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Transair

Honolulu, Hawaii

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QUICKTAKE
  • A family run business in Hawaii since 1982, Transair is a well-established and growing FAR 121 and 135 interisland cargo Air Carrier.  
  • Transair operates numerous Boeing 737 and Shorts SD3-60 flights to all the following major airports in the State of Hawaii: HNL, LIH, ITO, KOA, and OGG.
  • Opportunities are also available in course development, manual writing, and training.
  • IATA code: T4; ICAO code: RDS
  • This page was last updated on January 5, 2018 (Quicktake, Hiring, Jumpseats)
PILOTS
Total: 23
Active: 23
Furloughed: 0
UNION
None listed
FLEET
B737: 5
Shorts 360: 4
DOMICILES
HNL
HIRING
Is Hiring?: Yes

B737?: Yes, Captains and First Officers

A short B737 application window is reopening on January 3, 2018 to fill 2 slots for a February 14, 2018 class date.  Other applicants hired will enter into the pool.

Shorts SD3-60?: No, but accepting resumes for a future class.

Pilot Hiring Process: Phone screening, Skype interview, In-person interview, simulator evaluation maybe required.  

Visit here for more information.

Boeing 737 Pilot Hiring Minimums
Requirements

  • Must be a US citizen or have resident alien status (green card)
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • B737 Type rating preferred, but not required
  • ATP - airplane multiengine land
  • Current FAA First Class medical certificate (waivers only accepted on a case by case basis)
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test, 5-year background check, 10-year criminal history check and security threat assessment.

Captain Minimums (hired straight in as a Captain)

  • 5000 total time - will consider 4500 TT w/ experience in aircraft over 80,000 lbs MTOW
  • 2500 hours turbojet
  • 1000 hours flying under Title 14 USC Part 121
  • Currently serving as a turbojet PIC or SIC
  • Served on two different types of turbojet aircraft
  • Quick upgrade may be available for those with considerable jet experience but not meeting all
    the minimums above.

First Officer Minimums

  • 1500 total flight time (2000 preferred)
  • 500 hours multiengine turboprop or multiengine jet

Shorts SD3-60 Pilot Hiring Minimums

Requirements

  • Must be a US citizen or have resident alien status (green card)
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Commercial Pilot - airplane multiengine land
  • Current FAA First Class medical certificate (waivers only accepted on a case by case basis)
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test, 5-year background check, 10-year criminal history check and security threat assessment.

Note: Shorts SD3-60 aircraft operate under Part 135 (no maximum age limitation).

Captain Minimums (hired straight in as a Captain)

  • ATP
  • 2000 total time
  • 1000 multiengine land
  • 500 turbine

Note: Transair Shorts SD3-60 Captains who are recommended by the SD3-60 Chief Pilot may be selected to transition to Transair B737 First Officers.

First Officer Minimums

  • FAA Commercial pilot’s certificate
  • 500 total time desired, 300 considered
  • 100 multiengine land desired, 60 considered

JUMPSEATS

Participates in CASS

Offline Jumpseat (OJS) Instructions

  1. Most flights depart HNL every day of the week between 0100 and 0500 HST and return immediately after off-loading.  Daytime flights depart in the late morning.
  2. To list for a jumpseat up to one week in advance or for the latest flight schedule information, call Transair Flight Operations at 808-833-2665.
  3. If Flight Operations is not immediately available by phone, e-mail Flight Ops at [email protected] with jumpseat requests or any questions. Operations may not be available by phone M-F 1500 to 2230 or some weekends 0800 to 2230 HST. However, Ops e-mail is monitored 24-7 and we will get back to your jumpseat or information request promptly.
  4. Be ready to give the Dispatcher your name, company name, employee I.D. number, requested date/route of flight, and contact number.  If e-mailing, leave this information and/or your flight information question.
  5. Check in at local station operations (Dispatch in HNL) a minimum of one hour prior to the scheduled departure time.  Check-in’s less than one-hour prior may be accommodated if it will not cause a delay.  If you’re cutting it close, it will help to have your information e-mailed/phoned in ahead of time.  We will do our best to get you on.  
  6. Parking at all stations is up to the individual and is currently not available in Transair lots.
  7. At HNL, GPS address of 100 Iolana Pl will bring you right to our door.  Call Operations upon arrival to be escorted through the hangar security door.  At other locations check-in at the customer entrance..
  8. Dress in Hawaii business casual attire, - i.e., no t-shirts, no flip flops, no shorts (for women no short shirts, skirts, or dresses).
  9. Expect a security scan by wand or pat-down and a baggage search.  All bags/carry-ons are transported in the “checked” baggage compartment; however, items that are TSA prohibited in “checked” baggage but allowed in carry-ons may be allowed topside with the consent of the Captain.  Jumpseaters must comply with the following prohibited/restricted lists. 
    • https://www.tsa.gov/travel/security-screening/whatcanibring
    • https://www.faa.gov/about/initiatives/hazmat_safety/
  10. Have the following documents available:  valid company I.D., government issued picture I.D, one other picture I.D., valid airmen certificate, and current medical certificate.  A passport is not required but may assist in approval if any questions arise with other I.D.’s.
  11. If not using a listing reservation, be courteous and cancel by phone or e-mail
  12. Final jumpseat approval is at the discretion of the Captain.

Transair PAYSCALES

CAPTAIN PAY SCALE (Yearly)
Year
B737     
12 146000     
11 141000     
10 136000     
9 132000     
8 127000     
7 123000     
6 118000     
5 114000     
4 111000     
3 106000     
2 103000     
1 100000     
FIRST OFFICER PAY SCALE (Yearly)
Year
B737     
12 102000     
11 99000     
10 95000     
9 92000     
8 89000     
7 84000     
6 79000     
5 74000     
4 70000     
3 66000     
2 62000     
1 59000     

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PAY NOTES

Base Salary does not include retention bonus.

Shorts SD3-60 crews

Captain - $3060/month plus overtime pay if more than 18 shifts (duty periods) per month worked, and up to $1500/month performance bonus.

First Officer - $1989/month plus overtime pay if more than 18 shifts (duty periods) per month worked, and up to $1000/month performance bonus.

Boeing 737 crews

  • Pay is per day (not flight hour). Crews average 45-50 hours per month.
  • 16 days work or reserve in the 28-day schedule period. 13 periods in a year.
  • Retention Bonus for CA and FO $10,000 every year. Retention bonus is divided by 26 and paid biweekly.
  • Full employee medical, dental, vision, and prescription drug plan.
  • Paid uniforms

*Pay Scale above does NOT include retention bonus.*

PER DIEM

Domestic Per Diem (Hourly): $50/day

RETIREMENT

401K:

Boeing 737 crews

100% match to 3%, 50% match to 5%.

401K Matching: Yes