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CommutAir

Cleveland, OH

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QUICKTAKE
  • FASTEST UNITED CAREER PATH PROGRAM GRADUATE: 2 YEARS 10 DAYS!
  • Guarantee Captain Pay-Rates for ALL pilots one year after completion of training.
  • Year 2 compensation for First Officers $55.50!.
  • Upgrade time is between 13-18 months
  • Up to $74,000 first year First Officer pay. CommutAir Pilot Package
  • Fastest United Career Path Program (CPP)- clear, reliable, and fastest path for Pilots to a United Airlines Flight Deck. Interview with United immediately after hired by CommutAir. CommutAir United Career Path Program
  • CommutAir operates as United Express and is majority owned by Champlain Enterprises, Inc. and 40% owned by United Airlines.
  • Listen to our LATEST PODCAST on AVIATION CAREERS about captain pay,United CPP, and quick upgrades by clicking here!
  • All-Jet Fleet of Embraer-145s tripling in size over the next two years!
  • Eligible Captains earn $1,300 quarterly bonus payments starting November 1, 2017.
  • CommutAir operates as United Express and is majority owned by Champlain Enterprises, Inc. and 40% owned by United Airlines.
  • $22,100 Sign-on bonus, paid before your start date. Learn more about CommutAir's New Sign-On Bonus
  • Do you have 121 time? Expect a rapid call to upgrade.
  • Minimal Reserve 2-4 months.
  • Industry’s Leading Commuter Benefits-  4 hotel room/month, unlimited make a good effort to get to work policy, and paid parking.
  • Commutable domicile locations in two large United Hubs: IAD and EWR. CommutAir Routes
  • Starting service to Elmira, New York in 2018
  • Starting service to Cleveland, OH on February 15th!
  • Deadhead and Cancellation pay. 
  • Referral Bonus Program- up to $2,000 per pilot.
  • Paid Training and Single Occupancy lodging. 
  • Headquarters and operations center in Cleveland, OH.
  • New Flight Training Center opening January 2018
  • Founded in 1989. CommutAir Company Information
  • IATA code: C5; ICAO code: UCA.
  • ATC call sign: “CommutAir.” Contact CommutAir
  • February 15th: Open House at Kent State University!
  • This page last updated February 22, 2018 (Quicktake)
PILOTS
Total: 275
Active: 275
Furloughed: 0
UNION
ALPA
FLEET
ERJ 145: 23
DOMICILES
EWR
IAD
HIRING
Is Hiring?: Yes

CommutAir is hiring 25-30 pilots per class- with classes every three weeks

CommutAir offers the United Career Path Program (CPP) for our Pilots to the United Airlines flight deck.

CommutAir United Career Path Program

Sign On Bonus to $22,100 for ALL pilots- paid in full, before new hire training

First Year FO Pay: $36.91/ flight Hour

Monthly Guarantee: 75 hours

Per Diem: $1.80/duty hour 

Free ATP/CTP 

Become a CommutAir Pilot

Upcoming Recruiting Events

Minimums:

ATP:  1500 TT 

RATP (accredited school: 1000 TT

RATP (military): 750 TT

50 ME

75 Instrument

100 Night 

250 Cross Country

Upgrade Minimums

Upgrade to Captain as soon as you reach 1000 Part 121 hours, slot availability dependent.

JUMPSEATS

List at ticket counter or gate. CASS participant.

CommutAir PAYSCALES

CAPTAIN PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
ERJ 145     
20 102     
19 100     
18 97     
17 95     
16 93     
15 90     
14 88     
13 86     
12 84     
11 82     
10 80     
9 78     
8 76     
7 74     
6 72     
5 71     
4 69     
3 67     
2 66     
1 64     
FIRST OFFICER PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
ALL     
6 61     
5 60     
4 58     
3 56     
2 54     
1 36     

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PAY NOTES

Up to $74,000 first year FO pay. CommutAir Pilot Package

PER DIEM

$1.80/hr

RETIREMENT

401K:

401k Match:

Up to 50% of 12% of earnings

401K Matching: Yes