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Air Wisconsin

Appleton, WI

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QUICKTAKE
  • Air Wisconsin signed a five-year capacity agreement flying for American Airlines starting no later than March 2023.
  • Actively Recruiting and Hiring Pilots 
  • All New Hires are eligible for a direct flow to United Airlines as a First Officer through the Aviate program. No extra interview, application, or assessments required with United
  • First Officer starting hourly pay of $60.00
  • Up to $20,000 in pilot bonuses
  • Longevity match with no cap for pilots with 121 experience
  • Paid commuter hotel stays, up to six rooms per month
  • 401(k) Company match up to 8% dependent on employee contribution regardless of years of service (including First Officers), which is the highest in the regional industry
  • No training back-logs. Complete training in as little as 55 days
  • Company-sponsored ATP/CTP course at Flight Safety in Dallas, Texas
  • Immediate Captain upgrades
  • For questions, please ask a recruiter by emailing: [email protected]
  • To Apply: www.airwis.com/pilots or Airline Apps
  • ATC call sign: "Wisconsin"
  • CRJ700 certification added in June of 2021
  • CRJ200SF certification (Cargo) to be added in Q3 of 2022
  • CRJ900 certification to be added in 2023
  • No dual qualifications
  • 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 is available at up to 300%
  • 100% cancellation and dead-head pay
  • Pay scales increase by 1.5% every year
  • Guaranteed 12 days off per month (reserve and line holders)
  • Up to 35 paid vacation days per year. Trip-touching can enable one week of vacation to become three weeks
  • 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: September 13, 2022. (Quicktake)
PILOTS
Total: 545
Active: 545
Furloughed: 0
UNION
ALPA
FLEET
CRJ200: 64
DOMICILES
IAD
DAY
ORD
MKE
HIRING
Is Hiring?: Yes

New hire classes are conducted twice per month

Application window is open 

To apply: www.airwis.com/pilots

The most senior domiciles in order: ORD, IAD, MKE, DAY

Careers (airwis.com)

CAREER SERVICES

• Modern training program, developed by Senior pilots, with a 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

JUMPSEATS

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

Air Wisconsin PAYSCALES

CAPTAIN PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
CRJ200     
18 123     
17 120     
16 117     
15 115     
14 113     
13 110     
12 107     
11 105     
10 103     
9 101     
8 99     
7 96     
6 95     
5 93     
4 92     
3 89     
2 83     
1 80     
FIRST OFFICER PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
CRJ200     
8 60     
7 60     
6 60     
5 60     
4 60     
3 60     
2 60     
1 60     

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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