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GoJet Airlines

Bridgeton, MO

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QUICKTAKE
  • Codeshare hare partners are Delta Air Lines & United Airlines.
  • GoJet has a rotary transition program for helicopter pilots that pays for up to 250 hours of fixed-wing time. Travel & accommodations are fully covered. See below for complete details.
  • A new five-year contract was ratified by the pilot group in March 2016.
  • Sponsors the required ATP-CTP course for new hires.
  • Crew Bases are STL, ORD, DEN, DTW, RDU
    • Most junior base - STL/ORD/DTW share the same seniority for First Officers.
    • Most senior base - DEN/RDU approximate 1 - 3 month wait until awarded for FirstOfficers.
  • New hire direct entry captains hired on or after 4/10/2018 are eligible for $30,000 sign on bonus paid out in 10k increments: After IOE completion at 6 months on property, after 12 months on property
  • $5,000 “Air Carrier Experience Match”
  • $10,000 pilot referral bonus. (unlimited)
  • Premium pay has been at 150 – 200 % depending on operational needs.
  • 150% Junior Assignment pay.
  • 150% Extension Pay and Voluntary Open Time.
  • 100% cancellation pay.
  • Guaranteed a minimum 75 hours pay at first year First Officer / Captains pay during:
    • Training (No delays for a training class.)
    • On reserve
    • As a line holder
  • First officers can expect to hold a line in the first month or two of bidding, depending on base.
  • AQP training program.
  • Single Occupancy hotel rooms during training
  • Commuter Policy - 4 hotel rooms per month
  • Upgrade time is an average of 1 – 2 years or 2500 total time and 1000 hours Part 121 time.
  • IATA code: G7; ICAO code: GJS
  • ATC callsign: "Lindbergh"
  • This page last updated: June 12, 2018 (Hiring)
PILOTS
Total: 600
Active: 600
Furloughed: 0
UNION
Teamsters
FLEET
CRJ700: 47
CRJ900: 7
DOMICILES
ORD
RDU
STL
DEN
DTW
HIRING
Is Hiring?: Yes

Please visit us at www.gojetairlines.com for event information and details. 

INCENTIVES

GoJet Hiring and Retention Bonus Program (Effective June 1, 2018) 

  • First Officer Hiring Bonus Program (Payments to all new hire FOs hired on or after June 1, 2018): 
    • $10,000 - Upon completion of IOE
    • $10,000 - Upon completion of 6 months active employment
    • $6,000 - Upon completion of 12 months active employment
    • $7,500 - Upon completion of 18 months active employment
    • $7,500 - Upon completion of 24 months of active employment
    • $5,000 - Upon completion of 30 months active employment
    • $5,000 - Upon completion of 36 months active employment
  • First Officers will be paid an additional $5,000 experience match bonus during the first 90 days provided they are current and qualified at a scheduled air carrier
  • Hiring bonus payments will be paid on the next 15th of the month paycheck after reaching the above-mentioned benchmarks
  • In the event of suspension and/or termination, any FOs previously offered a bonus under the terms of this program, will receive the agreed upon payments but no new FOs will be added to the program as of the effective date of suspension/termination

Current First Officer Bonus Payments

  • First Officers on the seniority list as of May 31, 2018 AND hired between May 31, 2017 and May 31, 2018, shall receive the following bonus payments on top of the original new hire Bonus incentives they were offered (no retroactive application of this offer and first payment received when the benchmark below has been hit)
    • $7,500 upon completion of 18 months active employment
    • $7,500 upon completion of 24 months active employment
    • $5,000 upon completion of 30 months active employment
    • $5,000 upon completion of 36 months active employment
  • First Officers on the seniority list as of May 31, AND hired between June 1, 2016 and May 31, 2017 shall receive the following bonus payments provided that the step has not yet been surpassed: 
    • $7,500 October 15, 2018
    • $7,500 January 15, 2019
    • $5,000 upon completion of 30 months of active employment
    • $5,000 upon completion of 36 months of active employment
  • First Officers on the seniority list as of May 31, 2018 AND prior to June 1, 2015 will receive retention bonus payments of: 
    • $2,500 October 15, 2018
    • $2,500 January 15, 2019
  • Current First Officers on the seniority list as of May 31, 2018 AND hired prior to June 1, 2015 will receive retention bonus payments of: 
    • $2,500 October 15, 2018
    • $2,500 January 15, 2019
  • Current FO Retention Bonus payments will be paid on the next 15th of the month paycheck. In order to receive this, the FO must be on active status for the quarter preceding the bonus date
  • Should an eligible FO upgrade to Captain before the full payment, no further payments shall be paid once they are a qualified Captain.
  • Current CA Retention Bonus 
    • Current CA on the seniority list as of June 1, 2018 and Active as of December 31, 2018 will receive a retention bonus of $3,000 paid on January 15, 2019
    • In order to receive payment, the eligible CA must be on Active status the entire quarter preceding the bonus payment date.
  • $30,000 sign on bonus for new hire direct entry captains hired on or after 4/10/2018 paid out in 10k increments: After IOE completion at 6 months on property, after 12 months on property
  • $5,000 Air Carrier Experience Match Bonus
  • Experience Match also allows current & qualified pilots from any scheduled US or international air carrier to carry over longevity at 1:1 rate and get up to 6 months of early seniority.
  • $10,000 Referral Bonus for current GoJet pilots.
  • Open time paid at 150%. 
  • Premium pay has been at 150 – 200 %.
  • Upgrading 10 pilots a month for rest of the year. 

