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Key Lime Air

Englewood, Colorado

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QUICKTAKE
  • Passenger flights operate under our dba: Denver Air Connection.
  • Recently entered into an interline agreement with United Airlines for our Part 121 DO-328JET Denver Air Connection scheduled flights.
  • Largest charter company in Colorado operating flights under both Part 135 and Part 121
  • Cargo pilots work 4 days/week and are paid for additional flights on Mondays and Saturdays
  • 80+ daily departures
  • Key Lime Air owns passenger carrying subsidiary Denver Air Connection
  • 100% of employee's medical and dental insurance premiums paid by company
  • Based at Centennial Airport, southeast of Denver
  • New pay scales for all aircraft provide industry-leading pay for the types of aircraft we operate
  • Founded in 1997
  • ICAO code: LYM
  • ATC callsign: "Key Lime"
  • This page last updated: Novemeber 12, 2018 (Hiring)
PILOTS
Total: 31
Active: 31
Furloughed: 0
UNION
None listed
FLEET
DO-328JET: 5
EMB120: 1
Metro 23: 2
SA226: 3
SA227: 13
DOMICILES
DDC
COD
DEN
MTJ
APA
HIRING
Is Hiring?: Yes

Hiring Part 135 and 121 first officers for our passenger operation. Hiring direct entry captains into the cargo Metro operation for those that meet Part 135 PIC minimums. 24-month training contract for Part 135 First Officers only, not pro-rated.

New hire Metro cargo captains can earn over $116,480 in the first year of employment (base pay for Monday evening - Saturday morning cargo schedule and per diem). Captains are hired directly as cargo Metro PICs with transition opportunity to the 328Jet based on seniority and qualifications

First officers are hired into our passenger operation then upgrade to Metro captain when Part 135 PIC minimums are met.

Minimums:

Part 135 First Officer: 500 TT , 100 ME
Part 135 Metro Captain: 1200 TT , Part 135 PIC minimums

Hiring Process:

Human resources conducts initial screening. Interviews are held at APA or online. Simulator evaluation is conducted at APA.

Basic indoc is held at the Centennial Airport (KAPA)

JUMPSEATS

Jumpseating available. CASS participant. 720-287-7136

Key Lime Air PAYSCALES

CAPTAIN PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
  Do328 EMB120 Metro 23 Metro 3   
20   192 192 143 143   
19   189 189 140 140   
18   186 186 138 138   
17   183 183 136 136   
16   180 180 133 133   
15   177 177 131 131   
14   174 174 129 129   
13   171 171 127 127   
12   168 168 116 125   
11   165 165 123 123   
10   162 162 121 121   
9   160 160 119 119   
8   157 157 117 117   
7   154 154 115 115   
6   152 152 113 113   
5   149 149 111 111   
4   147 147 109 109   
3   144 144 107 107   
2   142 142 105 105   
1   140 140 104 104   
FIRST OFFICER PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
All     
8 37     
7 36     
6 35     
5 34     
4 33     
3 32     
2 31     
1 30     

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PAY NOTES

Monthly Pay Guarantee for Line Holders:

Cargo: 32 Hour every 2 weeks - 4 Day Schedule @ 4hrs per day. Saturday and Monday straight time on top of guarantee

PAX: 32 Hour Guarantee every 2 weeks

Most Junior Captain hired: Nov 2016 (DEN)

PER DIEM

Domestic & International: $40/day, four days a week ($8,320 total) 


RETIREMENT

401K:

100% company matching on the first 3%, 50% company matching on the next 2%

401K Matching: Yes

A/B Fund:

Yes