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Air Wisconsin

Appleton, WI

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QUICKTAKE
  • In 2005 fully transitioned to US Airways after a long relationship with United Airlines; and in 2015 as a result of the American/US Airways merger fully transitioned to flying (exclusively) as American Eagle
  • Repainting all aircraft with the American Eagle paint livery
  • All pilots provided an iPad with electronic navigational charts and manuals
  • Duty Rig: 2:1; Trip Rig: 4:1
  • Minimum 12 days off per month
  • Hotel rooms for scheduled or actual “sits” of 4 1/2 hours or more
  • An extra day off if arrive after 2:00 a.m. on the last "day" of a trip
  • In-house Certified Training Program (CTP) provided by Air Wisconsin instructors and in Air Wisconsin simulators 
  • Pilots will receive contractual pay and benefits during CTP training and stay at the same hotel that hosts the NFL teams that play the Green Bay Packers
  • 401k match up to 5% in addition to a fixed 3% 
  • Most generous health insurance plans in the industry with only 25% premium share 
  • Up to 35 paid vacation days per year 
  • Unlimited pass benefits on the American Airlines network for immediate family including parents 
  • Founded in 1965
  • IATA code: ZW; ICAO code: AWI; ATC call sign: "Wisconsin"
  • This page last updated: October 12, 2016 (Pay Scale)
PILOTS
Total: 650
Active: 650
Furloughed: 0
UNION
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HIRING
Is Hiring?: Yes

Hiring for two classes a month.

Apply online.

Minimums:
1,500TT/100ME

Preferred minimums:
121 experience; turbine experience

Air Wisconsin interview gouge.

JUMPSEATS

Check in at ticket counter. Unlimited jumpseats. CASS participant.

Air Wisconsin PAYSCALES

CAPTAIN PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
CRJ200     
18 109     
17 107     
16 105     
15 102     
14 100     
13 97     
12 94     
11 91     
10 89     
9 86     
8 83     
7 81     
6 79     
5 76     
4 74     
3 72     
2 69     
1 66     
FIRST OFFICER PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
CRJ200     
8 50     
7 49     
6 47     
5 46     
4 44     
3 43     
2 41     
1 28     

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PAY NOTES

Wages increase 1.5% each year

Paid the greater of scheduled or actual on all operated flights

100% cancellation pay; 100% deadhead pay; 150% open time pay

$260 uniform and $50 headset allowance per year after one year of service

42 hrs of earned sick leave per year

Company paid single-occupancy hotel rooms provided during initial training

Monthly guarantee: 75 hours
Reserve guarantee: 75 hours

(Note: Pilots holding Line status cannot be assigned to Reserve status)

Most junior captain hired: January 2012 ORF

PER DIEM

$1.60/hr

RETIREMENT

401K:

up to 5%*

401K Matching: Yes

A/B Fund:

none

Other:

3% fixed company contribution. Early retirement option available for pilots once they turn 58