TRAINING

  • Indoc training is held at the GoJet Airlines Training Center in St. Louis, MO. 
  • Systems, ground school and simulator training is at the Flight Safety International in St. Louis, MO. 
  • $400 in uniforms allowance annually including pilot bags.
  • Electronic manual and iPads are provided by the company.
  • Single Occupancy hotel rooms are provided during training at Extended stay. 

MINIMUMS 

  • First Officer 1465 TT, 25 ME with a CPL. or RATP mins. 
  • Captain 2500 TT, 1000 Part 121 time or 1000 Part 135 time, Scheduled operations on an aircraft which has a seating configuration of at least 10 PAX with an ATPL

CAREER SERVICES

Spirit Pilot Pathway Program

  • Allows the pilot to fly with Spirit Airlines after successfully completing their talent assessment online test.
  • After completing 2 full years at GoJet Airlines and or at least 1 year after completing a Captain upgrade.
  • Pilot must maintain a good record with GoJet Airlines while in the program.

Rotatory Transition Program

  • Allows rotary military pilots to come in with a minimum of 500 hours TT to get all of their PIC fixed wing time and total time up to 750 hours to qualify for the restricted ATP license.
  • GoJet Airlines sponsors all of the required training, check rides and time building, up to $26,000 for a 1 year commitment.
  • Pilots can train at a partner school or at any school of their choice near home.
  • Already qualified military candidates receive up to 6 months early seniority. 

Wingman Program

  • GoJet Airlines internship program invites all qualified active aviators to apply and become a part of the GoJet Airlines team.
  • Applications are accepted at www.gojetairlines.com / careers / apply now / Wingman Intern.
  • Wingman candidates are invited to HQ in St. Louis over a weekend to meet and greet with management and tour GoJet Airlines different departments. 
  • Wingman candidates get the opportunity to fly the CRJ700 full monition simulator at Flight Safety International for 4 hours, logable time.
  • Wingman candidates received limited travel benefits
  • Eligible for a $2500 referral bonus per candidate, the bonus gets paid out if the Wingman after completed First Officer training if he/she decides to stay with GoJet Airlines.
  • Qualifications for the Wingman Program are:
    • PPL with IR.
    • Be able to pass an exam for a first class medical.
    • Be in good standing with his/her flight school or university.
    • Actively be flying and building flight time.
  • GoJet Airlines has no contract or commitments with the Wingman Intern, the intern is free to end the internship at any time without any consequences.
JUMPSEATS

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GoJet Airlines PAYSCALES

CAPTAIN PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
CRJ700     
18 114     
17 111     
16 108     
15 106     
14 103     
13 100     
12 97     
11 94     
10 91     
9 88     
8 85     
7 83     
6 80     
5 78     
4 76     
3 73     
2 71     
1 69     
FIRST OFFICER PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
CRJ700     
6 45     
5 44     
4 42     
3 41     
2 39     
1 37     

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PAY NOTES
  • Most junior captain (non-direct entry) hired: December 2017.
  • 100% pay protected and 4-hour min per day.
  • Deadhead pay 100%.
  • Premium pay has been at 150 – 200 % depending on operational needs.
  • 150% Junior Assignment pay.
  • 150% Extension Pay and Voluntary Open Time.
  • 100% cancellation pay.
  • Clear Customs Pay and drug test pay – 18 min per turn.
  • Block or better flight time pay.
  • Minimum Monthly Guarantee (MMG) – All min guarantee is 75 across the board for new hire reserve and line holder.
  • Days Off – 11-day min off for reserve and 12 for line holders on 31-day month.
  • Doctor’s Note – If required company pays for the visit.
  • 4-night Commuter Hotel per month (Paid by the company).
PER DIEM

$1.85/hr

RETIREMENT

401K:

  • 50% match up to 4% (2%) after completing 9 months through 2 years of service.
  • 50% match up to 6% (3%) starting at the beginning of year 3 through 6 years of service. 
  • 50% match up to 8% (4%) starting at the beginning of year 7.

401K Matching: Yes

A/B Fund:

none/none