New Embraer E175-SCs flying for United Express and arriving in spring 2019. E175-SC (special configuration) is a 70-seat version of the E175.
New ownership in early 2019. ExpressJet is being acquired by ManaAir, LLC, a company in which United Airlines has a minority interest.
New pilot contract ratified in October 2018 offers top-tier pay and work rules.
Earned Quarterly Override – Paid in addition to line pay o First Officers earn up to $2,500 per quarter for averaging 70 hours of credit per month o Captains earn up to $2,000 per quarter for averaging 70 hours of credit per month
$22,000 sign-on bonus for new-hire pilots. Plus, an additional $5,000 with an eligible type rating.
Career Path Program with United Airlines offers a guaranteed interview with United. More than 250 pilots through the program since 2017.
Crew domiciles at IAH, ORD, CLE, EWR. TYS coming early 2019.
New fleet E175: 25 (arriving Spring 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.
“Providing student pilots and flight instructors with the resources necessary to gain experience, prepare for their future airline career and at the same time create opportunities to help alleviate the financial burden is a top priority for our airline,” said Darrin Greubel, Director of Flight Operations at ExpressJet.
Through this partnership, ExpressJet Airlines will continue its efforts to educate engage and empower pilots and flight training providers across the country. The airline looks forward to expanding its relationship with the staff and students of the 39 ATP flight-training centers across the country.
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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.
Opening 2018 Advanced Gateway Program with JetBlue offers to eligible pilots a preferential interview.
UA CPP Introduction Video - https://bcove.video/2tQhp54
UA CPP – “2017 Update” - https://bcove.video/2tZoO2y
UA CPP – “Know The Process” - https://bcove.video/2uynYXF
The Smart Choice for Your Future - https://bcove.video/2sx9CFC
No Gimmicks - https://bcove.video/2tQ3qwe
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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