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Actual Pilot Interview Experience for USA Jet AirlinesCurrent Info: USA Jet Airlines is arguably the best on-demand cargo airline. There is no union. They have been changing things and are responsive to pilot complaints/suggestions (depending on your point of view). They are based in YIP. It is 121 (supplemental). They currently fly 12 Falcon 20s (original, old, GE engines) and 12 DC-9s (both 15s and 30s). There are about 80 pilots. There has been a 2-yr. $18K training contract, which is basically not prorated. This year they are starting PAX charter operations, with -9-10s. They are planning on starting with 2 aircraft, and adding more next year (up to 7-10 PAX -9s?). Currently, they are changing to only hiring into the Falcon FO seat. FOs make close to $40K in base pay. The bid periods are 28 days (13/year). In June, Falcon pilots will get 10 days off/period (-9s are 12 days off). Some of the captains make in the lower 6 figures. Per diem is about $40/day from blockout at YIP to whenever you return. Benefits (health, dental, etc.) are actually pretty good. They have a 401K. About the only thing seniority counts for is bidding for schedules. To upgrade to captain, the co. has to need capts and think you'll do a good job. They tell you right in the interview that seniorit ... Continue reading this interview experience
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