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Southern Air

Cincinnati, OH

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QUICKTAKE
  • Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings has agreed to acquired Southern Air Holdings as of April, 2016
  • Southern Air has reached an agreement with the local 1224 of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) for an interim adjustment of the Southern Air pilots' terms and conditions of employment. The agreement increases wages for pilots and increases their wage scale under the Atlas Air collective bargaining agreement (CBA). Subject to ratification by the pilot group.
  • Nov of 2016 most pay rates increased
  • Jan of 2018 we switched to Atlas benefits, including a 401K match. 
  • All five 777s fly on contract for DHL
  • Contract to fly 5 737s for DHL, out of CVG
  • 777 are home based
  • 737 crews are CVG based
  •  737 overnights are MHR, YWG, DEN, MCI, and OMA. 
  • Schedules in the 777 are 20 days on, 10/11 days off
  • Schedules in the 737 are 18 days on, 12/13 days off
  • New destinations from CVG: DEN, YWG, OMA, MHR 
  • This page last updated: July 18, 2018 (Quicktake, Jumpseat) 
PILOTS
Total: 254
Active: 254
Furloughed: 0
UNION
Teamsters
FLEET
777F: 5
B737: 5
DOMICILES
CVG
HIRING
Is Hiring?: Yes

Southern is hiring for both the 777 and 737 operates for DHL. 

777 is home based 737 is based in CVG Interviews in CVG each week.

Apply via the Southern Air website

JUMPSEATS

No CASS agreements with Delta or Southwest.

CBA agreement with Local 1224 of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT)

Southern Air PAYSCALES

CAPTAIN PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
737 777     
15 150 177     
14 150 171     
13 150 166     
12 150 161     
11 146 157     
10 141 152     
9 137 148     
8 133 143     
7 129 139     
6 125 133     
5 122 128     
4 118 123     
3 114 119     
2 110 115     
1 106 111     
FIRST OFFICER PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
737 777     
15 95 109     
14 95 106     
13 95 103     
12 95 100     
11 92 97     
10 89 94     
9 87 91     
8 84 88     
7 82 86     
6 79 83     
5 77 81     
4 75 78     
3 70 74     
2 65 69     
1 61 64     

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PAY NOTES

Monthly guarantee: 61 hours (737); 60 hours (777)
Reserve guarantee: 61 hours (737); 60 hours (777)

Most junior captain hired: May 2015 (737)

Guaranteed  Day  Off  Pay
:  If  a  Crewmember  volunteers  or  is  assigned  duty  on a guaranteed day off, the Crewmember will be credited with four (4) hours of pay in addition to the monthly guarantee and the hours flown on that day (either block or travel). Crewmembers  must  complete  a  full  20/30  day  or  20/31  day  work  month prior  to receiving guaranteed day off pay. Please see Section 6 for amplification on Guaranteed Days Off policy.

Monthly Rig Pay: Monthly Rig is a guarantee of three and one-half (3.5) pay hours for twenty-four (24) hours away from base. Monthly Rig will be calculated by dividing the total number of hours away from base (TAFB) during the month by 6.857.

Extended Pay Credit: Extended Pay Credit applies to those days a crewmember works in excess of twenty (20) days consecutively without returning to his Base. Extended Pay Credit is accrued at the rate of one and one-half (1.5) hours per day for each day in excess of twenty (20) consecutive days away from the Crewmember’s Base.

PER DIEM

$2.00/hr (dom)
$2.50/hr (int'l)

RETIREMENT

401K:

Yes, 50% match up to 10% of annual earnings. 

401K Matching: Yes

Other:

Limited opportunities to fly over guarantee on 737. Can pick up open trips when available. 

737 Upgrade at 2 1/2 years. 777 Upgrade at 10 years. 737 Crews have a 3 year seatlock where 777 crews have a 2 year seatlock.