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Silver Airways

Hollywood, FL

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QUICKTAKE
  • Transition to ATR and significant growth with up to 250 pilots needed over the next 2 years!
  • Most junior Captain hired Jauary 24, 2022; immediate Captain upgrades available to those with qualifying experience
  • Replacing existing fleet of Saab 340s with up to 50 new ATR-600 series aircraft
  • Hiring First Officers directly into ATR
  • Four bases: San Juan (SJU),  Tampa (TPA),  Fort Worth, TX (AFW), and Fort Lauderdale (FLL) 
  • Industry-leading program to provide up to $15,000 for pilots to obtain CFI/CFII/MEI, flight time to reach ATP minimums, complete ATP-CTP, or receive refresher training
  • Headquartered in Hollywood, FL; airline of choice for Florida and the Bahamas, and operates more routes within FL, and between FL and the Bahamas than any other airline
  • Codeshare partners: JetBlue, United Airlines, and Avianca
  • Owned by Versa Capital Management, a Philadelphia-based investment firm
  • Paid ATP-CTP training through partner school; paid travel and hotel during ATP-CTP
  • Ground training at FLL Training Center; simulator training at PanAm in MIA or Toulouse, France
  • Single occupancy hotel rooms during training with pay and per diem
  • Paid Parking in Pilot's domicile or in Pilot's commuting airport
  • Paid Known Crew Member (KCM) • iPads provided to all pilots
  • 3 hours minimum pay per day
  • 1:2 duty rig
  • Deadhead pay: 50% for the first 5 hours; then 100% for all flights after
  • Premium pay/junior assigned on day off/trip extended: 150% normal pay
  • Vacation time: up to 9 days accrued 1st calendar year; 16 days for years 2-6
  • IATA code: 3M; ICAO code: SIL
  • ATC callsign: "Silver Wings"
  • Raised $50 million of new capital in Q1 2022
  • 10 ATR 72-600 aircraft expected to be delivered in 2022
  • Launched regional cargo operation in Q4 2021 with five ATR-500 based in Ft. Worth, TX
  • Initiated Southeast network expansion in Q4 2020
  • U.S. launch operator of ATR-600 series aircraft in 2019
  • Acquired Seaborne Airlines in 2019 and fully integrated its SJU network in Q3 2021
  • This page last updated: February 22, 2022 (Quicktake)
PILOTS
Total: 130
Active: 130
Furloughed: 0
UNION
Teamsters
FLEET
ATR42: 8
ATR72: 8
SAAB 340b: 4
DOMICILES
FLL
TPA
AFW
SJU
HIRING
Is Hiring?: Yes

Pilot Hiring Minimums: 1,500TT, 50ME, 250PIC, COMM/INST/ME or qualify for a Restricted ATP Preferred

Mins: 100ME, Current employment in an active flying position Assistance programs available for select candidates who do not yet meet the minimums 

Teamster contract is up for negotiation this year 

Please visit for more information:   https://bit.ly/careers-at-silver

Current employment in an active flying position 

Assistance programs available for select candidates who do not yet meet the minimums 

Upgrade To Captain as soon as you have the hours, 1,000 PIC

JUMPSEATS

List at counter or gate. CASS participant.

Silver Airways PAYSCALES

CAPTAIN PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
All     
18 112     
17 110     
16 108     
15 107     
14 105     
13 103     
12 101     
11 100     
10 98     
9 96     
8 94     
7 92     
6 90     
5 87     
4 84     
3 80     
2 77     
1 73     
FIRST OFFICER PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
All     
6 49     
5 49     
4 48     
3 47     
2 46     
1 44     

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PAY NOTES

Monthly Pay Guarantee for Line Holders: 75 hours

Monthly Pay Guarantee for Reserves: 75 hours

Scheduled pay raises: 1.5% Yearly

Sponsorship available for ATP

ATP-CTP Sponsored 

$17,000 signing bonus 

Annual High Season Bonus: $4,000 (2022), $4,500 (2023), $5,000 (2024)

Minimum Daily Rate: 4 credit hours 

Minimum Monthly Guarantee: 75 credit hours

Deadhead Pay: 100%

Holiday Pay: 150% multiplier 

Vacation/Personal Days are an accrual process. In first calendar year of employment, pilots accrue up to 9 days for use in second calendar year. In years 2-6 pilots accrue 16 days

Company-paid ATP/CTP Course, iPad, Known Crew Member, and parking in-base

PER DIEM

Domestic Per Diem (Hourly): $2.10 

Pilots receive per diem from Report Time to Release Time in base for flying, training, or other duty.

Company paid, single occupancy hotel room. 

Transportation provided to and from any training event. 

RETIREMENT

401K:

50% company match up to 6% of eligible compensation 

401K Matching: Yes

A/B Fund:

Yes

Other:

Monthly Line Holder guarantee: 75 hours

Monthly Reserve Guarantee: 75 hours

Reserve Details:   

Reserve schedules are built with guaranteed 12 days off.