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Virgin America

Burlingame, CA

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    VA

    30.26

    -1.75
QUICKTAKE
  • Virgin America listed on the Nasdaq stock exchange on November 14, 2014, selling 13.3M shares to raise $307 million in its IPO.
  • As of Dec 2013, JFK/EWR will be an official pilot co-domicile with approx. 50 crews
  • A320 order: 2013: 1 A320; 2015: 5 A320; 2016: 5 A320; 2020: 10 A320NEO; 2021:10 A320NEO; 2022: 10 A320NEO
  • Projected fleet in 2022: 93 aircraft (10 A319/53 A320/30 A320neo)
  • Reserve min days off increased to 12/mo.
  • Wi-Fi and eight first class seats on all aircraft
  • All seats have power and USB outlets
  • Began operations in 2007
  • starting April 28th DAL-AUS 5x day
  • IATA code: VX; ICAO code: VRD
  • ATC callsign: "Redwood"
  • Effective September 1, 2014 reserve pilots get 13 days off per month minimum.
  • This page last updated: Febuary 27, 2015 (Quick Take)
PILOTS
Total: 618
Active: 618
Furloughed: 0
UNION
None listed

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FLEET
A319: 10
A320: 43
DOMICILES
JFK
LAX
SFO
HIRING
Is Hiring?: Yes

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Minimums:
2,500 TT (excludes Helo, Sim, and F/E Time)
Preferred: A320 type rating; recent flight experience of 1,000 hours total time as PIC, in turbine or jet aircraft.

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JUMPSEATS
List at ticket counter or gate. CASS participant.

Virgin America PAYSCALES

CAPTAIN PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
A319 A320     
12 189 189     
11 187 187     
10 185 185     
9 182 182     
8 180 180     
7 178 178     
6 175 175     
5 173 173     
4 171 171     
3 168 168     
2 166 166     
1 160 160     
FIRST OFFICER PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
A319     
12 125     
11 124     
10 123     
9 120     
8 118     
7 116     
6 113     
5 109     
4 104     
3 98     
2 85     
1 52     

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PAY NOTES

Monthly guarantee: 70 hours
Reserve guarantee: 75 hours

Each hour above 80/mo paid at 125%



Deadheading pay is 50% of pay scale.



Most junior captain hired: Feb 2010 (JFK)

Vacation:
Year 1: 5 days
Year 2-4: 15 days
Year 5+: 20 days

PER DIEM
$2.00/hr
RETIREMENT

401K:

up to 6% match at $1.25 / $1.00 contributed beginning Jan 1, 2014.

401K Matching: Yes

A/B Fund:

none