ExpressJet Airlines has announced an increase in its bonus program for qualified pilot captains, including a sign-on bonus of USD 22,500, the company said.
The bonus program is extended to pilot captains upon completion of training with ExpressJet.
In addition to the sign-on bonus, the program will include an additional USD 17,500 for all captain-qualified pilots joining the company, whether they have a type rating or not.
ExpressJet Airlines operates as United Express, on behalf of United Airlines (NASDAQ: UAL), to serve more than 100 airports across the United States, Canada and Mexico, with over 3,300 weekly flights from bases in Chicago, Houston and Newark. ExpressJet´s fleet includes more than 100 Embraer ERJ145 and E175 aircraft. ExpressJet is a subsidiary of ManaAir, LLC. ManaAir is majority-owned by KAir Enterprises and minority-owned by United Airlines.