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Ameristar Air Cargo, Inc.

Addison, TX

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QUICKTAKE
  • Ameristar Air Cargo, a FAR 121 air carrier, hiring FOs and Captains to join our team, DC-9 pilots working in an unscheduled, on-demand freight transportation environment.
  • Please email resumes to: [email protected]
  • HOME BASED – Travel to and from the aircraft provided by Ameristar.  Hotels – Hampton/Holiday Inn Express level.
  • Covid Vaccine and Face Masks are at Pilot Discretion
  • Profile updated June 2, 2022 (Quicktake, Paynote)
PILOTS
Total: 16
Active: 16
Furloughed: 0
UNION
None listed
FLEET
B737: 2
DC9 cargo: 4
DOMICILES
None listed
HIRING
Is Hiring?: Yes

ATP with at least one turbojet (Group II) type rating without a SIC restriction, 3000TT, Jet time preferred

Ability to pass a 10-year Background Check, Fingerprint CHRC, DOT Drug Screen and ability to enter Canada

FAR Part 121 PIC flight time preferred

Eligible to upgrade to Captain status based upon performance and previous experience and not seniority 

Ability to pass a 10-year Background Check, Fingerprint CHRC, DOT Drug Screen and ability to enter Canada

FAR Part 121 PIC flight time preferred

Eligible to upgrade to Captain status based upon performance and previous experience and not seniority

Pilot Hiring Process, please describe: Submit Resume to [email protected]

JUMPSEATS

Jumpseaters Phone# 972-248-2478 Ext 11

PAY CALCULATOR
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PAY NOTES

Monthly Pay Guarantee for Line Holders: 15 hours

Scheduled pay raises: Each year

PER DIEM

Domestic Per Diem (Hourly): $2.75

International Per Diem (Hourly): $2.75 (Evaluated depending on country)

RETIREMENT

401K:

50% up to 6% employee contribution

401K Matching: Yes

A/B Fund:

Does this company provide a Defined Benefit Plan (A Fund):  NO

Does this company provide a Defined Contribution Plan (B Fund): NO

Other:

Starting annual salary $81,000 on 1st day of ground school

Lodging paid when away from home base including training

Extra day rate (Range):

Captain: $509 $609

F/O: $445 $570

Loading pay on freighters

Pay above guarantee is directly related to hours flown each month

Extra pay for a given month begins after 15 flight hours

Bonus programs based on:

Additional Extra Days

o Working at least 12 extra days per calendar year

o Separate (additional) Company bonus evaluated on a quarterly basis

Schedule

209 scheduled days per year.  Flexible scheduling

Travel and Accommodations

Travel to and from the aircraft provided by Ameristar.  Hotels – Hampton/Holiday  Inn Express level. 

Other

Covid Vaccine and Face Masks are at Pilot Discretion

Paid Sick and Vacation days

iPad with data plan provided by Ameristar

Company pays expedited fees for passport

Health insurance:

United Health Care: Medical, Dental & Vision.  Life (upgrades to basic coverage available) and AD&D