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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
  • More Bahamian destinations than any other US airline 
  • Maintenance base is in Orlando, Florida 
  • All Florida routes operated by Saab 340B's
  • Saab 340Bs are equipped with the new generation interior 
  • Operating three bases Washington Dules (IAD), 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"
  • Opening TPA crew base in September 2015.
  • This page last updated: July 28, 2015 (Hiring)
PILOTS
Total: 208
Active: 208
Furloughed: 0
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FLEET
S340B: 27
DOMICILES
IAD
TPA
MCO
FLL
HIRING
Is Hiring?: Yes

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JUMPSEATS
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Silver Airways PAYSCALES

CAPTAIN PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
SAAB 340b B1900D     
18 78 62     
17 76 62     
16 74 62     
15 72 62     
14 70 62     
13 69 60     
12 68 59     
11 66 58     
10 65 57     
9 64 54     
8 61 51     
7 58 49     
6 57 45     
5 51 43     
4 49 42     
3 47 40     
2 45 38     
1 43 37     
FIRST OFFICER PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
SAAB 340b B1900D     
18 37 28     
17 37 28     
16 37 28     
15 37 28     
14 37 28     
13 37 28     
12 37 28     
11 37 28     
10 37 28     
9 37 28     
8 37 28     
7 35 28     
6 34 28     
5 33 27     
4 31 25     
3 29 24     
2 27 22     
1 25 21     

PAY CALCULATOR
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PAY NOTES

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Monthly guarantee: 75 hours
Reserve guarantee: 75 hours

Most junior B1900 captain hired: Jan 2012 (direct entry captains excluded)
Most junior Saab 340 captain hired: Feb 2014 (direct entry captains excluded)

PER DIEM

$1.75/ 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