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Interview was very similar to what was described. Everyone very nice and welcoming. A Kalitta shuttle picks you up at ~745 am from the Holiday Inn Express. You say a quick 'hi' to the HR room, before they bring you to an upstairs classroom which is basically the holding tank while you wait for the various parts of the interview to take place. This room was very well catered....muffins, croissants, Danishes, fruits, drinks. There were a couple HR folks who were with us the entire day, plus various Kalitta training / management people would pop in periodically to say hi and mingle. There was also a very nice catered lunch from a local sub shop that was delivered at noon. The... Continue Reading this Interview Experience

  1. Sep 22, 2020 As previously described with the exception of us having a Compass test. This took approximately 3 hours. Sections were math (be able to to multiplication and division on paper), cognitive, multi-tasking, aviation knowledge, etc. In-person interview was very friendly and low-key.  (view the study guide of this website).  Suit and tie preferred despite what the interview email says. Masks required. Very nice people and welcoming atmosphere. No gotchas at... Continue reading this interview experience

  2. Sep 22, 2020 Kallitta books a room for you at the Holiday Inn Express in Belleville, MI the day before. I drove and did my drug testing at 1700 at a local clinic set up by Kalitta. Pick up in the lobby is at 0840. The company sends a van to pick up the group. One applicant drove his car and the 14 of us fit in both vehicles. Upon arriving, we went upstairs and had introductions from the interview team and learned about the day. The group introduced ourselves and it was quite experienced. 8 UA, 1 DL, 2... Continue reading this interview experience

  3. Sep 01, 2020 There was 17 of us from varied backgrounds but the overwhelming majority were soon to be furloughed United and 1 AA pilot. There were also expats from Korean, Japan Air, Emirates and Etihad that had been laid off. Day started with a pick up at the hotel at 0815. No compass testing for this group as all were hand picked from internal recommendations, as well as high time and typed on at least one of Kalitta's fleet types (most had flown multiple). First off at the training center was PRIA... Continue reading this interview experience

  4. Sep 01, 2020 Long day but very nice people and laid back experience. I was asked a few HR type questions. (view the study guide of this website).  About 10 mins total for panel. A lot of wasted time waiting around for everyone to finish but great group of candidates and was easy to kill the... Continue reading this interview experience

  5. Aug 20, 2020 Just a panel interview with the Chief Pilot, assistant CP and the assistant DO. All very friendly and laid back. Started off with PRIA paperwork, application, and copies of license/documents. No technical exam, no sim for high time candidates with “Heavy”experience. They really just want to get to know you, do they want to spend 16 days on the road with you. If they call you in, they want you, it’s yours to loose, just be yourself. (view the study guide of this... Continue reading this interview experience

  6. Mar 10, 2020 The morning started off with a van ride at 8:30 from the hotel over to the training center. There were 9 of us total. We got there and were placed in a classroom where we were met with donuts, coffee, bottled water, and sparkling water. We were greeted by Holly and a couple other HR/management folks. We started a rotation of drug test and panel interview, taking turns.. as one would finish another would go. Then just after/during lunch they added in a brief simulator ride.  I was the... Continue reading this interview experience

  7. Oct 17, 2019 Very straight forward. Arrive in the morning, hang out. Lots of people wander into the classroom they put you in, to answer questions. I did some prep for the test, but probably did not need to. The monkey skills portion was the only nerve racking part. Like others have said, I believe the personality test is just a requirement test due to some of the countries they fly into. Long day, but nothing difficult. Only 3 questions during the interview. If they invite you, they want you. Just... Continue reading this interview experience

  8. Just like the previous postings. 0800 start time, van picks you up at 0745ish takes you to the school house. They split you into two groups one does the compass testing first while the other half does the panel interview. Compass test consists of coordination exercise with a joystick, rudder pedals and keyboard to control speed while you follow a cross-pointer style flight director along with other multi-tasking tests. Other sections are memorize altitude, speed, heading and freq., 245... Continue reading this interview experience

  9. Got into DTW day before. Company provided room at Holiday Inn Express was waiting for me. Note: the Holiday Inn staff know why you are there. Listen to em and you may wind up with a tip or two. At the very least, you will get encouragement from them. Cool folks….a recurrent theme. Recommend getting in early enough to get try to get enough sleep for those who will be charged up over the interview. Spoiler alert: relax, they WANT to hire you, and will tell you as much. Had 19 in the... Continue reading this interview experience

  10. The interview was exactly as stated by other pilot applicants on this website. Best to all on Moving Forward! Kalitta Air is a Great... Continue reading this interview experience

  11. Feedback from: Charles V
    (Hired at Kalitta Air)

    Very Helpful

    Oct 06, 2019