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Hawaiian Airlines

Honolulu, HI

QUICKTAKE
  • Hawaiian Airlines is the largest operator of commercial flights to and from the U.S. state of Hawaii. It is the tenth-largest commercial airline in the United States, and is based at Honolulu, Hawaii. The airline operates its main hub at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport on the island of Oʻahu and a secondary hub out of Kahului Airport on the island of Maui.
  • First year pay has been increased to $84/hr
  • We’re offering a $10,000 signing bonus for pilot new hires effective 4/1/22
  • The pilots of Hawaiian Airlines are represented by the Air Line Pilots Association, Int'l (ALPA), The agreement becomes amendable March 2, 2027. 
  • The first of 12 B787s has arrived, two more will be delivered in 2024, 4 in 2025, 3 in 2026 and 2 in 2027. Inaugural flight begins Aril 2024.
  • Hawaiian Airlines has entered an agreement to fly 10 Airbus A330-300 freighter aircraft for Amazon over an 8 year initial term. First two aircraft have been delivered and in service, 5 more will be delivered in 2024, the remaining 3 will be delivered by summer of 2025.
  • IATA code: HA; ICAO code: HAL
  • ATC callsign: "Hawaiian"

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PILOTS
Total: 1176
Active: 1176
Furloughed: 0
UNION
ALPA
FLEET
A321neo: 22
A330-200: 24
B717: 19
B787: 2
DOMICILES
HNL
CVG
HIRING
Is Hiring?: Yes

Job Requirements

  • FAA ATP certified, Airplane Multiengine Land with English proficient endorsement required
  • Minimum 1,500 total flight hours
  • Minimum 1,000 fixed wing hours
  • High school diploma or its equivalent
  • Valid First Class Medical Certificate
  • Valid FCC Restricted Radiotelephone Operator Permit
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government Security Clearance
  • Valid Passport
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States; this position is not eligible for visa sponsorship, such as an H-1B visa, by Hawaiian Airlines
  • Must be able to obtain a Flight Crew Visa to all of Hawaiian Airlines’ destinations
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to use sound judgement in decision making
  • Able to work effectively within diverse teams
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to maintain composure under pressure
  • Must support Hawaiian Airlines’ mission: “To grow a profitable airline with a passion for excellence, our customers, our people, and the spirit of Hawaii,” with commitment, the aloha spirit, and Hawaiian hospitality
  • Must support Hawaiian Airlines’ vision: “To be the #1 destination carrier in the world”

Preferred Qualifications

  • 1000 hours turbine as PIC (as defined by FAR Part 1)
  • Turbojet/turbo prop experience in complex flying environments
  • College degree

How to Apply:

  • If you are interested in joining Hawaiian Airlines as a First Officer, you will need to:
  • Create a profile (if you have not applied with us before) https://www.hawaiianairlines.com/careers
  • Complete the online application. Requisition #22-0587
  • Upload your current resume to your application profile. After completing the application, click "Edit Profile" on the job posting to add additional documents as needed.
  • Optional: You may submit up to 4 letters of recommendation by uploading them to your application profile. Click "Edit Profile" on the job posting to add additional documents.

JUMPSEATS

Recommended Listing Cutoff

Domestic: 30 minutes prior

International: 90 minutes prior

The preferred method of listing is via ID90Travel. Listing at the ticket counter or a service desk is also available. Listing at the gate is not available as the gate agent is unable to verify CASS status. 

Domestic Check-In: Proceed to the front ticket counter or airport service desk for CASS verification and be at the gate at least 15 minutes prior to departure. Captain must verify credentials and sign HAL Form 110. 

International Check-In: Proceed to the front ticket counter to pay any fees. Captain must verify credentials and sign HAL Form 110 before proceeding through customs. (Note: Flight Deck Jumpseat is not available on international flights. Jumpseaters must sit in the passenger cabin.)

Dress code: uniform or business casual; well-groomed facial hair allowed.

Hawaiian Airlines PAYSCALES

CAPTAIN PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
  A330 B717 B787 A321neo   
12   391 294 407 342   
11   388 292 404 339   
10   385 289 401 337   
9   382 287 398 334   
8   379 285 395 331   
7   376 283 392 329   
6   373 281 389 326   
5   370 278 386 324   
4   367 276 383 321   
3   364 274 380 319   
2   361 272 377 316   
1   358 270 374 313   
FIRST OFFICER PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
  A330 B717 B787 A321neo   
12   272 205 284 238   
11   269 202 280 235   
10   265 199 276 232   
9   261 197 272 229   
8   256 192 266 224   
7   250 188 261 219   
6   240 181 251 210   
5   229 172 239 201   
4   220 166 229 193   
3   207 156 216 181   
2   180 136 188 158   
1   84 84 84 84   

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PAY NOTES

Monthly guarantee (bid run pilots): 65-75 hours.

Inter-island Premium Pay: $0.75 per hour of TAFB.

International Override Pay:

$5.00/hr Capt

$4.00/hr IRO

$3.00/hr FO

Most junior captain hired:

B787 6/2008
A330-200 3/2017
A330-300F 11/2017
A321neo 6/2019
B717 8/2022

Minimum reserve 75 Hours-Passenger fleets
Minimum reserve 70 hours-Freight ops

PER DIEM

Inter-island $2.00/hr

Int’l or Mainland: $2.50/hr or 70%

RETIREMENT

401K:

New hires all receive a 15% contribution for 401K no match required.

401K Matching: No

A/B Fund:

New hires all receive a 16% contribution for 401K no match required

Other:

Medical retirement plan has been discontinued.