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CommutAir

Cleveland, OH

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QUICKTAKE
  • CPP ALERT! Most recent >UNITED CAREER PATH PROGRAM GRADUATE: 2 YEARS 10 DAYS!
    • BREAKING NEWS: Newly Created CommutAir >Rotor Transition Program (RTP) available for both Military and Civilian Pilots! For more information visit the >CommutAir RTP Page! Train at your local airport!
    • Fastest United Career Path Program (CPP). Interview with United immediately after hired by CommutAir.
    • Guarantee Captain Pay-Rates for ALL pilots after Year 1
    • Year 2 compensation for First Officers $55.50!
    • Upgrade time is between 13-18 months for those with no prior Part 121 experience
    • Newly increased Pilot Referral Bonus Program- up to $4,500 per pilot.
    • Up to $74,000 first year First Officer pay. 
    • All-Jet Fleet of Embraer-145s tripling in size over the next two years!
    • Next Jet Delivery: June 11th
    • CommutAir operates as United Express and is majority owned by Champlain Enterprises, Inc. and 40% owned by United Airlines.
    • Eligible Captains earn $1,300 quarterly bonus payments starting November 1, 2017.
    • Up to $32,500 Sign-on bonus. Learn more about CommutAir's New Sign-On Bonus.
    • Shortest time on 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.
    • Starting service to Memphis, Tennessee in 2018
    • 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.
    • Founded in 1989. >CommutAir Company Information
    • IATA code: C5; ICAO code: UCA.
    • ATC call sign: “CommutAir.” >Contact CommutAir
    • This page was last updated on May 31, 2018 (Quicktake)
    PILOTS
    Total: 275
    Active: 275
    Furloughed: 0
    UNION
    ALPA
    FLEET
    ERJ 145: 26
    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 Dash 8     
    20 102 79     
    19 100 78     
    18 97 77     
    17 95 76     
    16 93 75     
    15 90 74     
    14 88 73     
    13 86 72     
    12 84 71     
    11 82 70     
    10 80 68     
    9 78 66     
    8 76 65     
    7 74 64     
    6 72 62     
    5 71 61     
    4 69 59     
    3 67 57     
    2 66 55     
    1 64 53     
    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 36 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