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Trans States Airlines

Bridgeton, MO

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QUICKTAKE
  • Now offering $30,000 in signing and retention bonuses to new hire First Officers and $21,000 in signing and retention bonuses to new hire Captain Qualified First Officers 
  • Starting First Officer Pay: $36.35 per flight hour 
  • Starting Captain Pay: $62.84 per flight hour 
  • Captain Qualified First Officer Pay: $50.07 per flight hour when flying as a First Officer and $62.84 per flight hour when flying as a Captain 
  • Fast Captain upgrades 
  • Trans States will be recruiting at the Seattle Industry/Career Expo in Seattle, WA on September 8, 2017. This is a great opportunity to speak to Trans States recruiters! Please delete: “Trans State will be recruiting at the FAPA.aero Global Pilot Job Fair in Las Vegas, LV on April 21, 2017. This is a great opportunity to speak to Trans State recruiters!
  • Trans States is one of the original regional airlines, with over 30 years of experience and profitability in the regional airline industry. 
  • Mainline partners: United Airlines and American Airlines 
  • Trans States serves over 4.5 million passengers a year, providing service to over 70 cities in North American with 250+ daily departures. 
  • Trans States Holdings is the domestic launch customer for the Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ), with 50 firm orders and 50 options. Trans States Airlines will receive the Holding Company’s first 20 MRJ deliveries. 
  • Training: 90 days of training with in-house instructors in STL (Indoc through IOE) Base in STL
  • IATA code: AX; ICAO code: LOF 
  • ATC call sign: "Waterski" 
  • No interview required for current & qualified 121 pilots!
  • Currently seeking rotor pilots. Receive $30,000 to transition to fixed wing. 
  • This page last updated: September 5, 2017 (Quicktake)
PILOTS
Total: 600
Active: 600
Furloughed: 0
UNION
ALPA
FLEET
EMB145: 81
DOMICILES
RDU
IAD
STL
ORD
DEN
HIRING
Is Hiring?: Yes

Trans States will be recruiting at the FAPA.aero Global Pilot Job Fair in 



  • Seattle, WA on August 25, 2017. This is a great opportunity to speak to Trans States recruiters!


Trans States is currently hiring First Officers and Captain Qualified First Officers (CQFOs). CQFOs are Captain-qualified pilots who can fly as either a Captain or a First Officer, depending on the airline’s scheduling needs.
Currently seeking rotor pilots. Receive $30,000 to transition to fixed wing. 
Trans States interview gouge 

Trans States provides the ATP-CTP course for ATP or R-ATP eligible pilots, including travel and hotel accommodations.

Trans States offers three ways to interview:
1. Interview at corporate headquarters in Saint Louis (includes complimentary airfare)
2. Interview via Skype
3. Interview at a local recruiting event—same day air travel to a recruiting event interview will be provided if requested in advance.

If travel is not required, candidates may simply apply online via airlineapps.com, bring their logbook and a copy of their application, and then interview on the spot (advance appointments are recommended, but not required).

Visit TSA website and click on “Meet a Pilot Recruiter” to get the current list of recruiting events and locations.

Trans State will be recruiting at the FAPA.aero Global Pilot Job Fair in Las Vegas, LV on April 21, 2017. This is a great opportunity to speak to Trans State recruiters!

JUMPSEATS

CAAS approved for jump seating, Known Crew Member (KCM) badge.

Trans States Airlines PAYSCALES

CAPTAIN PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
EMB145     
18 101     
17 99     
16 97     
15 95     
14 93     
13 90     
12 88     
11 85     
10 83     
9 80     
8 78     
7 75     
6 73     
5 71     
4 69     
3 67     
2 66     
1 63     
FIRST OFFICER PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
EMB145     
8 44     
7 44     
6 44     
5 43     
4 42     
3 41     
2 39     
1 36     

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PAY NOTES

Now offering $30,000 in signing and retention bonuses to new hire First Officers and $21,000 in signing and retention bonuses to new hire Captain Qualified First Officers

Starting First Officer Pay: $36.35 per flight hour
Starting Captain Pay: $62.84 per flight hour
Captain Qualified First Officer Pay: $50.07 per flight hour when flying as a First Officer and $62.84 per flight hour when flying as a Captain

Annual Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) of 1.5%

11 days off guaranteed

Monthly guarantee: 75 hours
Reserve guarantee: 75 hours

Lines built to 84 hours, on average 4.25 min day credit

Training pay: 100%
Premium pay: 150%
Cancellation pay: 100% leg by leg, block or better, pay protected for assigned flying.
Deadhead pay: 100%

$25 monthly uniform allowance

Reserve transparency - ability to see schedules

Reserve scheduling flexibility - 7 days prior to reserve sit, pilot may add to their schedule
Generous Commuter Policy with four paid commuter hotels per month - requires only two scheduled flights on any airline in either the jump seat or cabin seat to get to work; unlimited use of commuter policy without punitive action.

After one year, 7 days of vacation are accrued, with the number of days increasing with years of service.

$1,500 per pilot referral bonus (for successful pilot candidates)

Up to $1,200 annually in profit sharing through the PAYS Shared Rewards program.

Great health care coverage with low deducible provided by United Healthcare

Dental provided by Delta Dental Accidental life and dismemberment provided at 1.5 x annual salary, with additional coverage optional

Company paid parking in base and a parking stipend for commuters

Company paid IPad for EFB

Tuition Reimbursement through University and Flight Academy Partnerships Programs 

Most junior captain hired: 
DEN 01/14/15
IAD 01/05/15
ORD 01/14/15
RDU 02/11/15
STL 03/09/15

PER DIEM

$1.85/hr

Increase to $1.90 on August 2017

RETIREMENT

401K: $.50 for $1 up to 6% pilot contribution

401K Matching: Yes

A/B Fund: none