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CommutAir

Cleveland, OH

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QUICKTAKE

  • See us in Orlando, February 27th for a Pilot Social! Click here for more info!
  • Newly Increased Sign-on Bonus of $45,000
  • Industry’s quickest upgrades
  • Offering pilots the fastest path to United Airlines.
  • Earn up to $117,000 Year 1 for captain-qualified pilots
  • Earn up to $74,000 first year First Officer pay.
  • CPP ALERT! Fastest UNITED CAREER PATH PROGRAM GRADUATE: 2 YEARS 10 DAYS!
  • Shortest time on Reserve 1-4 months
  • Electronic Flight Bags (EFB) for all pilots
  • Pilot-friendly Rotor Transition Program (RTP) available for both Military and Civilian Pilots! For more information visit the >CommutAir RTP Page! Train at your local airport!
  • Interview with United immediately after hired by CommutAir.
  • Pilot Referral Bonus  - up to $2,500 per pilot
  • All-Jet Fleet of Embraer-145s growing to up to 61 aircraft over the next two years
  • Bases in two large United Hubs: Washington Dulles (IAD) and Newark Liberty (EWR)
  • CommutAir operates as United Express and is majority owned by Champlain Enterprises, Inc. and 40% owned by United Airlines.
  • 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.
  • Deadhead and Cancellation pay.
  • Paid Training and Single Occupancy lodging.
  • Headquarters and operations center in Cleveland, OH.
  • Founded in 1989. >CommutAir Company Information
  • IATA code: C5; ICAO code: UCA.
  • ATC call sign: “CommutAir.” >Contact CommutAir
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  • This page was last updated on February 19, 2019 (Quicktake)
      PILOTS
      Total: 306
      Active: 306
      Furloughed: 0
      UNION
      ALPA
      FLEET
      ERJ 145: 32
      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 via United Career Path Program

      CommutAir United Career Path Program

      Sign-on Bonus up to $45,000

      First Year FO Pay: $37.46/ 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
      Dash 8 ERJ 145     
      20 79 102     
      19 78 100     
      18 77 97     
      17 76 95     
      16 75 93     
      15 74 90     
      14 73 88     
      13 72 86     
      12 71 84     
      11 70 82     
      10 68 80     
      9 66 78     
      8 65 76     
      7 64 74     
      6 62 72     
      5 61 71     
      4 59 69     
      3 57 67     
      2 55 66     
      1 53 64     
      FIRST OFFICER PAY SCALE (Hourly)
      Year
      ALL ERJ 145     
      6 61 44     
      5 60 43     
      4 58 41     
      3 56 40     
      2 54 39     
      1 37 37     

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      PAY NOTES

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

      Up to $117,000 for captain-qualified pilots

      PER DIEM

      $1.80/hr

      RETIREMENT

      401K:

      401k Match:

      Up to 50% of 12% of earnings

      401K Matching: Yes