Pilots

Starting no later than February 2018, Air Wisconsin will be partnering with United Airlines and flying as United Express! This exciting new contract provides our pilots with a secure future as well as a clear pathway for career progression. With First Officers starting pay at $35/hour as well as $33,000 in sign-on bonuses we are confident in our ability to attract experienced pilots capable of quickly transitioning from First Officer to Captain. First Officers are expected to average between $201,000 - $242,000 within their first three years! Please click HERE for a salary breakdown.

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Pilot Events

For questions or to schedule an interview, please email us at pilotrecruiting@airwis.com

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Airman Trainee Information

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Application Submission

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Air Wisconsin offers one of the best pay rates and benefits
packages in the industry

Flight Technology & Training Benefits & Retirement Pay Work-Life Programs

All Air Wisconsin flightdecks are paperless!

All pilots receive iPads for all flight manuals and navigational data

Immediate Feedback

ACARS provides immediate feedback on approach stability

Certified Training Program (CTP)

Complimentary in-house Certified Training Program (CTP) provided by Air Wisconsin instructors and in Air Wisconsin simulators. Pilots will receive contractual pay and benefits during CTP training

Hotel Accommodations

Single occupancy for hotel accommodations (including training)

Health Insurance Plans

Most generous health insurance plans in the airline industry with 25% premium share

401k

401k with 5% company match and company contribution of 3% of compensation. This is not based on years of service.

Vision, Dental and Life Insurance

 

Reimbursement Allowanced

Reimbursement allowances for uniform, headset, medical exam and passport

Starting Pay

Starting pay for First Officers is $35/hour

Premium Pay

Premium Pay - 150% pay for added flying on scheduled days off

$33,000 in sign-on bonuses

 

100% Cancellation and Dead Head Pay

 

Days off

Guaranteed 12 days off (reserve and line holders)

Paid Vacation days

Up to 35 paid vacation days per year. Trip-touching can enable one week of vacation to become three weeks

Pass Benefits

Unlimited pass benefits on American Airlines for immediate family including parents

Interline Travel Benefits

Interline Travel benefits on dozens of Airlines at discounted rates

Discounts and Offers

Employee discounts and offers for great savings on products, services, entertainment, and travel

First Officer Requirements

Legal authorization to work in the United States

Must be able to read, write, fluently speak and understand the English Language

Must have an ATP or be qualified to obtain an ATP or Restricted ATP (CFR 61.159 and 61.160) Review Mimimum Qualifications

Current FAA First Class Medical Certificate

FCC Radio License

Valid civilian passport and the authorization to travel to and from all cities and countries served by Air Wisconsin

Valid United States driver's license

Graduation from accredited four year college preferred

Recency of experience will be considered

Pilot Minimum Flight Requirements

ATP Certificate Holder

At least 23 years old

500 hours of cross country

100 hours of night

75 hours of instrument

50 hours of multi-engine (25 actual and up to 25 hours of simulator time)

Current ATP written

Restricted ATP Holder

Hours: 1,500 1,250 1,000 750

1500 total hours
100 hours can be simulator time. Applicants will receive 36 hours of simulator time. CTP applicants will receive 46 hours of simulator time
250 hours needs to be PIC in an airplane

At least 21 years old

200 hours of cross country (100 hours of which needs to be PIC cross country in an airplane)

100 hours of night (25 hours of which needs to be PIC night in an airplane)

75 hours of instrument

25 hours of actual multi-engine

Current ATP written, with at least 4 months until expiration, or apply for our CTP program

1250 total hours
100 hours can be simulator time. Applicants will receive 36 hours of simulator time. CTP applicants will receive 46 hours of simulator time
250 hours needs to be PIC in an airplane

Graduated from an FAA accredited school with an associate degree in aviation major

At least 21 years old

200 hours of cross country (100 hours of which needs to be PIC cross country in an airplane)

100 hours of night (25 hours of which needs to be PIC night in an airplane)

75 hours of instrument

25 hours of actual multi-engine

Current ATP written, with at least 4 months until expiration, or apply for our CTP program

1000 total hours
100 hours can be simulator time. Applicants will receive 36 hours of simulator time. CTP applicants will receive 46 hours of simulator time
250 hours needs to be PIC in an airplane

Graduated from an FAA accredited school with a bachelor degree in aviation major

At least 21 years old

200 hours of cross country (100 hours of which needs to be PIC cross country in an airplane)

100 hours of night (25 hours of which needs to be PIC night in an airplane)

75 hours of instrument

25 hours of actual multi-engine

Current ATP written, with at least 4 months until expiration, or apply for our CTP program

750 total hours
100 hours can be simulator time. Applicants will receive 36 hours of simulator time. CTP applicants will receive 46 hours of simulator time
250 hours needs to be PIC in an airplane

Graduated from a US Armed Forces undergraduate pilot training school and received a rating qualification as a military pilot

At least 21 years old

200 hours of cross country (100 hours of which needs to be PIC cross country in an airplane)

100 hours of night (25 hours of which needs to be PIC night in an airplane)

75 hours of instrument

25 hours of actual multi-engine

Current ATP written, with at least 4 months until expiration, or apply for our CTP program

If you have additional questions regarding our pilot recruitment activities or any other pilot-related inquires, feel free to contact us.

Crew Bases

DCA - Washington, D.C.

PHL - Philadelphia, PA

ORF - Norfolk, VA