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Air Wisconsin

Appleton, WI

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QUICKTAKE
  • Actively Recruiting and Hiring Pilots effective immediately!
  • ATP/CTP classes offered 
  •  $5,000 New Hire Bonus 
  • To Apply:  Careers (airwis.com
  • ATC call sign: "Wisconsin" 
  • All pilots have a defined path to United through the Aviate program 
  • CRJ-700 added June 2021 and CRJ-900 to be added by July 2021 
  • CRJ-700 pays a 2.2% override for actual block hours flown in that aircraft 
  • CRJ-900 pays an additional 2.2% override for actual block hours flown in that aircraft 
  • DAY domicile opening October 1  
  • No dual qualifications 
  • 401(k) match up to 8% dependent on employee contribution regardless of years of service (including First Officers), which is the highest among regionals 
  • Most generous health insurance benefits in the airline industry combined with only a 25% employee premium share
  • Commuter clause requires two options, both arriving 30 minutes prior to check-in time
  • Commuter friendly domiciles in Chicago O’Hare, Washington Dulles, Milwaukee, and Dayton
  • Additional flying paid at 150% or 200% hourly rate 
  • Junior man assigned flying paid at 200%
  • Pay scales increase by 1.5% every year 
  • Minimum 12 days off per month 
  • Duty Rig: 2:1; Trip Rig: 4:1 
  • “Day room” hotels provided for airport sits longer than 4.5 hours
  • This page was last updated: July 15,2021 (Quicktake, Domiciles)
PILOTS
Total: 545
Active: 545
Furloughed: 0
UNION
ALPA
FLEET
CRJ200: 64
DOMICILES
IAD
DAY
ORD
MKE
HIRING
Is Hiring?: Yes

New hire classes running twice a month, application window is and remains open 

Minimum 12 days off per month 

• New hire classes running twice a month, application window is and remains open 

• Minimum 12 days off per month 

Careers (airwis.com)

CAREER SERVICES

Modern training program, developed by Senior pilots, with fully electronic syllabus, available to new hires for reference and study on day one

Company paid single occupancy hotel rooms during training

Initial Indoctrination (2 weeks) and Systems courses (2 weeks) taught at Air Wisconsin Global Headquarters in Appleton, Wisconsin

Cockpit Procedures Training conducted in Graphical Flight-deck Simulator  (GFS) provides real-time interactive simulation prior to simulator training

Simulator training currently being provided by Air Wisconsin Captains at Flight Safety International in Atlanta, Georgia other locations as needed

JUMPSEATS

Check-in at the ticket counter. Unlimited jumpseats. CASS participant. 

Air Wisconsin PAYSCALES

CAPTAIN PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
CRJ200     
18 117     
17 114     
16 112     
15 109     
14 107     
13 103     
12 100     
11 97     
10 94     
9 92     
8 89     
7 86     
6 84     
5 81     
4 79     
3 77     
2 73     
1 71     
FIRST OFFICER PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
CRJ200     
8 53     
7 52     
6 50     
5 49     
4 47     
3 46     
2 44     
1 37     

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PAY NOTES

Monthly guarantee: 75 hours

Reserve guarantee: 75 hours

Paid the greater of scheduled or actual time on a leg-by-leg basis

100% cancellation pay

100% deadhead pay 

150% open time pay 

200% pay for flying determined to be critical to the operation

$260 uniform and $50 headset allowance per year after one year of service

New Hire Pilots receive a starting bank of 10.5 hours of Sick Time on day 1 of employment 42 hours of earned sick leave per year Monthly guarantee: 75 hours Reserve guarantee: 75 hours (Note: Pilots holding Line status cannot be assigned to Reserve status) 

PER DIEM

$1.80/hr Domestic 

$1.90/hr Int'l 

RETIREMENT

401K:

3% Defined Contribution regardless of Employee Contribution

Additional Match up to 5%

401K Matching: Yes

A/B Fund:

none