GoJet Airlines enhances pilot compensation

GoJet Airlines has announced a new bonus package to attract the best and brightest pilots to its team, the company said.

Now with a USD 26,000 bonus for First Officers and a USD 15,000 bonus for Direct Entry Captains, newly hired pilots have the opportunity to earn an enhanced salary of up to USD 100,000 over the course of one year.

In addition to the new hire bonuses, GoJet is offering an additional USD 5,000 Air Carrier Experience Match for current and qualified pilots from any scheduled US or international air carrier. Pilots eligible for this program may carry over longevity from their previous carrier at a rate of 1 to 1, and are also eligible for up to six months of early seniority.

First Officers eligible for this program will receive a total of USD 31,000 in new hire bonuses, taking potential first year compensation up to more than USD 75,000. Direct Entry Captains will receive a total of USD 20,000 in new hire bonuses, raising total year one compensation up to USD 100,000. Concurrently, helicopter pilots in GoJet´s Rotor Transition Program will also receive up to USD 26,000 in fixed-wing training.

GoJet Airlines is a premier regional carrier operating as United Express and Delta Connection. GoJet proudly flies the Bombardier CRJ700 and CRJ900, two of the youngest and most technologically advanced regional jets in the industry. GoJet serves over 4.5 million passengers annually, with more than 240 daily flights providing service to over 60 destinations. GoJet is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, and has crew bases in Chicago, Denver, Detroit, Raleigh-Durham and St. Louis.