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Next generation regional airline offering $6,000 signing bonus to qualified professional pilots
Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (March 21, 2014) – Silver
Airways is currently recruiting professional first officers to join its
growing flight operations team and is hosting an open house for
qualified pilots on Friday, March 28, 2014, in Pensacola.
As part of its innovative initiatives to recruit
qualified first officers, the next generation regional airline is
offering a signing bonus of up to $6,000.
Those interested in joining Silver’s flight operations team are invited to attend one of the following upcoming open houses.
Friday, March 28, 2014
Presentation and interviews at 10:00 am and 2:00 pm
Hyatt Place Pensacola Airport 161 Airport Lane
Pensacola, FL 32504
Applicants are required to bring the following documentation:
• FAA Certificate – Airline Transport Pilot (ATP)
Certificate. Silver is a Part 121 carrier and all pilots are required to
have a minimum of 1500 hours or 1250 hours if from an accredited
• Log Book
• Two forms of identification (passport, driver’s license)
• Current 1st Class Medical (with 1st Class Privileges)
• FCC Restricted Radiotelephone Operator Permit
• Three copies of current resume
• Professional attire
Silver currently has pilot bases in Fort Lauderdale,
Gainesville, Tampa, Atlanta, and Washington, D.C. (Dulles). Base
availability is subject to change and is awarded by seniority.
Applicants must be willing to accept any base according to operational
For additional information, visit Silver Airways’ Career Opportunities at www.silverairways.com.
About Silver Airways
Silver Airways Corp. (IATA: 3M) is a U.S. owned and
operated airline operating approximately 170 daily scheduled flights
to/from 38 destinations in Florida, the Bahamas, Georgia, Alabama,
Mississippi, Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, New York and Ohio.
The airline, which offers more flights within Florida to the Bahamas
than any other U.S. airline, has valued partnership and codeshare
agreements with United Airlines and interline agreements with American
Airlines, Delta Air Lines, JetBlue and US Airways.
Silver is a 2013 two-time award winner,
having been recognized by its industry and the traveling public. In
February 2013, it was named the recipient of Air
Transport World’s (ATW) 2013 Regional Airline of the
Year Award, the first U.S. airline to win regional aviation’s top honor
This award recognized Silver’s outstanding
achievements, as well as the company’s contributions toward elevating
the entire regional aviation industry overall. In October 2013, Silver
was named one of the Top 10 "Best U.S. Airlines” in the prestigious
Condé Nast Traveler’s 26th annual 2013 Readers’ Choice Awards.
The Silver fleet is comprised of Saab 340B Plus
aircraft (with a capacity of 34 passengers in a spacious, noise
reduction equipped cabin), each powered by highly reliable,
fuel-efficient GE jet-turbine propeller engines. The airline also
operates Beechcraft 1900D aircraft (maximum seating capacity of 19
passengers) in the airline’s Cleveland network.
The company is privately owned by Victory Park Capital, a Chicago-based investment firm that launched the airline in May 2011.
Visit Silver Airways at www.silverairways.com.