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Compass Airlines

Minneapolis, MN

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QUICKTAKE
  • Operates for Delta Air Lines and American Airlines.
  • 56 ERJ-175 (36 for Delta, 20 for American) 
  • Approximately 290 flights a day
  • Guarantee days off is 11-12 days depending on bid period length. 
  • This page last updated: March 5, 2018 (Per Diem)
PILOTS
Total: 663
Active: 663
Furloughed: 0
UNION
ALPA
FLEET
E175: 56
DOMICILES
LAX
SEA
PHX
HIRING
Is Hiring?: Yes

Hiring 40 per month 

Attrition rate between 20-30 pilots/month 

Classes available, starting every week.  25 MEL hours needed to start class, 0 to apply (some preferred)

Apply online.

New-hires are brought to MSP for 1 day of orientation for administrative paperwork and a crew ID badge and then sent home for 2 weeks to complete a home study course. After the 2 weeks, they are returned to MSP for 6 weeks of training: 1 week of Gen Ops, 1 week of aircraft systems, 2 weeks Instrument/Flight Procedure Trainers, 1.5 weeks of Simulator/LOFT/LOE training, followed by a 4-5 day IOE trip in the aircraft. All new-hires will receive an ATP with a PIC ERJ170/190 type rating. 

All new-hires are provided hotel housing during training

Training is single hotel occupancy.

JUMPSEATS

CASS participant. Unlimited jumpseats. Compass pilots are eligible to jumpseat in (1) cockpit jumpseat on E70/E75 aircraft as well as (2) available flight attendant jumpseats, only on Compass operated flights. Compass pilots can reserve the jumpseat up to 10 days in advance of the day they want to jumpseat on Compass flights. No other pilot, regardless of their relative seniority, can bump that Compass pilot. 

Compass Airlines PAYSCALES

CAPTAIN PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
E175     
18 119     
17 116     
16 114     
15 111     
14 108     
13 106     
12 103     
11 100     
10 97     
9 94     
8 91     
7 88     
6 85     
5 83     
4 80     
3 78     
2 76     
1 73     
FIRST OFFICER PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
E175     
18 51     
17 51     
16 51     
15 51     
14 51     
13 51     
12 51     
11 51     
10 51     
9 51     
8 51     
7 50     
6 49     
5 48     
4 46     
3 45     
2 42     
1 41     

PAY CALCULATOR
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PAY NOTES

Pilot referral bonus of up to $10,000 per pilot.

$17,500 bonus to all pilots hired after 9/1/2017. 

-$7,500 after completion of IOE 

-$2,500 after nine months

-$7,500 after twelve month

Contractual Pay Raise of 1.25% each January 1st through 2022

Monthly guarantee: 75 hours
Reserve guarantee: 75 hours

Now have a restricted ATP certificate so as long as the pilot went to an approved 4 year degree college he/she only need 1000 total time.

All pilots are eligible to receive up to 4 hotel rooms per month in their base.

Most Junior Captain: LAX/PHX/SEA Dec. 2015

Junior FO: LAX/PHX/SEA 

PER DIEM

current $1.70 

May 1, 2018 $1.80 

May 1, 2019 $1.90 

May 1, 2021 $2.00

RETIREMENT

401K:

(see above)

401K Matching: Yes

A/B Fund:

none

Other:

401K matching based on years of service:
1-4: 50% up to 6% of salary
5-8: 50% up to 8% of salary
9+: 50% up to 10% of salary