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CommutAir

Cleveland, OH

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QUICKTAKE
  • 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
  • Up to $74,000 first year First Officer pay. CommutAir Pilot Package
  • United Career Path Program- clear, reliable, and quickest path for Pilots to a United Airlines Flight Deck. Interview with United immediately after hired by CommutAir. CommutAir United Career Path Program
  • Rapid upgrade to Captain as soon as you reach 1000 Part 121 hours.
  • 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: IAD and EWR. CommutAir Routes
  • Deadhead and Cancellation pay. 
  • Referral Bonus Program- up to $2,000 per pilot.
  • CommutAir is tripling the size of their E145 Fleet. CommutAir Growth Plan
  • CommutAir is retiring Dash-8 from service by January 2018.
  • 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 last updated: September 7, 2017 (Quicktakes)
PILOTS
Total: 322
Active: 322
Furloughed: 0
UNION
ALPA
FLEET
ERJ 145: 21
DOMICILES
EWR
IAD
HIRING
Is Hiring?: Yes

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

CommutAir offers a Career Path program 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: $36.54/ flight Hour

Monthly Guarantee: 75 hours

Per Diem: $1.70/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. 

Most Junior Captain: April 2017 (as of Aug 2017)

JUMPSEATS

List at ticket counter or gate. CASS participant.

CommutAir PAYSCALES

CAPTAIN PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
  ERJ 145 Q300 Q200   
20   102 86 78   
19   100 85 77   
18   97 83 75   
17   95 82 74   
16   93 82 74   
15   90 80 73   
14   88 79 72   
13   86 78 71   
12   84 77 70   
11   82 76 69   
10   80 73 67   
9   78 71 65   
8   76 70 64   
7   74 69 63   
6   72 67 61   
5   71 65 60   
4   69 63 58   
3   67 61 56   
2   66 59 54   
1   64 58 53   
FIRST OFFICER PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
ALL     
6 44     
5 43     
4 41     
3 40     
2 39     
1 37     

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PAY NOTES

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

PER DIEM

$1.70/hr

RETIREMENT

401K:

401k Match:

Up to 50% of 12% of earnings

401K Matching: Yes