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Come Fly with Silver Airways!

Silver Airways is now accepting applications for AUSTRALIAN pilots who meet all hiring and E3 Visa requirements.

Why Silver Airways?

As the North American launch customer of the newly redesigned and technologically advanced, customer friendly ATR-600 series aircraft, Silver Airways offers guests with an unparalleled flying experience and reliability, and pilots enjoy the industry’s most advanced cockpit. The new ATR-600 series features the latest innovations in cockpit technology with simplified, integrated LCD advanced functions, enhancing safety and improved handling for pilots, as well as the latest in avionics technology. The state-of-the-art, all-glass cockpit further reduces flight crew workload and enhances situational awareness while providing better reliability, maintenance cost savings and weight reduction.

Here are a few reasons we think you'll love Silver as much as our Team Members do:

  • People + Packages – in addition to passenger service, Silver launched a new business venture to begin first-ever freighter operations in conjunction with Prime Air in November 2021
  • Fleet expansion – Silver continues to build its fleet of ATR-600 series aircraft with more on the way!
  • Employer of choice - Silver offers the best of both worlds: a stable, future-focused career, and great quality of life
  • Onward and upward - many Silver alums now fly for Atlas, Delta, jetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, FedEx and more
  • Company Assets - Company-paid ATP/CTP Course, iPad, Known Crew Member, and parking in-base
  • Crew bases – Our pilots are happy to call AFW (Amazon Air), and FLL, SJU, and TPA home base
Here’s a few more reasons to love Silver…starting First Officer pay and benefits:
  • $43.50 per flight hour
  • Signing Bonus: $17,000
  • Annual High Season Bonus: $4,000
  • Per Diem: $2.05 per hour
  • Minimum Daily Rate: 4 credit hours
  • Minimum Monthly Guarantee: 75 credit hours
  • Deadhead Pay: 100%
  • 401(k) with Company match
  • Accrued Personal and Vacation time
  • Holiday Pay: 150% multiplier
  • Travel privileges with national and international air carriers
You’ll contribute to Silver’s continued success by:
  • Relieving the Pilot in Command (PIC) of flight controls while in-flight, taxiing, take-off, and landing as needed
  • Reporting to the PIC and Chief Pilot, to assure that all assigned flights comply with FARs and company operating procedures
  • Serving as Second-in-Command of the aircraft and assume the PIC duties, should the PIC become incapacitated
  • Assisting PIC in conducting flights safely and efficiently
  • Maintaining current knowledge of general and aircraft-related information that will enhance overall competence and ability to perform
  • Assisting the PIC and/or passenger service personnel to ensure a prompt departure
  • Preparing weight and balance for each flight
  • Conducting pre-flight inspections
  • Supervising fueling, ground power unit, baggage loading and appropriate servicing of aircraft
Minimum Requirements:
  • Must be an Australian national
  • Valid, Unexpired Australian Passport
  • Must be at least 23 years of age
  • Must possess necessary academic or other qualifying credentials (Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience)
  • FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate - Multi-engine, Land, Instrument Ratings
  • ATP or meet R-ATP Minimum Flight Times
  • Current FAA First Class Medical Certificate
  • FCC Radio Telephone Operators Permit
Preferred Qualifications:
  • ATP Multi-engine Land
  • 2000 Hours Total Time
  • Part 121 Experience
  • EFIS/FMS Experience
  • Instructor/Check Airman Experience
Silver Airways is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

All aspects of employment are governed based on merit, competence, and qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.

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