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Air Wisconsin

Appleton, WI

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QUICKTAKE
  • Hiring freeze until further notice
  • 40% reduction in United flying for April and May 2020
  • New Pilot Contract!
  • Interview prior to June 1, 2020 and receive up to $92,000 in bonuses!
  • All current and future pilots have the opportunity for a defined path to United through the Aviate program
  • Become an Airman Trainee! Learn more about Air Wisconsin while continuing to build hours toward your ATP minimums. www.airwis.com/airman_trainee.html 
  • Earn between $291,000 and $340,000 with benefits in your first three years of employment when you upgrade in 13 months.
  • $37.33/hour first year First Officer pay
  • 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 industry combined with only a 25% employee premium share 
  • Any additional flying volunteered for on a day off is paid at 150 or 200% your hourly rate 
  • Hourly pay scale increases by 1.5% every year in addition to annual longevity increases 
  • Minimum 12 days off per month 
  • All pilots provided an iPad with electronic navigational charts and manuals 
  • Duty Rig: 2:1; Trip Rig: 4:1 
  • Hotel rooms for breaks between flights of 4.5 hours or more 
  • Extra day off if you arrive after 2:00 a.m. on the last "day" of a trip 
  • In-house Certified Training Program (CTP) provided by Air Wisconsin instructors and simulators 
  • Pilots paid monthly guarantee and receive benefits during CTP training 
  • ATC call sign: "Wisconsin"
  • 3/24: ORD Pilot Interviews
  • 3/25: ORD Pilot Interviews
  • 3/27: American Flyers-Pompano Beach School Visit 
  • 3/31: ORD Pilot Interviews
  • 4/1: ORD Pilot Interviews
  • 4/7: ORD Pilot interviews
  • 4/8: ORD Pilot Interviews
  • ORD Pilot Interviews
  • New Rates for CA's and FO's
  • This page was last updated: March 20, 2020 (Quicktake and Hiring)
PILOTS
Total: 547
Active: 547
Furloughed: 0
UNION
ALPA
FLEET
CRJ200: 65
DOMICILES
MKE
IAD
ORD
CAE
HIRING
Is Hiring?: Yes

Hiring freeze until further notice

40% reduction in United flying for April and May 2020

New hire pilots joining the Air Wisconsin team will be eligible for sign-on bonuses of $57,000 

Air Wisconsin will be recruiting at a number of upcoming events. Please visit here and see Recruiting Events for more details.

Hiring for two classes a month. Apply online.

Become an Airman Trainee! Learn more about Air Wisconsin while continuing to build hours toward your ATP minimums. www.airwis.com/airman_trainee.html 

Minimums:

  • 1,500 TT fixed wing (R-ATP 1000 TT or 1,250 TT)
  • 25 ME
  • 100 instrument

Preferred minimums:

  • 121 experience; turbine experience

Air Wisconsin interview gouge.

JUMPSEATS

Check in at 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

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

100% cancellation pay

100% deadhead pay

150% open time pay

150%-200% pay for flying determined to be critical to the operation. 

First year pay in conjunction with the sign-on bonus makes Air Wisconsin the highest paying regional airline in the industry.

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

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