captain: 1200 TT , Part 135 PIC minimums 



$16,000 PIC hiring incentive with one year employment agreement (non pro-rated)



Hiring Process: 
Human resources interview followed by a simulator evaluation



Basic indoc is held at the Centennial Airport (KAPA).



JUMPSEATS

Jumpseating available. CASS participant. 720-287-7136

Key Lime Air PAYSCALES

CAPTAIN PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
  DO-328JET EMB120 SA227 Cargo   
8   125 107 102 87   
7   122 104 98 83   
6   120 102 94 80   
5   118 100 91 77   
4   116 98 88 74   
3   113 95 84 71   
2   111 93 81 69   
1   109 91 78 66   
FIRST OFFICER PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
All     
8 37     
7 36     
6 35     
5 34     
4 33     
3 32     
2 31     
1 30     

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PAY NOTES

Monthly Pay Guarantee for Line Holders:

Cargo: 32 Hour every 2 weeks - 4 Day Schedule @ 4hrs per day. Saturday and Monday straight time on top of guarantee

PAX: 32 Hour Guarantee every 2 weeks

Most Junior Captain hired: Nov 2016 (DEN)

PER DIEM

Domestic & International: $20/day

RETIREMENT

401K:

100% company matching on the first 3%, 50% company matching on the next 2%

401K Matching: Yes

A/B Fund:

Yes