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CommutAir

Burlington, VT

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QUICKTAKE
  • Operating for United as United Express
  • Company founded in 1989
  • Largest Dash 8-200 operator in the world
  • Longest flight about 90 minutes; shortest flight about 20 minutes
  • 150 daily flights to 25 cities in the United States
  • Best Commuter Policy industry wide
  • 4 commuter rooms per month; 6 for stand up lines
  • Paid block or better; no trip or duty rigs; no overtime pay
  • Deadhead and Cancellation pay
  • Min days off for lineholder is 12; reserve is 11
  • Free ATP/CTP
  • Employee Travel Benefits
  • Out of base paid parking
  • Reserves are released if not assigned by 1900 on last day. 150% on flights assigned that extend past original trip end time
  • Operations in Cleveland, OH
  • Dash 8 Dual Universal UNS1C - Honeywell EFIS - HUD
  • Commutair to recieve 40 ERJ-145s starting April 2016
  • Dash 8 leases up in 2017 (Q300) 2018 (Q200)
  • IATA code: C5; ICAO code: UCA
  • ATC callsign: "Commutair"
  • This page last updated: May 22, 2017 (Hiring)
PILOTS
Total: 346
Active: 346
Furloughed: 0
UNION
ALPA
FLEET
Q200: 16
Q300: 5
ERJ 145: 13
DOMICILES
EWR
IAD
HIRING
Is Hiring?: Yes

Hotel room during training for Indoc and sim is single occupancy

Have an ATP? Earn $7,000 sign-on BONUS plus $5/flight hour BONUS for every 121 equivalent hour for a total of $15,000! (121 SIC; 135 or 91K PIC in accordance with FAR 121.436) We Value Your Experience!

Commutair pilot jobs page.

Minimums: 1,500TT, 50 ME, ATP written

Dash training:
-Ground school is conducted in IAD taking roughly three weeks (one week of Indoc and two weeks of systems/CPT)
-After ground school, sent to Flight Safety in Seattle for Sims lasting roughly 1.5-2 weeks
-Per Diem for any training not in IAD
ERJ Training:
- 1.5 weeks ground school in IAD
- 3 Weeks systems and GFS in STL
- 2 Weeks Sims in STL or CVG

Commutair interview gouge.

JUMPSEATS

List at ticket counter or gate. CASS participant.

CommutAir PAYSCALES

CAPTAIN PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
  ERJ 145 Q300 Q200   
20   102 86 78   
19   100 85 77   
18   97 83 75   
17   95 82 74   
16   93 82 74   
15   90 80 73   
14   88 79 72   
13   86 78 71   
12   84 77 70   
11   82 76 69   
10   80 73 67   
9   78 71 65   
8   76 70 64   
7   74 69 63   
6   72 67 61   
5   71 65 60   
4   69 63 58   
3   67 61 56   
2   66 59 54   
1   64 58 53   
FIRST OFFICER PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
ALL     
6 44     
5 43     
4 41     
3 40     
2 39     
1 37     

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PAY NOTES

Monthly guarantee: 75 hours
Reserve guarantee: 75 hours

Most Junior CA (EMB): Oct 2016
Most Junior CA (Dash8): Mar 2017

Health insurance premiums: 35% in 2016, 30% in 2017

Future raises are in December 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019.

Captain Q300 Pay Rate Override: $5 for 1-5 YOS

PER DIEM

$1.70/hr

RETIREMENT

401K:

401k Match:

3 months -2 years 50% of 2%
2-4 50% of 4%
3-5 50% of 6%
5-9 50% of 8%
9-13 50% of 10%
13+ 50% of 12%

401K Matching: No

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