As the airline of choice for Florida, the Bahamas, and Cuba, Fort Lauderdale-based Silver Airways operates more routes within Florida, between Florida and the Bahamas, and between the U.S. and Cuba than any other airline. The airline averages 125 daily flights to 27 destinations in Florida (including hubs in Fort Lauderdale, Orlando, and Tampa), the Bahamas, and Cuba. Silver is a codeshare partner with JetBlue, United Airlines, and Avianca, and has interline agreements with American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Air Canada, Alaska Airlines, Bahamasair, Hahn Air, Azul Brazilian Airlines, and All Nippon Airways. Silver operates a fleet of 21 highly reliable and fuel-efficient 34-seat Saab 340B Plus turboprop aircraft under its FAA Part 121 air carrier certificate.
Silver Airways has partnered with ATP to offer the Tuition Reimbursement Program to help defray the cost of flight training for new pilots entering the industry. Silver Airways will enroll pilots into the Program once they reach 500 hours of flight time, and contribute directly toward their flight training while they are still instructing for ATP and building quality flight time toward airline hiring minimums.
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Career Earnings Considerations
Your airline pilot career and earnings will be influenced by your seniority. The sooner you begin flying for an airline, the higher your seniority will be, impacting your monthly schedule, vacation time, crew base location, and captain upgrade wait time.
Career Earnings Comparison
After starting as a junior First Officer you'll begin gaining seniority, which will determine when you upgrade to Captain. This increase in responsibility comes with a significant earnings increase. The sooner you start gaining seniority, the quicker you will realize this earnings increase. Take a look at how the training path you take can impact your seniority and total career earnings, based on the chart above:
4-5 Years: 1-2 years training, plus 3 years gaining experience
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Collegiate Flight Training Program
6 Years: 4 years college, plus 2 years gaining experience
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Upgrade Time: 3 years
Years at Airline: 10 years
Upgrade Time: 5 years
Years at Airline: 15 years
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All pilots offered the opportunity to enter Frontier Pathway Program. Upon admittance into the program, candidates will be eligible to transition after completing 1000 hours PIC or 18 months PIC with Silver.
1100 Lee Wagener Blvd. Suite 201 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315
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