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Silver Airways

Hollywood, FL

  • 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: June 7, 2022 (Quicktake, Payscales)

Company Website

Total: 130
Active: 130
Furloughed: 0
ATR42: 8
ATR72: 8
SAAB 340b: 4
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 

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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


List at counter or gate. CASS participant.

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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 

$10,000 Captain Bonus – All pilots who begin a Captain Upgrade Training Class before 12/31/23 will be eligible for this bonus

Quarterly Captain Retention Bonus: $4,000 (AFW) or $3,000 (FLL, TPA, SJU)

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

Plus up to 5 sick/personal days sold per quarter

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


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. 



50% company match up to 6% of eligible compensation 

401K Matching: Yes

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Monthly Line Holder guarantee: 75 hours

Monthly Reserve Guarantee: 75 hours

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Reserve schedules are built with guaranteed 12 days off.