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Encore Air Cargo

Sioux Falls, SD

QUICKTAKE
  • Effective January 2017, Encore Air Cargo is owned by Bemidji Aviation Services
  • Schedule average 50 to 80 hours per month
  • Contracts with UPS and DHL
  • All UPS and DHL routes are single pilot
  • Provides on demand flights out of Dallas, TX area
  • Flights out of Dallas usually have 2 captains on board
  • Participant in the UPS Pilot Mentorship Program
  • Headquartered in Sioux Falls, SD
  • ICAO code: DKT
  • Call sign: Dakota 
  • Last Updated: June 01, 2021 (Domiciles, Hiring)
PILOTS
Total: 27
Active: 27
Furloughed: 0
UNION
None listed
FLEET
C402: 5
CE404: 2
SA227: 12
DOMICILES
MSP
FSD
HYS
BIS
DTO
DDC
FAR
HIRING
Is Hiring?: Yes

Hiring for Metro Captain positions at various domiciles .

Minimums: Part 135 IFR captain minimums.

Preferred experience: 1700 total and 100 multi. 

Pay Scale:

Metro Captains: $77K

Piston Captains: $55K 

$6,000 annual retention bonus after first year

CTP Assistance Program available

JUMPSEATS
None listed

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PAY NOTES

Floater and Texas based pilots are paid a base pay plus flight pay. 

Medical, dental and vision insurance available.

2 weeks of PTO the first year

Company provides Life, & AD&D insurance

Uniforms provided by company.

We provide crew housing when away from base and company crew cars.

PER DIEM

$40/day away from home base

RETIREMENT

401K:

100% match on first 4% for a traditional 401K. There is also a Roth 401K option with no match.

401K Matching: Yes

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