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Sun Country Airlines

Minneapolis, MN

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QUICKTAKE
  • Over 50 destinations including Alaska, Hawaii, across the US, Mexico, and the Caribbean.
  • Military charters to Europe.
  • Operating 12 737-800BCF for Amazon
  • 7 ETOPS equipped aircraft (Europe and Hawaii).
  • Company owned 737NG simulator.
  • Purchased by Apollo Global Management, the second-largest US-based alternative asset management firm with over $247 billion of investor commitments.
  • Training contract eliminated.
  • All pilots park in covered short term parking at Terminal 2.
  • ATC callsign “Sun Country”
  • Day trips are going away. Lots of 5-6 day trips.
  • Contract amenable November 2020.
  • This page last updated: November 3, 2020 (Pay Notes)

PILOTS
Total: 379
Active: 379
Furloughed: 0
UNION
ALPA
FLEET
737-700: 1
737-800: 42
DOMICILES
MSP
HIRING
Is Hiring?: Yes

  • Application window is open
  • Apply at Airline Apps (https://www.airlineapps.com/intro/suncountry)
  • Sun Country Jobs Page (http://www.suncountry.com/pilots)
  • Paid 75 hours guarantee during training
  • Minimums:
    • 1500 hours total time.
    • 100 hours can be simulator time.
    • 250 hours PIC in an airplane.
    • 21 years old.
    • 200 hours cross country time (100 hours of which needs to be PIC cross country in an airplane).
    • 100 hours of night time (25 hours of which needs to be PIC night in an airplane).
    • 75 hours of instrument time.
    • 25 hours of non-simulator multi-engine time.
    • Successful completion of ATP-CTP course and current ATP Written.

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Sun Country Airlines PAYSCALES

CAPTAIN PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
737-800     
14 201     
13 195     
12 189     
11 182     
10 176     
9 171     
8 165     
7 160     
6 155     
5 146     
4 138     
3 130     
2 123     
1 116     
FIRST OFFICER PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
737-800     
14 135     
13 131     
12 127     
11 122     
10 118     
9 114     
8 111     
7 107     
6 104     
5 98     
4 92     
3 87     
2 82     
1 52     

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PAY NOTES

14 year captain pay is 201/hr, 14 year First officer pay is 135/hr. 

Contract is amendable November 1st 2020. 

Monthly Guarantee: 75 hours (1st year) 70 hours (2nd year thereafter) 

Reserve Guarantee: 75 hours (1st year) 70 hours (2nd year thereafter) 

Minimum days off: 12 per month for line holders. 10/11 off for reserve on a 30/31 day month. 

Trip rig: 4.2:1; Duty rig: 2:1; Min trip pay 4 hours Open time: Any flying picked up from open time is paid at 150% 

JA pay: 200% of hourly pay rate credit hours over any guarantee 100% deadhead pay 

Most junior captain hired: May, 2018 Pay Scales listed effective November 1, 2019.

PER DIEM

$2.75/hr (dom)
$3.43/hr (Mexico, Canada, Caribbean, Latin America)
$5.50/hr (int'l - Alaska, Europe, Asia, etc.)

RETIREMENT

401K:

100% match up to 6%, as well as a 2% direct contribution

401K Matching: Yes