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Silver Airways

Dania, FL

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QUICKTAKE
  • Silver operates under a principal codeshare and alliance agreement with United Airlines and Jet Blue
  • Silver Airways receives Cuban government approval for flights to Cuba 
  • More Bahamian destinations than any other US airline 
  • Maintenance base is in Orlando, Florida 
  • All Florida routes operated by Saab 340Bs 
  • Saab 340Bs are equipped with the new generation interior 
  • Operating four bases Washington Dules (IAD), Tampa (TPA) Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL) and Orlando, FL (MCO) 
  • Around 150 daily scheduled flights between gateways in Florida, the Bahamas, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Washington DC and West Virginia. 
  • 3 hours minimum pay per day 
  • 2:1 duty rig 
  • Deadhead pay: 50% 
  • Premium pay/junior assigned on day off trip extended: 125%-150% normal pay 
  • Vacation time: 9 days 1st year; 16 days 2-6 year 
  • Owned by Victory Park Capital, a Chicago-based investment firm 
  • IATA code: 3M; ICAO code: SIL 
  • ATC callsign: "Silver Wings" 
  • Direct Path to Frontier Airlines 
  • This page last updated: September 6, 2016 (Quicktake)
PILOTS
Total: 164
Active: 164
Furloughed: 0
UNION
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FLEET
S340B: 27
DOMICILES
IAD
TPA
MCO
FLL
HIRING
Is Hiring?: Yes

Silver Airways interview gouge.

$6000 ATP/CTP with 1 year contract, pro rated

Teamster contract is up for negotiation this year

$12000 signing bonus payed out in 3 payments. $3000 upon completion of training, $3000 after one year, and $6000 after third year.

Referral bonus of $2500. New hires go to IAD first

Reserve 3 to 6 months

To move to Florida, quickest to TPA since MCO and FLL most senior bases

JUMPSEATS
List at counter or gate. CASS participant.

Silver Airways PAYSCALES

CAPTAIN PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
SAAB 340b     
18 85     
17 84     
16 84     
15 84     
14 83     
13 83     
12 82     
11 81     
10 79     
9 77     
8 75     
7 72     
6 70     
5 70     
4 64     
3 60     
2 57     
1 53     
FIRST OFFICER PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
Saab 340B     
10 41     
9 40     
8 40     
7 40     
6 39     
5 38     
4 37     
3 36     
2 35     
1 34     

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PAY NOTES

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Monthly guarantee: 75 hours
Reserve guarantee: 75 hours

Most junior Saab 340 captain hired: Feb 2014 (direct entry captains excluded)

$6,000 ATP/CTP with 1 year contract, pro rated

Teamster contract is up for negotiation this year

$12,000 signing bonus payed out in 3 payments. $3,000 upon completion of training, $3,000 after one year, and $6000 after third year.

Referral bonus of $2,500. New hires go to IAD first

Reserve 3 to 6 months

To move to Florida, quickest to TPA since MCO and FLL most senior bases





PER DIEM

$1.80/ hr (must be on duty >9hrs to receive per Diem)

RETIREMENT

401K: 25% of first 4% pilot contribution

401K Matching: Yes

A/B Fund: none