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Cape Air

Hyannis, MA

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QUICKTAKE
  • New contract ratified 
  • Caribbean domiciles: SJU, STT, STX, MAZ, EIS, CPX, VIJ, VQS
  • Pacific domicile: Guam
  • Raises scheduled for March 2017, March 2018
  • 72 hour min for lineholders and 80 hour reserve min per 28 days
  • ATR pilots receive 150% pay for overtime over 85 hours per 28 days
  • Pure reserve lines not typical; all FOs are lineholders.
  • All C402 are equipped with Garmin 430W
  • C402 pilots operate under part 135
  • ATR pilots operate under part 121
  • C402 pilot guarantee is 40 hours per week
  • ATR Pilot guarantee is 72 hours per month for line holder and 80 for RSV
  • 150% pay for C402s pilots over 40 hours per week
  • Founded in 1989
  • IATA code: 9K; ICAO code: KAP
  • ATC callsign: "C air", pronounced similar to "Care"
  • This page last updated: September 1, 2016 (Quicktake, Fleet, Pay Scale, Pay Notes)
PILOTS
Total: 247
Active: 247
Furloughed: 0
UNION
None listed

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FLEET
ATR42: 2
C402: 75
BN-2 Islander: 2
C208 Amphibian: 2
DOMICILES
SJU
SLK
STL
RKD
RUT
TBN
UIN
VQS
ALB
HYA
AUG
IRK
LEB
MAZ
MVY
MWA
PVC
PVD
BHB
BOS
CGI
EIS
EWB
GUM
BIL
SDY
OGS
STT
STX
CPX
MSS
FLL
HIRING
Is Hiring?: Yes

Hiring.

Cape Air jobs page.

402 FO mins: 1,000TT, 25ME-PIC
ATR FO mins: 1,000TT, 100ME-PIC; previous 121 experience

JUMPSEATS
CASS participant.

Cape Air PAYSCALES

CAPTAIN PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
  ATR42 C208 Amphibian C402   
15   84 34 31   
14   82 33 30   
13   80 32 29   
12   77 30 28   
11   75 29 27   
10   73 28 26   
9   71 27 25   
8   69 26 24   
7   67 25 23   
6   65 24 22   
5   63 23 21   
4   61 22 20   
3   59 21 19   
2   58 20 18   
1   56 19 17   
FIRST OFFICER PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
ATR42 C402     
14 45 21     
13 45 21     
12 45 20     
11 45 19     
10 45 18     
9 45 17     
8 45 16     
7 43 15     
6 41 14     
5 40 13     
4 38 12     
3 36 11     
2 35 10     
1 28 10     

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PAY NOTES

Requiring a $30,000 training contract for first officers to retain for 1 year after upgrading to captain

Pay for the PIC-qualified Cessna 402 FOs is $11.30/duty hour

All duty hours over 40 paid at time-and-a-half

Cessna 402s paid by the duty hour, which has a 40 hour per week minimum for line holders

Future contractual pay raises: March 2017, 2018

Day off incentive flying program pays graduated amounts for volunteering early and often over the course of the program. As you reach certain tiers of "days work" the bonuses increase. 

PER DIEM
$36/day
RETIREMENT

401K:

$.25 per $1 up to 4% pilot contribution

401K Matching: Yes

A/B Fund:

no

Other:

Profit sharing switched to stock distribution for calendar year 2015 (allowed Employee owned percentage to reach 30% company wide). For each year after 2015 the Board of Directors will vote on Profit Sharing, as has been the practice since 2005.