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Piedmont Airlines

Regional Airline

United States flagUnited States | N. America

Fleet: 61
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Captain - ERJ family EMB-145




Employment - Permanent
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Minimum requirements

Total time
2450 hours
Type rating
Not required (Training Provided)
Flight time notes
  • 950+ FAR Part 121.436(a) upgrade qualifying flight hours
Lic. Authority
Class 1
Covid-19 vaccination
Not specified
Visa sponsorship
Not provided

Additional requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • FCC Radiotelephone Operator Permit
  • Meet all FAA requirements to carry passengers for 2 years from your date of hire
  • Valid passport


  • Type Rating in a Part 25 Aircraft
  • Current employment in a pilot position

Compensation and benefits

Insurance - Disability
Insurance - Life
Insurance - Medical
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Performance-based bonus
Retention bonus
Sick Time
Sign-on Bonus


  • $150/hour Year one Captain
  • Earn over $180,000 in bonuses
  • Pilots with 950+ qualified flight hours of Part 121, 135 or 91K time will receive a $100,000 experience bonus on their first payday, while pilots with 500-950 hours of qualifying Part 121 time will receive $75,000 on their first payday if they accept a conditional job offer before September 30, 2023 and begin class within 90 days.
  • Referral Bonus - $10,000 per DEC, $5,000 per HTFO
  • Medical insurance plan with a zero-dollar deductible.
  • Employer pays 67% of the cost for employee.
  • Prescription and vision included.
  • Additional lower cost plans available.
  • Dental Insurance available with no-cost preventative care.
  • 100% company paid life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment
  • 401(k) available and company contribution of 4% after one year of service
  • Bring your longevity from your current airline to earn even more
  • Commuter hotel rooms. 6 per quarter (hub domiciles) 4 per month (non-hub domiciles)
  • Training at the American Airlines Training Center in CLT
  • 100 percent trip cancellation and dead head pay
  • Bid on crew base assignments based on vacancies and seniority
  • Guaranteed long call reserve available after 250 hours as a Piedmont Captain
  • 4-hour minimum day guarantee
  • 12 minimum days off per month

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Base location

United States flagUnited States | N. America
Base location icon CLT - Charlotte
Base location icon PHL - Philadelphia

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