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Air Wisconsin

Appleton, WI

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QUICKTAKE
  • New flying contract with United Airlines requires significant growth in Air Wisconsin’s pilot workforce which will produce rapid upgrades; 
  • We plan to hire 450-500 pilots over the next two years
  • Upgrade time is expected to be between 18 and 24 months
  • All pilots have a defined path to United through the United Career Pathway Program 
  • Earn between $260,000 and $317,000 with benefits in your first three years of employment when you upgrade in 18 months.
  •  $57,000 Signing Bonuses
  • $35.53/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 plans in the industry with only 25% 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 
  • Begin transition to fly 65 aircraft for United Airlines beginning in September 2017 
  • 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 
  • Up to 35 paid vacation days per year 
  • 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" 
  • CPP to be implemented at Air Wisconsin Airlines
  • Click here to see and sign-up for upcoming recruiting events. This is a great opportunity to speak to Air Wisconsin recruiters about these great benefits. 
  • Domiciles to be added Fall 2017 - ORD and IAD
  • Air Wisconsin Airlines will be recruiting at the following FREE FAPA.aero Pilot Job FairsRegister Here!
    • Orlando on October 28, 2017
    • Dallas/Fort Worth on December 9,2017
  • This page last updated: October 19, 2017 (Quicktake, Hiring)
PILOTS
Total: 488
Active: 488
Furloughed: 0
UNION
ALPA
FLEET
CRJ200: 65
DOMICILES
ORD
IAD
HIRING
Is Hiring?: Yes

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.

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.

Air Wisconsin Airlines will be recruiting at the following FREE FAPA.aero Pilot Job FairsRegister Here!

  • Orlando on October 28, 2017
  • Dallas/Fort Worth on December 9,2017

JUMPSEATS

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

Air Wisconsin PAYSCALES

CAPTAIN PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
CRJ200     
18 109     
17 107     
16 105     
15 102     
14 100     
13 97     
12 94     
11 91     
10 89     
9 86     
8 83     
7 81     
6 79     
5 76     
4 74     
3 72     
2 69     
1 66     
FIRST OFFICER PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
CRJ200     
8 50     
7 49     
6 47     
5 46     
4 44     
3 43     
2 41     
1 35     

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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. 


Retention bonuses being offered for pilots currently on property


$57,000 in sign-on bonus. Which is the highest in the industry. First installment of $5,000; paid on first paycheck. $26,000 to be paid upon completion of IOE, and $10,000 to be paid after first anniversary.  $8,000 is to be paid out quarterly in year three if the pilot has not been upgraded to Captain.  The remaining $8,000 is paid to pilots who join Air Wisconsin from a Part 91K, 121, or 135 carrier with an ATP and type rating in an aircraft greater than 12,500.


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

$1.75/hr Domestic

$1.75/hr Int'l

RETIREMENT

401K:

3% Defined Contribution regardless of Employee Contribution

Additional Match up to 5%

401K Matching: Yes

A/B Fund:

none