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Compass Airlines

Minneapolis, MN

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QUICKTAKE
  • Wi-Fi in all aircraft
  • Operates for Delta under Delta Connection and for American under American Eagle banner
  • Monthly schedules bid via PBS
  • First 6 years of longevity: 13 days/year vacation
  • Deadhead pay is 85% of flight pay
  • 11 days off/mo minimum for line or reserve
  • Delivery of American Owned E175-EWT (Enhanced Wing Tip) models for American Eagle flying was completed in 4Q 2015
  • Minimum day credit of 4 hours
  • IATA code: CP; ICAO code: CPZ
  • Compass Airlines will be recruiting at the following FREE  FAPA.aero Pilot Job Fairs. Register Here
    • Seattle on August 25, 2017 
    • Anchorage on September 9, 2017
  • This page last updated: September 6, 2017 (Quicktake)
PILOTS
Total: 827
Active: 827
Furloughed: 0
UNION
ALPA
FLEET
E175: 56
DOMICILES
LAX
SEA
PHX
HIRING
Is Hiring?: Yes

First class slated for June. Attrition rate between 20-30 pilots/month 


Compass Airlines will be recruiting at the FREE FAPA.aero Pilot Job Fair in Seattle, WA on August 25, 2017. This is a great opportunity to speak to Compass recruiters! Register Here!



Apply online.

Minimums:
1,500TT, 100ME

Preferred minimums:
4-year degree
FMS & EFIS experience
Part 121 experience
2,500TT, 500 ME, ATP

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.

Single occupant hotel during training completely paid for

All new-hires are provided hotel housing during training

Compass interview gouge.

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     
18 111     
17 108     
16 106     
15 103     
14 100     
13 97     
12 95     
11 92     
10 89     
9 86     
8 83     
7 81     
6 79     
5 76     
4 74     
3 72     
2 70     
1 67     
FIRST OFFICER PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
E175     
18 46     
17 46     
16 46     
15 46     
14 46     
13 46     
12 46     
11 46     
10 46     
9 46     
8 45     
7 45     
6 43     
5 42     
4 41     
3 40     
2 38     
1 36     

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PAY NOTES

Contractual Pay Raise of 1.25% each January 1st through 2019

Monthly guarantee: 75 hours
Reserve guarantee: 75 hours

No longer require multi-time and 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.

Minimum 12 days off for reserve and line holders on 31 day months.

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

Most Junior Captain: LAX 10/15/2015
Most Junior Captain: LAX 12/3/2015
Junior FO is MSP



FO first year pay raise to $41/hour starting October 1, 2017



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 six months


-$7,500 after twelve month

PER DIEM

$1.65/hr

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