ExpressJet Airlines, a United Express carrier, announced that it will open a flight crew base at Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) to support its growing fleet of new Embraer E175 aircraft.
“We’re excited to expand our E175 footprint to include Chicago O’Hare,” said Chairman and CEO Subodh Karnik. “O’Hare is a highly desirable base for our crew members thanks to its easy connectivity, both for Chicago locals and for those who commute in from other cities.”
ExpressJet began flying E175s in June and will expand its fleet to include 25 of the aircraft by year-end. It currently has an E175 crew base at Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH).
To support its rapid growth, ExpressJet is hiring more than 600 new pilots in 2019
ExpressJet Airlines and ATP Flight School today announced a Tuition Reimbursement Program agreement, which promotes the airline pilot career by making it more financially obtainable and providing a direct path to become a pilot at ExpressJet. Per the agreement, graduates of ATP’s Career Pilot Program, with at least 300 hours total time, can interview with ExpressJet. Those who accept ExpressJet’s conditional job offer will receive financial contributions toward their flight training loan payment – up to $11,000 in total – as they earn experience as a paid flight instructor with ATP.
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ExpressJet offers bonus compensation up to $17,500 for new pilots.
All pilots receive $10,000 and those with a transport category type rating (over 12,500 lbs) will receive an additional $7,500.
“ExpressJet offers a Career Pathway Program (CPP) which gives a guaranteed interview with United Airlines for qualifying pilots (ERJ).
United has committed a large percentage of each new hire class to ExpressJet pilots.
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ExpressJet is currently hiring. Visit our careers page at www.expressjet.com/apply to learn how you can become part of our team!
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