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Southern Air

Cincinnati, OH

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QUICKTAKE
  • Southern Air is scheduling interviews for 737 FOs
  • All candidates that meet the minimum qualification will receive an
  • interview for immediate openings!
  • 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.
    The Southern Air Pilot Group has ratified an interim agreement between the IBT and AAWW. The agreement increases wages for the pilots effective 9/1/2018 and increases their wage scale under the Atlas Air collective bargaining agreement (CBA). This agreement also provides crew members airline travel to and from their base (gateway travel) and reduces required work days to 17 days over a 9 month implementation period. New Pay Rate Table is available. Year 1 pay rate is now $79.60 for both the 777 and 737. Year 2 rate has risen to $91.97 on the 777 and $79.60 on the 737.
  • 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
  • September 1st-737 pilots will be gateway based (airline ticket to work hotels provided by company)
  • This page last updated: November 20, 2018 (Quicktake and Hiring) 
PILOTS
Total: 254
Active: 254
Furloughed: 0
UNION
Teamsters
FLEET
B737: 5
B777: 6
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

Minimums

777 First Officer

  • Hold a current unrestricted ATP certificate with an airplane category multi-engine class rating and English proficiency endorsement
  • Have a minimum of 1500 hours of total time (Military conversion of .3 per sortie)
  • Have a minimum of 500 hours of turbine time
  • Have a minimum of 1000 fixed wing  or 500 hours with a 121 carrier

737 First Officer

  • Hold a current unrestricted or restricted ATP certificate with an airplane category multi-engine class rating and english proficiency endorsement
  • Have a minimum of 1000 hours of total time (Military conversion of .3 per sortie)
  • Have a minimum of 1000 fixed wing  or 500 hours with a 121 carrier
Preferred Qualifications
  • Have a minimum of 500 hours of turbine time

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     
12 162 196     
11 157 190     
10 153 185     
9 148 180     
8 144 174     
7 140 169     
6 136 164     
5 132 160     
4 129 155     
3 124 150     
2 120 146     
1 117 142     
FIRST OFFICER PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
737 777     
12 113 137     
11 110 133     
10 107 129     
9 104 126     
8 101 122     
7 98 118     
6 94 113     
5 89 108     
4 84 102     
3 80 97     
2 80 92     
1 80 80     

PAY CALCULATOR
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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

$2.40/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.